New Tours> 360 National Tours Listed in 2017

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3-12 March April with Nightwish
3-11 2018  Album Release Dates
3-11 May tour with Skyburial
3-11 April May with Bloodshot Dawn
3-11 April Tour with Jinger
3-11 March Tour with Jyrki
3-9 May June with Combichrist
3-9 April May Tour with Morbid Angel
3-9 May June Tour with Hammerfall
3-4 April Tour with Good Tiger
3-4 May tour with Babymetal
3-4 May Tour with Ghost
3-4 June July tour with Black Dahlia Murder
3-4 April Tour with 3 Teeth
3-4 April May with Tesseract
3-4 May with Clutch
3-4 April May with Sons of Apollo
3-3 May Tour with Mutoid Man
3-2 May June Tour with Full of Hell
3-1 April with Center of Disease
2-23 May tour with Apocalyptica
2-23 May Tour with The Black Veil Brides
2-23 May tour with Miles Kennedy
2-22 May June Tor With Anvil
2-20 April May with Halestorm
2-18 May Tour with Obituary
2-14 April Tour with King's X
2-11 North American Festivals

2-8 Feb March April with UDO
2-8 April Tour with Sirenia
2-7 March Tour with Fozzy
2-5 June Juily Tour with Tesseract
2-5 March tour with Mayhem
2-5 May June with King Gizzard
2-5 May June tour Primus & Mastodon
2-5 March tour with Rings of Saturn
2-5 April May tour with Jonathan Davis

2-5 Febreary with Marillion
2-5 Feb March tour with Alterbeast
2-5 April May Tour with Carnifex
2-5 April May tour with Kobra and Lotus
2-5 April Tour with Dying Fetus
1-26 May/June Devastation of the Nation
1-26 March April tour with The Sword
1-24 May June tour with Slayer
1-20 March April tour with BTBAM
1-15 Agonia and Metal Blade Updates
1-14 May Tour With Bloodbath
1-14 May tour with Defeated Sanity
1-14 Feb March with McSabbath
1-14 March April tour with Royal Thunder
1-14  March April  tour with Primitive Man
1-13 March April with Michael Schenker
1-6 Feb March with Khemmis
12-27 March April The Contortionist
12-27 April May with Steven Wilson
12-27 April May with Alice in Chains
12-27 March Tour with STP
12-27 Feb March Motionless on White
12-11 April May Tour with Soulfly/ Nile
12-11 Feb March tour with Iced Earth
12-5 March April Tour Cradle of Filth
12-5 March April Tour Protest The Hero
12-3 March Tour with Watain


