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Upcoming Metal Releases

In following metal news on a daily basis, we maintain this list of upcoming metal releases to the best of our ability. However, we make no guarantees about its accuracy. Oftentimes newsletters and press releases do not specify the territory that the announced release date applies to and we do our best to research it or make educated guesses in such cases.

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US / North America

Date Band/Release
Released
Apr 23, 2017
Ungraved Apparition
"Pulse_0" (CD)
Released
Apr 23, 2017
Scandelion
"When Everything Turns Black" (CD)
Released
Apr 24, 2017
Bullet-Proof
"Foresaken One" (CD)
Released
Apr 24, 2017
Foreseen
"Grave Danger" (CD)
Released
Apr 24, 2017
Soulrot
"Nameless Hideous Manifestations" (CD)
Released
Apr 24, 2017
Morbid Flesh
"Rites of the Mangled" (CD)
Released
Apr 25, 2017
Wolfkhan
"Cyber Necro Spirituals " (CD)
Released
Apr 25, 2017
Dodsritual
"Under Sort Sol" (CD)
Released
Apr 26, 2017
Return To Void
"Return to Void" (CD)
Released
Apr 27, 2017
Enisum
"Seasons of Desolation" (CD)
Released
Apr 27, 2017
Cult of Erinyes
"Tiberivs" (CD)
Apr 28, 2017 Life of Agony
"A Place Where There's No More Pain" (CD)
Apr 28, 2017 American Standards
"Anti-Melody" (CD)
Apr 28, 2017 Fates Warning
"Awaken the Guardian Live" (Blu-ray)
Apr 28, 2017 Branch Arterial
"Beyond The Border" (CD)
Apr 28, 2017 Vandroya
"Beyond The Human Mind" (CD)
Apr 28, 2017 Astral Doors
"Black Eyed Children" (CD)
Apr 28, 2017 Metal Church
"Classic Live" (CD)
Apr 28, 2017 Pyramaze
"Contingent" (CD)
>> Reviewed
Apr 28, 2017 Cursus
"Cursus" (CD)
Apr 28, 2017 Mammothor
"Devotion Lost" (CD)
Apr 28, 2017 Crypt Rot
"Embryonic Devils" (CD)
Apr 28, 2017 Prayers of Sanity
"Face of the Unknown" (CD)
Apr 28, 2017 Barathrum
"Fanatiko" (CD)
Apr 28, 2017 He Is Legend
"Few" (CD)
Apr 28, 2017 Liv Sin
"Follow Me" (CD)
Apr 28, 2017 Dimmu Borgir
"Forces Of The Northern Night" (DVD)
Apr 28, 2017 No Good Advice
"From the Outer Space" (CD)
Apr 28, 2017 Elephant Bell
"Gates of Dawn" (CD)
Apr 28, 2017 Mammoth Mammoth
"Mount The Mountain" (CD)
Apr 28, 2017 Noumena
"Myrrys" (CD)
Apr 28, 2017 Shadow Of Intent
"Reclaimer" (CD)
Apr 28, 2017 MindMaze
"Resolve" (CD)
Apr 28, 2017 Wolfbrigade
"Run With The Hunted" (CD)
Apr 28, 2017 All But One
"Square One" (CD)
Apr 28, 2017 Aborted Fetus
"The Art of Violent Torture" (CD)
Apr 28, 2017 Firespawn
"The Reprobate" (CD)
Apr 28, 2017 Terror
"The Walls Will Fall" (CD/EP)
Apr 28, 2017 Dead
"We Won’t Let You Sleep" (CD)
