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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
Jan 15, 2017
Balfor
"Black Serpent Rising" (CD)
Released
Jan 15, 2017
Nasty Surgeons
"Exhumation Requiem" (CD)
Released
Jan 16, 2017
Blackforce
"Slaves to Reality" (CD/EP)
Released
Jan 16, 2017
Impalers
"Styx Demon: The Master Of Death" (CD/EP)
Released
Jan 17, 2017
Burn Damage
"Age Of Vultures" (CD)
Released
Jan 17, 2017
Need
"Hegaiamas: A Song For Freedom" (CD)
Released
Jan 17, 2017
Ethmebb
"La Quête Du Saint Grind" (CD)
Released
Jan 17, 2017
Sepultura
"Machine Messiah" (CD)
Jan 19, 2017 Wulkanaz
"Paralys" (CD)
Jan 19, 2017 Sunrise
"Through The Eyes Of Infinity" (DVD)
Jan 20, 2017 Infernal Angels
"Ars Goetia" (CD)
Jan 20, 2017 Samskaras
"Asunder" (CD/EP)
Jan 20, 2017 Dark Messiah
"Dark Messiah" (CD/EP)
Jan 20, 2017 Wound
"Engrained" (CD)
Jan 20, 2017 Pray U Prey
"Figure The 8" (CD)
Jan 20, 2017 Firewind
"Immortals" (CD)
Jan 20, 2017 Vesta Collide
"New Obsession" (CD)
Jan 20, 2017 Enemy Remains
"No Faith in Humanity" (CD)
Jan 20, 2017 Emptiness
"Not For Music" (CD)
Jan 20, 2017 Mosaic
"Old Man's Wyntar (extended re-issue)" (CD)
Jan 20, 2017 Habitual Sins
"Personal Demons" (CD)
Jan 20, 2017 Omnisight
"Power of One" (CD/EP)
Jan 20, 2017 The Flight Of Sleipnir
"Skadi" (CD)
Jan 20, 2017 Bill And Phil
"Songs Of Darkness And Despair" (CD)
Jan 20, 2017 Ashenspire
"Speak Not of the Laudanum Quandary" (CD)
>> Reviewed
Jan 20, 2017 Memoriam
"The Hellfire Demos II" (CD/EP)
Jan 20, 2017 Magnum
"The Valley Of Tears - The Ballads" (CD)
Jan 20, 2017 Thron
"Thron" (CD)
Jan 20, 2017 Endalok
"Úr Draumheimi Viðurstyggðar" (CD/EP)
Jan 20, 2017 Aversions Crown
"Xenocide" (CD)
Jan 23, 2017 Ekpyrosis
"Asphyxiating Devotion" (CD)
Jan 23, 2017 Mars Era
"Dharmanaut" (CD)
Jan 23, 2017 Infamovs
"Under the Seals of Death" (CD)
Jan 24, 2017 Empyrean Throne
"Chaosborne" (CD)
Jan 25, 2017 Code
"Lost Signal" (CD/EP)
Jan 25, 2017 Slayer
"Repentless Comic Issue #1" (Book)
Jan 25, 2017 Aborym
"Shifting.negative" (CD)
>> Reviewed
Jan 27, 2017 The Ominous Circle
"Appalling Ascension" (CD)
Jan 27, 2017 Undrask
"Battle Through Time" (CD)
Jan 27, 2017 Beheaded
"Beast Incarnate" (CD)
Jan 27, 2017 Hour of Penance
"Cast The First Stone" (CD)
Jan 27, 2017 Syron Vanes
"Chaos From A Distance " (CD)
