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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
Oct 27, 2014
Cavorts
"Got Your Brass" (CD)
Released
Oct 27, 2014
Rancid
"Honor Is All We Know" (CD)
Released
Oct 27, 2014
Blindeath
"Into The Slaughter" (CD)
Released
Oct 27, 2014
Selva
"Life Habitual" (CD)
Released
Oct 27, 2014
Mysticum
"Planet Satan" (CD)
>> Reviewed
Released
Oct 27, 2014
Flynn Effect
"Skin" (CD)
Released
Oct 27, 2014
Oraculum
"Sorcery of the Damned" (CD/EP)
Released
Oct 27, 2014
While Heaven Wept
"Suspended At Aphelion" (CD)
Released
Oct 27, 2014
Latitude Egress
"To Take Up the Cross" (CD)
Released
Oct 27, 2014
Megaherz
"Zombieland" (CD)
Released
Oct 28, 2014
Atriarch
"An Unending Pathway" (CD)
Released
Oct 28, 2014
Witchmaster
"Antichristus Ex Utero" (CD)
Released
Oct 28, 2014
At The Gates
"At War With Reality" (CD)
>> Reviewed
Released
Oct 28, 2014
MindMaze
"Back From The Edge" (CD)
Released
Oct 28, 2014
Old Place
"Breathing The Ashes" (CD/EP)
Released
Oct 28, 2014
Hideous Divinity
"Cobra Verde" (CD)
Released
Oct 28, 2014
Nero Di Marte
"Derivae" (CD)
Released
Oct 28, 2014
Horrified
"Descent Into Putridity" (CD)
Released
Oct 28, 2014
Anaal Nathrakh
"Desideratum" (CD)
Released
Oct 28, 2014
Vesania
"Deus Ex Machina" (CD)
Released
Oct 28, 2014
Tantal
"Expectancy" (CD)
Released
Oct 28, 2014
Vomit Fist
"Forgive But Avenge" (CD)
Released
Oct 28, 2014
Wizard Rifle
"Here In The Deadlights" (CD)
Released
Oct 28, 2014
Obituary
"Inked In Blood" (CD)
Released
Oct 28, 2014
Right To The Void
"Light Of The Fallen Gods" (CD)
Released
Oct 28, 2014
Giant Squid
"Minoans" (CD)
Released
Oct 28, 2014
Dawnbringer
"Night Of The Hammer" (CD)
Released
Oct 28, 2014
Abysmal Dawn
"Obsolescence" (CD)
Released
Oct 28, 2014
Leah
"Otherworld" (CD/EP)
Released
Oct 28, 2014
Obliterations
"Poison Everything" (CD)
Released
Oct 28, 2014
Emit
"Spectre Music Of An Antiquary" (CD)
Released
Oct 28, 2014
Requiem
"The Unexplainable Truth" (CD)
Released
Oct 28, 2014
Mob Rules
"Timekeeper" (Boxed Set)
Released
Oct 28, 2014
Riot
"Unleash The Fire" (CD)
>> Reviewed
Released
Oct 28, 2014
Stench
"Venture" (CD)
Released
Oct 28, 2014
Unearth
"Watchers Of Rule" (CD)
Released
Oct 28, 2014
Necrophagia
"WhiteWorm Cathedral" (CD)
Released
Oct 28, 2014
Wish
"Wish" (CD/EP)
Released
Oct 28, 2014
Annihilated
"XIII Steps To Ruination" (CD)
Released
Oct 28, 2014
Devin Townsend
"Z²" (CD)
>> Reviewed
Released
Oct 31, 2014
Walking Dead On Broadway
"Aeshma" (CD)
Released
Oct 31, 2014
Lucian The Wolfbearer
"At The Gates Of Twilight" (CD)
Released
Oct 31, 2014
Graveyard Shifters
"Brainwashed By Moonshine" (CD/EP)
Released
Oct 31, 2014
Pestilential Shadows
"Ephemeral " (CD)
Released
Oct 31, 2014
Thy Darkened Shade
"Liber Lvcifer I: Khem Sedjet" (CD)
Released
Oct 31, 2014
Warrant
"Metal Bridge" (CD)
Released
Oct 31, 2014
Fides Inversa
"Mysterium Tremendum et Fascinans" (CD)
Released
Oct 31, 2014
GrimWolf
