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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· Lost Horizon
· Children Of Bodom· White Skull
· Rebellion· Grave Digger
· Narziß· Cradle of Filth
· Kalibas· Gun Barrel
· Warhorse· Ring of Fire
· Advent· Fozzy
· Angel Dust· Valley's Eve
· Vyndykator· H.I.M.
· Nicta· Saint
· Dragonforce· Wycked Synn
· Curriculum Mortis· King Diamond
· Duke· Pharaoh
· Krisiun· Defiled
· Deivos· Doro
· Hard Echo· Fear Factory
· Node· Death Angel
· I Hate Sally· Gothic Knights
· Celesty· Scala Mercalli
· Wolf· Epica
· David Shankle Group· Skyfire
· Iron Angel· Joe Stump
· De Lirium's Order· Insomnium
· Bonfire· Images of Eden
· Dio· Tearabyte
· Tartharia· Arch Enemy
· Made of Iron· Sonata Arctica
· Fifth Cross· Gods Of Fire
· The Apocalyptic Riders· Divine Fire
· Entombed· Kamelot
· Impaled· Loudblast
· Seige of Hate· Vicious Circle
· Car Bomb· Desire Black
· Angtoria· Samael
· Stormwarrior· Severe Torture
· Oathean· Freedom Call
· Bleed The Sky· Holy Moses
· Swallow The Sun· Gizmachi
· Ramesses· Slumber
· Embraze· Ektomorf
· Slik Helvetika· Gemini 5
· Sebastian Bach· The Father Panic Riot Orchestra
· Cannon· Fates Warning
· Devil Lee Rot· Wetwork
· Sheavy· Iron Maidens
· Redemption· The Atomic Bitchwax
· Russell Allen· Ignarus
· 1349· The Absence
· Damnation· Zero Down
· Motorhead· Enforsaken
· End My Sorrow· Witchery
· Sepultura· Poison
· Tris Katone· Event Horizon
· Leviathan/Sapthuran· The Ocean
· Vreid· Dream Or Nightmare
· Nicodemus· The Sword
· Stormcrow· The Strongest Proof
· Apiary· Royal Hunt
· Theater of Tragedy· Suzukiton
· Space Odyssey· Hydrogyn
· Mouth of the Architect· Hurt
· Death Breath· Zoroaster
· Escape The Fate· Starkweather
· Steve Cone· Hardcore Superstar
· Lord Belial· Crescent Shield
· Marc Sasso· Cattle Decapitation
· Textures· Divine Empire
· Manes· Tears
· Glorior Belli· Ulcerate
· Throneum· Hell N' Diesel
· Destynation· Diamond Dogs
· Spheric Universe Experience· Distorted
· Alkemyst· Averse Sefira
· Bilocate· Demonic Symphony
· Aetherius Obscuritas· Last Stone Cast
· Place Of Skulls· Something Beautiful
· DC4· Raven