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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 17, 2015
Nocternity
"Harps of the Ancient Temples" (CD)
Released
Apr 17, 2015
Penitenziagite
"Humanity Galore" (CD)
Released
Apr 18, 2015
Pillars of Villainy
"Always Dank" (CD)
Released
Apr 18, 2015
Gallows
"Desolation Sounds" (CD)
Released
Apr 18, 2015
Metallica
"No Life 'til Leather" (Demo)
Released
Apr 18, 2015
MF Ruckus
"Thieves of Thunder" (CD)
Released
Apr 19, 2015
Tau Cross
"Tau Cross" (CD)
Released
Apr 20, 2015
Drudkh
"A Furrow Cut Short" (CD)
Released
Apr 20, 2015
Aelter
"Aelter IV: Love Eternal" (CD)
Released
Apr 20, 2015
Prolong The Agony
"All We Are" (CD/EP)
Released
Apr 20, 2015
The Prestige
"Amer" (CD)
Released
Apr 20, 2015
Sacrophobia
"Dark Requiems" (CD)
Released
Apr 20, 2015
Kontinuum
"Kyrr" (CD)
Released
Apr 20, 2015
Oblivious
"Out Of Wilderness" (CD)
Released
Apr 20, 2015
Akhlys
"The Dreaming I" (CD)
Released
Apr 20, 2015
Hybrid Nightmares
"The Second Age" (CD)
Released
Apr 20, 2015
Antiversum
"Total Vacuum" (Demo)
Released
Apr 20, 2015
Chaos Echoes
"Transient" (CD)
Released
Apr 21, 2015
The Tangent
"A Spark In The Aether - The Music That Died Alone Volume Two" (CD)
Released
Apr 21, 2015
Infernal War
"Axiom" (CD)
Released
Apr 21, 2015
Horsehunter
"Caged In Flesh" (CD)
Released
Apr 21, 2015
Abiotic
"Casuistry" (CD)
Released
Apr 21, 2015
Grethor
"Cloaked In Decay" (CD/EP)
Released
Apr 21, 2015
False Pregnancy
"Dance Your Meat Off!!!" (CD)
Released
Apr 21, 2015
Entropy O.A.C.
"Dark Clouds and Clarity" (CD/EP)
Released
Apr 21, 2015
Incinerate
"Eradicating Terrestrial Species" (CD)
Released
Apr 21, 2015
FM
"Heroes And Villains" (CD)
Released
Apr 21, 2015
Shattered Sun
"Hope Within Hatred" (CD)
Released
Apr 21, 2015
Forgotten Tomb
"Hurt Yourself and The Ones You Love" (CD)
Released
Apr 21, 2015
Shining
"IX - Everyone, Everything, Everywhere, Ends" (CD)
Released
Apr 21, 2015
The Beautiful Ones
"Jaded Love" (CD)
Released
Apr 21, 2015
The Beautiful Ones
"Jaded Love" (CD)
Released
Apr 21, 2015
Native Construct
"Quiet World" (CD)
Released
Apr 21, 2015
Obsolete
"Riven" (CD/EP)
Released
Apr 21, 2015
Gruesome
"Savage Land" (CD)
Released
Apr 21, 2015
Mirror Queen
"Scaffolds of the Sky" (CD)
Released
Apr 21, 2015
Pyrexia
"Sermon Of Mockery (reissue)" (CD)
Released
Apr 21, 2015
Gift Giver
"Shitlife" (CD)
Released
Apr 21, 2015
Continuum
"The Hypothesis" (CD)
Released
Apr 21, 2015
Impellitteri
"Venom" (CD)
Released
Apr 21, 2015
Deez Nuts
"Word Is Bond" (CD)
Apr 24, 2015 Voice of Ruin
"Consume" (CD/EP)
Apr 24, 2015 Schwarzer Engel
