Best Instruments In Metal Besides Guitars, Bass, and Drums

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What are instruments in metal, which make the sound more interesting?

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1 Violin Violin The violin is a wooden string instrument in the violin family. It is the smallest and highest-pitched instrument in the family in regular use.

I haven't heard of a lot of Metal bands that use this, but I do know a rock band that used a violin. Of course you know what I'm thinking about since I made a list of why they were a great band. - DarkenedBrutality

Almost all folk metal bands use violins. - Metal_Treasure

By this, I just remembered the video "Guitar VS Violin - A heavy metal battle! ". Awesome video. - zxm

Zxm, I just watched this battle Guitar VS Violin - it was awesome! - Metal_Treasure

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2 Piano Piano The piano is a musical instrument played using a keyboard, which is a row of keys that the performer presses down or strikes with the fingers and thumbs of both hands.

Piano is usually used to setup a "progressive" sound so it's found mostly in prog metal, symphonic metal, power metal - Savatage, Blind Guardian, Edguy, Sonata Arctica, and many more. - Metal_Treasure

Thanks for making me think of "Oblivion Upon Us" by DOOM:VS. - Metalhead1997

3 Cello Cello

Off the top of my head - Apocalyptica.
Cello is not very popular in metal but my heart skips a beat every time I hear cello on metal songs. Example: Demons & Wizards - Love's Tragedy. God bless Jon Schaffer and Hansi K├╝rsch.
I think Northern Kings also used cello in some songs. - Metal_Treasure

4 Keyboards

Even in death metal - Children Of Bodom, for example. - Metal_Treasure

Especially in prog metal, symphonic, power metal. - zxm

Acid Witch? - Metalhead1997

5 Flute Flute

Very often in symphonic metal, in some power metal songs, too. - Metal_Treasure

6 Viola
7 Harp
8 Orchestra Bells
9 Bagpipes Bagpipes
10 French Horn

The Contenders

11 Tuba
12 Hurdy-Gurdy
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