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7-15 Oct Tour with Paradise Lost
7-15 July Aug with Armored Saint
7-15 Oct Nov Tour with Haken and Leprous
7-13 2018  Album Release Dates
7-13 Oct Nov Tour with Machine Head
7-13 Oct Nov Tour with Windhand
7-11- July tour with Devour The Day
7-10 Sept Oct with Pallbearer
7-10 Sept Oct Tour with Carach Angren
7-7 November tour with John 5
7-6 July August with Act of Defiance
7-4September Tour with The Exploited
7-4 September dates with Vinnie Moore
7-1 Sept Oct Tour with Monster Magnet
7-1 Expain touring in September
7-1 Philip H Anselmo tour in September
6-26 King Buffalo touring in Aug/September
6-26 Sumac Tour in September
6-25 July Tour with Aethere
6-24 Aug Sept Tour with Incite
6-24 Alestorm tour in September
6-24 August Tour with  All That Remains
6-24 Aug Tour with For the Fallen Dreams
6-24 July August Tour  with Powerglove
6-19 September Tour with Red Fang
6-19 Sept Tour with Richie Kotzen
6-19 August tour with Gideon
6-19 Aug Sept tour with Abigail Williams
6-17 North American Festivals
6-14 July August Tour with Deafheaven
6-10 Sept Oct With Arch Enemy
6-10 September tour with Mastadon
6-10 Sept with Deep Purple & Judas Priest
6-10 Sept Oct Tour with Zeal & Arbor
6-10 Sept Oct Tour with Wintersun
6-6 Aug Spt with Mushroomhead
6-3 August Sept With Monolord
6-3 June July with Exmortis
6-2 July August  Summer Slaughter Tour
6-2 July Tour with Ringworm
6-2 June July Tour With Duel
5-29 June Tour With Filth
5-24 June July Tour with Weedeater
5-20 August Sept Tour with Dead Daisies
5-20 June July Tour with Code Orange
5-20 August Tour with Pathology
5-17 July Tour with GWAR
5-17 July Tour with Havok
5-2 July August tour with Otep
5-1 July Tour with Weedeater
5-1 June July Tour with The Acacia Strain
3-18 June July tour with YOB
3-18 July Tour with BLS and COC
3-18 Buckethead pike #59 Ydrapoej
3-12 March April with Nightwish
3-9 May June with Combichrist
3-4 June July tour with Black Dahlia Murder
2-5 June Juily Tour with Tesseract

