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Upcoming 2014 Hard Rock + Metal Releases

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Keeping up with all the new hard rock and metal album releases can be a daunting task. We’ve made it easier for you, collecting all of the releases for 2014 in one place. Current and upcoming releases are at the top of the list, and you can scroll down to check out what has already come out this year.

Make sure to check back often, because we’ll be updating this list on a regular basis. Dates are supplied by record labels and are subject to change.

Upcoming 2014 Hard Rock + Metal Releases:

September 16:

Aevangelist, ‘Writhes In the Murk’ (Debemur Morti)
Albert Bell’s Sacro Sanctus, ‘Deus Volt’ (Metal on Metal)
Albez Duz, ‘The Coming of Mictlan’ (Iron Bonehead)
Algebra, ‘Feed The Ego’ (Unspeakable Axe)
Alternative 4, ‘The Obscurants’ (Prophecy)
Anthrax, ‘Chile On Hell’ DVD (Megaforce)
Antropomorphia, ‘Rites Ov Perversion’ (Metal Blade)
Bloodtruth, ‘Obedience’ (Unique Leader)
Brainoil, ‘Brainoil’ (Tankcrimes)
Brotherhood, ‘Till Death’ (Southern Lord)
Bunker 66, ‘Screaming Rock Believers’ (High Roller)
Cannibal Corpse, ‘A Skeletal Domain’ (Metal Blade)
The Contortionist, ‘Language’ (eOne / Good Fight)
Crucified Barbara, ‘In the Red’ (Despotz)
Death Penalty, ‘Death Penalty’ (Rise Above)
Emeth, ‘Aethyr’ (Xtreem)
Flyleaf, ‘Between the Stars’ (Loud & Proud)
Freak Kitchen, ‘Cooking With Pagans’ (Lasers Edge)
Gust, ‘Gust’ (Southern Lord)
Hands Like Houses, ‘Reimagine’ EP (Rise)
Ides of Gemini, ‘Old World New Wave’ (Neurot)
Ingurgitating Oblivion, ‘Continuum of Absence’ (Willowtip)
Iron Reagan, ‘Tyranny of Will’ (Relapse)
Kruller, ‘Grounds For Termination’ EP (HPGD)
Lago, ‘Tyranny’ (Battleground)
Lord Volture, ‘Will To Power’ (Mausoleum)
Majestic Downfall / The Slow Death, ‘Split’ (Chaos)
Malpractice, ‘Turning Tides’ (Sensory)
Motionless in White, ‘Reincarnate’ (Fearless)
Myrkur – Myrkur (Relapse)
Noctem, ‘Exilium’ (Prosthetic)
Num Skull, ‘Ritually Abused’ Reissue (Relapse)
Oberon, ‘Dream Awakening’ (Prophecy)
Obey the Brave, ‘Salvation’ (Epitaph)
Otherwise, ‘Peace at All Costs’ (Century Media)
Philm, ‘Fire From the Evening Sun’ (UDR)
The Pineapple Thief, ‘Magnolia’ (Kscope)
Red Eleven, ‘Round II’ (Lifeforce)
Red Zone Rider, ‘Red Zone Rider’ (Magna Carta)
Redemption, ‘Live From the Pit’ (Sensory)
Reverorum Ib Malacht, ‘De Mysteriis Dom Christi’ (Ajna Offensive)
Sepultura and Les Tambours du Bronx, ‘Metal Veins: Alive at Rock in Rio’ DVD/CD (Eagle Rock)
Shaman’s Harvest – ‘Smokin’ Hearts & Broken Guns’ (Mascot)
Shards of Humanity, ‘Fractured Frequencies’ (Unspeakable Axe)
Slash Featuring Myles Kennedy and the Conspirators, ‘World on Fire’ (Dik Hayd)
Snailking, ‘Storm’ (Consouling Sounds)
Society Sucker, ‘Society Sucker’ EP (Get This Right)
Sons of Crom, ‘Riddle of Steel’ (Debemur Morti)
Stallion, ‘Rise and Ride’ (High Roller)
Stryvigor, ‘Forgotten By Ages’ (Svarga)
Texas In July, ‘Bloodwork’ (Equal Vision)
Towers of Flesh, ‘Antithetical Conjurations’ (Candlelight)
Villainy, ‘Villainy I’ (Hammerheart)
Xerath, ‘III’ (Candlelight)

September 23:
Aeges, ‘Above & Down Below’ (The Mylene Sheath)
Affiance , ‘Blackout’ (Bullet Tooth)
Beak, ‘Let Time Begin’ (Someoddpilot)
Burn Halo, ‘Wolves of War’ (Epochal)
Charm City Devils, ‘Battles’ (The End)
Disasterhate, ‘Mirroring The Abyss’ (Club Inferno)
Divider, ‘All Barren’ (Glory Kid Ltd.)
The Family Ruin, ‘Dearly Departed’ (KBB)
Nick Oliveri, ‘Leave Me Alone’ (Schnitzel)
Onkel Tom, ‘H.E.L.D.’ (SPV)
Rise of the North Star, ‘Welcome’ (Repression)
Scott Walker + Sunn O))), ‘Soused’ (4AD)
Stryper, ‘Live At the Whisky’ CD/DVD (Frontiers)
Trapt, ‘The Acoustic Collection’ (Crash Collide)

September 30:
1349, ‘Massive Cauldron of Chaos’ (Season of Mist)
Amplifier, ‘Mystoria’ (Superball)
Between the Buried and Me, ‘Future Sequence: Live at the Fidelitorium’ DVD
Black Autumn, ‘Losing the Sun’ (Rain Without End)
Black Crown Initiate, ‘The Wreckage of Stars’ (eOne)
Butcher Babies, ‘Uncovered’ EP (Century Media)
Decapitated, ‘Blood Mantra’ (Nuclear Blast)
Die Choking, ‘II’ (The Compound)
Dream Theater, ‘Breaking the Fourth Wall’ DVD (Roadrunner)
Electric Wizard, ‘Time To Die’ (Spinefarm)
Emil Bulls, ‘Sacrifice To Venus’ (AFM)
Enchant, ‘The Great Divide’ (Inside Out)
Evergrey, ‘Hymns For the Broken’ (AFM)
Excel, ‘Split Image’ (Southern Lord)
Finch, ‘Black To Oblivion’ (Razor & Tie)
Flying Colors, ‘Second Nature’ (Mascot)
Gerard Way, ‘Hesitant Alien’ (Warner Brothers)
Internal Bleeding, ‘Imperium’ (Unique Leader)
J.B.O., ‘Nur die Besten Werden Alt’ (AFM)
Jon Lord, Deep Purple & Friends, ‘Celebrating Jon Lord’ (earMusic / Eagle Rock)
Katatonia, ‘Last Fair Day Gone Night’ CD/DVD (Peaceville)
Khold, ‘Til Endes’ (Peaceville)
Kissin’ Dynamite, ‘Megalomania’ (AFM)
Laika, ‘Somnia’ (Filth Regime)
Marmozets, ‘The Weird and Wonderful Marmozets’ (Roadrunner)
Meshuggah, ‘I’ Reissue (Nuclear Blast)
Meshuggah, ‘The Ophidian Trek’ DVD/CD (Nuclear Blast)
Mike LePond’s Silent Assassins, ‘Mike LePond’s Silent Assassins’ (UDR)
Mr. Big, ‘…The Stories We Could Tell’ (Frontiers)
Nightbringer, ‘Ego Dominus Tuus’ (Season of Mist)
Nonpoint, ‘The Return’ (Razor & Tie)
Phobocosm, ‘Deprived’ (Dark Descent)
Puig Destroyer, ‘Puig Destroyer’ (No Sleep)
Rebellious Spirit, ‘Obsession’ (SPV)
Sempiternal Dusk, ‘Sempiternal Dusk’ (Dark Descent)
Sick of It All, ‘The Last Act of Defiance’ (Century Media)
Steve Rothery Band, ‘Live in Rome’ (Inside Out)
Tantric, ‘Blue Room Archives’ (Pavement)
Temple of Void, ‘Of Terror and the Supernatural’ (Rain Without End)
Thank You Scientist, ‘Maps of Non-Existent Places’ (Evil Ink)
Threshold, ‘For The Journey’ (Nuclear Blast)
Torch Runner, ‘Endless Nothing’ (Southern Lord)
Unwilling Flesh, ‘Between the Living and the Dead’ (Eihwaz)
White Empress, ‘Rise of the Empress’ (Peaceville)
Witch Mountain, ‘Mobile of Angels’ (Profound Lore)
Woodtemple, ‘Forgotten Pride’ (Sacrilege)
Zodiac, ‘Sonic Child’ (Prosthetic)

October 7:
Alunah, ‘Awakening the Forest’ (Napalm)
As We Draw, ‘Mirages’ (Throatruiner)
Audrey Horne, ‘Pure Heavy’ (Napalm)
Cold Blue Mountain, ‘Old Blood’ (Halo of Flies)
Exoto, ‘Beyond The Depths Of Hate’ (Vic)
Exotype, ‘Exotype’ (Rise)
Godflesh, ‘A World Lit Only By Fire’ (Avalanche)
Gormathon, ‘Following the Beast’ (Napalm)
Hellion, ‘Karma’s a Bitch’ EP (New Renaissance)
Hurtsmile, ‘Retrogrenade’ (Slipkid)
In Search of Sun, ‘The World Is Yours’ (Raging Demon)
Lavatory, ‘Morbid Terror’ (Pulverised)
Lo-Pan, ‘Colossus’ (Small Stone)
Madmans Esprit, ‘Nacht’ (ATMF)
Minus the Bear, ‘Lost Loves’ (Dangerbird)
Nova, ‘II Ritorno’ (ATMF)
Ohhms, ‘Bloom’ (Holy Roar)
Orange Goblin, ‘Back From The Abyss’ (Candlelight)
Ozzy Osbourne, ‘Memoirs of a Madman’ DVD/CD (Epic)
Paul Di’Anno, ‘The Beast Arises’ DVD (Metal Mind)
Pyre, ‘Human Hecatomb’ (Chaos)
Sixx:A.M., ‘Modern Vintage’ (Eleven Seven)
Stench, ‘Venture’ (Agonia)
Texas Hippie Coalition, ‘Ride On’ (Carved)
Winterfylleth, ‘The Divination of Antiquity’ (Candlelight)

October 14:
The Acacia Strain, ‘Coma Witch’ (Rise)
At Dusk, ‘Anhedonia’ (Broken Limbs)
Blut Aus Nord, ‘Memoria Vetusta III: Saturnian Poetry’ (Debemur Morti)
Calm Hatchery, ‘Fading Reliefs’ (Selfmadegod)
Cara Neir / Venowl, ‘Split’ (Broken Limbs)
Climates, ‘Bodyclocks’ (Artery)
Dystopia, ‘Human = Garbage’ Reissue (Tankcrimes)
Eden Circus, ‘Marula’ (Lifeforce)
Exodus, ‘Blood In, Blood Out’ (Nuclear Blast)
Favorite Weapon, ‘Sixty Saragossa’ (Rise)
Hang the Bastard, ‘Sex in the Seventh Circle’ (Siege of Amida / Century Media)
Horrendous, ‘Ecdysis’ (Dark Descent)
House of Lightning, ‘Lightworker’ (Translation Loss)
Inter Arma ,-’The Cavern’ EP (Relapse)
Itnuveth, ‘The Way Of The Berserker’ (Xtreem)
Lamb of God, ‘As the Palaces Burn’ DVD (Epic)
Like Monroe, ‘Things We Think, But Never Speak’ (eOne)
The Lurking Corpses, ‘Workin’ For The Devil’ (Hells Headbangers)
Manes, ‘Be All End All’ (Debemur Morti)
Maplerun, ‘Restless’ (Pavement)
The Melvins, ‘Hold It In’ (Ipecac)
Menace Ruine, ‘Venus Armata’ (Profound Lore)
Midnight Sin, ‘Sex First’ (Bakerteam)
My Brother The Wind, ‘Once There Was A Time When Time and Space Were One’ (Free Electric Sound)
Occultation, ‘Silence In The Ancestral House’ (Profound Lore)
October 31, ‘Bury the Hatchet’ (Hells Headbangers)
Old Lines, ‘No Child Left Behind’ (No Sleep)
Pig Destroyer, ‘Mass & Volume’ EP (Relapse)
Revocation, ‘Deathless’ (Metal Blade)
Rigor Mortis, ‘Slaves To the Grave’ (Rigor Mortis)
Rings Of Saturn, ‘Lugal Ki En’ (Unique Leader)
Sanctuary, ‘The Year the Sun Died’ (Century Media)
Scar Symmetry, ‘The Singularity (Phase 1 – Neohumanity)’ (Nuclear Blast)
Septycal Gorge, ‘Scourge of the Formless Breed’ (Comatose)
Sloths, ‘Twenty Years’ EP (The Ghost Is Clear)
Starkill, ‘Virus of the Mind’ (Century Media)
Swallowed, ‘Lunarterial’ (Dark Descent)
Tarnkappe, ‘Tussen Hun En De Zon’ (Hammerheart)
Today Is the Day, ‘Animal Mother’ (Southern Lord)
Transmaniacon, ‘The Darkening Plain’ (New Heavy Sounds)
Volunteer, ‘Goner’ EP (Forge Again)

