Editors' Notes By the ’10s, decades of sophisticated cross-pollination had collapsed the borders between metal's many niches and eras. Such fluidity opened the door for plenty of innovation, whether in the form of Deafheaven's churning post-rock cyclones, the electro-injected metalcore of Motionless In White, or Red Fang's buzzy stoner sleaze. Better still, this creative malleability inspired the genre's titans to bulk up their sound: '80s thrash mavens Megadeth unleash some wicked riffage on the propulsive "Dystopia," while nu-metal icons Slipknot exhibit crisp dynamics on "The Devil In I."

SONG
ALBUM
At War with Reality
3:08
 
Executioner's Tax (Swing of the Axe)
3:45
 
Sultan's Curse
4:09
 
Cirice
6:02
 
I'll Cut You Down
5:01
 
Ulvinde
4:23
 
Holy Libations
6:33
 
Ora Pro Nobis Lucifer
5:35
 
Captive Bolt Pistol
3:16
 
Limerent Death
4:06
 
DEUTSCHLAND
5:23
 
Diamond Eyes
3:08
 
16 Psyche
4:18
 
Pneuma
11:53
 
You Will Never Be One of Us
1:29
 
Barbaric Pleasures
2:55
 
Electric Messiah
4:16
 
Prepare the Ground
9:05
 
Outstrider
5:39
 
Tundra Leach
5:02
 
Satanic Royalty
3:23
 
Dream House
9:14
 
Fire Is the End Lesson
6:54
 
Worlds Apart
10:16
 
Entrance to Hell
3:07
 
Lightning Strike
3:29
 
Speed of Light
5:01
 
Desolation
3:54
 
Rather Be Dead
4:38
 
Manor of Infinite Forms
4:53
 
Death Knows Where
4:37
 
Izrael
4:49
 
Curl of the Burl
3:40
 
Marijuanaut's Theme
6:40
 
Forever
3:07
 
Le toit du monde
6:33
 
Kill or Become
3:50
 
Moonlight Equilibrium
3:28
 
Slave Species of the Gods
5:28
 
Deluminate
1:12
 
To Drink from the Night Itself
3:23
 
Unsainted
4:20
 
Eight of Swords
5:39
 
Dystopia
4:59
 
Parasite
3:40
 
Crack the Sky
3:50
 
Under the Scalpel Blade
3:54
 
Firing Squad
3:17
 
Demiurge
6:12
 
Forced Gender Reassignment
3:53
 
To the Grave Possessed
4:48
 
To Carry the Flame
No
4:31
 
Kiss of Death
3:38
 
Kicking
2:35
 
5:34
 
Prisoner of the Past
3:34
 
All Must Die
6:33
 
Ritual
4:28
 
4:00
 
Show Yourself
3:02
 
Devoid of Redemption
8:16
 
Ten Thousand Ways to Die
3:16
 
Repentless
3:19
 
Scar Sighted
10:02
 
Desert of Absurdity
9:58
 
L'enfant Sauvage
4:17
 
3:52
 
Trespasses
2:43
 
Unsilent Death
2:43
 
Terror Tactics
4:57
 
Manifest Decimation
4:33
 
Hypnotisoitu Viharukous
5:30
 
Dead Early
4:49
 
Slime and Punishment
2:22
 
Born from the Serpent's Eye
9:36
 
Dragged Out
4:20
 
Glint
10:57
 
Måneblôt
3:33
 
Square Hammer
3:59
 
Venus in Furs
6:22
 
Bloody Knuckles
4:16
 
The Lament
5:36
 
God Is Dead?
8:52
 
The Screen
9:49
 
Stranded
4:29
 
I Saw the End
6:21
 
Harvest Pyre
4:12
 
As Fathomed By Beggars and Victims
5:12
 
Esp Ion Age
Ion
3:26
 
Metaphor of the Moon
8:11
 
The Coma Machine
7:35
 
Counter Culture Complex
3:21
 
God = Dog
3:58
 
Call to Destruction
5:45
 
Ceremonial Resurrection
3:59
 
Kill the Cult
4:40
 
6:39
 
Dark Matter Gods
8:35
 
Troubled Air
11:45
 

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