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2016 Albums

The following is a list of albums released in 2016.

For additional information about bands formed, reformed, disbanded, or on hiatus, for deaths of musicians, and for links to musical awards, see 2016 events. For previous years, see List of album releases by year.

First quarter[edit]


Release date Artist Album Genre Label Home
Jan. 1, 2016 Senior Fellows / The Holy Void Senior Fellows / Holy Void MetalDoom MetalSludge MetalRockPunkHardcore Punk Plum-E Tulsa, OK
Jan. 6, 2016 Morgueanne Covers ElectronicDarkwave Oklahoma City, OK
YouGene Acting Out RapHip Hop Tulsa, OK
Jan. 8, 2016 Alan Doyle The Fourmula RapHip Hop Broken Arrow, OK
Gutter Villain Fuck Your Feelings RockPunkHardcore Punk Tulsa, OK
Jan. 12, 2016 Carter Sampson Wilder Side CountryFolk Oklahoma City, OK
Jan. 15, 2016 When the Clock Strikes The Better Friends RockPop PunkIndie Rock Tulsa, OK
Jan. 25, 2016 Abby Nance High Hopes Pop Seminole, OK
Jan. 26, 2016 Morgueanne What the Fuck is Life? ElectronicDarkwave Oklahoma City, OK
Jan. 29, 2016 The So Help Me's The Relativity RockExistential Rock Oklahoma City, OK
The Swon Brothers The Swon Brothers Country TSB Muskogee, OK
Various Artists The Oklahoma Room at Folk Alliance 2016 Horton


Release date Artist Album Genre Label Home
Feb. 2, 2016 Along Came Paully Hollow Earth, Revisited RockShoegazeExperimental Down 2 Efr Tulsa, OK
Feb. 5, 2016 Bam Beezy Bayb FJF (Free Joe Freesyles) RapHip Hop Pressure Bust Pipes Tulsa, OK
Feb. 12, 2016 Vince Gill Down to My Last Bad Habit CountryCountry Pop MCA Nashville Nashville, Tennessee
Feb. 13, 2016 Jabee Love Don't Live Here RapHip Hop Grand Union Oklahoma City, OK
Feb. 19, 2016 G Sharp Ruckus Hip HopChristianChristian Rap Down 2 Erf Tulsa, OK
Twisted Psykie Searching Through the Darkness ElectronicAmbient Oklahoma City, OK
Feb. 22, 2016 Along Came Paully Paul's Fun and Games RockShoegazeExperimental Tulsa, OK
Feb. 23, 2016 Rose Gold Rose Gold RockPunkPop Punk Tulsa, OK
Feb. 24, 2016 Dave Copenhaver & Phillip "Yogie" Bread Thón-gya World Lunacy Oklahoma City, OK
Feb. 26, 2016 Hannah Wolff Palace RockAlternative RockSynthpop Oklahoma City, OK
Jami Smith No Matter What ChristianRockChristian RockPop Rock Oklahoma City, OK
Nolatet Dogs JazzJazz Fusion Royal Potato Family New Orleans, LA
Sandi Patty Forever Grateful Contemporary ChristianChristian Stylos Oklahoma City, OK
Unhuman Disease Di Templi Autem Veteris Serpentis MetalDeath Metal Moribund Stilwell, OK
Feb. 27, 2016 Aaron and Natty Aaron and Natty's 2k16 Noise/Folk Jamboree ElectronicAmbientNoise Tulsa, OK


Release date Artist Album Genre Label Home
Mar. 1, 2016 Playya 1000 and The Deeksta Hello World Hip HopGangsta Rap 20/20 Tulsa, OK
Mar. 4, 2016 Craig Smith Endless Nights RockAlternative Rock Lunacy Gainesville, FL
Mar. 5, 2016 Brother Rabbit Storybook II: I Heard the Children Singing RockShoegaze Tulsa, OK
Mar. 6, 2016 Campbell & Gardner & Trent Reznor Will Fuck You in the Ass, I Will Watch Campbell & Gardner x Trent Reznor Will Fuck You in the Ass, I Will Watch ElectronicAmbientNoise Tulsa, OK • Newcastle on Tyne, UK
Mar. 10, 2016 Dachshund Crooked House RockProgressive Rock Tulsa, OK
Vagittarius Vagittarius CountryRockCowpunk Tulsa, OK
Mar. 11, 2016 Bringer Black & Gold RockAlternative Rock Tulsa, OK
Outline in Color Struggle MetalPost-Hardcore Standby Tulsa, OK
Willie Nelson & Leon Russell Riding the Northeast Trail: The New Jersey Broadcast, 1979 RockTulsa Sound FM Concert Broadcasts Tulsa, OK
Mar. 20, 2016 Lauren Barth Hangman FolkAmericana San Francisco, CA
Mar. 21, 2016 Craig Smith & Dave Copenhaver The Parasite RockAlternative Rock Lunacy Gainesville, FL • Oklahoma City, OK
Mar. 25, 2016 Consumed by Fire Giving Over RockChristianChristian Rock Inpop Wagoner, OK
Parker Millsap The Very Last Day FolkAmericana Okrahoma Purcell, OK
Mar. 28, 2016 Had Enough Hypomanic Episodes Hip Hop Tulsa, OK
Mar. 29, 2016 Wicked Shimmies Killer Kicks RockPunkGarage RockAcid Rock Chickasha, OK

