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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 7, 2020
Curses
"Chapter II: Bloom" (CD)
Released
Aug 7, 2020
Messiah
"Fatal Grotesque Symbols - Darken Universe" (CD/EP)
Released
Aug 7, 2020
Concrete
"Free Us From Existence" (CD)
Released
Aug 7, 2020
Ravened
"From The Depths" (CD)
Released
Aug 7, 2020
Onslaught
"Generation Antichrist" (CD)
Released
Aug 7, 2020
Avatar
"Hunter Gatherer" (CD)
Released
Aug 7, 2020
Angel Morgue
"In The Morgue Of Angels" (CD)
Released
Aug 7, 2020
In Hearts Wake
"Kaliyuga" (CD)
Released
Aug 7, 2020
Entartung
"Maleficae Artes" (CD)
Released
Aug 7, 2020
Orbit Culture
"Nija" (CD)
Released
Aug 7, 2020
Obsecration
"Onwards The Mystic Paths Of The Dead" (CD)
Released
Aug 7, 2020
Temple Nightside
"Pillars Of Damnation" (CD)
Released
Aug 7, 2020
WoR
"Prisoners" (CD)
Released
Aug 7, 2020
Faceless Burial
"Speciation" (CD)
Released
Aug 7, 2020
Lord of the Lost
"Swan Songs III" (CD)
Released
Aug 7, 2020
Selenseas
"The Outer Limits" (CD)
Released
Aug 7, 2020
Vassafor
"To The Death" (CD)
Released
Aug 7, 2020
Ovnev
"Transpiration" (CD)
Released
Aug 7, 2020
Misery Signals
"Ultraviolet" (CD)
Released
Aug 7, 2020
Black Crown Initiate
"Violent Portraits Of Doomed Escape" (CD)
Released
Aug 7, 2020
Deep Purple
"Whoosh!" (CD)
Aug 14, 2020 Nug
"Alter Ego" (CD)
Aug 14, 2020 Ton
"Ashes Where They Stood" (CD)
Aug 14, 2020 Paganizer
"Bullets Reign" (CD/EP)
Aug 14, 2020 Bear Mace
"Charred Field Of Slaughter" (CD)
Aug 14, 2020 Fermentor
"Continuance" (CD)
Aug 14, 2020 Expendiency
"Disobedience" (CD)
Aug 14, 2020 Virus
"Evilution Apocalypse" (CD)
Aug 14, 2020 Haunt
"Flashback" (CD)
Aug 14, 2020 This Is Endless
"Formations Of A World Below" (CD)
Aug 14, 2020 Kamelot
"I Am The Empire – Live From The 013 " (CD)
Aug 14, 2020 Ov Shadows
"I Djävulens Avbild" (CD)
Aug 14, 2020 Primitive Man
"Immersion" (CD)
Aug 14, 2020 Fange
"Poigne" (Vinyl)
Aug 14, 2020 Ingested
"Where Only Gods May Tread" (CD)
Aug 21, 2020 Vision Divine
"9 Degrees West Of The Moon" (CD)
Aug 21, 2020 Unleash The Archers
"Abyss" (CD)
Aug 21, 2020 Vicious Rumors
"Celebration Decay" (CD)
Aug 21, 2020 Repulsive Vision
"Necrovictology" (CD)
Aug 21, 2020 Expander
"Neuropunk Boostergang" (CD)
Aug 21, 2020 Cytotoxin
"Nuklearth" (CD)
Aug 21, 2020 Astringency
"Of Vacant Planes" (CD)
Aug 21, 2020 Volcanova
"Radical Waves" (CD)
Aug 21, 2020 Incantation
"Sect Of Vile Divinities" (CD)
Aug 21, 2020 Veonity
"Sorrows" (CD)
Aug 21, 2020 Recorruptor
"The Funeral Corridor" (CD)
Aug 21, 2020 Mercyless
"The Mother Of All Plagues" (CD)
Aug 21, 2020 Ages
"Uncrown" (CD)
Aug 28, 2020 Cultus Profano
"Accursed Possession" (CD)
Aug 28, 2020 Vanishing Point
"Dead Elysium" (CD)
Aug 28, 2020 Orden Ogan
"Final Days" (CD)
Aug 28, 2020 Ulver
"Flowers Of Evil" (CD)
Aug 28, 2020 Svederna
"Härd" (CD)
Aug 28, 2020 Sinisthra
"Last Of The Stories Of Long Past Glories" (CD)
Aug 28, 2020 Nonexist
"Like The Fearless Hunter" (CD)
