Album Releases by Genre

Life Metal

Life Metal

by Sunn O)))
April 19, 2019
The Seattle drone metal specialists return with the first of two planned 2019 follow-ups to 2015's Kannon. This four-song set was produced by Steve Albini.
Metascore:
85
User Score:
7.4
Sulphur English

Sulphur English

by Inter Arma
April 12, 2019
The Richmond, Virginia metal band's fourth album was produced by Mikey Allred.
Metascore:
84
User Score:
tbd
Holy Hell

Holy Hell

by Architects
November 9, 2018
The eighth full-length release for the British metalcore band is its first without Tom Searle, who passed away in August 2016.
Metascore:
90
User Score:
8.9
Electric Messiah

Electric Messiah

by High on Fire
October 5, 2018
The eighth full-length studio release for the Oakland, California-based metal band led by Matt Pike was produced by Kurt Ballou.
Metascore:
83
User Score:
7.6
Master of Puppets [Remastered & Expanded Edition]

Master of Puppets [Remastered & Expanded Edition]

by Metallica
November 10, 2017
The remastered release for the third full-length studio release of the heavy metal band features demos, mixes, interviews and live tracks from six different tour dates. A deluxe box set includes a book, five complete soundboard recordings of five previously unreleased gigs, a fan recording of another show on cassette, and two DVDs of interviews and two other concerts.
Metascore:
95
User Score:
9.1
Low Teens

Low Teens

by Every Time I Die
September 23, 2016
The eighth full-length release for the Buffalo-based hardcore band features guest appearances from Tim Singer and Panic! at the Disco's Brendon Urie.
Metascore:
84
User Score:
7.8
Fires Within Fires

Fires Within Fires

by Neurosis
September 23, 2016
The 11t full-length release for the Oakland-based post-metal was recorded by producer Steve Albini.
Metascore:
85
User Score:
7.3
All Our Gods Have Abandoned Us

All Our Gods Have Abandoned Us

by Architects
May 27, 2016
The seventh full-length release for the British metalcore band was produced by Henrik Udd and Fredrik Nordström.
Metascore:
82
User Score:
8.9
Pleiades Dust [EP]

Pleiades Dust [EP]

by Gorguts
May 13, 2016
The 33-minute one-track EP from the Canadian death metal band is about the House of Wisdom, an institution set in Baghdad from the 9th to 13th centuries.
Metascore:
80
User Score:
tbd
Incarnate

Incarnate

by Killswitch Engage
March 11, 2016
The seventh full-length studio release for the metalcore quintet was produced by the band's guitarist Adam Dutkiewic.
Metascore:
78
User Score:
8.4
ATGCLVLSSCAP

ATGCLVLSSCAP

by Ulver
January 22, 2016
The 12th full-length release from the Norwegian experimental group features tracks recorded live from 12 different shows in February 2014.
Metascore:
71
User Score:
7.7
The Old Believer

The Old Believer

by The Atlas Moth
June 10, 2014
The third full-length release for the Chicago sludge rock band features guest appearances from Gojira’s Joe Duplantier as well as Subrosa violinists Kim Pack and Sarah Pendleton.
Metascore:
77
User Score:
tbd
The Serpent & the Sphere

The Serpent & the Sphere

by Agalloch
May 13, 2014
The fifth full-length release for the Oregon black metal band was produced by Billy Anderson.
Metascore:
84
User Score:
8.2
Rage Against the Machine XX [20th Anniversary Edition]

Rage Against the Machine XX [20th Anniversary Edition]

by Rage Against the Machine
November 27, 2012
The self-titled 1992 debut album from Rage Against the Machine is reissued and remastered. Additional B-sides, songs from the band's demo tape, and DVDs are included on the special edition/deluxe box set versions.
Metascore:
87
User Score:
8.8
Harmonicraft

Harmonicraft

by Torche
April 24, 2012
The third full-length album for the metal quartet from Miami was produced by the band's guitarist, Kurt Ballou.
Metascore:
83
User Score:
8.3
Les Voyages de l'ame

Les Voyages de l'ame

by Alcest
January 31, 2012
The French black metal band led by Neige releases its third album.
Metascore:
82
User Score:
8.5
At Night We Live

At Night We Live

by Far
May 25, 2010
This is the first album in over 12 years for the Sacramento rock band who is cited as an influence by such bands as Thursday and Blink 182.
Metascore:
82
User Score:
8.3
A Small Turn Of Human Kindness

