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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.
Black Label Society - Catacombs Of The Black...
Review of Black Label Society and their 2014 album Catacombs Of The Black Vatican.
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 Heavy Metal Albums Of 1992
The best heavy metal albums released in 1992, as selected by the About.com guide to heavy metal.
Triptykon - Melana Chasmata Review
Review of Triptykon and their 2014 album Melana Chasmata.
Best Swedish Metal Bands
The top Swedish heavy metal bands, as selected by the About Guide to Heavy Metal.
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.
March 2014 Best Heavy Metal Albums
The best heavy metal album released in March, 2014; from About.com Heavy Metal.
Heavy Metal Tour Dates
Tour dates for heavy metal bands.
Sevendust - Time Travelers & Bonfires Review
Review of Sevendust and their 2014 album Time Travelers & Bonfires.
What Is Heavy Metal?
Description and history of heavy metal music along with a listing of its genres and subgenres.
Gorgoroth Interview
Interview with Gorgoroth guitarist Infernus.
Best Hair Metal Ballads
The best hair metal ballads, as selected by the About.com guide to heavy metal.
A Conversation With Richard Christy
Interview with heavy metal drummer and Howard Stern show cast member Richard Christy. Page 3.
Best Metallica Albums
The About Guide To Heavy Metal's Top 5 albums by Metallica.
January 2014 Best Metal Albums
The best heavy metal albums released in January, 2014, from 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.
Best Norwegian Heavy Metal Bands
The best Norwegian heavy metal bands, 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.
Admiral Sir Cloudesley Shovell – Check...
Review of Admiral Sir Cloudesley Shovell and their 2014 album Check ‘em Before You Wreck ‘em.
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.
Gamma Ray - Empire Of The Undead Review
Review of Gamma Ray and their 2014 album Empire Of The Undead.
Heavy Metal Blogs You Don't Want To Miss
A list of heavy metal blogs you don't want to miss.
Lzzy Hale Talks Ronnie James Dio Tribute Album...
2014 interview with Halestorm vocalist/guitarist Lzzy Hale.
The Oath - The Oath Review
Review of The Oath and their 2014 self-titled album.
Brainstorm - Firesoul Review
Review of Brainstorm and their 2014 album Firesoul.
Best Hair Metal Bands
List of the top 10 hair bands, also called glam metal, pop metal and hairspray 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.
Heavy Metal Timeline
Timeline of heavy metal history and significant events.
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.
What Is Metalcore?
Description of the metalcore genre.
February 2014 Best Heavy Metal Albums
The best heavy metal albums released in February 2014, from About.com Heavy Metal.
Record Store Day 2014
Record Store Day 2014 heavy metal and hard rock vinyl releases.
Best Anthrax Albums
The best albums by the Bay Area thrash metal band Anthrax, as selected by About.com Heavy Metal.
In This Moment Concert Photos from Carolina...
Maria Brink concert photo, from Carolina Rebellion 2013. Page 3.
Best Heavy Metal Albums Of 1990
The best heavy metal CDs of 1990, as selected by the About.com guide to heavy metal.
Best Overkill Albums
The top 5 Overkill albums, as selected by About.com Heavy Metal.
Delain - The Human Contradiction Review
Review of Delain and their 2014 album The Human Contradiction.
Essential Progressive Metal Albums
A list of essential progressive metal albums.
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.
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.
Best Black Sabbath Albums
The five best Black Sabbath albums, as selected by the About Guide To Heavy Metal.
Essential Doom Metal Albums
A list of essential doom metal albums, as selected by About.com Heavy Metal.
Essential Death Metal Albums
A list of essential death metal albums from About.com Heavy Metal.
Essential Grindcore CDs
A list of essential and recommended grindcore albums, from About. com 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 Heavy Metal Albums Of 1991
The best heavy metal albums released in 1991, 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 Cannibal Corpse Albums
The best Cannibal Corpse albums, as selected by About.com Heavy Metal.
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 Judas Priest Albums
The best Judas Priest albums, as selected by the About Guide To Heavy Metal.
The Oath Interview
2014 interview with The Oath vocalist Johanna Sadonis.
Best Heavy Metal Albums Of 1981
The best heavy metal albums released 1981, as selected by the About.com Guide To Heavy Metal.
Nile Interview
2009 interview with Nile guitarist/vocalist Dallas Toler-Wade.
The Unsigned Underground: April 2014
The best unsigned heavy metal bands for April, 2014.
What Is Melodic Death Metal?
History of melodic death metal and the Gothenburg sound, including genre pioneers and recommended albums.
