I couldn't find any new releases or cover reveals this week, so I think it's safe to assume that all of the publishing houses were winding down ready for Christmas. I bet next week is going to be a lot busier.
The music world:
Again, I couldn't find any new releases to feature. If you can think of any, leave them down in the comments, but I think most labels are waiting for 2017 to begin before they put out any new albums.
However, that hasn't stopped the new music from coming in swarms!
Because January's too far away, You Me At Six have released another track from 'Night People':
Falling In Reverse are 'Coming Home' with their new comeback track:
And if you're still following The Maine's 'Miserable Youth', the eighth episode was released this week:
In other news:
- Camila Cabelo quit Fifth Harmony. Could this have something to do with her recent collaboration with MGK?
- Rick Parfitt of Status Quo passed away.
- The Rock and Roll Hall of Fame announced its 2017 inductees.
- Creeper announced that Energy and Puppy will be supporting them on their 2017 UK tour.
- Camden Rocks announced the first wave of bands playing the 2017 edition of the festival.
- twenty one pilots reimagined five songs with Mutemath, then released the new versions as a free EP.
- Team Rock entered administration, so Ben Ward of Orange Goblin set up a JustGiving page to help the staff financially.
- blink-182 claimed that the deluxe edition of 'California' should be a new album.
- Black Veil Brides were announced as the next AltPress cover stars. This followed the release of their new song, 'The Outsider', the first hint of what's to come from their fifth album.
I'm off to eat more chocolate and enjoy my presents - Merry Christmas everyone!