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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
Jul 18, 2014
Defilementory
"The Dismal Ascension" (CD)
Released
Jul 18, 2014
Keitzer
"The Last Defence" (CD)
Released
Jul 18, 2014
Age Of Artemis
"The Waking Hour" (CD)
Released
Jul 21, 2014
Vile Regression
"Empires" (CD)
Released
Jul 21, 2014
Downset
"One Blood" (CD)
Released
Jul 22, 2014
Rage Nucleaire
"Black Storm of Violence" (CD)
Released
Jul 22, 2014
The Rough Boys
"Blood, Booze and Gasoline" (CD/EP)
Released
Jul 22, 2014
Bowl Ethereal
"Bowl Ethereal" (Vinyl)
Released
Jul 22, 2014
Schammasch
"Contradiction" (2-CD Set)
Released
Jul 22, 2014
Dagger
"Dagger" (CD)
Released
Jul 22, 2014
Omnihility
"Deathscapes Of The Subconscious" (CD)
Released
Jul 22, 2014
Fozzy
"Do You Wanna Start A War" (CD)
Released
Jul 22, 2014
Martyrdod
"Elddop" (CD)
Released
Jul 22, 2014
Norilsk
"Japetus" (CD/EP)
Released
Jul 22, 2014
King of Asgard
"Karg" (CD)
Released
Jul 22, 2014
Corrupt Moral Altar
"Mechanical Tides" (CD)
Released
Jul 22, 2014
Vices
"New Breed" (CD)
Released
Jul 22, 2014
Bastard Feast
"Osculum Infame" (CD)
Released
Jul 22, 2014
Within The Ruins
"Phenomena" (CD)
Released
Jul 22, 2014
Entrails
"Resurrected From The Grave - Demo Collection" (CD)
Released
Jul 22, 2014
Monarch
"Sabbracadaver" (CD)
Released
Jul 22, 2014
War of Ages
"Supreme Chaos" (CD)
Released
Jul 22, 2014
Forevermore
"Telos" (CD)
Released
Jul 22, 2014
The Dagger
"The Dagger" (CD)
Released
Jul 22, 2014
Fallujah
"The Flesh Prevails" (CD)
>> Reviewed
Released
Jul 22, 2014
Crown the Empire
"The Resistance: Rise Of The Runaways" (CD)
Released
Jul 22, 2014
Ill Nino
"Till Death, La Familia" (CD)
Released
Jul 22, 2014
We Have A Ghost
"We Have A Ghost" (CD)
Released
Jul 22, 2014
Overkill
"White Devil Armory" (CD)
>> Reviewed
Jul 25, 2014 AOV
"Act Of Violence" (CD)
Jul 25, 2014 Taatsi
"Amidst The Trees" (CD)
Jul 25, 2014 Ichabod Krane
"Day Of Reckoning" (CD)
Jul 25, 2014 Origin of Zed
"Origin of Zed" (CD)
Jul 25, 2014 Sacrificio
"Sacrificio" (Vinyl)
Jul 26, 2014 Srednep
"Silence" (CD/EP)
Jul 28, 2014 Helsott
"Woven" (CD)
Jul 29, 2014 Invidiosus
"Malignant Universe" (CD)
Jul 29, 2014 SOS
"Strength And Conditioning" (CD)
Aug 1, 2014 Soulbound
"Blind Progress" (CD/EP)
Aug 1, 2014 Gnosis of the Witch
"Dauðr Burðr Þrysvar" (CD)
Aug 1, 2014 Fractured Spine
"Memoirs Of A Shattered Mind" (CD)
Aug 1, 2014 Star Insight
"Messera" (CD)
Aug 1, 2014 Those Who Bring The Torture
"Piling Up" (CD)
Aug 1, 2014 Kaine
"The Waystone" (CD)
Aug 1, 2014 Cemetery Fog
"Towards the Gates" (CD/EP)
Aug 4, 2014 Brimstone Coven
"Brimstone Coven" (CD)
Aug 5, 2014 Godsmack
"1000hp" (CD)
Aug 5, 2014 Hercyn
"All This Suffering Is Not Enough" (CD)
Aug 5, 2014 Saturn
"Ascending (Live In Space)" (CD)
Aug 5, 2014 Entombed A.D.
