10 Essential Metal Albums: Wage War Picks Metallica, Slipknot, A Day to Remember, More

With nearly 50 years of history and counting, there are so many metal albums to choose from that every musician has a different list of essentials. For the five members of the Ocala, Florida, metalcore band Wage War, the records that they consider crucial to both their own tastes and the broader genre range from cross-generational titans like Metallica and Slipknot to acts who helped define the sounds of the mid-2000s til now, such as As I Lay Dying and A Day to Remember. The whole group told us about the impact these 10 essential metal albums had on their respective eras, and revealed how they influenced the music they're making today. Watch now.