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Hard Rock & Heavy Metal

2022
99 votersThe Best Heavy Metal Bands Of 2022All of your favorite heavy metal rock bands are "back from the dead," as Lzzy Hale passionately sings on Halestorm's upcoming stud...
Metal
136 votersHeavy Metal Controversies That Left People OutragedHeavy metal as a genre has always courted controversy, but a few artists in particular are lightning rods for audience outrage. In...
2010s Music
410 votersThe Greatest Metal Albums Of The 2010s, RankedHere are the best heavy metal albums of the decade, ranked by fans everywhere. Featuring popular music from some of the biggest me...
Metal
58.9k votersThe Greatest Heavy Metal Bands Of All TimeCreating some of the best metal songs of 2020, the greatest heavy metal bands ever include some of the most iconic names in music....
Metal
343 votersMetal Bands With The Best FansA 2015 data study by Spotify found that fans of metal bands are the most loyal around the world. To any metal fan, this should com...
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18.8k votersThe Top Metal Albums of All TimeShreddit's top metal albums include some of the best and most classic extreme metal albums ever made. For casual fans, some of the...
Rock
20k votersThe Best Metal Guitarists and Guitar TeamsList of the greatest metal guitarists of all time, with photos. Clearly, the list contains a broad selection of guitarists who can...
1980s
2.2k votersThe Best '80s Metal SongsWhat are the best metal songs from the decade that brought the genre from the fringe it enjoyed in the 1970s to the mainstream in ...
Drummers
10k votersThe Best Metal Drummers of All TimeA metal band is really only as good as their drummer. Unless they're Metallica. But, that's neither here nor there. So, here are t...
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8.9k votersThe Best Female Hard Rock/Metal Guitar ShreddersNo more is the guitar a boys only club, and it’s about damn time we celebrate and recognize. From Leah Woodard and Aliases to the ...
Metal
3.2k votersThe Best Alternative Metal BandsDifferent from other genres of heavy metal, alternative metal provides exactly what it's title describes: an alternative to tradit...
Metal
492 votersThe Best Avant Garde Metal BandsConsidered one of the most interesting subgenres of heavy metal, avant garde metal bands have incorporated elements outside of the...
Metal
3.7k votersThe Greatest Black Metal BandsKnown for fast tempos, shrieking vocals, distorted guitars and lo-fi recordings, black metal has emerged as one of the top heavy m...
Metal
2.8k votersThe Best Classic Metal BandsWhen heavy metal first emerged at the beginning of the 1970s, naysayers would have never suspected that the bands from those early...
Metal
419 votersThe Best Dark Metal BandsMixing elements of gothic metal, black metal, doom metal and extreme metal, dark metal is a subgenre of heavy metal that uses verb...
Metal
1.7k votersThe Best Doom Metal BandsDoom metal, a subgenre of heavy metal, is one of the first metal genres to catch on with the public. Known for it's slower tempos,...
Metal
484 votersThe Best Folk Metal BandsFolk metal artists list, with photos, ranked best to worst by votes. List of good folk metal bands includes a filter so you can so...
Metal
294 votersThe Best Funk Metal BandsFunk metal artists list, with photos, ranked best to worst by votes. List of good funk metal bands includes a filter so you can so...
Metal
52.2k viewsGerman Heavy Metal Bands ListThis list of German heavy metal bands (ordered by popularity) also includes heavy metal solo artists from Germany. It's always int...
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2.3k votersThe Best Glam Metal BandsThe 1980s offered music listeners a new type of sound in terms of glam bands. Before, people glam bands meant over-the-top perform...