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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· Demons and Wizards
· Hate Eternal· Opeth
· Vicious Mary· BloodDuster
· Poisonblack· Tiamat
· Narziß· Dirty Power
· Gun Barrel· Seether
· Nazareth· Vaginal Carnage
· Rawhead Rexx· Legend
· Manowar· Dr. Butcher
· Black Label Society· Carnal Forge
· Cage· Tungsten
· Exawatt· Catch 22
· Bloodbath· Runemagick
· Sludge!· Sinergy
· Stryper· Axenstar
· Mnemic· Tad Morose
· Windseeker· Halloween
· Hypocrisy· Pink Cream 69
· Krisiun· Defiled
· Project: Failing Flesh· Hard Echo
· TNA· Black Stone Cherry
· Yngwie Malmsteen· Leash Law
· Bleeding Inc· Amityville Whore
· Icon And The Black Roses· Gamma Ray
· Nova Lex· Gary Moore
· Marillion· House of Lords
· Juggernott· Devil In The Kitchen
· Goatsnake· Final Dawn
· Shadows Fall· Dio
· Tearabyte· Theocracy
· Z02· The Last Act
· Seventh One· Jackyl
· Behemoth· Scenteria
· Cradle To Grave· Entombed
· Belef· Hibria
· Shatterpoint· Yyrkoon
· Heartcry· Icarus Witch
· Angtoria· Diecast
· Alex Skolnick Trio· Freedom Call
· Kryoburn· Grand Magus
· Impiety· Shade Empire
· Biss· Astarte
· Gemini 5· Dam
· Alice Cooper· Edenbridge
· Warchild· Future is Tomorrow
· Mercyful Fate· Evergrey
· Casus Belli· Running Wild
· Mistress· Akercocke
· Doomfoxx· Gojira
· Overmars· Infliction
· Asrai· Dragonlord
· Dogs Of Winter· Torture Killer
· Insense· Ephel Duath
· 286· Beyond Fear
· Thyrane· Clawfinger
· Cryptopsy· Degree Absolute
· Moonspell· Ampast
· Cataract· Upon Infliction
· Jotunspor· Bloodbound
· Azure· Paul Bonrud
· Ynis Vitrin· The Abominable Iron Sloth
· Thy Majestie· Isis
· Rotting Christ· Lordi
· E-lane· Middian
· Steve Cone· Southern Gentleman
· Onslaught· Blood of the Black Owl
· Incrave· White Willow
· White Wizzard· Passion
· Mithras· Gotthard
· Architect· Himsa
· Distorted· Alkemyst
· Orthodox· Deceiver
· Ost Est Ima· Demonic Symphony
· Witchfinder General· Blood Haven
· Vulture Industries· Kreator
· Equilibrium· Virgin Black
· Bullet For My Valentine· Coffins
· Ihsahn· Suspyre