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Heavy Metal Album Release Dates
Release dates for current and upcoming heavy metal cds.
Heavy Metal Album Reviews: Week of August 28,...
New heavy metal album reviews, including releases from Ahab, Archaea, Carousel, Cavern, Creeping, Die Krupps, Kobra And The Lotus, Praying Mantis, Putridity, Sparrows and Tad Morose.
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.
Soilwork Interview
2015 interview with Soilwork drummer Dirk Verbeuren. The band's latest album is The Ride Majestic.
Best Hair Metal Ballads
The best hair metal ballads, as selected by the About.com guide to heavy metal.
Heavy Metal Album Reviews: Week of August 21,...
New heavy metal album reviews, including releases from Act Of Defiance, Adversarial, Barrows, Bonehunter, Chris Caffery, Coffins, Dark Sermon, Extinction A.D., Lychgate, Lynch Mob, Myrkur, Nekro Drunkz, Publicist UK, Rivers Of Nihil, Royal Hunt, Skraeckoedlan, Spock's Beard, U.D.O., Wildlights, Wolfheart and Wombbath.
The Unsigned Underground: August 2015
The Unsigned Underground is a monthly column spotlighting metal's best unsigned artists.
Nile - What Should Not Be Unearthed Review
Review of the American death metal band Nile and their 2015 album What Should Not Be Unearthed.
Best Finnish Heavy Metal Bands
The best heavy metal bands from Finland, as selected by About.com heavy metal.
Nile Interview
2015 interview with Nile frontman Karl Sanders. The band's latest album is What Should Not Be Unearthed.
Heavy Metal Tour Dates
Tour dates for heavy metal bands.
Best Swedish Heavy Metal Bands
The top Swedish heavy metal bands, as selected by the About Guide to Heavy Metal.
Whitechapel - The Somatic Defilement
Review of Whitechapel and their 2007 CD The Somatic Defilement.
New Heavy Metal Album Releases: August 28, 2015
New heavy metal album releases for the week of August 28, 2015.
Pentagram - Curious Volume Review
Review of the American doom metal band Pentagram and their 2015 album Curious Volume.
Top 5 Slayer Albums
The top five best albums by legendary thrash band Slayer, from Reign in Blood to Show No Mercy, with descriptions and links.
Heavy Metal Album Reviews: Week of February 17,...
New heavy metal album reviews, including releases from Barshasketh, Black Pussy, Brothers Of The Sonic Cloth, CDC, Death Karma, Deivos, Dephosphorus, Ecnephias, Furor Gallico, Haapoja, Harrow, Primitive Man, Sarpanitum, Saxon, Scanner. Stormwitch, Syn Ze Sase Tri, Vardan, Wende and Wind Rose.
Top 5 Metal Albums Released In August 2015
The top five heavy metal albums released in August of 2015, from About.com Heavy Metal.
Ghost - Meliora Review
Review of Ghost and their 2015 album Meliora.
July 2015 Best Heavy Metal Albums
The best heavy metal albums released in July of 2015, from About.com Heavy Metal.
Audiotopsy Interview
2015 interview with Audiotopsy guitarist Greg Tribbett. The band's debut album is Natural Causes.
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.
Cattle Decapitation - The Anthropocene...
Review of the American death metal/grindcore band Cattle Decapitation and their 2015 album The Anthropocene Extinction.
20 Best Norwegian Heavy Metal Bands
The best Norwegian heavy metal bands, as selected by the About.com guide to heavy metal.
Audiotopsy - Natural Causes Review
Review of Autopsy and their 2015 album Natural Causes.
Best Thrash Metal Albums
List of recommended thrash metal albums from About.com Heavy Metal.
History Of Heavy Metal
Description and history of heavy metal music along with a listing of its genres and subgenres.
Luna Mortis Interview
Interview with Luna Mortis vocalist Mary Zimmer.
Kadavar - Berlin Review
Review of the German hard/psychedelic rock band band Kadavar and their 2015 album Berlin.
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 Sword - High Country Review
Review of the American stoner/doom metal band The Sword and their 2015 album High County.
Butcher Babies Interview
2015 interview with Butcher Babies vocalist Carla Harvey. The band's latest album is Take It Like A Man.
Essential Metalcore Albums
Essential metalcore CDs, as recommended by About.com Heavy Metal.
Essential Death Metal Albums
A list of essential death metal albums from About.com Heavy Metal.
King Diamond and Exodus Tour Dates
2015 U.S. tour dates for King Diamond and Exodus. The tour runs from 10/29/15 through 12/5/15.
Broken Flesh Interview
2015 interview with Broken Flesh drummer Brandon Lopez. The band recently released a self-titled album.
Best Pantera Albums
The best Pantera albums, as selected by About.com Heavy Metal.
