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Fred Phillips’ Best Hard Rock and Metal of 2016: Anthrax, Testament, Rob Zombie, Dead Daisies

Fred Phillips’ Best Hard Rock and Metal of 2016: Anthrax, Testament, Rob Zombie, Dead Daisies

As you go through my Best Hard Rock and Metal of 2016 list, you’ll see why I’m calling it the year of the classic thrash band.

Fred Phillips’ Best of 2013 (Metal and Hard Rock): Amon Amarth, Tom Keifer, Black Sabbath, Carcass

Fred Phillips’ Best of 2013 (Metal and Hard Rock): Amon Amarth, Tom Keifer, Black Sabbath, Carcass

Any time my year-end list starts with more than 20 candidates, it’s been a pretty metal year for me. That was the case for 2013

Fred Phillips’ Mid-Year Best Of 2013 (Hard Rock and Metal): Tom Keifer, Black Sabbath, Skid Row

Fred Phillips’ Mid-Year Best Of 2013 (Hard Rock and Metal): Tom Keifer, Black Sabbath, Skid Row

It’s been a really solid year for hard rock and metal so far. At six months, I’m often adding mediocre albums that I know won’t make the final list to get to 10. This year, I actually had to make a tough call or two.

Amon Amarth – Deceiver of the Gods (2013)

I remember once reading a review that said something to the effect that to not like Amon Amarth was to not like heavy metal. I wish I’d written that because I wholeheartedly concur.

Fred Phillips’ Top Albums for 2011: Metal and Hard Rock

Fred Phillips’ Top Albums for 2011: Metal and Hard Rock

I can guarantee that this list will be the first-ever mention of several of these bands on Something Else!, but you might find something worth checking out.

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