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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 15, 2014
The Drip
"A Presentation of Gruesome Poetics" (CD/EP)
Released
Apr 15, 2014
Below
"Across the Dark River" (CD)
Released
Apr 15, 2014
Astra
"Broken Balance" (CD)
Released
Apr 15, 2014
Desecresy
"Chasmic Transcendence" (CD)
Released
Apr 15, 2014
Admiral Sir Cloudesley Shovell
"Check 'em Before You Wreck 'em" (CD)
Released
Apr 15, 2014
Clawfinger
"Deafer Dumber Blinder" (Boxed Set)
Released
Apr 15, 2014
Gamma Ray
"Empire Of The Undead" (CD)
>> Reviewed
Released
Apr 15, 2014
Wild
"En Tierra Hostil" (CD)
Released
Apr 15, 2014
Teramaze
"Esoteric Symbolism" (CD)
Released
Apr 15, 2014
Emmure
"Eternal Enemies" (CD)
Released
Apr 15, 2014
Plague Vendor
"Free to Eat" (CD)
Released
Apr 15, 2014
Anubis Gate
"Horizons" (CD)
Released
Apr 15, 2014
Dirge
"Hyperion" (CD)
Released
Apr 15, 2014
One Year Later
"Life Between the Lies" (CD)
Released
Apr 15, 2014
Stoneburner
"Life Drawing" (CD)
Released
Apr 15, 2014
Triptykon
"Melana Chasmata" (CD)
>> Reviewed
Released
Apr 15, 2014
T.O.M.B.
"Pennhurst / Xesse" (CD)
Released
Apr 15, 2014
Enthroned
"Sovereigns" (CD)
Released
Apr 15, 2014
Temperance
"Temperance" (CD)
Released
Apr 15, 2014
So Delan
"The Fall" (CD)
Released
Apr 15, 2014
Pact
"The Infernal Hierarchies, Penetrating the Threshold of Night" (CD)
Released
Apr 15, 2014
The Oath
"The Oath" (CD)
Released
Apr 15, 2014
Impetuous Ritual
"Unholy Congregation Of Hypocritical Ambivalence" (CD)
Released
Apr 15, 2014
Fucked Up
"Year of the Dragon" (CD)
Released
Apr 16, 2014
Paramnesia
"Paramnesia" (CD)
Released
Apr 16, 2014
The Great Old Ones
"Tekeli-Li" (CD)
Released
Apr 18, 2014
Stream Of Passion
"A War Of Our Own" (CD)
Released
Apr 18, 2014
Edguy
"Space Police - Defenders Of The Crown" (CD)
>> Reviewed
Released
Apr 19, 2014
Black Tar Prophet
"Deafen" (CD)
Released
Apr 19, 2014
Ghoul
"Hang Ten" (Vinyl)
Released
Apr 19, 2014
One Hour Hell
"Interfectus" (CD)
Released
Apr 19, 2014
King Dead
"King Dead" (CD)
Released
Apr 19, 2014
Krokodil
"Shatter / Dead Man's Path" (Vinyl)
Apr 21, 2014 Skelethal
"Deathmanicvs Revelation" (CD)
Apr 22, 2014 Sebastian Bach
"Give'em Hell" (CD)
Apr 22, 2014 A Hill To Die Upon
"Holy Despair" (CD)
Apr 22, 2014 Skinfather
"None Will Mourn" (CD)
Apr 22, 2014 Wrong
"Pessimistic Outcomes" (CD)
Apr 22, 2014 Saxon
"St. George’s Day Sacrifice – Live in Manchester" (2-CD Set)
Apr 22, 2014 Black Magik
"The Conjuring of Three" (CD)
Apr 22, 2014 Evil Masquerade
