The Bands and British Contemporary Rock
With the rise of American rock bands like Nirvana and Pearl Jam back in the 1990s and the continuing success of bands such as The Foo Fighters and Red Hot Chili Peppers today, many people assume that modern rock music is a distinctly American…255
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…437
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…556
Our List of Original Metal Bands
Heavy metal is an extremely broad genre. It incorporates many different subgenres and has been around for almost as long as rock music has existed. There are so many bands that have come to prominence in the world of heavy metal, and there are…450
The Biggest Heavy Metal Bands in History
Heavy metal music is a genre that has exploded in popularity over the years. Current heavy metal bands have widespread global appeal and are becoming more popular than ever. With some of the biggest bands seeing a resurgence in attention (thanks…493
The Birth of Heavy Metal Music
Heavy metal music has grown a lot in the last few decades. It is now one of the most popular genres, and millions of people listen to it every day. However, heavy metal wasn’t always that way. It used to be quite different from what it is…522
The Relation Between Heavy Metal and Thrash
Thrash metal emerged in the 1980s as a response to the growing popularity of heavy metal, punk rock and other aggressive underground music. As thrash grew more popular, it became clear that thrash was, in fact, its own unique subgenre. It has…488