October 21:
Allen/Lande, ‘The Great Divide’ (Frontiers)
Amaranthe, ‘Massive Addictive’ (Spinefarm)
Amulet, ‘The First’ (Century Media)
Bush, ‘Man On the Run’ (Zuma Rock)
Deep Purple, ‘Live In Verona’ DVD (Eagle Rock)
Emigrate, ‘Silent So Long’ (Spinefarm)
Indestructible Noise Command, ‘Black Hearse Serenade’ (Ferocious)
Pitch Black Forecast, ‘As the World Burns’ (Ferocious)
Primus, ‘Primus and the Chocolate Factory with the Fungi Ensemble’ (ATO)
Slipknot, ‘.5: The Gray Chapter’ (Roadrunner)

October 28:
Abysmal Dawn, ‘Obsolescence’ (Relapse)
Anaal Nathrakh, ‘Desideratum’ (Metal Blade)
At The Gates, ‘At War With Reality’ (Century Media)
Atriarch – ‘An Unending Pathway’ (Relapse)
Beyond Creation, ‘Earthborn Evolution’ (Season of Mist)
Black Map, ‘…And We Explode’ (Minus Head)
Black Veil Brides, ‘Black Veil Brides’ (Lava / Republic)
Crobot, ‘Something Supernatural’ (Wind-up)
Devin Townsend, ‘Z2′ (Inside Out)
Eyes of Mara, ‘Eyes of Mara’ (Imminence)
Kattah, ‘Lapis Lazuli’ (Bakerteam)
Latitude Egress, ‘To Take Up The Cross’ (Art of Propaganda)
Live, ‘The Turn’ (Think Loud)
Megasonic, ‘Intense’ (Mausoleum)
Mob Rules, ‘Timekeeper’ (SPV)
Necrophagia, ‘WhiteWorm Cathedral’ (Season of Mist)
Nero Di Marte, ‘Derivae’ (Prosthetic)
Obituary, ‘Inked in Blood’ (Relapse)
Obliterations, ‘Poison Everything’ (Southern Lord)
Pianos Become The Teeth, ‘Keep You’ (Epitaph)
Riot V, ‘Unleash the Fire’ (SPV)
Tantal, ‘Expectancy’ (Bakerteam)
Unearth, ‘Watchers of Rule’ (eOne)

November 4:
As Blood Runs Black, ‘Ground Zero’ (Standby)
Cavalera Conspiracy, ‘Pandemonium’ (Napalm)
Devilment, ‘The Great and Secret Show’ (Nuclear Blast)
Falls Of Rauros, ‘Believe In No Coming Shore’ (Bindrune)
Fides Inversa, ‘Mysterium Tremendum et Fascinans’ (W.T.C.)
Funerals, ‘Human Ruin’ (Blasphemour)
Heart In Hand, ‘A Beautiful White’ (Siege of Amida / Century Media)
Hell In the Club, ‘Devil On My Shoulder’ (Scarlet)
Homewrecker, ‘Circle of Death’ (A389)
Liv Kristine, ‘Vervain’ (Napalm)
Lordi, ‘Scare Force’ (AFM)
Mare Cognitum, ‘Phobos Monolith’ (I Voidhanger)
Nickelback, ‘No Fixed Address’ (Republic)
Pestilential Shadows, ‘Ephemeral’ (Seance)
Pharoah, ‘Negative Everything’ (A389)
Putrid Evocation, ‘Echoes of Death’ (Xtreem)
Sick/Tired, ‘Dissolution’ (A389)
Sinners Burn, ‘Disturbing Creatures’ (Vic)
The Skull, ‘For Those Which Are Asleep’ (Tee Pee)
Soen, ‘Tellurian’ (Spinefarm)
Sonata Arctica, ‘Ecliptica Revisited: 15th Anniversary Edition’ (Nuclear Blast)
Tongues, ‘Thelesis Ignis’ (I Voidhanger)
Walking Dead On Broadway, ‘Aeshma’ (Impericon)

November 11:
The Agonist, ‘Eye of Providence’ (Century Media)
Drowning Pool, ‘The Sinner: Unlucky 13th Anniversary Deluxe Edition’ (Bicycle)
Foo Fighters, ‘Sonic Highways: The Album’ (Roswell / RCA)
Ghost Brigade, ‘IV: One With the Storm’ (Season of Mist)
Haken, ‘Restoration’ EP (Inside Out)
Kontrust, ‘Explositive’ (Napalm)
Mothership, ‘Mothership II’ (Ripple)
Ne Obliviscaris, ‘Citadel’ (Season of Mist)
Saille, ‘Eldritch’ (Code 666)
Saving Abel, ‘Blood Stained Revolution’ (Tennessippi Whiskey)
Sleep of Monsters, ‘Produces Reason’ (Svart)

November 18:
Apostle of Solitude, ‘Of Woe and Wounds’ (Cruz del Sur)
Bloodbath, ‘Grand Morbid Funeral’ (Peaceville)
Brant Bjork and the Low Desert Punk Band, ‘Black Power Flower’ (Napalm)
Cadaveria, ‘Silence’ (Scarlet)
The Deathtrip, ‘Deep Drone Master’ (Svart)
In This Moment, ‘Black Widow’ (Atlantic)
Monster Magnet, ‘Milking The Stars’ (Napalm)
Nesseria, ‘Fractures’ (Throatruiner)
Scott Ian, ‘Swearing Words in Glasgow’ DVD (Megaforce)

November 25:
Baring Teeth, ‘Ghost Chorus Among Old Ruins’ (Willowtip)
Foreseen HKI, ‘Helsinki Savagery’ (20 Buck Spin)
Last Leaf Down, ‘Fake Lights’ (Lifeforce)
Ten, ‘Albion’ (Rocktopia)

December 2:
Mothra, ‘Desecrated Thoughts’ (Vic)
Osada Vida, ‘The After Effect’ (Metal Mind)
White Arms of Athena, ‘White Arms of Athena’ (Prosthetic)

December 9:
Centinex, ‘Redeeming Filth’ (Agonia)
Execration, ‘Morbid Dimensions’ (Hells Headbangers)
Varathron, ‘Untrodden Corridors of Hades’ (Agonia)

Previous 2014 Releases:

January 7:
Altar of Betelgeuze, ‘Darkness Sustains the Silence’ (Memento Mori)
Cannabis Corpse / Ghoul, ‘Splatterhash’ Split EP (Tankcrimes)
Exhumed / Iron Reagan, ‘Split’ EP (Tankcrimes)
Legion of the Damned, ‘Ravenous Plague’ (Napalm)
Michael Schenker, ‘Bridge the Gap’ (Inakustic)
Nausea, ‘Condemned To the System’ (Willowtip)
Nigromante, ‘Black Magic Night’ (Shadow Kingdom)
Run After To, ‘Run After To / Gjinn and Djinn’ Reissue (Shadow Kingdom)
Suffering In Solitude, ‘A Place Apart’ (Domestic Genocide)

January 14:
AC Angry, ‘Newsletter’ (Dust On The Tracks)
Alkerdeel & Gnaw Their Tongues, ‘Dyodyo Asema’ EP (Consouling Sounds)
Altitudes and Attitude, ‘Altitudes and Attitude’ EP (Megaforce)
De La Tierra, ‘De La Tierra’ (Roadrunner)
Hexis, ‘Abalam’ (Halo of Flies)
The Isolation Process, ‘The Isolation Process’ (Version Studio)
Leaf Hound, ‘Live in Japan’ (Ripple)
James LaBrie, ‘I Will Not Break’ EP (Inside Out)
Magenta Harvest, ‘Volatile Waters’ (Inverse)
Mark Lanegan, ‘Has God Seen My Shadow? An Anthology 1989-2011′ (Light in the Attic)
Neck Deep, ‘Wishful Thinking’ (Hopeless)
Relief In Sleep, ‘Godspeed’ (Imminence)
Skull Fist, ‘Chasing the Dream’ (Noiseart)
Suicidal Angels, ‘Divide and Conquer’ (NoiseArt)
Supersuckers, ‘Get the Hell’ (Acetate)
Switchfoot, ‘Fading West’ (Atlantic)
Waldgeflüster, ‘Meine Fesseln’ (Bindrune)
We All Die (Laughing), ‘Thoughtscanning’ (Kaotoxin)

January 21:
Aenaon, ‘Extance’ (Code 666)
Against Me!, ‘Transgender Dysphoria Blues’ (Red)
Alcest, ‘Shelter’ (Prophecy)
Alice Cooper, ‘Billion Dollar Babies [Hybrid SACD]‘ (Rhino)
Apostolum, ‘Winds of Disillusion’ (Moribund)
Astral Domine, ‘Arcanum Gloriae’ (Bakerteam)
Avichi, ‘Catharsis Absolute’ (Profound Lore)
Axel Rudi Pell, ‘Into the Storm’ (SPV)
Battleaxe, ‘Burn This Town’ Reissue (SPV)
Chrome Division, ‘Infernal Rock Eternal’ (Nuclear Blast)
Crystal Viper, ‘Possession’ (AFM)
Culted, ‘Oblique To All Paths’ (Relapse)
Drudkh, ‘Eastern Frontier In Flames’ (Season Of Mist)
Drudkh / Winterfylleth, ‘Thousands of Moons Ago / The Gates’ Split EP (Season Of Mist)
Edenbridge, ‘Aphelion’ Reissue (SPV)
Edenbridge, ‘Arcana’ Reissue (SPV)
Edenbridge, ‘Shine’ Reissue (SPV)
Edenbridge, ‘Sunrise in Eden’ Reissue (SPV)
Esoterica, ‘Aseity’ (Forever Plagued)
Ethereal Riffian, ‘Shaman’s Visions’ (Mulligore)
Ethersens, ‘Your Wandering Ghost’ (Scarlet)
Graveborne, ‘Through the Window of the Night’ (Seance)
Hell / Amarok, ‘Split’ (Pesanta Urfolk)
Iced Earth, ‘Plagues of Babylon’ (Century Media)
In This Moment, ‘Blood’ Special Edition (Century Media)
Indian, ‘From All Purity’ (Relapse)
The Kennedy Veil, ‘Trinity of Falsehood’ (Unique Leader)
Kult of Taurus, ‘Divination Labyrinths’ (Forever Plagued)
Lethe, ‘When Dreams Become Nightmares’ (Debemur Morti)
Lvcifyre, ‘Svn Eater’ (Dark Descent)
Manes, ‘Teeth, Toes and Other Trinkets’ (Debemur Morti)
Mogwai, ‘Rave Tapes’ (Sub Pop)
Monte Pittman, ‘The Power of Three’ (Metal Blade)
Murmur, ‘Murmur’ (Season Of Mist)
Nashville Pussy, ‘Up the Dosage’ (SPV)
October 31, ‘The Fire Awaits You’ Reissue (Hells Headbangers)
Operadyse, ‘Pandemonium’ (SPV)
Orchid, ‘The Zodiac Sessions’ (Nuclear Blast)
Persuader, ‘The Fiction Maze’ (Inner Wound)
Pro-Pain, ‘The Final Revolution’ (SPV)
Reverend Horton Heat, ‘Rev’ (Victory)
Rogash, ‘Supremacy Undone’ (War Anthem)
Scent of Remains, ‘Under a Blackened Sky’ (Pavement)
Scorpions, ‘MTV Unplugged’ (Sony)
Septicflesh, ‘A Fallen Temple’ Reissue (Season Of Mist)
Silent Force, ‘Rising From the Ashes’ (AFM)
Sister, ‘Disguised Vultures’ (Metal Blade)
Stuntman, ‘Incorporate the Excess’ (Solar Flare)
Suffering Hour, ‘Forseeing Exemptions To a Dismal Beyond’ EP (Tridroid)
Tempel,  ‘On the Steps of the Temple’ (Prosthetic)
Throwdown, ‘Intolerance’ (eOne)
Under Cities, ‘Never a Lost Cause’ (Red Cord)
Vardan, ‘The Woods Is My Coffin’ (Moribund)
Warfather, ‘Orchestrating the Apocalypse’ (Greyhaze)

