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Heavy Metal: Most Popular Articles

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Check Out This Huge List of Upcoming Heavy...
Release dates for current and upcoming heavy metal cds.
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.
Behemoth, Goatwhore, 1349 and Inquisition...
Review of Inquisition's set at the Metal Alliance Tour in West Hollywood, California on April 5, 2014. Page 2.
New Heavy Metal Album Reviews: April 15, 2014
New heavy metal album reviews, including the latest from Anubis Gate, Below, Dark Days Ahead, The Drip, Emmure, Enthroned, Erebus Enthroned, I Declare War, Mos Generator, Reality Grey, Sinbreed, Stoneburner, Teramaze, Thantifaxath, T.O.M.B., Words Of Farewell and Wormreich.
Best German Heavy Metal Bands
The top 10 German heavy metal bands, as selected by the About Guide to Heavy Metal, Chad Bowar.
Best Swedish Metal Bands
The top Swedish heavy metal bands, as selected by the About Guide to Heavy Metal.
Triptykon - Melana Chasmata Review
Review of Triptykon and their 2014 album Melana Chasmata.
Best Heavy Metal Albums Of 1992
The best heavy metal albums released in 1992, as selected by the About.com guide to heavy metal.
Heavy Metal Tour Dates
Tour dates for heavy metal bands.
Black Label Society - Catacombs Of The Black...
Review of Black Label Society and their 2014 album Catacombs Of The Black Vatican.
Best Hair Metal Ballads
The best hair metal ballads, as selected by the About.com guide to heavy metal.
The Unsigned Underground: April 2014
The best unsigned heavy metal bands for April, 2014.
Gorgoroth Interview
Interview with Gorgoroth guitarist Infernus.
Sevendust - Time Travelers & Bonfires Review
Review of Sevendust and their 2014 album Time Travelers & Bonfires.
March 2014 Best Heavy Metal Albums
The best heavy metal album released in March, 2014; from About.com Heavy Metal.
January 2014 Best Metal Albums
The best heavy metal albums released in January, 2014, from About.com Heavy Metal.
May 2013 Best Heavy Metal Albums
The best heavy metal albums released in May, 2013, from About.com Heavy Metal.
What Is Heavy Metal?
Description and history of heavy metal music along with a listing of its genres and subgenres.
Best Metallica Albums
The About Guide To Heavy Metal's Top 5 albums by Metallica.
New Heavy Metal Album Reviews: April 22, 2014
New heavy metal album reviews, including releases by Black Tar Prophet, Creinium, Eskhaton, Ghoul, Gunpowder Gray, Krokus, Pet Slimmers of the Year, Skelethal, Skinfather and Winger.
Review of Lord Mantis's new album Death Mask
Review of Lord Mantis and their 2014 album Death Mask.
Best Norwegian Heavy Metal Bands
The best Norwegian heavy metal bands, as selected by the About.com guide to heavy metal.
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.
Best Finnish Heavy Metal Bands
The best heavy metal bands from Finland, as selected by About.com heavy metal.
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.
Heavy Metal Blogs You Don't Want To Miss
A list of heavy metal blogs you don't want to miss.
Heavy Metal Timeline
Timeline of heavy metal history and significant events.
Best Hair Metal Bands
List of the top 10 hair bands, also called glam metal, pop metal and hairspray metal.
Gamma Ray - Empire Of The Undead Review
Review of Gamma Ray and their 2014 album Empire Of The Undead.
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.
February 2014 Best Heavy Metal Albums
The best heavy metal albums released in February 2014, from About.com Heavy Metal.
The Oath Interview
2014 interview with The Oath vocalist Johanna Sadonis.
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.
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.
Best Heavy Metal Albums Of 1990
The best heavy metal CDs of 1990, as selected by the About.com guide to heavy metal.
Admiral Sir Cloudesley Shovell – Check...
Review of Admiral Sir Cloudesley Shovell and their 2014 album Check ‘em Before You Wreck ‘em.
The Oath - The Oath Review
Review of The Oath and their 2014 self-titled album.
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.
New Heavy Metal Album Releases: April 8, 2014
New heavy metal album reviews, including releases from Brutality Will Prevail, Diabulus In Musica, Edge Of Thorns, Ferium, For The Fallen Dreams, Graves At Sea, The Graviators, Invertia, Ormgard, Satyress, Tiger Flowers and Trollfest.
Essential Grindcore CDs
A list of essential and recommended grindcore albums, from About. com Heavy Metal.
What Is Metalcore?
Description of the metalcore genre.
Brainstorm - Firesoul Review
Review of Brainstorm and their 2014 album Firesoul.
Best Judas Priest Albums
The best Judas Priest albums, as selected by the About 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 Cannibal Corpse Albums
The best Cannibal Corpse albums, as selected by About.com Heavy Metal.
Record Store Day 2014
Record Store Day 2014 heavy metal and hard rock vinyl releases.
Essential Death Metal Albums
A list of essential death metal 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 Progressive Metal Albums
A list of essential progressive metal albums.
