I Am a Heavy Metal Fan

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    How I Got to Love Metal

    I only started to listen to rock sometime last year. Where i live, its like hell has frozen over to meet someone else who likes rock(even the emo stuff) let alone metal. Anyway at first i listened to the stuff that plays on Mtv, stuff like panic at the disco. Back then i made...
    betteroffdead betteroffdead
    18-21, M
    1 Response Sep 17, 2007

    Rockin Out!!!!

     I love heavy metal. It makes me get into a crazy mood when I'm upset. It also lets me take out all my anger when someone is around me. Because i can just go into my room and turn it all the way up and do whatever I want because they can't hear me or see me. Heavy metal is a...
    XLunaXLovegoodX XLunaXLovegoodX
    26-30, F
    2 Responses Jul 12, 2008
    ghostflannel ghostflannel
    18-21, F
    1 Response Feb 4, 2016

    I Don't Have Favourite Band..

    And I also don't know a lot of bands, because normally I just listen to heavy metal when I'm quite angry.. and that doesn't happen that often. Maybe I should listen to it more often, because I begin to really like it.
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    2 Responses Jan 13, 2008

    The Metal Prayer

    God of metal Our father who art in the light, that fools have mistaken for darkness. We thank you as we raise the devil horns, in acknowledgement of the ones you have blessed, true messiahs of your noble work. May those who raise the horns in vain suffer endless torture...
    betteroffdead betteroffdead
    18-21, M
    1 Response Nov 2, 2007

    Without A Doubt, Baby

    Here's some of my favorites.Metalica- One Run to the Hills- Iron MaddenLet there Be Rock- AC/DCI'm eighteen- Alice CooperFrank Zappa- Crew SlutCome on feel the noise- Twisted Sisterand absolutly everything by Led Zeplin and Pink Floyd!
    anonymouscutie anonymouscutie
    18-21, F
    1 Response Feb 20, 2011

    Metal Is Better

     I was a late comer to metal, i had always been a classical music buff, weird eh.  It began with Iron maiden and Metallica, with a bit of Black Sabbath thrown in(though they're not really heavy enough to be real metal - MY OPINION ONLY!!) But, recently thanks to the...
    DarkPhoenix DarkPhoenix
    31-35, F
    1 Response May 28, 2007

    From Nwobhm To Now.....quite The Ride

    I've listened for the last decade to everything i could get my hands on....it started with Maiden and Preiest, graduated to Gary Moore and Toto, then back full steam to more and more obscure......be it new ( In this Moment) or old ( like Nitro), I've come to appriciate everything...
    lostntransl8tion lostntransl8tion
    5 Responses Dec 26, 2010

    Love Heavy Metal

    its my life, love going to gigs and listening to music, keeps the fire burning, could'nt carry on without it now.
    Donalh Donalh
    22-25, M
    1 Response Jul 17, 2008


    I love rock music can't live without it, my radio is on PLANET ROCK all day, I love RUSH, YES, THE ROLLING STONES, QUEEN, I've been on stage with YES, because where I used to work, RICK WAKEMAN had one of the organs and we had to stay there incase it went out of tune, because...
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    1 Response Apr 13, 2011


    I've loved metal for a long time, mostly due to my father. He listened to metal as I was growing up and I came to love it. As I got older I started listening to some newer metal rather than the older metal my dad listened to. Now, I appreciate both older and newer metal, and...
    LiquidNight LiquidNight
    18-21, F
    2 Responses Jul 16, 2007


    I got into metal in 8th grade. I got into it even more with my current BF. I got into more "unknown" metal bands...at least not as mainstream like Metallica (Ahem...selloutica), Pantera, etc. I like Chimera, Into Eternity, Twisted Method, Bleeding Through, OLD Metallica...
    Warmthoughtsofyou04 Warmthoughtsofyou04
    31-35, F
    3 Responses Jun 1, 2008

