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The following is a list of all upcoming albums due for release in North America. All dates are only as accurate as they are reported to be.

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January 3rd, 2012

Anatomia / Absconder: Audible Assault Split (Horror Pain Gore Death)
Decaying: Encirclement (Hellthrasher)
Horrendous: The Chills (Dark Descent)
Lvcifyre: The Calling Depths (Pulverised)

January 10th, 2012

Caspian: Live at Old South Church (The Mylene Sheath)
Darkane: Expanding Senses (2011 Reissue) (Metal Mind)
Darkane: Insanity (2011 Reissue) (Metal Mind)
Darkane: Layers of Lies (2011 Reissue) (Metal Mind)
Dies Irae: Secret Veils of Passion (Chaos)
Haemoth: In Nomine Odium (Debemur Morti)
Majestic Downfall: The Blood Dance (Chaos)
Nightwish: Imaginaerum (Roadrunner)
Thy Catafalque: Rengeteg (Season of Mist)
Vise Massacre: Expendable Humans (Gorilla the Horse Records)

January 17th, 2012

Abysmal Dawn: From Ashes (2011 Reissue) (Relapse)
Almah: Motion (AFM)
Attack Attack!: This Means War (Rise)
Buck Satan and the 666 Shooters: Bikers Welcome! Ladies Drink Free (AFM)
Crypticus / Scaremaker: Split (Selfmadegod)
Detrimentum: Inhuman Disgrace (Deepsend)
The Devil’s Blood: The Thousandfold Epicentre (Metal Blade)
Eclipse Eternal: The Essence of Hopelessness (Archaic North)
Evergrey: A Decade and a Half (SPV)
Everything Went Black: Cycles of Light (Prosthetic)
Farsot: Insects (Prophecy)
Hate Squad: Katharsis (Massacre)
Iron Saviour: The Landing (AFM)
Lantlôs: Agape (Prophecy)
Leningrad Cowboys: Buena Vodka Social Club (SPV)
Loincloth: Iron Balls of Steel (Southern Lord)
Nekromantheon: Rise, Vulcan Spectre (Indie)
Rising: To Solemn Ash (Exile on Mainstream)
Shining: Blackjazz Live CD/DVD (Indie)
So is the Tongue: A Child of Divorce (Nefarious Industries)
Spectral Mortuary: Total Depravity (Deepsend)
Stormzone: Zero to Rage (SPV)
Touchstone: The City Sleeps (SPV)

January 24th, 2012

Abigail Williams: Becoming (Candlelight)
Aborted: Global Flatline (Century Media)
Behold the Monolith: Defender, Redeemist (Self)
Beyond the Bridge: The Old Man and the Spirit (Frontiers)
Dario Mollo / Tony Martin: The Third Cage (Frontiers)
Dead Icons: Condemned (Bullet Tooth)
Descravity: Implicit Obedience (Willowtip)
Dodecahedron: Dodecahedron (Season of Mist)
Fisthammer: Devour All You See (Horror Pain Gore Death)
Ghoul Patrol: Ghoul Patrol (Spinefarm)
Judas Priest: The Complete Albums Collection (17 CD Box Set) (Legacy)
Kells: Anachromie (Season of Mist)
Lacuna Coil: Dark Adrenaline (Century Media)
Lamb of God: Resolution (Epic)
Nothnegal: Decadence (Season of Mist)
Opera IX: Strix Maledictae in Aeternum (Agonia)
Primal Fear: Unbreakable (Frontiers)
Racebannon: Six Sik Sisters (Tizona)
Scorpions: Comeblack (Legacy)
Scorpions: Get Your Sting and Blackout: Live in 3D DVD (Legacy)

January 31st, 2012

Alcest: Les Voyages De L’Âme (Prophecy)
Astral Doors: Jerusalem (Metalville)
Azaghal: Nemesis (Moribund)
Black Crow King: To Pay the Debt of Nature (Badgod)
Black Pyramid: II (Meteor City)
Bleeding Through: The Great Fire (Rise)
Cadaveria: Horror Metal (Bakerteam)
Cirith Ungol: Servants of Chaos CD/DVD (Metal Blade)
Dark Suns: Orange (Prophecy)
Dragonland: Under the Grey Banner (AFM)
El Caco: Hatred, Love and Diagrams (Indie)
Firebird: Deluxe (2012 Reissue) (The End)
Firebird: Firebird (2012 Reissue) (The End)
God Seed: Live at Wacken CD/DVD (Indie)
Hardcore Superstar: Bad Sneakers & A Pina Colada (2012 Reissue) (The End)
Hardcore Superstar: No Regrets (2012 Reissue) (The End)
Hardcore Superstar: Thank You fopr Letting Us be Ourselves (2012 Reissue) (The End)
I Exist: II: The Broken Passage (Prosthetic)
The Intersphere: Hold on, Liberty! (Long Branch / SPV)
King Giant: Dismal Hollow (Self-released)
Liberteer: Better to Die on Your Feet than Live on Your Knees (Relapse)
Lost Horizon: A Flame to the Ground Beneath (2012 Reissue) (The End)
Lost Horizon: Awakening the World (2012 Reissue) (The End)
Metallica: Beyond Magnetic EP (Warner Brothers)
Nails / Skin Like Iron: Split EP (Self-release)
Nucleus Torn: Golden Age (Prophecy)
Oz: Burning Leather (AFM)
Pact: The Dragon Lineage of Satan (Moribund)
Poison Idea: The Early Years (Southern Lord)
Ram: Death (Metal Blade)
Riotgod: Invisible Empire (Metalville)
The Sacrificed: III (Roxx)
Spiritual Beggars: Ad Astra (2012 Reissue) (The End)
Spiritual Beggars: Another Way to shine (2012 Reissue) (The End)
Spiritual Beggars: Mantra III (2012 Reissue) (The End)
Spiritual Beggars: On Fire (2012 Reissue) (The End)
Tenhi: Saivo (Prophecy)
Witchery: Symphony for the Devil (2012 Reissue) (The End)

February 7th, 2012

The 11th Hour: Lacrima Mortis (Napalm)
Chimp Spanner: All Roads Lead Here PE (Basick)
Dimesland: Creepmoon (Vendlus)
Iron Fire: Voyage of the Damned (Napalm)
The Kandidate: Facing the Imminent Prospect of Death (Napalm)
Nephelium: Coils of Entropy (Self-release)
Psycroptic: The Inherited Repression (Nuclear Blast)
Syven: Aikaintaite (Vendlus)

February 14th, 2012

Amoral: Beneath (The End)
Anguish: Through the Archdemons Head (Dark Descent)
Anvil: Pound for Pound (2012 Reissue) (The End)
Anvil: Strength of Steel (2012 Reissue) (The End)
Anvil: Worth the Weight (2012 Reissue) (The End)
Avatar: Black Waltz (eOne)
Beneath the Massacre: Incongruous (Prosthetic)
Blood Ceremony: Blood Ceremony (Rise Above / Metal Blade)
Breag Naofa: Breag Naofa (Panic)
Carnalation: Deathmask (Spinefarm)
Celestial Season: Forever Scarlet Passion (2012 Reissue) (Metalhit)
The Devastated: Devil’s Messenger (Century Media)
Dunderbeist: Black Art & Crooked Tails (Indie)
Earth: Angels of Darkness, Demons of Light II (Southern Lord)
Exciter: Death Machine (Massacre)
Goatwhore: Blood for the Master (Metal Blade)
The Howling Void: Megaliths of the Abyss (2012 Reissue) (Metalhit)
Immolith: Stormdragon (Metalhit)
Iron Mask: Black as Death (AFM)
Knives Out: Black Mass Hysteria (Razor to Wrist)
Lillian Axe: XI: The Days Before Tomorrow (CME)
Macabra: Blood-Nurtured Nature (Metalhit)
Nocturnal Torment: They Come at Night (Deathgasm)
Ominous Crucifix: The Spell of Damnation (FDA Rekotz)
Orange Goblin: A Eulogy for the Damned (Candlelight)
Pilgrim: Mystery Wizard (Metal Blade)
Ribozyme: Presenting the Problem (Indie)
Strikemaster: Vicious Nightmare (Metalhit)
Temple of Baal / Ritualization: The Visions of Fading Mankind (Agonia)
Witchaven: Terrorstorm (Metalhit)
Wykked Wytch: The Ultimate Deception (Goomba)
Zombie Inc.: A Dreadful Decease (Massacre)