January 28:
Astrophobos, ‘Remnants of Forgotten Horrors’ (Triumvirate)
Black Space Riders, ‘D:Rei’ (Cargo)
Bombs Of Hades, ‘Through the Dark Past’ (Pulverised)
Circle, ‘Sseennsseess’ (Ektro)
Demilich, ’20th Adversary of Emptiness’ (Svart)
Descend, ‘Wither’ (Inverse)
Descend Into Despair, ‘The Bearer of All Storms’ (Domestic Genocide)
False Prophet, ‘The Second Death’ (Blood Harvest)
Fluisteraars, ‘Dromers’ (Eisenwald)
The Gaslight Anthem, ‘B-Sides’ (Side One Dummy)
The Lawrence Arms, ‘Metropole’ (Epitaph)
Metallica, ‘Through the Never’ DVD (Blackened)
Of Mice & Men, ‘Restoring Force’ (Rise)
Periphery, ‘Clear’ (Sumerian)
Primal Fear, ‘Delivering the Black’ (Frontiers)
Red Dragon Cartel, ‘Red Dragon Cartel’ (Frontiers)
Ring of Fire, ‘Battle of Leningrad’ (Frontiers)
Sierra, ‘Pslip’ (Retro Futurist)
Transatlantic, ‘Kaleidoscope’ (Inside Out)
Vornth, ‘Vornth’ (Iron Tyrant)
You Me at Six, ‘Cavalier Youth’ (Prospect Park)

February 4:
Abyssal, ‘Novit Enim Dominus Qui Sunt Eius’ (Iron Bonehead)
Battle Beast, ‘Battle Beast’ (Nuclear Blast)
Behemoth, ‘The Satanist’ (Metal Blade)
Caliban, ‘Ghost Empire’ (Century Media)
Corpsessed, ‘Abysmal Thresholds’ (Dark Descent)
Down From the Wound, ‘Violence and The Macabre’ (Comatose)
Exmortus, ‘Slave To the Sword’ (Prosthetic)
For Today, ‘Fight the Silence’ (Razor & Tie)
Grand Magus, ‘Triumph and Power’ (Nuclear Blast)
Hawkwind, ‘Space Hawks’ (Four Winds)
Heikki Hautala, ‘Pyövelin Vaatteet’ (Ektro)
Jenx, ‘Drift’ (M-Tronic)
Lie In Ruins, ‘Toward Divine Death’ (Dark Decent)
Mayan, ‘Antagonise’ (Nuclear Blast)
Mesetiah, ‘Tesis’ EP (Inverse)
Metal Noam, ‘Avram’ (Mountastic)
Omnizide, ‘Death Metal Holocaust’ (Carnal)
Prostitute Disfigurement, ‘From Crotch To Crown’ (Willowtip)
Scott H. Biram, ‘Nothin’ But Blood’ (Bloodshot)
Shrapnel, ‘The Virus Conspires’ (Candlelight)
Sunn O))) & Ulver, ‘Terrestrials’ (Southern Lord)
Truckfighters, ‘Universe’ (Fuzzorama)
Within Temptation, ‘Hydra’ (Nuclear Blast)
Yautja, ‘Songs of Descent’ (Forcefield)

February 11:
3 Years Hollow, ‘The Cracks’ (Imagen)
The Bellicose Minds, ‘The Buzz or Howl Sessions’ (A389)
Bloodlet, ‘Entheogen’ (A389)
Demoraliser, ‘A Living Nightmare’ Reissue (Siege Of Amida)
Derek Sherinian, ‘Black Utopia’ Reissue (Armoury)
Derek Sherinian, ‘Blood of the Snake’ Reissue (Armoury)
Derek Sherinian, ‘Intertia’ Reissue (Armoury)
Derek Sherinian, ‘Molecular Heinosity’ Reissue (Armoury)
Derek Sherinian, ‘Mythlogy’ Reissue (Armoury)
Drawers, ‘Drawers’ (Kaotoxin)
Dyscarnate, ‘And So It Came To Pass’ Reissue (Siege Of Amida)
Dyscarnate, ‘Enduring the Massacre’ Reissue (Siege Of Amida)
Exhumation, ‘Hymn to Your God’ (Dunkelheit)
Fear of Domination, ‘Distorted Delusions’ (Inverse)
Gholas, ‘Litanies’ (Dullest)
Helms Alee, ‘Sleepwalking Sailors’ (Sargent House)
In Cold Blood, ‘Suicide King’ Reissue (A389)
Lay Down Rotten, ‘Deathspell Catharsis’ (Apostasy)
Mantar, ‘Death By Burning’ (Svart)
Mystifier, ‘Wicca’ Reissue (Greyhaze)
Poobah, ‘U.S. Rock’ Reissue (Ripple)
Pussy Riot, ‘Pussy Riot: A Punk Prayer’ DVD (Docurama)
Rainbow, ‘The Rainbow Singles Box’ (Polydor)
Shin to Shin, ‘Shin to Shin’ (A389)
Solstice, ‘Death’s Crown Is Victory’ (Into The Void)
Stilla, ‘Ensamhetens Andar’ (Nordvis)
Towers, ‘II’ (Eolian)
The Unguided, ‘Fragile Immortality’ (Napalm)
Van Canto, ‘Dawn of the Brave’ (Napalm)

February 18:
Aborted Fetus, ‘Private Judgment Day’ (Comatose)
Adrenaline Mob, ‘Men of Honor’ (Century Media)
Artificial Brain, ‘Labyrinth Constellation’ (Profound Lore)
Ass To Mouth, ‘Degenerate’ (Selfmadegod)
Benighted, ‘Carnivore Sublime’ (Season Of Mist)
Bodyfarm, ‘The Coming Scourge’ (Cyclone Empire)
Coffin Dust, ‘This Cemetery, My Kingdom’ (Unholy Anarchy)
Cripple Bastards, ‘Nero In Metastasi’ (Relapse)
Cynic, ‘Kindly Bent to Free Us’ (Season Of Mist)
Down Among the Dead, ‘Down Among the Dead’ (Cyclone Empire)
Duskburn, ‘Atum’ (Cimmerian Shade)
Embryonic Devourment, ‘Reptilian Agenda’ (Deepsend)
Enthrallment, ‘The Voice of Human Perversity’ (Rebirth the Metal)
Empty Flowers, ‘The Air You Found’ (Translation Loss)
Flotsam and Jetsam, ‘No Place For Disgrace: 2014′ (Metal Blade)
Fuoco Fatuo, ‘The Viper Slithers in the Ashes of What Remains’ (Iron Tyrant)
Godhunter, ‘City of Dust’ (The Compound)
Gridlink, ‘Longhena’ (Handshake)
Kamchatka, ‘The Search Goes On’ (Despotz)
I Killed The Prom Queen, ‘Beloved’ (Epitaph)
Issues, ‘Issues’ (Velocity)
Junius, ‘Days of the Fallen Sun’ EP (Prosthetic)
Knowing2fly, ‘Here On My Feet’ (Bakerteam)
Lies of Nazca, ‘Aleph’ (Rogue)
Lionize, ‘Jetpack Soundtrack’ (Weathermaker)
March 15, ‘Our Love Becomes a Funeral Pyre’ (Svart)
Miserable, ‘The Halloween Dream’ EP (Native Sound)
More Than a Thousand, ‘Volume 5: Lost at Home’ (Good Fight)
Nebelung, ‘Palingenesis’ (Temple of Torturous)
Omnivore, ‘Omnivore’ (Unspeakable Axe)
Omotai, ‘Fresh Hell’ (The Path Less Traveled)
One Machine, ‘The Distortion of Lies and the Overdriven Truth’ (Scarlet)
Pale Divine, ‘Cemetery Earth’ (Shadow Kingdom)
Royal Bliss, ‘Chasing the Sun’ (Air Castle)
Sahg, ‘Delusions of Grandeur’ (Metal Blade)
Sammal, ‘No. 2′ (Svart)
Sarke, ‘Aruagint’ (Metal Blade)
Skindred, ‘Kill the Power’ (Red River)
Slough Feg, ‘Digital Resistance’ (Metal Blade)
Soreption, ‘Engineering the Void’ (Unique Leader)
Spewtilator, ‘Goathrower’ (Boris)
Suicide Silence, ‘Ending Is the Beginning: The Mitch Lucker Memorial Show’ CD/DVD (Century Media)
TrenchRot, ‘Necronomic Warfare’ (Unspeakable Axe)
Tyrants Blood, ‘Coven’ (Tridroid)
Zoax, ‘XIII’ (Siege Of Amida)

February 25:
Agael, ‘Trost’ (Naturmacht)
Atacama Death Experience, ‘Wasted Time and Broken Bones’ (Cimmerian Shade)
Aypheros, ‘Ascendet Novissima Tua’ (PRC)
Chthonic, ‘Ián-Bú’ DVD (Eagle)
Cultfinder, ‘Hell’s Teeth’ (Eldritch)
Devil’s Heaven, ‘Heaven on Earth’ (Helldiver)
Doom’s Day, ‘The Devil’s Eyes’ (PRC)
Esoteric Youth / Caïna, ‘Split’ (COF/Swarm Of Nails)
Folge Dem Wind, ‘To Summon Twilight’ (Code 666)
Heart, ‘Fanatic Live From Caesar’s Colosseum’ CD/DVD (Frontiers)
Hopeless Youth, ‘Disgust’ (Candlelight)
Horizon Ablaze, ‘Dødsverk’ (Code 666)
House of Lords, ‘Precious Metal’ (Frontiers)
Jagged Vision, ‘Harvest Earth’ (Retro Futurist)
Jesters of Destiny, ‘Fun at the Funeral’ Reissue (Ektro)
King Parrot, ‘Bite Your Head Off’ (Candlelight)
Lenore S. Fingers, ‘Inner Tales’ (My Kingdom)
Lethal Dosage, ‘Consume’ (Battleground)
Metalocalpyse, ‘The Doomstar Requiem: A Klok Opera’ Soundtrack (BS)
Morfin, ‘Inoculation’ (FDA Rekotz)
Omnium Gatherum, ‘The Redshift’ Reissue (Candlelight)
Sado Sathanas, ‘Homos Harmartia’ (Naturmacht)
Shattered Hope, ‘Waters of Lethe’ (Solitude)
Stamina, ‘Perseverance’ (My Kingdom)
Vanden Plas, ‘Chronicles of the Immortals: Netherworld’ (Frontiers)
W.E.T.,-’ne Live In Stockholm’ CD/DVD (Frontiers)
Will of the Ancients, ‘To Our Glorious Dead’ (PRC)
The Wounded Kings, ‘Consolamentum’ (Candlelight)

