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2017 Hard Rock + Metal Album Release Calendar

Concord Music Group/ Nuclear Blast

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:

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)
Emmure – Look At Yourself (Sharptone)
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)
Lorn – Arrayed ClawsEP (I, Voidhanger)
The Mist – Phantasmagoria Reissue (Greyhaze)
Seven Kingdoms – Decennium (Self)
Soen – Lykaia (UDR)
Starbynary – Divina Commedia: Inferno (Revalve)

February 10, 2017
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)
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)
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)
King Woman – Created In The Image Of Suffering (Relapse)
The Mute Gods – …Tardigrades Will Inherit The Earth (InsideOut)
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)
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)
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)
Striker – Striker (Record Breaking)
Vitja – Digital Love (Century Media)
Within The Ruins – Halfway Human (Long Branch)
Wolfheart – Tyhjyys (Spinefarm)

March 10, 2017
Black Map – In Droves (eOne)
Cellador – Off The Grid (Scarlet)
Darkest Hour – Godless Prophets & The Migrant 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)
Planning For Burial – Below The House (The Flenser)
Soundgarden – Ultramega OK Reissue (Soundgarden/Sub Pop)
Sweat Lodge – Tokens For Hell EP (Brutal Panda)
Unwill – Past Life (eOne/Lifeblood)

March 17, 2017
Dodecahedron – Kwintessens (Season Of Mist)
Fit For An Autopsy – The Great Collapse (eOne)
KXM – Scatterbrain (Rat Pak)
Mothership – High Strangeness (Heavy Psych Sounds/Ripple)
Obituary – Obituary (Relapse)
Replacire – Do Not Deviate (Season Of Mist)
Svart Crown – Abreaction (Century Media)
Woe – Hope Attrition (Vendetta)

March 24, 2017
Art Of Anarchy – The Madness (Century Media)
Damnations Day – A World Awakens (Sensory)
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)

March 31, 2017
Arch Enemy – As The Stages Burn! DVD (Century Media)
Falls Of Rauros – Vigilance Perennial (Bindrune/Nordvis)
Invidia – As The Sun Sleeps (SPV)
Saturn – Beyond Spectra (Rise Above)
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)
Deez Nuts – Binge & Purgatory (Century Media)
Falling In Reverse – Coming Home (Epitaph)
Wear Your Wounds – WYM (Deathwish)

April 14, 2017
Dimmu Borgir – Forces Of The Northern Night DVD (Nuclear Blast)

April 21, 2017
Cryonic Temple – Into The Glorious Battle (Scarlet)
With Our Arms To The Sun – Orenda (Fade To Silence)

April 28, 2017
Life Of Agony – A Place Where There’s No More Pain (Napalm)
Liv Sin – Follow Me (Despotz)

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)

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