Columbia RecordsLast year saw the release of excellent albums by a variety of classic rock artists, and it looks as if plenty more could be arriving in 2015.

February will be a particularly busy month for new releases. Bob Dylan‘s Shadows in the Night, a collection of cover tunes recorded by Frank Sinatra, hits stores February 3. A week later, ex-Procol Harum guitar whiz Robin Trower will release Something’s About to Change, and Melissa Manchester will put out, You Gotta Live the Life, her first new album in a decade.

February 17 will see the arrival of B-52s singer Kate Pierson‘s first-ever solo album, Guitars and Microphones, as well as a new solo effort from Men at Work singer Colin Hay called Next Year People. Meanwhile, the new group Revolution Saints, which features Journey drummer Deen Castronovo, Night Ranger‘s Jack Blades and ex-Whitesnake guitarist Doug Aldrich, will release its self-titled debut on February 24, the same day Rick Springfield will issue a CD/DVD titled Stripped Down that features performances from his recent unplugged tour.

On March 10, Madonna will release her new album, Rebel Heart, and KC and the Sunshine Band will put out Feeling Good — The ’60s, a collection of classic cover tunes from that decade.

As 2015 moves into the spring, founding Guess Who and Bachman-Turner Overdrive guitarist Randy Bachman will release his latest studio effort, Heavy Blues. The album, which arrives on April 15, includes guest appearances by Neil Young, Peter Frampton and others.

As for albums without firm release dates, Beach Boys mastermind Brian Wilson‘s latest solo project, No Pier Pressure, is due out in the spring. It reportedly features guest appearances by his longtime band mate Al Jardine and blues-rock guitar master Jeff Beck, as well as such young artists as fun. singer Nate Ruess, Lana Del Rey and Zooey Deschanel. U2 is expected in 2015 to release Songs of Experience, a sequel to their 2014 album, Songs of Innocencel. In addition, ex-Dire Straits frontman Mark Knopfler has a new album called Tracker, due to hit stores early this year.

Other artists we expect to see new albums from in 2015 include Ringo Starr, Van Morrison and Diana Ross.

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