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2017 Hard Rock + Metal Album Release Calendar

Liz Ramanand (2) / Chad Childers, Loudwire
Liz Ramanand (2) / Chad Childers, Loudwire

With so many new hard rock and metal albums being released each week, it can be difficult to keep up. We’re making it a bit easier for you, keeping track of all the 2017 releases in one convenient location.

Check back often, because this list is updated on a regular basis. Dates are supplied by record labels and are subject to change.

Upcoming 2017 Hard Rock + Metal Releases:

March 24, 2017
Anthrax – For All Kings 7-Inch Box Set (Megaforce)
Art Of Anarchy – The Madness (Century Media)
Blood Divisions – Cardinal One EP (Metal Blade)
Brother Firetribe – Sunbound (Spinefarm)
Cut Up – Wherever They May Rot (Metal Blade)
Damnations Day – A World Awakens (Sensory)
Davey Suicide – Made From Fire (Trisol)
Eclipse – Momentum (Frontiers)
House Of Lords – Saint Of The Lost Souls (Frontiers)
Memoriam – For The Fallen (Nuclear Blast)
Michael Schenker – Michael Schenker Fest Live Tokyo DVD/CD (Inakustik)
Night Ranger – Don’t Let Up (Frontiers)
Pallbearer – Heartless (Profound Lore)
Season Of Arrows – Give It To The Mountain (Argonauta)
Slugdge – The Cosmic Cornucopia (Willowtip)
Today Is The Day – Temple Of The Morning Star: 20th Anniversary Deluxe Edition (The End)

March 31, 2017
Arch Enemy – As The Stages Burn! DVD (Century Media)
Bereft – Lands (Prosthetic)
Body Count – Bloodlust (Century Media)
Demon Hunter – Outlive (Solid State)
Falls Of Rauros – Vigilance Perennial (Bindrune/Nordvis)
Gruesome – Fragments Of Psyche EP (Relapse)
Invidia – As The Sun Sleeps (SPV)
Mastodon – Emperor Of Sand (Reprise)
The Moth Gatherer – The Comfortable Low EP (Agonia)
Nightrage – The Venomous (Despotz)
The Royal – Seven (Long Branch)
Saturn – Beyond Spectra (Rise Above)
Sinner – Tequila Suicide (AFM)
Troubled Horse – Revolution On Repeat (Rise Above)
Warbringer – Woe To The Vanquished (Napalm)
Windswept – The Great Cold Steppe (Season Of Mist)

April 7, 2017
Bear – III (Basick)
Dead By April – Worlds Collide (Spinefarm)
Deep Purple – InFinite (earMusic)
Deez Nuts – Binge & Purgatory (Century Media)
Ecstatic Vision – Raw Rock Fury (Relapse)
Falling In Reverse – Coming Home (Epitaph)
Fuoco Fatuo – Backwater (Profound Lore)
Harlott – Extinction (Metal Blade)
Krokus – Big Rocks (Century Media)
The Obsessed – Sacred (Relapse)
Royal Thunder – Wick (Spinefarm)
Sinheresy – Domino (Scarlet)
Through Fire – Breathe Deluxe Edition (Sumerian)
Trial – Motherless (Metal Blade)
Valborg – Endstrand (Prophecy)
Wear Your Wounds – WYM (Deathwish)

April 14, 2017
Accept – Accept Platinum Edition (AFM)
Accept – Breaker Platinum Edition (AFM)
Accept – I’m A Rebel Platinum Edition (AFM)
Accept – Restless & Wild Platinum Edition (AFM)
All Hell – The Grave Alchemist (Prosthetic)
Babymetal – Live At Tokyo Dome DVD/CD (Sony)
Coltsblood – Ascending (Candlelight/Spinefarm)
Dimmu Borgir – Forces Of The Northern Night DVD (Nuclear Blast)
Hellwell – Behind the Demon’s Eyes (High Roller)
Novembers Doom – Hamartia (The End)
Shores Of Null – Black Drapes For Tomorrow (Candlelight/Spinefarm)
Tigerwine – Die With Your Tongue Out (Blood & Ink)

