10 most anticipated metal releases of August

Author Maria Goe - 4.8.2022

Check out the list with the 10 metal albums that will be released in August, to keep you on top of the main news and not miss any releases! 

-Machine Head  – “Of Kingdom and Crown”
“Of Kingdom and Crown” is the tenth studio album of the american groove metal band Machine Head and will be released on August 26 by Nuclear Blast.

-Amon Amarth  – “The Great Heathen Army”
Melodic death metal veterans Amon Amarth are set to release their twelfth album on August 5th via Metal Blade Records.


-Soulfly – “Totem”
Also on August 5th, the groove metal band Soulfly, led by Max Cavalera, will release another studio album, titled “Totem”.

-Arch Enemy – “Deceivers”
On August 12th, Arch Enemy will release their highly anticipated twelfth album, “Deceivers”.

arch enemy

-Hollywood Undead – “Hotel Kalifornia”
Metalcore band Hollywood Undead will release their eighth studio album “Hotel Kalifornia” on August 12th.

hollywood undead

-The Halo Effect – “Days of the Lost”
The Halo Effect
is the “new” Swedish melodic death metal band, formed by remaining members of Dark Tranquility and In Flames. The band’s debut album is “Days Of The Lost” and will be released on August 12 via Nuclear Blast Records.

the halo effect

-Five Finger Death Punch – “Afterlife”
Scheduled for release on August 19, “AfterLife” is the new studio album by Five Finger Death Punch, an American groove metal band.

five finger death punch

-Soilwork – “Övergivenheten”
Swedish melodic death metal band Soilwork prepares to release their tenth album “Övergivenheten” on August 19th.


-Grave Digger – “Symbol of Eternity”
One of the most classic heavy metal bands, Grave Digger will release their new album “Symbol of Eternity” on August 29th.

grave digger

-Heilung – “Drif”
“Drif” is the new studio album by European experimental folk band Heilung, and will be released on August 19 via Season Of Mist.