JANUARY


· Accuser - The Mastery (Metal Blade 2018-01-26, ; add'l notes: )
· Ammunition - Ammunition (Frontiers 2018-01-26, CD; add'l notes: )
· Anvil - Pounding The Pavement (SPV 2018-01-19, CD; add'l notes: )
· As I Lay Dying - Frail Words Collapse (Metal Blade 2018-01-26, LP; add'l notes: Reissue)
· As I Lay Dying - Shadows Are Security (Metal Blade 2018-01-26, LP; add'l notes: Reissue)
· Avatar - Avatar Country (Century Media 2018-01-12, CD; add'l notes: )
· Berlaffa, Alessio - Electric Mist (Lion Music 2018-01-11, CD; add'l notes: )
· Bleeding Gods - Dodekathlon (Nuclear Blast 2018-01-12, CD; add'l notes: )
· Campbell, Phil And The Bastard Sons - The Age Of Absurdity (Nuclear Blast 2018-01-26, CD; add'l notes: )
· Corrosion of Conformity - No Cross No Crown (Nuclear Blast 2018-01-12, CD; add'l notes: )
· Delta Deep - Delta Deep (Frontiers 2018-01-26, CD; add'l notes: )
· Delta Deep - East Coast Live (Frontiers 2018-01-26, CD; add'l notes: )
· Hacket, Steve - Wuthering Nights: Live In Birmingham (InsideOut Music 2018-01-26, DVD; add'l notes: )
· Hamferð - Támsins Likam (Metal Blade 2018-01-12, ; add'l notes: )
· Labÿrinth - Return To Live (Frontiers 2018-01-26, CD; add'l notes: Also Blu-Ray)
· Leaves' Eyes - Sign Of The Dragonhead (AFM Records 2018-01-12, CD; add'l notes: )
· Lepond's Silent Assassins, Mike - Pawn And Prophecy (Frontiers 2018-01-26, CD; add'l notes: )
· Lione, Fabio and Alessandro Conti - Lione, Fabio and Alessandro Conti (Frontiers 2018-01-26, CD; add'l notes: )
· Machine Head - Catharsis (Nuclear Blast 2018-01-26, CD; add'l notes: )
· Magnum - Lost On The Road To Eternity (SPV 2018-01-19, CD; add'l notes: )
· Night Demon - Darkness Remains - Expanded Edition (SPV 2018-01-12, CD; add'l notes: )
· Orphaned Land - Unsung Prophets & Dead Messiahs (Century Media 2018-01-26, CD; add'l notes: )
· Perfect Beings - Vier (InsideOut Music 2018-01-19, CD; add'l notes: )
· Soldiers Of Solace - We Are Immortal (Rock'n'Growl Records 2018-01-26, CD; add'l notes: )
· Springfield, Rick - The Snake King (Frontiers 2018-01-26, CD; add'l notes: )
· Tankard - Hyms For The Drunk (AFM Records 2018-01-12, CD; add'l notes: )
· Tribulation - Down Below (Century Media 2018-01-26, CD; add'l notes: )
· Watain - Trident Wolf Eclipse (Century Media 2018-01-05, CD; add'l notes: )
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FEBRUARY


· Amon Amarth - Deceiver Of The Gods (Metal Blade 2018-02-23, LP; add'l notes: Reissue)
· Amon Amarth - Jomsviking (Metal Blade 2018-02-23, LP; add'l notes: Reissue)
· Animal Drive - Bite! (Frontiers 2018-02-23, CD; add'l notes: )
· Armored Dawn - Barbarians In Black (AFM Records 2018-02-23, CD; add'l notes: )
· Asenblut - Legenden (AFM Records 2018-02-16, CD; add'l notes: )
· Bay, Chris - Chasing The Sun (SPV 2018-02-23, CD; add'l notes: )
· CoreLeoni - The Greatest Hits Part 1 (Frontiers 2018-02-23, CD; add'l notes: )
· Dimmu Borgir - Interdimensional Summit (Nuclear Blast 2018-02-23, LP; add'l notes: 7inch EP)
· Dukes Of The Orient - Dukes Of The Orient (Frontiers 2018-02-23, CD; add'l notes: )
· Ektomorf - Fury (AFM Records 2018-02-16, CD; add'l notes: )
· Feed The Rhino - The Silence (Century Media 2018-02-16, CD; add'l notes: )
· Fight The Fight - Fight The Fight (Metal Blade 2018-02-09, ; add'l notes: )
· Good Tiger - We Will All Be Gone (Metal Blade 2018-02-09, CD; add'l notes: )
· Harm's Way - Posthuman (Metal Blade 2018-02-09, ; add'l notes: )
· Kolyadin, Gleb - Gleb Kolyadin (KScope 2018-02-23, CD; add'l notes: )
· Letters From The Colony - Vignette (Nuclear Blast 2018-02-16, CD; add'l notes: Also 2LP)
· Letzte Instanz - Morgenland (AFM Records 2018-02-16, CD; add'l notes: )
· Long Distance Calling - Boundless (InsideOut Music 2018-02-02, CD; add'l notes: )
· Necrophobic - Mark Of the Necrogram (Century Media 2018-02-23, CD; add'l notes: )
· Ostura - The Room (Universal MENA 2018-02-23, CD; add'l notes: )
· Porcupine Tree - Deadwing (KScope 2018-02-23, LP; add'l notes: Remastered)
· Revertigo - Revertigo (Frontiers 2018-02-23, CD; add'l notes: )
· Riis, Bjørn - Coming Home (Karisma 2018-02-23, CD; add'l notes: )
· Riot - Nightbreaker (Metal Blade 2018-02-23, LP; add'l notes: Reissue)
· Riot - The Brethren Of The Long House (Metal Blade 2018-02-23, LP; add'l notes: Reissue)
· Schenker Fest, Michael - Warrior (Nuclear Blast 2018-02-09, CD; add'l notes: 12-inch EP)
· Secret Illusion - Awake Before The Dawn (Lion Music 2018-02-01, CD; add'l notes: )
· Seyminhol - Ophelian Fields (Lion Music 2018-02-23, CD; add'l notes: )
