New & Noteworthy is Metal Insider’s weekly column highlighting some of the newest rock and metal releases coming out each week. 2023 is flying by with April coming to a close! With the new Elvenking album to the live Cradle of Filth record, there’s so much new music to be explored. Which releases are your favorite? Don’t forget to check out the playlist below. Enjoy!


April 28, 2023:

Chrome Waves, Earth Will Shed Its Skin (M-Theory)








Cradle Of Filth, Trouble And Their Double Lives (Napalm)








Crown The Empire, Dogma (Rise)








The Damned, Darkadelic (earMusic)








Danava, Nothing But Nothing (Tee Pee)








Defiled, The Highest Level (Season Of Mist)








Elvenking, Reader Of The Runes – Rapture (AFM)








Enforced, War Remains (Century Media)








Fires In The Distance, Air Not Meant For Us (Prosthetic)








Graveworm, Killing Innocence (AFM)








HammerFall, Crimson Thunder 20th Anniversary Edition (Nuclear Blast)







Hawkwind, The Future Never Waits (Cherry Red)








Ignea, Dreams Of Lands Unseen (Napalm)








Ross The Boss, Legacy Of Blood, Fire & Steel (AFM)







Spotlights, Alchemy For The Dead (Ipecac)






April 21, 2023:


The 69 Eyes, Death Of Darkness (Atomic Fire)








As Everything Unfolds, Ultraviolet (Long Branch)








Axel Rudi Pell, The Ballads VI (Steamhammer/SPV)








Dawn Of Ouroboros, Velvet Incandescence (Prosthetic)








Dorthia Cottrell, Death Folk Country (Relapse)








Enter Shikari, A Kiss For The Whole World (SO/Ambush Reality)








Grave Pleasures, Plagueboys (Century Media)








Jethro Tull, RökFlöte (InsideOut)








Liv Kristine, River Of Diamonds (Metalville)








Predatory Void, Seven Keys To The Discomfort Of Being (Century Media)







Revolution Saints, Eagle Flight (Frontiers)








Saint Deamon, League Of The Serpent (AFM)








Smackbound, Hostage (Frontiers)








Tanith, Voyage (Metal Blade)








Texas Hippie Coalition, The Name Lives On (MNRK)







Through Fire, Devil’s Got You Dreamin’ (Sumerian)