Top 10 Reasons Why Metal isn't the Best Music Genre

Heavy metal is, as of now, the #1 item in the "Best Music Genres" list, but really? Is it really the best music genre? No, it's not. And here are the reasons why.

The Top Ten

1 There are better music genres

Personal preferences are completely subjective. Some prefer Pop, some like Rock or Rap music, others will say they favor Metal most. Others might take Classical and Jazz music over instead. - CrimsonShark

It depends on opinion I find Heavy Metal to be mediocre.In my opinion Alternative Rock and Rap/Hip Hop are the best.It all depends on music taste.Also I find it ironic you make this list but on you're profile you're favourite genre is Heavy Metal.-DarkBoi-X

I personally prefer rock, but I will respect you if you like metal as long as you’ll return that respect. - 3DG20

Yikes... well have fun when the metalheads come and debunk this list... - CaptainMowzker

2 Metal is overrated

Well so is Pop, Rap, and Country. Your point? - CaptainMowzker

So are pop, rock and rap, but that doesn’t necessarily make them bad. It just means they get a lot of praise. - 3DG20

This whole list isn’t fact, it’s just your opinion. - PumpkinKing109

3 Metal is too mainstream

Heavy Metal has become more mainstream than it was in the 90s and 00s. And even then, its not on the same magnitude of popularity as Pop music.

If anything is not mainstream, there's a lot more than just Metal if you ask me. - CrimsonShark

No it's not. Pop music is too mainstream. - Userguy44

*COUGHS* Pop and Rap are way more mainstream. - CaptainMowzker

Pop, rap, rock and even country are way more mainsteam though. - 3DG20

4 The guitars in metal are boring

I find guitars to be awesome in any genre, especially Metal... - CaptainMowzker

Why did you came up with this? You don't like riffs and solos? - Userguy44

The guitar is my favourite thing about metal, but I respect your opinion. - 3DG20

5 The vocals in metal are annoying

Do you mean the screams? Metal vocalists are actually talented! - Userguy44

Still better than all emo band vocals. - CaptainMowzker

There are annoying vocalists in every other genre though. You just can’t let them overshadow the good ones because there are also great vocalists in every genre. - 3DG20

6 The solos in metal are too hard to play

So what? It takes a lot of talent. - Userguy44

Not a valid reason. - CaptainMowzker

That’s a good thing about metal. That means it takes a lot of talent. - 3DG20

7 It's outdated

Explain to me how a genre based on Classical music, with many different sub genres, and diverse riffs is outdated? - CaptainMowzker

8 It isn't on charts anymore

So? Rock songs barely make the charts anymore either but I still love it. - 3DG20

So what? - CaptainMowzker

9 The songs are too long

What a stupid reason - Userguy44

DEPENDS on the Metal band you listen to. - CaptainMowzker

10 The concerts are too violent

Someone has listened too much Death Metal... - CaptainMowzker

Then don't go to the concerts. - Userguy44

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