Releases 2021

By popular demand, we’ve put together an on-going list of release dates for upcoming new albums of interest for 2021! The below list is accurate at the time of writing and in a constant state of change as release dates get changed!

January 21

1st – Mirzadeh – “Rotten Sights”
1st – Old Selves – “Two Minds” EP*
8th – Frozen Soul – “Crypt Of Ice”*
12th – Beyond Deviation – “White Noise” (Remastered)
15th – Red Method – “For The Sick – ReWorks”*
15th – Devils Reef – “Chosen by the Sea”
16th – Break Fifty – “Unnerved”*
22nd – ASPHYX – “Necroceros”*
22nd – This is Turin – “TURIN”*
22nd – Mindwork – “Cortex”*
22nd – Street Soldier – “Turn Dangerous”*
22nd – Fraktions – “Kalos”
24th – Regnvm Animale – “Ignis Sacer” EP*
26th – Hell-Born – “Natas Liah”*
29th – Escarion – “Pillars of Faith”*
29th – Annisokay – “Aurora”
29th – Beyond Extinction – “The Fatal Flaws of Humankind” EP*
29th – And Now The Owls Are Smiling – “Dirges”
29th – King Baal – “Conjourements”*
29th – Scepter of Eligos – “Inverted Illusions”
29th – Mordkaul – “Dress Code Blood”*
29th – Steegmoord – “Self Titled” EP
30th – Interpreter – “Dirtmound”*

February 21

1st – Signs – “Endoparasitoid”
2nd – Sintax“Nano3000″*
5th – Crisix – “The Menace” (10th Anniversary Ed)
5th – Angelus Apatrida – “Self Titled”*
5th – Basilica – “Self Titled”
5th – Sanity – “Unstoppable”
5th – Death Exaltation – “Despondent”
5th – Zebadiah Crowe – “Lych Milk”*
5th – Starforger – “Wreath Of Frost”
5th – Wolf King – “The Path Of Wrath”
5th – To Kill Achilles – “Something To Remember Me By”
11th – Lam – “Liber K” EP*
12th – Arcaeon – “Cascadence”*
12th – Humanity’s Last Breath – “Välde”
12th – Ablaze My Sorrow – “Among Ashes and Monoliths”
13th – Godendshere – “Heaven Never Existed”
14th – Filthy Crook – “Love Eternally” EP*
18th – Stick To Your Guns – “The Meaning Remains” (Acoustic EP)
19th – A Scent Like Wolves – “Mystic Auras”
19th – Ephemerald – “Between the Glimpses of Hope”*
19th – Final Void – “Visions of Fear”
19th – Maudiir – “La Part Du Diable” EP*
19th – Athantos – “Biogenesis”
19th – Harakiri For The Sky –  “Mӕre” *
19th – Abigail’s Affair – “Shattered”
19th – Lair – “At Our End” EP*
19th – A Night In The Abyss – “Begotten”*
25th – Abstrakt – “Uncreation”
26th – Architects – “For All Those Who Wish To Exist”
26th – Plague Weaver – “Ascendant Blasphemy”*
26th – Wolvencrown – “A Shadow Of What Once Was”*
26th – Wych – “Agony” EP*
27th – The Hate Project – “Seize The Obscurity”

March 21

5th – Dreamshade – “A Pale Blue Dot”*
5th – Recall The Remains – “Dead Dreams” EP*
5th – Seversun – “Headlong Through Blood
5th – Brand of Sacrifice – “Lifeblood”
5th – Void Of Vision – “Hyperdaze” (Redux)
5th – Witherfall – “Curse of Autumn”*
10th – Rioghan – “Blackened Sky”*
12th – EYEHATEGOD – “A History of Nomadic Behavior”*
12th – Enforced – “Kill Grid”*
12th – Conan – “Live At Freak Valley”
12th – Bound In Fear – “Eternal” EP
12th – Orecus – “The Obliterationist”
12th – Twitch of the Death Nerve – “Beset By False Prophets”*
12th – Snær – “Frozen Alchemy”
12th – Sleepless – “Blood Libel” EP*
19th – Erra – “Self Titled”
19th – Distant – “Dusk of Anguish”
19th – Demenzia Mortis – “Anti Kult”
19th – Feculent – “The Grotesque Arena”*
19th – Landmvrks – “Lost In The Waves”
19th – Amammoth – “The Fire Above”
19th – Everture – “Emerge”*
19th – Phallospher – “(I)”*
25th – Next Door To Heaven – “Inside” EP*
26th – Ghosts of Atlantis – “3.6.2.4”*
26th – Burn Down Eden – “Self Titled”
26th – Cryptosis – “Bionic Swarm”*
26th – Antagonist A.D – “All Things”*
26th – Lamb of God – “Self Titled” (deluxe edition)
26th – I At Last – “Magenta” EP*
26th – Juliet Ruin – “Dark Water” EP*
26th – Synastry – “Dividing The Double Helix” EP*
26th – La Morte Viene Dallo Spazio – ‘Trivial Visions’

