Category: Awards

Listmania: Albums of the Decade #5 from The Metal Tris!

“And now, the end is near, And so we face the final curtain, My friend, we’ll say it clear, we’ll state our case, of which we’re certain, we’ve lived a life that’s full, we’ve traveled each and every highway, And more, much more than this, we did it the Metal way…” That’s right. It’s time

Listmania: Metal Noise Spotify Wrapped 2019!

For all you Spotify users out there – if you haven’t already, if you follow the wrapped link and enable it here you will get what you always wanted – a breakdown of all the tracks and albums you’ve listened to over the last 12 months with your very own statistics! We’re not going to

NEWS: Louder start Lords of the Riff series!

Taking an interesting route, Louder have started a new series on the Lords of the Riff with a group of Masters in their own right including Trivium axe man Matt Heafy, Zakk Wylde of Black Label Society and Vio-Lence guitarist Phil Demmel (ex-Machine Head) all involved. The curtain raiser is a mighty fine read on

Listmania: Albums of the Decade #4 from The Metal Tris!

It’s listmania season and everyone who’s anyone and their brother are putting out their albums of the decade lists of dramatically different lengths and depths. So we’re not doing our own. There’s no need. Instead we’re promoting The Metal Tris because his reviews and interviews have been a joy over the past 12 months. Here’s

NEWS: The Flaying win Album of the Year award!

Quebec City’s The Flaying have won the prestigious GAMIQ (Gala alternatif de la musique indépendante du Québec) award “Metal Album of The Year” for their debut full-length “Angry, Undead” released back in March via PRC Music. The GAMIQ “Metal Album of The Year” Nominees were: Anonymus – “Sacrifices” Barf – “Mantra” Le Kraken – “De paille et

Listmania: Albums of the Decade #3 from The Metal Tris!

Will Part III of The Metal Tris countdown of his albums of the decade be “Return Of The Jedi” or “Rise Of The Machines“? There’s only one way to find out. Surely cuts from Periphery, Fit For An Autopsy and Thy Art Is Murder will get a mention, but will the latest offering from Tool?

NEWS: Cast Your Vote: Kerrang! Nu-Metal album of all time!

Like every era of sub-genre that comes and goes and comes back again, it’s probably fair to say we’re in the nostalgic phase when it comes to Nu-Metal. After all, not only has Nu-Metal returned with the likes of DED but the sub-genres of Nu-Metalcore and Gloom have been spawned with their roots firmly in

Documentary: The Metal Tris albums of the DECADE!

Part #2 of “Albums of the Decade” from the mighty The Metal Tris has been unveiled, which isn’t only a list but a nostalgic look back at the comebacks, shreds and cymbal crashes that took the cake. We may even do our own but… picking just 5 seems light.

Listmania: 5x Bands That Style Shifted To Self Destruct!

Just how many bands are there out there that you love to hate? Were they bands that you enjoyed but then changed their style or simply bands that you never got into for one reason or another? There are bands that are out there who have made the big time that we simply don’t “get”

Listmania: The Metal Tris talks albums of the Decade #1!

It seems that Listmania season will be starting earlier this year with a whole bunch of “Albums of the Decade” lists begining to surface. Some of those lists are horrendously long and frankly if you’re name checking over a hundred albums with the standard names (Metallica, Megadeth, Five Finger Death Punch…) that seem to appear