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 releases from Lorna Shore, Deathwhite, and more as well as a solo release from Sevendust’s Clint Lowery. For last week’s new 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.
So uhh… 2020. Care to stop taking our great musicians already?! the musical side of my life has been all but consumed by Rush. I’m starting to branch back out, but it’s been a slow start to the year for me. Elon Musk released a song though. It’s not metal, but it’s cute.
Lorna Shore, Immortal (Century Media)
Warren County, New Jersey. Deathcore. First and only album to feature vocalist CJ Mcreery after he just got kicked the fuck out of the band following some allegations of abuse coming out about him.
Music videos: “King Ov Deception” “Immortal” “Death Portrait” “This is Hell”
Producer: Josh Schroeder
Our review: “it’s relentlessness grabs you and doesn’t let go” – Jeff Podoshen
Immortal is also available on vinyl.
Deathwhite, Grave Image (Season Of Mist)
Second full length album. Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania. Melodic doom / gothic metal. I really liked their last album, so have been excited for this one.
Music video: “Funeral Ground”
Singles: “Plague of Virtue” “Further From Salvation”
Producer: Shane Mayer at Cerebral Audio Productions
Grave Image is also available on vinyl.
Clint Lowery, God Bless The Renegades (Rise Records)
Debut solo album from guitarist / backing vocalist of Sevendust.
Amberian Dawn, Looking for You (Napalm Records)
Berzerker Legion, Obliterate The Weak (Listenable Records)
Big Scenic Nowhere, Vision Beyond Horizon (Heavy Psych Records)
Bodysnatcher, This Heavy Void (Stay Sick Recordings)
Heathen, The Evolution Of Chaos (10th Anniversary Edition) (Mascot Records)
Lordi, Killection (AFM Records)
Savage Hands, The Truth In Your Eyes (SharpTone Records)