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On October 18, 2016.

On October 18, 2016, “Blackened Recordings” label released “Hardwired… to Self-Destruct”, the tenth Metallica studio album. It was recorded May 2015 – August 2016, at “Metallica’s HQ” in San Rafael, California, and was produced by Greg Fidelman, James Hetfield and Lars Ulrich. The album was certified 2 x Platinum in Austria by “IFPI Austria”, Platinum in Belgium by “BEA”, 2 x Platinum in Canada by “Music Canada”, Platinum in Czech Republic by “IFPI Czech Republic”, Platinum in France by “SNEP”, 2 x Platinum in Germany by “BVMI”, 2 x Platinum in Greece by “IFPI Greece”, Platinum in Hungary by “MAHASZ”, 3 x Platinum in Mexico by “AMPROFON”, 4 x Platinum in Poland by “ZPAV”, and Platinum in USA by “RIAA”.

Personnel:

  • James Hetfield– vocals, rhythm guitar
  • Kirk Hammett– lead guitar
  • Robert Trujillo– bass, backing vocals
  • Lars Ulrich– drums
  • Dave Collins – mastering
  • Greg Fidelman– mixing, recording
  • Mike Gillies, Sara Lyn Killion – additional recording
  • Ken Matcke – assistant engineering
  • Dan Monti, Jim Monti,Jason Gossman – digital editing
  • Turner Duckworth – cover design
  • Herring & Herring – photography, creative direction

Track listing:

All tracks by James Hetfield and Lars Ulrich, except where noted.

  1. Hardwired
  2. Atlas, Rise!
  3. Now That We’re Dead
  4. Moth into Flame
  5. Dream no More
  6. Halo on Fire
  7. Confusion
  8. ManUNkind – James Hetfield, Lars Ulrich, Robert Trujillo
  9. Here Comes Revenge
  10. Am I Savage?
  11. Murder One
  12. Spit Out the Bone
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On July 9, 2002.

On July 9, 2002, “Warner Bros” label released “By the Way”, the eighth Red Hot Chili Peppers studio album. It was recorded November 2001 – May 2002, at “Cello Studios” and “Chateau Marmont” in Los Angeles, and was produced by Rick Rubin.  Album paintings, photography and art direction is credited to Julian Schnabel, Anthony Kiedis, John Frusciante, Michael “Flea” Balzary and Chad Smith. The album was certified Platinum in Argentina by “CAPIF”, 5 x Platinum in Australia by “ARIA”, Platinum in Austria by “IFPI”, 2 x Platinum in Brazil by “Pro-Música Brasil”, 2 x Platinum in Canada by “Music Canada”, Platinum in Finland by “Musiikkituottajat”, Platinum in France by “SNEP”, Platinum in Greece by “IFPI Greece”, 2 x Platinum in Japan by “RIAJ”, 2 x Platinum in New Zealand by “RMNZ”, 2 x Platinum in Switzerland by “IFPISwitzerland”, 6 x Platinum in UK by “BPI”, and 2 x Platinum in US by “RIAA”.

Personnel:

  • Anthony Kiedis– lead vocals
  • John Frusciante– guitar, backing vocals, piano, keyboards, modular synthesizer, bass
  • Michael “Flea” Balzary– bass, trumpet, harmonica, backing vocals, double bass, guitar
  • Chad Smith– drums, percussion, tambourine
  • Ryan Hewitt – engineer
  • Marc Mann– arranger
  • Ethan Mates – recording engineer
  • Vlado Meller– mastering
  • Rick Rubin– engineering
  • Jim Scott – mix engineer, recording engineer
  • Jason Wormer – recording engineer

Track listing:

All tracks by Anthony Kiedis, John Frusciante, Michael “Flea” Balzary and Chad Smith

  1. By the Way
  2. Universal Speaking
  3. This is the Place
  4. Dosed
  5. Don’t Forget Me
  6. The Zephyr Song
  7. Can’t Stop
  8. I Could Die for You
  9. Midnight
  10. Throw Away Your Television
  11. Cabron
  12. Tear
  13. Oh Mercury
  14. Minor Thing
  15. Warm tape
  16. Venice Queen

On June 14, 2005.

