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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
Feb 8, 2016
Illusions Dead
"Celestial Decadence" (CD)
Released
Feb 8, 2016
Arrayan Path
"Chronicles Of Light" (CD)
Released
Feb 8, 2016
Sorrow Plagues
"Sorrow Plagues" (CD)
Released
Feb 8, 2016
Camel Of Doom
"Terrestrial" (CD)
Feb 12, 2016 Apathy Noir
"Across Dark Waters" (CD)
Feb 12, 2016 Urgehal
"Aeons in Sodom" (CD)
Feb 12, 2016 Throne of Heresy
"Antioch" (CD)
Feb 12, 2016 Manipulate
"Becoming Madness" (CD/EP)
Feb 12, 2016 Lost Society
"Braindead" (CD)
Feb 12, 2016 Unbowed
"Dogma" (CD/EP)
Feb 12, 2016 Valleys
"Experiment One: Asylum" (CD)
Feb 12, 2016 Heretic's Dream
"Floating State Of Mind" (CD)
Feb 12, 2016 Magrudergrind
"II" (CD)
Feb 12, 2016 Low Flying Hawks
"Kofuku" (CD)
Feb 12, 2016 Eight Bells
"Landless" (CD)
Feb 12, 2016 Myrath
"Legacy" (CD)
Feb 12, 2016 Mountain Tamer
"Mountain Tamer" (CD)
Feb 12, 2016 Black Wizard
"New Waste" (CD)
Feb 12, 2016 Bloodbound
"One Night In Blood" (DVD Audio)
Feb 12, 2016 NightShade
"Predilections" (CD)
Feb 12, 2016 Zephaniah
"Reforged" (CD)
Feb 12, 2016 Sicada
"Requisition" (Digital EP)
Feb 12, 2016 Rotting Christ
"Rituals " (CD)
Feb 12, 2016 Flummox
"Selcouth" (CD)
Feb 12, 2016 Gehennah
"Too Loud To Live, Too Drunk To Die" (CD)
Feb 12, 2016 Villainy
"Villainy II: Dim" (CD)
Feb 12, 2016 Section A
"Wall Of Silence" (CD)
Feb 12, 2016 Twisted Sister
"We Are Twisted Fucking Sister" (DVD)
Feb 13, 2016 Pelgrim
"Ephemera" (CD)
Feb 14, 2016 Whorid
"Bloated Pig Carcass In A Shallow Wake" (CD)
Feb 14, 2016 Ten Thousand Miles Of Arteries
"Even Spilled Seed Crawls Toward The Womb" (CD)
Feb 14, 2016 Negative_Crush
"Invisible Weapons" (CD)
Feb 15, 2016 Helion Prime
"Helion Prime" (CD)
Feb 15, 2016 Pogavranjen
"Jedva Cekam Da Nikad Ne Umrem" (CD)
Feb 15, 2016 Entropia
"Ufonaut" (CD)
Feb 16, 2016 Last In Line
"Heavy Crown" (CD)
Feb 18, 2016 War Inside
"S.U.T.U.R.E." (CD)
Feb 19, 2016 Fleshgore
"Denial Of The Scriptures" (CD)
Feb 19, 2016 Charm Designer
"Everlasting" (CD)
Feb 19, 2016 Inglorious
"Inglorious" (CD)
Feb 19, 2016 Kal Marks
"Life Is Alright, Everybody Dies" (CD)
Feb 19, 2016 Delain
"Lunar Prelude" (CD)
Feb 19, 2016 To The Rats And Wolves
"Neverland" (CD)
Feb 19, 2016 Amoth
"Revenge" (CD)
Feb 19, 2016 Monster Truck
"Sittin’ Heavy" (CD)
Feb 19, 2016 Adept
"Sleepless" (CD)
Feb 19, 2016 Sleepy Hollow
"Tales Of Gods And Monsters" (CD)
Feb 19, 2016 Silence The Messenger
"The Proclamation" (CD)
Feb 21, 2016 A.H.P.
