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 releases from Orianthi and Sólstafir, as well as an Alter Bridge live release! 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.  


New Releases

Alter Bridge, Walk The Sky 2.0 (Napalm Records)
EP. Orlando, Florida. Hard rock. Features the new song “Last Rites” and 6 live tracks from their Walk the Sky tour.

Music video: “Last Rites” “Native Son
Walk the Sky 2.0 is also available on vinyl.



Sólstafir, Endless Twilight Of Codependent Love (Season Of Mist)
Seventh studio album. Iceland. Post-metal.

Music videos: “Her Fall From Grace” “Drýsill
Other: Unboxing Video
Our review: “Solstafir’s ‘Endless Twilight of Codependent Love’ is a melancholy masterpiece” – Jeff Podoshen
Endless Twilight Of Codependent Love is also available on vinyl.



Orianthi, O (Frontiers Music Srl)
Fourth solo album. Adelaide, Australia. Rock.

Music video: “Impulsive
Lyric video: “Sinners Hymn
O is also available on vinyl.




Belphegor, Necrodaemon Terrorsathan (20th Anniversary Edition)(Nuclear Blast)
Eternal Idol, Renaissance (Frontiers Music s.r.l.)
Fates Warning, Long Day Good Night (Metal Blade Records)
Garmarna, Förbundet (Season Of Mist)
Lionheart, Live At Summer Breeze (Fast Break! Records)
Tarja, Christmas Together: Live At Olomouc And Hradec Králové 2019 (earMUSIC)
TesseracT, Altered State (Deluxe Vinyl)(Century Media)
The Casket Lottery, Short Songs For End Times (Wiretap Records/Big Scary Monsters/Second Nature Recordings)