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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 25, 2015
Fuck the Facts
"Desire Will Rot" (CD)
Released
Aug 25, 2015
Urn
"Epiphany" (CD)
Released
Aug 27, 2015
The Ritual Aura
"Laniakea" (CD)
Released
Aug 28, 2015
Nekro Drunkz
"Absolute Filth" (CD)
Released
Aug 28, 2015
Motorhead
"Bad Magic" (CD)
Released
Aug 28, 2015
Blood Divisions
"Blood Divisions" (Digital EP)
Released
Aug 28, 2015
Lachrymose
"Carpe Noctrum" (CD)
Released
Aug 28, 2015
Archaea
"Catalyst" (CD)
Released
Aug 28, 2015
Giant
"Chronos // Kairos" (CD/EP)
Released
Aug 28, 2015
Five Finger Death Punch
"Got Your Six" (CD)
Released
Aug 28, 2015
The Afterimage
"Lumière" (CD)
Released
Aug 28, 2015
Black .44
"No Blanks" (CD)
Released
Aug 28, 2015
Rifftera
"Pitch Black" (CD)
Released
Aug 28, 2015
Creeping
"Revenant" (CD)
Released
Aug 28, 2015
Simulacrum
"Sky Divided" (CD)
Released
Aug 28, 2015
Kaeck
"Stormkult" (CD)
Released
Aug 28, 2015
Ahab
"The Boats Of The Glen Carrig" (CD)
Released
Aug 28, 2015
V For Violence
"The Book Of V" (CD)
Released
Aug 28, 2015
Soilwork
"The Ride Majestic" (CD)
Released
Aug 28, 2015
Grim Vision
"War Agony" (CD/EP)
Released
Aug 28, 2015
Nile
"What Should Not Be Unearthed" (CD)
Aug 30, 2015 Inhuman
"Conquerors Of The New World" (CD)
Aug 31, 2015 Creep
"Innerland" (CD)
Aug 31, 2015 Hell:On
"Once Upon A Chaos..." (CD)
Aug 31, 2015 Doomshine
"The End Is Worth Waiting For" (CD)
Sep 1, 2015 Purtenance
"...to Spread the Flame of Ancients" (CD)
Sep 1, 2015 Grime
"Circle of Molesters" (CD)
Sep 1, 2015 Ancient Altar
"Dead Earth" (Vinyl)
Sep 1, 2015 Beneath the Storm
"Devil's Village" (CD)
Sep 3, 2015 Dalkhu
"Descend... Into Nothingness" (CD)
Sep 4, 2015 Morbid Slaughter
"A Filthy Orgy of Horror and Death" (Vinyl)
Sep 4, 2015 Hammercult
"Built For War" (CD)
Sep 4, 2015 Cruciamentum
"Charnel Passages" (CD)
Sep 4, 2015 Terrible Old Man
"Cosmic Poems" (CD)
Sep 4, 2015 Sinister
"Dark Memorials" (CD)
Sep 4, 2015 Cretus
"Dux Mea Lux" (CD Single)
Sep 4, 2015 Nechochwen
"Heart of Akamon" (CD)
Sep 4, 2015 Eat the Gun
"Howlinwood" (CD)
Sep 4, 2015 Simple Lies
"Let It Kill" (CD)
Sep 4, 2015 Riverside
"Love, Fear and the Time Machine" (CD)
Sep 4, 2015 Diemonds
"Never Wanna Die" (CD)
Sep 4, 2015 Crack Jaw
"Nightout" (CD)
Sep 4, 2015 Chaos Frame
"Paths To Exile" (CD)
Sep 4, 2015 Black Trip
"Shadowline" (CD)
Sep 4, 2015 Axis
"Show Your Greed" (CD)
Sep 4, 2015 Sibiir
"Swallow & Trap Them" (CD/EP)
Sep 4, 2015 Iron Maiden
