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Metal Mount Rushmore

What’s good Butcher Crew? We all known Mount Rushmore, the massive National Memorial of some of the most important presidents of the United States. What are the bands, albums, and people that are the most important to you?

In these lists below, I give my top 4 bands, albums, songs, and people, etc. that have influenced me the most; my own Mount Rushmores. Now, these may not be the most influential to readers but, here is insight into my musical tastes.

If you could create your own metal Mount Rushmore, who/what bands would you put on it?

Metalcore Bands:

As I Lay Dying

Asking Alexandria

Miss May I

Parkway Drive

Deathcore Bands:

Job For a Cowboy


Suicide Silence


Death Metal Bands:



Cannibal Corpse

Dying Fetus

Clean Vocals:

King Diamond (Mercyful Fate)

Corey Taylor (Slipknot, Stone Sour)

Bruce Dickinson (Iron Maiden)

Matt Heafy (Trivium)

Guttural Vocals:

Phil Bozeman (Whitechapel)

(Old) Chris Barnes (ex-Cannibal Corpse, Six Feet Under)

Darius Tehrani (Spite)

CJ McMahon (Thy Art Is Murder)


Tosin Abasi (Animals As Leaders)

Tony Iommi (Black Sabbath)

Dimebag Darrell (Pantera)

Zakk Wylde (Black Label Society)


Cliff Burton (Metallica)

Ian “Lemmy” Kilmister (Motorhead)

Reginald Arvizu “Fieldy” (Korn)

Steve Harris (Iron Maiden)


Joey Jordinson (Slipknot)

Lee Stanton (Thy Art Is Muder)

Chris Adler (Lamb of God)

Daniel Erlandsson (Arch Enemy)

Best Hair:

Levi Benton (Miss May I)

Lenny Bruce (Dust Bolt)

Peter Steele (Type O Negative)

Trevor Perez (Obituary)

Best Live Performance:

Wage War


Alice Cooper


Well-known Songs (General Public):

Walk (Pantera)

Enter Sandman (Metallica)

Back In Black (AC/DC)

Bohemian Rhapsody (Queen)  

Well-known Songs (For Me):

Chopped in Half (Obituary)

The Saw Is the Law (Whitechapel)

Forgive and Forget (Miss May I)

Evisceration Plague (Cannibal Corpse)

Best Album (General Public):

Reign in Blood (Slayer)

Metallica [“The Black Album"] (Metallica)

Cowboys From Hell (Pantera)

Van Halen (Van Halen)

Best Album (For Me):

Dirt (Alice in Chains)

Hartford County Misery (Boundaries)

Deathless (Miss May I)

Korn (Korn)

Stay Metal,