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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
Aug 19, 2014
Provocator
"Antikristus" (CD)
Released
Aug 19, 2014
Empire Auriga
"Ascending the Solar Throne" (CD)
Released
Aug 19, 2014
Accept
"Blind Rage" (CD)
>> Reviewed
Released
Aug 19, 2014
Halcyon Way
"Conquer" (CD)
>> Reviewed
Released
Aug 19, 2014
Cross Examination
"Dawn of the Dude" (CD/EP)
Released
Aug 19, 2014
Trioscapes
"Digital Dream Sequence" (CD)
Released
Aug 19, 2014
Nocturnal Poisoning
"Doomgrass" (CD)
Released
Aug 19, 2014
Sleeping Giant
"Finished People" (CD)
Released
Aug 19, 2014
Pallbearer
"Foundations of Burden" (CD)
Released
Aug 19, 2014
Buckcherry
"FUCK" (CD/EP)
Released
Aug 19, 2014
Children of Technology
"Future Decay" (CD)
Released
Aug 19, 2014
Black Trip
"Goin' Under" (CD)
Released
Aug 19, 2014
Enceladus
"Journey To Enlightenment" (CD)
Released
Aug 19, 2014
Dragonforce
"Maximum Overload" (CD)
>> Reviewed
Released
Aug 19, 2014
Midnight
"No Mercy for Mayhem" (CD)
Released
Aug 19, 2014
Swine Overlord
"Parables of Umbral Transcendence" (CD)
Released
Aug 19, 2014
Extinction A.D.
"Plague Prophecy" (CD/EP)
Released
Aug 19, 2014
Ace Frehley
"Space Invader" (CD)
Released
Aug 19, 2014
Deadlock
"The Re-Arrival" (CD)
Released
Aug 19, 2014
Acrania
"Totalitarian Dystopia" (CD)
>> Reviewed
Released
Aug 19, 2014
Colombian Necktie
"Twilight Upon Us" (CD)
Released
Aug 19, 2014
Sacrocurse
"Unholier Master" (CD)
Released
Aug 19, 2014
Eosphorus
"Winds Of Apep" (CD)
Released
Aug 19, 2014
Darkness Divided
"Written In Blood" (CD)
Released
Aug 21, 2014
Edge Of Haze
"Illumine" (CD)
Released
Aug 22, 2014
Project Terror
"Conquistador" (CD)
Released
Aug 22, 2014
Circle II Circle
"Live At Wacken (Official Bootleg)" (CD)
Released
Aug 22, 2014
Overdrive
"The Final Nightmare" (CD)
Aug 25, 2014 Pay No Respect
"Hope For The Hopeless" (CD/EP)
Aug 25, 2014 Einherjer
"Nidstong" (Digital Single)
Aug 26, 2014 Famous Last Words
"Council Of The Dead" (CD)
Aug 26, 2014 Voyag3r
"Doom Fortress" (CD)
Aug 26, 2014 Blackwolfgoat
"Drone Maintenance" (CD)
Aug 26, 2014 Decaying
"New Order" (CD/EP)
Aug 26, 2014 Display of Decay
"Outbreak of Infection" (CD/EP)
Aug 26, 2014 Opeth
"Pale Communion" (CD)
Aug 26, 2014 Machinae Supremacy
"Phantom Shadow" (CD)
>> Reviewed
Aug 27, 2014 Daarchlea
"Suns" (CD)
Aug 28, 2014 Perceptionist
"Evolve" (CD)
Aug 29, 2014 Solace of Requiem
"Casting Ruin" (CD)
Aug 29, 2014 Astral Doors
"Notes From The Shadows" (CD)
>> Reviewed
Aug 29, 2014 Sloths
"Twenty Years" (Digital EP)
Sep 1, 2014 Black Tongue
"Born Hanged : Falsifier (Redux)" (CD)
