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Artist:Title:Label/Due date:
AC/DC"Strap It On" (might be a double album; Read here) (Elektra, 2006)
Ace of Base(title TBA; producer: Tommy Ekman) (Playground/Universal, TBA)
Bryan Adams"Stripped" (all-acoustic album) (Mercury, 2006)
Aerosmith(title TBA; Read here) (Columbia, 2006)
AFI(title TBA) (DreamWorks, 2006)
Christina Aguilera"Back to Basics" (producer: DJ Premier; Read here) (RCA, June 2006)
Akon"Dark and Light Shadows" (Universal, 2006)
Alexisonfire (drummer Jesse Ingelevis has left the band)(title TBA) (Equal Vision, 2006)
Alien Ant Farm(title TBA; producer: Jim Wirt) (DreamWorks/Geffen, 2006)
All Systems Go!(title TBA) (Bad Taste, TBA)
Ambulance (LTD)(title TBA) (TVT, summer 2006)
America(title TBA; producers: Adam Schlesinger, James Iha; Read here) (label TBA, 2006)
American Lesion (side project of Bad Religion singer Greg Graffin)(title TBA; producer: Brett Gurewitz) (Atlantic, 2006)
Anatomy of a Ghost"Celebrations of a Sky Blue Life" (producer: John Goodmanson) (Fearless, TBA)
Michael Andrews(title TBA) (Enjoy, TBA)
Annihilator(title TBA) (AFM, 2006)
Anthrax(title TBA) (Sanctuary, 2006)
April Sixth"In Memory" (producer: Howard Benson; first single: "Dear Angel") (Columbia, TBA)
Arcade Fire(title TBA; Read here) (Merge, 2006)
Army of Anyone (Filter's Richard Patrick with former Stone Temple Pilots Dean and Robert DeLeo)(title TBA; producer: Bob Ezrin; Read here) (Columbia, late spring 2006)
Asia"Architect of Time" (InsideOut Music, April/May 2006)
Ataris, The"Welcome the Night" (producer: Lou Giordano; Hear/read here) (Columbia, 2006)
Auf Der Maur(title TBA; Read here) (Capitol, late 2006)
Audioslave(title TBA; Read here) (Interscope, June 2006)
Authority Zero(title TBA; studio album; producer: Ryan Greene; Read here) (Zero Crew, 2006)
Autumn Offering, The(title TBA) (Victory, May 2006)
Steve Azar"Indianola" (producer: Azar) (Midas, summer 2006)
Sebastian Bach(title TBA; his first solo album since 1998's "Bring 'Em Bach Alive!"; Read here) (Spitfire, July 2006)
Bad Religion(title TBA; might be a double album; producer: Brett Gurewitz; Read here) (Epitaph, September 2006)
Buju Banton"Rasta Got Soul" (first single: "Magic City") (Gargamel Music, TBA)
Tori Baxley(title TBA; producer: Dave Gibson; first single: "Half a Man") (DreamWorks Nashville, TBA)
Jeff Beck(title TBA) (Epic, TBA)
Be Good Tanyas, The(title TBA) (Nettwerk, 2006)
Bellamy Brothers, The(title TBA; guests: Dolly Parton, Neil Diamond, Alan Jackson, K.T. Oslin) (Bellamy Brothers, TBA)
Tony Bennett(title TBA; to mark his 80th birthday in August, Bennett does duets with Paul McCartney, Elton John, Bono, George Michael, Sting, Mary J. Blige, Barbra Streisand, John Legend, etc.) (Columbia, September 2006)
Chester Bennington (of Linkin Park)(title TBA; producers: Amir Derakh, Ryan Shuck; Read here) (Warner, 2006)
Beyoncé(title TBA; Read here) (Columbia, summer 2006)
B-52's, The(title TBA; first album of new material since 1992; first single: "Pump"; Read here) (label TBA, 2006)
Yummy Bingham (formerly of Tha' Rayne)"First Seed" (first single: "Come Get It," featuring Jadakiss - Hear here via iTunes) (Motown, 2006)
Black Buddafly"Rock-A-Bye" (producers: Tony Austin, the Featherstone Brothers; first single: "Bad Girl," featuring Fabolous; Hear here) (RSMG/Def Jam, 2006)
Black Light Burns (featuring Wes Borland and Josh Freese)(title TBA; Hear here; Read here) (Geffen, 2006)
Blackout Effect, The"The Blackout Effect" (Lava/Atlantic, TBA)
Black Ty (formerly known as Tyrese)"Alter Ego" (2 CDs) (J, 2006)
Blanche"If We Can't Trust the Doctors ..." (producers: Warn Defever, David Feeny, Brendan Benson; guest: The White Stripes' Jack White) (Cass, TBA)
Bloc Party(title TBA; Read here) (Dim Mak/Vice/Atlantic, 2006)
Blue Öyster Cult(title TBA) (Sanctuary, TBA)
Blur(title TBA; Read here) (Virgin, 2006)
Suzy Bogguss(title TBA) (Compadre, 2006)
Bone Crusher"Fight Music" (Break 'Em Off/So So Def, TBA)
David Bowie(title TBA) (ISO/Columbia, 2006)
Bowling For Soup(title TBA) (Geffen, 2006)
Doyle Bramhall"Foodland" (producers: Bramhall, C.C. Adcock) (Yep Roc, 2006)
Bravery, The(title TBA; Read here) (Island, fall 2006)
Breaking Benjamin(title TBA) (Hollywood, summer 2006)
Catherine Britt"Too Far Gone" (first single: "Where We Both Say Goodbye") (RCA Nashville, TBA)
Foxy Brown"Black Roses" (guests: Dido, Luther Vandross; Read here) (Def Jam, TBA)
Ian Brown(title TBA; Read here) (Koch, summer 2006)
Natalie Brown"Polyphony" (Identity Music, 2006)
Lindsey Buckingham(title TBA) (Reprise, late spring/early summer 2006)
Joe Budden"The Growth" (producers: Scott Storch, Swizz Beatz, Timbaland, Whiteboy; guests: Stack Bundles, the A-Team, Marques Houston; first single: "Gangster Party"; Read here) (Def Jam, TBA)
Bump J"Nothing to Lose" (producers: Kanye West, Sha Money XL, Trackboyz; Read here) (Atlantic, TBA)
Emma Bunton(title TBA) (19. Records, spring 2006)
Tracy Byrd(title TBA; producers: Byrd, Mike Geiger) (A2M, July 2006)
Cake(title TBA) (Columbia, summer 2006)
