A look at the Biggest Metal Bands EverHeavy metal has been around for a long time and experienced peaks and troughs of popularity throughout its history. The heavy metal genre was coined to describe the loud, aggressive style of music that emerged from punk rock and new wave in the New York City club scene in the late 1970s. Heavy Metal is one of the most popular subgenres within the scope of rock n’ roll today, keep reading to learn more about some of the biggest bands in this amazing style of music!
British Metal Bands Success in America
The U.K. metal scene has produced some legendary bands over the years. Many of those bands, including Iron Maiden, Led Zeppelin and Black Sabbath, have achieved huge success around the world. However, despite their global popularity and…165
Motor Head and Black Sabbath Rivalry
Even though Black Sabbath doesn't have a Motorhead chapter in its extensive list of official support clubs, the two bands have been closely linked for decades. The relationship is so strong that one of the reasons cited for Tony Iommi and Geezer…161
Is Metallica the biggest Metal Band?
It is not only the world’s biggest metal band but also the biggest band in general. Metallica has sold more albums than any other metal band and ranks among the top-selling artists of all time, with over 110 million album sales. In this…164
The Biggest American Metal Bands and in the U.S.
Heavy metal is a global phenomenon, but its strongest roots remain in the United States and Europe. The top American heavy metal bands continue to produce fantastic new music, appealing to old fans and winning over new ones. If you’re looking…161