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Hope everyone had a happy Thanksgiving! While eating your umpteenth leftover turkey sandwich today, check out some of the week’s new music releases. I’m sure you’ll be able to find something to be thankful for amongst the below, but let me know in the comments if I missed a must-hear release.

Black Flag – What The…
A week after the departure of vocalist Ron Reyes, Greg Ginn’s version of Black Flag releases the band’s first full-length studio album since 1985’s In My Head.

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Boston – Life, Love & Hope
Tom Scholz releases a new album under the Boston name, recorded on the very same equipment used to cut the band’s debut album.

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Glen Hansard – Drive All Night EP
Folk troubadour (and one half of The Swell Season) releases a four-song EP featuring three original songs and a cover of Bruce Springsteen’s “Drive All Night” with help from Pearl Jam’s Eddie Veddar.

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Muse – Live At Rome Olympic Stadium
Rock trio Muse releases a new live album/concert film recorded on July 6th of this year at Rome Olympic Stadium.

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Paul Oakenfold – Oakenfold Cream 21
Legendary producer Paul Oakenfold mixes a two-disc compilation from club brand Cream.

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Xiu Xiu – Nina
Art rockers release a collection of covers of songs by the late jazz and blues singer Nina Simone.

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