Camp Freddy (all-star cover band led by "The In Crowd" actor Donovan Leitch and ex-Cult guitarist Billy Morrison) (title TBA; producer: Mike Clink; guests: Macy Gray, Perry Farrell, Slash, Dave Navarro, Matt Sorum, Kelly Osbourne; first single: a version of "Whole Lotta Love"; Read here) (Sanctuary, 2006)
Nick Cannon"Stages" (producers: Kanye West, Scott Storch; guests: West, Anthony Hamilton, Talib Kweli, 112; first single: "Can I Live"; Read here) (Can I Ball/Motown, spring 2006)
Jerry Cantrell (Alice in Chains guitarist)(title TBA) (Roadrunner, 2006)
Cappadonna"The Transition" (guests: Pete Rock, Large Professor, Iron Shiek) (Columbia, 2006)
Belinda Carlisle"Viola" (producer: John Reynolds) (label TBA, fall 2006)
Vanessa Carlton(title TBA; producers: Linda Perry, Third Eye Blind's Stephan Jenkins, etc.) (A&M;/Interscope, 2006)
Case"The Rose Experience" (first single: "Turns Me On") (Indigo Blue, June 2006)
Cher(title TBA) (Reprise, TBA)
Neneh Cherry"Reborn" (Jugula, TBA)
Chevelle(title TBA) (Epic, summer/fall 2006)
Jane Child(title TBA) (Sugarwave, TBA)
Toni Childs"Open the Window" (label TBA, TBA)
Chingy"Hoodstar" (producers: The Trak Starz, Mannie Fresh, Kwame, Timbaland, DJ Quik, DJ Smurf, Voodoo, DJ Paul & Juicy J, Pauly Paul, etc.; guests: Janet Jackson, Mannie Fresh, DJ Quik, Fatman Scoop, The Get It Boys, Three Six Mafia, Lil Scrappy, Young City, Spiff, Jody Breeze; first single: "Nasty Girl") (Slot-A-Lot/Capitol, 2006)
Charlotte Church"Tissues and Issues" (non-classical album; first single: "Crazy Chick" - Hear here) (Columbia, TBA)
Ciara(title TBA; Read here) (Jive, 2006)
Cinematics, The(title TBA; producer: Stephen Hague) (TVT, summer 2006)
cirKus (group features Neneh Cherry)"Laylow" (producer: cirKus; Hear here) (Tent, TBA)
Citty"Da Cookie Man" (Slip-N-Slide/Def Jam, 2006)
Coco Montoya(title TBA) (label TBA, 2006)
Coldplay(title TBA; Read here) (Capitol, 2006)
Natalie Cole(all-covers album; title TBA; producers: Dallas Austin, David Munk; Read here) (Verve, 2006)
Color Scheme, The(title TBA) (Record Collection, TBA)
Shawn Colvin(title TBA; producer: John Leventhal; Read here) (Nonesuch, April/May 2006)
Comas, The(title TBA; producer: Bill Racine) (Vagrant, early summer 2006)
Common"Finding Forever" (Geffen, TBA)
Conway"How the West Was Won" (Motown, TBA)
Coolio"The Return of the Gangsta" (producer: Coolio; guest: Snoop Dogg) (Subside, 2006)
Counting Crows(title TBA) (Geffen, TBA)
Course of Nature(title TBA; Hear here) (Lava, TBA)
Tina Cousins"Mastermind" (first single: "Wonderful Life," a cover of Black's 1987 hit) (International - Big/Sony BMG, 2006)
Crazy Town(title TBA) (Columbia, TBA)
Crossfade(title TBA) (Columbia, winter 2006)
Cult, The(title TBA; first album since 2001's "Beyond, Good and Evil") (label TBA, 2006)
Burton Cummings"Double Nickel" (first solo studio album in 15 years; Read here) (Sony BMG Music Canada, TBA)
Cure, The(title TBA; Read here) (Sanctuary, summer 2006)
Cut Chemist (Jurassic 5 DJ)"The Audiences' Listening" (Read here) (Warner, TBA)
Amy Dalley "Amy Dalley" (first single: "Men Don't Change" - See here) (Curb, TBA)
Danko Jones"Sleep Is the Enemy" (first single: "First Date") (Razor & Tie, May 2006)
Dark Angel"Darkness Returns" (first studio album since 1991) (label TBA, 2006)
Glenn Danzig"Black Aria II" (sequel to his 1993 solo album´┐Ż"Black Aria") (Evilive, 2006)
Taylor Dayne(title TBA; one track, "Melt," was written by Diane Warren; the track, "Right Now," is produced by Rodney Jerkins - Hear here) (Sony BMG, TBA)
dB's, The(title TBA; Read here) (label TBA, 2006)
Dead or Alive(title TBA) (Sony, TBA)
Dead Poetic"Vices" (producer: Aaron Sprinkle; Hear here) (Tooth & Nail, summer 2006)
Dead to Me"Cuban Ballerina" (producer: Alex Newport) (Fat Wreck Chords, late July 2006)
Death From Above 1979(title TBA) (Vice/Atlantic, 2006)
Decemberists, The(title TBA; Read here) (Capitol, spring 2006)
Gavin DeGraw(title TBA; Read here) (J, 2006)
Zach de la Rocha(title TBA; producer: DJ Shadow; guests: Trent Reznor, Roni Size, DJ Muggs, etc.; first single: "March of Death") (Epic, TBA)
Del The Funky Homosapien(title TBA) (Hieroglyphics, TBA)
Dexateens, The"Hardwire Healing" (producer: Patterson Hood; guests: Hood, Tony Crowe, William Tyler of Lampchop) (label TBA, 2006)
D.I. (side project of Adolescents' Casey Royer)(title TBA; first studio album since 1993; Read here) (label TBA, 2006)
Diddy(title TBA) (Bad Boy/Warner, 2006)
Dido(title TBA) (Arista, late 2006/early 2007)
Dillinger Escape Plan(title TBA) (Relapse, fall 2006)
Dinosaur Jr.(title TBA; first studio album since 1997) (label TBA, 2006)
Dio(title TBA; Read here) (Sanctuary, summer 2006)
Dirty Pretty Things (led by the Libertines' Carl Barat)(title TBA; producer: Dave Sardy; Hear here; Read here) (Vertigo, 2006)
Dirty Three"Cinder" (producer: Casey Rice; guest: Cat Power's Chan Marshall; Read here) (Touch & Go, October TBA)
Distillers, The(title TBA) (Warner, TBA)
DJ Shadow(title TBA) (Geffen, TBA)
DMX"Year of the Dog" (will include some material from the shelved "Here We Go Again" album; first single: "We in Here") (Sony Urban, summer 2006)
Dr. Dre"Detox" (Aftermath/Interscope, 2006)
Don Caballero(title TBA; producer: Al Sutton) (Relapse, TBA)
Down(title TBA; Read here) (Elektra, 2006)
