Top Ten Best Music Genre Combinations

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

Classical is metal before electricity. - maverick88

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

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

Oops. I voted on my own list accidentally. :/ - RiverClanRocks

1 Word : Radiohead - 12cc

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4 Classical and Electronic

I've always thought of how this would work.

5 Classical and Dubstep

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

6 Folk and Metal

Folk Metal already exists.

Ensiferum! - Brobusky

7 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

Thousand Foot Krutch is the best! - LarkwingFlight

This is a terrible combination.

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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 Industrial and Rock

The Newcomers

? Chiptune and Trance
? Chiptune and House

The Contenders

11 Jazz and Electronic

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

12 Trance and Progressive House
13 Pop and Metal

Ah! This makes me want to scream! How do you combine opposites? Recipe for disaster. - Metal2003

14 Heavy Metal and Techno
15 Jazz and Rock
16 Hard Rock and Alternative Rock
17 Hard Rock and Folk Rock
18 Hard Rock and Indie Rock
19 Country and Rock
20 Metal and Jazz

Complex instrumentals that opposite each other together Interesting. - Metal2003

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