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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
· Bathory· Big Dumb Face
· Dokken· Exmortem
· Perzonal War· Deceased
· Cradle of Filth· Circle II Circle
· Steel Attack· Lamb of God
· Dark Moor· Crematorium
· Angel Dust· Vyndykator
· October 31· Brainstorm
· Ion Vein· Black Sabbath
· Morbid Angel· Runemagick
· King Diamond· Stryper
· Whitesnake· Primal Fear
· Probot· Project: Failing Flesh
· Neverland· Exodus
· Messiah's Kiss· Van Helsing’s Curse
· Nova Lex· Marillion
· Ministry· Destructor
· Krokus· Joey Belladonna
· Bonfire· Meliah Rage
· Lilitu· Killswitch Engage
· Metal Church· Final Dawn
· Wintersun· Medusa
· Nashville Pussy· Internal Bleeding
· GWAR· Tartharia
· Mine· Within Temptation
· The Lizards· Angra
· Twisted Sister· Azrael's Bane
· Of Infinity· Emerald Sun
· Hellfueled· Requiem Aeternam
· Impaled· Veni Domine
· Loudblast· Necrophagia
· Heartcry· Hellfire
· Angtoria· Nevermore
· Severe Torture· Chaoswave
· Freedom Call· God Fear None
· Derek Sherinian· Meshuggah
· Lord Gore· Fire Alley
· Holy Moses· Ramesses
· Babylon· Pro-Pain
· Embraze· Agents Of Man
· Naglfar· Sentenced
· Dark Funeral· Dynamic Lights
· Dam· Frameless Scar
· Widow· Morgana Lefay
· Edenbridge· A Lower Deep
· The Scourger· Evergrey
· Armored Saint· Violent Storm
· Overloaded· Forever Slave
· The Firstborn· Savage Circus
· Ram-Zet· Chain Collector
· The Classic Struggle· Dogs Of Winter
· Absu· Decapitated
· Grimfist· Thryfing
· Totalisti· Witchery
· Upwards of Endtime· Daylight Dies
· Dissection· Degree Absolute
· Phoenix Mourning· Athanator
· Speed/Kill/Hate· Apiary
· Spawn of Possession· Cult of Luna
· Destruction· She Said Destroy
· Nachtmystium· Agalloch
· Vicious Rumors· Skyforger
· Wednesday 13· Abominant
· The Finals· Wastefall
· Thy Majestie· Mastodon
· Lesbian Bed Death· Darkness Eternal
· Starkweather· Blood Tsunami
· Fu Manchu· Stonegard
· Threat Signal· Onslaught
· In This Moment· Warbringer
· Lord Belial· Cruachan
· Almah· White Wizzard
· Pantera· Pentacle
· Warner Drive· Retrospective
· Wuthering Heights· Glorior Belli
· Lipstick Magazine· Nation Beyond
· Keep of Kalessin· Temple Of Blood
· Distorted· Bilocate
· 40 Below Summer· Rosetta
· Demonic Symphony· Medieval Steel
· Iron Fire· Coffins
· Wolfgate· Ihsahn
· Battleroar· Uli Jon Roth