Lila Downs"Entre Copa y Copa ... " (Narada, 2006)
Dream"Reality" (producers: P. Diddy, the Neptunes, Rodney Jerkins, Wade Robson; guest: Loon; first single: "Crazy") (Bad Boy, TBA)
Dreaming, The(title TBA; producer: Bryan Carlstrom) (label TBA, TBA)
Drowning Pool (new singer: Ryan McCombs)(title TBA) (Wind-up, 2006)
Dry Kill Logic(title TBA; producers: Scrap 60; Read here) (Psychodrama/Repossession, April/May 2006)
Dub FX(title TBA) (Pyramid, 2006)
Hilary Duff(title TBA) (Buena Vista, spring 2006)
Duran Duran(title TBA; Read here) (Epic, early summer 2006)
Bob Dylan(title TBA; Read here) (Columbia, 2006)
Dynamite Hack(title TBA) (Universal, TBA)
Early November, The(title TBA; producer: Chris Badami; Hear here; Read here) (Drive-Thru/Sanctuary, spring 2006)
Earshot(title TBA) (Warner, spring 2006)
Eastwood"Born to Be Hated" (Self Made/Death Row, TBA)
Elefant"The Black Magic Show" (Hear here) (Hollywood, April 2006)
Emerson Drive(title TBA; producers: Keith Follese, Brad Allen, Josh Leo, Alabama's Teddy Gentry; Read here) (Midas/Navarre, early summer 2006)
Enigma(title TBA; first single: "Hello and Welcome") (Virgin, late 2006)
Jeremy Enigk (of Sunny Day Real Estate, the Fire Theft)(title TBA; producers: Josh Myers, Enigk; Read here) (Lewis Hollow/Reincarnate/Sony BMG, summer 2006)
Evanescence(title TBA; first single: "Prisoner for a Long Day") (Wind-up, early fall 2006)
Eve(title TBA; producer: Swizz Beatz) (Aftermath/Interscope, 2006)
Fall Out Boy(title TBA; Read here) (Island, summer/fall 2006)
Dionne Farris(title TBA) (Sanctuary Urban, 2006)
Fartz, The(title TBA) (Alternative Tentacles, TBA)
Kevin Federline (husband of Britney Spears)"Playing With Fire" (label TBA, August 2006)
Feist(title TBA; Read here) (Cherry Tree/Interscope, 2006)
Fergie (of Black Eyed Peas)(title TBA) (Will.I.Am/A&M;/Interscope, TBA)
Lupe Fiasco"Food and Liquor" (first single: "Kick, Push") (1st and 15th/Atlantic, 2006)
50 Cent(title TBA; Read here) (G-Unit/Interscope, 2006)
Filter(title TBA) (Reprise, TBA)
Fishbone(title TBA; first studio album since 2000) (SideOneDummy, summer 2006)
Nikki Flores (16-year-old singer)"This Girl" (first single: "Strike"; Hear here) (Epic, 2006)
John Fogerty(title TBA) (Fantasy/Concord Music Group, 2006)
Forecast, The(title TBA; producer: John Naclerio) (Victory, late 2006)
Fountains of Wayne(title TBA) (S-Curve/Virgin, TBA)
Aretha Franklin"A Woman in Love" (guests: Faith Hill, the Temptations' Dennis Edwards) (Aretha/Arista, TBA)
Michael Franti"I Know I'm Not Alone" (producers: Franti, Mario Caldato Jr.; guests: Pink, Sly & Robbie) (Anti-/Epitaph, June 2006)
Franz Ferdinand(title TBA; Read here) (Domino/Epic, 2006)
Freeway"Free At Last" (producers: Kanye West, Just Blaze, Scott Storch, Dangerous LLC, Needlz; guests: Kanye West, Beanie Sigel, the Roots' Black Thought, Nate Dogg, Mariah Carey; Read here) (Roc-A-Fella/Def Jam, May 2006)
From First to Last(title TBA; producer: Ross Robinson) (Epitaph, TBA)
Fuel(title TBA) (Epic, 2006)
Fugees(title TBA; first single: "Take It Easy"; Read here) (Sony Urban Music/Columbia, 2006)
Peter Gabriel"I/O" (Virgin, TBA)
Nona Gaye"Love & Sex" (Epic, TBA)
Genius"Proper Villains" (producer: Ian Nickus) (Genius Music, TBA)
Chris Georggin (manager of Blink-182 and New Found Glory)(title TBA; producer: New Found Glory drummer Cyrus Bolooki) (JMB, TBA)
Lisa Germano"in the maybe world" (Young Gods, July 2006)
Gin Blossoms(title TBA; first studio album since 1996; producer: John Hampton) (Hybrid, 2006)
Glue Gun(title TBA; first album since 1996's "The Scene Is Not For Sale"; Hear here; Hear here) (label TBA, 2006)
God Forbid"Gone Forever" (producer: Eric Rachel) (Century Media, TBA)
Louise Goffin(title TBA) (label TBA, TBA)
Good Charlotte(title TBA; Read here) (Epic, 2006)
Governor Washington"Son of Pain" (Atlantic, 2006)
Jean Grae(title TBA) (Blacksmith/Warner, spring 2006)
Macy Gray"Big" (producers: Will.I.Am., Justin Timberlake, Whiteleaf; guests: Timberlake, OutKast, Natalie Cole, Sleepy Brown; Read here) (Will.I.Am/A&M;/Interscope, 2006)
Green Day(title TBA; Read here) (Reprise, TBA)
Adam Green (former Moldy Peaches frontman)(title TBA; Read here) (Rough Trade U.S., 2006)
Pat Green(title TBA) (BNA, 2006)
Tom Green (actor-comedian)(rap album; title TBA) (Canada - Sony BMG Music, TBA)
Susaye Greene (former Supreme in the '70s; wrote Deniece Williams' "Free")"Brave New Shoes" (Hear here) (Dollface International, TBA)
Guns 'N Roses"Chinese Democracy" (producer: Sean Beavan; Read here) (Geffen, 2006)
Guttermouth(title TBA) (Volcom Entertainment, early spring 2006)
Halford"V" (Sanctuary, TBA)
James Hardway Collective"Over Easy" (Hear here) (Lunaticworks/Sony BMG, TBA)
Hatebreed(title TBA) (Roadrunner, early August 2006)
Justin Hawkins (lead singer of The Darkness)"British Wail" (first single: a cover of Sparks' "This Town Ain't Big Enough For Both of Us"; Read here) (Atlantic, TBA)
Gemma Hayes"The Roads Don't Love You" (released internationally in October 2005; producer: Joey Waronker; Read here) (Astralwerks, May 2006)
Jeff Healey/Chris Barber"Jazz Wizards" (Stony Plain, 2006)

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Helmet(title TBA; producer: Wharton Tiers) (Warcon Enterprises, summer 2006)