March 4:
Acheron, ‘Kult des Hasses’ (Listenable)
Agiel, ‘Dark Pantheons’ EP (Deepsend)
Anarchos, ‘Descent Into the Maelstrom’ (Vic)
Battleaxe, ‘Heavy Metal Sanctuary’ (SPV)
Bleeding Fist, ‘Deaths Old Stench’ (Moribund)
Carnifex, ‘Die Without Hope’ (Nuclear Blast)
Cholera, ‘Plagiarised Hope’ (COF/Holy Ground)
Colossus, ‘Lobotocracy’ (Klonosphere)
Comeback Kid, ‘Die Knowing’ (Victory)
Cremetory, ‘Antiserum’ (SPV)
Destrage, ‘Are You Kidding Me? No.’ (Metal Blade)
Ektomorf, ‘Retribution’ (AFM)
Fossils, ‘Flesh Hammer’ (Indisciplinarian)
Frail Grounds, ‘The Fields of Trauma’ (Hostile)
Freedom Call, ‘Beyond’ (SPV)
Fuel, ‘Puppet Strings’ (Mri)
Hammercult, ‘Steelcrusher’ (SPV)
Hirax, ‘Immortal Legacy’ (SPV)
I Am Heresy, ‘Thy Will’ (Century Media)
Kayser, ‘Read Your Enemy’ (Listenable)
Kuolemanlaakso, ‘Tulijoutsen’ (Svart)
Manowar, ‘Kings of Metal MMXIV’ (Magic Circle)
Morbus Chron, ‘Sweven’ (Century Media)
Mount Salem, ‘Endless’ EP Reissue (Metal Blade)
Nothing, ‘Guilty of Everything’ (Relapse)
The Overseer, ‘Rest and Let Go’ (Solid State)
Portal, ‘For All That is Damned to Vanish’ (Vic)
Prizehog, ‘Re-Unvent the Whool’ (Eolian Empire)
Profezia, ‘Oracolo Suicida’ (Moribund)
Ready, Set, Fall, ‘Memento’ (Lifeforce)
Ribspreader, ‘Meathymns’ (Vic)
Scars Divide, – ‘Scars Divide’ EP (Tenacity)
The Strigas, ‘A Poisoned Kiss To Reality’ (Southern Brigade)
Suffer In Silence, ‘Behind the Truth’ (Sliptrick)
Vanishing Point, ‘Distant Is the Sun’ (AFM)
Wild Throne, ‘Blood Maker’ EP (Brutal Panda)
Wolves Like Us, ‘Black Soul Choir’ (Prosthetic)

March 11:
Architects UK, ‘Lost Together, Lost Forever’ (Epitaph)
Armageddon Rev.16.16, ‘Sundown on Humanity’ (Pitch Black)
Barren Womb, ‘The Sun’s Not Yellow, It’s Chicken’ (Spartan)
Biblical, ‘Monsoon Season’ (New Damage)
The Casket Crew, ‘Coercion’ (Cimmerian Shade)
Conan, ‘Blood Eagle’ (Napalm)
Crypt Of Silence, ‘Beyond Shades’ (Solitude)
Dark Forest, ‘The Awakening’ (Cruz del Sur)
Dirge, ‘Hyperion’ (Debemur Morti)
Entartung, ‘Peccata Mortalia’ (WTC)
Gojira, ‘Les Enfants Sauvages Live’ CD/DVD/Book (Roadrunner)
Insain, ‘Enlightening the Unknown’ (Kaotoxin)
John Baizley, Nate Hall & Mike Scheidt, ‘Songs of Townes Van Zandt Vol II’ (Neurot)
Kirk, ‘Masquerade’ (Mausoleum)
KXM, ‘KXM’ (Rat Pak)
Monsterworks, ‘Universe’ (Eat Lead & Die)
Nervosa, ‘Victim of Yourself’ (Napalm)
Ogre, ‘The Last Neanderthal’ (Minotauro)
Our Last Enemy, ‘Pariah’ (Eclipse)
Psalm Zero, ‘The Drain’ (Profound Lore)
Scibex, ‘Path to Omors’ (Tridroid)
Seal of Solomon, ‘I the King’ (Wormholedeath)
The Shrine, ‘Bless Off’ (Tee Pee)
Shroud of the Heretic, ‘Revelations in Alchemy’ (Blood Harvest)
Tortorum, ‘Katabasis’ (WTC)
Valknacht, ‘Le Sacrifice d’Ymir’ (PRC)
Viza, ‘Aria’ (Gravitron)
Volume IV, ‘Long in the Tooth’ (Ripple)

March 18:
Ageless Oblivion, ‘Penthos’ (Century Media)
Alterbeast, ‘Immortal’ (Unique Leader)
Apparitions, ‘Part 2: The Inferno’ EP (Infamous Empire)
Assassins, ‘War of Aggression’ (Good Fight)
Azoria, ‘Seasons Change’ (Doolittle)
Bl’ast, ‘The Expression of Power’ Reissue (Southern Lord)
The Bunny The Bear, ‘Food Chain’ (Victory)
Buried In Verona, ‘Faceless’ (Razor & Tie)
Coffinworm, ‘IV.I.VIII’ (Profound Lore)
The Crimson ProjeCKt, ‘Live in Tokyo’ (Inside Out)
D-A-D, ’30 Years 30 Hits: Best of D-A-D’ (AFM)
Demon Hunter, ‘Extremist’ (Solid State)
Dodsferd, ‘The Parasitic Survival of the Human Race’ (Moribund)
Don Jamieson, ‘Hell Bent For Laughter’ (Metal Blade)
Earth Crisis, ‘Salvation of Innocents’ (Candlelight)
Frozen Dawn, ‘Those of the Cursed Light’ (Xtreem)
Gus G., ‘I Am the Fire’ (Century Media)
Hark, ‘Crystalline’ (Season Of Mist)
Hiidenhauta, ‘Noitia on Minun Sukuni’ (Inverse)
I Exist, ‘From Darkness’ (Prosthetic)
Iron Savior, ‘Rise of the Hero’ (AFM)
Lorna Shore, ‘Maleficium’ (Density)
Menace, ‘Impact Velocity’ (Season Of Mist)
Merkabah, ‘Ubiquity’ (Maple Metal)
Mother, ‘A New Life’ EP (Rock Your Mother)
Nocturnal Breed, ‘Napalm Nights’ (Agonia)
Offenders, ‘We Must Rebel / I Hate Myself / Endless Struggle’ Reissue (Southern Lord)
Order Of Isaz, ‘Seven Years of Famine’ (Season Of Mist)
The Prestige, ‘Ecotone’ (Mediaskare)
The Pretty Reckless, ‘Going To Hell’ (Razor & Tie)
Rauhnåcht, ‘Urzeitgeist’ (Hammerheart)
Ringworm, ‘Hammer of the Witch’ (Relapse)
Riotgod, ‘Driven Rise’ (Metalville)
Savage Messiah, ‘The Fateful Dark’ (Century Media/Earache)
The Socks, ‘The Socks’ (Small Stone)
Storm Warrior, ‘Thunder & Steele’ (Massacre)
Suffer Yourself, ‘Inner Sanctum’ (Cimmerian Shade)
Taking Back Sunday, ‘Happiness Is’ (Hopeless)
Twilight, ‘III: Beneath Trident’s Tomb’ (Century Media)
Twisted Sister, ‘You Can’t Stop Rock ‘N’ Rol l /Come Out And Play / Love Is For Suckers’ (Armoury)
Vampire, ‘Vampire’ (Century Media)
Years Since The Storm, ‘Hopeless Shelter’ (Artery)

March 25:
15 Reasons, ‘The Art of Commitment’ (Graviton)
Ancient Ascendant, ‘Echos and Cinder’ (Candlelight)
Barren Harvest, ‘Subtle Cruelties’ (Handmade Birds)
Coltsblood, ‘Into the Unfathomable Abyss’ (Candlelight)
Darkentries, ‘The Make Believe’ (Retro Futurist)
Die Choking, ‘Die Choking’ (The Compound)
Discipline X, ‘Wasted in Hollywood’ (Inverse)
Dread Sovereign, ‘All Hell’s Martyrs’ (Van)
Geryon, ‘Geryon’ EP (Gilead)
Hundredeth, ‘Resist’ EP (Mediaskare)
Kosmos, ‘Le Vecteur Transcendantal’ Reissue (Mulligore)
Linda & The Punch, ‘Obsession’ (Escape)
Loath, ‘Total Peace’ (Inverse)
Memphis May Fire, ‘Unconditional’ (Rise)
Negative Voice, ‘Infinite Dissonance’ (Inverse)
Noble Beast, ‘Noble Beast’ (Tridroid)
Pantera, ‘Far Beyond Driven’ 20th Anniversary Edition (Rhino)
Pretty Maids, ‘Louder Than Ever’ CD/DVD (Frontiers)
Restless Oblivion, ‘Sands of Time’ (Solitude)
Rorcal, ‘Világvége’ (Bleak)
Shores of Null, ‘Quiescence’ (Candlelight)
Thou, ‘Heathen’ (Gilead)
Trigger Point, ‘Giving Up the Ghost’ (THC)

April 1:
Alesana, ‘The Decade’ EP (Artery)
Austrian Death Machine, ‘Triple Brutal’ (Artery)
Bigelf, ‘Into the Maelstrom’ (Inside Out)
Boyfrndz, ‘Breeder’ (Brutal Panda)
Buioingola, ‘Dopo l’apnea’ (Sentient Ruin)
Cauldron Black Ram, ‘Stalagmire’ (20 Buck Spin)
Cemetery Fog, ‘Shadows From The Cemetery’ EP (Iron Bonehead)
Chevelle, ‘La Gargola’ (Epic)
Chiodos, ‘Devil’ (Razor & Tie)
Circle, ‘Leviatan’ (Ektro)
Daggers, ‘It’s Not Jazz, It’s Blues’ (Throatruiner)
Direwolves, ‘Aegri Somnia’ (Throatruiner)
Epistasis, ‘Light Through Dead Glass’ (Crucial Blast)
Gravehill, ‘Death Curse’ (Dark Descent)
Hatriot, ‘Dawn of the New Centurian’ (Massacre)
Hellion, ‘To Hellion and Back’ (HNE)
Human Cull, ‘Stillborn Nation’ (Wooaaargh)
Infest, ‘Cold Blood War’ (Xtreem)
Johnny Wore Black, ‘Walking Underwater’ (Dead Cherry)
John Wesley, ‘Disconnect’ (Inside Out)
Khroma, ‘Collapse’ (Inverse)
Lacuna Coil, ‘Broken Crown Halo’ (Century Media)
Lost Society, ‘Terror Hungry’ (Nuclear Blast)
Magnum, ‘Escape From the Shadow Garden’ (SPV)
Mass Infection, ‘For I Am Genocide’ (Comatose)
Massacre, ‘Back From Beyond’ (Century Media)
Neige et Noirceur, ‘Gouffre Onirique et Abîmes Cosmiques’ (Sepulchral)
Nux Vomica, ‘Nux Vomica’ (Relapse)
Pilgrim, ‘II: Void Worship’ (Metal Blade)
Plebeian Grandstand, ‘Lowgazers’ (Throatruiner)
Pyrrhon, ‘The Mother of Virtues’ (Relapse)
Relief In Sleep, ‘Relief In Sleep’ (Imminence)
Sabbath Assembly, ‘Quaternity’ (Svart)
Sargeist, ‘Feeding the Crawling Shadows’ (WTC)
Shear, ‘Katharsis’ (Lifeforce)
Social 66, ‘Social 66′ (Pavement)
Sonata Arctica, ‘Pariah’s Child’ (Nuclear Blast)
Steel Panther, ‘All You Can Eat’ (Open E)
Various Artists, ‘Ronnie James Dio: This Is Your Life’ (Rhino)