Jan 27, 2017 Heavy Temple
"Chassit" (CD)
Jan 27, 2017 Deathless Legacy
"Dance With Devils" (CD)
Jan 27, 2017 Au Champ Des Morts
"Dans La Joie" (CD)
Jan 27, 2017 Maloic
"Death" (CD)
Jan 27, 2017 The Murder Of My Sweet
"Echoes of the Aftermath" (CD)
Jan 27, 2017 The Great Old Ones
"EOD: A Tale of Dark Legacy" (CD)
Jan 27, 2017 Nyktophobia
"Fallen Empire" (CD)
Jan 27, 2017 Fight The Fight
"Fight The Fight" (CD)
Jan 27, 2017 Kreator
"Gods Of Violence" (CD)
>> Reviewed
Jan 27, 2017 Jack Russell's Great White
"He Saw it Comin" (CD)
Jan 27, 2017 Black Star Riders
"Heavy Fire" (CD)
Jan 27, 2017 Tenebrae in Perpetuum
"La Genesi: 2001-2002" (CD)
Jan 27, 2017 Ghost Season
"Like Stars In a Neon Sky" (CD)
Jan 27, 2017 Set And Setting
"Reflectionless" (CD)
Jan 27, 2017 Acranius
"Reign of Terror" (CD)
Jan 27, 2017 Akoma
"Revangels" (CD)
Jan 27, 2017 Mustan Kuun Lapset
"Saatto" (CD)
Jan 27, 2017 Heaven's Guardian
"Signs" (CD)
Jan 27, 2017 Glare Of The Sun
"Soil" (CD)
Jan 27, 2017 Dead Limbs
"Spiritus / Sulphur" (CD)
Jan 27, 2017 Vanishing Point
"Tangled In Dream (re-issue)" (2-CD Set)
Jan 27, 2017 Diablerie
"The Catalyst Vol. 1: Control" (CD)
Jan 27, 2017 John Garcia
"The Coyote Who Spoke In Tongues" (CD)
Jan 27, 2017 Xandria
"Theater of Dimensions" (CD)
Jan 27, 2017 Annihilator
"Triple Threat" (2-CD Set)
Jan 27, 2017 Horn
"Turm am Hang" (CD)
Jan 27, 2017 Wars
"We Are Islands, After All" (CD)
Jan 27, 2017 Borealis
"World Of Silence MMXVII" (CD)
Jan 28, 2017 Hey Satan
"Hey Satan" (CD)
Jan 28, 2017 .bipolar.
"Seven" (CD/EP)
Jan 30, 2017 Crurifragium
"Beasts of the Temple of Satan " (CD)
Jan 30, 2017 Ephedra
"Can’- Ka No Rey" (CD)
Jan 30, 2017 Ululatum Tollunt
"Quantum Noose Of Usurpation" (CD)
Jan 30, 2017 Epoch
"Sacrosanct" (CD)
Jan 31, 2017 Inexorable
"Sea Of Dead Consciousness" (CD)
Feb 1, 2017 Bestial Raids
"Master Satan’s Witchery." (CD)
Feb 3, 2017 Horisont
"About Time" (CD)
Feb 3, 2017 Iron Reagan
"Crossover Ministry" (CD)
Feb 3, 2017 Pryapisme
"Diabolicus Felinae Pandemonium" (CD)
Feb 3, 2017 Final Drive
"Dig Deeper" (CD)
Feb 3, 2017 Ghost Avenue
"Impact" (CD)
Feb 3, 2017 Nailed to Obscurity
"King Delusion" (CD)
Feb 3, 2017 Dying Whale
"Last Moments Of Misery" (CD)
Feb 3, 2017 Soen
"Lykaia" (CD)
Feb 3, 2017 Tomb Mold
"Primordial Malignity" (CD)
Feb 3, 2017 Kairon; Irse!