Second quarter[edit]


Release date Artist Album Genre Label Home
Apr. 1, 2016 Camellia Girls A Night Out with Natty and Robin ElectronicAmbientNoise No Content Tulsa, OK
Apr. 4, 2016 Levi Parham Live at Rockwood Music Hall in New York City FolkAmericana McAlester, OK
Apr. 5, 2016 Brandon Jenkins The Flag CountryRed DirtTexas Country Red Dirt Legend Nashville, TN
Apr. 6, 2016 Girls Club Lavender Scare RockDance-Punk Tulsa, OK
Apr. 10, 2016 Groucho Groucho Rock Tulsa, OK
Natty Gray & Contraktor Radiationfuck of Noise ElectronicAmbientNoise Tulsa, OK • Leavenworth, KS
Randy Rulz Four Flies on Grey Sherbet RockIndie RockLo-Fi Oklahoma City, OK
Apr. 12, 2016 Brad Fielder The Banjo Tapes FolkCountry Norman, OK
Apr. 14, 2016 Nicnōs Nicnōs II RockAlternative Oklahoma City, OK
Apr. 18, 2016 Tyler Lee Rise and Fall RockAlternative Rock Oklahoma City, OK
Apr. 19, 2016 Elecktra Under My Breath FolkIndie FolkLoFi Oklahoma City, OK
Apr. 22, 2016 Austin John Love Sick Radio RockPop Rock Universal Oklahoma City, OK
Kizumono no Hanako, Crustgirls, I Killed Techno!, & The Butterfield Conspiracy Smug Split ElectronicAmbientNoise Misc Music Mothership Tulsa, OK • FL • PA • TX
The Whiskey Misters Two FolkBluegrass Tulsa, OK
Apr. 23, 2016 Student Film Facts & Values PopRockIndie RockSynthpop Oklahoma City, OK
Apr. 26, 2016 Wink Burcham Cleveland Summer Nights CountryBlues Horton Tulsa, OK
Apr. 30, 2016 Marigz Street Certified Hustler Hip Hop Actinbadd Oklahoma City, OK


Release date Artist Album Genre Label Home
May 3, 2016 Kawnar The Giant Hip Hop Denver, CO
May 4, 2016 Jarvix 130BPMEP PopQuirkpopElectronicIndie Pop Oklahoma City, OK
May 6, 2016 Jared Deck Jared Deck RockCountryAmericana Weatherford, OK
May 12, 2016 My Heart & Liver Are the Best of Friends Life Sucks RockEmo Tulsa, OK
May 13, 2016 Hinder Stripped RockAlternative RockPost-GrungeHard Rock The End Oklahoma City, OK
May 20, 2016 AM Precious Life RockFolk RockAlternative Rock AM Los Angeles, CA
Blake Shelton If I'm Honest CountryNeotraditional Country Warner Bros. Nashville Los Angeles, CA
May 24, 2016 Karger Traum Alles Auf Einmal ElectronicEBMDarkwave Tape Gun Oklahoma City , OK
May 28, 2016 Screaming Red Mutiny Encumbered We Press Metal Mugen Tulsa, OK


