Top Ten Worst Kinds of Metal FansMcKing1003
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People who say these kinds of things are usually pretentious metal fans. Cause usually no one gets into metal by one chance. People get into metal from many steps. And some songs can't be ignored at any cost. - zxm
Or the "I hate all genres except Thrash, Black, and Death Metal" fans.
I like metal songs cause I like them. Not because they're metal. - zxm
I'm a metalhead and I love pop, electronic, rap, mainstream rock, and other genres they hate - Neonco31V 2 Comments
For me this is true. The Black Album was good, it had great songs like Enter Sandman, Nothing Else Matters, Wherever I May Roam, etc. but it wasn't Metallica. It wasn't Thrash at all which is very disappointing. The albums after such as Lulu, St Anger, Load, Re-Load were all disappointing to me because it was regular Hard Rock/Heavy Metal. However, Death Magnetic had a few good THRASH songs on it, but it wasn't a 100% comeback. Since Death Magnetic is the most recent album and Metallica has an upcoming album for 2015, I think this will be a Thrash Metal comeback for them which would be sick. - ryanrimmel
Metallica's first four albums are the greatest, the three albums succeeding it were good, Death Magnetic was also a good comeback album, and the band had really great songs in the '80s that we can forgive them for making St. Anger and Lulu.
My Dad is a true Metallica fan because he loves ALL of Metallica's albums, not just the first four. In fact, that's his favorite band. - Pony
Yeah I hate these people because their stuff after the 4 albums was also good even St. Anger to me Lulu is their only bad album - christangrantV 3 Comments
I agree but linkin park is nothing compared to a7x a7x has some good songs they shouldn't be compared
Linkin Park and A7X are not metal - Ananya
There good but nowhere near the best
Both aren't metal bands (A7X in my opinion is hard/heavy rock) - christangrant
If rock didn't exist metal wouldn't exist. I love both rock and metal. - RiverClanRocks
Without rock there wouldn't be metal. Keep listening to those old rock songs, they put a lot of effort into them. - NuMetalManiak
Rock is better than metal by a little bit in my opinion because that's how metal came alive
Simple, Metal has Rock in it's roots and without Rock, Metal wouldn't exist at all - Neonco31V 3 Comments
Is this a joke? Please tell me no one actually thinks this.
They are a metal band but only when Dio came in Deep Purple are the real inventors of metal - christangrant
Black Sabbath created metal... - Pony
They aren't heavy metal like Metallica or pantera but tonys riffs help created it
Two of the best subgenres. - IronSabbathPriest
Power metal and prog metal are one of the greatest metal genres of all time. Don't know about others but personally I think these two genres are better and more unique than thrash, death or black metal. - zxm
Power Metal and Prog Metal are both awesome.
I don't like power metal that much, indifferent on prog.V 5 Comments
Eh this could apply to any music genre to be honest - christangrant
Hyperbolizing much? - Neonco31
Shut up, that's all I gotta say. - McKing1003
Sort off agree he is overhated but at same the same time he's overrated - christangrant
They hate him only because he's overrated - Neonco31
Either because of Napster or Dave Mustaine, he can't be hated!V 1 Comment
Hate to bring it to you, but it is in fact true.
It's an opinion, not a fact. Don't treat your opinions as facts - Neonco31
Rock and metal many people love met
But it is... - christangrant
"Best in the entire world" means no genre beats it but no genre is better by fact, it's better by each individual's opinion. - Neonco31V 1 Comment
Innovation is what makes things better. The more you can expand the depth of a genre, the more great it becomes. More to listen to - MikeTheLight
Well if its pop then yea
This is actually true by the way.
Very close-minded - Neonco31V 4 Comments
Seriously I mean I love other bands but this band is my favorite so back off on this one
Umm... In my opinion they are. But I love other bands as well. - IronSabbathPriest
? For me they're the best metal band. But there are lots of other bands I like. - zxm
Wrong these people are awesome - christangrantV 1 Comment
They are very overrated. Am I a bad person cause of that? - ryanrimmel
I can see where people are coming from saying that they're overrated, but I don't really get why some people hate them as if they're the worst band ever. At worst, I just find them boring, but nothing that would warrant labeling them one of the worst bands.
Overrated but still rules and its not their fault so stop blaming them
I don't hate them its just they are overrated honestly their music is fine just not as good as every says they are - christangrantV 3 Comments
You hate me because I've never heard of a band you know? Kinda harsh there.
I'm not gonna get angry at my parents just because they don't know Dream Theater.
