Since I live in the U.K I am really interested in the U.K metal scene and there are many great bands that most Americans/Canadians are missing out on. So I believe that it's my duty that I should inform you of these great bands:
Funeral For A Friend: this amazing group is been gaining popularity for some time now and are a household name in Britain. Both their albums have been critically acclaimed America as well as in Europe. The band is about to tour America and Canada being supported by numerous bands such as My Chemical Romance. The band has over 120,000 friends on Myspace and is friends with lots of amazing bands such as Atreyu and My Chemical Romance.
Bullet For My Valentine: this amazing band is really metalcore. They have gain massive popularity around the world and shouldn't be missed out. They've also won the metal hammer award for the best british metal band.