New Tunage – Weezer, Foo Fighters AND Nirvana all on the same day…enjoy!!!

New CD Releases, November 3rd: Carrie Underwood, Weezer, Slayer, Foo Fighters, Andrea Bocelli and more!!
Carrie Underwood “Play On” (Sony)
The multiplatinum country star, who came to fame by besting the competition during the fourth season of “American Idol” in 2004, releases her third studio effort. “Play On” follows 2007’s “Carnival Ride,” which debuted atop The Billboard 200 and has sold some three million copies.
The first single from “Play On” is the track “Cowboy Casanova,” which was released to radio in mid-September and immediately raced into the country Top 10.
The 26-year-old vocalist will support the album with a variety of high-profile television appearances. Most notably, Underwood will headline her own two-hour variety special Dec. 7 on the Fox television network.
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Weezer “Raditude” (Geffen)
The pop-rockers are ready to give their fans some major “Raditude.” The disc, the band’s seventh studio effort, follows last year’s self-titled effort, also known as “The Red Album.” That previous set peaked at No. 4 on The Billboard 200 and spawned the modern-rock chart-topper “Pork and Beans.”
“Raditude” features ample co-production credits, including Jacknife Lee (U2, R.E.M.) and Butch Walker (Saosin, Katy Perry), along with the band’s own Rivers Cuomo. The album’s first single, “(If You’re Wondering If I Want You To) I Want You To,” hit radio waves in August, eventually peaking at No. 2 on Alternative Songs charts.
Weezer will support the album with a brief tour next month. The six-city outing kicks off Dec. 1 in Chicago and concludes on Dec. 10 in Philadelphia.
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Slayer “World Painted Blood” (Sony)
The speed-metal titans return with their 10th studio album, which follows 2006’s “Christ Illusion.” “War Painted Blood” was produced by Greg Fidelman, who has worked with Metallica and Slipknot in the past, and executive produced by Rick Rubin, who has worked with basically everybody.
“War Painted Blood” will be available in three different configurations: a limited-edition CD with multiple CD covers, a deluxe-edition CD/DVD, and a high-quality, 180-gram vinyl edition.
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Foo Fighters “Greatest Hits” (RCA)
Vocalist/guitarist Dave Grohl and company provide the perfect holiday gift for fans: a best-of compilation. The Foo Fighters’ “Greatest Hits” will include such popular singles as “Everlong” and “Times Like These,” as well as two newly recorded songs, “Wheels” and “Word Forward.”
The package will be available as a 16-track standard edition and as a deluxe version that will include a DVD containing a select videography of the band’s classic clips, as well as live performances from Wembley Stadium, Hyde Park and the intimate Skin + Bones theater tour, according to a press release. The set will also be issued as a collectors’ 180 gram vinyl edition.
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Andrea Bocelli “My Christmas” (Philips)
The pop-opera king brightens up the holiday season with “My Christmas.” The 16-track CD includes a number of guest artists, including Mary J. Blige, the Mormon Tabernacle Choir and ñ we kind you not ñ the Muppets. The disc features such holiday favorites as “White Christmas” and “Silent Night.”
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More new releases:
Bee Gees, “Ultimate Bee Gees” (Rhino)
Julian Casablancas, “Phrazes for the Young” (RCA)
Steven Curtis Chapman, “Beauty Will Rise” (Sparrow)
Epica, “Design Your Universe” (Nuclear Blast)
Halford, “Halford III: Winter Songs” (Metal God)
Vera Lynn, “We’ll Meet Again: Very Best of Vera Lynn” (Decca)
Nirvana, “Bleach (20th Anniversary Deluxe Edition)” (Sub Pop)
Nirvana, “Live at Reading” (Geffen)
The Rolling Stones, “Get Yer Ya-Ya’s Out! The Rolling Stones in Concert” (Abkco)
Frank Sinatra, “Sinatra: New York” (Rhino) (4 CD/1 DVD) [BOX SET]
Straight No Chaser, “Christmas Cheers” (Warner Bros.)
Various Artists, “Now That’s What I Call Music, Vol. 32” (Sony)
Soundtracks and scores:
“Glee: The Music, Season One” (Sony)
“NCIS: The Official TV Soundtrack, Vol. 2” (CBS)