All new metal releases I like the look of I’ve added to this list, which starts below a short feed of coverage of upcoming releases. Check them out for a more detailed look into the future of metal. The links in the list go to Bandcamp, Spotify or Metal Archives. This is not a complete list, rather a curation of submissions and “looks good”. I’ll be raiding this come list season.

Featured albums:

Aodon – 11069 9.5
(March 27th, 2020)
Atmospheric Black Metal

Wardaemonic – Acts Of Repentance 9.5
(March 20th, 2020)
Black Metal
Igorrr – Spirituality and Distortion 8.5
(March 27th, 2020)
Avant Garde
Crypt Crawler – Blood Sustenance NEWS
(March 13th, 2020)
Death Metal
Dyssidia – Costly Signals 9
(March 27th, 2020)
Progressive Metal
Live Burial – Unending Futility 8.7 (April 3rd, 2020)
OSDM/Progressive
Symbolik – Emergence 9.3 (April 10th, 2020)
Tech Death/Black
Comaniac – Holodox 9
(April 3rd, 2020)
Thrash Metal
Ara – Jurisprudence 8.5
(May 15th, 2020)
Technical Death

Behold… The Arctopus – Hapeleptic Overtrove 7.8
(June 12th, 2020)
Progressive Metal
Devangelic – Ersetu 8.5
(May 15th, 2020)
Brutal Death Metal

Continue reading for a simple list of upcoming releases


If by accident I put any NSBM here, please bring it to my attention. It is not usually the first bit of information provided on Bandcamp or Metallum. Months gone by are on the next page!


March 1:

Wake – Devouring Ruin <Black/Grind>

March 2:

Hangatyr – Kalt <Black Metal>

Merch 6:

Dwaal – Gospel Of The Vile <Doom/Post>

Earth Rot – Black Tides Of Obscurity <Death/Black>

Medium – Self Titled <Grindcore>

My Dying Bride – The Ghost Of Orion <Gothic Doom>

Nexorum – Death Unchained <Blackened Death>

Stonus – Aphasia <Psych rock>

Svengahli – Nightmares Of Our Design <Prog Death>

Trauma – Ominous Black <Melodeath>

Tulus – Old Old Death <Black Metal>

Viscera – Obsidian <Deathcore>

Wombbath – Choirs of the Fallen <Death Metal>

March 9:

Ergodic – Ergodic <Tech Death>

March 12:

Necrophiliac – No Man Is Innocent <OSDM>

March 13:

Afterbirth – Four Dimensional Flesh <Brutal Death>

Architectural Genocide – Cordyceptic Anthropomorph <Brutal Death>

Aronious – Perspicacity <Tech Death>

Crypt Crawler – Blood Sustenance <Death Metal>

Death The Leveller – II <Gothic Doom>

Dirt Woman – The Glass Cliff <Psyche Doom>

Huntsman – Mandala of Fear <Post/Doom>

Itus – Primordial <Doom Metal>

Lychgate – Also sprach Futura <Black/Doom>

Oath Of Damnation – Fury and Malevolence <Blackened Death au>

Sicarius – God of Dead Roots <Black Metal>

Smoulder – Dream Quest Ends <Epic doom>

Sutrah – Aletheia <Prog Death>

Wolf – The Feeding Machine <Heavy Metal>

March 14:

Black Crown – Caverns Of Thantifaxath <Black/Death>

March 15:

Inhuman – Unseen Dead <Tech Death>

March 16:

Hemotoxin – Restructure the Molded Mind <Tech Death>

March 20:

Brain Stem – Symptoms of Annihilation – Stage 2 <Death Metal>

Caskets Open – Concrete Realms of Pain <Doom Metal>

False Mutation – Within The Sickness <Death Metal>

Horned – Eminence <Death Metal>

Klysma – Mental <Brutal Death>

NITE – Darkness Silence Mirror Flame <Blackened Death>

Tethra – Empire Of The Void <Death/Doom>

Virocracy – Irradiation <Prog Death>

Wardaemonic – Acts Of Repentance <Black Metal>

March 23:

Marzikeen – The Solace of Death <Symphonic Death au>

MArch 25:

The Malice – Legions Of The Dawn <Death Metal>

March 27:

Aodon – 11069 <Post Black>

Candlemass – The Pendulum EP <Doom Metal>

Nerve Saw – Peril <OSDM>

Nox Formulae – Drakon Darshan Satan <Black MEtal>

Omega Infinity – Solar Spectre <Black/Death au>

Solothus – Realm Of Ash And Blood <Death Doom>

Twitch Of The Death Nerve – A Resting Place for the Wrathful <Brutal Death>

March 28:

Graceless – Where Vultures Know Your Name <Death/Doom>

March 30:

Monumentum Damnati – In The Tomb Of A Forgotten King <Melo Doom>


April 1:

Carnal Savagery – Grotesque Macabre <Melo Death>

April 3:

Beggar – Compelled To Repeat <Sludge Metal>

Comaniac – Holodox <Thrash Metal>

Endless Forms Most Gruesome – Endless Forms Most Gruesome <Sludge>

Lady Beast – The Vultures Amulet <Heavy Metal>

Live Burial – Unending Futility <OSDM>

Testament – Titans of Creations <Thrash Metal>

April 7:

Grim Fate – Perished in Torment <Death Doom>

April 10:

Akurion – Come Forth to Me <Death Metal>

Cordyceps – Betrayal <Brutal Death>

Molasses Barge – A Grayer Dawn <Doom Metal>

Myth Of I – Myth Of I <Prog Metal>

Symbolik – Emergence <Tech Death>

April 13:

Aveth – Echoes Of A Mournful Dawn <Black Metal>

Cemetery Filth – Dominion <Death Metal>

Shards Of Humanity – Cold Logic <Death/Thrash>

April 17:

Abysmal Dawn – Phylogenesis <Death Metal>

Khemmis – Doomed Heavy Metal <Heavy Doom>

KhĂ´ra – Timaeus <Extreme Metal>

The Black Dahlia Murder – Verminous <Death Metal>

April 24:

Cirith Ungol – Forever in Black <Heavy Metal>

I Am Destruction – Nascency <Brutal Death>

Katatonia – City Burials <Gothic Metal>

Ulcerate – Stare Into Death And Be Still <Tech Death>

Unmerciful – Wrath Encompassed <Death Metal>

Volturian – Crimson <Melodic Metal>

Warlust – Unearthing Shattered Philosophies <Blackened Thrash>

Xpus – In Umbra Mortis Sedent <Death Metal>


May 1:

…And Oceans – Cosmic World Mother <Industrial/Melo Black>

May 8:

Noctu – Gelidae Mortis Imago <Doom Metal>

May 15:

ARA – Jurisprudence <Tech Death>

Devangelic – Ersetu <Death Metal>

May 22:

Fires In The Distance – Echoes From Deep November <Death Doom>

Henry Kane – Age of the Idiot <Death/Crust>

May 29:

Decaying – Shells Will Fall <OSDM>

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