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April Showers Bring Fantastic New Albums

Welcome April! Bring on the music!
Welcome April! Bring on the music!
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Finally on the cusp of warming weather, the first of April alone rings in a ton of new album releases - no April Fool's about it! With new tunes from seasoned favorites like The Used and Chiodos, to debut albums from up-and-comers and new solo acts, April in music is sure to be as fruitful and colorful as we hope the spring season will be.

Chiodos
Chiodos -

Chiodos

Artist: Chiodos

Album: Devil

Genre: Post-hardcore

From: United States

Released: April 1st

This will be the fourth album from the band, with a title inspired by their own definition of the word “Devil” - rather than the red, horned man, this devil is the “temptations of everyday life.” Devil is also the first album from the band since reuniting with original vocalist Craig Owens and drummer Derrick Frost, and the first to feature new lead guitarist, Thomas Erak.

Chevelle
Chevelle -

Chevelle

Artist: Chevelle

Album: La Gárgola

Genre: Alternative metal, post-grunge, hard rock

From: United States

Released: April 1st

La Gárgola is the seventh studio album from Chevelle. The title of the album is Spanish for “the gargoyle.”

Cloud Nothings
Cloud Nothings -

Cloud Nothings

Artist: Cloud Nothings

Album: Here and Nowhere Else

Genre: Indie rock, noise rock, lo-fi, post-hardcore, emo

From: United States

Released: April 1st

This will be the third studio album and fourth LP overall from Cloud Nothings.

Jon Langford & Skull Orchard
Jon Langford & Skull Orchard -

Jon Langford & Skull Orchard

Artist: Jon Langford & Skull Orchard

Album: Here Be Monsters

Genre: Alternative rock, indie rock, alt-country, country-rock, roots rock, punk rock

From: Wales/United States

Released: April 1st

Jon Langford and his band, Skull Orchard, have been around for a long time. His/their new album, Here Be Monsters, will be their sixth album.

Lacuna Coil
Lacuna Coil -

Lacuna Coil

Artist: Lacuna Coil

Album: Broken Crown Halo

Genre: Gothic metal, alternative metal

From: Italy

Released: April 1st

Released April 1st in North America, Broken Crown Halo is the seventh studio album from Lacuna Coil. It is the last album to feature drummer Cristiano "Criz" Mozzati and guitarist Cristiano "Pizza" Migliore, who retired from the band in February 2014.

Manchester Orchestra
Manchester Orchestra -

Manchester Orchestra

Artist: Manchester Orchestra

Album: Cope

Genre: Indie rock, alternative rock

From: United States

Released: April 1st

Cope is the fourth studio album from the band. The album was self-produced by the band in their home studio. Compared to their previous album (Simple Math), Cope is said to be an “unrelenting and unapologetically heavy 38 minutes of rock” and is “just brutal and pounding.”

The Used
The Used -

The Used

Artist: The Used

Album: Imaginary Enemy

Genre: Alternative rock, post-hardcore, emo, screamo, pop punk

From: United States

Released: April 1st

Imaginary Enemy is The Used sixth studio album under their own record label, GAS Union (itself under Hopeless Records). There is a limited edition of 15,000 numbered copies will be made featuring deluxe artwork and a bonus track titled "Money Monster.” The album will also be released on four different types of LP records.

Mirah
Mirah -

Mirah

Artist: Mirah

Album: Changing Light

Genre: Indie rock

From: United States

Released: April 8th

Singer-songwriter Mirah (born Mirah Zeitlyn) has released various albums, EPs, collaborations and collections throughout her music career. Her new album, Changing Light, will be her sixth full-length album.

Ingrid Michaelson
Ingrid Michaelson -

Ingrid Michaelson

Artist: Ingrid Michaelson

Album: Lights Out

Genre: Indie pop, indie folk

From: United States

Released: April 14th

No doubt you’ve heard Ingrid Michaelson’s music on many of today’s popular television shows, including Grey’s Anatomy, One Tree Hill, The Vampire Diaries, Scrubs, Bones, and more. Her newest album, Lights Out, will be her sixth, and she will touring to support the album shortly thereafter.

Modern Rivals
Modern Rivals -

Modern Rivals

Artist: Modern Rivals

Album: Cemetery Dares

Genre: Psychedelic pop

From: United States

Released: April 22nd

Cemetery Dares will be Modern Rivals debut full-length album. It will be available on LP, CD, and download when it is released.

Brody Dalle
Brody Dalle -

Brody Dalle

Artist: Brody Dalle

Album: Diploid Love

Genre: Punk rock, alternative rock, hardcore punk, indie rock, garage rock

From: Australia/United States

Released: April 28th

Former lead singer of bands The Distillers and Spinnerette, singer-songwriter Brody Dalle (born as and also goes by the name Bree Robinson) is trying her hands at a solo act. Diploid Love will be her debut solo album.