Sep 1, 2014 Aphyxion
"Earth Entangled" (CD)
Sep 1, 2014 Siberian
"Modern Age Mausoleum" (CD)
Sep 1, 2014 Vermin Womb
"Permanence" (CD)
Sep 1, 2014 Earth
"Primitive and Deadly" (CD)
Sep 1, 2014 Horned Almighty
"World Of Tombs" (CD)
Sep 2, 2014 Hammerfall
"(r)Evolution" (CD)
>> Reviewed
Sep 2, 2014 Set And Setting
"A Vivid Memory" (CD)
Sep 2, 2014 YOB
"Clearing The Path To Ascend" (CD)
Sep 2, 2014 Blood Of Kingu
"Dark Star on the Right Horn of the Crescent Moon" (CD)
>> Reviewed
Sep 2, 2014 Righteous Vendetta
"Defiance" (CD/EP)
Sep 2, 2014 Wolf
"Devil Seed" (CD)
Sep 2, 2014 The Haunted
"Exit Wounds" (CD)
Sep 2, 2014 Pig Heart Transplant
"For Mass Consumption" (CD)
Sep 2, 2014 Code Orange
"I Am King" (CD)
Sep 2, 2014 Where Giants Once Stood
"Live Above" (CD/EP)
Sep 2, 2014 Miseo
"Lunatic Confessions" (CD)
Sep 2, 2014 Solstafir
"Ótta" (CD)
Sep 2, 2014 Empress AD
"Still Life Moving Fast" (CD)
Sep 2, 2014 Sorxe
"Surrounded By Shadows" (CD)
Sep 2, 2014 Meridian
"The Awful Truth" (CD)
Sep 2, 2014 Burzum
"The Days of Yore" (CD)
Sep 2, 2014 Krieg
"Transient" (CD)
>> Reviewed
Sep 2, 2014 Incite
"Up In Hell" (CD)
Sep 2, 2014 Dark Fortress
"Venereal Dawn" (CD)
Sep 3, 2014 Autumn's Dawn
"Gone" (CD)
Sep 5, 2014 Ophis
"Abhorrence In Opulence" (CD)
Sep 5, 2014 Jonne
"Jonne" (CD)
Sep 5, 2014 Onheil
"Storm is Coming" (CD)
Sep 8, 2014 Obzidian
"Damned Eternal" (CD)
Sep 8, 2014 Pord
"Wild" (CD)
Sep 9, 2014 Project Arcadia
"A Time Of Changes" (CD)
Sep 9, 2014 HOD
"Book of the Worm" (CD)
Sep 9, 2014 Striker
"City of Gold" (CD)
Sep 9, 2014 Crucified
"Dead Of Sleep" (Digital EP)
Sep 9, 2014 Crimson Shadows
"Kings Among Men" (CD)
Sep 9, 2014 Megaton Leviathan
"Past 21: Beyond The Arctic Cell" (CD)
Sep 9, 2014 In Flames
"Siren Charms" (CD)
Sep 9, 2014 Bullet
"Storm of Blades" (CD)
Sep 9, 2014 A Sound Of Thunder
"The Lesser Key Of Solomon" (CD)
>> Reviewed
Sep 10, 2014 Crucified Barbara
"In the Red" (CD)
Sep 12, 2014 Nothgard
"Age of Pandora" (CD)
Sep 12, 2014 Martyrvore
"Malevolent Desolation" (Vinyl)
Sep 12, 2014 Albez Duz
"The Coming of Mictlan" (CD)
Sep 13, 2014 Albert Bell's Sacro Sanctus
"Deus Volt" (CD)
Sep 13, 2014 Stryvigor
"Forgotten By Ages" (CD)
Sep 15, 2014 Emeth
"Aethyr" (CD)
Sep 15, 2014 Darkenhold
"Castellum" (CD)
Sep 15, 2014 Obscure Burial
"Epiphany" (Cassette)
Sep 15, 2014 Katatonia
"Last Fair Deal Gone Night" (DVD)
Sep 15, 2014 Snailking
"Storm" (CD)
Sep 16, 2014 Cannibal Corpse
"A Skeletal Domain" (CD)
Sep 16, 2014 Texas In July
"Bloodwork" (CD)
Sep 16, 2014 Anthrax
"Chile On Hell" (DVD)
Sep 16, 2014 Freak Kitchen
"Cooking With Pagans" (CD)
