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!".
01.07.2015 - ManiacBlasphemer
Not quite a metal band, but seeing that other hard rock or glam bands are featured, I do not see why these guys shouldn't be here. Great White is one of the better bands from that thoroughly commercial movement of the 80s.
23.03.2016 - SYCON
We got a full length cd as required. It'd be a great honour to be featured on this site. Here you can find some info:
Sycon bears just one thing in mind with their music - Total Havoc!
Brutal guitar riffs, versatile vocals, stomping beats and atmospheric synths defines the music, all while retaining their melodic metal roots.
Groove Factor Guaranteed!
Sycon was founded in 2009 at Oranienburg, north of Berlin. 2011 they released their first demo EP "Sniper's Poem". 2012 they moved to Berlin-Köpenick and had a fundamental member change. 2013 the only remaining member guitarist Moe joined with Jay from the Philippines as lead guitarist. They released the single "I'm the One" featuring Aurelia's Turm singer Marcel and Declamatory's drummer Fabi. In the End of the year Jay and Moe joined force with drummer Tobi, who was playing the davul and various percussion at the medieval group Obscuratis. Shorty after bassist Lars joined Sycon. 2014 they released the single "Downer" with female singer Seline. In early 2015 they finally found their permanent frontman Daniel, which worked before with Ill Kommodity and as rapper KoH Kain and is known as streamer KæinPlay. In spring 2015 they released the first single "Bulletstorm" of their debut album and played shows such as the Rocktreff open air festival in Berlin and as support for The Vision Bleak. Their self-tilted first album was released on March 27th 2016.
13.06.2012 - AlexisCroze
Corvus is a Melodic Metal band from Ukraine. They released their debut album "Raven Rising" in 2012.
28.09.2015 - diamondblack
Royal Corvus band was formed in September 2005 and the first band name was Corvus. The name was borrowed from Latin, it translates - the Raven. It is a symbol of the wisdom in most ancient religions of the world. Raven is a carrier of souls across the River of Eternity and a binding link between the fragile edge of the World of Shadows and the World of the Living. Initially, the Corvus band was created as a melodic symphonic gothic metal project, but in the process of development and quality growth joins itself the best of the different trends and styles of rock. Now Royal Corvus band has created more than thirty Russian and English-language songs. Song's sound is very different: from romantic ballads to hard and progressive rock. And nobody of the listeners will not remain indifferent, because everyone will find something in this music for themselves. All this different musical styles are merged in one unique style - Corvus style. Besides his own works band plays covers of classic rock and pop songs. During its long history Royal Corvus band many times was engaged in various kinds of rock and bike festivals in Kharkov, and outside it. The Royal Corvus band received invitations and performed in support to rock stars as: Master, Sergey Mavrin, Epidemia, Catharsis, and vocalist of the legendary bands Rainbow and Deep Purple - Joe Lynn Turner. April 28, 2012 the Corvus band has presented their debut album - Raven Rising. October 24, 2012 Royal Corvus was official support group of SCORPIONS in Kharkov as part of the farewell tour "FINAL STING TOUR" .
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.
USA / Avantgarde/Experimental Metal / 3 comments
16.09.2010 - Die Hacker [PT]
Amazing avantgarde band i've discovered recently, mixing jazz, slow & fast tempos with a thrashy druming and almost no vocals besides occasional screams, these guys will for sure deliver for avangarde metal fans!
04.12.2010 - Uirapuru
Oh my god this has to be here! To complete John Zorn's in the collection =P +1000
26.02.2016 - ZÖN
Always considered them metal. Leng t'che for christ sake. Painkiller is (was) pretty metal too
Iran / Alternative/Progrssive Metal / 3 comments
01.10.2009 - Wrathreaver
Traumeta has released their first debut demo in 2008, containing 4 songs. Their upcoming album will be released in January 2010.
02.10.2009 - JD
well i support Persian bands, me waiting there 2010 album +1
11.03.2015 - psykometal
Do they even have an album out yet? Link me to it in PM if so.
08.10.2011 - powa_emanuel
Adrián Barilari with the keyboardist Hugo Bistolfi, who also left Rata Blanca in 1994, form Alianza, with many musicians sessions, which were the only members permanently was Barilari and Bistolfi. The duo explore ballads sound with more keyboard presence than Rata Blanca. Alianza did not have much impact in Argentina, but in other Latin American countries.They edited three albums Sueños del Mundo (1994), Alianza (1997), and Huellas (1999).
06.03.2016 - diamondblack
Innate Concept's musical identity is rooted in the Progressive Metal genre - and the word "progression" is to be taken literally. Innate Concept strives to incorporate elements, instruments and ideas normally not found in classic Progressive Metal. The newest album "Sunset In Our Eyes" combines elements from electronica and classical elements into a whole new and unique sound. A multitude of synthesizers create the atmosphere, color and texture, the mighty Taiko drum ensemble delivers power, groove and impact, while the Armenian Duduk conjures up ethereal melodies, adding yet another layer to the rich-bodied symphonic orchestra. A piano and various acoustic guitars are another integral part of melodic storytelling and quite frequently intertwine with other instruments. All of this takes place planted firmly on the foundation of thundering drums, shredding guitars and a nasty, angry bass. Innate Concept's music is challenging, demanding, cunning, powerful, intense, yet so delicate and fragile. Be prepared, for it will demand your full attention - and it will surprise you if you dare a listen. Debut album can be purchased at http://www.innateconcept.com/shop/
26.11.2012 - BaneConall
Progressive Metal band in the vein of The Human Abstract's Digital Veil album without the harsh vocals. Their debut album Reticence: The Musical has already been released. Definitely worth a listen.
