New & Noteworthy: February 7, 2022 – Requiem for New Music

Posted by on February 7, 2022


New & Noteworthy, Metal Insider’s weekly column highlights some of the newest rock and metal releases coming out each week. This week, we’re catching up with February 4th, 2022’s releases, which features new music from KoRn, Saxon, Persefone, and more. For previous releases you can read our January New & Noteworthy wrap up.. Metal by Numbers will soon return! Be sure to follow us on Spotify to get this month’s New & Noteworthy Playlist, updated every Friday with the newest metal releases. 


Abhoria, Abhoria (Prosthetic)

Second album, Los Angeles, CA, aggressive “90s-inspired” black metal w/ modern production

Music Video(s): “Mountebank,” “Sunless,” “False Idols”





Abysmal Dawn, Nightmare Frontier EP (Season Of Mist)

First EP, Los Angeles, CA, death metal

Music Video(s): “A Nightmare Slain,” “Blacken the Sky”





Circa Survive, A Dream About Death (Rise Records)

Philadelphia-based alt rock band released the follow-up to last year’s A Dream About Love EP

Music Video(s): “Electric Moose”





Craniotomy, Ripped Out By Violence (Amputated Vein Records)

Sixth album, Slovakia, brutal death metal






The Final Sleep, Vessels of Grief (self)

Second album, Troy, New York, progressive metal






Golgothan, Leech (Lacerated Enemy Records)

Debut full-length, Louisiana, death metal

Music Video(s): “Bottomless Pit,” “Parent Organism” 





KoRn, Requiem (Loma Vista)

Fourteenth album from these numetal legends from Bakersfield, CA

Music Video(s): “Start the Healing”





Krvvla, X (Brucia records) 

Debut full-length effort, Belarus, black metal






Mass Worship, Portal Tombs (Century Media)

Sophomore album, Sweden, death metal

Music Video(s): “Portal Tombs,” “Revel In Fear,” “Orcus Mouth”





Mystic Circle, Mystic Circle (Atomic Fire)

Eighth album Germany, melodic black/death metal

Music Video(s): “Darkness In Flames,” “Letters From the Devil”





Obsidian Sea, Pathos (Ripple)

Fourth album, Bulgaria, doom metal

Music Video(s): “I Love the Woods,” “Mythos”





Persefone, metanoia (Napalm)

Seventh album, Andorra, progressive/ melodic death metal

Music Video(s): “Merkabah,” “Katabasis,” “Architecture of the I” 






Rolo Tomassi, Where Myth Becomes Memory (MNRK)

Brighton/London/New Jersey, progressive metal

Music Video(s): “Closer,” “Drip”





Saxon, Carpe Diem (Silver Lining)

Twenty-third studio album, UK, NWOBHM, heavy metal

Music Video(s): “Carpe Diem (Seize the Day),” “The Pilgrimage” 





Thorn, Yawning Depths (Self)

Sophomore album, Phoenix, AZ, death/doom metal






Venom Prison, Erebos (Century Media)

Fourth album, UK, hardcore

Music Video(s): “Judges of the Underworld,” “Comfort of Complicity,” “Nemesis,” “Pain Of Oizys”

Other: Check out our interview here.





Vorga, Striving Toward Oblivion (Transcending Obscurity)

Debut album, Germany, black metal

Music Video(s): “Comet”






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