March 2022 new music releases

Guitarists who rose to fame with the Rolling Stones and Tom Petty will be making solo noise in March. There’s also live stuff on the way to Kiss and Frank Zappa.

Marillion will unveil An hour before it gets darktheir 2016 follow-up Fuck everybody and run (FEAR), with an accompanying documentary. Bryan Adams spent much of the lockdown writing material on what became So happy it hurts, his 15th album. Ghost is back with Imperatheir first LP since 2018 Prequel.

Former Heartbreakers member Mike Campbell is set to exit External combustion, the second album by his band The Dirty Knobs. Keith Richards returned to his second solo album, 1992 Main offenderfor an expanded 30th anniversary super-luxury reissue.

Kiss’ pending concert recording dates from 2004 at the Virginia Beach Amphitheater. This is the second part of their off the soundboard official live bootleg series, after last summer’s Tokyo 2001. The eight disc The Mothers 1971 set spans Frank Zappa’s live LP Fillmore East – June 1971.

More information on these and other pending rock albums can be found below. Be sure to follow our continually updated list of new music releases for details on records released throughout the year.

March 4
dirty buttons [Mike Campbell], External combustion
fiery grooves, Now (vinyl reissue)
kings of flowers, By royal decree
Kim Fowley, In Germany (30th anniversary reissue)
Lemons, It’s a shame for Ray (expanded 30th anniversary edition)
Marianne Faithful, Wandering ways (expanded reissue)
Marillion, An hour before it gets dark
T.Rex, The Alternative Singles Collection (2 CD set)
the trogs, The Trog Bands (re-edit)

March 11
Boo Radleys, keep on falling
Brian Adams, So happy it hurts
georgia satellites, Lightnin’ in a Bottle: the official live album
Phantom, Impera
Grateful death, Dick’s Picks Volume Four: Fillmore East 2/13-70/14 (set of 3 CDs), Dick’s Picks Volume Sixteen: Fillmore Auditorium, San Francisco, CA 11/08/69 (3 CD set)
Hoodoo Gurus, Chariot of the Gods
Men without hats, Men Without Hats – Again (Part 2)
To kiss, Off the Soundboard: Living in Virginia Beach

March 18
Chip Z’nuff, perfectly imperfect
Colin Hay [Men at Work], Now and Eternity (with Ringo Starr)
Frank Zappa, The Mothers 1971 (8CD box); Live at the Rainbow Theater (3LP vinyl set)
Howard Jones, The album 12″ + 12″-ers Vol. 2 (remastered 2CD set)
Keith Richards, Main offender (expanded 30th anniversary super-deluxe reissue)
Mountain, Eruption: Worldwide (2CD reissue)
various artists, Can the Glam! : 80 titles of Rockers, Shockers & Teenyboppers! (4CD clamshell box featuring T Rex, Suzi Quatro, Slade, Mungo Jerry, the Damned, others)

March 25
The group, The last Waltz (Blu-ray reissue, featuring Bob Dylan, Neil Young, Van Morrison, Muddy Waters, Staple Singers, others)
cowboy addicts, songs of remembrance
Hall and Oates, marigold sky (first vinyl reissue)
Harry Chapin, Storybook: Elektra’s Scrapbooks [1972-1978] (6 CD clamshell box)
Hawk Wind, Dreamworkers of Time: The BBC Recordings [1985-1995] (3CD clamshell box)
Kim Wilde, Don’t Stop: Greatest Hits (vinyl reissue)
Kraftwerk, Kraftwerk remix 1991-2021 (2 CD set)
various artists, Legacy: A Tribute to Leslie West (Slash, Zakk Wylde, Dee Snider, Martin Barre, Joe Lynn Turner, Elliot Easton, Robby Krieger, others)
various artists, My Friend: A Tribute to Rusty Young
various artists, Todd Rundgren’s studio magic (Cheap Trick, Grand Funk Railroad, Hall and Oates, Psychedelic Furs, others)

April and beyond
Daryl Hall, Before after (two-disc solo retrospective)
Aerosmith, 1971: The Road Begins to Hear
Desire for nothing [Rush’s Alex Lifeson], Desire for nothing
Joe Satriani, The Elephants of March
Kirk Hammett [Metallica], Portals (debut four-song solo EP)
Anne Wilson [Heart], fierce happiness
white snake, The biggest hits (vinyl reissue)
various artists, Deep 70s: underrated cuts from a misunderstood decade (4 CD set with Gregg Allman, Hall and Oates, Boz Scaggs, Little Feat, Warren Zevon, others)

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