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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
· Vehemence· Vicious Mary
· Big Dumb Face· Immolation
· Karaboudjan· Dokken
· Deceased· Narziß
· Kalibas· Majesty
· Godflesh· Steel Attack
· Iron Maiden· Wizard
· Manowar· Metallica
· Powergod· Vyndykator
· October 31· Tungsten
· Paragon· Sevendust
· Kilfast· Mnemic
· Vhaldemar· Thunderstone
· Drillpoint· Halloween
· Lacuna Coil· Defiled
· Soul Reaper· Hard Echo
· Funerus· Construcdead
· Scala Mercalli· Exodus
· downBleed· Leash Law
· Cans· Messiah's Kiss
· Epica· Icon And The Black Roses
· Zaius· Cyst
· Juggernott· Fabrizio Bonanno
· Schenker/ Pattison Summit· Devil In The Kitchen
· Therion· Chapter VIII
· Joey Belladonna· Killswitch Engage
· Black Destiny· Potential Threat SF
· Dark Age· Nashville Pussy
· Otep· Marshall Law
· Jungle Rot· Dark Ruin
· Six Feet Under· The Lizards
· Overlorde· Seventh One
· John Oliva's Pain· Rottweiller
· Lost Soul· Korpiklaani
· Seige of Hate· Labyrinth
· Vicious Circle· Tarot
· Hellfire· Desire Black
· John Sykes· Antares
· Chaoswave· Boomerang
· Lord Gore· Debris Inc.
· Kryoburn· Kinrick
· Thunderblast· Grand Magus
· Nightrage· Ivory Knight
· Rudra· Astarte
· Communic· Testament
· Unchained· Supagroup
· Gemini 5· Fates Warning
· Widow· Illuminatus
· Orphaned Land· Dirty Americans
· 1349· The Firstborn
· Ghost Machinery· Dreamland
· Gojira· Khold
· Decapitated· Early Man
· Pile of Heads· Second Shadow
· Southern Black Sand· Lair Of The Minotaur
· Thyrane· Fields Of The Nephilim
· Degree Absolute· Moonspell
· Vore· Elvenking
· Dream Or Nightmare· Stormcrow
· Non-Human Level· Ensoph
· Jeff Walker und Die Fluffers· Pump
· The Finals· Thy Majestie
· Zoroaster· Semargl
· Obtest· E-lane
· Panzerchrist· Winger
· Cheva· Kotipelto
· Phazm· Blood Tsunami
· With Passion· Lord Belial
· Necrophobic· Old Man's Child
· Cruachan· Blood of the Black Owl
· Nagelfar· Marc Sasso
· White Willow· Mendeed
· Chrome Division· Five Finger Death Punch
· The Prophecy· Gotthard
· Kruger· The Wonderfools
· Echoes of Eternity· Heresi
· Distorted· Alkemyst
· I Shalt Become· Ost Est Ima
· Witchfinder General· Mar De Grises
· Iron Fire· Something Beautiful
· Uli Jon Roth· Dark Castle