Lauryn Hill"Khulami Phase" (producer: Hill; guests: The Wailers, John Legend) (Columbia, 2006)
Paris Hilton"1 Crazy Party" (producers: Lil Jon, Scott Storch; Read here) (Heiress/Warner, 2006)
Hives, The(title TBA; Read here) (Interscope, fall 2006)
Hold Steady, The(title TBA) (Vagrant, 2006)
Hong Kong, The(title TBA; producer: Ric Ocasek) (Inverse/Sanctuary, TBA)
Hope of the States"Left" (Read here) (Epic, June 2006)
Hot Hot Heat(title TBA; Read here) (Sire/Warner, September 2006)
Greg Howe(title TBA) (Tone Center, TBA)
H20(title TBA) (label TBA, TBA)
Glenn Hughes (Deep Purple/Black Sabbath)(title TBA; guests: Red Hot Chili Peppers' John Frusciante and Chad Smith; Read here) (Sanctuary, May 2006)
Hundred Reasons(title TBA) (V2, 2006)
Iced Earth(title TBA) (Century Media, 2006)
Ideal"From Now On" (producers: Brian Michael-Cox, Rockwilder, Nisan Stewart, Mike City, Battle Cat; first single: "Makin' Time") (Neutral Ground/Universal, TBA)
Ikara Colt"Modern Apprentice" (producer: Alex Newport) (Epitaph, TBA)
Incubus(title TBA) (Epic, May 2006)
Interpol(title TBA) (Matador, spring/summer 2006)
Iron Maiden(title TBA; producer: Kevin Shirley; Read here) (Columbia, fall 2006)
It Dies Today(title TBA; producer: GGGarth Richardson) (Trustkill, 2006)
Janet Jackson"20 Years Old" (producers: Jimmy Jam & Terry Lewis; Read here) (Virgin, late September 2006)
Jay-Z(title TBA) (Def Jam, TBA)
Ben Jelen"East" (producer: Linda Perry; Read here) (label TBA, 2006)
Mason Jennings(title TBA; producer: Noah Georgeson) (Glacial Pace/Epic, 2006 - label founded by Modest Mouse's Isaac Brock)
Jeremiah Freed(title TBA; producer: Claudius Mittendorfer) (Universal, TBA)
Jet(title TBA; Read here) (Elektra/Atlantic, mid-2006)
Jethro Tull(title TBA) (Fuel 2000, TBA)
J-Kwon"Louisville Slugger" (So So Def, TBA)
Elton John"Captain Fantastic and the Kid" (sequel to 1975's "Captain Fantastic and the Brown Dirt Cowboy," written with Bernie Taupin; Read here) (Rocket/Universal, March 2007)
Donell Jones "Journey of a Gemini" (producers: Tim & Bob, Ryan Leslie; first single: "Better Start Talking"; guests: Jermaine Dupri, Bun-B) (LaFace/Zomba, 2006)
Judas Priest(title TBA) (Columbia, 2006/2007)
Gary Jules(title TBA) (Universal, TBA)
justincase(title TBA) (Warner, TBA)
Kaiser Chiefs(title TBA; Read here) (Universal, 2006)
Kasabian(title TBA; Read here) (RCA, TBA)
Chaka Khan(title TBA) (Burgundy, 2006)
Kid Rock(studio album; title TBA; Read here) (Atlantic, 2006)
Killers, The(title TBA; producers: Flood, Alan Moulder; Read here) (Island, 2006)
John Kilzer"Resurrection Train" (first album since 1991) (Redbeard, late spring/early summer 2006)
King Diamond(title TBA) (Metal Blade, 2006)
KISS(title TBA; first album of new material since 1998) (label TBA, TBA)
Dave Koz(title TBA; producer: Phil Ramone) (Capitol, TBA)
Lenny Kravitz(title TBA) (Virgin, 2006)
Talib Kweli(title TBA) (Blacksmith/Warner, spring 2006)
LaBelle (involving all three original members)(title TBA; Read here) (Rhythmbank Entertainment, 2007)
Lady Sovereign"Public Warning" (Read here) (Def Jam, spring 2006)
Lamb of God(title TBA; producer: Machine) (Epic, late August 2006)
Ray LaMontagne(title TBA; producer: Ethan Johns; Read here) (RCA, early August 2006)
Avril Lavigne(title TBA) (RCA, 2006)
Lemonheads, The(title TBA; first album of new material since 1996; Read here) (label TBA, spring 2006)
Lennon"Damaged Goods" (John Galt Entertainment/Fontana, May 2006)
Ted Leo & The Pharmacists(title TBA; Read here) (Touch & Go, 2006)
Donna Lewis(title TBA) (label TBA, spring 2006)
Glenn Lewis (title TBA) (Sanctuary Urban, TBA)
Jerry Lee Lewis"The Pilgrim" (producer: Jimmy Rip; guests: Ringo Starr, Eric Clapton, Neil Young, Bruce Springsteen, Little Richard, Rod Stewart, Mick Jagger, Toby Keith, etc.; Read here) (DreamWorks, 2006)
Lil' Flip"I Need Mine" (guests: Nate Dogg, Lyfe Jennings, Mannie Fresh, Scott Storch; first single: "What It Do"; Read here; also available as DualDisc) (Sony Urban Music/Columbia, TBA)
Lil Jon"Crunk Rock" (first single: "Snap Yo Fingers," with E-40) (TVT, 2006)
Lil' Mo"Syndicated: The Lil' Mo Hour" (guests: Baby, Fabolous, Miri Ben-Ari; first single: "Yeah Yeah Yeah" - Hear here via iTunes) (Roun'Table/Cash Money/Universal, TBA)
Limp Bizkit"The Unquestionable Truth (Part 2)" (Part 1 was released on May 3) (Interscope, TBA)
Linkin Park(title TBA; producer: Rick Rubin; Read here) (Warner, 2006)
Lit(title TBA) (DRT, spring 2006)
Living Colour(title TBA) (Sanctuary, 2006)
Living End, The"State of Emergency" (Reprise, spring 2006)
Kimberley Locke (of "American Idol Season 2")"Based On a True Story" (Read here) (Curb, 2006)
Logan Square (formerly 15 Minutes Late)"Pessimism and Satire" (producer: Sean O'Keefe; Hear here) (Fearless, 2006)
Jennifer Lopez"Como Ama Una Mujer" (Spanish-language album; producers: husband Marc Anthony, Estéfano) (Epic, 2006)
Los Abandoned(title TBA; producer: Dave Trumfio) (Vapor/Sanctuary, 2006)
Loser(title TBA; producer: Bob Marlette; first single: "Nobody Knows") (Island, May 2006)
Los Lonely Boys(title TBA; also available as DualDisc) (Or Music/Epic, 2006)