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2018 Release Dates


Date Artist Release Label Genre Notes
1-1 Abigor Hollenzwang Avantgarde Black  
1-1 Angantyr Foragt E.P. Northern Silence Black  
1-1 Bestialord  Law of the Burning   Doom  
1-1 Bolg Pague Vaccine Hass Weg Black  
1-1 Decemberance Inside Endless Winter Death Doom  
1-1 Demon Goat Elitist  E.P.   Black Doom  
1-1 Dowager Hymns for the Dead E.P.   Doom  
1-1 Gangrena Gasosa Gente Ruim   Crossover  
1-1 Henry Metal War In Heaven   Heavy  
1-1 Inquinamentum 8342   Black  
1-1 Ironic Punishment Division Trigger Warning   Doom  
1-1 Infestum Les Rites De Passage Lacerated Enemy Black  
1-1 Jassa Incarnation of a Higher Gnosis Fallen Empire Black  
1-1 Master Sword Shadow and Steel   Power  
1-1 Mortis Mutilati The Stench of  Death Naturmacht Black  
1-1 Roast Dead Monstrous Butchery   Gore Grind  
1-1 Terrorhammer In  the Name of Hell Deathrune Black Thrash  
1-1 Ylian World Fashion Sucks   Melodic  
1-1 Warthorn G.O.D. Envenomed Death Thrash  
1-2 Bron Where the Leaden Dawn Meets Iron Shores   Atmo Black  
1-2 Minneriket Anima Sola   Amb Black  
1-2 Moongate Guardian Leave the Nothern Mountains   Epic Black  
1-2 Violence Motordemon   Black Speed  
1-3 The Great Machine Respect na na  Doom  
1-3 Gunslinger Earthquake in E Minor 2008 Purple Pyramid Heavy  
1-3 Rancid Skull Catharsis   Thrash  
1-3 Spawn of Annililatiom Insurrection Brute Death  
1-3 Sulpher Seas Suzanne   Black  
1-3 Unholy Slough S/T Narcoleptica Doom  
1-4 Ousiodes Pymander   Power  
1-5 Cryptic Rising Old Wound E.P. Skyburnsblack Post  
1-5 Dagger Lust Siege Bondage   Extreme  
1-5 Deafened In Heaven   Doom  
1-5 Doom:VS Aeternum Vale  2006 Solitude Fun Doom Johan Ericson
1-5 Gorezia Vaginal Mutilation 2017 Narcoleptica Death  
1-5 Iduxion Mental Monopolio E.P.   Death Thrash  
1-5 Shining* X Varg Utan Flock Season of Mist Black  
1-5 Sinistro* Sangue Cassia Season of Mist Doom  
1-5 Substratum Permission to Rock Swords and Chains Heavy  
1-5 Watain* Trident Wolf Eclipse   Black  
1-5 Summoning* With Doom we Come Napalm  Black  
1-5 Weedpecker III Stickman Psy Doom  
1-6 Nocturne The Burning Silence Talheim Black  
1-6 Orphaned Land* Unsung Prophits and Dead Messiahs Century Media Melodic  
1-7 Mental Cruelty Purgatorium Rising Nemisis Deathcore  
1-8 Hellish God The Evil Emanations Everlasting Spew Death  
1-9 Evil Nerfal Bellum Est Pater Grimm Black  
1-9 Perfect Beings* Vier Inside Out Prog Sean Reinert
1-10 Barglar Suicide Cocktail E.P.  Cvlminus Heavy Black  
1-10 Cruentator Ain't War Hell   Thrash  
1-10 Djinn And Miskatonic Even God Must Die Transcending Obscurity Doom  
1-11 Feasting on Darkness Souls of Chaos   Prog Death  
1-11 Negator Grablegung   Black  
1-12 The 3rd Attempt Egocidal Dark Essence Black  
1-12 Audrey Horne * Blackout  Napalm    
1-12 Avatar* Avatar Country Eone    
1-12 Battle Tales The Ire of the Condemned Battle Tales Folk  
1-12 Bleeding Gods DODEKATHLON Nuclear Blast    
1-12 Bloodshot Dawn* Reanimation Hostile Media  Tech Death  
1-12 Boethiah Invocation of the Xenolith   Death  
1-12 C.O.C.* No Cross No Crown Nuclear Blast Doom  
1-12 Grave Spirit The Beast Unburdened by Flesh  E.P.      
1-12 Hamfero* Tamsins Likam Metal Blade    
1-12 Hell Bent S/T  E.P.   Crossover  
1-12 Heidevolk* Vuur van verzet Napalm Folk  
1-12 Joe Satriani* What Happens Next Legacy Prog  
1-12 Kayak* Seventeen Inside Out Prog Rock  
1-12 Kayleth Colossus Argonauta Stoner  
1-12 Khiral Chained Inverse Death Thrash  
1-12 Leaves Eyes* Sign of the Dragonhead AFM  Sym  
1-12 Ols Wolf Faustian Mass Divebomb Heavy  
1-12 Panphage Jord Nordvis Black  
1-12 Rotted Pestilent Tomb Head Split Death  
1-12 Scaphism Unutterable Horror's Horror Pain Gore Death Death  
