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Three New Columns: "The Streaming Metal Option", "Amazon vs Spotify", and the "Maximum Metal Guide to Streaming Music"!
7/29/2016 4:41:29 PM by Frank Hill






As we sit in 2016, would you believe that those stealing media may actually become the minority soon? Physical presentation has reached new heights with bands and labels packaging comic books, videos, bonus tracks, virtual reality content and puzzles; not to mention the vinyl explosion of gatefold limited editions in various colors and sizes. But outside of the physical media lure comes the onslaught of the hook-line-and-streamer music industry. Read Eric Compton's "Streaming Metal Option" here… [Full Column Link]

Two kings have emerged in this Digital Wasteland - AMAZON'S PRIME MUSIC and SPOTIFY. Two of Maximum Metal's scribes are paying subscribers to these streaming services. While many people wouldn't disagree with the fact that SPOTIFY offers more selection and more content than Prime Music, Maximum Metal wants to drill down and look at specific differences between the two and how they relate to Heavy Metal and Hard Rock. Check out our throwdown of the two streaming services here… [Full Column Link]

Maximum Metal saw the conflict and difficulty with purchasing heavy metal and hard rock in the 00s and compiled a feature called "Buying Metal". Now, in 2016, we are launching a new feature called "Streaming Metal", another resourceful list that will compile all of the options available to music fans to stream metal legally either for free or as a paid subscriber. Check out our Maximum Metal Guide to Streaming Music [Full Column Link]



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RANDOM ACTS OF METAL
· Anvil· Bathory
· Cathedral· Lost Horizon
· Loudness· Vehemence
· White Skull· Neck
· Impellitteri· Twelfth Gate
· Deranged· Twisted Tower Dire
· Machine Head· Commit Suicide
· Gun Barrel· Godflesh
· Vaginal Carnage· Masterplan
· Angel Dust· Vyndykator
· Led Zeppelin· Pelican
· Brainstorm· Exawatt
· Byfist· Shakra
· Catch 22· Fireball Ministry
· Bloodbath· Sevendust
· Thunderbolt· The Graveyard Boulevard
· Evanesce· Crystal Eyes
· Duke· Hypocrisy
· Lacuna Coil· Project: Failing Flesh
· Out of the Lair· Secret Sphere
· Iron Savior· Force Of Evil
· Shiva· Killik
· Gothic Knights· Scala Mercalli
· Leash Law· Messiah's Kiss
· Bleeding Inc· Edge Of Forever
· Metalium· Marillion
· Dragonspoon· Spiral Madness
· Joe Stump· Estuary
· Destructor· Krokus
· Goatsnake· Killswitch Engage
· Black Destiny· Nashville Pussy
· Otep· Jungle Rot
· Arch Enemy· Silent Force
· Trans-Siberian Orchestra· Made of Iron
· Tristania· Milkweed
· Kinetic· Cradle To Grave
· Hellfueled· Carina Alfie
· Nevermore· John Sykes
· Stormwarrior· Kaamos
· Marduk· Bleed The Sky
· Meshuggah· Magica
· Def Leppard· Groundcrew
· Blind Stare· God Among Insects
· Darkane· Testament
· Gaia· Sheavy
· Morgana Lefay· The Scourger
· Nuclear Assault· To The Bone
· Shattersphere· Infliction
· Chain Collector· Skullshifter
· Gorefest· End of Level Boss
· Enforsaken· End My Sorrow
· Intronaut· Codeon
· Wolves in the Throne Room· Thyrane
· Daylight Dies· Cryptopsy
· The Ocean· Silver Dirt
· Warrant (Amer)· Vreid
· Cataract· Dream Or Nightmare
· The Sword· Hate Profile
· Dawn of Azazel· Michael Orlando
· Azure· Nachtmystium
· Warface· From the Grave
· Shadows Within· Wastefall
· Zoroaster· Rotting Christ
· Cult of Daath· Biolich
· Demise· Darkness Eternal
· Quest of Aidance· Stonegard
· Hardcore Superstar· Lost Eden
· Onslaught· Throne of Katarsis
· In This Moment· Warbringer
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· Textures· Five Finger Death Punch
· Rob Zombie· Malevolent Creation
· JR Ewing· Funeral
· Randy Ellefson· Himsa
· Depressed Mode· Averse Sefira
· Deceiver· Ost Est Ima
· Trivium· Blood Haven
· Straight Line Stitch· Vulture Industries
· To-Mera· Moonshine
· Hacksaw Surgery· Celestia
· Medieval Steel· Uriah Heep
· Bible Of The Devil· Papa Roach
· Something Beautiful· Crown The Lost