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 the posthumous release from Alexi Laiho’s Bodom After Midnight, a live Motorhead album, and a couple 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.


New Releases

Bodom After Midnight, Paint The Sky With Blood (Napalm Records)
EP. First release under the name, and posthumous release of Alexi Laiho (Children of Bodom). Death Metal.

Music video: “Paint The Sky With Blood
Visualizer: “Payback’s a Bitch
Paint The Sky With Blood is also available on vinyl.


Motörhead, Louder Than Noise… Live In Berlin (Silver Lining Music)
Live Album. Recorded in Berlin, Germany in 2012.

Live Videos: “Rock It” “Over the Top
Louder Than Noise… Live In Berlin is also available on vinyl.



Bongzilla, Weedsconsin (Heavy Psych)
Happy 4/20! Fifth studio album. Madison, Wisconsin. Stoner / Sludge Metal.

Producer and mixer: John Hopkins at Future Apple Tree Studios in Rock Island, Illinois
Masterer: Carl Saff at Saff Mastering in Chicago, Illinois
4/20 Video: Live from Weedconsin
is also available on vinyl in a variety of smoker friendly colors.


Black Wail, Born on Fire EP (Rhyme & Reason)
Body Void
, Bury Me Beneath This Rotting Earth
(Prosthetic Records)
Hideous Divinity, LV-426 (Century Media)
The Mars Volta, Landscape Tantrums (Clouds Hill)
Void Vator, Great Fear Rising (Ripple Music)