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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 21, 2016
Dejected Mass
"Dirge" (CD)
Released
Jul 22, 2016
Dio
"A Decade Of Dio: 1983-1993" (CD)
Released
Jul 22, 2016
Capsize
"A Reintroduction: The Essence of All That Surrounds Me" (CD)
Released
Jul 22, 2016
Mizery
"Absolute Light" (CD)
Released
Jul 22, 2016
National Suicide
"Anotheround" (CD)
Released
Jul 22, 2016
Despised Icon
"Beast" (CD)
Released
Jul 22, 2016
Denouncement Pyre
"Black Sun Unbound" (CD)
Released
Jul 22, 2016
Paragon
"Dead Planet" (CD)
Released
Jul 22, 2016
Hammers of Misfortune
"Dead Revolution" (CD)
Released
Jul 22, 2016
Defeated Sanity
"Disposal Of The Dead/Dharmata" (CD)
Released
Jul 22, 2016
Karmakanic
"DOT" (CD)
Released
Jul 22, 2016
Nothing Lies Beyond
"Fragile Reality" (CD)
Released
Jul 22, 2016
Visionary
"Gabriel" (CD)
Released
Jul 22, 2016
Revocation
"Great Is Our Sin" (CD)
Released
Jul 22, 2016
Numenorean
"Home" (CD)
Released
Jul 22, 2016
Harakiri For The Sky
"III: Trauma" (CD)
Released
Jul 22, 2016
Saattue
"Kärsimysnäytelmä" (CD)
Released
Jul 22, 2016
Mine Collapse
"Mine Collapse" (CD/EP)
Released
Jul 22, 2016
Blackmore
"Neo" (CD)
Released
Jul 22, 2016
Nuke
"Nuke" (CD)
Released
Jul 22, 2016
Periphery
"Periphery III: Select Difficulty" (CD)
Released
Jul 22, 2016
Unmerciful
"Ravenous Impulse" (CD)
Released
Jul 22, 2016
Crown the Empire
"Retrograde" (CD)
Released
Jul 22, 2016
Forty Winters
"Rotting Empire" (CD)
Released
Jul 22, 2016
Dust Moth
"Scale" (CD)
Released
Jul 22, 2016
Black Crown Initiate
"Selves We Cannot Forgive" (CD)
Released
Jul 22, 2016
Ivory
"Southern Cross" (CD)
Released
Jul 22, 2016
Despite
"Synergi" (CD)
Released
Jul 22, 2016
Vanhelgd
"Temple of Phobos" (CD)
Released
Jul 22, 2016
Baptism
"The Devil's Fire" (CD)
Released
Jul 22, 2016
Vivaldi Metal Project
"The Four Seasons" (CD)
Released
Jul 22, 2016
Witherscape
"The Northern Sanctuary" (CD)
Released
Jul 22, 2016
Terra Tenebrosa
"The Reverses" (CD)
Released
Jul 22, 2016
Something Is Waiting
"The Something Is Waiting Band" (CD)
Released
Jul 22, 2016
Urobilinemia
"Wriggling Chrysalis Of Metaphysical Grudge" (CD)
Jul 26, 2016 Gandalf's Owl
"Winterfell" (CD/EP)
Jul 27, 2016 Jinjer
"King Of Everything" (CD)
Jul 28, 2016 Beansidhe
"Mont" (CD)
Jul 29, 2016 Pylon
"A Lament" (CD)
Jul 29, 2016 Deny The Cross
"Alpha Ghoul" (CD)
Jul 29, 2016 Problem Of Pain
"Burn What My Hands Wrought" (CD)
Jul 29, 2016 Coscradh
"Coscradh" (Cassette)
