What Albums Are Due For Release In October?


Fasten your seatbelts music fans, as the month of October has some delightful treats in store as far as new releases are concerned.

Such artists with irons in the fire include Red Hot Chili Peppers, who are releasing Return of the Dream Canteen, their second album of 2022. This album is also a follow up to the band’s ‘Unlimited Love’, which arrived in April.

‘Unlimited Love’ also represents the first album since guitarist John Frusciante returned to Red Chili Peppers in 2019.

Fans can also look forward to the Beatles’ reissue of ‘Revolver’, which will be available in the formats of ‘Super Deluxe’, ‘Deluxe’ and ‘Standard’. It will also be released on CD, vinyl and digitally. Arriving on October 28, you can pre order this album here.

Special Edition Of The Beatles’ ‘Relvover’ Album Arriving Next Month

Oct. 7

  • The Cult, Under the Midnight Sun
  • Mark Knopfler, The Studio Albums 2009-2018 (6CD box)
  • Queensryche, Digital Noise Alliance

Oct. 14

  • Alter Bridge [Myles Kennedy, Mark Tremonti], Pawns & Kings
  • Blue October, Spinning the Truth Around
  • Brian Eno, Foreverandevernomore
  • Chris Isaak, Everybody Knows It’s Christmas
  • Dean Torrence, The Teammates: Twenty Years of Making Music 1965-1985 [Mike Love,
  • Jan Berry, Harry Nilsson, Leon Russell, Flo & Eddie, others]
  • Frank Zappa, Zappa ’75: Zagreb/Ljubljana (2CD set)
  • Duran Duran, Medazzaland: 25th Anniversary Edition
  • Leonard Cohen, Hallelujah & Songs From His Albums
  • Red Hot Chili Peppers, Return of the Dream Canteen
  • Skid Row, The Gang’s All Here
  • Todd Rundgren, Space Force
  • Various artists, Here It Is: A Tribute to Leonard Cohen (James Taylor, Peter Gabriel, Iggy Pop, Mavis Staples, others)

Oct. 21

  • Jonathan Richman and the Modern Lovers, Modern Lovers ‘Live’ (reissue)
  • Lou Reed, Words & Music, May 1965 (vinyl and cassette)
  • Robyn Hitchcock, Shufflemania!
  • Simple Minds, Direction of the Heart
  • Various artists, 1980: Brand New Rage (3CD clamshell box, with the Damned, the Stranglers, Adam and the Ants, the Skids, others                                                                                                                                                                                    Oct. 28
  • The Beatles, Revolver (5CD/4LP super-deluxe reissue)
  • Cactus, Evil Is Going On: The Complete Atco Recordings 1970-1972 (8CD box)
  • INXS, Shabooh Shoobah: 40th Anniversary Deluxe EditionLive at the US Festival 1983
    Jesus Jones, Zeroes and Ones: The Best of Jesus Jones (2CD set)
  • Luke Haines and Peter Buck [R.E.M.], All the Kids Are Super Bummed Out (2CD or 2LP set)
  • Neil Diamond, A Neil Diamond Christmas (2LP, 2CD)
  • Roger Chapman [Family], Turn It Up Loud: The Recordings 1981-1985 (expanded 5CD edition)
  • Various artists, Climb Aboard My Roundabout: The British Toytown Sound 1967-1974 (3CD set, with the Kinks, Jeff Lynne’s Idle Race, Gilbert O’Sullivan, Spencer Davis Group, others)

    Coming in November                                                                                                  

  • John Mellencamp, Scarecrow Deluxe (2CD set)
  • Steely Dan, Can’t Buy a Thrill (180-gram vinyl reissue)
  • Mammoth WVH, Mammoth WVH (deluxe edition)
  • Various artists, Life Moves Pretty Fast: The John Hughes Mixtapes (4CD box, with
  • Psychedelic Furs, Simple Minds, Kate Bush, New Order, others)
  • Kiss, Creatures of the Night (expanded 5CD reissue)
  • The Cure, Wish: 30th Anniversary Edition (expanded 3CD reissue)
  • Record Store Day: Black Friday