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!".
09.07.2011 - SceneryOfLoss
In the Autumn of 2008, CHAOS IN PARADISE started taking their first steps in a small garage in Oporto suburbs, where Alex and Quik began to outline the identity of the band.
After a few days, they started searching for other musicians to complete CHAOS IN PARADISE and after a while they found Pedro for guitar, 19 for bass and Sara for the vocal parts.
With the band as a whole, the quintet began writing their first Demo which came out in February 2010, including the songs "Dawn", "Heading North", "The Meaning of Being Imposed" and "Antagonized".
The band recorded the Demo at their own studio and released and distributed the four songs online for free!
After, CHAOS IN PARADISE began their live shows through Portugal, to promote their work and also to obtain experience as a band.
In the beginning of 2011, the band returned to the rehearsal room to start writing their following work, trying a new aproach to improve their sound, bringing their own identity to it and making it more coherent.
With the pre-production on the bagage, the recording sessions of the EP started in March 2011 at Soundvision Studios in Vila do Conde with Paulo Lopes in the co-production.
From the EP entitled "Let the Bliss Remain" the band released their first single "Awareness" to the fans and press, aquiring unanimous opinions expressing that their evolution and sound quality had a huge improvement.
With the "Let the Bliss Remain" presentation and release in June 2011, CHAOS IN PARADISE came back to the road to promote their EP in Portugal, having already some International shows in mind.
At the moment, they're planning to edit their first album in 2012.
28.07.2013 - psykometal
Needs at least one full length.
24.11.2013 - LeKiwi
Ugh those weak screams...a better vocalist would be a huge improvement.
08.03.2012 - Kuroboshi
Side project of AAL frontman Tosin Abasi and members of The Mars Volta and Suicidal Tendencies. Not the most metal sound in the world, but there are clear metal undertones. Interesting art!
08.03.2012 - R'Vannith
Wouldn't call them djent but yeah interesting stuff.
31.03.2012 - João Pirucas
This is much more Jazz Fusion than Djent but it's awesome nonetheless. That connotation is there just because Tosin and Javier are part of the band, in my opinion. Good addition to the site anyways. +1
27.03.2014 - Mehdi Taba
Great band with a great album (Lingua Franca), Terrazas, Reyes, Abasi & Moore, fresh sound, awesome performance and production with awesome drum works.
22.07.2009 - Wildchild-91
Insense deserves to be on Metal Storm because they are not much known outside of norway. Insense is a fantastic bands and should be heard by so many others than just norwegians that are interested in that kind of music.
The vocalist/guitarist Tommy Hjelm also plays with Benea Reach sometimes
22.05.2012 - RocknRaven
It has been a while since being really blown away from a new discovery.
ProFusion is a bit hard to categorize, combining Progressive Metal riffs, Eclectic stuff a la Beardfish, and catchiness like, well... It just gets stuck in your mind and won't go away.
I've yet to have listened to their first album, but their second one (Rewotower) has really blown me away.
The first song of the album (Ghost House) is available on their Reverbnation page.
25.07.2013 - LeKiwi
I'm just not impressed with bands like this these days...all this type of prog is the same. Sounds like watered down DT...
15.08.2014 - elt
very good...I also listened to a preview of their third album, really nice ...
02.05.2012 - gabrielsanctus
Ace Of Hearts is a "supergroup" with members of Secret Sphere, Icon & the Black Roses and Odd Dimension, his debut album "Monster" is a MUST for the fans of the genre!
10.04.2009 - Hunter'sMoon
It's kinda rare to see a band with old influences nowadays. And, to be honest, I think that what they say about rock'n'roll is true:
"ROCK'N'ROLL IS NOT ABOUT TECHNIQUES AND 32-NOTES-A-SECOND SOLOS, IT'S ABOUT TOUCHING PEOPLE WITH YOUR MUSIC".
18.04.2009 - Dr.Rock
It's kinda rare to see a band with old influences nowadays?
....uhhhh, which planet are you living on?
14.10.2009 - artah
"Sår" (Sar) is a solo project in Depressive Suicidal Black Metal (DSBM) genre which started in 2008 by its only member "Don Andolini" in the north of Iran. The word "Sår" has been taken from one of the Sortsind's song titles with the same name, and it means "Wounds" in English.
12.02.2010 - Whoblehwah
Midnight Idols is a heavy metal band signed to Metal On Metal records. Listening to them for the first time you'd probably think they're a NWOBHM band. They have a very old school sound to them. They're very talented.
09.02.2010 - Prisoner
a nice BM band with tons of releases!!! released a full-length album last year and also The band contributed a track to the various artists "Tribute to Sarmak" CD.
The band is featured on the "Burzum Tribute Attakk" compilation CD with a cover of "Snu Mikrokosmos Tegn".
09.02.2010 - Prisoner
not very known but an awesome band from Colombia with absolute brutal metal sound! their 2003 album "Ritual of Flesh" was their best, last Single released in 2008 but the band is working on new stuff....should be added+1
29.01.2010 - followthreaper
Yet another classic band from the 80s that everyone's forgot about.
11.02.2011 - Meller
Sorry for the pedant remark, but their works are done in the 90's althought the band was formed in 1989. Anyway, to the point... I'll never get over the way their recorded, more mature full-lengths sound in many aspects quite much like Neurosis on their era from Souls At Zero to Through Silver In Blood - only less than Neurosis. (Well, duh, it IS an unfair contest, especially in my books.) But: there's lots of panache, lots of skill at making some seriously hypnotic patterns in music, and lots of desperation without the whole cake going to the corny side of things. Quality stuff and ill surely deserve some wider audience. So, a big +1 and full support.
16.02.2011 - Nollz
They composed in my opinion one of the best doom songs ever with the song "across vast oceans" what a brilliant song!
21.04.2011 - Glabrezu
Great band, rage of Mindrot singer in their dark atmospheres was something unique. I would like to return in 2003 when Morgion played live with Adrian Leroux.
I'm really sorry both bands disbanded, I really love them.
29.01.2010 - Metalomorphis
It's a great band who released a very nice debut, Jumyr-Kylysh. They are quite unique, blending traditional kazakh music with classical violin and a touch of metal. Also, they are a rarity in their country, as a metal band.
29.01.2010 - Promonex
I really like them, but I wouldn't really call them metal.
20.09.2010 - DarkSymphony500
They definitly get my vote, their music is original and very unique. +1
29.01.2010 - FrostFlame
House Of Mirrors has existed on and off since mid ninenties with variety of musicians involved. Now after two albums we are ones more in a corner of change looking for lead singer to participate on the third album(recordings due to start later on this year).