April 21, 2017
Ancient Ascendant – Raise The Torch (Spinefarm/Candlelight)
Artificial Brain – Infrared Horizon (Profound Lore)
Axel Rudi Pell – The Ballads V (SPV)
Cryonic Temple – Into The Glorious Battle (Scarlet)
Daisyhead – In Case You Missed It (No Sleep)
Farsot – Fail – Lure (Prophecy)
Ghost Bath – Starmourner (Nuclear Blast)
Incubus – 8 (Island)
Les Discrets – Predateurs (Prophecy)
Mortiis – The Great Corrupter (Omnipresence)
Night Demon – Nothing Remains (Century Media)
Nothing Left – Destroy And Rebuild EP (Facedown)
Rhino Bucket – The Last Real Rock ‘n’ Roll (Acetate)
Richie Kotzen – Salting Earth (Headroom)
Vampire – With Primeval Force (Century Media)
We Ride – Empowering Life (Victory)
With Our Arms To The Sun – Orenda (Fade To Silence)

April 28, 2017
All That Remains – Madness (Razor & Tie)
Ayreon – The Source (Mascot)
Between The Buried And Me – Coma Ecliptic Live DVD (Metal Blade)
Cursus- Cursus (Artificial Head)
Fates Warning – Awaken The Guardian Live DVD/CD (Metal Blade)
Galley Beggar – Heathen Hymns (Rise Above)
He Is Legend – Few (Spinefarm)
Ides Of Gemini – Women (Rise Above)
Life Of Agony – A Place Where There’s No More Pain (Napalm)
Liv Sin – Follow Me (Despotz)
MindMaze – Resolve (Inner Wound)
Pyramaze – Contingent (Inner Wound)
Sarcasm – Within The Sphere Of Ethereal Minds (Dark Descent)
Swans – The Great Annihilator Reissue (Young God)

May 5, 2017
At The Drive-in – n • ter a • li • a (Rise)
Full Of Hell – Trumpeting Ecstasy (Profound Lore)
God Dethroned – The World Ablaze (Metal Blade)
Hate – Tremendum (Napalm)
Oranssi Pazuzu – Farmokologinen Reissue (20 Buck Spin)
Oranssi Pazuzu – Kosmonument Reissue (20 Buck Spin)
Oranssi Pazuzu – Muukalainen Reissue (20 Buck Spin)
Snares Of Sixes – Yeast Mother: An Electroacoustic Mass EP (Crucial Blast)
The Unity – The Unity (SPV)

May 12, 2017
Inglorious – Inglorious II (Frontiers)
John Frum – A Stirring In the Noos (Relapse)
Kobra And The Lotus – Prevail I (Napalm)
Sabbath Assembly – Rites Of Passage (Svart)
Seether – Poison The Parish (Canine Riot)
Warrant – Louder Harder Faster (Frontiers)
Wormwitch – Strike Mortal Soil (Prosthetic)

May 19, 2017
3Teeth – shutdown.exe (OMF)
The Dead Daisies – Live And Louder CD/DVD (Spitfire)
Dragonforce – Reaching Into Infinity (Metal Blade)
Hell Or Highwater – Vista (Spinefarm)
Linkin Park – One More Light (Warner Brothers)
Miss May I – Shadows Inside (Sharptone)
The Night Flight Orchestra – Amber Galactic (Nuclear Blast)

May 26, 2017
Alestorm – No Grave But The Sea (Napalm)
Danzig – Black Laden Crown (Evilive/Nuclear Blast)
Dream Evil – Six (Century Media)
The Letter Black – Pain (EMP)
Nitrogods – Roadkill BBQ (SPV)
Solstafir – Berdreyminn (Season Of Mist)

June 2, 2017
Byzantine – The Cicada Tree (Metal Blade)
Endon – Through The Mirror (Hydra Head)
Unleash The Archers – Apex (Napalm)
Wednesday 13 – Condolences (Nuclear Blast)

June 9, 2017
Foscor – Les Irreals Visions (Season Of Mist)
Nickelback – Feed The Machine (BMG)
Space Witch – Arcanum (HeviSike)
Volumes – Different Animals (Fearless)

June 16, 2017
Carach Angren – Dance And Laugh Amongst The Rotten (Season Of Mist)

June 23, 2017
Bardspec – Hydrogen (By Norse)

July 14, 2017
Edguy – Monuments DVD/CD (Nuclear Blast)

2017 Albums Already Released

January 6, 2017
Chasing Safety – Nomad (Outerloop)
Gone Is Gone – Echolocation (Rise/Black Dune)
Halestorm – Reanimate 3: The Covers EP (Atlantic)
Nightwish – Vehicle Of Spirit DVD (Nuclear Blast)
Spectral Apparition – Manifestation EP (Invictus)
Static Tension – Out Of Reach EP (Buried By Sky)

