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 2020 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 2020 Hard Rock + Metal Releases:

February 21, 2020
The Amity Affliction - Everyone Loves You...Once You Leave Them (Pure Noise)
Biff Byford - School of Hard Knocks (Silver Lining)
Deliverance - Holocaust 26: 1-46 (Deadlight)
Demons & Wizards - III (Century Media)
Discharge - Protest And Survive: The Anthology (BMG)
Don Jamieson - Denim And Laughter (Metal Blade)
Framing Hanley - Envy (Thermal)
Ozzy Osbourne - Ordinary Man (Epic)
Polaris - The Death Of Me (SharpTone)
Raspberry Bulbs - Before the Age of Mirrors (Relapse)
Sightless Pit - Grave Of A Dog (Thrill Jockey)
Silverthorne - Tear The Sky Wide Open EP (Golden Robot)
Vinnie Moore - Soul Shifter (Mind's Eye)
The Word Alive - Monomania (Fearless)
Wrekmeister Harmonies - We Love To Look At The Carnage (Thrill Jockey)

February 28, 2020
Audrey Horne - Waiting for the Night (Napalm)
Beneath The Massacre - Fearmonger (Century Media)
Dark Fortress - Spectres From the Old World (Century Media)
Five Finger Death Punch - F8 (Better Noise)
Four Year Strong - Brain Pain (Pure Noise)
Insect Ark - The Vanishing (Profound Lore)
Intronaut - Fluid Existential Inversions (Metal Blade)
John Dolmayan - These Grey Men (Self)
Mondo Generator - Shooters Bible (Heavy Psych Sounds)
Neaera - Neaera (Metal Blade)
The Night Flight Orchestra - Aeromantic (Nuclear Blast)
Nils Patrik Johansson - The Great Conspiracy (Metalville)
Regarde Les Hommes Tomber - Ascension (Season Of Mist)
Shakra - Mad World (AFM)
Today Is The Day - No Good To Anyone (BMG)
Tombs - Monarchy of Shadows EP (Season Of Mist)
Toundra - Das Cabinet des Dr. Caligari (InsideOut)
Wishbone Ash - Coat of Arms (SPV/Steamhammer)

March 6, 2020
Allen/Olzon - Worlds Apart (Frontiers)
Avenged Sevenfold - Live In The LBC Re-Release (Warner Brothers)
Body Count - Carnivore (Century Media)
Burning Witches - Dance With the Devil (Nuclear Blast)
Crematory - Unbroken (Napalm)
Earth Rot - Black Tides of Obscurity (Season Of Mist)
Elyne - Art of Being Human (Self)
Harem Scarem - Change The World (Frontiers)
The Jacks - Remember You EP (Edgeout/UMusic)
My Dying Bride - The Ghost Of Orion (Nuclear Blast)
The Neal Morse Band - The Great Adventour: Live in BRNO 2019 (InsideOut)
Novena - Eleventh Hour (Frontiers)
Rose Tattoo - Outlaws (Cleopatra)
Ross The Boss - Born Of Fire (AFM)
Trauma - Ominous Black (Selfmadegod)
Wvrm - Colony Collapse (Prosthetic)

March 13, 2020
Code Orange - Underneath (Roadrunner)
Conny Bloom - Game! Set! Bloom! (Mighty)
Devin Townsend Project - By a Thread: Live in London 2011 Vinyl Box Set (InsideOut)
Jonathan Hulten - Chants From Another Place (Kscope)
Puta Volcano - Amma (The Orchard)
Stitched Up Heart - Darkness (Century Media)
Tomorrow Is Lost - Therapy (Eclipse)
The Unity - Pride (SPV/Steamhammer)

March 20, 2020
Def Leppard - The Early Years 79-81 Box Set (Ume/Virgin)
Dio - The Studio Album Collection: 1996-2004 (BMG/Niji)
Eye Flys - Tub Of Lard (Thrill Jockey)
Fool's Ghost - Dark Woven Light (Prosthetic)
Heaven Shall Burn - Of Truth And Sacrifice (Century Media)
Helen Money - Atomic (Thrill Jockey)
Hyborian - Volume II (Season Of Mist)
Lucifer - Lucifer III (Century Media)
Master Boot Record - Floppy Disk Overdrive (Metal Blade)
Medico Peste - The Black Bile (Season Of Mist)
Myrkur - Folkesange (Relapse)
White Stones - Kuarahy (Nuclear Blast)

March 27, 2020
Candlemass - The Pendulum EP (Napalm)
Heaven Shall Burn - Of Truth and Sacrifice (Century Media)
In This Moment - Mother (Roadrunner/Atlantic)
Omega Infinity - Solar Spectre (Season Of Mist)
Parkway Drive - Viva The Underdogs (Epitaph)
Pearl Jam - Gigaton (Monkeywrench/Republic)
Tesla - Five Man London Jam (UMe)

