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Heavy Metal CD Release Dates


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Here are upcoming North American heavy metal CD releases. Dates subject to change, and the information is supplied by record companies and artists. If there's an upcoming CD with a U.S. release date you don't see listed here, send me an email.

August 19, 2014
Accept - Blind Rage (Nuclear Blast)
Ace Frehley - Space Invader (eOne)
Acrania - Totalitarian Dystopia (Unique Leader)
American - Coping With Loss (Sentient Ruin)
Big Engine - Shot Like A Rocket (Pavement)
Black Trip - Goin' Under (Prosthetic)
Cardinals Folly - Our Cult Continues! (Shadow Kingdom)
Cenotaph - Riding Our Black Oceans Re-Release (Chaos)
Children Of Technology - Future Decay (Hells Headbangers)
Cross Examination - The Dawn of the Dude EP (Organized Crime)
Crucifyre - Black Magic Fire (Pulverised)
Darkness Divided - Written In Blood (Victory)
Deadlock - The Re-Arrival (Lifeforce)
Dictated - The Deceived (Metal Blade)
Diskord - Oscillations EP (Hellthrasher)
Dragonforce - Maximum Overload (Metal Blade)
Dying Out Flame - Shiva Rudrastakam (Xtreem)
Egypt Central - Murder In The French Quarter (Fat Lady)
Empire Auriga - Ascending The Solar Throne (Moribund)
Enuff Z'Nuff - Covered In Gold (Cleopatra)
Extinction A.D. - Plague Prophecy EP (Good Fight)
Ghast - Dread Doom Ruin (Todestrieb)
Grinder Blues - Grinder Blues (Megaforce)
Halcyon Way - Conquer (Nightmare)
He Is Legend - Heavy Fruit (Tragic Hero)
Johnny Touch - Inner City Wolves (Shadow Kingdom)
Joy - Under the Spell of Joy (Tee Pee)
Karma To Burn - Arch Stanton (Deepdive)
Khtoniik Cerviiks - Heptaedrone (Iron Bonehead)
King 810 - Memoirs of a Murderer (Roadrunner)
Midnight - No Mercy For Mayhem (Hells Headbangers)
The Moon And The Nightspirit - Holdrejtek (Prophecy)
Pallbearer - Foundations of Burden (Profound Lore)
Passion For Sorrow - Rotting Immortality (The Orchard)
Pillbuster - Brothel (Stonerkill)
Powerlord - The Awakening Re-Release (Shadow Kingdom)
Principality of Hell - Fire & Brimstone (WTC)
Proselyte - Our Vessel's In Need (Gypsyblood)
Provocator - Antikristus (Moribund)
Punch - They Don't Have To Believe (Deathwish)
Sacrocurse - Unholier Master (Hells Headbangers)
Six String Slaughter - Born Unspoiled (HPGD)
Sleeping Giant - Finished People (Century Media)
Sloth Herder / Horde of the Eclipse - Split (Unholy Anarchy)
Swine Overlord - Parables of Umbral Transcence (Gore House)
Take Over and Destroy - Vacant Face (Comfort Point)
Those Who Bring the Torture - Piling Up (Selfmadegod)
Trioscapes - Digital Dream Sequence (Metal Blade)

August 26, 2014
Adrenaline Rush - Adrenaline Rush (Frontiers)
Along Came a Spider - Resurgence (Standby)
Alraune - The Process of Self-Immolation (Gilead)
Bastard Sapling - Instinct Is Forever (Gilead)
Blackwolfgoat - Drone Maintenance (Small Stone)
Circle II Circle - Live at Wacken (Official Bootleg) (Armoury)
English Dogs - The Thing With Two Heads (Candlelight)
Famous Last Words - Council of the Dead (InVogue)
Force of Darkness - Absolute Verb of Chaos and Darkness (Hells Headbangers)
Invent, Animate - Everchanger (Tragic Hero)
Machinae Supremacy - Phantom Shadow (Spinefarm)
Monsterworks - Overhaul (Eat Lead and Die)
Motorhead - Aftershock Tour Edition (UDR)
Opeth - Pale Communion (Roadrunner)
Sea of Bones - The Earth Wants Us Dead (Gilead)
Thousand Foot Krutch - Oxygen: Inhale (TFK)
X-Drive - Get Your Rock On (Frontiers)

