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The Year in Heavy Metal: 2012

The year 2012 brought an array of exciting moments in heavy metal, from album releases by veteran acts like Napalm Death and younger bands like Goatwhore, to some of the biggest ever heavy metal festivals, to a few of my personal favorite interviews with metal legends.

Enjoy -- and happy metal fucking New Year.

See also:

-Top Five 2012 Heavy Releases In Phoenix - Top 10 Phoenix Albums of 2012 - Top 10 Reissues and Compilations of 2012 - Jason Woodbury's 10 Best Things I Heard in 2012 - Top 20 Phoenix Concerts of 2012 - Top 12 Biggest Musical Letdowns of 2012

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Lauren Wise has worked as a rock/heavy metal journalist for 15 years. She contributes to Noisey and LA Weekly, edits books, and drinks whiskey.
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