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Metal Styles Charted Against Listener Reaction!
7/17/2015 1:50:57 PM by Frank Hill






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 horrific reactions of this non-scientific study of hard rock and metal styles plotted against listener reaction.

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

Let it be your Maximum Metal guide to attracting your visitors or even for getting rid of a few!



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RANDOM ACTS OF METAL
In Flames Into Eternity
Lost Horizon The Haunted
Mondo Generator Impellitteri
Twelfth Gate Machine Head
Dirty Power Warhorse
Seether Nazareth
Ring of Fire Godflesh
Manowar Metallica
Carnal Forge Alchemy X
Brainstorm Goat Horn
Shakra Paragon
Curriculum Mortis Steel Preacher
King Diamond Crystal Eyes
Nordheim Sludge!
Beautiful Creatures Mnemic
Silent Scythe Pink Cream 69
Murdercycle Wicked Sensation
Out of the Lair Fairyland
Dreamaker Soil
Killik Gothic Knights
Funerus W.A.S.P.
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Ministry House of Lords
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Occult Unearth
Katagory V Jungle Rot
Tartharia Conquestador
The Last Act Mirror of Deception
Anger Angra
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Feared Creation Emerald Sun
Kamelot Korpiklaani
Necrophagia Hibria
Angtoria Darkthrone
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Holy Moses Operatika
Ignitor Sinisthra
Grand Magus Impiety
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Pyramaze Candlemass
Down Factor The Sword
TK-421 Abysmal Dawn
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Biolich Obtest
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Blood Tsunami Onslaught
Grenouer Cattle Decapitation
Chrome Division Mithras
Spit Like This Manes
Transmission 0 Faith And Fire
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