Battlecross - Rise To Power Review
Review of the American thrash/melodic death metal band Battlecross and their 2015 album Rise To Power.
The Best Hair Metal Bands of All Time
List of the top 10 hair bands, also called glam metal, pop metal and hairspray metal.
The Devil Wears Prada - Space EP Review
Review of The Devil Wears Prada and their 2015 EP Space.
Best Anthrax Albums
The best albums by the Bay Area thrash metal band Anthrax, as selected by About.com Heavy Metal.
Heavy Metal Album Reviews: Week of August 14,...
New heavy metal album reviews, including albums from Antropofago, Buried In Verona, Dreadnought,The Elysian Fields, Funeste, Hammerhead, InAeona, Krisiun, Necropsy and Stop Breathing.
P.O.D. - The Awakening Review
Review of P.O.D. and their 2015 album The Awakening.
Best Cannibal Corpse Albums
The best Cannibal Corpse albums, as selected by About.com Heavy Metal.
New Heavy Metal Album Releases: August 21, 2015
New heavy metal album releases for the week of August 21, 2015.
Soulfly - Archangel Review
Review of Soulfly and their 2015 album Archangel.
Heavy Metal Timeline
Timeline of heavy metal history and significant events, from the late 1960s to the present day.
Essential Progressive Metal Albums
A list of essential progressive metal albums.
Best Heavy Metal Albums of the 1990s
The best heavy metal albums released in the 1990s, as selected by About.com Heavy Metal.
Metallica's Best Albums
Metallica's best albums, as selected by About.com Heavy Metal.
Best Death Albums
The top 5 Death albums, as selected by the About.com guide to heavy metal.
Best In Flames Albums
The top 5 In Flames albums, from About.com Heavy Metal.
New Heavy Metal Album Reviews: July 30, 2013
New heavy metal CD reviews, including the latest from Autumnblaze, Carach Angren, Death Mechanism, Death SS, Dehuman Reign, Lawless, Legion, Perversion, Purify The Horror, Twins Crew and Wound.
Best Dio Albums
The Top 5 Dio albums as chosen by Martin Popoff, author of the book Dio: Light Beyond The Black.
5 Questions With Rubikon
This week's featured band in 5 Questions With is Rubikon, whose latest album is Delta.
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.
The Devil Wears Prada Interview
2015 interview with The Devil Wears Prada vocalist Mike Hranica. The band's latest album is the EP Space.
Essential Black Metal Albums
A list of essential black metal albums from About.com Heavy Metal.
What Is Thrash Metal?
Description and explanation of thrash metal or speed metal, including recommended artists like Metallica, Slayer, Anthrax and Megadeth.
Best Grindcore Albums
A list of essential and recommended grindcore albums, from About. com Heavy Metal.
Iron Maiden - The Book Of Souls Review
Review of Iron Maiden and their 2015 album The Book Of Souls.
Best Scorpions Albums
The best albums from the German hard rock band the Scorpions.
Best Overkill Albums
The top 5 Overkill albums, as selected by About.com Heavy Metal.
Fear Factory - Genexus Review
Review of the American industrial metal band Fear Factory and their 2015 album Genexus.
Best Voivod Albums
List of the Canadian thrash/progressive band Voivod's best albums.
Best Exodus Albums
The best albums by Bay Area thrashers Exodus.
Top 5 Metal Albums Released in May, 2015
The best heavy metal albums released in May of 2015, from About.com Heavy Metal.
Top 5 Megadeth Albums
The best Megadeth albums, as selected by the About.com guide to heavy metal.
Best Heavy Metal Albums Of 1990
The best heavy metal CDs of 1990, as selected by the About.com guide to heavy metal.
Best Heavy Metal Albums of 2014
The best heavy metal albums of 2014, from About.com Heavy Metal.
Best Doom Metal Albums
A list of essential doom metal albums, as selected by About.com Heavy Metal.
What Is Power Metal?
Profile of the heavy metal subgenre of power metal, including history, pioneers and recommended albums.
Best Australian Heavy Metal Bands
The best Australian metal bands from About.com Heavy Metal.
Hate Eternal - Infernus Review
Review of the American death metal band Hate Eternal and their 2015 album Infernus.
June 2015 Best Heavy Metal Albums
The best heavy metal albums released in June of 2015, from About.com Heavy Metal.
Best Amon Amarth Albums
The best albums by the Swedish melodic death metal band Amon Amarth.
Best Heavy Metal Blogs
A list of heavy metal blogs you don't want to miss.
Top 10 Blues Albums For Heavy Metal Fans
Recommendations of blues albums that heavy metal fans may enjoy.
What Is Hair Metal?
Profile of the genre known as hair metal or eighties hard rock, including history, musical style, pioneers and recommended albums.
Description of the Metalcore genre.