A Small Turn Of Human Kindness

by Harvey Milk
May 18, 2010
The Athens, Georgia-based band releases its seventh full-length album.
Metascore:
82
User Score:
6.5
The Powerless Rise

The Powerless Rise

by As I Lay Dying
May 11, 2010
The fifth album for the metal band from San Diego was produced by Adam Dutkiewicz and Daniel Castelman.
Metascore:
81
User Score:
8.3
The Oracle

The Oracle

by Godsmack
May 4, 2010
The fifth studio album for the metal band is its first in nearly five years and its third release to debut at number one on the Billboard 200 chart.
Metascore:
60
User Score:
7.7
Fever

Fever

by Bullet For My Valentine
April 27, 2010
Don Gilmore produced the third album for the Welsh heavy-metal band.
Metascore:
63
User Score:
7.5
Year Of The Black Rainbow

Year Of The Black Rainbow

by Coheed and Cambria
April 13, 2010
The concept album produced by Atticus Rose and Joe Barresi is the prequel to the prog rock band's Amory Wars narrative, written by singer Claudio Sanchez.
Metascore:
71
User Score:
6.3
Bears, Mayors, Scraps & Bones

Bears, Mayors, Scraps & Bones

by Cancer Bats
April 13, 2010
This is the third full-length album for the Canadian punk rock band.
Metascore:
82
User Score:
7.2
Bleeding Through

Bleeding Through

by Bleeding Through
April 13, 2010
The metal band from Orange County, California releases its first album on the Rise Records label.
Metascore:
71
User Score:
tbd
Option Paralysis

Option Paralysis

by The Dillinger Escape Plan
March 23, 2010
The fourth album for the rock band is its first on its Season of Mist label and with drummer Billy Rymer (Gil Sharone left to concentrate on his band Stolen Babies).
Metascore:
82
User Score:
7.3
Snakes For The Divine

Snakes For The Divine

by High on Fire
February 23, 2010
The fifth studio album for the metal band from Oakland, California, was produced by Greg Fidelman.
Metascore:
80
User Score:
6.8
Mechanize

Mechanize

by Fear Factory
February 9, 2010
The metal band returns with original guitarist Dino Cazares for the group's first album in over four years.
Metascore:
70
User Score:
8.4
Hellbilly Deluxe II

Hellbilly Deluxe II

by Rob Zombie
February 2, 2010
Produced by Zombie himself, Hellbilly Deluxe 2 is a follow-up to his 1998 debut solo effort called Hellbilly Deluxe.
Metascore:
63
User Score:
7.3
Blackjazz

Blackjazz

by Shining
February 2, 2010
The Norwegian band led by Jorgen Munkeby has a sharper metal edge than Jaga Jazzist, which was Munkeby's previous band.
Metascore:
83
User Score:
7.1
Prior To The Fire

Prior To The Fire

by Priestess
February 2, 2010
The Canadian rock band releases its second album produced by David Schiffman.
Metascore:
68
User Score:
7.4
Harvey Milk

Harvey Milk

by Harvey Milk
January 26, 2010
The actual first album for the Atlanta, Georgia, rock band finally receives an official release after being shelved in 1994.
Metascore:
73
User Score:
tbd
The Betrayed

The Betrayed

by Lostprophets
January 18, 2010
The Welsh rock band recorded its first album for Sony in Los Angeles, and it is the last for drummer Ilan Rubin, who left to join Nine Inch Nails.
Metascore:
67
User Score:
7.6
Mudvayne

Mudvayne

by Mudvayne
December 21, 2009
The fifth studio album for the metal band from Illinois was produced by Jeremy Parker.
Metascore:
53
User Score:
7.0
Memento Mori

Memento Mori

by Flyleaf
November 10, 2009
The second album for the Texas heavy metal rock band was produced by Howard Benson.
Metascore:
69
User Score:
8.8
World Painted Blood

World Painted Blood

by Slayer
November 3, 2009
Greg Fidelman and Rick Rubin produced the latest disc for the thrash metal band.
Metascore:
78
User Score:
8.4
What We All Come To Need

What We All Come To Need

by Pelican
October 27, 2009
This is the fourth album for the metal band from Chicago.
Metascore:
79
User Score:
8.2
Cosmic Egg

Cosmic Egg

by Wolfmother
October 26, 2009
The second album for the Australian rock band was produced by Alan Moulder.
Metascore:
65
User Score:
7.7
The Great Misdirect

The Great Misdirect

by Between the Buried and Me
October 26, 2009
The sixth studio album for the metal band was produced with Jamie King.
Metascore:
64
User Score:
8.8
Congregation Of The Damned

