en.wikipedia.org/wiki/List_of_heavy_metal_bands

This is a list of heavy metal artists from the formative years of the movement. For bands that ... In the late 1960s a number of bands began pushing the limits of blues rock into a new genre which would be called heavy metal. In 1981, three of the ...

en.wikipedia.org/wiki/List_of_alternative_metal_artists

This is a list of alternative metal artists. Alternative metal (or alt-metal) is a style of heavy metal and alternative rock. ... Alternative metal bands are often characterized by heavy guitar riffs, melodic vocals, unconventional sounds within other ...

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They're bigger than just heavy metal -- they're among the best rock bands/artists of all time. Which one is the best? That's up to you to decide with your votes.

loudwire.com/important-metal-bands-21st-century

Nov 1, 2017 ... The band came up at the height of nu-metal, offering something just as rhythmically heavy, but more rooted in traditional rock and metal ...

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Mar 8, 2017 ... From the "Big 4" of thrash to legacy acts like Iron Maiden, Thin Lizzy and Judas Priest, which heavy metal bands belong in the Rock and Rock ...

consequenceofsound.net/2018/12/top-25-metal-hard-rock-albums-of-2018

Dec 5, 2018 ... It was a fascinating year for metal and hard rock, with a number of ... bands like Judas Priest, A Perfect Circle, Clutch, Ministry and others.

www.rollingstone.com/music/music-lists/the-100-greatest-metal-albums-of-all-time-113614

Jun 21, 2017 ... So when Rolling Stone began picking the 100 Greatest Heavy Metal ... We did the same with bands that specialize more in hypercharged rock ...

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They created the power metal genre, and have influenced most of the bands in ..... They started/heavily influenced industrial rock and metal in their later years ...

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Black Sabbath were an English rock band, formed in Birmingham in 1968, ... Judas Priest is an English heavy metal band formed in West Bromwich in 1969.