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JayLongIsland
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From alternative to speed, there are so many generes of hard rock/heavy metal music. I know there are a plethora of folks on here that are into great, kick ass music and not rap or Justin Beiber shit, so tell me, what's your favorite genre of metal and some of your favorite bands? For me it's the genre that dominated the 80s' and it was Hair Metal. Bands from Bon Jovi,  Motley Crue to Poison and White Lion, I fucking love my badass bubble gum pop metal music \m/ \m/
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I am not very good at pinpointing what genre bands belong to really but I think it's groove metal.

I like bands like Lamb of God, Machine Head, Law of the Tongue, etc.

I like Alice Cooper and Kiss but then I like a lot of different things. I don't just listen to metal. It's my walking somewhere music...
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LizzyB
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i like cradle of filth...what kind of metal is that?


and despite the bad lyrics, dethklok (from Metalocalypse) rocks too tongue




edit: ooooh and there is a progressive rock band called Adagio. i strongly recommend people check them out.
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Chris Rifkin
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Love most kinds..
I guess my love is with the progressive metal style
ala
Dream Theater,Redemption,Symphony X,Fates Warning,Riverside,Circus Maximus,Tool,TesseracT,
Opeth,Orphaned Land,Evergrey
Also likebthe melodic symphonic style
Kamelot,Nightwish,Serenity,Delain,Myrath,ect
Melodic death,In Flames,Old school Soilwork,Mercenary,Scar Symmetry
Cybe Metal,Fear Factory and Sybreed
Old School thrash (think pre 1990 Metallica,Anthrax,Pantera,Testament,Overkill)
And whatever you would classify Devin Townsend as
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Cy_n
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Industrial metal is what I like the most !
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ICE METAL! 

http://3.bp.blogspot.com/-TigCNWvzwNI/TZQCxccp9sI/AAAAAAAAAX8/UPbkpIzAJUU/s1600/BATHORY+hammerheart.JPG
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Ronald N. Tan
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I like Symphonic Metal from bands like Nightwish, Within Temptation, Kamelot, et. al.
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I could listen to Soundgarden, Type O Negative and White Zombie (Blood, Milk ans Sky - Drool) all day.

I like heavier music with a driving beat

and I love STRONGBAD
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=90X5NJleYJQ
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John Jebbia
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Chris Rifkin wrote:
Love most kinds..
I guess my love is with the progressive metal style
ala
Dream Theater,Redemption,Symphony X,Fates Warning,Riverside,Circus Maximus,Tool,TesseracT,
Opeth,Orphaned Land,Evergrey
Also likebthe melodic symphonic style
Kamelot,Nightwish,Serenity,Delain,Myrath,ect
Melodic death,In Flames,Old school Soilwork,Mercenary,Scar Symmetry
Cybe Metal,Fear Factory and Sybreed
Old School thrash (think pre 1990 Metallica,Anthrax,Pantera,Testament,Overkill)
And whatever you would classify Devin Townsend as

No King's X anywhere in the group?

Anyways, my top 5 favorite bands in no particular order (changes depending on mood)
W.A.S.P
King's X
L.A. Guns
Enuff Z'Nuff
Skid Row

(Ok.. they're probably not considered metal by most, but still hard rock)


There's another band I've recently discovered called Frameshift and they have 2 albums. One with Sebastian Bach and the other with James LaBrie. The one with Bach is fucking amazing and probably one of my favorite albums I've bought in the past 5yrs.

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JayLongIsland
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John Jebbia wrote:

No King's X anywhere in the group?

Anyways, my top 5 favorite bands in no particular order (changes depending on mood)
W.A.S.P
King's X
L.A. Guns
Enuff Z'Nuff
Skid Row

(Ok.. they're probably not considered metal by most, but still hard rock)


There's another band I've recently discovered called Frameshift and they have 2 albums. One with Sebastian Bach and the other with James LaBrie. The one with Bach is fucking amazing and probably one of my favorite albums I've bought in the past 5yrs.

Your top 5 bands are some of my favorite bands. Not King's X, maybe one song. But the rest you mentioned are considered Hair Metal. Speaking of Skid Row, I saw them this past Aug and I'm seeing Bach after turkey day. Fuck yea!!!!!! \m/ LOL!

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kickfight
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JayLongIsland wrote:
From alternative to speed, there are so many generes of hard rock/heavy metal music. I know there are a plethora of folks on here that are into great, kick ass music and not rap or Justin Beiber shit, so tell me, what's your favorite genre of metal and some of your favorite bands? For me it's the genre that dominated the 80s' and it was Hair Metal. Bands from Bon Jovi,  Motley Crue to Poison and White Lion, I fucking love my badass bubble gum pop metal music \m/ \m/

Sabbath
Slayer
Godflesh
Swans (not really "metal" per se, but in the same kinda "doom sludge" vein)

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Rudy Joggerst
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kickfight wrote:
Godflesh

Godflesh and Jesu are two of my all-time favorite bands.

