Today's 10 Most Promising Young Metal Bands

Metal is a young man's game. Everyone knows that, even the older guys. The older ones don't usually quit, mind you, but they show their love for today's youth and pass the torch as much as possible. That's how you get things like Gigantour.

So in a world where the children are the future, it's always seemed prudent to me to keep a close eye on what's going on in the underground. After all, any of those young metal upstarts could be the next big thing. In light of that, these ten names metalheads should be keep in mind might just be headlining your next Summer Slaughter or Mayhem Festival.

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Corey Deiterman