April 21

1st – Borstal – “At Her Majesty’s Pleasure”*
1st – Obscure Fate – “Raven’s Call” EP*
2nd – Karma Violens – “Mount of the Congregation”*
6th – Tides Of Kharon – “Titanomachy”*
9th – Pulse – “ourpulseisyours”
9th – Cathartic Demise – “In Absence”*
9th – Purgatory – “Lawless To Grave”*
9th – Dark The Suns – “Suru Raivosi Sydämeni Pimeydessä”*
9th – No Hope For The Lost – “The Pilgrimage” EP*
9th – Termina – “Dysphoria”*
16th – While She Sleeps – “Sleeps Society”*
16th – Betwitcher – “Cursed Be Thy Kingdom”*
16th – Primal Creation – “News Feed”*
16th – Incarceration – “Empiricism” EP*
16th – August Burns Red – “Guardians Sessions” EP
23rd – AntiMozdeBeast – “The Ritual” EP
23rd – WarCall – “Dead End Pt. 1” EP*
23rd – From Sorrow To Serenity – “Trifecta” EP*
23rd – Death Chamber – “Experiments in Warfare”*
23rd – Monasteries – “Silence” EP*
23rd – Hideous Divinity – “LV-426” EP*
23rd – Desolate Realm – Self Titled*
23rd – Old Forests – “Mournfall”*
26th – Them Bloody Kids – “Radical Animals”
24th – Morrigu – “In Turbulence”
30th – Evile – “Hell Unleashed”
30th – Gojira – “Fortitude”
30th – The Cartographer – “Mind Atlas” EP*
30th – Before We Fall – “Healed by Fear” EP*
30th – Crown Magnetar – “The Codex of Flesh
30th – Temtris – “Ritual Warfare”*
30th – Animal School Bus – “Going To Grammy’s House”

May 2021

7th – Sumo Cyco – “Initiation”
7th  – Ghost Iris – “Comatose”
7th – In Asymmetry – “Ashes Of Dead Worlds”*
7th – Valravne – “Some Kind of Vampire” (Remastered)
7th – Osiah – “Loss”*
10th – Laceration Mantra – “Infested”
12th – Åskog – “Varþnaþer”*
12th – Huminoid – “Promo 2021” EP*
14th – Against Evil – “End of the Line”*
14th – Mouth For War – “Life Cast In Glass”
14th – The Final Clause Of Tacitus – “Asinine Music for the Solemn and Staid”
14th – Caliban – “Zeitgeister”*
14th – Crawling Manifest – “Radical Absolution”*
14th – Blood Sermon – “Never Stop The Madness”
14th – Bala – “Maleza”*
14th – The Bleeding – “Rise To Nothing” EP*
15th – Millstone – “Isle”*
17th – Beyond Mortal Dreams – “From Hell”
17th – Coiled Around Thy Spine – “From The Ashes”*
21st – Vexed – “Culling Culture”*
21st – August Burns Red – “Leveler” re-recorded 10th Anniversary Edition
21th – Nahaya – “Vital Alchemy”*
21st – Tooth And Claw – “Dream of Ascension”*
21th – Hundred Headless Horsemen – “Apokalepsia”
21st – The Devil Wears Prada – “ZII” EP
21st – Red Antlers – “Deadwood”*
27th – Adarrak – “Ex Oriente Lux”
26th – Cincinatti Bowtie – “Malichor”
28th – Our Hollow Our Home – “Burn In The Flood”*
28th – Unfathomable Ruination – “Decennium Ruinae” EP*
28th – Karpenter – “Sleepless”*
28th – Kill The Imposter – “The Violence Sessions”*
28th – Prey Drive – “Neon God” EP*
28th – Eclipser – “Pages” EP*
28th – Disrotten – “Demo MMXX” EP*
28th – Drown This City – “Colours We Won’t Know” EP*
28th – Engraver – “Behind” EP*
28th – Sectlinefor – “Kissing Strangers During an Outbreak”
28th – Curse of Eibon – “Journey Into Madness” EP*

