New Rock and Metal Albums Release in October 2022 (2023)

Metal and rock music albums will release every week or month and we check them for you. We would like to share an overview and short reviews of the metal and rock albums coming out in October 2022. We will also help you which metal and rock albums on the spotlight or which ones are not.

We also expect from top artists and bands in the rock and metal genre. They are going to release new music. There were a lot of events that took place in 2022 along with our most-known musicians with their upcoming and new albums. You can also find out more about the upcoming news and latest updates on the bands’ and musicians’ announcements for their upcoming 2022 concert tour plans if you only stay tuned.

You also need to check our all metal and rock album 2022 releases calendar here.

October 2022 is sure to be an exciting month for metal and rock fans from around the world just for these albums: Lamb of God, Red Hot Chili Peppers, Arctic Monkeys, Avantasia, Architects many more bands will release their new albums. Let’s get to our monthly releases list, which we will also update the list if something changes below.

You could also check September 2022 albums here.

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All Rock and Metal Albums Release in October 2022

Lamb of God – ‘Omens’

Release Date: October 7–Label: Epic

Lamb of God will release “Omens” two years after their debut self-titled album on October 7th, 2022. Without longtime drummer Chris Adler, it is the first Lamb of God album. Drummer Arturo “Art” Cruz from Winds of Plague takes his spot.

Lamb of God‘s frontman Randy Blythe also commented about the upcoming and new album: “I think a lot of the messes human beings find ourselves in could be very easily prevented simply by paying attention to obvious repeating patterns, both in our personal lives and in a broader socio-historical context. What some call ‘omens’ are really just manifestations of the fact that there is nothing new under the sun. It’s foolish to ignore this, but we all do it.”

‘Omens’ tracklist:

  1. Nevermore
  2. Vanishing
  3. To The Grave
  4. Ditch
  5. Omens
  6. Gomorrah
  7. Ill Designs
  8. Grayscale
  9. Denial Mechanism
  10. September Song

Red Hot Chili Peppers – ‘Return of the Dream Canteen’

Release Date: October 14 – Label: Warner

Red Hot Chili Peppers band’s thirteenth studio album, “Return of the Dream Canteen“, is going to release on October 14, 2022, through Warner Records as a double LP and a single CD.

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It was recorded at the same sessions as the band’s prior studio album, Unlimited Love, which was released earlier in 2022 and also produced by Rick Rubin.

Here is the press statement of RHCP:

“We went in search of ourselves as the band that we have somehow always been. Just for the fun of it we jammed and learned some old songs. Before long we started the mysterious process of building new songs. A beautiful bit of chemistry meddling that had befriended us hundreds of times along the way. Once we found that slip stream of sound and vision, we just kept mining.

With time turned into an elastic waist band of oversized underwear, we had no reason to stop writing and rocking. It felt like a dream. When all was said and done, our moody love for each other and the magic of music had gifted us with more songs than we knew what to do with.

Well we figured it out. 2 double albums released back to back. The second of which is easily as meaningful as the first or should that be reversed. ‘Return of the Dream Canteen’ is everything we are and ever dreamed of being. It’s packed.

Made with the blood of our hearts, yours truly,

the Red Hot Chili Peppers.”

‘Return of the Dream Canteen’ tracklist:

  1. “Tippa My Tongue”
  2. “Peace And Love”
  3. “Reach Out”
  4. “Eddie”
  5. “Fake As Fu@k”
  6. “Bella”
  7. “Roulette”
  8. “My Cigarette”
  9. “Afterlife”
  10. “Shoot Me A Smile”
  11. “Handful”
  12. “The Drummer”
  13. “Bag Of Grins”
  14. “La La La La La La La La”
  15. “Copperbelly”
  16. “Carry Me Home”
  17. “In The Snow.”

Release Date: October 21 – Label: Domino

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Arctic Monkeys will release their seventh album ‘The Car‘ on October 21st, 2022 via Domino Records.

Alex Turner also commented about Arctic Monkeys band’s upcoming album:

“On this record, sci-fi is off the table. We are back to earth. I think we’ve got closer to a better version of a more dynamic overall sound with this record. The strings on this record come in and out of focus and that was a deliberate move and hopefully everything has its own space. There’s time the band comes to the front and then the strings come to the front.