Description of the metalcore genre.
Lamb Of God Profile
Profile of Lamb Of God, including biography, discography, band members, links and more.
February 2015 Best Heavy Metal Albums
The best heavy metal albums released in February, 2015 from About.com Heavy Metal.
Best Katatonia Albums
The best albums from the Swedish metal band Katatonia, as selected by About.com Heavy Metal.
Heavy Metal Album Reviews: Week of August 7, 2015
New heavy metal album reviews, including releases from Agent Fresco, Barbatos, Black Fast, Chemical Burn, Enabler, Forced Order, Gnaw Their Tongues, Ogotay, Old Man's Will, Pissgrave, Red Sun Rising and Sweat Lodge.
Best Heavy Metal Albums Of 1995
The best heavy metal CDs released in 1995, as selected by the About.com guide to heavy metal.
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.
Best Heavy Metal Albums Of 1982
The best heavy metal albums released in 1982, as selected by About.com Heavy Metal.
Best Heavy Metal Albums Of 1985
The best heavy metal albums of 1985, as selected by the About.com guide to heavy metal.
Paradise Lost - The Plague Within Review
Review of the British metal band Paradise Lost and their 2015 album The Plague Within.
Lamb Of God - VII: Sturm Und Drang Review
Review of Lamb Of God and their 2015 album VII: Sturm Und Drang.
Heavy Metal Album Reviews: Week of January 27,...
New heavy metal album reviews, including releases from Air Raid, Angelus Apatrida, Ascension, Battleaxe, Black Sheep Wall, The Body, By The Patient, Diablo Blvd., Falloch, Grimoire, If These Walls Could Talk, Ingested, Iron Witch, Jorn Lande and Trond Holter, Level 10, Lord Dying, Night Demon, Nightengale, One Way Mirror, Papa Roach, Sodom, Sumokem, Sweet & Lynch, Thou, Thurisaz, Trial, Visigoth, Vivus Humare, Voices, Winds Of Genocide and Xibalba.
What Is Death Metal?
Description and explanation of the heavy metal genre known as death metal, including pioneers and recommended bands.
Best Heavy Metal Albums Of 1992
The best heavy metal albums released in 1992, as selected by the About.com guide to 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.
What Is The New Wave Of British Heavy Metal...
Description and explanation of the heavy metal genre known as the New Wave Of British Heavy Metal or NWOBHM and the artists that popularized it including Iron Maiden, Judas Priest, Def Leppard, Saxon, Diamond Head, Girlschool and more.
January 2015's Top 5 Metal Albums
The best heavy metal albums released in January of 2015, from About.com Heavy Metal.
Cannibal Corpse Tour Dates
2015 American tour dates for Cannibal Corpse, Cattle Decapitation and Soreption. The tour runs from 10/8/15 through 11/7/15.
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.
Best Heavy Metal Albums Of 1991
The best heavy metal albums released in 1991, as selected by the About.com guide to heavy metal.
Faust Interview
Interview with former Emperor and current Aborym and Scum drummer Faust.
Best Sepultura Albums
The best Sepultura albums, as chosen by About.com.
What Is Melodic Death Metal?
History of melodic death metal and the Gothenburg sound, including genre pioneers and recommended albums.
Heavy Metal Album Reviews: Week of July 31, 2015
New heavy metal album reviews, including releases from Barshasketh, Grusom, Iron Kingdom, Khors, Saint Asonia, Scissortooth, Shroud Of The Heretic, Sweet Cobra, Xandria and Year Of The Goat.
Solstafir – Svartis Sandar Review
Review of Solstafir and their 2011 CD Svartis Sandar.
Heavy Metal Gift Guide 2014
Gift ideas for the metalhead in your life this holiday season.
Solstafir - Otta Review
Review of the Icelandic metal band Solstafir and their 2014 album Otta.
Best Heavy Metal Albums Of 1989
The best heavy metal albums of 1989, as selected by the About.com guide to heavy metal.
Coal Chamber Interview
2015 interview with Coal Chamber guitarist Meegs Rascon.
Best Opeth Albums
The top 5 best Opeth albums, as ranked by About.com's Dan Marsicano.
Best Heavy Metal Albums Of 1994
The best heavy metal albums released in 1994, as selected by the About.com guide to heavy metal.
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.
Avatar - Black Waltz Review
Review of Avatar and their 2012 CD Black Waltz.
Best Dream Theater Albums
The best Dream Theater albums, as selected by About.com's Dan Marsicano.
Best Enslaved Albums
The five best albums from the Norwegian band Enslaved.
Rivers Of Nihil Interview
2015 interview with Rivers Of Nihil bassist Adam Biggs. The band's latest album is Monarchy.
Essential New Zealand Metal
A list of essential heavy metal bands from New Zealand.
