Top Ten Best Music Genre Combinations

RiverClanRocks
There are plenty of music genres, but some go really well together. Let's take a look at some. And most of the items have classical music in there because it goes with just about everything.

The Top Ten

1 Classical and Metal

Yes! This is awesome - symphonic metal exists and I love it. Can't get enough of Blind Guardian's 2015 album!
Actually every metal subgenre goes well with classical - thrash, prog, death, black, power metal...
It's because metal music is based on classical. You didn't know that? No problem, now you know. - Metal_Treasure

Classical is metal before electricity. - maverick88

I'm not interested in Black Metal but for some reason I like Symphonic Black Metal - SirSkeletorThe3rd

Symphonic metal, neoclassical metal, power metal etc. - zxm

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2 Classical and Rock
3 Rock and Electronic

There are a good amount of industrial bands and bands of other genres that mix rock and metal and are good at it.

I have only two words: DEPECHE MODE. - IronSabbathPriest

Three words: Nine Inch Nails.

Celldweller is the best and so is Blue Stahli.Get this genre to number 1-LitSavage

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4 Classical and Electronic

I've always thought of how this would work.

5 Rap and Rock

This is usually horrible, (see: Linkin Park, limp bizkit) but I love me some Rage Against the Machine! - Brobusky

Forget about Limp Bizkit and Linkin Park, listen to Beastie Boys and Rage Against the Machine to know good rap rock - Bboymakinwitthefrekfreak

In the End by Linkin Park my 6th favourite Song. - PatrickStar3

Two words: Hollywood Undead

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6 Classical and Dubstep

Like what Lindsay Stirling does? I love her music! - Pegasister12

7 Folk and Metal

Folk Metal already exists.

Ensiferum! - Brobusky

8 Pop and Electronic

Most pop music has electronic influences, but unfortunately, the pop artists abuse electronic most of the time. - RiverClanRocks

9 Rap and Electronic

If the rap part is executed well, and doesn't take up a majority of the song, it can work. - RiverClanRocks

10 Jazz and Electronic

I was introduced to this by our very own P.Wildhawk. It's really rather good. - Britgirl

The Contenders

11 Trance and Progressive House
12 Industrial and Rock
13 Metal and Jazz

Interesting

14 Pop and Metal
15 Heavy Metal and Techno
16 Jazz and Rock
17 Hard Rock and Alternative Rock
18 Country and Rock
19 Opera and Hip Hop

That would sound interesting

20 Hard Rock and Folk Rock
21 Hard Rock and Indie Rock
22 Chillout and Dubstep
23 Rock and Pop

Pop Rock's already a thing and most of the time it's done horribly (Maroon 5, Coldplay, Fall Out Boy etc.) maybe if it's done better then maybe...

Like The Script! - SamuiNeko

24 Soft Rock and Hard Rock
25 Acoustic Rock and Heavy Metal
26 Punk Rock and Heavy Metal
27 Metal and Electronic

Not really... - Metal_Treasure

28 Industrial and Metal
29 Glitch and Dubstep

Almost the same genre, so they go great together! - AsteroidCat

30 Jazz and Funk
31 Hard Rock and Glam Metal

Two words... Bon Jovi - Draco

Glam Metal is a very misleading notion because it's not really metal. The so called 'glam metal' is actually Glam Hard Rock - it’s the glam/pop version of hard rock.
So Bon Jovi is a successful combination of hard rock and glam rock (there's no metal in that). - Metal_Treasure

32 Metal and Dubstep

But didn't Korn already do that? - SirSkeletorThe3rd

33 Indie and Pop

Indie isn't a music genre - 'indie' describes artists from any genre who release their music independently (so independent is shortened to indie). These are music artists who are not signed to major labels.

Usually indie artists are not pop or mainstream. - Metal_Treasure

34 Chiptune and Glitch
35 Industrial and Dubstep
36 Ethnic and Jazz
37 Techno and EDM
38 Trance and Rap
39 Alternative and Electronic
40 Folk and Rock
41 Pop and Death Metal

I remember Amaranthe combining Eurodance and Pop elements with power metal and death growls.

42 Rock and EDM

Listen to Zedds Transmission to know what I mean

43 Country and Alternative Rock
44 Punk Rock and Classical
45 Opera and Rock
46 Country and Pop

Taylor swift!

47 Chiptune and Jazz
48 Techno and Jazz
49 House and Jazz
50 Chiptune and House
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