February 21st, 2012

Date Rape: Sugar Coated Violence (Play the Assassin)
Pallbearer: Sorrow and Extinction (Profound Lore)
Sutekh Hexen: Larvae (Handmade Birds)

February 28th, 2012

77: High Decibels (Listenable)
Asphyx: Deathhammer (Century Media)
Autopsy: All Tomorrow’s Funerals (Peaceville)
Caliban: I Am Nemesis (Century Media)
Christian Mistress: Possession (Relapse)
Church of Misery: Master of Brutality (2012 Reissue) (Rise Above / Metal Blade)
Church of Misery: The Second Coming (2012 Reissue) (Rise Above / Metal Blade)
Coldworker: The Doomsayer’s Call (Listenable)
Corrosion of Conformity: Corrosion of Conformity (Candlelight)
Death: Vivus! (Relapse)
Degradead: Live at Wacken and Beyond DVD (Metalville)
Desaster: The Arts of Destruction (Metal Blade)
Destroyer 666: Cold Steel… for an Iron Age (2012 Reissue) (Season of Mist)
Djerv: Djerv (Indie)
Dyscarnate: And So it Came to Pass (Siege of Amida)
Eluveitie: Helvetios (Nuclear Blast)
Forgjord: Sielunvihollinen (Hammer of Hate)
Forté, Stéphan: The Shadows Compendium (Listenable)
Freedom Call: Land of the Crimson Dawn (SPV)
Funeral Heaven/Plecto Aliquem Capite: Astral Mantras of Dyslexia Split (Dunkelheit)
Funeral Whore: Step Into Damnation (Chaos)
Imminent Sonic Destruction: Recurring Themes (FC)
Insense: Burn in Beautiful Fire (Indie)
I, The Breather: Truth and Purpose (Sumerian)
Lay Down Rotten: Mask of MAlice (Metal Blade)
Megascavenger: Songs of Flesh (Part I) (Selfmadegod)
Monarch: Omens (At a Loss)
Morbid Angel: Illud Divinum Insanus: The Remixes (Season of Mist)
Napalm Death: Utilitarian (Century Media)
Nattfog: Mustan Auringon Riitti (Hammer of Hate)
Nitrogods: Nitrogods (SPV)
Nothnegal: Decadence (Season of Mist)
Opera Diabolicus: + 1614 (Metalville)
Opera IX: Strix Maledictae in Aeternum (Agonia)
Rhope: Turning Maybes Into reality (Bakerteam)
Savage Messiah: Plague of Conscience (Earache)
T.R.A.M.: Lingua Franca (Sumerian)
Terrorizer: Hordes of Zombie (Season of Mist)
UFO: Seven Deadly (SPV)
Veil of Maya: Eclipse (Sumerian)
Vengeance: Crystal Eye (SPV)

March 6th, 2012

Cult Cinema: Iscariot (Siege of Amida)
Diabulus in Musica: The Wanderer (Napalm)
The Firstborn: Lions Among Men (Rastilho)
Hail Spirit Noir: Pneuma (Code666)
Heidevolk: Batavi (Napalm)
Hellsaw: Trist (Napalm)
Locrian & Mamiffer: Bless Them That Curse You (Profound Lore)
Overkill: Wish You Were Dead (Digital Single) (eOne)
Pharaoh: Bury the Light (Cruz Del Sur)
Seas Will Rise: Disease is Our Refrain (Man in Decline/Anxiety Machine)
Weregoat: Unholy Exaltation of Fullmoon Perversity (Dark Descent)
Xandria: Neverworld’s End (Napalm)

March 13th, 2012

A Liquid Landscape: Nightingale Express (The Lasers Edge)
Adrenaline Mob: Omerta (Elm City)
Amberian Dawn: Circus Black (Spinefarm)
Barren Earth: The Devil’s Resolve (Peaceville)
Cannibal Corpse: Torture (Metal Blade)
Depths of Hatred: Aversionist (Galy)
Drudkh: Eternal Turn of the Wheel (Season of Mist)
Epica: Requiem for the Indifferent (Nuclear Blast)
Float Face Down: Exitium Verum (Rite of Passage)
Formloff: Spyhorelandet (Eisenwald)
Germ: Wish (Eisenwald)
Hammer Fight: Hammer Fight (Demo 2011) (Horror Pain Gore Death)
Impending Doom: Baptized in Filth (eOne)
Lord Mantis: Pervertor (Candlelight)
PanzerBastard: Gods, Thugs and Madmen (Patac)
Primitive Weapons: The Shadow Gallery (Prosthetic)
Redeemer: First Degree (Rite of Passage)
RPWL: Beyond Man and Time (E1)
Shear: Breaking the Stillness (Lifeforce)
Shroud of Despondency: Pine (Self-release)
Sigh: In Somniphobia (Candlelight)
Soulfly: Enslaved (Roadrunner)
Spawn of Possession: Incurso (Relapse)
Thunderkraft: Totentanz (Svarga)
Wino & Conny Ochs: Heavy Kingdom (Exile on Mainstream)
Xerxes: Our Home is a Deathbed (No Sleep)

March 20th, 2012

Bang Tango: Pistol Whipped in the Bible Belt (78 Productions)
Deals Death: Elite (Spinefarm)
Demon Lunch: Pareidolia (Self-release)
Desultor: Masters of Hate (Abyss)
Enthroned: Obsidium (Napalm)
Fester: A Celebration of Death (Abyss)
Svartsyn: The True Legend (Agonia)
Tribune: Elder Lore/The Dark Arts (Corpse Corrosion)
Unsane: Wreck (Alternative Tentacles)
Worm Ouroboros: Come the Thaw (Profound Lore)

March 27th, 2012

3 Inches of Blood: Long Live Heavy Metal (Century Media)
A Sound of Thunder: Out of the Darkness (Nightmare)
Adestria: Chapters (Artery)
Angel Witch: As Above, So Below (Metal Blade / Rise Above)
Armine, Mike: Verse & Cleansing Undertones of Wake/Lift (Translation Loss Records)
Astra: The Black Chord (Metal Blade)
Aura Noir: Out to Die (Indie)
Bejelit: Emerge (Bakerteam)
Black Breath: Sentenced to Life (Southern Lord)
Borknagar: Urd (Century Media)
CB Murdoc: The Green (Spinefarm)
Cianide: Hell’s Rebirth (Deepsend)
Cynic: The Portal Tapes (Season of Mist)
Dark Empire: From Refuge to Ruin (Nightmare)
Evenoire: Vitriol (Scarlet)
Friends at Feast: Shadows of Extinction EP (Horror Pain Gore Death)
Furyon: Gravitas (Frontiers)
God Forbid: Equilibrium (Victory)
Hemina: Synthetic (Nightmare)
Hour of Penance: Sedition (Prosthetic)
Invader: Invader (Innervenus)
Iron Maiden: En Vivo! DVD/CD (Universal)
Les Discrets: Ariettes oubliées… (Prophecy)
Mad Max: Another Night of Passion (SPV)
Make Me Famous: It’s Now or Never (Sumerian)
Mencea: Pyrophoric (Indie)
Meshuggah: Koloss (Nuclear Blast)
Ministry: Relapse (AFM / 13th Planet)
Naglfar: Teras (Century Media)
Nashville Pussy: From Hell to Texas (Deluxe Edition) (SPV)
Nexhymn: Black Horizon (Self-release)
OSI: Fire Make Thunder (Metal Blade)
Overkill: The Electric Age (eOne)
Pell, Axel Rudi: Circle of the Oath (SPV)
Revel in Flesh: Deathevokation (FDA Rekotz)
Stick to Your Guns: Diamond (Sumerian)
Stigmhate: The Sun Collapse (Bakerteam)
Vulture: Oblivious to Ruin (Innervenus)
The Way of Purity: Biteback (Wormholedeath)
Wretched: Son of Perdition (Victory)

April 3rd, 2012

Akphaezya: Anthology IV (Code666)
AtomA: Skylight (Napalm)
Beak: Eyrie (Someoffpilot)
Beyond Terror Beyond Grace: Nadir (Willowtip)
Black Sheep Wall: No Matter Where it Ends (Season of Mist)
Chopstick Suicide: Lost Fathers and Sons (Peyote Muzik)
Eye: Center of the Sun (Kemado)
High on Fire: De Vermis Mysteriis (eOne)
Lonewolf: Army of the Damned (Napalm)
Municipal Waste: Scion Presents: Municipal Waste (Digital Download) (Scion A/V)
Outcast: Awaken the Reason (Listenable)
Vertigo Steps: Surface/Light (Ethereal Sound Works)