"Imperium I - Im Reich Der Götter" (CD)
Apr 24, 2015 Iron Savior
"Megatropolis 2.0" (CD)
Apr 24, 2015 Celtachor
"Nuada of the Silver Arm" (CD)
Apr 24, 2015 Blackwelder
"Survival Of The Fittest" (CD)
Apr 24, 2015 A Secret Revealed
"The Bleakness" (CD)
Apr 24, 2015 Artizan
"The Furthest Reaches" (CD)
Apr 24, 2015 Nightrage
"The Puritan" (CD)
Apr 24, 2015 Whorion
"The Reign of the 7th Sector" (CD)
Apr 26, 2015 Dirty Shirt
"Dirtylicious" (CD)
Apr 27, 2015 Fortid
"9" (CD)
Apr 27, 2015 Saturnian Mist
"Chaos Magick" (CD)
Apr 27, 2015 Raging Death
"Raging Death" (CD)
Apr 27, 2015 Radioactive Vomit
"Ratsflesh" (Vinyl)
Apr 27, 2015 Seagrave
"Stabwound" (CD)
Apr 27, 2015 Meaxic
"Synergy" (CD/EP)
Apr 27, 2015 Kommandant
"The Architects Of Extermination" (CD)
Apr 27, 2015 Haar
"The Wayward Ceremony" (CD)
Apr 27, 2015 Spite
"Trapped In The Pentagram" (CD/EP)
Apr 28, 2015 Gost
"Behemoth" (CD)
Apr 28, 2015 Raven
"ExtermiNation" (CD)
>> Reviewed
Apr 28, 2015 A Life Divided
"Human" (CD)
Apr 28, 2015 Axel Rudi Pell
"Magic Moments" (DVD)
Apr 28, 2015 Elderoth
"Mystic" (CD)
Apr 28, 2015 War Iron
"Precession of the Equinoxes" (CD)
Apr 28, 2015 The Crinn
"Shadowbreather" (CD)
Apr 28, 2015 Sirenia
"The Seventh Life Path" (CD)
Apr 28, 2015 Dawn of Azazel
"The Tides Of Damocles" (CD)
Apr 28, 2015 Monolord
"Vænir" (CD)
Apr 28, 2015 Noise-A-Tron
"Vast Arcane" (CD)
Apr 30, 2015 Somehow Jo!
"Satans Of Swing" (CD)
Apr 30, 2015 Khaos Dei
"Tell Them Lucifer Was Here" (CD)
Apr 30, 2015 Atomik Destruktor
"Unnatural Disorder" (CD)
May 1, 2015 Marginal
"Chaos and Anarchy" (CD)
May 1, 2015 The Sixxis
"Hollow Shrine" (CD)
May 1, 2015 Leave the Living
"Pacifist" (CD)
May 1, 2015 Sect Pig
"Self Reversed" (CD/EP)
May 1, 2015 Moondark
"The Shadowpath" (CD)
May 4, 2015 Unleashed
"Dawn Of The Nine" (CD)
May 4, 2015 Pitbulls In The Nursery
"Equanimity" (CD)
May 4, 2015 Cave of Swimmers
"Reflection" (CD/EP)
May 4, 2015 Tovarish
"The Terrible Burden" (CD)
May 5, 2015 Demonical
"Black Flesh Redemption" (CD/EP)
May 5, 2015 Satan's Wrath
"Die Evil" (CD)
May 5, 2015 Dygitals
"Dynamite" (CD)
May 5, 2015 Sigh
"Graveward" (CD)
>> Reviewed
May 5, 2015 Kamelot
"Haven" (CD)
May 5, 2015 Sercati
"In The Shadows Of Sidewalks" (CD/EP)
May 5, 2015 Hammer King
"Kingdom of the Hammer King" (CD)
May 5, 2015 Kings Destroy
"Kings Destroy" (CD)
May 5, 2015 Satyricon
"Live At The Opera" (CD)
May 5, 2015 Korpiklaani
"Noita" (CD)
May 5, 2015 Anal Vomit
"Peste Negra, Muerte Negra" (CD)
May 5, 2015 Dealers
"Rest In Power" (Digital EP)
May 5, 2015 In This Moment
"Rise of the Blood Legion - Greatest Hits (Chapter 1)" (2-CD Set)