Aug 28, 2020 From The Depth
"Moments" (CD)
Aug 28, 2020 Necrot
"Mortal" (CD)
Aug 28, 2020 Pain Of Salvation
"Panther" (CD)
Aug 28, 2020 Venomous Concept
"Politics Vs The Erection" (CD)
Aug 28, 2020 Metallica
"S&M 2" (CD)
Aug 28, 2020 SVNTH
"Spring In Blue" (CD)
Aug 28, 2020 Poema Arcanvs
"Stardust Solitude" (CD)
Aug 28, 2020 Radiant Knife
"The Body" (Digital EP)
Aug 28, 2020 Ominous Scriptures
"The Fall Of The Celestial Throne" (CD)
Aug 28, 2020 Dokken
"The Lost Songs 1978-1981" (CD)
Aug 28, 2020 Powerman 5000
"The Noble Rot" (CD)
Aug 28, 2020 Pig Destroyer
"The Octagonical Stairway" (CD/EP)
Aug 28, 2020 Manticora
"To Live To Kill To Live" (Digital LP)
Sep 3, 2020 Dygora
"Ghetto Spiritual" (CD/EP)
Sep 4, 2020 Vacant Eyes
"A Somber Preclusion Of Being" (CD)
Sep 4, 2020 Starblind
"Black Bubbling Ooze" (CD)
Sep 4, 2020 Malicious
"Deranged Hexes" (CD)
Sep 4, 2020 Stryper
"Even The Devil Believes" (CD)
Sep 4, 2020 Rising Steel
"Fight Them All" (CD)
Sep 4, 2020 Eshtadur
"From The Abyss" (CD)
Sep 4, 2020 Comaniac
"Holodox" (CD)
Sep 4, 2020 Katavasia
"Magnus Venator" (CD)
Sep 4, 2020 Cult of Lilith
"Mara" (CD)
Sep 4, 2020 Oceans Of Slumber
"Oceans Of Slumber" (CD)
Sep 4, 2020 South Of No North
"Phagocity" (CD)
Sep 4, 2020 Desolator
"Sermon Of Apathy" (CD)
Sep 4, 2020 Black Sun
"Silent Enemy" (CD/EP)
Sep 4, 2020 Burial Remains
"Spawn Of Chaos" (CD)
Sep 4, 2020 Dead Lord
"Surrender" (CD)
Sep 4, 2020 En Minor
"When The Cold Truth Has Worn Its Miserable Welcome Out" (CD)
Sep 11, 2020 Crown Of Glory
"Ad Infinitum" (CD)
Sep 11, 2020 Void Rot
"Descending Pillars" (CD)
Sep 11, 2020 Messiah
"Fracmont" (CD)
Sep 11, 2020 Theotoxin
"Fragment : Erhabenheit" (CD)
Sep 11, 2020 Tomorrow's Rain
"Hollow" (CD)
Sep 11, 2020 Ordinance
"In Purge There Is No Remission" (CD)
Sep 11, 2020 Darkened
"Kingdom Of Decay" (CD)
Sep 11, 2020 Mastodon
"Medium Rarities" (CD)
Sep 11, 2020 Ihsahn
"Pharos" (CD/EP)
Sep 11, 2020 Jupiterian
"Protosapien" (CD)
Sep 11, 2020 Aborted Fetus
"Pyramids Of Damnation" (CD)
Sep 11, 2020 Dark Rites
"The Dark Hymns" (CD)
Sep 11, 2020 Skeletal Remains
"The Entombment Of Chaos" (CD)
Sep 11, 2020 Mortis Mutilati
"The Fate Of Flight 800" (CD)
Sep 11, 2020 Soulwound
"The Suffering" (CD)
Sep 11, 2020 Demolizer
"Thrashmageddon" (CD)
Sep 11, 2020 Marilyn Manson
"We Are Chaos" (CD)
Sep 14, 2020 Chaostar
"Chaostar" (CD)
Sep 18, 2020 Fight The Fight
"Deliverance" (CD)
Sep 18, 2020 Heathen
"Empire Of The Blind" (CD)
Sep 18, 2020 Sumac
"May You Be Held" (CD)
Sep 18, 2020 Raven
"Metal City" (CD)
Sep 18, 2020 The Infernal Sea
"Negotium Crucis" (CD)
Sep 18, 2020 Hiidenhauta
"Riivin" (CD)
Sep 18, 2020 Evoke
"Seeds Of Death" (CD)
Sep 18, 2020 Fawn Limbs
"Sleeper Vessels" (CD)
Sep 18, 2020 Fit For A King
"The Path" (CD)
Sep 18, 2020 Memories Of Old
"The Zeramin Game" (CD)
Sep 18, 2020 Napalm Death
"Throes Of Joy In The Jaws of Defeatism" (CD)
Sep 18, 2020 Finntroll
"Vredesvävd" (CD)
Sep 18, 2020 Carnation
"Where Death Lies" (CD)
Sep 18, 2020 Varg