April 10th, 2012

A Whisper in the Noise: To Forget (Exile on Mainstream)
Accept: Stalingrad (Nuclear Blast)
Ancient VVisdom: A Godlike Inferno (2012 Reissue) (Prosthetic)
Anhedonist: Netherwards (Dark Descent)
Arctic Plateau: The Enemy Inside (Prophecy Productions)
Emmure: Slave to the Game (Victory)
ETHS: III (Season of Mist)
Exumer: Fire & Damnation (Metal Blade)
Fastway: Eat Dog, Eat (MVD)
Graf Orlock: Los Angeles (Vitriol)
Ignitor: Year of the Metal tiger (MVD)
Impiety: Ravage & Conquer (Pulverised)
Job for a Cowboy: Demonocracy (Metal Blade)
Lionheart: Undisputed: (Mediaskare)
Loomis, Jeff: Plains of Oblivion (Century Media)
Lullacry: Where Angels Fear (End of the Light)
Massive Assault: Death Strike (FDA Rekotz)
Mpire of Evil: Hell to the Holy (Scarlet)
Municipal Waste: The Fatal Feast (Nuclear Blast)
Municipal Waste: Scion Presents: Municipal Waste (Vinyl EP) (Scion A/V)
Pelican: Ataraxia/Taraxis EP (Southern Lord)
Rise to Fall: Defying the Gods (Coroner)
The Safety Fire: Grind the Ocean (Century Media)
Schwarzer Engel: Träume Einer Nacht (End of the Light)
Secrets of the Moon: Seven Bells (Prophecy Productions)
Svartsyn: The True Legend (2012 Reissue) (Napalm)
True Witness: The Human Condition (Dark Star)
Valkiria: Here the Day Comes (Bakerteam)
Woods of Ypres: Woods 5: Grey Skies and Electric Light (Earache)

April 17th, 2012

Aeges: The Bridge (Mylene Sheath)
Antropofagus: Architecture of Lust (Comatose)
Black Spider: Sons of the North (Dark Riders)
Deathhammer: Onward to the Pits (Hells Headbangers)
Dog Shredder: Brass Tactics (Good to Die)
Dragonforce: The Power Within (Roadrunner)
Gory Blister: Earth Sick (Bakerteam)
Hellvetron: Death Scroll of Seven Hells and Its Infernal Majesties (Hells Headbangers)
Ufomammut: Oro: Opus Primum (Neurot)

April 24th, 2012

7 Horns 7 Eyes: Throes of Absolution (Century Media)
Anathema: Weather Systems (The End)
Bereft: Leichenhaus (The End)
Bermuda: The Wandering (Mediaskare)
Cancer Bats: Dead Set on Living (Metal Blade)
Crazy Lixx: Riot Avenue (Frontiers)
Crystal Viper: Crimen Excepta (AFM)
Deadborn: Mayhem Maniac Machine (Apostasy)
Exotic Animal Petting Zoo: Tree of Tongues (Mediaskare)
Fair Warning: Best and More (SPV)
Horisont: Second Assault (Metal Blade / Rise Above)
Hydrogyn: Private Sessions (Rapid Fire)
Kissin’ Dynamite: Money, Sex & Power (AFM)
Liberty N’ Justice: Hell is Coming to Breakfast (Roxx)
Mares of Thrace: The Pilgrimage (Sonic Unyon)
Paradise Lost: Tragic Idol (Century Media)
Pigeon Toe: The First Perception (Lifeforce)
Prong: Carved Into Stone (Long Branch)
Running Wild: Shadowmaker (SPV)
Storm Corrosion: Storm Corrosion (Roadrunner)
Teramaze: Anhedonia (Nightmare)
Torche: Harmonicraft (Volcom)
Trixter: New Audio Machine (Frontiers)
Tyketto: Dig in Deep (Frontiers)
Unleashed: Odalheim (Nuclear Blast)
Vesperian Sorrow: Stormwinds of Ages (The Path Less Traveled)
Vorkreist: Sigil Whore Christ (Agonia)
Wolfbrigade: Damned (Southern Lord)

May 1st, 2012

Agruss: Morok (Code666)
Aquilus: Griseus (A Sad Sadness Song)
Buffalo Theory MTL: Heavy Ride (Galy)
Castle: Blacklands (Van)
Catheter: Southwest Doom Violence (Selfmadegod)
Electrocution: Inside the Unreal (2012 Reissue) (GoreGoreCords)
Eternal Deformity: The Beauty of Chaos (Code666)
Eternal Helcaraxe: Against All Odds (Abyss)
Gods of Chaos: March Into Perdition (The Path Less Traveled)
Hemer, Patrick: For All Eternity (MBR Music)
Holy Moses: 30th Anniversary: The Power of Now (SPV)
Litrosis: I Am Death (Pitch Black)
Mekong Delta: Intersections (SPV)
Theatres des Vampires: Moonlight Waltz Tour 2011 (CD/DVD) (Dreamcell11)
Usurpress: In Permanent Twilight (Selfmadegod)
When Tigers Fight: Death Songs (Closed Casket Activities)
Wild Hunt: Before the Plane of Angles (Kemado)

May 8th, 2012

Allegaeon: Formshifter (Metal Blade)
Angelus Apatrida: The Call (Century Media)
Arjen Lucassen: Lost in the New Real (InsideOut)
At the Skylines: The Secrets to Life (Roadrunner)
Bible of the Devil: For the Love of Thugs and Fools (Cruz Del Sur)
Cattle Decapitation: Monolith of Inhumanity (Metal Blade)
Crack Up: Heads Will Roll (2012 Reissue) (Metal Mind)
Horseback: Half Blood (Relapse)
Hung: Hung (The End)
Huntress: Spell Eater (Napalm)
Impiety: Ravage & Conquer (Pulverised)
Incoming Cerebral Overdrive: Le Stelle: A Voyage Adrift (Supernatural Cat)
It Bites: Map of the Past (InsideOut)
John 5: God Told Me To (Rocket Science)
Kontrust: Second Hand Wonderland (Napalm)
Moonspell: Alpha Noir (Napalm)
Obsidian Tongue: Volume I: Subradiant Architecture (Dissociation)
Oddland: The Treachery of Senses (Century Media)
Sleep: Dopesmoker (2011 Reissue) (Southern Lord)
Snider, Dee: Dee Does Broadway (Razor and Tie)
Storm Corrosion: Storm Corrosion (Roadrunner)
Svyatogor: Doctor Veritas (Svarga)
Trioscapes: Separate Realities (Metal Blade)
US Christmas: Bad Heart Bull (Play the Assassin)
West of Hell: Spiral Empire (Reversed)

May 15th, 2012

Alaric & Atriarch: Split (20 Buck Spin)
Despite Exile: Re-Evolve (Self-release)
Furze: Psych Minus Space Control (Fysisk Format)
I, Omega: The Ravenous EP (Bullet Tooth)
Lahmia: Into the Abyss (Bakerteam)
Marauder: Elegy of Blood (Pitch Black)
Nachtvorst: Silence (Code666)
Never to Arise: Hacked to Perfection (badGod)
Pantera: Vulgar Display of Power (2012 Reissue) (Rhino)
Philm: Harmonic (Ipecac)
Royal Hunt: In the Heart of the City (Best of 1992-1999) (Scarlet)
Shadows Fall: Fire from the Sky (Razor and Tie)
Syn Ze Sase Tri: Sub Semnul Lupului (Code666)
Words of Farewell: Immersion (AFM)