September 2, 2014
Axel Rudi Pell - Into the Storm Deluxe Edition (SPV)
Black Tongue - Born Hanged/Falsifier Re-Release (SOAR / Century Media)
Black Twilight Circle - Tliltic Tlapoyauak (The Ajna Offensive)
Blood Of Kingu - Dark Star On The Right Horn of the Crescent Moon (Season Of Mist)
Bloodsoaked - Religious Apocalypse (Comatose)
Burzum - The Ways of Yore (Candlelight)
Code Orange - I Am King (Deathwish)
The Color Morale - Hold On Pain Ends (Fearless)
Cowards - Shooting Blanks & Pills Re-Release (Secret Handshake)
Dark Fortress - Venereal Dawn (Century Media)
Emblazoned - Eucharistiae Sacramentum (Deepsend)
Earth - Primitive and Deadly (Southern Lord)
Empress AD - Still Life Moving Fast (The End)
Faithsedge - The Answer of Insanity (Scarlet)
Hammerfall - (r)Evolution (Nuclear Blast)
The Haunted - Exit Wounds (Century Media)
Horned Almighty - World of Tombs (Scarlet)
Incite - Up In Hell (Minus Head)
The King Is Blind - The Deficiencies Of Man EP (Mordgrimm)
Krieg - Transient (Candlelight)
Meridian - The Awful Truth (Victory)
Neopera - Destined Ways (Armoury)
Nethermost - Noetic (HPGD)
Nostril Caverns - Inside the Cell/The Dying's Last Breath (Tridroid)
Pig Heart Transplant - For Mass Consumption (20 Buck Spin)
Richie Kotzen - The Essential Richie Kotzen CD/DVD (Loud and Proud)
Set and Setting - A Vivid Memory (Prosthetic)
Solace of Requiem - Casting Ruin (ViciSolum)
Solstafir - Otta (Season of Mist)
Trascendental - Nothingness (Xtreem)
Vermin Womb - Permanence EP (Throatruiner)
Weedeater - ...And Justice For Y'all Re-Release (Season of Mist)
Weedeater - Sixteen Tons Re-Release (Season of Mist)
Wolf - Devil Seed (Century Media)
YOB - Clearing the Path To Ascend (Neurot)

September 9, 2014
Autumn's Dawn - Gone (Eisenwald)
Cries of the Captive - Imperialist Re-Release (Imminence)
Crimson Shadows - Kings Among Men (Napalm)
Crucified - Dead of Sleep (Get This Right)
Digitalife - Nemesis (Imminence)
Funereus - Return of the Old Goat (Forever Plagued)
Godhunter / Secrets of the Sky - Ghosts Split (The Compound)
Hod - Book of the Worm (Arctic)
In Flames - Siren Charms (Sony/RED)
Lonely Kamel - S--t City (Napalm)
Megaton Leviathan - Past 21: Beyond the Arctic Cell (Seventh Rule)
The Order of Israfel - Wisdom (Napalm)
Phobia - Grindcore EP (Deep Six)
Pord - Wild (Solar Flare)
Project Arcadia - A Time of Changes (Nightmare)
A Sound of Thunder - The Lesser Key of Solomon (Mad Neptune)
Steak - Slab City (Napalm)
Striker - City Of Gold (Napalm)

