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Here's a list of bands I'm personally interested in that are either confirmed or strongly rumored to have new material coming this year, to be updated from time to time as I hear more.

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Wormed
Contrarian
Funebrarum
Cruciamentum
Nocturnus AD
Afterbirth
Krypts
Antediluvian
Windswept
Altarage
Mitochondrion
Blood Incantation
Ad Nauseam
Krallice
In Human Form
Pseudo Sentai
Mo'ynoq

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Anybody else have upcoming albums you're excited about? Feel free to share info, promo tracks, etc. Normal forum rules apply -- this is for fan discussion only, any misplaced promotion will be treated as spam.

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With the current album cycle sitting around 3 years at best, it's more of an event than ever before when new albums are released by some of my favourite bands. Back in the mid 90s it was every year, or two years at worst, when bands could actually sell copies and recoup the costs. Ah, the modern world of downloads and spotify... 

Ok, here are the albums I'll be buying upon immediate release: 

Swallow the Sun - 'When a Shadow is Forced Into the Light' (although I'm hoping it's not too dirgey as Juha Raivio stumbles through his unmitigated grief at the loss of Aleah.) The single 'Upon the Water' is amazing after a few listens. 

Rotting Christ - 'The Heretics'. Best thing I ever did was purchase the two songs released so I could listen to them while walking around the city without the corny lyric videos. They are so much better when de-identified from image. 

Candlemass - 'The Door to Doom'. I'm super excited about the return of original vocalist Johan Langqvist and, to a much lesser extent, the Tony Iommi solo... I can't wait to hear this! 

Rhapsody of FIre - 'The Eighth Mountain'. Bit nervous about this with its complete stripping of critical members, but the keyboardist and great new lead guitarist is still there so I'll roll the dice. 

Children of Bodom - 'Hexed'. Hell yeah. Wildchild's going to bring it. 

Whitesnake - 'Flesh and Blood'. Ordinary title, but I'm hoping David C can bring the goods. 

and the following, who have less info: 

Septicflesh. Fingers crossed with these guys. I have such high hopes. 

Moonspell. Amazed if we get an album from these guys but it could by my album of the year if it comes out. 

Fleshgod Apocalypse. I'm always interested in what these maestros have to offer. Brilliant lyrics too. 

Eluveitie. New female singer so I'm a bit cold on it, but I'm trying to keep an open mind. 

And I'm hoping for some underground masterpieces from 

Saor and Eldamar

 

 

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I am hoping that the new Paysage d'Hiver albums will be coming out.  A few months ago the record label website listed two, as of yet, unreleased albums under their discography.  They were removed shortly afterwards, though.  One appeared to be a compilation of the tracks used in the split albums (with Drudkh, Nordlicht, ect.) and the other was likely new material.

Also, I am hoping that the planned split album featuring Phosphore Blanc, Chaos Cascade, Konflict, and Fogged by Fleshflies will finally be released.

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12 hours ago, Balor said:

I am hoping that the new Paysage d'Hiver albums will be coming out.  A few months ago the record label website listed two, as of yet, unreleased albums under their discography.  They were removed shortly afterwards, though.  One appeared to be a compilation of the tracks used in the split albums (with Drudkh, Nordlicht, ect.) and the other was likely new material.

Also, I am hoping that the planned split album featuring Phosphore Blanc, Chaos Cascade, Konflict, and Fogged by Fleshflies will finally be released.

Fogged by Fleshflies. What a name. I’m going to have to check them out. 

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Everything I was expecting last year that didn't happen.

Not only do I feel hurt and betrayed but I also have a dark emptiness inside the size of several albums.

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2 minutes ago, Will said:

Everything I was expecting last year that didn't happen.

Not only do I feel hurt and betrayed but I also have a dark emptiness inside the size of several albums.

Like what? Which albums are you waiting for? 

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On 1/8/2019 at 9:12 PM, Requiem said:

Fogged by Fleshflies. What a name. I’m going to have to check them out. 

I really like the name too.  They are a noisegrind band, prior to which it was a one-man ambient project.  They only released one demo (of two tracks).  They were really good, but it sounds as though they have broken up.

I listed them in the war metal thread.

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I have a few I am looking forwards to this year:

Candlemass "The Door To Doom" - like @Requiem I am super pleased that Johan is back.  The EP they released last year was a bit, meh!  Hopefully his return will inject some life back into the band.

Body Count "Carnivore" - I really enjoyed their last offering albeit the cover of Slayer was pants.  Hoping they can bring that same energy to 2019 as they exhibited two years ago on "Bloodlust".

Carcass - rumours at this stage but "Surgical Steel" was decent enough for me to still be interested in anything they release.

Megadeth - about to release (another) greatest hits comp.  Fuck's sake...

Triptykon - please let this be true, when Tom has finished his Hellhammer appreciation stint rumour is there's a new Triptykon album in the works.

Finally, Deftones are due another record and although I found "Gore" to be dreamy pop nonsense the rumour is that after threatening to walk last time, Carpenter is getting more of what he wants this time around - as in some fucking actual riffs - so will be interested to see how this pans out.

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