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Metal Hammer Recognizes Metalunderground.com with Award Nomination for "Best Multimedia Metal Portal"

Metal Hammer has recognized Metalunderground.com by nominating us for "Best Multimedia Metal Portal," noting our photo gallery in particular. Personally, I think we compete with the best in their news and reviews category as well, but I could be biased. :-) Perhaps that's the intent with the use of the term "portal," as we do our best to cover it all here: metal news, interviews, reviews, bands database, photo gallery and more. Please head over to their site and leave your comments in support of Metalunderground.com and tell them what you think about the site overall! Thanks to Metal Hammer for the recognition, the Metalunderground.com staff for all their hard work, and to our readers for their support!

Winners will be announced April 6, 2009.

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1. Kali writes:

Damn straight MU is the best metal site! I am going to put my two cents in over there a.s.a.p!

# Mar 4, 2009 @ 3:02 PM ET | IP Logged Reveal posts originating from the same IP address
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2. americanpatriot1 writes:

Nice to see some recognition for a great site.

# Mar 4, 2009 @ 3:05 PM ET | IP Logged Reveal posts originating from the same IP address
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3. Netromancer writes:

Damn skippy :)

# Mar 4, 2009 @ 3:09 PM ET | IP Logged Reveal posts originating from the same IP address
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4. zMETALlica writes:

freaking awesome! I'm honored to be part of something that has gotten some recognition.

# Mar 4, 2009 @ 3:44 PM ET | IP Logged Reveal posts originating from the same IP address
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5. Txmetalhead writes:

This is the TOP metal news site, portal, whatever - in my eyes...great news coverage and great people!
Congratulations to everyone at MU!

# Mar 4, 2009 @ 3:51 PM ET | IP Logged Reveal posts originating from the same IP address
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6. godlike writes:

There is nothing better than The MIGHTY MU \m/

# Mar 4, 2009 @ 4:05 PM ET | IP Logged Reveal posts originating from the same IP address
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7. deathbringer writes:

Two things: First, - go vote! I don't see any comments over there still :-| Second, if the link doesn't seem to work, try a different browser. Unfortunately they used some Word-style curly quotes in the URL itself and the browser I first posted in was totally screwing up and would give me a 404 error every time I followed the link. Firefox and IE7 are working just fine for me, however.

# Mar 4, 2009 @ 4:16 PM ET | IP Logged Reveal posts originating from the same IP address
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8. edhuntermaiden writes:

This is great news! Since I'm new here, this obviously has nothing to do with me, so congrats to everyone, and I'm glad to be on board with such a great site!

# Mar 4, 2009 @ 4:47 PM ET | IP Logged Reveal posts originating from the same IP address
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9. BoltThrower writes:

I'd like to thank Panzer-Magazine Online for closing down several years ago and forcing me to hunt for a new site. MetalUnderground was a huge improvement over Panzer-Magazine.

Thanks, Deathbringer. Enjoy the accolades. You deserve one of Metallica's Grammys.

# Mar 4, 2009 @ 4:53 PM ET | IP Logged Reveal posts originating from the same IP address
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10. Red writes:

MU is a second family for all of us. thanks DB, i'm going to vote now !!

# Mar 4, 2009 @ 5:04 PM ET | IP Logged Reveal posts originating from the same IP address
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11. Ricardo Zavala writes:

Congratulations. More sponsors may come.
Keep the great work.

# Mar 4, 2009 @ 5:11 PM ET | IP Logged Reveal posts originating from the same IP address
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12. Red writes:

My comment is awaiting moderation, it seems I'm the only one who went so far. C'mon guys, stand up for MU !!!

# Mar 4, 2009 @ 5:11 PM ET | IP Logged Reveal posts originating from the same IP address
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13. charest writes:

f***ing Awesome

# Mar 4, 2009 @ 5:12 PM ET | IP Logged Reveal posts originating from the same IP address
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14. godlike writes:

hey db.... I used the link and tried posting a comment and the page took forever to reload and then told me, there was an error.... Did the same thing a second time..!!
Conspiracy..??

# Mar 4, 2009 @ 5:19 PM ET | IP Logged Reveal posts originating from the same IP address
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15. Listen_2_Autumns_Eyes writes:

All ready gave them my two cents. I have been a reader here for years, and as far as I'm concerned there is no better place for metal news/interviews/reviews and discussion. f*** all the rest!

# Mar 4, 2009 @ 5:31 PM ET | IP Logged Reveal posts originating from the same IP address
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16. godlike writes:

Ok, so I tried it again... Now it says my comment is awaiting moderation..??

# Mar 4, 2009 @ 5:47 PM ET | IP Logged Reveal posts originating from the same IP address
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17. deathbringer writes:

Yeah, I thought there might be a moderation queue in effect since there have been no new comments posted for hours.