1-12 Stormtrooper Pride Before A Fall 2016 High Roller NWOBHM  
1-12 Trespass Footprints in the Rock Mighty NWOBHM  
1-12 Upheaval Altar of Ash   Doom  
1-12 Vimana The Collapse E.P. Willowtip Tech Death  
1-12 White Wizzard Infernal Overdrive M-Theory Heavy  
1-13 Crash Syndrom Postmortem Solutioins to Mundane Issues Obliteration Goregrind  
1-13 Soulinpain Adversary Australis Death  
1-13 Utvar Ghosts  E.P. Metal Mayhem HQ Shoegaze  
1-13 Zulmet Satans Nunnor   Black  
1-14 Brutaliate S/T   Death  
1-14 Carrion King A Funeral Pyre  E.P.   Melodic Death  
1-14 Catervatim Serpent Sheperd   Death  
1-14 Device Godless  E.P.   Death Thrash  
1-14 Helroth I, Pagan 2016 Art of Night Pagan Folk  
1-14 Krzysztof Slowikowski Contra Guitar Playthrough   Prog  
1-14 Luna Azure Mythic Drama E.P.   Black  
1-14 Mercy's Dirge S/T  E.P.   Extreme  
1-14 Sardonic Wrath  A Journey of Ice   Exp  
1-15 Cloven Hoof The Definite Part 1 2008 Metal Nation Heavy  
1-15 Destructing Sequence An Agonizing Journey   Prog Extreme  
1-15 Edgeflame Beyond the Pale Carcass Narcoleptica Heavy Thrash  
1-15 Extinction of Mankind Storm of Resentment MCR Crust  
1-15 Geomancer Khatt Al-Raml Inverted Grim Mill Stoner  
1-15 Grajo Slowgod II Underground Gods Psy Doom  
1-15 Granatus Bellum Perpetua cvminus Black  
1-15 Higurd Egozentrik 2016 Wolfmound Black  
1-15 Labyrinth Entrance Monumental Bitterness      
1-15 Last Legion Musspellheims Gravel Extreme Viking  
1-15 Make A Change... Kill Yourself IV Cursed Amb  
1-15 Neter Inferus Satanath Death  
1-15 Rotting Kingdom S/T   E.P. Godz of War Doom Death  
1-15 Sabhankra From the Frozen Mounyains Metalism Melodic  
1-15 Wyrmwoods Earth Made Flesh Inverse Atmo  
1-16 Enbiluluguga Not a Black Metal Band Skull Dungeon Noise  
1-16 The Poodles Prisma Gain Hard  
1-16 Torvus Taurobolium   Dark Doom  
1-17 Devil on Earth Kill the Trends Kill Again Thrash  
1-17 Excantation A Somber Endeavor GS Fun Doom  
1-17 Lascar Crptospores E.P.   Post  
1-17 My Deathbed S/T   Depr Black  
1-19 Anvil* Pounding the Pavement Steamhammer Heavy Power  
1-19 Arkona* Khram Napalm Pagan Folk  
1-19 Black Label Society* Grimmest Hits eOne Southern Doom  
1-19 Dalriada Nyaruto Nails  Folk  
1-19 Dustin Behm* The Beyond  Rockshots Prog  
1-19 Evil Warriors Far From Reality   Extreme  
1-19 I Promised Once* Salvation Needful Things Core  
1-19 Inquisitor Stigmata Me, I'm in Misery Hammerheart Death Thrash  
1-19 Joe Perry and Friends Sweetzerland Manifesto Roman Rock  
1-19 Of Mice and Men Defy Rise    
1-19 Lechery We are all Born Evil Bleeding Music Heavy  
1-19 Magnum* Lost on the Road to Eternity SPV Hard Rock  
1-19 Meden Agan  Catharsis No Regrets Sym Goth  
1-19 Micheal Schenker Group Assault Attack 1982 Napalm Heavy  
1-19 Moonlight Nate Metal Mind Prog Goth  
1-19 Sonic Prophecy* Savage Gods  Rockshots    
1-19 Terror Universal* Make Them Bleed Minus Head    
1-19 Tragedian* Unholy Divine Ice Warrior Power Speed  
1-19 Unshine* Astrala Rockshots Post  
1-19 Walking Papers WP2 Load and Proud    
1-19 Yhdarl Loss I Voidhanger  Black Doom  
1-19 ZOM Nebulos E.P. Argonauta    
1-20 Gonoreas Minotaur Sonic Revolution Heavy  
1-20 Neckbreaker To Big To Fail E.P.   Thrash  
1-20 Paragon Collapse The Dawning Loud Rage Melodic  
1-20 Premarone Das Volk der Freiheit   Doom  
1-20 Project Pain Brothers in Blood   Thrash  
1-20 Rotheads Sewer Fiends Memento Mori Death Thrash  
1-20 Solar Demise Archaic War Narcoleptica Tech Death  
1-20 Sunwheel I Am The One h8 Crimes Black  
1-22 Apophys Devoratis Ultimate Massacre Death  
1-22 The Art of Mankind Distant Light   Melodic  
1-22 Black Reaper Celestial Decension Pest Melodic Black  
1-22 Ectoplasma Cavern of Foul Unbeings Memento Mori Death  