"The Book Of Souls" (CD)
Sep 4, 2015 Ten
"The Dragon and St. George" (CD/EP)
Sep 4, 2015 Once Human
"The Life I Remember" (CD)
Sep 4, 2015 Lament Cityscape
"The Torn" (CD)
Sep 4, 2015 Black Tongue
"The Unconquerable Dark" (CD)
Sep 4, 2015 Opensight
"Ulterior Motives" (CD/EP)
Sep 4, 2015 Amorphis
"Under The Red Cloud" (CD)
>> Reviewed
Sep 4, 2015 Conveyer
"When Given Time To Grow" (CD)
Sep 7, 2015 Exxasens
"Back To Earth" (CD)
Sep 7, 2015 Howls of Ebb
"The Marrow Veil" (CD/EP)
Sep 8, 2015 Pyramids On Mars
"Echo Cosmic" (CD)
Sep 9, 2015 Avulsed
"Altar of Disembowelment" (CD/EP)
Sep 9, 2015 Blinding Sunrise
"This World Won't Listen" (CD)
Sep 10, 2015 Death Motif
"The Water" (CD/EP)
Sep 11, 2015 Iron Bastards
"Boogie Woogie Violence" (CD)
Sep 11, 2015 Maverick
"Break It Up" (CD)
Sep 11, 2015 Nightfell
"Darkness Evermore" (CD)
Sep 11, 2015 Hercyn
"Dust and Ages" (CD)
Sep 11, 2015 Orkan
"Livlaus" (CD)
Sep 11, 2015 The Secret VI
"Mixed Episode" (CD/EP)
Sep 11, 2015 Slayer
"Repentless" (CD)
Sep 11, 2015 Sabbath Assembly
"Sabbath Assembly" (CD)
Sep 11, 2015 Speedtrap
"Straight Shooter" (CD)
Sep 14, 2015 End Of Daze
"Ascension" (CD)
Sep 14, 2015 Necroblaspheme
"Belleville" (CD)
Sep 15, 2015 Funeral Horse
"Divinity For The Wicked" (CD)
Sep 15, 2015 Ramon Ortiz
"Portal" (CD)
Sep 15, 2015 Gronholm
"Relativity Code For Love" (CD)
Sep 15, 2015 Funeral Throne
"Threshold" (CD)
Sep 16, 2015 Shining
"International Blackjazz Society" (CD)
Sep 18, 2015 The Black Dahlia Murder
"Abysmal" (CD)
Sep 18, 2015 Tyranny
"Aeons In Tectonic Interment" (CD)
Sep 18, 2015 Tsjuder
"Antilv" (CD)
Sep 18, 2015 Raspberry Park
"At Second Glance" (CD)
Sep 18, 2015 Innfight
"Boulevard Of Pain" (CD)
Sep 18, 2015 Serial Butcher
"Brute Force Lobotomy" (CD)
Sep 18, 2015 Kraanium
"Chronicles of Perversion" (CD)
Sep 18, 2015 Stahlmann
"CO2" (CD)
Sep 18, 2015 Kaiserreich
"Cuore Nero" (CD)
Sep 18, 2015 Malevolent Creation
"Dead Man's Path" (CD)
Sep 18, 2015 Lurid Memory
"Dematerializing" (CD/EP)
Sep 18, 2015 Devil City Angels
"Devil City Angels" (CD)
Sep 18, 2015 Of Feather And Bone
"Embrace the Wretched Flesh" (CD)
Sep 18, 2015 Every Hour Kills
"Every Hour Kills" (CD/EP)
Sep 18, 2015 Ritual Killer
"Exterminance" (CD)
Sep 18, 2015 My Dying Bride
"Feel The Misery" (CD)
Sep 18, 2015 Neurotic November
"Fighting Words" (CD)
Sep 18, 2015 Vardan
"From The Pale Moonlight" (CD)
Sep 18, 2015 Masters Of Metal
"From Worlds Beyond" (CD)
Sep 18, 2015 Windhand
"Grief's Infernal Flower" (CD)
