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If you were looking for the animated film, go here.

Headbanger #1: Wha-? What's that sound!?

Headbanger #2: It's like an angel singing...

Headbanger #3: A devil screaming!

Headbanger #1: It is the pounding of Creation's Hammer upon the Anvil of Time!

(Beat)

Headbanger #3: IT'S FUCKING AWESOME!

Eddie Riggs: It's called... Heavy Metal.

A musical genre originating in the 1960s and 70s, influenced by Blues and Psychedelic Rock, emphasizing heavy, powerful sound with distorted guitars and (sometimes) extended solos.

Famous for Heavy Metal Umlauts, as well as MetalHeads having huge online arguments about which bands are and aren't metal.


Heavy Metal Subgenres


For an in-depth look, see Useful Notes on Heavy Metal and the Map of Metal.

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