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 Twelve Foot Ninja, Tom Morello, Ice Nine Kills, 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

Twelve Foot Ninja, Vengeance (Volkanik Music)
Second studio album. Melbourne, Australia. Alternative Metal. 

Music videos: “Over and Out” “Start the Fire” “Long Way
Acoustic: “Start the Fire
Guest: Tatiana Shmayluk (Jinjer) on “Over and Out”
Graphic Novel: Vengeance
Novel: “The Wyvern and The Wolf
Vengeance will also be available on vinyl.



Gemini Syndrome, 3rd Degree – The Raising (Century Media)
Los Angeles, California. Hard Rock.

Music videos: “IDK” “Die With Me
Upcoming dates: North America, November.




Tom Morello, The Atlas Underground Fire (Mom + Pop Records)
Solo album from Rage Against the Machine guitarist Tom Morello. Pop Rock.

Music videos: “The War Inside
Lyric video: “The Achilles List” “Let’s Get the Party Started
Guests: Damian Marley on “The Achilles List,” Bring Me the Horizon on “Let’s Get the Party Started,” Bruce Springsteen and Eddie Vedder on “Highway to Hell,” “Chris Stapleton on “The War Inside,” and more!
The Atlas Underground Fire will also be available on orange spatter vinyl.



Aeon, God Ends Here (Metal Blade Records)
Bound In Fear, Penance (Unique Leader Records)
DED, School Of Thought (Suretone Records)
Deviant Process, Nurture (Season Of Mist)
Feed The Corpses To The Pigs, This Insidious Horror (Horror Pain Gore Death Productions)
Hate, Rugia (Metal Blade Records)
Ice Nine Kills, The Silver Scream 2: Welcome To Horrorwood (Fearless Records)
Illudium, Ash Of The Womb (Prophecy Productions)
Melvins, Five Legged Dog (Ipecac Recordings)
Reaping Asmodeia, Darkened Infinity (Prosthetic Records)
Seether, Vicennial: 2 Decades Of Seether (Craft Recordings)
The Agonist, Days Before The World Wept (Napalm Records)
Vildhjarta, Måsstaden Under Vatten (Century Media)