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 new releases from Beartooth, Buckcherry, Light the Torch and more! For last week’s releases you can read the previous 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.

New Releases

Beartooth, Below (Red Bull Records)
Fourth studio album. Columbus, Ohio. Metalcore.

Music videos: “The Past is Dead” “Devastation
Single: “Hell of It
Writer, performer, producer, mixer, and masterer: Caleb Schoumo Below is also available on vinyl.


Buckcherry, Hellbound (Round Hill Records)
Ninth studio album. Anaheim, California. Hard Rock.

Music videos: Hellbound” “So Hott
: Marti Frederiksen (Aerosmith, Def Leppard, Jonny Lang)
Hellbound is also available on vinyl.



Light The Torch, You Will Be The Death Of Me (Nuclear Blast)
Fourth studio album. Los Angeles, California. Metalcore.

Music videos: “Let Me Fall Apart” “Wilting In the Light” “More Than Dreaming
You Will Be the Death of Me will also be available on blue / pink splatter vinyl.




Lacuna Coil, Live From The Apocalypse (Century Media)
Third live album. Milan, Italy. Gothic Metal.

Live videos: “Veneficium” “Apocalypse” “Bad Things
Live From The Apocalypse will also be available on vinyl.




Darkthrone, Eternal Hails (Peaceville)
Eighteenth studio album. Kolboth, Norway. Black Metal.

Eternal Hails is also available on vinyl.




Amenra, De Doorn (Relapse)
Cathexis, Untethered Abyss (Willowtip Records)
Cerebral Rot, Excretion Of Mortality (20 Buck Spin)
Drug Church, Tawny (Pure Noise Records)
Empire Of Disease, With All My Hate (Wormholedeath)
Eve 6, Grim Value (Velocity Records)
Hellish Form, Remains (Translation Loss Records)
Hiraes, Solitary (Napalm Records)
Iceburn, Asclepius (Southern Lord)
Killing Joke, Pylon (Remastered) (Spinefarm)
Motörhead, No Sleep ‘Til Hammersmith (40th Anniversary Edition) (Sanctuary/BMG)
Pestilence, Exitivm (Agonia Records)
Scale The Summit, Subjects (N/A)
Sleep Token, Jaws (Vinyl) (Spinefarm)
The Absence, Coffinized (M-Theory Audio)
The CEO, Redemption (Rat Pak Records)
Thy Catafalque, Vadak (Season Of Mist)
URNE, Serpent & Spirit (Candelight Records)
Withered, Verloren (Season Of Mist Underground Activists)