"Against Human Plague" (CD)
Feb 22, 2016 Asphodelus
"Dying Beauty & the Silent Sky" (CD)
Feb 23, 2016 Divine Realm
"Tectum Argenti" (CD)
Feb 24, 2016 Infernal Curse
"Apocalipsis" (CD)
Feb 26, 2016 The New Black
"A Monster's Life" (CD)
Feb 26, 2016 Abyssic
"A Winter's Tale" (CD)
Feb 26, 2016 Headspace
"All That You Fear Is Gone" (CD)
Feb 26, 2016 Anvil
"Anvil is Anvil" (CD)
Feb 26, 2016 Ghost Horizon
"Astral Possession" (CD/EP)
Feb 26, 2016 Entombed A.D.
"Dead Dawn" (CD)
Feb 26, 2016 Crimson Moonlight
"Divine Darkness" (CD)
Feb 26, 2016 Omnihility
"Dominion Of Misery" (CD)
Feb 26, 2016 Drowning
"Egotrip" (CD)
Feb 26, 2016 Anthrax
"For All Kings" (CD)
Feb 26, 2016 Sunburst
"Fragments Of Creation" (CD)
Feb 26, 2016 Omnium Gatherum
"Grey Heavens" (CD)
Feb 26, 2016 Now Or Never
"II" (CD)
Feb 26, 2016 Black Cobra
"Imperium Simulacra" (CD)
Feb 26, 2016 Axevyper
"Into The Serpents Den" (CD)
Feb 26, 2016 Onslaught
"Live At The Slaughterhouse" (DVD)
Feb 26, 2016 Steel Panther
"Live from Lexxi's Mom's Garage" (CD)
Feb 26, 2016 The Unguided
"Lust and Loathing" (CD)
Feb 26, 2016 Rogash
"Malevolence" (CD)
Feb 26, 2016 Sinbreed
"Master Creator" (CD)
Feb 26, 2016 Wildernessking
"Mystic Future" (CD)
Feb 26, 2016 Ritual Chamber
"Obscurations (To Feast On The Seraphim)" (CD)
Feb 26, 2016 Foul Body Autopsy
"Perpetuated By Greed" (CD/EP)
Feb 26, 2016 Voivod
"Post Society" (CD/EP)
Feb 26, 2016 Thunder Lord
"Prophecies Of Doom" (CD)
Feb 26, 2016 Bombus
"Repeat Until Death" (CD)
Feb 26, 2016 Greenleaf
"Rise Above The Meadow" (CD)
Feb 26, 2016 Wisdom
"Rise Of The Wise" (CD)
Feb 26, 2016 Magnum
"Sacred Blood 'Divine' Lies" (CD)
Feb 26, 2016 Droids Attack
"Sci-Fi Or Die" (CD)
Feb 26, 2016 Hopelezz
"Sent To Destroy" (CD)
Feb 26, 2016 Buffalo Theory MTL
"Skeptic Knight" (CD/EP)
Feb 26, 2016 Wake
"Sowing The Seeds Of A Worthless Tomorrow" (CD)
Feb 26, 2016 Temisto
"Temisto" (CD)
Feb 26, 2016 Redemption
"The Art Of Loss" (CD)
Feb 26, 2016 Deathless Legacy
"The Gathering" (CD)
Feb 26, 2016 Twins Crew
"Veni Vidi Vici" (CD)
Feb 26, 2016 Folteraar
"Vertellingen van een donkere eeuw" (CD)
Feb 26, 2016 Destroyer 666
"Wildfire" (CD)
Feb 28, 2016 Sorcier Des Glaces
"North" (CD)
Feb 28, 2016 Abyssus
"Once Entombed" (CD)
Feb 28, 2016 Virulency
"The Anthropodermic Manuscript of Retribution" (CD)
Feb 29, 2016 Oranssi Pazuzu
"Värähtelijä" (CD)
Mar 1, 2016 Blaze Bayley
"Infinite Entanglement" (CD)
Mar 1, 2016 Mangled