Release date Artist Album Genre Label Home
June 2, 2016 Hanson Loud Pop RockIndie RockPower Pop 3CG Tulsa, OK
June 3, 2016 Piece of Mind Kiss of Peace MetalHardcore Tulsa, OK
June 5, 2016 Giant Stride Practice/Repeated RockIndie RockAlternative Rock Oklahoma City, OK
June 10, 2016 Broncho Double Vanity RockIndie Rock Dine Alone Norman, OK
Kalyn Fay Bible Belt Folk Horton Claremore, OK
Ryley Kendric Alred Station ElectronicHouseAmbient House Norman, OK
June 13, 2016 Twisted Psykie Night Music ElectronicAmbient Imminent Oklahoma City, OK
June 17, 2016 Jabee Juneteenth RapHip Hop Grand Union Oklahoma City, OK
Oberon Pale Blue Dot MetalProgressive Metal Ada, OK
June 22, 2016 Keeng Cut Believe 2 Hip Hop Tulsa, OK
June 24, 2016 Johnny Badseed and the Rotten Apples Johnny Badseed and the Rotten Apples RockPunkPsychobilly Tulsa, OK
Levi Parham These American Blues FolkAmericana Music Road McAlester, OK
June 28, 2016 The Normandys Booze, Bitterness & Broken Hearts RockPunk Tulsa, OK

Third quarter[edit]


Release date Artist Album Genre Label Home
July 1, 2016 Fight the Fade Fight the Fade RockAlternative RockHard Rock Tulsa, OK
Life Lessons I Know What I'm Not RockPop Punk Oklahoma City, OK
Midday Static Kodachrome ElectronicDreampopSynthpopChillwave Tulsa, OK
July 14, 2016 Galaxia Therapeutic Laughter Camp MetalProgressive MetalIndustrial Rock Bartlesville, OK
Leon Russell and The New Grass Revival Live and Pickling Fast RockTulsa Sound The Store for Music Tulsa, OK
Pawn Shop Heroes You're Welcome RockPunk Tulsa, OK
July 18, 2016 Cherry Death Are You Keeping Up? RockPsychedelic Rock Oklahoma City, OK
July 19, 2016 Cherry Death Saccharine RockPsychedelic Rock Oklahoma City, OK
July 21, 2016 Hudson Roar Renditions of a Wildcat FolkIndie Folk Norman, OK
July 22, 2016 We the Ghost A Stereophonic Listening Experience RockPost-RockPop Rock Spectra Tulsa, OK
July 26, 2016 My Heart & Liver Are the Best of Friends Songs for Friends RockEmo Tulsa, OK
July 28, 2016 45ive Heartbreaker Hip Hop Stilwell, OK
July 29, 2016 Byron Berline Flyin' Fingers FolkBluegrass Double-Stop Guthrie, OK


Release date Artist Album Genre Label Home
Aug. 2, 2016 TurfHogg On My Lonely Creep Hip Hop Tulsa, OK
Aug. 9, 2016 Power Pyramid OBNEAC Tape Club Release 004 RockIndie RockDream PopShoegaze Oklahoma City, OK
Aug. 12, 2016 Animal Names Animal Names RockIndie RockPop Rock Soundpony Tulsa, OK
Jabee Black Future RapHip Hop Grand Union Oklahoma City, OK
Leon Russell The Homewood Sessions RockTulsa Sound All Access Tulsa, OK
Aug. 15, 2016 Twisted Psykie Metaphysical ElectronicAmbient Oklahoma City, OK
Aug. 19, 2016 Cooki Turner Moment 2 Moment, Vol. 2 SoulR&BNeo-Soul Oklahoma City, OK
Aug. 24, 2016 Kali Ra Cocoon RockPost-RockAlternative RockDarkwaveIndustrial Oklahoma City, OK
Aug. 26, 2016 A Mixtape Catastrophe Muse RockAlternative RockProgressive Alternative Tulsa, OK
Get Fired Things That Are Not Rocket Science RockPunk Oklahoma City, OK
My Heart & Liver Are the Best of Friends Rest RockEmo Tulsa, OK


