Explanation of the Results

Overall Ranking

In the overall ranking everyone competes against everyone. The artist with the most votes wins!

Genre Rating

If at least three bands of a genre, a genre winner can be identified. (Symphonic Power Metal and Symphonic Black Metal fall into one genre here).

Country Ranking

In this rating, the country with the most points wins. For example, if three artists come from one country, the points are added and divided by three.