Contact Us

Anthrax, ‘The Devil You Know’ vs. Disturbed, ‘Down With the Sickness’ – March Metal Madness 2016, Round 2

Aaron Poole Images / Adam Bettcher
Aaron Poole Images / Adam Bettcher

Usually old school against new school is pretty interesting, but we’re trying to determine the Best Metal Song of the 21st Century, so there’s no time for nostalgia in March Metal Madness! Both Anthrax and Disturbed have advanced to Round 2.

Anthrax’s “The Devil You Know” edged out Korn’s “Here to Stay” in what was a close matchup from the start. The thrash veterans proved they’re just as relevant today as they were when they helped pioneer the genre in the ’80s and now they have another modern powerhouse to contend with.

Disturbed’s anthem “Down With the Sickness” claimed victory over Ghost’s “Cirice,” which was fresh off a Grammy win. March Metal Madness is only heating up from here and Disturbed need to their fans to come out in full support again if they want to defeat Anthrax.

So which song will move on to the Quarterfinals of March Metal Madness 2016? Listen to both tracks and vote for either Anthrax’s “The Devil You Know” or Disturbed’s “Down With the Sickness” as the Best Metal Song of the 21st Century in the poll below!

(This poll will end on Tuesday, March 15, at 9AM ET. Fans are able to vote once per hour, so keep coming back to make sure your favorite song wins!)

Anthrax, “The Devil You Know”

Subscribe to Loudwire on

Disturbed, “Down With the Sickness”

Subscribe to Loudwire on

Next: System of a Down vs. Godsmack

Headbanger Round 2

Stage Dive Region Round2

Devil Horn Region Round2

Mosh Pit Region Round 2

Recommended For You

Around the Web

Best of Loudwire

Leave a Comment

It appears that you already have an account created within our VIP network of sites on . To keep your personal information safe, we need to verify that it's really you. To activate your account, please confirm your password. When you have confirmed your password, you will be able to log in through Facebook on both sites.

Forgot your password?

It appears that you already have an account on this site associated with . To connect your existing account just click on the account activation button below. You will maintain your existing VIP profile. After you do this, you will be able to always log in to http://loudwire.com using your original account information.

Please fill out the information below to help us provide you a better experience.

(Forgot your password?)

Not a member? Sign up here

Sign up for Loudwire quickly by connecting your Facebook account. It's just as secure and no password to remember!