Jul 29, 2016 Ghoul
"Dungeon Bastards" (CD)
Jul 29, 2016 Sinsaenum
"Echoes of the Tortured" (CD)
Jul 29, 2016 Eerie
"Eerie" (CD)
Jul 29, 2016 Cannibal Accident
"Encyclopedia Cannibalicium: Minimal Results With Maximal Effort" (CD)
Jul 29, 2016 Quinta Essentia
"Initiates Of The Great Work" (CD)
Jul 29, 2016 Abominant
"Napalm Reign" (CD)
Jul 29, 2016 Valient Thorr
"Old Salt" (CD)
Jul 29, 2016 Ossuary Insane
"Possession Of The Flesh" (CD)
Jul 29, 2016 Infinite Density
"Recollapse of the Universe" (CD)
Jul 29, 2016 Kohti Tuhoa
"Rutiinin Orja" (CD)
Jul 29, 2016 The Foreshadowing
"Seven Heads Ten Horns" (CD)
Jul 29, 2016 Ringworm
"Snake Church" (CD)
Jul 29, 2016 Supremative
"Supremative" (Vinyl)
Jul 29, 2016 Teorema
"Teorema" (CD)
Jul 29, 2016 Kambrium
"The Elders' Realm" (CD)
Jul 29, 2016 Powerwolf
"The Metal Mass" (DVD Audio)
Jul 30, 2016 Welcome Back Delta
"Sucker" (CD)
Aug 1, 2016 Obscure
"Back To Skull" (CD)
Aug 1, 2016 Vukari
"Divination" (CD)
Aug 1, 2016 Carnage Inc.
"Fury Incarnate" (CD/EP)
Aug 1, 2016 Paganizer
"On the Outskirts of Hades" (CD/EP)
Aug 1, 2016 Wired Anxiety
"The Delirium of Negation" (CD/EP)
Aug 5, 2016 Zephyra
"As The World Collapses" (CD)
Aug 5, 2016 Howling Giant
"Black Hole Space Wizard: Part 1" (CD)
Aug 5, 2016 Keychain
"Breakout" (CD/EP)
Aug 5, 2016 Necromancing The Stone
"Jewel Of The Vile" (CD)
Aug 5, 2016 Zlatanera
"Legerdemain" (CD)
Aug 5, 2016 Bloody Hammers
"Lovely Sort Of Death" (CD)
Aug 5, 2016 The Company Corvette
"Never Enough" (CD)
Aug 5, 2016 Islander
"Power Under Control" (CD)
Aug 5, 2016 Acolyte
"Shades Of Black" (CD)
Aug 5, 2016 Carnifex
"Slow Death" (CD)
Aug 5, 2016 MaidaVale
"Tales of the Wicked West" (CD)
Aug 5, 2016 Temple Nightside
"The Hecatomb" (CD)
Aug 5, 2016 Tarja
"The Shadow Self" (CD)
Aug 5, 2016 Denominate
"Those Who Beheld The End" (CD)
Aug 10, 2016 Hyponic
"Former Monk" (CD)
Aug 12, 2016 Equilibrium
"Armageddon" (CD)
Aug 12, 2016 Lacrimas Profundere
"Hope Is Here" (CD)
Aug 12, 2016 Infectology
"Innards of Misanthropic Embodiment" (CD)
Aug 12, 2016 The Amity Affliction
"This Could Be Heartbreak" (CD)
Aug 17, 2016 TMHM
"Stage Names" (CD)
Aug 18, 2016 Friend Or Foe
"Foe" (CD/EP)
Aug 18, 2016 Blood Incantation
"Starspawn" (CD)
Aug 19, 2016 Wild Zombie Blast Guide
"Back From The Dead" (CD)
Aug 19, 2016 Warpvomit
"Barbaric Triumph of Evil" (Vinyl)
Aug 19, 2016 Asenblut
"Berserker" (CD)
Aug 19, 2016 Hellhammer
"Blood Insanity" (Vinyl)
Aug 19, 2016 Soilwork
