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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· LA Guns
· Lost Horizon· Slipknot
· Grave· White Skull
· BloodDuster· Mondo Generator
· Rebellion· Anthrax
· Twelfth Gate· Deranged
· Commit Suicide· Queensryche
· Mark Boals· Rawhead Rexx
· Liege Lord· Black Label Society
· Vyndykator· Byfist
· Catch 22· Godiva
· Bloodbath· Steel Preacher
· Victory· Savatage
· Dew Scented· Volbeat
· Superchrist· Cryonic Temple
· Celesty· UFO
· Cans· Madison Paige
· W.A.S.P.· Outworld
· Wolf· Donnerkopf
· Van Helsing’s Curse· Gamma Ray
· Velvet Revolver· Marillion
· Lonewolf· Judas Priest
· Brutal Mastication· Devil In The Kitchen
· Chapter VIII· Skeletonwitch
· Lilitu· Saxon
· Imp· Psychotron
· Dio· Occult
· Aina· Medusa
· Nashville Pussy· Division
· Age Of Silence· Necrodemon
· Slowlife· The Last Act
· Mirror of Deception· Jackyl
· Mercenary· Emerald Sun
· Helgrind· The Apocalyptic Riders
· Lost Soul· Dirt
· Korpiklaani· Vicious Circle
· Desire Black· Nevermore
· Apocalyptica· Mystic Prophecy
· Argument Soul· Freedom Call
· Pure Inc· Debris Inc.
· Strapping Young Lad· System Of A Down
· Impiety· Ivory Knight
· Groundcrew· Astarte
· Vicious Art· Communic
· Goddess Of Desire· Kult ov Azazel
· Evemaster· Ritual Killer
· Gaia· The Father Panic Riot Orchestra
· Thor· Impaled Nazarene
· Flotsam & Jetsam· Mercyful Fate
· The Atomic Bitchwax· Russell Allen
· Blood Thirsty Demons· Forever Slave
· Mabon· Avenged Sevenfold
· Arthemis· Even X
· Akercocke· Dreamland
· God Forbid· Absolution
· Machina· Early Man
· End My Sorrow· Second Shadow
· Witchery· Across Tundras
· Ephel Duath· Fields Of The Nephilim
· Steep· Dissection
· Vore· Hirax
· The Sword· Sun Descends
· Black Crucifixion· Fragments of Unbecoming
· Bloodbound· Smohalla
· Swashbuckle· Agalloch
· Shadows Within· The Abominable Iron Sloth
· Biolich· Venom
· Escape The Fate· The Gathering
· Melechesh· Fu Manchu
· Diagnose: Lebensgefahr· Onslaught
· Battered· Zyklon
· Cruachan· Passion
· Divine Empire· Katrina Johansson
· Manes· Aborted
· Ulcerate· Nation Beyond
· Cauldron· Destynation
· Distorted· Mass Extinction
· Shining Star· Last Stone Cast
· Vulture Industries· The Lamp of Thoth
· Coffins· Crown The Lost