1-22 Fallen Utopia Disequilibrium Cursed Death  
1-22 Nest Metempsychosis   Doom  
1-22 Rapture Paroxsym of Hate Memento Mori Death Thrash  
1-24 Arden Shin Gi Tai Hyperspace Hard Rock  
1-24 Asterism The Season Vol. 2 Tokuma Heavy Instrumental
1-24 Crossfaith Wipeout   E.P. Sony Core  
1-24 Eskhaton Omegalitheos Lavadome Death  
1-24 Nephrectomy No Lives Matter Amputated Vein Death  
1-24 Psilocbin The Marsh Chapel Experiment E.P Mindstrike Doom  
1-24 River of Souls The Nihilist  E.P.   Deathj Doom  
1-24 Severed Limbs Sores Galore Ablaze Death  
1-24 Menore Until we Die Inverse    
1-25 Blasfemia Nocturnal Astral Visions   Black Thrash  
1-25 The Creatures from the Tomb The Terryfying Menace RRR Grind  
1-25 Hail Conjurer Dreams of Serpent BB Black  
1-26 Abysmal Grief Blashema Secta Sun and Moon Doom  
1-26 Accuser Time For Silence Metalblade Groove Thrash  
1-26 Agrimonia Awaken Southern Lord  Crust  
1-26 Aisuragua In Morte Verita Hidden Marley Dep Black  
1-26 Alastor ... The Dark Tower War  Black Thrash  
1-26 Anguish Magna Est High Roller Doom  
1-26 Bedlam Pasung Horror Pain Gore Death Doom  
1-26 Beth Hart and Joe Bonamassa Black Coffee Mascot    
1-26 Bind Torture Kill Visceres Wooaaarg Grind  
1-26 Burdens Within   Pavement    
1-26 Children of the Reptile The End    Heavy  
1-26 Communion The Communion Hells Headbangers Black  
1-26 Cynabare Unre In the Cremation Ground Regain Death  
1-26 The Dead Centuries* Race Against Time Bandcamp Prog  
1-26 Faal Desolate Grief Van Death Doom  
1-26 First Offence S/T  1988   Heavy  
1-26 Grethor Damnatio Memoriea Edgewwod Arsenal Extreme  
1-26 Hamatom Bestie Napalm    
1-26 Hooded Menace* Ossuarium Silhouettes Unhallowed Season of Mist Extreme  
1-26 Howling Sycamore* S/T Prosthetic   Supergroup
1-26  Lione / Conti S/T     Supergroup
1-26 Loudness* Rise to Glory earMusic Heavy  
1-26 Machine Head* Catharsis Nuclear Blast Groove  
1-26 Mammoth Grinder Cosmic Crypt Relapse Hardcore  
1-26 Mephisto  S/T  1988 Karthago Speed Heavy  
1-26 Mike Leponds Silent Assassins* Pawn of Prophecy Frontiers    
1-26 Monarque Lys noir  2013 Eisenwald Black   
1-26 Mr. Plow Maintain Radio Silence   Stoner  
1-26 Ocean of Grief Nightfall's Lament Rain Without End Melodic  
1-26 Phill Campbell and the Bastard Sons* Age of Absurdity Nuclear Blast    
1-26 Philip H. Anselmo & The Illegals* Choosing Mental Illness as a Virtue Housecore    
1-26 Portal* ION  Profound Lore Exp Death  
1-26 Rebellion  A Targedy in Steel Part II Massacre Heavy  
1-26 Saint Tragedy Prolonging the Agony Pavement    
1-26 Spirytus Silence of the Raven E.P.   Power  
1-26 Storm of Particles Gaea Hypothesis   Melodic Death  
1-26 Taken by the Tide Revenge   Prog Core  
1-26 Testament  The Gathering 1999 Napalm Thrash  
1-26 Testament Demonic   1997 Napalm Thrash  
1-26 Testament Live at the Fillmore 1995 Napalm Thrash  
1-26 Testament First Strike and Still Deadly  2001 Napalm Thrash  
1-26 Therion* Beloved Antichrist      
1-26 Tribulation* Down Below Century Media Melodic  
1-26 Thor Electric Eyes Deadline Heavy Hard Rock  
1-26 Untervoid S/T  E.P. Osmose Black  
1-26 Vantablack Warship* Abrasive Pulmonic Speak   Tharsh Death  
1-26 Vargrav Netherstorm Werewolf Black  
1-26 Victorius Dinosaur Warfare Massacre Power  
1-26 Vinide The Beginning Scene Inverse Sym  
1-27 Adavant* The Unyieding   Epic Folk  
1-27 El Patron The Alliance KC Death  
1-27 Powerstroke Omissa Bret Hard Thrash Groove  
1-29 Bulletbelt Nine Centuries Headless Horsemen Black Thrash  
1-29 Funeral Winds Sinister Creed    Black  
1-29 Harmpit Pschowarriors of Jupiter Sleen and Clerch Thrash  
1-30  Dark Archive Cultivate Our Blood On Aeon  E.P. Inverse    
1-31 Gloomy Embody Abysmal Dypression Pt.1: The Cave   Amb Black  

