Kai's Most Anticipated Releases Of 2016


**DISCLAIMER: This list is based on my own opinion and musical taste, and should not be taken otherwise.
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In compliance to 2015's list, I've decided to orginize this year's list a bit differantly, as well as taking off 2016 releases from 2015's list.

Self-explainatory list that's used mostly for personal reminders of upcoming releases.

Your recommandations & suggestions are welcome! :-)

Favorite 2016 album: Avantasia - Ghostlights

Created by: Kais | 30.11.2015



1. Neal Morse - The Similitude Of A Dream
Date of Release: 11/11/16
2. Oddland - Origin
Date of Release: 09/09/16
3. Iamthemorning - Lighthouse
Date of Release: 01/04/16
4. Riverside - Eye Of The Soundscape
Date of Release: 21/10/16
5. Ihsahn - Arktis.
Date of Release: 08/04/16
6. Haken - Affinity
Date of Release: 29/03/16
7. Marco Minnemann - Schattenspiel
Date of Release: 01/09/16
8. Southern Empire - Southern Empire
Date of Release: 18/02/16
9. DGM - The Passage
Date of Release: 26/08/16
10. Opeth - Sorceress
Date of Release: 30/09/16
11. Marillion - F E A R (F*** Everyone And Run)
Date of Release: 23/09/16
12. Myrath - Legacy
Date of Release: 19/02/16
13. Wolverine - Machina Viva
Date of Release: 08/07/16
14. Barishi - Blood From The Lion's Mouth
Date of Release: 16/09/16
15. Katatonia - The Fall Of Hearts
Date of Release: 20/05/16
16. Avantasia - Ghostlights
Date of Release: 29/01/16
17. Universal Mind Project - The Jaguar Priest
Date of Release: 29/04/16
18. Almah - E.V.O.
Date of Release: 23/09/16
19. Rhapsody Of Fire - Into The Legend
Date of Release: 15/01/16
20. Spiritual Beggars - Sunrise To Sundown
Date of Release: 18/03/16
21. Sunburst - Fragments of Creation
Date of Release: 26/02/16
22. Third Ion - Biolith
Date of Release: 08/07/16
23. Dark Sarah - The Puzzle
Date of Release: 18/11/16
24. Sirenia - Dim Days Of Dolor
Date of Release: 11/11/16
25. Insomnium - WInter's Gate
Date of Release: 23/09/16
26. Megadeth - Dystopia
Date of Release: 22/01/16
27. Serenity - Codex Atlanticus
Date of Release: 29/01/16
28. Delain - Moonbathers
Date of Release: 26/08/16
29. Headspace - All That You Fear Is Gone
Date of Release: 26/02/16
30. Dream Theater - The Astonishing
Date of Release: 29/01/16
31. Redemption - The Art Of Loss
Date of Release: 26/02/16
32. Almanac - Tsar
Date of Release: 18/03/16
33. Vôdûn - Possession
Date of Release: 25/03/16
34. Kypck - 3epo
Date of Release: 16/09/16
35. Acyl - Aftermath
Date of Release: 06/08/16
36. Orphaned Land - Kna'an [Split]
Date of Release: 26/08/16
37. Oceans Of Slumber - Winter
Date of Release: 04/03/16
38. Brymir - Slayer Of Gods
Date of Release: 25/05/16
39. Amon Amarth - Jomsviking
Date of Release: 25/03/16
40. Jorn - Heavy Rock Radio
Date of Release: 03/06/16
41. Skuggsjá - A Piece For Mind & Mirror
Date of Release: 11/03/16
42. Gojira - Magma
Date of Release: 17/06/16
43. Be'lakor - Vessels
Date of Release: 24/06/16
44. Anciients - Voice Of The Void
Date of Release: 14/10/16
45. The Sword - Low Country
Date of Release: 23/09/16
46. Nightmare - Dead Sun
Date of Release: 25/11/16
47. Secret Rule - Machination
Date of Release: 24/06/16
48. Visions Of Atlantis - Old Routes - New Waters
Date of Release: 22.04.16
49. Kivimetsän Druidi - The Lost Captains
Date of Release: 15/04/16
50. Rage - The Devil Strikes Again
Date of Release: 10/06/16
51. Anneke Van Giersbergen - Verloren Verleden [Collaboration]
Date of Release: 12/02/16
52. Dissona - Paleopneumatic
Date of Release: 15/01/16
53. Blaze Bayley - Infinite Entanglement
Date of Release: 18/03/16
54. Circus Maximus - Havoc
Date of Release: 18/03/16
55. Eternal Idol - The Unrevealed Secret
Date of Release: 02/12/16
56. Sonata Arctica - The Ninth Hour
