11 Greatest Metal Bands of the 90s: Spirit Adrift's Picks

The Nineties were the decade that codified metal as more than a trendy sub-genre of rock, but a vast world of music unto its own. From the genre's commercial domination on MTV to the creation of a sprawling network of micro-styles — black-metal, death metal, nu-metal, sludge, stoner and metalcore, to name a few — the decade was a transformative time for heavy music that spawned many of best to ever do it. We had Nate Garrett, frontman of Spirit Adrift and a Nineties metal scholar, pick the 11 greatest groups that defined that 10-year period — from extreme-metal innovators to stadium-crushing giants. Watch now. 

October 19, 2022