Worst Assumptions About MusicIf you have any of these assumptions, then you don't know anything about music.
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I really hate this assumption, for me it's the worst of all. - Metal_Treasure
I agree, but also it doesn't mean it's automatically worse if it's popular. - Elina
This doesn't work at all.there are songs with lots of sale but those aren't good - zxm
Metal is not evil, it's just the poor mentality of people - Ananya
There's no such thing as a better genre.
What? Hell no! Most of it is terrible. - KianaLexi
Yeah and autotune is "supposed" to make your voice sound better. - KianaLexi
I think you're forgetting the electronic music genre...
Haha, yes, I know what you mean. - Metal_Treasure
Nicki Minaj anyone? - Neonco31
Well this isn't true by this logic
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and more are metal which is obviously not true - christangrant
Two words : Wrecking Ball. - ArigatoKawaii
There's a difference between melodic and good people. - LightningBladeV 2 Comments
I listen to Evanescence and it's a rock band and they did have 1 song which is my favorite about a drug, Other than that, I don't think Evanescence is all about drugs though. - KianaLexi
Metal musicians had much less problems with drugs than musicians in rap, pop, grunge and classic rock.
No major metal musician died of drugs or alcohol. And metal lyrics aren't about drugs (Master of Puppets by Metallica is an anti-drug song). - Metal_Treasure
Zxm explanation is great. There are non-metal songs that are louder than some metal songs. But metal songs can still be faster and heavier. - Metal_Treasure
This is not an accurate thing. Let me give an example- sometimes we confuse hard rock and metal to be the same ( I do too). It's because we judge metal and rock (other genres) with loudness. But loudness doesn't always mean "heavy". Yes, metal music is loud. But not always it has to be loud to become metal. When I was young, I used to think if I simply increase the volume, wouldn't it be a metal song. But now I realize why it can't be.
Metal = power+speed. When you beat a drum very hardly or strum a guitar very heavily it will create a loud music/heavy music. But it won't be metal. Punk rock is also loud. Metal is only metal when certain amount of speed is used in it. Some of the metal songs aren't very loud (especially guitar solos). When guitar chords are very fast, it creates a very very fast solo. Then it sounds like a, what to say, lets say like a device. for example "telephone" sound or something like that. Those solos are metal too. But those aren't loud. There are other ...more - zxm
I don't think so - but I'm sure there must be some idiots who thought - Ananya
Not a big fan of this genre. But there could be good and bad of anything. - zxm
Agreed, overrating and underrating are more likely a subjective thing. - zxm
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2. Listening to only popular artists = good
3. If it's on the radio, it's good
2. Rock n' roll, heavy metal, hard rock, etc. are evil
3. More sold copies = better music artist
2. Popular Musicians = Talented Musicians
3. Rock n' roll, heavy metal, hard rock, etc. are evil