· Shiraz Lane - Carinval Days (Frontiers 2018-02-23, CD; add'l notes: )
· Sjöblom's Gungfly, Rikard - Rumbling Box (2006-2016) (InsideOut Music 2018-02-16, CD; add'l notes: )
· Therion - Beloved Antichrist (Nuclear Blast 2018-02-09, CD; add'l notes: 3CD)
· Twitching Tongues - Gaining Purpose Through Passionate Hatred (Metal Blade 2018-02-09, CD; add'l notes: )
· Unruly Child - Unhinged - Live From Milan (Frontiers 2018-02-23, CD; add'l notes: Also Blu-Ray)
· Visigoth - Conquerer's Oath (Metal Blade 2018-02-09, CD; add'l notes: )
· Voodoo Circle - Raised On Rock (AFM Records 2018-02-09, CD; add'l notes: )
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MARCH


· Arch Enemy - 1996-2017 (Century Media 2018-03-09, CD; add'l notes: )
· Auri - Auri (Nuclear Blast 2018-03-23, CD; add'l notes: )
· Barren Earth - A Complex Of Cages (Century Media 2018-03-30, CD; add'l notes: )
· Borealis - The Offering (AFM Records 2018-03-23, CD; add'l notes: )
· Bullet Boys - From Out Of The Skies (Frontiers 2018-03-23, CD; add'l notes: )
· Chronosfear - Chronosfear (Underground Symphony 2018-03-05, CD; add'l notes: )
· Crown, The - Cobra Speed Venom (Metal Blade 2018-03-16, CD; add'l notes: )
· Dark Horizon - Aenigma (Underground Symphony 2018-03-05, CD; add'l notes: )
· Death Alley - Superbia (Century Media 2018-03-23, CD; add'l notes: )
· Dobbeltgjenger - Limbohead (Karisma 2018-03-02, CD; add'l notes: )
· Earthless - Black Heaven (Nuclear Blast 2018-03-16, CD; add'l notes: )
· Eyes Of The Sun - Chapter I (Metal Blade 2018-03-16, ; add'l notes: )
· FM - Atomic Generation (Frontiers 2018-03-30, CD; add'l notes: )
· J.B.O. - Deutsche Vita (AFM Records 2018-03-30, CD; add'l notes: )
· Jordsjø - Jord (Karisma 2018-03-09, CD; add'l notes: )
· Kino - Radio Voltaire (InsideOut Music 2018-03-23, CD; add'l notes: )
· Light The Torch - Revival (Nuclear Blast 2018-03-30, CD; add'l notes: )
· Memoriam - The Silent Vigil (Nuclear Blast 2018-03-23, CD; add'l notes: )
· Ministry - AmeriKKKant (Nuclear Blast 2018-03-09, CD; add'l notes: )
· Napalm Death - Coded Smears And More Uncommon Slurs (Century Media 2018-03-30, CD; add'l notes: )
· Nevermore - The Complete Collection (Century Media 2018-03-09, CD; add'l notes: )
· Nightwish - Decades (Nuclear Blast 2018-03-09, CD; add'l notes: )
· No Hot Ashes - No Hot Ashes (Frontiers 2018-03-23, CD; add'l notes: )
· Oceans Of Slumber - The Banished Heart (Century Media 2018-03-02, CD; add'l notes: )
· Paradise Lost - Host (Nuclear Blast 2018-03-16, CD; add'l notes: Remastered)
· Pell, Axel Rudi - Knights Call (SPV 2018-03-23, CD; add'l notes: )
· Phi - Cycles (Gentle Art Of Music 2018-03-29, CD; add'l notes: )
· Porcupine Tree - In Absentia (KScope 2018-03-09, LP; add'l notes: Remastered)
· Primordial - Exile Amongst The Ruins (Metal Blade 2018-03-30, CD; add'l notes: )
· Rivers Of Nihil - Where Owls Know My Name (Metal Blade 2018-03-16, CD; add'l notes: )
· Rizzo, Marc - Rotation (Combat Records 2018-03-30, CD; add'l notes: )
· Robo Sapiens - Catalyst (Lion Music 2018-03-08, CD; add'l notes: )
· Schenker Fest, Michael - Resurrection (Nuclear Blast 2018-03-02, CD; add'l notes: )
· Structural Disorder - ?And The Cage Crumbles In The Final Scene (Lion Music 2018-03-15, CD; add'l notes: )
· Tax The Heat - Change Your Position (Nuclear Blast 2018-03-09, CD; add'l notes: )
· W.E.T. - Earthrage (Frontiers 2018-03-23, CD; add'l notes: )
· Waldo, Nicolas - Mastermind (Lion Music 2018-03-23, CD; add'l notes: )
· Winger, Kip - Box Set Collection (Frontiers 2018-03-23, CD; add'l notes: )
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APRIL


· 77 - Bright Gloom (Century Media 2018-04-27, CD; add'l notes: )
· Amorettes, The - Born To Break (SPV 2018-04-06, CD; add'l notes: )
· Anthrax - Kings Among Scotland (Nuclear Blast 2018-04-27, CD; add'l notes: )
· Behemoth - Messe Noire (Metal Blade 2018-04-13, ; add'l notes: )
· Behemoth - Messe Noire (Nuclear Blast 2018-04-13, CD; add'l notes: )
· Bleed From Within - Era (Century Media 2018-04-06, CD; add'l notes: )
· Bonfire - Temple Of Lies (AFM Records 2018-04-13, CD; add'l notes: )
· Bullet - Dust To Gold (SPV 2018-04-20, CD; add'l notes: )
· Caliban - Elements (Century Media 2018-04-06, CD; add'l notes: )
· Christian, James - Craving (Frontiers 2018-04-20, CD; add'l notes: )
· Count Raven - Destruction Of The Void (Metal Blade 2018-04-27, LP; add'l notes: Reissue)
· Count Raven - Storm Warning (Metal Blade 2018-04-27, LP; add'l notes: Reissue)
· Crematory - Oblivion (SPV 2018-04-13, CD; add'l notes: )
