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2013 New Music Releases

2013 is already shaping up to be a great year for classic rock fans. It’s going to be a year of not only some greatest hits collections and remasters of some of our favorite classic albums, but some great new music as well.

Elton John, Black Sabbath and Rod Stewart have already announced new studio albums, while classic artists as diverse as Yes, Fleetwood Mac and Chickenfoot will re-visit their archives to update some of their best-known material.

Get all the dates here, and click on the highlighted titles below to get more information on each release. We’ll keep updating this list throughout the year, so keep checking back!

For more info on the latest 2013 new music releases, read our reviews.

2013 New Music Releases:

January 15
Gregg Allman, ‘I’m No Angel: Live on Stage’ (1988) (DVD)

January 22
Billy Joel, ‘She’s Got a Way: Love Songs‘ (Compilation)
Chickenfoot, ‘I + III + LV‘ (Box Set)
Elton John, ‘Rock of the Westies’ (1975) (Remastered)
Steve Lukather, ‘Transition’

January 29
Deep Purple, ‘Live in Paris 1975
The Doobie Brothers, ‘Playlist: The Very Best of the Doobie Brothers Live’
Fleetwood Mac, ‘Rumours‘ (1977) (Remastered Deluxe box set with DVD and Vinyl)
Stevie Ray Vaughan and Double Trouble, ‘Texas Flood‘ (30th Anniversary Legacy Edition)
Rick Wakeman, ‘No Earthly Connection’ (1976) (Remastered)

February 5
Bachman-Turner Overdrive, ‘BTO / BTO II’ (Remastered, 2 CD)
Bob Welch, ‘Three Hearts’ (1979) (Remastered)
Deep Purple, ‘Slaves and Masters’ (1990) (Deluxe edition)
Marty Balin, ‘Balin / Lucky’ (1980 and 1983) (Remastered)
Roxy Music, ‘The Complete Studio Recordings 1972-1982′ (Box set)

February 12
Allman Brothers Band, ‘Nassau Coliseum, Uniondale, NY 5/11/77′ (2 CD)
Grateful Dead, ‘Dead Ahead’ (Live 1980) (DVD)
Grateful Dead, ‘Ticket to New Year’s Eve’ (Live 1987) (DVD)
Glenn Hughes, ‘Live in Wolverhampton

February 19
The Byrds,’Turn Turn Turn: A Musical Documentary’ (DVD)
The Eagles, ‘Farewell 1 Tour Live From Melbourne’ (Blu-ray)
Genesis, ‘The Lamb Lies Down on Broadway’(1974) (2 LP) (Remastered)
Jerry Garcia, ‘Garcia Live Volume 1: Capitol Theatre’ (1980) (3 CD)
Joe Cocker, ‘Fire It Up’ (CD)
Molly Hatchet, ‘Live at Rockpalast 1996′ (DVD)
Yes, ‘And You and I’ (Documentary)

February 26
Dave Edmunds, ‘Subtle as a Flying Mallet’ (1975) (Remastered expanded edition)
Grateful Dead, ‘Dick’s Picks 25: 1978 – New Haven, CT May 10, Springfield, MA May 11′ (4 CDs)
Greg Lake, ‘Songs of a Lifetime’
Gregg Allman, ‘My Cross to Bear’ (Paperback book)
Justin Hayward, ‘Spirits of the Western Sky’

March 5
Duane Allman, ‘Skydog: The Duane Allman Retrospective‘ (7-disc box set)
Jimi Hendrix, ‘People, Hell & Angels‘ (Unreleased tracks)
Jimi Hendrix, ‘Axis: Bold as Love‘ (Mono vinyl)
Jimi Hendrix, ‘Are You Experienced‘ (Mono vinyl, US and UK editions)
Boz Scaggs, ‘Memphis’
38 Special, ‘Special Delivery’ (1978) (Remastered)

March 12
Bon Jovi, ‘What About Now
Eric Clapton, ‘Old Sock
David Bowie, ‘The Next Day
John Mellencamp and Stephen King, ‘Ghost Brothers of Darkland County
Queen, ‘Live at Wembley Stadium‘ (Live DVD)
Various Artists, ‘Sound City: Reel to Reel‘ (Paul McCartney, Stevie Nicks, Dave Grohl)