"Order Of The Lycan" (CD/EP)
Released
Oct 31, 2014
Sahhr
"Sahhr" (CD/EP)
Released
Oct 31, 2014
Lordi
"Scare Force One" (CD)
>> Reviewed
Released
Oct 31, 2014
Putrid Offal
"Suffering" (CD/EP)
Released
Oct 31, 2014
Engraved Disillusion
"The Eternal Rest" (CD)
Released
Oct 31, 2014
Ilsa
"The Felon's Claw" (CD)
Released
Oct 31, 2014
Doombringer
"The Grand Sabbath" (CD)
Nov 1, 2014 Putrid Evocation
"Echoes of Death" (CD)
Nov 1, 2014 Behemoth
"XIADZ" (Vinyl)
Nov 3, 2014 Nachtblut
"Chimonas" (CD)
Nov 3, 2014 Thee Maldoror Kollective
"Knownothingism" (CD)
Nov 3, 2014 Piss Vortex
"Piss Vortex" (CD)
Nov 3, 2014 Animus Mortis
"Testimonia" (CD)
Nov 3, 2014 Devilment
"The Great And Secret Show" (CD)
Nov 3, 2014 Absentia Lunae
"Vorwarts" (CD)
Nov 4, 2014 Circuitry
"Circuitry" (CD)
Nov 4, 2014 The Skull
"For Those Which Are Asleep" (CD)
Nov 4, 2014 Psychostick
"IV: Revenge of The Vengeance" (CD)
Nov 4, 2014 UnKured
"Mutated Earth" (CD)
Nov 4, 2014 Apostle of Solitude
"Of Woe And Wounds" (CD)
Nov 4, 2014 Folkstone
"Oltre… l’Abisso" (CD)
Nov 4, 2014 Exalt
"Pale Light" (CD)
Nov 4, 2014 Cavalera Conspiracy
"Pandemonium" (CD)
Nov 4, 2014 Sidious
"Revealed In Profane Splendour" (CD)
Nov 4, 2014 The Treatment
"Running With The Dogs" (CD)
Nov 4, 2014 Toothgrinder
"Schizophrenic Jubilee" (CD/EP)
Nov 4, 2014 Spiders
"Shake Electric" (CD)
Nov 4, 2014 Adaliah
"Shedding Skin" (CD)
Nov 4, 2014 Soen
"Tellurian" (CD)
Nov 4, 2014 Heart In Hand
"The Beautiful White" (CD)
Nov 4, 2014 Annihilation
"The Undivided" (CD/EP)
Nov 4, 2014 Liv Kristine
"Vervain" (CD)
Nov 7, 2014 Sleep Of Monsters
"Reason Prevails" (CD)
Nov 7, 2014 Cycle Beating
"The Age of Depression" (CD)
Nov 7, 2014 Arkadia
"Unrelenting" (CD)
Nov 8, 2014 Shadowsphere
"Darklands (re-recorded)" (CD)
Nov 8, 2014 Nangilima
"The Dark Matter" (CD)
Nov 9, 2014 The House Of Capricorn
"Morning Star Rise" (CD)
>> Reviewed
Nov 10, 2014 Anatomy Of Habit
"Ciphers+Axioms" (CD)
Nov 10, 2014 Deaf Eyes
"Deaf Eyes" (CD)
Nov 10, 2014 Saille
"Eldritch" (CD)
>> Reviewed
Nov 10, 2014 ...And You Will Know Us By The Trail Of Dead
"IX" (CD)
Nov 10, 2014 SSS
"Limp.Gasp.Collapse." (CD)
Nov 10, 2014 Usnea
"Random Cosmic Violence" (CD)
Nov 11, 2014 Downfall of Gaia
"Aeon Unveils The Thrones Of Decay" (CD)
Nov 11, 2014 Stealing Axion
"Aeons" (CD)
Nov 11, 2014 Ne Obliviscaris
"Citadel" (CD)
Nov 11, 2014 Holy Dragons
"Dragon Inferno" (CD)
Nov 11, 2014 King Diamond
"Dreams Of Horror" (CD)
Nov 11, 2014 Kontrust
"Explositive" (CD)
Nov 11, 2014 The Agonist
"Eye Of Providence" (CD)
Nov 11, 2014 Godmaker
"Godmaker" (CD)
Nov 11, 2014 Ghost Brigade
"IV - One With The Storm" (CD)
Nov 11, 2014 Project 86
"Knives To The Future" (CD)
Nov 11, 2014 Whitesnake
"Live In ‘84 - Back To The Bone" (DVD)
Nov 11, 2014 Vomitile
"Mastering the Art of Killing" (CD)
Nov 11, 2014 Mothership
"Mothership II" (CD)
Nov 11, 2014 Krokodil
"Nachash" (CD)
Nov 11, 2014 Raskasta Joulua
"Ragnarok Juletide" (CD)
Nov 11, 2014 Rated X