"Involuntary Organ Donor" (Vinyl)
Mar 1, 2016 Dead Procession
"Rituais e Mantras do Medo" (CD)
Mar 4, 2016 Church Of Misery
"And Then There Were None" (CD)
Mar 4, 2016 Tragacanth
"Anthology of the East" (CD)
Mar 4, 2016 Ihsahn
"Arktis" (CD)
Mar 4, 2016 Hollow Leg
"Crown" (CD)
Mar 4, 2016 Orchid's Curse
"Cynics & Liars" (CD/EP)
Mar 4, 2016 Phobia
"Decades of Blastphemy" (Boxed Set)
Mar 4, 2016 Demise Of The Crown
"Demise of the Crown" (CD)
Mar 4, 2016 Dream Death
"Dissemination" (CD)
Mar 4, 2016 Inverloch
"Distance | Collapsed" (CD)
Mar 4, 2016 Neverworld
"Dreamsnatcher" (CD)
Mar 4, 2016 Casket Robbery
"Evolution Of Evil" (CD)
Mar 4, 2016 Ripper
"Experiment Of Existence" (CD)
Mar 4, 2016 Atrocious Abnormality
"Formed In Disgust" (CD)
Mar 4, 2016 Sabaton
"Heroes on Tour" (DVD)
Mar 4, 2016 Beseech
"My Darkness, Darkness" (CD)
Mar 4, 2016 The Basement Paintings
"Mystic" (CD)
Mar 4, 2016 Rizon
"Power Plant" (CD)
Mar 4, 2016 Centipede
"Sarnath" (CD)
Mar 4, 2016 Chestburster
"Slime and Guilt" (CD)
Mar 4, 2016 Filth In My Garage
"Songs from the Lowest Floor" (CD)
Mar 4, 2016 Gadget
"The Great Destroyer" (CD)
Mar 4, 2016 Soon
"Vol. 1" (CD)
Mar 4, 2016 Oceans Of Slumber
"Winter" (CD)
Mar 4, 2016 Van Halst
"World Of Make Believe" (CD)
Mar 11, 2016 Skuggsja
"A Piece For Mind And Mirror" (CD)
Mar 11, 2016 Obsidian Kingdom
"A Year With No Summer" (CD)
Mar 11, 2016 Anger As Art
"Ad Mortem Festinamus" (CD)
Mar 11, 2016 Fear Of Domination
"Atlas" (CD)
Mar 11, 2016 Sarke
"Bogefod" (CD)
Mar 11, 2016 Arcana 13
"Danza Macabra" (CD)
Mar 11, 2016 Metatrone
"Eucharismetal" (CD)
Mar 11, 2016 Criminal
"Fear Itself" (CD)
Mar 11, 2016 Blodsmak
"Gjennom Marg og Bein" (CD)
Mar 11, 2016 Via Vengeance
"Harsh Condition" (CD)
Mar 11, 2016 Killswitch Engage
"Incarnate" (CD)
Mar 11, 2016 Aniqatia
"Luminous" (CD/EP)
Mar 11, 2016 Lift The Medium
"Mastermind" (CD)
Mar 11, 2016 Mithridatic
"Miserable Miracle" (CD)
Mar 11, 2016 Six Reasons To Kill
"Rote Erde" (Vinyl)
Mar 11, 2016 Accuser
"The Forlorn Divide" (CD)
Mar 11, 2016 Draugnim
"Vulturine" (CD)
Mar 13, 2016 Martyr
"You Are Next" (CD)
Mar 14, 2016 Dperd
"V" (CD)
Mar 15, 2016 Plateau Sigma
"Rituals" (CD)
Mar 18, 2016 Morte Incandescente
"...o mundo morreu" (CD)
Mar 18, 2016 Deathkings
"All That Is Beautiful" (CD)
Mar 18, 2016 Black Shape Of Nexus
"Carrier" (CD)
Mar 18, 2016 Convulse
"Cycle Of Revenge" (CD)
Mar 18, 2016 The Treatment
"Generation Me" (CD)
Mar 18, 2016 Circus Maximus
