New & Noteworthy: May 15th – Like New Releases on Fire

Posted by on May 15, 2020

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 Asking Alexandria, a live Triptykon album, 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.

Quarantine Week 83: I’m learning to garden. Yup. We’re that far gone and it’s only May. I should be at Sonic Temple right now.

New Releases

Asking Alexandria, Like A House On Fire (Sumerian Records)
Sixth studio album. York, Britain. Rock.

Music videos: “The Violence“”Antisocialist” “House on Fire” “Alone In A Room
Lyric videos: “Down to Hell” “They Don’t Want What We Want (And They Don’t Care)
Producer: Matt Good.
Like A House on Fire will also be available on opaque pink vinyl.


Triptykon, Requiem (Live At Roadburn 2019) (Prowling Death Records/Century Media Records)

First live album. Zurich, Switzerland. Extreme metal. Was recorded live at Roadburn Festival 2019 in the Nethelands, with Metropole Orkest playing the orchestral parts.

Videos: “Trailer 1” “Trailer 2
Requiem will also be available on vinyl.


Shrapnel, Palace For The Insane (Candlelight/Spinefarm)
Third studio album. Norwich, UK. Thrash metal.

Music video: “Salt the Earth
Visualizer: “Might of Cygnus
Palace for the Insane is also available on transparent blue vinyl.



ACxDC, Satan Is King (Prosthetic Records)
America’s Tyrant, Hereafter (Shadow Kingdom Records)
Devangelic, Ersetu (Willowtip)
Horisont, Sudden Death (Century Media)
Paradise Lost, Obsidian (Nuclear Blast)
Voodoo Gods, The Divinity Of Blood (Reaper Entertainment)


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