Date of Release: 07/10/16
57. Sabaton - The Last Stand
Date of Release: 19/08/16
58. Devin Townsend - Transcendence
Date of Release: 02/09/16
59. Imperial Age - Warrior Race
Date of Release: 05/02/16
60. Royal Hunt - Cargo
Date of Release: 02/03/16
61. Defecto - Excluded
Date of Release: 18/03/16
62. Thence - We Are Left With A Song
Date of Release: 27/05/16
63. Yossi Sassi - Roots And Roads
Date of Release: 25/05/16
64. Vektor - Terminal Redux
Date of Release: 06/05/16
65. Hannes Grossmann - The Crypts Of Sleep
Date of Release: 02/09/16
66. Lotus Thief - Gramarye
Date of Release: 16/09/16
67. An Abstract Illusion - Illuminate The Path
Date of Release: 27/07/16
68. Epica - The Holographic Principle
Date of Release: 30/09/16
69. Teodasia - Metamorphosis
Date of Release: 10/10/16
70. Trees Of Eternity - Hour Of The Nightingale
Date of Release: 11/11/16
71. Diabulus In Musica - Dirge For The Archons
Date of Release: 18/11/16
72. Katla. - Ferðalok
Date of Release: 04/05/16
73. Dalriada - Forrás
Date of Release: 13/05/16
74. Mob Rules - Tales From Beyond
Date of Release: 18/03/16
75. Sarissa - Nemesis
Date of Release: 26/02/16
76. Ningen Isu - 怪談 そして死とエロス
Date of Release: 03/02/16
77. Enslaved - The Sleeping Gods - Thorn
Date of Release: 11/11/16
78. Lascaille's Shroud - The Roads Leading North
Date of Release: 12/06/16
79. Primal Fear - Rulebreaker
Date of Release: 29/01/16
80. Running Wild - Rapid Foray
Date of Release: 26/08/16
81. Nordic Union - Nordic Union
Date of Release: 19/01/16
82. Virus - Memento Collider
Date of Release: 03/06/15
83. Fates Warning - Theories Of Flight
Date of Release: 01/07/16
84. Resurrection Kings - Resurrection Kings
Date of Release: 29/01/16
85. Beseech - My Darkness, Darkness
Date of Release: 04/03/16
86. Votum - :KTONIK:
Date of Release: 26/02/16
87. Sinbreed - Master Creator
Date of Release: 26/02/16
88. Eleventh Hour - Memory Of A Lifetime Journey
Date of Release: 20/01/16
89. Steven Wilson -
Date of Release: 22/01/16
90. Voivod - Post Society
Date of Release: 26/02/16
91. Black Sabbath - The End
Date of Release: 20/01/16
92. Witherscape - The Northern Sanctuary
Date of Release: 22/06/16
93. Dyscordia - Words In Ruin
Date of Release: 05/03/16
94. The Answer - Solas
Date of Release: 28/10/16
95. Edu Falaschi - Moonlight
Date of Release: 20/05/16
96. In Mourning - Afterglow
Date of Release: 20/05/16
97. Leprous - Live At Rockfeller Music Hall
Date of Release: 04/06/16
98. Seventh Wonder - Welcome To Atlanta Live 2014
Date of Release: 23/09/16
99. Acyl - Aftermath
Date of Release: 06/08/16
100. Long Distance Calling - Trips
Date of Release: 29/03/16
101. Hibria - XX
Date of Release: 09/08/16
102. Whispered - Metsutan - Songs Of The Void
Date of Release: 20/05/16
103. Equilibrium - Armageddon
Date of Release: 12/08/16
104. Destruction - Under Attack
Date of Release: 13/05/16
105. DevilDriver - Trust No One
Date of Release: 13/05/16
106. Russian Circles - Guidance
Date of Release: 05/08/16
107. Noveria - Forsaken
Date of Release: 28/10/16
108. Dysrhythmia - The Veil Of Control
Date of Release: 23/09/16
109. Dynazty - Titanic Mass
Date of Release: 15/04/16
110. Twins Crew - Veni Vidi Vici
Date of Release: 26/02/16
111. Holy Grail - Times Of Pride And Peril
Date of Release: 12/02/16
112. Alter Bridge - The Last Hero
Date of Release: 07/10/16
113. HammerFall - Built To Last
Date of Release: 04/11/16
114. Eternity's End - The Fire Within
Date of Release: 25/03/16
115. Freedom Call - Master Of Light
Date of Release: 11/11/16
116. Charred Walls Of The Damned - Creatures Watching Over The Dead
Date of Release: 23/09/16
117. Hansen & Friends - XXX - Three Decades In Metal
Date of Release: 16/09/16
118. Lords Of Black - II
Date of Release: 18/03/16