Just because I haven't heard of such doesn't mean I'm automatically terrible. I bet some of my friends here never heard bands like Bon Jovi or The Police but I never got mad at them for not having heard such bands - Neonco31
I hate you since you haven't heard of (Norwegian Band fylkestrafikksikkerhetsutvalgssekretariatslederfunksjonene) (It's an actual word I looked up longest norwegian words) - SoldierOfFortuneV 4 Comments
Don't care about poser metal. I Just listen whatever I like. - zxm
No band is flawless. - NuMetalManiak
They have MANY flaws.
Linkin Park is PROBABLY not flawless, but it's by far the most versatile band of all time.
Good band but not flawless (Living Things was bad) - christangrantV 1 Comment
Be open-minded with other music genres!
I love Pop and I never criticized anyone who likes metal so why not do what I do? Be more accepting - Neonco31
Whoever added this, you're a stereotype. - IronSabbathPriest
True, but in all honesty it's created one of the more hilarious stereotypes in metal. The people within this group that are truly annoying are the black metal purists, and in fact most of them just troll for the lulz.
Never was a fan
Mie imi place burzum si mayhem
Metallica is also just as awesome. - McKing1003
They are thousands more bands out there
Oh don't even get me started I like both bands but in my opinion Metallica is better - christangrant
Metallica is better, Lol - Neonco31
Have you heard of symphonic metal fans that only have the operatic vocals?! Those are awesome combinations of classical and metal music!
So instrumental metal songs aren't metal? The metal vocals isn't the only important part. Other instruments are also important. - zxm
It's a shame that a lot of Black Sabbath fans hold the Ozzy days on such a high pedestal, and then go and rip apart anything from Dio onwards. Ozzy's era was great, no arguments there, but there's a lot of amazing post-1978 material that many fans are missing out on. Heaven and Hell, Born Again, Seventh Star, Headless Cross, Tyr, Forbidden; All overlooked classics in my eyes. I would argue that although the band's style certainly changed once Ozzy left, much of their later material can stand up to his era any day of the week. I wish more Sabbath fans would give it another chance. - Simba_Lennon
Sorry but Dio>Ozzy - christangrant
Looking at you maggots. Aka, Slipknot fans. - IronSabbathPriest
Especially the ones who murder just to make themselves look "cool"!
Sad but true - there are such fans. - Metal_Treasure
They give the community a bad name - Neonco31V 2 Comments
The worst kinds, always stuck with their favorite genre or band or album or year or whatever. How many Metallica fans are the hardcore thrash fans that get disgusted from the black album onwards? These kinds of metal fans make all of them look bad. I am consistently looking for tons of new bands on tons of new record labels, and I would take that over the same-y thrash any day of the week. - NuMetalManiak
Yeah, for example The - Metal_Treasure
I wanted to say: Yeah, for example The "Black Sabbath with Ozzy can't be touched" Fans (sorry, something happened to my comment). - Metal_Treasure
As if there are no good metal bands in the 21st century...
Nostalgia - Neonco31V 1 Comment
Lemmy himself says that Motorhead aren't metal. But they obviously have metal in some of their songs. - IronSabbathPriest
This is why the metal fans are stereotyped as evil!
It's surprising how so many people think that 3 little girls from Japan are going to completely destroy metal for all time. If that's the case, maybe those people's view is fragile in the first place. It's about as bad as the ones who think metal isn't metal unless you've gargled rocks first...
I don't hate Babymetal, they just scare me. I also get the feeling that the majority of fans are anime nerds. - IronSabbathPriest
I can completely understand that some people dislike Babymetal, but that doesn't mean you have to be a dick about it. They are very talented and hard-working, and their live performances are absolutely amazing, those people act like they've ruined the metal genre. I can see why many people don't like them, but seeing how so many purists get hurt when someone praises them is just straight up hilarious.
Because of the name? Lol - Neonco31V 2 Comments
I'm completely fine with people not liking Metal. What boils my blood is that people go around and say that all Metal is satanic and a bad influence and they just accept it as fact.
I don't really give a crap about Metal haters because I understand even Metal has some haters but probably those on the other side of the coin can the worse ones out there - Neonco31
This one too should be higher - Neonco31
Stereotypical list item - christangrant
This should be number 1 - Neonco31
yeah - christangrant
No, they aren't the worst. But if they can't stand criticisms, and attack people personally for this, then they are the worst. - zxm
Pantera is better in my opinion but they are one of the best of all time my 2nd favorite band - christangrant
But... they are...
