March 2021 New Music Releases
The list of March 2021 new music releases is highlighted by a couple of key looks back from Neil Young, as well as new music from members of the Beatles, Kiss and Iron Maiden.
Young is issuing the retail version of his massive 10-disc Archives Vol. II, along with Young Shakespeare, a live recording and film. The stripped-down Young Shakespeare was recorded for German TV in 1971 at the Shakespeare Theater in Stratford, Conn., but never before released. Archives Vol. II focuses on music from 1972-76, following Young's 2009 deep dive into his 1963-72 era.
Ringo Starr's Zoom In includes guest turns by former bandmate Paul McCartney, Joe Walsh, Steve Lukather and others. The five-song EP, recorded between April and October, provides a quick follow-up to last year's What's My Name
Smith/Kotzen, featuring Maiden guitarist Adrian Smith and Winery Dogs guitarist Richie Kotzen, have a self-titled nine-song debut on the way, too. They share lead vocals throughout the project, which features an appearance from Iron Maiden drummer Nicko McBrain.
Soul Station, the R&B-focused side project from Paul Stanley, also debuts with an album of nine covers and five originals. More information on these and other new rock-related efforts can be found below.
Remember to follow our continuously updated list of 2021 New Music Releases for details on projects issued throughout the year.
Black Sabbath, Heaven and Hell; Mob Rules (deluxe edition reissues)
Kings of Leon, When You See Yourself
Neil Young, Archives Vol. II: 1972-1976 (10CD set)
Soul Station [Paul Stanley], Now and Then
Teenage Fanclub, Endless Arcade
Madness, Our House: The Very Best of Madness
Rob Zombie, The Lunar Injection Kool Aid Eclipse Conspiracy
Saga, Symmetry (vinyl release)
Andrew Farriss [INXS], Andrew Farriss
Chris Cornell, No One Sings Like You Anymore
Ringo Starr, Zoom In [five-song EP with Paul McCartney, Joe Walsh, Dave Grohl, others]
Steve Earle and the Dukes, J.T.
Sting, Duets [Eric Clapton, Annie Lennox, Sam Moore, others]
Ten Years After, A Sting in the Tale (deluxe edition reissue)
Joe Strummer, Assembly
Jon Anderson, Olias of Sunhillow (2CD expanded reissue)
Level 42, The Complete Polydor Years Vol. 1: 1980-1984 (10CD set)
Liquid Tension Experiment, LTE3
Neil Young, Young Shakespeare
Smith/Kotzen [Adrian Smith and Richie Kotzen], Smith/Kotzen
Spirit, Son of America (3CD expanded reissue)
Tower of Power, 50 Years of Funk & Soul: Live at the Fox Theater (2CD set)
April and Beyond
Cheap Trick, In Another World
Fleetwood Mac, Live: Super Deluxe Edition
Lynyrd Skynyrd, Live at Knebworth '76
Greta Van Fleet, The Battle at Garden’s Gate
Jethro Tull, A (A La Mode): 40th Anniversary Edition
Motorhead, Louder Than Noise … Live in Berlin
Peter Frampton, Frampton Forgets the Words
Nancy Wilson [Heart], You and Me
Myles Kennedy, The Ides of March