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Heavy Metal Album Release Dates
Release dates for current and upcoming heavy metal cds.
New Heavy Metal Album Reviews: Week of...
New heavy metal album reviews, including releases from All Them Witches, Beak, Bloodtruth, Charm City Devils, Disasterhate, Divider, Emeth, The Family Ruin, Onkel Tom, Pulvis Et Umbra, Stryper and Villainy.
New Heavy Metal Album Reviews: October 8, 2013
New heavy metal CD reviews, including the latest albums from The Answer, Beaten To Death, Blood Of The Martyrs, Earthless, Ghost Avenue, Herrschaft, Promethium, Righteous Vendetta, Secrets Of The Sky, Spiralarms, Terrorway and Ulver.
The 10 Best German Heavy Metal Bands
The top 10 German heavy metal bands, as selected by the About Guide to Heavy Metal, Chad Bowar.
Best Hair Metal Ballads
The best hair metal ballads, as selected by the About.com guide to heavy metal.
New Heavy Metal Album Reviews: Week of October...
New heavy metal album reviews, including releases from The Acacia Strain, At Dusk, Baptists, Better Left Unsaid, Calm Hatchery, Cara Neir, Drone, Eden Circus, Favorite Weapon, Hang The Bastard, Horrendous, House Of Lightning, Inter Arma, The Lurking Corpses, Menace Ruine, Midnight Sin, My Brother The Wind, October 31, Pig Destroyer, Sarea, Sloths, Starkill, Swallowed, Venowl and Volunteer.
Best Swedish Heavy Metal Bands
The top Swedish heavy metal bands, as selected by the About Guide to Heavy Metal.
September 2014 Best Heavy Metal Albums
The best heavy metal albums released in September 2014, including releases from YOB, Cannibal Corpse and more.
20 Best Norwegian Heavy Metal Bands
The best Norwegian heavy metal bands, as selected by the About.com guide to heavy metal.
Heavy Metal Tour Dates
Tour dates for heavy metal bands.
Exodus - Blood In Blood Out Review
Review of the American thrash metal band Exodus and their 2014 album Blood In Blood Out.
Scott Ian - I'm The Man Book Review
Review of Scott Ian's 2014 book I'm The Man: The Story Of That Guy From Anthrax.
Revocation - Deathless Review
Review of the American technical death metal/thrash band Revocation and their 2014 album Deathless.
Best Ozzy Osbourne Albums
Ozzy Osbourne's best albums.
Ghost B.C. - If You Have Ghost Review
Review of Ghost B.C. and their 2013 EP If You Have Ghost.
Sanctuary - The Year The Sun Died Review
Review of Sanctuary and their 2014 album The Year The Sun Died.
Best Finnish Heavy Metal Bands
The best heavy metal bands from Finland, as selected by About.com heavy metal.
The Unsigned Underground: October 2014
October 2014's The Unsigned Underground, featuring the month's best unsigned metal artists.
What Is Heavy Metal?
Description and history of heavy metal music along with a listing of its genres and subgenres.
New Heavy Metal Album Releases: October 14, 2014
New heavy metal album releases for the week of October 14, 2014.
Scar Symmetry - The Singularity (Phase I:...
Review of the Swedish melodic death metal band Scar Symmetry and their 2014 album The Singularity (Phase I: Neohumanity).
Gigan, Pyrrhon, Artificial Brain and Deceived...
Review and photos of the October 3, 2014 Gigan, Pyrrhon, Artificial Brain and Deceived concert at the Complex in Glendale, California.
The 6 Best Heavy Metal Magazines
Description and rating of the top heavy metal magazines, including Brave Words and Bloody Knuckles, Decibel, Metal Maniacs, Revolver and Kerrang.
Best Slayer Albums
The top five best albums by legendary thrash band Slayer, from Reign in Blood to Show No Mercy, with descriptions and links.
Testament's Best Albums
Testament's best albums, from About.com Heavy Metal.
Rigor Mortis - Slaves To The Grave Review
Review of the American thrash band Rigor Mortis and their 2014 album Slaves To The Grave.
Best Cannibal Corpse Albums
The best Cannibal Corpse albums, as selected by About.com Heavy Metal.
Blut Aus Nord - III: Saturnian Poetry Review
Review of the French black metal band Blut Aus Nord and their 2014 album Memoria Vetusa III: Saturnian Poetry.
Best Anthrax Albums
The best albums by the Bay Area thrash metal band Anthrax, as selected by About.com Heavy Metal.
Best Overkill Albums
The top 5 Overkill albums, as selected by About.com Heavy Metal.
Audrey Horne - Pure Heavy Review
Review of the Norwegian hard rock band Audrey Horne and their 2014 album Pure Heavy.