"The Digital Crucifix" (CD)
Apr 22, 2014 Ironstorm
"Wrathwind" (CD/EP)
Apr 25, 2014 Ancient Bards
"A New Dawn Ending" (CD)
Apr 25, 2014 Crimus
"Artificial Revolution" (CD)
Apr 25, 2014 Eisregen
"Flötenfreunde" (CD/EP)
Apr 25, 2014 Thunder Lord
"Heavy Metal Rage" (CD)
Apr 25, 2014 Exorcism
"I Am God" (CD)
Apr 25, 2014 Anti-Mortem
"New Southern" (CD)
Apr 25, 2014 Gloryful
"Ocean Blade" (CD)
Apr 25, 2014 Edgedown
"Statues Fall" (CD)
Apr 25, 2014 Existance
"Steel Alive" (CD)
Apr 25, 2014 Infestus
"The Reflecting Void" (CD)
Apr 25, 2014 Arkona
"Yav" (CD)
Apr 28, 2014 Anti Ritual
"Anti Ritual" (CD/EP)
Apr 28, 2014 Vanhelga
"Längtan" (CD)
Apr 28, 2014 Coldwar
"Pantheist" (CD)
Apr 28, 2014 Second Brain
"Synthesis" (CD)
Apr 29, 2014 Forgotten Tomb
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Apr 29, 2014 Salem's Pot
"...lurar ut dig pa° pra¨rien" (CD)
Apr 29, 2014 Reformers
"Abolish" (CD)
Apr 29, 2014 Klogr
"Black Snow" (CD)
Apr 29, 2014 Psycho
"Chainsaw Priest" (CD)
Apr 29, 2014 Portrait
"Crossroads" (CD)
Apr 29, 2014 Lord Mantis
"Death Mask" (CD)
Apr 29, 2014 Mekong Delta
"In A Mirror Darkly" (CD)
Apr 29, 2014 Martyr Defiled
"No Hope No Morality" (CD)
Apr 29, 2014 Floor
"Oblation" (CD)
Apr 29, 2014 Whitechapel
"Our Endless War" (CD)
Apr 29, 2014 Cloak Of Altering
"Plague Beasts" (CD)
Apr 29, 2014 Holy Moses
"Redefined Mayhem" (CD)
Apr 29, 2014 Miss May I
"Rise Of The Lion" (CD)
Apr 29, 2014 Saliva
"Rise Up" (CD)
Apr 29, 2014 Mind
"Save Yourself From Hell" (CD)
Apr 29, 2014 Insomnium
"Shadows Of The Dying Sun" (CD)
>> Reviewed
Apr 29, 2014 Beneath
"The Barren Throne" (CD)
Apr 29, 2014 Devil You Know
"The Beauty of Destruction" (CD)
Apr 29, 2014 Archspire
"The Lucid Collective" (CD)
Apr 29, 2014 Grey Skies Fallen
"The Many Sides of Truth" (CD)
Apr 29, 2014 Aborted
"The Necrotic Manifesto" (CD)
Apr 29, 2014 Helstar
"This Wicked Nest" (CD)
Apr 29, 2014 Autopsy
"Tourniquets, Hacksaws and Graves" (CD)
Apr 29, 2014 Dead in the Manger
"Transience" (CD/EP)
Apr 29, 2014 Mile Marker Zero
"Young Rust" (CD/EP)
Apr 30, 2014 Albino Rhino
"Albinö Rhino" (CD)
May 1, 2014 Arsafes
"Ratocracy" (CD)
May 2, 2014 Doom Machine
"Doomnation" (CD)
May 2, 2014 Septekh
"Plan For World Domination" (CD)
May 3, 2014 Fragore
"The Reckoning" (CD)
May 5, 2014 Loudblast
"Burial Ground" (CD)
May 5, 2014 Voice of Ruin
"Morning Wood" (CD)
May 5, 2014 Infecting The Swarm
"Pathogenesis" (CD)
May 5, 2014 Space Chaser
"Watch The Skies" (CD)
May 6, 2014 Michael Sweet
"I'm Not Your Suicide" (CD)
May 6, 2014 Black Stone Cherry