"Back To The Front" (CD)
Aug 5, 2014 Blues Pills
"Blues Pills" (CD)
Aug 5, 2014 Darkest Hour
"Darkest Hour" (CD)
Aug 5, 2014 Vardan
"Enjoy of Deep Sadness" (CD)
Aug 5, 2014 Night Ranger
"High Road" (Vinyl)
Aug 5, 2014 Spiral Shades
"Hypnosis Sessions" (CD)
Aug 5, 2014 John Garcia
"John Garcia" (CD)
Aug 5, 2014 Mutilated Veterans
"Necro Crust Warhead" (Vinyl)
Aug 5, 2014 Eluveitie
"Origins" (CD)
>> Reviewed
Aug 5, 2014 Columns
"Please Explode" (CD)
Aug 5, 2014 Bolzer
"Soma" (CD/EP)
Aug 5, 2014 Mouth of the South
"Struggle Well" (CD)
Aug 5, 2014 Alestorm
"Sunset On The Golden Age" (CD)
>> Reviewed
Aug 5, 2014 To Set Ablaze
"The Life We Lead" (CD)
Aug 5, 2014 Nachtmystium
"The World We Left Behind" (CD)
Aug 5, 2014 Pathology
"Throne Of Reign" (CD)
Aug 5, 2014 Swashbuckle
"We Hate The Sea" (CD/EP)
Aug 5, 2014 Holy Tongues
"Weak People" (CD)
Aug 5, 2014 Wovenwar
"Wovenwar" (CD)
Aug 8, 2014 Belphegor
"Conjuring The Dead" (CD)
>> Reviewed
Aug 8, 2014 Shaved Women
"Just Death" (CD)
Aug 8, 2014 Protokult
"No Beer In Heaven" (CD)
Aug 8, 2014 Abysmal Lord
"Storms Of Unholy Black Mass" (Vinyl)
Aug 11, 2014 Funeral Horse
"Sinister Rites of the Master" (Vinyl)
Aug 12, 2014 Blackwitch Pudding
"Covered In Pudding Vol. 1" (Cassette)
Aug 12, 2014 The Paramedic
"Diary Of My Demons" (CD)
Aug 12, 2014 Morgoth
"God Is Evil" (Digital Single)
Aug 12, 2014 Unisonic
"Light Of Dawn" (CD)
Aug 12, 2014 Funerary
"Starless Aeon" (CD)
Aug 12, 2014 Grifter
"The Return Of The Bearded Brethren" (CD)
Aug 12, 2014 Upon A Burning Body
"The World Is My Enemy Now" (CD)
Aug 12, 2014 Rabbits
"Untoward" (CD)
Aug 12, 2014 Twitching Tongues
"World War Live" (CD)
Aug 14, 2014 Rings Of Saturn
"Lugal Ki En" (CD)
Aug 15, 2014 Blood God
"Blood Is My Trademark" (CD)
Aug 15, 2014 Khtoniik Cerviiks
"Heptaedrone" (Demo)
Aug 15, 2014 Protestant
"In Thy Name" (CD)
Aug 15, 2014 J.B.O.
"Nur Die Besten Werden Alt" (CD)
Aug 15, 2014 Diskord
"Oscillations" (CD/EP)
Aug 15, 2014 Dictated
"The Deceived" (CD)
Aug 18, 2014 Everyone Dies In The End
"All Things Lead To This" (CD)
Aug 18, 2014 Karma To Burn
"Arch Stanton" (CD)
Aug 18, 2014 Principality Of Hell
"Fire & Brimstone" (CD)
Aug 18, 2014 Infestum
"Monuments of Exalted" (CD)
Aug 19, 2014 Provocator
"Antikristus" (CD)
Aug 19, 2014 Empire Auriga
"Ascending the Solar Throne" (CD)
Aug 19, 2014 Halcyon Way
"Conquer" (CD)
Aug 19, 2014 Cross Examination
"Dawn of the Dude" (CD/EP)
Aug 19, 2014 Trioscapes
"Digital Dream Sequence" (CD)
Aug 19, 2014 Sleeping Giant
"Finished People" (CD)
Aug 19, 2014 Pallbearer
"Foundations of Burden" (CD)
Aug 19, 2014 Children of Technology
"Future Decay" (CD)
Aug 19, 2014 Dragonforce
"Maximum Overload" (CD)
>> Reviewed
Aug 19, 2014 Midnight
"No Mercy for Mayhem" (CD)
Aug 19, 2014 Extinction A.D.