May 5, 2015 Extinction Level Event
"The Catalyst" (CD/EP)
May 5, 2015 House Of Atreus
"The Spear and the Ichor That Follows" (CD)
May 5, 2015 The Bloodline
"We Are One" (CD)
May 7, 2015 Antigama
"The Insolent" (CD)
May 8, 2015 Arcturus
"Arcturian" (CD)
May 8, 2015 Cardinal Wyrm
"Black Hole Gods" (CD)
May 8, 2015 Wiegedood
"De Doden Hebben Het Goed" (CD)
May 8, 2015 My Grimace
"Grim Serenades" (CD)
May 8, 2015 Mist
"Inan'" (CD/EP)
May 8, 2015 Seremonia
"Kristalliarkki" (CD)
May 8, 2015 Demon Eye
"Tempora Infernalia" (CD)
May 8, 2015 Demon Eye
"Tempora Infernalia" (CD)
May 8, 2015 Demon Eye
"Tempora Infernalia" (CD)
May 8, 2015 Broken Cross
"Through Light To Night" (CD)
May 8, 2015 Wicked Inquisition
"Wicked Inquisition" (CD)
May 10, 2015 Amputory
"Ode to Gore" (CD)
May 11, 2015 Orakle
"Éclats" (CD)
May 12, 2015 Sacred Blood
"Argonautica" (CD)
May 12, 2015 Obsequiae
"Aria Of Vernal Tombs" (CD)
May 12, 2015 Dark Sarah
"Behind The Black Veil" (CD)
May 12, 2015 Duality
"Duality" (CD)
May 12, 2015 Magnum
"Escape From The Shadow Garden - Live 2014" (CD)
May 12, 2015 Steve 'N' Seagulls
"Farm Machine" (CD)
May 12, 2015 Prurient
"Frozen Niagara Falls" (CD)
May 12, 2015 Within Silence
"Gallery Of Life" (CD)
May 12, 2015 Civil War
"Gods And Generals" (CD)
May 12, 2015 Holy Serpent
"Holy Serpent" (CD)
May 12, 2015 Veil Of Maya
"Matriarch" (CD)
May 12, 2015 Gyre
"Moirai" (CD/EP)
May 12, 2015 Nashville Pussy
"Ten Years Of Pussy" (2-CD Set)
May 12, 2015 Sun & Sail Club
"The Great White Dope" (CD)
May 12, 2015 Sisters Of...
"The Serpent, The Angel and The Adversary" (CD)
May 12, 2015 God Damn
"Vultures" (CD)
May 12, 2015 Luciferian Rites
"When the Light Dies" (CD)
May 12, 2015 Orpheus Blade
"Wolf's Cry" (CD)
May 13, 2015 Klogr
"Make Your Stand" (CD/EP)
May 15, 2015 Goatlord
"Demo '87 / Reh. '88 DLP" (CD)
May 15, 2015 Corpse Garden
"Entheogen" (CD)
May 15, 2015 Secrets of the Sky
"Pathway" (CD)
May 17, 2015 Faith No More
"Sol Invictus" (CD)
May 18, 2015 Nibiru
"Padmalotus" (CD)
May 19, 2015 Death Alley
"Black Magick Boogieland" (CD)
May 19, 2015 Fragile Existence
"Cataclysms And Beginnings" (CD)
May 19, 2015 King Parrot
"Dead Set" (CD)
May 19, 2015 Xul
"Extinction Necromance" (CD/EP)
May 19, 2015 Xul
"Extinction Necromance" (CD/EP)
May 19, 2015 George Kollias
"Invictus" (CD)
May 19, 2015 Ironsword
"None But The Brave" (CD)
May 19, 2015 Entrails
"Obliteration" (CD)
May 19, 2015 Tesseract
"Odyssey/Scala" (DVD)
May 19, 2015 Coal Chamber
"Rivals" (CD)
May 19, 2015 Valborg
"Romantik" (CD)
May 19, 2015 Eschaton
"Sentinal Apocalypse" (CD)