Sep 16, 2014 Reverorum Ib Malacht
"De Mysteriis Dom Christi" (CD)
Sep 16, 2014 Death Penalty
"Death Penalty" (CD)
Sep 16, 2014 Old Wounds
"Death Projection" (CD/EP)
Sep 16, 2014 The Body Politic
"Egressor" (CD)
Sep 16, 2014 Philm
"Fire From The Evening Sun" (CD)
Sep 16, 2014 Mortuus
"Grape of the Vine" (CD)
Sep 16, 2014 Gust
"Gust" (CD)
Sep 16, 2014 Xerath
"III" (CD)
Sep 16, 2014 The Contortionist
"Language" (CD)
Sep 16, 2014 Redemption
"Live From The Pit" (DVD)
Sep 16, 2014 Myrkur
"Myrkur" (CD)
Sep 16, 2014 Bloodtruth
"Obedience" (CD)
Sep 16, 2014 Ides of Gemini
"Old World New Wave" (CD)
Sep 16, 2014 AntropomorphiA
"Rites Ov Perversion" (CD)
Sep 16, 2014 Num Skull
"Ritually Abused (Reissue)" (CD)
Sep 16, 2014 Obey The Brave
"Salvation" (CD)
Sep 16, 2014 Siftercide
"Self-Titled" (CD)
Sep 16, 2014 Sepultura
"Sepultura And Les Tambours du Bronx: Metal Veins - Alive At Rock In Rio" (CD)
Sep 16, 2014 Society Sucker
"Society Sucker" (CD/EP)
Sep 16, 2014 Iron Reagan
"The Tyranny Of Will" (CD)
Sep 16, 2014 Annihilation
"The Undivided" (CD/EP)
Sep 16, 2014 Brotherhood
"Till Death" (CD)
Sep 16, 2014 Malpractice
"Turning Tides" (CD)
Sep 16, 2014 Lago
"Tyranny" (CD)
Sep 19, 2014 Thomsen
"Unbroken" (CD)
Sep 19, 2014 Mezzoplao
"Underskin Stories" (CD)
Sep 22, 2014 Disasterhate
"Mirroring The Abyss" (CD)
Sep 23, 2014 Divider
"All Barren" (CD)
Sep 23, 2014 Affiance
"Blackout" (CD)
Sep 23, 2014 Stryper
"Live At The Whiskey" (2-CD Set)
Sep 23, 2014 Burn Halo
"Wolves of War" (CD)
Sep 26, 2014 Wolfchant
"Bloodwinter" (CD)
Sep 26, 2014 Dire Peril
"Queen of The Galaxy" (CD/EP)
Sep 26, 2014 LostPray
"That's Why" (CD)
Sep 27, 2014 Daydream XI
"The Grand Disguise" (CD)
Sep 29, 2014 1349
"Massive Cauldron of Chaos" (CD)
Sep 29, 2014 Enchant
"The Great Divide" (CD)
Sep 30, 2014 Decapitated
"Blood Mantra" (CD)
Sep 30, 2014 Nightbringer
"Ego Dominus Tuus" (CD)
Sep 30, 2014 Woodtemple
"Forgotten Pride" (CD)
Sep 30, 2014 Between The Buried And Me
"Future Sequence: Live at Fidelitorium" (Blu-ray)
Sep 30, 2014 Internal Bleeding
"Imperium" (CD)
Sep 30, 2014 Kissin' Dynamite
"Megalomania" (CD)
Sep 30, 2014 Witch Mountain
"Mobile of Angels" (CD)
Sep 30, 2014 Rebellious Spirit
"Obsession" (CD)
Sep 30, 2014 Puig Destroyer
"Puig Destroyer" (CD)
Sep 30, 2014 Laika
"Somnia" (CD)
Sep 30, 2014 Zodiac
"Sonic Child" (CD)
Sep 30, 2014 Excel
"Split Image (reissue)" (CD)
Sep 30, 2014 Capsize
"The Angst In My Veins" (CD)
Sep 30, 2014 Sick of it All
"The Last Act Of Defiance" (CD)
Sep 30, 2014 Black Crown Initiate
"The Wreckage Of Stars" (CD)
Sep 30, 2014 Khold
"Til Endes" (CD)