# Mar 4, 2009 @ 5:57 PM ET | IP Logged Reveal posts originating from the same IP address
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18. btbamfav20 writes:

this is my #1 site for metal news, and the site i base all information from when edditing the wikipedia page "2009 in heavy metal music"
everyone should head over there to check out release dates, main events of the year, and unknown/TBA albums releases for the year. i even put in references for each band, so u can get the latest news about album releases for your favourite bands!

Now listening to: Altar Of Sacrifice - Slayer

# Mar 4, 2009 @ 6:00 PM ET | IP Logged Reveal posts originating from the same IP address
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19. Diamond Oz writes:

It was written into the founding pages of My Documents, that declared the nation of a website...

Yes We Can

It was whispered by Punks and Metalheads, as they headbanged their way into good music...

Yes We Can

It was sung by d***inson, as he joined a group of pioners that revolutionized heavy metal...

Yes We Can

It was a call of metalheads organized, women who entered the mosh pits, a website owner who chose the Underground as our new frontier, a Deathbringer who took us to the mountain top and pointed the way to the promised music.

Yes We Can to recognition and awards.

Yes We Can to opportunity and to prosperity.

Yes We Can heal this music

Yes We Can prepare young metal fan


Vote for MetalUnderground. Vote for change.

# Mar 4, 2009 @ 6:29 PM ET | IP Logged Reveal posts originating from the same IP address
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20. DeathInEye writes:

I think MU.com would fit nicely under the Defending the (Online) Faith category.

# Mar 4, 2009 @ 7:14 PM ET | IP Logged Reveal posts originating from the same IP address
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21. Jenny writes:

First of all, I would like to give out a HUGE thank you to all the staff members and to the founder (ya know who you are :) The hard work you guys do certainly pays off for those of us who love it here. The site is very cool. Congradulations Metalunderground! *cheers* \m/

# Mar 4, 2009 @ 9:45 PM ET | IP Logged Reveal posts originating from the same IP address
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22. Diamond Oz writes:

By the way, does anyone know how to vote on that site?

Rock the vote!

# Mar 4, 2009 @ 9:49 PM ET | IP Logged Reveal posts originating from the same IP address
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23. Jenny writes:

I submitted a comment on the site and it just says "Your comment is awaiting moderation." It's been saying that for a long a$$ time...

# Mar 4, 2009 @ 10:14 PM ET | IP Logged Reveal posts originating from the same IP address
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24. Jenny writes:

Oh, and somebody, answer Diamond Oz's question, cuz I'm asking the same thing.

# Mar 4, 2009 @ 10:15 PM ET | IP Logged Reveal posts originating from the same IP address
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25. Rubyred writes:

Congrats on being selected/nominated as one of the heavious Metal news Portal(s) on the Web universe, Metalunderground! Your an very informative Metal music/news Website. I just have to give Metal Hammer a peek which I do every now & again. cheers!

# Mar 4, 2009 @ 10:21 PM ET | IP Logged Reveal posts originating from the same IP address
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26. BodomFan writes:

awesome news. congrats to DB and all the staff. you got my vote

# Mar 5, 2009 @ 12:53 AM ET | IP Logged Reveal posts originating from the same IP address
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27. Fuck_A_Name writes:

IF we win this damn thing, expect a HUGE influx of new faces around here; we're bound ot get a few waves of metal hammer readers flocking over here for a bit, seein what this place is all about.

Hell, just being nominated is great promotion. SO hails to deathbringer for getting some kickass free promotion and some well-earned recognition for all your hard work, and to all the people on here that contribute to this site's success and brilliance.

My one-stop metal shop, as far as I'm concerned. This place rocks tits.

Now playing: Origin- Wrath of Vishnu

# Mar 5, 2009 @ 1:12 AM ET | IP Logged Reveal posts originating from the same IP address
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28. Kali writes:

My comment is awaiting moderation. :D

# Mar 5, 2009 @ 1:18 AM ET | IP Logged Reveal posts originating from the same IP address
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29. Kalis_wrath writes:

I felt so patriotic, that I logged in. Hahaha! HAIL METALUNDERGROUND.COM!

# Mar 5, 2009 @ 1:21 AM ET | IP Logged Reveal posts originating from the same IP address
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30. bananaterracottapie1 writes:

This site is f***in surreal! Absolutley f***in' epic and weenie-slicingly entertaining.

# Mar 5, 2009 @ 3:09 AM ET | IP Logged Reveal posts originating from the same IP address
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31. Die4Dethklok writes:

WOOHOO

# Mar 5, 2009 @ 4:01 AM ET | IP Logged Reveal posts originating from the same IP address
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32. InfernoNecrosis writes:

lol @ Comment #3 on here. My English teacher says "damn skippy," and he's the whitest man alive. And you're Irish. hah!