January 13, 2017
Accept – Restless and Live DVD/CD (Nuclear Blast)
Black Anvil – And Was (Relapse)
Code Orange – Forever (Roadrunner)
Condenados – The Tree Of Death (Shadow Kingdom)
Draugsol – Volaoa Land (Signal Rex)
The Drip – The Haunting Fear Of Inevitability (Relapse)
Evenline – In Tenebris (Dooweet Agency)
Grave Digger – Healed By Metal (Napalm)
Laster – Ons Vrije Fatum (Dunkelheit)
Lo-Pan – In Tensions EP (Aqualamb)
Pain Of Salvation – In The Passing Light Of Day (Inside Out)
Sepultura – Machine Messiah (Nuclear Blast)
Thyrane – Black Harmony Reissue (Woodcut)
White Light Cemetery – Careful What You Wish For (Ripple)

January 20, 2017
AFI – AFI (The Blood Album) (Concord)
Ashenspire – Speak Not Of The Laudanum Quandary (Code 666)
As Lions – Selfish Age (Better Noise)
Atila – Body (Dissociated)
Aversions Crown – Xenocide (Nuclear Blast)
Balfor – Black Serpent Rising (Drakkar)
Bill & Phil – Songs Of Darkness And Despair (Housecore)
Brutal Unrest – Trinitas (Hammerheart)
Burn Damage – Age Of Vultures (Raging Planet)
Burning Point – Blaze (AFM)
Emptiness – Not For Music (Season Of Mist)
Endalok – Úr Draumheimi Viðurstyggðar EP (Signal Rex)
Firewind – Immortals (AFM)
The Flight Of Sleipnir – Skadi (Eisenwald)
Magnum – The Valley Of Tears: The Ballads (SPV)
Nightmare – Dead Sun (AFM)
Once Human – Evolution (earMusic)
Riviere – Heal (Basick)
Rude – Remnants… (FDA Rekotz)
Starset – Vessels (Razor & Tie)
Sunterra – Reborn (NRT)
Terrifier – Weapons Of Thrash Destruction (Test Your Metal)
Uniform Choice – Screaming For Change Reissue (Southern Lord)
Vesta Collide – New Obsession (Stay Sick)
Vipassi – Sunyata (Season Of Mist)
Witchmaster/Voidhanger – Razing The Shrines Of Optimism Split (Third Eye Temple)
Wound – Engrained (FDA Rekotz)
Words Of Farewell – Quite World (AFM)
Wulkanaz – Paralys (Regain)
Youth In Revolt – The Broken (Outerloop)

January 27, 2017
Aborym – Shifting.Negative (Agonia)
Annihilator – Triple Threat (UDR)
Árstíðir Lífsins – Heljarkviða EP (Van)
Au Champ Des Morts – Dans La Joie (Debemur Morti)
Beheaded – Beast Incarnate (Unique Leader)
Belial – Nihil Est EP (Siege)
Betraying The Martyrs – The Resilient (Sumerian)
Borealis – World Of Silence MMXVII (AFM)
Boris The Blade – Warpath (Siege)
Code – Lost Signal EP (Agonia)
Curses – Chapter I: Introspect (Imminence)
Dead Limbs – Spiritus/Sulfur (Northern Silence)
Deserted Fear – Dead Shores Rising (Century Media)
Ekpyrosis – Asphyxiating Devotion (Memento Mori)
Freedom Hawk – Sunlight (Ripple)
Grand Massive – III (Metalville)
The Great Old Ones – EOD: A Tale Of Dark Legacy (Season Of Mist)
Greywind – Afterthought (Spinefarm)
Heavy Baby Sea Slugs – Teenage Graveyard Party (Heavy Baby)
Hour Of Penance – Cast The First Stone (Prosthetic)
Jack Russell’s Great White – He Saw It Comin’ (Frontiers)
John Garcia – The Coyote Who Spoke In Tongues (Napalm)
Kreator – Gods Of Violence (Nuclear Blast)
Magnet – Feel Your Fire (Soulseller)
The Murder Of My Sweet – Echoes Of The Aftermath (Frontiers)
Nick Oliveri – N.O. Hits At All: Vol. 1 (Heavy Psych Sounds)
The Northern – Solstice (Tragic Hero)
The Ominous Circle – Appalling Ascension (20 Buck Spin/Osmose)
Pride Of Lions – Fearless (Frontiers)
Psychedelic Witchcraft – Magick Rites And Spells (Soulseller)
Sepultura – The Roadrunner Albums 1985-1996 Box Set (Rhino)
Set And Setting – Reflectionless (Self)
Stephen Pearcy – Smash (Frontiers)
Tenebrae In Perpetuum – La Genesi: 2001-2002 (Ordo MCM)
Twizted – The Continuous Evilution Of Life’s ?’s (Majik Ninja)
Vanishing Point – Tangled In Dream Reissue (AFM)
Wars – We Are Islands, After All (Spinefarm)
Weltesser – Crestfallen (Prosthetic)
Wolvennest – Wolvennest (Van)
Xandria – Theater Of Dimensions (Napalm)

