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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.

If you find that information here is wrong or lacking, feel free to send us an email via the contact form. (Please include a legitimate reference/link to back up your claim as well).

US / North America

Date Band/Release
Released
Dec 2, 2022
Tarja
"Best Of: Living The Dream" (CD)
Released
Dec 2, 2022
Nihilist Death Cult
"Death To All Tyrants" (CD)
Released
Dec 2, 2022
Ghost Gore
"Death Transfixion" (CD)
Released
Dec 2, 2022
Dystopia A.D.
"Doomsday Psalm" (CD)
Released
Dec 2, 2022
Blame Kandinsky
"Eclectic Ruiner" (CD)
Released
Dec 2, 2022
Imha Tarikat
"Hearts Unchained – At War With A Passionless World" (CD)
Released
Dec 2, 2022
Destroyer 666
"Never Surrender" (CD)
Released
Dec 2, 2022
Hammers of Misfortune
"Overtaker" (CD)
Released
Dec 2, 2022
Appalling
"Sacrilege" (CD)
Released
Dec 2, 2022
Amberian Dawn
"Take a Chance - A Metal Tribute to ABBA" (CD)
Released
Dec 2, 2022
T.O.M.B.
"Terror Winds" (CD)
Released
Dec 2, 2022
Within Temptation
"The Aftermath EP" (CD/EP)
Released
Dec 2, 2022
Opus Arise
"The Network" (CD)
Released
Dec 2, 2022
Shining Wizard
"Tournament Of Death" (CD/EP)
Released
Dec 2, 2022
Obvurt
"Triumph Beyond Adversity" (CD)
Dec 9, 2022 Gomorra
"Dealer Of Souls" (CD)
Dec 9, 2022 Legendarium
"Death's Hand In Yours" (CD)
Dec 9, 2022 Colonial Wound
"Easy Laugh" (CD)
Dec 9, 2022 Stabbing
"Extirpated Mortal Process" (CD)
Dec 9, 2022 Highlord
"Freakin' Out Of Hell" (CD)
Dec 9, 2022 Sacrilegion
"From Which Nightmares Crawl" (CD)
Dec 9, 2022 Deathless Legacy
"Mater Larvarum" (CD)
Dec 9, 2022 Serenity
"Memoria" (DVD)
Dec 9, 2022 Instorm
"Psycho Violence" (CD)
Dec 9, 2022 Decrepit Cadaver
"Revelations" (CD)
Dec 9, 2022 Unchristian Christian
"Sulphurfeast" (CD)
Dec 9, 2022 Woods of Desolation
"The Falling Tide" (CD)
Dec 9, 2022 Arrayan Path
"Thus Always To Tyrants" (CD)
Dec 16, 2022 Dodsengel
"Bab Al On" (CD)
Dec 16, 2022 Hartlight
"From Midland And Beyond" (Digital EP)
Dec 16, 2022 Green King
"Hidden Beyond Time" (CD)
Dec 16, 2022 Kuolemanlaakso
"Kuolleiden Laulu" (CD/EP)
Dec 16, 2022 Destruction
"Trapped In Lunatic Possession" (Boxed Set)
Jan 6, 2023 Throat Locust
"Dragged Through Glass" (CD/EP)
Jan 6, 2023 The Howling Void
"Into Darkness Ever More Profound" (CD)
Jan 6, 2023 Varmia
"Prolog" (CD/EP)
Jan 13, 2023 Beyond The Black
"Beyond The Black" (CD)
Jan 13, 2023 Obituary
"Dying Of World" (CD)
Jan 13, 2023 HolyName
"HolyName" (CD)
Jan 13, 2023 Ashen
"Ritual Of Ash" (CD)
Jan 13, 2023 Ahab
"The Coral Tombs" (CD)
Jan 13, 2023 Ruinthrone
"The Unconscious Mind Of Arda" (CD)
Jan 20, 2023 Twilight Force
"At The Heart Of Wintervale" (CD)
Jan 20, 2023 Skald
"Huldufólk" (CD)
Jan 20, 2023 Imperium Dekadenz
"Into Sorrow Evermore" (CD)
Jan 20, 2023 The Privateer
"Kingdom Of Exiles" (CD)
Jan 20, 2023 Atrocity
"Okkult III" (CD)
Jan 20, 2023 Katatonia
"Sky Void Of Stars" (CD)
Jan 20, 2023 Negative Vortex
"Tomb Absolute" (CD)
Jan 27, 2023 Uriah Heep
"Chaos & Colour" (CD)
Jan 27, 2023 Mask Of Prospero
"Hiraeth" (CD)
Jan 27, 2023 Ominous Scriptures
"Rituals Of Mass Self-Ignition" (CD)
Jan 27, 2023 The Enigma Division
"The Enigma Division" (CD)
Jan 27, 2023 The World is Quiet Here
"Zon" (CD)
Feb 3, 2023 All Out War
"Celestial Rot" (CD)
Feb 3, 2023 Sanguisugabogg
"Homicidal Ecstasy" (CD)
Feb 3, 2023 Fvnerals
"Let The Earth Be Silent" (CD)
Feb 3, 2023 Memoriam
"Rise To Power" (CD)
Feb 3, 2023 Tryglav
"The Ritual" (CD)
Feb 3, 2023 Xandria
"The Wonders Still Awaiting" (CD)
Feb 3, 2023 Blackwulf
"Thieves And Liars" (CD)
Feb 10, 2023 Delain
"Dark Waters" (CD)
Feb 10, 2023 The Last Reign
"Endangered Pieces Volume One" (CD/EP)
Feb 10, 2023 In Flames
"Foregone" (CD)
Feb 10, 2023 Pierce The Veil
"The Jaws Of Life" (CD)
Feb 17, 2023 See You Next Tuesday
"Distractions" (CD)
Feb 17, 2023 Pigs Pigs Pigs Pigs Pigs Pigs Pigs
"Land Of Sleeper" (CD)
Feb 17, 2023 Kill The Imposter
"The Pain Never Dies" (CD)
Feb 24, 2023 Insomnium
"Anno 1696" (CD)
Feb 24, 2023 To the Grave
"Directors Cuts" (CD)
Feb 24, 2023 Godsmack
"Lighting Up The Sky" (CD)
Feb 24, 2023 Steel Panther
"On The Prowl" (CD)
Feb 24, 2023 Venomous Concept
"The Good Ship Lollipop" (CD)
Feb 24, 2023 Bodyfarm
"Ultimate Abomination" (CD)
Feb 24, 2023 Heidevolk
"Wederkeer" (CD)
Mar 3, 2023 Acres
"Burning Throne" (CD)
Mar 3, 2023 Enslaved
"Heimdal" (CD)
Mar 10, 2023 Frozen Crown
"Call Of The North" (CD)
Mar 17, 2023 Chelsea Grin
"Suffer In Heaven" (CD)
Mar 24, 2023 August Burns Red
"Death Below" (CD)
Mar 24, 2023 Babymetal
"The Other One" (CD)
Mar 31, 2023 Ad Infinitum
"Chapter III - Downfall" (CD)
Mar 31, 2023 Angelic Desolation
"Orchestrionic Abortion" (CD)
Apr 7, 2023 Powerwolf
"Interludium" (CD)
Apr 14, 2023 Metallica
"72 Seasons" (CD)
Apr 14, 2023 Holy Moses
"Invisible Queen" (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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