Top Ten Reasons Metal Is Better Than Modern Pop

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21Pop makes you sleep

You will 100% change the radio when you hear 'em. - Oceraux

It doesn't make me sleep, instead it wakes me up because it's awful "music" and "singing" hurts my ears - BlueFrostOfThunderClan

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22Metal makes you forget your sadness and remember your happiness, and feel epic

Sometimes I walk down the streets with my iPod on, and then you know that face? That epic face when you look angry, headbanging a bit, while lip syncing? People stared at me. - Oceraux

If a metal got a song of love is to try to remember that the actor got a fine feels with his wife or his girlfriend, pop is like a emo crap if the artist broke with his girlfriend or boyfriend

This has actually made want to hit a dog - it doesn't work. It puts me in a bad mood.

This is why I listen to it

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23Metal makes you feel alive

Metal takes more talent. Its really difficult to be a metal artist and of course metal makes you feel alive and energized. Life is too slow and stupid without metal.

That just sums up what Metal does with you. Metal is life, life is Metal

24Metal doesn't talk about sex or smoking weed.

What songs do you listen to? Song about weed and going to jail and phone calls and sex you know that kind of stuff. We're not friends anymore. Why? Because I love metal and It's better.

There's Cannabis Corpse (a marijuana themed death metal band).

Depends what band, D.R.I. (Dirty Rotten Imbeciles) mentioned smoking weed a couple of times in Thrash Zone.

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25Metal is for life, Pop is something you usually grow out of.V1 Comment
26There is Christian metal

These kinds of artists are honest about faith.

27Most metal artists do not condone bad behavior in their fans

It's the fans' own fault if they commit some crime and blame a band for "inspiring them" to do it.

28Metal makes you a better person

I have to agree with this because, before I was a metal fan I was a racist, I loved to bully somebody, I didn't control my anger and now while listening to metal I accept every people it doesn't matter if he is black, Asian or Muslim, now I respect everyone and stopt to bully people, now I can control my anger very well.

Metal made me a better person! - METABOLICA

Thanks to some Metal I'm now a well educated person who knows how to handle problems maturely.

29Most metal is not satanic

...For today? Norma Jean? Demon Hunter? War Of Ages? Immortal Souls? Underøath? August Burns Red? The Devil Wears Prada? They're all outspoken Cristian bands. There are also other bands that have Christian members, but don't want to be labelled a Christian band, like Betraying The Martyrs, Confide, Blessthefall, and The Color Morale.

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30Most pop stars are fake

The Beatles and Michael Jackson and Barry White and Bruno Mars are exceptions

All pop stars are fake and have no talent

31You have to be good looking to be a pop singer

People nowadays care more about looks than actual talent. - NikBrusk

I've never really noticed this one but yeah! Most people wouldn't want to listen to an ugly pop star

32Metal has the most passionate and dedicated fans. Pop fans are just crazy

And some metal fans don't look at other genres. This is coming from a metal fan. - RiverClanRocks

My sister in one sentence. She bashes me constantly for liking metal.

Damn right we are. Now look at the list and notice that no retarded pop fangirl is standing up for pop. So they stupid and we are the best.

33Some metal is cleaner than pop

Some metal. Some is worse than pop. And there is good metal and bad metal, good pop as bad pop. - RiverClanRocks

34Metal bands have cool logos

Metal does have really awesome logos

All death metal bands. Logos look awesome.

I love the Kamelot Logo very creative

Slayer has the best logo.

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35Metal is more creative than pop

Pop is so simplistic and overused. Doom metal has a LOT of deep meaningful lyrics.

36Metal promotes individualism while pop promotes the idea of conforming

This is SO true. Metal basically accepts anyone, while pop music is very selective. Pop is short for popular, which is very picky about what they play. Metal is metal, whether it's metalcore, deathcore, progressive metal, black metal or death metal.

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37Almost everybody is accepted as a metalhead

Look at James hetfield at the beginning he was ugly but he is a legend

Who isn't? Metalhead population is 94793368,1369011 and rap listeners 34676434,24567331

It doesn't matter if you're hispanic,black,Asian,white, mixed etc.

Gay? Who cares!?

Muslim? come on, let's get into the mosh.

There is no group of people where I have been experienced so much tolerance than in the metal scene.

Like everywhere there can be a douche. But there are not a lot of them.

Nobody cares how you look like.
The society thinks your "ugly", we think your an awesome guy because your a good person.

Lots of people in society think we're
little racists who sacrifice goats and eat children (yes, someone said that to me and he was serious about it)

Lots of us look at us down.

We are awesome!

Listen to metal, headbang & have a nice day

38Great Metal is timeless, Pop dates.

A great Metal song is always a Metal song no matter what year it was first recorded. Pop music dates very quickly. - OC96

39Metal musicians are better people and friendlier than pop artists

Hell yeah they are. At pretty much any metal concert the band will let you back stage and hang out. Whereas modern po/rap artists twerk and spit on their fans

JB was arrested, Kanye West interrupted the Grammys, need I go on?

40Metal is more interesting
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Top Remixes

1. Metal has complex instrumentals and needs a lot of effort and time to write and talks about important subjects
2. Metal lyrics are far more intelligent and educated sounding than pop lyrics.
3. Most metal songs are realistic and deep
Metal_Treasure
1. Metal is fast, complex, a masterpiece. Pop is just the same slow tempo and nice vocals but boring singing
2. Metal has complex instrumentals and needs a lot of effort and time to write and talks about important subjects
3. Metal pumps you up, energizes you even though you're not doing any exercise
erkecha21
1. No auto-tune, somehow better vocals
2. Very unique sounding, doesn't sound electronic/robotic
3. Rap metal is still better than (rap) pop
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