Rock bands come in all shapes and sizes: quartets, quintets, sextets and even horn-section-enhanced nonets, but there’s something special about power trios. Everyone has to man an instrument proficiently in order to fill out the band’s sound, never mind fill a stage with the necessary personal charisma, and someone has to sing, to boot. In other words, there’s just no slacking in a power trio — especially when loud and violent sounds are on the menu, so join us as we celebrate the 10 Best Heavy Metal Power Trios.

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