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October 2022 Hard Rock And Metal New Releases

October 7, 2022
Armed For Apocalypse – Ritual Violence (Candlelight)
The Bobby Lees – Bellevue (Ipecac)
Borealis – Illusions (AFM)
Bush – The Art Of Survival (BMG)
Caustic Casanova – Glass Enclosed Nerve Center (Magnetic Eye)
Charlotte Wessels – Tales From Six Feet Under Vol. II (Napalm)
Cloud Rat – Threshold (Artofffact Records)
The Cult – Under The Midnight Sun (Black Hill)
Ellefson-Soto – Vacation In The Underworld (Rat Pak)
Get The Shot – Merciless Destruction (New Damage)
Gillian Carter – Salvation Through Misery (Skeletal Lightning)
Ginger Wildheart & The Sinners – Ginger Wildheart & The Sinners (Wicked Cool)
Goatwhore – Angels Hung From The Arches Of Heaven (Metal Blade)
Incantation – Tricennial Of Blasphemy (Relapse)
Lamb Of God – Omens (Epic)
Languish – Feeding The Flames Of Annihilation (Prosthetic)
Midnight Rider – Beyond The Blood Red Horizon (Massacre)
Queensryche – Digital Noise Alliance (Century Media)
Teramaze – Flight Of The Wounded (Wells)
Various Artists – A Future Of Bad Men: A Melvins Tribute (Black Donut)
Wednesday 13 – Horrifier (Napalm Records)

October 14, 2022
After All – Eos (Metalville)
Alter Bridge – Pawns & Kings (Napalm)
Austin Meade – Abstract Art Of An Unstable Mind (Snakefarm)
Avoid – Cult Mentality (Thriller)
Big Big Train – Summer Shall Not Fade – Live At Loreley (English Electric)
Boston Manor – Datura (SharpTone)
Boundaries – Brightness (3DOT)
Cavernous Gate – Voices From A Fathomless Realm (Lupus Lounge)
Daeva – Through Sheer Will And Black Magic (20 Buck Spin)
Dragonland – The Power Of The Nightstar (AFM)
Eleine – Acoustic In Hell EP (Atomic Fire)
Killer Kings – Burn For Love (Frontiers)
Lacuna Coil – Comalies XX (Century Media)
Lorna Shore – Pain Remains (Century Media)
Nothing More – Spirits (Better Noise)
Orianthi – Rock Candy (Frontiers)
Perfect Plan – Brace For Impact (Frontiers)
P.O.D. – When Angels & Serpents Dance Re-Release (Mascot)
Poppy – Stagger EP (UMe)
Red Hot Chili Peppers – Return of the Dream Canteen (Warner)
Ripped To Shreds – 劇變 (Jubian) (Relapse)
Skid Row – The Gang’s All Here (earMusic)
Sleeping With Sirens – Complete Collapse (Sumerian)
Stormruler – Sacred Rites & Black Magick (Napalm)
Trouble – Re-Release (Hammerheart)
Varials – Scars For You To Remember (Fearless)
Victoria K – Kore (Rockshots)
We Came As Romans – Darkbloom (SharpTone)
Wildness – Resurrection (Frontiers)

October 21, 2022
Architects – the classic symptoms of a broken spirit (Epitaph)
Arctic Monkeys – The Car (Domino)
Avantasia – A Paranormal Evening With The Moonflower (Nuclear Blast)
Avatarium – Death, Where Is Your Sting (AFM)
Black Math Horseman – Black Math Horseman EP (Profound Lore)
Black Royal – Earthbound (M-Theory)
Black Veil Brides – The Mourning EP (Sumerian)
Cabal – Magno Interitus (Nuclear Blast)
Chez Kane – Powerzone (Frontiers)
Crooked Royals – Quarter Life Daydream (3DOT Recordings)
Exhumed – To The Dead (Relapse)
God Alone – ETC (Prosthetic)
Gospelheim – Ritual & Repetition (Prophecy)
Gothminister – Pandemonium (AFM)
Grand – Grand (Frontiers)
In This Moment – Blood 1983 EP (BMG)
Iron Allies – Blood In Blood Out (AFM)
The New Roses – Sweet Poison (Napalm)
Orden Ogan – Final Days (AFM)
O.R.k. – Screamnasium (Kscope)
Ruby The Hatchet – Fear Is A Cruel Master (Magnetic Eye)
Seraina Telli – Simple Talk (Metalville)
Serj Tankian – Perplex Cities EP (Serjical Strike)
Stryper – The Final Battle (Frontiers)
Ugly Kid Joe – Rad Wings Of Destiny (Metalville)
Witch Fever – Congregation (Music For Nations)

October 28, 2022
Brant Bjork – Bougainvillea Suite (Heavy Psych Sounds)
The Damned – A Night Of A Thousand Vampires (earMusic)
Darkthrone – Astral Fortress (Peaceville)
Dead Cross – II (Ipecac)
Defleshed – Grind Over Matter (Metal Blade)
Deicide – Crucifixion – The Early Years (Dissonance)
Despised Icon – Deterre EP (Nuclear Blast)
Devil’s Witches – In All Her Forms (Majestic Mountain)
Devin Townsend – Lightwork (InsideOut)
Dimmu Borgir – Puritanical Euphoric Misanthropia Re-Release (Nuclear Blast)
Dr. Acula – Dr. Acula (Silent Pendulum Records)
Fear Factory – Recoded (Nuclear Blast)
Fit For A King – The Hell We Create (Solid State)
Foo Fighters – The Essential Foo Fighters (Legacy)
Gehennah – Brilliant Loud Overlords Of Destruction Re-Release (Critical Mass)
The Hunna – The Hunna (Believe)
Joe Lynn Turner – Belly Of The Beast (Mascot)
Munroe’s Thunder – The Black Watch (RFL)
October Ends – Phases (UNFD)
Palaye Royale – Fever Dream (Sumerian)
Polyphia – Remember That You Will Die (Rise)
Psychonaut – Violate Consensus REality (Pelagic)
Royal Hunt – Dystopia Part 2 (NorthPoint)
Sodom – 40 Years At War – The Greatest Hell Of Sodom (SPV/Steamhammer)
Soraia – Bloom (Wicked Cool)
Teeth – 575 EP (Nuclear Blast)
Therion – Gothic Kabbalah Re-Release (Napalm)
Therion – Lemuria Re-Release (Napalm)
Therion – Leviathan II (Nuclear Blast)
Therion – Secrets Of The Runes Re-Release (Napalm)
Therion – Sirius B Re-Release (Napalm)
Thotcrime – D1G1T4L_DR1FT (Prosthetic)
Toxic Reasons – Bullets For You Re-Release (Back On Black)
Toxic Reasons – God Bless America (Back On Black)
Toxic Reasons – In The House Of God Re-Release (Back On Black)
Toxic Reasons – Kill By Remote Control Re-Release (Back On Black)
Toxic Reasons – No Peace In Our Time Re-Release (Back On Black)
Toxic Reasons – Within These Walls Re-Release (Back On Black)
Various Artists – Bound For Hell: On The Sunset Strip Box Set (The Numero Group)
Vio-Lence – Eternal Nightmare Re-Release (Metal Blade)
Worm – Bluenothing EP (20 Buck Spin)


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