It has been stated many times that we're not about to feature every single metal band that has ever existed. Usually we only add already accomplished bands with at least one full-length release. Still, many bands escape our attention, so it's up to you to tell us which of them are the most worthy of being featured on Metal Storm.
Bands listed here are suggested for addition by our users. You can vote for these bands as well as provide additional comments - both of which will be taken into account when we look for the next band to feature on Metal Storm. If the band is not in the list, you can suggest it here (you need to be a registered member).
Make sure you also check the Blacklisted bands - these are the bands we're not going to add at all, since we feel they won't be appropriate for this website. Yes, some non-metal bands are already featured here, but that's not the reason to add a lot more - so we don't accept arguments like "hey, this band is way more metal than band X you have featured!".
16.05.2009 - ShadowCross
A very heavy technical prog metal and screamo band from the United States that have become very well known since the release of As The Roots Undo, their second album.
The next unreleased album contains the tracks Ritual of Names parts 1 and 2. These have a very prog and doomy feel to them.
11.09.2012 - Uldreth
Wouldn't call it doom really, just post-hardcore/screamo. Which isn't really metal. Nevertheless this one has LOTS of grindcore elements in it so I guess they have a place here, about as much as any hardcore band featured already. And also awesome band!
18.02.2015 - diamondblack
Salythia's main goal is to shred and kick ass, plain and simple. They don't care for the fame, they don't care for the money, they care for the music, the fans, and the experience of performing live in front of a roaring crowd.
Salythia gives what the metalheads want, including ripping solos, relentless guitar riffs, mosh pits, pure aggression, a strong live presence, intricate songwriting, and a pulsating power that will punch you in the mouth and infect your mind.
All the members derive from different backgrounds of metal music theory, but the fact that they can all come together as one unit to create a unique and signature style is worth noting, and worth seeing for yourself.
16.02.2015 - wackiechan666
Def-Con-One was founded over a decade ago by Antton Lant on drums (former drummer for black metal legends Venom 1999-2009) and Johnny Hunter on guitars. They have released 2 albums, Warface and II and also an EP 'Brutal Force and Ignorance' which all hit you hard from start to finish. Bloodstock Festival actually described Def-Con-One as coming across like a bar fight between Machine Head, Slayer and Pantera.
15.02.2015 - diamondblack
Perpetual Rage is a Finnish heavy metal band. We play music with energy and attitude because music is a lifestyle for us. Our songs are tales from scifi, horror and also a real life melancholy. The crew was founded in Kuopio, Finland at summer 2009. After replace a drummer (spring 2010) and then bassist (january 2011), drummer Erkka joined in the band at spring 2013. And Erkka left the at summer 2014 because he was too busy to handle several bands. Guitarist Osi Kuokkanen left the band autumn 2014 to concentrate pop music. So current line up was together. All musicians have a long experience of playig music from the past several years / several bands.
14.02.2015 - diamondblack
Megora was founded in 1990 by Piotr Sommer and Tony Scherrer and published the same year their first demo "The Fog". In 1991 was released second demo: "Moon Still Waters". 1991 Dominik Schieweck rose as a bassist with Megora. Megora produced and financed their first CD "Waiting" on their own.
13.02.2015 - helioguara
Active since 2009 they have been a strong force on their local Underground scenne, have a demo, a single, they participated of a very important tribute to an very important local Brazilian Horror Punk band and were the only authorized to produce the very first and only Panzer Fest based outside São Paulo, for its third edition. This year will be releasing their debut album. They also are the producers behind a local festival in their State called Undermetal MS, where they shared stage with other bands such as: Kamala, Panzer (Brazil), Armadilha, Pile of Corpse, Sinaya and Woslom.
12.02.2015 - FelixtheMetalcat
They are a lesser known band from Austria that seems to fit with many others on this site. One listen & you will be convinced. They have received many respectable reviews as an up an coming band that focuses mainly on today's version of traditional metal.
12.02.2015 - wackiechan666
Founded in 2008 and heavily influenced by Iron Maiden, these guys produce an old school heavy metal sound that is powerful and energetic. They have an EP released in 2011 and their debut album 'The Killing Floor' was released in 2013, both of which are amazing. They are a great live band too
12.02.2015 - Kevin454
I am writing you asking that you add The Eulogy to your site and consider reviewing the self-titled EP by the band "The Eulogy" released by Flatspot Records. We think that your website is an important one for the metal and hardcore scene and our release is worthy of review. Our band is made up of veterans of the hardcore scene with members that played in Madball, Agnostic Front, Mouthpiece, Straight Faced, Eye for and Eye, 454 Big Block and Collision. The band consists of Matt Henderson and Pete Reilly on guitar, Sergio Chavez on vocals, Kevin Norton on bass and Derek Muraski on drums.
The music was engineered and produced by Nick Jett who may be more familiar behind the drum throne of LA hardcore legends Terror. Our music has been streaming at Noisey and Bandcamp it can be accessed here http://flatspotrecords.bandcamp.com/album/fsr13-s-t-ep I have also included a link to a review of the EP from the Legends Arising website http://legendsarising.com/2015/02/04/review-the-eulogy-st/ .
The music is labeled as hardcore but is as influenced by and sounds more like Obituary, Entombed and Black Sabbath than traditional hardcore like Minor Threat and Black Flag.
12.02.2015 - diamondblack
Female Fronted Symphonic Power Metal band.
The band was formed at June 17st, 2004 under the name "Vipera" by Adir Colonna And Shiri Burah.
It was a summer night when they started to talk about their wills of a serious musical career.
Adir that came from a background of a death melody band named Kna'an, and Shiri that came from a background of choirs.
They set next to the peer and talked about how they grow farther from music and how they miss that and they want to start something new.
Shiri suggest to form a band inspired by Sonata Arctica and Adir, who wasn't and expert about the genre, decided that it will be a good challenge.
11.02.2015 - Hammer-Slammer
Reaper's Revenge is a newcomer band which was founded in 2013. There first album "Wall of fear and darkness" was released in October 2014 and received lots of great reviews. Also in the German print magazines Rock Hard, Metal Hammer and Gitarre & Bass. The band's music is mainly influenced by 80s Heavy Metal. But also you can find other influences such as Thrash or Progressive Metal.
10.02.2015 - Valkyriestorm
Firstly, the band is an original band from the United States and is a female fronted band. They are from NYC and have been an official band since 2009. They've performed as direct support for such acts as Doro and Amaranth and have opened for Sebastian Bach, Stryper and Rhapsody of Fire, to name a few. Their debut self-titled EP (released in 2013) has been steadily picking up momentum within the US and abroad and they are currently working on releasing their first full length album. Finally, I think they would be a good fit for those that regularly check out this site and are hungry for new music!
France / Industrial Metal, Post Metal, Avantgarde Metal / 1 comment
10.02.2015 - Dima
They're metal, they're good. What more do you need? ;)
09.02.2015 - Atroxentis
Old school inspired Death Metal but with a strong concept and long songs. Kind of unique but still fits the style.
2 full albums releases so far, including one in September 2014 which got quite a great feedback from reviewers so far.
Latest album was recorded, mixed and mastered in Poland by the live sound Engineer of Behemoth who also worked with Decapitated, Hate,...
Full album is available in streaming here : http://atroxentis.zimbalam.com
Check it out!
09.02.2015 - Karhu
Their sound is interesting, well balanced between heavy, upfront parts and mellow interludes; folk and medieval influences mix together with orchestral elements, making all sound pretty epic.