With so many new metal and hard rock albums being released each week, it can be difficult to keep up. We’re making easier for you, keeping track of all the 2019 releases in one convenient location.

Check back often, because this list is updated on a regular basis. Dates are supplied by record labels and are subject to change.

Upcoming 2019 Hard Rock + Metal Releases:

April 19, 2019
After The Burial - Evergreen (Sumerian)
Allegaeon - Apoptosis (Metal Blade)
Alpha Wolf - Fault EP (SharpTone)
Chokehold - With This Thread I Hold On (Good Fight)
Cirith Gorgor - Sovereign (Hammerheart)
Dead To A Dying World - Elegy (Profound Lore)
Fractal Universe - Rhizomes Of Insanity (Metal Blade)
Grand Magus - Wolf God (Nuclear Blast)
Incantation - Upon The Throne Of Apocalypse Re-Release (Relapse)
Jordan Rudess - Wired For Madness (Mascot)
Mork - Det Svarte Juv (Peaceville)
Pagan Altar - Judgment Of The Dead Re-Release (Temple Of Mystery)
Pagan Altar - Lords Of Hypocrisy Re-Release (Temple Of Mystery)
Pristine - Road Back To Ruin (Nuclear Blast)
Samael - Lux Mundi Re-Release (Napalm)
Samael - Solar Soul Re-Release (Napalm)
Tripsitter - The Other Side Of Sadness (Prosthetic)
Uncured - Epidemic (Seek And Strike)

April 26, 2019
The Damned Things - High Crimes (Nuclear Blast)
Danko Jones - A Rock Supreme (M-Theory)
Decrepit Birth - Polarity Re-Release (Agonia)
Enforcer - Zenith (Nuclear Blast)
Hardline - Life (Frontiers)
Helms Alee - Noctiluca (Sargent House)
Hypoxia - Abhorrent Disease (Selfmadegod)
Lord Dying - Mysterium Tremendum (eOne)
Manegarm - Fornaldarsagor (Napalm)
New Years Day - Unbreakable (Red)
Nine Shrines - Retribution Therapy (Mascot)
Sabbath Assembly - A Letter Of Red (Svart)
Steel Prophet - The God Machine (Rock Of Angels)
Sunn O))) - Life Metal (Southern Lord)
Tank - Re-Ignition (Cleopatra)
Varaha - A Passage For Lost Years (Prosthetic)
Vaura - Sables (Profound Lore)

May 3, 2019
Amon Amarth - Berserker (Metal Blade)
Amygdala - Our Voices Will Soar Forever (Prosthetic)
Bad Religion - Age Of Unreason (Epitaph)
Frank Carter and the Rattlesnakes - End Of Suffering (International Death Cult)
Kampfar - Ofidians Manifest (Indie)
Mos Generator - Night Of The Lords (Devil's Child)
Myrath - Shehili (earMusic)
Origin - Abiogenesis - A Coming Into Existence (Agonia)

May 10, 2019
Abnormality - Sociopathic Constructs (Metal Blade)
Arch/Matheos - Winter Ethereal (Metal Blade)
Borders - Purify (Long Branch)
Danny Worsnop - Shades Of Blue (Sumerian)
Defeater - Defeater (Epitaph)
Dreadnought - Emergence (Profound Lore)
Employed To Serve - Eternal Forward Motion (Spinefarm)
Martyrdod - Hexhammaren (Southern Lord)
Possessed - Revelations Of Oblivion (Nuclear Blast)
Spirit Adrift - Divided By Darkness (20 Buck Spin)
Whitesnake - Flesh & Blood (Frontiers)

May 17, 2019
1349 - Massive Cauldron Of Chaos Vinyl Re-Release (Season Of Mist)
Avatar - The King Live In Paris (eOne)
Black Label Society - Sonic Brew: 20th Anniversary Blend 5.99 - 5.19 (eOne)
Dommengang - No Keys (Thrill Jockey)
Entombed - Clandestine - Live (Threeman)
Full Of Hell - Weeping Choir (Relapse)
Katatonia - Night Is The New Day Re-Release (Peaceville)
Lo-Pan - Subtle (Aqualamb)
October Tide - In Splendor Below (Agonia)
Paladin - Ascension (Prosthetic)
Rammstein - TBA (Universal)
Saint Vitus - Saint Vitus (Season Of Mist)
Vale Of Pnath - Accursed EP (Willowtip)

