ZZ Top's nine year break between albums was a necessary hiatus, following the underwhelming streak they were piecing together with albums "Mescalero," "XXX" and "Rhythmeen." Losing their way with poor songwriting and a confused sound, ZZ Top were running the risk of being consigned to the sidelines of music history: For new generations, they were rapidly becoming nothing more than a novelty group or the 'rocking guys' who are easily confused with a bunch of rabbis in The Simpsons.
It has come to another busy time of the year, when we are spoilt for choice with a plethora of new music to wade through. We have chosen 12 albums that are sitting at the top of our waitlist to share with you. Let us know what you are hanging out for by commenting below.