On June 14, 2005, “RCA” label released “In Your Honor”, the fifth Foo Fighters studio album. It was recorded January – March 2005, at “Studio 606 West” in Los Angeles, and was produced by Nick Raskulinecz, Dave Grohl, Nate Mendel, Taylor Hawkins and Chris Shiflett. The album was certified 3 x Platinum in Australia by “ARIA”, 3 x Platinum in Canada by “Music Canada”, 2 x Platinum in Ireland by “IRMA”, 2 x Platinum in New Zealand by “RMNZ”, 2 x Platinum in UK by “BPI”, and Platinum in US by “RIAA”.

Personnel:

  • Dave Grohl– lead and backing vocals, rhythm guitar, percussion, drums
  • Nate Mendel– bass
  • Taylor Hawkins– drums, percussion, lead vocals, rhythm guitar
  • Chris Shiflett– lead guitar
  • Joe Beebe – guitar
  • Danny Clinch– harmonica
  • Petra Haden– violin
  • Josh Homme– rhythm guitar
  • John Paul Jones– mandolin, piano
  • Rami Jaffee– keyboards
  • Norah Jones– vocals, piano
  • Nick Raskulinecz– bass, double bass
  • Mike Terry– engineering
  • Nick Raskulinecz, Elliot Scheiner– mixing
  • Bob Ludwig– mastering
  • Dan Winters, Danny Clinch – photography
  • Brett Kilroe, Robin C. Hendrickson – additional art and concept
  • Kevin Reagan – art direction, design
  • Bret Healey – design

Track listing:

All tracks by Dave Grohl, Taylor Hawkins, Nate Mendel and Chris Shiflett.

  1. In Your Honor
  2. No Way Back
  3. Best of You
  4. DOA
  5. Hell
  6. The Last Song
  7. Free Me
  8. Resolve
  9. The Deepest Blues Are Black
  10. End Over End

 

 

On May 17, 1999.

On May 17, 1999, “Mute” and “V2” labels released “Play”, the fifth Moby studio album. It was recorded 1998 – 1999, at Moby’s home studio in Manhattan, New York, and was produced by Moby. The album was certified 4 x Platinum in Australia by “ARIA”, 2 x Platinum in Belgium by “BEA”, 3 x Platinum in Canada by “Music Canada”, Diamond in France by “SNEP”, 7 x Platinum in New Zealand by “RMNZ”, Platinum in Sweden by “GLF”, 6 x Platinum in UK by “BPI” and 2 x Platinum in US by “RIAA”.

Personnel:

  • Moby – vocals, engineering, mixing, production, writing, instruments
  • Pilar Basso, Nikki D, Reggie Matthews, The Shining Light Gospel Choir – additional vocals
  • Graeme Durham – mastering
  • I Monster, Mario Caldato Jr.– mixing
  • Corinne Day – photography
  • Ysabel Zu Innhausen Und Knyphausen – artwork, design

Track listing:

All tracks by Moby, except where noted.

  1. Honey – Moby, Bessie Jones, Alan Lomax
  2. Find My Baby – Moby, Willie Jones
  3. Porcelain
  4. Why Does My Heart Feel So Bad?
  5. South Side
  6. Rushing
  7. Bodyrock – Moby, Gabriel Jackson
  8. Natural Blues – Moby, Vera Hall, Alan Lomax
  9. Machete
  10. 7
  11. Run On
  12. Down Slow
  13. If Things Were Perfect
  14. Everloving
  15. Inside
  16. Guitar Flute & String
  17. The Sky Is Broken
  18. My Weakness

On March 23, 2015.

On March 23, 2015, “Republic Records” label released “Chaos and the Calm”, the debut James Bay album. It was recorded 2013 – 2014 in Nashville, Tennessee, and was produced by Jacquire King. The album was certified Platinum in Denmark by “IFPI Denmark” and 2 x Platinum in UK by “BPI”.