Seriously though, congrats to Deathbringer and all the staff that work much harder than me to get this sh** alive. Namely, xFiruath, Oz, and zMetallica. :P

# Mar 5, 2009 @ 8:08 AM ET | IP Logged Reveal posts originating from the same IP address
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33. BoltThrower writes:

You know, I've never even heard of all of these websites. Am I missing out on anything? I get plenty of news right here.

# Mar 5, 2009 @ 9:19 AM ET | IP Logged Reveal posts originating from the same IP address
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34. godlike writes:

Looks like all posted comments have now been moderated \m/

# Mar 5, 2009 @ 9:32 AM ET | IP Logged Reveal posts originating from the same IP address
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35. Blindgreed1 writes:

On behalf of Bruno and myself I would like to thank Blabbermouth for being what it is and making me get off my a$$ and find a metal "portal" worth posting to. The mighty MU is the real deal. \m/\m/!!!

# Mar 5, 2009 @ 9:52 AM ET | IP Logged Reveal posts originating from the same IP address
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36. Blindgreed1 writes:

I keep getting the error code.

# Mar 5, 2009 @ 10:09 AM ET | IP Logged Reveal posts originating from the same IP address
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37. godlike writes:

Yeah, that happened to me a few times yesterday..!! DAMNIT.!!

# Mar 5, 2009 @ 10:12 AM ET | IP Logged Reveal posts originating from the same IP address
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38. americanpatriot1 writes:

I still like Blabbermouth, I just don't visit as often. I will admit, it's not as good as it used to be. I discovered it in Korea in 01, and I liked it better then.

# Mar 5, 2009 @ 10:47 AM ET | IP Logged Reveal posts originating from the same IP address
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39. citrus_tea writes:

Proof conclusive that the British press know a good "portal" when they see one. Fingers crossed for the win.

# Mar 5, 2009 @ 1:02 PM ET | IP Logged Reveal posts originating from the same IP address
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40. heavytothebone2 writes:

While being a relatively new member of the writing staff, I am really proud of Metal Underground getting nominated. This site has some of the best reviewers and news people on the Web, and I'm excited to be a part of all this greatness!

# Mar 5, 2009 @ 2:36 PM ET | IP Logged Reveal posts originating from the same IP address
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41. Red writes:

Hey you need a french Canadian staff member you know...and ...er...I know just the guy...it just happens to be me...alright I'll shut up !!!

# Mar 5, 2009 @ 2:49 PM ET | IP Logged Reveal posts originating from the same IP address
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42. BrunoHockalugie writes:

At least one mag is getting it right and recognizing the best damn metal website on the net!

# Mar 5, 2009 @ 2:50 PM ET | IP Logged Reveal posts originating from the same IP address
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43. deathbringer writes:

Thanks for all the comments, here and on Metal Hammer's site! It's nice for us to hear once in a while, as we put a lot of work into what we do here.

# Mar 6, 2009 @ 4:24 PM ET | IP Logged Reveal posts originating from the same IP address
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44. JAMES_44 writes:

this is suck


hahahahhaahahhaah i lied,i love metalunderground.com trully.............................................

# Mar 7, 2009 @ 5:44 AM ET | IP Logged Reveal posts originating from the same IP address
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45. Jackrum writes:

recognised by a half decent mag, nice.. least it aint kerrwank

# Mar 7, 2009 @ 8:47 AM ET | IP Logged Reveal posts originating from the same IP address
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46. Till Doomsday writes:

Definitely! VOTE UP!

# Mar 7, 2009 @ 2:11 PM ET | IP Logged Reveal posts originating from the same IP address
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47. metal2death writes:

i just left a lengthy compliment on that board talking about your guy's site. \ m /METAL2DEATH \ m / HAILS METALUNDERGROUND

# Mar 9, 2009 @ 2:58 PM ET | IP Logged Reveal posts originating from the same IP address
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48. Dark_Funeral writes:

Oz...you're my hero for post 19.
I don't think i've ever laughed so hard at something over the internet in a long time.

# Mar 11, 2009 @ 8:16 PM ET | IP Logged Reveal posts originating from the same IP address
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49. That_One_Guy writes:

It's not letting me post or vote, damn it!

But either way, cheers to DB and all the MU staff, you guys do such a great job! *Raises his drinking goblet*

Now playing: Necrophagist - "Stabwound"

# Mar 15, 2009 @ 10:42 PM ET | IP Logged Reveal posts originating from the same IP address
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50. Diamond Oz writes:

Haha thanks DF, I'm glad somebody noticed it!

Ask not what your website can do for you, but what you can do for your website!

# Mar 16, 2009 @ 2:51 PM ET | IP Logged Reveal posts originating from the same IP address
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51. MetallicPunk writes:

I love this site and it always seem to be more informative then blabbermouth could ever be,I'll go over there now and put in some good words.

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