New & Noteworthy is a weekly column in which we highlight some of the newest rock and metal releases coming out each week. The week features new releases from Oceans of Slumber, Code Orange, 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.
Oceans Of Slumber, Oceans Of Slumber (Century Media)
Fourth full length album. Houston, Texas. Progressive metal.
Music videos: “To The Sea (A Tolling of the Bells” “A Return To The Earth Below” “The Colors of Grace”
Our Interview: With Cammie Gilbert (vocals)
Also: Hear Cammie Gilbert as a guest on the upcoming Aryeon album Transitus.
Oceans of Slumber will also be available on vinyl.
Code Orange, Under The Skin (Roadrunner Records)
Acoustic album. Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania. Album is only being released digitally as the band has been experimenting a lot with the digital space and streaming the last few months.
Music video: “Down in a Hole” (cover)
Under The Skin is a followup to their March 2020 release Undeaneath.
’68, Love Is Ain’t Dead EP (N/A)
All Them Witches, Nothing As The Ideal (New West Records)
Cult Of Lilith, Mara (Metal Blade Records)
Dead Lord, Surrender (Century Media)
Deafkids & Petbrick, Deafbrick (Neurot Recordings/Rocket Recordings)
En Minor, When The Cold Truth Has Worn Its Miserable Welcome Out (Housecore Records)
Foretoken, Ruin (Prosthetic Records)
Rot, … As One (War Against Records)
Serpent Omega, II (Icons Creating Evil Art)
Emperor, Wrath Of The Tyrant (Vinyl)(Spinefarm)