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It is quite unknown to the peoples that there is a gener of music called METAL . Metal is a genere of rock music originated in UK & USA in late 1960's and early 1970's. With roots in blues rock and psychedelic rock,bands created a gener of music that developed a thick,massive sound,characterized by highly amplified distortion,extended guitar solos,emphatic beats and overall loudness . Metal lyrics and performance styles are generally associated with masculinity and machismo. Metal songs are known for its powerful,vigorous vocals,distorted guitar,emphatic rhythms,deep bass lines and heavy beats of drums.. The progenetors of the gener were metal bands such as Black
Sabbath,Deep Purple etc.
The typical band line up includes a drummer,a bassist ,a rhythm guitarist and a lead guitarist(the singer may or may not be an instrumentalist) keyboard instruments are not generally used. Metal vocals wary widely from the multioctave,theatrical approach of bands like Judas Priest,Iron
Maiden etc tothe guff style of bands like Motörhead and
Metallica,to the growling of many death metal bands like
Nile,Cannibal Corpse etc to the screams of black metal bands like
Gorgoroth, Motionless etc.
There are many sub-gener of metal. Some of them are>
i)HEAVY METAL: Heavy metal is generally regarded as synonymts with the term metal. It started in
1969 and in 1980's the New
Wave Of British Heavy Metal
(NWOBHM) came about and have new impulse to Metal music. The
NWOBHM is said to be the foundation of all modern metal.
Bands: Metallica,Iron maiden etc. ii)DEATH METAL:death metal expressed felling of suffering and death and was a product of thrash metal.
Bands:Nile,Suffacation etc. iii)BLACK METAL:fast drumming,very loud vocals and frequent repetation is used in black metal. Most of the black metal bands uses a special kind of white and black make up for demonic appearence,
Bands:Gorgoroth,suffacation etc.
Beside these,the other types of metal are -neo classic metal,nu metal,thrash metal,doom metal,power metal,progressive metal,goth metal,glam metal,stoner metal,industrial metal,speed metal,alternative metal,groove metal,symphonic metal,folk metal,traditional metal,celtic metal, etc.
The metal fans are called metal heads or head bangers.. Thus metal is a gener which is unknown to most..:-)
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