· Dead City Ruins - Never Say Die (AFM Records 2018-04-13, CD; add'l notes: )
· Dokken - Return To The East Live (2016) (Frontiers 2018-04-20, CD; add'l notes: )
· Frequency Drift - Letters To Maro (Gentle Art Of Music 2018-04-13, CD; add'l notes: )
· Gozu - Equilibrium (Metal Blade 2018-04-13, ; add'l notes: )
· Gus G. - Fearless (AFM Records 2018-04-20, CD; add'l notes: )
· Issa - Run With The Pack (Frontiers 2018-04-20, CD; add'l notes: )
· Lizzy Borden - Menace To Society (Metal Blade 2018-04-13, LP; add'l notes: Reissue)
· Lizzy Borden - Love You To Pieces (Metal Blade 2018-04-13, LP; add'l notes: Reissue)
· Perfect Plan - All Rise (Frontiers 2018-04-20, CD; add'l notes: )
· Pinski - Sound The Alarm (Gentle Art Of Music 2018-04-27, CD; add'l notes: )
· Reed, Robert - Sanctuary III (Self-released 2018-04-20, CD; add'l notes: Vinyl from Burning Shed)
· Riot V - Armor Of Light (Nuclear Blast 2018-04-27, CD; add'l notes: )
· Ross The Boss - By Blood Sworn (AFM Records 2018-04-20, CD; add'l notes: )
· Skeletal Remains - Devouring Mortality (Century Media 2018-04-13, CD; add'l notes: )
· Stryper - God Damn Evil (Frontiers 2018-04-20, CD; add'l notes: )
· TesseracT - Sonder (KScope 2018-04-20, CD; add'l notes: )
· Tomorrow's Eve - Mirror Of Creation III - Project Ikaros (Baze Records 2018-04-27, CD; add'l notes: )
· Toundra - Vortex (InsideOut Music 2018-04-27, CD; add'l notes: )
· Wiegedood - De Doden Hebben Het Goed III (Century Media 2018-04-20, CD; add'l notes: )
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MAY


· Amorphis - Queen Of Time (Nuclear Blast 2018-05-18, CD; add'l notes: )
· Angelus Apatrida - Cabaret De La Guillotine (Century Media 2018-05-04, CD; add'l notes: )
· Arena - Double Vision (Verglas 2018-05-25, CD; add'l notes: )
· At The Gates - To Drink From The Night Itself (Century Media 2018-05-18, CD; add'l notes: )
· Black Dahlia Murder, The - Everblack (Metal Blade 2018-05-18, LP; add'l notes: Reissue)
· Black Dahlia Murder, The - Ritual (Metal Blade 2018-05-18, LP; add'l notes: Reissue)
· Black Dahlia Murder, The - Unhallowed (Metal Blade 2018-05-18, LP; add'l notes: Reissue)
· Burn The Priest - Legion: XX (Nuclear Blast 2018-05-18, CD; add'l notes: )
· Coroner - R.I.P. (Century Media 2018-05-18, CD; add'l notes: )
· Coroner - Punishment For Decadence (Century Media 2018-05-18, CD; add'l notes: )
· Coroner - No More Color (Century Media 2018-05-18, CD; add'l notes: )
· Dimmu Borgir - Eonian (Nuclear Blast 2018-05-04, CD; add'l notes: )
· Doomsday Outlaw - Hard Times (Frontiers 2018-05-11, CD; add'l notes: )
· Fargo - Constellation (SPV 2018-05-25, CD; add'l notes: )
· Follow The Cipher - Follow The Cipher (Nuclear Blast 2018-05-11, CD; add'l notes: )
· Gazpacho - Soyuz (KScope 2018-05-18, CD; add'l notes: )
· Graveyard - Peace (Nuclear Blast 2018-05-25, CD; add'l notes: )
· Immortal - Northern Chaos Gods (Nuclear Blast 2018-05-25, LP; add'l notes: 7inch EP)
· Jizzy Pearl of Love/Hate - All You Need Is Soul (Frontiers 2018-05-11, CD; add'l notes: )
· King Diamond - Abigail (Metal Blade 2018-05-18, LP; add'l notes: Reissue)
· King Diamond - Fatal Portrait (Metal Blade 2018-05-18, LP; add'l notes: Reissue)
· King Diamond - Them (Metal Blade 2018-05-18, LP; add'l notes: Reissue)
· Lordi - Sexorcism (AFM Records 2018-05-25, CD; add'l notes: )
· Lords Of Black - Icons Of The New Days (Frontiers 2018-05-11, CD; add'l notes: )
· Lunatic Soul - Under The Fragmented Sky (KScope 2018-05-25, CD; add'l notes: )
· Overkill - Live In Overhausen (Nuclear Blast 2018-05-18, CD; add'l notes: )
· Praying Mantis - G.R.A.V.I.T.Y. (Frontiers 2018-05-11, CD; add'l notes: )
· Schulze, Klaus - Silhouettes (SPV 2018-05-01, CD; add'l notes: )
· Space Elevator - Space Elevator II (SPV 2018-05-25, CD; add'l notes: )
· Spock's Beard - Noise Floor (InsideOut Music 2018-05-25, CD; add'l notes: )
· Subsignal - La Muerta (Gentle Art Of Music 2018-05-25, CD; add'l notes: )
· Vega - Only Human (Frontiers 2018-05-11, CD; add'l notes: )
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JUNE


· Count Raven - High On Infinity (Metal Blade 2018-06-15, LP; add'l notes: Reissue)
· Count Raven - Messiah Of Confusion (Metal Blade 2018-06-15, LP; add'l notes: Reissue)
· Crystal Viper - At The Edge Of Time (AFM Records 2018-06-26, CD; add'l notes: )
· Eskimo Callboy - The Scene - Live In Cologne (Century Media 2018-06-08, CD; add'l notes: )
· Fates Warning - Live Over Europe (InsideOut Music 2018-06-29, CD; add'l notes: )