Lostprophets, The(title TBA) (Columbia, TBA)
Courtney Love(title TBA; Read here) (label TBA, TBA)
Ludacris"Release Therapy" (Def Jam South, summer 2006)
Machine Head(title TBA) (Roadrunner, 2006)
Jesse Malin(title TBA; producer: Rob Cavallo) (Adeline/Warner, 2006 - Adeline founded by Green Day's Billie Joe Armstrong)
Marilyn Manson(title TBA) (Nothing/Interscope, spring 2006)
Kymani Marley(title TBA) (Tuff Gong, 2006)
Stephen Marley"Got Music?" (Tuff Gong, spring 2006)
Maroon5(title TBA) (Octone/J, 2006)
Johnny Marr + The Healers(title TBA; Read here) (label TBA, spring 2006)
Mars Volta, The(title TBA) (GSL/Strummer/Universal, 2007)
Mashonda (wife of producer Swizz Beatz)"January Joy" (guests: Kanye West, Snoop Dogg, Jadakiss; Hear/read here; also available as DualDisc) (J, TBA)
Massive Attack"Weather Underground" (producer: Neil Davidge; Read here) (Virgin, February 2007)
Mastodon"Blood Mountain" (Warner, summer 2006)
matchbox twenty(title TBA; first album since 2002) (Atlantic, 2007)
Matrix, The (production team of Lauren Christy, Graham Edwards, Scott Spock)(title TBA) (Columbia, TBA)
Eric Matthews(title TBA; 2 CDs) (Empyrean, 2006)
Maxwell"Black Summer's Night" (Columbia/Sony Urban Music, 2006)
Megan McCauley(title TBA) (Wind-up, spring 2006)
Anne McCue(title TBA; Hear here) (Messenger, August 2006)
Nellie McKay"Pretty Little Head" (guests: Cyndi Lauper, k.d. lang; first single: "Real Life"; Read here) (label TBA, TBA)
Megadeth(title TBA; Read here) (label TBA, 2006)
Metal Church (new drummer: Jeff Plate)"A Light In The Dark" (producer: guitarist Kurdt Vanderhoof; includes a new version of "Watch the Children Pray," as a tribute to vocalist David Wayne, who died in May 2005; Read here) (Steamhammer, early June 2006)
Metallica (new bassist: Robert Trujillo)(title TBA; producer: Rick Rubin; Read here) (Warner, TBA)
Midtown(title TBA) (Columbia, TBA)
Millencolin(title TBA; Read here) (Burning Heart, 2006)
June & Jean Millington (founding members of Fanny)(title TBA) (Fabulous, TBA)
Jae Millz"Back to Tha Future" (producers: Scram Jones, Alchemist, Swizz Beatz, Buckwild, Heat Makers, Omen, Presidential, Clark Kent, etc.; guests: TI, Slim Thug; Read here) (Wanna Blow/Universal, 2006)
Kylie Minogue(title TBA; Read here) (Capitol, 2006/2007)
Mista Sinista (formerly in an early version of the X-Ecutioners)"Heartfelt" (Read here) (Coalmine, 2006)
Modest Mouse(title TBA; Read here) (Epic, 2006)
Pharoahe Monch"Desire" (producers: Lee Stone, Denaum Porter; guest: Justin Timberlake; Read here) (SRC/Universal, 2006)
Monster Magnet(title TBA; producer: Matt Hyde) (SPV, September 2006)
Monsters Are Waiting(LeftWing Recordings/Retone/Fontana, summer 2006)
Travis Morrison (formerly of Dismemberment Plan)(title TBA) (Barsuk, September 2006)
Mötley Crüe(title TBA; producer: Bob Rock; Read here) (Hip-O/UME, 2006)
Motörhead(title TBA) (Sanctuary, spring 2006)
Megan Mullins(title TBA; producer: Randy Scruggs) (Broken Bow, July 2006)
Keith Murray"Beautifully Ugly" (Def Squad/Koch, 2006)
Mustard Plug(title TBA; CD/DVD) (Hopeless, TBA)
MxPx(title TBA) (SideOneDummy, 2007)
Mya"Control Freak" (guests: Dr. Dre, Lil Jon; Read here) (A&M;/Interscope, TBA)
My American Heart(title TBA; producer: Sal Villanueva) (Warcon Entertainment, TBA)
My Chemical RomanceThe Rise and Fall of My Chemical Romance" (producer: Rob Cavallo; Read here) (Reprise, 2006)
Nappy Roots"The Humdinger" (producers: Sol Messiah, Rick Rock, Mr. DJ, Groove Chambers; first single: "Rewind"; Read here) (Atlantic, TBA)
Nas(title TBA; Read here) (Def Jam, TBA)
Ned's Atomic Dustbin(title TBA; first album of new material since 1995) (Furtive, TBA)
Nerf Herder(title TBA) (Honest Don's/Astralwerks, TBA)
Aaron Neville(title TBA) (Burgundy, 2006)
New Found Glory(title TBA; producer: Thom Panunzio; Read here) (Drive-Thu/Geffen, fall 2006)
Newsboys(title TBA; 2 CDs) (InPop, 2006)
New York Dolls(title TBA; working on its first album since 1974; producer: Jack Douglas; Read here) (Roadrunner, summer 2006)
nine inch nails(title TBA; likely to contain songs that didn't make the cut for "With Teeth"; Read here) (Nothing/Interscope, 2006)
No Doubt(title TBA) (Interscope, TBA)
NoMeansNo(title TBA; first album of new material since 2000) (Alternative Tentacles), 2006)
N.O.R.E. "1 Fan a Day" (producers: Timbaland, the Neptunes, Green Lantern, SPK; guests: Mariah Carey, Beanie Sigel, Kanye West, David Banner, Nina Sky, Daddy Yankee, Gem Star; first single: "Oye Mi Canto" - Hear here via iTunes) (Thugged Up/Roc-a-Fella, TBA)
Nothingface(title TBA; producer: Drew Mazurek) (label TBA, 2006)
Oasis(title TBA; Read here) (Epic, 2007)
ODB (Ol' Dirty Bastard)"A Son Unique" (album he was working on before his death; producers: The Neptunes, RZA, DJ Premier, Rockwilder, Damon Elliott, Dame Grease, Boola, Soul Diggaz; guests: Missy Elliott, Macy Gray, N.O.R.E., the Clipse, Ghostface, Raekwon, Method Man, etc.; first single: "Intoxicated"; Read here) (Def Jam, TBA)
Offspring, The (new drummer: Atom Willard)(title TBA; producer: Jerry Finn; Read here) (Columbia, 2006)
Old Crow Medicine Show(title TBA) (Nettwerk, 2006)
Olivia"Behind Closed Doors" (G-Unit/Interscope, TBA)
