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They have some of the finest extreme metal bands, like Carnifex, Children of Bodom, Machine Head, Suicide Silence, & Death Angel. One of the biggest metal labels in the world. - MetalFoREVer1228
Yup deserves number 1 just look at how many metal bands they have on them - christangrant
One word: Nightwish
They have many very big bands... anthrax,children of bodom,meshuggah,lamb of god,slayer are just to name a few...V 1 Comment
They've got some great bands signed, like As I Lay Dying, Whitechapel, Amon Amarth, & Cannibal Corpse - MetalFoREVer1228
Code Orange, Slipknot, Trivium, Power Trip, Killswitch engage...list goes on
Slipknot makes Roadrunner records the best record label for metal bands. it's the best of the best
Some very well known bands are signed to Roadrunner, such as Killswitch Engage, Slipknot, Trivium, The Devil Wears Prada, & others. - MetalFoREVer1228V 2 Comments
My personal favourite, Arch Enemy, is signed to Century Media - Porcupine
Homeland of Lacuna Coil and Arch Enemy.
It is the best label, did a great job with the Septicflesh and still fzaem with bands like Carach Angren, Mayhem, Beyond Creation and Rotting Christ
Keeps things fresh. Finds the best underground bands.
A label that does its job - introducing and supporting new blood, regardless of genre. Not playing safe. Kind of what Roadrunner was about before it became irrelevant.
Many great BLACK METAL bands on this Label.V 1 Comment
THIS LABEL involved the best metal bands for me
HE MADE History speaking of death and black metal!
Carcass - Heartwork
At the Gates - Slaughter of the Soul
Vektor - Terminal Redux
Entombed - Left Hand Path
Nocturnus - The Key
New band sug-saft toda
One of the best labels for extreme metal bands. - MetalFoREVer1228V 2 Comments
Deserves top 3.
So many good bands are assigned to relapse (e.g. Nile, Mastodon, Pig Destroyer, Dying Detus, Neurosis and the list goes on and on)
in my opinion the top three is Metal Blade, Relapse and Nuclear Blast.
Relapse records has the most consistent roster, as well as the best looking vinyl releases. Their releases are always on time (if not early). They have the best prices for a majority of their products, as well as the cheapest shipping prices compared to all of the other labels listed.
By far my favorite record label. Tons of amazing bands past and present. Terrific rereleases. What's not to love!
How is this not in the top ten?! Must be a mistake...V 3 Comments
Home of the small boys! But still a kicker for folk, power and speed metal!
So many unappreciated metal bands, people like amberian dawn, and alestorm are probably their biggest bands.
This is where I find the less popular metal bands that actually have great songs! Like Xandria, Delain and Visions of Atlantis!
One word: Alestorm
While they have some of the more popular bands like Asking Alexandria, they have some great metal bands too. Perfect examples: The Faceless, Upon A Burning Body, & After the Burial. - MetalFoREVer1228
They have bands like Periphery, Animals as Leaders, After the Burial, Veil of Maya, the list goes on. Amazing label.
Probably the best label for modern prog metal
Asking Alexandria is the best bandV 3 Comments
So much metal
Iwrestledabearonce... that's enough
Of mice and men, that's all
Great roster. Positive message. Check them out!
Underrated despite having signed bands such as August Burns Red, Underoath, Norma Jean, Demon Hunter, Extol, and He Is Legend. In the meantime they are also home to rising talent such as Silent Planet, Phinehas, and Fit For A King.
Sinister.. Debauchery...Mystic Prophecy...Fates Warning.. Anvil... legion of the Damned
Good bands with positive messages and fair prices on merch and music, what more could you ask for?
They have some great technical bands that hit hard and go heavy!
Killer black metal, gave a lot of big bands their start too
A label with morals and also ghoul
20 Buck has a perfect lineup! No bad bands at all.
Only by having Architects under their name is already worth a vote.
Please tell me you're joking. Those bands you listed are NOT metal in the slightest. Bring Me The Horizon have more in common with boy bands than they do metal.
With amazingly talented bands such as Escape The Fate, Falling in Reverse, Bring me The Horizon. Why aren't they up there?
The only metal band signed to this label is Parkway Drive.V 1 Comment
As Paradise Falls, Genus Ordinis Dei, Despite - all great bands I found from this label
They don't put out a lot of stuff, but I've been a fan of theirs ever since they released the first Mushroomhead album back in 2001. Other notable bands they've worked with are Bobaflex, A Breach of Silence, and Scum of the Earth.
New indie label with high quality releases right off the bat.
Interesting label with good bands and positive message.
Metallica's very own record label - christangrant
A very important group for securing a source for Norwegian Black Metal groups like satyricon, darkthrone, thorns, enslaved, emperor and even wongraven. Very important.
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