"Ruination" (CD)
Feb 3, 2017 AfterLife
"Vicious Cycle" (CD/EP)
Feb 5, 2017 Textures
"Genotype" (CD)
Feb 7, 2017 Yurodivy
"APHOS" (CD)
Feb 10, 2017 Wiegedood
"De Doden Hebben Het Goed II" (CD)
Feb 10, 2017 Drude
"Drude" (CD/EP)
Feb 10, 2017 Mors Principium Est
"Embers of a Dying World" (CD)
Feb 10, 2017 Deivos
"Endemic Divine" (CD)
Feb 10, 2017 1968
"Fortuna Havana" (Digital EP)
Feb 10, 2017 Primal Attack
"Heartless Oppressor" (CD)
Feb 10, 2017 Cranial Engorgement
"Horrific Existence" (CD)
Feb 10, 2017 Praecognitvm
"Inalienable Catharsis" (Cassette)
Feb 10, 2017 Witherfall
"Nocturnes And Requiems" (CD)
Feb 10, 2017 Lecherous Gaze
"One Fifteen" (CD)
Feb 10, 2017 Plainride
"Return of the Jackalope" (CD)
Feb 10, 2017 First Blood
"Rules" (CD)
Feb 10, 2017 Overkill
"The Grinding Wheel" (CD)
Feb 10, 2017 Nidingr
"The High Heat Licks Against Heaven" (CD)
Feb 10, 2017 Abhorrence
"Totally Vulgar - Live at Tuska Open Air 2013" (CD)
Feb 13, 2017 Gloson
"Grimen" (CD)
Feb 14, 2017 Pestifer
"Execration Diatribes" (CD)
Feb 15, 2017 Candle
"Demo 2016" (Demo)
Feb 17, 2017 Dealer
"Billionaire Boys Club" (CD)
Feb 17, 2017 Battle Beast
"Bringer Of Pain" (CD)
Feb 17, 2017 Cultes Des Ghoules
"Coven" (CD)
Feb 17, 2017 Jagged Vision
"Death Is This World" (CD)
Feb 17, 2017 Invasion
"Destroyer Of Mankind" (CD)
Feb 17, 2017 Xibalba
"Diablo, Con Amor... Adios" (Vinyl)
Feb 17, 2017 Ravager
"Eradicate...Annihilate...Exterminate..." (CD)
Feb 17, 2017 Lorna Shore
"Flesh Coffin" (CD)
Feb 17, 2017 Horseneck
"Heavy Trip" (CD)
Feb 17, 2017 Dool
"Here Now, There Then" (CD)
Feb 17, 2017 Mord'A'Stigmata
"Hope" (CD)
Feb 17, 2017 Black Sites
"In Monochrome" (CD)
Feb 17, 2017 Invisible Mirror
"On The Edge Of Tomorrow" (CD)
Feb 17, 2017 Hymn
"Perish" (CD)
Feb 17, 2017 Montfaucon
"Renaissance" (CD)
Feb 17, 2017 Vomit Angel
"Sadomatic Evil" (CD)
Feb 17, 2017 Ancestral Dawn
"Souldance" (CD)
Feb 17, 2017 Vermilion Whiskey
"Spirit of Tradition" (CD)
Feb 17, 2017 Thera Roya
"Stone and Skin" (CD)
Feb 17, 2017 Sunlight's Bane
"The Blackest Volume: Like All the Earth Was Buried" (CD)
Feb 17, 2017 All Else Fails
"The Forever Lie" (CD)
Feb 17, 2017 Edenbridge
"The Great Momentum" (CD)
Feb 17, 2017 Klone
"Unplugged" (CD)
Feb 17, 2017 Virgin Steele
"Visions Of Eden (re-issue)" (CD)
Feb 17, 2017 Morta Skuld
"Wounds Deeper than Time" (CD)
Feb 20, 2017 In Thousand Lakes
"Age of Decay" (CD)
Feb 20, 2017 Henry Kane
"Den Förstörda Människans Rike" (CD)
Feb 22, 2017 Power Trip
"Nightmare Logic" (CD)
Feb 24, 2017 The Mute Gods
"...Tardigrades Will Inherit The Earth" (CD)
Feb 24, 2017 Pyogenesis
"A Kingdom to Disappear" (CD)
Feb 24, 2017 Persefone
"Aathma" (CD)
Feb 24, 2017 Immolation
"Atonement" (CD)
Feb 24, 2017 Ruckwater
"Bonehead" (CD/EP)
