Stratovarius just announced an EP coming out in January and the new album, "Nemesis" is coming out on February 22. They said it's darker than their other material, but I hope it's just a continuation of "Elysium", which is my favourite Stratovarius record.
12/17 - Gorguts (?)
2/16 - Children of Bodom/Death Angel (?)
3/1 - Metal Church