I like some Nu Metal but I'm not a bad person plsu I like all kinds of metal (Except Grindcore and Screamo) - christangrant
No! - Neonco31
I don't think it's a reason to call someone worse. Everybody has their own opinions. And overrating is a subjective thing. - zxm
They deserve their praise in my opinion - christangrant
Just because they aren't metal? Or they mixed rap and rock? Or rock and electro? They sold out? They're overrated? Overrated does not mean bad. And we could just be more open-minded with other genres and musical styles.
Oh God. I mean, if you like to listen to the same thing for 2 hours when you go to a show (as much as a metal band can be versatile, it's still riffs, solos and singing over and over), then yeah, you hate LP... But if you like hip hop, alt.rock, electronica and yeah, even metal, all in the same show, and sometimes in the same song, then Linkin Park is the only choice you have. And that's what makes them the most unique band ever, one of the best of all time.
That long visitor comment by the triggered LP fanboy contains only inaccurate reasons:
- "there clearly catagorized as metal". Sorry, they're clearly catagorized as NOT metal by the specilized metal site Encyclopaedia Metallum (aka The Metal Archives), the most credible metal site by far. LP have no page there.
- LP "have aggresive, loud drums and gutiar riffs and screaming which is considered metal". Wrong - punk also has these features but isn't metal. Grunge guitars are loud, too. Screamo is a punk subgenre, not metal. To be metal, a band has to play metal music, music with metal ingredients. But LP music has no metal in it - it's a mix of rap, rock, punk, pop, electronic, alternative.
- "LP haters think they know what metal means and they clearly don't." Judging by the long comment of this LP fan I would say HE clearly doesn't know what metal is.
- "irrational and illogical reasons". My reasons are rational and logical: you can't make a potato soup with carrots, ...more - Metal_Treasure
Yes. God please, yes. Yes yes yes yes yes yes yes yes a quadrillion times yes. These people say that Linkin Park isn't metal and they didn't have any impact. Let me tell you why that's a cluster of crap.
1- there clearly catagorized as metal on info sites and have aggresive, loud drums and gutiar riffs and screaming which is considered metal, so the "Linkin Park is not metal" haters think they know what metal means and they clearly don't.
2- Yes they did have an impact. Just because it wasnt as big as the impact of the Beatles or Black Sabbath it doesn't mean it wasn't there. They practicaly redefined nü metal with the way they mixed gentle notes with aggressive riffs, and that's how they gained so much poularity. Also how do you explain how they lacked impact when their first album was certified diamond by the RIAA?
So in conclusion, haters like this hate on Linkin Park for irrational and illogical reasons, and they they think their superior, and try ...more
OH GOD YES how the f is that sh! t metal? - christangrant
And they triggered when you say vice versa but anyways, Metallica is better than Megadeth and that's my opinion - Neonco31
Yeah agreed - christangrant
And say they started it.
Nah rap does suck at least most modern rap does but there is good rappers - christangrant
I can't stand rap haha - ryanrimmel
Well, they aren't metal, and they're overrated as a female-fronted band. But you can't deny that they're good.
They aren't metal though even the band members say that - christangrant
I love Evanescence, I'd LOVE to have a voice like Amy's. And to the people whining that her music is depressing, STFU. Seriously maybe try and understand the lyrics before judging.
Stereotypical list item number 2 - christangrant
Black metal is SOUND. Not an ideaology.
"Black metal is SOUND. Not an ideaology."... Euronymous (from Mayhem) would say otherwise, but he's dead
Some people should really learn the difference between fiction an reality.
Not always true - Neonco31
I am not a big fan of electronic music, but these people need to learn how to shut up. Just because you don't like something it doesn't mean it's bad.
The bands use electric guitars and without electric guitars, the whole atmosphere of metal music would be boring - Neonco31
But Metal is electronic, if it's not, then it would be bad. - BorisRule
Metal fans should like some electronic in their music, after all, metal is one of the most electric genres out there! Bands like Sybreed and Disarmonia Mundi blend in electronica and metal very well. - NuMetalManiak
This would be the black metal fans.
I don't care about it. - zxm
To be fair, MM does kinda suck though. Don't get me wrong. He's got good lyrics and all but he's never a good singer!
MM actually makes decent music.
he's ok - christangrant
NIN are one of the best industrial bands of all time. I haven't heard a metal fan say anything bad about them.
Not a big fan but they are overrated in my opinion - christangrant
NIN are one of best! - BorisRule
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