Feb 24, 2017 Unruly Child
"Can't Go Home" (CD)
Feb 24, 2017 Place Vendome
"Close to the Sun" (CD)
Feb 24, 2017 King Woman
"Created In the Image Of Suffering" (CD)
Feb 24, 2017 Arduini/Balich
"Dawn Of Ages" (CD)
Feb 24, 2017 Zeal And Ardor
"Devil Is Fine" (CD)
Feb 24, 2017 Disperse
"Foreword" (CD)
Feb 24, 2017 Escape Is Not Freedom
"Goldsmith" (CD)
Feb 24, 2017 Trollfest
"Helluva" (CD)
Feb 24, 2017 Hark
"Machinations" (CD)
Feb 24, 2017 No Turning Back
"No Time To Waste" (CD)
Feb 24, 2017 A Breach of Silence
"Secrets" (CD)
Feb 24, 2017 AntropomorphiA
"Sermon Ov Wrath" (CD)
Feb 24, 2017 Bathsheba
"Servus" (CD)
Feb 24, 2017 Unearthly Trance
"Stalking The Ghost" (CD)
Feb 24, 2017 Goatmoon
"Stella Polaris" (CD)
Feb 24, 2017 Striker
"Striker" (CD)
Feb 24, 2017 Striker
"Striker" (CD)
Feb 24, 2017 Suicide Silence
"Suicide Silence" (CD)
Feb 24, 2017 Zombie Motors Wrecking Yard
"Supersonic Rock'N Roll" (CD)
Feb 24, 2017 Lethe
"The First Corpse On The Moon" (CD)
Feb 24, 2017 Wretch
"The Hunt" (CD)
Feb 24, 2017 Ex Deo
"The Immortal Wars" (CD)
Feb 24, 2017 Siberian
"Through Ages of Sleep" (CD)
Feb 24, 2017 Demon Head
"Thunder On The Fields" (CD)
Feb 24, 2017 Tokyo Motor Fist
"Tokyo Motor Fist " (CD)
Feb 24, 2017 Six Feet Under
"Torment" (CD)
Feb 24, 2017 Bloodbound
"War Of Dragons" (CD)
Feb 24, 2017 Oozepus
"Your Limit" (CD/EP)
Feb 25, 2017 Daedric Tales
"The Divine Menace" (CD)
Feb 27, 2017 Electric Age
"Sleep Of The Silent King" (CD)
Feb 27, 2017 Void Cruiser
"Wayfarer" (CD)
Mar 1, 2017 Katharos
"Exuvian Heraldry" (CD)
Mar 3, 2017 Nord
"Alpha" (CD/EP)
Mar 3, 2017 Vitja
"Digital Love" (CD)
Mar 3, 2017 Ancara
"Garden Of Chains" (CD)
Mar 3, 2017 Disharmony
"Goddamn the Sun" (CD)
Mar 3, 2017 Emmure
"Look At Yourself" (CD)
Mar 3, 2017 Hollow Leg
"Murder" (CD/EP)
Mar 3, 2017 Light Of The Morning Star
"Nocta" (CD)
Mar 3, 2017 Majesty
"Rebels" (CD)
Mar 3, 2017 John 5
"Season of the Witch" (CD)
Mar 3, 2017 Solitary
"The Diseased Heart Of Society" (CD)
Mar 3, 2017 Lost In Grey
"The Grey Realms" (CD)
Mar 3, 2017 Rozamov
"This Mortal Road" (CD)
Mar 3, 2017 Wolfheart
"Tyhjyys" (CD)
Mar 3, 2017 Desecrate The Faith
"Unholy Infestation" (CD)
Mar 5, 2017 The Furor
"Cavalries of the Occult" (CD)
Mar 7, 2017 Shotgun Surgeon
"The Black Room" (CD)
Mar 10, 2017 In The Company Of Serpents
"Ain-Soph Aur" (CD)
Mar 10, 2017 Meltdown
"Answers" (CD)
Mar 10, 2017 Havok
"Conformicide" (CD)
Mar 10, 2017 Lunar Shadow
"Far From Light" (CD)
Mar 10, 2017 Darkest Hour
"Godless Prophets & The Migrant Flora" (CD)
Mar 10, 2017 Conjonctive
"In The Mouth Of The Devil" (CD)
Mar 10, 2017 Cellador
"Off The Grid" (CD)
Mar 10, 2017 Hydrogyn
"Redemption" (CD)
Mar 10, 2017 Temptation's Wings
"Skulthor Ebonblade" (CD)
