Some of this week's new albums come from artists who release new material like clockwork, and some who only poke out their heads every so often. From sensitive acoustic guitars to wild-eyed, bearded bassists who have had standoffs with SWAT, we're running the gamut.

Yusuf - Tell 'Em I'm Gone
The artist formerly known as Cat Stevens reappears with another set.



Rancid - ...Honor Is All We Know
Long-running punk band soldiers on with their eighth album (iTunes required).



Ani DiFranco - Allergic to Water
DIY and feminist icon drops another album on her own label, Righteous Babe.



Nick Oliveri - Leave Me Alone
Former Kyuss and Queens of the Stone Age rabble-rouser delivers nine unhinged, punk-influenced tracks on his new album.



Daniel Lanois - Flesh and Machine
A new full-length album from the famed producer behind huge albums from U2, Bob Dylan, Neil Young and many more.