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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
Cathedral Mudvayne
The Great Deceiver Vicious Mary
Twelfth Gate Kataklysm
Celestial Ode Ring of Fire
Lamb of God Crematorium
Firewind Cage
Alchemy X Vyndykator
Hammerwhore Endless Time
Fireball Ministry Wycked Synn
Mourning Beloveth Evanesce
Assrockers Sinergy
Drillpoint Probot
Soul Reaper Fairyland
Neverland Tesla
Mother Misery Force Of Evil
Black Stone Cherry Jaw
Bleeding Inc Velvet Revolver
Lonewolf Ministry
Hatework House of Lords
Chapter VIII Vox Tempus
After Forever Final Dawn
Potential Threat SF Eternal Flight
Polterchrist Valume Nob
Neurosis Negative Creeps
Mirror of Deception John Oliva's Pain
Legion Audiovision
Miles Beyond Crionics
Labyrinth Suidakra
Desire Black Diecast
Crimson Moonlight Cemetary
Chaoswave Boomerang
Axis Of Perdition Sinisthra
Raintime Embraze
Vicious Art Darkane
Sentenced Nuse
Slik Helvetika Thor
Clutch Iron Maidens
Warchild Pagan's Mind
Russell Allen Winterfell
Twilight Third Degree
Algol3 Avenged Sevenfold
Thrones Cryogen
Vile Victory
Vanquished Beecher
Insense Enforsaken
Second Shadow Southern Black Sand
Naked Beggars Cardinale
Wolves in the Throne Room Thyrane
Scum Dissection
Boris Valhalla
Vore Upon Infliction
Hydrogyn Scary Manilow
Ynis Vitrin Shadows Within
The Ruins of Beverast Belphegor
Better Left Unsaid Celtic Frost
Mindgrinder White Willow
Mithras Wuthering Heights
Faith And Fire Architect
Keep of Kalessin Keldian
The Obsessed Aetherius Obscuritas
Pop Evil Manilla Road
Equilibrium Son of Eric
End of Man Battleroar
Suspyre