    How It All Started

    grew up hearing micheal jackson, abba, boney M...... during early teens was into bon jovi...... once heard 'fear of the dark'... was so into it.... at that time didnt know which band it was of..... then nirvana came into rise.... obviously metallica came in my way.... later on...
    stigmatrons stigmatrons
    26-30, M
    1 Response May 31, 2011

    I Am the Abyss by Shylmagoghnar is an awesome

    instrumental piece. I'd listen to it more if I could spell Shylmagoghnar.
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    1 Response Mar 10, 2016
    alexabi alexabi
    41-45, M
    1 Response Aug 7, 2015

    I Like Korn And Metallica

    i like heavy metal i am emo i am sad all the time so i listen to heavy metal my mother says it kills my brain cells but do i give a **** no!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!! not at all .people make fun of me cause i like heavy metal they ethier call me emowerid freak or meal emo head banger...
    sosademogirl sosademogirl
    18-21, F
    4 Responses Oct 30, 2010

    10 Years Or So And Counting...

    Maybe a bit more than 10 years... not sure, I have a terrible memory. Anyway, a good portion of my CD collection is some form of "metal". Mostly I like progressive metal, but there are at least a few good bands in any style that I can get into. Aside from...
    WaywardYak WaywardYak
    22-25, M
    4 Responses Nov 22, 2009
    Woudziniska Woudziniska
    26-30, F
    2 Responses Aug 17, 2014

    The Best Music

    When people look at me they don't think that I'd be into metal, but the majority of the music that I listen to is metal. I usually like most of the metal that I hear so I'm pretty easy to please.
    BleedingMascara BleedingMascara
    18-21, F
    2 Responses Feb 28, 2008

    Have You Ever Just Had One Of Them Days?

    i often have those days when i just do not have the motivation to roll out of bed. i am 20 yeas old , married to a man in prison, raising two kids on my own. i mean dont get me wrong i do get out of bed regardless of how i feel because i have children to raise and i wouldnt say...
    babylove8914 babylove8914
    22-25, F
    1 Response Dec 8, 2009

    Am in love with really loud music with heavy

    beats, something that makes me fell like am outta this world for a while. It all sounds much better when you high on weed, it's not necessary though if you not into enhancing your experience. Anytime I prefer Avenged Sevenfold to all other bands my favorite song od Blinded in...
    dollarsigns dollarsigns
    18-21, M
    1 Response Feb 12, 2016

    yes I am I love alot of heavy metal bands like

    dead by April, slipknot, adema, like a storm, MUDVAYNE, black veil brides, linkin park, papa roach, machine head, mushroom head, killswitch engage, avenged sevenfold, disturbed, rammstein, afi, aiden, sinai beach, scars of tomorrow, static x, atreyu, armanthe, the agoinst, in...
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    Mar 21, 2016


    sabbath Nickelback Pantera Hawkwind Uriah Heep Camel Cold Chamber Slipknot And, there are many others! Like Slayer!
    Paca24 Paca24
    22-25, F
    3 Responses Jul 15, 2014

    Metal Haven

    I've been a fan of metal for about five years. I got into the genre when i was in 8th grade and didn't look back. I love metal especially when i'm mad or sad because it can go with either. It's something that's saved me from the darkest points in my life. And, i think it will...
    SithLady SithLady
    22-25, F
    1 Response May 20, 2007

    As Far As Heavy Metal Goes..

    I've been a fan of Heavy Metal more or less since the first Godsmack album came out. Now, while I certainly don't consider them Metal by my standards today - I do have to acknowledge that without them I wouldn't be a fan of bands like Shadows Fall, Killswitch Engage, Soilwork...
    metalpurist83 metalpurist83
    22-25, M
    5 Responses Jul 8, 2007

    The list would be too long to type out here,

    but let me just say it starts with the bands, His Infernal Majesty, Cold Chamber, and Atreyu. It has to be!
    Skjeggstad Skjeggstad
    22-25, F
    2 Responses Oct 9, 2014

    WHO'S a Fan

    26-30, M
    2 Responses Jan 17, 2007
    Christuner666 Christuner666
    31-35, M
    1 Response Nov 12, 2015