September 16, 2014
Albert Bell's Sacro Sanctus - Deus Volt (Metal on Metal)
Albez Duz - The Coming of Mictlan (Iron Bonehead)
Algebra - Feed The Ego (Unspeakable Axe)
Anthrax - Chile On Hell DVD (Megaforce)
Antropomorphia - Rites Ov Perversion (Metal Blade)
Black Moth - Condemned To Hope (New Heavy Sounds)
Bloodtruth - Obedience (Unique Leader)
Brainoil - Brainoil (Tankcrimes)
Brotherhood - Till Death (Southern Lord)
Bunker 66 - Screaming Rock Believers (High Roller)
Cannibal Corpse - A Skeletal Domain (Metal Blade)
The Contortionist - Language (eOne / Good Fight)
Crucified Barbara - In the Red (Despotz)
Death Penalty - Death Penalty (Rise Above)
Emeth - Aethyr (Xtreem)
Flyleaf - Between the Stars (Loud & Proud)
Freak Kitchen - Cooking With Pagans (Lasers Edge)
Ides of Gemini - Old World New Wave (Neurot)
Ingurgitating Oblivion - Continuum of Absence (Willowtip)
Iron Reagan - Tyranny of Will (Relapse)
Lord Volture - Will To Power (Mausoleum)
Malpractice - Turning Tides (Sensory)
Matyrvore - Malevolent Desolation EP (Iron Bonehead)
Mortuus - Grape of the Vine (Ajna Offensive)
Motionless in White - Reincarnate (Fearless)
Myrkur - Myrkur EP (Relapse)
Nothgard - Age of Pandora (Trollzorn)
Num Skull - Ritually Abused Re-Release (Relapse)
Obey the Brave - Salvation (Epitaph)
Obscure Burial - Ephiphany (Invictus)
Old Wounds - Death Projection EP (Good Fight)
Philm - Fire From the Evening Sun (UDR)
The Pineapple Thief - Magnolia (Kscope)
Redemption - Live From the Pit (Sensory)
Reverorum Ib Malacht - De Mysteriis Dom Christi (Ajna Offensive)
Sepultura and Les Tambours du Bronx - Metal Veins: Alive at Rock in Rio DVD/CD (Eagle Rock)
Shards of Humanity - Fractured Frequencies (Unspeakable Axe)
Siftercide - Siftercide (Nailjar)
Slash - World on Fire (Dik Hayd)
Sleepwave - Broken Compass (Epitaph)
Society Sucker - Society Sucker EP (Get This Right)
Stallion - Rise and Ride (High Roller)
Stryvigor - Forgotten By Ages (Svarga)
Texas In July - Bloodwork (Equal Vision)
Towers of Flesh - Antithetical Conjurations (Candlelight)
Unaussprechlichen Kulten - Baphomet Pan Shub-Niggurath (Iron Bonehead)
Villainy - Villainy I (Hammerheart)
Xerath - III (Candlelight)

September 23, 2014
Aeges - Above & Down Below (The Mylene Sheath)
Beak - Let Time Begin (Someoddpilot)
Burn Halo - Wolves of War (Epochal)
Charm City Devils - Battles (The End)
Deep Purple - Graz 1975 (Earmusic / Eagle Rock)
Divider - All Barren (Glory Kid Ltd.)
The Family Ruin - Dearly Departed (KBB)
Nick Oliveri - Leave Me Alone (Schnitzel)
Onkel Tom - H.E.L.D. (SPV)
Rise of the North Star - Welcome (Repression)
Scott Walker + Sunn O))) - Soused (4AD)
Stryper - Live At the Whisky CD/DVD (Frontiers)

September 30, 2014
1349 - Massive Cauldron of Chaos (Season of Mist)
Black Crown Initiate - The Wreckage of Stars (eOne)
Corova - Rise of the Taurus (Bastardized)
Davey Suicide - Worldwide Suicide (Standby)
Decapitated - Blood Mantra (Nuclear Blast)
Electric Wizard - Time To Die (Spinefarm)
Emil Bulls - Sacrifice To Venus (AFM)
Enchant - The Great Divide (Inside Out)
Evergrey - Hymns For the Broken (AFM)
Excel - Split Image (Southern Lord)
Finch - Black To Oblivion (Razor & Tie)
Flying Colors - Second Nature (Mascot)
Internal Bleeding - Imperium (Unique Leader)
J.B.O. - Nur die Besten Werden Alt (AFM)
Jon Lord, Deep Purple & Friends - Celebrating Jon Lord (Eagle Rock)
Katatonia - Last Fair Day Gone Night CD/DVD (Peaceville)
Khold - Til Endes (Peaceville)
Kissin' Dynamite - Megalomania (AFM)
Laika - Somnia (Filth Regime)
Marmozets - The Weird and Wonderful Marmozets (Roadrunner)
Necroholocaust - Holocaustic Goat Metal (Iron Bonehead)
Nightbringer - Ego Dominus Tuus (Season of Mist)
Nonpoint - The Return (Razor & Tie)
Overcharge - Accelerate (Unspeakable Axe)
Rebellious Spirit - Obsession (SPV)
Sick of It All - The Last Act of Defiance (Century Media)
Thank You Scientist - Maps of Non-Existent Places (Evil Ink)
Unwilling Flesh - Between the Living and the Dead (Eihwaz)
Witch Mountain - Mobile of Angels (Profound Lore)
Woodtemple - Forgotten Pride (Sacrilege)
Zodiac - Sonic Child (Prosthetic)

