Anniversary celebrations dominate the list of October 2019 new releases, but there are also some notable original projects on the way.

Neil Young has completed his first album with Crazy Horse since 2012’s Psychedelic Pill, and Ringo Starr returns with a guest-laden 20th solo record titled What's My Name.

Starr also inspired a song on the first new studio album in 18 years from Gregg Rolie. The Santana and Journey co-founder is a longtime member of Starr's All-Starr Band. Def Leppard singer Joe Elliott's side project Down 'n' Outz are set to release their third album too.

The Kinks' expanded reissue of Arthur (Or the Decline and Fall of the British Empire) includes three previously unreleased tracks and recordings made for an abandoned Dave Davies solo album. A deluxe edition of The Soft Parade, the Doors' fourth album, will include two CDs of bonus material.

Whitesnake's six-CD/one-DVD reissue of Slip of the Tongue includes their headlining performance at the Monsters of Rock Festival 1990 at Castle Donington. King Crimson, Freddie Mercury and the Steve Miller Band are also getting the box-set treatment.

More information on these and other rock releases can be found below. Remember to follow our continuously updated list of New Music Releases for details on music issued throughout the year.

Oct. 4
Chicago, Chicago Christmas
The Darkness, Easter Is Cancelled
Flying Colors [Steve Morse, Mike Portnoy, Neal Morse, others], Third Degree
Los Lobos, Llegó Navidad
Simple Minds, Live in the City of Angels
Whitesnake, Slip of the Tongue: 30th Anniversary Edition
Wilco, Ode to Joy

Oct. 11
David Bowie, VH1 Storytellers: Live at Manhattan Center (vinyl reissue)
Down 'n' Outz [Joe Elliott], This Is How We Roll
The Dukes of Stratosphear, Psurroundabout Ride (CD/Blu-ray box set)
Creed, Human Clay (2LP reissue)
Freddie Mercury, Never Boring (5CD solo box set)
Gregg Rolie, Sonic Ranch
The Magpie Salute [Black Crowes], High Water II
Michael Sweet [Stryper], Ten
Steve Miller, Welcome to the Vault (3CD/DVD box set)

Oct. 18
Alter Bridge, Walk the Sky
The Cure, The Cure – 40 Live: CURÆTION-25 + Anniversary (DVD)
Dan McCafferty [Nazareth], Last Testament
Doors, The Soft Parade (expanded reissue)
Fastball, The Help Machine
Jethro Tull, Stormwatch: The 40th Anniversary Force 10 Edition (4CD/2DVD box set)
Mark Lanegan Band, Somebody’s Knocking
Rob Halford, Celestial
Stone Temple Pilots, Purple: Super Deluxe Edition

Oct. 25
Airbourne, Boneshaker
Anthony Phillips [Genesis], Strings of Light (2CD/DVD)
Big Star, In Space (expanded reissue)
The Fall, Room to Live (colored 2LP reissue); Hex Enduction Hour (splatter-vinyl 3LP/7" reissue); 1982 (6CD box set)
Fleetwood Mac, Rumours: Deluxe Edition
Hawkwind, All About the Skylark (2CD/LP)
Joe Bonamassa, Live at the Sydney Opera House
The Kinks, Arthur Or the Decline and Fall of the British Empire (expanded reissue)
King Crimson, In the Court of the Crimson King: 50th Anniversary Edition
Motorhead, Overkill; Bomber (expanded reissues)
Neil Young and Crazy Horse, Colorado
Patrick Moraz [Yes], Coexistence, with Syrinx (remastered reissue)
Phil Campbell [Motorhead], Old Lions Still Roar
Ringo Starr, What's My Name
Roy Wood [ELO], Mustard (expanded reissue)
Various artists, Across the Great Divide: Getting It Together in the Country 1968-74 [Rod Stewart, Fairport Convention, Traffic, the Faces, others]

Coming in November
R.E.M., Monster: 25th Anniversary Box Set
Rolling Stones, Let It Bleed: 50th Anniversary Edition
Van Halen, The Japanese Singles 1978-1984 (vinyl reissue)
John Fogerty, 50 Year Trip: Live at Red Rocks
David Bowie, Conversation Piece (5CD box set)
The Who - Who
Motley Crue: Dr. Feelgood: 30th Anniversary Edition
Ozzy Osbourne, See You on the Other Side (solo vinyl box set)
Pink Floyd, The Later Years