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Upcoming Symphonic Metal Albums 2014

It's that time of year again - time for us to take a look at the treats in store for symphonic metal fans! As always, this is not strictly symphonic metal and I will include some related bands that might be of interest.

Amberian Dawn - Magic Forest - June 2014

Amaranthe - Unknown Title - Autumn 2014

Ancient Bards - A New Dawn Ending - 2014

Anette Olzon - Shine - 28th March 2014 (date moved from Feb)

Blind Guardian - Unknown Title - 2014

Dark Sarah - Behind the Black Veil - Currently crowdfunding

Delain - The Human Contradiction - 4th April 2014

Diabulus In Musica - Argia - April 11th 2014

Epica - The Quantum Enigma - May 2nd 2014

Lacuna Coil - Broken Crown Halo - 31st March 2014

Luca Turilli's Rhapsody - Prometheus: Symphonia Ignis Divinus - June 2014

MaYaN - Antagonise - 31st January 2014

Midnattsol - Unknown Title - Currently recording

Nightwish - Unknown Title - 2014/2015

Pythia - Unknown Title - Currently recording

Sonata Arctica - Pariah's Child - 28th March 2014

Stream of Passion - A War of Our Own - 18th April 2014

System Divide - Cult of Indifference - POSTPONED

Timo Tolkki's Avalon - Angels of the Apocalypse - 16th May 2014

Tuomas Holopainen - The Life and Times of Scrooge McDuck - 11th April 2014

Van Canto - Dawn of the Brave - 7th February 2014

Wintersun - Time II - 2014

Within Temptation - Hydra - 31st January 2014

Xandria - Sacrificium - 2nd May 2014

Others: Anaria - Seasons of the Mind Vol 1, Arkona - Yav, Dimmu Borgir - Unknown Title, Elysion - Someplace Better, Enemy of Reality - Unknown Title, Equilibrium - ErdentempelEvenoire - Unknown Title, God of Atheists ft Vibeke Stene - Unknown Title, Imperia - Unknown Title, Lyriel - Unknown Title, Meden Agan - Unknown Title, Ravenscry - Unknown Title, Savn - SavnSeduce The Heaven - Unknown Title, Skeptical Minds - Unknown Title, stOrk - Broken PiecesTheatres des Vampires - Unknown Title, Whyzdom - Unknown Title

I will continue to update this list as more information becomes available. Please tweet me or comment with any further suggestions!


Very helpful- didn't know a couple of these were on the way!


Not sure if they count but equilibrium and dimmu borgir are probably releasing this year too. They are closer to melodic black metal but very symphonic as well. I'm excited for a lot of these new albums!


Thank you, I'll add a mention of them!


Thanks a lot, you're my go to blog for new album release info, keep up the awesome work :D


equilibriums album Erdentempel will be out in june! http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Erdentempel


Thank you Ciara, sorry I just saw this comment. Will add the title :)


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