· Flower Kings, The - A Kingdom Of Colours 2 (2004-2013) (InsideOut Music 2018-06-01, CD; add'l notes: )
· Haken - L-1VE (InsideOut Music 2018-06-22, CD; add'l notes: )
· Kataklysm - Mediations (Nuclear Blast 2018-06-01, CD; add'l notes: )
· Khemmis - Desolation (Nuclear Blast 2018-06-22, CD; add'l notes: )
· King Diamond - Conspiracy (Metal Blade 2018-06-15, LP; add'l notes: Reissue)
· King Diamond - The Dark Sides (Metal Blade 2018-06-15, LP; add'l notes: Reissue)
· King Diamond - The Eye (Metal Blade 2018-06-15, LP; add'l notes: Reissue)
· Like A Storm - Catacombs (Century Media 2018-06-22, CD; add'l notes: )
· Lizzy Borden - My Midnight Things (Metal Blade 2018-06-15, CD; add'l notes: )
· Madball - For The Cause (Nuclear Blast 2018-06-15, CD; add'l notes: )
· Mansun - Attack Of The Gray Lantern (21st Anniversary Deluxe Edition) (KScope 2018-06-08, CD; add'l notes: 4CD + DVD, also single CD, purple vinyl, and digital versions)
· Marduk - Viktoria (Century Media 2018-06-22, CD; add'l notes: )
· Mattsson's Vision, Lars Eric - On The Edge (Lion Music 2018-06-07, CD; add'l notes: Reissue)
· McGurk, Joe - Encore (Lion Music 2018-06-21, CD; add'l notes: )
· Night Flight Orchestra, The - Sometimes The World Ain't Enough (Nuclear Blast 2018-06-29, CD; add'l notes: )
· Paradise Lost - Believe In Nothing (Nuclear Blast 2018-06-29, CD; add'l notes: Remixed and remastered)
· Refugee - Solitary Men (Frontiers 2018-06-08, CD; add'l notes: )
· Sea Within, The - The Sea Within (InsideOut Music 2018-06-22, CD; add'l notes: )
· Simonetti's Goblin, Claudio - Dawn Of The Dead (Rustblade 2018-06-01, CD; add'l notes: )
· Somerville's Trillium, Amanda - Tectonic (Frontiers 2018-06-08, CD; add'l notes: )
· Street Dogs - Stand For Something Or Die For Nothing (Century Media 2018-06-22, CD; add'l notes: )
· Sunstorm - The Road To Hell (Frontiers 2018-06-08, CD; add'l notes: )
· Thumbscrew - Ours (Cuneiform Records 2018-06-08, CD; add'l notes: )
· Thumbscrew - Theirs (Cuneiform Records 2018-06-08, CD; add'l notes: )
· TNT - XIII (Frontiers 2018-06-08, CD; add'l notes: )
· Townsend, Devin - Eras - Vinyl Collection Part 1 (InsideOut Music 2018-06-08, LP; add'l notes: )
· Whitechapel - This Is Exile (Metal Blade 2018-06-01, LP; add'l notes: Reissue)
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JULY


· 10cc - Before, During, After: The Story Of 10cc (Universal Music Catalogue 2017-07-28, CD; add'l notes: 4-disc box set)
· Aborted - Bathos (Century Media 2017-07-07, CD; add'l notes: EP)
· All 4 1 - World's Best Hope (Frontiers Music 2017-07-07, CD; add'l notes: )
· Big Big Train - Merchants Of Light (Self-released 2018-07-27, CD; add'l notes: 3LP boxset or 2CD digipack)
· Blind Guardian - Live Beyond The Spheres (Nuclear Blast 2017-07-07, CD; add'l notes: )
· Bloodclot - Up In Arms (Metal Blade 2017-07-14, CD; add'l notes: )
· Bonnet Band, Graham - Live...Here Comes The Night (Frontiers Music 2017-07-07, BR; add'l notes: Also CD/DVD)
· Byzantine - The Cicada Tree (Metal Blade 2017-07-28, CD; add'l notes: )
· Decapitated - Anticult (Nuclear Blast 2017-07-07, CD; add'l notes: )
· Discipline - Captives Of The Wine Dark Sea (Laser's Edge 2017-07-07, CD; add'l notes: )
· Edguy - Monuments (Nuclear Blast 2017-07-14, CD; add'l notes: )
· Enchant - A Dream Imagined (InsideOut Music 2018-07-20, CD; add'l notes: 10CD box set retrospective)
· Epica - Epica Vs Attack On Titan Songs (Nuclear Blast 2018-07-20, CD; add'l notes: )
· Execration - Return To The Void (Metal Blade 2017-07-14, CD; add'l notes: )
· Immortal - Northern Chaos Gods (Nuclear Blast 2018-07-06, CD; add'l notes: )
· Impure Wilhelmina - Radiation (Season Of Mist 2017-07-07, CD; add'l notes: )
· In This Moment - Ritual (Roadrunner Records 2017-07-21, CD; add'l notes: )
· Kissin' Dynamite - Generation Goodbye - Dynamite Nights (AFM Records 2017-07-14, CD; add'l notes: )
· Lucifer - Lucifer II (Century Media 2018-07-06, CD; add'l notes: )
· Marillion - Misplaced Childhood - Deluxe Edtion (Parlophone 2017-07-21, CD; add'l notes: 4CD/BR or 4LP box set)
· Masterplan - PumpKings (AFM Records 2017-07-28, CD; add'l notes: Band covers Helloween songs)
· Mattsson's Vision, Lars Eric - Live+ (Lion Music 2017-07-06, DL; add'l notes: )
· Memoriam - The Hellfire Demos III (Nuclear Blast 2017-07-07, CD; add'l notes: )
· Minnemann, Marco - Borrego (Lazy Bones 2017-07-29, CD; add'l notes: )
· Motorowl - Atlas (Century Media 2018-07-27, CD; add'l notes: )
· Mr. Big - Defying Gravity (Frontiers Music 2017-07-07, CD; add'l notes: )
· Next To None - Phases (InsideOut 2017-07-07, CD; add'l notes: )