Top 5 Heavy Metal Albums Released In April, 2015
The best heavy metal albums released in April, 2015, from About.com Heavy Metal.
Bullet For My Valentine Interview
2015 interview with Bullet For My Valentine drummer Moose Thomas. The band's latest album is Venom.
2015 Slipknot Tour Dates
2015 Slipknot, Lamb Of God, Bullet For My Valentine and Motionless In White North American tour dates.
Heavy Metal Album Reviews: Week of July 24, 2015
New heavy metal album reviews, including releases from Architects Of Chaoz, Black Space Riders, Borealis, Conquer Divide, Darktribe, Deathrite, Doctor Doom, Hope Drone, Indesinence, Joe Satriani, Kronos, Locrian, Make, Prowler, Sacri Monti, Sonick Plague, Sons Of Huns, Tormenter, Trapped Within Burning Machinery and Yellowtooth.
Best Judas Priest Albums
The best Judas Priest albums, as selected by the About.com Heavy Metal.
Soilwork - The Living Infinite Review
Review of Soilwork and their 2013 CD The Living Infinite.
Heavy Metal Album Reviews: Week of June 9, 2015
New heavy metal album reviews, including releases from Coffins, Connoisseur, Ethereal Shroud, Fight Amp, Grip Inc., Hollow Haze, Insect Ark, Lorna Shore, Midnight Odyssey, My Sleeping Karma, Nightslug, Nocturnal Depression, Possession, Prion, Sideburn, Temple Of Dagon, Trixter and Withering Soul.
March 2015 Best Heavy Metal Albums
The best heavy metal albums released in March 2015, from About.com Heavy 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.
Disturbed Profile
Profile of the heavy metal band Disturbed, including biography, discography, current and former band members and recommended CD.
Tremonti - Cauterize Review
Review of the American hard rock band Tremonti and their 2015 album Cauterize.
Terror - The 25th Hour Review
Review of the American hardcore/metalcore band Terror and their 2015 album The 25th Hour.
Heavy Metal Album Reviews: Week of June 2, 2015
New heavy metal album reviews, including releases from Agatha, Amestigon, Caustic Method, Distant Sun, Encyrcle, Exorcism, Goatsnake, The Great Discord, Make Them Suffer, Manegarm, The Meads Of Asphodel, Nekrogoblikon, Oblivious Signal, Potergeist, Rest Among Ruins, Skinless, Teethgrinder, Thrust, Tjolgtjar and The Vintage Caravan.
The Unsigned Underground: July 2015
The Unsigned Underground is a monthly column spotlighting the best unsigned heavy metal artists.
New Heavy Metal Album Releases: August 14, 2015
New heavy metal album releases for the week of August 14, 2015.
Photos Of Scary and Evil Looking Black Metal...
Photo gallery of scary looking black metal bands and artists clad in corpse paint.
Bullet For My Valentine - Venom Review
Review of the U.K. band Bullet For My Valentine and their 2015 album Venom.
Interview With Former Emperor Drummer Faust
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Best Heavy Metal Albums Of 1981
The best heavy metal albums released 1981, as selected by the About.com Guide To Heavy Metal.
Wolfheart Interview
2015 interview with Wolfheart vocalist/guitarist Tuomas Saukkonen. The band's latest album is Shadow World.
Nikki Sixx - The Heroin Diaries: Year In The...
Review of Nikki Sixx and his 2007 book The Heroin Diaries: Year In The Life Of A Shattered Rock Star.
Nile - At The Gate Of Sethu Review
Review of Nile and their 2012 CD At The Gate Of Sethu.
Nile - 'Those Whom The Gods Detest'
Review of Nile and their 2009 CD Those Whom The Gods Detest.
Best Accept Albums
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Winterfylleth Vocalist/Guitarist Chris Naughton...
2014 interview with Winterfylleth vocalist/guitarist Chris Naughton. The band's latest album is The Divination of Antiquity.
New Heavy Metal Album Releases: August 7, 2015
New heavy metal album releases for the week of August 7, 2015.
Best Heavy Metal Albums Of 1993
The best heavy metal albums released in 1993, as selected by the About.com guide to heavy metal.
Motley Crue Profile
Profile of Motley Crue, including biography, discography, current and former band members and recommended album.
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.
Immortal Interview
2010 interview with Immortal lyricist Demonaz.
Iron Maiden Profile
Profile of the heavy metal band Iron Maiden, including biography, discography and recommended CD.
Black Veil Brides - Alive and Burning DVD Review
Review of Black Veil Brides and their 2015 DVD Alive and Burning.
Best Death Metal Album Covers
The best death metal album covers, as selected by About.com Heavy Metal.
The Unsigned Underground: June 2015
The Unsigned Underground is a monthly column spotlighting the best unsigned heavy metal artists.

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