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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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Big Dumb Face Carpathian Forest
Twisted Tower Dire Norma Jean
Gun Barrel Solace
Ring of Fire Iron Maiden
Liege Lord Angel Dust
Dr. Butcher H.I.M.
The Chainsaw Goat Horn
Tungsten Byfist
Saint Godiva
King Diamond Assrockers
Malstrom Stryper
Duke Savatage
Drillpoint Halloween
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Project: Failing Flesh Doro
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Donnerkopf Ministry
Feinstein Schenker/ Pattison Summit
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Aina Medusa
Theocracy The Project Hate
Hanzel Und Gretyl Bloody Sign
Emerald Sun Image
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Kings X Sabaton
Soulscar Angtoria
Mystic Prophecy Alex Skolnick Trio
Freedom Call Derek Sherinian
Axel Rudi Pell Holy Moses
Kinrick Neil Turbin
Slumber Unchained
Gemini 5 Alice Cooper
Devil Lee Rot Widow
Blitzkrieg Warchild
To The Bone The Atomic Bitchwax
Pagan's Mind Eternal Reign
The Absence Cryogen
Urizen Hate
Decapitated Early Man
Grimfist Second Shadow
Powerglove Intronaut
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Degree Absolute Event Horizon
Athanator Jotunspor
Smohalla Ynis Vitrin
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Burialmound Zero Hour
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Better Left Unsaid Centinex
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Gotthard Spit Like This
Tears Trenchfoot
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Funeral Hearse
Sworn Enemy Destynation
Distorted Mortiis
Pop Evil Witchfinder General
Virgin Black Kiuas
Sin Wolfgate
Sotajumala Giant Squid
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