Congregation Of The Damned

by Atreyu
October 26, 2009
Said to be a much darker and heavier than previous releases from the metal band, Congregation of the Damned is the quintet's fifth studio album.
Metascore:
60
User Score:
6.7
Blue Record

Blue Record

by Baroness
October 13, 2009
The second full-length album for the Georgia-based rock band is its first with new guitarist Peter Adams.
Metascore:
87
User Score:
8.7
Feel The Steel

Feel The Steel

by Steel Panther
October 6, 2009
The second album for the Los Angeles band features The Darkness' Justin Hawkins and Avenged Sevenfold's M. Shadows as guest singers.
Metascore:
55
User Score:
8.3
Sonic Boom

Sonic Boom

by Kiss
October 5, 2009
This is the first album in over 11 years for the metal band.
Metascore:
57
User Score:
7.5
Black Gives Way To Blue

Black Gives Way To Blue

by Alice in Chains
September 29, 2009
The band's first album in more than 14 years was produced with Nick Raskulinecz and features new lead singer William DuVall (original singer Layne Staley died in 2002).
Metascore:
69
User Score:
8.8
The Chair In The Doorway

The Chair In The Doorway

by Living Colour
September 15, 2009
The New York band returns after five years to release its fifth album.
Metascore:
68
User Score:
8.0
Strange Cousins From The West

Strange Cousins From The West

by Clutch
July 14, 2009
The first album on the band's own label was produced by J. Robbins.
Metascore:
72
User Score:
8.4
Killswitch Engage [2009]

Killswitch Engage [2009]

by Killswitch Engage
June 30, 2009
The latest album for the Massachusetts rock band was produced with Brendan O'Brien.
Metascore:
72
User Score:
7.3
Black Clouds & Silver Linings

Black Clouds & Silver Linings

by Dream Theater
June 23, 2009
The tenth album for the metal band was also released as a 3-disc set featuring instrumental mixes and cover songs.
Metascore:
68
User Score:
7.9
The Pariah, The Parrot, The Delusion

The Pariah, The Parrot, The Delusion

by Dredg
June 9, 2009
Inspired partly by a Salman Rushdie essay, the California metal band's fourth album was produced by Matt Radosevich.
Metascore:
68
User Score:
8.8
The Best In Town

The Best In Town

by The Blackout
June 9, 2009
This is the second full-length album for the Welsh hard rock band.
Metascore:
54
User Score:
8.0
Monoliths & Dimensions

Monoliths & Dimensions

by Sunn O)))
May 26, 2009
The metal band worked with composer Eyvind Kang on its seventh album, which features Australian guitar player Oren Ambarchi, vocalists Attila Csihar, Jessika Kenney, Earth's Dylan Carlson, and trombonists Julian Priester and Stuart Dempster as guest artists.
Metascore:
88
User Score:
6.8
Mind The Drift

Mind The Drift

by Big Business
May 12, 2009
The latest album for the rock band from Seattle was produced by Phil Ek.
Metascore:
68
User Score:
8.8
Wavering Radiant

Wavering Radiant

by Isis
May 5, 2009
The fifth album for the Los Angeles rock band was produced by Joe Barresi.
Metascore:
79
User Score:
8.4
For The Lions

For The Lions

by Hatebreed
May 5, 2009
The Connecticut-based band releases an album of covers of influential hard rock, metal, and punk songs.
Metascore:
66
User Score:
tbd
The Devil You Know

The Devil You Know

by Heaven & Hell
April 28, 2009
The members of Black Sabbath (without Ozzy Osboune) return as Heaven & Hell to release its first album under the name.
Metascore:
63
User Score:
8.8
Shallow Life

Shallow Life

by Lacuna Coil
April 21, 2009
The fifth album for the Italian metal band was produced by Don Gilmore.
Metascore:
68
User Score:
6.4
Black Cascade

Black Cascade

by Wolves in the Throne Room
March 31, 2009
The third album for the Washington-based metal band was produced by Randall Dunn.
Metascore:
75
User Score:
8.6
Crack The Skye

Crack The Skye

by Mastodon
March 24, 2009
The fourth album from the Atlantia, Georgia rock band features songs about the murder of Rasputin.
Metascore:
82
User Score:
8.9
Metamorphosis

Metamorphosis

by Papa Roach
March 24, 2009
Jay Baumgardner returns to produce the California rock band's sixth album with James Michael.
Metascore:
46
User Score:
6.0
Static Tensions