February Releases

Date Artist Release Label Genre Notes
2-1 Signs of Omnicide Era of Omniscience Inherited Suffering Deathcore  
2-2 Disembowel Plauges and Ancient Rites 2017 Iron Bonehead Death  
2-2 Dream Troll The Witch's  Curse E.P.   Heavy  
2-2 Genocide Pact Order of Torment Relapse Death  
2-2 Hautajaisyo Matkalla kohti Inverse Death Thrash  
2-2 Jack 13's Panzercrow Unplugged of the Dead Inverse Inverse  
2-2 King Gizzard & The Lizzard Wizard* Polygondwanaland Blood Prog Exp  
2-2 In Vain Currents Indie Prog Extreme  
2-2 Long Distance Calling* Boundless Inside Out Prog  
2-2 Revenge Spitting Fire Iron Shield Heavy Speed  
2-2 Saxon* Thunderbolt Militia Guard NWOBHM  
2-2 Season of the Wolf Last Act of Defiance   Prog Heavy  
2-2 Turbonegro Rocknroll Machine      
2-2 W.A.S.P.* Re- Idolized Napalm Heavy  
2-3 Reaper's Revenge Virtual Impulse Recordjet Heavy  
2-3 Vespera Imago   Ind Goth  
2-4 Siechtum ...durch die Augen Depressive Illusion Black  
2-5 Horroraiser Impatenaris Narcolyptica Trad Heavy  
2-5 Prevenge Void Caller   Black  
2-7 Anialator Rise to Supremacy Xreem Thrash  
2-7 Grimmer Vanadrottning Despotz Folk Viking  
2-7 Harrower Remebrance 2016 Anthrazint Post Black  
2-7 Living Altar Scythes Toward Psyche GP Extreme  
2-8  Birdflesh Night of the Ultimate Mosh 2002 Everlasting Spew Grind  
2-8 Fuel Eater Soberian Kinship   Stoner  
2-8 Golgothan Remains Peverse Offerings to the Void   Death  
2-8 Mortuus Umbra Omnipraesent E.P.   Black  
2-8 Rumahoy* The Triumph of Piracy Napalm Folk  
2-8 The Ugly Thanatology Vicisolum Black  
2-9 The Atlas Moth* Coma Noir Prosthetic    
2-9 Atomwinter Catacombs Trollzorn Death  
2-9 Cresent The Order of  Amenti Listenable Extreme  
2-9 Crucifyre Post Vocanic Black Pulverized Death  
2-9 Empyrean Eclipse* Perdition   Death  
2-9 Eternal Valley The Falling Light Heavy Gloom Black  
2-9 Frozen Crown The Fallen King Scarlet Power  
2-9 Harms Way* Posthuman Metal Blade Doom  
2-9 Ignition Guided by the Waves Roll the Bones Power  
2-9 King Witch Under the Mountain Listenable    
2-9 Legend of the Seagullmen S/T Dine Alone   Supergroup
2-9 Mithridatic He Who Lies Underneath Xenokorp Extreme Live
2-9 Monolithe Nebula Septem   Fun Doom  
2-9 Necromantia IV: Malice 2000 Osmose Black  
2-9 Necromantia The Sounds of Lucifer Storming Heaven 2007 Osmose Black  
2-9 Paara Riitti Vicisolum Black  
2-9 Pissed Regardless Feed the Birds E.P. CDR Crossover  
2-9 Primal Rite Dirge os Escapism E.P. Revelation Crossover  
2-9 Rotting Christ The Call E.P. Peaceville Melodic  
2-9 Rumahoy* The Triumph of Piracy Napalm Folk  
2-9 Slow* V Oceans Code 666 Doom  
2-9 Throneless Cycles Black Bow Doom  
2-9 Tyrranicide God Save the Scene 1989   Thrash  
2-9 Vanguard X Mortem* Amberosia Noir Sym Extreme  
2-9 Visigoth* Conqueror's Oath Metal Blade Power  
2-9 Voodoo Circle Raised on Rock AFM Hard Rock  
2-9 Waal Congitations E.P.   Black  
2-10 AEnimus The Final Warning   Heavy Thrash  
2-10 Cryptic Grave S/T   E.P. 2017 Great Dane Death  
2-10 Gone Awry 100 Days, 100 Years E.P  Independent Melodic Metalcore bandcamp
2-10 Grafjammer Schalm & Schabauw   Black  
2-10 Northrough The Last Warrior Narcoleptica Melodic Viking  
2-10 Order to Ruin Return to Ceyrior VII   Melodic Death  
2-10 Vvilderness Devour the Sun   Post  
2-11 Pitchblack All or Nothing Narcoleptica Melodic Core  
2-11 Primal Cult Perennial Fire   Melodic Black  
2-11 Trick or Treat Re-Animated   Power  
2-12 Wintaar Northernmight   Atmo Black  
2-13 Denied Freedom of Speech Sliptrick Thrash Heavy  
2-14 Anal Cockroach Doomkeeper   Death  
2-14 Arc Storm Voyage of the Rage  King Neoclassical  
2-14 Buried In Pieces Seperated E.P. Underrated Deathcore  
2-14 Dependentium Narttu   Black  
2-14 Genocide Method Forged in Death   Melodic Death  
2-14 Hell Fire Hellfire E.P.   Power  
2-14 In the Name of the Dead Chaotic Psychosis   Death Groove  
2-14 Kill Athena Ravaging all Within Sickness Tech Death  
2-14 Nevrome Perversion...   Black  
2-14 OPROPOS Infestation Demo Independent Raw Black  
2-14 Perpetrator Altered Beast Carverna Thrash  
2-15 Alone in the Mist Useless Narcoleptica Atmo Black  
2-15 Lebowskii* Liquidators Music  Thrash  
2-15 Neptune Land of Northern  Cult Media Classic Heavy  
2-15 Phantom Corporation Cause and  Effect   Crust  
2-16 Angra* Omni earMusic Melodic Prog  
2-16 Asenblut Legenden  E.P. AFM Pagan  
2-16 Coffin Torture Dismal Planet   Doom  
2-16 Cryptivore Unseen Divinity 2017  E.P. Blood Harvest Grind  
2-16 Cypecore The Alliance Cargo Melodic Death  
2-16 Decomposer Hard 2 Kill Independent Thrash/ Crust Punk bandcamp
2-16 Escape the Fate I Am Human  Better Noise Core  
2-16 Ethan Brosh Conspiracy Magna Carta Prog  
2-16 Heavatar* Opus II earMusic Power  
2-16 Huntsmen* American Scrap Prosthetic    
2-16 Kvelel Long May they Haunt Us Hidden Marley Black  
2-16 Letters from the Colony* Vignette Nuclear Blast Core  
2-16 Miracle The Strife of Love in a Dream Relapse    
2-16 Nate Bohnet* Therpeutic Destruction      
2-16 NovaReign Legends M-Theory Prog Power  
2-16 Nuclear Chaos Unite  E.P.   Melodic Core  
2-16 Painted Doll*   Tee Pee   Chris Reifert  Dave Hill
2-16 Ritual Widow 1983 High Roller NWOBHM  
2-16 Overhung* Moving Ahead Test Your Metal Hard Rock  
2-16 Windhand / Satan's Satyrs Split Relapse Doom  
2-16 Sainted Sinners* Back with a Vengeance El Puerto   David  Reece
2-16 The Fall Weird Tales Independent Doom bandcamp
2-16 Thaurorod Coast of Gold Drakkar Prog Power  