March 19
Anthrax, ‘Anthems‘ (EP of classic rock covers)
Black Crowes, ‘Wiser for the Time‘ (Live album)
The Fabulous Thunderbirds, ‘On the Verge’
Ringo Starr, ‘Ringo at the Ryman‘ (2012 Live DVD)
Various Artists, ‘Love for Levon‘ (tribute concert for Levon Helm)

March 26
Sebastian Bach, ‘ABachalypse Now’ (Live CD/DVD)
Peter Frampton, ‘Live in Detroit’ (1999 Live DVD)
Iron Maiden, ‘Maiden England ’88‘ (DVD, CD, Vinyl)
Stephen Stills, ‘Carry On‘ (Box Set)
Van Halen, ‘Studio Albums 1978-1984′ (1st six albums boxed, no bonus tracks)

April 2
The Eagles, ‘The Studio Albums 1972-1979′
The Rolling Stones ‘Get Your Ya-Yas Out: Expanded Edition’
Santana, ‘Santana III’ (Vinyl)

April 9
Stevie Nicks, ‘Through the Looking Glass‘ (documentary)
Todd Rundgren, ‘State

April 16
Beatallica, ‘Abbey Load
Deep Purple, ‘Now What?!
Various Artists, ‘Lords of Salem‘ Soundtrack

April 20 (Record Store Day)
Cream, ‘Live at the Royal Albert Hall‘ (Triple Vinyl)
Bob Dylan, ‘Wigmam‘ (single)
Paul McCartney, ‘Maybe I’m Amazed‘ (12″ EP)

April 23
ELO, ‘Electric Light Orchestra Live’
ELO, ‘Zoom‘ (re-issue)
Jeff Lynne, ‘Armchair Theatre‘ (re-issue)
Queensryche, ‘Frequency Unknown‘ (Geoff Tate fronted version)
Whitesnake, ‘Live in Japan‘ (CD/DVD)

April 30
Eagles, ‘History of the Eagles‘ (Documentary / Live Footage)
Iggy and the Stooges, ‘Ready to Die
Melvins, ‘Everybody Loves Sausages‘ (Bowie, Queen, Kinks covers)

May 7
38 Special, ‘Special Delivery’ (Remastered Vinyl)
Bob Dylan, ‘Greatest Hits Vol. II’ (Hybrid SACD)
Lynyrd Skynyrd, ‘Pronounced ‘lĕh-’nérd ‘skin-’nérd’ (Hybrid SACD)
Joe Satriani, ‘Unstoppable Momentum
Rod Stewart, ‘Time

May 14
Huey Lewis and the News, ‘Sports‘ (30th anniversary deluxe, with bonus live disc)
Rush: The Illustrated History‘ (Hardcover)
‘Springsteen: Saint in the City’ (Paperback)

May 21
Donovan, ‘Mellow Yellow‘ (vinyl)
Donovan, ‘Wear Your Love Like Heaven‘ (vinyl)
Donovan, ‘Hurdy Gurdy Man‘ (vinyl)
Marshall Tucker Band, ‘Live! The South Carolina Music Hall of Fame Concert’
Moody Blues, ‘Live at Montreux 1991‘ (DVD)
Moody Blues, ‘Threshold of a Dream: Live at the Isle of Wight Festival‘ (DVD)
Rolling Stones, ‘Crossfire Hurricane‘ (DVD, Blu-ray) (Documentary)

May 28
Black Star Riders, ‘All Hell Breaks Loose
John Fogerty, ‘Wrote a Song for Everyone
Judas Priest, ‘Epitaph‘ (Live Blu-ray / DVD)
Paul McCartney and Wings, ‘Wings Over America‘ (Remastered deluxe edition)
Rod Stewart, ‘Live 1975-1988′ (4-CD box set)

May 31
Donovan, ‘Shadows of Blue

June 4
Dave Davies, ‘I Will Be Me
Doobie Brothers, ‘Live at Wolf Trap’ (2004 concert film)
Iggy and the Stooges, ‘Tribute to Ron Asheton‘ (live DVD)