"Havoc" (CD)
Mar 18, 2016 Lords Of Black
"II" (CD)
Mar 18, 2016 InnerWish
"InnerWish" (CD)
Mar 18, 2016 Ninja
"Into The Fire" (CD)
Mar 18, 2016 Gloria Morti
"Kuebiko" (CD)
Mar 18, 2016 Abhomine
"Larvae Offal Swine" (CD)
Mar 18, 2016 North
"Light The Way" (CD)
Mar 18, 2016 Mob Rules
"Tales From Beyond" (CD)
Mar 18, 2016 Decrepit Soul
"The Command of War!!" (CD)
Mar 18, 2016 Rapheumets Well
"The Exile" (CD)
Mar 18, 2016 Almanac
"Tsar" (CD)
Mar 18, 2016 Vredehammer
"Violator" (CD)
Mar 18, 2016 Mystic Prophecy
"War Brigade" (CD)
Mar 19, 2016 Castle Freak
"Human Hive" (CD/EP)
Mar 25, 2016 Rotten Sound
"Abuse to Suffer" (CD)
Mar 25, 2016 Necronomicon
"Advent Of The Human God" (CD)
Mar 25, 2016 Rorcal
"Creon" (CD)
Mar 25, 2016 Split Heaven
"Death Rider" (CD)
Mar 25, 2016 Lody Kong
"Dreams and Visions" (CD)
Mar 25, 2016 Caliban
"Gravity" (CD)
Mar 25, 2016 Like Rats
"II" (CD)
Mar 25, 2016 Amon Amarth
"Jomsviking" (CD)
Mar 25, 2016 Wormed
"Krighsu" (CD)
Mar 25, 2016 Blood Ceremony
"Lord Of Misrule" (CD)
Mar 25, 2016 Burning
"Nightmares" (CD)
Mar 25, 2016 Walls Of Jericho
"No One Can Save You From Yourself" (CD)
Mar 25, 2016 Horrified
"Of Despair" (CD)
Mar 25, 2016 Artillery
"Penalty By Perception" (CD)
Mar 25, 2016 Hammer Fight
"Profound And Profane" (CD)
Mar 25, 2016 Ragnarok
"Psychopathology" (CD)
Mar 25, 2016 Spiritual Beggars
"Sunrise To Sundown" (CD)
Mar 25, 2016 American Head Charge
"Tango Umbrella" (CD)
Mar 25, 2016 Nibiru
"Teloch" (Vinyl)
Mar 25, 2016 Izegrim
"The Ferryman's End" (CD)
Mar 25, 2016 Eternity's End
"The Fire Within" (CD)
Mar 25, 2016 Demonstealer
"This Burden Is Mine" (CD)
Mar 25, 2016 Metal Church
"XI" (CD)
Mar 26, 2016 Beastmaker
"Lusus Naturae" (CD)
Mar 31, 2016 Inhuman Remnants
"Doomed To Disembowelment" (CD)
Apr 1, 2016 Victorian Whore Dogs
"Afternoonified" (CD)
Apr 1, 2016 Tombs
"All Empires Fall" (CD/EP)
Apr 1, 2016 Verment
"Death's Domain" (CD/EP)
Apr 1, 2016 Soto
"Divak" (CD)
Apr 1, 2016 Embalmer
"Emanations From the Crypt" (CD)
Apr 1, 2016 Piss Vortex
"Future Cancer" (CD/EP)
Apr 1, 2016 Lizzies
"Good Luck" (CD)
Apr 1, 2016 Hot Coffin
"Hot Coffin" (CD)
Apr 1, 2016 New Keepers of the Water Towers
"Infernal Machine" (CD)
Apr 1, 2016 Moonsorrow
"Jumalten Aika" (CD)
Apr 1, 2016 Graves At Sea
"The Curse That Is" (CD)
Apr 1, 2016 The Bendal Interlude
"The Reign of the Unblinking Eye" (CD)
Apr 2, 2016 Spinecrusher
"Crypts of Slaughter" (CD)
Apr 8, 2016 Sourvein
"Aquatic Occult" (CD)
