Great to meet ya. Here're my current top 10 bands:
1) Devil Driver
2) Shadows Fall
4) In Flames
5) Arch Enemy
6) Lamb of God
7) Skindred- I'm not sure if these guys are actually considered "metal," but I like'em anyway.
9) Machine Head
AC/DC, W.A.S.P. , Immortal, Eluveitie, Iron Maiden, Testament, Twisted Sister, Orion's Reign, Rhapsody, Led Zeppelin, Black Sabbath, Anthrax, Nile, Airbourne, Anvil, Death, Beherit, Foreigner, Jackyl, The Scorpions, Motorhead, Overkill, Morbid Angel, Quiet Riot, Slayer, .....and I love Beethoven, even if he isn't a band.