May 24, 2019
Destrage - The Chosen One (Metal Blade)
Diamond Head - The Coffin Train (Silver Lining)
Earth - Cats On The Briar (Sargent House)
Fleshgod Apocalypse - Veleno (Nuclear Blast)
Nocturnus AD - Paradox (Profound Lore)
Of Virtue - What Defines You (SharpTone)
Rendezvous Point - Universal Chaos (Long Branch)
Samsara - Reap What You Sow EP (Innerstrength)
Soto - Origami (InsideOut)
Tanith - In Another Time (Metal Blade)

May 31, 2019
1914 - The Blind Leading The Blind Re-Release (Napalm)
Adrift - Pure (Temple Of Tortuous)
Daniel Tompkins - Castles (Kscope)
Death Angel - Humanicide (Nuclear Blast)
Duff McKagan - Tenderness (Universal)
Gloryhammer - Legends From Beyond The Galactic Terrorvortex (Napalm)
King Hobo - Mauga (Weathermaker)
Royal Republic - Club Majesty (Nuclear Blast)
Texas Hippie Coalition - High In The Saddle (eOne)
Toxpack - Kampfer (Napalm)
Unimagined - Friendless EP (Standby)
Vader - Thy Messenger EP (Nuclear Blast)
Venom - In Nomine Satanas 40th Anniversary Vinyl Box Set (BMG)

June 7, 2019
As Cities Burn - Scream Through The Walls (Equal Vision)
Axel Rudi Pell - XXX Anniversary Live (SPV/Steamhammer)
Cave In - Final Transmission (Hydra Head)
Combichrist - One Fire (Out Of Line)
Diviner - Realms Of Time (Ulterium)
Enthroned - Cold Black Suns (Season Of Mist)
Fetid - Sleeping Corporeal Mess (20 Buck Spin)
Motanka - Motanka (Napalm)
Nevalra - Conjure The Storm (M-Theory)
Pelican - Nighttime Stories (Southern Lord)
Perry Farrell - Kind Heaven (BMG)
The Rods - Brotherhood Of Metal (SPV/Steamhammer)
Silversun Pickups - Widow's Weeds (New Machine)

June 14, 2019
Baroness - Gold & Grey (Abraxan Hymns)
Chaos Magic - Furyborn (Frontiers)
Sweet Oblivion - Sweet Oblivion (Frontiers)
This Gift Is A Curse - A Throne Of Ash (Season Of Mist)

June 21, 2019
Memoriam - Requiem For Mankind (Nuclear Blast)
The Raconteurs - Help Us Stranger (Third Man)

June 28, 2019
311 - Voyager (BMG)
Beastwars - IV (Destroy)
Bloody Hammers - The Summoning (Napalm)
The Convalescence - The Return (Legend)
Thenighttimeproject - Pale Season (Debemur Morti)

July 5, 2019
3Teeth - Metawar (Red)
Abbath - Outstrider (Season Of Mist)
David Ellefson - Sleeping Giants (Combat)

July 19, 2019
Sabaton - The Great War (Nuclear Blast)

July 26, 2019
Lacrimas Profundere - Bleeding The Stars (Oblivion)

August 9, 2019
Slipknot - TBA (Self)

August 16, 2019
HammerFall - Dominion (Napalm)

August 23, 2019
Michael Schenker Fest - Revelation (Nuclear Blast)

November 1, 2019
Blind Guardian - Legacy Of The Dark Lands (Nuclear Blast)

2019 Albums Already Released

January 4, 2019
John Garcia and the Band of Gold - John Garcia and the Band of Gold (Napalm)
Festerday - iihtallan (Season Of Mist)
Gandalf's Owl - Who's the Dreamer? (Club Inferno)
Internal Chronicles - Crimson Storm (Guts'n'Blood)
Legion of the Damned - Slaves of the Shadow Realm (Napalm)
Lightsabres - A Shortcut to Insanity (Medusa Crush)
Mark Deutrom - The Blue Bird (Season Of Mist)
Plague Years - Unholy Infestation EP (Seeing Red)
Vanha - Melancholia (Black Lion)
Yatra - Death Ritual (Grimoire)