April 3, 2020
Ad Infinitum - Chapter I: Monarchy (Napalm)
August Burns Red - Guardians (Fearless)
Bury Tomorrow - Cannibal (Music For Nations)
Testament - Titans Of Creation (Nuclear Blast)
tētēma - Necroscape (Ipecac)

April 10, 2020
Ayreon - Electric Castle Live And Other Tales DVD/CD (Music Theories)
Azusa - Loop Of Yesterdays (Solid State)
Brant Bjork - Brant Bjork (Heavy Psych Sounds)
Calligram - The Eye Is The First Circle (Prosthetic)
Gaytheist - How Long Have I Been On Fire? (Hex)
Grey Daze - Amends (Loma Vista)
Her Chariot - Her Chariot (Frontiers)
Joe Satriani - Shapeshifting (Legacy)
Nightwish - Human. :II: Nature. (Nuclear Blast)
Red - Declaration (Self)
Sparta - Trust The River (Dine Alone)
The Strokes - The New Abnormal (Cult/RCA)

April 17, 2020
Abysmal Dawn - Phylogenesis (Season Of Mist)
The Black Dahlia Murder - Verminous (Metal Blade)
Enter Shikari - Nothing Is True & Everything Is Possible (So)
Jarboe - Illusory (Consouling Sounds)
Oranssi Pazuzu - Mestarin Kynsi (Nuclear Blast)

April 24, 2020
Acherontas - Psychic Death - The Shattering Of Perceptions (Agonia)
Axel Rudi Pell - Sign Of The Times (SPV/Steamhammer)
Elder - Omens (Armageddon Shop)
Helfro - Helfro (Season Of Mist)
Katatonia - City Burials (Peaceville)
The Used - Heartwork (Big Noise)

May 1, 2020
Havok - V (Century Media)

May 8, 2020
...and Oceans - Cosmic World Mother (Season Of Mist)
Hayley Williams - Petals For Armor (Atlantic)
Lamb Of God - Lamb Of God (Epic)
Winterfylleth - The Reckoning Dawn (Candlelight/Spinefarm)

May 15, 2020
Shrapnel - Palace For The Insane (Candlelight/Spinefarm)

May 29, 2020
Static-X - Project Regeneration Volume 1 (Otsego)

June 5, 2020
Powerwolf - Best Of The Blessed (Napalm)
Wardruna - Kvitravn (Norse)

2020 Hard Rock + Metal Albums Already Released

January 3, 2020
Cardinal Sin - Lucified (Machine Man)
Horrid - As We Forget Our Past (Dunkelheit)
Humans Etcetera - A Normal Temporary Reaction to Life Events (Nefarious)
Perdition Hearse - Mala Fide (Nuclear War Now!)

January 10, 2020
Apocalyptica - Cell-O (Silver Lining)
Behemoth - I Loved You at Your Darkest Tour Edition (Metal Blade)
Body Stuff - Body Stuff 3 EP (The Chain)
Brothers of Metal - Emblas Saga (AFM)
Crowhurst + Gavin Bryars - Incoherent American Narrative (Prophecy)
Ether Coven - Everything Is Temporary Except Suffering (Century Media)
Haunt - Mind Freeze (Shadow Kingdom)
The Krueggers - Hysterical Cold Side and Dark Memories (Eclipse)
Lotus Thief - Oresteia (Prophecy)
Poppy - I Disagree (Sumerian Records)
Pressure Cracks - This Is Called Survival (War Against Records)
Rage - Wings of Rage (SPV/Steamhammer)
Unreqvited - Mosaic II (Prophecy)
Waldgefluster - Stimmen Im Wind 2020 (Nordvis)

January 17, 2020
Bonded - Rest in Violence (Century Media)
British Lion - The Burning (Explorer1)
Darktribe - Voici L'Homme (Scarlet)
Horned Almighty - To Fathom The Master's Grand Design (Scarlet)
Kaoteon - Kaoteon (Self)
Magnum - The Serpent Rings (SPV/Steamhammer)
Mark Morton - Ether EP (Rise/BMG)
Sons of Apollo - MMXX (InsideOut)
Steve Moore - Bliss (Original Motion Picture Soundtrack (Relapse)
Svarttjern - Shame Is Just a Word (Soulseller)
Victorius - Space Ninjas From Hell (Napalm)