May 19, 2015 Valkyrie
"Shadows" (CD)
May 19, 2015 Cain's Offering
"Stormcrow" (CD)
May 19, 2015 Hypothermia
"Svartkonst" (CD)
May 19, 2015 Venomous Maximus
"The Firewalker" (CD)
May 19, 2015 Gutter Instinct
"The Insurrection" (CD/EP)
May 19, 2015 Whitesnake
"The Purple Album" (CD)
May 21, 2015 Killer
"Monsters Of Rock" (CD)
May 22, 2015 Crystal Ball
"LifeRider" (CD)
May 22, 2015 Kamchatka
"Long Road Made Of Gold" (CD)
May 22, 2015 Discreation
"Procreation Of The Wretched" (CD)
May 22, 2015 Orchid
"Sign Of The Witch" (CD/EP)
May 22, 2015 We Butter The Bread With Butter
"Wieder Geil!" (CD)
May 25, 2015 Third Ion
"13/8Bit" (CD)
>> Reviewed
May 25, 2015 Teethgrinder
"Misanthropy" (CD)
May 25, 2015 MRTVI
"Perpetual Consciousness Nightmare" (CD)
May 25, 2015 Feared
"Synder" (CD)
May 26, 2015 Tribe
"Atlas" (CD)
May 26, 2015 Pyramaze
"Disciples Of The Sun" (CD)
May 26, 2015 Verlies
"Le Domaine des Hommes" (CD)
May 26, 2015 Deus Otiosus
"Sis Mortuus Mondo" (CD/EP)
May 26, 2015 Worldview
"The Chosen Few" (CD)
May 26, 2015 Unmothered
"U M B R A " (CD)
May 28, 2015 Exxiles
"Oblivion" (CD)
May 28, 2015 Amestigon
"Thier" (CD)
May 29, 2015 Festerday
"...The Four Stages of Decomposition..." (2-CD Set)
May 29, 2015 Cold Blooded
"All Black Everything" (CD/EP)
May 29, 2015 Fall Of Carthage
"Behold" (CD)
May 29, 2015 Voidceremony
"Dystheism" (Vinyl)
May 29, 2015 Karlahan
"Exile" (CD)
May 29, 2015 Weedeater
"Goliathan" (CD)
May 29, 2015 Diabolicum
"Ia Pazuzu" (CD)
May 29, 2015 Cult Of Endtime
"In Charnel Lights" (CD)
May 29, 2015 Iron Savior
"Live At The Final Frontier" (DVD)
May 29, 2015 Helloween
"My God Given Right" (CD)
May 29, 2015 Sterbhaus
"New Level of Malevolence" (CD)
May 29, 2015 Ered
"Night of Eternal Doom" (CD)
May 29, 2015 Cohol
"Rigen" (CD)
May 31, 2015 Demiurgon
"Above the Unworthy" (CD)
Jun 1, 2015 Incolors
"The Unchained" (CD)
Jun 2, 2015 Goatsnake
"Black Age Blues" (CD)
Jun 2, 2015 Codas
"Currents" (CD/EP)
Jun 2, 2015 The Great Discord
"Duende" (CD)
Jun 2, 2015 Encyrcle
"Encyrcle" (CD)
>> Reviewed
Jun 2, 2015 Pyrrhon
"Growth Without End" (CD/EP)
Jun 2, 2015 Nekrogoblikon
"Heavy Meta" (CD)
Jun 2, 2015 Coathanger Abortion
"Observations of Humanity" (CD)
Jun 2, 2015 Skinless
"Only The Ruthless Remain" (CD)
Jun 2, 2015 Dendera
"Pillars Of Creation" (CD)
Jun 2, 2015 Maruta
"Remain Dystopian" (CD)
Jun 2, 2015 Leprous
"The Congregation" (CD)
Jun 2, 2015 Paradise Lost
"The Plague Within" (CD)
Jun 2, 2015 Armored Saint
"Win Hands Down" (CD)
Jun 6, 2015 Possession
"1585 - 1646" (CD)
Jun 6, 2015 Void Paradigm
"Earth's Disease" (CD)
Jun 6, 2015 My Sleeping Karma
