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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
Dec 18, 2014
Belial
"Belial" (CD/EP)
>> Reviewed
Released
Dec 19, 2014
Veilburner
"The Three Lightbearers" (CD)
Released
Dec 20, 2014
Astral Blood
"Astral Blood" (CD/EP)
Released
Dec 21, 2014
Anavar
"I, Dominus" (CD/EP)
Released
Dec 21, 2014
In The Company Of Serpents
"Merging In Light" (CD/EP)
Released
Dec 22, 2014
Vircolac
"Codex Perfida" (CD)
Released
Dec 22, 2014
The Unguided
"Fallen Angels" (CD/EP)
Released
Dec 22, 2014
Unearthly Trance
"Ouroboros" (2-CD Set)
Dec 24, 2014 Incursed
"Elderslied" (CD)
Dec 24, 2014 Cyhyraeth
"Servant To The Fire" (CD)
Dec 24, 2014 Dysangelium
"Thánatos Áskesis" (CD)
Dec 30, 2014 Lich King
"Do Over" (CD)
Dec 31, 2014 Witchrist
"Vritra" (Vinyl)
Jan 1, 2015 Cendra
"666 Bastards " (CD)
Jan 1, 2015 Dawn of a Dark Age
"The Six Elements, Vol. 2 Water" (CD)
Jan 2, 2015 Entities
"Novalis" (CD)
Jan 6, 2015 Dethlehem
"Destoyers Of The Realm" (CD)
Jan 6, 2015 Eye Of The Destroyer
"Ezekiel 16:21" (CD/EP)
Jan 7, 2015 No Turning Back
"Never Give Up" (CD)
Jan 7, 2015 Wasteland
"Slava Palim Ratnicima" (CD)
Jan 9, 2015 Volahn
"Aq'ab'al" (CD)
Jan 9, 2015 In Legend
"Stones At Goliath" (CD)
Jan 10, 2015 Nailgun Massacre
"Boned, Boxed and Buried" (CD)
Jan 12, 2015 Shredhead
"Death Is Righteous" (CD)
Jan 12, 2015 Infernal Manes
"Infernal Manes" (CD)
Jan 13, 2015 Exlibris
"Aftereal" (CD)
Jan 13, 2015 Einherjer
"Av Oss, For Oss" (CD)
Jan 13, 2015 6:33
"Deadly Scenes" (CD)
>> Reviewed
Jan 13, 2015 The Crown
"Death Is Not Dead" (CD)
Jan 13, 2015 Thorr-Axe
"Gates Of Winter" (CD)
Jan 13, 2015 Hateful Abandon
"Liars/Bastards" (CD)
>> Reviewed
Jan 13, 2015 Manilla Road
"Out Of The Abyss (Reissue)" (CD)
Jan 13, 2015 Sextrash
"Sexual Carnage (re-issue)" (CD)
Jan 13, 2015 The Last Ten Seconds of Life
"Soulless Hymns" (CD)
Jan 13, 2015 Ghoulgotha
"The Deathmass Cloak" (CD)
Jan 13, 2015 Desolate Shrine
"The Heart of the Netherworld" (CD)
Jan 13, 2015 Omega Virus
"The Weeping Earth" (CD)
Jan 13, 2015 Battle Beast
"Unholy Savior" (CD)
Jan 13, 2015 The Duskfall
"Where The Tree Stands Dead" (CD)
Jan 13, 2015 Cold Snap
"World War 3" (CD)
Jan 15, 2015 Bonemechanics
"Engine Of Dissent" (Digital EP)
Jan 15, 2015 Infra
"Ordeals Of Lower Vibrations" (Vinyl)
Jan 15, 2015 Eternal Wisdom
"Pathei Mathos" (CD)
Jan 15, 2015 Gnosis
"The Third-Eye Gate" (CD)
Jan 16, 2015 Shadowbane
"Facing The Fallout" (CD)
Jan 16, 2015 Midnight Bullet
"Lose My Face" (CD)
Jan 16, 2015 Skinflint
"Nyemba" (CD)
Jan 16, 2015 Storm The Sky