January 24, 2020
Annihilator - Ballistic, Sadistic (Silver Lining)
Blasphemer - The Sixth Hour (Candlelight)
Blue Oyster Cult - Cult Classic Re-Release (Frontiers)
Blue Oyster Cult - Hard Rock Live Cleveland 2014 (Frontiers)
Breaking Benjamin - Aurora (Hollywood)
Brothers Of Metal - Emblas Saga (AFM)
Davey Suicide - Rock Ain't Dead (Out Of Line/InGrooves)
Dead Friends - High, Wasted Genes (Standby)
Defiled - Infinite Regress (Season Of Mist)
Dirty Shirley - Dirty Shirley (Frontiers)
Hazzerd - Delirium (M-Theory)
Jorn - Heavy Rock Radio II: Executing The Classics (Frontiers)
Kirk Windstein - Dream in Motion (eOne)
Konvent - Puritan Masochism (Napalm)
Marko Hietala - Pyre of the Black Heart (Nuclear Blast)
Midnight - Rebirth by Blasphemy (Metal Blade)
Mortiis - Spirit of Rebellion (Omnipresence)
Nero Di Marte - Immoto (Season of Mist)
Revolution Saints - Rise (Frontiers)
Surgical Strike - Part of a Sick World (Metalville)
Temperance - Viridian (Napalm)
Thy Catafalque - Naiv (Season Of Mist)

January 31, 2020
Amberian Dawn - Looking For You (Napalm)
Big Scenic Nowhere - Vision Beyond Horizon (Heavy Psych Sounds)
Clint Lowery - God Bless the Renegades (Rise)
Coffin Curse - Ceased to Be (Memento Mori)
Dark Matter - Nebula to Black Hole (My Kingdom)
Dead Kosmonaut - Gravitas (High Roller)
Deathwhite - Grave Image (Season Of Mist)
Don Dokken - Solitary (Deadline)
Gary Moore - Live From London (Mascot)
Heathen - The Evolution of Chaos Re-Release (Mascot)
Leeched - To Dull the Blades of Your Abuse (Prosthetic)
A Life Divided - Echoes (AFM)
Lordi - Killection (AFM)
Nechochwen/Panopticon - Split (Bindrune)
Obsidian Tongue - III (Bindrune)
Paul Di'Anno - Hell Over Waltrop - Live Germany (Metalville)
Savage Hands - The Truth in Your Eyes (Sharptone)
Serenity - The Last Knight (Napalm)
Theory of a Deadman - Say Nothing (Atlantic)

February 7, 2020
Avenged Sevenfold - Diamonds In The Rough Re-Release (Warner Brothers)
Delain - Apocalypse & Chill (Napalm)
Ewigkeit - Land Of Fog 20/20 ReVision (Death To Music)
God Dethroned - Illuminati (Metal Blade)
Godsticks - Inescapable (Kscope)
Green Day - Father Of All (Reprise)
Krosis - A Memoir Of Free Will (Unique Leader)
Loathe - I Let It In And It Took Everything (SharpTone)
Napalm Death - Logic Ravaged By Brute Force EP (Century Media)
Richie Kotzen - 50 For 50 (Headroom-Inc.)
Ritual King - Ritual King (Ripple)
Sepultura - Quadra (Nuclear Blast)
Stone Temple Pilots - Perdida (Rhino)
Svart Crown - Wolves Among The Ashes (Century Media)
Sylosis - Cycle of Suffering (Nuclear Blast)
Ye Banished Privateers - Hostis Humani Generis (Napalm)

February 14, 2020
Anvil - Legal at Last (AFM)
Archon Angel - Fallen (Frontiers)
Black Swan - Shake the World (Frontiers)
Blaze of Perdition - The Harrowing of Hearts (Metal Blade)
Brian Posehn - Grandpa Metal (Megaforce)
Brkn Love - Brkn Love (Spinefarm)
Diabulus In Musica - Euphoric Entropy (Napalm)
Godthrymm - Reflections (Profound Lore)
Great American Ghost - Power Through Terror (eOne)
Hallas - Conundrum (Napalm)
Hardline - Life Live DVD/CD (Frontiers)
Hollywood Undead - New Empire, Vol. 1 (BMG)
Ihsahn - Telemark EP (Candlelight)
Jason Kui - Naka (Prosthetic)
Kreator - London Apocalypticon: Live at the Roundhouse (Nuclear Blast)
Kvelertak - Splid (Rise)
Necrowretch - The Ones From Hell (Season Of Mist)
Psychotic Waltz - The God-Shaped Void (InsideOut)
Pyogenesis - A Silent Soul Screams Loud (AFM)
Serious Black - Suite 226 (AFM)
Seven Spires - Emerald Seas (Frontiers)
Shark Island - Bloodline (Self)
Starbenders - Love Potions (Sumerian)
Suicide Silence - Become the Hunter (Nuclear Blast)