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 new releases from Between the Buried and Me, Deafheaven, Wolves in the Throne Room 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.


New Releases

Between The Buried And Me, Colors II (Sumerian Records)
Tenth studio album. Raleigh, North Carolina. Progressive Metal. Follow-up album to their 2007 album Colors.

Music videos: “The Future Is Behind Us” “Fix the Error
Single: “Revolution in Limbo
Producer: Jamie King, and BTBAM at The Basement Studios in Winston-Salem, NC.
Mixer: Jens Bogren
Guests: Mike Portnoy (ex-Dream Theater), Navene Koperweis (ex- Animals as Leaders), Ken Schalk (ex-Candiria)
Upcoming dates: North America, Aug – Sept.
Colors II will also be available on vinyl.


Deafheaven, Infinite Granite (Sargent House)
Fifth studio album. San Francisco, California. Alternative Metal.

Music video: “In Blur
Producer: Justin Meidal-Johnsen
Infinite Granite is also available on Bandcamp.


Wolves In The Throne Room, Primordial Arcana (Relapse Records)
Seventh studio album. Olympia, Washington. Black metal.

Music videos: “Primal Chasm (Gift of Fire)” “Spirit of Lightning” “Mountain Magick
Primordial Arcana is also available on vinyl and Bandcamp.

Blasphemous Creation, Forsaken Dynasty (Horror Pain Gore Death Productions)
Bonehunter, Dark Blood Reincarnation System (Hells Headbangers)
DARE, Against All Odds (Revelation Records)
Ingrown, Gun (Alternatives)
Sodom, Bombenhagel (Steamhammer/SPV)
Ulver, Hexahedron – Live at Henie Onstad Kunstsenter (House Of Mythology)
Warkings, Revolution (Napalm Records)