Apr 28, 2017 Dead
"We Won’t Let You Sleep" (CD)
Apr 28, 2017 Sarcasm
"Within the Sphere of Ethereal Minds" (CD)
Apr 28, 2017 Wolfpakk
"Wolves Reign" (CD)
Apr 30, 2017 Odraedir
"Legends of the Dark Times" (CD)
Apr 30, 2017 Deus Otiosus
"Opposer" (CD)
Apr 30, 2017 Vai-te Foder
"Poço" (CD)
May 1, 2017 Bleed Again
"Momentum" (CD)
May 1, 2017 Distillator
"Summoning The Malicious" (CD)
May 2, 2017 Eruption
"Cloaks Of Oblivion" (CD)
May 2, 2017 Mindfar
"The Dark Tower" (CD)
May 5, 2017 Viscera///
"3 | Release Yourself Through Desperate Rituals" (CD)
May 5, 2017 Kingdom of Giants
"All The Hell You’ve Got To Spare" (CD)
May 5, 2017 Scrotoctomy
"Born to Eviscerate" (CD)
May 5, 2017 Drug Honkey
"Cloak Of Skies" (CD)
May 5, 2017 Slagduster
"Deadweight" (CD)
May 5, 2017 Glass Mind
"Dodecaedro" (CD)
May 5, 2017 Andy James
"Exodus" (CD)
May 5, 2017 Helker
"Firesoul" (CD)
May 5, 2017 Death On Fire
"LazerWulf Demos" (CD)
May 5, 2017 Freiheit
"Madness. Hatred. Death" (CD)
May 5, 2017 Slaughter To Prevail
"Misery Sermon" (CD)
May 5, 2017 Vhaldemar
"Old King's Vision" (CD/EP)
May 5, 2017 Ghusa
"Öswedeme" (CD)
May 5, 2017 Kynesis
"Pandora" (CD)
May 5, 2017 Dead Swords
"Skeletons and Broken Souls" (Vinyl)
May 5, 2017 Tribulance
"The Aftermath Of Lies" (CD)
May 5, 2017 Zombie Lake
"The Dawn Of Horror" (CD)
May 5, 2017 Nighon
"The Somme" (CD)
May 5, 2017 Unity
"The Unity" (CD)
May 5, 2017 God Dethroned
"The World Ablaze" (CD)
May 5, 2017 Hate
"Tremendum" (CD)
May 5, 2017 Ektomorf
"Warpath (Live and Life on the Road)" (DVD)
May 5, 2017 Snares Of Sixes
"Yeast Mother: An Electroacoustic Mass" (CD/EP)
May 7, 2017 Lucifer's Dungeon
"The Dark Army Raises" (CD)
May 8, 2017 Amentia
"Scourge" (CD)
May 10, 2017 Opus Diaboli
"Black Light Of Destruction" (CD)
May 10, 2017 Paranoid
"Praise No Deity" (Vinyl)
May 10, 2017 Assault
"The Fallen Recih" (CD)
May 12, 2017 Pigeon Lake
"Barriers Fall" (CD)
May 12, 2017 Time Walk
"Beyond Eternity's Grasp" (CD/EP)
May 12, 2017 Summoner
"Beyond the Realm of Light" (CD)
May 12, 2017 Serenius
"Cocoon" (CD)
May 12, 2017 Gideon
"Cold" (CD)
May 12, 2017 Sacrificial Slaughter
"Generation of Terror" (CD)
May 12, 2017 The Ditch And The Delta
"Hives In Decline" (CD)
May 12, 2017 Inglorious
"Inglorious II" (CD)
May 12, 2017 Until Rain
"Inure" (CD)
May 12, 2017 Warrant
"Louder Harder Faster" (CD)
May 12, 2017 Antropofagus
"Methods of Resurrection Through Evisceration" (CD)
May 12, 2017 Hibagon
"Polyposmic" (CD)
May 12, 2017 Kobra And The Lotus
"Prevail I" (CD)
May 12, 2017 Voice of Ruin
"Purge And Purify" (CD)