1-15 Agonia and Metal Blade Updates


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2018 Album Releases  

July Releases

Date Artist Release Label Genre Notes
7-1 Deathmace Bleeding Frenzy   Death Thrash  
7-1 Forces United Xo   Prog Power  
7-1 In Oblivion Memories Engraved in Stone Endless Winter Fun Doom  
7-1 Moenen of Xezbeth Ancient Spells of Darkness....... Nuclear War Now Black  
7-1 Pilsen Drinkers Controlado 2007 Gates of Horror Thrash Remastered
7-1 XVRA Absens Halsorisk Dep Black  
7-2 Feretri Un Oscuro E.P.   Black  
7-2 Sabotaje Santuario   Heavy  
7-3 Atom-76 Nok Metalism Heavy Power  
7-3 Naglet S/T Love Your Enemies Crust  
7-5 Nasty Surgeons Infectious Stench Xtreem Grind  
7-5 Nemesis Eternal Recurrence E.P.   Thrash Death  
7-6 1968 Ballads of the Godless Heviseki Stoner  
7-6 Anachronism Orogeny   Tech Death  
7-6 Atrocity Okkult II Massacre Exp  
7-6 Bloodlost Diary of Death Massacre Thrash  
7-6 Bongripper Terminal The Barrier Doom  
7-6 Burial Invocation Abiogenesis Dark Descent Black  
7-6 Chemical Way Chilling Spree   Crossover  
7-6 Devildriver* Outlaws 'Til the End, Vol 1   Melodic Groove  
7-6 Devin Townsend Live Ocean Machine Napalm   Roman Theater
7-6 Finis Visions of Doom E.P. Iron Bonehead Extreme  
7-6 Greywalker Without Control   Groove Core  
7-6 Gwydion Thirteen   Viking Folk  
7-6 Hanzel und Gretyl Satanik Germatik Metropolis Industrial  
7-6 Hidden Intent Fear, Prey, Demise   Groove  
7-6 Holocaust No Man's Land 1984 High Roller Heavy  
7-6 Immortal* Northern Chaos Gods Nuclear Blast Black  
7-6 Kielkropf Ignorance is Bliss E.P. Sludgelord Doom Sludge  
7-6 Kissin Dynamite* Ecstasy Napalm Power  
7-6 Kontinuum* No Need to Reason Season of Mist Prog Post  
7-6 Lucifer* II Napalm Doom  
7-6 Manoue Infernal Light Creation   Prog Death  
7-6 Not My Master* Disobey Rockshots Extreme Groove  
7-6 Obtained Enslavement Soulblight 1998 Soulseller Sym Black  
7-6 Runespell Order of Vengeance Iron Bonehead  Black  
7-6 Secret Cutter Quantum Eraser  Holy Roar Doom Grind  
7-6 Taking the Head of Goliath S/T Rottweiler Death  
7-6 We Are Sentinels S/T SAOL   M. Barlow, J. Weingarten
7-6 Unburial The Dogs of War   Melodic Extreme  
7-6 Zmey Gorynich Mother Russia Soundage Folk Core  
7-7 Radogost Przeklety   Folk  
7-7 Ritual Epic Sagas   Blackened Thrash  
7-8 Crucial Rip The Object of Infection   Death  
7-8 Pellek Absolute Steel   Power Prog  
7-8 Plaguestorm Eternal Throne Helter Skelter Extreme Speed  
7-8 Stucker Lethal Device  E.P.   Thrash  
7-8 Tremonti* A Dying Machine Napalm    
7-10 Heretic Execution Chaos Aura Kill Again Death  
7-10 Insineratehymn A Moment in a Vision Death    
7-10 Sathanas Necrohymns Transending Obscurity Extreme  
7-11 Future Copse Culture Ruins Everything Around Me   Prog  
7-11 Hell Freezes Over Speed Metal Assault Spiritual Beast Speed  
7-11 Morphinist Sunwalker   Post Black  
7-11 Windzor Inevitable or by Chance E.P.   Melodic Heavy  
7-13 Armory The Search Napalm Speed  
7-13 Attila Rolling Thunder 1986 Heaven & Hell Heavy  
7-13 Between the Buried Me* Automata II Sumerian  Prog  
7-13 Black Fast Spectre of Ruin eOne Prog Thrash  
7-13 Churchburn None Shall Live Armageddon Black Doom  
7-13 Daggra Setsuna Horror Pain Gore Death Grind  
7-13 Deafheaven* Ordinary Corrupt Human Love Epitaph Shoegaze  
7-13 Destroyer Attack Solve et Coagula  Morbid Skull Extreme  
7-13 Engulf Gold and Rust E.P. Everlasting Spew Death  
7-13 Firtan Okeans Napalm Pagan Black  
7-13 Gioeli - Castronovo Set the World on Fire Frontiers Hard Rock  
7-13 Graham Bonnet Band Meanwhile Back at the Garage Frontiers Hard Rock  
7-13 Kill No Albatross* Speak True Evil   Alternative  
7-13  Maggot Heart Dusk to Dusk TSV   Supergroup
7-13 Mouth of Sauron Hearken The Echo of Music 2017 Transcending Obscurity Tech Death  
7-13 Obscura* Diluvium Relapse Death  
7-13 Oubliette The Passage Artisan Era Black  
7-13 Primordial Spirit the Earth Aflame 2000 Napalm Celtic Black  
7-13 Primordial Storm Before the Calm  2002 Napalm Celtic Black  
7-13 Ratbreed* Evoke the Blaze Inverse Melodic  
7-13 Rough Grind* Trouble or Nothing E.P. Inverse    
7-13 Stryker S.T.  1985 Heaven And Hell Heavy  Power  
7-13 Witchkiss The Austere Curtains of our Eyes Argonauta Doom  
7-20 The Agony Scene Tormentor Outerloop    
7-20 The Apocalypse Blues Revue The Shape of Blue to Come Mascot   Godsmack Members
7-20 Creatures* II E.P.   Deathcore  
7-20 Epica Attack on Titan E.P. Nuclear Blast Sym  
7-20 Jungle Rot S/T Victory Death  
7-20 Kore Rozzik Vengeance Overdrive Deadline    
7-20 Powerwolf The Sacrament of Sin Napalm Power  
7-20 Scars on Broadway S/T     Daron Malakian
7-20 Skeletonwitch Devouring Radiant Light Prosthetic Thrash  
7-27 Chris Caffery* The Jester's Court Metalville Heavy  
7-27 Dee Snider For the love of Metal Napalm Heavy  
7-27 Michael Romeo War of the Worlds Music Theories   Symphony X
7-27 Mono Inc. Welcome to Hell Napalm    
7-27 OTEP Kult 45 Napalm Alt  
7-27 Redemption Long Night's Journey into Day Napalm Prog Metal  
7-27 Saltatio Mortis Brot und Spiele Napalm    
7-31 Phideaux Infernal   Prog  