"Magic Mountain" (CD)
May 6, 2014 Hollow
"Mordrake" (CD)
>> Reviewed
May 6, 2014 Dwellers
"Pagan Fruit" (CD)
May 6, 2014 Crisix
"Rise... Then Rest" (CD)
May 6, 2014 Pet The Preacher
"The Cave & The Sunlight" (CD)
May 6, 2014 Vestal Claret
"The Cult of the Vestal Claret" (CD)
May 6, 2014 Aurvandil
"Thrones" (CD)
>> Reviewed
May 9, 2014 Nightsatan
"Nightsatan and the Loops of Doom" (DVD)
May 9, 2014 Process Pain
"Outcast of Society" (CD)
May 9, 2014 Elvenking
"The Pagan Manifesto" (CD)
May 12, 2014 Darkthrone
"Black Death and Beyond" (Boxed Set)
May 12, 2014 UnKured
"Mutated Earth" (CD)
May 13, 2014 Torch Runner
"Committed To The Ground" (CD)
May 13, 2014 Retribution
"Corpus Antichristi Y3K" (CD)
May 13, 2014 Crobot
"Crobot" (CD/EP)
May 13, 2014 Miasmal
"Cursed Redeemer" (CD)
May 13, 2014 Teitanblood
"Death" (CD)
May 13, 2014 Bane
"Don't Wait Up" (CD)
May 13, 2014 Down
"Down IV - Part 2" (CD/EP)
May 13, 2014 Avatar
"Hail The Apocalypse" (CD)
May 13, 2014 Psychotic Gardening
"Hymnosis" (CD)
May 13, 2014 Killer Be Killed
"Killer Be Killed" (CD)
May 13, 2014 Structures
"Life Through A Window" (CD)
May 13, 2014 Sworn Enemy
"Living on Borrowed Time" (CD)
May 13, 2014 Hornss
"No Blood No Sympathy" (CD)
May 13, 2014 Strafk
"Phaseshifting" (CD/EP)
May 13, 2014 Hour of Penance
"Regicide" (CD)
May 13, 2014 Prong
"Ruining Lives" (CD)
May 13, 2014 Glamour Of The Kill
"Savages" (CD)
May 13, 2014 Vallenfyre
"Splinters" (CD)
May 13, 2014 Thine
"The Dead City Blueprint" (CD)
May 13, 2014 Blatant Disarray
"The Harbinger" (CD)
May 13, 2014 Boris the Blade
"The Human Hive" (CD)
May 13, 2014 Nightfell
"The Living Ever Mourn" (CD)
May 13, 2014 Epica
"The Quantum Enigma" (CD)
>> Reviewed
May 13, 2014 High Spirits
"You Are Here" (CD)
May 14, 2014 Hell
"Trilogy" (Boxed Set)
May 15, 2014 Konkeror
"The Abysmal Horizons" (CD)
May 15, 2014 Thorns of the Carrion
"Tragedy In Remembrance" (2-CD Set)
May 15, 2014 Blood and Sun
"White Storms Fall" (CD)
May 16, 2014 Landskap
"I" (Vinyl)
May 16, 2014 Tusmorke
"Riset Bak Speilet" (CD)
May 16, 2014 Ranger
"Shock Skull" (Vinyl)
May 16, 2014 Infernal Curse
"The End Upon Us" (CD)
May 19, 2014 Oruga
"Blackened Souls" (CD)
May 19, 2014 California Breed
"California Breed" (CD)
May 19, 2014 Verberis
"Vastitas" (Cassette)
May 20, 2014 Castle
"Under Siege" (CD)
May 22, 2014 Blood of Kings
"Starvation" (Vinyl)
May 23, 2014 Insense
"De:Evolution" (CD)
May 23, 2014 Fireforce
"Deathbringer" (CD)
May 23, 2014 Vainaja
"Kadotetut" (CD)
May 23, 2014 U.D.O.