Mar 10, 2017 Sail
"Slumbersong" (CD)
Mar 13, 2017 Consummation
"Ritual Severance" (CD/EP)
Mar 15, 2017 Harvest Gulgaltha
"Altars of Devotion" (CD)
Mar 15, 2017 Demonic Resurrection
"Dashavatar" (CD)
Mar 15, 2017 Panikk
"Discarded Existence" (CD)
Mar 17, 2017 Svart Crown
"Abreaction" (CD)
Mar 17, 2017 Replacire
"Do Not Deviate" (CD)
Mar 17, 2017 Mothership
"High Strangeness" (CD)
Mar 17, 2017 Woe
"Hope Attrition" (CD)
Mar 17, 2017 Dodecahedron
"Kwintessens" (CD)
Mar 17, 2017 Obituary
"Obituary" (CD)
Mar 17, 2017 Forming The Void
"Relic" (CD)
Mar 17, 2017 KXM
"Scatterbrain" (CD)
Mar 17, 2017 Ithilien
"Shaping the Soul" (CD)
Mar 17, 2017 Pissed On
"The Hanged Man" (CD/EP)
Mar 17, 2017 Venenum
"Trance Of Death" (CD)
Mar 17, 2017 Anomalie
"Visions" (CD)
Mar 24, 2017 Damnations Day
"A World Awakens" (CD)
Mar 24, 2017 Obese
"Anamnesis" (CD)
Mar 24, 2017 Arvas
"Black Path" (CD)
Mar 24, 2017 Night Ranger
"Don't Let Up" (CD)
Mar 24, 2017 Pallbearer
"Heartless" (CD)
Mar 24, 2017 Aldaria
"Land Of Light" (CD)
Mar 24, 2017 Steel Panther
"Lower The Bar" (CD)
Mar 24, 2017 Eclipse
"Monumentum" (CD)
Mar 24, 2017 House of Lords
"Saint Of Lost Souls" (CD)
Mar 24, 2017 Scordatura
"Self Created Abyss" (CD)
Mar 24, 2017 Me And That Man
"Songs Of Love And Death" (CD)
Mar 27, 2017 Season Of Arrows
"Give it to the Mountain" (CD)
Mar 31, 2017 Saturn
"Beyond Spectra" (CD)
Mar 31, 2017 White Willow
"Future Hopes" (CD)
Mar 31, 2017 Milking The Goatmachine
"Milking In Blasphemy" (CD)
Mar 31, 2017 Troubled Horse
"Revolution On Repeat" (CD)
Mar 31, 2017 Porta Daemonium
"Serpent of Chaos" (CD)
Mar 31, 2017 Falls of Rauros
"Vigilance Perennial" (CD)
Mar 31, 2017 Warbringer
"Woe to the Vanquished" (CD)
Apr 7, 2017 Arthemis
"Blood-Fury-Domination" (CD)
Apr 7, 2017 Witchapter
"Spellcaster" (CD/EP)
Apr 14, 2017 Of The Sun
"Before A Human Path" (CD)
Apr 14, 2017 Dimmu Borgir
"Forces Of The Northern Night" (DVD)
Apr 14, 2017 Necrowretch
"Satanic Slavery" (CD)
Apr 14, 2017 Nightbringer
"Terra Damnata" (CD)
Apr 14, 2017 Blood Feast
"The Future State Of Wicked" (CD)
Apr 14, 2017 Craven Idol
"The Shackles Of Mammon" (CD)
Apr 15, 2017 Altar of Betelgeuze
"Among the Ruins" (CD)
Apr 21, 2017 Jotnar
"Connected/Condemned" (CD)
Apr 21, 2017 Cryonic Temple
"Into The Glorious Battle" (CD)
Apr 21, 2017 Mortiis
"The Great Corrupter" (CD)
Apr 28, 2017 Life of Agony
"A Place Where There's No More Pain" (CD)
Apr 28, 2017 Liv Sin
"Follow Me" (CD)
May 1, 2017 Bleed Again
"Momentum" (CD)
May 5, 2017 Drug Honkey
"Cloak Of Skies" (CD)
Dec 16, 2017 Stone Sour
"Come What(Ever) May 10th Anniversary Edition" (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
19-1-17 Sunrise
"Through The Eyes Of Infinity" (DVD)
20-1-17 Firewind