"Permanence" (CD)
Jan 16, 2015 Insanity Reigns Supreme
"Unorthodox" (CD)
Jan 17, 2015 Seethe
"Rise From Ruin" (CD)
Jan 19, 2015 Biotoxic Warfare
"Lobotomized" (CD)
Jan 20, 2015 Kruger
"Adam and Steve" (CD)
Jan 20, 2015 Serious Black
"As Daylight Breaks" (CD)
Jan 20, 2015 Armageddon
"Captivity & Devourment" (CD)
Jan 20, 2015 Lonewolf
"Cult Of Steel" (CD)
Jan 20, 2015 Starbynary
"Dark Passenger" (CD)
Jan 20, 2015 Cloakroom
"Further Out" (CD)
Jan 20, 2015 Arcane
"Known/Learned" (CD)
Jan 20, 2015 Lamentations Of The Ashen
"Libertine Cyst" (CD)
Jan 20, 2015 Satan's Host
"Pre-Dating God, Pt. I" (CD)
Jan 20, 2015 Satan's Host
"Pre-Dating God, Pt. II" (CD)
Jan 20, 2015 Breathless
"Return To Pangea" (CD)
Jan 20, 2015 Caina
"Setter of Unseen Snares" (CD)
Jan 20, 2015 Marilyn Manson
"The Pale Emperor" (CD)
Jan 20, 2015 Vardan
"Verses From Ancient Times" (CD)
Jan 21, 2015 Salems Lott
"Salems Lott" (CD/EP)
Jan 22, 2015 Winds of Genocide
"Usurping The Throne Of Disease" (CD)
Jan 22, 2015 Avoral
"War Is Not Over" (CD)
Jan 23, 2015 Diablo Blvd
"Follow The Deadlights" (CD)
Jan 23, 2015 Stargazery
"Stars Aligned" (CD)
Jan 23, 2015 Scanner
"The Judgement" (CD)
Jan 24, 2015 Hesperia
"Metallvm Italicvm" (CD)
Jan 24, 2015 Thurisaz
"Thurisaz: Live & Acoustic" (DVD)
Jan 26, 2015 Gnaw Their Tongues
"Collected Atrocities 2005 - 2008" (CD)
Jan 26, 2015 Magi
"Forget Me Not" (CD)
Jan 26, 2015 Furyon
"Lost Salvation" (CD)
Jan 26, 2015 Ethereal
"Opus Aethereum" (CD)
Jan 27, 2015 Manifest
"...And For This We Should Be Damned?" (CD)
Jan 27, 2015 If These Trees Could Talk
"Above The Earth, Below The Sky" (CD)
Jan 27, 2015 Napalm Death
"Apex Predator - Easy Meat" (CD)
Jan 27, 2015 Funeral For A Friend
"Chapter And Verse" (CD)
Jan 27, 2015 Night Demon
"Curse Of The Damned" (CD)
Jan 27, 2015 Tear Out The Heart
"Dead, Everywhere" (CD)
Jan 27, 2015 Vivus Humare
"Einkehr" (CD)
Jan 27, 2015 Venom
"From The Very Depths" (CD)
Jan 27, 2015 Angelus Apatrida
"Hidden Evolution" (CD)
Jan 27, 2015 Black Sheep Wall
"I'm Going To Kill Myself" (CD)
Jan 27, 2015 Periphery
"Juggernaut: Alpha" (CD)
Jan 27, 2015 Periphery
"Juggernaut: Omega" (CD)
Jan 27, 2015 Grimoire
"L'aorasie Des spectres rêveurs" (CD/EP)
Jan 27, 2015 Voices
"London" (CD)
>> Reviewed
Jan 27, 2015 Sweet & Lynch
"Only To Rise" (CD)
Jan 27, 2015 Lord Dying
"Poisoned Altars" (CD)
Jan 27, 2015 If These Trees Could Talk
"Red Forest" (CD)
Jan 27, 2015 Nightingale
"Retribution" (CD)
Jan 27, 2015 Discourse
"Sanity Decays" (CD)
Jan 27, 2015 Youth Funeral
"See You When I See You" (CD/EP)