"Steelhammer - Live From Moscow" (DVD)
May 23, 2014 Kenziner
"The Last Horizon" (CD)
May 23, 2014 Rage
"The Soundchaser Archives" (2-CD Set)
May 24, 2014 Flayed Disciple
"Flayed Disciple" (CD/EP)
May 26, 2014 Bury Tomorrow
"Runes" (CD)
May 26, 2014 October File
"The Application of Loneliness, Ignorance, Misery, Love and Despair - An Introspective of the Human Condition" (CD)
May 27, 2014 Killgasm
"A Stab in the Heart of Christ" (CD)
May 27, 2014 Waxen
"Agios Holokauston" (CD)
May 27, 2014 Hellspirit
"Dawn Under Curse" (CD)
May 27, 2014 Serpentine Path
"Emanations" (CD)
May 27, 2014 Mayhem
"Esoteric Warfare" (CD)
May 27, 2014 EyeHateGod
"EyeHateGod" (CD)
May 27, 2014 The Black Dahlia Murder
"Fool 'Em All" (DVD)
May 27, 2014 Black Anvil
"Hail Death" (CD)
May 27, 2014 Sabaton
"Heroes" (CD)
>> Reviewed
May 27, 2014 21 Octayne
"Into The Open" (CD)
May 27, 2014 Metsatoll
"Karjajuht" (CD)
May 27, 2014 Enabler
"La Fin Absolue Du Monde" (CD)
May 27, 2014 Blood Red Fog
"On Death's Wings" (CD)
May 27, 2014 Vanhelgd
"Relics Of Sulphur Salvation" (CD)
May 27, 2014 Arkan
"Sofia" (CD)
May 27, 2014 Crowbar
"Symmetry in Black" (CD)
May 27, 2014 Crowbar
"Symmetry in Black" (CD)
May 27, 2014 Funereal Presence
"The Archer Takes Aim" (CD)
May 27, 2014 Ravenscry
"The Attraction Of Opposites" (CD)
May 27, 2014 Misery Index
"The Killing Gods" (CD)
May 27, 2014 Annisokay
"The Lucid Dream[er]" (CD)
May 27, 2014 Jar'd Loose
"Turns 13" (CD)
May 30, 2014 Opium Warlords
"Taste My Sword of Understanding" (CD)
May 31, 2014 Decent Invasion
"Nightjar" (CD/EP)
Jun 2, 2014 The Great Sabatini
"Dog Years" (CD)
Jun 2, 2014 The Algorithm
"Octopus4" (CD)
Jun 3, 2014 Via
"From The Ashes" (CD)
Jun 3, 2014 Pylon
"Homo Homini Lupus" (CD)
Jun 3, 2014 Insanium
"Solitary Confinement" (CD)
Jun 3, 2014 Nightmares
"Suspiria" (CD)
Jun 3, 2014 Run With The Hunted
"The Sieve And The Sand" (CD)
Jun 4, 2014 Second Rate Angels
"The Lost Days" (CD/EP)
Jun 6, 2014 Equilibrium
"Erdentempel" (CD)
Jun 6, 2014 Reciprocal
"New Order of the Ages" (CD)
Jun 8, 2014 Bulbul
"Hirn Fein Hacken" (CD)
Jun 9, 2014 Khuda
"Molasses Constricts The Clinostat" (CD)
Jun 10, 2014 Dust Bolt
"Awake the Riot" (CD)
Jun 10, 2014 Falconer
"Black Moon Rising" (CD)
Jun 10, 2014 Anathema
"Distant Sattelites" (CD)
Jun 10, 2014 Pillory
"Evolutionary Miscarriage" (CD)
Jun 10, 2014 Den Saakaldte
"Kapittel II: Faen i Helvete" (CD)
Jun 10, 2014 Tombs
"Savage Gold" (CD)
Jun 10, 2014 Mars Red Sky
"Stranded in Arcadia" (CD)
Jun 10, 2014 Nightmare
"The Aftermath" (CD)
Jun 10, 2014 Vader
"Tibi Et Igni" (CD)
Jun 10, 2014 Bloody Hammers
"Under Satan's Sun" (CD)
