march 2024 album release guide
Travis Shinn

These are the March album releases in alternative, rock, metal, and beyond

New album releases and announcements are a constant, and it’s difficult to keep track of them all. Now with our regularly updated release guide, you won’t have to. March is another good month for alternative music, with records from Sum 41, Mannequin Pussy, Carpool, Sweet Pill, VIAL, Ride, Gouge Away, and more. See which albums are coming out this month below.

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March 1

Ben Frost - Scope Neglect (Mute)

Brittany Davis - Image Issues (Loosegrove)

Bruce Dickinson - The Mandrake Project (BMG)

Daniel Romano’s Outfit - Too Hot To Sleep (You’ve Changed)

Everything Everything - Mountainhead (BMG)

Faye Webster - Underdresed At The Symphony (Secretly Canadian)

Footballhead - Overthinking Everything (Tiny Engines)

Jahari Massamba Unit - YHWH is LOVE (Karriem Riggins and Madlib) (Law of Rhythm)

Kaiser Chiefs - Kaiser Chiefs’ Easy Eighth Album (V2)

lake j - Dizzy (Twin Peaks’ Cadien Lake James) (Cadien Lake James)

Liam Gallagher and John Squire - Liam Gallagher John Squire (Warner)

Mannequin Pussy - I Got Heaven (Epitaph)

Master Peace - How To Make A Master Peace (PMR)

Ministry - HOPIUMFORTHEMASSES (Nuclear Blast)

Nils Frahm - Day (LEITER)

New Years Day - Half Black Heart (The Century Family)

Pissed Jeans - Half Divorced (Sub Pop)

ScHoolboy Q - Blue Lips (TDE/Interscope)

Sheer Mag - Playing Favorites (Third Man)

STRFKR - Parallel Realms (Polyvinyl)

Yard Act - Where's My Utopia? (Republic)

March 8

Bite the Hand - Brutal By Design (Big Bite)

Bktherula - LVL5 P2 (Warner)

Bleachers - Bleachers (Dirty Hit)

Bolis Pupul - Letters To Yu (Deewee/Because)

Haux - Blue Angeles (Ultra)

Judas Priest - Invincible Shield (Epic)

Kim Gordon - The Collective (Matador)

Mayday Parade - Mayday Parade Lofi EP (Many Hats)

Meatbodies - Flora Ocean Tiger Bloom (In The Red)

Moor Mother - The Great Bailout (Anti-)

Norah Jones - Visions (Blue Note)

The Jesus and Mary Chain - Glasgow Eyes (Fuzz Club)

The Libertines - All Quiet On The Eastern Esplanade (Casablanca/Republic)

Slow Hollows - Bullhead (Danger Collective)

March 15

Chuck Strangers - A Forsaken Lover’s Plea (Lex)

Crushed - Extra Life EP (Ghostly International)

Four Tet - Three (Text)

Gouge Away - Deep Sage (Deathwish Inc.)

Kacey Musgraves - Deeper Well (Interscope/MCA Nashville)

Scott Stapp - Higher Power (Napalm)

Sweet Pill - Starchild EP (Hopeless)

The Dandy Warhols - Rockmaker (Sunset Blvd)

The Messthetics and James Brandon Lewis - The Messthetics and James Brandon Lewis (Impulse!)

Tierra Whack - World Wide Whack (Interscope)

March 22

Adrianne Lenker - Bright Future (4AD)

Barely Civil - I’d Say I’m Not Fine (Take This To Heart)

Carpool - My Life in Subtitles (SideOneDummy)

crêpe girl - stargazing EP (777)

Elbow - AUDIO VERTIGO (Polydor)

Empress Of - For Your Consideration (Giant Music)

Gary Clark Jr. - JPEG Raw (Warner)

Gossip - Real Power (Columbia)

Jlin - Akoma (Planet Mu)

Julia Holter - Something In The Room She Moves (Domino)

Lauran Hibberd - girlfriend material (Virgin)

Maynard James Keenan - Cinquanta (Puscifer)

Nourished by Time - Catching Chickens EP (XL)

Odetta Hartman - Swansongs (Transgressive)

Prefuse 73 - New Strategies For Modern Crime Vol. 1 (Lex)

Saint Saviour - Sunseeker (VLF)

Snuff - Off On The Charabanc (Sbam)

Spaced - This Is All We Ever Get (Revelation)

The Staves - All Now (Nonesuch)

Waxahatchee - Tigers Blood (Anti-)

March 29

Boys Noize and Rico Nasty - HARDC0RE DR3AMZ (Sugar Trap/Atlantic/Big Beat)

Beyoncé - Act II (Parkwood Entertainment/Columbia)

Chastity Belt - Live Laugh Love (Suicide Squeeze)

Chicano Batman - Notebook Fantasy (ATO)

Reyna Tropical - Malegría (Psychic Hotline)

Ride - Interplay (Wichita/PIAS)

Shabazz Palaces - Exotic Birds of Prey (Sub Pop)

Sum 41 - Heaven :x: Hell (Rise)

Teens In Trouble - What’s Mine (Asian Man)

VIAL - burnout (Get Better)

Yot Club - Rufus (Amuse)