· Orden Ogan - Gunmen (AFM Records 2017-07-07, CD; add'l notes: )
· Pinnick Gales Pridgen - PGP 2 (Magna Carta 2017-07-08, CD; add'l notes: )
· Rage - Seasons Of The Black (Nuclear Blast 2017-07-28, CD; add'l notes: )
· Redemption - Long Day's Journey Into Night (Metal Blade 2018-07-27, CD; add'l notes: )
· Rings Of Saturn - Ultu Ulla (Nuclear Blast 2017-07-28, CD; add'l notes: )
· River Black - River Black (Season Of Mist 2017-07-07, CD; add'l notes: )
· Riverdogs - California (Frontiers Music 2017-07-07, CD; add'l notes: )
· Seviour, Kim - Recovery Is Learning (White Star Records 2017-07-28, CD; add'l notes: )
· Tangent, The - The Slow Rust Of Forgotten Machinery (InsideOut 2017-07-21, CD; add'l notes: )
· Ten - Gothica (Frontiers Music 2017-07-07, CD; add'l notes: )
· Tower Of Babel - Lake Of Fire (Lion Music 2017-07-20, CD; add'l notes: )
· Townsend Project, Devin - Ocean Machine - Live at the Ancient Roman Theatre Plovdiv (InsideOut Music 2018-07-06, DVD; add'l notes: )
· Wintersun - The Forest Seasons (Nuclear Blast 2017-07-21, CD; add'l notes: )
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AUGUST


· Accept - The Rise Of Chaos (Nuclear Blast 2017-08-04, CD; add'l notes: )
· Apokalyptischen Reiter, Die - Der Rote Reiter (Nuclear Blast 2017-08-25, CD; add'l notes: )
· Circus Maximus - Havoc Live In Oslo ( 2017-08-04, CD/DVD; add'l notes: 2CD/DVD and 2CD/BR)
· Claypool Lennon Delirium, The - Lime And Limpid Green (Self-released 2017-08-04, CD; add'l notes: EP)
· Crimfall - Amain (Metal Blade 2017-08-25, CD; add'l notes: )
· Dagoba - Black Nova (Century Media 2017-08-25, CD; add'l notes: )
· Dawn Of Disease - Ascension Gate (Napalm Records 2017-08-11, CD; add'l notes: )
· Dead Lord - In Ignorance We Trust (Century Media 2017-08-25, CD; add'l notes: )
· Dirkschneider - Live - Back To The Roots - Accepted! (AFM Records 2017-08-04, CD; add'l notes: )
· Doro - Forever Warriors, Forever United (Nuclear Blast 2018-08-17, CD; add'l notes: )
· Draper, Paul - Spooky Action (Kscope 2017-08-11, CD; add'l notes: )
· Eden's Curse - Revisited 2007 - 2017 (AFM Records 2017-08-25, CD; add'l notes: )
· Ektomorf - Warpath (AFM Records 2017-08-25, CD; add'l notes: )
· Eloy - The Vision, The Sword And The Pyre (Artist Station Records/Soulfood 2017-08-25, CD; add'l notes: )
· Eluveitie - Evocation II: Pantheon (Nuclear Blast 2017-08-18, CD; add'l notes: )
· End Of Green - Void Estate (Napalm Records 2017-08-18, CD; add'l notes: )
· Eskimo Callboy - The Scene (Century Media 2017-08-25, CD; add'l notes: )
· Exit Eden - Rhapsodies In Black (Napalm Records 2017-08-04, CD; add'l notes: )
· Haunted, The - Strength In Numbers (Century Media 2017-08-25, CD; add'l notes: )
· Holm Klarin, Mathias - Dream Catch (Lion Music 2017-08-31, CD; add'l notes: )
· Janara, La - La Janara (Black Widow Records 2017-08-21, CD; add'l notes: )
· Kryptonite - Kryptonite (Frontiers Music 2017-08-04, CD; add'l notes: )
· Leng Tch'e - Razorgrind (Season Of Mist 2017-08-25, CD; add'l notes: )
· Leprous - Malina (InsideOut 2017-08-25, CD; add'l notes: )
· Lurking Fear, The - Out Of The Voiceless Grave (Century Media 2017-08-11, CD; add'l notes: )
· Mad Max - 35 (SPV 2018-08-10, CD; add'l notes: )
· Mattsson's Vision, Lars Eric - Till The End Of Time (Lion Music 2017-08-03, CD; add'l notes: )
· Mystery - Second Home (Unicorn Digital 2017-08-01, DVD; add'l notes: )
· Night Demon - Live Darkness (SPV 2018-08-10, CD; add'l notes: )
· Nights, The - The Nights (Frontiers Music 2017-08-04, CD; add'l notes: )
· Portrait - Burn The World (Metal Blade 2017-08-25, CD; add'l notes: )
· Quiet Riot - Road Rage (Frontiers Music 2017-08-04, CD; add'l notes: )
· Russkaja - Kosmopoliturbo (Napalm Records 2017-08-04, CD; add'l notes: )
· Serious Black - Magic (AFM Records 2017-08-25, CD; add'l notes: )
· Sulpher - No One Will Ever Know (SPV 2018-08-01, CD; add'l notes: )
· Thy Art Is Murder - Dear Desolation (Nuclear Blast 2017-08-18, CD; add'l notes: )
· Ulvedharr - Total War (Scarlet Records 2017-08-18, CD; add'l notes: )
· Various Artists - Sky Music: A Tribute To Terje Rypdal (Rune Grammofon 2017-08-25, CD; add'l notes: Also 2LP)
· Various Artists - Sky Music: A Tribute To Terje Rypdal Vol. 2 (Rune Grammofon 2017-08-25, LP; add'l notes: Ltd ed. of 2 outtakes not on main tribute, includes CD version)
· Venom Inc. - Ave (Nuclear Blast 2017-08-11, CD; add'l notes: )
· Vintage Caravan, The - Gateways (Nuclear Blast 2018-08-31, CD; add'l notes: )
· Weg Einer Freheit, Der - Finisterre (Season Of Mist 2017-08-25, CD; add'l notes: )