Jan 27, 2015 Dracula
"Swing Of Death" (CD)
Jan 27, 2015 Ascension
"The Dead Of The World" (CD)
Jan 27, 2015 Visigoth
"The Revenant King" (CD)
Jan 27, 2015 Carach Angren
"This Is No Fairy Tale" (CD)
Jan 27, 2015 Xibalba
"Tierra Y Libertad" (CD)
Jan 30, 2015 Spiralism
"Chakras" (CD)
Jan 30, 2015 Atomicide
"Chaos Abomination" (CD)
Jan 30, 2015 The Voynich Code
"Ignotum" (CD)
Jan 30, 2015 Black Cilice
"Mysteries" (CD)
Jan 30, 2015 Deathbreed
"New World Order" (CD)
Jan 30, 2015 Callisto
"Secret Youth" (CD)
Jan 30, 2015 A Swarm Of The Sun
"The Rifts" (CD)
Feb 2, 2015 Kayleth
"Space Muffin" (CD)
Feb 2, 2015 Solefald
"World Metal. Kosmopolis Sud" (CD)
Feb 3, 2015 Blind Guardian
"Beyond The Red Mirror" (CD)
>> Reviewed
Feb 3, 2015 Dead in the Manger
"Cessation" (CD)
Feb 3, 2015 Cult of Herodias
"Greyvein" (CD)
Feb 3, 2015 Leah
"Kings & Queens" (CD)
Feb 3, 2015 Orden Ogan
"Ravenhead" (CD)
>> Reviewed
Feb 3, 2015 Hellish Outcast
"Stay of Execution" (CD)
Feb 3, 2015 Fulgora
"Stratagem" (CD)
Feb 3, 2015 Sumac
"The Deal" (CD)
Feb 3, 2015 Wolfheart
"Winterborn" (CD)
Feb 6, 2015 66Crusher
"Wanderer" (CD)
Feb 9, 2015 Pryapisme
"Futurologie" (CD/EP)
Feb 9, 2015 Demoncy
"Joined In Darkness" (CD)
Feb 9, 2015 Mourning Mist
"Mourning Mist" (CD)
Feb 9, 2015 Cowards
"Rise To Infamy" (CD)
Feb 10, 2015 Call of the Void
"Ageless" (CD)
Feb 10, 2015 Thulcandra
"Ascension Lost" (CD)
Feb 10, 2015 Stormcast
"Frame of Mind" (CD)
Feb 10, 2015 Marduk
"Frontschwein" (CD)
Feb 10, 2015 Exhumed
"Gore Metal: A Necrospective 1998 - 2015" (CD)
Feb 10, 2015 Zoax
"Is Everybody Listening?" (Digital EP)
Feb 10, 2015 Finsterforst
"Mach Dich Frei" (CD)
Feb 10, 2015 Dwell
"Vermin And Ashes" (CD)
Feb 10, 2015 Blacklisted
"When People Grow, People Go" (CD)
Feb 10, 2015 Abstracter
"Wound Empire" (CD)
Feb 11, 2015 Putrid Offal
"Mature Necropsy" (CD)
Feb 13, 2015 Arbitrator
"Indoctrination Of Sacrilege" (CD)
Feb 15, 2015 Stick to Your Guns
"Disobedient" (CD)
Feb 15, 2015 Ecnephias
"Ecnephias" (CD)
Feb 15, 2015 Stillbirth
"Global Error" (CD)
Feb 15, 2015 Deivos
"Theodicy" (CD)
Feb 17, 2015 Sarpanitum
"Blessed Be My Brothers" (CD)
Feb 17, 2015 Brothers of the Sonic Cloth
"Brothers Of The Sonic Cloth" (CD)
Feb 17, 2015 Nocturna
"Lucidity" (CD/EP)
Feb 17, 2015 Publicist UK
"Original Demo Recordings" (Vinyl)
Feb 17, 2015 36 Crazyfists
"Time And Trauma" (CD)
Feb 17, 2015 At The Hollow
"What I Hold Most Dear" (CD)
Feb 20, 2015 Legion Of Andromeda
"Iron Scorn" (CD)
Feb 23, 2015 Gamma Pulse
"Dead But Dreaming" (CD)
Feb 24, 2015 Dr. Living Dead!