Jun 13, 2014 Deathstars
"The Perfect Cult" (CD)
Jun 13, 2014 Meadows End
"The Sufferwell" (CD)
Jun 17, 2014 Opeth
"Pale Communion" (CD)
Jun 17, 2014 Feed the Rhino
"The Sorrow And The Sound" (CD)
Jun 20, 2014 Boguslaw Balcerak's Crylord
"Gates Of Valhalla" (CD)
Jun 20, 2014 Night Mistress
"Into The Madness" (CD)
Jun 23, 2014 Zgard
"Contemplation" (CD)
Jun 23, 2014 Crosswind
"Vicious Dominion" (CD)
Jun 24, 2014 Inanimate Existence
"A Never-Ending Cycle Of Atonement" (CD)
Jun 24, 2014 Nunslaughter
"Angelic Dread" (CD)
Jun 24, 2014 ACxDC
"Antichrist Demoncore" (CD)
Jun 24, 2014 Mournful Congregation
"Concrescence Of The Sophia" (Vinyl)
Jun 24, 2014 Cannabis Corpse
"From Wisdom to Baked" (CD)
Jun 24, 2014 Powerwolf
"History of Heresy" (Boxed Set)
Jun 24, 2014 Corrosion of Conformity
"IX" (CD)
Jun 24, 2014 Vicious Rumors
"Live You To Death 2 - American Punishment" (CD)
Jun 24, 2014 Ace Frehley
"Space Invader" (CD)
Jun 24, 2014 Etched in Stone
"The Failure of Modern Man" (CD)
Jun 27, 2014 Madball
"Hardcore Lives" (CD)
Jun 27, 2014 Vintersorg
"Naturbål" (CD)
Jun 27, 2014 Illdisposed
"With The Lost Souls On Our Side" (CD)
Jul 1, 2014 Electric Citizen
"Sateen" (CD)
Jul 8, 2014 Goatwhore
"Constricting Rage of the Merciless" (CD)
Jul 8, 2014 Amberian Dawn
"Magic Forest" (CD)
Jul 8, 2014 Theory of a Deadman
"SaVages" (CD)
Jul 15, 2014 Grave Digger
"Return Of The Reaper" (CD)
Aug 5, 2014 Alestorm
"Sunset On The Golden Age" (CD)
Aug 15, 2014 Blood God
"Blood Is My Trademark" (CD)
Oct 3, 2014 Howling
"Tear The Screams From Your Throat" (CD/EP)
Oct 31, 2014 Ilsa
"The Felon's Claw" (CD)
Dec 1, 2014 Xenos
"In The Craypot" (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
15-4-14
Astra
"Broken Balance" (CD)
Released
15-4-14
Evenoire
"Herons" (CD)
Released
15-4-14
Anubis Gate
"Horizons" (CD)
Released
15-4-14
Temperance
"Temperance" (CD)
Released
18-4-14
Stream Of Passion
"A War Of Our Own" (CD)
Released
18-4-14
Edguy
"Space Police - Defenders Of The Crown" (CD)
>> Reviewed
21-4-14 Sigiriya
"Darkness Died Today" (CD)
21-4-14 Patria
"Individualism" (CD)
21-4-14 Aurvandil
"Thrones" (CD)
>> Reviewed
22-4-14 Any Face
"Perpetual Motion Of Deceit" (CD)
24-4-14 Macbeth
"Neo-Gothic Propaganda" (CD)
25-4-14 Portrait
"Crossroads" (CD)
25-4-14 Thunder Lord
"Heavy Metal Rage" (CD)
25-4-14 Exorcism
"I Am God" (CD)
25-4-14 Gloryful
"Ocean Blade" (CD)
25-4-14 Nightqueen
"Revolution" (CD)
25-4-14 Edgedown
"Statues Fall" (CD)
25-4-14 Devil You Know
"The Beauty of Destruction" (CD)
25-4-14 Archspire
"The Lucid Collective" (CD)
25-4-14 Helstar
"This Wicked Nest" (CD)
28-4-14 Schammasch
