Check out the latest offerings in the music scene on! This September brings an array of captivating releases, where established artists like Pretenders, Paul Rodgers of Bad Company, and Wilco present exciting new material. However, the spotlight for September 2023’s music releases is predominantly on extensive reissues and captivating live performances.

Pretenders’ upcoming album, titled “Relentless,” marks Chrissie Hynde’s second collaboration with guitarist James Walbourne. Notably, the album features a special guest orchestration by Jonny Greenwood from Radiohead. Paul Rodgers makes a triumphant return with his latest solo album, marking his first since 2000’s “Electric.” An intriguing addition to the roster, Wilco’s “Cousin,” produced by singer-songwriter Cate Le Bon, breaks new ground as the band collaborates with someone beyond their usual circle for the first time since 2007’s “Sky Blue Sky.”

Among the highly anticipated reissues, a standout is The Who’s extensive box set, which delves into the classic “Who’s Next” album and the rock opera “Life House” that inspired it. The Steve Miller Band commemorates the anniversary of their breakthrough album with “J50: The Evolution of The Joker.” Jethro Tull’s deluxe 40th-anniversary edition of “The Broadsword and the Beast” boasts a remix by Steven Wilson, the founder of Porcupine Tree.

The live releases for September also promise to captivate audiences. “Rumours Live” by Fleetwood Mac takes us back to their iconic concert at the Forum in Los Angeles on August 29, 1977, when “Rumours” topped the charts. “Live at the Matrix 1967: The Original Masters” offers a glimpse of the Doors on the brink of stardom. Additionally, a posthumous live box set is in the works from the legendary trio of Jeff Beck, Tim Bogert, and Carmine Appice.

For more details on these captivating rock-related endeavors and other exciting projects, be sure to explore below. Stay tuned to our continually updated list of 2023 New Music Releases for comprehensive insights into the year’s musical landscape.

Sept. 1

Jethro Tull, The Broadsword and the Beast (expanded reissue)

Peter Frampton, At Royal Albert Hall

Phil Campbell [Motorhead], Kings of the Asylum

Tom Waits, Swordfishtrombones; Rain Dogs; Franks Wild Years (vinyl reissues)

Sept. 8

Andy Taylor [Duran Duran], Man’s a Wolf to Man

Alice Cooper, Billion Dollar Babies (“Quadio” remaster)

The Doors, Live at the Matrix 1967: The Original Masters

Fleetwood Mac, Rumours Live

Flower Kings, Look at You Now

Graham Parker, Last Chance to Learn the Twist

Little Richard, I Am Everything: Original Motion Picture Soundtrack

38 Special, Wild-Eyed Southern Boys; Special Forces (special deluxe-edition reissues)

Various artists, A Song for Leon: A Tribute to Leon Russell (Pixies, Margo Price, Nathaniel Rateliff, others)

Sept. 15

Beck, Bogert and Appice, Live in Japan 1973, Live in London 1974

Brian Setzer [Stray Cats], The Devil Always Collects

Carly Simon, These Are the Good Old Days: The Carly Simon & Jac Holzman Story (2CD set)

Pretenders, Relentless

Steve Miller, J50: The Evolution of the Joker

Who, Who’s Next/Life House

Sept. 22

Breeders, Last Splash (30th-anniversary reissue)

Clarence White [The Byrds], The Lost Masters: 1963-1970

Firefall, Friends & Family

Paul Rodgers, Midnight Rose

Replacements, Tim: Let It Bleed Edition (4CD/1LP box)

Susan Tedeschi [Tedeschi Trucks Band], Just Won’t Burn (25th-anniversary reissue)

Teenage Fanclub, Nothing Lasts Forever

Sept. 29

David Gilmour and the Orb, Metallic Spheres In Colour (expanded reissue)

Grateful Dead, Wake of the Flood (2CD 50th anniversary deluxe reissue)

Jason Isbell, Southeastern (4LP 10th anniversary reissue)

Runaways, Neon Angels on the Road to Ruin 1976-1978

Wilco, Cousin

Various artists, Into Tomorrow: The Spirit of Mod 1983-2000 (4CD set with Stone Roses, Paul Weller, Charlatans, Style Council, others)

October and Beyond

Roger Waters, The Dark Side of the Moon Redux

Lynryd Skynyrd, Fyfty

Duff McKagen, Lighthouse (Iggy Pop, Slash, Jerry Cantrell)

Night Ranger, 40 Years and a Night With Contemporary Youth Orchestra

Various artists, Produced by Tony Visconti (4CD box set with David Bowie, T. Rex, Thin Lizzy, U2, Gentle Giant and others)

Christine McVie, Christine McVie; In the Meantime (reissues)

Dolly Parton, Rockstar

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