Miley Cyrus' rocker brother Trace is serving up a New Year present for fans - he's writing a new album to give away for free.

The former Metro Station star is currently in the studio recording the as-yet-untitled project, which will be made available online on January 1st.

In a series of posts on his Twitter.com page, he writes, "Free online album is almost complete. Release date Jan 1st! Studio time. Starting track 8 for the free online album. Can't wait for you guys to hear it! 10 free songs coming your way Jan 1st!"