Genres You Probably Didn’t Know Were Metal Subgenres (Or Have Metal Influence)

The Top Ten

1 Grunge Grunge (sometimes referred to as the Seattle sound) is a subgenre of alternative rock and a subculture that emerged during the mid-1980s.

Punk Rock + Heavy Metal fused with elements of Thrash Metal, Sludge Metal, Hardcore Punk, Hard Rock, Alternative Rock, Garage Rock, Noise Rock, And Indie Rock - MegadethFan07

2 Shock Rock

Heavy Metal + Rock - MegadethFan07

3 Arena Rock

Hard Rock, Pop Rock, And Heavy Metal - MegadethFan07

4 Digital Hardcore

Hardcore Punk fused with electronic. Also has Heavy Metal, noise, breakbeat, drum and bass, and techno elements. - MegadethFan07

5 Hardcore Punk

Very misleading list.

Not a Metal subgenre. But It had some metal Influence. Mostly NWOBHM. - MegadethFan07

6 Industrial Music

Not a Metal subgenre. But had some metal Influence. - MegadethFan07

7 Crust Punk

Proto-Extreme Metal and Biker Metal. - MegadethFan07

8 Stoner Rock

Sometimes called Stoner Metal or Stoner Doom. It’s Heavy Metal or Doom Metal fused with Psychedelic Rock or Acid Rock. - MegadethFan07

9 Desert Rock

Similar to Stoner Rock. But had Metal Influence. - MegadethFan07

10 Occult Rock

Had Proto-Metal Influence. - MegadethFan07

The Contenders

11 Speedcore
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