April 8:
Anette Olzon, ‘Shine’ (Armoury)
Black Label Society, ‘Catacombs of the Black Vatican’ (eOne)
Blistered, ‘Soul Erosion’ EP (6131)
Brutality Will Prevail, ‘Suspension of Consciousness’ (Siege of Amida)
Cormorant, ‘Earth Diver’ (Self)
Delain, ‘The Human Contradiction’ (Napalm)
Diabulus In Musica, ‘Argia’ (Napalm)
Edge Of Thorns, ‘Insomnia’ (Killer Metal)
Erebus Enthroned, ‘Temple Under Hell’ (Seance)
Ferium, ‘Reflections’ (Transcend)
From Hell, ‘Ascent From Hell’ (Scourge)
For The Fallen Dreams, ‘Heavy Hearts’ (Rise)
Graves At Sea, ‘This Place Is Poison’ EP (Eolian Empire)
Graviators, ‘Motherload’ (Napalm)
Invertia, ‘Another Scheme of the Wicked’ (Ohm Resistance)
John Frusciante, ‘Enclosure’ (+180)
Magic Moments, ‘Don’t Fall For Me’ EP (Haus Of F–k)
Neige Morte, ‘Bicephaale’ (Consouling Sounds)
Off!, ‘Wasted Years’ (Vice)
Ormgard, ‘Ormblot’ (Forever Plagued)
Paul Stanley, ‘Face the Music: A Life Exposed’ (Book)
Phlebotomized, ‘Immense Intense Suspense & Skycontact’ Reissue (Hammerheart)
Satyress, ‘Dark Fortune’ (Self)
Septuagint, ‘Negative Void Trinity’ EP (Forever Plagued)
Skogen, ‘I Döden’ (Nordvis)
Tiger Flowers, ‘Dead Hymns’ (Melotov)
Trollfest, ‘Kaptein Kaos’ (NoiseArt)

April 15:
Admiral Sir Cloudesley Shovell, ‘Check ‘Em Before You Wreck ‘Em’ (Rise Above)
Anubis Gate, ‘Horizons’ (Nightmare)
Below, ‘Across The Dark River’ (Metal Blade)
Black Sabbath, ‘The Complete Studio Albums (1970-1978)’ Box Set (Rhino)
Bokluk, ‘Taphonomy’ (Memento Mori)
Brainstorm, ‘Firesoul’ (AFM)
Clawfinger, ‘Deafer Dumber Blinder’ CD/DVD (AFM)
Countess, ‘Ancient Lies and Battle Cries’ (Barbarian Wrath)
Cult Leader, ‘Nothing For Us Here’ (Deathwish)
Dark Days Ahead, ‘North Star Blues’ (Inverse)
Desecresy, ‘Chasmic Transcendence’ (Xtreem)
The Drip, ‘A Presentation of Gruesome Poetics’ EP (Relapse)
E-Force, ‘The Curse’ (Mausoleum)
Emmure, ‘Eternal Enemies’ (Victory)
Enthroned, ‘Sovereigns’ (Agonia)
Gamma Ray, ‘Empire of the Undead’ (Armoury)
I Declare War, ‘We Are Violent People’ (Razor & Tie)
Impetuous Ritual, ‘Unholy Congregation of Hypocritical Ambivalence’ (Profound Lore)
Kyng, ‘Burn the Serum’ (Razor & Tie)
Lillian Axe, ‘One Night In the Temple’ (CME)
Memories of a Dead Man, ‘Ashes of Joy (Send the Wood)
Morbid Flesh, ‘Embedded In the Ossuary’ (Unholy Prophecies)
Mos Generator,  ‘Electric Mountain Majesty’ (Listenable)
The Oath, ‘The Oath’ (Rise Above)
Pact, ‘The Infernal Hierarchies, Penetrating the Threshold of Night’ (Moribund)
Pet Slimmers of the Year, ‘Fragments of Uniforms’ (Candlelight)
Polar, ‘Shadowed By Vultures’ (Prosthetic)
Reality Grey, ‘Define Redemption’ (Bakerteam)
Sevendust, ‘Time Travelers & Bonfires’ (7Bros)
Seventh Circle, ‘Seventh Circle’ EP (Dead Chemists)
Sinbreed, ‘Shadows’ (AFM)
Sleeper Effect, ‘The Hero Clone’ EP (The Orchard)
Stoneburner, ‘Life Drawing’ (Neurot)
Teramaze, ‘Esoteric Symbolism’ (Nightmare)
Thantifaxath, ‘Sacred Noise’ (Dark Descent)
T.O.M.B., ‘Pennhurst / Xesse’ Reissue (Crucial Blast)
The Tower, ‘Hic Abundant Leones’ (Bad Omen)
Triptykon, ‘Melana Chasmata’ (Century Media)
Tuomas Holopainen, ‘The Life and Times of Scrooge’ (Nuclear Blast)
Turbo, ‘The Fifth Element’ (Metal Mind)
Various Artists, ‘Monsters! (Six of a Kind)’ (Kaotoxin)
Words of Farewell, ‘The Black Wild Yonder’ (AFM)
Wormreich, ‘Wormcult Revelations’ (Moribund)

April 19: (Record Store Day Vinyl Releases)
Between the Buried and Me, ‘Colours_Live’ (Victory)
Dream Theater, ‘Illumination Theory’ Picture Disc (Roadrunner)
Green Day, ‘Demolicious’ (Reprise)
Katatonia, ‘Kocytean’ (Peaceville)
Jay/Z / Linkin Park, ‘Collision Course’ Reissue (Warner Brothers)
Machine Head, ‘Killers & Kings’ (Nuclear Blast)
Mastodon, ‘Live at Brixton’ (Reprise)
Motorhead, ‘Aftershock’ Picture Disc (UDR)
Opeth, ‘Watershed’ Reissue (Roadrunner)
Poison Idea / Pantera, ‘The Badge’ Single (Rhino)
Slipknot, ‘Vol 3′ Reissue (Atlantic)
Soundgarden, ‘Superunknown: The Singles’ (A&M)
Testament, ‘Live in London’ (Nuclear Blast)
Type O Negative, ‘Slow, Deep and Hard’ (Metal Blade)

April 22:
Black Tar Prophet, ‘Deafen’ (Domestic Genocide)
Blacklite District, ‘Worldwide Controversy’ (Silent Majority Group)
Creinium, ‘Project Utopia’ (Inverse)
Eskhaton, ‘Worship Death’ (Chaos)
Ghoul, ‘Hang 10′ EP (Tankcrimes)
Gunpowder Gray, ‘Gunpowder Gray’ (Boris)
Harakiri For The Sky, ‘Aokigahara’ (Art of Propaganda)
Joe Satriani, ‘The Complete Studio Recordings’ (Legacy)
Krokus, ‘Long Stick Goes Boom Live: From Da House of Rust’ (The End)
Sebastian Bach, ‘Give Em’ Hell’ (Frontiers)
Skelethal, ‘Deathmanicvs Revelation’ EP (Iron Bonehead)
Skinfather, ‘None Will Mourn’ (Streetcleaner)
Stuka Party, ‘Schmeiser Smasher’ (Hammerheart)
Wild, ‘En Tierra Hostil’ (Sliptrick)
Winger, Better Days Comin” (Frontiers)
Wrong, ‘Pessimistic Outcomes’ (Xtreem)

April 29:
Aborted, ‘The Necrotic Manifesto’ (Century Media)
Abysmal Torment, Cultivate the Apostate’ (Willowtip)
Adestria, ‘Gilded Hearts’ (Artery)
Annihilator, ‘Feast Limited Edition’ CD/DVD (UDR)
Anti-Mortem, ‘New Southern’ (Nuclear Blast)
Anti Ritual, ‘Anti Ritual’ (Indisciplinarian)
Archspire, ‘The Lucid Collective’ (Season Of Mist)
Autopsy, ‘Tourniquets, Hacksaws and Graves’ (Peaceville)
Beneath, ‘Barren Throne’ (Unique Leader)
Brody Dalle, ‘Diploid Love’ (Carolline)
Centurian,  ‘Choronzonic Chaos Gods’ Reissue (Hells Headbangers)
Centurian, ‘Of Purest Fire’ Reissue (Hells Headbangers)
Cloak of Altering, ‘Plague Beasts’ (Crucial Blast)
Coldwar, ‘Pantheist’ (Candlelight)
Curimus, ‘Artificial Revolution’ (Freezing Penguin/Svart)
Dead In The Manger, ‘Transience’ EP (20 Buck Spin)
Death, ‘Leprosy’ Reissue (Relapse)
Devil You Know, ‘The Beauty of Destruction’ (Nuclear Blast)
Dismemberment, ‘Embrace the Dark (Horror Pain Gore Death)
Edguy, ‘Space Police: Defenders of the Crown’ (Nuclear Blast)
Existance, ‘Steel Alive’ (Mausoleum)
Exorcism, ‘I Am God’ (GoldenCore)
Fake Idols, ‘Fake Idols’ (Lifeforce)
Floor, ‘Oblation’ (Season Of Mist)
Forest of Tygers, ‘Bruises’ EP (Primitive Violence)
Fu Manchu, ‘Gigantoid’ (At the Dojo)
Grey Skies Fallen, ‘The Many Sides of Truth’ (Xanthros)
Helstar, ‘This Wicked Nest’ (AFM)
Holy Moses, ‘Redefined Mayhem’ (SPV)
Ikillya, ‘Vae Victus’ (Megaforce)
Infestus, ‘The Reflecting Void’ (Debemur Morti)
Insomnium, ‘Shadows of the Dying Sun’ (Century Media)
Jeremy Irons & the Ratgang Malibus, ‘Spirit Knife’ (Small Stone)
Klogr, ‘Black Snow’ (Zeta Factory)
Lake of Tears, ‘By the Black Sea’ DVD/CD (AFM)
Lord Mantis, ‘Death Mask’ (Profound Lore)
Kublai Khan, ‘Balancing Survival & Happiness’ (Artery)
Manilla Road, ‘Mystification’ Reissue (Shadow Kingdom)
Martyr Defiled, ‘No Hope No Morality’ (Century Media)
Mekong Delta, ‘A Mirror Darkly’ (SPV)
Mind, ‘Save Yourself From Hell’ (Selfmadegod)
Miss May I, ‘Rise of the Lion’ (Rise)
Portrait, ‘Crossroads’ (Metal Blade)
Psycho, ‘Chainsaw Priest’ (Selfmadegod)
Reformers, ‘Abolish’ (Mediaskare)
Revelation, ‘Salvation’s Answer’ Reissue (Shadow Kingdom)
Romantic Rebel, ‘Romantic Rebel’ (Pavement)
Saliva, ‘Rise Up’ (Rum Bum)
Saxon, ‘St. George’s Day Sacrifice – Live In Manchester’ (UDR)
Schammasch, ‘Contradiction’ (Prosthetic)
So Hideous, ‘Last Poem / First Light’ (Prosthetic)
Super Massive Black Holes, ‘Calculations of the Ancients’ (Minotauro)
Thine, ‘The Dead City Blueprint’ (Peaceville)
Twitch of the Death Nerve, ‘A New Code of Morality’ (Comatose)
Unlight, ‘The Katalyst of the Katharsis’ (War-Anthem)
Upon This Dawning, ‘We Are All Sinners’ (Artery)
Vanhelga, ‘Längtan’ (Art of Propaganda)
Whitechapel, ‘Our Endless War’ (Metal Blade)

May 6:
Albino Rhino, ‘Albino Rhino’ (Inverse)
Arkona, ‘Yav’ (Napalm)
Aurvandil, ‘Thrones’ (Eisenwald)
Battleroar, ‘Blood of Legends’ (Cruz del Sur)
Black Stone Cherry, ‘Magic Mountain’ (Roadrunner)
Cobalt, ‘War Metal’ Reissue (Hammerheart)
Cradle of Filth, ‘Total F–king Darkness’ Reissue (Mordgrimm)
Dwellers, ‘Pagan Fruit’ (Small Stone)
Electrocution, ‘Metaphysincarnation’ (Goregorecords)
E-Musikgruppe Lux Ohr, ‘Spiralo’ (Svart)
Ifing, ‘Against the Weald’ (Blood)
Infecting The Swarm, ‘Patheogenesis’ (Lacerated Enemy)
Michael Sweet, ‘I’m Not Your Suicide’ (Big3)
Noneuclid, ‘Metatheosis’ (Blood)
Pet The Preacher, ‘The Cave & the Sunlight’ (Napalm)
Skinner, ‘Sleepwalkers’ (Dead Inside)
Velnias, ‘Sovereign Nocturnal’ (Eisenwald)
Vestal Claret, ‘The Cult of Vestal Claret’ (Cruz del Sur)
Voice Of Ruin, ‘Morning Wood’ (Tenacity)
Woman Is the Earth, ‘This Place That Contains My Spirit’ (Eisenwald)
Xandria, ‘Sacrificum’ (Napalm)