Apr 8, 2016 Red Wizard
"Cosmosis" (CD)
Apr 8, 2016 Inherit Disease
"Ephemeral" (CD)
Apr 8, 2016 The Glorious Rebellion
"Euphoric" (CD)
Apr 8, 2016 All Hail The Yeti
"Screams From A Black Wilderness" (CD)
Apr 8, 2016 Sinistro
"Semente" (CD)
Apr 8, 2016 She Hunts Koalas
"Terra Dementia" (CD)
Apr 8, 2016 Geryon
"The Wound and the Bow" (CD)
Apr 15, 2016 Thunderstone
"Apocalypse Again" (CD)
Apr 15, 2016 Game Over
"Crimes Against Reality" (CD)
Apr 15, 2016 Murder Made God
"Enslaved" (CD)
Apr 15, 2016 Crisix
"From Blue to Black" (CD)
Apr 15, 2016 Otep
"Generation Doom" (CD)
Apr 15, 2016 Treat
"Ghost Of Graceland" (CD)
Apr 15, 2016 Omophagia
"In The Name Of Chaos" (CD)
Apr 15, 2016 Volymian
"Maze Of Madness" (CD)
Apr 15, 2016 Crematory
"Monument" (CD)
Apr 15, 2016 Mantar
"Ode To The Flame" (CD)
Apr 15, 2016 Tiles
"Pretending To Run" (CD)
Apr 15, 2016 The Foreshadowing
"Seven Heads Ten Horns" (CD)
Apr 15, 2016 Victims
"Sirens" (CD)
Apr 15, 2016 The Zenith Passage
"Solipsist" (CD)
Apr 15, 2016 Surgical Meth Machine
"Surgical Meth Machine" (CD)
Apr 15, 2016 Necrot
"The Labyrinth" (CD)
Apr 15, 2016 Jordaan
"Theoretic" (CD)
Apr 15, 2016 Dynazty
"Titanic Mass" (CD)
Apr 22, 2016 Knifeworld
"Bottled Out Of Eden" (CD)
Apr 22, 2016 Massive
"Destination Somewhere" (CD)
Apr 22, 2016 Magick Touch
"Electrick Sorcery" (CD)
Apr 22, 2016 Mortichnia
"Heir To Scoria And Ash" (CD)
Apr 22, 2016 Incite
"Oppression" (CD)
Apr 22, 2016 Beastwars
"The Death Of All Things" (CD)
Apr 22, 2016 October Tide
"Winged Waltz" (CD)
Apr 29, 2016 Haken
"Affinity" (CD)
Apr 29, 2016 Spider Kitten
"Ark Of Octofelis" (CD)
Apr 29, 2016 Allfather
"Bless the Earth with Fire" (CD)
Apr 29, 2016 Fallujah
"Dreamless" (CD)
Apr 29, 2016 Discharge
"End Of Days" (CD)
Apr 29, 2016 Rob Zombie
"The Electric Warlock Acid Witch Satanic Orgy Celebration Dispenser" (CD)
Apr 29, 2016 Nemesea
"Uprise" (CD)
May 6, 2016 Tides From Nebula
"Safeheaven" (CD)
May 13, 2016 Devildriver
"Trust No One" (CD)
May 13, 2016 Destruction
"Under Attack" (CD)
May 19, 2016 Evil Masquerade
"The Outcast Hall of Fame" (CD)
May 20, 2016 Svartanatt
"Svartanatt" (CD)
May 27, 2016 Sharp Weapons
"Sharp Weapons" (CD)
Feb 5, 2017 Textures
"Genotype" (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
8-2-16
My Silent Wake
"An Unbroken Threnody 2005 – 2015" (CD)
12-2-16 Bloodbound
"One Night In Blood" (DVD Audio)
12-2-16 Rotting Christ
"Rituals " (CD)
15-2-16 Pogavranjen