Sep 18, 2015 Magister Templi
"Into Duat" (CD)
>> Reviewed
Sep 18, 2015 King Heavy
"King Heavy" (CD)
Sep 18, 2015 Leaves' Eyes
"King Of Kings" (CD)
Sep 18, 2015 Carnal Blasphemy
"Liars Made Authority" (CD)
Sep 18, 2015 Broken Hope
"Live Disease at Brutal Assault" (Blu-ray)
Sep 18, 2015 Atreyu
"Long Live" (CD)
Sep 18, 2015 Metal Allegiance
"Metal Allegiance" (CD)
Sep 18, 2015 Skepticism
"Ordeal" (CD)
Sep 18, 2015 Tesseract
"Polaris" (CD)
Sep 18, 2015 Harlott
"Proliferation" (CD)
Sep 18, 2015 Moon
"Render of the Veils" (CD)
Sep 18, 2015 Serial Hawk
"Searching For Light" (CD)
Sep 18, 2015 Annihilator
"Suicide Society" (CD)
Sep 18, 2015 Grift
"Syner" (CD)
Sep 18, 2015 Reflections
"The Color Clear" (CD)
Sep 18, 2015 One Machine
"The Final Cull" (CD)
Sep 18, 2015 Operation: Mindcrime
"The Key" (CD)
Sep 18, 2015 Christian Mistress
"To Your Death" (CD)
Sep 18, 2015 Moonbound
"Uncomfortable News From The Moon" (CD)
Sep 18, 2015 Scale The Summit
"V" (CD)
Sep 19, 2015 Deluge
"Aether" (CD)
Sep 19, 2015 Regarde Les Hommes Tomber
"Exile" (CD)
Sep 19, 2015 Maieutiste
"Maïeutiste" (CD)
Sep 20, 2015 Cryptic Brood
"Wormhead" (CD/EP)
Sep 21, 2015 T.A.N.K.
"Symbiosis" (CD)
Sep 22, 2015 Shrine of Insanabilis
"Disciples of the Void" (CD)
Sep 22, 2015 Horna
"Hengen Tulet" (CD)
Sep 22, 2015 Windfaerer
"Tenebrosum" (CD)
Sep 23, 2015 Teloch Vovin
"Further Down The Tunnel" (CD/EP)
Sep 25, 2015 Hanging Garden
"Blackout Whiteout" (CD)
Sep 25, 2015 VI
"De Praestgiis Angelorum" (CD)
Sep 25, 2015 VI
"De Praestgiis Angelorum" (CD)
Sep 25, 2015 Walking Corpse Syndrome
"Human Delusion" (CD)
Sep 25, 2015 Graveyard
"Innocence & Decadence" (CD)
Sep 25, 2015 Dark Buddha Rising
"Inversum" (CD)
Sep 25, 2015 Parkway Drive
"Ire" (CD)
Sep 25, 2015 Bloodway
"Mapping The Moment With The Logic Of Dreams" (CD)
Sep 25, 2015 Abhorrent Decimation
"Miasmic Mutation" (CD)
Sep 25, 2015 Horse Head
"Missionary" (CD/EP)
Sep 25, 2015 Veiled
"Omniscient Veil" (Cassette)
Sep 25, 2015 Mord'A'Stigmata
"Our Hearts Slow Down" (CD/EP)
Sep 25, 2015 Saints of Death
"Saints of Death" (CD/EP)
Sep 25, 2015 Mantric
"Sin" (CD)
Sep 25, 2015 Black Breath
"Slaves Beyond Death" (CD)
Sep 25, 2015 Gloryhammer
"Space 1992: Rise of the Chaos Wizards" (CD)
Sep 25, 2015 Diabol Boruta
"Stare Gledzby" (CD)
Sep 25, 2015 Huntress
"Static" (CD)
Sep 25, 2015 Household
"Time Spent" (CD)
Sep 25, 2015 Rebellion
"Wyrd Bið Ful Aræd – The History Of The Saxons" (CD)
Sep 28, 2015 De Profundis
"Kingdom Of The Blind" (CD)
Sep 28, 2015 Sloth.
