Weekend entertainment with Xbox: Eminem, Doctor Who and more

There's so much good stuff on Xbox Music and Xbox Video. How do you keep up with what's new and worth checking out? You don't have to; we'll do that for you. Every Friday we'll grab the hottest albums and singles on Xbox Music. We'll also let you know what movies and television shows are out to watch on Xbox Video. It's the weekend, and we'll help entertain you.

Xbox Music

Eminem – Guts Over Fear

Guts Over Fear

This past Tuesday Eminem announced a new album coming out in November called Shady XV. On that same day a single from the upcoming album dropped. The single "Guts Over Fear" and features singer-songwriter Sia. Give it a listen and let us know if Slim still has it after all these years. [Hip Hop]

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Royal Blood – Royal

Royal Blood

Royal Blood is a British rock duo band. Their debut album is self-titled and dropped earlier this week. Rock fans will want to check out the single "Figure it Out" to see if they like this bands sound. [Rock]

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Basement Jaxx – Junto


British electronic dance music duo Basement Jaxx are still releasing albums. The duo formed in 1994 and are going strong twenty years later. Junto is their latest album and their first full-length album since 2009. Check out the single "Never Say Never" featuring ETML. For you EDM aficionados you'll find house, dance and world music influences throughout the album. [Electronic / Dance]

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The New Pornographers – Brill Bruisers

Brill Bruisers

Canadian indie rock band The New Pornographers has their sixth studio album out this week. Brill Bruisers has been well received by fans of the group. You can't go wrong with the first track on the album, but we're partial to "Wide Eyes". [Rock, Matador]

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Xbox Video


Did you catch Godzilla in theaters earlier this year? If so you probably liked the film and might be interesting in owning in on Xbox Video. It's not out to rent yet, but you're able to purchase this action flick. The movie stars Kick Ass' Aaron Taylor-Johnson and Bryan Cranston, who needs no introduction. Let us know if you're going to buy this or wait to rent it. [PG-13, 2hr. 18min.]

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Doctor Who (Series 8)

Doctor Who fan? Then you'll be happy to know you can catch the latest episodes on Xbox Video. You can buy a season pass to get all current episodes and future episodes. Right now only one episode has aired so far, but critics and fans have praised the new series and the new Doctor. [TV-14, 1hr. 20min.]

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What are you watching or listening to this weekend?

Sam Sabri