Several rock and metal acts are coming out with new albums in October 2011, including such big names as Evanescence, Five Finger Death Punch and Jane's Addiction.

After a long hiatus, Evanescence are coming out on Oct. 11 with their third album, a self-titled effort that features the single 'What You Want.'

That same day, the heavy hitters of Five Finger Death Punch are unleashing 'American Capitalist,' which boasts the hit single 'Under and Over It.'

And, after numerous delays, alt-rock veterans Jane's Addiction are back with their latest effort, 'The Great Escape Artist' on Oct. 18

Elsewhere in October, goth-punk veterans the Misfits are returning to the scene with 'The Devil's Rain' and Static-X frontman Wayne Static is coming out with his debut solo disc, 'Pighammer.'

Also releasing new music is Tool / A Perfect Circle singer Maynard James Keenan, who is back with another album from his eclectic group Puscifer.

Which of these albums are you gonna pick up in October? Check out the list of October 2011 album releases below.

October 2011 New Rock + Metal Releases:
October 4

The Misfits, 'The Devil's Rain'
Wayne Static, 'Pighammer'
'Batman: Arkham City - The Album' (featuring Serj Tankian, Coheed and Cambria + more)

October 11

Evanescence, 'Evanescence'
Five Finger Death Punch, 'American Capitalist'
William Shatner, 'Seeking Major Tom' (featuring Zakk Wylde, Mike Inez + more)
'ZZ Top: A Tribute From Friends' (featuring Filter, Mastodon + more)
Judas Priest, ‘The Chosen Few’ (songs chosen by Ozzy Osbourne, Metallica + more)

October 18

Jane's Addiction, 'The Great Escape Artist'
Puscifer, 'Conditions of My Parole'

New Classic Rock Releases - October 2011