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 Evanescensce, the end of a hiatus for Genghis Tron, 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

Evanescence, The Bitter Truth (Evanescence)
Fifth studio album. Hard Rock.

Music video:Wasted on You
Live video:Wasted on You” on Kimmel , “Use my Voice” live from Rock Falcon Studio.
: Lzzy Hale, Sharon den Adel, Lindsey Sirling, Taylor Momsen, Amy McLawhorn, Deena Jakoub, and more.
Producer:  Nick Raskulinecz
Engineer: Nathan Yarborough
Masterer: Ted Jensen
The Bitter Truth is also available on vinyl


Genghis Tron, Dream Weapon (Relapse Records)
Third studio album, first release since 2008. Poughkeepsie, New York. Experimental Metal. First album to feature Tony Wolski (vocals) and Nick Yacyshyn (drums).

Music videos: “Pyrocene” “Dream Weapon
Producer: Kurt Ballou at Godcity Studios, Salem, Massachusetts.



As Everything UnfoldsWithin Each Lies The Other (Long Branch)
Debut album. England, UK. Post-Metalcore.

Music videos: “Greyscale” “Stranger in the Mirror” “Hiding From Myself” “On the Inside
Visualizer: “Wallow



’68, Give One Take One (Cooking Vinyl)
Cryptosis, Bionic Swarm (Century Media)
Greenleaf, Echoes From A Mass (Napalm Records)
Memoriam, To The End (Reaper Entertainment)
Sanguisugabogg, Tortured Whole (Century Media)
Schysma, Schysma (Wormholedeath)
Shrines, Ghost Notes (Apocalyptic Witchcraft Recordings)
Solbrud, Levende I Brønshøj Vandtårn (Eisenwald)
The Drowned God, Pale Home (Solid State Records)
Tomahawk, Tonic Immobility (Ipecac Recordings)
Volbeat, The Strength / The Sound / The Songs (15th Anniversary Vinyl) (Mascot Records)