Published Apr 17, 2012As another Tuesday rolls around, let Exclaim! guide you through the best (and worst) new music out this week, including approved picks from Cancer Bats, Battles and more. For full reviews of the following highlights, head over to the Recently Reviewed section.
First off, our April cover stars Cancer Bats unleash Dead Set on Living, the follow-up to 2010's Bears, Mayors, Scraps & Bones, while Battles deliver their Gloss Drop remix triumph, Dross Glop, featuring the likes of Gang Gang Dance, Gui Boratto and the Field.
Also, Chicago quartet Maps & Atlases unveil their sophomore effort Beware and Be Grateful, and following a three-year hiatus, Claro Intelecto (aka British producer Mark Stewart) returns with his masterful third full-length, Reform Blood.
Lastly, we have the debut long-player from hooky hard rock conglomerate Æges, and Hollow Earth offer up bittersweet melodic riffs with their first outing, We Are Not Humanity.
To read full reviews of these new releases and more, check out the Recently Reviewed section, and visit the Rdio Genre Playlists:
Pop & Rock
Dance & Electronic