Unpopular Opinions from Metalheads


The Top Ten

1 Death metal sucks

I personally prefer Melodic Death Metal. - RogerMcBaloney

Depends on the band. Bands like Death and Dark Tranquility are good but bands like Cannibal Corpse and Deicide suck. - DarkBoi-X

I can’t deny the amazingly complex instrumentals from the genre and the talent of the instrumentalists, but I don’t like the vocals (same goes for all extreme metal except thrash and speed metal which has both good vocals (thrash’s are good most of the time) and instrumentals). - PhoenixAura81

2 Mainstream pop and rap are good

Strongly disagree. There's too much generic and dumb crap nowadays in pop and rap. - RogerMcBaloney

I will have to strongly disagree with this one. Lol. - RobertWisdom

3 Anthrax is the best out of all the Big Four bands of thrash metal
4 Black Veil Brides is a good band

Terrible band. - DarkBoi-X

I'm not a huge fan of their Knives and Pens, when they were too much with the emo. But they have been somewhat improving since then. Andy's voice is rather mediocre, not gonna lie, but Jake Pitts is a pretty good guitarist. - yungstirjoey666

I like the song In the End, but that’s the only song I’ve heard by BVB. - PhoenixAura81

5 Glam metal and nu metal counts as real metal

I agree with this. Just because some bands are softer doesn't mean they are not metal. - RogerMcBaloney

6 Black metal sucks

It really does. - PhoenixAura81

Actually many metalheads hates black metal for giving all of heavy metal the label as "satanic" - yungstirjoey666

7 Arch Enemy was justified over the T-shirt controversy
8 Thrash metal is not an extreme subgenre

Depends on the band really. Bands like Slayer and Kreator would indeed count as Extreme Metal but bands like Metallica and Antharax aren't Extreme Metal at all. - DarkBoi-X

9 Slayer sucks

They're not bad. Just think that they're too repetitive in their songs. Still respect them as a band - TheDarkOne_221b

Slayer is good. - DarkBoi-X

My biggest mistake is not going to their concert in my area last year, especially since it's their final tour before they disband. - yungstirjoey666

I also wish I could of gone to one of their concerts. These guys are legendary. - RogerMcBaloney

10 St. Anger by Metallica is a good album

I like this album to be honest - yungstirjoey666

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11 Metal is not the best genre

Not a metalhead but it really isn't in my opinion. - DarkBoi-X

12 Metalcore and deathcore are better than their respective counterparts
13 Tarja Turunen is the least talented vocalist compared to Anette Olzon and Floor Jansen

All three are amazing - yungstirjoey666

14 Limp Bizkit is a good band

I wouldn't say a good band, but their songs are kind of lit. Cheesy, but lit. - yungstirjoey666

Hmm... NOPE! - RogerMcBaloney

15 Black Sabbath did not pioneer metal

Deep Purple did more for inventing metal. They had a heavier sound that was more considering the roots of metal than Black Sabbath. - Userguy44

16 Modern metal is better than the classics

Both are really good, but a lot of modern metal bands fail to stand out and just sound generic. - RogerMcBaloney

BUT YoU'Re nOt A REaL mETAlhEad - yungstirjoey666

17 Deathcore is better than death metal

Overall, I'd say this is true. - RogerMcBaloney

18 Iron Maiden sucks

I disagree with this
And at least I was able to go to their concert recently
Was a great experience - yungstirjoey666

Are you kidding? Iron Maiden is a great band! - RogerMcBaloney

Nah, they're good. - DarkBoi-X

I'm suprised there are metalheads with this opinion. - Userguy44

19 Metallica sucks

Actually this is a somewhat popular opinion; Metallica seems to be getting a lot of hate - yungstirjoey666

20 Thrash metal sucks

How could someone ever think that... - RogerMcBaloney

But Thrash is the best subgenre of Metal. Although Prog Metal is close. - DarkBoi-X

21 Both Metallica and Megadeth are great bands in their own style, and this fanwar is nonsense

I'm more of a Metallica guy, but Megadeth can be lit too. - yungstirjoey666

22 Nickelback is a Good Band
23 Speed metal is not a legitimate subgenre
24 Doom metal is the best extreme subgenre
25 Pantera's glam years were better than their thrash/groove years

Hell no! - RogerMcBaloney

26 Lars Ulrich is a good drummer
27 Power metal sucks
28 Asking Alexandria is a good band
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Top Remixes

1. Mainstream pop and rap are good
2. Death metal sucks
3. Anthrax is the best out of all the Big Four bands of thrash metal
1. Black metal sucks
2. Death metal sucks
3. Glam metal and nu metal counts as real metal


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