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Metal Styles Charted Against Listener Reaction
4/1/2011 3:25:13 PM by Frank




Every now and then, some of my non-metal friends ask me what I'm listening to. Here's an ascending chart of how the music style influenced the listeners' reactions. It's fairly predictable, but Glam wins out as the friendliest where Black and Death tie for the most displeasing reactions. Let it be your Maximum Metal guide to attracting or repulsing your visitors.

Typical Bands Played
Glam - Poison
Hard Rock - AC\DC
Progressive - Rush
NWOBHM - Iron Maiden
Power - Helloween
Nu - Korn
Industrial - Ministry
Doom - Black Sabbath
Gothic - Therion
NWOAHM - Killswitch Engage
Thrash - Overkill
Metalcore - Hatebreed
Black - Emperor
Death - Cannibal Corpse




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RANDOM ACTS OF METAL
Leng Tch'e The Haunted
Children Of Bodom Vicious Mary
Perzonal War Anthrax
Impellitteri Gun Barrel
Circle II Circle Mark Boals
Steel Attack Fozzy
Agoraphobic Nosebleed Cage
Steel Preacher Malstrom
Duke Mnemic
Pink Cream 69 Edguy
Krisiun Slayer
Wicked Sensation Brides of Destruction
Doro Dew Scented
Black Stone Cherry Construcdead
Cans Outworld
David Shankle Group Donnerkopf
Lonewolf Judas Priest
Joe Stump Schenker/ Pattison Summit
Mob Rules Lilitu
Dream Evil Black Destiny
Dio Wintersun
Nashville Pussy Z02
Necrodemon Internal Bleeding
The Lizards Ironhorse
Trans-Siberian Orchestra Tsjuder
Audiovision Rottweiller
Divine Fire Veni Domine
Soilwork Mechanical Poet
Ravensthorn Lord Gore
Soul SirkUS Fire Alley
Neil Turbin Sinisthra
Impiety Shade Empire
Ivory Knight Brand New Sin
Dark Funeral Monolithe
Impaled Nazarene Mercyful Fate
Evergrey Ignarus
Avenged Sevenfold Ewigkeit
Vinterriket Arthemis
Balatonizer Wolfmother
Avulsed Virgin Steele
Craft Katatonia
Firehouse Clawfinger
Leviathan/Sapthuran Phoenix Mourning
The Smackdown Ampast
Elvenking Dreams of Damnation
The Furor Non-Human Level
Smohalla Scary Manilow
Agalloch Mouth of the Architect
Belphegor The Abominable Iron Sloth
Winger Middian
Lecherous Nocturne Urkraft
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Omnium Gatherum Crescent Shield
Almah White Wizzard
Pantera Textures
Nominon Antigama
Denial Fiend Blut Aus Nord
JR Ewing Dantesco
Bilocate Gutted With Broken Glass
Mortiis Jesus Martyr
Manilla Road Moonshine
Embalming Theatre Virgin Black
Intolerant Eighteen Wheels Burning
Sotajumala Sister Sin