Worst Things About Metalheads/Elitists


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1They can't respect opinions

All the metalheads I know don't have a problem with other genres and many even like some pop songs. In every genre there are going to be those few stubborn people. Yes, there will be some metalheads who hate everything else because "metal uses instruments", but many people have told me metal is garbage and not even music. Whether you like it or not, that's different, but to make metal music you need to understand musical theory and there is still melody. It's definitely music, at least. This list is incredibly biased. All of these points can go both ways other than some metalheads not appreciating other types of metal.

I love metal and dislike most pop, but I'm fine with people who do unless they shove it in my face and make stupid comments like "oh pop is better than metal you're a loser if you like metal" or "metal is just noise pop is better because of their looks" and nonsense like that. - NikBrusk

@WonkeyDude98 - man, you are totally wrong: "metalheads like you can't accept the fact that some people like pop". There are no such signs on my lists so please, don't attribute to me things that aren't mine. I accepted this fact and I'm OK with it. I never made any single list about "Worst Things About Pop Fans, Pop music" or similar. I even defended Adele several times, when a pop & rap fan wrote about her "Ugly, fat, can't sing" - I'm not her fan but she can sing and I appreciate talented people from all genres. - Metal_Treasure

No one means you specifically. I apologize if I didn't title or describe this specific enough - ProPanda

Wow, this list was flawed - ProPanda

To be honest this list is better than worst things about metal fans - lovingicecreams

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2They don't ever really use reasoning

Most of the reasoning people (including me) use is "they rely on a computer to make music for them" and "they use their looks to get popular". I know not all pop artists are like that and some do have legit talent, I'm just saying me and other metalheads say this because a majority of the time it's true. - NikBrusk

This is ridiculous. This entire list is disrespectful to the metal culture. In every single genre, there will be some fan who's incredibly stubborn and never uses reasoning. There is NO better music. It all depends on opinion. It's true that instruments don't make a song automatically good, but it's perfectly okay to prefer music for reasons like that. Just because ProPanda met one stubborn metalhead doesn't make all metalheads high and mighty idiots.

But you do? What I see on this list are 10 items with no reasoning, no item descriptions... - Metal_Treasure

@metal_treasure: Where in any of this did I say it was directed at you? It's not me who's playing games -- it's you. - WonkeyDude98

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3They can't accept good pop music

I defended several times Adele, Whitney Houston, Adam Lambert and Jackie Evancho from pop & rap fans, not from metal fans. I did it because I appreciate their singing talent (I'm not a typical fan of theirs, it's different). And I even defended somebody without a big talent in a context that wasn't music-related: I said Justin Bieber is overhated and it's immature to think he is the most evil person in history - more evil than Hitler, Stalin, etc. I'm not his fan but I try to be unbiased and reasonable. - Metal_Treasure

This list is just basically saying "all metal fans hate popular music and trash - talk every other genre because metal has instruments", an incredibly stupid stereotype. - Swellow

There is no "good" pop music! There is no "bad" pop music either! It's all about preference. Of course it's amazing though, because one random guy likes it so therefore it is the only good music on earth regardless of others' opinions. Well using this bs logic, some people can't accept "GOOD" metal music. Incredibly biased.

@Swellow: You're a complete hypocrite. - WonkeyDude98

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4They say false things

Like what? See, it is you who don't really use reasoning... The truth is that usually metal haters say false things, such as metal is satanic, metal is only screaming, and so on. - Metal_Treasure

Um what is it that metalheads say that's false exactly? - BoredJeff02

It's been only 2 days. and the list is already on the hottest list page. I can see that, the arguments will increase - zxm

"Like what? " Like when they insist metal is music.

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5They are ignorant

How is liking Metal music ignorant exactly? - BoredJeff02

Not all are ignorant, it's just some are.

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6They troll the internet

Lists like "Top Ten Reasons Why Pop Music Is Awful" isn't trolling and have pretty good reasons. But yeah, I do agree that metal elitists adding pop and rap stars to lists like "Worst People In History" and "Worst Events In History" is immature and stupid. - NikBrusk

Have you SEEN the Worst People Ever list? - WonkeyDude98

@Metal_Treasure: Your clan were the ones who aggro'd first. It's just people have finally come to their senses and have gotten sick of the elitism, so these lists are being made as a retort. - WonkeyDude98

@Bored Jeffery obviously that was a troll list because no music genre more talented than another. Get your head out of the clouds and stop with the inaccurate comparison.

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7They criticize other metalheads for certain types of Metal they listen to

Personally, I hate nu metal and metalcore for example. I won't deny that. But it's still metal and different people like different things and I respect that. The metalheads who do criticize other metal are pretty stubborn.

People criticized me for listening to Linkin Park, Slipknot, and Korn. They claim "it's not real metal". Well whatever helps you sleep at night, but don't criticize me for listening to the Metal I like! - NikBrusk

Some do, others don't as for me I say whatever rocks your boat. - BoredJeff02

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8They are hypocrites

Apparently pop has awful lyrics, unlistenable vocals, and poor instrumentation, but Five Finger Death Punch is awesome! - WonkeyDude98

Like this list isn't hypocritical? - BoredJeff02

Yo visitor, how am I a hypocrite, please tell me, I always need ways to improve - ProPanda

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9They call pop fans immature for their own opinions

Enough of the nonsense that "most" metalheads do these things. How many have you met? 2? Just because you met one horrible person that happens to like metal, doesn't make metalheads all evil people. This is very similar to racism, for example. Just because some terrorists attack in the name of Islam, of course, ALL muslims are evil! So one metalhead hurts someone's feelings, of course, ALL metalheads are stubborn brutes!

I don't call some Pop fans immature for their opinions I call some Pop Fans immature based on their constant lashing out when you criticize a overrated pop artist. - BoredJeff02

I have to agree with BoredJeff02 and the visitor. Not all metalheads call pop fans immature for liking music, we do so because they can't handle criticism of their favorite artists and don't respect our opinions either. - NikBrusk

@visitor: I'd like to ask where YOU'VE been since this site got big. Even on the main page for pop music, the main lists are ones that demonize the very idea of pop music. - WonkeyDude98

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10They are immature

This is perhaps the most relevant complaint on this list. They tend to be mired in obsessive, worshipful minutiae, such as actually measuring the length of "screams," overemphasizing speed and "complexity" as somehow related to musicality or instrumental prowess; waxing authoritative on what is "difficult" to play, when they've never even blown a kazoo; endless, unsolicited, irrelevant tutorials on trivia regarding metal "musicians," their kids, their pets, their ignorant politics, their "socially conscious causes"...all in attempt to convince someone (likely themselves) that their "genre" is not only "classical," but somehow superior. It's all a crushing bore.

Of course, some are. But then there are the Bieber fans who claim he's the best artist of all time because he looks pretty. I don't even have anything against Bieber, I don't care about him, but there are fans of every single genre that are full of crap.

Some metal fans are immature I see a comment to the list Top Ten Things that You Would Love to Throw to Metalheads and the visitor commented " Metal is god and you will die" I report that comment and I'm glad that comment is removed already - lovingicecreams

Every music fanbase has immature fans not just metal music ALL music does. - BoredJeff02

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11They are annoying

Name one music fanbase that isn't? - BoredJeff02

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