January 11, 2019
At the Gates - With the Pantheons Blind EP (Red)
Born of Osiris - The Simulation (Sumerian)
The Crown - Crowned In Terror Vinyl Re-Release (Metal Blade)
The Crown - Crowned Unholy Vinyl Re-Release (Metal Blade)
The Crown - Possessed Vinyl Re-Release (Metal Blade)
Deathchant - Deathchant (King Volume)
Jinger - Micro EP (Napalm)
Komodor - Komodor (Soulseller)
Nailed to Obscurity - Black Frost (Nuclear Blast)
Soilwork - Verkligheten (Nuclear Blast)
Static Tension - Ashes to Animation (Buried By Sky)
A Swarm of the Sun - The Woods (Version Studio)
Taking Back Sunday - Twenty (Craft)
Vomitory - Raped In Their Own Blood Re-Release (Metal Blade)
Vomitory - Redemption Re-Release (Metal Blade)
Woven Man - Revelry (In Our Arms) (Undergroove)

January 18, 2019
Altitudes & Attitude - Get It Out (Megaforce)
Arch Enemy - Covered in Blood (Century Media)
Cane Hill - Kill the Sun (Rise)
Carrion Mother - Nothing Remains (Ordo MCM)
Dust Bolt - Trapped in Chaos (Napalm)
Ectovoid - Inner Death EP (Blood Harvest)
Epitimia - Thread (Naturmacht)
The Fever 333 - Strength in Numb333rs (333 Wreckords Crew/Roadrunner)
Flotsam and Jetsam - The End of Chaos (AFM)
Furor Gallico - Dusk of the Ages (Scarlet)
Magnum - Live at the Symphony Hall (SPV/Steamhammer)
Oomph! - Ritual (Napalm)
A Pale Horse Named Death - When the World Becomes Undone (Long Branch)
Papa Roach - Who Do You Trust? (Eleven Seven)
Raven - Screaming Murder Death From Above: Live in Aalborg (SPV/Steamhammer)
Switchfoot - Native Tongue (Fantasy)
The Three Tremors - The Three Tremors (Steel Cartel)
Thunder - Please Remain Seated (BMG)
Torque - Torque Re-Release (Mascot)
Trollfest - Norwegian Fairytales (NoiseArt)
Woorms - Slake (Hospital)
Wristmeetrazor - Misery Never Forgets (Prosthetic)
Zed - Desperation Blues Re-Release (Ripple)

January 25, 2019
Altarage - The Approaching Roar (Season Of Mist)
Beth Blade & The Beautiful Disasters - Show Me Your Teeth (Self)
Bring Me the Horizon - amo (Columbia)
Carnal Forge - Gun To Mouth Salvation (Vicisolum)
Colossus Fall - Earthbeat (Tenacity)
Corroded - Bitter (Despotz)
Descravity - Anathema (Willowtip)
Dodsfall - Doden Skal Ikke Vente (Osmose)
The Drowned God - I'll Always Be The Same (Solid State)
Evergrey - The Atlantic (AFM)
Hecate Enthroned - Embrace of the Godless Aeon (M-Theory)
Incite - Built to Destroy (Minus Head)
Inglorious - Ride to Nowhere (Frontiers)
Insanity Alert - 666-Pack (Season Of Mist)
Jetboy - Born to Fly (Frontiers)
Joe Satriani - Beyond the Supernova Box Set (Self)
Kane Roberts - The New Normal (Frontiers)
King 810 - Suicide King (Self)
King Diamond - Songs for the Dead Live (Metal Blade)
KISS - Kissworld: The Best of KISS (Universal)
Neal Morse Band - The Great Adventure (Radiant/Metal Blade)
Puppy - The Goat (Spinefarm)
Quiet Riot - One Night In Milan DVD/CD (Frontiers)
The Sabbathian - Latum Alterum (Svart)
A Secret Revealed - Sacrifices (Lifeforce)
Snake Bite Whiskey - This Side Of Hell (Pavement)
Starbreaker - Dysphoria (Frontiers)
Steve Hackett - At the Edge of Light (InsideOut)
Swallow the Sun - When a Shadow Is Forced Into the Light (Century Media)
Toby Hitchcock - Reckoning (Frontiers)