"Zeichen" (CD)
Sep 20, 2020 Defecto
"Duality" (CD)
Sep 25, 2020 Uada
"Djinn" (CD)
Sep 25, 2020 Satan
"Early Rituals" (CD)
Sep 25, 2020 Teratolith
"Eclipse" (CD)
Sep 25, 2020 Marche Funebre
"Einderlicht" (CD)
Sep 25, 2020 Sapiency
"For Those Who Never Rest" (CD)
Sep 25, 2020 Blackevil
"Forever Baptised In Eternal Fire" (CD)
Sep 25, 2020 Repentance
"God For A Day" (CD)
Sep 25, 2020 Byfist
"In The End" (CD)
Sep 25, 2020 Azziard
"Liber Secondus - Exégèse" (CD)
Sep 25, 2020 Realize
"Machine Violence" (CD)
Sep 25, 2020 Spellbook
"Magick & Mischief" (CD)
Sep 25, 2020 Scordatura
"Mass Failure" (CD)
Sep 25, 2020 Obsidian Kingdom
"Meat Machine" (CD)
Sep 25, 2020 Nasty
"Menace" (CD)
Sep 25, 2020 LIK
"Misanthropic Breed" (CD)
Sep 25, 2020 SkeleToon
"Nemesis" (CD)
Sep 25, 2020 The Ocean
"Phanerozoic II: Mesozoic I Cenozoic" (CD)
Sep 25, 2020 Torch
"Reignited" (CD)
Sep 25, 2020 Bloodred
"The Raven's Shadow" (CD)
Sep 25, 2020 Ayreon
"Transitus" (CD)
Sep 25, 2020 Kataklysm
"Unconquered" (CD)
Sep 25, 2020 Chrome Waves
"Where We Live" (CD)
Oct 2, 2020 Nightmare
"Aeternam" (CD)
Oct 2, 2020 Corey Taylor
"CMFT" (CD)
Oct 2, 2020 Iron Angel
"Emerald Eyes" (CD)
Oct 2, 2020 Anaal Nathrakh
"Endarkenment" (CD)
Oct 2, 2020 Ivory Moon
"Lunar Gateway" (CD)
Oct 2, 2020 Amaranthe
"Manifest" (CD)
Oct 2, 2020 Trident
"North" (CD)
Oct 2, 2020 Bliss Of Flesh
"Tyrant" (CD)
Oct 2, 2020 Enslaved
"Utgard" (CD)
Oct 2, 2020 Isengard
"Vårjevndøgn" (CD)
Oct 9, 2020 Fortress Under Siege
"Atlantis" (CD)
Oct 9, 2020 Necrophobic
"Dawn Of The Damned" (CD)
Oct 9, 2020 Devildriver
"Dealing with Demons, Vol. 1" (CD)
Oct 9, 2020 Crippled Black Phoenix
"Ellengæst" (CD)
Oct 9, 2020 Hellripper
"The Affair Of The Poisons" (CD)
Oct 9, 2020 Radiant Knife
"The Ghost" (Digital EP)
Oct 9, 2020 The Troops Of Doom
"The Rise Of Heresy" (CD/EP)
Oct 9, 2020 My Death Belongs To You
"The World Seems To Be Fading" (CD)
Oct 9, 2020 DGM
"Tragic Separation" (CD)
Oct 16, 2020 Benediction
"Scriptures" (CD)
Oct 16, 2020 Goratory
"Sour Grapes" (CD)
Oct 16, 2020 Nightstryke
"Storm Of Steel" (CD)
Oct 16, 2020 Aphonic Threnody
"The Great Hatred" (CD)
Oct 23, 2020 Sevendust
"Blood And Stone" (CD)
Oct 23, 2020 Pitch Black
"Death & Disbelief" (CD)
Oct 23, 2020 Dehuman Reign
"Descending Upon The Oblivious" (CD)
Oct 23, 2020 Red Moon Architect
"Emptiness Weighs The Most" (CD)
Oct 23, 2020 Pallbearer
"Forgotten Days" (CD)
Oct 23, 2020 Black Fate
"Ithaca" (CD)
Oct 23, 2020 Mors Principium Est
"Seven" (CD)
Oct 23, 2020 Leaves' Eyes
"The Last Viking" (CD)
Oct 30, 2020 Revolution Within
"Chaos" (CD)
Oct 30, 2020 Convulse
"Deathstar" (CD)
Oct 30, 2020 Draconian
"Under A Godless Veil" (CD)
Nov 6, 2020 Cult Burial
"Cult Burial" (CD)
Nov 6, 2020 Solstafir
"Endless Twilight Of Codependent Love" (CD)
Jan 8, 2021 Michael Schenker Group
"Immortal" (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
23-8-13 Trouble
"The Distortion Field" (CD)
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