Defenders of the Heavy Metal Faith #1: American Bands That Kept the Torch Lit in the 1990s

In more mainstream circles, people talk to death the common perception of how metal died in the ’90s, killed by big record labels and grunge, the torch only carried on by Pantera and maybe Death, depending on who’s pounding a shitty beer and telling the story. More underground-minded genre enthusiasts will rightfully scoff, pointing out how metal had not so much died as changed–after all, the ’90s had huge heights in visibility, popularity, and quality for first death metal and then black metal, and amazing bands and albums continued doing what they were doing the entire time.

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