June 11
Black Sabbath, ’13′ (details here)
The Grateful Dead, ‘May 1977‘ (live box set)
Paul McCartney, ‘Rockshow‘ (concert film)
Moody Blues, ‘Timeless Flight‘ (box set)
Queensryche, Title Unknown -  Todd Le Torreis fronted version
Spinal Tap, ‘This is Spinal Tap’ (vinyl)
ZZ Top, ‘The Complete Studio Albums‘ (box set)

June 18
Beach Boys, ‘Good Vibrations Tour’ (concert film)
Jackson Browne, ‘I’ll Do Anything: Live in Concert’ (concert film)

June 25
Allman Brothers, ‘Brothers & Sisters‘ (40th anniversary box)
The Beatles, ‘Help!‘ (DVD and Blu-Ray)

July 2
The Allman Brothers Band, ‘Eat a Peach’ (SACD)
Blood, Sweat & Tears, ‘Rare, Rarer and Rarest’
Foreigner, ‘Head Games’ (vinyl and SACD)
Billy Joel, ’52nd Street’ and ‘Glass Houses’ (vinyl)
Yes, ‘Yesshows’ (vinyl reissue)

July 9
The Byrds, ‘Younger Than Yesterday’ (CD vinyl replica)
Pat Travers Band, ‘Can Do’
Whitesnake, ‘Made in Britain / The World Record’

July 16
Blue Oyster Cult, ‘Blue Oyster Cult,’ ‘Tyranny and Mutation,’ ‘Secret Treaties,’ ‘On Your Feet or On Your Knees,’ ‘Agents of Fortune,’ ‘Some Enchanted Evening,’ ‘Mirrors,’ ‘Cultosaurus Erectus,”Fire of Unknown Origin’ (vinyl replica CDs)

July 23
Aerosmith, ‘Rock for the Rising Sun‘ (Concert Blu-ray)
Van Dyke Parks, ‘Songs Cycled’
The Winery Dogs, ‘The Winery Dogs

July 30
Buddy Guy, ‘Rhythm & Blues’ (Aerosmith members guest star)
Billy Idol, ‘Icon’
Nilsson, ‘The RCA Albums Collection‘ (box set)
Whitesnake, ‘Icon’
Steve Winwood, ‘Icon’

August 6
Paul Allen & the Underthinkers, ‘Everywhere at Once‘ (Joe Walsh and Ann Wilson guest)
Santana, ‘Santana III’ (vinyl)

August 13
Tommy Bolin, ‘Whirlwind
Harry Nilsson, ‘Flash Harry’ (reissue)
.38 Special, ‘Special Delivery’ (CD Vinyl Replica)

August 20
Fleetwood Mac, ‘Then Play On‘ (reissue)
Fleetwood Mac, ‘1969-72‘ (vinyl box set)
Jimi Hendrix, ‘The Jimi Hendrix Experience‘ (also known as “The Purple Box Set”)
Journey, ‘Don’t Stop Believin’: Everyman’s Journey’ (documentary)
Kiss, ‘Nothin’ to Lose: The Making of Kiss‘ (1972-1975) (book)
Meat Loaf, Alice Cooper, ‘Roadie‘ (1980 feature film)
The Monkees, ‘Headquarters’ (deluxe edition)
Graham Parker and the Rumour, ‘This is Live’ (DVD, Blu-ray)
Tedeschi Trucks Band, ‘Made Up Mind

August 27
The Beach Boys, ‘Made in California‘ (box set)
Bob Dylan, ‘Another Self Portrait
The Rides (Stephen Stills & Kenny Wayne Shepherd), ‘Can’t Get Enough

September 3
Various Artists, ‘Freddie Mercury Tribute Concert‘ (Blu-ray)
Jefferson Starship, ‘Live in Central Park NYC May 12, 1975′
Rod Stewart, ‘Rarities

September 10
Kiss, ‘Nothing to Lose: The Making of Kiss’ (book)
Mark Knopfler, ‘Privateering

