New & Noteworthy is a weekly column in which we highlight some of the newest rock and metal releases coming out each week. This week feature new music from Bullet for my Valentine, Omnium Gatherum, 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


Bullet For My Valentine, Bullet For My Valentine (Spinefarm)
Seventh studio album. Bridgend, UK. Metalcore.

Music videos: Rainbow Veins” “Knives” “Shatter
Carl Bown

Omnium Gatherum, Origin (Century Media)
Ninth studio album. Korka, Finland. Melodic Death Metal.

Music videos: “Reckoning” “Fortitude” “Paragon
Upcoming dates: North America, February – March, with Allegaeon, Black Crown Initiate to open.


Like Moths To Flames, Pure Like Porcelain (UNFD)
Fifth EP, tenth studio release. Columbus, Ohio. Metalcore.

Singles: “The Preservation of Hate” “Views From Halfway Down



Altareth, Blood (Magnetic Eye Records)
Bornholm, Apotheosis (Napalm Records)
Crazy Lixx, Street Lethal (Frontiers Music s.r.l.)
Extinction A.D., Chaos, Collusion, Carnage & Propaganda (Unique Leader Records)
Gaahls Wyrd, The Humming Mountain (Season Of Mist)
Moonshine Oversight, The Frame (Wormholedeath)
MØL, Diorama (Nuclear Blast)
SeeYouSpaceCowboy, The Romance Of Affliction (Pure Noise Records)
Thangorodrim, Liberation In Unbound Chaos 666 (Blood Blast Distribution)
The Three Tremors, Guardians Of The Void (Steel Cartel)
USQUAM, Reborn (Wormholedeath)