Unpopular Opinions from Metalheads


The Top Ten

1 Death metal sucks

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

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 Glam metal and nu metal counts as real metal

I don't know about glam, but nu should definitely count. - yungstirjoey666

5 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

6 Black metal sucks

It does in my opinion. - DarkBoi-X

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 St. Anger by Metallica is a good album

I like this album to be honest - yungstirjoey666

10 Slayer sucks

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

The Newcomers

? Power metal sucks
? Lars Ulrich is a good drummer

The Contenders

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 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

15 Modern metal is better than the classics

BUT YoU'Re nOt A REaL mETAlhEad - yungstirjoey666

16 Limp Bizkit is a good band
17 Iron Maiden sucks

Nah, they're good. - DarkBoi-X

18 Metallica sucks

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

19 Thrash metal sucks

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

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

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

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