"Crush The Sublime Gods" (CD)
Feb 24, 2015 The Agonist
"Eye Of Providence" (CD)
Feb 24, 2015 Uriah Heep
"Live At Koko, London 2014" (DVD)
Feb 24, 2015 Ensiferum
"One Man Army" (CD)
Feb 24, 2015 Torche
"Restarter" (CD)
Feb 24, 2015 Atomic Aggressor
"Sights of Suffering" (CD)
Feb 24, 2015 Pelican
"The Cliff" (CD/EP)
Feb 27, 2015 Frosttide
"Blood Oath" (CD)
Feb 27, 2015 Wolfpakk
"Rise Of The Animal" (CD)
Feb 28, 2015 Embrional
"The Devil Inside" (CD)
Mar 1, 2015 Slice the Cake
"Odyssey To The West" (CD)
Mar 2, 2015 Death Engine
"Mud" (CD)
Mar 3, 2015 UFO
"A Conspiracy Of Stars" (CD)
Mar 3, 2015 Subversion
"Animi" (CD)
Mar 3, 2015 Leviathan
"Scar Sighted" (CD)
Mar 3, 2015 Byzantine
"To Release Is To Resolve" (CD)
Mar 10, 2015 The Midnight Ghost Train
"Cold Was The Ground" (CD)
Mar 10, 2015 Melechesh
"Enki" (CD)
Mar 10, 2015 Enslaved
"In Times" (CD)
Mar 10, 2015 Code
"mut" (CD)
Mar 10, 2015 Evil Invaders
"Pulses Of Pleasure" (CD)
Mar 10, 2015 Decline of the I
"Rebellion" (CD)
Mar 10, 2015 Gospel of the Witches
"Salem's Wounds" (CD)
Mar 10, 2015 Cancer Bats
"Searching For Zero" (CD)
Mar 10, 2015 Apocrophex
"Suspended From the Cosmic Altaar" (CD)
Mar 16, 2015 Horizont
"Horizont" (CD)
Mar 22, 2015 Der Weg Einer Freiheit
"Stellar" (CD)
Mar 30, 2015 Desert
"Never Regret" (CD)
Mar 31, 2015 Nightwish
"Endless Forms Most Beautiful" (CD)
Mar 31, 2015 Prong
"Songs From The Black Hole" (CD)
Apr 7, 2015 Turbowolf
"Two Hands" (CD)
Apr 15, 2015 Apocalyptica
"Shadowmaker" (CD)
Apr 16, 2015 Retrace the Lines
"Handmade Crown" (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
18-12-14
Belial
"Belial" (CD/EP)
>> Reviewed
24-12-14 Ascension
"The Dead Of The World" (CD)
9-1-15 In Legend
"Stones At Goliath" (CD)
12-1-15 6:33
"Deadly Scenes" (CD)
>> Reviewed
16-1-15 Shadowbane
"Facing The Fallout" (CD)
16-1-15 Skinflint
"Nyemba" (CD)
16-1-15 Orden Ogan
"Ravenhead" (CD)
>> Reviewed
16-1-15 Angra
"Secret Garden" (CD)
19-1-15 Night Demon
"Curse Of The Damned" (CD)
19-1-15 Marduk
"Frontschwein" (CD)
19-1-15 Angelus Apatrida
"Hidden Evolution" (CD)
19-1-15 Satan's Host
"Pre-Dating God, Pt. I" (CD)
19-1-15 Satan's Host
"Pre-Dating God, Pt. II" (CD)
19-1-15 Simus
"Vox Vult" (CD)
23-1-15 U.D.O.
"Decadent" (CD)
23-1-15 Devil's Train
"II" (CD)
23-1-15 Stargazery
"Stars Aligned" (CD)
23-1-15 Dracula
"Swing Of Death" (CD)
23-1-15 Scanner
"The Judgement" (CD)
25-1-15 Carach Angren
"This Is No Fairy Tale" (CD)
26-1-15 If These Trees Could Talk
"Above The Earth, Below The Sky" (CD)
26-1-15 ShadowQuest
"Armoured IV Pain" (CD)
26-1-15 If These Trees Could Talk
"Red Forest" (CD)
26-1-15 Xibalba
"Tierra Y Libertad" (CD)
30-1-15 Blind Guardian
"Beyond The Red Mirror" (CD)
>> Reviewed
30-1-15 Leah
"Kings & Queens" (CD)
3-2-15 Wind Rose
"Wardens Of The West Wind" (CD)
9-2-15 Zoax
"Is Everybody Listening?" (Digital EP)
16-2-15 Keep Of Kalessin
"Epistemology" (CD)
20-2-15 Dying Gorgeous Lies
"First World Breakdown" (CD)
23-2-15 UFO
"A Conspiracy Of Stars" (CD)
23-2-15 The Agonist
"Eye Of Providence" (CD)
23-2-15 Torche
"Restarter" (CD)
27-2-15 Decline of the I
"Rebellion" (CD)
28-2-15 The Midnight Ghost Train
"Cold Was The Ground" (CD)
2-3-15 Subversion
"Animi" (CD)
6-3-15 Enslaved
"In Times" (CD)
9-3-15 Gospel of the Witches
"Salem's Wounds" (CD)
23-3-15 Der Weg Einer Freiheit
"Stellar" (CD)
27-3-15 Nightwish
"Endless Forms Most Beautiful" (CD)
23-8-13 Trouble
"The Distortion Field" (CD)
>> Reviewed