#1
I'm looking for some new metal bands to check out. I'm not a huge fan of screaming or "death growl" stuff, but I like Mastodon, Animals As Leaders, The Sword, Tool and some Bison B.C. I also like some of Protest the Hero for the guitar and some clean vocals and Dance Gavin Dance, mainly for the guitar. I'm not really looking for stoner metal either. I know this is a lot of information, but if anyone could point out some fairly new metal bands, hard hitting heavy riffs, I would really appreciate it. The Mars Volta is cool too, but not really metal. Thanks.
#4
Karnivool, Periphery, Friend for a Foe, Beyond our Eyes, BEING, Piotrek Gruszka, The Nocturnal Chaos, Cloudkicker, I Am Abomination, Paul Wardingham, Solution .45, Scar Symmetry, Soilwork....

I could go on for days :P