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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!

Jul 30  Axel Rudi Pell  Diamonds Unlocked II
Jul 30  Swallow The Sun  20 Years Of Gloom, Beautry And Despair: Live In H
Jul 23  Mordred  The Dark Parade
Jul 23  Rebellion  We Are The People
Jul 23  Yngwie Malmsteen  Parabellum
Jul 16  Paradise Lost  At The Mill
Jul 9  Mayhem  Atavistic Black Disorder / Kommando
Jul 9  Powerwolf  Call Of The Wild
Jul 2  At The Gates  The Nightmare Of Being
Jul 2  Die Apokalyptischen Reiter  The Divine Horsemen

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There are 3646 bands, spanning 20502 albums, featured on this site. The site was last updated on July 17, 2021.


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


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Ghost Bath
black metal/alternative metal from North Dakota

The Ghost Bath tale has been extensively written in the metal underground, but here's a refresher course. Somewhere between ... Read more


Hail Spirit Noir
eclectic metal/progressive metal from Greece

Hail Spirit Noir is a somewhat quirky Greek trio who, even after repeated listens, defy categorization. It's not that their ... Read more


Hell Fire
traditional metal from California

Hell Fire's sounds is rooted firmly in the 80's, with the faster songs approaching prime speed metal while at other times they ... Read more


Suicidal Angels
thrash metal from Greece

This Greek band has been cranking out albums fairly reliably since their full-length debut in 2007. A cursory listen to their ... Read more


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