February 1, 2019
Almost Human - XS2XTC (Fastball)
Astronoid - Astronoid (Blood)
Der Rote Milan - Moritat (Unholy Conspiracy)
Hedfuzy - Waves (Hostile)
Ossarium - Living Tomb (20 Buck Spin)
Pulchra Morte - Divina Autem Et Aniles (Ceremonial)
Set It Off - Midnight (Fearless)
Soen - Lotus (Silver Lining)
The Sonic Dawn - Eclipse (Heavy Psych Sounds)
Thetan - Abysmal (Anti Corporate)
Toxik Attack - Assassinos em Serie (Helldprod)
Within Temptation - Resist (Spinefarm)

February 8, 2019
August Burns Red - Phantom Sessions EP (Fearless)
Beast in Black - From Hell With Love (Nuclear Blast)
Downfall of Gaia - Ethic of Radical Finitude (Metal Blade)
The Ghost Next Door - A Feast For The Sixth Sense (Ripple)
Herman Frank - Fight the Fear (AFM)
John Diva & The Rockets of Love - Mama Said Rock Is Dead (SPV/Steamhammer)
Nebula - Charged Re-Release (Heavy Psych Sounds)
Ribozyme - Arqute (Indie)
Rosy Vista - Unbelievable (SPV/Steamhammer)
Toby Knapp - Blizzard Archer (Moribund Rockers)
Yerusalem - The Sublime (Debemur Morti)

February 15, 2019
Aftermath - There Is Something Wrong (Zoid)
Avantasia - Moonglow (Nuclear Blast)
Crystal Lake - Helix (SharpTone)
Diabolical - Eclipse (Indie)
Emerald Sabbath - Ninth Star (Plastic Head)
Endon - Boy Meets Girl (Thrill Jockey)
Insane Clown Posse - Fearless Fred Fury (Psychopathic)
Kaleikr - Heart Of Lead (Debemur Morti)
Megadeth - The System Has Failed Re-Release (BMG)
Megadeth - The World Needs a Hero Re-Release (BMG)
My Life With The Thrill Kill Kult - In The House Of Strange Affairs (Sleazebox)
Pyramaze - Legend Of The Bone Carver Re-Release (Inner Wound)
Rotting Christ - The Heretic (Season Of Mist)
Saor - Forgotten Paths (Avantgarde)
Trauma - As the World Dies (Pure Steel)

February 22, 2019
Aenimus - Dreamcatcher (Nuclear Blast)
Badflower - OK, I'm Sick (Big Machine)
Candlemass - The Door to Doom (Napalm)
Delain - Hunter's Moon DVD/CD (Napalm)
Demon Head - Hellfire Ocean Void (Svart)
Dream Theater - Distance Over Time (InsideOut)
Find Me - Angels in Blue (Frontiers)
FM - The Italian Job DVD/CD (Frontiers)
Ghost Iris - Apple of Discord (Long Branch)
Hexvessel - All Tree (Century Media)
Hiss From the Moat - The Harrier (M-Theory)
Horndal - Remains (Prosthetic)
King Apathy - Wounds (Lifeforce)
Last in Line - II (Frontiers)
Minors - Abject Bodies (Holy Roar/Deathwish)
O.R.k. - Ramagehead (Kscope)
Overkill - The Wings of War (Nuclear Blast)
Pretty Maids - A Blast From the Past Box Set (Frontiers)
Spirits Of Fire - Spirits of Fire (Frontiers)
Tora Tora - Bastards of Beale (Frontiers)
Visions Of Atlantis - The Deep and Dark: Live @ Symphonic Metal Nights (Napalm)
Walls Of Blood - Imperium (Metalville)
West Bound - Volume 1 (Frontiers)

March 1, 2019
Demon Hunter - Peace (Solid State)
Demon Hunter - War (Solid State)
Der Weg Einer Freiheit - Live In Berlin (Season Of Mist)
Devil Master - Satan Spits On Children Of Light (Relapse)
Ewigkeit - DISClose (Death To Music)
In Flames - I, the Mask (Nuclear Blast/Eleven Seven)
Malevolent Creation - The 13th Beast (M-Theory)
Mammoth Weed Wizard Bastard - Yn Ol I Annwyn (New Heavy Sounds)
Mark Morton - Anesthetic (Spinefarm)
Mike Tramp - Stray From The Flock (Target)
Nightwish - Dark Passion Play Re-Release (Nuclear Blast)
Nightwish - Made In Hong Kong - And Various Other Places Re-Release (Nuclear Blast)
Nightwish - Once Re-Release (Nuclear Blast)
Pissgrave - Posthumous Humiliation (Profound Lore)
Queensryche - The Verdict (Century Media)
The Riven - The Riven (The Sign)
Sisters Of Suffocation - Humans Are Broken (Napalm)
Tim Bowness - Flowers at the Scene (InsideOut)
While She Sleeps - So What? (Sleeps Brothers)