"Contradiction" (CD)
28-4-14 Miasmal
"Cursed Redeemer" (CD)
28-4-14 Martyr Defiled
"No Hope No Morality" (CD)
28-4-14 Neptune
"Prelude To Nothing" (CD)
28-4-14 Holy Moses
"Redefined Mayhem" (CD)
28-4-14 Insomnium
"Shadows Of The Dying Sun" (CD)
>> Reviewed
28-4-14 Mars Red Sky
"Stranded in Arcadia" (CD)
28-4-14 Thine
"The Dead City Blueprint" (CD)
28-4-14 Aborted
"The Necrotic Manifesto" (CD)
2-5-14 Brother Firetribe
"Diamond In The Firepit" (CD)
2-5-14 Lantlos
"Melting Sun" (CD)
2-5-14 Xandria
"Sacrificium" (CD)
2-5-14 Epica
"The Quantum Enigma" (CD)
>> Reviewed
2-5-14 Dead in the Manger
"Transience" (CD/EP)
5-5-14 Iron Knights
"Iron Knights" (CD)
6-5-14 Michael Sweet
"I'm Not Your Suicide" (CD)
6-5-14 Hollow
"Mordrake" (CD)
>> Reviewed
9-5-14 Decembre Noir
"A Discouraged Believer" (CD)
9-5-14 Killer Be Killed
"Killer Be Killed" (CD)
12-5-14 Unisonic
"For The Kingdom" (CD/EP)
12-5-14 Hour of Penance
"Regicide" (CD)
12-5-14 Edenfall
"Under Sultry Moons And Velvet Skies" (CD)
13-5-14 Necrodeath
"The 7 Deadly Sins" (CD)
14-5-14 Vallenfyre
"Splinters" (CD)
16-5-14 Medusa's Child
"Empty Sky" (CD)
16-5-14 Sabaton
"Heroes" (CD)
>> Reviewed
16-5-14 Crown Of Glory
"King For A Day" (CD)
23-5-14 Mayhem
"Esoteric Warfare" (CD)
23-5-14 God's Army
"God's Army" (CD)
23-5-14 21 Octayne
"Into The Open" (CD)
23-5-14 Veni Domine
"Light" (CD)
23-5-14 Arkan
"Sofia" (CD)
23-5-14 Nightmare
"The Aftermath" (CD)
23-5-14 Misery Index
"The Killing Gods" (CD)
23-5-14 Kenziner
"The Last Horizon" (CD)
26-5-14 Serpentine Path
"Emanations" (CD)
26-5-14 Vanhelgd
"Relics Of Sulphur Salvation" (CD)
26-5-14 Crowbar
"Symmetry in Black" (CD)
26-5-14 Crowbar
"Symmetry in Black" (CD)
27-5-14 Den Saakaldte
"Kapittel II: Faen i Helvete" (CD)
30-5-14 Vader
"Tibi Et Igni" (CD)
2-6-14 Dust Bolt
"Awake the Riot" (CD)
2-6-14 Bloody Hammers
"Under Satan's Sun" (CD)
4-6-14 Annisokay
"The Lucid Dream[er]" (CD)
6-6-14 Falconer
"Black Moon Rising" (CD)
6-6-14 Tesla
"Simplicity" (CD)
9-6-14 Anathema
"Distant Sattelites" (CD)
9-6-14 Tombs
"Savage Gold" (CD)
16-6-14 Vicious Rumors
"Live You To Death 2 - American Punishment" (CD)
16-6-14 Feed the Rhino
"The Sorrow And The Sound" (CD)
20-6-14 Cannabis Corpse
"From Wisdom to Baked" (CD)
20-6-14 Boguslaw Balcerak's Crylord
"Gates Of Valhalla" (CD)
20-6-14 Night Mistress
"Into The Madness" (CD)
23-6-14 Corrosion of Conformity
"IX" (CD)
27-6-14 Amberian Dawn
"Magic Forest" (CD)
14-7-14 Grave Digger
"Return Of The Reaper" (CD)
4-8-14 Alestorm
"Sunset On The Golden Age" (CD)
12-9-14 Sorrows Path
"Doom Philosophy" (CD)
23-8-13 Trouble
"The Distortion Field" (CD)
>> Reviewed