· Wilson, Steven - To The Bone (Caroline International 2017-08-18, CD; add'l notes: )
· World Trade - Unify (Frontiers Music 2017-08-04, CD; add'l notes: )
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SEPTEMBER


· Act of Defiance - Old Scars, New Wounds (Metal Blade 2017-09-29, CD; add'l notes: )
· Alter Bridge - Live At The 02 Arena + Rarities (Napalm Records 2017-09-08, CD; add'l notes: )
· Anubis Gate - Covered In Black (Nightmare Records 2017-09-01, CD; add'l notes: )
· Arch Enemy - Will To Power (Century Media 2017-09-01, CD; add'l notes: )
· Belphegor - Totenritual (Nuclear Blast 2017-09-15, CD; add'l notes: )
· Bjork, Brant - Europe '16 (Napalm Records 2017-09-22, CD; add'l notes: )
· Caligula's Horse - In Contact (InsideOut Music 2017-09-15, CD; add'l notes: )
· Comeback Kid - Outsider (Nuclear Blast 2017-09-08, CD; add'l notes: )
· Cradle Of Filth - Cryptoriana - The Seductiveness Of Decay (Nuclear Blast 2017-09-22, CD; add'l notes: )
· Crematory - Live Insurrection (SPV 2017-09-08, CD; add'l notes: )
· Cripper - Follow Me:Kill (Metal Blade 2017-09-15, CD; add'l notes: )
· Daydream XI - The Circus Of The Tattered And Torn (Sensory 2017-09-22, CD; add'l notes: )
· Deninzon, Joe & Stratospheerius - Guilty Of Innocence (Melodic Revolution Records 2017-09-29, CD; add'l notes: )
· Diablo Blvd - Zero Hour (Nuclear Blast 2017-09-22, CD; add'l notes: )
· Dirty Thrills - Heavy Living (Frontiers Music 2017-09-15, CD; add'l notes: )
· Emil Bulls - Kill Your Demons (AFM Records 2017-09-29, CD; add'l notes: )
· Ensiferum - Two Paths (Metal Blade 2017-09-15, CD; add'l notes: )
· Epica - The Solace System EP (Nuclear Blast 2017-09-01, CD; add'l notes: )
· Evil Invaders - Feed Me Violence (Napalm Records 2017-09-30, CD; add'l notes: )
· Frehley, Ace - Anomaly - Deluxe (SPV 2017-09-08, CD; add'l notes: )
· Gilmour, David - Live At Pompeii (self-released 2017-09-29, CD/DVD; add'l notes: Avail 2CD, 2DVD, 2BR, 2CD/2BR, and 4LP)
· Gizmodrome - Gizmodrome (earMusic 2017-09-15, ; add'l notes: )
· Grave Pleasures - Motherblood (Century Media 2017-09-29, CD; add'l notes: )
· Hell In The Club - See You On The Dark Side (Frontiers Music 2017-09-15, CD; add'l notes: )
· Implore - Subjugate (Century Media 2017-09-22, CD; add'l notes: )
· Jag Panzer - The Deviant Chord (Steamhammer/SPV 2017-09-29, CD; add'l notes: )
· Kadavar - Rough Times (Nuclear Blast 2017-09-29, CD; add'l notes: )
· Kaipa - Children Of The Sounds (InsideOut Music 2017-09-22, CD; add'l notes: )
· Kee Of Hearts - Kee Of Hearts (Frontiers Music 2017-09-25, CD; add'l notes: Kee Marcello, Tommy Heart)
· Korpiklaani - Kulkija (Nuclear Blast 2018-09-07, CD; add'l notes: )
· Levin, Pete - Möbius (MoonJune Records 2017-09-25, CD; add'l notes: )
· Mastodon - Cold Dark Place (Warner Bros 2017-09-22, CD; add'l notes: EP)
· Motorpsycho - The Tower (Rune Grammofon 2017-09-08, CD; add'l notes: 2CD set)
· Mystery - Second Home (Unicorn Digital 2017-09-01, CD; add'l notes: 2CD set)
· Nocturnal Rites - Phoenix (AFM Records 2017-09-29, CD; add'l notes: )
· Opposing Motion - Inertia (Lion Music 2017-09-21, CD; add'l notes: )
· Otherwise - Sleeping Lions (Century Media 2017-09-22, CD; add'l notes: )
· Paradise Lost - Medusa (Nuclear Blast 2017-09-01, CD; add'l notes: )
· Primus - The Desaturating Seven (ATO Records 2017-09-29, CD; add'l notes: )
· Radio Moscow - New Beginnings (Century Media 2017-09-09, CD; add'l notes: )
· Rigoni, Alberto - Duality (PRS Music UK 2017-09-20, CD; add'l notes: )
· Riot - Through The Storm (Bonus Edition) (Metal Blade 2017-09-15, CD; add'l notes: reissue)
· Riot - Army of One (Bonus Edition) (Metal Blade 2017-09-15, CD; add'l notes: reissue)
· Satyricon - Deep Calleth Upon Deep (Napalm Records 2017-09-22, CD; add'l notes: )
· Soil - Scream: The Essentials (AFM Records 2017-09-15, CD; add'l notes: )
· Steelheart - Through Worlds Of Stardust (Frontiers Music 2017-09-15, CD; add'l notes: )
· Tankard - Schwarz-Weiss Wie Schnee (EP) (Nuclear Blast 2017-09-15, CD; add'l notes: )
· Threshold - Legend Of The Shires (Nuclear Blast 2017-09-08, CD; add'l notes: 2CD; also 2LP)
· Tidal Dreams - Previsor (Underground Symphony 2017-09-15, CD; add'l notes: )
· Todd & The Conflict, Josh - Year Of The Tiger (Century Media 2017-09-15, CD; add'l notes: )
· Waldo, Nicolas - The Secret Place - 10th Anniversary Edition (Lion Music 2017-09-14, CD; add'l notes: )
· Wayward Sons - Ghosts Yet To Come ( 2017-09-15, CD; add'l notes: )
· White Moth Black Butterfly - Atone (Kscope 2017-09-01, CD; add'l notes: )