"Moksha" (CD)
Jun 7, 2015 House of Lords
"Indestructible" (CD)
Jun 9, 2015 Withering Soul
"Adverse Portrait " (CD)
Jun 9, 2015 Gyze
"Black Bride" (CD)
Jun 9, 2015 Disarmonia Mundi
"Cold Inferno" (CD)
Jun 9, 2015 Suppuration
"Devouring Your Prayers" (CD)
Jun 9, 2015 Rise To Fall
"End Vs Beginning" (CD)
Jun 9, 2015 Darkology
"Fated To Burn" (CD)
Jun 9, 2015 Trixter
"Human Era" (CD)
Jun 9, 2015 Dogmatic Absolution
"Poetries of Oppression" (CD)
Jun 9, 2015 The Night Flight Orchestra
"Skyline Whispers" (CD)
Jun 9, 2015 Wrath of Vesuvius
"WRVTH" (CD)
Jun 12, 2015 Titans Eve
"Chasing The Devil" (CD)
Jun 15, 2015 Anuryzm
"All Is Not For All" (CD)
Jun 15, 2015 Ken Mode
"Success" (CD)
Jun 16, 2015 The Black Atlas
"Devils" (CD)
Jun 16, 2015 IWrestledABearOnce
"Hail Mary" (CD)
Jun 16, 2015 Shape of Despair
"Monotony Fields" (CD)
Jun 16, 2015 Vattnet Viskar
"Settler" (CD)
Jun 16, 2015 Tempel
"The Moon Lit Our Path" (CD)
Jun 16, 2015 Total Negation
"Zeitzeuge" (CD)
Jun 19, 2015 Graveworm
"Ascending Hate" (CD)
Jun 22, 2015 Dagoba
"Tales Of The Black Dawn" (CD)
Jun 23, 2015 Breaking Benjamin
"Dark Before Dawn" (CD)
Jun 23, 2015 Kingcrow
"Eidos" (CD)
Jun 23, 2015 High on Fire
"Luminiferous" (CD)
Jun 26, 2015 Thy Art Is Murder
"Holy War" (CD)
Jun 29, 2015 Azavatar
"Azavatar" (CD)
Jun 30, 2015 Abnormal Thought Patterns
"Altered States of Consciousness" (CD)
Jun 30, 2015 Deathhammer
"Evil Power" (CD)
Jun 30, 2015 I Am The Trireme
"Gnosis: Never Follow the Light" (CD)
Jun 30, 2015 Author & Punisher
"Melk En Honing" (CD)
Jun 30, 2015 Luca Turilli's Rhapsody
"Prometheus: Symphonia Ignis Divinus" (CD)
Jun 30, 2015 Wisdom In Chains
"The God Rhythm" (CD)
Jul 7, 2015 Glowsun
"Behind The Wall Of Time" (CD)
Jul 7, 2015 Between The Buried And Me
"Coma Ecliptic" (CD)
Jul 7, 2015 Unleash The Archers
"Time Stands Still" (CD)
Jul 7, 2015 Burial Vault
"Unity In Pluralism" (CD)
Jul 10, 2015 Next To None
"A Light In The Dark" (CD)
Jul 11, 2015 Torturous Inception
"Headfirst Into Oblivion" (CD/EP)
Jul 14, 2015 Dragonforce
"In The Line Of Fire" (DVD)
Jul 31, 2015 Kataklysm
"Of Ghosts and Gods" (CD)
Sep 9, 2015 Avulsed
"Altar of Disembowelment" (CD/EP)
Sep 11, 2015 Speedtrap
"Straight Shooter" (CD)
Oct 18, 2015 Upon Shadows
"Between The Southern Cross & The Northern Star" (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
17-4-15
Kiske/Somerville
"City Of Heroes" (CD)
Released
17-4-15
Forgotten Tomb
"Hurt Yourself and The Ones You Love" (CD)
Released
17-4-15
Impellitteri
"Venom" (CD)
Released
20-4-15
The Tangent
"A Spark In The Aether - The Music That Died Alone Volume Two" (CD)
