New & Noteworthy is Metal Insider’s weekly column highlighting some of the newest rock and metal releases coming out each week. Metallica’s new album has finally arrived! We’ve been rocking out to this record since last night’s Global Premiere. Were you there? Which releases are your favorite? Don’t forget to check out the playlist below. Enjoy!


1782, Clamor Luciferi (Heavy Psych Sounds)








Archon Angel, II (Frontiers)








Atreyu, The Hope Of A Spark EP (Spinefarm)








Black Orchid Empire, Tempus Veritas (Season Of Mist)








Dodheimsgard, Black Medium Current (Peaceville)








The Hellfreaks, Pitch Black Sunset (Napalm)








Holy Moses, Invisible Queen (Fireflash)








Infected Rain, The Devil’s Dozen (Napalm)









Jesus Piece, …So Unknown (Century Media)








L.A. Guns, Black Diamonds (Frontiers)








Magnus Karlsson’s Free Fall, Hunt The Flame (Frontiers)








Metallica, 72 Seasons (Blackened)








Mike Tramp, Songs Of White Lion (Frontiers)








Overkill, Scorched (Nuclear Blast)








Poison Ruin, Harvest (Relapse)