Avenged Sevenfold and Opeth highlight this week’s new rock releases.
Avenged Sevenfold, "Waking the Fallen: Resurrected" (Hopeless): The heavy rockers' breakthrough second album gets an 11th (yes, 11th) anniversary makeover with a second disc that includes demos and live tracks, as well as a DVD documentary.
Enuff Z'nuff, "Covered in Gold" (Cleopatra): The Illinois glam rockers take on 14 favorites here, covering songs by Queen, the Cult, Nirvana, David Bowie, Prince, Billy Squier and even Smokey Robinson & the Miracles.
Opeth, "Pale Communion" (Roadrunner): The Swedish dark metal troupe's 11th studio album shines with a special mix by Porcupine Tree's Steve Wilson.
Thousand Foot Krutch, "Oxygen: Inhale" (self-released): The Canadian Christian modern rockers tapped fans to contribute to its seventh studio album via PledgeMusic.
The Wytches, "Annabel Dream Reader" (Partisan): The British trio brings its blend of surf and psychedelic rock styles across the bond after, well, bewitching its homeland during the past 14 months.