Titles from Rise Against and Pennywise highlight this week’s new rock releases:
Big Wreck, “Ghosts” (Rounder): The Canadian rockers deliver their second album after reuniting in 2012 following an 11-year hiatus.
Bleachers, “Strange Desire” (RCA): The debut outing from the new band formed by fun. guitarist Jack Antonoff includes collaborations with Grimes and Yoko Ono.
Richard Reed Parry, “Music For Heart and Breath” (Deutsche Grammophon): The Arcade Fire multi-instrumentalist makes his first foray into neo-classical music on these six carefully executed pieces.
Pennywise, “Yesterdays” (Epitaph): The Southern California punk troupe`s 11th studio album sees the return of frontman Jim Lindberg and includes songs written by its late bassist Jason Thirsk.
Rise Against, “The Black Market” (DGC Interscope): The Chicago punk rockers comes out swinging, as usual, on its potent seventh studio album, though “People Live Here” offers a surprising acoustic turn.
Suicide Silence, “You Can’t Stop Me” (Nuclear Blast): The hardcore metal troupe’s fourth album introduces new frontman Hernan “Eddie” Hermida.