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Hello everyone, I'm new to forum, and metal. I'm 16, started listening to metal few months, when my best friend (guitarist) started playing Metallica all the time 24/7. And it wasn't bad at all, not blown away but okay. So i asked him to send me his metallica playlist, and more I listened more i loved it. And month ago he asked me if want to learn to play bass. To be honest, never saw it in my life, never heard it in a song. Ofc, he showed me few bass covers (Master, Nib, Trooper oh the Trooper:0 

And i loved it the strenght, power, strings... Without thinking i said yes. Until today when i mentioned to my other friend that im collecting money for bass BOOM, u have to feel the metal, u havent even seen the bass and u want to play it, you know a few mainstream metal bands, and couple of songs and u want to play. And he has a point. Its true i dont know a lot of songs, just mainstream bands, on the other hand i calms me down, i love it.

Even though I know only a 10-25 songs i love it, I listen it the all the time. I don't fit into metal description, i like suits, ties, watches.

and maybe i dont fell it, but when I hear One or Harvester or Nib I just can't describe the peace i feel in myself.

Any comment will mean a lot to me, and sorry for bad english.

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Welcome! I think most of us had a similar experience with discovering metal, and it's natural to get into the more mainstream bands first. It doesn't matter how you look, or what other things you're into. Keep digging for more music, and don't be afraid to follow your taste as it evolves. There's a whole world of music from the last 40+ years just waiting for you out there. 

Good luck learning your instrument, too. It can be the journey of a lifetime, hope you stick with it!

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Listen up and listen up closely.
Never, ever let anyone distract you from things you love, things that make you happy, or "in your place/world".

If you think a bass guitar is what fits you and you "feel it", then go on, buy it, try it. Practice, improve. Nobody was born wise. That guy who told you that you only know mainstream bands was also a beginner to the metal scene some time ago. If you like metal, your natural curiosity (and help from friends) will make you explore other bands.
(after all, if you do realize, after some times, that bass isn't for you, you can always put it away for later if you change your mind, or sell it to one of those sites which, above other, sell second-hand instruments; but i do encourage you to try it...just find motivation)

Now regarding the apparel...f#ck the stereotypes. Wear what you want, cut your hair however it suits you...just do what you think is right and don't let others tell you otherwise.

I hope my advise was somewhat good. I wish you luck on your journey! :)

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