Personnel:

  • James Bay – vocals, guitar, piano
  • Eli Beaird – bass
  • Eric Darken– percussion
  • Ian Fitchuk – drums, keyboards, percussion
  • Jonathan Yudkin– cello, viola

Track listing:

  1. Craving – James Bay, Iain Archer
  2. Hold Back the River – James Bay, Iain Archer
  3. Let It Go – James Bay, Paul Barry
  4. If You Ever Want to Be in Love – James Bay, Jimmy Hogarth, Steve McEwan
  5. Best Fake Smile – James Bay, Iain Archer
  6. When We Were on Fire – James Bay, Jon Green
  7. Move Together – James Bay, Jamie Hartman
  8. Scars – James Bay
  9. Collide – James Bay, Thomas EP Hull
  10. Get Out While You Can – James Bay, Ed Harcourt
  11. Need the Sun to Break – James Bay, Joel Pott
  12. Incomplete – James Bay, Jake Gosling, Chris Leonard

On March 17, 2017.

On March 17, 2017, “Columbia” label released “Spirit”, the 14th Depeche Mode studio album. It was recorded April – August 2016, at “Jungle City Studios” in New York City, “Sound Design” in Santa Barbara, California, and was produced by James Ford. The album was certified Platinum in France “SNEP” and 2 x Platinum in Poland by “ZPAV”.

Personnel:

  • Dave Gahan– lead vocals, backing vocals
  • Martin Gore– guitars, keyboards, synthesizers, backing vocals, lead vocals
  • Andy Fletcher– keyboards, synthesizers, backing vocals
  • James Ford- mixing, drums, pedal steel guitar
  • Matrixxman– programming
  • Kurt Uenala– programming, bass guitar
  • Jimmy Robertson – engineering, mix engineering
  • Connor Long, Óscar Muñoz, David Schaeman – assistant engineer
  • Brendan Morawski – assistant engineer, mix assistant
  • Brian Lucey – mastering
  • Daniel Miller– A&R
  • Anton Corbijn– cover, all visuals and art-direction, design

Track listing:

All tracks by Martin L. Gore, except where noted.

  1. Going Backwards
  2. Where’s the Revolution
  3. The Worst Crime
  4. Scum
  5. You Move – Martin L. Gore, Dave Gahan
  6. Cover Me – Martin L. Gore, Peter Gordeno, Christian Eigner
  7. Eternal
  8. Poison Heart – Dave Gahan, Peter Gordeno, Christian Eigner
  9. So Much Love
  10. Poorman
  11. No More (This Is the Last Time) – Dave Gahan, Kurt Uenala
  12. Fail

On March 1, 2005.

On March 1, 2005, “Brushfire Records” label released “In Between Dreams”, the third Jack Johnson studio album. It was recorded in October 2004, at “The Mango Tree” in Hawaii, and was produced by Mario Caldato, Jr. The album was certified 4 x Platinum in Australia by “ARIA”, 3 x Platinum in Canada by “Music Canada”, 3 x Platinum in Denmark by “IFPI Denmark”,  2 x Platinum in Ireland by “IRMA”, 5 x Platinum in UK by “BPI”, and 2 x Platinum in US by “RIAA”.

Personnel:

  • Jack Johnson- vocals, guitars
  • Sam Lapointe – lead guitar
  • Simon Tessier – bassoon
  • Zach Gill- piano, accordion, melodica
  • Adam Topol – drums, percussion
  • Merlo Podlewski – bass guitar
  • Mario Caldato, Jr.- engineer
  • Zachary Von Wilkenstein – sound producer, backup vocals
  • Robert Carranza– engineer
  • Thomas Campbell, Dave Homcy – photographer
  • Johnald Hernandez – backup vocals

Track listing:

All lyrics by Jack Johnson; all music by Jack Johnson, except where noted.

  1. Better Together
  2. Never Know
  3. Banana Pancakes – Steven Harang
  4. Good People
  5. No Other Way
  6. Sitting, Waiting, Wishing
  7. Staple It Together – Jack Johnson, Merlo Podlewski
  8. Situations
  9. Crying Shame – Jack Johnson, Adam Topol
  10. If I Could
  11. Breakdown – Jack Johnson, Dan Nakamura, Paul Huston
  12. Belle
  13. Do You remember
  14. Constellations