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 the long awaited Green Carnation, as well as Winterfylleth, Naglfar, 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 27: I’ve pretty much entirely lost track of time. There’s nothing to do, while so much to do and working remotely full time is half as fun and twice as stressful as expected.
Green Carnation, Leaves Of Yesteryear (Season Of Mist)
Kristiansand, Norway. Progressive metal. First album since 2005’s “The Quiet Offspring.”
Music video: “Leaves of Yesteryear“
Producer: Endre Kirkesola (Abbath, In Vain and Solefald)
Full album stream: On YouTube.
Teaser: “My Dark Reflections of Life and Death” “The Making of Leaves of Yesteryear”
Upcoming show: May 23rd, will be streaming a record release show.
Leaves of Yesteryear is also available on Bandcamp.
Winterfylleth, The Reckoning Dawn (Spinefarm)
Seventh album. Manchester, England. Black metal.
Lyric video: “Misdeeds of Faith”
Live stuff released recently: “The Siege of Mercia” (Live at Bloodstock 2017) “Full Show – Live at Wacken Open Air 2012”
The Reckoning Dawn is also available on vinyl and Bandcamp.
Naglfar, Cerecloth (Century Media Records)
Seventh studio album. Umea, Sweden. Melodic black metal.
…And Oceans, Cosmic World Mother (Season Of Mist)
Bear, Propaganda (Pelagic Records)
Brant Bjork, Brant Bjork (Heavy Psych Sounds Records)
Forgotten Tomb, Nihilistic Estrangement (Agonia Records)
Oathbreaker, Ease Me & 4 Interpretations (Deathwish Inc.)
Sojourner, Premonitions (Napalm Records)