"Plague Prophecy" (CD/EP)
Aug 19, 2014 Deadlock
"The Re-Arrival" (CD)
Aug 19, 2014 Acrania
"Totalitarian Dystopia" (CD)
Aug 19, 2014 Colombian Necktie
"Twilight Upon Us" (CD)
Aug 19, 2014 Sacrocurse
"Unholier Master" (CD)
Aug 19, 2014 Darkness Divided
"Written In Blood" (CD)
Aug 22, 2014 Project Terror
"Conquistador" (CD)
Aug 22, 2014 Overdrive
"The Final Nightmare" (CD)
Aug 25, 2014 Einherjer
"Nidstong" (Digital Single)
Aug 26, 2014 Famous Last Words
"Council Of The Dead" (CD)
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)
Aug 27, 2014 Daarchlea
"Suns" (CD)
Aug 29, 2014 Solace of Requiem
"Casting Ruin" (CD)
Aug 29, 2014 Astral Doors
"Notes From The Shadows" (CD)
Sep 1, 2014 Black Tongue
"Born Hanged : Falsifier (Redux)" (CD)
Sep 1, 2014 Aphyxion
"Earth Entangled" (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 Blood Of Kingu
"Dark Star on the Right Horn of the Crescent Moon" (CD)
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 Where Giants Once Stood
"Live Above" (CD/EP)
Sep 2, 2014 Solstafir
"Ótta" (CD)
Sep 2, 2014 Empress AD
"Still Life Moving Fast" (CD)
Sep 2, 2014 Krieg
"Transient" (CD)
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 Kissin' Dynamite
"Megalomania" (CD)
Sep 8, 2014 Obzidian
"Damned Eternal" (CD)
Sep 8, 2014 Pord
"Wild" (CD)
Sep 9, 2014 HOD
"Book of the Worm" (CD)
Sep 9, 2014 Striker
"City of Gold" (CD)
Sep 9, 2014 Crimson Shadows
"Kings Among Men" (CD)
Sep 9, 2014 In Flames
"Siren Charms" (CD)
Sep 9, 2014 Bullet
"Storm of Blades" (CD)
Sep 10, 2014 Crucified Barbara
"In the Red" (CD)
Sep 12, 2014 Nothgard
"Age of Pandora" (CD)
Sep 13, 2014 Albert Bell's Sacro Sanctus
"Deus Volt" (CD)
Sep 13, 2014 Stryvigor
"Forgotten By Ages" (CD)
Sep 15, 2014 Darkenhold
"Castellum" (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 Reverorum Ib Malacht
"De Mysteriis Dom Christi" (CD)
Sep 16, 2014 Death Penalty
"Death Penalty" (CD)
Sep 16, 2014 The Body Politic
"Egressor" (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 Ides of Gemini
"Old World New Wave" (CD)
Sep 16, 2014 Iron Reagan
"The Tyranny Of Will" (CD)
Sep 16, 2014 Annihilation
"The Undivided" (CD/EP)
Sep 16, 2014 Malpractice
"Turning Tides" (CD)
Sep 16, 2014 Lago
"Tyranny" (CD)
Sep 19, 2014 Threshold
"For The Journey" (CD)
Sep 23, 2014 Divider
"All Barren" (CD)
Sep 23, 2014 Affiance
"Blackout" (CD)
Sep 23, 2014 Burn Halo
"Wolves of War" (CD)
Sep 26, 2014 Decapitated
"Blood Mantra" (CD)
Sep 26, 2014 Wolfchant
"Bloodwinter" (CD)
Sep 29, 2014 1349
"Massive Cauldron of Chaos" (CD)
Sep 30, 2014 Nightbringer
"Ego Dominus Tuus" (CD)
Sep 30, 2014 Rebellious Spirit
"Obsession" (CD)
Sep 30, 2014 Laika
"Somnia" (CD)
Sep 30, 2014 Zodiac
"Sonic Child" (CD)
Sep 30, 2014 Sanctuary
"The Day The Sun Died" (CD)
Sep 30, 2014 Sick of it All
"The Last Act Of Defiance" (CD)
Oct 1, 2014 Alberto Rigoni
"Overloaded" (CD)
Oct 3, 2014 Howling
"Tear The Screams From Your Throat" (CD/EP)
Oct 4, 2014 As We Draw
"Mirages" (CD)
Oct 7, 2014 Alunah
"Awakening The Forest" (CD)
Oct 7, 2014 Gormathon
"Following The Beast" (CD)
Oct 7, 2014 Hellion
"Karma's A Bitch" (CD)
Oct 7, 2014 Rigor Mortis
"Slaves To The Grave" (CD)