· Wingfield Reuter Sirkis - Lighthouse (MoonJune Records 2017-09-11, CD; add'l notes: )
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OCTOBER


· Appice - Sinister (SPV 2017-10-27, CD; add'l notes: )
· Beck, Robin - Love Is Coming (Frontiers 2017-10-13, CD; add'l notes: )
· Bigfoot - Bigfoot (Frontiers 2017-10-13, CD; add'l notes: )
· Björkenheim, Raoul / Ecstacy - Doors Of Perception (Cuneiform Records 2017-10-06, CD; add'l notes: )
· Butcher Babies - Lilith (Century Media 2017-10-27, CD; add'l notes: )
· Cavanagh, Daniel - Monochrome (Kscope 2017-10-13, CD; add'l notes: )
· Chrysilia - Et In Arcadia Ego (Lion Music 2017-10-12, CD; add'l notes: )
· Communic - Where Echoes Gather (AFM Records 2017-10-27, CD; add'l notes: )
· Delain - A Decade Of Delain: Live At Paradiso (Napalm Records 2017-10-27, DVD; add'l notes: Also BR and CD, DVD/BR includes bonus content)
· Dr. Living Dead - Cosmic Conqueror (Century Media 2017-10-27, CD; add'l notes: )
· Enslaved - E (Nuclear Blast 2017-10-13, CD; add'l notes: )
· Fozzy - Judas (Century Media 2017-10-13, CD; add'l notes: )
· Godsticks - Faced With Rage (Kscope 2017-10-13, CD; add'l notes: )
· Gothminister - The Other Side (AFM Records 2017-10-13, CD; add'l notes: )
· GWAR - The Blood Of Gods (Metal Blade 2017-10-20, CD; add'l notes: )
· Himmellegeme - Myth Of Earth (Karisma 2017-10-06, CD; add'l notes: )
· L.A. Guns - The Missing Peace (Frontiers Music 2017-10-13, CD; add'l notes: )
· Ledford, Jim - Red Hot Legato (Lion Music 2017-10-26, CD; add'l notes: )
· Lord Of The Lost - Swan Songs II (Napalm Records 2017-10-06, CD; add'l notes: )
· Lunatic Soul - Fractured (Kscope 2017-10-06, CD; add'l notes: )
· Major Parkinson - Blackbox (Karisma 2017-10-27, CD; add'l notes: On Degaton Records in NO)
· Mulelid Trio, Kjetil - Not Nearly Enough To Buy A House (Rune Grammofon 2017-10-27, CD; add'l notes: Also LP)
· Multi Story - Live At Acapela (Festival Music 2017-10-23, CD; add'l notes: )
· Nachtblut - Apostasie (Napalm Records 2017-10-13, CD; add'l notes: Includes bonus CD)
· Oz - Transition State (AFM Records 2017-10-20, CD; add'l notes: )
· Pänzer - Fatal Command (Nuclear Blast 2017-10-06, CD; add'l notes: )
· Palermo Big Band, The Ed - The Adventures of Zodd Zundgren (Cuneiform Records 2017-10-06, CD; add'l notes: )
· PFM - Emotional Tattoos (InsideOut Music 2017-10-27, CD; add'l notes: )
· Phantom 5 - Play To Win (Frontiers 2017-10-13, CD; add'l notes: )
· Pineapple Thief, The - Where We Stood (Kscope 2017-10-13, DVD; add'l notes: Also BR; CD, vinyl, digital out Sep 8, 2017)
· Polak, Milan - Scarred To Perfection (Lion Music 2017-10-20, CD; add'l notes: )
· Revolution Saints - Light In The Dark (Frontiers Music 2017-10-13, CD; add'l notes: )
· Samael - Hegemony (Napalm Records 2017-10-13, CD; add'l notes: )
· Savage Messiah - Hands Of Fate (Century Media 2017-10-27, CD; add'l notes: )
· Schizofrantik - Ripping Heartaches (Gentle Art Of Music 2017-10-27, CD; add'l notes: )
· Schnellertollermeier - Rights (Cuneiform Records 2017-10-06, CD; add'l notes: )
· Serenity - Lionheart (Napalm Records 2017-10-27, CD; add'l notes: )
· Sons Of Apollo - Psychotic Symphony (InsideOut Music 2017-10-20, CD; add'l notes: Ltd 2CD, 2LP+CD, Std CD and Digital)
· Sorcerer - The Crowning Of The Fire King (Metal Blade 2017-10-20, CD; add'l notes: )
· Then Comes Silence - Blood (Nuclear Blast 2017-10-20, CD; add'l notes: )
· Tyketto - Live From Milan 2017 (Frontiers Music 2017-10-13, CD; add'l notes: )
· Vuur - In This Moment We Are Free - Cities (InsideOut Music 2017-10-20, CD; add'l notes: )
· Witherfall - Nocturnes And Requiems (Century Media 2017-10-06, CD; add'l notes: )
· Wobbler - From Silence To Somewhere (Karisma 2017-10-20, CD; add'l notes: )
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NOVEMBER


· Abraham, Lee - Colours (Festival Music 2017-11-27, CD; add'l notes: )
· Almanac - Kingslayer (Nuclear Blast 2017-11-24, CD; add'l notes: )
· Amberian Dawn - Darkness Of Eternity (Napalm Records 2017-11-10, CD; add'l notes: )
· Arrayan Path - Dawn Of Aquarius (Pitch Black Records 2017-11-17, CD; add'l notes: )
· Art Zoyd - 44 1/2 : Live + Unreleased Works (Cuneiform Records 2017-11-24, CD; add'l notes: Boxset)
· Asphyx - The Rack - Anniversary Edition (Century Media 2017-11-17, CD; add'l notes: )
· Babylon A.D. - Revelation Highway (Frontiers 2017-11-10, CD; add'l notes: )
· Batushka - Litourgiya (Metal Blade 2017-11-03, CD; add'l notes: )
· Beast In Black - Berserker (Nuclear Blast 2017-11-03, CD; add'l notes: )