"Slow As Shit" (CD)
Sep 29, 2015 Behold! The Monolith
"Architects of the Void" (CD)
Sep 29, 2015 Bleed
"The Hatred Inside" (CD)
Oct 1, 2015 Carma
"Carma" (CD)
Oct 1, 2015 Lux Ferre
"Excaecatio Lux Veritatis" (CD)
Oct 1, 2015 Ravens Creed
"Ravens Krieg" (CD)
Oct 2, 2015 21 Octayne
"2.0" (CD)
Oct 2, 2015 Eis
"Bannstein" (CD)
Oct 2, 2015 Make Me A Donut
"Bright Side" (CD)
Oct 2, 2015 Queensryche
"Condition Hüman" (CD)
Oct 2, 2015 Heart of a Coward
"Deliverance" (CD)
Oct 2, 2015 ORCumentary
"Destroy the Dwarves" (CD)
Oct 2, 2015 Kylesa
"Exhausting Fire" (CD)
Oct 2, 2015 W.A.S.P.
"Golgotha" (CD)
Oct 2, 2015 Children of Bodom
"I Worship Chaos" (CD)
Oct 2, 2015 Sevendust
"Kill The Flaw" (CD)
Oct 2, 2015 New Year's Day
"Malevolence" (CD)
Oct 2, 2015 Black Grail
"Misticismo Regresivo" (CD)
Oct 2, 2015 Temple Of Baal
"Mysterium" (CD)
Oct 2, 2015 Audiotopsy
"Natural Causes" (CD)
Oct 2, 2015 Deafheaven
"New Bermuda" (CD)
Oct 2, 2015 Essence
"Prime" (CD)
Oct 2, 2015 42 Decibel
"Rolling In Town" (CD)
Oct 2, 2015 Denner/Shermann
"Satan's Tomb" (CD)
Oct 2, 2015 Trivium
"Silence in the Snow" (CD)
Oct 2, 2015 Tetragrammacide
"Typhonian Wormholes: Indecipherable Anti-Structural Formulæ" (Vinyl)
Oct 2, 2015 Promethee
"Unrest" (CD)
Oct 2, 2015 Evil Army
"Violence and War" (CD/EP)
Oct 2, 2015 For Today
"Wake" (CD)
Oct 9, 2015 Savage
"7" (CD)
Oct 9, 2015 Monster Magnet
"Cobras and Fire (The Mastermind Redux)" (CD)
Oct 9, 2015 AEvangelist
"Enthrall To The Void Of Bliss" (CD)
Oct 9, 2015 Gods Of Eden
"From the End of Heaven" (CD)
Oct 9, 2015 War Agenda
"Night of Disaster" (CD)
Oct 9, 2015 Varg
"Rotkäppchen" (CD/EP)
Oct 9, 2015 He Whose Ox Is Gored
"The Camel, The Lion, The Child" (CD)
Oct 9, 2015 Beaten To Death
"Unplugged" (CD)
Oct 12, 2015 Lowburn
"Doomsayer" (CD)
Oct 12, 2015 Absolva
"Never A Good Day To Die" (CD)
Oct 15, 2015 Sadistik Exekution
"30 Years of Agonizing the Dead (compilation)" (CD)
Oct 16, 2015 Gorod
"A Maze of Recycled Creeds" (CD)
Oct 16, 2015 This Gift Is A Curse
"All Hail the Swinelord" (CD)
Oct 16, 2015 Panopticon
"Autumn Eternal" (CD)
Oct 16, 2015 Saxon
"Battering Ram" (CD)
Oct 16, 2015 Speaking the King's
"Carousel" (CD)
Oct 16, 2015 Joel Hoekstra's 13
"Dying To Live" (CD)
Oct 16, 2015 Pagan's Mind
"Full Circle" (Blu-ray)
Oct 16, 2015 Overkill
"HistoriKill: 1995 – 2007" (2-CD Set)
Oct 16, 2015 Sadist
"Hyaena" (CD)
Oct 16, 2015 Murashita
"Inescapable Damnation" (CD/EP)
Oct 16, 2015 So Hideous
"Laurestine" (CD)
Oct 16, 2015 Counting Days
"Liberated Sounds" (CD)
Oct 16, 2015 Cult Leader
"Lightless Walk" (CD)
Oct 16, 2015 Watain
"Satanic Deathnoise from the Beyond (4 disc re-issue set)" (Boxed Set)
