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Metal music related questions and answers forum. If you're looking for answers, post your question here. Wait for the replies and then choose the best one so we can lock it in.
Talk about general goings on in the Metal world.
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This section is for Metal connoisseurs. Well thought out discussions and debates using good grammar.
Talk about your Metal festival experiences.
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The heaviness of doom metal with the dark melancholy of gothic rock
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.
Repeating metal guitar riffs, sampling, synthesizer or sequencer lines, and distorted vocals.
Powerful, guitar-driven sound of metal with complex compositional structures, odd time signatures and diverse philosophical lyrics.
Mid-to-fast-tempo riffs, by thumping basslines, crunchy riffs, extended lead guitar solos, and clean vocals.
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.
Slower tempos, low-tuned guitars and a much "thicker" or "heavier" sound.
Fast tempos, shrieked vocals, highly distorted guitars played with tremolo picking, blast beat drumming and raw recording.
A fusion genre which combines elements of heavy metal with other genres, including grunge and hip hop.
Fast tempo and melodic harmonies, the sound tempered by characteristics of speed metal.
Slow-to-mid tempo and features standard-tuned guitars, a bass-heavy sound, melodic vocals, and 'retro' style production.
Fusion of heavy metal with traditional folk music. This includes the widespread use of folk instruments and vocal style.
Heavily distorted guitars, tremolo picking, deep growling vocals, blast beat drumming and minor keys.
Fast tempo and aggression, fast percussive and low-register guitar riffs, overlaid with shredding-style lead.
Talk about as many niche sub-genres of metal as you like i.e. Metalcore, Deathcore, Melodic Metal etc.
The place to trade stories of admiration and awe for the legends of Metal.
Post in here if you represent a band and are looking for a band member!
Post in here if you musician or singer looking for a band!
Want to promote your band or show off your music, offers, services, events, gigs and merchandise. Here is the place to do it!
Discuss your favourite lyrics and lyrics you hate.
A place to interact with other users and have a laugh!
Everyone welcome. 5 words about your favourite band and 5 word replies only! No wall of deaths.
What is your favourite Metal quote? It doesn't have to be from a song, just... Metal.
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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.
Conversation about your hobbies and projects in here. Metal heads can share a lot in common!
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