New & Noteworthy is Metal Insider’s weekly column highlighting some of the newest rock and metal releases coming out each week. We’ve reached February, where we finally get to hear the new chapter of Xandria with their new album, The Wonders Still Awaiting. Take a look at this week’s best along with the below playlist. 


All Out War, Celestial Rot (Translation Lost)

New York. Metalcore. 







Fvnerals, Let The Earth Be Silent (Prophecy)

UK doom.







Leprous, Aphelion Tour Edition (InsideOut)

Norwegian progressive metal. 







Memoriam, Rise To Power (Reaper)

Death metal. 







Mithridatum, Harrowing (Willowtip)

New band featuring former The Faceless members and Abhorrent






Palace of Worms, Cabal

California. Death/doom.







Rexoria, Imperial Dawn (Black Lodge Records)

Swedish melodic metal. 







Russkaja, Turbo Polka Party (Napalm)

Austrian ska/punk.








Sanguisugabogg, Homicidal Ecstasy (Century Media)

Ohio. Death metal. 







The Winery Dogs, III (Three Dog)








WuW, L’Orchaostre (Pelagic)

France. Avante-garde/doom. 







Xandria, The Wonders Still Awaiting (Napalm)

German symphonic metal.