· Blind Ego - Liquid Live (Gentle Art Of Music 2017-11-10, CD; add'l notes: )
· Blues Pills - Lady In Gold: Live In Paris (Nuclear Blast 2017-11-03, CD; add'l notes: EU, Nov 10 in NA)
· Cannibal Corpse - Red Before Black (Metal Blade 2017-11-03, CD; add'l notes: )
· Cavalera Conspiracy - Psychosis (Napalm Records 2017-11-17, CD; add'l notes: )
· Dark Element, The - The Dark Element (Frontiers 2017-11-10, CD; add'l notes: )
· Dark Fortress - Profane Genocidal Creations (Century Media 2017-11-24, CD; add'l notes: Reissue)
· Dark Fortress - Tales From Eternal Dusk (Century Media 2017-11-24, CD; add'l notes: Reissue)
· Destruction - Thrash Anthems II (Nuclear Blast 2017-11-10, CD; add'l notes: )
· Dimebag Darrell - Dimevision, Vol 2: Roll With It Or Get Rolled Over (Metal Blade 2017-11-24, CD/DVD; add'l notes: )
· Edenbridge - Live Momentum (SPV 2018-11-29, CD; add'l notes: Ltd to 1000 units)
· Elvenking - Secrets Of The Magick Grimoire (AFM Records 2017-11-10, CD; add'l notes: )
· Entrails - Death Is The Right Path (Metal Blade 2017-11-17, CD; add'l notes: )
· Evergrey - The Dark Discovery (AFM Records 2017-11-24, CD; add'l notes: Reissue; also vinyl)
· Evergrey - Solitude * Dominance * Tragedy (AFM Records 2017-11-24, CD; add'l notes: Reissue; also vinyl)
· Howe, Virgil & Steve - Nexus (InsideOut Music 2017-11-17, CD; add'l notes: )
· Kansas - Leftoverture - Live & Beyond (InsideOut Music 2017-11-03, CD; add'l notes: )
· Lesoir - Latitude (Gentle Art Of Music 2017-11-17, CD; add'l notes: )
· Mattsson, Lars Eric - Sand And Blood (Lion Music 2017-11-16, CD; add'l notes: )
· Moonspell - 1755 (Napalm Records 2017-11-03, CD; add'l notes: )
· Offering, The - The Offering EP (Century Media 2017-11-10, CD; add'l notes: )
· Panzerballet - X-Mas Death Jazz (Gentle Art Of Music 2017-11-27, CD; add'l notes: )
· Pink Cream 69 - Headstrong (Frontiers 2017-11-10, CD; add'l notes: )
· Primal Fear - Best Of Fear (Frontiers 2017-11-10, CD; add'l notes: )
· Ram - Rod (Metal Blade 2017-11-03, CD; add'l notes: )
· Shakra - Snakes And Ladders (AFM Records 2017-11-10, CD; add'l notes: )
· Sleeping Romance - Alba (Napalm Records 2017-11-03, CD; add'l notes: )
· Soto, Jeff Scott - Retribution (Frontiers 2017-11-10, CD; add'l notes: )
· Spock's Beard - Snow Live (Radiant Records 2017-11-10, CD/DVD; add'l notes: 2DVD/2 CD Digipack, 3LP vinyl, 2-disc BR and 2DVD/2CD/2Blu-ray pack w/48-page art book)
· Sweet & Lynch - Unified (Frontiers Music 2017-11-10, CD; add'l notes: )
· Tusmørke - Bydyra (Karisma 2017-11-10, CD; add'l notes: )
· Unguided, The - And The Battle Royale (Napalm Records 2017-11-10, CD; add'l notes: Ltd. ed. digipak includes bonus live DVD)
· Winery Dogs, The - Dog Years: Live In Santiago & Beyond 2013-2016 (Loud & Proud Records 2017-11-24, LP; add'l notes: Ltd ed. vinyl for Record Store Day)
· Witchery - I Am Legion (Century Media 2017-11-10, CD; add'l notes: )
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DECEMBER


· Day Six - Solitary League (Lion Music 2017-12-14, CD; add'l notes: )
· Down 'N' Outz - The Further Live Adventures Of? (Frontiers 2017-12-01, CD; add'l notes: )
· Down 'N' Outz - My Re-Generation (Frontiers 2017-12-01, CD; add'l notes: )
· Eisley / Goldy - Blood, Guts And Games (Frontiers 2017-12-01, CD; add'l notes: )
· Flower Kings, The - A Kingdom Of Colours (1995-2002) (InsideOut Music 2017-12-15, CD; add'l notes: )
· Glassjaw - Shira (Century Media 2017-12-01, CD; add'l notes: )
· HammerFall - Glory To The Brave - 20 Year Anniversary (Nuclear Blast 2017-12-01, CD; add'l notes: )
· Iron Savior - Reforged - Riding On Fire (AFM Records 2017-12-08, CD; add'l notes: Re-recorded classics)
· Jono - Life (Frontiers 2017-12-01, CD; add'l notes: )
· Mistheria - Gemini (Rockshots Records 2017-12-15, CD; add'l notes: )
· Motorpsycho - Angels And Daemons At Play (Rune Grammofon 2017-12-02, CD; add'l notes: 6CD box set)
· Nightingale - Rock Hard Live (InsideOut Music 2017-12-08, CD; add'l notes: )
· Operation: Mindcrime - The New Reality (Frontiers 2017-12-01, CD; add'l notes: )
· Pretty Boy Floyd - Public Enemies (Frontiers 2017-12-01, CD; add'l notes: )
· Raintimes - Raintimes (Frontiers 2017-12-01, CD; add'l notes: )
· Status Minor - Three Faces Of Antoine (Lion Music 2017-12-07, CD; add'l notes: )
· Tribulation - Lady Death (Century Media 2017-12-22, LP; add'l notes: 7" in assorted colours)
· Various Artists - Lion Music Presents: G. F. Händel - Baroque Passion (Lion Music 2017-12-14, CD; add'l notes: )
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