"Death Resonance" (CD)
Aug 19, 2016 Spire
"Entropy" (CD)
Aug 19, 2016 Destroying The Devoid
"Paramnesia" (CD)
Aug 19, 2016 Darkher
"Realms" (CD)
Aug 19, 2016 Calling Apollo
"The Great Depression: Act I" (CD/EP)
Aug 19, 2016 Sabaton
"The Last Stand" (CD)
Aug 19, 2016 Beelzefuzz
"The Righteous Bloom" (CD)
Aug 19, 2016 Mindscar
"What's Beyond the Light" (CD)
Aug 20, 2016 Throes Of Dawn
"Our Voices Shall Remain" (CD)
Aug 26, 2016 Nox
"Ancestral Arte Negro" (CD/EP)
Aug 26, 2016 Inquisition
"Bloodshed Across The Empyrean Altar Beyond The Celestial Zenith" (CD)
Aug 26, 2016 Vicious Rumors
"Concussion Protocol" (CD)
Aug 26, 2016 Medevil
"Conductor Of Storms" (CD)
Aug 26, 2016 Sodom
"Decision Day" (CD)
Aug 26, 2016 Imperium Dekadenz
"Dis Manibvs" (CD)
Aug 26, 2016 Lesbian
"Hallucinogensis" (CD)
Aug 26, 2016 Twilight Force
"Heroes Of Mighty Magic" (CD)
Aug 26, 2016 Kuolemanlaakso
"M. Laakso - Vol. 1: The Gothic Tapes" (CD)
>> Reviewed
Aug 26, 2016 Delain
"Moonbathers" (CD)
Aug 26, 2016 Bangladeafy
"Narcopaloma" (CD)
Aug 26, 2016 Motorowl
"Om Generator" (CD)
Aug 26, 2016 Running Wild
"Rapid Foray" (CD)
Aug 26, 2016 King
"Reclaim The Darkness" (CD)
Aug 26, 2016 Svartanatt
"Svartanatt" (CD)
Aug 26, 2016 While Sun Ends
"Terminus" (CD)
Aug 26, 2016 The Apocalypse Blues Revue
"The Apocalypse Blues Revue" (CD)
Aug 26, 2016 DGM
"The Passage" (CD)
Aug 26, 2016 Dawn Of Demise
"The Suffering" (CD)
Aug 26, 2016 Them Bulls
"Them Bulls" (CD)
Aug 26, 2016 Vahrzaw
"Twin Suns & Wolves' Tongues " (CD)
Aug 26, 2016 The Wounded Kings
"Visions In Bone" (CD)
Aug 27, 2016 Myriad Lights
"Kingdom Of Sand" (CD)
Aug 27, 2016 Lift The Medium
"Mastermind" (CD)
Aug 28, 2016 Worshipper
"Shadow Hymns" (CD)
Aug 28, 2016 Zed
"Trouble in Eden" (CD)
Aug 30, 2016 Altar Of Oblivion
"Barren Grounds" (CD/EP)
Aug 30, 2016 Crowhurst
"II" (CD)
Sep 1, 2016 The Devil's Music
"The Devil's Music" (CD)
Sep 2, 2016 Countdown
"Demo" (Vinyl)
Sep 2, 2016 Nag
"Nag" (CD)
Sep 2, 2016 Lord Agheros
"Nothing At All" (CD)
Sep 2, 2016 Robots and Monsters
"Nothing To Fear Nothing To Fight" (CD/EP)
Sep 2, 2016 Neurogenic
"Ouroboric Stagnation" (CD)
Sep 2, 2016 Fange
"Purge" (CD)
Sep 2, 2016 Asatta
"Spiraling Into Oblivion" (CD)
Sep 2, 2016 Devin Townsend Project
"Transcendence" (CD)
Sep 2, 2016 Imminent Sonic Destruction
"Triumphia" (CD)
Sep 9, 2016 Infecting The Swarm
"Abyss" (CD)
Sep 9, 2016 Amphisbaena
"Amphisbaena" (CD/EP)
Sep 9, 2016 Black Funeral
"Ankou and the Death Fire" (CD)
