Between October 2010 and February 2011, Metalhit.com launched a series of six free monthly music samplers showcasing various genres of extreme metal: Thrash, Death, Folk, Gothic, Doom and Black Metal.
The “Metalhit Free Download Series” was made available exclusively in the USA via Amazon.com and to eMusic subscribers worldwide. Metalhit also has the compilations posted online and available for free at this location:
Some select artists featured on the samplers include:
Abominable Putridity, Asphyx, Behexen, Diathra, Doom:VS, Evoken, Hirax, Inquisition, Lifelover, Manegarm, Moonspell,Nunslaughter, Obtest, Ophis, Pathology, Possessed, Sacred Reich, Sig:Ar:Tyr, Sinisiter, Skepticism, Skyforger, The Howling Void, Urgehal, and many more!
Metalhit.com is metal’s premiere underground digital music store, featuring more than 20,000 high-fidelity Mp3s and full albums for $4.99. Metalhit.com represents the core of the underground black/death/doom metal movement, supporting the digital music catalogs of more than ninety different extreme metal labels, delivering content to the top digital music vendors worldwide. Metalhit.com also manages exclusive US CD distribution for a handful of labels via a partnership with MRI/Megaforce Records. Metalhit.com additionally manages MetalManiacs.com, a leader in extreme metal media coverage since 1989.