Previewing The Week's Top New Releases
Beyonce enlists a quintet of top producers for her sophomore "B-Day" celebration, Audioslave unveils album number three and Hem overcomes adversity in this week's Hot Product.A retrospective from the newly reformed Alice In Chains, "The Essential Alice in Chains" (Columbia/Legacy).
The latest album from English metal titans Iron Maiden, "A Matter of Life and Death" (Sanctuary).
Singer/songwriter Tony Joe White's "Uncovered," featuring guest spots by Eric Clapton, Mark Knopfler and the late Waylon Jennings (Swamp Records).
A new album from pianist George Winston, "Gulf Coast Blues & Impressions" (Dancing Cat/Windham Hill), proceeds from which will benefit Hurricane Katrina relief organizations.
The soundtrack to the A&E series "Criss Angel: Mindfreak" (Koch).
A new release from eclectic Latin act Kinky, "Reina" (Nettwerk).