Oct 1, 2014 Alberto Rigoni
"Overloaded" (CD)
Oct 3, 2014 Womit Angel
"Holy Goatse" (CD)
Oct 3, 2014 Howling
"Tear The Screams From Your Throat" (CD/EP)
Oct 4, 2014 As We Draw
"Mirages" (CD)
Oct 4, 2014 Northern Oak
"Of Roots and Flesh" (CD)
Oct 6, 2014 Bludded Head
"Reign In Bludd" (CD)
Oct 6, 2014 Chainfist
"Scarred " (CD)
Oct 7, 2014 Alunah
"Awakening The Forest" (CD)
Oct 7, 2014 Orange Goblin
"Back From The Abyss" (CD)
Oct 7, 2014 Viathyn
"Cynosure" (CD)
Oct 7, 2014 Gormathon
"Following The Beast" (CD)
Oct 7, 2014 Hellion
"Karma's A Bitch" (CD)
Oct 7, 2014 Ozzy Osbourne
"Memoirs Of A Madman" (2-CD Set)
Oct 7, 2014 Single Mothers
"Negative Qualities" (CD)
Oct 7, 2014 The Francesco Artusato Project
"Our Dying Sun" (CD)
Oct 7, 2014 Rigor Mortis
"Slaves To The Grave" (CD)
Oct 7, 2014 Castle Freak
"Still Rotting" (Cassette)
Oct 7, 2014 Winterfylleth
"The Divination of Antiquity" (CD)
Oct 7, 2014 Abazagorath
"The Satanic Verses" (CD)
Oct 7, 2014 In Search Of Sun
"The World Is Yours" (CD)
Oct 7, 2014 Stench
"Venture" (CD)
Oct 10, 2014 In Love Your Mother
"The Great Ape Project" (CD)
Oct 13, 2014 Lunatic Soul
"Walking On A Flashlight Beam" (CD)
Oct 14, 2014 Today Is The Day
"Animal Mother" (CD)
Oct 14, 2014 Exodus
"Blood In, Blood Out" (CD)
Oct 14, 2014 October 31
"Bury The Hatchet" (CD)
Oct 14, 2014 Gideon
"Calloused" (CD)
Oct 14, 2014 The Acacia Strain
"Coma Witch" (CD)
Oct 14, 2014 Dystopia
"Human=Garbage (reissue)" (CD)
Oct 14, 2014 Eden Circus
"Marula" (CD)
Oct 14, 2014 Old Lines
"No Child Left Behind" (CD)
Oct 14, 2014 My Brother The Wind
"Once There Was A Time When Space And Time Were One" (CD)
Oct 14, 2014 Hang the Bastard
"Sex In The Seventh Circle" (CD)
Oct 14, 2014 Scar Symmetry
"The Singularity (Phase I - Neohumanity)" (CD)
Oct 14, 2014 Sanctuary
"The Year The Sun Died" (CD)
Oct 14, 2014 Menace Ruine
"Venus Armata" (CD)
Oct 14, 2014 Starkill
"Virus of the Mind" (CD)
Oct 14, 2014 The Lurking Corpses
"Workin' For The Devil" (CD)
Oct 17, 2014 Subservience
"Upheaval" (CD/EP)
Oct 20, 2014 Zapruder
"Fall In Line" (CD)
Oct 21, 2014 Indestructible Noise Command
"Black Hearse Serenade" (CD)
Oct 21, 2014 Xerxes
"Collision Blonde" (CD)
Oct 21, 2014 Amaranthe
"Massive Addictive" (CD)
Oct 21, 2014 Falloch
"This Island, Our Funeral" (CD)
Oct 24, 2014 Beyond Creation
"Earthborn Evolution" (CD)
Oct 27, 2014 Oraculum
"Sorcery of the Damned" (CD/EP)
Oct 27, 2014 While Heaven Wept
"Suspended At Aphelion" (CD)
Oct 27, 2014 Megaherz
"Zombieland" (CD)
Oct 28, 2014 At The Gates
"At War With Reality" (CD)
Oct 28, 2014 MindMaze
"Back From The Edge" (CD)