June 2021

4th – Confessions Of A Traitor – “Press Start To Play”*
4th – Worm Shepard – “In The Wake Ov Sòl”*
4th – Atreyu – “Baptize”
5th – Cyclops Cataract – “The Bestiary”*
11th – WRISTMEETRAZOR – “Replica of a Strange Love”
11th – Mother of All – “Age of Solipsist”*
11th – Boom Dox – “Dead Nation”
11th – Distant – “Aeons of Oblivion”
11th – Godgiven – “Not that Godly”*
11th – Smokeheads – “Never Prick My Pickles” EP*
11th – Muscle Vest – “Live Laugh Loathe” EP
11th – Machine Head – “Arrows In Words From The Sky” EP*
10th – Vulture Lord – “Desecration Rite”*
16th – Another Now – “Omni”*
18th – Hacktivist – “Hyperdialect”
18th – Bloodbeat – “Process of Extinction”*
18th – Draemora – “Death Rectangle”*
18th – Alustrium – “A Moment To Silence”*
18th – Param-Nesia – “Aspect Of Creation”*
18th – Oxblood Forge – “Decimator”
18th – Fear Factory – “Aggression Continuum”
18th – Neker – “Slower”*
25th – Maitreya – “Hyper Reels”
25th – Beartooth – “Below”
25th – Light The Torch – “You Will Be The Death Of Me”
25th – Suidakra – “Wolfbite”
25th – The Absence – “Coffinized”*
25th – Suffer Yourself – “Rip Tide”*

July 2021

2nd – At The Gates – “The Nightmare Of Being”*
2nd – Drawn And Quartered – “Congregation Pestilence”*
2nd – Born Of Osiris – “Angel or Alien”*
2nd – Null – ‘It Never Ends EP’*
2nd – Godhead Machinery “Masquerade Among Gods” EP*
4th – Abstractian – “Box of Frogs (Poison)”*
9th – Solus Ex Inferis – “Daemones Ceramici”*
9th – VCTMS – “Vol IV: Numb The Ache”
9th – Mayhem – “Atavistic Black Disorder / Kommando” EP *
9th – Internal Conflict – “Aporia”*
9th.- Scattered Storm – “Oblivion” EP*
14th – Chestcrush – “Vdelygmia”*
15th – Mortyfear – “My Dystopia”*
16th – Inhuman Architects – “Paradoxus”*
16th – Blight Town – “Self Titled” EP*
16th – August Burns Red & Fit For A King – “Guardians Of The Path” split EP
16th – Cognitive – “Malevolent Thoughts of a Hastening Extinction”*
16th – A Night in Texas – “The Divine Dichotomy“
16th – Dear Mother – “Bullet Proof”*
23rd – ChuggaBoom – “Zodiac Re-Arrested”
23rd – Sleep Waker – “Alias”
23rd – (hed)p.e. – “Sandmine” EP*
23rd – Lotus Eater – “Where The Body Goes”
23rd – Band Of Bastards – “Delete. Repeat.”*
23rd – Attila – “Closure”
24th – Demetra’s Scars – “Self titled” EP*
25th – Empire of Disease – “With All My Hate”
30th – Dimman – “Songs and Tales of Grievance”*
30th – Brilliant Coldness –  “The Ultimate Dream. Plan B: Disposal Of Humanity”*
30th – The Five Hundred – “A World On Fire”
30th – Section H8 – “Welcome To The Nightmare
30th – Moon Reaper – “Descent” EP*
31st – Dantalion – “Time To Pass Away”*
31st – Beckoner – “Bastards” EP

August 2021

6th – Scarecrow – “Splatterpunk”*
6th – Burn In Hell – “Disavowol Of The Creator God”*
6th – Gama Bomb – “Thunder Over London EP”
10th – Pieced Up – “Provoked, Unhinged” EP *
13th – GOST – “Rites of Love and Reverence”
13th – Slaughter To Prevail – “Kostolom”
13th – Infex – “Burning In Exile”*
13th – Sepultura – “Sepulquarta”
13th – Vaelmyst – “Secrypts of the Egochasm”*
13th – Lorna Shore – “And I Return to Nothingness” EP*
13th – Spirit Breaker – “Cura Nata”
13th – Fleshbore – “Embers Gathering”*
13th – RAVNKALD – “The Pagan Resistance”
17th – Indistinct – “Reign of Silence”
18th – Ravendust – “The Gold Of The Aura”
19th – Carcosa – “Anthology”
20th – Borboropsis – “Decorticated Burial Of Delirium” EP*
20th – Between The Buried And Me – “Colors II”*
20th – Withered Land – “The Endless Journey”
23rd – Golden Ashes – “A Lightless Christ Shuns The Crown Of Divinity”
25th – Sonus Mortis – “Past Lives”*
25th – Thraxas – Planetary Terrorism EP
27th – Transport League – “Kaiserschnitt
27th – Jinjer – “Wallflowers”*
27th – Toxic Ruin – “Nightmare Eclipse”*
27th – Phinehas – “The Fire Itself”*
27th – Summoner’s Circle – “Chaos Vector”
27th – Veil Of Conspiracy – “Echoes Of Winter”
27th – Spirit Adrift – “Forge Your Future” *
27th – Carried Weight – “No Life”
28th – Feral Lord – “Purity of Corruption”*
30th – Cardijum – “Dark Cloud”
31st – Gravewalker – “As The Earth Grew Dark”

