Heavy Metal World Cup: Parkway Drive vs Rammstein

Parkway Drive vs Rammstein

The second quarter final in the 2018 Heavy Metal World Cup is Parkway Drive (representing Australia) versus Rammstein (representing Germany).

Both bands emerged victorious in the opening round, fending off two of heavy music's most loved bands – including a shock victory over Iron Maiden for Rammstein. But how will the two bands fare against each other? Both bring the heat on stage, but only one can take that fire into the semi finals.

Here's how the two bands match up on paper.

Parkway Drive

Members: 5
Albums: 6
Genre: Metalcore
Biggest Song: Carrion
Most Likely To: Snap your necks to this


Members: 6
Albums: 6
Genre: Industrial metal
Biggest Song: Du Hast
Most Likely To: Set fire to fucking everything

Who do you want to win? The poll below is open for 24 hours. Go go go!

Luke Morton joined Metal Hammer as Online Editor in 2014, having previously worked as News Editor at popular (but now sadly defunct) alternative lifestyle magazine, Front. As well as helming the Metal Hammer website for the four years that followed, Luke also helped relaunch the Metal Hammer podcast in early 2018, producing, scripting and presenting the relaunched show during its early days. He also wrote regular features for the magazine, including a 2018 cover feature for his very favourite band in the world, Slipknot, discussing their turbulent 2008 album, All Hope Is Gone.