Oct 28, 2014 Hideous Divinity
"Cobra Verde" (CD)
Oct 28, 2014 Nero Di Marte
"Derivae" (CD)
Oct 28, 2014 Obituary
"Inked In Blood" (CD)
Oct 28, 2014 Abysmal Dawn
"Obsolescence" (CD)
Oct 28, 2014 Obliterations
"Poison Everything" (CD)
Oct 28, 2014 Mob Rules
"Timekeeper" (Boxed Set)
Oct 28, 2014 Necrophagia
"WhiteWorm Cathedral" (CD)
Oct 28, 2014 Wish
"Wish" (CD/EP)
Oct 31, 2014 Lucian The Wolfbearer
"At The Gates Of Twilight" (CD)
Oct 31, 2014 Pestilential Shadows
"Ephemeral " (CD)
Oct 31, 2014 Ilsa
"The Felon's Claw" (CD)
Nov 3, 2014 Nachtblut
"Chimonas" (CD)
Nov 3, 2014 Devilment
"The Great And Secret Show" (CD)
Nov 4, 2014 The Skull
"For Those Which Are Asleep" (CD)
Nov 4, 2014 Cavalera Conspiracy
"Pandemonium" (CD)
Nov 4, 2014 Liv Kristine
"Vervain" (CD)
Nov 7, 2014 Cycle Beating
"The Age of Depression" (CD)
Nov 10, 2014 Saille
"Eldritch" (CD)
Nov 11, 2014 Ne Obliviscaris
"Citadel" (CD)
Nov 11, 2014 The Agonist
"Eye Of Providence" (CD)
Nov 11, 2014 Ghost Brigade
"IV - One With The Storm" (CD)
Nov 11, 2014 Rated X
"Rated X" (CD)
Nov 11, 2014 Red Enemy
"Red Enemy" (CD)
Nov 17, 2014 In Tormentata Quiete
"Cromagia" (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
19-8-14
Enceladus
"Journey To Enlightenment" (CD)
Released
22-8-14
Project Terror
"Conquistador" (CD)
Released
22-8-14
Machinae Supremacy
"Phantom Shadow" (CD)
>> Reviewed
Released
22-8-14
Underjord
"Sheol" (CD)
Released
22-8-14
Overdrive
"The Final Nightmare" (CD)
25-8-14 Wolf
"Devil Seed" (CD)
25-8-14 Autumn's Dawn
"Gone" (CD)
25-8-14 Manigance
"Volte Face" (CD)
27-8-14 Riot
"Unleash The Fire" (CD)
29-8-14 Hammerfall
"(r)Evolution" (CD)
>> Reviewed
29-8-14 Blood Of Kingu
"Dark Star on the Right Horn of the Crescent Moon" (CD)
>> Reviewed
29-8-14 The Haunted
"Exit Wounds" (CD)
29-8-14 Mad Alien
"Mad Alien" (CD)
29-8-14 Solstafir
"Ótta" (CD)
29-8-14 Flashback Of Anger
"T.S.R. (Terminate And Stay Resident)" (CD)
1-9-14 Striker
"City of Gold" (CD)
1-9-14 Crimson Shadows
"Kings Among Men" (CD)
1-9-14 Dark Fortress
"Venereal Dawn" (CD)
2-9-14 Shards Of Humanity
"Fractured Frequencies" (CD)
2-9-14 Earth
"Primitive and Deadly" (CD)
5-9-14 Kissin' Dynamite
"Megalomania" (CD)
5-9-14 Onheil
"Storm is Coming" (CD)
6-9-14 Elvenstorm
"Blood Leads To Glory" (CD)
6-9-14 Elvenstorm
"Of Rage & War" (CD)
6-9-14 Thunder And Lightning
"Slice Of Life" (CD/EP)
8-9-14 Gunfire
"Age Of Supremacy" (CD)
8-9-14 Bullet
"Storm of Blades" (CD)
9-9-14 A Sound Of Thunder
"The Lesser Key Of Solomon" (CD)
>> Reviewed
12-9-14 Thrash Bombz
"Dawn" (CD/EP)
12-9-14 Sorrows Path
"Doom Philosophy" (CD)
12-9-14 Wolfen
