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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
· Cave In· Scanner
· The Haunted· White Skull
· Carpathian Forest· Tiamat
· Deceased· Regurgitate
· Impellitteri· Goatwhore
· Deranged· Twisted Tower Dire
· Gun Barrel· Celestial Ode
· Godsmack· Warhorse
· Queensryche· Fozzy
· Ravage· Dark Moor
· Late Nite Romeo· Conquest
· Circle of Nero· Supervillain
· Assrockers· Sludge!
· Tad Morose· Thunderstone
· Murdercycle· Project: Failing Flesh
· Dreamaker· F5
· Volbeat· Shiva
· Death Angel· Silver Mountain
· Killik· Cryonic Temple
· Riot· Jag Panzer
· Evanescence· Bang The Union
· Bleeding Inc· Amityville Whore
· David Shankle Group· Van Helsing’s Curse
· Cyst· Bonfire
· Rhapsody of Fire· Psychotron
· Dio· Occult
· Aina· Division
· Age Of Silence· Necrodemon
· GWAR· Ironhorse
· Anger· Seventh One
· Helgrind· Rottweiller
· Belef· Labyrinth
· Astral Doors· Yyrkoon
· Strikelight· Soulscar
· Suidakra· Apocalyptica
· Mystic Prophecy· God Fear None
· Bruce Dickinson· Meshuggah
· Axis Of Perdition· Kryoburn
· Swallow The Sun· Neil Turbin
· Shade Empire· Hatesphere
· Manntis· Python
· Sothis· Communic
· Ektomorf· Unchained
· Slik Helvetika· Monolithe
· Ritual Killer· Dam
· The Father Panic Riot Orchestra· Nightvision
· Devil Lee Rot· Impaled Nazarene
· Clutch· Blitzkrieg
· Scar Symmetry· Flotsam & Jetsam
· The Scourger· To The Bone
· Redemption· Monster Magnet
· Russell Allen· Twilight
· Mabon· The Classic Struggle
· Dogs Of Winter· Virgin Steele
· Grimfist· Mental Care Foundation
· Totalisti· Ephel Duath
· Clawfinger· The Ocean
· Phoenix Mourning· Silver Dirt
· Imagika· Upon Infliction
· Michael Orlando· Hydrogyn
· Scary Manilow· From the Grave
· Mouth of the Architect· Skyforger
· Thy Majestie· Teeth of the Hydra
· Panzerchrist· Steve Cone
· Handful of Hate· Threat Signal
· Omnium Gatherum· Terry Sullivan
· Mindgrinder· The Chronicles of Israfel
· Cruachan· Blood of the Black Owl
· Satariel· Spit Like This
· Pentacle· Trenchfoot
· David Galas· JR Ewing
· Hearse· Fight
· Architect· Temple Of Blood
· Pathosray· Night Ranger
· Distorted· Alkemyst
· Glenn Hughes· Ride The Sky
· Demonic Symphony· The Obsessed
· Burzum· The Lamp of Thoth
· Bible Of The Devil· Nasty Idols
· Battleroar· Crown The Lost
· DC4· Raven