On September 24/25 Green Day drops ¡Uno!, the first in an upcoming trilogy of albums , No Doubt releases Push & Shove and stadium filler Muse follows up 2011's The Resistance with The 2nd Law. Also, tweenage heartthrob Justin Bieber begins his enormous around-the-world tour.
Green Day: '¡Uno!'
Long-running radio-friendly punks Green Day release their ninth studio album, ¡Uno!, the first in the band's Uno, Dos, Tres series scheduled for release over the next year.
No Doubt: 'Push & Shove'
Californian pop punks No Doubt return to the scene with Push & Shove, their first album in the eleven years since 2001's Rock Steady.
Muse: 'The 2nd Law'
Stadium fillers and purveyors of the official Olympic song Muse return with The 2nd Law, the band's sixth studio album and follow up to 2011's The Resistance.
Justin Bieber Believe tour
September 29 - April 26
Pop sensation Justin Beiber embarks on a mammoth tour on September 29 to promote his latest album Believe. Tickets, where available, range from $89 for a standard ticket to $450 for a "Justin Bieber meet and greet experience."
Cat Power tour
October 11 - November 8
Chan Marshall hits the road to promote her recently released album Sun, her first original work in six years. Tickets are around $25 in advance.
Bat For Lashes: ‘The Haunted Man'
Critically acclaimed British singer/songwriter Natasha Khan aka Bat For Lashes releases her much-awaited third studio album The Haunted Man.
Taylor Swift: 'Red'
US singer/songwriter Taylor Swift's fourth studio album, titled Red, is slated for release on October 22. The singer has released the lead single from the album, "We Are Never Ever Getting Back Together," which is available to download from iTunes via her website.