Top Ten Best Music Genre Combinations

There are plenty of music genres, but some go really well together. Let's take a look at some. And most of the items have classical music in there because it goes with just about everything.

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1Classical and Metal

Yes! This is awesome - symphonic metal exists and I love it. Can't get enough of Blind Guardian's 2015 album!
Actually every metal subgenre goes well with classical - thrash, prog, death, black, power metal...
It's because metal music is based on classical. You didn't know that? No problem, now you know. - Metal_Treasure

In my humble opinion a band mixing classical and metal music is just trying to hard and it comes off as pretentious. I'm not saying that I think all bands associated with both classical and metal are like this, but still...

Classical is metal before electricity. - maverick88

I'm not interested in Black Metal but for some reason I like Symphonic Black Metal - SirSkeletorThe3rd

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2Classical and Rock
3Rock and Electronic

There are a good amount of industrial bands and bands of other genres that mix rock and metal and are good at it.

I have only two words: DEPECHE MODE. - IronSabbathPriest

Oops. I voted on my own list accidentally. :/ - RiverClanRocks

1 Word : Radiohead - 12cc

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4Classical and Electronic

I've always thought of how this would work.

5Classical and Dubstep

Like what Lindsay Stirling does? I love her music! - Pegasister12

6Folk and MetalV2 Comments
7Rap and Rock

This is usually horrible, (see: Linkin Park, limp bizkit) but I love me some Rage Against the Machine! - Brobusky

Forget about Limp Bizkit and Linkin Park, listen to Beastie Boys and Rage Against the Machine to know good rap rock - Bboymakinwitthefrekfreak

Thousand Foot Krutch is the best! - LarkwingFlight

This is a terrible combination.

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8Pop and Electronic

Most pop music has electronic influences, but unfortunately, the pop artists abuse electronic most of the time. - RiverClanRocks

9Rap and Electronic

If the rap part is executed well, and doesn't take up a majority of the song, it can work. - RiverClanRocks

10Industrial and Rock

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11Jazz and Electronic

I was introduced to this by our very own P.Wildhawk. It's really rather good. - Britgirl

12Trance and Progressive House
13Pop and Metal

Ah! This makes me want to scream! How do you combine opposites? Recipe for disaster. - Metal2003

14Heavy Metal and Techno
15Jazz and Rock
16Hard Rock and Alternative Rock
17Hard Rock and Folk Rock
18Hard Rock and Indie Rock
19Country and Rock
20Metal and Jazz

Complex instrumentals that opposite each other together Interesting. - Metal2003

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