May 22nd, 2012

Affector: Hamagedon (InsideOut)
Antigama: Stop the Chaos (Selfmadegod)
Blind Guardian: Memories of a Time to Come (EMI)
Burzum: Umskiptar (Candlelight)
Cardiac Arrest: Vortex of Violence (Ibex Moon)
Children of Bodom: Holiday at Lake Bodom CD/DVD (Spinefarm)
Diablo Swing Orchestra: Pandora’s Pinata (Sensory)
Electric Wizard: Witchcult Today (2012 Reissue) (Metal Blade)
Emptiness: Error (Dark Descent)
End of September: End of September (Ulterium)
Firewind: Few Against Many (eOne)
Freak Kitchen: Land of the Freaks (The Laser’s Edge)
The Great Commission: End of September (Ulterium)
Great White: Elation (Frontiers)
Gun Barrel: Brace for Impact (Massacre)
Hardline: Danger Zone (Frontiers)
Havok: The Point of No Return EP (Candlelight)
Kill Devil Hill: Kill Devil Hill (SPV)
Kraanium: Post Mortal Coital Fixation (Comatose)
Malice: New Breed of Godz (SPV)
Martyrdod: Paranoia (Southern Lord)
Mutilation Rites: Empyrean (Prosthetic)
Nunslaughter: Hells Unholy Fire (2012 Reissue) (Hell’s Headbangers)
Offending: Age of Perversion (Deepsend)
Order of Nine: Seventh Year of the Broken Mirror (Nightmare)
Pseudogod: Deathwomb Catechesis (Hells Headbangers)
Royal Thunder: CVI (Relapse)
Sabaton: Carolus Rex (Nuclear Blast)
Saint Vitus: Lillie: F-65 (Season of Mist)
Saxon: Heavy Metal Thunder Live: Eagles Over Wacken CD/DVD (EMI)
Six Feet Under: Undead (Metal Blade)
Slash: Apocalyptic Love (EMI)
Sonata Arctica: Stones Grow Her Name (Nuclear Blast)
Stalwart: Manifest of Refusal (PRC)
Superchrist: Holy Shit (Hell’s Headbangers)
Tesseract: Perspective EP (Century Media)
UFO: The Chrysalis Years Volume 2: 1980-1986) (EMI)
Unisonic: Unisonic (Armoury)
Vorkreist: Sigil Whore Christ (Agonia)
Winterfylleth: The Ghost of Heritage (2012 Reissue) (Candlelight)
Witchtrap: Witching Black Thrash (Hell’s Headbangers)

May 29th, 2012

Blood Mortized: The Key to a Black Heart (FDA Rekotz)
Dawnbringer: Into the Lair of the Sun God (Profound Lore)
Dehuman: Black Throne of All Creation (Kaotoxin)
Engel: Blood of Saints (Season of Mist)
For Today: Immortal (Razor & Tie)
Ides of Gemini: Constantinople (Neurot)
Malice: New Breed of Godz (SPV)
Mirrormaze: Walkabout (Bakerteam)
Miss May I: At Heart (Rise)
Pohjast: Thou Strong Stern Death (Spinefarm)
The Reticent: le Temps Detruit Tout (Heaven and Hell)
Sacred Blood: Alexandros (Pitch Black)
Sacred Oath: Spells and Incantations: The Beast of Sacred Oath (Angel Thorne)
Sexcrement: Sloppy Seconds (Comatose)
Sledge Leather: Imagine Me Alive (Metal Up)
Synthetic Breed: Zero Degrees Freedom EP (Rogue)
Twisted Sister: Club Daze 2: Live in the Bars (Eagle Rock)
Twisted Sister: Live at hammersmith (2012 Reissue) (Eagle Rock)

June 5th, 2012

The Agonist: Prisoners (Century Media)
Architects UK: Daybreaker (Century Media)
At the Skylines: The Secrets to Life (Roadrunner)
Aviyn: Aviyn (Self-release)
Bauda: Euphoria …of Flesh, Men and The Great Escape (A Sad Sadness Song)
Be’Lakor: Of Breath and Bone (Kolony)
Black Shape of Nexus: Negative Black (Exile on Mainstream)
Black Sheep Wall: No Matter Where it Ends (Season of Mist)
Candlemass: Psalms for the Dead (Napalm)
Carach Angren: Where the Corpses Sink Forever (Season of Mist)
Chaos Inception: The Abrogation (Lavadome)
Circus Maximum: Nine (Frontiers)
The Cory Smoot Experiment: When Worlds Collide (Metal Blade)
Din Brad: Dor (Prophecy)
Fates Warning: Inside Out (2012 Reissue) (Metal Blade)
Fear Factory: The Industrialist (Candlelight)
Generation of Vipers: Howl and Filth (Translation Loss)
Gorefest: False/Erase (2012 Reissue) (Metal Mind)
Grand Magus: The Hunt (Nuclear Blast)
Grand Magus: Iron Will (2012 Reissue) (Rise Above/Metal Blade)
Grand Magus: Wolf’s Return (2012 Reissue) (Rise Above/Metal Blade)
Hour of 13: 333 (Earache)
Jorn: Bring Heavy Rock to the Land (Frontiers)
Kreator: Phantom Antichrist (Nuclear Blast)
L.A. Guns: Hollywood Forever (Cleopatra)
Marduk: Serpent Sermon (Century Media)
Martin, Felix: Live in Boston (Prosthetic)
Melvins Lite: Freak Puke (Ipecac)
Mörglbl: Brutal Romance (Free Electric Sound)
Nachtblut: Dogma (Napalm)
Phobia: Remnants of Filth (Willowtip)
Pseudogod: Satanic BlackDeath (Hell’s Headbangers)
Rise to Remain: City of Vultures (Century Media)
Sarcofago: Decade of decay (Greyhaze)
Shining: Lots of Girls Gonna Get Hurt EP (Spinefarm)
Spider Rockets: Bitten (P-Dog)
Tank: War Nation (MVD)
Teodor Tuff: Soliloquy (Nightmare)
Throw the Fight: What Doesn’t Kill Us (Bullet Tooth)
Ulver: Childhood’s End (Kscope)
Watain: Opus Diaboli DVD (His Master’s Noise)
Whipstriker: Bombstorm (Broken Limbs)
Wormed: PlanisphÆrium (Willowtip)
Write This Down: Lost Weekend (Tooth & Nail)

June 12th, 2012

Bilocate: Summoning The Bygones (Code 666)
Borgne: Royaume des Ombres (Sepulchral)
Brume d’Automne: Brume d’Automne (Sepulchral)
Cara Neir / Ramlord: Split (Broken Limbs)
Miss May I: At Heart (Rise)
Ne Obliviscaris: Portal of I (Code666)
Process Of Guilt: Faemin (Bleak)
Shaped By Fate: I Fear The World Has Changed (Siege Of Amida)
Sons of Tonatiuh: Parade of Sorrow (Hydro-Phonic)
Thornafire: Eclipse Nox Coagula (Ibex Moon)
Turbonegro: Sexual Harassment (Volcom)
Trepalium: H.N.P. (Klonosphere)
Witch Mountain: Cauldron Of The Wild (Profound Lore)

June 19th, 2012

Ahab: The Giant (Napalm)
Ambassador Gun: Golden Eagle (Pangea)
At Vance: Facing Your Enemy (AFM)
Burning Love: Rotten Thing To Say (Southern Lord)
Burning Point: The Ignitor (Scarlet)
Canaan: Of Prisoners, Wandering Souls and Cruel Fears (Eibon)
Chelsea Grin: Evolve EP (Razor & Tie)
Def-Con-One: Warface (Scarlet)
Devin Townsend: By A Thread: Live in London 2011 DVD Box Set (Inside Out)
Dr. Acula: Nation (Victory)
Dying Fetus: Reign Supreme (Relapse)
Exumer: Possessed By Fire (2012 Reissue) (End Of The Light)
Exumer: Rising From The Sea (2012 Reissue) (End Of The Light)
Fetus Stench: Stillbirth (Abyss)
For All Those Sleeping: Outspoken (Fearless)
Ford, Lita: Living Like A Runaway (SPV)
HolyHell: Darkness Visible (Magic Circle)
Ignite: Our Darkest Days Live DVD (Century Media)
Ihsahn: Eremeta (Candlelight)
Katana: Storms of War (Listenable)
Lostprophets: Weapons (Fearless)
Lykaion: Nothin’ But Death (Bakerteam)
Lynch Mob: Revolution Special Edition CD/DVD (Deadline)
Manowar: The Lord Of Steel (Magic Circle)
Mantas: Death By Metal (Relapse)
Mnemic: Mnemesis (Nuclear Blast)
Morbid Saint: Spectrum Of Death (2012 Reissue) (Relapse)
Mortal Infinity: District Destruction (Digital Media)
My Dynamite: My Dynamite (Listenable)
Rumpelstiltskin Grinder: Ghostmaker (Candlelight)
Spiders & Snakes: London Daze (2012 Reissue) (Deadline)
Spineshank: Anger Denial Acceptance (Century Media)
U.D.O.: Celebrator: Rare Tracks (AFM)
Vampires Everywhere!: Hellbound and Heartless (Hollywood Waste)
Whitechapel: Whitechapel (Metal Blade)
The Wretched End: Inroads (Candlelight)

