Wait, what year is it again?
With new albums on the way from Van Halen (with David Lee Roth!), Black Sabbath (with Ozzy!), Green Day (pictured), Aerosmith, Bruce Springsteen, Rush, Garbage, Soundgarden and Bonnie Raitt, 2012 is feeling like some weird hybrid of 1984, 1994 and maybe some year when you weren’t even born yet. But fear not, music fans—even if you’re not into classic rock, 2012 is shaping up to be a good year for loading up your iPods, with plenty of hip-hop (Nicki Minaj, T.I., Rick Ross), country (Faith Hill, Taylor Swift), pop (Madonna, Will.i.am) and rock for people under 40 (the Killers, Paramore) on deck. Here are 50 of the year's most anticipated releases—and we probably missed a few!—Andy Hermann and Matt Wake, Metromix
(What albums are you most looking forward to in 2012? Let us know in the comments section.)
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