2-16 Thobbe Englund* The Draining of Vergelmer Lion Heavy  
2-16 Verikalpa Taistelutahto Inverse    
2-16 Visions of Atlantis* Deep & The Dark Napalm Sym  
2-17 Apes of God Misanthropy RGR Thrash Death  
2-17 Bob Katsionis Prognosis & Synopsis   Prog  
2-17 Feeding the Wolves Shallow E.P. Independent Melodic Metalcore  
2-17 Second Strike Destiny Never Dies E.P. Independent Hard Rock/Heavy Metal bandcamp
2-17 Surgery Absorbing Roots Support Underground Death  
2-17 Walk in Darkness* Welcome to the New World   Gothic  
2-18 XCII Press Repeat Anesthetize avant-garde  
2-18 Absention Ascending to Desolate Colossal Force Death  
2-18 Chevalier Chapitre II  E.P.   Heavy Speed  
2-18 Eye of Purgatory The Rotting Enigma Iron Blood and Death Death  
2-18 Nyctophilia Darkness Calls Upon Me Omen 18 Black  
2-18 Roraima Wahari Kuawai E.P. Depressive Illusions Atmo Black  
2-18 Tragedy Kereta Jenazah Lies the Seed E.P. 2013 Rotten Death  
2-19 Splatterpuss Labyrinths of  Dark Energy Vicious Instinct Death  
2-20 Arkheth 12 Winter Moons Comes the Witches Brew Transcending Obscurity Black  
2-20 Imperial Age* The Legacy of Atlantis Adulrunu Sym  
2-20 Killcode The Answer   Hard Rock  
2-20 Mother Turtle Zea Mice   Prog  
2-21 Candle The Keeper's Curse Fighter Heavy  
2-21 Deathless The Sounds of the New World 2003 GS Melodic  
2-21 Skjult Progenies ov Light Satanath Black  
2-21 Thousand Eyes Day of Salvation Spiritual Beast Melodic Death  
2-22 Aqen Meditation astrale EDP Atmo Black  
2-22 Buckethead Fourneau Cosmique Bucketheadland Prog Pike 274
2-22 Destroyer 666 Call of the Wild E.P. Season of Mist Black Thrash  
2-22 George Bellas* Colonizing the Stars   Inst Prog  
2-22 Putrid Blood   Nocturne Thrash  
2-22 Rapture Futile- 1999 Alone Melodic  
2-22 Rapture Songs for the Withering  - 2002 Alone Melodic  
2-22 Rapture Silent Stage -2005 Alone Melodic  
2-23 Adrastea Pathetic Bluemoon E,P, Black Listed Power  
2-23 Alcyona Trailblazer Pride and Joy Sym  
2-23 Alterbeast Feast Unique Leader Tech Death  
2-23 Apostle of Solitude* From Gold to Ash Cruz del sur    
2-23 Armoured Dawn* Barbarians in Black AFM Power  
2-23 Arrow Diary of a Soldier E.P. 1986 Karthago Melodic Heavy Metal  
2-23 Avslut Deceptis Osmose  Black  
2-23 Bhleg Solarmegin Nordvis Black  
2-23 Deliverance The Subversive Kind Roxx Speed Thrash Ind Big D
2-23 Blackwulf Sinister Sides Ripple  Doom  
2-23 Cabal* Mark  of Rot Long Branch    
2-23 Chris Bay* Chasing the Sun SPV   Freedom Call vocalist
2-23 Conjurer Mire Holy Roar Doom  
2-23 Chronic Hate The Worst Form of Life Via Nocturna Death  
2-23 Cultus Profano* Sacrament Obscurus Dedemur Morti Black  
2-23 Cruthu The Angle of Eternity 2017 The Church Within Psy Doom  
2-23 Dead Empires Designed to Disappear   Prog Sludge  
2-23 Deathwhite For a Black Tomorrow 2017 Season of Mist Melodic Goth  
3-23 Deep River Acolytes The Hour of Tral Via Nocturna Heavy Doom  
3-23 Demonomancy Poisened Atonement Invictus Extreme  
2-23 Dimmu Borgir Interdimensional Summit 7' Nuclear Blast Sym Black  
2-23 Dukes of the Orient* S/T Heavy Hard Frontiers John Payne and Erik Norlander
2-23 ELeine Until the End Black Lodge Sym  
2-23 Escotrilihum Pandaemorthium I  Voidhanger Black  
2-23 Fight the Fight* S/T Metal Blade    
2-23 Funerary Bell Undead Revalations Saturnal Black  
2-23 Harakiri for the Sky Arson Art of Propaganda Post Black  
2-23 Hammr Unholy Destruction Hell Headbangers Black Crust  
2-23 Huntsmen* American Scrap Prosthetic    
 2-23 Infernal Legion Under the cloven hood Moribund Death  
2-23 Insect Art* Marrow Hymns Profound Lore Inst Prog  
2-23 Kaoteon Damnatio Memotiae   Extreme  
2-23 The Lead Again  E.P. Roxx Crossover  
2-23 Maladie ...Of Harm and Salvation Apostasy Black Prog  
2-23 Megahertz Offiziell Komet Napalm    
2-23 Necropanther Eyes of Blue   Melodic Death  
2-23 Necrophobic   Century Media    
2-23 Necrosexual* Necrosexual Rites      
2-23 Old Mother Hell * S/T Cruz del Sur Doom  
2-23 Oryx Stolen Absolution   Doom  
2-23 Ostura The Room Universal Sym Power  
2-23 Poem Unique Vicisolum    
2-23 Provocater Satan, Chaos, Blood & Terror Moribund Black  
2-23 Sacred Leather Ultimate Force Cruz del Sur Heavy Thrash  
2-23 Samurai of Prog Archiviarum   Prog  
2-23 Sebastien Act of Creation Pride & Joy Melodic Power  
2-23 Seyminhol Ophelian Fields Lion Melodic Prog  
2-23 Shakma House of Possession Duplicate Thrash  
2-23 Spartan Warrior* Hell to Pay Pure Steel  NWOBHM  
2-23 Squeler Behind Close Doors Pride & Joy Heavy  
2-23 Salem Attrition Dissonance Hard  
2-23 Tengger Cavalry* Cian Bi Napalm    
2-23 Thy Antichrist* Wrath of the Beast Napalm Black  
2-23 Troll S/T  2016 Shadow Kingdom Doom  
2-23 Tyrant Legions of the Dead 1985 Shadow Kingdom Heavy  
2-23 Tyrant Too Late to Pray 1987 Shadow Kingdom Heavy  
2-23 Tyrant King of Kings  1996 Shadow Kingdom Heavy  
2-23 Usurpress Interregnum Agonia Death Sludge  
2-23 Venus Mountains Black Snake Volcano Heavy   
2-23 Wake  Misery Rites Translation Loss Grind  
2-23 We Have the Moon* Till the Morning Comes Rockshots Core  
2-23  We Sell the Dead Heaven Doesn't want you and Hell is Full Earmusic   Super Group
2-25 Aeonless Cosmic Batlefield Acclaim Black Doom  
2-25 Vidland  Ancestot's Age 2009 GS Viking  
2-26 CodeRed Dominions of Our Deceitul Beliefs 2013 Loud Rage Death  
2-28 Hibria Moving Ground King Power Speed  
2-28 No Point in Living I'm Alive   Dep Black  
2-28 Vader Dark Age Witching Hour Death Thrash  

