Best of 2023

The Best Heavy Metal from 2023 Q3

July through September contained a massive amount of heavy metal – here’s our guide to the best of the past few months.

Best Dungeon Synth of 2023 (Thus Far)

Kaptain Carbon delves in the best dungeon synth we’ve had the pleasure of seeing so far this year.

The Best Heavy Metal of 2023 So Far

We gathered suggestions from our writers and came up with 22 recommendations for the best heavy music released in 2023 so far.

10 Must-Listen Grindcore Albums from Q1 2023

We’ve increased the granularity of our grindcore roundups in order to bring you the freshest, wildest grind out there.

The Best Heavy Metal from Q1 2023

We round up 14 top picks (and list out 25+ honorable mentions) from Q1 2023, including Lamp of Murmuur, Katatonia, and more.