"Jedva Cekam Da Nikad Ne Umrem" (CD)
16-2-16 Last In Line
"Heavy Crown" (CD)
19-2-16 Raubtier
"Barsarkagang" (CD)
19-2-16 Delain
"Lunar Prelude" (CD)
19-2-16 Sleepy Hollow
"Tales Of Gods And Monsters" (CD)
26-2-16 Destructor
"Back In Bondage" (CD)
26-2-16 Ereb Altor
"Blot-Ilt-Taut" (CD)
26-2-16 Crimson Moonlight
"Divine Darkness" (CD)
26-2-16 Anthrax
"For All Kings" (CD)
26-2-16 Sunburst
"Fragments Of Creation" (CD)
26-2-16 Omnium Gatherum
"Grey Heavens" (CD)
26-2-16 Now Or Never
"II" (CD)
26-2-16 Axevyper
"Into The Serpents Den" (CD)
26-2-16 Sinbreed
"Master Creator" (CD)
26-2-16 Sarissa
"Nemesis" (CD)
26-2-16 Foul Body Autopsy
"Perpetuated By Greed" (CD/EP)
26-2-16 Thunder Lord
"Prophecies Of Doom" (CD)
26-2-16 Wisdom
"Rise Of The Wise" (CD)
26-2-16 Magnum
"Sacred Blood 'Divine' Lies" (CD)
26-2-16 Droids Attack
"Sci-Fi Or Die" (CD)
26-2-16 Deathless Legacy
"The Gathering" (CD)
26-2-16 Twins Crew
"Veni Vidi Vici" (CD)
26-2-16 Section A
"Wall Of Silence" (CD)
29-2-16 Godwatt
"L'Ultimo Sole" (CD)
4-3-16 Dream Death
"Dissemination" (CD)
4-3-16 Neverworld
"Dreamsnatcher" (CD)
4-3-16 Ripper
"Experiment Of Existence" (CD)
4-3-16 Beseech
"My Darkness, Darkness" (CD)
4-3-16 Rizon
"Power Plant" (CD)
11-3-16 Fear Of Domination
"Atlas" (CD)
11-3-16 Blodsmak
"Gjennom Marg og Bein" (CD)
18-3-16 The Treatment
"Generation Me" (CD)
18-3-16 Circus Maximus
"Havoc" (CD)
18-3-16 Lords Of Black
"II" (CD)
18-3-16 InnerWish
"InnerWish" (CD)
18-3-16 Ninja
"Into The Fire" (CD)
18-3-16 Bonfire
"Pearls" (CD)
18-3-16 Almanac
"Tsar" (CD)
18-3-16 Vredehammer
"Violator" (CD)
18-3-16 Martyr
"You Are Next" (CD)
25-3-16 Split Heaven
"Death Rider" (CD)
25-3-16 Blood Ceremony
"Lord Of Misrule" (CD)
25-3-16 Hammer Fight
"Profound And Profane" (CD)
25-3-16 Ragnarok
"Psychopathology" (CD)
25-3-16 Izegrim
"The Ferryman's End" (CD)
25-3-16 Eternity's End
"The Fire Within" (CD)
26-3-16 Grimner
"Frost Mot Eld" (CD)
26-3-16 Beastmaker
"Lusus Naturae" (CD)
1-4-16 Soto
"Divak" (CD)
15-4-16 Thunderstone
"Apocalypse Again" (CD)
15-4-16 Game Over
"Crimes Against Reality" (CD)
15-4-16 Treat
"Ghost Of Graceland" (CD)
15-4-16 The Foreshadowing
"Seven Heads Ten Horns" (CD)
29-4-16 Nemesea
"Uprise" (CD)
6-5-16 Tides From Nebula
"Safeheaven" (CD)
19-5-16 Evil Masquerade
"The Outcast Hall of Fame" (CD)
25-5-16 Chabtan
"The Kiss Of Coatlicue" (CD)
23-8-13 Trouble
"The Distortion Field" (CD)
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