16.12.2011 - TheMahan11
Band 23 is a new name in Croatian scene. Band has recorded their debut MCD and self released it in 66 limited copies. I've watched their short trailer and it sounds very interesting. It is definitely something new...
01.08.2012 - Urs Blank
Formed in 2010, they released their first album entitled "The Fantasy Effect" in 2012. They developped their own style, mixing experimental, progressive Djent with Deathcore. Listen to "Picture Perfect": http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=_Kr2tVarNLY&feature=fvwrel
05.01.2014 - Uldreth
Some of the passages they write are totally mindbending.
30.07.2012 - AdrianBDC!
BanDemoniC is a Heavy Metal band formed at Ioannina City by 17-year-old Adrian Kyprianos and Andrew Myriounis in late August 2009. In September 2009 George Manthos and Erik Karamanis joined the band and started jamming at studio on Hard Rock/Heavy Metal songs. After some time Panagiotis Bletsos joined as a full time bassist of the band. In early 2010 the band started working on their material. Generally, the band has achieved to gain popularity in the local hard rock/heavy metal scene and took part in festivals like Scorpions Festival and Castle Rock Festival, both held at Ioannina City.In April 2011 Alexandros Papageorgiou replaced Andrew Myriounis on the guitars!BanDemoniC also achieved to have their song "The Seeker" featured on Kill City Vol. 32 Compilation of the Los Angeles based record label 272 Records!In early 2012 the band was selected to perform in NAKAS Band Fest 2012 Semi-finals and achieved to qualify to the Final of the competition (one of the most prestigious competitions around the country).
Shared the stage with: Firewind, Helstar, Grim Reaper, Innerwish, Wolfcry, Anorimoi, Lethal Saint, Rex Mundi, Bewized, etc)
30.07.2012 - mrcagliari
Because of Turkey's best metal singer Hayko.A much-loved musician.Sonisphere festival, was found to be the only Turkish musician.There are 3 album and fourth album, in preparation.Attracts the attention of the whole world with a different image.Turkish melodies in his music, heavy metal elements, electronic music, classical music has a very kind, such as.He must be on Metal Storm.
29.07.2012 - btbamfan20
A sick ass band from the Motherland, playing some very technical death metal.. just one EP atm, but they are currently in the studio, and I am very much anticipating this release. \m/
27.07.2012 - Yossarian
They are considered the pioneers of the Metal-Hard rock scene in Spain since they became the most popular at their time giving way to the "first wave of Spanish Heavy Metal" with Barón Rojo, Obús, Ángeles del Infierno, Panzer...
His main composer is Rosendo Mercado, the most famous metalhead in Spain -like Ozzy in England or Gene Simmons in the States-. Whenever somebody wants to speak about our scene in TV, he is always the first choice for interview.
He founded Ñu, already featured here then left and founded Leño 1978-1983 releasing 3 great albums -specially the first one for me-. The last ones turn more Garage Rock with blinks at commercial success and they got it. After that he started his solo career until today with more than 10 albums though can't be featured here since the style is more Garage Rock than Hard Rock. I will paste his discography from another website http://www.metal-archives.com/artists/Rosendo_Mercado_Ruiz/7894
The first bass player of the band, Chiqui Mariscal was also member of Ñu before Leño, during Leño and after Leño and is also already featured here at MS. He was quite famous as session musician and bass teacher during the 70's 80's
27.07.2012 - Shadowseer
Shadowseer is an up and coming band that has great things in store for them. Besides that their music is killer, with inspirations from Iron Maiden, Medageth and Slayer. They are great with their fans and extremely professional to work with. Shadowseer deserves as much exposure as they can get. They are true musicians who make the music they do for the love of their art, not just to get chicks or money like other bands. Please take the time to investigate their website and facebook page www.facebook.com/shadowseerband I am positive that you will agree they are just the type of band your website represents.
Thank you for your time.
26.07.2012 - SteveColca
Destroyer of Light has been working hard since January 2012 to get out to the world. They have just released their six song EP independently, and they are representing the torch that bands such as Black Sabbath, Electric Wizard, Sleep, Candlemass, and Witchcraft carry. Doom metal/rock runs deep within the band and they just want to let people know they are a fan of the riff.
24.09.2014 - PGON DESTROYTRON
These guys deserve to be listed here. Currently touring (https://www.facebook.com/destroyeroflight/app_123966167614127?ref=page_internal - of course, no Indianapolis date). Just saying - already in the Encylopaedia Metallum (http://www.metal-archives.com/bands/Destroyer_of_Light/3540348179). More than just stoner/doom - they mix in some death growls here 'n' there. Totally epic complete eponymous full-length released on Heavy Friends Records in 2012. ADD THEM NOW!!!
Russia / Melodic Death Metal / 1 comment
26.07.2012 - MetalHOE
Moradin is a canadian epic melodic metal band which equally mixes folk and black metal elements into its music since 2006. They've already released one EP and a stunning full-length album called Ancient Stone and Mystic Woods.
For those who likes Thulcandra or Wodensthrone (even the newest Moonsorrow), it could be a very interesting listen! :-)
25.07.2012 - togo95
Another great underground grind czech band. When listening to them !T.O.O.H! immediately springs to ming, though Alienation Mental is more brutal. Check them out (I would mainly recommend their first full-length Ball Spouter)
25.07.2012 - SpaWn
Another band of the most brutal scene in Brazil, ... scenery of Rio Grande do Sul! this band has a demo tape of the best known of all the Brazilian metal scene'' Extreme'' Evolutive Trauma
It has three full-length:
Proclaiming Vengeance (2000)
Abyss of Hypocrisy (2004)
Blemished Redemption (2006)
All very good albums
Label: Mutilation Records