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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 In Flames
LA Guns Steel Prophet
White Skull Impellitteri
Cradle of Filth Twisted Tower Dire
Kataklysm Skullview
Seether Mark Boals
Advent Liege Lord
Sickspeed Firewind
Abigor H.I.M.
The Chainsaw Circle of Nero
Ion Vein The Graveyard Boulevard
Lanfear Evanesce
Duke Mnemic
Pink Cream 69 Pharaoh
Edguy Secret Sphere
Soul Reaper Tesla
Three Inches of Blood TNA
Shiva Superchrist
Evanescence Madison Paige
Bleeding Inc Amityville Whore
Icon And The Black Roses Edge Of Forever
Jorn U.D.O.
Zaius Brutal Mastication
Dimmu Borgir House of Lords
Fabrizio Bonanno After Forever
Metal Church Shadows Fall
Unearth Nashville Pussy
Otep Eternal Flight
Z02 Polterchrist
Neurosis Mine
The Project Hate Mirror of Deception
Angra Rush
Azrael's Bane Bloody Sign
Ligeia Divine Fire
Crionics Requiem Aeternam
Impaled Mystic Prophecy
Cemetary Antares
Chaoswave Boomerang
Bruce Dickinson Axis Of Perdition
Lord Gore Strapping Young Lad
Ignitor Ramesses
Callenish Circle Shade Empire
Nightrage Biss
Embraze Raging Speedhorn
Mirador Graveworm
Slough Feg Dynamic Lights
Nuse Monolithe
Prowler Inc. Gemini 5
Agents Of The Sun Flotsam & Jetsam
To The Bone Loits
V:28 Eternal Reign
Monster Magnet Overloaded
Bolt Thrower Avenged Sevenfold
Arthemis Avulsed
The Classic Struggle Sinocence
The Tenth Circle God Forbid
Torture Killer Detonation
Early Man Fallen Wisdom
Mental Care Foundation Pile of Heads
Katatonia Cardinale
Fields Of The Nephilim Boris
Valhalla Warrant (Amer)
Ampast Bludgeon
TK-421 Smohalla
Destruction War Within
Agalloch Jeff Walker und Die Fluffers
Amputated Cult of Daath
Starkweather Lecherous Nocturne
Stonegard Lost Eden
Dream Theater Static-X
Manticore Merciless Death
Dezperadoz Blood of the Black Owl
White Willow Textures
Spit Like This Rob Zombie
Since the Day Aborted
Malevolent Creation JR Ewing
Funeral Nation Beyond
Temple Of Blood Pathosray
Frosthardr Spheric Universe Experience
Witchfinder General Vulture Industries
Moonshine Uriah Heep
The More I See End of Man
Place Of Skulls Winterfylleth
Ihsahn