New & Noteworthy has returned! Metal Insider’s weekly column highlighting some of the newest rock and metal releases coming out each week. For this week’s list, we’re not only bringing you the week’s must-know releases, we’re taking you back to the albums that hit shelves since May that are worth a spin. These last few months saw big releases from the likes of Foo Fighters, Asking Alexandria, Avenged Sevenfold, Filter, Mammoth WVH, Sevendust, Queens Of The Stone Age, and Candlebox. This weekend will see even more prominent albums headed to store shelves, including ones from Corey Taylor, Baroness, Night Verses, Otep and TesseracT. Don’t forget to check out the playlist below. Enjoy!


September 15, 2023 – September 1, 2023 Releases + Playlist:


September 15:


Corey Taylor, CMF2 (Decibel Cooper)

The Slipknot/Stone Sour frontman branches out once again with his second solo effort.







Night Verses, Every Sound Has A Color In The Valley Of Night Part 1 (Equal Vision)

The first volume of the metalcore band’s two-part fifth studio album.







Otep, The God Slayer (Cleopatra)

The metal songstress’ ninth studio effort, her first in five years, features original works and covers spanning pop, rock and hip-hop.







Baroness, Stone (Abraxan Hymns)

The band’s sound continues to evolve on their self-produced sixth studio album.





Alkaloid, Numen (Season Of Mist)

Blind Equation, Death Awaits (Prosthetic)

Brujeria, Esto Es Brujeria (Nuclear Blast)

Damnation’s Hammer, Into The Silent Nebula (Massacre)

Danko Jones, Electric Sounds (AFM)

Deadly Carnage, Endless Blue (A Sad Sadness Song)

Electric Boys, Grand Explosivos (Mighty)

Fabricant, Drudge To Thicket (Profound Lore)

Great Falls, Objects Without Pain (Neurot)

Holycide, Bazookiller EP (Xtreem)

Hyro The Hero, Bound For Glory (Better Noise)

Mayhem, Daemonic Rites (Century Media)

Molybaron, Something Ominous (InsideOut)

Psygnosis, Mercury (Season Of Mist)

Resolve, Human (Arising Empire)

Ronnie Romero, Too Many Lies, Too Many Masters (Frontiers)

Serration, Simulations Of Hell (Daze)

Shining, Shining (Napalm)

TesseracT, War Of Being (Kscope)





September 8:

Art Of Shock, Shine Black Light Out (Century Media)

Blackbird Angels, Solsorte (Frontiers)

Conquer Divide, Slow Burn (Mascot)

Cryptopsy, As Gomorrah Burns (Nuclear Blast)

Domkraft, Sonic Moons (Magnetic Eye)

Dying Fetus, Make Them Beg For Death (Relapse)

Kvelertak, Endling (Rise)

Nasty, Heartbreak Criminals (Century Media)

Oomph!, Richter und Henker (Napalm)

Puddle Of Mudd, Ubiquitous (Pavement)

Saliva, Revelation (MRI)

Sylosis, A Sign Of Things To Come (Nuclear Blast)

Uada, Crepsuscule Natura (Eisenwald)

Vega, Battlelines (Frontiers)





September 1:

Empire State Bastard, Rivers Of Heresy (Roadrunner)

Firewind, Still Raging (AFM)

GWAR, Battle Maximus 10th Anniversary Edition (Pit)

Marduk, Memento Mori (Century Media)

Outergods, A Kingdom Built Upon The Wreckage Of Heaven (Prosthetic)

Phil Campbell and the Bastard Sons, Kings Of The Asylum (Nuclear Blast)

Polaris, Fatalism (SharpTone)

Primal Fear, Code Red (Atomic Fire)

Silent Skies, Dormant (Napalm)

Soen, Memorial (Silver Lining)

Stitched Up Heart, To The Wolves (Century Media)

Taake, Et Hav av Avstand (Dark Essence)