OMD(title TBA; Read here) (U.K. - Virgin, spring 2006)
Omnisoul(title TBA) (Wind-up, spring 2006)
One Less Reason(title TBA; producer: Pete Thornton) (Radio Universe/Universal, TBA)
Orgy(title TBA) (D1. Music, 2006)
Dolores O'Riordan (of Cranberries)(title TBA; Read here) (label TBA, late spring/early summer 2006)
OutKast"Idlewild [film soundtrack]" (movie about the Depression-era South, starring Andre 3000 and Big Boi, also stars Macy Gray and Patti LaBelle; See here; Read here) (LaFace/Jive, April 2006)
Jake Owen"Starting With Me" (first single: "Yee Haw"; Hear here) (RCA, 2006)
Panic Channel (Dave Navarro, Stephen Perkins, et al)(title TBA; producer: Josh Abraham; Read here) (label TBA, 2006)
Papa Roach(title TBA; studio album) (Geffen, summer 2006)
Parks, The (father-son duo) (title TBA; producer: Brett Beavers) (Capitol, TBA)
Peaches"Impeach My Bush" (guests: Joan Jett, Josh Homme, Feist; Read here) (XL/Beggars Banquet, July 2006)
Pennywise(title TBA) (Epitaph, 2006/2007)
Pepper(title TBA) (Volcom Entertainment, spring 2006)
Perfect Circle, A(title TBA; Read here) (Virgin, 2006)
Tom Petty"Highway Companion" (producer: Jeff Lynne; Read here) (American/Warner, June 2006)
Phantom Planet(title TBA) (Epic, 2006)
Pink Spiders, The"Teenage Graffiti" (producer: Ric Ocasek; Hear here) (Geffen, spring 2006)
Pixies, The(title TBA; first album of new material since 1991; Read here) (4AD, TBA)
Plus 44 (blink-182 bassist Mark Hoppus and drummer Travis Barker)(title TBA; Read here) (Interscope, summer 2006)
PM Dawn(title TBA) (label TBA, spring 2006)
Poison the Well(title TBA; Read here) (Atlantic, 2006)
Portishead(title TBA; Read here) (label TBA, TBA)
Postal Service, The(title TBA) (Sub Pop, TBA)
Powerman 5000 (new members: Terry Corso, Johnny Rock)(title TBA; Hear here) (Megatronic, 2006)
Primus(title TBA) (Interscope, 2006)
Prong(title TBA) (Locomotive Music, 2006)
Puddle of Mudd(title TBA) (Flawless/Geffen, TBA)
Quiet Riot(title TBA) (label TBA, 2006)
Radio 4(title TBA) (Astralwerks, May 2006)
Radiohead(title TBA; producer: Mark "Spike" Stent; Read here) (Capitol, summer 2006)
Rancid(title TBA; producers: Jerry Finn, Brett Gurewitz) (Epitaph, 2006)
Robert Randolph & The Family Band(title TBA; guests: Eric Clapton, Dave Matthews; Read here) (Warner, May 2006)
Rapture, The(title TBA; producers: Paul Epworth, Ewan Pearson, Danger Mouse; Read here) (Strummer/Universal, late summer 2006)
Razorlight(title TBA; Read here) (Universal, July 2006)
Tango Redd"The Campaign" (first single: "Wobble and Shake It," featuring Bone Crusher and David Banner - Hear here) (Virgin, TBA)
R.E.M.(title TBA) (Warner, summer 2006)
Rentals, The(title TBA; Hear here) (label TBA, 2006)
LeAnn Rimes(title TBA; producer: Dann Huff) (Curb, summer 2006)
Rise Against(title TBA; producer: Bill Stevenson; Read here) (Geffen, summer 2006)
Rooney(title TBA; producer: Tony Hoffer) (Geffen, April 2006)
Roots, The"Game Theory" (Read here) (Def Jam, September 2006)
Diana Ross(title TBA) (label TBA, May 2006)
Rick Ross"Career Criminal" (Slip-N-Slide/Def Jam, summer 2006)
Roxy Music(title TBA; first album of new material since 1982's "Avalon"; Read here) (label TBA, 2006)
Rush(title TBA; Read here) (Anthem/Atlantic, summer 2006)
Rushlow (ex-Little Texas singer Tim Rushlow's band)(title TBA; producers: Christy DiNapoli, Jeff Balding) (Lyric Street, TBA)
RX Bandits(title TBA) (Drive-Thru/Sanctuary, TBA)
Saliva"The Rise and Fall of a Glorified Kingdom" (producer: Bob Marlette; Read here) (Island, 2006)
Samiam(title TBA; first studio album since 2000) (Hopeless, September 2006)
Sammie"Sammie" (producers: Dallas Austin, Bryan Michael Cox, Jazze Pha, 112's Daron Jones, Adonis Shopshire, Novel; Read here) (Rowdy, summer 2006)
Saosin(title TBA) (Capitol, 2006)
Satellite Party (Perry Farrell and Nuno Bettencourt)"Satellite Party" (guests: The Black Eyed Peas' Fergie, Peter DiStefano, New Order's Peter Hook, Jack Irons and Red Hot Chili Peppers' John Frusciante and Flea; Read here) (label TBA, 2006)
Steven Seagal (actor)"Songs from the Crystal Cave" (guests: Stevie Wonder, Tony Rebel, Lt. Stichie, Lady Saw) (Sony, 2006)
Bob Seger"Face the Promise" (first studio album since 1995's "It's a Mystery"; producers: Seger, David Cole) (Capitol, TBA)
Senses Fail(title TBA) (Vagrant, summer 2006)
Seven and The Sun(title TBA) (Atlantic, TBA)
7th Standard(full-length debut album; title TBA; producer: Ben Grosse) (Immortal, TBA)
Shack"... The Corner of Miles and Gil" (first single: "Tie Me Down"; Read here) (U.K. - Sour Mash/Epic, May 2006)
Shadows Fall"Fallout From the War" (Century Media, spring 2006)
Shadowside"Theatre Of Shadows" (Read here) (Seven/Universal, TBA)
Shins, The"Sleeping Lessons" (producer: Phil Ek; Read here) (Sub Pop, October 2006)
Shys, The(title TBA; producer: Dave Cobb; Read here) (Sire, 2006
Silverchair(title TBA) (Atlantic, TBA)
Silversun Pickups(title TBA; producer: Dave Cooley) (Dangerbird, summer 2006)
16 Stitches(title TBA) (label TBA, TBA)
Simple Minds"Black & White 050505" (producers: Jez Coad, Simple Minds; first single: "Home"; Read here) (Sanctuary, 2006)
Simple Plan(title TBA) (Lava/Atlantic, summer 2006)