May 13:
Abre Ojos, ‘Gates’ (Secrets of Giza)
Agalloch, ‘The Serpent & the Sphere’ (Profound Lore)
Avatar, ‘Hail the Apocalypse’ (eOne)
Boris the Blade, ‘The Human Hive’ (Siege Of Amida)
Crobot – ‘Crobot’ EP (Wind Up)
Cursed Sails, ‘Rotten Society’ (Velocity/Rise)
Decembre Noir, ‘A Discouraged Believer’ (FDA Rekotz)
Dominium, ‘War Ritual’ (Horror Pain Gore Death)
Dornenreich, ‘Freiheit’ (Prophecy)
Dio, ‘Live in London: Hammersmith Apollo 1993′ DVD/CD (Eagle Rock)
Down, ‘Down IV: Part Two’ EP (ADA)
Epica, ‘The Quantum Enigma’ (Nuclear Blast)
Forgotten Tomb, Darkness in Stereo: Eine Symphonie Des Todes – Live in Germany’ DVD (Agonia)
Furtherial, ‘Destroying Atropolis’ (The Orchard)
Glamour of the Kill, ‘Savages’ (eOne)
The Golden Grass, ‘The Golden Grass’ (Svart)
Graves at Sea / Sourvein, ‘Split’ (Seventh Rule)
Greenleaf, ‘Trails and Passes’ (Small Stone)
Gun Barrel, ‘Damage Dancer’ (Massacre)
High Spirits, ‘You Are Here’ (Hells Headbangers)
Holy Shire, ‘Midgard’ (Bakerteam)
Hour of Penance, ‘Regicide’ (Prosthetic)
Infestus, ‘The Reflecting Void’ (Debemur Morti)
Kadavar, ‘Abra Kadavar’ Tour Edition (Nuclear Blast)
Killer Be Killed, ‘Killer Be Killed’ (Nuclear Blast)
Lantlos, ‘Melting Sun’ (Prophecy)
Metal Inquisitor, ‘Ultima Ratio Regis’ (Massacre)
Miasmal, ‘Cursed Redeemer’ (Century Media)
Mushroomhead, ‘The Righteous and the Butterfly’ (Megaforce)
Nightsatan, ‘Nightsatan and the Loops of Doom’ (Svart)
Of Spire & Throne, ‘Toll of the Wound’ EP (Broken Limb)
Process Pain, ‘Outcast of Society’ (Inverse)
Prong, ‘Ruining Lives’ (SPV)
Retribution, ‘Corpus Antichristi Y3K’ (Pitch Black)
Somnambulist Red, ‘Birth Throes, Shadows and Serpentine Curves’ (Wraith)
Strafk, ‘Phaseshifting’ (Wraith)
Swans, ‘To Be Kind’ (Young Gods)
Sworn Enemy, ‘Living on Borrowed Time’ (Rock Ridge)
Sylar, ‘To Whom It May Concern’ (Razor & Tie)
Teitanbood, ‘Death’ (The Ajna Offensive)
Thine, ‘The Dead City Blueprint’ (Peaceville)
Vallenfyre, ‘Splinters’ (Century Media)
WAMI, ‘Kill the King’ (Metal Mind)

May 20:
Aggravator, ‘Populace’ Destructor (Mulligore)
Blood and Sun, ‘White Storms Fall’ (Pesanta Urfolk)
California Breed, ‘California Breed’ (Frontiers)
Castle, ‘Under Siege’ (Prosthetic)
Comet Control, ‘Comet Control’ (Tee Pee)
Drapsnatt, ‘Hymner Till Undergangen’ (Nordvis)
Embrace of Disharmony, ‘Humananke’ (My Kingdom)
Hades Archer / Slaughtbbath, ‘Circus of Abominations/Antichristos Thanatos’ Split (Iron Bonehead)
Hell, ‘Trilogy’ (Pesanta Urfolk)
Infernal Curse, ‘The End Upon Us’ EP (Iron Bonehead)
Landskap, ‘I’ (Iron Bonehead)
Meliah Rage, ‘Warrior’ (Metal on Metal)
Mordbrand, ‘Imago’ (Deathgasm)
Mortalicum, ‘Tears From the Grave’ (Metal on Metal)
Outrage, ‘We The Dead’ (Metal on Metal)
Rob Zombie, ‘The Zombie Horror Picture Show’ DVD (Universal)
Rubicon Cross, ‘Rubicon Cross’ (Ingrooves)
Timo Tolkki’s Avalon, ‘Angels Of The Apocalypse’ (Frontiers)
Tusmorke, ‘Riset Bak Speilet’ (Svart)
Various Artists, ‘Seattle Noise: Volume 1′ (AVR/Good to Die)
Verberis, ‘Vastitas’ (Iron Bonehead)

May 27, 2014
21 Octayne, ‘Into the Open’ (AFM)
Among Gods, ‘Monument’ (PRC)
Annisokay, ‘The Lucid Dream(er)’ (SPV)
Arkan, ‘Sofia’ (Season Of Mist)
Black Anvil, ‘Hail Death’ (Relapse)
The Black Dahlia Murder, ‘Fool ‘Em All’ DVD (Metal Blade)
Blood of Kings, ‘Starvation’ (Tridroid)
Blood Red Fog ,-’On Death’s Wings’ (Saturnal)
Bury Tomorrow, ‘Runes’ (Nuclear Blast)
Crowbar, ‘Symmetry in Black’ (eOne)
Dead Congregation, ‘Promulgation Of The Fall’ (Profound Lore)
Elvenking, ‘The Pagan Manifesto’ (AFM)
Emptiness, ‘Nothing But The Whole’ (Dark Descent)
Enabler, ‘La Fin Absolue Du Monde’ (The Compound / Creator Destructor)
Expulsion, ‘Certain Corpses Never Decay’ (Vic)
Eyehategod, ‘Eyehategod’ (Housecore)
Eyes of Mara, ‘Akkadia’ EP (Imminence)
Funereal Presence, ‘The Archer Takes Aim’ (Ajna Offensive)
Gluttony, ‘Beyond the Veil of Flesh’ (Vic)
Hellspirit, ‘Dawn Under Curse’ (Saturnal)
Hollywood Monsters, ‘Big Trouble’ (Mausoleum)
Ice Dragon, ‘The Burl,the Earth,the Aether’ Reissue (PRC)
Ice Dragon, ‘The Sorrowful Sun’ Reissue (PRC)
Ice Dragon, ‘Tome of the Future Ancients’ Reissue (PRC)
Icon Of Evil, ‘Syfilis Mentalis’ (PRC)
Impaled Nazarene, ‘Vigorous and Liberating Death’ (Osmose)
Insense, ‘De:Evolution’ (Mas-Kina / Indie)
Jar’d Loose, ‘Turns 13′ (The Path Less Traveled)
Kiss, ‘Kiss 40′ (Universal)
Marty Friedman, ‘Inferno’ (Prosthetic)
Mayhem, ‘Esoteric Warfare’ (Season Of Mist)
Metsatöll, ‘Karjajuht’ (Spinefarm)
Misery Index, ‘The Killing Gods’ (Season Of Mist)
Obsequiae, ‘Suspended In The Brume Of Eos’ (20 Buck Spin)
Powerman 5000, ‘Builders of the Future’ (T-Boy)
RetConStruct, ‘Denizens of the Depths’ (Pavement)
Sabaton, ‘Heroes’ (Nuclear Blast)
Sabbatory, ‘Endless Asphyxiating Gloom’ (Unspeakable Axe)
Sakara, ‘Forgetting What Was’ (Pavement)
Serpentine Path, ‘Emanations’ (Relapse)
Shakra, ’33: The Best of’ (AFM)
Spiders & Snakes, ‘Year of the Snake’ (Sansei)
Tentacle, ‘Ingot Eye’ (PRC)
Vainaja, ‘Kadotetut’ (Svart)
Vanhelgd, ‘Relics of Sulphur Salvation’ (20 Buck Spin)
Various Artists, ‘One and All, Together, for Home’ (Season Of Mist)
Violation Wound, ‘Violation Wound’ (Vic)
Waxen, ‘Agios Holokauston’ (Moribund)
We Are The Damned, ‘Doomvirate’ (Lifeforce)
YAITW, ‘When Life Comes to Death’ (Deathwish)
Zoldier Noiz, ‘Regression Process’ (Unspeakable Axe)

June 3:
Bloody Hammers, ‘Under Satan’s Sun’ (Napalm)
The Cutthroats 9, ‘Dissen’ (Lamb Unlimited / Reptilian)
Darkest Era, ‘Severance’ (Cruz del Sur)
Deep in Hate, ‘Chronicles of Oblivion’ (Kaotoxin)
Demonic Rage, ‘Venomous Wine From Putrid Bodies’ (Iron Bonehead)
Diseased Reason, ‘Recombinant’ (Handshake)
Divine Chaos, ‘A New Dawn In the Age of War’ (Evil Eye)
Hard Riot, ‘The Blackened Heart’ (Pitch Black)
Massacra, ‘Enjoy the Violence’ Reissue (Century Media)
Massacra, ‘Final Holocaust’ Reissue (Century Media)
Massacra, ‘Signs of the Decline’ Reissue (Century Media)
Mongrel, ‘Evolution’ EP (Unable)
Nightmares, ‘Suspiria’ (Rise)
Opium Warlords, ‘Taste My Sword of Understanding’ (Svart)
Pantera – ‘Far Beyond Bootleg: Live From Donington ‘94‘ Vinyl (Rhino)
Pylon, ‘Homo Homini Lupus’ (Roxx)
Rude, ‘Soul Recall’ (FDA Rekotz)
Run With The Hunted, ‘The Sieve and The Sand’ (Panic)
The Swan King, ‘Last So Long’ (War Crime)
Swarþ, ‘Omines Pestilentiae’ (Iron Bonehead)
Vader, ‘Tibi Et Igni’ (Nuclear Blast)
Valdrin, ‘Beyond The Forest’ (Blast Head)
Via, ‘From The Ashes’ (Dark Harvest)
Vomiting Corpses, ‘Coma: The Spheres of Innocence’ Reissue (Wartorn)

June 10:
The Amity Affliction, ‘Let the Ocean Take Me’ (Roadrunner)
Anathema, ‘Distant Satellites’ (Kscope)
Arch Enemy, ‘War Eternal’ (Century Media)
The Atlas Moth, ‘The Old Believer’ (Profound Lore)
Beartooth, ‘Disgusting’ (Red Bull)
Body Count, ‘Manslaughter’ (Sumerian)
Clutch, ‘Earth Rocker’ Deluxe Edition (Weathermaker)
Day of Doom, ‘The Gates of Hell’ (Lavadome)
Daemonheim, ‘Tidian’ (Naturmacht)
Den Saakaldte, ‘Kapittel II: Faen i Helvete’ (Agonia)
Dust Bolt, ‘Awake The Riot’ (Napalm)
Ecocide, ‘Eye of Wicked Sight’ (Disharmonic)
Equilibrium, ‘Erdentempel’ (Nuclear Blast)
Falconer, ‘Black Moon Rising’ (Metal Blade)
Gloryful, ‘Ocean Blade’ (Massacre)
God Macabre, ‘The Winterlong’ Reissue (Relapse)
Hellyeah, ‘Blood For Blood’ (Eleven Seven)
In Hearts Wake, ‘Earthwalker’ (UNFD)
Loudblast, ‘Burial Ground’ (Listenable)
Mars Red Sky, ‘Stranded In Arcadia’ (Listenable)
Motherkissers, ‘Cage the Water’ (Memorial)
Nightmare, ‘The Aftermath’ (AFM)
Night Ranger, ‘High Road’ (Frontiers)
October File, ‘The Application of Loneliness, Ignorance, Misery, Love and Despair: An Introspective of the Human Condition’ (Candlelight)
Orange Goblin, ‘Healing Through Fire’ Reissue (Candlelight)
Pillory, ‘Evolutionary Miscarriage’ (Unique Leader)
Question, ‘Doomed Passages’ (Chaos)
Rival Sons, ‘Great Western Valkyrie’ (Earache)
Stoic Dissention, ‘Autochthon’ (Rain Without End)
Tesla, ‘Simplicity’ (eOne)
Tombs, ‘Savage Gold’ (Relapse)
Trap Them, ‘Blissf–ker’ (Prosthetic)
U.D.O., ‘Steelhammer: Live In Moscow’ CD/ DVD (AFM)
Valley of the Sun, ‘Electric Talons of the Thunderhawk’ (Fuzzorama)
The Word Alive, ‘Real’ (Fearless)
Wretched, ‘Cannibal’ (Victory)