Oct 16, 2015 Thy Catafalque
"Sgùrr" (CD)
Oct 16, 2015 Zombi
"Shape Shift" (CD)
Oct 16, 2015 Coheed And Cambria
"The Color Before The Sun" (CD)
Oct 16, 2015 Melted Space
"The Great Lie" (CD)
Oct 18, 2015 Upon Shadows
"Between The Southern Cross & The Northern Star" (CD)
Oct 19, 2015 Perihelion
"Zeng" (CD)
Oct 20, 2015 Kauan
"Sorni Nai" (CD)
Oct 23, 2015 Earthside
"A Dream in Static" (CD)
Oct 23, 2015 Onirik
"Casket Dream Veneration" (CD)
Oct 23, 2015 Curse Of The North
"Curse of the North I" (CD)
Oct 23, 2015 Vhol
"Deeper Than Sky" (CD)
Oct 23, 2015 Grave Digger
"Exhumation - The Early Years" (CD)
Oct 23, 2015 Stryper
"Fallen" (CD)
Oct 23, 2015 Vehemence
"Forward Without Motion" (CD)
Oct 23, 2015 Amberian Dawn
"Innuendo" (CD)
Oct 23, 2015 Asylum Pyre
"Spirited Away" (CD)
Oct 23, 2015 Avatarium
"The Girl With The Raven Mask" (CD)
Oct 23, 2015 Exquisite Ending
"The Rite Of Misanthropism Psalms V?-?IX" (CD)
Oct 29, 2015 Sofy Major
"Waste" (CD)
Oct 30, 2015 Anathema
"A Sort Of Homecoming" (Blu-ray)
Oct 30, 2015 Invoker
"Aeon" (CD)
Oct 30, 2015 Horrendous
"Anareta" (CD)
Oct 30, 2015 Tombstalker
"Black Crusades" (CD)
Oct 30, 2015 Kerion
"Cloudriders, Part 2: Technowars" (CD)
Oct 30, 2015 Hooded Menace
"Darkness Drips Forth" (CD)
Oct 30, 2015 War Baby
"Death Sweats" (CD)
Oct 30, 2015 Twitching Tongues
"Disharmony" (CD)
Oct 30, 2015 All Them Witches
"Dying Surfer Meets His Maker" (CD)
Oct 30, 2015 Abhorrent Deformity
"Entity of Malevolence" (CD)
Oct 30, 2015 Hatchet
"Far Beyond Lunacy" (CD)
Oct 30, 2015 Sacrificium Carmen
"Ikuisen Tulen Kammiossa" (CD)
Oct 30, 2015 Arkaik
"Lucid Dawn" (CD)
Oct 30, 2015 Cold Northern Vengeance
"Maelstrom" (CD)
Oct 30, 2015 Goodbye to Gravity
"Mantras of War" (CD)
Oct 30, 2015 Puscifer
"Money Shot" (CD)
Oct 30, 2015 Under The Church
"Rabid Armageddon" (CD)
Oct 30, 2015 Maserati
"Rehumanizer" (CD)
Oct 30, 2015 Draconian
"Sovran" (CD)
Oct 30, 2015 Abigail Williams
"The Accuser" (CD)
Oct 30, 2015 Abominable Putridity
"The Anomalies of Artificial Origin (re-issue)" (CD)
Oct 30, 2015 Visceral Throne
"Those Who Have Fallen Beyond the Grace of God" (CD/EP)
Oct 30, 2015 Satanika
"Total Inferno" (CD)
Oct 30, 2015 Skindred
"Volume" (CD)
Oct 31, 2015 Desolate Pathway
"Into The Realms" (CD Single)
Nov 6, 2015 Bodyfarm
"Battle Breed" (CD)
Nov 6, 2015 Mammoth Storm
"Fornjot" (CD)
Nov 13, 2015 Revenge
"Behold.Total.Rejection" (CD)
Nov 13, 2015 Saint Diablo
"Devil Horns And Halos" (CD)
Nov 13, 2015 Threshold
"European Journey" (2-CD Set)
Nov 13, 2015 Suntorn
"Symbiotic Polarity" (CD)
Nov 16, 2015 Atrorum
"Structurae" (CD)
Nov 20, 2015 Manegarm
