Previewing The Week's Top New Releases

Avril Lavigne grows up and rocks out on her third album, Nine Inch Nails gets creative to build the back story for the dystopian "Year Zero" and Joseph Arthur stretches out in the company of his band

The self-titled debut from former "American Idol" contestant Bucky Covington (Hollywood).

A new album from Canadian rock outfit the Cowboy Junkies, "At the End of Road Taken" (Rounder).

Former Phish keyboardist Page McConnell's self-titled solo debut (Legacy).

Soul vocalist Ryan Shaw's "This Is Ryan Shaw" (Columbia).

Indie rock act the Comas' "Spells" (Vagrant).