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What's New 11-6-20

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Metal Blade

Having been a formidable presence in progressive metal for more than 35 years, Fates Warning return in 2020 with Long Day Good Night. Says vocalist Ray Alder, "There are some songs with electronics and some with a nice ethereal feel, as well as some pretty straightforward grooves, at least for us.” As such, the album is something of a rollercoaster ride, moving through various moods and making for their most vital release to date.

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Republic

Rapper/director/innovative artist, Amine, moves culture forward for Portland's music scene. His new full-length studio album, Limbo, will be available on CD October 30th via Republic Records. Keeping his promise to change perceptions and defy expectations, the project pays homage to his past on tracks like "Shimmy", and features a selection of high-profile guest artists, including Young Thug on "Compensating".

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Home Free Records

The beloved country vocal group bring you 12 tracks, blending holiday classics with new songs and collaborations. Among the highlights is a collaboration with Country Music Hall of Famers Alabama on their hit "Christmas in Dixie." “Alabama is my all-time favorite country group,” Home Free tenor Austin Brown says. “So, needless to say, this is definitely a major highlight, if not the pinnacle of my career so far."

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Meant Well Inc.

“In the middle of a pandemic, as the truth of our environmental devastation sinks in, it feels silly to write about relationships,” Woods explains. “I was thinking about that when the title ‘Without People’ came to me… and how beautiful the world could be without us, and how we’re perhaps the first generation to consider that notion as a real possibility.”

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BMG

Disco, Kylie’s fifteenth studio album, is a triumphant return to the dance floor. Think Studio 54, pure pop, dance elation. The first single, "Say Something" falls in line with the overall sleek, modern disco-tinged record – produced by long-time collaborator Biff Stannard.

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