Release date Artist Album Genre Label Home
Sept. 2016 The Singing Churchmen of Oklahoma Let Everything That Hath Breath ChristianGospelHymns Baptist General Convention Oklahoma City, OK
Sept. 1, 2016 Injunuity Mahli WorldNative AmericanRockAlternative Rock Ada, OK
Sept. 2, 2016 The Joesf Glaude Group Sentimental Blue JazzInstrumentalClassical Tulsa, OK
Reba McEntire My Kind of Christmas ChristmasCountry Nash Icon Kiowa, OK
Sept. 6, 2016 Hannah Wolff Super Collider RockAlternative RockSynthpop Oklahoma City, OK
Sept. 8, 2016 Josh Caudle Universal Improvisus WorldWorld Fusion Tulsa, OK
Sept. 9, 2016 John Moreland Spotify Sessions FolkAmericana Old Omens Tulsa, OK
Sept. 11, 2016 Pawn Shop Heroes Fuck You, Karen RockPunk Tulsa, OK
Sept. 13, 2016 Ryley Kendric Alred Resting Place ElectronicHouseAmbient House Norman, OK
Sept. 16, 2016 Bam Beezy Bayb Exquisite Hip Hop Tulsa, OK
Dylan Golden Aycock Church of Level Track Folk Scissor Tail Tulsa, OK
La Lune Kamikaze Rock Tulsa, OK
Sept. 18, 2016 Annie Ellicott Lonesome Goldmine Jazz Unknown Tone Tulsa, OK
Sept. 19, 2016 Courtney Blunt Battle Cry R&B Oklahoma, OK
Sept. 20, 2016 Junebug Spade The Age of Love RockAlternativeIndie PopGarage Rock Oklahoma City, OK
Sept. 23, 2016 Jimmy Liggins & His Drops of Joy Knocking You Out BluesJump BluesRhythm and Blues Jasmine San Diego, CA
John Calvin Abney Far Cries and Close Calls Folk Horton Tulsa, OK
Kristin Chenoweth The Art of Elegance JazzPopVocal Pop Concord New York City, NY
Randy Rulz I've Been Afraid of Changing Because I've Built My Life Around You RockIndie RockLo-Fi Oklahoma City, OK
S. Reidy The Stolen Beats Project Hip HopArt Rap Norman, OK
Sept. 30, 2016 The Fabulous Minx Make 'Em All Jealous RockGarage RockPunk Tulsa, OK
Jarvix As You Are: The Looper Sessions PopQuirkpopElectronicIndie Pop Oklahoma City, OK
Reed Mathis & Electric Beethoven Beathoven JazzJazz FusionCDM Royal Potato Family Tulsa, OK

Fourth quarter[edit]


Release date Artist Album Genre Label Home
Oct. 1, 2016 Jack Ketch & The Bilge Rat Bastards Any Port in a Storm PunkPirate PunkMetal Tulsa, OK
Oct. 3, 2016 Midday Static Turquoise Summer ElectronicDreampopSynthpopChillwave Tulsa, OK
Oct. 7, 2016 Dwight Twilley The Best of Twilley: The Tulsa Years 1999-2016 PopRock Big Oak Tulsa, OK
Kirra Run Away RockHard Rock Pavement Oklahoma City, OK
OneRepublic Oh My My PopPop RockAlternative Rock MosleyInterscope Los Angeles, CA
Oct. 8, 2016 Frataxin & Natty Gray Frataxin / Natty Gray ElectronicAmbientNoise NJ • Tulsa, OK
Oct. 10, 2016 Hanson Play Pop RockIndie RockPower Pop 3CG Tulsa, OK
Kyle Dillingham & Horseshoe Road Fear or Faith Folk Oklahoma City, OK
Oct. 14, 2016 Beau Jennings & the Tigers OBNEAC Tape Club Release 006 FolkAmericanaRockRock and Roll Norman, OK
Kings of Leon Walls RockAlternative Rock RCA Nashville, Tennessee
Oct. 18, 2016 Wicked Shimmies Rip My Wrapper RockPunkGarage RockAcid Rock Chickasha, OK
Oct. 21, 2016 Addverse Effects A Good Problem to Have Hip Hop Portland, OR
Difuser Fade Away RockAlternative RockHard Rock Tulsa, OK
Sports People Can't Stop Chillin PopAlternative PopDream Pop Tulsa, OK
Oct. 22, 2016 The Danner Party Namaste USA RockPsychedelic Rock Karass Tulsa, OK
Oct. 24, 2016 Sensitiv Southside Boy Boy Control PopNew WaveSynthpopShoegaze Oklahoma City, OK
Oct. 27, 2016 Brujo Roots For No Reason WorldJazzLatinSambaLatin Fusion Tulsa, OK
Oct. 28, 2016 Chet Baker Live in London JazzCool Jazz Ubuntu Milpitas, CA
Sledge The Hateful Death MetalMetalcore Oklahoma City, OK


