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    1. READ THE RULES

      Or else!

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    2. Announcements / News

      Up-to-date news and announcements hot off the press from the Metal Forum!

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    3. News From Around The Web

      Interesting Metal related news from around the web. Read and comment on it! Have your say!

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    4. Improve Your Forum

      If you have any thoughts about improving your Metal Forum then let us know. We are community driven so everyone has a say!

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    5. Introductions

      Before you start posting say hi and introduce yourself to the community.

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    1. Deep and Meaningful

      This section is for Metal connoisseurs. Well thought out discussions and debates using good grammar.

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    2. Album Reviews

      Just got a new album or want to share your favourite? Come review it here!

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    3. Events / Promotion

      If you have something to promote then promote it here. This is a dedicated forum for offers, events, gigs and merchandise.

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    4. Metal Festivals

      Talk about your Metal festival experiences.

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    5. VS. Forum

      Got something to compare? Post it up in here and see what everyone else thinks!

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    6. General Chat

      Talk about general goings on in the Metal world.

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    7. Off Topic

      Talk about anything NOT related to Metal in here.

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    1. Mosh Pit!

      Everyone welcome. 5 words about your favourite band and 5 word replies only! No wall of deaths.

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    2. Gothic Metal

      The heaviness of doom metal with the dark melancholy of gothic rock

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    3. Groove Metal

      Often used to describe bands like Pantera and Exhorder. With mid-tempo riffs similar to those found in Thrash Metal and a tendency to focus more on groovy syncopation and heaviness than outright speed.

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    4. Industrial Metal

      Repeating metal guitar riffs, sampling, synthesizer or sequencer lines, and distorted vocals.

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    5. Progressive Metal

      Powerful, guitar-driven sound of metal with complex compositional structures, odd time signatures and diverse philosophical lyrics.

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    6. Battle Metal

      Elements Black, Death, Epic with a changing tempo. Similar to folk but always portrays battle!

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    7. Heavy / Traditional Metal

      Mid-to-fast-tempo riffs, by thumping basslines, crunchy riffs, extended lead guitar solos, and clean vocals.

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    8. New Wave of British Heavy Metal

      The New Wave of British Heavy Metal was a heavy metal movement that started in the late 1970s, in Britain, and achieved international attention by the early 1980s.

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    9. Doom Metal

      Slower tempos, low-tuned guitars and a much "thicker" or "heavier" sound.

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    10. Black Metal

      Fast tempos, shrieked vocals, highly distorted guitars played with tremolo picking, blast beat drumming and raw recording.

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    11. Djent

      Progressive Metal, "djent" is an onomatopoeia for a heavily palm-muted, distorted guitar chord. Coined by the band Meshuggah.

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    12. Nu-Metal

      A fusion genre which combines elements of heavy metal with other genres, including grunge and hip hop.

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    13. Power Metal

      Fast tempo and melodic harmonies, the sound tempered by characteristics of speed metal.

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    14. Stoner Metal

      Slow-to-mid tempo and features standard-tuned guitars, a bass-heavy sound, melodic vocals, and 'retro' style production.

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    15. Folk Metal

      Fusion of heavy metal with traditional folk music. This includes the widespread use of folk instruments and vocal style.

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    16. Death Metal

      Heavily distorted guitars, tremolo picking, deep growling vocals, blast beat drumming and minor keys.

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    17. Thrash Metal

      Fast tempo and aggression, fast percussive and low-register guitar riffs, overlaid with shredding-style lead.

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    18. More Sub-Genres

      Talk about as many niche sub-genres of metal as you like i.e. Metalcore, Deathcore, Melodic Metal etc.

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    1. Metal Legends

      The place to trade stories of admiration and awe for the legends of Metal.

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    2. Metal Cover Bands

      Know of any good cover bands? Why are they good?

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    3. Band Marketing Tips

      Exchange and share marketing tips with other bands. Get more views, listens, fans and followers. Grow your Metal!

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    4. Promote Your Band

      Want to promote your band and show off your music. Here is the place to do it!

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    5. General Band Talk

      General light hearted band banter.

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    1. Metal Photography

      A place to share your favorite Metal photos. These can be anything from gig photos you have taken to professional portraits you like. Yes you can also post photos of Alt Girls here.

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    2. Best Metal Quotes

      What is your favourite Metal quote? It doesn't have to be from a song, just... Metal.

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    3. Best Metal YouTube

      Share awesome Metal YouTube video links.

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    4. Best Metal Artwork

      Post up awesome Metal artwork and let us know why you like it.

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    5. Metal Cooking

      Everyday tasty recipes with a Metal twist. One thread per recipe including: Name, Description, Ingredients and Method (In a numerical list).

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    6. Hobbies

      Conversation about your hobbies and projects in here. Metal heads can share a lot in common!

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    7. Lyrical Discussion

      Discuss your favourite lyrics and lyrics you hate.

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    8. Other Music Talk

      Talk about any other type of music in here, why you like them and why you don't.

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    9. Forum Games

      A place to interact with other users and have a laugh!

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    1. Looking For Band Member

      Post in here if you represent a band and are looking for a band member!

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    2. Looking For A Band!

      Post in here if you musician or singer looking for a band!

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