May 12, 2017 Red Beard Wall
"Red Beard Wall" (CD)
May 12, 2017 The Thirteenth Sun
"Stardust" (CD)
May 12, 2017 Apocalypse Orchestra
"The End Is Nigh" (CD)
May 12, 2017 Vanden Plas
"The Seraphic Live Works" (DVD Audio)
May 12, 2017 Oversense
"The Storyteller" (CD)
May 12, 2017 Excommunion
"Thronosis" (CD/EP)
May 12, 2017 Descartes a Kant
"Victims of Love Propaganda" (CD)
May 12, 2017 Earth Electric
"Vol.1: Solar" (CD)
May 13, 2017 Pure
"J'aurais dû" (CD)
May 15, 2017 Kaledon
"Carnagus - Emperor of the Darkness" (CD)
May 15, 2017 Incontinence
"Prey For Us" (CD)
May 15, 2017 Somnium Nox
"Terra Inani" (CD)
May 15, 2017 Xaon
"The Drift" (CD)
May 16, 2017 Nargaroth
"Era of Threnody" (CD)
May 16, 2017 The Wizards
"Full Moon in Scorpio" (CD)
May 19, 2017 3Teeth
"" (CD)
May 19, 2017 Custard
"A Realm Of Tales" (CD)
May 19, 2017 Kalopsia
"Angelplague" (CD)
May 19, 2017 Dezperadoz
"Call Of The Wild" (CD)
May 19, 2017 Godhunter
"Codex Narco" (CD/EP)
May 19, 2017 Au-Dessus
"End Of Chapter" (CD)
May 19, 2017 Dustrider
"Event Horizon" (CD)
May 19, 2017 Beastmaker
"Inside The Skull" (CD)
May 19, 2017 Dodsengel
"Interequinox" (CD)
May 19, 2017 Rock Goddess
"It's More Than Rock And Roll" (CD/EP)
May 19, 2017 Sektarism
"La Mort de l’Infidèle" (CD)
May 19, 2017 Harvestman
"Music For Megaliths" (CD)
May 19, 2017 Rammstein
"Rammstein: Paris" (DVD)
May 19, 2017 Dragonforce
"Reaching Into Infinity" (CD)
May 19, 2017 Oceano
"Revelation" (CD)
May 19, 2017 Blackosh
"Rvouci Vichry" (Vinyl)
May 19, 2017 Divine Element
"Thaurachs of Borsu" (CD)
May 19, 2017 Black Hawk
"The End of the World" (CD)
May 19, 2017 Soul Demise
"Thin Red Line" (CD)
May 19, 2017 Below
"Upon A Pale Horse" (CD)
May 22, 2017 Soulskinner
"Descent to Abaddon" (CD)
May 23, 2017 Distant Landscape
"Insights" (CD)
May 25, 2017 Rapheumets Well
"Ender's Door" (CD)
May 25, 2017 Norse
"The Divine Light Of A New Sun" (CD)
May 25, 2017 Soulspell
"The Second Big Bang" (CD)
May 26, 2017 BioGenesis
"A Decadence Divine" (CD)
May 26, 2017 Comity
"A Long, Eternal Fall" (CD)
May 26, 2017 Black Phantom
"Better Beware" (CD)
May 26, 2017 Lord
"Blacklisted" (CD/EP)
May 26, 2017 Tsar Stangra
"Celestial Forger" (CD)
May 26, 2017 Volker
"Dead Doll" (CD)
May 26, 2017 Wreche
"Desert " (CD)
May 26, 2017 Cydemind
"Erosion" (CD)
May 26, 2017 Lost Dreams
"Exhale" (CD)
May 26, 2017 Avatarium
"Hurricanes and Halos" (CD)
May 26, 2017 Suffering Hour
"In Passing Ascension" (CD)
May 26, 2017 Rhapsody Of Fire
"Legendary Years" (CD)
May 26, 2017 Omrade
"Nåde" (CD)
May 26, 2017 Alestorm
"No Grave But The Sea" (CD)
