New Music Releases – May 2014
We hope your checkbooks have recovered from last month's Record Store Day shopping spree, because our list of May 2014 new music releases features a healthy number of enticing audio treats.
This bounty includes new albums from Neil Young, Blondie and Journey guitarist Neal Schon, as well the second and third waves of Kiss' catalog-spanning vinyl reissue campaign. Deep Purple fans also have a pair of reissues to look forward to -- a deluxe edition of their seminal live album 'Made in Japan,' and a three-CD box set named 'The Many Faces of Deep Purple.'
Read on for a complete list of May 2014′s classic rock releases below. You can click on the highlighted titles to learn more about many of these albums. Be sure to check out our updated list of all the 2014 New Music Releases to keep up-to-date with what your favorite artists are releasing in the new year.
New Music Releases - May 2014
Kiss, 'Asylum,' 'Creatures of the Night,' 'Love Gun,' 'MTV Unplugged,' 'Psycho Circus' (vinyl)
Rolling Stones, '12x5,' 'Get Yer Ya-Yas Out!,' and 'Through the Past, Darkly' (clear vinyl)
Joe Satriani, 'Strange Beautiful Music: A Musical Memoir' (book)
Styx and Foreigner, 'The Soundtrack of Summer' (compilation)
Various Artists, 'All My Friends: Celebrating The Songs & Voice of Gregg Allman' (DVD)
Blondie, 'Ghosts of Download' (New album)
Blondie, 'Blondie 4(0) Ever' - (Re-recorded best-of)
Deep Purple, 'The Many Faces of Deep Purple'
Dio, 'Live in London Hammersmith Apollo 1993'
Down, 'Down IV - Part Two'
John Mayall, 'A Special Life'
War, 'Evolutionary' (1st new album in 20 years)
California Breed, 'Califronia Breed' (Glenn Hughes / Jason Bonham)
Deep Purple, 'Made in Japan' (Deluxe Edition)
Billy Joel, 'A Matter of Trust - The Bridge to Russia'
Roy Orbison, 'Mystery Girl: Deluxe' (25th Anniversary Edition)
Neal Schon, 'So U'
Rob Zombie, 'The Zombie Horror Picture Show'
Kiss, 'Kiss 40' - two-disc best-of compilation
Kiss, 'Rock and Roll Over,' 'Alive III,' Music from the Elder,' 'Crazy Nights,' 'Hot in the Shade,'
Alive!: The Millenium Concert,' 'Carnival of Souls: The Final Sessions' (vinyl)
Neil Young, 'A Letter Home' (deluxe edition)