We're in the dog days of summer and things are still pretty scorching with new music releases. The month of August is approaching and once again we could use your help in determining the disc that stands above the rest that you most want to pick up next month.

On Aug. 4, you'll see brand new albums coming from Accept, Dead Cross, Marty Friedman and Quiet Riot. The following week, on Aug. 11, Hinder and Venom, Inc. lead the new release schedule.

Aug. 18 brings us fresh music from Eluveitie, KMFDM, Steven Wilson and Thy Art Is Murder. And the release schedule for the month ends on a high note with albums from GalaktikonQueens of the Stone Age and Bobaflex.

So take a look at the possibilities below and let us know which album you'd most like to pick up. The entrant with the most votes will be named Loudwire's August 2017 Release of the Month and will be featured with a special post on our site. You can vote once per hour throughout the rest of the month, with the voting closing on July 31 at 11:59PM ET. So head to the poll below and let us know who you want as Loudwire's August Release of the Month.

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