Oct 14, 2014 Hang the Bastard
"Sex In The Seventh Circle" (CD)
Oct 14, 2014 Starkill
"Virus of the Mind" (CD)
Oct 27, 2014 Megaherz
"Zombieland" (CD)
Oct 28, 2014 Obliterations
"Poison Everything" (CD)
Oct 28, 2014 Wish
"Wish" (CD/EP)
Oct 31, 2014 Lucian The Wolfbearer
"At The Gates Of Twilight" (CD)
Oct 31, 2014 Ilsa
"The Felon's Claw" (CD)
Nov 3, 2014 Devilment
"The Great And Secret Show" (CD)
Nov 7, 2014 Cycle Beating
"The Age of Depression" (CD)
Nov 10, 2014 Saille
"Eldritch" (CD)
Nov 11, 2014 The Agonist
"Eye Of Providence" (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
18-7-14
Rage Nucleaire
"Black Storm of Violence" (CD)
Released
18-7-14
Night Ranger
"High Road" (Vinyl)
Released
18-7-14
Corrupt Moral Altar
"Mechanical Tides" (CD)
Released
18-7-14
Bastard Feast
"Osculum Infame" (CD)
Released
18-7-14
Entrails
"Resurrected From The Grave - Demo Collection" (CD)
Released
18-7-14
Forensick
"The Prophecy" (CD)
Released
18-7-14
Age Of Artemis
"The Waking Hour" (CD)
Released
18-7-14
Burden of Grief
"Unchained" (CD)
Released
18-7-14
Overkill
"White Devil Armory" (CD)
>> Reviewed
25-7-14 Blues Pills
"Blues Pills" (CD)
25-7-14 Ichabod Krane
"Day Of Reckoning" (CD)
28-7-14 Helsott
"Woven" (CD)
1-8-14 Unisonic
"Light Of Dawn" (CD)
1-8-14 Eluveitie
"Origins" (CD)
>> Reviewed
4-8-14 Entombed A.D.
"Back To The Front" (CD)
4-8-14 Brimstone Coven
"Brimstone Coven" (CD)
4-8-14 John Garcia
"John Garcia" (CD)
4-8-14 Columns
"Please Explode" (CD)
4-8-14 Alestorm
"Sunset On The Golden Age" (CD)
>> Reviewed
4-8-14 Nachtmystium
"The World We Left Behind" (CD)
4-8-14 Wovenwar
"Wovenwar" (CD)
8-8-14 Sunless Sky
"Firebreather" (CD)
11-8-14 Belphegor
"Conjuring The Dead" (CD)
>> Reviewed
15-8-14 Accept
"Blind Rage" (CD)
18-8-14 Sleeping Giant
"Finished People" (CD)
18-8-14 Deadlock
"The Re-Arrival" (CD)
18-8-14 Grifter
"The Return Of The Bearded Brethren" (CD)
22-8-14 Project Terror
"Conquistador" (CD)
22-8-14 Machinae Supremacy
"Phantom Shadow" (CD)
22-8-14 Underjord
"Sheol" (CD)
22-8-14 Overdrive
"The Final Nightmare" (CD)
23-8-14 Halcyon Way
"Conquer" (CD)
25-8-14 Wolf
"Devil Seed" (CD)
25-8-14 Autumn's Dawn
"Gone" (CD)
25-8-14 Manigance
"Volte Face" (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)
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)
6-9-14 Elvenstorm
"Blood Leads To Glory" (CD)
6-9-14 Elvenstorm
"Of Rage & War" (CD)
8-9-14 Bullet
"Storm of Blades" (CD)
12-9-14 Sorrows Path
"Doom Philosophy" (CD)
15-9-14 Xerath
"III" (CD)
15-9-14 Myrkur
"Myrkur" (CD)
22-9-14 Hang the Bastard
"Sex In The Seventh Circle" (CD)
26-9-14 Nightbringer
"Ego Dominus Tuus" (CD)
26-9-14 Evergrey
"Hymns For The Broken" (CD)
29-9-14 Gormathon
"Following The Beast" (CD)
29-9-14 Sanctuary
"The Day The Sun Died" (CD)
29-9-14 Sick of it All
"The Last Act Of Defiance" (CD)
29-9-14 Nonpoint
"The Return" (CD)
1-10-14 Alberto Rigoni
"Overloaded" (CD)
6-10-14 Alunah
"Awakening The Forest" (CD)
7-10-14 A Breach of Silence
"The Darkest Road" (CD)
20-10-14 Starkill
"Virus of the Mind" (CD)
27-10-14 Obliterations
"Poison Everything" (CD)
10-11-14 The Agonist
"Eye Of Providence" (CD)
23-8-13 Trouble
"The Distortion Field" (CD)
>> Reviewed