New & Noteworthy is a weekly column in which we highlight some of the newest rock and metal releases coming out each week. This week feature the Metallica Blacklist cover album, a new studio release from Andrew W.K., a live Gwar album, and many 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.
Various Artists, The Metallica Blacklist (Blackened Recordings)
30th Anniversary of The Black Album. 53 song cover album featuring artists such as Ghost, Weezer, Volbeat, Cage the Elephant, The Hu, Miley Cyrus, Elton John, Rodrigo Y Gabriela, and many more!
Videos: “Nothing Else Matters” “Enter Sandman” “Don’t Tread on Me” “Holier Than Thou” “Sad But True” “Sad But True” “Through the Never” & more.
The Metallica Blacklist will also be available in a 4 CD set and 7 LP set.
Andrew W.K., God Is Partying (Napalm Records)
Sixth studio album. Michigan. Party Rock.
GWAR, Scumdogs XXX Live (The Pit Records)
Live Album. Richmond, Virginia. Shock Metal.
Aborted, ManiaCult (Century Media)
Anette Olzon, Strong (Frontiers Music Srl)
Black Peaks, Live At The Brighton Centre (Vinyl) (Rise Records)
Hawthorne Heights, The Rain Just Follows Me (Pure Noise Records)
Inferi, Vile Genesis (The Artisan Era)
Inglorious, Heroine (Frontiers Music Srl)
Krokus, Hoodoo (Vinyl) (Music On Vinyl)
Metallica, Metallica (Remastered) (Blackened Recordings)
Mutant Blast, Detonation (Wormholedeath)
Raizer, Resurrection (FiXT Radium)
Seven Spires, Gods Of Debauchery (Frontiers Music Srl)
Silence Equals Death, I’ll See You On The Other Side (Upstate Records)
Twiztid, Unlikely Prescription (Majik Ninja Entertainment)