"Immortals" (CD)
20-1-17 Invisible Mirror
"On The Edge Of Tomorrow" (CD)
20-1-17 Habitual Sins
"Personal Demons" (CD)
25-1-17 Aborym
"Shifting.negative" (CD)
>> Reviewed
27-1-17 Syron Vanes
"Chaos From A Distance " (CD)
27-1-17 Deathless Legacy
"Dance With Devils" (CD)
27-1-17 The Murder Of My Sweet
"Echoes of the Aftermath" (CD)
27-1-17 Kreator
"Gods Of Violence" (CD)
>> Reviewed
27-1-17 Black Star Riders
"Heavy Fire" (CD)
27-1-17 Akoma
"Revangels" (CD)
27-1-17 Heaven's Guardian
"Signs" (CD)
27-1-17 Glare Of The Sun
"Soil" (CD)
27-1-17 John Garcia
"The Coyote Who Spoke In Tongues" (CD)
27-1-17 Xandria
"Theater of Dimensions" (CD)
27-1-17 Borealis
"World Of Silence MMXVII" (CD)
10-2-17 Mors Principium Est
"Embers of a Dying World" (CD)
10-2-17 Overkill
"The Grinding Wheel" (CD)
10-2-17 Thormesis
"Trümmerfarben" (CD)
15-2-17 Candle
"Demo 2016" (Demo)
17-2-17 Meltdown
"Answers" (CD)
17-2-17 Invasion
"Destroyer Of Mankind" (CD)
17-2-17 Ravager
"Eradicate...Annihilate...Exterminate..." (CD)
17-2-17 Mord'A'Stigmata
"Hope" (CD)
17-2-17 Crystal Viper
"Queen Of The Witches" (CD)
17-2-17 Ithilien
"Shaping the Soul" (CD)
17-2-17 Ancestral Dawn
"Souldance" (CD)
22-2-17 Power Trip
"Nightmare Logic" (CD)
22-2-17 Cellador
"Off The Grid" (CD)
24-2-17 Pyogenesis
"A Kingdom to Disappear" (CD)
24-2-17 Immolation
"Atonement" (CD)
24-2-17 Unruly Child
"Can't Go Home" (CD)
24-2-17 Place Vendome
"Close to the Sun" (CD)
24-2-17 King Woman
"Created In the Image Of Suffering" (CD)
24-2-17 Arduini/Balich
"Dawn Of Ages" (CD)
24-2-17 Lunar Shadow
"Far From Light" (CD)
24-2-17 Trollfest
"Helluva" (CD)
24-2-17 Wretch
"The Hunt" (CD)
24-2-17 Ex Deo
"The Immortal Wars" (CD)
25-2-17 Daedric Tales
"The Divine Menace" (CD)
27-2-17 Void Cruiser
"Wayfarer" (CD)
1-3-17 Katharos
"Exuvian Heraldry" (CD)
3-3-17 Svart Crown
"Abreaction" (CD)
3-3-17 Nord
"Alpha" (CD/EP)
3-3-17 Disharmony
"Goddamn the Sun" (CD)
3-3-17 Lost In Grey
"The Grey Realms" (CD)
10-3-17 Havok
"Conformicide" (CD)
15-3-17 Demonic Resurrection
"Dashavatar" (CD)
17-3-17 Replacire
"Do Not Deviate" (CD)
17-3-17 KXM
"Scatterbrain" (CD)
24-3-17 Pallbearer
"Heartless" (CD)
24-3-17 Aldaria
"Land Of Light" (CD)
24-3-17 Eclipse
"Monumentum" (CD)
24-3-17 House of Lords
"Saint Of Lost Souls" (CD)
31-3-17 Saturn
"Beyond Spectra" (CD)
31-3-17 White Willow
"Future Hopes" (CD)
31-3-17 Troubled Horse
"Revolution On Repeat" (CD)
7-4-17 Arthemis
"Blood-Fury-Domination" (CD)
14-4-17 Blood Feast
"The Future State Of Wicked" (CD)
21-4-17 Cryonic Temple
"Into The Glorious Battle" (CD)
28-4-17 Life of Agony
"A Place Where There's No More Pain" (CD)
28-4-17 Liv Sin
"Follow Me" (CD)
20-3-19 Horror God
"Cold Shine" (CD)
23-8-13 Trouble
"The Distortion Field" (CD)
>> Reviewed