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Throughout the history of online slots, the entertainment industry has served as a wonderful source of inspiration. TV shows like Star Trek, South Park, The Three Stooges and Game of Thrones have inspired some of the best video slots in the industry. PlayTech and Microgaming have dominated the online casino software development industry on the backs of DC Comics and Marvel Comics themed games like Iron Man II, The Dark Knight Rises, The Avengers, Spiderman and the list goes on.
Still, some of the most exciting and interesting entertainment related slots that available at Casumo have featured the music entertainment industry. Elvis Presley and Michael Jackson have both had multiple video slots built around their music and music careers. With that said, the new generation of young online slots players seems to really enjoy video slots that feature “heavy metal” bands and music. There’s something about the glamour and glitz behind the world’s heavy metal heroes that seems to drive slot players in droves to play any online slot associated with this genre of music.
To that end, here’s a list of the five best heavy metal music themed slots to ever hit the internet. If the list doesn’t mention one of your favorites, simply add it to this list for a more complete listing. The list includes the following video slots:
- Guns and Roses – Back in the mid-1980s and 1990s, vocalist Axl Rose turned Guns and Roses into one of the most successful heavy metal bands of all time. In January of 2016, software developer NetEnt immortalized this great band by developing a video slot to commemorate the band’s 3oth anniversary. The result was a stylish video slot that features 5 Reels, 3 rows and 20 pay lines. The game offers Wild Substitutions, Encore Free Spins, Legend Spins, Solo Multiplier, and the Crowd-Pleaser Bonus Game, all set against the audio soundtrack that features some of Guns and Roses’ most popular hits.
- Megadeth – Fans and experts called it “trash metal.” The best of the genre included Hall of Fame bands like Metallica and Slayer as well as Megadeth. This game from Leander Games features 5 reels and 40 pay lines with the group’ band members serving as the primary symbols. That includes the incomparable Vic Rattlehead, who serves as the game’s wild symbol. The game includes the Mega Nudge feature, Expanding Wilds, Scatters, Free Spins and Bonuses.
- KISS – Pop, rock, glamour and heavy metal, the great rock band KISS could do it all. WMS does a very good job of capturing the essence of one of the most popular heavy metal bands in the world. Fans and music lovers will enjoy this 5-reel 100 pay line slot that features actual video clips from some of KISS’ best concerts. Along with the requisite free spin bonus, slot players will enjoy seeing the Colossal Reels materialize from standard formations.
- Motorhead – NetEnt strikes again, claiming the title of the hippest software developer in the world. Motorhead might not be a household name, but heavy metal fans know this group has the goods. This well-developed video slot was designed with 5 reels and 76 pay lines against the backdrop of the band’s driving music. The slot features mystery reels and a bomber bonus game that music fans won’t soon forget.
- Jimi Hendrix – He may not be part of a heavy metal band, but he sure has a way with playing the greatest heavy metal guitar music in history. Yes, you guessed it. This game also comes from the library of NetEnt. Players will enjoy the opportunity to pick one of five Hendrix songs while navigating through the game’s 5 reels and 20 pay lines in search of the opportunity to play the Crosstown Traffic free spins game for big prizes.