Metal Subgenres that Require a Lot of Talent to Play


The Top Ten

1 Technical Death Metal Technical Death Metal

The truth hurts.

2 Power Metal Power Metal
3 Thrash Metal Thrash Metal Thrash Metal is a Heavy Metal subgenre developed during the early 1980s and an early precursor of Extreme Metal. Thrash Metal features a faster and more aggressive guitar work than Traditional Metal with shredding and double-bass drums and can range from melodic singing to loud shouts. more.

Lol. I thought Metal_Treasure made this list. - Userguy44

4 Speed Metal Speed Metal
5 Symphonic Metal Symphonic Metal
6 Neoclassical Metal Neoclassical Metal
7 Melodic Death Metal Melodic Death Metal
8 Death Metal Death Metal

I wanna do death metal when I'm older and become a musician...

9 Progressive Metal Progressive Metal
10 Doom Metal Doom Metal

The Contenders

11 Folk metal Folk metal Folk metal is a fusion genre of heavy metal music and traditional folk music that developed in Europe during the 1990s.
12 Gothic metal Gothic metal
13 Heavy Metal Heavy Metal Heavy Metal music is a sub-genre of rock music that originated in the late 1960s-70s, featuring more distorted and heavier instrumental work and darker lyrical themes. Heavy Metal broke into mainstream success with bands such as Black Sabbath, Iron Maiden and Metallica. more.
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Top Remixes

1. Neoclassical Metal
2. Progressive Metal
3. Technical Death Metal
1. Power Metal
2. Technical Death Metal
3. Thrash Metal


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