June 17:
Boris, ‘Noise’ (Sargent House)
Feed The Rhino, ‘The Sorrow and the Sound’ (Siege Of Amida)
Finntroll, ‘Natten Med De Levande Finntroll’ Live (Spinefarm)
Incubus, ‘Incubus’ Reissue (Vic)
Lecherous Gaze, ‘Zeta Reticuli Blues’ (Tee Pee)
Linkin Park, ‘The Hunting Party’ (Warner Brothers)
Lullacry, ‘Legacy 1998-2014′ (Spinefarm)
Mefisto, ‘The Megalomania Puzzle’ Reissue (Vic)
Necuratul, ‘Sanguine Lupus Graves’ (Forever Plagued)
Profetus, ‘As All Seasons Die’ (Svart)
Radio Moscow, ‘Magical Dirt’ (Alive Naturalsound)
Rippikoulu, ‘Ulvaja’ (Svart)
Scare Don’t Fear, ‘From the Ground Up’ (KBB)
Stars In Stereo, ‘Leave Your Mark’ (Hundred Handed)
Taatsi, ‘Season of Sacrifice’ (Forever Plagued)
Under The Church, ‘Under The Church’ (Pulverised)
Vassafor / Sinistrous Diabolus, ‘Split’ (Iron Bonehead)
Wo Fat, ‘The Conjuring’ (Small Stone)
Youth In Revolt, ‘Love Is A Liars Game’ (Outerloop)

June 24:
Abaddon Incarnate, ‘Pessimist’ (Candlelight)
ACxDC, ‘Antichrist Demoncore’ (Melotov)
Allegaeon, ‘Elements of the Infinite’ (Metal Blade)
Auroch, ‘Taman Shud’ (Profound Lore)
Axegressor, ‘Last’ (Listenable)
Beige Eagle Boys, ‘You’re Gonna Get Yours’ (Reptilian)
Blut Aus Nord / P.H.O.B.O.S., ‘Triunity’ Split (Debemur Morti)
Cannabis Corpse, ‘From Wisdom To Baked’ (Season Of Mist)
Cemetery Lust, ‘Orgies of Abomination’ (Hells Headbangers)
Channel Zero, ‘Kill All Kings’ (Metal Blade)
Confession, ‘Life and Death’ (Mediaskare)
Corrosion of Conformity, ‘IX’ (Candlelight)
Dead By Wednesday, ‘Death Of The Rockstar’ EP (Ear One)
Death Of An Era, ‘Black Bagged’ (Razor & Tie)
Doomsday Mourning, ‘Negligent Acts of Calculated Recklessness’ (To The Point)
Emperor, ‘In The Nightside Eclipse – 20th Year Anniversary’ Reissue (Candlelight)
Ending Quest, ‘The Summoning’ (FDA Rekotz)
For All Those Sleeping, ‘Incomplete Me’ (Fearless)
Godflesh, ‘Decline and Fall’ EP (Avalanche)
Hrizg, ‘Individualism’ (Moribund)
Imperial Triumphant, ‘Shrine To The Trident Throne’ (Code666)
Inanimate Existence, ‘A Never-Ending Cycle Of Atonement’ (Unique Leader)
Incantation, ‘Dirges of Elysium’ (Listenable)
Kobra and the Lotus, ‘High Priestess’ (Titan)
Marduk, ‘Le Grande Danse Macabre’ Reissue (Century Media)
Marduk, – ‘World Funeral’ Reissue (Century Media)
Mastodon, ‘Once More ‘Round the Sun’ (Reprise)
Mortualia, ‘Blood of the Hermit’ (Moribund)
Mournful Congregation, ‘Concrescence of the Sophia’ EP (20 Buck Spin)
Nunslaughter, ‘Angelic Dread’ (Hells Headbangers)
October Falls, ‘Kaarna’ (Debemur Morti)
Outline In Color, ‘Masks’ (Standby)
Powerwolf, ‘The History of Heresy’ Box Set (Metal Blade)
The Relapse Symphony, ‘Shadows’ (Standby)
Ronny Munro, ‘Electric Wake’ (Rat Pak)
Scars of Tomorrow, ‘Failed Transmissions’ (Artery)
Septicflesh, ‘Titan’ (Prosthetic)
Slaves, ‘Through Art We Are All Equals’ (Artery)
Stigmhate, ‘Zodacare Od Zodameranu’ (Bakerteam)
Tamerlan, ‘Ain’ (Debemur Morti)
Tankard, ‘R.I.B.’ (Nuclear Blast)
Vicious Rumors, ‘Live You To Death 2: American Punishment’ (SPV)
Virgin Steele, ‘Invictus’ Reissue (SPV)
Virgin Steele, ‘The Marriage of Heaven & Hell I + II’ Reissue (SPV)
Zgard, ‘Contemplation’ (Svarga)

July 1:
The Dead Rabbitts, ‘Shapeshifter’ (Tragic Hero)
Death Vomit, ‘Gutted By Horrors’ (Xtreem)
Desaster, ‘Live In Bamberg’ (High Roller)
Desecration, ‘Cemetery Sickness’ (Metal Age)
Drunk Dad, ‘Ripper Killer’ (Eolian Empire)
Eternal Oblivion, ‘Human Fields’ (HPGD)
Every Time I Die, ‘From Parts Unknown’ (Epitaph)
Guns N’ Roses – Appetite for Democracy 3D: Live From The Hard Rock Casino – Las Vegas’ DVD (Universal)
Illdisposed, ‘With the Lost Souls On Our Side’ (Massacre)
Madball, ‘Hardcore Lives’ (Black N Blue)
Rog & Pip, ‘Our Revolution’ (Rise Above)
Yakuza, ‘Amount To Nothing’ Reissue (War Crime)
Yakuza, ‘Way of the Dead’ Reissue (War Crime)

July 8:
’68, ‘In Humor and Sadness’ (eOne / Good Fight)
Amberian Dawn, ‘Magic Forest’ (Napalm)
Angist, ‘Circle Of Suffering’ (Hammerheart)
Chelsea Grin, ‘Ashes To Ashes’ (Artery / Razor & Tie)
Connoisseur, ‘Stoner Justice’ (Tankcrimes)
Corruption, ‘Devil’s Share’ (Metal Mind)
Dream Theater, ‘The Studio Albums: 1992-2011′ Box Set (Roadrunner)
Earthless Meets Heavy Blanket, ‘In A Dutch Haze’ (Outer Battery / Roadburn)
English Dogs, ‘The Thing With Two Heads’ (Candlelight)
Erimha, ‘Reign Through Immortality’ (Victory)
Exordium Mors, ‘The Apotheosis of Death’ (Iron Blood & Death)
Goatwhore, ‘Constricting Rage of the Merciless’ (Metal Blade)
Gotthard, ‘Bang!’ (The End)
Hate Division, ‘Order of the Enslaved’ (Blast Head)
The Hell, ‘Groovehammer’ (Prosthetic)
Iron Man, ‘Generation Void’ Reissue (Shadow Kingdom)
Iron Man, ‘The Passage’ Reissue (Shadow Kingdom)
Islander, ‘Violence & Destruction’ (Victory)
Judas Priest, ‘Redeemer of Souls’ (Epic)
Kruk, ‘Before’ (Metal Mind)
Lawrence’s Creation, ‘Drop Zone’ (HPGD)
Ministry, ‘Last Tangle In Paris’ CD/DVD (UDR / 13th Planet)
Monuments, ‘The Amanuensis’ (Century Media)
Mortals, ‘Cursed To See the Future’ (Reprise)
My Iron Lung, ‘Relief’ (Pure Noise)
Origin, ‘Omnipresent’ (Nuclear Blast)
Pinnick Gales Pridgen, ‘PGP2′ (Magna Carta)
The Relapse Symphony – ‘Shadows’ (Standby)
Sonic Syndicate, ‘Sonic Syndicate’ (Nuclear Blast)
Starset, ‘Transmissions’ (Razor & Tie)
Steel Prophet, ‘Omniscient’ (Cruz del Sur)
Ted Nugent, ‘SHUTUP&JAM!’ (Frontiers)
Terminal Death, ‘Terminal Death’ (Shadow Kingdom)
Vintersorg, ‘Naturbål’ (Napalm)
Wolves in the Throne Room, ‘Celestite’ (Artemisia)
Wolvhammer, Clawing Into Black Sun’ (Profound Lore)
Zone Zero, ‘The Lost Legacy’ (Shadow Kingdom)

July 15:
Antemasque, ‘Antemasque’ (Navie)
Coffinborn, ‘Beneath the Cemetery’ EP (Xtreem)
Demonic Resurrection, ‘The Demon King’ (Candlelight)
Grave Digger, ‘The Return of the Reaper’ (Napalm)
Illuminate Me, ‘I Have Become A Corpse’ (Tragic Hero)
Korn, ‘The Paradigm Shift: World Tour Edition’ (Prospect Park)
Kult of Taurus / Erevos Aenaon, ‘Born of Fire, Forged By Death’ Split (Forever Plagued)
Night By Night, ‘NxN’ (Cargo)
Novembers Doom, ‘Bled White’ (The End)
Lazer/Wulf, ‘The Beast of Left and Right’ (Retro Futurist)
Pelican, ‘Arktika’ (Self)
Pennywise – ‘Yesterdays’ (Interscope)
Rise Against, ‘The Black Market’ (Interscope)
Suicide Silence, ‘You Can’t Stop Me’ (Nuclear Blast)
United Nations, ‘The Next Four Years’ (Temporary Residence)
Volumes, ‘No Sleep’ (Mediaskare)
Yakuza, ‘Samsara’ Reissue (War Crime)
Yakuza, ‘Transmutations’ Reissue (War Crime)

July 22:
Bastard Feast, ‘Osculum Infame’ (Season Of Mist)
Boneyard, ‘Fear of a Zombie Planet’ (HPGD)
Crown the Empire, ‘The Resistance: Rise of the Runaways’ (Rise)
Corrupt Moral Altar, ‘Mechanical Tides’ (Season Of Mist)
The Dagger, ‘The Dagger’ (Century Media)
Dog Fashion Disco, ‘Sweet Nothings’ (Rotten)
Echoes, ‘The Pursuit’ (Universal Warning)
Electric Funeral, ‘Total Funeral’ (Southern Lord)
Empyrium, ‘The Turn of the Tides’ (Prophecy)
Entrails, ‘Resurrected From the Grave (Demo Collection)’ (Metal Blade)
Fallujah, ‘The Flesh Prevails’ (Unique Leader)
Forevermore, ‘Telos’ (Solid State)
Fozzy, ‘Do You Wanna Start A War’ (Century Media)
(Hed)pe, ‘Evolution’ (Pavement)
Ill Nino, ”Til Death, La Familia’ (Victory)
Keitzer, ‘The Last Defence’ (FDA Rekotz)
King of Asgard, ‘Karg’ (Metal Blade)
Martyrdod, ‘Elddop’ (Southern Lord)
Monolithe, ‘0′ (Debemur Morti)
Monolithe, ‘II’ Reissue (Debemur Morti)
Mutilation Rites, ‘Harbinger’ (Prosthetic)
Omnihility, ‘Deathscapes of the Subconscious’ (Unique Leader)
Overkill, ‘White Devil Armory’ (eOne)
Rage Nucleaire, ‘’Black Storm of Violence’ (Season Of Mist)
Saga, ‘Sagacity’ (Ear One / Eagle Rock)
Silent Screams, ‘Hope For Now’ (Artery)
SOS, ‘Strength and Conditioning’ (316)
Varga, ‘Return Of The Metal’ (Vargantuan)
Vices, ‘New Breed’ (Melotov)
Within The Ruins, ‘Phenomena’ (eOne)

