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The 10 Best Historical Metal Bands

By Alex DiStefano

Sure, heavy metal music has a history. But could heavy metal music be history? With inspirations ranging from Ancient Egypt and Rome to the American Revolution, and even the Second World War, many bands representing various genres of metal are composing music that pays homage to our collective past, in both modern times and antiquity. Who knew head banging and history lessons could go hand in hand? This is our list of the Top 10 Historic Metal Bands.

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