"Rated X" (CD)
Nov 11, 2014 Red Enemy
"Red Enemy" (CD)
Nov 11, 2014 Haken
"Restoration" (CD/EP)
Nov 11, 2014 Hollow Earth
"Silent Graves" (CD)
Nov 11, 2014 Job For A Cowboy
"Sun Eater" (CD)
Nov 11, 2014 Old Man Gloom
"The Ape Of God" (CD)
Nov 12, 2014 Dire Omen
"Wresting the Revelation of Futility" (CD)
Nov 14, 2014 Avatarium
"All I Want" (Digital EP)
Nov 14, 2014 Stubb
"Cry Of The Ocean" (CD)
Nov 14, 2014 The Deathtrip
"Deep Drone Master" (CD)
Nov 14, 2014 Laugh at the Fakes
"Dethrone The Crown" (CD)
Nov 14, 2014 Askrinn
"Hjørleifsljóð" (CD)
Nov 14, 2014 Hombre Malo
"Persistent Murmur of Words of Wrath" (CD)
Nov 14, 2014 Carnal Agony
"Preludes & Nocturnes" (CD)
Nov 14, 2014 Mortician
"Shout For Heavy Metal" (CD)
Nov 14, 2014 Kolony
"Sledge" (CD)
Nov 14, 2014 Grorr
"The Unknown Citizens" (CD)
Nov 15, 2014 Nesseria
"Fractures" (CD)
Nov 15, 2014 Desecravity
"Orphic Signs" (CD)
Nov 15, 2014 Stormvold
"Third Bestial Mutilation" (CD)
Nov 15, 2014 Saga Of Sorrow
"War Of Wolves" (CD)
Nov 17, 2014 Thunder
"All I Want (reissue)" (CD)
Nov 17, 2014 In Tormentata Quiete
"Cromagia" (CD)
Nov 17, 2014 The Ghost Inside
"Dear Youth" (CD)
Nov 17, 2014 Bloodbath
"Grand Morbid Funeral" (CD)
Nov 17, 2014 Manimalism
"Manimalism" (CD)
Nov 17, 2014 Crimson Blue
"The Angelic Performance" (CD)
Nov 17, 2014 Soulburn
"The Suffocating Darkness" (CD)
Nov 18, 2014 Idol Of Fear
"All Sights Affixed, Ablaze" (CD)
Nov 18, 2014 These Are They
"At The Feast Of Seven Funerals" (CD)
Nov 18, 2014 Blind Race
"Come And Get It" (CD/EP)
Nov 18, 2014 Thanatos
"Global Purification" (CD)
Nov 18, 2014 Monster Magnet
"Milking The Stars" (CD)
Nov 18, 2014 Dimension
"Revolution" (CD)
Nov 18, 2014 Cadaveria
"Silence" (CD)
Nov 18, 2014 Satan
"Trail of Fire - Live in North America" (CD)
Nov 18, 2014 Ulver
"Trolsk Sortmetall 1993 - 1997" (Boxed Set)
Nov 20, 2014 Thomas Giles
"Modern Noise" (CD)
Nov 21, 2014 Ten
"Albion" (CD)
Nov 21, 2014 Northumbria
"Bring Down The Sky" (CD)
Nov 21, 2014 Divine Ascension
"Liberator" (CD)
Nov 21, 2014 Rise Of The Northstar
"Welcame" (CD)
Nov 22, 2014 Fen
"Carrion Skies" (CD)
Nov 24, 2014 Cloudkicker
"Cloudkicker - Live With Intronaut" (CD)
Nov 24, 2014 United Progressive Fraternity
"Fall In Love With The World" (CD)
Nov 24, 2014 ZOM
"Flesh Assimilation" (CD)
Nov 24, 2014 Nubian Rose
"Mental Revolution" (CD)
Nov 24, 2014 American Heritage
"Prolapse" (CD)
Nov 24, 2014 Sepulchral Temple
"Sepulchral Temple" (CD)
Nov 24, 2014 Insomnium
"The Candlelight Years" (2-CD Set)
Nov 24, 2014 Aversions Crown
"Tyrant" (CD)
Nov 25, 2014 Order From Chaos
"Frozen In Steel" (Boxed Set)
Nov 25, 2014 Baring Teeth
"Ghost Chorus Among Old Ruins" (CD)
Nov 25, 2014 Foreseen HKI
"Helsinki Savagery" (CD)
Nov 25, 2014 Cripper
"Hyëna" (CD)
Nov 25, 2014 Child Bite
"Strange Waste" (CD/EP)
Nov 25, 2014 The Flight Of Sleipnir
"V" (CD)
Nov 25, 2014 Primordial
"Where Greater Men Have Fallen" (CD)
Nov 28, 2014 Bog Oak
