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Revolver's 20 Biggest Stories of 2019

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2019 has been one of the biggest years in heavy music in recent memory, and not surprisingly, most of the biggest stories of the year revolved around the headline-making returns of heavy-music behemoths Tool, Slipknot and Rammstein. But there were other big stories, too, that caught fire online: Dethklok's first live show in five years, Rob Zombie's final entry in the Firefly family saga, a particularly well-matched Game of Thrones x Metallica mashup. The internet has spoken and these are's most viewed stories of 2019.

20. Tool: See Stunning Photos of North American Tour Kickoff at Aftershock

19. Dethklok: Brendon Small on Adult Swim Fest Show, Future of 'Metalocalypse'

18. 'Game of Thrones' Meets Metallica: See Daenerys Go Mad to "For Whom the Bell Tolls"

17. 25 Best Songs of 2019

16. Tool's Danny Carey on New Album, Sacred Geometry, Being Band's "Enforcer"

15. Hear Evanescence's Operatic Cover of Fleetwood Mac's "The Chain"

14. Fan Poll: Top 5 Acoustic Songs By Heavy Bands

13. Read Lyrics to Rammstein's "Ausländer" in English: Internatonal One-Night Stands

12. Fan Poll: Top 5 Metal Bassists

11. Knotfest Mexico Canceled After Barricade Breaks, Fans Storm Stage, Destroy Gear

10. Rob Zombie Completes 'The Devil's Rejects' Sequel '3 From Hell'

9. Read Lyrics to Rammstein's "Puppe" in English: Most Disturbing on New Album

8. Who Is Slipknot's Mysterious New Member?

7. Slipknot's New Member: Corey Taylor Shares Epic Fan Theory

6. See Tool's Adam Jones Play Halloween Show as Dwight From 'The Office'

5. 45 Most Anticipated Albums of 2019

4. Review: Tool's 'Fear Inoculum' Is a Masterpiece to Be Dissected for Years to Come

3. Taylor Swift Fans Freaking Over "Unknown" Band Tool Knocking Pop Star From No. 1

2. 25 Best Albums of 2019

1. 10 Scariest Songs of All Time, According to Pandora