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61 Heavy Metal Heavy Metal Heavy Metal music is a sub-genre of rock music that originated in the late 1960s-70s, featuring more distorted and heavier instrumental work and darker lyrical themes. Heavy Metal broke into mainstream success with bands such as Black Sabbath, Iron Maiden and Metallica. ...read more.

Heavy metal is actually GOOD. Bands like Quiet Riot, Kiss, Judas Priest, Iron Maiden, Motorhead, how do they suck? - Metalhead1997

What?! Who ever put this here, is NOT a metalhead?!?!
Iron maiden, Black Sabbath, judas priest, Metallica, five finger death punch... Are Heavy Metal bands! - ShahryRKnoT

Metallica is Thrash, and Five Finger Death Punch is Metalcore. - ThatoneMetalhead

62 Death Metal

Sorry but Death metal is awesome

There are good death metal out their in my opinion. Bands like Death (Absolutely fantastic) and Morbid Angel are great. I even like some Cannibal Corpse and Autopsy. However, after its initial creation, it quickly went south. All the bands started to sound the same and gory lyrics exploded out of proportion so it was all that you ever heard about. So what I'm trying to say is, I like some earlier death metal, but most of it just gets tiresome.

What the hell is Death Metal doing here? - GREYBOYY

Who put this here?
Death Metal is amazing! - wrests

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63 Thrash Metal Thrash Metal Thrash metal is an extreme subgenre of heavy metal music characterized by its fast tempo and overall aggression. The songs usually use fast percussive beats and low-register guitar riffs, overlaid with shredding-style lead work.The genre evolved in the early 1980s from combining the fast drum beats ...read more.

It brought us Metallica, Megadeth, Anthrax, Slayer, Exodus, and many more. Thrash metal is one of the most wel known forms of metal and in my opinion, one of the best. - Caleb9000

At the bottom of this list where it belongs. Thrash for life.

Seriously? Thrash metal is awesome!

The technical thrash bands still hold their ground, but the rest of it hasn't evolved at all, to the point where I can predict song structures. We need more bands doing what Metallica did in the 80s. Vektor are doing their best, but alone they're not enough. - IronSabbathPriest

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