You have to follow your instincts in the same way you did in the first place. It’s a response I’ve had to other things we’ve composed. This idea of something sounding ‘cinematic’. I never completely subscribe to it, but it’s louder this time.”

‘The Car’ tracklist:

  1. There’d Better Be a Mirrorball
  2. I Ain’t Quite Where I Think I Am
  3. Sculptures of Anything Goes
  4. Jet Skis on the Moat
  5. Body Paint
  6. The Car
  7. Big Ideas
  8. Hello You
  9. Mr Schwartz
  10. Perfect Sense

Avantasia – ‘A Paranormal Evening With The Moonflower’

Release Date: October 21 – Label: Nuclear Blast

Welcome to the amazing otherworld of Avantasia, dear audience!

Tobias Sammet invites you to embark on an enchanting voyage into his own version of reality, which is full of wonderful occurrences and encounters, with the release of his ninth album, “A Paranormal Evening with the Moonflower Society.”

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‘A Paranormal Evening with the Moonflower’ tracklist:

  1. Welcome to the Shadows
  2. The Wicked Rule the Night
  3. Kill the Pain Away
  4. The Inmost Light
  5. Misplaced among the Angels
  6. I Tame the Storm
  7. Paper Plane
  8. The Moonflower Society
  9. Rhyme and Reason
  10. Scars
  11. Arabesque

Architects – ‘the classic symptoms of a broken spirit’

Release Date: October 21 – Label: Epitaph

Architects have already returned with a new album in the wake of their ninth album, For Those That Wish To Exist, which debuted at number one on the charts.

Architects tenth studio album also titled “the classic symptoms of a broken spirit” will release on October 21st, 2022 via Epitaph. At Deacon’s Middle Farm Studios and Architects’ own headquarters, Electric Studios in Brighton, the band’s own Dan Searle, and Josh Middleton produced it with additional production by vocalist Sam Carter.

‘the classic symptoms of a broken spirit’ tracklist:

  1. deep fake
  2. tear gas
  3. spit the bone
  4. burn down my house –
  5. living is killing us
  6. when we were young
  7. doomscrolling
  8. born again pessimist
  9. a new moral low ground
  10. all the love in the world
  11. be very afraid

Metal and Rock Albums Coming in October 2022

October 7, 2022

  • Armed For Apocalypse – Ritual Violence (Candlelight)
  • Borealis – Illusions (AFM)
  • Bush – The Art Of Survival (BMG)
  • Caustic Casanova – Glass Enclosed Nerve Center (Magnetic Eye)
  • Cloud Rat – Threshold (Artofffact Records)
  • The Cult – Under The Midnight Sun (Black Hill)
  • Ellefson-Soto – Vacation In The Underworld (Rat Pak)
  • Get The Shot – Merciless Destruction (New Damage)
  • Gillian Carter – Salvation Through Misery (Skeletal Lightning)
  • Ginger Wildheart & The Sinners – Ginger Wildheart & The Sinners (Wicked Cool)
  • Goatwhore – Angels Hung From The Arches Of Heaven (Metal Blade)
  • Lamb Of God – Omens (Epic)
  • Languish – Feeding The Flames Of Annihilation (Prosthetic)
  • Queensryche – Digital Noise Alliance (Century Media)
  • Teramaze – Flight Of The Wounded (Wells)
  • Various Artists – A Future Of Bad Men: A Melvins Tribute (Black Donut)
  • Wednesday 13 – Horrifier (Napalm Records)