"A Treatise On The Resurrection And The Afterlife" (CD)
Nov 28, 2014 Skelethal
"Interstellar Knowledge of the Purple Entity" (CD)
Nov 28, 2014 Panzer
"Send Them All To Hell" (CD)
Nov 28, 2014 Blaspherian
"Upon the Throne...of Eternal Blasphemous Death" (Vinyl)
Nov 29, 2014 Curse The Gods
"Siege of Scirehaven" (CD/EP)
Dec 1, 2014 Famishgod
"Devourers Of Light" (CD)
Dec 1, 2014 Hybrid Sheep
"Free From The Clutches Of Gods" (CD)
Dec 1, 2014 Xenos
"In The Craypot" (CD)
Dec 1, 2014 Skalmold
"Með Vættum" (CD)
Dec 1, 2014 Scapes
"One:Unseen:One" (CD)
Dec 2, 2014 Black Fate
"Between Visions & Lies" (CD)
Dec 2, 2014 AC/DC
"Rock Or Bust" (CD)
Dec 2, 2014 Bloodbound
"Stormborn" (CD)
Dec 2, 2014 Neonfly
"Strangers In Paradise" (CD)
Dec 2, 2014 Osada Vida
"The After-Effect" (CD)
Dec 2, 2014 Harmony
"Theatre Of Redemption" (CD)
Dec 2, 2014 Axenstar
"Where Dreams Are Forgotten" (CD)
Dec 2, 2014 The Duskfall
"Where The Tree Stands Dead" (CD)
Dec 2, 2014 White Arms of Athena
"White Arms Of Athena" (CD)
Dec 5, 2014 Sarpedon
"Anomic Nation" (CD)
Dec 5, 2014 Dreadful Minds
"Love|Hate|Lies" (CD)
Dec 5, 2014 Renegade
"Thunder Knows No Mercy" (CD)
Dec 8, 2014 Faithful Darkness
"Archgod" (CD)
Dec 9, 2014 Strikeforce
"Elegant Steel" (CD)
Dec 9, 2014 Unsacred
"False Light" (CD)
Dec 9, 2014 The Banner
"Greying" (CD)
Dec 9, 2014 Execration
"Morbid Dimensions" (CD)
Dec 9, 2014 Centinex
"Redeeming Filth" (CD)
Dec 9, 2014 Decimation
"Reign of Ungodly Creation" (CD)
Dec 9, 2014 Cretin
"Stranger" (CD)
Dec 9, 2014 Varathron
"Untrodden Corridors of Hades" (CD)
Dec 15, 2014 Ill Omen
"Remnant Spheres of Spiritual Equilibrium" (Vinyl)
Dec 15, 2014 Morbosidad
"Tortura" (Vinyl)
Dec 19, 2014 Veilburner
"The Three Lightbearers" (CD)
Dec 21, 2014 In The Company Of Serpents
"Merging In Light" (CD/EP)
Dec 23, 2014 Entities
"Novalis" (CD)
Dec 24, 2014 Dysangelium
"Thánatos Áskesis" (CD)
Dec 24, 2014 Ascension
"The Dead Of The World" (CD)
Jan 13, 2015 Exlibris
"Aftereal" (CD)
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)
Jan 13, 2015 Battle Beast
"Unholy Savior" (CD)
Jan 15, 2015 Infra
"Ordeals Of Lower Vibrations" (Vinyl)
Jan 15, 2015 Gnosis
"The Third-Eye Gate" (CD)
Jan 20, 2015 Kruger
"Adam and Steve" (CD)
Jan 20, 2015 Starbynary
"Dark Passenger" (CD)
Jan 20, 2015 Hellish Outcast
"Stay of Execution" (CD)
Jan 23, 2015 Diablo Blvd
"Follow The Deadlights" (CD)
Jan 26, 2015 Gnaw Their Tongues
"Collected Atrocities 2005 - 2008" (CD)
Jan 27, 2015 Napalm Death
"Apex Predator - Easy Meat" (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 Nightingale
"Retribution" (CD)
Jan 30, 2015 Deathbreed
"New World Order" (CD)
Jan 30, 2015 Callisto
"Secret Youth" (CD)
Feb 9, 2015 Pryapisme
"Futurologie" (CD/EP)
Feb 11, 2015 Putrid Offal
"Mature Necropsy" (CD)
Feb 15, 2015 Stick to Your Guns
"Disobedient" (CD)
Mar 30, 2015 Desert
"Never Regret" (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
27-10-14
At The Gates
