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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· Demons and Wizards
· Lost Horizon· Opeth
· Slipknot· Steel Prophet
· Vehemence· Immolation
· Disturbed· Deceased
· Twelfth Gate· Goatwhore
· Kataklysm· Seven Witches
· Warhorse· Circle II Circle
· Vaginal Carnage· Liege Lord
· Widowmaker· Johnny Lokke
· Pelican· H.I.M.
· Brainstorm· Circle of Nero
· Paragon· Dream Weaver
· Beautiful Creatures· Axenstar
· Halloween· Primal Fear
· downBleed· Bleeding Inc
· Outworld· Van Helsing’s Curse
· Gamma Ray· Gary Moore
· Zaius· Feinstein
· Fireaxe· Insomnium
· Scorpions· Unleashed
· Eternal Flight· Megadeth
· Chris Caffery· Neurosis
· Mine· Twisted Sister
· Tristania· Dark Tranquillity
· Fifth Cross· Paradise Lost
· Crowbar· Emerald Sun
· Lost Soul· Belef
· Veni Domine· Loudblast
· John Sykes· Darkthrone
· Crimson Moonlight· Oathean
· Novembers Doom· Omegalord
· Chastain· Debris Inc.
· Kryoburn· Operatika
· Ramesses· Burden Of Grief
· Pro-Pain· Def Leppard
· Hatesphere· Slough Feg
· Testament· Sentenced
· Dark Funeral· Goddess Of Desire
· Unshine· Slik Helvetika
· Monolithe· Sebastian Bach
· Frameless Scar· Fates Warning
· Havochate· Blitzkrieg
· Scar Symmetry· A Lower Deep
· V:28· Illuminatus
· Before The Dawn· Russell Allen
· Crystal Fate· Winterfell
· Savage Circus· Akercocke
· Dreamland· Ram-Zet
· Infliction· Celebratum
· Dragonlord· The Tenth Circle
· Motorhead· Vanquished
· Dismember· End of Level Boss
· Sodom· Thryfing
· Cardinale· Tris Katone
· Cryptopsy· Leviathan/Sapthuran
· Moonspell· Ampast
· 8th Sin· Dreams of Damnation
· Dawn of Azazel· Theater of Tragedy
· Unsilent Phenomenon· Hydrogyn
· Paul Bonrud· Psycroptic
· Mouth of the Architect· Jeff Walker und Die Fluffers
· Belphegor· Isis
· Rotting Christ· Lecherous Nocturne
· Steve Cone· Twisted Into Form
· Blood Tsunami· Warbringer
· Mindgrinder· Dezperadoz
· White Willow· Mendeed
· Passion· The Prophecy
· Katrina Johansson· Since the Day
· Blut Aus Nord· Funeral
· Hellveto· Destynation
· Diamond Dogs· Frosthardr
· Mongrel· Heresi
· Averse Sefira· Father Befouled
· Blood Haven· Vulture Industries
· Moonshine· Embalming Theatre
· Hacksaw Surgery· Equilibrium
· The Lamp of Thoth· UFOmammut
· Ihsahn· My Dying Bride
· Dark Castle