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 Sonata Arctica, Sleeping With Sirens, 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.
This week I’m down in Atlanta for ProgPower USA. So uhhhh sorry, I’m busy, this is going to be a short one. Check out some new stuff below and go listen to Fear Inoculum again. We had some words to say about it this week, and I’m loving it.
Sonata Arctica, Talviyö (Nuclear Blast)
Tenth studio album. Kemi, Finland. Power metal.
Sleeping With Sirens, How It Feels To Be Lost (Sumerian Records)
Sixth studio album. Orlando, Florida. Hard rock / Metalcore. First album since signing to Sumerian Records. Final album to feature drummer Gabe Barham who left the band right before it was released.
Music videos: “Agree To Disagree” “Leave it All Behind”
Upcoming dates: North America, September – October, with Bring me the Horizon. Europe, November.
How It Feels to Be Lost is also available on vinyl.
Vitriol, To Bathe From The Throat Of Cowardice (Century Media)
First full length album. Portland, Oregon. Death metal.
Cognizance, Malignant Dominion (Prosthetic Records)
Foscor, Els Sepulcres Blancs (Season Of Mist)
Kayo Dot, Blasphemy (Prophecy Productions)
Omophagia, 646965 (Unique Leader)
Senses Fail, From The Depths Of Dreams (Reissue) (Pure Noise Records)