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I was wondering about which earplugs I should choose considering the fact that I enjoy metal the best when I'm head-banging intensely; if I can't do that then I'd probably just take my chances with hearing loss honestly. I recently researched hearing loss and how easily it can be caused by attending rock and metal shows. Apparently, rock and metal shows typically produce a sound that's between 100-130 decibels, which can easily cause hearing issues, especially if heard often and for prolonged amounts of time. 

There are quite a few appealing bands that are coming to my city in the near future, before the end of the year. I rarely go to concerts as, in general, I usually listen to old school extreme metal and I don't like committing myself to buying tickets, reserving time, and driving to attend a concert in which the genre of the bands aren't those which I listen to often. So, of course, I'll be exposed to a considerable amount of high volume. I'm not particularly concerned about my health in general, although I already have difficulty hearing what people say in normal, day-to-day, conversation, so I wouldn't want to seem like a complete moron due to the exacerbation of the issue that currently affects me. 

Does anyone have any suggestions pertaining to which earplugs I should buy that wouldn't fall out when headbanging, makes it so that I can hear people clearly, and still preserve the sound of the music itself? Preferably based on one's own experience, but not necessarily. These ( https://www.amazon.com/Etymotic-Research-Protection-Earplugs-Standard/dp/B0044DEESS?ie=UTF8&tag=studybass-20&th=1 ) seem to be appropriate, but I don't know if they'd fall out (seems like they wouldn't based on the design).

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I tried a few of the more affordable "good" earplugs years ago. Gotta say I'm fine with the cheap foam ones. My old drummer swore by this set that came in a little vial and had color-coded inserts for different levels of noise reduction, but he was kind of a moron and had a tin ear. The only way to find out if something will fall out is to try it, different people's ear canals are shaped differently.

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3 hours ago, FatherAlabaster said:

I tried a few of the more affordable "good" earplugs years ago. Gotta say I'm fine with the cheap foam ones. My old drummer swore by this set that came in a little vial and had color-coded inserts for different levels of noise reduction, but he was kind of a moron and had a tin ear. The only way to find out if something will fall out is to try it, different people's ear canals are shaped differently.

Fair enough and much appreciated. I'll buy the ones that I linked and I'll report back for anyone who may be in my same situation.

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 Unfortunately I have to wear ear plugs when I go to gigs because of my job. I have to hear at work through a headset with really low volume. I feel like a total dork with bright orange ear plugs hanging out of my ears at shows. I can still hear the music of course, it's just not as loud. It's the only way I can still go to shows. I usually carry an extra pair in my pocket in case of them falling out etc. I use the foam ones and here in Serbia they aren't cheap, they are cheap in other countries.

The foam ones don't fall out but I do have to constantly adjust them to stay in.

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