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6 hours ago, JonoBlade said:

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Isn't this grounds for automatic expulsion?

What do you mean, you don't like the Fade to Black album? That's indisputably their best album! Maybe you're more into their Sad But True album? I'd actually peg you as a Disposable Heroes man, while I lean more towards Seek and Destroy.


14 hours ago, EricM said:

Well my English teacher had linked different online forums to join and talk to people on. Idk if this is considered metal but I do like a lot of rock music, my dad and I enjoy Metallica a lot especially their album Fade to Black, and I figured Rock and Metal were somewhat similar if not the same and well hey I do love rock so I thought people like you who I would definitely converse with would be perfect to write about.

We'd be delighted to converse with rock fans. Metal is a subset of rock music to begin with, so technically we're all rock fans too. And here's a thing you should know about metal and metal fans. The name metal doesn't convey what it used to. There are so many different varieties of metal nowadays that just saying you're a metal fan doesn't really tell others very much anymore. Seems like most fans of the myriad different sub-genres of metal think that their preferred sub-genres are clearly the best while all the other guys' shit basically sucks the big one. So even though I'm a hardcore, dyed in the wool, genuine metalhead, there are still lots of rock bands I'd rather listen to than many of these so-called metal bands some of these other jokers be posting 'round the clock. Besides Metallica, what rock bands are you into?

To bolster your credibility though Eric, just in case you were actually planning on interacting with some of us metalheads in our natural habitat, I would advise you that in 1991 your buds Metallica released a self-titled album which is commonly known as 'The Black Album' which sold roughly a half a billion copies and was many millennials and younger people's first exposure to the band, while at the same time being an intolerable "sellout" or "jump the shark" album for many of their older fans. Metallica have also recorded a song called 'Fade to Black' which was not on the Black Album, but rather on their second album called 'Ride the Lightning' from way back in the dark ages of 1984. 

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