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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· Lost Horizon
· Scanner· The Haunted
· BloodDuster· Carpathian Forest
· Misery Index· Regurgitate
· Narziß· Twelfth Gate
· Cradle of Filth· Deranged
· Kataklysm· Ring of Fire
· Widowmaker· Angel Dust
· Powergod· Power of Omens
· October 31· Johnny Lokke
· Pelican· Sevendust
· Curriculum Mortis· Evanesce
· Dream Weaver· Nordheim
· Sinergy· Guardians Of Time
· Tad Morose· Pharaoh
· Lacuna Coil· Asperity
· Out of the Lair· Soul Reaper
· Volbeat· Cryonic Temple
· Bang The Union· Bleeding Inc
· David Shankle Group· U.D.O.
· De Lirium's Order· Therion
· Mob Rules· Dream Evil
· Shadows Fall· Occult
· Otep· Scavenger
· Polterchrist· Marshall Law
· Jungle Rot· House of Shakira
· Neurosis· Conquestador
· Acheron· Blind Guardian
· Jackyl· Betrayer
· Mercenary· Fifth Cross
· Milkweed· Scenteria
· Kings X· Korpiklaani
· Vicious Circle· Suidakra
· Car Bomb· Desire Black
· Chuck Schuldiner· Backyard Babies
· John Sykes· Stormwarrior
· Marduk· Lord Gore
· Sinisthra· Impiety
· Pro-Pain· Python
· God Among Insects· Dark Funeral
· Gemini 5· Leaves Eyes
· The Father Panic Riot Orchestra· Cannon
· Sheavy· Holy Blood
· Flotsam & Jetsam· Painmuseum
· Loits· Black Majesty
· Orphaned Land· Dragonia
· Forever Slave· Third Degree
· Mabon· Savage Circus
· Ewigkeit· The Absence
· Dechrist· Dreamland
· Midnight Idols· Bronx Casket Company
· The Tenth Circle· Khold
· Vanquished· Absu
· Vader· Nobody's Fool
· Pile of Heads· Thryfing
· Across Tundras· Southern Black Sand
· Thyrane· Clawfinger
· Phoenix Mourning· The Smashup
· Bal-Sagoth· Athanator
· Dream Or Nightmare· 8th Sin
· Stormcrow· Apiary
· Suzukiton· Paul Bonrud
· Warface· Burialmound
· Zero Hour· Abominant
· Pretty Maids· Myon
· Thy Majestie· Semargl
· Lupara· Panzerchrist
· Deicide· Quest of Aidance
· Diagnose: Lebensgefahr· With Passion
· Dream Theater· Manticore
· Crescent Shield· Incrave
· Marc Sasso· Satariel
· Mithras· The Prophecy
· Transmission 0· Malevolent Creation
· Funeral· Hearse
· Fight· Temple Of Blood
· Pathosray· Night Ranger
· Distorted· Deceiver
· Mortiis· The Obsessed
· Blood Haven· Straight Line Stitch
· To-Mera· Souls Of We
· Equilibrium· Intolerant
· Bullet For My Valentine· Iron Fire
· Deadsea· Kiuas
· Coffins· Ihsahn
· Something Beautiful· Suspyre