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 Stone Temple Pilots’ first acoustic album, as well as new music from Sepultura, Delain, and many more. 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.
Incubus tickets on Groupon for $20. That’s all I have to say this week. Check out the new stuff below.
Stone Temple Pilots, Perdida (Play Pen Music/Rhino)
Eight studio album, first acoustic album. San Diego, California.
Music video: “Fare Thee Well“
Singles: “Fare Thee Well” “Three Wishes” “Perdida“
Producer: Stone Temple Pilots
Upcoming Dates: Cancelled due to vocalist Jeff Gutt having a severely herniated disc.
Perdida is also available on vinyl.’
Sepultura, Quadra (Nuclear Blast)
Fifteenth studio album. Belo Horizonte, Brazil. Thrash Metal.
Producer: Jens Bogren at Fascination Street Studio
Music video: “Isolation”
Lyric video: “Last Time”
Upcoming Dates: North America, March – April, with Sacred Reich, Crowbar, and Art of Shock as support.
Delain, Apocalypse & Chill (Napalm Records)
Sixth studio album. Zwolle, Netherlands. Symphonic Metal.
Music videos: “Ghost House Heart” “Burning Bridges” “One Second”
Producer: Martijn Westerholt (Keyboard)
Guest vocals: Yannis Papadopoulos (Beast in Black) – “Vengeance”
Upcoming dates: Handful of shows throughout Europe.
Apocalypse & Chill is also available on vinyl as a double LP with bonus tracks.
American Nightmare, Year One (Reissue)(Heartworm Press/Bridge Nine Records)
Envy, The Fallen Crimson (Temporary Residence Ltd.)
God Dethroned, Illuminati (Metal Blade Records)
Loathe, I Let It In And It Took Everything (SharpTone Records)
Napalm Death, Logic Ravaged By Brute Force (7″/Digital) (Century Media Records)
Orthodox, Let It Take Its Course (Unbeaten Records)
Redundant Protoplasm, Adipose Piquerism: A Collection Of Maniacal Bloodletting (Horror Pain Gore Death Productions)
Svart Crown, Wolves Among The Ashes (Century Media)
Sylosis, Cycle Of Suffering (Nuclear Blast)