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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.

April 15, 2014
Admiral Sir Cloudesley Shovell - Check 'em Before You Wreck 'em (Rise Above)
Anubis Gate - Horizons (Nightmare)
Astra - Broken Balance (Scarlet)
Below - Across The Dark River (Metal Blade)
Black Sabbath - The Complete Studio Albums (1970-1978) Box Set (Rhino)
Bokluk - Taphonomy (Memento Mori)
Brainstorm - Firesoul (AFM)
Clawfinger - Deafer Dumber Blinder CD/DVD (AFM)
Countess - Ancient Lies And Battle Cries (Barbarian Wrath)
Cult Leader - Nothing For Us Here (Deathwish)
Dark Days Ahead - North Star Blues (Inverse)
Desecresy - Chasmic Transcendence (Xtreem)
The Drip - A Presentation of Gruesome Poetics EP (Relapse)
E-Force - The Curse (Mausoleum)
Emmure - Eternal Enemies (Victory)
Enthroned - Sovereigns (Agonia)
Evenoire - Herons (Scarlet)
Gamma Ray - Empire Of The Undead (Armoury)
I Declare War - We Are Violent People (Razor & Tie)
Impetuous Ritual - Unholy Congregation Of Hypocritical Ambivalence (Profound Lore)
Kyng - Burn The Serum (Razor & Tie)
Memories Of A Dead Man - Ashes Of Joy (Send The Wood)
Morbid Flesh - Embedded In The Ossuary (Unholy Prophecies)
Mos Generator - Electric Mountain Majesty (Listenable)
The Oath - The Oath (Rise Above)
Pact - The Infernal Hierarchies, Penetrating the Threshold of Night(Moribund)
Pet Slimmers of the Year - Fragments of Uniforms (Candlelight)
Polar - Shadowed By Vultures (Prosthetic)
Reality Grey - Define Redemption (Bakerteam)
Sevendust - Time Travelers & Bonfires (7Bros)
Seventh Circle - Seventh Circle EP (Dead Chemists)
Sinbreed - Shadows (AFM)
Sleeper Effect - The Hero Clone EP (The Orchard)
Stoneburner - Life Drawing (Neurot)
Temperance - Temperance (Scarlet)
Teramaze - Esoteric Symbolism (Nightmare)
Thantifaxath - Sacred Noise (Dark Descent)
T.O.M.B.- Pennhurst/Xesse Re-Release (Crucial Blast)
The Tower - Hic Abundant Leones (Bad Omen)
Triptykon - Melana Chasmata (Century Media)
Tuomas Holopainen - The Life And Times Of Scrooge (Nuclear Blast)
Turbo - The Fifth Element (Metal Mind)
Various Artists - Monsters! (Six of a Kind) (Kaotoxin)
Words of Farewell - The Black Wild Yonder (AFM)
Wormreich - Wormcult Revelations (Moribund)

April 22, 2014
Andromeda - Shock (Southern Brigade)
Black Tar Prophet - Deafen (Domestic Genocide)
Creinium - Project Utopia (Inverse)
Eskhaton - Worship Death (Chaos)
Ghoul - Hang 10 EP (Tankcrimes)
Gunpowder Gray - Gunpowder Gray (Boris)
Harakiri For The Sky - Aokigahara (Art of Propaganda)
Joe Satriani - The Complete Studio Recordings (Legacy)
Krokus - Long Stick Goes Boom Live: From Da House Of Rust (The End)
Skelethal - Deathmanicvs Revelation EP (Iron Bonehead)
Skinfather - None Will Mourn (Streetcleaner)
Stuka Party - Schmeiser Smasher (Hammerheart)
Wild - En Tierra Hostil (Sliptrick)
Winger - Better Days Comin' (Frontiers)
Wrong - Pessimistic Outcomes (Xtreem)

