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Why some people like (,or dislike) Nu metal?

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I might be into more traditional metal, i'm still interested in exploring other, newer sub-genres and I don't the hatred of behind this specific genre. Can anyone enlighten me, as to why it might be the case?

Plus, do you have any Nu-metal recommendations?

Thanks!

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I personally love some Nu-Metal artists (Disturbed and Evanescence ) but from my understanding from what people have said and my experience with alternative rock, is that some people just don't like the fact that it's labeled metal when it is only a tiny bit more metal then other rock genres. It's also annoying when people go around acting as if they know so much about metal when they only listen to alternative, which is a sub-genre that does not give justice to the whole metal genre.

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It's not my favorite, though I have a soft spot for System of a Down on rare occasions.  I think the hate probably stems from the genre's adoption of a more commercial/rock/rap sound.  The people who hate it the most are probably those who are also very concerned about remaining in the "underground."

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