Best Pantera Albums
The best Pantera albums, as selected by About.com Heavy Metal.
Best Opeth Albums
The top 5 best Opeth albums, as ranked by About.com's Dan Marsicano.
Heavy Metal Timeline
Timeline of heavy metal history and significant events, from the late 1960s to the present day.
Metallica's Best Albums
The About Guide To Heavy Metal's Top 5 albums by Metallica.
The Best Heavy Metal Albums Of The 1980s
The best heavy metal albums of the 1980s, as selected by the About.com guide to heavy metal.
The Best Hair Metal Bands of All Time
List of the top 10 hair bands, also called glam metal, pop metal and hairspray metal.
Amon Amarth Tour Dates
Amon Amarth Tour Dates
2014 Slipknot and Korn Tour Dates
2014 Slipknot, Korn and King 810 North American tour dates.
Best Dio Albums - By Martin Popoff
The Top 5 Dio albums as chosen by Martin Popoff, author of the book Dio: Light Beyond The Black.
Sophicide - Perdition Of The Sublime Review
Review of Sophicide and their 2012 CD Perdition Of The Sublime.
Best Heavy Metal Albums Of The 1990s
The best heavy metal albums released in the 1990s, as selected by the About.com guide to heavy metal.
May 2014 Best Heavy Metal Albums
May was another great month for new metal releases. Picking the number one slot was extremely difficult, with Misery Index getting the nod by the slimmest of
Winterfylleth - The Divination Of Antiquity...
Review of the British black metal band Winterfylleth and their 2014 album The Divination Of Antiquity.
Essential Death Metal Albums
A list of essential death metal albums from About.com Heavy Metal.
Best In Flames Albums
The top 5 In Flames albums, from About.com Heavy Metal.
Essential Progressive Metal Albums
A list of essential progressive metal albums.
Katatonia - Last Fair Day Gone Night Review
Review of Katatonia and their 2014 2CD/2DVD collection Last Fair Day Gone Night.
Best Doom Metal Albums
A list of essential doom metal albums, as selected by About.com Heavy Metal.
Essential Metalcore Albums
Essential metalcore CDs, as recommended by About.com Heavy Metal.
Revocation Interview
2014 interview with Revocation vocalist/guitarist David Davidson. The band's latest album is Deathless.
5 Questions With Sabbatory
5 Questions With Sabbatory
Best Australian Heavy Metal Bands
The best Australian metal bands from About.com Heavy Metal.
Twelve Foot Ninja Interview
The Australian band Twelve Foot Ninja just wrapped up a North American tour. I chatted with guitarist Stevic about their recent Best New Talent Award at the
August 2014 Best Heavy Metal Albums
The best heavy metal albums released in August, 2014, from About.com Heavy Metal.
From The Lyons Den: Technology and the Future...
Todd Lyons has been involved in the music industry for a while, in several different capacities. Back in the day he wrote for Creem Magazine, and he's also
Best Death Albums
The top 5 Death albums, as selected by the About.com guide to heavy metal.
Amaranthe - Massive Addictive Review
Review of Amaranthe and their 2014 album Massive Addictive.
Essential Grindcore CDs
A list of essential and recommended grindcore albums, from About. com Heavy Metal.
Top 5 If You Like Metallica, Check Out These 5...
Thrash and speed metal bands recommended for fans of Metallica, including Testament, Metal Church, Nuclear Assault, Flotsam & Jetsam and Exodus.
Essential Thrash Metal Albums
List of recommended thrash metal albums from About.com Heavy Metal.
Description of the Metalcore genre.
Description of the metalcore genre.
New Heavy Metal Album Releases: October 7, 2014
New heavy metal album releases for the week of October 7, 2014.
Heavy Metal Genres
Description and history of heavy metal music and its genres and subgenres. Page 2.
January 2014 Best Metal Albums
The best heavy metal albums released in January, 2014, from About.com Heavy Metal.
Black Label Society and Hatebreed Tour Dates
2014 Black Label Society, Hatebreed and Butcher Babies North American tour dates.
Best Heavy Metal Albums Of 1990
The best heavy metal CDs of 1990, as selected by the About.com guide to heavy metal.
Ozzy Osbourne - Memoirs Of A Madman Review
Review of Ozzy Osbourne and his 2014 album and DVDs Memoir Of A Madman.
Top 10 Blues Albums For Heavy Metal Fans
Recommendations of blues albums that heavy metal fans may enjoy.
Protest The Hero - 'Scurrilous'
Review of Protest The Hero and their 2011 CD Scurrilous.
Full Metal Jackie Interview
2010 interview with syndicated radio host and author Full Metal Jackie.
Best Heavy Metal Albums Of 1980
The Top 10 best heavy metal albums released in 1980, as selected by the About Guide To Heavy Metal.