September 17
The Band, ‘Live at the Academy of Music 1971
The Clash, ‘Sound System’ (Box Set)
Elvis Costello & the Roots, ‘Wake Up Ghost
Peter Gabriel, ‘Live in Athens 1987′
Grateful Dead, ‘Sunshine Daydream‘ (1972 concert)
Alan Parsons Project, ‘I Robot: Legacy Edition’
Starship, ‘Loveless Fascination’

September 24
Gov’t Mule, ‘Shout!
Peter Gabriel ‘And I’ll Scratch Yours‘ ( actually – artists covering Gabriel’s songs)
Sammy Hagar, ‘Sammy Hagar & Friends
Billy Joel, ‘Last Play at Shea’ (blu-ray)
Elton John, ‘The Diving Board
Metallica, ‘Through the Never‘ Soundtrack
Sting, ‘The Last Ship

October 1
Joan Jett, ‘Unvarnished
Rush, ‘Vapor Trails: Remixed
Rush, ‘The Studio Albums 1989-2007

October 8
Ten Years After, ‘Recorded Live
Robin Trower, ‘State to State: Live Across America 1974-1980
UFO, ‘Hot ‘N’ Live: The Chrysalis Live Anthology 1974-1983
Various Artists, ‘CBGB‘ Soundtrack

October 15
Black Oak Arkansas, ‘Back Thar N’ Over Yonder
Eric Clapton, ‘Unplugged: Expanded and Remastered
The Kinks, ‘Muswell Hillbillies‘ (reissue)
Paul McCartney, ‘New
Pearl Jam, ‘Lightning Bolt
Paul Simon, ‘The Complete Albums Collection

October 22
Van Morrison, ‘Moondance‘ (double and five-disc expanded editions)
Motorhead, ‘Aftershock
Ted Nugent, ‘Ultralive Ballistic Rock

October 29
The Eagles, ‘The Studio Albums 1972-1979
Humble Pie, ‘Rockin’ the Fillmore: The Complete Recordings
Jethro Tull, ‘Benefit‘ (Deluxe Edition)
Leslie West, ‘Still Climbing

November 5
David Bowie, ‘The Next Day Extra’
Bob Dylan, ‘The Complete Album Collection Vol. One’ (Box Set)
Fleetwood Mac, ‘Boston’ (1970 live album)
Lita Ford, ‘The Bitch is Back… Live’
Jimi Hendrix, ‘Miami Pop Festival
Jimi Hendrix, ‘Hear My Train a Comin” (documentary)
Various Artists, ‘Released! The Human Rights Concerts 1986-1998‘ (Six-DVD Box)

November 12
The Beatles, ‘On the Air – Live at the BBC Volume 2
Creedence Clearwater Revival, ‘Creedence Clearwater Revival’ (Box Set)
Emerson, Lake and Palmer, ‘Live in Montreal 1977′
The Rolling Stones, ‘Sweet Summer Sun – Live at Hyde Park
The Who, ‘Tommy‘ (Deluxe Box Set Edition)

November 19
REO Speedwagon, ‘Live at Moondance Jam’ (CD/DVD)
David Lee Roth, ‘Greatest Hits: The Deluxe Edition‘ (CD/DVD)
Rush, ‘Clockwork Angels Tour‘ (Live CD/DVD)
Various Artists, ‘Crossroads: Eric Clapton Guitar Festival’

November 26
Black Sabbath, ‘Gathered in Their Masses‘ (Live DVD)
Eric Clapton, ‘Give Me Strength: The ’74/’75 Recordings’

December 3
Boston, ‘Life, Love and Hope’
Michael Schenker, ‘Bridge the Gap
Velvet Underground, ‘White Light / White Heat 45th Anniversary Edition

December 10
Eric Clapton, ‘Give me Strength: The ’74 / ’75 Recordings
John Mellencamp, ’1978-2013′ (box set)
Neil Young, ‘Live at the Cellar Door
Various Artists, ‘Concert for Ronnie Montrose‘ (live DVD)
The Velvet Underground, ‘White Light / White Heat (45th Anniversary Deluxe Edition)’

December 24
Yes, ‘The Studio Albums 1969-87

TBA / 2014:
Alice Cooper (covers album, details here)
Don Henley, ‘Cass Country
U2 (details here)

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