April 29, 2014
Aborted - The Necrotic Manifesto (Century Media)
Abysmal Torment - Cultivate The Apostate (Willowtip)
Adestria - Gilded Hearts (Artery)
Annihilator - Feast Limited Edition CD/DVD (UDR)
Anti-Mortem - New Southern (Nuclear Blast)
Anti Ritual - Anti Ritual (Indisciplinarian)
Archspire - The Lucid Collective (Season Of Mist)
Autopsy - Tourniquets, Hacksaws and Graves (Peaceville)
Beneath - Barren Throne (Unique Leader)
Centurian - Choronzonic Chaos Gods Re-Release (Hells Headbangers)
Centurian - Of Purest Fire Re-Release (Hells Headbangers)
Cloak Of Altering - Plague Beasts (Crucial Blast)
Coldwar - Pantheist (Candlelight)
Curimus - Artificial Revolution (Freezing Penguin/Svart)
Dead In The Manger - Transience EP (20 Buck Spin)
Death - Leprosy Re-Release (Relapse)
Devil You Know - The Beauty Of Destruction (Nuclear Blast)
Dismemberment - Embrace The Dark (Horror Pain Gore Death)
Edguy - Space Police: Defenders Of The Crown Nuclear Blast)
Existance - Steel Alive (Mausoleum)
Exorcism - I Am God (GoldenCore)
Fake Idols - Fake Idols (Lifeforce)
Fatal Smile - White Trash Heroes (FS)
Floor - Oblation (Season Of Mist)
Forest Of Tygers - Bruises EP (Primitive Violence)
Fu Manchu - Gigantoid (At the Dojo)
Grey Skies Fallen - The Many Sides of Truth (Xanthros)
Helstar - This Wicked Nest (AFM)
Holy Moses - Redefined Mayhem (SPV)
Ikillya - Vae Victus (Megaforce)
Infestus - The Reflecting Void (Debemur Morti)
Insomnium - Shadows Of The Dying Sun (Century Media)
Jeremy Irons & the Ratgang Malibus - Spirit Knife (Small Stone)
Klogr - Black Snow (Zeta Factory)
Lake Of Tears - By The Black Sea DVD/CD (AFM)
Lord Mantis - Death Mask (Profound Lore)
Kublai Khan - Balancing Survival & Happiness (Artery)
Manilla Road - Mystification Re-Release (Shadow Kingdom)
Martyr Defiled - No Hope No Morality (Century Media)
Mekong Delta - A Mirror Darkly (SPV)
Mind - Save Yourself From Hell (Selfmadegod)
Miss May I - Rise Of The Lion (Rise)
Portrait - Crossroads (Metal Blade)
Psycho - Chainsaw Priest (Selfmadegod)
Reformers - Abolish (Mediaskare)
Revelation - Salvation's Answer Re-Release (Shadow Kingdom)
Romantic Rebel - Romantic Rebel (Pavement)
Saliva - Rise Up (Rum Bum)
Saxon - St. George’s Day Sacrifice – Live In Manchester (UDR)
Schammasch - Contradiction (Prosthetic)
So Hideous - Last Poem/First Light (Prosthetic)
Super Massive Black Holes - Calculations of the Ancients (Minotauro)
Thine - The Dead City Blueprint (Peaceville)
Twitch of the Death Nerve - A New Code of Morality (Comatose)
Unlight - The Katalyst Of The Katharsis (War-Anthem)
Upon This Dawning - We Are All Sinners (Artery)
Vanhelga - Längtan (Art of Propaganda)
Whitechapel - Our Endless War (Metal Blade)

May 6, 2014
Albino Rhino - Albino Rhino (Inverse)
Arkona - Yav (Napalm)
Aurvandil - Thrones (Eisenwald)
Battleroar - Blood Of Legends (Cruz del Sur)
Black Stone Cherry - Magic Mountain (Roadrunner)
Cobalt - War Metal Re-Release (Hammerheart)
Cradle Of Filth - Total F--king Darkness Re-Release (Mordgrimm)
Dwellers - Pagan Fruit (Small Stone)
Electrocution - Metaphysincarnation (Goregorecords)
E-Musikgruppe Lux Ohr - Spiralo (Svart)
Ifing - Against The Weald (Blood)
Infecting The Swarm - Patheogenesis (Lacerated Enemy)
Limits - Rebirth Re-Release (At Your Command)
Michael Sweet - I'm Not Your Suicide (Big3)
Noneuclid - Metatheosis (Blood)
Party Animals - Light A Fan Cool (Street Symphonies)
Pet The Preacher - The Cave & The Sunlight (Napalm)
SadDolls - Grave Party (Inverse)
Skinner - Sleepwalkers (Dead Inside)
Velnias - Sovereign Nocturnal (Eisenwald)
Vestal Claret - The Cult of Vestal Claret (Cruz del Sur)
Voice Of Ruin - Morning Wood (Tenacity)
Woman Is The Earth - This Place That Contains My Spirit (Eisenwald)
Xandria - Sacrificum (Napalm)