June 26th, 2012

Antimetal USA: Antimetal USA (Century Media)
The Body: The Body (2012 Reissue) (Translation Loss)
Bosse De Nage III (Profound Lore)
Desolate Oasis: When Dreams Become Reality (Broken Limbs)
The Devil Wears Prada: Dead & Alive CD/DVD (Ferret)
Evocation: Evoked From Demonic Depths: The Early Years (Century Media)
Gojira: L’Enfant Sauvage (Roadrunner)
Memphis May Fire: Challenger (Rise)
Morgoth: Cursed To Live (Century Media)
Radiation Sickness: Reflections of a Psychotic Past (Abyss)
Seth: Les Blessures de l’Ame (2012 Reissue) (Season of Mist)
Throw The Fight: What Doesn’t Kill Us (Bullet Tooth)

July 3rd, 2012

Antagonist A.D.: Nothing From No One (Mediaskare)
Bonded By Blood: The Aftermath (Earache)
Chrome Waves: Chrome Waves (Gravedancer)
Corrosive Carcass: Composition of Flesh (Abyss)
Deathspell Omega: Drought (Season Of Mist)
Delain: We Are The Others (Sensory)
Forefather: Last Of The Line (Metalhit)
Icarus Witch: Rise (Cleopatra)
Kataklysm: The Iron Will: 20 Years Determined CD/DVD (Nuclear Blast)
Luca Turilli’s Rhapsody: Ascending To Infinity (Nuclear Blast)
Miseration: Tragedy Has Spoken (Lifeforce)
Mongrels Cross: The Sins of Aquarius (Hell’s Headbangers)
Murder Death Kill: Instigate Infiltrate Annihilate (Mediaskare)
Nile: At the Gate Of Sethu (Nuclear Blast)
Periphery: Periphery II (Sumerian)
Power Theory: An Axe to Grind (Pure Steel)
Primate: Draw Back A Stump (2012 Reissue) (Relapse)
Six Magics: Falling Angels (Coroner)
Stutz: Keep Runnin’ (2012 Reissue) (Stormspell)
Stutz: Killer (2012 Reissue) (Stormspell)
Stutz: Marching Into Hell (2012 Reissue) (Stormspell)
Usurpress: Trenches of the Underworld (Selfmadegod)
Witchsorrow: God Curse Us (Metal Blade)
The Word Alive: Life Cycles (Fearless)

July 10th, 2012

Chaosweaver: Enter The Realm Of The Doppelganger (Napalm)
Ereb Altor: Gastrike (Napalm)
Fastkill: Bestial Thrashing Bulldozer (Pulverised)
From Nowhere: Agony (MVD)
Ghostlimb: Confluence (Vitriol)
Jar’d Loose: Goes to Purgatory (Cassette Deck)
Lefutray: Last Breath (MVD)
Mercury Tide: Killing Saw (Limited Access)
Monsterworks: Man: Instincts (Mortal)
Mortillery: Murder Death Kill (Napalm)
Saint Diablo: Saint Diablo (Eclipse)
Serj Tankian: Harakiri (Reprise)
The Shrine: Primitive Blast (Tee Pee)
Thick As Blood: Living Proof (Rise)
Unconsecrated: Awakening in the Cemetery Grave (Chaos)
Vintersorg: Orkan (Napalm)
Warchest: Aftershock (MVD)
Zombiefication: Reaper’s Consecration (Pulverised)

July 17th, 2012

Baroness: Yellow & Green (Relapse)
Bestial Holocaust: Into The Goat Vulva (Metalhit)
Blacklodge: Machination (Season Of Mist)
Bury Tomorrow: The Union Of Crowns (Nuclear Blast)
The Contortionist: Intrinsic (Good Fight)
Deathronation: Exorchrism (Metalhit)
Denial Of God: Death And The Beyond (Hells Headbangers)
District 97: Trouble With Machines (Lasers Edge)
Enabler: All Hail The Void (Southern Lord)
Engorgement: Excruciating Intestinal Lacerations (Comatose)
For The Fallen Dreams: Wasted Youth (Artery)
Hellyeah: Band Of Brothers (Eleven Seven)
A Hero A Fake: The Future Again (Victory)
Hexen: Being And Nothingness (Pulverised)
Hordes Of The Morning Star: Consummatum Est (Metalhit)
The Howling Wind: Of Babalon (Profound Lore)
Kadavar: Kadavar (Tee Pee)
Leander Rising: Leander Rising (Sony)
Moonloop: Deeply from the Earth (Listenable)
Orphaned Land: The Beloveds Cry (2012 Reissue) (End Of The Light)
The Other: The Devils You Know (SPV)
Ozzy Osbourne: Speak Of The Devil DVD (Eagle Rock)
Pierce The Veil: Collide With The Sky (Fearless)
Poisonous: Perdition’s Den (Metalhit)
Rocking Corpses: Rock N’ Rott (Abyss)
Satanic Bloodspraying: At The Mercy Of Satan (Hells Headbangers)
The Shrine: Primitive Blast (Tee Pee)
Simbiose: Economical Terrorism (Rastilho)
Sodom: 30 Years Sodomized: 1982-2012 Box Set (SPV)
The Treatment: This Might Hurt (Spinefarm)
Tremonti: All I Was (Fret 12)
Virgin Steele: Life Among The Ruins (2012 Reissue) (SPV)
Witchcraft: The Alchemist (2012 Reissue) (Metal Blade)
Witchcraft: Firewood (2012 Reissue) (Metal Blade)
Witchcraft: Witchcraft (2012 Reissue) (Metal Blade)

July 24th, 2012

Binah: Hallucinating in Resurrecture (Dark Descent)
Slipknot: Antennas to Hell (Roadrunner)

July 31st, 2012

A Bullet For Pretty Boy: Symbiosis (Artery)
Afgrund: The Age Of Dumb (Willowtip)
Attika 7: Blood Of My Enemies (Rocket Science)
Blood Of The Black Owl: Light The Fires (Bindrune)
Charm City Devils: Sins (eOne)
Close To Home: Momentum (Artery)
The Company Band: Pros & Cons EP (Weathermaker)
Conan: Monnos (Gravedancer)
Coven: Worship New Gods (2012 Reissue) (Shadow Kingdom)
Crucified Barbara: The Midnight Chase (Nuclear Blast)
Desalmado: Desalmado (Greyhaze)
Devilish Impressions: Simulacra (Lifeforce)
Dew-Scented: Icarus (Prosthetic)
Drone: For Torch And Crown (Metalville)
Evoken: Atra Mors (Profound Lore)
Firebird: Hot Wings (2012 Reissue) (Metal Blade)
Gaza: No Absolutes in Human Suffering (Black Market Activities)
Gentleman’s Pistols: Gentleman’s Pistols (2012 Reissue) (Metal Blade)
Gojira: The Flesh Alive CD/DVD (Mascot)
Grave Desecrator: Deathspells Rising (Metalhit)
High On Fire: The Art Of Self Defense (2012 Reissue) (Southern Lord)
Hollywood Burnouts: Excess All Areas (Rock Road)
Judgement Day: Polar Shift (Minus Head)
King Of Asgard: …to North (Metal Blade)
Nachtmystium: Silencing Machine (Century Media)
Nechochwen: Oto (Bindrune)
Perzonal War: Captive Breeding (Metalville)
The Royal Arch Blaspheme: II (Hells Headbangers)
Samothrace: Reverence To Stone (20 Buck Spin)
Slipknot: Sicnesses: Live At Download Blu-Ray (Eagle Rock)
Tankard: A Girl Called Cerveza (Nuclear Blast)
Testament: Dark Roots Of Earth (Nuclear Blast)

August 7th, 2012

Alunah: White Hoarhound (Psychedoomelic)
Deadly Remains: Severing Humanity (Deepsend)
Dust Bolt: Violent Demolition (Napalm)
Join The Dead: Join The Dead EP (Roxx)
Laster: Wijsgeer & Narreman (Dunkelheit)
Rob Zombie: Mondo Sex Head (Universal)
Saccage: Death Crust Satanique (Broken Limbs)
Shores: Leavening (No Idea)
Striker: Armed To The Teeth (Napalm)