September 2021

1st – Living Wreckage – “One Foot In The Grave” EP
3rd – Rituals – “Awake” EP*
3rd – Croword – “Crimson Gauze” EP*
3rd – Foreign Pain – “Death Of Divinity”*
3rd – Dead/Awake – “Melancholia”
3rd – Carnifex – “Graveside Confessions”
3rd – Head In A Jar – “Suburban Witchcraft” EP*
3rd – Earth Groans – “The Body”
10th – Aphasia – “Rebirth”
10th – Daily Insanity – “Chronicles of War”
10th – Dominicide – “The Architecture of Oppression”*
10th – Aborted – “ManiaCult”*
10th – Crisix – “The Pizza EP”
10th – Inferi – “Vile Genesis”
10th – LVCIFYRE – “The Broken Seal”*
10th – Mutant Blast – “Detonation” EP*
14th – ARGESH – “Excommunica”*
15th – Teitan – ‘Vákuum’ EP*
17th – Spiritbox – “Eternal Blue”
17th – Employed To Serve – “Conquering”
17th – Insomnium – “Argent Moon” EP*
17th – The Raven Age – “Exile”
17th – Manfrea – “Noire”
17th – Anomaly – “Planet Storm”*
17th – Knowledge Through Suffering – “Concealment”*
17th – Existentia “Calculating Failure”*
17th – Michel Anoia – “Nervures”*
17th – COGAS – “Unconscious Sons of the Reptile God”
22nd – Orbstruct – “Deimos Falling“*
24th – Nefariym – “Morbid Delusions”*
24th – A Pale Horse Named Death – “Infernum In Terra
24th – Signs Of The Swarm – “Absolvere
24th – Dark Redeemer – “Into The Deep Black”
24th – Cognizance – “Upheaval”
24th – Withering Soul – “Last Contact”*
24th – One Step Closer – “This Place You Know”
24th – Rivers Of Nihil – “The Work”
24th – Virial – “Transhumanism”
29th – Mental Torment – “Ego:Genesis”

October 2021

1st – Ministry – “Moral Hygiene”
1st – Full Of Hell – “Garden Of Burning Apparitions”
1st – Wage War – “Manic”
1st – Schavot – ‘Galgenbrok’*
1st – Exist Immortal – “Act III: Water”
1st – Goddeloze Tolgaarder – “Terdor”
5th – Replacer – “Dejected”
8th – The Stygian Complex – “Born To Burn” EP*
8th – Mercury Circle – “Killing Moons”
8th – Spiritual Deception – “Oxymoron” EP*
8th – Every Hour Kills – “Vacua” EP*
8th – Creeping Death – “The Edge Of Existence”
8th – Trivium – “The Court Of The Dragon”*
8th – Voidfallen – “The Atlas of Spiritual Apocalypse”
8th – Devil’s Reef – “A Whisper From The Cosmos” EP
15th – Ice Nine Kills – “The Silver Scream 2: Welcome To Horrorwood”*
15th – Bound In Fear – “Penance”
15th – Lutharo – “Hiraeth”
15th – Vildhjarta – “Masstaden Under Vatten”*
15th – Wrong Move – “Death Made Swift”
15th – The Agonist – “Days Before The World Wept”
19th – Guilt Trip – “Rain City” EP
22nd – ThisCityIsOurs – “Coma”
22nd – Bullet For My Valentine – “Self Titled”
22nd – Last Hounds – “Burden”*
22nd – Cradle Of Filth – “Existence Is Futile”
22nd – Sentinels – “Collapsed By Design”
22nd – Every Time I Die – “Radical”
22nd – Death Blooms – “Life Is Pain”*
22nd – Fathom Farewell – “Kraken” EP*
22nd – Drown In Sulphur – “Sulphur Cvlt”
22nd – Helgrind – “Insurrection”*
22nd – Void Of Vision – “Chronicles I: Lust” EP*
23rd – Reawacan – “Pandemic Coverage & Old Schooling” EP*
29th – First Fragment – “Gloire Éternelle”
29th – Frozen Soul – “Encased In Ice”
29th – Whitechapel – “Kin”*
29th – Bleed Again – “Resurgence”*
29th – The Design Abstract – “Metemtechnosis”
29th – The Escape Artist – “Pursuing Love At Its Darkest”
29th – Entropic Awakening – “Epilogue”
29th – An Unction in Braille – “The Wordless Whisper” EP*
31st – Ruttenskalle – “Skin ’em Alive”*
31st – Witness – “The Collapse”
31st – Frightful – “Spectral Creator”

