What music is coming up in 2020? Here’s a taste.

The music industry has entered a month-long holiday hibernation stage but will return in January with a whole new release schedule. Based on a survey of sources, here are a few things we can look forward to in 2020.

  • …AND YOU WILL KNOW IS BY THE TRAIL OF THE DEAD X: The Godless Void And Other Stories (January 17)
  • BREAKING BENJAMIN Aurora (January 24)
  • WOLF PARADE Thin Mind (January 24)
  • THEORY OF A DEADMAN Say Nothing (January 31)
  • GREEN DAY Father Of All… (February 7)
  • STONE TEMPLE PILOTS Perdida (February 7)
  • THE 1975 Notes On A Conditional Form (February 21)
  • COIN Dreamland (February 21)
  • GRIMES Miss Anthropocene (February 21)
  • GREG DULLI Random Desire (February 21)
  • PETER BJORN AND JOHN Endless Dream (March 6)
  • ALANIS MORISETTE Such Pretty Forks In The Road (May 1)
  • THE AIRBORNE TOXIC EVENT Hollywood Park (May 8)
  • WEEZER Van Weezer (May 15)

What else can we expect in 2020? Dates (and some titles) TBA:

  • The Cure
  • Broken Bells
  • Greta Van Fleet
  • The Killers, Imploding the Mirage
  • Lana Del Rey, White Hot Forever
  • Modest Mouse
  • Morrissey, I Am Not a Dog on a Chain
  • Mumford and Sons (Some kind of new EP)
  • The Offspring
  • Pearl Jam
  • Phantom Planet
  • Phoenix
  • Red Hot Chili Peppers
  • Prophets of Rage (Wait–I thought they broke up?)
  • Zack De La Rocha (Wait–he’s finally going to release a solo album AND Rage Against the Machine is back together?)_]

Alan Cross

is an internationally known broadcaster, interviewer, writer, consultant, blogger and speaker. In his 30+ 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.

One thought on “What music is coming up in 2020? Here’s a taste.

  • December 18, 2019 at 1:18 pm

    HMLTD’s debut, West Of Eden, drops on February 7th as well. Highly anticipating this one.


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