Release date Artist Album Genre Label Home
Nov. 1, 2016 Kalo Live in NYC BluesBlues Rock Something Blue Oklahoma City, OK
Midday Static Far Away from Here ElectronicDreampopSynthpopChillwave Tulsa, OK
Senior Fellows The Christened Remains of an Evolutionary Catastrophe MetalDoom MetalSludge Metal Plum-E Tulsa, OK
Nov. 3, 2016 Red City Radio Little Elephant Session RockPunkAlternative Rock Little Elephant Oklahoma City, OK
Nov. 4, 2016 Goodfella Don't Blink RockPop Punk Tahlequah, OK
Midday Static Summertime Skyline ElectronicDreampopSynthpopChillwave Tulsa, OK
SafetySuit SafetySuit RockAlternative RockPop Rock Arena Complex Motown Nashville, Tennessee
Nov. 5, 2016 CobraJab CobraJab RockHard Rock Oklahoma City, OK
Nov. 6, 2016 Lizard Police Get Wrecked RockIndiecore Tulsa, OK
Nov. 11, 2016 The Dustin Pittsley Band Dustin Pittsley Band RockBluesBlues Rock Horton Tulsa, OK
Garth Brooks & Trisha Yearwood Christmas Together ChristmasCountryCountry PopCountry Rock RCA NashvillePearl Claremore, OK
Garth Brooks The Ultimate Collection CountryCountry PopCountry Rock Pearl Claremore, OK
Midday Static The Remix EP ElectronicDreampopSynthpopChillwave Tulsa, OK
Ronnie Dunn Tattooed Heart Country Nash Icon Nashville, TN
Nov. 15, 2016 The Bourgeois Designer Genes RockAlternative Rock Tulsa, OK
Nov. 16, 2016 Akiba Akiba PopSynthpop Oklahoma City, OK
Nov. 17, 2016 Hidden Agenda Deluxe & Carter Sampson Christmas from Amsterdam to Oklahoma ChristmasCountryFolk Oklahoma City, OK
Nov. 18, 2016 Magnificent Bird Every Little Thing She Does is Tragic RockPost-RockIndie Rock Norman, OK
Phil Seymour The London & Los Angeles Unreleased Sessions RockPower Pop Sunset Blvd. Tulsa, OK
Nov. 21, 2016 Green Corn Rebellion Get Over / Don't Leave RockFolkNew Tulsa SoundIndie Folk Victory Gin Tulsa, OK
Nov. 23, 2016 Various Artists A Blackwatch Christmas, Vol VI ChristmasRock Norman, OK
Nov. 25, 2016 Dischordia Thanatopsis MetalProgressive MetalDeath Metal Oklahoma City, OK
Garth Brooks Gunslinger CountryCountry PopCountry Rock Pearl Claremore, OK
Nov. 27, 2016 Brother Rabbit Merry Christmas, Ya Filthy Animal ChristmasRockShoegaze Tulsa, OK
Nov. 29, 2016 The Shame Roughneck RockPunkOi Aggrobeat Tulsa, OK


Release date Artist Album Genre Label Home
Dec. 1, 2016 My Heart & Liver Are the Best of Friends Improv RockEmo Tulsa, OK
Dec. 2, 2016 My Heart & Liver Are the Best of Friends Everything Looks Better When You Tilt Your Head and Squint Your Eyes RockEmo Tulsa, OK
Zunis Zunis RockIndie RockAlternative RockPsychedelic Rock Cult Love Tulsa, OK
Dec. 10, 2016 The Daddyo's Or Worse RockIndie RockDreampop Tulsa, OK
Dec. 15, 2016 Hanson Super Digital Pants Pop RockIndie RockPower Pop 3CG Tulsa, OK
Seventh Element Fear of Dark EDMIDMElectronicDarksynthSynthwave Oklahoma City, OK
Dec. 16, 2016 Traindodge Time Will Never Know Your Name RockMath RockAlternative Rock Little Mafia Oklahoma City, OK
Dec. 20, 2016 Violent Affair Anthems of Defiance in a Dying World, Volume II: Anger RockPunkOiHardcore Punk Oklahoma City, OK
Dec. 23, 2016 Twisted Psykie Alone ElectronicAmbient Oklahoma City, OK
Dec. 24, 2016 Morgueanne Over the Rainbow ElectronicDarkwaveEBM Oklahoma City, OK
Dec. 30, 2016 Rose Gold The Beginning is Near RockPunkPop Punk Tulsa, OK


Release date Artist Album Genre Label Home
2016 Barney Kessel Live at the Jazz Mill 1954, Vol. 2 JazzCool Jazz Sundazed Los Angeles, CA
2016 Center of Disease Demo MetalExtreme MetalDeath Metal Tulsa, OK
2016 Garrett Heck Strange Emotions RockBlues Rock Tulsa, OK
2016 Garrett Heck Strange Emotions II RockBlues Rock Tulsa, OK
2016 Merl Lindsay and His Oklahoma Night Riders Unissued Broadcasts & Demos 1948-1962 CountryWestern Swing B.A.C.M. Oklahoma City, OK