May 13, 2014
Abre Ojos - Gates (Secrets of Giza)
Agalloch - The Serpent & The Sphere (Profound Lore)
Avatar - Hail The Apocalypse (eOne)
Boris The Blade - The Human Hive (Siege Of Amida)
Cursed Sails - Rotten Society (Velocity/Rise)
Decembre Noir - A Discouraged Believer (FDA Rekotz)
Dornenreich - Freiheit (Prophecy)
Dio - Live In London: Hammersmith Apollo 1993 DVD/CD (Eagle Rock)
Down - Down IV: Part Two EP (ADA)
Epica - The Quantum Enigma (Nuclear Blast)
Furtherial - Destroying Atropolis (The Orchard)
Glamour of the Kill - Savages (eOne)
The Golden Grass - The Golden Grass (Svart)
Graves At Sea/Sourvein - Split (Seventh Rule)
Gun Barrel - Damage Dancer (Massacre)
High Spirits - You Are Here (Hells Headbangers)
Holy Shire - Midgard (Bakerteam)
Hour Of Penance - Regicide (Prosthetic)
Infestus - The Reflecting Void (Debemur Morti)
Kadavar - Abra Kadavar Tour Edition (Nuclear Blast)
Killer Be Killed - Killer Be Killed (Nuclear Blast)
Lantlos - Melting Sun (Prophecy)
Metal Inquisitor - Ultima Ratio Regis (Massacre)
Miasmal - Cursed Redeemer (Century Media)
Mushroomhead - The Righteous and the Butterfly (Megaforce)
Nightsatan - Nightsatan And The Loops Of Doom (Svart)
Of Spire & Throne - Toll of the Wound EP (Broken Limb)
Process Pain - Outcast Of Society (Inverse)
Prong - Ruining Lives (SPV)
Retribution - Corpus Antichristi Y3K (Pitch Black)
Somnambulist Red - Birth Throes, Shadows And Serpentine Curves (Wraith)
Strafk - Phaseshifting (Wraith)
Sworn Enemy - Living On Borrowed Time (Rock Ridge)
Sylar - To Whom It May Concern (Razor & Tie)
Teitanbood - Death (The Ajna Offensive)
Thine - The Dead City Blueprint (Peaceville)
WAMI - Kill The King (Metal Mind)

May 20, 2014
Aggravator - Populace Destructor (Mulligore)
Blood and Sun - White Storms Fall (Pesanta Urfolk)
California Breed - California Breed (Frontiers)
Castle - Under Siege (Prosthetic)
Comet Control - Comet Control (Tee Pee)
Hades Archer/Slaughtbbath - Circus of Abominations/Antichristos Thanatos Split (Iron Bonehead)
Hell - Trilogy (Pesanta Urfolk)
Infernal Curse - The End Upon Us EP (Iron Bonehead)
Infirmary / Aetherium Mors - Split (Bindrune / Eihwaz)
Landskap - I (Iron Bonehead)

Meliah Rage - Warrior (Metal on Metal)
Mortalicum - Tears From the Grave (Metal on Metal)
Outrage - We The Dead (Metal on Metal)
Rob Zombie - The Zombie Horror Picture Show DVD (Universal)
Rubicon Cross - Rubicon Cross (Ingrooves)
Timo Tolkki's Avalon - Angels Of The Apocalypse (Frontiers)
Tusmorke - Riset Bak Speilet (Svart)
Verberis - Vastitas (Iron Bonehead)

May 27, 2014
21 Octayne - Into The Open (AFM)
Among Gods - Monument (PRC)
Annisokay - The Lucid Dream(er) (SPV)
Black Anvil - Hail Death (Relapse)
The Black Dahlia Murder - Fool 'Em All DVD (Metal Blade)
Blood Of Kings - Starvation (Tridroid)
Blood Red Fog - On Death's Wings (Saturnal)
Bury Tomorrow - Runes (Nuclear Blast)
Crowbar - Symmetry In Black (eOne)
Elvenking - The Pagan Manifesto (AFM)
Enabler - La Fin Absolue Du Monde (The Compound/Creator Destructor)
Expulsion - Certain Corpses Never Decay (Vic)
Eyehategod - Eyehategod (Housecore)
Funereal Presence - The Archer Takes Aim (Ajna Offensive)
Gluttony - Beyond The Veil of Flesh (Vic)
Hellspirit - Dawn Under Curse (Saturnal)
Ice Dragon - The Burl,The Earth,The Aether Re-Release (PRC)
Ice Dragon - The Sorrowful Sun Re-Release (PRC)
Ice Dragon - Tome Of The Future Ancients Re-Release (PRC)
Icon Of Evil - Syfilis Mentalis (PRC)
Insense - De:Evolution (Mas-Kina/Indie)
Jar'd Loose - Turns 13 (The Path Less Traveled)
Kiss - Kiss 40 (Univeral)
Lillian Axe - One Night In The Temple (CME)
Marty Friedman - Inferno (Prosthetic)
Mayhem - Esoteric Warfare (Season Of Mist)
Metsatöll - Karjajuht (Spinefarm)
Misery Index - The Killing Gods (Season Of Mist)
Obsequiae - Suspended In The Brume Of Eos (20 Buck Spin)
Sabaton - Heroes (Nuclear Blast)
Sabbatory - Endless Asphyxiating Gloom (Unspeakable Axe)
Sarcofago - Rotting Re-Release (Greyhaze)
Serpentine Path - Emanations (Relapse)
Shakra - 33: The Best Of (AFM)
Spiders & Snakes - Year Of The Snake (Sansei)
Tentacle - Ingot Eye (PRC)
Vainaja - Kadotetut (Svart)
Vanhelgd - Relics Of Sulphur Salvation (20 Buck Spin)
Various Artists - One and All, Together, for Home (Season Of Mist)
Violation Wound - Violation Wound (Vic)
Waxen - Agios Holokauston (Moribund)
We Are The Damned - Doomvirate (Lifeforce)
YAITW - When Life Comes To Death (Deathwish)