Sep 9, 2016 Steve'n'Seagulls
"Brothers In Farms" (CD)
Sep 9, 2016 Pain
"Coming Home" (CD)
Sep 9, 2016 Stages Of Decomposition
"Crawl Space Burial" (CD/EP)
Sep 9, 2016 Colosso
"Obnoxious" (CD)
Sep 9, 2016 Aum
"Om Ah Hum Vajra Guru Padma Siddhi Hum" (CD)
Sep 9, 2016 Oddland
"Origin" (CD)
Sep 9, 2016 Nuclear Holocaust
"Overkill Commando" (CD)
Sep 9, 2016 Exalt
"The Shape You Took Before the Ache" (CD)
Sep 9, 2016 Evergrey
"The Storm Within" (CD)
Sep 15, 2016 Cerebral Fix
"Disaster Of Reality" (CD)
Sep 16, 2016 Iron Fire
"Among The Dead" (CD)
Sep 16, 2016 Ancient
"Back To The Land Of The Dead" (CD)
Sep 16, 2016 Barishi
"Blood from the Lion's Mouth" (CD)
Sep 16, 2016 Airbourne
"Breakin' Outta Hell" (CD)
Sep 16, 2016 Morkobot
"GoRgO" (CD)
Sep 16, 2016 Warfather
"Grey Eminence" (CD)
Sep 16, 2016 Virvum
"Illuminance" (CD)
Sep 16, 2016 Negative Thought Process
"Methylene Butterfly" (CD)
Sep 16, 2016 Narnia
"Narnia" (CD)
Sep 16, 2016 Brujeria
"Pocho Aztlan" (CD)
Sep 16, 2016 Kambodsja
"Stranger" (CD)
Sep 16, 2016 Temperance
"The Earth Embraces Us All" (CD)
Sep 16, 2016 Penitence Onirique
"V.I.T.R.I.O.L" (CD)
Sep 16, 2016 Psykosis
"Welcome to the Psyko Ward" (CD)
Sep 16, 2016 Fake Idols
"Witness" (CD)
Sep 23, 2016 True Widow
"Avvolgere" (CD)
Sep 23, 2016 Bhavachakra
"Bhavachakra" (CD)
Sep 23, 2016 Swine Overlord
"Entheogenesis" (CD)
Sep 23, 2016 Neurosis
"Fires Within Fires" (CD)
Sep 23, 2016 Sahg
"Memento Mori" (CD)
Sep 23, 2016 The Holeum
"Negative Abyss" (CD)
Sep 23, 2016 Okkultokrati
"Raspberry Dawn" (CD)
Sep 23, 2016 Komatsu
"Recipe For Murder One" (CD)
Sep 23, 2016 Operation: Mindcrime
"Resurrection" (CD)
Sep 23, 2016 In Flames
"Sounds From The Heart Of Gothenburg" (DVD Audio)
Sep 23, 2016 Usurpress
"The Regal Tribe" (CD)
Sep 23, 2016 Dysrhythmia
"The Veil Of Control" (CD)
Sep 23, 2016 Steve Grimmett's Grim Reaper
"Walking In The Shadows" (CD)
Sep 23, 2016 Seventh Wonder
"Welcome To Atlanta Live 2014" (Blu-ray)
Sep 23, 2016 Insomnium
"Winter's Gate" (CD)
Sep 30, 2016 Langfinger
"Crossyears" (CD)
Sep 30, 2016 The Agonist
"Five" (CD)
Sep 30, 2016 Noctem
"Haeresis" (CD)
Sep 30, 2016 Lordi
"Monsterephonic (Theaterror Vs. Demonarchy)" (CD)
Sep 30, 2016 Opeth
"Sorceress" (CD)
Sep 30, 2016 Yeti On Horseback
"The Great Dying" (CD)
Sep 30, 2016 Epica
"The Holographic Principle" (CD)
Sep 30, 2016 Famous Last Words
"The Incubus" (CD)
Sep 30, 2016 Truckfighters
"V" (CD)
Sep 30, 2016 Skalmold
"Vögguvísur Yggdrasils" (CD)