October 7, 2014
Alive Like Me - Only Forever (Rise)
Alunah - Awakening the Forest (Napalm)
As We Draw - Mirages (Throatruiner)
Audrey Horne - Pure Heavy (Napalm)
Godflesh - A World Lit Only By Fire (Avalanche)
Gormathon - Following the Beast (Napalm)
Hellion - Karma's a Bitch EP (New Renaissance)
In Search of Sun - The World Is Yours (Raging Demon)
Lo-Pan - Colossus (Small Stone)
Madmans Esprit - Nacht (ATMF)
Nova - II Ritorno (ATMF)
Orange Goblin - Back From The Abyss (Candlelight)
Ozzy Osbourne - Memoirs of a Madman DVD/CD (Epic)
Paul Di'Anno - The Beast Arises DVD (Metal Mind)
Rigor Mortis - Slaves To the Grave (Rigor Mortis)
Sixx:A.M. - Modern Vintage (Eleven Seven)
Stench - Venture (Agonia)
Sumia - Until We Shine Again (Inverse)
Texas Hippie Coalition - Ride On (Carved)
Winterfylleth - The Divination of Antiquity (Candlelight)
Womit Angel - Holy Goatse (Inverse)

October 14, 2014
The Acacia Strain - Coma Witch (Rise)
Dystopia - Human = Garbage Re-Release (Tankcrimes)
Eden Circus - Marula (Lifeforce)
Exodus - Blood In, Blood Out (Nuclear Blast)
Hang the Bastard - Sex in the Seventh Circle (Siege of Amida / Century Media)
Horrendous - Ecdysis (Dark Descent)
Inter Arma - The Cavern EP (Relapse)
The Lurking Corpses - Workin' For The Devil (Hells Headbangers)
The Melvins - Hold It In (Ipecac)
Midnight Sin - Sex First (Bakerteam)
October 31 - Bury the Hatchet (Hells Headbangers)
Old Lines - No Child Left Behind (No Sleep)
Pig Destroyer - Mass & Volume EP (Relapse)
Revocation - Deathless (Metal Blade)
Sanctuary - The Year the Sun Died (Century Media)
Scar Symmetry - The Singularity (Phase 1 - Neohumanity) (Nuclear Blast)
Septycal Gorge - Scourge of the Formless Breed (Comatose)
Sloths - Twenty Years EP (The Ghost Is Clear)
Starkill - Virus of the Mind (Century Media)

October 21, 2014
Amaranthe - Massive Addictive (Spinefarm)
Indestructible Noise Command - Black Hearse Serenade (Ferocious)

October 28, 2014
Abysmal Dawn - Obsolescence (Relapse)
At The Gates - At War With Reality (Century Media)
Atriarch - An Unending Pathway (Relapse)
Beyond Creation - Earthborn Evolution (Season of Mist)
Crobot - Something Supernatural (Wind-up)
Emit - Spectre Music of an Antiquary Re-Release (Crucial Blast)
Hideous Divinity - Cobra Verde (Unique Leader)
Kattah - Lapis Lazuli (Bakerteam)
Mob Rules - Timekeeper (SPV)
Nero Di Marte - Derivae (Prosthetic)
Obituary - Inked in Blood (Relapse)
Obliterations - Poison Everything (Southern Lord)
Riot - Unleash the Fire (SPV)
Tantal - Expectancy (Bakerteam)

November 4, 2014
Falls Of Rauros - Believe In No Coming Shore (Bindrune)
Liv Kristine - Vervain (Napalm)
Pestilential Shadows - Ephemeral (Seance)

November 11, 2014
The Agonist - Eye of Providence (Century Media)
Red Enemy - Red Enemy (Mediaskare)

November 18, 2014
Scott Ian - Swearing Words in Glasgow DVD (Megaforce)

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