March 8, 2019
Bergraven - Det Framlidna Minnet (Nordvis)
Black Anvil - Miles EP (STB)
Black Lung - Ancients (Ripple)
Buckcherry - Warpaint (Red)
Children of Bodom - Hexed (Nuclear Blast)
Crypt Trip - Haze Country (Heavy Psych Sounds)
Holding Absence - Holding Absence (SharpTone)
Indestructible Noise Command - Terrible Things (Self)
Iron Fire - Beyond The Void (Crime)
Iron Savior - Kill Or Get Killed (AFM)
Kings Destroy - Fantasma Nera (Svart)
Misery Index - Rituals of Power (Season Of Mist)
Mystifier - 'Protogoni Mavri Magiki Dynasteia (Season Of Mist)
The Royal - Deathwatch (Long Branch)
Savage After Midnight - 11:59 EP (Red)
Tesla - Shock (Universal)
Tyr - Hel (Metal Blade)

March 15, 2019
American Shark - 11:11 (The End)
Athanasia - The Order Of The Silver Compass (Seeing Red/Rock Of Angels)
Backyard Babies - Silver & Gold (M-Theory)
Beorn's Hall - In His Granite Realm (Naturmacht)
Besta - Eterno Rancor (Lifeforce)
Contrarian - Their Worm Never Dies (Willowtip)
Deafkids - Metaprogramacao (Neurot)
The Dose - Saline (Index)
Eternal Odyssey - Awakening (Combat/EMP)
Fallujah - Undying Light (Nuclear Blast)
Foreigner - Live At The Rainbow '78 DVD (Eagle Vision)
Hot Lunch - Seconds (Tee Pee)
Louise Lemon - A Broken Heart Is An Open Heart (Icons Creating Evil Art)
Noisem - Cease To Exist (20 Buck Spin)
Oozing Wound - High Anxiety (Thrill Jockey)
Twisted Tower Dire - Wars In The Unknown (No Remorse)
Venom Prison - Samsara (Prosthetic)
Vile Creature - Preservation Rituals 2015-2018 (Prosthetic)

March 22, 2019
Aoratos - Gods Without Name (Debemur Morti)
Ashen Horde - Fallen Cathedrals (Rockshots)
Battle Beast - No More Hollywood Endings (Nuclear Blast)
Blacklist 9 - Mentally Ill, Legally Sane (Eclipse)
Bloodbound - Rise Of The Dragon Empire (AFM)
Burning Rain - Face The Music (Frontiers)
Cellar Darling - The Spell (Nuclear Blast)
The End Machine - The End Machine (Frontiers)
From Sorrow To Serenity - Reclaim (Long Branch)
Frozen Crown - Crowned In Frost (Scarlet)
Good Tiger - Redux EP (Metal Blade)
Harem Scarem - Power Crazy (Frontiers)
Illimitable Dolor - Leaden Light (Transcending Obscurity)
Imprecation - Damnatio Ad Bestias (Dark Descent)
Iron Maiden - No Prayer For The Dying Re-Release (BMG)
Iron Maiden - Powerslave Re-Release (BMG)
Iron Maiden - Seventh Son Of A Seventh Son Re-Release (BMG)
Iron Maiden - Somewhere In Time Re-Release (BMG)
Megadeth - Warheads On Foreheads (Capitol)
Motley Crue - The Dirt Soundtrack (Motley/Eleven Seven)
Obsidian Sea - Strangers (Ripple)
Parting Gift - Ensom EP (Fearless)
Red Sun Rising - Peel EP (Fearless)
Robin Trower - Coming Closer To The Day (Provogue/Mascot)
Sermon - Birth Of The Marvellous (Prosthetic)
Tempel - Tempel (Jansen)
TNT - Encore Live In Milano (Frontiers)
The Treatment - Power Crazy (Frontiers)
Witherfall - Vintage EP (Century Media)
Zeal & Ardor - Live In London (MVKA/Radicalis)

