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Photo courtesy of Flummox’s Bandcamp  Story by Robert Dial / Contributing Writer On Friday, local Murfreesboro band Flummox released their third feature-length album, “Intellectual Hooliganism.” Their newest offering continues in the band’s tradition of a few heavy-bass riffs, inspired by the likes of Black Sabbath, paired with faster, funkier Primus-esque tracks. Unlike earlier offerings from …

Photo courtesy of Wikimedia Story by Isong Maro / Contributing Writer Marshall Mathers, better known as Eminem, has released a new album titled “Kamikaze.” The album was released unexpectedly and featured little to no promotion prior to its release. The artwork for the album features the tail of a fighter jet and is a shoutout …

Photo courtesy of Flickr Story by Isong Maro / Contributing Writer Houston artist Travis Scott’s long-awaited album, “ASTROWORLD,” after being pushed back from 2017, has finally been released. The album’s title, according to Scott, was derived from an amusement park in Houston of the same name that he would frequent when he was younger. Scott …

Photo courtesy of Flickr Story by Isong Maro / Contributing Writer Canadian artist Aubrey Drake Graham’s fifth studio album is a double album. Its title, “Scorpion,” alludes to Drake’s astrological sign, Scorpio. Prior to the release of this album, Drake had teased the idea of making an R&B album, or at least an album where …

Photo courtesy of Flickr Story by Isong Maro / Contributing Writer In the wake of several controversial statements made in public, Kanye West has released his long-anticipated album. This album, his eighth, is titled “Ye” and was made in Wyoming with the majority of its production handled by West himself. The album is the second …

Photo courtesy of Flickr Story by Isong Maro / Contributing Writer New York rapper and A$AP Mob co-founder A$AP Rocky made his third studio album available for purchase on Friday. It is his first solo project since 2015’s “AT.LONG.LAST.A$AP” and his most recent since the last A$AP Mob album, “Cozy Tapes Vol. 2: Too Cozy,” …