119. Babymetal - Metal Resistance
Date of Release: 01/04/16
120. Brother Firetribe - Taste Of A Champion
Date of Release: 23/09/16
121. Burning Point - The Blaze
Date of Release: 25/11/16
122. Grand Magus - Sword Songs
Date of Release: 13/05/16
123. Brainstorm - Scary Creatures
Date of Release: 15/01/16
124. Human Fortress - Thieves Of The Night
Date of Release: 18/03/16
125. Thunderstone - Apocalypse Again
Date of Release: 01/04/16
126. Iron Savior - Titancraft
Date of Release: 20/05/16
127. Delain - Lunar Prelude
Date of Release: 19/02/16
128. Kotiteollisuus - Vieraan Vallan Aurinko
Date of Release: 14/10/16
129. Evergrey - The Storm Within
Date of Release: 09/09/16
130. Dakesis - The New Dawn
Date of Release: 10/03/16
131. Galneryus - The Sense Of Our Lives
Date of Release: 09/09/16
132. Symphonity - King Of Persia
Date of Release: 23/11/16
133. Valient Thorr - Old Salt
Date of Release: 29/07/16
134. Methadone Skies - Colosseus
Date of Release: 04/04/16
135. Wretch - Wretch
Date of Release: 26/08/16
136. The Agonist - Five
Date of Release: 30/09/16
137. Testament - The Brotherhood Of The Snake
Date of Release: 28/10/16
138. New Keepers Of The Water Towers - Infernal Machine
Date of Release: 04/03/16
139. Hypno5e - Shores Of The Abstract Line
Date of Release: 19/02/16
140. Wisdom - Rise Of The Wise
Date of Release: 26/02/16
141. Twilight Force - Heroes Of Mighty Magic
Date of Release: 26/08/16
142. Hammercult - Legends Never Die
Date of Release: 17/06/16
143. Amaranthe - Maximalism
Date of Release: 21/10/16
144. Van Canto - Voices Of Fire
Date of Release: 11/03/16
145. Tarja - The Brightest Void
Date of Release: 03/06/16
146. Tarja - The Shadow Self
Date of Release: 05/08/16
147. Sunrise - Absolute Clarity
Date of Release: 19/01/16
148. Paragon - Hell Beyond Hell
18/03/16
149. Cloudscape - Voice Of Reason
Date of Release: 08/01/16
150. Poverty's No Crime - Spiral Of Fear
Date of Release: 29/04/16
151. Moonsorrow - Jumalten Aika
Date of Release: 01/04/16
152. Fallujah - Dreamless
Date of Release: 29/04/16
153. Alcest - Kodama
Date of Release: 30/09/16
154. Lordi - Monsterephonic (Theaterror Vs. Demonarchy)
Date of Release: 16/09/16
155. Aria - 30
Date of Release: 27/11/16
156. Metallica - Hardwired…To Self-Destruct
Date of Release: 18/11/16
157. Arrayan Path - Chronicles Of Light
Date of Release: 08/02/16
158. Triggerman - Atomic Rock Number 79
Date of Release: 20/07/16
159. Attick Demons - Let's Raise Hell
Date of Release: 12/08/16
160. FEJD - Trolldom
Date of Release: 27/05/16
161. Amendfoil - Empyrean & Ophidian
Date of Release: 21/10/16
162. Psygnosis - Lost And Forsaken Vol. 1 - Human Be​[​ing] Leftovers
Date of Release: 30/03/16
163. Narnia - Narnia
Date of Release: 16/09/16
164. Dee Snider - We Are The Ones
Date of Release: 21/10/16
165. Dawnless - Beyond The Shade
Date of Release: 31/01/16
166. Leaves' Eyes - Fires In The North
Date of Release: 07/10/16
167. Asymmetry - Fragility
Date of Release: 16/09/16
168. Operation: Mindcrime - Resurrection
Date of Release: 23/09/16
169. The 69 Eyes - Universal Monsters
Date of Release: 22/04/16
170. Rob Zombie - The Electric Warlock Acid Witch Satanic Orgy Celebration Dispenser
Date of Release: 29/04/16



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Comments: 2   Visited by: 103 users
04.08.2016 - 10:20
Creativinity
Love your list. Just found several albums that I didn't know I wanted. We have awesome taste in music.
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04.08.2016 - 16:13
Kais
Written by Creativinity on 04.08.2016 at 10:20

Love your list. Just found several albums that I didn't know I wanted. We have awesome taste in music.


Thanks Vicky! and yes, we do.
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