New music that is out for your consumption today consists of new stuff from  old school rockers, some hip-hop, remixes and some surprises.  Check it out -

--"Lightning Strikes Twice", NELSON!!! (--Their first album in a decade, although it's now been TWO decades since the first lightning strike, when they dropped "(Can't Live Without Your) Love and Affection".)

--"Let England Shake", PJ Harvey (--This album has been earning some serious buzz, so if you're a fan . . . or have dug her in the past . . . you should check it out.)

--"The People's Key", Bright Eyes (--It sounds like Conor Oberst plans on making this his last Bright Eyes album. He says, quote, "It does feel like it needs to stop at some point. I'd like to clean it up, lock the door, say goodbye.")

(--Conor has also released albums under his own name, with the Mystic Valley Band and as Monsters of Folk, which also features Jim James of My Morning Jacket and M. Ward of She & Him.)

--"Hardcore Will Never Die But You Will", Mogwai

--"Justice", Rev Theory

--"Runner Runner", Runner Runner (--This is their debut. Check them out, here.)

--"The Covering", the Christian metal band Stryper (--A covers disc of classic metal that includes Stryper's versions of Zeppelin's "The Immigrant Song", Iron Maiden's "The Trooper", Judas Priest's "Breaking the Law" and "Shout It Out Loud" by KISS.)

--"Lullaby", Celtic Woman

--"Never Say Never - The Remixes", Justin Bieber (--A new song called "Born to Be Somebody", plus remixes featuring Rascal Flatts, Chris Brown and Kanye West.)

--"Elgin", Ginuwine (--Rapper Trina appears on a track called "Batteries".)

--"The Greatest Story Never Told", Saigon (--His guests include Jay-Z, Q-Tip, Faith Evans, Raheem DeVaughn, Devin the Dude, Lazie Bone, and Bun B.)

--"End It All", Beans (--You can check out Beans' MC skills, here.)