"Manegarm" (CD)
Nov 27, 2015 Eucharist
"Demise Rites" (Vinyl)
Dec 5, 2015 Zafakon
"Release" (CD)
Dec 18, 2015 Baroness
"Purple" (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
28-8-15
Lachrymose
"Carpe Noctrum" (CD)
Released
28-8-15
Stahlmann
"CO2" (CD)
Released
28-8-15
Tad Morose
"St. Demonius" (CD)
4-9-15 Black Majesty
"Cross Of Thorns" (CD)
4-9-15 King Heavy
"King Heavy" (CD)
4-9-15 Leaves' Eyes
"King Of Kings" (CD)
4-9-15 Diemonds
"Never Wanna Die" (CD)
4-9-15 Crack Jaw
"Nightout" (CD)
4-9-15 Chaos Frame
"Paths To Exile" (CD)
4-9-15 Iron Maiden
"The Book Of Souls" (CD)
4-9-15 Amorphis
"Under The Red Cloud" (CD)
>> Reviewed
4-9-15 Promethee
"Unrest" (CD)
11-9-15 The Secret VI
"Mixed Episode" (CD/EP)
18-9-15 Tsjuder
"Antilv" (CD)
18-9-15 Raspberry Park
"At Second Glance" (CD)
18-9-15 Malevolent Creation
"Dead Man's Path" (CD)
18-9-15 Devil City Angels
"Devil City Angels" (CD)
18-9-15 My Dying Bride
"Feel The Misery" (CD)
18-9-15 Masters Of Metal
"From Worlds Beyond" (CD)
18-9-15 Witchsorrow
"No Light, Only Fire" (CD)
18-9-15 Gronholm
"Relativity Code For Love" (CD)
18-9-15 42 Decibel
"Rolling In Town" (CD)
18-9-15 Annihilator
"Suicide Society" (CD)
18-9-15 One Machine
"The Final Cull" (CD)
18-9-15 Operation: Mindcrime
"The Key" (CD)
18-9-15 Moonbound
"Uncomfortable News From The Moon" (CD)
24-9-15 Haunted By Destiny
"Aria For An Angel" (CD)
25-9-15 21 Octayne
"2.0" (CD)
25-9-15 The Heretic Order
"All Hail The Order" (CD)
25-9-15 VI
"De Praestgiis Angelorum" (CD)
25-9-15 Gloryhammer
"Space 1992: Rise of the Chaos Wizards" (CD)
25-9-15 Diabol Boruta
"Stare Gledzby" (CD)
25-9-15 Huntress
"Static" (CD)
25-9-15 Rebellion
"Wyrd Bið Ful Aræd – The History Of The Saxons" (CD)
28-9-15 Warsenal
"Barn Burner" (CD)
30-9-15 Nitehawks
"Vendetta" (CD)
2-10-15 Children of Bodom
"I Worship Chaos" (CD)
2-10-15 Sevendust
"Kill The Flaw" (CD)
2-10-15 Denner/Shermann
"Satan's Tomb" (CD)
16-10-15 Saxon
"Battering Ram" (CD)
16-10-15 Joel Hoekstra's 13
"Dying To Live" (CD)
16-10-15 Sadist
"Hyaena" (CD)
16-10-15 Circle II Circle
"Reign Of Darkness" (CD)
23-10-15 Grave Digger
"Exhumation - The Early Years" (CD)
30-10-15 Millennial Reign
"Carry The Fire" (CD)
30-10-15 Kerion
"Cloudriders, Part 2: Technowars" (CD)
30-10-15 Hooded Menace
"Darkness Drips Forth" (CD)
30-10-15 Hatchet
"Far Beyond Lunacy" (CD)
30-10-15 Draconian
"Sovran" (CD)
13-11-15 Saint Diablo
"Devil Horns And Halos" (CD)
20-11-15 Manegarm
"Manegarm" (CD)
5-12-15 Zafakon
"Release" (CD)
16-1-16 Varg
"Das Ende Aller Lügen" (CD)
25-5-16 Chabtan
"The Kiss Of Coatlicue" (CD)
23-8-13 Trouble
"The Distortion Field" (CD)
>> Reviewed