March 29, 2019
9Electric - Megalith (Pavement)
Anthem - Nucleus (Golden Robot)
Arrival Of Autumn - Harbinger (Nuclear Blast)
Bloodline - Better View (Stay Sick)
Brutus - Nest (Sargent House)
Devin Townsend - Empath (InsideOut)
Forever Still - Breathe In Colours (Nuclear Blast)
I Prevail - Trauma (Fearless)
Journey - Live In Japan 2017: Escape + Frontiers DVD/CD (Eagle Rock)
L.A. Guns - The Devil You Know (Frontiers)
Lance King - ReProgram (Nightmare)
Lee McKinney - Infinite Mind (Sumerian)
Low Dose - Low Dose (Brutal Panda/Knife Hits)
Lustre - Another Time, Another Place (Chapter One) (Morrowless)
Lustre - Another Time, Another Place (Chapter Two) (Morrowless)
Magic Circle - Departed Souls (20 Buck Spin)
A New Revenge - Enemies & Lovers (Golden Robot)
Nightrage - Wolf To Man (Despotz)
Nordjevel - Necrogenesis (Osmose)
Okilly Dokilly - Reneducation (Self)
Ola Englund - Master Of The Universe (Self)
Red Sun Rising - Peel EP (Fearless)
Terrorvision - Party Over Here...Live In London (earMusic)
Totaled - Lament (Profound Lore)
Vltimas - Something Wicked Marches In (Season Of Mist)
Whitechapel - The Valley (Metal Blade)
Yngwie Malmsteen - Blue Lightning (Mascot)

April 5, 2019
Animal Drive - Back To The Roots EP (Frontiers)
Antropomorphia - Merciless Savagery (Metal Blade)
Brant Bjork - Jacoozzi (Heavy Psych Sounds)
Cirith Gorgor - Sovereign (Hammerheart)
Cities Of Mars - The Horologist (Ripple)
Crown Of Autumn - Byzantine Horizons (My Kingdom)
Drudkh - A Few Lines In Archaic Ukrainian (Season Of Mist)
Eluveitie - Ategnatos (Nuclear Blast)
Enterprise Earth - Luciferous (eOne)
Exumer - Hostile Defiance (Metal Blade)
Latitudes - Part Island (Debemur Morti)
Mord'A'Stigmata - Dreams Of Quiet Places (Pagan)
Necrodeath - Defragments Of Insanity (Scarlet)
Palehorse - Palehorse (Indie)
Periphery - Periphery IV: Hail Stan (3Dot)
Skold - Never Is Now (Cleopatra)
Sworn Enemy - Gamechanger (M-Theory)
Waste Of Space Orchestra - Syntheosis (Svart)
Wormwitch - Heaven That Dwells Within (Prosthetic)

April 12, 2019
Andy Black - The Ghost Of Ohio (Lava/Republic)
Big Business - The Beast You Are (Joyful Noise)
Blind Guardian - The Forgotten Tales Re-Release (Nuclear Blast)
Blind Guardian - Live Re-Release (Nuclear Blast)
Blind Guardian - Tokyo Tales Re-Release (Nuclear Blast)
Brant Bjork - Keep Your Cool Re-Release (Heavy Psych Sounds)
Devils Gun - Sing For The Chaos (Black Lodge)
Diesear - Bloodred Inferno (eOne)
Gabriel And The Apocalypse - Alpha Bionic (Pavement)
Iced Earth - Enter The Realm Re-Release (Red)
Inter Arma - Sulphur English (Relapse)
Ketzer - Cloud Collider (Metal Blade)
The Machinist - Confidimus In Morte (Prosthetic)
Monkey3 - Sphere (Napalm)
Nekrasov - Lust Of Consciousness (Prosthetic)
Numenorean - Adore (Season Of Mist)
Silverstein - Redux: The First 10 Years (Self)
Suldusk - Lunar Falls (Northern Silence)
Theories - Vessel (Corpse Flower)
Tronos - Celestial Mechanics (Century Media)
Waldgefluster - Mondscheinsonaten (Nordvis)