August 14th, 2012

Acherontas/Nightbringer: The Ruins of Edom Split (Agonia)
American Me: III (Rise)
Ash Borer: Cold Of Ages (Profound Lore)
Black Light Burns: The Moment You Realize Yout’re Going To Fall (Rocket Science)
The Chant: A Healing Place (Lifeforce)
Darkness By Oath: Near Death Experience (Metal Blade)
Deiphago: Satan Alpha Omega (Hells Headbangers)
Doro: Under My Skin (AFM)
Downspirit: Bulletproof (Metalville)
Dragony: Legends (Limb)
Dublin Death Patrol: DDP 4 Life (2012 Reissue) (Mascot)
Dublin Death Patrol: Death Sentence (Mascot)
Ephel Duath: On Death And Cosmos EP (Agonia)
The Faceless: Autotheism (Sumerian)
The Forsaken: Beyond Redemption (Massacre)
The Foreshadowing: Oionos (2012 Reissue) (Metal Blade)
The Foreshadowing: Second World (2012 Reissue) (Metal Blade)
A Forest Of Stars: A Shadowplay For Yesterdays (Prophecy)
Fozzy: Sin And Bones (Century Media)
In This Moment: Blood (Century Media)
Korpiklaani: Manala (Nuclear Blast)
Locrian: The Clearing/The Final Epoch (Relapse)
Loudness: Eve To Dawn (Frostbyte)
Marty Friedman: Bad DNA (2012 Reissue) (Prosthetic)
Marty Friedman: Future Addict (2012 Reissue) (Prosthetic)
Marty Friedman: Loudspeaker (2012 Reissue) (Prosthetic)
Master: The New Elite (Pulverised)
Mountain Man: Two (No Sleep)
Necrovation: Necrovation (Agonia)
Nuclear Death Terror: Chaos Reigns (Southern Lord)
Oiltanker: Shadow of Greed/Crusades (Southern Lord)
Poison Idea: The Fatal Erection Years (2012 Reissue) (Southern Lord)
Polarization: Chasing The Light (Mediaskare)
Seth: Les Blessures de L’ame (Season Of Mist)
Sophicide: Perdition Of The Sublime (Willowtip)
Such Gold: Misadventures (Razor & Tie)
Texas Hippie Coalition: Peacemaker (Carved)
Waylander: Kindred Spirits (Listenable)
Xibalba: Hasta La Muerte (Southern Lord)
Zonaria: Arrival Of The Red Sun (Listenable)

August 21st, 2012

Gaytheist: Stealth Beats (Good To Die)
Call Of The Wild: Leave Your Leather On (Kemado)
Project 86: Wait For The Siren (Team Black)
Sunflower Dead: Sunflower Dead (Bloody Bat)

August 28th, 2012

Admiral Sir Cloudesley Shovell: Don’t Hear It…Fear It! (Rise Above)
All Hail The Yeti: All Hail The Yeti (AFM)
Andrew W.K.: I Get Wet (2012 Reissue) (Century Media)
Assembly Of Light: Assembly Of Light (At A Loss)
Autopsy: Born Undead DVD (Peaceville)
Beardfish: The Void (Inside Out)
Bloodred Hourglass: Lifebound (Spinefarm)
The Chariot: One Wing (eOne)
Destroyer 666: Phoenix Rising (2012 Reissue) (Season Of Mist)
Dysrhythmia: Test Of Submission (Profound Lore)
Eagle Twin: The Feather Tipped the Serpent’s Scale (Southern Lord)
Grave: Endless Procession Of Souls (Century Media)
Gypsyhawk: Revelry & Resistance (Metal Blade)
Hex Machine: Fixator (Learning Curve)
Holy Knights: Between Daylight and Pain (Scarlet)
I Am War: Outlive You All (Razor & Tie)
Ian Gillan & Tony Iommi: Who Cares (Eagle Rock)
Just Like Vinyl: Black Mass (Superball)
Kaipa: Vittjar (Inside Out)
Katatonia: Dead End Kings (Peaceville)
Khonsu: Anomalia (Season Of Mist)
The Last Vegas: Bad Decisions (Frostbyte)
Murder Construct: Results (Relapse)
North: The Great Silence (Cavity)
Over Your Threshold: Facticity (Metal Blade)
Scum Of The Earth: The Devil Made Me Do It (Goomba)
Sky Of Rage: Sky Of Rage (Metalville)
Sound Storm: Immortalia (Scarlet)
Stealing Axion: Moments (InsideOut)
Stratovarius: Under Flaming Winter Skies: Live In Tampere (Armoury)
Triumph: Live At Sweden Rock Festival CD/DVD (TML)
Wind Rose: Shadows Over Lothadruin (Bakerteam)
World Fire Brigade: Spreading My Wings (Frostbyte)

September 4th, 2012

Ad Patres: Scorn Aesthetics (Kaotoxin)
Arkhamin Kirjasto: Torches Ablaze (Ektro)
Devil: Magister Mundi Xum/The Noble Savage (2012 Reissue) (Soulseller)
Inimical Drive: Sound The Sirens EP (Authentik)
Judas Priest: Screaming For Vengeance (30th Anniversary Edition) (Epic)
Kamikaze Kings: The Law (Limited Access)
Masachist: Scorned (Selfmadegod)
Swallow The Sun: Emerald Forest And the Blackbird (Spinefarm)
Sylencer: A Lethal Dose Of Truth (Sylencer)
Tarja: Act I (Armoury)
Vesen: This Time It’s Personal (Soulseller)
Winters: Berlin Occult Bureau (Van)

September 11th, 2012

Alastor: Destiny (Metal Mind)
Alastor: Syndroms of the Cities (2012 Reissue) (Metal Mind)
Altar of Oblivion: Grand Gesture of Defiance (Shadow Kingdom)
Beastwars: Beastwars (EMI)
Castle: Blacklands (Prosthetic)
Circle II Circle: Full Circle: The Best Of (AFM)
Cloudscape: New Era (Nightmare)
Cocks Arquette: Cocks Arquette (OSCL)
Deserters: The Slow Rhythms Of A Dead-Beat (Mediaskare)
Evocation: Dead Calm Chaos (2012 Reissue) (Metal Blade)
Evocation: Tales From The Tomb (2012 Reissue) (Metal Blade)
Ex Deo: Caligvla (Napalm)
Funeral Mist: Devilry/Havoc (2012 Reissue) (Season Of Mist)
Funeral Mist: Salvation (2012 Reissue) (Season Of Mist)
Grave Digger: Clash Of The Gods (Napalm)
The Graviators: Evil Deeds (Napalm)
Harm: The Nine (Frostbyte)
Hooded Menace: Effigies Of Evil (Relapse)
Khors: Wisdom Of Centuries (Candlelight)
Kittie: Not So…Safe (eOne)
Orchid: Heretic (Nuclear Blast)
Pagan Altar: The Time Lord EP (Shadow Kingdom)
Prototype: Catalyst (Nightmare)
Reverence: The Asthenic Ascension (Candlelight)
Revolting: Hymns Of Ghastly Horror (FDA Rekotz)
Rex Shachath: Sepulchral Torment (Hostile)
Serpentine Path: Serpentine Path (Relapse)
Spheric Universe Experience: The New Eve (Nightmare)
Svolk: Nights Under The Round Table (Napalm)
Therapy?: A Brief Crack Of Light (MVD)
Threshold: March Of Progress (Nuclear Blast)
Unchained: Oncoming Chaos (M&O)
Wodensthrone: Curse (Candlelight)
Yellowtooth: Disgust (Orchestrated Misery)

September 18th, 2012

Abstracter: Tomb of Feathers (The Path Less Traveled)
Becoming The Archetype: I Am (Solid State)
Bombs Of Hades: The Serpent’s Redemption (Pulverised)
Devin Townsend Project: Epicloud (InsideOut)
Down: Down IV Part 1: The Purple EP (ILG)
Ensiferum: Unsung Heroes (Spinefarm)
Eugenic Death: Crimes Against Humanity (Heaven and Hell)
Evil Entourage: The Opposition (Chaos)
Freitod: Regenjahre (Van)
Haarp: Husks (Housecore)
Hexvessel: No Holier Temple (Svart)
I Am I: Event Horizon (Plastichead)
Kalopsia: Amongst the Ruins (Godeater)
Legacy Of Disorder: Last Man Standing (Black Orchard)
Liv Kristine: Libertine (Napalm)
Locrian & Christoph Heemann: Locrian & Christoph Heemann (Handmade Birds)
Norska: Norska (Brutal Panda)
Obscenity: Atrophied in Anguish (Apostasy)
Projected: Human (Yaya Papu)
Rabbits: Bites Rises (Good To Die)
Seremonia: Seremonia (Svart)
Ufomammut: Oro: Opus Alter (Neurot)
Vision Divine: Destination Set To Nowhere (Armoury)
Vision Of Disorder: The Cursed Remain Cursed (Candlelight)