Zoldier Noiz - Regression Process (Unspeakable Axe)

June 3, 2014
Bloody Hammers - Under Satan's Sun (Napalm)
Daemonheim - Tidian (Naturmacht)
Darkest Era - Severance (Cruz del Sur)
Divine Chaos - 'A New Dawn In The Age Of War (Evil Eye)
Massacra - Enjoy the Violence Re-Release (Century Media)
Massacra - Final Holocaust Re-Release (Century Media)
Massacra - Signs of the Decline Re-Release (Century Media)
Nightmares - Suspiria (Rise)
Opium Warlords - Taste My Sword Of Understanding (Svart)
Pylon - Homo Homini Lupus (Roxx)

Stoic Dissention - Autochthon (Rain Without End)
Vader - Tibi Et Igni (Nuclear Blast)

June 10, 2014
The Amity Affliction - Let the Ocean Take Me (Roadrunner)
Anathema - Distant Satellites (Kscope)
Arch Enemy - War Eternal (Century Media)
The Atlas Moth - The Old Believer (Profound Lore)
Clutch - Earth Rocker Deluxe Edition (Weathermaker)
Den Saakaldte - Kapittel II: Faen i Helvete (Agonia)
Dust Bolt - Awake The Riot (Napalm)
Equilibrium - Erdentempel (Nuclear Blast)
Falconer - Black Moon Rising (Metal Blade)
God Macabre - The Winterlong Re-Release (Relapse)
Hellyeah - Blood For Blood (Eleven Seven)
Loudblast - Burial Ground (Listenable)
Nightmare - The Aftermath (AFM)
October File - The Application of Loneliness, Ignorance, Misery, Love and Despair - An Introspective of the Human Condition (Candlelight)
Pillory - Evolutionary Miscarriage (Unique Leader)
Tombs - Savage Gold (Relapse)
Trap Them - Blissf--ker (Prosthetic)
U.D.O.- Steelhammer: Live In Moscow CD/ DVD (AFM)
The Word Alive - Real (Fearless)

June 17, 2014
Boris - Noise (Sargent House)
Feed The Rhino - The Sorrow and The Sound(Siege Of Amida)

Lecherous Gaze - Zeta Reticuli Blues (Tee Pee)
Opeth - Pale Communion (Roadrunner)
Scare Don't Fear - From The Ground Up (KBB)

June 24, 2014
ACxDC - Antichrist Demoncore (Melotov)
Ace Frehley - Space Invader (eOne)
Blut Aus Nord / P.H.O.B.O.S. - Triunity Split (Debemur Morti)
Cannabis Corpse - From Wisdom To Baked (Season Of Mist)
Corrosion Of Conformity - IX (Candlelight)
Inanimate Existence - A Never-Ending Cycle Of Atonement (Unique Leader)
Mournful Congregation - Concrescence Of The Sophia EP (20 Buck Spin)
Nunslaughter - Angelic Dread (Hells Headbangers)
October Falls - Kaarna (Debemur Morti)
Powerwolf - The History of Heresy Box Set (Metal Blade)
The Relapse Symphony - Shadows (Standby)
Septicflesh - Titan (Prosthetic)
Scars of Tomorrow - Failed Transmissions (Artery)
Vicious Rumors - Live You To Death 2: American Punishment (SPV)
Virgin Steele - Invictus Re-Release (SPV)
Virgin Steele - The Marriage Of Heaven & Hell I + II Re-Release (SPV)
Zgard - Contemplation (Svarga)

July 1, 2014
Drunk Dad - Ripper Killer (Eolian Empire)
Madball - Hardcore Lives (Black N Blue)

July 8, 2014
Amberian Dawn - Magic Forest (Napalm)
Angist - Circle Of Suffering (Hammerheart)
Corruption - Devil's Share (Metal Mind)
Goatwhore - Constricting Rage Of The Merciless (Metal Blade)
Kruk - Before (Metal Mind)
Terminal Death - Terminal Death (Shadow Kingdom)

July 15, 2014
Grave Digger - The Return Of The Reaper (Napalm)

August 5, 2014
Alestorm - Sunset on the Golden Age (Napalm)
Belphegor - Conjuring The Dead (Nuclear Blast)
Skid Row - United World Rebellion: Part 2 EP (Megaforce)

August 19, 2014
Dragonforce - Maximum Overload (Metal Blade)

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