March 2018

Date Artist Release Label Genre Notes
3-1 The Dawn Useless Innovation E.P.   Heavy  
3-1 Purest of Pain* Solipsis   Thrash  
3-1 Sleep in Heads* On  The Air Prog Sphere Prog  
3-2 Amzera S/T  E.P.   Thrash Death  
3-2 Andrew W.K. Music isn't Worth Living For      
3-2 Angst Ghost of the Timeless Void Lifeforce    
3-2 Divine Realm Nordicity Independent Prog Metalcore instrumental
3-2 Ignore the Sign* A Line to Cross    Rock  
3-2 Ilsa Corpse Fortress Relapse Crust  
3-2 Iron Reagan / Gatekeeper   Relapse   Split
3-2 Kill Ritual All Men Shall Fall Dissonance Thrash  
3-2 Michael Schenker Fest Resurrection Nuclear Blast Hard Rock  
3-2 Night In Gales Last Sunsets Lifeforce Melodic  
3-2 Oceans of Slumber* The Banished Heart Century Media Melodic  
3-2 Road to Jerusalem S/T Vicisolum    
3-2 Slugdge Esoteric Malacology Willowtip Doom  
3-2 Towards Atlantis Lights  Dust of Aeons Transcending Obscurity Doom Death  
3-2 Voidhanger Dark Days of the Soul Agonia Death Thrash  
3-2 Wishing Well Rat Race Inverse    
3-3 Atrea Vetosus Apricity Immortal Frost Melodic Black  
3-4 Apolion No History to Tell E.P. Bandcamp Black  
3-4 Big Bread Panterafar Beyonddriven   Death  
3-4 Deep Agony TrES-2b   Black Doom  
3-4 Insolence In the Depths of Despair E.P. HK Black  
3-4 Skull Cruser The Darkside of Humanity 1996   Death  
3-4 Terrestrial Hospice Universal Hate Speech E.P. Shadow  Black  
3-4 Timeless Kingdom Fear, Hate, Depression   Black Doom  
3-5 Abominations Summoning Death   Death  
3-5 9th Entity Wraiths of the Serpent's Throne   Extreme  
3-5 Aklash Where the Ocean Meets the Sky Infernum Black  
3-5 Besathett The Taste of Blood E.P.   Dep Black  
3-5 Crowley Whisper of the Evil   1986 ELL Heavy Speed  
3-5 Fisc Too Hot for Love1987 No Remorse Heavy  
3-5 Heretic Cult Redeemer Kelevsma Iron Bonehead Black  
3-5 LSDoom L.A. Riots   EXP  
3-5 Necros Benedictos Ermo   Melodic Black  
3-5 Trna Earthcult Elusive Post Black  
3-5 Wolftooth S/T Blackseed Heavy Doom  
3-7 Stormthrash Systematic Annihilation Ragnarok Thrash  
3-7 Vile Creature Cast of Static & Smoke Halo of Flies Doom  
3-8 Cacotopia Centuries of Bloodshed   Black  
3-8 Falset Here We Are E.P Independent Prog Metal  
3-8 Killing Addiction Omega 1993 Xtreme Death  
3-9 Afsky Sorg Vendetta Dep Black  
3-9 The Antichrist Pax Moriendi Iron Bonehead Doom Death  
3-9 Blood Mental Conflicts 1994 RRR Death  
3-9 Between the Buried and Me Automata Sumerian Prog Core  
3-9 Burning Saviours Death Transubstans Doom  
3-9 Chivo Waiting for so Long   Stoner  
3-9 Coram Lethe In Absence Buil2Kill Prog Death  
3-9 Corrupt Moral Altar Eunoia      
3-9 Distruzione Inumana E.P. Jolly Roger Death  
3-9 Drowse Cold Air The Flenser    
3-9 Drudkh Im Season of Mist Black  
3-9 Blue Barrel Easy Rider E.P.   Southern Doom  
3-9 Byyrth Echoes from the Seven Caves of Blood Iron Bonehead Black  
3-9 Eigenlicht Self Annihilating Consciousness I,Voidhanger Black  
3-9 Greystone Canyon* While the Wheels Still Turn Rockshots Heavy  
3-9 Hangman's Chair Banlieur Triste Musicfearsatan Stoner  
3-9 Haunt Luminous Eyes 2017 E.P. Shadow Kingdom Heavy  
3-9 Jimi Hendrix Both Sides of the Sky Legacy Rock 10 never Released Tracks
3-9 Judas Priest* Firepower Epic  Heavy  
3-9 Krosis* Solem Vatem Unique Leader Extreme  
3-9 Miles Kennedy Year of the Tiger Napalm    
3-9 Myra FCK VLK Acuity Melodic  
3-9 Necrodeath The Age of Dead Christ Scarlet Black Thrash  
3-9 Pestilence* Hadeon Hammerheart Prog Thrash  
3-9 Rongeur An Asphyxiating Embrace Displin Post  
3-9 Strychnia Into the Catacombs   Death Thrash  
3-9 Suicidal Tendencies * Get Your Fight On E.P.   Crossover  
3-9 Tax The Heat Change Yor Position Nuclear Blast    
3-9 Them Moose Rush Don't Pick Your Noise Independent Prog Metal  
3-9 Twitching Tongues Gaining Purpose through Passionate Hate Metal Blade Doom core  
3-9 VOJD The Outer Ocean High Roller Heavy  
3-9 The Watchers Black Abyss Ripple Doom Supergroup
3-9 Whipstriker Merciless Artillery Hells Headbangers Heavy Speed  
3-10 Chaos Invocation Reaping Season, Bloodshed Beyond WTC Black  
3-12 Spectral  Neural Correlates of Hate Loud Rage Prog Death  
3-13 Instrumental (Adj.) Reductio ad Absurdum E.P. Independent Prog  
3-13 Saber Tiger Bystander Effect Sliptrick    
3-14 Erancnoir Frostfallen  