July 29:
Abolition A.D., ‘After Death Before Chaos’ (Pulverised)
Adelitas Way, ‘Stuck’ (Virgin)
Invidiosus, ‘Malignant Universe’ (Tridroid)
Krigsgrav, ‘The Carrion Fields’ (Naturmacht)
The Last Ten Seconds of Life, ‘The Last Ten Seconds of Life: 2010-2012′ (Density)
Mutilation Process, ‘Flesh Eaters’ (HPGD)
Taatsi, ‘Amidst the Trees’ (Forever Plagued)
Theory of a Deadman, ‘Savages’ (Roadrunner)
UnBreakable, ‘Knockout’ (Dark Star)
Yakuza, ‘Kabuki Mono’ (War Crime)

August 5:
Avulsed, ‘Carnivoracity’ Reissue (Xtreem)
Belphegor, ‘Conjuring the Dead’ (Nuclear Blast)
Black Trip, ‘Goin’ Under’ (Prosthetic)
Blues Pills, ‘Blues Pills’ (Nuclear Blast)
Bolzer, ‘Soma’ (Invictus)
Brimstone Coven, ‘Brimstone Coven’ (Metal Blade)
Capture The Crown, ‘Reign of Terror’ (Artery)
Cemetery Fog, ‘Towards The Gates’ EP (Iron Bonehead)
Chaos Moon, ‘Resurrection Extract’ (I, Voidhanger)
Cold World, ‘How the Gods Chill’ (Deathwish)
Columns, ‘Please Explode’ (Relapse)
The Dead Daisies, ‘Face I Love’ EP (Caroline / Universal)
Eluveitie , ‘Origins’ (Nuclear Blast)
Entombed A.D., ‘Back To the Front’ (Century Media)
Four Letter Lie, ‘Like Structures’ (Artery)
Godsmack, ’1000hp’ (Republic)
Holy Tongues, ‘Weak People’ (Melotov)
John Gallow, ‘Violet Dreams’ (I, Voidhanger)
John Garcia, ‘John Garcia’ (Napalm)
Kix, ‘Rock Your Face Off’ (Loud and Proud)
Lelahell, ‘Al Insane…The (Re)Birth of Abderrahmane’ (HPGD)
Mastodon, ‘Remission Reissue (Relapse)
Mutilated Veterans, ‘Necro Crust Warhead’ EP (Hells Headbangers)
Nachtmystium, ‘The World We Left Behind’ (Century Media)
The Order Of The Solar Temple, ‘The Order Of The Solar Temple’ (I, Voidhanger)
Panopticon, ‘Roads To The North’ (Bindrune / Nordvis)
Paul Gilbert, ‘Stone Pushing Uphill Man’ (Shrapnel)
Saturn, ‘Ascending (Live in Space)’ (Rise Above)
Skid Row, ‘United World Rebellion: Part 2′ EP (Megaforce)
Swashbuckle, ‘We Hate the Sea’ EP (Get This Right)
Those Who Bring the Torture, ‘Piling Up’ (Selfmadegod)
To Set Ablaze, ‘The Life We Lead’ (Autumn + Colour)
Vandenberg MoonKings, ‘Vandenberg MoonKings’ (Mascot)
Vardan, ‘Enjoy of Deep Sadness’ (Moribund)
Wovenwar, ‘Wovenwar’ (Metal Blade)

August 12:
Atara / Miserable Failure, ‘Hang Them’ Split (Kaotoxin)
Evil United, ‘Honored By Fire’ (MVD)
Funerary, ‘Starless Aeon’ (Midnite Collective)
Grifter, ‘Return Of The Bearded Brethren’ (Ripple)
Heartist, ‘Feeding Fiction’ (Roadrunner)
John 5, ‘Careful With That Axe’ (60 Cycle Hum)
Monsterworks, ‘Overhaul’ (Eat Lead and Die)
Slaughterday, ‘Ravenous’ (FDA Rekotz)
Twitching Tongues, ‘World War Live’ (Closed Casket)
Unisonic, ‘Light of Dawn’ (Armoury)
Upon a Burning Body, ‘The World Is My Enemy Now’ (Sumerian)

August 19:
Accept, ‘Blind Rage’ (Nuclear Blast)
Ace Frehley, ‘Space Invader’ (eOne)
Acrania, ‘Totalitarian Dystopia’ (Unique Leader)
Adage, ‘Defined’ EP (Pavement)
Black Trip, ‘Goin’ Under’ (Prosthetic)
Buckcherry, ‘F–k’ EP (F-Bomb)
Cardinals Folly, ‘Our Cult Continues!’ (Shadow Kingdom)
Cenotaph, ‘Riding Our Black Oceans’ Reissue (Chaos)
Children Of Technology, ‘Future Decay’ (Hells Headbangers)
Cross Examination, ‘The Dawn of the Dude’ EP (Organized Crime)
Crucifyre, ‘Black Magic Fire’ (Pulverised)
Darkness Divided, ‘Written In Blood’ (Victory)
Deadlock, ‘The Re-Arrival’ (Lifeforce)
Dictated, ‘The Deceived’ (Metal Blade)
Diskord, ‘Oscillations’ EP (Hellthrasher)
Dragonforce, ‘Maximum Overload’ (Metal Blade)
Egypt Central, ‘Murder In The French Quarter’ (Fat Lady)
Empire Auriga, ‘Ascending The Solar Throne’ (Moribund)
Extinction A.D., ‘Plague Prophecy’ EP (Good Fight)
Grinder Blues, ‘Grinder Blues’ (Megaforce)
Halcyon Way, ‘Conquer’ (Nightmare)
He Is Legend, ‘Heavy Fruit’ (Tragic Hero)
Johnny Touch, ‘Inner City Wolves’ (Shadow Kingdom)
Joy, ‘Under the Spell of Joy’ (Tee Pee)
Karma To Burn, ‘Arch Stanton’ (Deepdive)
King 810, ‘Memoirs of a Murderer’ (Roadrunner)
Midnight, ‘No Mercy For Mayhem’ (Hells Headbangers)
Pallbearer, ‘Foundations of Burden’ (Profound Lore)
Pillbuster, ‘Brothel’ (Stonerkill)
Powerlord, ‘The Awakening’ Reissue (Shadow Kingdom)
Proselyte, ‘Our Vessel’s In Need’ (Gypsyblood)
Punch, ‘They Don’t Have To Believe’ (Deathwish)
Sacrocurse, ‘Unholier Master’ (Hells Headbangers)
Six String Slaughter, ‘Born Unspoiled’ (HPGD)
Sleeping Giant, ‘Finished People’ (Century Media)
Sloth Herder / Horde of the Eclipse , ‘Split’ (Unholy Anarchy)
Take Over and Destroy, ‘Vacant Face’ (Comfort Point)
Those Who Bring the Torture, ‘Piling Up’ (Selfmadegod)
Trioscapes, ‘Digital Dream Sequence’ (Metal Blade)

August 26:
Along Came a Spider, ‘Resurgence’ (Standby)
Alraune, ‘The Process of Self-Immolation’ (Gilead)
American, ‘Coping With Loss’ (Sentient Ruin)
Bastard Sapling, Instinct Is Forever’ (Gilead)
Circle II Circle, ‘Live at Wacken (Official Bootleg)’ (Armoury)
Famous Last Words, ‘Council of the Dead’ (InVogue)
Force of Darkness, ‘Absolute Verb of Chaos and Darkness’ (Hells Headbangers)
Machinae Supremacy, ‘Phantom Shadow’ (Spinefarm)
Monsterworks, ‘Overhaul’ (Eat Lead and Die)
Motorhead, ‘Aftershock’ Tour Edition (UDR)
New Medicine – ‘Breaking the Model’ (Imagen)
Opeth, ‘Pale Communion’ (Roadrunner)
Royal Blood, ‘Royal Blood’ (Warner Brothers)
Sea of Bones, ‘The Earth Wants Us Dead’ (Gilead)
Thousand Foot Krutch – ‘Oxygen: Inhale’ (TFK)
X-Drive, ‘Get Your Rock On’ (Frontiers)

September 2:
Algebra, ‘Feed the Ego’ (Unspeakable Axe)
Axel Rudi Pell, ‘Into the Storm’ Deluxe Edition (SPV)
Black Tongue, ‘Born Hanged/Falsifier’ Reissue (SOAR / Century Media)
Blood Of Kingu, ‘Dark Star On The Right Horn of the Crescent Moon’ (Season Of Mist)
Bloodsoaked, ‘Religious Apocalypse’ (Comatose)
Burzum, ‘The Ways of Yore’ (Candlelight)
Code Orange, ‘I Am King’ (Deathwish)
The Color Morale, ‘Hold On Pain Ends’ (Fearless)
Dark Fortress, ‘Venereal Dawn’ (Century Media)
Earth, ‘Primitive and Deadly’ (Southern Lord)
Empress AD, ‘Still Life Moving Fast’ (The End)
Faithsedge, ‘The Answer of Insanity’ (Scarlet)
Hammerfall, ‘(r)Evolution’ (Nuclear Blast)
The Haunted, ‘Exit Wounds’ (Century Media)
Horned Almighty, ‘World of Tombs’ (Scarlet)
Incite, ‘Up In Hell’ (Minus Head)
The King Is Blind, ‘The Deficiencies Of Man’ EP (Mordgrimm)
Krieg, ‘Transient’ (Candlelight)
Meridian, ‘The Awful Truth’ (Victory)
Phil Rudd, ‘Head Job’ (Universal Australia)
Pig Heart Transplant, ‘For Mass Consumption’ (20 Buck Spin)
Richie Kotzen, ‘The Essential Richie Kotzen’ CD/DVD (Loud and Proud)
Set and Setting, ‘A Vivid Memory’ (Prosthetic)
Solstafir, ‘Otta’ (Season of Mist)
Trascendental, ‘Nothingness’ (Xtreem)
Weedeater, ..And Justice For Y’all’ Reissue (Season of Mist)
Weedeater, ‘Sixteen Tons’ Reissue (Season of Mist)
Wolf, ‘Devil Seed’ (Century Media)
YOB, ‘Clearing the Path To Ascend’ (Neurot)

September 9:
American Hi-Fi, ‘Blood and Lemonade’ (Rude)
Autumn’s Dawn, ‘Gone’ (Eisenwald)
Crimson Shadows, ‘Kings Among Men’ (Napalm)
Crucified, ‘Dead of Sleep’ (Get This Right)
Digitalife, ‘Nemesis’ (Imminence)
Hod, ‘Book of the Worm’ (Arctic)
In Flames, ‘Siren Charms’ (Epic)
Lonely Kamel, ‘S–t City’ (Napalm)
Megaton Leviathan, ‘Past 21: Beyond the Arctic Cell’ (Seventh Rule)
Nostril Caverns, ‘Inside the Cell/The Dying’s Last Breath’ (Tridroid)
The Order of Israfel, ‘Wisdom’ (Napalm)
Pord, ‘Wild’ (Solar Flare)
Project Arcadia, ‘A Time of Changes’ (Nightmare)
The Sabbathian, ‘Ritual Rites’ (Svart)
A Sound of Thunder, ‘The Lesser Key of Solomon’ (Mad Neptune)
Steak, ‘Slab City’ (Napalm)
Striker, ‘City Of Gold’ (Napalm)
Switchfoot, ‘The Edge of the Earth’ EP (Atlantic)

2014 Album Reviews

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