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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!

Mar 20  Bloodbound  Rise Of The Dragon Empire
Mar 8  Children Of Bodom  Hexed
Mar 8  Iron Fire  Beyond The Void
Mar 8  Iron Savior  Kill Or Get Killed
Mar 8  Tyr  Hel
Mar 1  Demon Hunter  Peace
Mar 1  Demon Hunter  War
Mar 1  In Flames  I, The Mask
Mar 1  Queensryche  The Verdict
Feb 22  Candlemass  The Door To Doom

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There are 3528 bands, spanning 19039 albums, featured on this site. The site was last updated on February 19, 2019.


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


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Battle Beast
traditional metal from Finland

This Finnish sextet have a feather in their cap, winning the prestigious Wacken Open Air Metal Battle Contest in 2010. They ... Read more


Havukruunu
black metal/viking metal from Finland

This Finnish duo formed in 2013 and have quickly garnered significant critical acclaim as a standout black metal band. *Kelle ... Read more


Ophis
doomdeath from Germany

This German band deals in classic doomdeath, a style that has faded somewhat since early days when bands like and were ... Read more


The Von Deer Skulls
eclectic metal/doom metal from France

Here's one for the bizarro crowd. The Von Deer Skulls were labelled somewhere as "progressive post-doom". To be clear, this ... Read more


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