While there is a bounty of metal music yet to come in 2013, it's never too early to celebrate the brilliant works released so far this year. Metal powerhouses from around the world representing multiple sub genres have began to shape 2013, and we're giving you a guide on where to aim your attention.

From death metal legends to international heavy metal rookies to experimental enigmas, the Best 2013 Metal Songs (So Far) are ready to be absorbed by your years. Keep checking back as we'll constantly be updating this list when a new must-hear track hits.

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