September 25th, 2012

As I Lay Dying: Awakened (Metal Blade)
Before The Dawn: Rise Of The Phoenix (Frostbyte)
Behexen: Nightside Emanations (Debemur Morti)
Black September: Into The Darkness Into The Void (Prosthetic)
Blut Aus Nord: 777 – Cosmosophy (Debemur Morti)
Bullet: Full Pull (Nuclear Blast)
The Casualties: Resistance (Season Of Mist)
Deception Of A Ghost: Life Right Now (Bullet Tooth)
Dokken: Broken Bones (Frontiers)
Ektomorf: Black Flag (AFM)
Eluveitie: The Early Years (Nuclear Blast)
Elvenking: Era (AFM)
Empty Flowers: Six (Translation Loss)
Encrust: From Birth To Soil (Density)
Engel: Blood Of Saints (Frostbyte)
Evershine: Renewal (Bakerteam)
Execration: The Acceptance of Zero Existence (Comatose)
Fight Amp: Birth Control (Translation Loss)
The Gathering: Disclosure (Psychonaut)
Heaven’s Cry: Wheels Of Impermanence (Prosthetic)
Hellwell: Beyond The Boundaries Of Sin (Shadow Kingdom)
Hollow Haze: Poison In Black (Bakerteam)
Hotel Diablo: The Return To Psycho, California (Scarlet)
In Dying Arms: Boundaries (Artery)
Kix: Live In Baltimore (Frontiers)
Magnum: On The 13th Day (SPV)
Manetheren: Time (Debemur Morti)
Midnight: Complete and Total Hell (Hells Headbangers)
Millions: Failure Tactics (Seventh Rule)
Mongrel: Reclamation (THC)
Monuments: Gnosis (Century Media)
NettleCarrier: NettleCarrier (Indie)
Noisear: Turbulent Resurgence (Willowtip)
Oak Pantheon: From a Whisper (Broken Limbs)
Pathology: The Time Of Great Purification (Victory)
Posthum: Lights Out (Indie)
Pro-Pain: Straight To The Dome (Goomba)
Sabbath Assembly: Ye Are Gods (Ajna Offensive)
Satan’s Wrath: Galloping Blasphemy (Metal Blade)
Septycal Gorge: Growing Seeds of Decay (Comatose)
Silencer: The Great Bear (Vanity)
Steve Harris: British Lion (Universal)
This Or The Apocalypse: Dead Years (eOne)
Thy Majestie: ShiHuangDi (Scarlet)
Thy Will Be Done: Temple EP (Eye On Lion)
Various Artists: Re-Machined – A Tribute To Deep Purple’s Machine Head (Eagle)
Winterfylleth: The Threnody Of Triumph (Candlelight)
Witchcraft: Legend (Nuclear Blast)

October 2nd, 2012

Acaro: The Disease Of Fire (Goomba)
The Amity Affliction: Chasing Ghosts (Roadrunner)
AxeWound: Vultures (The End)
Bone Dance: Bone Dance (Throatruiner)
Deserted Fear: My Empire (FDA Rekotz)
Enslaved: Riitiir (Nuclear Blast)
Helstar: 30 Years Of Hel (AFM)
Holy Knights: Between Daylight and Pain (End Of The Light)
Menace Ruine: Alight In Ashes (Profound Lore)
Obsession: Order Of Chaos (Inner Wound)
Savage Annihilation: Cannibalisme, hérésie et autres sauvageries (Kaotoxin)
Sybreed: God Is An Automaton (Listenable)

October 9th, 2012

The 69 Eyes: X (Nuclear Blast)
The Acacia Strain: Death Is The Only Mortal (Rise)
Alcatraz 1962: The Drive (Standby)
Between The Buried And Me: The Parallax II: Future Sequence (Metal Blade)
Beyond All Recognition: Drop = Dead (Napalm)
Bong: Bong (2012 Reissue) (Ritual)
Converge: All We Love We Leave Behind (Epitaph)
Daylight Dies: A Frail Becoming (Candlelight)
Deathspell Omega: Fas – Ite, Maledicti, in Ignem Aeternum (2012 Reissue) (Season Of Mist)
Deathspell Omega: Si Monumentum Requires, Circumspice (2012 Reissue) (Season Of Mist)
Defiler: Nematocera (Razor & Tie)
Demoraliser: A Living Nightmare (Siege Of Amida)
Dio: The Very Beast Of Dio: Vol. 2 (Niji)
Downfall Of Gaia: Suffocating In The Swarm Of Cranes (Metal Blade)
German Pascual: A New Beginning (Nightmare)
Glowsun: Eternal Season (Napalm)
Klone: The Dreamers Hideaway (Klonosphere)
Lecherous Gaze: On The Skids (Tee Pee)
Malignancy: Eugenics (Willowtip)
My Sleeping Karma: Soma (Napalm)
Nonpoint: Nonpoint (Razor & Tie)
Seven Kingdoms: The Fire Is Mine (Nightmare)
Sylosis: Monolith (Nuclear Blast)
Texas In July: Texas In July (Equal Vision)
Tsar Bomb: Neowarfare (badGod)
Undercroft: Ruins Of Gomorrah (Season Of Mist)
Weapon: Embers and Revelations (Relapse)

October 16th, 2012

Buried In Verona: Notorious (Artery)
Darsombra: Climax Community (Exile On Mainstream)
Dethklok: Dethalbum III (Williams Street)
Kiss: Monster (Universal)
Lacrimosa: Revolution (End Of The Light)
Mournful Congregation: The June Frost (2012 Reissue) (20 Buck Spin)
Mournful Congregation: The Monad Of Creation (2012 Reissue) (20 Buck Spin)
Mournful Congregation: Tears From A Grieving Heart (2012 Reissue) (20 Buck Spin)
My Dying Bride: A Map Of All Our Failures (Peaceville)
No Bragging Rights: Cycles (Good Fight)
Obelyskkh: White Lightnin’ (Exile On Mainstream)
Stolen Babies: Naught (No Comment)
Yakuza: Beyul (Profound Lore)

October 23rd, 2012

A Life Once Lost: Ecstatic Trance (Season Of Mist)
Abiotic: Symbiosis (Metal Blade)
Acid Witch: Witchtanic Hellucinations (2012 Reissue) (Hells Headbangers)
Ambassador Gun: Golden Eagle (Prosthetic)
Antropomorphia: Evangelivm Nekromantia (Metal Blade)
Bedemon: Symphony Of Shadows (Svart)
Behold The Arctopus: Horrorscension (Black Market Activities)
Bison B.C.: Lovelessness (Metal Blade)
Dark Tranquillity: Zero Distance EP (Century Media)
De Magia Veternum: The Deification (Transcendental Creations)
Dynfari: Sem Skugginn (Code666)
Evocation: Illusions Of Grandeur (Century Media)
Fontanelle: Vitamin F (Southern Lord)
God Seed: I Begin (Indie)
Hivesmasher: Gutter Choir (Black Market Activities)
Ill Nino: Epidemia (Victory)
Monads: Intellectus Judicat Veritatem (Ordo MCM)
Motorhead: The Wörld Is Ours Vol. 2: Anyplace Crazy As Anywhere Else (UDR)
Night Ranger: 24 Strings & a Drummer (Live & Acoustic) CD/DVD (Frontiers)
Pain Confessor: Incarcerated (Spinefarm)
The Paramedic: Smoke & Mirrors (Bullet Tooth)
Peter Dolving: Thieves & Liars (Self)
Pig Destroyer: Book Burner (Relapse)
The Secret: Angus Dei (Southern Lord)
Sister Sin: Now & Forever (Victory)
Stinking Lizaveta: 7th Direction (Translation Loss)
Stryper: Live In Indonesia At Java Rockin’ Land DVD (MVD)
Surrounded By Monsters: Novella (Nuclear Blast)
The Sword: Apocryphon (Razor & Tie)
Tony Danza Tapdance Extravanganza: Danza IIII: The Alpha: The Omega (Blackmarket Activities)
Trillion Red: Metaphere (Badgod)
Upon This Dawning: To Keep Us Safe (Fearless)
Wintersun: Time I (Nuclear Blast)
Witch Cross: Fit For Fight (2012 Reissue) (Hells Headbangers)
Witch Cross: All That’s Fit For Fighting (Hells Headbangers)
Zodiac: A Bit Of Devil (Prosthetic)

