Top Ten Most Absurd Metal Subgenre Names That Don't Exist

We've got Metalcore, Deathcore, and Grindcore. Those are legitimate "core" genres. People make up other "core" genres, and some of them are absurd. So what are your picks?

The Top Ten

1 Memecore

Bee Movie trailer? Doge? that BOI? What has the world come to? Don't judge me.

Well, there's a song about memes, so yeah - SirSkeletorThe3rd

They sing about Internet memes - SirSkeletorThe3rd

2 Biebercore

It1s great that an undertaking's ad is above this list while I am reading it. - Alkadikce

Ha Ha Ha! Metal with vocals that sounds like a dying cat! Fit for hardcore beliebers!

Justin Bieber making metal? I don't want to live on this planet anymore! - RiverClanRocks

Justin Bieber? Heavy metal? Oh come on, this is just a joke. - 05yusuf09

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3 Pig Metal

Isn't that Black Metal? A lot of Black Metal bands use pig squeals sometimes. - SirSkeletorThe3rd

Are they in fact "War Pigs"? - Rpemk

Pig is a very bad idea for metal. - 05yusuf09

Pigs writing metal? - RiverClanRocks

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4 Symphonic Stalin Death Metal
5 Stalincore

Hey, that could be a music genre for Soviet Union's theme. - Delgia2k

I can totally imagine this existing. - PositronWildhawk

NO! Just NO! - SamuiNeko

Surprised this doesn't exist. There are some metal bands that talk about Stalinist era stuff such as a band called Gulaghh. They have a whole album called Vorkuta. An infamous gulag - SirSkeletorThe3rd

6 Animecore

They sing about Waifus - SirSkeletorThe3rd

"Kawaii desuu! BAKA! " You can thank me for starting the lyrics off.

7 Orgasmic Metal

It already exists. You know what disgrace I mean. - Cyri

Metal with sex sounds?!

8 Brazilcore

You might catch Zika virus listening to this one. - Rpemk

Here are some of the lyrics of Brazilcore bands...

*growling* COME TO Brazil OR I REPORT YOU! HUEHUEHUEHUEHUEHUEHUEHUEHUEHUEHUE FUTBOL IS BEST SPORT! COME TO Brazil HUEHUEHUE FUTBOL - SirSkeletorThe3rd

Their lyrics?

"GIB MONIES PLOX!
I WILL REPORT YOU!
HEAR MY BATTLE CRY!
HUEHUEHUE! " - SirSkeletorThe3rd

9 Ultimate killer assassin murderer death post-progressive Alternative hardcore heavy metal
10 Chicken Metal

If there was a list about genre names that do exist, pornogrind would be number one easily. - MontyPython

There is Hatebeak. - Metalhead1997

Chickens writing metal? XP - RiverClanRocks

The Contenders

11 Neo-Cacophonic Sludge Metal

Wait...cacophony(band) plus sludge...isn't that like two opposites of metal! - Toucan

12 Pisscore
13 Foodcore

GIVE ME FOOD GIVE ME FRIES GIVE ME SALAD ON THE SIDE! - Cyri

14 Progressive School Metal
15 Hardcorecore
16 Gorecore
17 Proto-Neo-Dubstep-Jazz-Trance-Ethnic Metal

I imagine this would sound crazy.

Say what? - Toucan

18 Direction Metal

Oh god, I'd cry if 1D performed metal music...

19 Freddycore

Is this a reference to Freddy Krueger?

Freddy from FNAF singing is horrifying!

The one from FNAF singing.

20 Sh*tcore

Haha this is funny to say out loud! - Britgirl

This would've been hilarious! - MontyPython

Theirs falling in reverse

21 Ailencore

This sorta exists. Check out Rings of Saturn.

Really ridiculous. - 05yusuf09

22 Christian Nintendogrind

What, Jesus and Mario playing a metal duet? Then Satan and Bowser? - Garythesnail

The title alone is just absurd. Both words just don't sound well together. Just imagine what it would sound like! - Wolftail

Christians writing songs about Nintendo? - RiverClanRocks

Chicks dig the CNG - Catception

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23 Heavy Dubcorestep

Dubstep and metal - InfernoTopTenners

24 Satancore

"So is this Mainstream Black Metal? " - Metal Elitist.

Satancore is just another word for Black Metal - SirSkeletorThe3rd

Lemme hear this - AnonymousChick

25 Streetcore
26 Gattlingcores

Gattlingcore. Mostly like those songs where the drums sound like machine guns.

27 Fluffycore
28 Christian Technical Death Goldfishcore
29 Homeworkcore

Oh sweet jesus no...

30 Insane Metal
31 Idiotcore

Hardcore idiocy in metal. It's rare to find such.

32 Kazoo Duck Metal
33 Bleepcore

Too much vulgarity?

34 Nickicore
35 Dumbasscore
36 Islamicbikinicore
37 Mr. Rogers' Rebel Metal
38 Luigi Metal

I wonder who added this - ElSherlock

39 Birth Metal
40 Deathened Black Metal
41 Trash Metal
42 Maocore

I'll end anyone that invented this core. - SamuiNeko

Chinese propaganda metal? No way!

Hardcore Maoist music!

43 Snorecore

@SirSkeletorThe3rd - people created mostly "core" subgenres because they read the list description above.

However, every time I hear a subgenre with "core" in the name I expect to hear more punk than metal. Typical metal subgenres have metal in the name, except for metalcore, which is mostly punk as of today. Currently metalcore is punk and even pop punk influenced by metal. Ironically, the name metalcore suggests that this is the essence of metal (haha).

And no, metal should not become associated with the "core" genres. Hardcore was the first "core" subgenre and it was a punk subgenre, not a metal subgenre. Metal is very often confused with punk and I really hate this. - Metal_Treasure

Really? Huh, I kinda expected things with Metal in their name and only a couple of core genres - SirSkeletorThe3rd

Snoring sounds in metal could be put into the black/death metal songs.

I like how every single entry on this list has core in the name. IS THIS WHAT METAL HAS BECOME?! - SirSkeletorThe3rd

44 Classical Metal

There's symphonic metal! It's my favorite genre!

I think its symphonic metal. - SamuiNeko

This does exist.

45 Cumbernauldcore
46 Longhorncore
47 Christcore

For fundamentalist Christians.

This one already exists. - Metal_Treasure

48 Brocore
49 Sirencore

This would be bad for the patients on the ambulance!

50 Marooncore
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