Essential Black Metal Albums
A list of essential black metal albums from About.com Heavy Metal.
Best Judas Priest Albums
The best Judas Priest albums, as selected by the About Guide To Heavy Metal.
Best Dream Theater Albums
The best Dream Theater albums, as selected by About.com's Dan Marsicano.
What Is Thrash Metal?
Description and explanation of thrash metal or speed metal, including recommended artists like Metallica, Slayer, Anthrax and Megadeth.
June 2014's Best Heavy Metal Albums
The best heavy metal albums released in June, 2014, from About.com Heavy Metal.
July 2014 Best Heavy Metal Albums
The best heavy metal albums released in July, 2014, including releases from Judas Priest, Mortals, Wolvhammer and more.
Best Heavy Metal Albums Of 1992
The best heavy metal albums released in 1992, as selected by the About.com guide to heavy metal.
Essential Power Metal Albums
This is a list of 10 albums those new to power metal can listen to and get a good representation of the genre.
Anthrax Profile
Profile of the thrash metal band Anthrax, including biography, discography, current and former band members and recommended album.
What Is Black Metal?
A history and description of black metal, including musical and vocal styles, pioneers of the genre, and recommended black metal artists.
What Is Melodic Death Metal?
History of melodic death metal and the Gothenburg sound, including genre pioneers and recommended albums.
Essential Heavy Metal Books
The best heavy metal books released in the past several years, as chosen by the About Guide To Heavy Metal, Chad Bowar.
Heavy Metal Gift Guide 2013
Gift ideas for the metalhead in your life, including box sets, DVDs, electronics, video games and more.
Evergrey Interview with Vocalist Tom Englund...
2014 interview with Evergrey vocalist Tom Englund and drummer Jonas Ekdahl. The band's latest album is Hymns For The Broken.
Knotfest 2014 Dates and Lineup
Information and the lineup for Slipknot's 2014 edition of Knotfest, held October 24-26 in San Bernardino, California.
February 2014 Best Heavy Metal Albums
The best heavy metal albums released in February 2014, from About.com Heavy Metal.
Best Katatonia Albums
The best albums from the Swedish metal band Katatonia, as selected by About.com Heavy Metal.
Best Heavy Metal Albums Of 1991
The best heavy metal albums released in 1991, as selected by the About.com guide to heavy metal.
Rigor Mortis Bassist Casey Orr Interview
2014 interview with Rigor Mortis bassist Casey Orr. The band's latest album is Slaves To The Grave.
Loincloth Interview
2012 interview with Loincloth guitarist Tannon Penland.
Accept History, Profile and Discography
History and profile of the German heavy metal band Accept, including discography, current and former band members, recommended album and more.
Best Heavy Metal Albums Of 1986
The best heavy metal albums released in 1986, as selected by the About.com guide to heavy metal.
Best Megadeth Albums
The best Megadeth albums, as selected by the About.com guide to heavy metal.
Heavy Metal Blogs You Don't Want To Miss
A list of heavy metal blogs you don't want to miss.
Best Heavy Metal Albums Of 1982
The best heavy metal albums released in 1982, as selected by About.com Heavy Metal.
Best Death Metal Album Covers
The best death metal album covers, as selected by About.com Heavy Metal.
What Is Hair Metal?
Profile of the genre known as hair metal or eighties hard rock, including history, musical style, pioneers and recommended albums.
Best Heavy Metal Albums Of 1985
The best heavy metal albums of 1985, as selected by the About.com guide to heavy metal.
Orange Goblin - Back From The Abyss Review
Review of the British doom/stoner metal band Orange Goblin and their 2014 album Back From The Abyss.
Eddie Trunk Interview
2013 interview with author and That Metal Show host Eddie Trunk.
Profile of the Swedish melodic death metal band...
Profile of the death metal band Arch Enemy.
The Unsigned Underground: August 2014
The Unsigned Underground is a monthly column spotlighting the month's best unsigned heavy metal bands.
Best Heavy Metal Albums Of 1981
The best heavy metal albums released 1981, as selected by the About.com Guide To Heavy Metal.
Sixx: A.M. Interview with Vocalist James Michael
2014 interview with Sixx:A.M. vocalist James Michael. The band's latest album is Modern Vintage.
Best Heavy Metal Albums Of 1989
The best heavy metal albums of 1989, as selected by the About.com guide to heavy metal.
Volbeat - Outlaw Gentlemen & Shady Ladies Review
Review of Volbeat and their 2013 CD Outlaw Gentlemen & Shady Ladies.
Cannibal Corpse - A Skeletal Domain Review
Review of the American death metal band Cannibal Corpse and their 2014 album A Skeletal Domain.