Static Tensions

by Kylesa
March 17, 2009
The latest album for the metal band from Savannah, Georgia is its second featuring two drummers.
Metascore:
79
User Score:
8.8
Wrath

Wrath

by Lamb of God
February 24, 2009
The Virginian metal band's follow-up to its Grammy-nominated 2006 album, "Sacrament," was produced by Josh Wilbur.
Metascore:
74
User Score:
8.8
Come With Me If You Want to Live

Come With Me If You Want to Live

by Goblin Cock
January 27, 2009
The California metal band started by Pinback's Rob Crow releases its second album.
Metascore:
71
User Score:
tbd
Punctuated Equilibrium

Punctuated Equilibrium

by Wino
January 20, 2009
Scott "Wino" Weinrich, former member of such bands as The Obsessed, Saint Vitus, Spirit Caravan, Place of Skulls, and The Hidden Hand, releases his debut solo album.
Metascore:
65
User Score:
tbd
Dark Horse

Dark Horse

by Nickelback
November 18, 2008
The Canadian rock band releases its sixth album produced with Mutt Lange.
Metascore:
49
User Score:
4.4
The New Game

The New Game

by Mudvayne
November 18, 2008
The fourth album for the metal band from Illinois was produced by Dave Fortman.
Metascore:
50
User Score:
7.1
Godspeed On The Devil's Thunder

Godspeed On The Devil's Thunder

by Cradle of Filth
October 28, 2008
The English metal band's latest release is a concept album about Gilles de Rais, the world's first serial killer and a soldier for Joan of Arc.
Metascore:
61
User Score:
6.5
The Way Of All Flesh

The Way Of All Flesh

by Gojira
October 14, 2008
The fourth album for the French metal band features Lamb of God's Randy Blythe as a guest vocalist on one track.
Metascore:
67
User Score:
8.9
Shogun

Shogun

by Trivium
September 30, 2008
The fourth album for the Florida-based metal quartet was produced by Nick Raskulinecz.
Metascore:
66
User Score:
9.0
Twilight Of The Thunder God

Twilight Of The Thunder God

by Amon Amarth
September 30, 2008
The Swedish metal band's latest release includes appearances by Apocalyptica, Entombed's Lars Goran Petrov, and Children of Bodom's Roope Latvala.
Metascore:
80
User Score:
8.7
Overcome

Overcome

by All That Remains
September 16, 2008
The fourth album for the metal band was produced by Jason Suecof.
Metascore:
66
User Score:
8.8
Death Magnetic

Death Magnetic

by Metallica
September 12, 2008
The Rick Rubin-produced album for the heavy-metal band is its first to feature Robert Trujillo on bass.
Metascore:
78
User Score:
7.9
Lost In The Sound Of Separation

Lost In The Sound Of Separation

by Underoath
September 2, 2008
The sixth album for the metal band from Florida was produced by Adam Dutkiewicz, Matt Goldman, and David Bendeth.
Metascore:
92
User Score:
7.1
All Hope Is Gone

All Hope Is Gone

by Slipknot
August 26, 2008
The fourth album for the metal band was produced with Dave Fortman.
Metascore:
68
User Score:
7.8
Ultra Beatdown

Ultra Beatdown

by DragonForce
August 26, 2008
The metal band releases its first album with Frederic Leclercq on bass.
Metascore:
77
User Score:
7.6
Motorizer

Motorizer

by Motörhead
August 26, 2008
The British heavy metal band releases its latest album, produced with Cameron Webb.
Metascore:
63
User Score:
8.6
Scars On Broadway

Scars On Broadway

by Scars on Broadway
July 29, 2008
The debut album for the band that includes System of a Down's Daron Malakian and John Dolmayan.
Metascore:
73
User Score:
7.7
Along Came A Spider

Along Came A Spider

by Alice Cooper
July 29, 2008
The latest album for the hard rock artist is about a serial killer named Spider. It also features Slash and Ozzy Osbourne as guest musicians.
Metascore:
69
User Score:
8.7
One Day As A Lion [EP]

One Day As A Lion [EP]

by One Day As A Lion
July 22, 2008
Rage Against the Machine's Zack De La Rocha releases his solo EP, which includes Mars Volta's Jon Theodore on drums.
Metascore:
80
User Score:
8.1
Nude With Boots

Nude With Boots

by The Melvins
July 8, 2008
The latest album for the metal band from Washington includes members from Big Business who joined the band on their last album.
Metascore:
71
User Score:
7.8
Saints Of Los Angeles

