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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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