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This is what they had to say:
The current issue of Metal Hammer includes a very special mini-magazine and companion CD: Planet Metal.
Hammer has been trawling the globe for the best in far flung heavy metal and the stories behind them: the people, the places, the meaning. From the social and religious oppression in Iran to the burgeoning Indian metal scene; from the closed society of China and its musical outpourings to South America where the legacy of metal goes deep and means much.
Also we headed to South Africa, South Korea, Japan, Egypt and around the Mediterranean. We found bands creating metal instruments such as sitars, erdu, marimba and shamisen, and guitar-based bands using fascinating non-western chord patterns. In our search we came across not only the wild and wonderful but simply some of the best heavy metal we’ve heard in years – seriously, check out the Bhayanak Maut track on the CD
If you want to have your eyes opened to a world of metal outside Europe and North America, then pick up a copy of Metal Hammer with the free 15 track CD
Bands include Bhayanak Maut from India, Myrath from Tunisia, Black Infinity from Vietnam, Farzad from Iran, Daycore from Colombia, Infection from Peru, Scarab from Egypt (who already have a fan in Karl Sanders Nile), Terraseria from Mexico, Bilocate from Jordan, Undying Inc from India, Agro from South Africa, the crushing Coffins from Japan, Fatal Fear from South Korea, Hate Fusion from Argentina and Sexto Sonar from Venezuela – this is a serious trip!
here's a link to the article on the Metal Hammer Blog :