Best Black Sabbath Albums
The five best Black Sabbath albums, as selected by the About.com Guide To Heavy Metal.
Essential Thrash Metal Albums
List of recommended thrash metal albums from 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.
Whitechapel - Our Endless War Review
Review of Whitechapel and their 2014 album Our Endless War.
Best Heavy Metal Albums Of 1981
The best heavy metal albums released 1981, as selected by the About.com Guide To Heavy Metal.
In This Moment Concert Photos from Carolina...
Maria Brink concert photo, from Carolina Rebellion 2013. Page 3.
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 Genres
Description and history of heavy metal music and its genres and subgenres. Page 2.
Essential Doom Metal Albums
A list of essential doom metal albums, as selected by About.com Heavy Metal.
Ozzy Osbourne Profile
Profile of heavy metal singer Ozzy Osbourne, including biography, discography, band members and recommended album.
Best Heavy Metal Albums Of 1984
The best metal albums of 1984, as selected by the About.com guide to heavy metal.
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 Katatonia Albums
The best albums from the Swedish metal band Katatonia, as selected by About.com Heavy Metal.
What Is Melodic Death Metal?
History of melodic death metal and the Gothenburg sound, including genre pioneers and recommended albums.
Best Opeth Albums
The top 5 best Opeth albums, as ranked by About.com's Dan Marsicano.
Death - Leprosy Review
Review of Death and the 2014 re-release of their 1988 album Leprosy.
Lzzy Hale Talks Ronnie James Dio Tribute Album...
2014 interview with Halestorm vocalist/guitarist Lzzy Hale.
What Is Thrash Metal?
Description and explanation of thrash metal or speed metal, including recommended artists like Metallica, Slayer, Anthrax and Megadeth.
Best Heavy Metal Albums Of 1989
The best heavy metal albums of 1989, as selected by the About.com guide to heavy metal.
Nile Interview
2009 interview with Nile guitarist/vocalist Dallas Toler-Wade.
Best Heavy Metal Albums Of 1993
The best heavy metal albums released in 1993, as selected by the About.com guide to heavy metal.
Best Heavy Metal Albums Of 1986
The best heavy metal albums released in 1986, as selected by the About.com guide to heavy metal.
Interview With Former Emperor Drummer Faust
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Best Death Metal Album Covers
The best death metal album covers, as selected by About.com Heavy Metal.
Delain - The Human Contradiction Review
Review of Delain and their 2014 album The Human Contradiction.
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 Australian Heavy Metal Bands
The best Australian metal bands from About.com Heavy Metal.
Heavy Metal Gift Guide 2013
Gift ideas for the metalhead in your life, including box sets, DVDs, electronics, video games and more.
What Is Power Metal?
Profile of the heavy metal subgenre of power metal, including history, pioneers and recommended albums.
Best Pantera Albums
The best Pantera 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.
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 1988
The Top 10 heavy metal albums released in 1988, as chosen by the About.com 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.
With Blood Comes Cleansing - Golgotha
Review of With Blood Comes Cleansing and their 2006 CD Golgotha.
Faust Interview
Interview with former Emperor and current Aborym and Scum drummer Faust.
What Is Grindcore?
Profile of grindcore, including musical and vocal style, history, genre pioneers and recommended albums.
Nightwish - Showtime, Storytime Review
Review of Nightwish and their 2013 DVD/CD Showtime, Storytime.
Lacuna Coil Interview
2014 interview with Lacuna Coil vocalist Andrea Ferro.
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.
New Heavy Metal Album Reviews: April 1, 2014
New heavy metal album reviews, including the latest from Alesana, Austrian Death Machine, Bigelf, Buioingola, Cauldron Black Ram, Cemetery Fog, Circle, Dire Wolves, Epistasis, Gravehill, Human Cull, Lost Society, Mass Infection, Neige et Noirceur, Nux Vomica, Pilgrim, Pleibian Grandstand, Pyrrhon, Sargeist and Shear.
Autopsy - Tourniquets, Hacksaws & Graves...
Review of Autopsy and their 2014 album Tourniquets, Hacksaws & Graves.
Best Sepultura Albums
The best Sepultura albums, as chosen by About.com.
Meshuggah Profile
Profile of the Swedish heavy metal band Meshuggah, including history, discography, band members and recommended CD.
Essential Black Metal Albums
A list of essential black metal albums from About.com Heavy Metal.
Lacuna Coil - Broken Crown Halo Review
Review of Lacuna Coil and their 2014 album Broken Crown Halo.
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.
What Is 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.
Sonata Arctica - Pariah's Child Review
Review of Sonata Arctica and their 2014 album Pariah's Child.
Kreator Profile
Profile of the German thrash metal band Kreator, including biography, discography, current and former band members and recommended album.
Best Megadeth Albums
The best Megadeth albums, as selected by the About.com guide to heavy metal.
Judas Priest Profile
Profile of the British heavy metal band Judas Priest, who were pioneers in the new wave of British heavy metal genre, including biography, discography, former band members and current band members.
