Time for a preview of alt-rock releases coming in 2022

Each December, my friends Jack and Sarah at TekniColour Marketing compile a list of albums coming in the following year. Here’s an update of this year’s list with some additions by me.

Let’s take a look at what they have for us for 2022.

January 7

  • The Wombats, Fix Yourself, Not the World
  • Elvis Costello, The Boy Named If

January 14

  • Broken Social Scene, Old Dead Young: B-sides & Rarities
  • Cat Power, Covers (covers album)
  • The Lumineers, Brightside
  • Sea Girls, Homesick
  • Underoath, Voyeurist

January 21

  • Aurora, The Gods We Can’t Touch
  • Band of Horses, Things Are Great
  • Billy Talent, Crisis of Faith
  • King Gizzard & the Lizard Wizard, Butterfly 3001 (remix album)
  • Keifer Sutherland, Bloor Street

January 28

  • Alice Glass, PREY//IV
  • Eels, Extreme Witchcraft
  • Mother Mother, INSIDE
  • Our Lady Peace, Spiritual Machines II (It came out as an NFT in October. This is the traditional release.)
  • Urge Overkill, Oui

February 4

  • Animal Collective, Time Skiffs
  • Bastille, Give Me the Future
  • Korn, Requiem

February 11

  • alt-j, The Dream
  • Joywave, Cleanse
  • Spoon, Lucifer on the Sofa
  • Eddie Vedder, Earthling
  • Frank Turner, FTHC
  • Voivod, Synchro Anarchy
  • White Lies, As I Try Not to Fall Apart

February 18

  • Beach House, Once Twice Melody
  • Broods, Space Island
  • Metonomy, Small World
  • Midnight Oil, Resist

February 25

  • Basia Bulat, The Garden (digital release)
  • Dashboard Confessional, All the Truth That I Can Tell
  • Gang of Youths, Angle in Realtime
  • Johnny Marr, Fever Dreams Pts 1-4
  • Soft Cell, Happiness Not Included
  • Spiritualized, Everything Was Beautiful
  • Tears for Fears, The Tipping Point

March 4

  • The Dead South, Easy Listening for Jerks, Parts I & II
  • Matisyahu, Matisyahu
  • Stereophonics, Oochyal

March 11

  • Franz Ferdinand, Hits to the Head
  • Tanya Tagaq, Tongues

March 18

  • Feeder, Torpedo
  • Midlake, For the Sake of Bethel Woods
  • Stabbing Westward, Chasing Ghosts

March 25

  • Fucked Up, Do All Words Can Do
  • Placebo, Never Let Go

April 8

  • Jack White, Fear of the Dawn (the first of two records coming in 2022. See below.)
  • Wet Leg, Wet Leg

April 29

  • Bloc Party, Animal Games

May 6

  • Three Days Grace, Explosions

May 27

  • Liam Gallagher, C’Mon You Know

June 25

  • Closure/Continuation

July 22

  • Jack White, Entering Heaven Alive

Albums that are due in 2022 but not yet scheduled.

  • ARCTIC MONKEYS
  • GHOST
  • TRAVIS BARKER
  • BEN HARPER
  • BUTTHOLE SURGERS
  • BROCKHAMPTON
  • BROKEN BELLS
  • COLLECTIVE SOUL
  • THE CURE
  • DIE ANTWOORD
  • THE DISTILLERS
  • FUTURE
  • HANSON
  • INSANE CLOWN POSSE
  • INTERPOL
  • LYKKIE LI
  • MACHINE GUN KELLY Born With Horns
  • MEGADETH The Sick, The Dying, and The Dead
  • MORRISSEY
  • MOTIONLESS IN WHITE
  • MY BLOODY VALENTINE
  • PHANTOM PLANET
  • PORCUPINE TREE Closure/Continuation
  • RAMMSTEIN
  • RED HOT CHILI PEPPERS
  • ZACK DE LA ROCHA
  • SENSES FAIL Hell Is In Your Head
  • SHINEDOWN
  • SWEEDISH HOUSE MAFIA
  • WEEZER (Spring)
  • WEEZER (Summer)
  • WEEZER (Fall)
  • WEEZER (Winter)
  • ZACK DE LA ROCHA (I’ll believe it when I hear it)

Alan Cross

is an internationally known broadcaster, interviewer, writer, consultant, blogger and speaker. In his 40+ years in the music business, Alan has interviewed the biggest names in rock, from David Bowie and U2 to Pearl Jam and the Foo Fighters. He’s also known as a musicologist and documentarian through programs like The Ongoing History of New Music.

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