Oct. 14, 2022

  • After All – Eos (Metalville)
  • Alter Bridge – Pawns & Kings (Napalm)
  • Austin Meade – Abstract Art Of An Unstable Mind (Snakefarm)
  • Avoid – Cult Mentality (Thriller)
  • Big Big Train – Summer Shall Not Fade – Live At Loreley (English Electric)
  • Boston Manor – Datura (SharpTone)
  • Boundaries – Brightness (3DOT)
  • Cavernous Gate – Voices From A Fathomless Realm (Lupus Lounge)
  • Daeva – Through Sheer Will And Black Magic (20 Buck Spin)
  • Dragonland – The Power Of The Nightstar (AFM)
  • Eleine – Acoustic In Hell EP (Atomic Fire)
  • Killer Kings – Burn For Love (Frontiers)
  • Lacuna Coil – Comalies XX (Century Media)
  • Nothing More – Spirits (Better Noise)
  • Orianthi – Rock Candy (Frontiers)
  • Perfect Plan – Brace For Impact (Frontiers)
  • Red Hot Chili Peppers – Return of the Dream Canteen (Warner)
  • Ripped To Shreds – 劇變 (Jubian) (Relapse)
  • Skid Row – The Gang’s All Here (earMusic)
  • Sleeping With Sirens – Complete Collapse (Sumerian)
  • Stormruler – Sacred Rites & Black Magick (Napalm)
  • Trouble – Re-Release (Hammerheart)
  • Varials – Scars For You To Remember (Fearless)
  • We Came As Romans – Darkbloom (SharpTone)
  • Wildness – Resurrection (Frontiers)

October 21, 2022

  • Architects – The classic symptoms of a broken spirit (Epitaph)
  • Arctic Monkeys – The Car (Domino)
  • Avatarium – Death, Where Is Your Sting (AFM)
  • Avantasia – A Paranormal Evening With The Moonflower (Nuclear Blast)
  • Black Math Horseman – Black Math Horseman EP (Profound Lore)
  • Black Royal – Earthbound (M-Theory)
  • Cabal – Magno Interitus (Nuclear Blast)
  • Chez Kane – Powerzone (Frontiers)
  • Crooked Royals – Quarter Life Daydream (3DOT Recordings)
  • Exhumed – To The Dead (Relapse)
  • God Alone – ETC (Prosthetic)
  • Gospelheim – Ritual & Repetition (Prophecy)
  • Gothminister – Pandemonium (AFM)
  • Grand – Grand (Frontiers)
  • In This Moment – Blood 1983 EP (BMG)
  • Iron Allies – Blood In Blood Out (AFM)
  • The New Roses – Sweet Poison (Napalm)
  • Orden Ogan – Final Days (AFM)
  • O.R.k. – Screamnasium (Kscope)
  • Ruby The Hatchet – Fear Is A Cruel Master (Magnetic Eye)
  • Seraina Telli – Simple Talk (Metalville)
  • Ugly Kid Joe – Rad Wings Of Destiny (Metalville)

October 28, 2022

  • Brant Bjork – Bougainvillea Suite (Heavy Psych Sounds)
  • The Damned – A Night Of A Thousand Vampires (earMusic)
  • Darkthrone – Astral Fortress (Peaceville)
  • Dead Cross – II (Ipecac)
  • Defleshed – Grind Over Matter (Metal Blade)
  • Deicide – Crucifixion – The Early Years (Dissonance)
  • Despised Icon – Deterre EP (Nuclear Blast)
  • Devil’s Witches – In All Her Forms (Majestic Mountain)
  • Devin Townsend – Lightwork (InsideOut)
  • Dimmu Borgir – Puritanical Euphoric Misanthropia Re-Release (Nuclear Blast)
  • Dr. Acula – Dr. Acula (Silent Pendulum Records)
  • Fear Factory – Recoded (Nuclear Blast)
  • Fit For A King – The Hell We Create (Solid State)
  • October Ends – Phases (UNFD)
  • Palaye Royale – Fever Dream (Sumerian)
  • Polyphia – Remember That You Will Die (Rise)
  • Psychonaut – Violate Consensus REality (Pelagic)
  • Royal Hunt – Dystopia Part 2 (NorthPoint)
  • Sodom – 40 Years At War – The Greatest Hell Of Sodom (SPV/Steamhammer)
  • Soraia – Bloom (Wicked Cool)
  • Therion – Gothic Kabbalah Re-Release (Napalm)
  • Therion – Lemuria Re-Release (Napalm)
  • Therion – Leviathan II (Nuclear Blast)
  • Therion – Secrets Of The Runes Re-Release (Napalm)
  • Therion – Sirius B Re-Release (Napalm)
  • Thotcrime – D1G1T4L_DR1FT (Prosthetic)
  • Various Artists – Bound For Hell: On The Sunset Strip Box Set (The Numero Group)
  • Worm – Bluenothing EP (20 Buck Spin)


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