>> Reviewed
May 26, 2017 Abuse
"Nothing Is Safe" (CD)
May 26, 2017 Barrows
"Obsidion" (CD)
May 26, 2017 Future Faces
"Revolt" (CD)
May 26, 2017 Nitrogods
"Roadkill BBQ" (CD)
May 26, 2017 Wind Rose
"Stonehymn" (CD)
May 26, 2017 NY In 64
"The Gentle Indifference Of The Night" (CD)
May 26, 2017 Insanity
"Toss a Coin" (CD)
May 26, 2017 Nocte Obducta
"Totholz (Ein Raunen aus dem Klammwald)" (CD)
May 28, 2017 Psygnosis
"Neptune" (CD)
May 31, 2017 Acherontas
"Amarta" (CD)
Jun 1, 2017 Heathen Beast
"$cam" (CD)
Jun 1, 2017 Horrid
"Beyond The Dark Border" (CD)
Jun 2, 2017 Primal Fear
"Angels of Mercy – Live in Germany" (DVD)
Jun 2, 2017 Unleash The Archers
"Apex" (CD)
Jun 2, 2017 Wednesday 13
"Condolences" (CD)
Jun 2, 2017 Aegror
"Dead Man's Diary" (CD)
Jun 2, 2017 Tengger Cavalry
"Die On My Ride" (CD)
Jun 2, 2017 Vallenfyre
"Fear Those Who Fear Him" (CD)
Jun 2, 2017 Unaussprechlichen Kulten
"Keziah Lilith Medea (Chapter X)" (CD)
Jun 2, 2017 Jorn
"Life on Death Road" (CD)
Jun 2, 2017 Da Bonad
"Mystericum" (CD)
Jun 2, 2017 Tankard
"One Foot In The Grave" (CD)
Jun 2, 2017 DGM
"Passing Stages" (DVD Audio)
Jun 2, 2017 Dark Matter Secret
"Perfect World Creation" (CD)
Jun 2, 2017 Hidden Lapse
"Redemption" (CD)
Jun 2, 2017 Gloom
"Solaris" (CD)
Jun 2, 2017 The Ferrymen
"The Ferrymen" (CD)
Jun 2, 2017 Sikth
"The Future In Whose Eyes?" (CD)
Jun 2, 2017 Cocyte
"The Human Disease" (CD)
Jun 2, 2017 Secret Sphere
"The Nature of Time" (CD)
Jun 2, 2017 Obelyskkh
"The Providence" (CD)
Jun 2, 2017 Timeworn
"Venomous High" (CD)
Jun 2, 2017 Adrenaline Mob
"We The People" (CD)
Jun 5, 2017 Dendera
"Part One - Blood Red Sky" (CD/EP)
Jun 9, 2017 Suffocation
"...Of The Dark Light" (CD)
Jun 9, 2017 A Flourishing Scourge
"A Flourishing Scourge" (CD)
Jun 9, 2017 Terminal Nation
"Absolute Control" (CD)
Jun 9, 2017 Valor
"Arrogance: The Fall" (CD)
Jun 9, 2017 Necrot
"Blood Offerings" (CD)
Jun 9, 2017 Enragement
"Burned, Barren, Bloodstained" (CD)
Jun 9, 2017 Cemetery Urn
"Cemetery Urn" (CD)
Jun 9, 2017 Dawn of Ashes
"Daemonolatry Gnosis" (CD)
Jun 9, 2017 Hollow
"Home Isn't Where The Heart Is" (CD)
Jun 9, 2017 Fetal Disgorge
"Mass Female Degradation" (CD)
Jun 9, 2017 OneGodLess
"Mourner" (CD)
Jun 9, 2017 Merrimack
"Omegaphilia" (CD)
Jun 9, 2017 Twelve Noon
"Saints and Sinners" (CD)
Jun 9, 2017 Malamorte
"Satan Goes To Heaven To Destroy The Kingdom Of God" (CD)
Jun 9, 2017 Anthesis
"The Age Of Self" (CD)
Jun 9, 2017 Anathema
"The Optimist" (CD)
Jun 9, 2017 Vokonis
"The Sunken Djinn" (CD)
Jun 9, 2017 Conjuring Fate
"Valley Of Shadows" (CD)