February 3, 2017
Afterlife – Vicious Cycle EP (Stay Sick)
Black Sabbath – The Ultimate Collection (Rhino)
Black Star Riders – Heavy Fire (Nuclear Blast)
The Clamps – Blend, Shake, Swallow (Heavy Psych Sounds)
Dreaming Dead – Funeral Twilight (Hammerheart)
Dying Whale – Last Moments Of Misery (Nefarious Industries)
Galactic Empire – Galactic Empire (Rise)
Gene Hoglan – The Atomic Clock: The Clock Strikes Two DVD (Hoglan Industries)
Haken – Aquarius Reissue (InsideOut)
Haken – Visions Reissue (InsideOut)
Horisont – About Time (Century Media)
Iron Reagan – Crossover Ministry (Relapse)
Judas Priest – Turbo Re-Release (Sony)
L.A. Guns – Fistful Of Guns (Deadline)
Lorn – Arrayed Claws EP (I, Voidhanger)
The Mist – Phantasmagoria Reissue (Greyhaze)
Seven Kingdoms – Decennium (Self)
Soen – Lykaia (UDR)
Starbynary – Divina Commedia: Inferno (Revalve)

February 10, 2017
Cynic – Uroboric Forms: The Complete Demo Collection (Century Media)
Dead Witches – Ouija (Heavy Psych Sounds)
Def Leppard – And There Will Be A Next Time: Live From Detroit DVD/CD (Eagle Rock)
First Blood – Rules (Pure Noise)
Mors Principium Est – Embers Of A Dying World (AFM)
Nidingr – The High Heat Licks Against Heaven (Season Of Mist)
Overkill – The Grinding Wheel (Nuclear Blast)
Trevor Shelley de Brauw – Uptown (The Flenser)
Weltesser – Crestfallen (Prosthetic)
Wiegedood – De Doden Hebben Het Goed II (Consouling Sounds)

February 17, 2017
Battle Beast – Bringer Of Pain (Nuclear Blast)
Black Sites – Monochrome (Mascot)
A Breach Of Silence – Secrets (Eclipse)
Cnoc An Tursa – The Forty Five (Apocalyptic Witchcraft)
Crystal Viper – Queen Of The Witches (AFM)
Cultes Des Ghoules – Coven (Hells Headbangers)
Dool – Here Now, There Then (Prophecy)
Edenbridge – The Great Momentum (SPV)
Ember Falls – Welcome To Ember Falls (Spinefarm)
Ghost Iris – Blind World (Long Branch)
Jagged Vision – Death Is This World (Fysisk Format)
A Killer’s Confession – Unbroken (EMP)
Lecherous Gaze – One Fifteen EP (Tee Pee)
Mord’A’Stigmata – Hope (Pagan)
Morta Skuld – Wounds Deeper Than Time (Peaceville)
Stinking Lizaveta – Journey To The Underworld (Translation Loss)
Sunlight’s Bane – The Blackest Volume: Like All The Earth Was Buried (Innerstrength)
Vermillion Whiskey – Spirit Of Tradition (10 South)
Virgin Steele – Visions Of Eden Re-Release (SPV)
The Wild! – Wild At Heart (eOne)