August Releases

Date Artist Release Label Genre Notes
8-3 Halcyon Way Bloody But Unbowed Agonia Prog Metal  
8-3 Into Eternity* The Sirens   Prog Melodic  
8-3 Lord of the  Lost Thornstar Napalm    
8-3 Mr. Big Live in Milan Frontiers Hard Rock Live
8-3 Soreption Monument of the End   Death  
8-10 Mad Max 35 Napalm    
8-10 The Magpie Salute High Water I Mascot Rock  
8-10 Night Demon Live Darkness Napalm Heavy Live
8-10 Primal Fear Apocalypse Frontiers Heavy  
8-10 Van Canto Trust in Rust Napalm Metalcappella  
8-10 Venom Inc. War / Warhead  E.P. Napalm Thrash Punk Early Extrme  
8-17 Baest Danse Macabre Napalm Death  
8-17 Doro Forever Warriors, Forever United Nuclear Blast Heavy  
8-17 Innumerable Forms Punishment in Flesh Profound Lore    
8-17 Moonspell  Lisboa Under the Spell Napalm Melodic 3 Disc set
8-20 Neoplassis Abomination Programmed E.P Independent Brutal Death Metal bandcamp
8-23 Cast The Stone Empyrean Atrophy Agonia   All Star line up
8-24 Dark Millennium Where Oceans Collide Napalm Melodic   
8-24 Mob Rules Beast Reborn  Napalm  Power  
8-24 Moonspell Wolfheart 1995 Napalm Melodic  
8-31 Alice Cooper A Paranormal Evening at the Olympia Paris earMusic Rock Live
8-31 Beyond The Black Heart of the Hurricane Napalm    
8-31 Black Mirrors Look into the Black Mirror Napalm    
8-31 Iskald Innhostinga Napalm Melodic Black  
8-31 Sear Bliss Letters from the Edge Napalm Atmo Black  
8-31 Tornado* Commitment To Excellence Extreme Metal Thrash  
8-31 U.D.O. Steel Factory Napalm Heavy  

September Releases

Date Artist Release Label  Genre Notes
9-7 Cauldron New Gods Napalm Heavy  
9-7 Clutch Book of Bad Decisions Napalm    
9-7 Korpiklaani Kulkija Nuclear Blast Folk  
9-7 Metal Allegiance Volume II Power Drunk Majesty Nuclear Blast Thrash  
9-7 Monstrosity Passage of Existence Metal Blade Death  
9-7 Pig Destroyer Head Cage Relapse    
9-7 Satan Cruel Magic Metal Blade NWOBHM  
9-7 Stoned Jesus Pilgrims Napalm Doom  
9-7 Siege of Power Warning Blast Metal Blade Death All Star Line-Up
9-7 The Skull  The Endless Road Turns Tee Pee Doom x Trouble members
9-14 DC4 Atomic Highway HighVolMusic   Super Group
9-14 Deicide Overture of Blasphemy Century Media Death  
9-14 Dream Child Death do we Meet Again Frontiers   All Star Line Up
9-14 Grave Digger The Living Dead Napalm Heavy  
9-14 Once Human Stage of Evolution Naplam Thrash  
9-14 Putridity Mental Prolapse Induces Necrophilism Willowtip Death 2007
9-14 Treat Tunguska Frontiers    
9-14 Uriah Heep Living the Dream Frontiers Rock  
9-21 Aborted Terror Vision Century Media Death  
9-21 Dragonlord Dominion Spinefarm Black Eric Peterson
9-21 Voi Vod The Wake Century Media Sci-fi  
9-26 Dir En Grey Insulated World Firewall div.    
9-27 Monstrosity The Passage to Existence Metal Blade Death  
9-28 Revocation The Outer Ones Metal Blade Death Thrash  

October Releases

Date Artist Release Label Genre Notes