Even though metal has smoked and drank its entire life, it will never die. This year, metal embarks on another era opening up the swinging saloon doors for new inebriated metal degenerates to steal the show. Below the radar, most of these metal bands have what it takes to break into the spotlight, all they need is a little radar love. Here are the ten metal bands to watch this year.
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