Oct 1, 2016 Iraconji
"Global Genocide" (CD)
Oct 1, 2016 Mantra
"Laniakea" (CD)
Oct 7, 2016 Dayshell
"Nexus" (CD)
Oct 7, 2016 Mercyless
"Pathetic Divinity" (CD)
Oct 7, 2016 To The Wind
"The Brighter View" (CD)
Oct 7, 2016 Sonata Arctica
"The Ninth Hour" (CD)
Oct 11, 2016 Suma
"The Order Of Things" (CD)
Oct 14, 2016 Theatres Des Vampires
"Candyland" (CD)
Oct 14, 2016 Eden's Curse
"Cardinal" (CD)
Oct 14, 2016 Dethbeds
"Dungeon Scum" (CD)
Oct 14, 2016 Red Fang
"Only Ghosts" (CD)
Oct 17, 2016 Monolith Wielder
"Monolith Wielder" (CD)
Oct 21, 2016 Queen Elephantine
"Kala" (CD)
Oct 21, 2016 Korn
"The Serenity Of Suffering" (CD)
Oct 28, 2016 Testament
"The Brotherhood Of The Snake" (CD)
Nov 4, 2016 Dark Tranquillity
"Atoma" (CD)
Nov 18, 2016 Light & Shade
"The Essence of Everything" (CD)
Feb 5, 2017 Textures
"Genotype" (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
22-7-16
Karmakanic
"DOT" (CD)
Released
22-7-16
Nothing Lies Beyond
"Fragile Reality" (CD)
Released
22-7-16
Visionary
"Gabriel" (CD)
Released
22-7-16
Ivory
"Southern Cross" (CD)
Released
22-7-16
Vivaldi Metal Project
"The Four Seasons" (CD)
Released
22-7-16
Witherscape
"The Northern Sanctuary" (CD)
26-7-16 Gandalf's Owl
"Winterfell" (CD/EP)
29-7-16 Sinsaenum
"Echoes of the Tortured" (CD)
29-7-16 Powerwolf
"The Metal Mass" (DVD Audio)
30-7-16 Dark Avenger
"The Beloved Bones: Hell" (CD)
1-8-16 Wired Anxiety
"The Delirium of Negation" (CD/EP)
5-8-16 Necromancing The Stone
"Jewel Of The Vile" (CD)
5-8-16 Tarja
"The Shadow Self" (CD)
5-8-16 Denominate
"Those Who Beheld The End" (CD)
20-8-16 Throes Of Dawn
"Our Voices Shall Remain" (CD)
26-8-16 Vicious Rumors
"Concussion Protocol" (CD)
26-8-16 Sodom
"Decision Day" (CD)
26-8-16 Twilight Force
"Heroes Of Mighty Magic" (CD)
26-8-16 Delain
"Moonbathers" (CD)
15-9-16 Cerebral Fix
"Disaster Of Reality" (CD)
16-9-16 Warfather
"Grey Eminence" (CD)
16-9-16 Lordi
"Monsterephonic (Theaterror Vs. Demonarchy)" (CD)
16-9-16 Narnia
"Narnia" (CD)
16-9-16 Athorn
"Necropolis" (CD)
16-9-16 Temperance
"The Earth Embraces Us All" (CD)
16-9-16 Psykosis
"Welcome to the Psyko Ward" (CD)
23-9-16 Kryptos
"Burn Up The Night" (CD)
23-9-16 Symphonity
"King Of Persia" (CD)
23-9-16 Operation: Mindcrime
"Resurrection" (CD)
23-9-16 In Flames
"Sounds From The Heart Of Gothenburg" (DVD Audio)
14-10-16 Theatres Des Vampires
"Candyland" (CD)
25-11-16 Light & Shade
"The Essence of Everything" (CD)
23-8-13 Trouble
"The Distortion Field" (CD)
>> Reviewed