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New Albums from Bloc Party, Kaiser Chiefs, Snow Patrol, and More

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By: SPIN Staff // October 28, 2008

Here’s a rundown of the albums available online and in record stores today:

  • Bloc Party, Intimacy
    Restless musical magpie chirps another ravaged chapter.
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  • Eagles of Death Metal, Heart On
    Transcending side-project goof, rock dudes get joyously crude.
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  • Tom Gabel, Heart Burns
    Anarcho-punk bard unplugs machine, still wounds fascists.
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  • Kaiser Chiefs, Off With Their Heads
    Smart, frisky lads become lazy prats on Mark Ronson’s watch.
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  • Snow Patrol, A Hundred Million Suns
    Experience the arena-rock equivalent of a Tempur-Pedic pillow.
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  • School of Seven Bells, Alpinisms
    America’s shoegaze revival at its most meticulously refined.
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PLUS! Read about last week’s new albums

More on SPIN.com:
>> New Bloc Party Album Out Digitally August 21
>> Exclusive Stream: Eagles of Death Metal, “Secret Plans”
>> Against Me! Frontman Tom Gabel’s Web Video Series
>> New Kaiser Chiefs Album Due October 14
>> New Snow Patrol Album Out October 28
>> Exclusice Stream: School of Seven Bells, “Face to Face on High Places”