Any Metalheads out there?

Discussion in 'Random Ramblings' started by Nupine, Jul 9, 2010.

  1. Nupine

    Nupine Chillin' With My Peeps

    Nov 21, 2007
    Ohio
    Well....I'm really starting to get into metal. [​IMG] I was all country, pop, and hip-hop a year ago, and now I despise all three greatly xD I listen to stuff like Metallica, Iron Maiden, etc. and then stuff like Alice in Chains, old early metal like Led Zep, Deep Purple, Black Sabbath, Alice Cooper, Aerosmith, etc. and stuff like Guns N' Roses and Motley Crue that *could* be considered metal, I guess. Progressive metal, like Rush. I like Pantera too. So I have a feeling I'm missing a ton of good bands! So what metal do you listen too?
    Ashlyn
     
  2. debilorrah

    debilorrah The Great Guru of Yap Premium Member

    I mostly listen to country, but if a song comes on I hate, I switch to classic rock. zeppelin, Aerosmith, George Thoroughgood, Bad Company, Queen, etc.
     
  3. PineappleMama

    PineappleMama Chillin' With My Peeps

    I listen to anything but tejano... I cannot STAND polka. Other than that anything with a melody works for me. Those you listed and MANY more. Metallica (Until It Sleeps was the first that grabbed me, been a fan since thank you DH for that intro) and Megadeth (I LOVE Symphony of Destruction thank bud David for that one) are favorites but also newer stuff like Suidakra (Feats of War is loved by all in this house, but esp. DD)... gotta love the irony of going to an Irish Metal Fest at Ridglea and hearing a German band blowing everyone out of the water. Their Danny Boy was AMAZING.

    But if I had to make a recommendation it doesn't seem like you've heard much about... IN FLAMES. Jotun is a personal fav, but there are TONS of their songs I just LOVE... GREAT guitar and some awesome melodies.

    For any who'd like to take a listen...

    Jotun
    http://www.google.com/url?q=http://...QoADAA&usg=AFQjCNH7F0xnZsPErZKWlvLq8tC0Lrrc5Q

    Feats of War
    http://www.google.com/url?q=http://...QoADAA&usg=AFQjCNEeC0-TeoAYK1Ch0gFZiyBDfffojw

    Symphony of Destruction
    http://www.google.com/url?q=http://...QoADAA&usg=AFQjCNEvxW_GyVockcEOE7InxL_AgMNBFA

    I also love country, bang around like a lunatic with oldies, and even get to bopping to R&B and a very small amount of rap. Again, it comes down to melody.
     
  4. dieselgrl48

    dieselgrl48 Chillin' With My Peeps

    Feb 21, 2010
    Virginia
    Not into Heavy Metal much.I'm pretty Diverse when it come's to music.I like oldie's back to 50's+ 80's Rocker here basicaly.IHave gotten into so much in my XX year's Classical,Native American,Hip Hop,Country,Aerosmith Rocks!!!NOT into ICP that sorta stuff had to listen to that stuff last 4 yrs with daughter hehe.ROB Zombie Rule's [​IMG].Gun's& Roses were basicaly like 80's best hit's and I have cassette tape's from them still too.I'm Old so ... hehehe bet I done heard them all.
     
  5. Matt A NC

    Matt A NC Overrun With Chickens

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    I listen to everything from classical, golden oldies, country, hiphop, rock, metal, death metal, pop, etc.. My playlist on winamp is a mind trip.

    If I am in a leave me the #%$ alone mood, then I have Zombie shaking the walls.

    Matt
     
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  6. Dar

    Dar Overrun With Chickens

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    Metallica, Linkin Park, [​IMG] 80's glam bands, NIN, POD, Rammstein
     
  7. PineappleMama

    PineappleMama Chillin' With My Peeps

    Quote:[​IMG] Copy Cat [​IMG]

    Also very good for cleaning.
     
  8. Boyd

    Boyd Recipient of The Biff Twang

    Mar 14, 2009
    MI
    Quote:hmmmmmmm Ash, wonder where you heard about AIC [​IMG] What sorta pantera ya into? I love the 1st 3 albums the best (official with Phil that is) cowboys, vulgar, far beyond etc.

    BTW, man in a box is rocking out right now [​IMG]
     
  9. PineappleMama

    PineappleMama Chillin' With My Peeps

    Well, we know all about Pantera around these parts... it really sucked what happened to Darrell. And Vinnie was just a mess afterwards. Having people playing things like Cemetery Gates anytime he walked in a room most certainly didn't help. My life might be small, but I'm thankful I can live it in peace. Sorry, pet peeve.

    Let's see... Korn, Sevendust... seen them... OHHH and Type O Negative... now that summons some lovely memories.
     
  10. michickenwrangler

    michickenwrangler To Finish Is To Win

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    Since when is Led Zeppelin metal? They're more rock/folk/blues.

    Metallica, old Guns N'Roses, Motley Crue, KISS, Megadeth, Absu, Bathory, Steel Attack, Moonspell, Hammerfall, Nocturnal Rites, Iron Fire, Black Sabbath, Testament, Exodus, Metal Church, Sanctuary, more obscure bands that I listened to in high school and college that I can't recall now.

    Some of the stuff listed isn't metal, a lot is alternative (Alice in Chains), industrial (nin) or rock (Areosmith and Alice Cooper). There is a difference. Like those American Goth kids that try to claim Marilyn Manson is Goth (he isn't metal either). A lot has to do with tone, arrangements, instruments, chords, rhythm, etc ...

    DH backs me up on this.

    Zeppelin was around long before heavy metal was a separate genre.

    I'm a HUGE fan of Viking metal: Bathory, Steel Attack, Nocturnal Rites, Iron Fire, Hammerfall. There are a lot of new bands in this sub-genre too.
     

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