Top 10 Stupidest Reasons to Hate a Metal Genre

BoredJeff02
If you hate a metal genre have better reasoning than this.

The Top Ten

1 Because it's too loud

So hypocritical. I've had my stuff up in my headphones listening to Metallica or Diamond Head and it wasn't even that loud, and I've been told to turn it down before. Other people walk in blasting rap at full volume through their headphones, and they don't get called out AT ALL. Yeah right, like I need to turn my music down. - Metalhead1997

Honestly, it's a wrong concept that all metal genres are loud. There are other louder genres too. - zxm

You have volume control? Then use it. - Metal_Treasure

Just turn the volume down and that's it. It's so simple! - Metalthomas

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2 Because of one bad band that represents it

That's just one band out of thousands. There's TONS of good bands out there! - Metalhead1997

YES! I can't describe how much I hate it when people say this. - NikBrusk

Example Cannibal Corpse ruins death metals image - christangrant

*Cough *Cough* Self explanatory. - BoredJeff02

3 Because it's heavy

Well, it's called "metal", not "plastic". Do you expect really really soft songs? - FireWasp2004

Most Metal is heavy so deal with it... - BoredJeff02

Haha, that's why it's called Heavy Metal. Why do you expect smooth midnight metal? - Metal_Treasure

Well, duh... - Metalhead1997

4 Because you think it's satanic

People thought the same (and still think the same) about rock and roll, soul, and rock. So, yeah, this is to be expected. But there's not many satanic bands I can name, and even fewer satanic fans. - Metalhead1997

"Because I think..." is never a good excuse. At least give an evidence, people! - Metalthomas

Not a good reason really. - BoredJeff02

5 Because it has too much screaming in it

They're thinking of screamo. - Metalhead1997

So? Metal screams are more natural than half- assed grunge screams! - BoredJeff02

6 Because you think it makes you look cool

Spoiler alert: It doesn't. - BoredJeff02

7 Because you can't understand the meaning of the genre's songs

Then go listen to a different genre. - BoredJeff02

8 BecauseĀ of the guitar riffs

For me it depends on the metal genre. I don't listen to thrash metal, death metal or black metal often because few notes. Rather I listen to prog, neoclassical or symphonic metal because of lots of notes. But I won't say I will hate those genres. I just don't listen it much. - zxm

I hope you would all have better reasoning than that.. - BoredJeff02

9 Because people you know hate it

There's no point of listening something what others like. Each people has his/her own choice. - zxm

*Cough* *Cough* People at my school's logic right there. - BoredJeff02

10 Because it's popular

Metal isn't even THAT popular - FireWasp2004

Not legitimate. - BoredJeff02

Then why don't you hate Pop music? It's also popular. Get a better reason! (not you, BoredJeff) - Metalthomas

The Contenders

11 Because it's too complex

Complex metal genres are my favorite metal genres. I am still discovering new songs. Its not for only metal, but for all genres. - zxm

12 Because it doesn't fit your standards of metal
13 Because of one singer you hate
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