New & Noteworthy is a weekly column in which we highlight some of the newest rock and metal releases coming out each week. This week features a new solo release from Cannibal Corpse, Liquid Tension Experiment, Greta Van Fleet, and more! For last week’s releases you can read the previous New & Noteworthy, and for the latest sales numbers Metal by Numbers. Be sure to follow us on Spotify to get this month’s New & Noteworthy Playlist, updated every Friday with the newest metal releases.
Greta Van Fleet, The Battle At Garden’s Gate (Lava/Republic Records)
Second studio album. Frankenmuth, Michigan. Rock.
Music videos: “The Battle At Garden’s Gate” “Heat Above” “My Way, Soon”
Live video: “Heat Above” (Jimmy Kimmel Live) “My Way, Soon” (Late Show with Stephen Colbert) “Age of Machine”
The Battle At Garden’s Gate is available on vinyl.
Liquid Tension Experiment, LTE3 (InsideOutMusic)
Third studio album. New York City. Instrumental / Progressive Metal.
Music Videos: “The Passage of Time” “Hypersonic” “Beating The Odds”
Producers: John Petrucci, Tony Levin, Jordan Rudess, Mike Portnoy
Mixer: Rich Mouser
LTE3 is also available on vinyl.
Cannibal Corpse, Violence Unimagined (Metal Blade Records)
Fifteenth studio album. Buffalo, New York. Death Metal.
Marty Friedman, Tokyo Jukebox 3 (The Players Club/Mascot Label Group)
Fifteenth solo album. Tokyo, Japan. Progressive / Instrumental Metal.
Music video: “負けないで Makenaide” “The Perfect World”
Tokyo Jukebox 3 is also available on red vinyl.
Amigo The Devil, Born Against (Ingrooves)
Bewitcher, Cursed Be Thy Kingdom (Century Media)
Black Orchid Empire, Live In The Studio (Long Branch Records)
Endseeker, Mount Carcass (Metal Blade Records)
Hail The Sun, New Age Filth (Equal Vision Records)
Holding Absence, The Greatest Mistake Of My Life (SharpTone Records)
Icon Of Sin, Icon Of Sin (Frontiers Music Srl)
Intonate, Severed Within (Willowtip)
The Vintage Caravan, Monuments (Napalm Records)
While She Sleeps, Sleeps Society (Spinefarm)