Amb Black

3-14 Frowning Funeral Impressions 2014 GSP Fun Doom  
3-14 Goatblood Adoration of Blasphemy and War Dunkelheit Extreme  
3-14 Sick to the Back Teeth Dowsing   EXP  
3-15 Grave Upheaval   Nuclear War Now Death  
3-15 Marijannah* Till Marijannah      
3-15 RazorRape Stripped to Kill RRR Death Grind  
3-15 Rites of Thy Degringolade The Blade Philosophical Nuclear War Now Extreme  
3-15 Sojourner The Shadowed Road Advantageards Exp  
3-16 The Crown Cobra Speed Venom Metal Blade Melodic Death  
3-16  Earthless Black Heaven Nuclear Blast    
3-16 Green Druid Ashen Blood Earache Doom  
3-16 Earthless Black Heaven Nuclear Blast    
3-16 Hiidenhauta 1695 Inverse Melodic Black  
3-16 Little Caeser Eaight Golden Robot Hard Rock  
3-16  Monotheist* Scourge Prosthetic Prog Death  
3-16 Northhammer* Storm Caller   Pagan Folk  
3-16 Preludio Ancestral Oblivion   Sym Power  
3-16 Rikard Sjoblom Gungfly Rumbling Box Inside Out Prog Box set 2006 to 2016
3-16 Rivers of Nihil Where Owl's know my name Indie Extreme  
3-16 Stormwolf Howling Wolf 7Hard Heavy  
3-16 Susperia The Lyricist Agonia Melodic  
3-23 Auri S/T Nuclear Blast    
3-23 Izegrim Beheaded by Trust E.P.   Death Thrash  
3-23 Of Feather and Bone Bestial Hymns of Perversion Profound Lore Death  
3-23 Memoriam The Silent Vigil Nuclear Blast    
3-23 Monster Magnet Mindfucker Napalm Heavy Rock  
3-23 Mournful Congregation The Incubus of Karma 20 Buck Spin    
3-23 Nocturnal Hollow The Nuances of Death   Death  
3-23 Kino Radio Voltaire Inside Out Prog  
3-23 Rotting Christ Their Greatest Spells Season of Mist Melodic 2 disc Comp
3-23 W.E.T. Earthrage Frontiers   Supergroup
3-23 Will Haven* Muerte Minus Head    
3-28 Owane Yeah Whatever Independent Prog  
3-30 Ayreon All Albums Mascot Sym Re issue's 
3-30 Barren Earth A Comple of Cages Century Media Melodic  
3-30 Convocation Scars Across Everlasting Spew Records Black Doom bandcamp
3-30 Light the Torch Revival   Century Media  
3-30 Mark Rizzo Rotation Combat Prog  
3-30 Napalm Death Coded Smears and more Uncommon Slurs Century Media    Compilation
3-30 Primordial Exile Amongst the Ruins Metal Blade Celtic Melodic  
3-30 Wuw* Rein Ne Nous Sera Epargne Prosthetic Prog  

April 2018

Date Artist Release Label Genre Notes
4-3 IATT ST. Vitus Dance   Extreme  
4-4 Lecherous Nocturne Occultaclysmic Willowtip    
4-6 Caliban Elements Century Media    
4-6 Human Barbecue Cannbalistic Flesh Harvest Amputated Vein Death  
4-6 Kalmah Pal Spinefarm    
4-6 Kamelot The Shadow Theory Napalm Melodic Prog  
4-6 Mors Subita Into the Pitch Black Inverse Death Thrash  
4-6 My Silent Wake There Was Death Minotauro Goth Death  
4-6 Orbit Culture Redfog E.P. Independent Core  
4-6 Paddy and the Rats Riot City Outlaws Napalm    
4-6 Zeke Hellbender Relapse    
4-13 Crematory Oblivion      
4-13 The Dali Thundering Concept Savages Apathia Records Mathcore, Prog, Djent bandcamp
4-13 Psychoid Thrash Impact Music Thrash  
4-13 RLYR Actual Existence The Flenser    
4-13 Rotten Sound Suffer to Abuse E.P. Season of Mist Grind  
4-13 Scientist BARBELITH Independent Sludge/ Experimental bandcamp
4-13 Skeletal Remains Devouring Morality Dark Descent Death  
4-20 Ails The Unraveling The Flenser    
4-20  Black Stone Cherry Family Mascot Rock  
4-20 Gus G Fearless AFM Prog  
4-20 Inferi Revenant The Artisan Era Melodic Tech Death bandcamp
4-20 Issa Run with the Back Frontiers    
4-20 Melvins Pinkus Abortion Technician Ipecac Melvins  
4-20 Poly-Math House of Wisdom Independent Prog/Mathrock  
4-20 Stryper God Damn Evil      
4-27 Demonical Chaos Manifesto Agonia Death  
4-27 Dylan Carlson Conquistador Sargent House Doom/ Drone  
4-27 God is an Astonaut Epitaph Napalm Intrumental Rock  
4-27 Hawthorne Heights Bad Frequencies Pure Noise Records Metalcore  
4-27 Ingested The Level Above Human Unique Leader Death  
4-27 Kobra and Lotus Prevail 2 Napalm Heavy  
4-27 LLNN Deads Pelagic Records Hardcore/ Doom  
4-27 Riot V Armor of Light Nuclear Blast Heavy  
4-27 Skindred Big Tings Napalm    
4-27 Toundra Home  Inside Out    
4-27 Varathron Patriarchs of Evil Agonia Epic Black  
4-27 Violation Wound With Man in Charge Peaceville   Chris Reifert
4-27 Wolf King Loyal to the Soil   Prosthetic  

May 2018

Date Artist Release Label Genre Notes
5-4 Dimmu Borgir Eonian Nuclear Blast Sym Black  
5-4 Ihsahn Amr Candlelight/ Spinefarm Melodic  
5-4 Shinedown Attension Attension Atlantic Rock  
5-11 Organnectomy Domain of the Wretched Unique Leader Extreme  
5-11  Skinless Savagery Relapse Death  
5-11 Soft Kill Savior Profound Lore    
5-18 Acherontis Faustain Ethos   Agonia  
5-18 Alkaloid Liquid Anatomy Season of Mist Prog Extreme  
5-18 At The Gates To Drink from Night Itself Century Media Melodic Death  
5-18 Ghost 1983 to 1988 Bone Hard Rock Dan Swano's first project
5-18 Obliterate Impending Death Unique Leader Death  
5-18 Nocturnal Graves Titan Season of Mist Death  
5-25 Dave Airey One of a Kind  earMUSIC    
5-25 Lordi Sexorcism AFM    
5-25 Midnattsol The Aftermath Napalm Sym  
5-25 Spock's Beard Noise Floor   Prog  

June 2018

Date Artist Release Label Genre Notes
6-6 The Gazette Ninth   J-Rock/Metal