Sometimes I listen to early 90s metal... Entombed, Paradise Lost, Voivod, Autopsy, Righteous Pigs, Nausea, etc etc

Nov 14 12 05:27 pm  Link  Quote 
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Eridu
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There was a time when I wouldn't have considered Heavy Metal to be anything other than bands like Cream, Iron Butterfly, maybe some early Black Sabbath. Granted, I was between the ages of 3-6 when these bands were at their creative peak. Then came A.C./D.C., Motorhead and Z..Z. Top but, I was heavy into the Boston Punk Scene in those days and didn't aquire an appreciation until much later on. These days, I suppose N.I.N. (a band I despise BTW) would be in the semi-forefront, maybe Ramstein or even some of the Thrash Bands like Girls Against Boys or whatever they are called?
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Country, steel guitar.
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Eridu wrote:
There was a time when I wouldn't have considered Heavy Metal to be anything other than bands like Cream, Iron Butterfly, maybe some early Black Sabbath. Granted, I was between the ages of 3-6 when these bands were at their creative peak. Then came A.C./D.C., Motorhead and Z..Z. Top but, I was heavy into the Boston Punk Scene in those days and didn't aquire an appreciation until much later on. These days, I suppose N.I.N. (a band I despise BTW) would be in the semi-forefront, maybe Ramstein or even some of the Thrash Bands like Girls Against Boys or whatever they are called?

Meh, WTF am I kidding: it never got any better than this and it never will

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=iZHwYdHTP1Q

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JayLongIsland wrote:
I know there are a plethora of folks on here that are into great, kick ass music and not rap or Justin Beiber shit,

I'm into Dimmu Borgir, Opeth, In Flames, Lamb of God, Mastodon, Dillinger Escape Plan, Behemoth, Death, TesseracT, a bunch of heavy stuff.

I also love rap, and some Justin Beiber shit.

I'm not sure why you can't like all types of music, including pop, rap and Top 40, if you're also a metal kid.

I also love dubstep, and drum & bass music.

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Rudy Joggerst wrote:
Voivod

Voivod's cover of Pink Floyd's "Astronomy Domine": MAJESTIC

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Lisa Andresen
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I mainly listen to a lot of metal core Christians bands...

August Burns Red
For Today
Underoath
The Devil Wears Prada
O Sleeper
Demon Hunter
Thrice
Emery

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=OiNAact_1vM
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=O4A10teaSiQ
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Lizzy Borden wrote:
i like cradle of filth...what kind of metal is that?


and despite the bad lyrics, dethklok (from Metalocalypse) rocks too tongue




edit: ooooh and there is a progressive rock band called Adagio. i strongly recommend people check them out.

Richmond approves...

http://gifsoup.com/webroot/animatedgifs/940503_o.gif

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I love (in no particular order): Protest the Hero, my friend's band Bahamut, Dethklok, Mastodon, Suicide Silence, 40 Below Summer, SOAD, Mudvayne, Slipknot, my other friend's band Periphery, and of course, Pantera.... to name a few.
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Chris Rifkin
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Fifi wrote:
Bla bla bla bla....... my other friend's band Periphery,.

wow....these guys are awesome...seriously

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Fifi wrote:

Richmond approves...

http://gifsoup.com/webroot/animatedgifs/940503_o.gif

YES

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and this thread is complete fail since no body listed Maiden. Fuck all of you.
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Fifi
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Chris Rifkin wrote:

wow....these guys are awesome...seriously

Yeah, they are awesome sauce. Misha is one of the most talented individuals I've ever met. I mean, that guy is fucking brilliant.

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bgcfoto wrote:
and this thread is complete fail since no body listed Maiden. Fuck all of you.

This was about genre's
Maiden has its own genre

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Chris Rifkin
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Fifi wrote:

Yeah, they are awesome sauce. Misha is one of the most talented individuals I've ever met. I mean, that guy is fucking brilliant.

Have you checked out Orphaned Land yet like I suggested(think Opeth if they lived in Israel,they are an Israeli clone of Opeth...saw them twice...amazing band)

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nm
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Kitty LaRose
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I adore Symphonic Metal.
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Kitty LaRose wrote:
I adore Symphonic Metal.

Serenity,from Austria,saw them this past Sept In Atlanta at Prog Power USA(1st ever show in the US)
You will love
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=-suCXuj … C-3kt0iJaA
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=K9fCcc9HwE8
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=DQkO-zx … C-3kt0iJaA
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=shhZ42Z … C-3kt0iJaA

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The original power metal bands from the 60's and 70's like Black Sabbath, Led Zeppelin, and Deep Purple. And quite a few since then that are too numerous to list.
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LizzyB
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Kitty LaRose wrote:
I adore Symphonic Metal.

Adagio, In Nomine: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=CyfvOdL3 … re=related
Pretty sure there's both harpsichord and organ big_smile
(also, 3:00 thru 4:30. oh my god.)

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first Adagio song i ever heard and what got me hooked: Next Profundis http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=cRvFrkie … ure=fvwrel


and something a bit "rock-y" http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=YTkb1CRA … re=related
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http://24.media.tumblr.com/tumblr_m4idqeCgeh1rn62i1o1_500.jpg

http://24.media.tumblr.com/tumblr_lp84e6JsEL1qg57a1o1_400.jpg

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Black metal, crust punk/thrash, grindcore and noise.
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Jolly Rauncher
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whoever said BATHORY was "ice metal", it's black metal mate.
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kickfight wrote:
Godflesh
Swans

Yes to these things. Godflesh is amazing, and Justin Broderick is a phenomenal musician.

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Plutonium!
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Drew Smith Photography wrote:
Plutonium!

Chemistry jokes are so Boron.

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Lizzy Borden wrote:
i like cradle of filth...what kind of metal is that?

Really bad black metal haha.

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