Faust Interview
Interview with former Emperor and current Aborym and Scum drummer Faust.
Photos Of Scary and Evil Looking Black Metal...
Photo gallery of scary looking black metal bands and artists clad in corpse paint.
Interview With Former Emperor Drummer Faust
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Best Heavy Metal Albums Of 1995
The best heavy metal CDs released in 1995, as selected by the About.com guide to heavy metal.
Review of Judas Priest - Redeemer of Souls
Review of Judas Priest and their 2014 album Redeemer of Souls.
What Is Power Metal?
Profile of the heavy metal subgenre of power metal, including history, pioneers and recommended albums.
Nile Interview
2009 interview with Nile guitarist/vocalist Dallas Toler-Wade.
Best Heavy Metal Albums Of 1983
The best heavy metal albums of 1983, as selected by the About.com Guide To Heavy Metal, Chad Bowar.
Best Heavy Metal Albums Of 1988
The Top 10 heavy metal albums released in 1988, as chosen by the About.com guide to heavy metal.
Avenged Sevenfold Interview
Interview with lead singer M. Shadows of Avenged Sevenfold, who recently released the album City Of Evil.
Gorgoroth Interview
Interview with Gorgoroth guitarist Infernus.
What Is Death Metal?
Description and explanation of the heavy metal genre known as death metal, including pioneers and recommended bands.
Dir En Grey Interview
2011 interview with Dir En Grey guitarists Die and Kaoru.
Best Heavy Metal Albums Of 1994
The best heavy metal albums released in 1994, as selected by the About.com guide to heavy metal.
Best Heavy Metal Albums Of 1984
The best metal albums of 1984, as selected by the About.com guide to heavy metal.
Evergrey - 'Hymns For The Broken' Review
Review of the Swedish band Evergrey and their 2014 album Hymns For The Broken.
Best Enslaved Albums
The five best albums from the Norwegian band Enslaved.
Anthrax - Chile On Hell DVD Review
Review of Anthrax and their 2014 DVD Chile On Hell.
2014 Slayer Tour Dates
Dates and venues for Slayer's 2014 tour with Exodus and Suicidal Tendencies.
Electric Wizard - Time To Die Review
Review of the British doom/stoner metal band Electric Wizard and their 2014 album Time To Die.
March 2014 Best Heavy Metal Albums
The best heavy metal album released in March, 2014; from About.com Heavy Metal.
Opeth History, Discography and Lineup
Profile of the Swedish metal band Opeth, including a biography, discography, current band members and former band members.
Best Sepultura Albums
The best Sepultura albums, as chosen by About.com.
In Flames Concert Review
Review of the In Flames, Between The Buried And Me, 3 Inches Of Blood and The Faceless concert at the Starland Ballroom in Sayreville, NJ on October 2, 2009.
Black Label Society - Catacombs Of The Black...
Review of Black Label Society and their 2014 album Catacombs Of The Black Vatican.
Winterfylleth Vocalist/Guitarist Chris Naughton...
2014 interview with Winterfylleth vocalist/guitarist Chris Naughton. The band's latest album is The Divination of Antiquity.
1349 - Massive Cauldron Of Chaos Review
Review of the Norwegian black metal band 1349 and their 2014 album Massive Cauldron Of Chaos.
Best Voivod Albums
List of the Canadian thrash/progressive band Voivod's best albums.
What Is Progressive Metal?
A history and profile of the genre of progressive metal.
Best Heavy Metal Albums Of 1987
The Top 10 heavy metal albums released in 1987, as chosen by the About.com guide to heavy metal.
Best Heavy Metal Albums Of 1993
The best heavy metal albums released in 1993, as selected by the About.com guide to heavy metal.
Immortal Interview
2010 interview with Immortal lyricist Demonaz.
Five Finger Death Punch and Volbeat Tour Dates
Five Finger Death Punch and Volbeat Tour Dates
Metallica Profile
Profile and biography of the heavy metal band Metallica, including a discography.
Nikki Sixx Interview
2011 interview with Motley Crue and Sixx AM bassist Nikki Sixx.
2015 Kamelot and Dragonforce Tour Dates
2015 Kamelot and Dragonforce North American tour dates.
Sharon den Adel Interview
Interview with Sharon den Adel, vocalist for Within Temptation. Page 2.
April 2014's Best Heavy Metal Albums
The best heavy metal albums released in April 2014, from About.com Heavy Metal.
Best Helloween Albums
The best Helloween albums, from About.com Heavy Metal.
Various Artists - Hard And Heavy
Review of the heavy metal box set Hard and Heavy.
Best Black Sabbath Albums
The five best Black Sabbath albums, as selected by the About.com Guide To Heavy Metal.
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