Jun 9, 2017 Solbrud
"Vemod" (CD)
Jun 9, 2017 Walpyrgus
"Walpyrgus Nights" (CD)
Jun 12, 2017 Aposento
"Bleed to Death" (CD)
Jun 12, 2017 In Tormentata Quiete
"Finestatico" (CD)
Jun 12, 2017 Legacy Of Emptiness
"Over The Past" (CD)
Jun 15, 2017 Coffeinne
"Coffeinne" (CD)
Jun 16, 2017 Arcadea
"Arcadea" (CD)
Jun 16, 2017 Mean Streak
"Blind Faith" (CD)
Jun 16, 2017 Carach Angren
"Dance and Laugh Amongst the Rotten" (CD)
Jun 16, 2017 Khost
"Governance" (CD)
Jun 16, 2017 Iced Earth
"Incorruptible" (CD)
Jun 16, 2017 Gaytheist
"Let’s Jam Again Soon" (CD)
Jun 16, 2017 (The) Medicine Theory
"Rain Follows the Plow" (CD/EP)
Jun 16, 2017 Igorrr
"Savage Sinusoid" (CD)
Jun 16, 2017 Tombs
"The Grand Annihilation" (CD)
Jun 16, 2017 Currents
"The Place I Feel Safest" (CD)
Jun 23, 2017 The Interbeing
"Among The Amorphous" (CD)
Jun 23, 2017 Pteroglyph
"Death Of A Prince" (CD)
Jun 23, 2017 Father Befouled
"Desolate Gods" (CD)
Jun 23, 2017 Broken Hope
"Mutilated & Assimilated" (CD)
Jun 23, 2017 Skelethal
"Of the Depths..." (CD)
Jun 23, 2017 42 Decibel
"Overloaded" (CD)
Jun 23, 2017 Tyrannosorceress
"Shattering Light's Creation" (CD)
Jun 23, 2017 Thoughts Of Ionesco
"Skar Cymbals" (CD/EP)
Jun 23, 2017 Dying Fetus
"Wrong One To Fuck With" (CD)
Jun 27, 2017 Madrost
"The Essence of Time Matches No Flesh" (CD)
Jun 30, 2017 Ye Banished Privateers
"First Night Back In Port" (CD)
Jun 30, 2017 Stone Sour
"Hydrograd" (CD)
Jun 30, 2017 Weregoat
"Pestilential Rites of Infernal Fornication" (CD)
Jun 30, 2017 Helfir
"The Human Defeat" (CD)
Jun 30, 2017 Vintersorg
"Till Fjälls Del II" (CD)
Jul 1, 2017 Contra
"Deny Everything" (CD)
Jul 7, 2017 Orden Ogan
"Gunmen" (CD)
Jul 7, 2017 River Black
"River Black" (CD)
Jul 7, 2017 Beyond Grace
"Seekers" (CD)
Jul 7, 2017 Nicumo
"Storms Arise" (CD)
Jul 7, 2017 Lifeless
"The Occult Mastery" (CD)
Jul 7, 2017 Ecnephias
"The Sad Wonder Of The Sun" (CD)
Jul 14, 2017 Edguy
"Monuments" (DVD)
Jul 21, 2017 Prospekt
"The Illuminated Sky" (CD)
Jul 28, 2017 Blazing Rust
"Armed To Exist" (CD)
Jul 28, 2017 Prong
"Zero Days" (CD)
Aug 4, 2017 Accept
"The Rise Of Chaos" (CD)
Aug 18, 2017 Beneath
"Ephemeris" (CD)
Sep 22, 2017 Ufomammut
"8" (CD)
Sep 22, 2017 Implore
"Subjugate" (CD)
Sep 22, 2017 Diablo Blvd
"Zero Hour" (CD)
Dec 16, 2017 Stone Sour
"Come What(Ever) May 10th Anniversary Edition" (CD)

Europe / Worldwide*

* The world-wide release date (barring North America) often corresponds to the European release date. However, smaller labels and regional distros may render this correlation invalid in many instances.