February 24, 2017
American Grim – Freakshow (eOne)
Antropomorphia – Sermon ov Wrath (Metal Blade)
Arduini/Balich – Dawn Of Ages (Cruz Del Sur)
Armored Saint – Carpe Noctum (Metal Blade)
Aseethe – Hopes Of Failure (Thrill Jockey)
Benighted – Necrobreed (Season Of Mist)
Bloodbound – War Of Dragons (AFM)
A Breach Of Silence – Secrets (Eclipse)
Crystal Fairy – Crystal Fairy (Ipecac)
Dario Lorina – Death Grip Tribulations (Shrapnel)
Death Alley – Live At Roadburn (Tee Pee)
Death Therapy – The Storm Before The Calm (Solid State)
Disperse – Foreword (Season Of Mist)
Ex Deo – The Immortal Wars (Napalm)
Ghost Against Ghost – Still Love (Our Silent Canvas)
Hark – Machinations (Season Of Mist)
Immolation – Atonement (Nuclear Blast)
Kingnomad – Mapping The Inner Void (Ripple)
King Woman – Created In The Image Of Suffering (Relapse)
Mordbrand – Wilt (Carnal)
The Mute Gods – …Tardigrades Will Inherit The Earth (InsideOut)
My Sleeping Karma – Mela Ananda: Live (Napalm)
Place Vendome – Close To The Sun (Frontiers)
Power Trip – Nightmare Logic (Southern Lord)
Pyogenesis – A Kingdom To Disappear (AFM)
Reaping Asmodeia – Inpuritize (Prosthetic)
Rebel Wizard – Triumph Of Gloom Reissue (Prosthetic)
Sanctuary – Inception (Century Media)
Six Feet Under – Torment (Metal Blade)
So This Is Suffering – Palace Of The Pessimist (Unique Leader)
Steel Panther – Lower The Bar (Open E)
Striker – Striker (Record Breaking)
Suicide Silence – Suicide Silence (Nuclear Blast)
Tokyo Motor Fist – Tokyo Motor Fist (Frontiers)
Unearthly Trance – Stalking The Ghost (Relapse)
Unruly Child – Can’t Go Home (Frontiers)
Zombie Motors Wrecking Yard – Supersonic Rock ‘N Roll (Napalm)

March 3, 2017
Bungler – The Nature Of Being New (Innerstrength)
Danko Jones – Wild Cat (AFM)
Emmure – Look At Yourself (Sharptone)
Gorephilia – Severed Monolith (Dark Descent)
John 5 and the Creatures – Season Of The Witch (Self)
Junius – Eternal Rituals For The Accretion Of Light (Prosthetic)
Senses Fail – In Your Absence EP (Pure Noise)
Villain Of The Story – Wrapped In Veins, Covered In Thorns (Stay Sick)
Vitja – Digital Love (Century Media)
Within The Ruins – Halfway Human (Long Branch)
Wolfheart – Tyhjyys (Spinefarm)
X Japan – We Are X Soundtrack (Legacy)

March 10, 2017
Black Map – In Droves (eOne)
Bush – Black And White Rainbows (Caroline)
Cellador – Off The Grid (Scarlet)
Chickenfoot – Best + Live (eOne)
Chrome Molly – Hoodoo Voodoo (earMusic)
Count’s 77 – Soul Transfusion (Shrapnel)
Darkest Hour – Godless Prophets & The Migrant
Evocation – The Shadow Archetype (Metal Blade)Flora
(Southern Lord)
Fen – Winter (Code666)
Greg Graffin – Millport (Anti/Epitaph)
Havok – Conformicide (Century Media)
Hydrogyn – Redemption (HighVol)
Lunar Shadow – Far From Light (Cruz Del Sur)
Nick Douglas – Regenerations (Metalville)
Nova Collective – The Further Side (Metal Blade)
The Picturebooks – Home Is A Heartache (Another Century)
Planning For Burial – Below The House (The Flenser)
Smile Empty Soul – Rarities (Self)
Soundgarden – Ultramega OK Reissue (Soundgarden/Sub Pop)
Sweat Lodge – Tokens For Hell EP (Brutal Panda)
Thobbe Englund – Sold My Soul (Metalville)
Unwill – Past Life (eOne/Lifeblood)

March 17, 2017
Alunah – Solennial (Svart)
Dodecahedron – Kwintessens (Season Of Mist)
Equilibrium – Armageddon (Metalville)
Fit For An Autopsy – The Great Collapse (eOne)
Iron Magazine – Queen Of Hell (Ektro)
King Of Asgard – Taudr EP (Trollmusic)
KXM – Scatterbrain (Rat Pak)
Lancer – Mastery (Metalville)
The Moon And The Nightspirit – Metanoia (Prophecy)
Mothership – High Strangeness (Heavy Psych Sounds/Ripple)
North – Transmissions: Live In Bucharest (Prosthetic)
Obituary – Obituary (Relapse)
Replacire – Do Not Deviate (Season Of Mist)
Righteous Vendetta – Cursed (Century Media)
Svart Crown – Abreaction (Century Media)
Woe – Hope Attrition (Vendetta)
Without Waves – Lunar (Prosthetic)

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