2008 was a pretty stellar year for rock. It was so good in fact, that I fear that 2009 may pale in comparison.
2009 may not have releases from the major marquee acts of ’08, but there is new stuff in the works from quite a few Hard Rock Acts.
The following bands are working on new albums for a 2009 release:
Heaven and Hell (Black Sabbath)
Van Halen (Rumored)