In The News: Veruca Salt, Joy Division, Faith No More, Destroyer, Velvet Teen And More


Ghost Notes is the first album of new material by Veruca Salt since 1996, due out from El Camino on July 10 … The 35th anniversary of Joy Division’s “Love Will Tear Us Apart” will be celebrated June 27, when Rhino reissues studio albums Unknown Pleasures and Closer on 180-gram vinyl. Reissues of Still and Substance will follow on July 24 … Gregg Allman’s first solo DVD release, Live: Back To Macon, GA, will be available August 7 via Rounder … Rhino will celebrate the return of Faith No More by reissuing The Real Thing and Angel Dust as deluxe two-disc sets on June 7 … On July 17, the seventh Joss Stone record, Water For Your Soul, will be released by S-Curve … The perfect Father’s Day gift for music fans this year will come from UMe, which issued several deluxe versions and boxed sets by the likes of Bryan Adams, the Beatles, Lynyrd Skynyrd, the Rolling Stones, R.E.M, Frank Sinatra, the Who and more … Poison, the new Destroyer album, is set for an August 28 release via Merge … The Velvet Teen has announced the June 30 release of its first album in nine years, All Is Illusory, on Topshelf … Loud & Proud will issue Lynyrd Skynyrd: One More For The Fans, on July 24. The two CD/DVD boxed set features the concert last November celebrating the songs of Lynyrd Skynyrd, featuring performances by the band as well as Trace Adkins, Gregg Allman, Cheap Trick, Charlie Daniels, Peter Frampton and more … July 10 will see the release of the new Membranes record, Dark Matter/Dark Energy, via Metropolis … The sophomore release from ZZ Ward, This Means War, is due out from Hollywood on September 18 … The 10th anniversary of SimsLights Out Paris will be commemorated with a deluxe edition, available on June 30 via Doomtree … Amusers And Puzzlers will be the final album from Sightings, to be released by Dais on June 9.

—Emily Costantino