November 2021

5th – Omnium Gatherum – “Origin”*
5th – Apollo Stands – “Interstellar”*
5th – USQUAM – “Reborn”*
5th – LITHIK – “WEATHER THE STORM”
5th – Sense of Noise – “self titled”
5th – Autokrator – “Persecution”*
5th – Bryan Eckermann – “Plague Bringers”
5th – Fearout – “Bleedthrough”
5th – Bone Tower – “We All Will Die One Day”*
5th – Scarlet Reign – “Anointed”
5th – Dreameater – “Cold”
5th – Mors Verum – “The Living”
12th – The Dali Thundering Concept – “All Mighty Men – Drifting through a Prosthetic Era”
12th – Obscura Qalma – “Apotheosis”
12th – Bonded – “Into The Black”*
12th – Silent Planet – “Iridescent”
12th – Monument Of Misanthropy – “Unterweger”
12th – Delphian – “Somnambulant Foregoer”*
12th – Astrophobos – “Corpus”*
12th – Suffocation – “Live In North America”
12th – Ausland – “Within The Mind Records”*
19th – Obscura – “A Valediction”
19th – Swallow The Sun – “Moonflowers”*
19th – Exodus – “Persona Non Grata”
19th – Converge – “Bloodmoon”
19th – Volumes – “Happier?”
19th – The Lurking Fear – “Death, Madness, Horror, Decay”*
19th – Headwreck – ‘Glamorise Demise’ EP*
19th – Massive Charge – “For Those We Hate”
19th – Godless – “states of chaos”
19th – Navian – “Cosmos”*
19th – KAALI – “Alone” EP*
22nd – Neverworld – “Midnights Abyss” EP*
25th – Ten56. – “Downer Part. 1”
26th – Godhead Machinery – “Monotheistic Enslavement”
26th – Hypocrisy – “Worship”
26th – Imperial Triumphant – “An Evening With Imperial Triumphant”*
26th – Stellar Void – “Chrysalis” EP
26th – The Noctambulant – “Hellrazor”
26th – Servant – “Blessed By The Light Of A Thousand Stars”*
26th – Anarcheon – “Scary Tale” EP
26th – Temple Of Evil – “Apolytrosis”
26th – Anomalie – “Tranceformation”
26th – Scars Of Solitude – “If These Walls Could Talk” EP
26th – Warcall – “Dead End Pt. 2” EP*
26th – Alera – “Beware The Snake” EP*
29th – The Shape –  “In The Age of Doom and Fear”

December 2021

1st – Iscuron – “The Pursuit Of Unhappiness”
3rd – Arkdown – “Terra Phasma”*
3rd – Doodswens – “Lichtvrees”*
3rd – Gomorran – “Excerpts From the Dark Age“*
3rd – The Browning –  “End Of Existence
3rd – Demonstealer – “The Holocene Termination” EP*
3rd – Nemesis MD – “Shadow Demons” EP
3rd – Christ the Bait – “Idolatrosities” EP
3rd – HUSQWARNAH – “Front Toward Enemy“
9th – Djinn-Ghül – “Mechalith” EP*
10th – INTRICATED – “APOCALYPTIC METAMORPHOSIS”
10th – Stabbing – “Ravenous Psychotic Onslaught” EP*
10th – Rat King – “Santa Hipocresía” EP*
10th – Jackal’s Backbone – “Red Mist Descending”
10th – Sinful Ways – “Darkest Days” EP*
10th – Crowen – “Prophecy” EP*
10th – Hammerdrone – “A Trinity Of Rage” EP*
10th – The Last Martyr – Purgatory EP
13th – Phobetor – Through Deepest Fears And Darkest Minds*
17th – SCHRAT – Seelenfresser
17th – Wolftopia – “Ways of the Pack”*
17th – Angoixa – Distopia Digital
24th – Empyreal Sorrow – “Harm​(​ony) Within” EP*
30th – In Gloom – “Deathbell” EP*
31st – Hadal Maw – “Oblique Order” EP*
31st – Fernwah – “Approaching Oblivion”

*Reviewed by Metal Noise!
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