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 new solo release from SOAD’s Serj Tankian, Erra, a live release from Devin Townsend, 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.
Serj Tankian, Elasticity (Alchemy Recordings/BMG)
EP. Los Angeles, California. Alternative. First solo studio release since 2013 for the System of a Down vocalist.
ERRA, ERRA (UNFD)
Fifth studio album. Alabama. Progressive Metal. First studio release with UNFD records.
Devin Townsend, Devolution Series #1 – Acoustically Inclined, Live in Leeds (Hevydevy Records/Inside Out Music)
Live album. Canada. Acoustic Prog Rock.
Orden Ogan, Final Days (AFM)
Seventh studio album. Arnsberg, German. Power Metal. Missed this one last week.
Chris Cornell, No One Sings Like You Anymore (UMe)
DVNE, Etemen Ænka (Metal Blade Records)
Ego Kill Talent, The Dance Between Extremes (Ego Kill Talent)
Enforcer, Live By Fire II (Nuclear Blast)
Papa Roach, Greatest Hits Vol. 2: The Better Noise Years (Better Noise Music)
Saxon, Inspirations (Silver Lining Music / Militia Guard)
Show Me The Body, Survive (Loma Vista Records)