Previewing The Week's Top New Releases
Pearl Jam recharges on its eighth album, Tool stretches out on its fourth, Jewel ditches dance music in favor of more familiar fare and Wolfmother crashes onto U.S. shores in this week's Hot ProductA new album from rock act Thursday, "A City by the Light Divided" (Island).
Hip-hop duo Mobb Deep's "Blood Money" (G-Unit/Interscope).
A dose of new U.K. rock from the Charlatans ("Simpatico," Sanctuary) and Gomez ("How We Operate, ATO).
Veteran singer/songwriter Alejandro Escovedo's "The Boxing Mirror" (Back Porch).
A self-titled release from country act Rockie Lynne (Universal South).
An EP of Junior Kimbrough covers from Ohio rock duo the Black Keys, "Chulahoma" (Fat Possum).
A new album from industrial rock pioneers Ministry, "Rio Grande Blood" (Megaforce).
A three-DVD set rounding up Kenny Rogers' "Legend of the Gambler" films (Rhino).