Legendary parodist Weird Al Yankovic
has announced his return to the music world, confirming July 15 as the release date of his new album, a follow-up to 2011's "Alpocalypse
As Rolling Stone
reports, the announcement was made via Twitter with a photo of Al dressed up in a Russian military uniform.
Apart from the release date, more fresh info has surfaced. According to TMZ
, Yankovic had asked Iggy Azaela
for a permission to cover one of her tunes. Comedian Patton Oswalt
also touched on the matter via Twitter last month, saying, "Just listened to Al Yankovic's upcoming album and I am in awe. He satirizes a band I've worshiped since the '90s and it ... is ... beautiful."
The new release will mark Yankovic's 15th studio effort, stay tuned for fresh updates.