New & Noteworthy is a weekly column in which we highlight some of the newest rock and metal releases coming out each week. This week features a posthumous release from Chris Cornell, and a bunch of Anniversary re-releases! For last week’s new releases you can check out the last 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.  

Winding down with the end of the year, not much left coming out this month. Goodbye and good riddance 2020!

New Releases

Chris Cornell, No One Sings Like You Anymore (UMe)
Fifth solo album from Soundgarden vocalist Chris Cornell. The album was recorded in 2016, a year for Cornell’s death, and is his final recorded studio release. It features 10 cover songs, from the likes of ELO, Guns N Roses, Janis Joplin, and more.

Music video: “Patience


All the Anniversary releases!
, White Pony (20th Anniversary Deluxe Edition)(Reprise Records)
Videos:Passenger (Mike Shinoda Remix)” “Changes (In the House of Flies) [Touring Remix]” “Knife Prty (Purity Ring Remix)

Iced Earth
, Iced Earth (30th Anniversary Edition) (Century Media)
Single: “Written on the Walls” “The Funeral

Blind Guardian, Imaginations From The Other Side (25th Anniversary / Live Edition) (Nuclear Blast)
Live videos: “Another Holy War” “Bright Eyes” “Born in a Mourning Hall


Boris & Merzbow, 2R0I2P0 (Relapse Records)
Cancer Bats, You’ll Never Break Us: Separation Sessions Vol. 1 (Bat Skull Records/New Damage Records)
Cro-Mags, 2020 (Mission Two Entertainment)
Deeds Of Flesh, Nucleus (Unique Leader Records)|
Domkraft, Day Of Doom Live (Magnetic Eye Records)
Elephant Tree, Day Of Doom Live (Magnetic Eye Records)
Horsehunter, Day Of Doom Live (Magnetic Eye Records)
Summoner, Day Of Doom Live (Magnetic Eye Records)
Yashira, Fail To Be (Good Fight Music)