Paul McCartney's New is his first album of new original material in more than six years.
The Avett Brothers only took a year this time around to make Magpie and the Dandelion.
Seattle's The Head and the Heart branch out on their second album, Let's Be Still.
Pearl Jam spent more than two years working on Lightning Bolt.
Eric Clapton's MTV Unplugged gets a deluxe reissue that include six previously unreleased outtakes from the show. The DVD features a newly restored version of his MTV Unplugged concert, plus more than an hour of rehearsal footage.
Toad the Wet Sprocket's New Constellation is their first studio album in 16 years.
Paul Simon's Over the Bridge of Time: A Paul Simon Retrospective 1964-2011 is the first collection from the Rock and Roll Hall of Famer to feature both solo works and Simon and Garfunkel songs. And The Complete Albums Collection is 15-CD box set of Simon's solo work.
Also in stores are Gavin DeGraw's Make a Move, Jerry Garcia's Garcia Live Volume Three: Legion of Mary December 14-15, 1974 Northwest Tour and Willie Nelson's To All the Girls…, on which he duets with Sheryl Crow, Norah Jones and Emmylou Harris.
A cop and an FBI agent team up to take down a drug lord in The Heat with Sandra Bullock, Melissa McCarthy, Tony Hale, Marlon Wayans and SNL's Taran Killam.
Humans use giant robots to fight monstrous sea creatures in Pacific Rim with Charlie Hunnam (Sons of Anarchy), Idris Elba (The Wire), Charlie Day (It’s Always Sunny in Philadelphia) and Ron Perlman (Sons of Anarchy). Investigative journalist Jeremy Scahill uncovers America's expanding covert wars in the documentary Dirty Wars.
TV that’s available includes the first seasons Syfy's Defiance and The History Channel's Vikings, with commentary, The second season of Hart of Dixie and the fifth season of Star Wars: The Clone Wars are also available.