Saints Of Los Angeles

by Motley Crue
June 24, 2008
The metal band's first studio album since 2000's "New Tattoo" includes the album title song, which is available for use in the game Rock Band.
Metascore:
54
User Score:
8.1
Nostradamus

Nostradamus

by Judas Priest
June 17, 2008
Rob Halford leads the metal band's latest release, a concept album based on the prophet Nostradamus.
Metascore:
59
User Score:
8.5
Watershed

Watershed

by Opeth
June 3, 2008
The Swedish metal band's ninth album is the first with Martin Axenrot and Fredrik Akesson, who replaced Martin Lopez and Peter Lindgren.
Metascore:
82
User Score:
8.8
Indestructible

Indestructible

by Disturbed
June 3, 2008
This is the fourth album for the Chicago-based metal band.
Metascore:
57
User Score:
8.0
Smile

Smile

by Boris
April 29, 2008
The Japanese experimental group's latest album features guest musicians Michio Kurihara of Ghost and Stephen O'Malley of Sunn O))).
Metascore:
75
User Score:
8.5
Pyramids

Pyramids

by Pyramids
April 22, 2008
This is the debut album for the Denton, Texas, metal band.
Metascore:
69
User Score:
8.8
Gods Of The Earth

Gods Of The Earth

by The Sword
April 1, 2008
This is the sophomore album for the metal band from Austin, Texas.
Metascore:
71
User Score:
8.2
obZen

obZen

by Meshuggah
March 11, 2008
The Swedish metal band releases its sixth studio album.
Metascore:
83
User Score:
8.9
Fortress

Fortress

by Protest the Hero
January 29, 2008
The sophomore album for the post-hardcore/metal band from Whitby, Ontario, Canada.
Metascore:
86
User Score:
7.7
Avenged Sevenfold

Avenged Sevenfold

by Avenged Sevenfold
October 30, 2007
The Southern California group's self titled is their fourth album.
Metascore:
56
User Score:
8.2
Finding Beauty In Negative Spaces

Finding Beauty In Negative Spaces

by Seether
October 23, 2007
Its third album on Wind-Up Records finds the band without lead guitarist Pat Callahan.
Metascore:
39
User Score:
6.8
Born Into This

Born Into This

by The Cult
October 2, 2007
The latest album from the British metal band and its first on Roadrunner Records.
Metascore:
58
User Score:
8.4
Venus Doom

Venus Doom

by H.I.M.
September 18, 2007
The Finnish hard rock band's sixth album includes one song that is over 10 minutes long.
Metascore:
67
User Score:
7.7
Death Is This Communion

Death Is This Communion

by High on Fire
September 18, 2007
The fourth album for the Oakland, California metal band.
Metascore:
80
User Score:
8.3
The Last Sucker

The Last Sucker

by Ministry
September 18, 2007
The final album for the industrial rock band.
Metascore:
73
User Score:
8.2
Eat Me, Drink Me

Eat Me, Drink Me

by Marilyn Manson
June 5, 2007
Album number six is the first new release in four years for the shock-rocker, who recorded the disc with guitarist Tim Skold.
Metascore:
63
User Score:
7.1
Light Grenades

Light Grenades

by Incubus
November 28, 2006
The California alt-metal band returns with its first album in nearly three years.
Metascore:
65
User Score:
7.8
Saturday Night Wrist

Saturday Night Wrist

by Deftones
October 31, 2006
Bob Erzin (Jane's Addiction) produced the alt-metal band's fifth album. System Of A Down vocalist Serj Tankian guests.
Metascore:
72
User Score:
8.7
In The Absence Of Truth

In The Absence Of Truth

by Isis
October 31, 2006
This fourth LP for the metal band follow's 2004's acclaimed 'Panopticon' as well as an opening slot on Tool's latest tour.
Metascore:
70
User Score:
8.6
Blood Mountain

Blood Mountain

by Mastodon
September 12, 2006
The Atlanta metal band's third album marks their major-label debut.
Metascore:
82
User Score:
8.8
Christ Illusion

Christ Illusion

by Slayer
August 8, 2006
This is the first studio output for the original lineup of the metal band since 1990's Seasons In The Abyss.
Metascore:
72
User Score:
7.7
Monochrome

Monochrome

by Helmet
July 18, 2006
This is the second release for the second incarnation of Helmet, which features frontman Page Hamilton backed by a new rhythm section.
Metascore:
52
User Score:
7.6