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Once again it's Top Ten time -- voting for 2022 Top Ten albums is online. Vote now! You can still vote for 2021 and 2020 albums as well.


BNR's 100 Favorite Metal Songs

Some time ago I compiled a list of my favorite metal songs of all time. See the entire list, with commentary and links to YouTube clips, here.


Brand New Albums!

Feb 3  Memoriam  Rise To Power
Feb 3  Xandria  The Wonders Still Awaiting
Jan 23  Disharmonic Orchestra  Repulsive Overtones? 1988-1989
Jan 20  Atrocity  Okkult III
Jan 20  Black Star Riders  Wrong Side Of Paradise
Jan 20  Katatonia  Sky Void Of Stars
Jan 20  Riverside  ID.Entity
Jan 15  ... And Oceans  And In Gardens, So In Tombs
Jan 13  Ahab  The Coral Tombs
Jan 13  Necrodeath  Singin' In The Pain

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There are 3687 bands, spanning 21411 albums, featured on this site. The site was last updated on February 2, 2023.


We held a poll to determine the Best Metal Vocalist Of All Time. See how it turned out, and read about all of our past tournaments.


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Blazon Stone
power metal from Sweden

Bands who name themselves after another band's classic album often don't stray far from their namesake band, and a shining example ... Read more


The Halo Effect
melodic death metal from Sweden

In Flames are one of the OGs of Swedish melodic death metal, and (for better or worse), they have strayed quite a bit from their ... Read more


Portal
death metal from Australia

As extreme metal contihues to expand and mature, there will always be questions as to what comes next. Can extreme metal become ... Read more


Turilli/Lione Rhapsody
power metal from Italy

This is the third band in the Rhapsody family tree (fourth if you count that the original Rhapsody changed name to Rhapsody Of Fire). This ... Read more


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