Date Band/Release
Released
24-4-17
Bullet-Proof
"Foresaken One" (CD)
28-4-17 Life of Agony
"A Place Where There's No More Pain" (CD)
28-4-17 Vandroya
"Beyond The Human Mind" (CD)
28-4-17 Astral Doors
"Black Eyed Children" (CD)
28-4-17 Metal Church
"Classic Live" (CD)
28-4-17 Pyramaze
"Contingent" (CD)
>> Reviewed
28-4-17 Liv Sin
"Follow Me" (CD)
28-4-17 No Good Advice
"From the Outer Space" (CD)
28-4-17 Until Rain
"Inure" (CD)
28-4-17 MindMaze
"Resolve" (CD)
28-4-17 Sarcasm
"Within the Sphere of Ethereal Minds" (CD)
28-4-17 Wolfpakk
"Wolves Reign" (CD)
2-5-17 Mindfar
"The Dark Tower" (CD)
5-5-17 Helker
"Firesoul" (CD)
5-5-17 Tribulance
"The Aftermath Of Lies" (CD)
5-5-17 Zombie Lake
"The Dawn Of Horror" (CD)
5-5-17 Nighon
"The Somme" (CD)
5-5-17 Unity
"The Unity" (CD)
5-5-17 Hate
"Tremendum" (CD)
9-5-17 Necrophor
"Reborn" (CD)
10-5-17 Assault
"The Fallen Recih" (CD)
12-5-17 Pigeon Lake
"Barriers Fall" (CD)
12-5-17 Time Walk
"Beyond Eternity's Grasp" (CD/EP)
12-5-17 Inglorious
"Inglorious II" (CD)
12-5-17 Apocalypse Orchestra
"The End Is Nigh" (CD)
12-5-17 Vanden Plas
"The Seraphic Live Works" (DVD Audio)
12-5-17 Oversense
"The Storyteller" (CD)
12-5-17 Excommunion
"Thronosis" (CD/EP)
15-5-17 Kaledon
"Carnagus - Emperor of the Darkness" (CD)
15-5-17 Xaon
"The Drift" (CD)
16-5-17 The Wizards
"Full Moon in Scorpio" (CD)
19-5-17 Custard
"A Realm Of Tales" (CD)
19-5-17 Kalopsia
"Angelplague" (CD)
19-5-17 Dezperadoz
"Call Of The Wild" (CD)
19-5-17 Dustrider
"Event Horizon" (CD)
19-5-17 Rammstein
"Rammstein: Paris" (DVD)
19-5-17 Black Hawk
"The End of the World" (CD)
22-5-17 Soulskinner
"Descent to Abaddon" (CD)
25-5-17 Soulspell
"The Second Big Bang" (CD)
26-5-17 Lost Dreams
"Exhale" (CD)
26-5-17 Alestorm
"No Grave But The Sea" (CD)
>> Reviewed
26-5-17 Wind Rose
"Stonehymn" (CD)
1-6-17 Horrid
"Beyond The Dark Border" (CD)
2-6-17 Primal Fear
"Angels of Mercy – Live in Germany" (DVD)
2-6-17 Mean Streak
"Blind Faith" (CD)
2-6-17 Wednesday 13
"Condolences" (CD)
2-6-17 Vallenfyre
"Fear Those Who Fear Him" (CD)
2-6-17 Da Bonad
"Mystericum" (CD)
2-6-17 DGM
"Passing Stages" (DVD Audio)
2-6-17 Hidden Lapse
"Redemption" (CD)
2-6-17 The Ferrymen
"The Ferrymen" (CD)
2-6-17 Secret Sphere
"The Nature of Time" (CD)
5-6-17 Dendera
"Part One - Blood Red Sky" (CD/EP)
9-6-17 Enragement
"Burned, Barren, Bloodstained" (CD)
9-6-17 OneGodLess
"Mourner" (CD)
9-6-17 Malamorte
"Satan Goes To Heaven To Destroy The Kingdom Of God" (CD)
9-6-17 Conjuring Fate
"Valley Of Shadows" (CD)
12-6-17 Aposento
"Bleed to Death" (CD)
16-6-17 Currents
"The Place I Feel Safest" (CD)
23-6-17 Pteroglyph
"Death Of A Prince" (CD)
23-6-17 Skelethal
"Of the Depths..." (CD)
23-6-17 42 Decibel
"Overloaded" (CD)
30-6-17 Ye Banished Privateers
"First Night Back In Port" (CD)
30-6-17 Vintersorg
"Till Fjälls Del II" (CD)
7-7-17 Nicumo
"Storms Arise" (CD)
21-7-17 Prospekt
"The Illuminated Sky" (CD)
28-7-17 Blazing Rust
"Armed To Exist" (CD)
20-3-19 Horror God
"Cold Shine" (CD)
23-8-13 Trouble
"The Distortion Field" (CD)
>> Reviewed