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 Genres
Description and history of heavy metal music and its genres and subgenres. Page 2.
Best Australian Heavy Metal Bands
The best Australian metal bands from About.com 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.
Best Heavy Metal Albums Of 1984
The best metal albums of 1984, as selected by the About.com guide to heavy metal.
Best Death Albums
The top 5 Death albums, as selected by the About.com guide to heavy metal.
Cormorant - Earth Diver Review
Review of Cormorant and their 2014 album Earth Diver.
Best Heavy Metal Albums Of 1993
The best heavy metal albums released in 1993, as selected by the About.com guide to heavy metal.
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.
Essential Thrash Metal Albums
List of recommended thrash metal albums from About.com Heavy Metal.
What Is Grindcore?
Profile of grindcore, including musical and vocal style, history, genre pioneers and recommended albums.
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 Katatonia Albums
The best albums from the Swedish metal band Katatonia, as selected by About.com Heavy Metal.
Lacuna Coil - Broken Crown Halo Review
Review of Lacuna Coil and their 2014 album Broken Crown Halo.
What Is Thrash Metal?
Description and explanation of thrash metal or speed metal, including recommended artists like Metallica, Slayer, Anthrax and Megadeth.
Essential Metalcore Albums
Essential metalcore CDs, as recommended by About.com Heavy Metal.
Triptykon - 'Eparistera Daimones'
Review of Triptykon and their 2010 CD Eparistera Daimones.
Best Heavy Metal Albums Of 1989
The best heavy metal albums of 1989, as selected by the About.com guide to heavy metal.
Ozzy Osbourne Profile
Profile of heavy metal singer Ozzy Osbourne, including biography, discography, band members and recommended album.
Heavy Metal Gift Guide 2013
Gift ideas for the metalhead in your life, including box sets, DVDs, electronics, video games and more.
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.
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.
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.
Best Death Metal Album Covers
The best death metal album covers, as selected by About.com Heavy Metal.
Sonata Arctica - Pariah's Child Review
Review of Sonata Arctica and their 2014 album Pariah's Child.
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 Dream Theater Albums
The best Dream Theater albums, as selected by About.com's Dan Marsicano.
What Is Power Metal?
Profile of the heavy metal subgenre of power metal, including history, pioneers and recommended albums.
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 1982
The best heavy metal albums released in 1982, as selected by About.com Heavy Metal.
Lacuna Coil Profile
Profile of the Italian gothic metal band Lacuna Coil, including biography, discography, band members and links.
Meshuggah Profile
Profile of the Swedish heavy metal band Meshuggah, including history, discography, band members and recommended CD.
Megadeth - Th1rt3en Review
Review of Megadeth and their 2011 CD Thirteen.
Various Artists - Ronnie James Dio: This Is...
Review of the 2014 tribute album Ronnie James Dio - This Is Your Life.
Pantera Profile
Profile of the heavy metal band Pantera, including biography, discography, band members and recommended album.
Interview With Former Emperor Drummer Faust
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AC/DC Profile
Profile of the Australian heavy metal band AC/DC, including biography, discography, current members, former members, links and recommended album.
Essential Black Metal Albums
A list of essential black metal albums from About.com Heavy Metal.
Nightwish Profile
Profile of the Finnish metal band Nightwish, including biography, discography, current and former band members and recommended CD.
Bathory Profile
Profile of the Swedish black metal band Bathory, including history, discography, band members 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.
Best Judas Priest Songs
The Top 10 Judas Priest songs, as selected by heavy metal writer Martin Popoff.
Kreator Profile
Profile of the German thrash metal band Kreator, including biography, discography, current and former band members and recommended album.
Best Sepultura Albums
The best Sepultura albums, as chosen by About.com.
Annihilator Profile
Profile of the Canadian thrash metal band Annihilator, including biography, discography, current band members, former band members and links.
Faust Interview
Interview with former Emperor and current Aborym and Scum drummer Faust.
Massacre - Back From Beyond Review
Review of Massacre and their 2014 album Back From Beyond.
Best Heavy Metal Albums Of 1985
The best heavy metal albums of 1985, as selected by the About.com guide to heavy metal.
Inquisition - 'Ominous Doctrines Of The...
Review of Inquisition and their 2011 CD Ominous Doctrines Of The Perpetual Mystical Macrocosm.
Queensryche Profile
Profile of the heavy metal band Queensryche, including biography, discography, current and former band members and recommended album.
Nightwish - Showtime, Storytime Review
Review of Nightwish and their 2013 DVD/CD Showtime, Storytime.
