Top 10 Reasons Why Black Metal is a Terrible Subgenre to Start with If You're New to Metal

Similar to my list of Reasons Why Death Metal is a Terrible Subgenre to Start With If You're New to Metal. I don't hate black metal, but just like death metal, I don't think it's appropriate for beginners.

The Top Ten

1 Unclean Singing

Probably the only relevant item on the list that should have been #1 and not #10. All other things aren't related to black metal music. Moreover, they aren't related to music itself.
Besides, many non-metal musicians are racists, murderers, homophobes, and so on.
Long ago I made a list where you can see many interesting things - Top 10 Musicians Who Killed Someone - Metal_Treasure

2 Lo-fi (raw) Recording
3 Satanic Lyrics

Not all of it is satanic. In fact a lot of it is folky. Only real reason it's not good for beginners is the unclean singing. And I think people who base the quality of music on lyrical themes are stupid. (Not you, Aragon) - IronSabbathPriest

@IronSabbathPriest-Thanks. And I know not all black metal is satanic. I didn't have time to add comments explaining it wasn't cause I was in a rush.

4 Tremolo Picking Tremolo Picking
5 Theistic Satanists
6 Animal Cruelty

And you twerps bash pop fans.

7 Church Burnings

I honestly don't see how burning churches would make listening to black metal music harder. Would it be more difficult to understand Ted Nugent's music only because he's a hunter and kills animals in his life outside music? No. His songs are the same. "Cat Scratch Fever" sounded the same to me before and after I learned about his private life. - Metal_Treasure

8 Explicit Lyrics
9 Neo-Nazis
10 Murderers

The Contenders

11 Racists
12 Homophobes
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