"Evilution" (CD)
12-9-14 Stallion
"Rise And Ride" (CD)
15-9-14 Xerath
"III" (CD)
15-9-14 Myrkur
"Myrkur" (CD)
19-9-14 Decapitated
"Blood Mantra" (CD)
19-9-14 Halcyon Way
"Conquer" (CD)
>> Reviewed
19-9-14 Threshold
"For The Journey" (CD)
>> Reviewed
19-9-14 Mezzoplao
"Underskin Stories" (CD)
22-9-14 Hang the Bastard
"Sex In The Seventh Circle" (CD)
22-9-14 Falloch
"This Island, Our Funeral" (CD)
22-9-14 Dominhate
"Towards The Light" (CD)
23-9-14 Blood Storm
"The Stellar Exorcism" (CD)
26-9-14 Project Arcadia
"A Time Of Changes" (CD)
26-9-14 Nightbringer
"Ego Dominus Tuus" (CD)
26-9-14 Jaded Heart
"Fight The System" (CD)
26-9-14 Evergrey
"Hymns For The Broken" (CD)
26-9-14 LostPray
"That's Why" (CD)
26-9-14 Palace
"The 7th Steel" (CD)
26-9-14 The Prophecy 23
"Untrue Like A Boss" (CD)
26-9-14 Stench
"Venture" (CD)
29-9-14 Gormathon
"Following The Beast" (CD)
29-9-14 Sick of it All
"The Last Act Of Defiance" (CD)
29-9-14 Nonpoint
"The Return" (CD)
30-9-14 Overcharge
"Accelerate" (CD)
30-9-14 Electric Wizard
"Time To Die..." (CD)
1-10-14 Alberto Rigoni
"Overloaded" (CD)
3-10-14 Scar Symmetry
"The Singularity (Phase I - Neohumanity)" (CD)
6-10-14 Alunah
"Awakening The Forest" (CD)
6-10-14 Eden Circus
"Marula" (CD)
6-10-14 Winterfylleth
"The Divination of Antiquity" (CD)
6-10-14 Sanctuary
"The Year The Sun Died" (CD)
7-10-14 A Breach of Silence
"The Darkest Road" (CD)
8-10-14 Hellion
"Karma's A Bitch" (CD)
14-10-14 October 31
"Bury The Hatchet" (CD)
14-10-14 Midnight Sin
"Sex First" (CD)
17-10-14 SoulHealer
"Bear The Cross" (CD)
20-10-14 Starkill
"Virus of the Mind" (CD)
21-10-14 Amaranthe
"Massive Addictive" (CD)
24-10-14 MindMaze
"Back From The Edge" (CD)
24-10-14 While Heaven Wept
"Suspended At Aphelion" (CD)
24-10-14 Necrophagia
"WhiteWorm Cathedral" (CD)
26-10-14 Bloodshot Dawn
"Demons" (CD)
27-10-14 At The Gates
"At War With Reality" (CD)
27-10-14 Nero Di Marte
"Derivae" (CD)
27-10-14 Obituary
"Inked In Blood" (CD)
27-10-14 Abysmal Dawn
"Obsolescence" (CD)
27-10-14 Obliterations
"Poison Everything" (CD)
27-10-14 Liv Kristine
"Vervain" (CD)
28-10-14 Tantal
"Expectancy" (CD)
28-10-14 Kattah
"Lapis Lazuli" (CD)
31-10-14 Hideous Divinity
"Cobra Verde" (CD)
31-10-14 Cavalera Conspiracy
"Pandemonium" (CD)
7-11-14 Ne Obliviscaris
"Citadel" (CD)
7-11-14 Ghost Brigade
"IV - One With The Storm" (CD)
7-11-14 Rated X
"Rated X" (CD)
10-11-14 The Agonist
"Eye Of Providence" (CD)
28-11-14 Maverick
"Quid Pro Quo" (CD)
5-12-14 Messiah's Kiss
"Get Your Bulls Out" (CD)
5-12-14 Scanner
"The Judgement" (CD)
23-8-13 Trouble
"The Distortion Field" (CD)
>> Reviewed