Opeth Profile
Profile of the Swedish metal band Opeth, including a biography, discography, current band members and former band members.
Interview with Delain vocalist Charlotte Wessels
2014 interview with Delain vocalist Charlotte Wessels.
Best Judas Priest Songs
The Top 10 Judas Priest songs, as selected by heavy metal writer Martin Popoff.
Best Dream Theater Albums
The best Dream Theater albums, as selected by About.com's Dan Marsicano.
Pantera Profile
Profile of the heavy metal band Pantera, including biography, discography, band members and recommended album.
Essential Metalcore Albums
Essential metalcore CDs, as recommended by About.com Heavy Metal.
Exodus Profile
Profile of Exodus, including biography, discography, current band members, former band members and more.
What Is Doom Metal?
History and profile of doom metal, including recommended artists and albums.
Sharon den Adel Interview
Interview with Sharon den Adel, vocalist for Within Temptation. Page 2.
Various Artists - Ronnie James Dio: This Is...
Review of the 2014 tribute album Ronnie James Dio - This Is Your Life.
Avenged Sevenfold Interview
Interview with lead singer M. Shadows of Avenged Sevenfold, who recently released the album City Of Evil.
Best In Flames Albums
The top 5 In Flames albums, from About.com Heavy Metal.
Megadeth - Th1rt3en Review
Review of Megadeth and their 2011 CD Thirteen.
Kyng Interview
2014 interview with Kyng drummer Pepe Clarke Magana.
Nightwish Profile
Profile of the Finnish metal band Nightwish, including biography, discography, current and former band members and recommended CD.
Queensryche Profile
Profile of the heavy metal band Queensryche, including biography, discography, current and former band members and recommended album.
Triptykon - 'Eparistera Daimones'
Review of Triptykon and their 2010 CD Eparistera Daimones.
Slipknot Profile
Profile of the heavy metal band Slipknot, including biography, discography, current band members and former band members.
AC/DC Profile
Profile of the Australian heavy metal band AC/DC, including biography, discography, current members, former members, links and recommended album.
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.
Volbeat - Outlaw Gentlemen & Shady Ladies Review
Review of Volbeat and their 2013 CD Outlaw Gentlemen & Shady Ladies.
Cannibal Corpse Profile
Profile of the Florida death metal group Cannibal Corpse.
Lacuna Coil Profile
Profile of the Italian gothic metal band Lacuna Coil, including biography, discography, band members and links.
Dragonforce Profile
Profile of the British power metal band Dragonforce, including biography, discography, current band members, former band members and more.
Annihilator Profile
Profile of the Canadian thrash metal band Annihilator, including biography, discography, current band members, former band members and links.
Bathory Profile
Profile of the Swedish black metal band Bathory, including history, discography, band members and recommended album.
Bludgeon Interview
Interview with Bludgeon vocalist Mark Duca and guitarist Carlos Alvarez.
Suicide Silence Interview
2011 interview with Suicide Silence vocalist Mitch Lucker.
Dimmu Borgir Profile
Profile of the black metal band Dimmu Borgir, including biography, discography, current and former band members, links and more.
Admiral Sir Cloudesley Shovell Interview
2014 interview with Sir Admiral Cloudesley Shovell vocalist/guitarist Johnny Gorilla.
Testament Profile
Profile of the thrash metal band Testament, including biography, discography, current and former band members and recommended album.
Lamb Of God Profile
Profile of Lamb Of God, including biography, discography, band members, links and more.
The Shrine - Primitive Blast Review
Review of The Shrine and their 2012 CD Primitive Blast.
A Conversation With Richard Christy
Interview with heavy metal drummer and Howard Stern show cast member Richard Christy. Page 3.
What Is Death Metal?
Description and explanation of the heavy metal genre known as death metal, including pioneers and recommended bands.
Motorhead Profile
Profile of the British heavy metal band Motorhead, including biography, discography, band members and recommended album.
Bruce Dickinson Profile
Profile of heavy metal singer Bruce Dickinson, including biography, discography and recommended album.
Burzum Profile
Profile of the Norwegian black metal artist Burzum, including biography, discography and recommended album.
October 2013 Best Heavy Metal Albums
The best heavy metal albums released in October 2013, including releases from Inquisition, Skeletonwitch, Monolithe, Kill Devil Hill and Ihsahn.
Various Artists - Hard And Heavy
Review of the heavy metal box set Hard and Heavy.
Joel McIver Interview
2013 interview with heavy metal writer Joel McIver.
Celtic Frost Interview
Interview with Celtic Frost's Tom Gabriel Fischer, also known as Tom G. Warrior. Page 3.
M. Shadows Interview
Interview with lead singer M. Shadows of Avenged Sevenfold, who recently released the album City Of Evil. Page 2.
Katatonia Profile
Profile of the Swedish melodic death metal band Katatonia, including biography, discography, band members, best CD and more.
Metallica Profile
Profile and biography of the heavy metal band Metallica, including a discography.
Gus G - I Am The Fire Review
Review of Gus G and his 2014 album I Am The Fire.

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