Simplistic"The Impact of Crashing [EP]" (producer: Linkin Park's Mike Shinoda) (Machine Shop Recordings, TBA)
Jessica Simpson(title TBA; producers: Jimmy Jam and Terry Lewis, Scott Storch, Corey Rooney; Read here) (Epic, 2006)
Skid Row(title TBA; producer: Michael Wagener) (Skid Row, TBA)
Skinny Puppy(title TBA) (Hunter, 2006)
Slayer(title TBA; producer: Rick Rubin) (American/Warner, fall 2006)
Sleeping, The(title TBA) (Victory, 2006)
Slipknot(title TBA; studio album) (Roadrunner, 2006)
Smashing Pumpkins(first album since 2000's "MACHINA/the machines of god"; Read here) (label TBA, TBA)
Smash Mouth"Old Habits" (producer: Jeff Saltzman) (to be released exclusively at iTunes Music Store, TBA)
Meleni Smith"Some Kind of Urban" (Read here) (DASLabel/Columbia, TBA)
Smut Peddlers, The(title TBA) (TKO, TBA)
Social Code"A Year at the Movies" (first single: "Whisper To A Scream [Bird's Fly]") (Interscope, TBA)
Social Distortion(title TBA; Read here) (Time Bomb, 2006)
Sol.illaquists(title TBA) (Anti-/Epitaph, fall 2006)
Sound the Alarm(title TBA) (Geffen, summer 2006)
Britney Spears(title TBA; Read here) (Jive, 2006)
Stack$"CraZee and ConfuZed" (producers: Scott Storch, Stevie J, Pharrell Williams, Timbaland, Jazzy Pha, D. Dot, Red Spyda, Nu Jerzey Devil; first single: "MIA"; guests: P. Diddy, Busta Rhymes, The Game, Pitbull, Twista, Paul Wall, Trick Daddy, 8Ball, MJG; Hear here; Read here) (SoBe Entertainment/Warner, April 2006)
Standstill(title TBA; Hear here) (Atlantic, TBA)
Starting Line, The(title TBA) (Virgin, 2006)
Starving Millionaires(title TBA) (Skinny Post Music, 2006)
Gwen Stefani(title TBA; producers: Pharrell Williams, Linda Perry, Rich Harrison; Read here) (Interscope, TBA)
Brad Stine (conservative Christian comedian)"Tolerate This!" (Word, TBA)
Sting(title TBA) (A&M;/Interscope, 2006)
Stone Sour(title TBA; producer: Nick Rasculinecz; Read here) (Roadrunner, June 2006)
Ruben Studdard"The Return of the Velvet Teddy Bear" (J, TBA)
Sugarcult(title TBA; producers: Mark Trombino, Howard Benson, Tom Lord Alge; Read here) (Fearless/Artemis, late July/early August 2006)
Sugar Ray(title TBA) (Atlantic, 2006)
Suicidal Tendencies"Return to Venice" (Read here) (Suicidal, TBA)
Sum 41(title TBA) (Island, summer 2006)
Kelly Sweet(title TBA; producer: Mark Portmann) (Razor & Tie, 2006)
Swollen Members"Black Magic" (guests: Ghostface, Everlast, Dilated Peoples, Mr. Vegas, Hieroglyphics, The Alchemist, Mix Master Mike, Planet Asia, Phil The Agony, etc.; Read here) (Battle Axe, spring 2006)
Tamar"Beautiful, Loved & Blessed" (producer: Prince) (Universal, TBA)
Tash (of Tha Alkaholics)"Rap Life II: Expensive Habits" (Waxploitation/Koch, TBA)
Tenacious D"Tenacious D In The Pick of Destiny [film soundtrack]" (producer: Dust Brothers' John King; Read here) (Epic, TBA)
Tesla(title TBA) (Sanctuary, 2006)
Testament (guitarist Alex Skolnick and drummer Louie Clemente rejoins the group)(title TBA; first album of new material since 1999; Read here) (Spitfire, 2006)
Therapy?"One Cure Fits All" (producer: Pedro Ferriera) (Spitfire, late April/early May 2006)
Robin Thicke (son of "Growing Pains" actor Alan Thicke)"The Evolution of Robin Thicke" (producer: Pharrell Williams; first single: "Wanna Love U Girl"; Read here) (Star Trak/Interscope, 2006)
36 Crazyfists"Rest Inside the Flames" (Read here) (Roadrunner, spring 2006)
Cyndi Thomson(title TBA; producer: Tommy Lee James; Read here) (Capitol Nashville, 2006)
Billy Bob Thornton"Hobo" (producers: Thornton, Jim Mitchell) (Sanctuary, TBA)
Thrills, The(title TBA; producer: Tony Hoffer; Hear here) (Virgin, 2006)
Tiger Army(title TBA) (Hellcat/Epitaph, spring 2006)
Justin Timberlake(title TBA; producers: Will.I.Am, Timbaland, Rick Rubin; Read here) (Jive, 2006)
Mary Timony(title TBA) (Kill Rock Stars, early 2007)
Aaron Tippin(title TBA; producers: Tippin, Biff Watson, Mike Bradley; first single: "Come Friday/It's Friday") (Lyric Street, TBA)
Travis(title TBA; producer: Nigel Godrich; Read here) (Epic, 2006)
Obie Trice"Second Round's on Me" (producer: Eminem) (Shady/Interscope, spring 2006)
Trouble"Simple Mind Condition" (producer: Nigel Godrich; first album since 1995's "Plastic Green Head"; Hear/read here) (Escapi, 2006)
TV on the Radio(title TBA; Read here) (Interscope, spring 2006)
UFO(title TBA) (SPV, 2006)
Uncle Kracker(title TBA) (Lava/Atlantic, TBA)
Unearth"III: In the Eyes of Fire" (Metal Blade, 2006)
Jordis Unga ("Rock Star: INXS" finalist, girlfriend of American Head Charge's Karma Cheema)(title TBA; Read here) (Epic, 2006)
UP SyNDROME"Welcome to Phase 3" (label TBA, TBA)
Keith Urban(title TBA; producer: John Shanks) (Capitol Nashville, 2006)
Urge Overkill(title TBA) (label TBA, TBA)
Used, The(title TBA) (Reprise, summer 2006)
U2(title TBA; Read here) (Interscope, TBA)
Vandals, The(title TBA; Read here) (Kung Fu, mid-2006)
Various artists"Jurassic Park IV [film soundtrack]" (movie opens in spring 2006) (Decca, spring 2006)
Various artists"Rock Against Bush, Vol. 3" (Fat Wreck Chords, TBA)
Various artists"Rush Hour 3 [film soundtrack]" (movie opens in 2006) (Def Jam, 2006)