    King Diamond

    I have been listening to Metal for a long time. I bought the last album King Diamond made a few weeks ago. It's called "Give Me Your Soul Please". I only have listend to his first album called: Fatal Portriat from 1886, and Abigal from...
    endofus endofus
    31-35, M
    3 Responses Apr 16, 2009


    Hey , ive lived the rock star lifestyle. I need advice on how to be Metal and Monogamous. I honeslty am lookn for advicce or a mentor on how to be a real Man in general. Metal is what  I am so ill ask here. thanx.
    deleted deleted
    5 Responses Jul 6, 2011

    A huge fan of Amon Amarth

    and Cannibal Corpse. I also enjoy Immortal, Decapitated, Behemoth, Sabaton, Dying Fetus, Mutilate the Stilborn. Etc... None if that Nu Metal and Metal core crap...
    ValhallaAwaits ValhallaAwaits
    22-25, M
    1 Response Aug 17, 2014

    Metal Girl

    What is there to say?  I love heavy metal.  I often run across someone who is surprised to hear it.  There seems to be an assumption that girls aren't all that into metal - especially if a girl is a brainy, businesslike professional.  And when they find out...
    EternalCynic EternalCynic
    41-45, F
    5 Responses Dec 5, 2009

    I Love Metal!

    I am a total metal nut! There is nothing that I enjoy more than cranking up my computer speakers (Klipsch THX certified) and just letting the raw power and energy of the music run wild! I am very old school in my tastes, I grew up listening to the likes of Metallica, Slayer...
    GeorgeGlass GeorgeGlass
    31-35, M
    2 Responses Jul 8, 2011
    jaymoe79 jaymoe79
    36-40, M
    Nov 13, 2015
    Christuner666 Christuner666
    31-35, M
    1 Response Nov 12, 2015

    Proud Of It

    I have been listening to metal music ever since high school when I use to listen to Metallica and Iron Maiden.  Actually listening to the music because I could not understand a thing about what they were singing unless I had the letter of the songs and even then I had...
    jc2009 jc2009
    41-45, M
    2 Responses Sep 25, 2010

    I think metal lovers feel their emotions more

    vividly and more robustly than most. How can one appreciate such intense sound without understanding the feeling that sound invokes? I hear something powerful and brutal, and it's familiar. That's how it sounds inside of me sometimes.
    deleted deleted
    2 Responses Feb 12, 2016

    A Little Equation.....

    heavy metal = life      i feel sorry for all who think otherwise....
    ninja ninja
    18-21, M
    1 Response Jan 9, 2007

    The Devil Horns Stand For Quality

     While heavy metal as a genre has it's fair share of clunkers, it's a whole lot less trend driven and vacuous than a lot of other genres.
    Quadrophenic Quadrophenic
    36-40, M
    2 Responses Oct 23, 2007

    Not just any heavy metal .

    ..high quality fast & loud harder the better not crap wannabe stuff ...in your face with an attitude that keeps you thrashing moshing kicking & screaming ...did grow up on ac/DC to zz top all in between yeah all the hair bands too ..ratt was a favorite ......just evolved as grew...
    deleted deleted
    1 Response Apr 16, 2015

    What Do People Like About Death Metal And What Was Their Reason To Start Listening To Death Metal?

    I wanna know what the people that listen to Death Metal like about it and what their reason to start listening to Death Metal was. Just an FYI, I'm not just talking about Death Metal, I'm talking about Death Metal and all it's subgenres and fusion genres such as; Melodic Death...
    ODSTspyderbite ODSTspyderbite
    18-21, M
    5 Responses Feb 1, 2012

    I Confess...

    First off, I could have sworn I was in this group all ready. Hmm. Well, Metal never lets you down, ever! Even when you hear something that may not be your brand of Vodka, all that means is you can compare notes on what it is. There are songs about every topic, played in every way...
    EricS EricS
    36-40, M
    5 Responses Sep 22, 2008
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