October 30th, 2012

Along Came A Spider: If We Were Normal Men (Standby)
Angra: Best Reached Horizons (SPV)
Atriarch: Ritual Of Passing (Profound Lore)
Blood Command: Funeral Beach (Fyisk Format)
Cradle Of Filth: The Manticore & Other Horrors (Nuclear Blast)
Eagle Claw: Timing Of The Void (ECH)
Early Graves: Red Horse (No Sleep)
Family: Portrait (Pelagic)
Germ: Loss (Eisenwald)
Grails/Pharoah Overlord: Black Tar Prophecies Volume 5 Split (Kemado)
Hearts & Hands: Hearts & Hands EP (Artery)
Ichabod: Dreamscapes From Dead Space (Rootsucker)
Kamelot: Silverthorn (SPV)
Kill Ritual: The Serpentine Ritual (Scarlet)
Killing Joke: MMXII (Spinefarm)
Maelstrom: It Was Predestined (2012 Reissue) (Itchy Metal)
Monsterworks: Man Intrinsic (Mortal)
Neurosis: Honor Found In Decay (Neurot)
Nominon: The Cleansing (Deathgasm)
Okkultokrati: Snakereigns (Fysisk Format)
Parkway Drive: Atlas (Epitaph)
Paroxsihzem: Paroxsihzem (Dark Descent)
Peace’d Out: Peace’d Out (Siren)
Plutonian Shore/Transylvanian Funeral: Alchemical Manifestations Split (Forbidden)
Raindance: New Blood (Animal Style)
Shever: Rituals (Svart)
Silent Leges Inter Arma: Silent Leges Inter Arma (Eisenwald)
Stagnant Waters: Stagnant Waters (Adversum)
Stallone: American Baby (Limited Fanfare)
T&N: Slave To The Empire (Rat Pak)
Venomous Maximum: Beg Upon The Light (Occulture)
Von: Satanic Blood (Von)
Whyzdom: Blind? (Scarlet)
Wildestarr: A Tell Tale Heart (Scarlet)
Yurei: Night Vision (Adversum)

November 6th, 2012

Access Denied: Touch Of Evil (Pitch Black)
All That Remains: A War You Cannot Win (Razor & Tie)
Anaal Nathrakh: Vanitas (Candlelight)
Corrosion Of Conformity: Eye For An Eye (2012 Reissue) (Candlelight)
Davey Suicide: Put Our Trust In Suicide (Standby)
Decline Of The I: Inhibition (Agonia)
Die Hard: Conjure The Legions (Agonia)
D.I.S.: Becoming Wrath (Deep Six)
Doomsday: Doomsday (Disorder)
Doro: Raise Your Fist (Nuclear Blast)
Dragged Into Sunlight: WidowMaker (Prosthetic)
Forgotten Tomb: And Don’t Deliver Us From Evil (Agonia)
Geoff Tate: Kings & Thieves (Inside Out)
General Surgery: Like An Ever Flying Limb (Relapse)
Graveyard: Lights Out (Nuclear Blast)
HIM: XX: Two Decades of Love Metal (The End)
Holy Dragons: Zerstörer (Pitch Black)
Horseback & Locrian: New Beginnings (Relapse)
Isis: Temporal (Ipeacac)
Manilla Road: Invasion (2012 Reissue) (Shadow Kingdom)
Megadeth: Countdown To Extinction (2012 Reissue) (Capitol/EMI)
Otep: Sounds Like Armageddon (Victory)
Paragon: Force Of Destruction (Napalm)
Rage Nucleaire: Raging F–king Hatred (Season Of Mist)
Ragnarok: Malediction (Agonia)
Scelerata: The Sniper (Nightmare)
The Seeking: Yours Forever (Razor & Tie)
Skalmold: Born Loka (Napalm)
The Sorrow: Misery Escape (Napalm)
Strife: Witness A Rebirth (6131)
Tiamat: The Scarred People (Napalm)
Underoath: Anthology 1999-2013 (Solid State)
Void Moon: On the Blackest of Nights (Cruz Del Sur)
Wanderer: Bypassing The Abyss (Dunkelheit)
War From A Harlots Mouth: Voyeur (Season Of Mist)
Warnot: His Blood Is Yours (Nightmare)
While She Sleeps: This Is This Six EP (The End)
War From A Harlots Mouth: Voyeur (Season Of Mist)

November 13th, 2012

Affiance: The Campaign (Bullet Tooth)
Bell Witch: Longing (Profound Lore)
Crossfaith: Zion EP (The End)
Deftones: Koi No Yokan (Reprise)
Dordeduh: Dar De Duh (Prophecy)
Eis: Wetterkreuz (Prophecy)
Gifts From Enola: A Healthy Fear (Mylene Sheath)
Kolp: The Outside (Temple Of Tortuous)
Machine Head: Machine Fucking Head Live (Roadrunner)
Melencolia Estatica: Hel (Temple Of Tortuous)
Mob Rules: Cannibal Nation (AFM)
Motionless In White: Infamous (Fearless)
Munruthel: CREEDamage (Svarga)
Orden Ogan: To The End (AFM)
Skeletal Remains: Beyond the Flesh (FDA Rekotz)
Solisia: UniverSeasons (Scarlet)
Therion: Les Fleurs du Mal (End Of The Light)
Tusmørke: Underjordisk Tusmørke (Termo)

November 20th, 2012

Aeon: Aeons Black (Metal Blade)
The Algorithm: Polymorphic Code (Basick)
Aluk Todolo: Occult Rock (Ajna Offensive)
Blutmond: The Revolution is Dead! (Code666)
Blynd: Punishment Unfolds (Pitch Black)
Crown The Empire: The Fallout (Rise)
Cryptopsy: The Best Of Us Bleed (Century Media)
Death: Spiritual Healing (2012 Reissue) (Relapse)
Destinity: Resolve In Crimson (Lifeforce)
Deus Otiosus: Godless (Deepsend)
Diagonal: The Second Mechanism (Rise Above)
Dissipate: Tectonics EP (Basick)
The Devil: The Devil (Candlelight)
Dunderbeist: Songs Of The Buried (Indie)
Grand Supreme Blood Court: Bow Down Before The Blood Court (Century Media)
Incite: All Out War (Minus Head)
Kylesa: From The Vaults, Vol. 1 (Season Of Mist)
Love & Death: Between Here And Lost (Tooth and Nail)
Marty Friedman: Tokyo Jukebox: Vols. 1 & 2 (2012 Reissue) (Prosthetic)
Monolithe: Monolithe II (Debemur Morti)
My Heart To Fear: Lost Between Brilliance and Insanity EP (Solid State)
Nepente: Suffering is the Seed (
Nidingr: Greatest Of Deceivers (Indie)
Porcupine Tree: Octane Twisted (Live) (Kscope)
Porta Nigra: Fin De Siècle (Debemur Morti)
Sacred Reich: Live At Wacken CD/DVD (Metal Blade)
Troubled Horse: Step Inside (Rise Above)
Uncle Acid & The Deadbeats: Blood Lust (Rise Above)

November 27th, 2012

Adler: Back From The Dead (New Ocean Media)
Amenra: Mass V (Neurot)
Blood of the Sun: Burning on the Wings of Desire (Listenable)
Dehumanized: Controlled Elite (Comatose)
Finsterforst: Rastlos (Napalm)
Fullforce: Next Level (SPV)
Incantation: Vanquish in Vengeance (Listenable)
Kuolemanlaakso: Uljas Uusi Maailma (Svart)
Love.Might.Kill: 2 Big 2 Fail (Massacre_
Mammoth Mammoth: Volume III: Hell’s Likely (Napalm)
Northless: Valley of Lead (Halo of Flies)
Secret Sphere: Portrait Of A Dying Heart (Scarlet)
Sinister: The Carnage Ending (Massacre)
Varg: Guten Tag (NoiseArt)
The Very End: Turn Off The World (SPV)
Vicious Rumors: Live You To Death (SPV)
Whispers of Wonder: Whispers of Wonder (Standby)

December 4th, 2012

Ashes You Leave: The Cure for Happiness (Rock N’ Growl)
Humanity Delete: Never Ending Nightmares (Dead Beat Media)
Kowloon Walled City: Container Ships (Brutal Panda)
Opium Warlords: We Meditate Under the Pussy in the Sky (Svart)
Revocation: Teratogenesis (Scion A/V)

December 11th, 2012

Gold: Interbellum (Van)
Hellectricity: Salem Blood (MVD)
Tank: War Machine Live DVD (MVD)

December 18th, 2012

December 25th, 2012