Released
20-4-15
Khors
"Night Falls Onto the Fronts of Ours" (CD)
24-4-15 Stonegriff
"Come Taste The Blood" (CD)
24-4-15 Unleashed
"Dawn Of The Nine" (CD)
24-4-15 Heathen Foray
"Into Battle" (CD)
24-4-15 Risen Prophecy
"Into the Valley of Hinnom" (CD)
24-4-15 Dark Quarterer
"Ithaca" (CD)
24-4-15 Jaded Star
"Memories From The Future" (CD)
24-4-15 Ereb Altor
"Nattramn" (CD)
24-4-15 Nightshock
"Nightshock" (CD)
24-4-15 DSG
"Still A Warrior" (CD)
24-4-15 Artizan
"The Furthest Reaches" (CD)
24-4-15 Sirenia
"The Seventh Life Path" (CD)
27-4-15 Drown In Blood
"Addicted To Murder" (CD)
27-4-15 Saturnian Mist
"Chaos Magick" (CD)
27-4-15 Raven
"ExtermiNation" (CD)
>> Reviewed
27-4-15 Deez Nuts
"Word Is Bond" (CD)
1-5-15 Satyricon
"Live At The Opera" (CD)
1-5-15 Korpiklaani
"Noita" (CD)
5-5-15 Sercati
"In The Shadows Of Sidewalks" (CD/EP)
8-5-15 Dark Sarah
"Behind The Black Veil" (CD)
8-5-15 Kamelot
"Haven" (CD)
11-5-15 Void Paradigm
"Earth's Disease" (CD)
11-5-15 Magnum
"Escape From The Shadow Garden - Live 2014" (CD)
11-5-15 Civil War
"Gods And Generals" (CD)
15-5-15 King Parrot
"Dead Set" (CD)
15-5-15 Nightmare World
"In The Fullness Of Time" (CD)
15-5-15 Cain's Offering
"Stormcrow" (CD)
15-5-15 Hypothermia
"Svartkonst" (CD)
18-5-15 George Kollias
"Invictus" (CD)
18-5-15 Entrails
"Obliteration" (CD)
18-5-15 Gutter Instinct
"The Insurrection" (CD/EP)
18-5-15 Artaius
"Torn Banners" (CD)
18-5-15 Eversin
"Trinity: The Annihilation" (CD)
20-5-15 Ten
"Isla De Muerta" (CD)
21-5-15 Dygitals
"Dynamite" (CD)
22-5-15 Pyramaze
"Disciples Of The Sun" (CD)
22-5-15 Edge of Paradise
"Immortal Waltz" (CD)
22-5-15 Emerald Sun
"Metal Dome" (CD)
22-5-15 Worldview
"The Chosen Few" (CD)
25-5-15 Leprous
"The Congregation" (CD)
28-5-15 Weedeater
"Goliathan" (CD)
29-5-15 Helloween
"My God Given Right" (CD)
1-6-15 The Great Discord
"Duende" (CD)
1-6-15 My Sleeping Karma
"Moksha" (CD)
1-6-15 Paradise Lost
"The Plague Within" (CD)
1-6-15 Burial Vault
"Unity In Pluralism" (CD)
2-6-15 Dendera
"Pillars Of Creation" (CD)
5-6-15 Trixter
"Human Era" (CD)
6-6-15 Noisem
"Blossoming Decay" (CD)
8-6-15 Suppuration
"Devouring Your Prayers" (CD)
9-6-15 Hollow Haze
"Memories Of An Ancient Time" (CD)
15-6-15 Darkology
"Fated To Burn" (CD)
15-6-15 Vattnet Viskar
"Settler" (CD)
19-6-15 Luca Turilli's Rhapsody
"Prometheus: Symphonia Ignis Divinus" (CD)
26-6-15 Unleash The Archers
"Time Stands Still" (CD)
29-6-15 Abnormal Thought Patterns
"Altered States of Consciousness" (CD)
10-7-15 Debauchery
"Fuck Humanity" (CD)
23-8-13 Trouble
"The Distortion Field" (CD)
>> Reviewed