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Raise the horns and survey the scene of the biggest bands on today's international metal landscape.
While punk rock may have dominated 1977, ten years later metal took over and declared 1987 their very own Year Zero. Put on your jean jacket and relive the year that put metal on the map.
Take an introduction to all things metal: the loudest, fastest, most brutal genre of rock music, from its roots to the superstars of the form.
Immerse yourself in the punk-metal hybrid of today's most popular metal subgenre, featuring both new and established bands.
In the early 1980s, young UK bands revitalized the metal scene with a strong sense of melody and a more progressive bent. Explore the hitmakers and unsung heroes of this golden age of metal.
What is stoner metal? It's a little psychedelic, a bit down tempo, and features a whole lot of down tuning. Enjoy this heavy dose of THC-infused metal responsibly. Munchies not included.
Doom, sludge, and drone metal features heavy guitar riffs, slowed down tempos, and thick chords that create an impenetrable wall of sound. Immense yourself in a new kind of heaviness.
The mighty Metallica has never been shy about acknowledging influences and favorite contemporaries. Explore the band's metal, punk and hard rock roots..
Dive head first into one of metal's most complex subgenres with these progressive metal treasures, covering classics from the scene's pioneers all the way to today's prog heavy hitters.
Modern death metal can have a more prominent melodic side, along with a taste for synthesizers, harmonies and orchestral influences. Explore this Scandinavia-born style that's spread around the world.
With growled vocals and distorted instrumentation, death metal is music at its most intense. Not for the faint of heart.
Preparing to ride your majestic steed into battle and shoot flaming arrows across the bridge of Hemdale? Inspire your men with this epic, anthemic heavy metal.
The fiercest, most bludgeoning tracks from the thrash/speed-metal heyday of the 1980s and early '90s. Kick it up!!!
From Sabbath to Isis, some metal bands have always drawn influences from, and been appreciated by audiences beyond the insular metal scene. Think of them as the gateway to metal.
Since the genre's late '90s explosion, folk metal bands have brought a medieval flair to progressive metal with a witches brew of Celtic, pagan, and middle eastern instrumentation. Imagine the symphonic merged with the traditional. It's Game of Thrones with a double kick drum.
These precision-mounted industrial tracks from the style's late 1980s/early '90s peak era set the scene for the industrial metal hybrid to follow.
You don't need words to rock! Instrumental metal from the 1970s to today, including classic rock, thrash, post-metal and more. Shut up and listen.
Industrial metal is a harsh, metal-machine music combining the anger and fury of metal with industrial music's blistering speed and pounding beats. Bang your head, factory-style.
Metal's fastest subgenre features sonic experimentation as foreboding as its nihilistic imagery. Release yourself to the grind.
In honor of Megadeth's GRAMMY nomination for Best Hard Rock / Metal performance, the band's lead-singer and guitarist, Dave Mustaine has created this playlist featuring his favorite songs from Megadeth's arsenal as well as favorites by his main influences and contemporaries.