March Metal Madness 2013 has progressed into Round 2, and the Stage Dive Region has left us with some legendary pairings. These next two bands defeated their opponents during Round 1, and are looking to get even closer to the Championship round and gaining the distinction of labeling one of their works as the greatest ever.
March Metal Madness
After two hard-fought battles of iconic '80s albums in the Headbanger Region of March Metal Madness 2013, we've got two bands who have emerged victorious. The winner of this Round 2 battle will face the winner of Black Sabbath's 'Paranoid' vs. System of a Down's 'Toxicity' in the quarterfinals!
In our first head-to-head matchup in Round 2 of the Headbanger Region of March Metal Madness 2013, we've got an interesting pairing in this year's battle of metal's all-time greatest albums. Who will win this battle? The choice is all up to the fans!
Welcome to Round 1 of Loudwire's March Metal Madness 2013! To celebrate the beloved genre, as well as the bands that make our lives a little heavier, we've chosen 32 of metal's best albums and given you control over choosing which one will be known as the greatest metal album of all time.
The first round of the 2013 March Metal Madness' Mosh Pit region gets under way with two heavyweights ready to do battle. It's Slayer's classic 'Reign in Blood' in one corner, with Mastodon's modern masterpiece 'Remission' in the other corner, and only one of these two discs can advance to the second round in the battle to determine the best metal album of all-time.