An NYC metal sampler

Take an aural tour of NYC metal, past and present.



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We’ve prepared the perfect audio counterpart to our NYC metal feature: a playlist of 20 great songs, covering the full spectrum of the genre’s Gotham heritage, including both chestnuts and deep cuts. Whether your taste is grunt-and-grind death metal, classic thrash, unabashed hard-rock ma-cheese-mo, streetwise hardcore or sleek ’90s alt metal, we hope you’ll feel right at home.

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