Extreme metal
Extreme metal is a loosely defined umbrella term for a number of related heavy metal music subgenres that have developed since the early 1980s. The term usually refers to a more abrasive, harsher, und...
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Black metal
Black metal is an extreme subgenre and subculture of heavy metal music. Common traits include fast tempos, a shrieking vocal style, highly distorted guitars played with tremolo picking, raw (lo-fi) re...
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Death metal
Death metal is an extreme subgenre of heavy metal music. It typically employs heavily distorted and low tuned guitars, played with techniques such as palm muting and tremolo picking, deep growling voc...
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Doom metal
Doom metal is an extreme form of heavy metal music that typically uses slower tempos, low-tuned guitars and a much "thicker" or "heavier" sound than other metal genres. Both the music and the lyrics i...
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Folk metal
Folk metal is a fusion genre of heavy metal music and traditional folk music that developed in Europe during the 1990s. It is characterised by the widespread use of folk instruments and, to a lesser e...
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Grindcore
Grindcore is an extreme genre of music that originated in the early- to mid-1980s. It draws inspiration from some of the most abrasive-sounding music genres – including thrash metal, industrial music,...
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Groove metal
Groove metal (sometimes called post-thrash, neo-thrash, power groove or simply groove) is a subgenre of heavy metal music. It is often used to describe Pantera and Exhorder. At its core, groove metal...
Melodic death metal
Melodic death metal (also referred to as melodeath or MDM) is an extreme subgenre of heavy metal music that combines death metal with elements of the New Wave of British Heavy Metal. The style origina...
Sludge metal
Sludge metal (sometimes referred to simply as "sludge") is an extreme genre of music that melds elements of doom metal and hardcore punk, and sometimes southern rock. Sludge metal is typically harsh a...
Speed metal
Speed metal is a subgenre of heavy metal music that originated in the late 1970s from New Wave of British Heavy Metal (NWOBHM) roots. It is described by AllMusic as "extremely fast, abrasive, and tech...
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Thrash metal
Thrash metal is an extreme subgenre of heavy metal music characterized by its fast tempo and overall aggression. The songs usually use fast percussive beats and low-register guitar riffs, overlaid wit...
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Viking metal
Viking metal is a subgenre of heavy metal music with origins in black metal and Nordic folk music, characterized by a common lyrical and thematic focus on Norse mythology, Norse paganism, and the Viki...
Cradle of Filth
Cradle of Filth are an English extreme metal band that formed in Suffolk in 1991. The band's musical style evolved from black metal to a cleaner and more "produced" amalgam of gothic metal, symphonic...
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Corpse paint
Corpse paint or corpsepaint is a style of black-and-white makeup, used by black metal bands during live concerts and photo shoots. The makeup is used to make the musicians appear inhuman, corpse-like,...
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Goregrind
Goregrind is a musical subgenre of grindcore and death metal. British band Carcass are commonly credited for the emergence of the genre. Goregrind is recognized for its highly distorted, "watery" soun...
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Pagan metal
Pagan metal is an umbrella term for heavy metal music which fuses extreme metal with "the pre-Christian traditions of a specific culture or region" through thematic concept, rustic melodies, unusual i...
Siege (band)
Siege was an American hardcore punk band from Weymouth, Massachusetts. Formed in 1981, they were active in the Boston hardcore scene from 1984 to 1985, and reunited briefly in 1991.Siege's form of int...
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List of death metal bands, !–K
This is a list of death metal bands (listed by characters !–9 and letters A through K) including bands that have at some stage in their career played within the style of death metal, or one of it...
Pornogrind
Pornogrind, also known as porno grind, porno-grind or porn grind, is a musical subgenre of grindcore and death metal, which lyrically deals with sexual themes.
The genre, along with deathgrind, is...
Deathgrind
Deathgrind (sometimes written as death-grind or death/grind) is a musical genre that fuses death metal and grindcore. The genre, along with pornogrind, is related to the goregrind subgenre. Zero Toler...
Lords of Chaos (book)
Lords of Chaos: The Bloody Rise of the Satanic Metal Underground is a book by Michael Moynihan and Didrik Søderlind. The book presents itself as a non-fiction account of the early Norwegian black meta...
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Don't Fear the Winter
"Don't Fear the Winter" is a song by the German speed metal band Rage, seventh track from the second studio album, Perfect Man. It was written by Peter "Peavy" Wagner, Rage's frontman. The song was th...
Crossover thrash
Crossover thrash (often abbreviated to crossover) is a form of thrash metal and hardcore punk which had mixed both genres together or had influences from each other. The genre lies on a continuum betw...
List of death metal bands, L–Z
This is a list of death metal bands (listed by letters L through Z). It includes bands that have at some stage in their career played within the style of death metal, or one of its sub- or fusion genr...
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Teutonic thrash metal
Teutonic thrash metal is a regional scene of thrash metal music that originated during the 1980s in Germany. Along with Bay Area thrash metal, East Coast thrash metal, and Brazilian thrash metal, it ...
Rolo Tomassi
Rolo Tomassi are a British mathcore band from Sheffield, England. Their name is taken from dialogue in the film L.A. Confidential. The band is known for their strong DIY ethic, and chaotic style and ...
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Mathcore
Mathcore is a rhythmically complex and dissonant style of metalcore. It has its roots in bands such as Converge, Coalesce, Botch, and The Dillinger Escape Plan. The term mathcore is suggested by anal...
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