Slipknot Profile
Profile of the heavy metal band Slipknot, including biography, discography, current band members and former band members.
Opeth Profile
Profile of the Swedish metal band Opeth, including a biography, discography, current band members and former band members.
Testament Profile
Profile of the thrash metal band Testament, including biography, discography, current and former band members and recommended album.
Bludgeon Interview
Interview with Bludgeon vocalist Mark Duca and guitarist Carlos Alvarez.
Lamb Of God Profile
Profile of Lamb Of God, including biography, discography, band members, links and more.
Richard Christy Interview
Interview with Richard Christy, drummer for Charred Walls Of The Damned. Page 2.
Cannibal Corpse Profile
Profile of the Florida death metal group Cannibal Corpse.
Best Megadeth Albums
The best Megadeth albums, as selected by the About.com guide to heavy metal.
Stream Of Passion featuring Ayreon - Live In...
Review of the 2006 DVD Live In The Real World from Stream Of Passion featuring Ayreon.
Best In Flames Albums
The top 5 In Flames albums, from About.com Heavy Metal.
Interview with Delain vocalist Charlotte Wessels
2014 interview with Delain vocalist Charlotte Wessels.
Iron Maiden - Live After Death DVD
Review of Iron Maiden and their 2008 DVD Live After Death.
Bruce Dickinson Profile
Profile of heavy metal singer Bruce Dickinson, including biography, discography and recommended album.
Satyricon Profile
Profile of the black metal band Satyricon, including biography, discography, band members and recommended album.
Carcass Profile
Profile of the heavy metal band Carcass, including biography, discography, band members and recommended CD.
Metallica Profile
Profile and biography of the heavy metal band Metallica, including a discography.
Motorhead Profile
Profile of the British heavy metal band Motorhead, including biography, discography, band members and recommended album.
New Heavy Metal Album Reviews: March 4, 2014
New heavy metal album reviews, including the latest by Acheron, ADX, Agiel, Anarchos, Aurora Borealis, Bast, Battleaxe, Bleeding Fist, Colossus, Destrage, Ektomorf, Hammercult, I Am Heresy, Kayser, Kuolemanlaakso, Mount Salem, Nothing, The Overseer, Prizehog, Profezia, Ready Set Fall, Suffer In Silence, Vanishing Point and Wolves Like Us.
Katatonia Profile
Profile of the Swedish melodic death metal band Katatonia, including biography, discography, band members, best CD and more.
Steel Panther - All You Can Eat Review
Review of Steel Panther and their 2014 album All You Can Eat.
Morbus Chron - Sweven Review
Review of Morbus Chron and their 2014 album Sweven.
Within Temptation - Hydra Review
Review of Within Temptation and their 2014 album Hydra.
Burzum Profile
Profile of the Norwegian black metal artist Burzum, including biography, discography and recommended album.
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.
Top 10 Blues Albums For Heavy Metal Fans
Recommendations of blues albums that heavy metal fans may enjoy.
What Is Doom Metal?
History and profile of doom metal, including recommended artists and albums.
Iron Maiden Profile
Profile of the heavy metal band Iron Maiden, including biography, discography and recommended CD.
Avenged Sevenfold Profile
Profile of the heavy metal band Avenged Sevenfold.
The Shrine - Primitive Blast Review
Review of The Shrine and their 2012 CD Primitive Blast.
Motley Crue Profile
Profile of Motley Crue, including biography, discography, current and former band members and recommended album.
Iron Maiden - The Final Frontier Review
Review of Iron Maiden and their 2010 CD The Final Frontier.
Bonded By Blood Interview
Interview with Bonded By Blood guitarist Juan Juarez.
Sepultura Profile
Profile of the Brazilian heavy metal band Sepultura, including biography, discography, current and former band members and recommended album.
Heavy Metal Album Reviews: March 25, 2014
New heavy metal album reviews,including the latest from Ageless Oblivion, Ancient Ascendent, Assassins, Barren Harvest, Coltsblood, Darkentries, Die Choking, Falls Of Rauros, Frozen Dawn, Geryon, Noble Beast, Panopticon, Rauhnacht, Restless Oblivion, Shores Of Null, Thou and Trigger Point.
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.
Kyng Interview
2014 interview with Kyng drummer Pepe Clarke Magana.
April 2013 Best Heavy Metal Albums
The best heavy metal albums released in April 2013, from About.com Heavy Metal.
Trivium - Vengeance Falls Review
Review of Trivium and their 2013 CD Vengeance Falls.

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