"At War With Reality" (CD)
>> Reviewed
Released
27-10-14
Einherjer
"Av Oss, For Oss" (CD)
Released
27-10-14
Nero Di Marte
"Derivae" (CD)
Released
27-10-14
Vesania
"Deus Ex Machina" (CD)
Released
27-10-14
Tantal
"Expectancy" (CD)
Released
27-10-14
Obituary
"Inked In Blood" (CD)
Released
27-10-14
Benighted Soul
"Kenotic" (CD)
Released
27-10-14
Abysmal Dawn
"Obsolescence" (CD)
Released
27-10-14
Obliterations
"Poison Everything" (CD)
Released
27-10-14
Mindwars
"The Enemy Within" (CD)
Released
27-10-14
Liv Kristine
"Vervain" (CD)
Released
27-10-14
Devin Townsend
"Z²" (CD)
>> Reviewed
Released
28-10-14
Kattah
"Lapis Lazuli" (CD)
Released
31-10-14
Hideous Divinity
"Cobra Verde" (CD)
Released
31-10-14
Savage Master
"Mask Of The Devil" (CD)
Released
31-10-14
Warrant
"Metal Bridge" (CD)
Released
31-10-14
Cavalera Conspiracy
"Pandemonium" (CD)
Released
31-10-14
Lordi
"Scare Force One" (CD)
3-11-14 CETI
"Brutus Syndrom" (CD)
3-11-14 Sidious
"Revealed In Profane Splendour" (CD)
3-11-14 Heart In Hand
"The Beautiful White" (CD)
4-11-14 Hell In The Club
"Devil On My Shoulder" (CD)
4-11-14 Folkstone
"Oltre… l’Abisso" (CD)
4-11-14 Adimiron
"Timelapse" (CD)
7-11-14 Anatomy Of Habit
"Ciphers+Axioms" (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)
7-11-14 Triosphere
"The Heart Of The Matter" (CD)
10-11-14 Downfall of Gaia
"Aeon Unveils The Thrones Of Decay" (CD)
10-11-14 Kontrust
"Explositive" (CD)
10-11-14 The Agonist
"Eye Of Providence" (CD)
10-11-14 Mothership
"Mothership II" (CD)
14-11-14 Victorius
"Dreamchaser" (CD)
14-11-14 Last Leaf Down
"Fake Lights " (CD)
14-11-14 Blind Petition
"Law & Order" (CD)
14-11-14 Skalmold
"Með Vættum" (CD)
14-11-14 Mortician
"Shout For Heavy Metal" (CD)
14-11-14 Carcass
"Surgical Remission / Surplus Steel" (CD/EP)
17-11-14 Soldierfield
"Catharsis" (CD)
17-11-14 Thanatos
"Global Purification" (CD)
17-11-14 Voices
"London" (CD)
17-11-14 Osada Vida
"The After-Effect" (CD)
18-11-14 Kaledon
"Antillius: The King Of The Light" (CD)
18-11-14 Dimension
"Revolution" (CD)
21-11-14 Bloodbound
"Stormborn" (CD)
24-11-14 The Duskfall
"Where The Tree Stands Dead" (CD)
28-11-14 Black Fate
"Between Visions & Lies" (CD)
28-11-14 In Aevum Agere
"Limbus Animae" (CD/EP)
28-11-14 Maverick
"Quid Pro Quo" (CD)
28-11-14 Neonfly
"Strangers In Paradise" (CD)
28-11-14 Harmony
"Theatre Of Redemption" (CD)
28-11-14 Axenstar
"Where Dreams Are Forgotten" (CD)
1-12-14 Exlibris
"Aftereal" (CD)
1-12-14 Starbynary
"Dark Passenger" (CD)
1-12-14 Sodom
"Sacred Warpath" (CD/EP)
1-12-14 The Flight Of Sleipnir
"V" (CD)
5-12-14 Mors Principium Est
"Dawn Of The 5th Era" (CD)
5-12-14 Messiah's Kiss
"Get Your Bulls Out" (CD)
5-12-14 Dreadful Minds
"Love|Hate|Lies" (CD)
5-12-14 Scanner
"The Judgement" (CD)
8-12-14 Season Of Ghosts
"The Human Paradox" (CD)
15-12-14 Fortress Under Siege
"Phoenix Rising" (CD)
19-1-15 Angelus Apatrida
"Hidden Evolution" (CD)
23-8-13 Trouble
"The Distortion Field" (CD)
>> Reviewed