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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 Leng Tch'e
The Great Deceiver Karaboudjan
Rebellion Grave Digger
Kataklysm Skullview
Circle II Circle Iron Maiden
Mortician Liege Lord
Sickspeed Legend
God Dethroned Vyndykator
October 31 Shakra
Catch 22 Biomechanical
Morbid Angel Rage
Mnemic Stalker
Drillpoint Pharaoh
DevilDriver Dew Scented
Fairyland F5
Jag Panzer Cans
Madison Paige Deep Purple
Edge Of Forever U.D.O.
Dragonspoon Schenker/ Pattison Summit
Scorpions Lilitu
Medusa Z02
Slowlife Dark Ruin
Arch Enemy Blind Guardian
Mirror of Deception Anger
Hanzel Und Gretyl Betrayer
Motley Crue Bloody Sign
Miles Beyond Kamelot
Veni Domine Dirt
Quiet Riot Angtoria
Stormwarrior Marduk
Derek Sherinian Pure Inc
Omegalord System Of A Down
Babylon Grand Magus
Burden Of Grief Throes of Dawn
Pro-Pain Hatesphere
Groundcrew Manntis
Vicious Art Ektomorf
Darkane Circus Maximus
Nuse Evemaster
Gemini 5 Devil Lee Rot
Holy Blood Lake Of Tears
Peccatum Illuminatus
Eternal Reign Armored Saint
Violent Storm Dirty Americans
ASG Forever Slave
The Firstborn Arthemis
Balatonizer Overmars
Chain Collector Sinocence
Bronx Casket Company Khold
Motorhead Vanquished
Enforsaken Cardinale
Cannibal Corpse Steep
Event Horizon Vore
Phoenix Mourning Bal-Sagoth
Cavalar Bludgeon
Apiary Ensoph
Royal Hunt Before Silence
Jotunspor Suzukiton
Dendura War Within
Amon Amarth Psycroptic
Sahg Time Requiem
Agalloch From the Grave
Woodtemple Zero Hour
Death Breath Abominant
Pretty Maids Battle Bratt
Wastefall Semargl
Lordi Audrey Horne
Darkness Eternal Middian
Centinex Warmachine
Diagnose: Lebensgefahr Battered
Omnium Gatherum Chrome Division
Rob Zombie Lipstick Magazine
David Galas Funeral
Hearse Hellveto
Cauldron Pathosray
Heresi Deceiver
Ost Est Ima To-Mera
Puscifer Kreator
Embalming Theatre Hacksaw Surgery
Iron Fire Luna Mortis
Faded Hope Giant Squid