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 music from Lucifer, Myrkur, and 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.

Nothing is happening. Coronavirus has brought concerts and live shows across the western world effectively to a standstill for the foreseeable future. Toilet paper is the post-apocalypse currency and will be replacing the dollar this coming week. I’m taking it light this week, it has been a rather stressful one for me.

New Releases

Lucifer, Lucifer III (Century Media)

Third studio album. Berlin, Germany. Hard rock.

Music videos: “Leather Demon” “Midnight Phantom
Lucifer III is also available on vinyl.


Myrkur, Folkesange (Relapse)

Third full length studio album. Copenhaged, Denmark. Folk / black metal.

Music videos: “Ella” “Leaves of Yggdrasil
Folkesange is also available on vinyl and Bandcamp.



Art Of Shock, Dark Angeles (Century Media)
Constrict, No Eden(Flatspot Records)
Def Leppard, High N Dry (Remastered) (Island Records)
Def Leppard, On Through The Night (Remastered) (Island Records)
Def Leppard, The Early Years 79-81 (UMe/Virgin)
Dio, Angry Machines (Deluxe Edition) (BMG/Niji Entertainment)
Dio, Killing The Dragon (Deluxe Edition) (BMG/Niji Entertainment)
Dio, Magica (Deluxe Edition) (BMG/Niji Entertainment)
Dio, Master Of The Moon (Deluxe Edition) (BMG/Niji Entertainment)
Fool’s Ghost, Dark Woven Light (Prosthetic Records)
Hyborian, Volume II (Season Of Mist)
Master Boot Record, Floppy Disk Overdrive (Metal Blade Records)
Medico Pesteב :The Black Bile (Season Of Mist)
O Zorn!, Your Killer (Seeing Red Records)