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 Korn and more! For last week’s 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. 

Busy week. ProgPower USA was amazing. Next year’s lineup looks great. But alas  I’m back home, back at work, and in the early planning phases of moving so pardon me if this is a little short the next few weeks.

New Releases

Korn, The Nothing (Roadrunner Records/Elektra)

Thirteenth studio album. Bakersfield, California. Nu metal.

Music video: “You’ll Never Find Me
Visualizers: “Can You Hear Me” “Cold
Producer: Nick Raskulinecz
Mixer: Josh Wilbur 
Masterer: Ted Jenson 
Our review: by Zenae 
The Nothing is also available on vinyl.

Beartooth, The Blackbird Session EP (Red Bull Records)

Third EP. Columbus, Ohio. Metalcore.

Music video: “Clever
Recorded at: Blackbird Studio in Nashville, Tennessee
Upcoming dates: North America, September – November, with A Day to Remember and I Prevail.


Alice Cooper, Breadcrumbs (EP)

Phoenix, Arizona. Rock n roll. Six song cover EP.

Lyric video: “Detroit City 2020
Upcoming dates: North America, November.
Breadcrumbs is also available on vinyl.


Asagraum, Dawn Of Infinite Fire (Edged Circle Productions)
Betraying The Martyrs, Rapture (Sumerian Records)
Big Scenic Nowhere, Dying On The Mountains (Blues Funeral Recordings)
Blood Red Throne, Fit To Kill (Mighty Music)
Brant Bjork, Jalamanta (Reissue) (Heavy Psych Sounds Records)
Cloud Rat, Pollinator (Artoffact Records)
Cold, The Things We Can’t Stop (Napalm Records)
Crypt Sermon, The Ruins Of Fading Light (Dark Descent Records)
Devilish Impressions, Postmortem Whispering Crows (Non Serviam Records)
Endseeker, The Harvest (Metal Blade Records)
Eschaton, Death Obsession (Unique Leader Records)
KXM, Circle Of Dolls (Rat Pak Records)
Mike Patton & Jean-Claude Vannier, Corpse Flower (Ipecac Recordings)
Mob Rules, Beast Over Europe (SPV/Steamhammer)
Puddle Of Mudd, Welcome To Galvania (Pavement Entertainment)
Ram, The Throne Within (Metal Blade Records)
Smash Potater, Suburban Legends (Horror Pain Gore Death Productions)
Starset, Divisions (Fearless Records)
Stone Temple Pilots, Purple (25th Anniversary Edition) (Rhino Records)
The 69 Eyes, West End (Nuclear Blast)
The Cult, Sonic Temple 30 (Beggars Arkive)
The Hu, The Gereg (N/A)
Visceral Disgorge, Slithering Evisceration (Agonia Records)
Void Of Vision, Hyperdaze (UNFD)
War Of Ages, Void (Facedown Records)
Warish, Down In Flames (RidingEasy Records)
Workshed, Workshed (Rise Above Music)