Mario Vazquez ("American Idol" dropout)(title TBA; producers: Soulshock, Karlin, the Underdogs, Lester Mendez; Read here) (J, spring 2006)
Tom Vek(title TBA) (Star Time International, 2006)
Velvet Revolver(title TBA; producer: Pharrell Williams; Read here) (RCA, 2006)
Violent Femmes(title TBA; first album of new material since 2000) (label TBA, TBA)
Rick Vito"Talk That Talk" (Streamliner, fall 2006)
Voivod (with ex-Metallica bassist Jason Newsted)"Katorz" (producer: Glen Robinson; Read here) (The End, June 2006)
Clay Walker(title TBA; producer: Keith Stegall) (Curb/Asylum, TBA)
Walkmen, The"Pussycats Starring the Walkmen" (a track-by-track cover of Nilsson's 1974 album "Pussycats"; Read here) (Record Collection, late 2006)
Warrant(title TBA; first album of new material in 10 years) (label TBA, 2006)
Ween(title TBA) (Sanctuary, 2006)
Weezer(title TBA) (Geffen, 2006/2007)
Eric West"Half | Life" (producers: West, David Foster, Tim & Bob, Guy Chambers; first single: "Can't Be Friends"; Hear here; Read here) (BMG, spring/summer 2006)
Matt White"Do You Believe" (producers: Thom Panunzio, Jack Joseph Puig; first single: "Best Days"; Hear here) (Geffen, June 2006)
White Stripes, The(title TBA; first single: "Top Special"; Read here) (Third Man/V2, 2006)
Chris Whitley"Reiter In" (Read here) (Messenger, 2006)
Who, The"Who2" (Read here) (label TBA, 2006/or later)
Wilco (new members: guitarist Nels Cline and keyboardist-guitarist Pat Sansone)(title TBA; Read here) (Nonesuch, 2006)
Geoffrey Williams(title TBA) (Oyster Music, 2006)
Pharrell (Williams)"In My Mind" (first single: "Can I Have It Like That," featuring Gwen Stefani - Hear here; Read here) (Star Trak/Interscope, April 2006)
Mark Wills(title TBA) (Equity, summer 2006)
Steve Winwood(title TBA) (Epic, 2006)
Andrew W.K."Kicks and Bricks" (Island, TBA)
Nicole Wray"Lovechild" (first single: "If I Was Your Girlfriend" - Hear here via iTunes) (Roc-a-Fella/Def Jam, TBA)
Wu-Tang Clan(title TBA) (Sanctuary, TBA)
X-Ecutioners, The(title TBA) (Columbia, 2006)
Xscape (Keisha Miles replaces Kandi Burrus)"Unchained" (Warner, TBA)
XTC"Music to Help You Breathe More Easily" (Caroline, TBA)
Xzibit"Full Circle" (Columbia, August 2006)
"Weird Al" Yankovic(title TBA) (Volcano/Jive, 2006)
Yanni(title TBA) (Virgin, TBA)
Yes(title TBA) (Sanctuary, TBA)
Pete Yorn(title TBA; producers: Michael Beinhorn, Don Fleming; guests: Dave Grohl, Leon Russell, Dixie Chicks, Rami Jaffee, Dave Scher; Read here) (Columbia, TBA)
Youth Brigade(title TBA; first album of new material since 1997; Read here) (BYO, TBA)
Don Yute"Boobilous" (guests: Ying Yang Twins, Trick Daddy, Trina, Chingy, Honorebel; first single: "Row Da Boat" - Hear here) (Capitol, TBA)
Zebra(title TBA) (Mayhem, 2006)
Zimmer's Hole (side project of Strapping Young Lad members)(title TBA; first studio album since 2001) (HevyDevy, 2006)
ZZ Top(title TBA) (RCA, 2006)

Artist:Title:Label/Due date:
Yolanda Adams"The Essential Yolanda Adams" (2 CDs) (Verity/Legacy, 2006)
America"The Definitive Collection" (2 CDs) (Rhino/Warner, 2006)
Mary J. Blige"Reminisce" (retrospective; guest: Bono, on a new cover of U2's "One"; first single: "Be Without You") (Geffen, 2006)
Kate Bush"The Complete Story" (2-CD best-of) (U.K. - EMI, November 2006)
Sammy Davis Jr."The Definitive Collection" (Hip-O/UME, 2006)
Garbage"Greatest Hits" (Geffen/UME, 2006)
David Gilmour"David Gilmour" (1978 album; remastered, with new liner notes; no bonus tracks), "About Face" (1984 album; remastered, with new liner notes; no bonus tracks) (Columbia/Legacy, TBA)
Grateful Dead"So Many Roads (1965-1995) [box set]" (5 CDs; originally released in 1999; live recordings, oddities, outtakes, and rehearsals) (Grateful Dead Productions/Rhino, TBA)
Kraftwerk "Autobahn" (1975 album; remastered), "Radio-Activity" (1975 album; remastered), "Trans-Europe Express" (1977 album; remastered), "The Man-Machine" (1978 album; remastered) (Astralwerks, TBA)
Bob Marley & The Wailers"Live!" (1976 album; 2-CD deluxe edition) (Island/UME, May 2006)
Monster Magnet"Spine of God" (1991 album; with rerecorded bonus tracks), "25 Tab" (1992 EP; Read here) (Hunter, TBA)
Oasis(title TBA; B-sides and rarities; Read here) (Epic, 2006)
Benjamin Orr"The Lace" (1986 album) (Wounded Bird, summer 2006)
Wilson Pickett"The Definitive Collection" (2 CDs) (Rhino/Atlantic, TBA)
Prince"Ultimate" (2 CDs; Hear here; Read here) (Rhino/Warner, 2006)
Public Enemy "It Takes a Nation of Millions to Hold Us Back" (1987 album; expanded edition); "Fear of a Black Planet" (1989 album; expanded edition) (Def Jam, TBA)
Bob Seger"Back in '72" (1973 album; remastered) (Capitol, TBA)
Simple Minds"The Platinum Collection" (3 CDs) (U.K. - Virgin, 2006)
Social Distortion(greatest hits; title TBA; Read here) (Time Bomb, 2006)
Various artists"Dirty Dancing [film soundtrack]" (1987 album; remastered) (RCA/Legacy, 2006)
Beatles, The"Let It Be [DVD]" (1970 documentary; expanded; Read here) (Capitol, TBA)
Los Lonely Boys"Live at the Fillmore" (Sony Music, TBA)
Nellie McKay"Live at the Independent [DVD]" (label TBA, TBA)
Barbra Streisand, Kris Kristofferson"A Star Is Born [DVD]" (1976 film; Read here) (Warner, 2006)

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