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Everyone welcome. 5 words about your favourite band and 5 word replies only! No wall of deaths.
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.
Elements Black, Death, Epic with a changing tempo. Similar to folk but always portrays battle!
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.
Progressive Metal, "djent" is an onomatopoeia for a heavily palm-muted, distorted guitar chord. Coined by the band Meshuggah.
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.