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I Listen to Folk Metal

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    Happiness Is!

    I think of a number of reasons why I like folk metal. Firstly Its drinking music... Korpiklaani make a number of songs about drinking/merrymaking. I like that and I often drink listening to them. Its party music. Its informal... its like I can imagine folk metal bands...
    Sabi87 Sabi87 22-25, M 1 Response Dec 20, 2009

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    I just love the combination,

    especially if they used enough instruments that as associated with folk.
    Crazycoral84 Crazycoral84 26-30, M Feb 20

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    My Ex Boyfriend's Legacy

    I don't like thinking or talking about my ex boyfriend, and after we broke up I did everything I could to banish everything that reminded me of him out of my life. But folk metal wasn't something I was willing to give up over his stupid a.ss. I love it too much, so I will listen...
    TheRealJade TheRealJade 18-21, F 1 Response Mar 3, 2012

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    About 2 or 3 years ago,

    I was looking for high energy music to listen to on headphones while exercising, something to really get me pumped up. Of course, anything with pagan themes would suit my preference. So, when I stumbled upon Eluveitie and Arkona, naturally I was blown away by both bands. I...
    UFOsR4real UFOsR4real 41-45, M 2 Responses Mar 9, 2014

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    I Just Discovered I Love This!

    I ask everyone to forgive me, but I'm a US-ian whose lived in areas where Metallica and Pantera are thought to the the last words in metal.  (*yawn*).  Some decent stuff, but didn't hit the spot. Several years ago, I was introduced to Deicide, Slayer, etc. ...
    ShaneC ShaneC 26-30, M 3 Responses Apr 13, 2010

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    Especially Viking Metal

    'Folk Metal' is not something I'd been eager to listen to.  After hearing Equilibrium's 'Blue Im Auge' on youtube, I changed my mind!  (Positively, that is) I haven't listened to a lot of Folk Metal, at all... It seems to be a common trend thesedays, for people to say...
    MeisterWolf MeisterWolf 18-21, M 5 Responses Jun 12, 2010

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    Like Folk Metal

    Elventie, Turias, Moonsorrow are quite good, iv seen these live, its so alien to traditional metal
    Donalh Donalh 22-25, M 5 Responses Sep 18, 2008

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    I've been listening to nothing but Bad Religion all day. It's been ****** fantastic.
    NihilismAndMe NihilismAndMe 18-21, M May 10

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    Metal in Inappropriate Places :) 
    ZombieMcChrist ZombieMcChrist 26-30, F May 5

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    Although other types of music are enjoyable metal is my first love, what is your favourite genre of music
    jcxo34 jcxo34 26-30 May 14

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    We saw Stone Sour live once. Corey started to play Bother on accoustic guitar followed by Through Glass. Eventhough Come whatever may.... was only released a couple of days earlier...
    Znookr Znookr 36-40, M May 14

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    It seems like I'm the only teenager in the UK that thinks of black flag, misfits and the sex pistols when someone mentions Punk, as opposed to pierce the veil, five seconds of...
    irononmylips irononmylips 16-17, F 1 Response May 10

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    With music I love just about anything. :)
    unreciprocated unreciprocated 36-40, F 1 Response May 11

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    I want you to lead me Take me somewhere Don't want to live In a dream one more day
    ComeClarity33 ComeClarity33 22-25, F 1 Response May 5

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    Where is the fighting man? Am I he? You would trade every truth For hollow victories Every empire falls And the earth to ashes turn The lands of my birth Shall be my tomb
    BrokenMelodies BrokenMelodies 22-25, M 1 Response May 5

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    For those who buried their sons Under bone white crosses For those who saw their daughters Virtues were taken by invading forces They promised the century to you And all you did...
    BrokenMelodies BrokenMelodies 22-25, M May 7

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    my new favorite show is Merlin then doctor who
    kittylove16 kittylove16 16-17, F 2 Responses May 17

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    Listening to I Killed The Prom Queen's "Beloved" album. I've had it for a year but never realized how good it was. Also. I preordered the new Phinheas album and SnapBack hat last...
    jakeyxedge jakeyxedge 18-21, M May 21

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    Been listening to tons of Metallica lately at work and while driving. But also Thy Art Is Murder.
    jakeyxedge jakeyxedge 18-21, M 1 Response May 10

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    Power metal + caffeine .... There's just something about it... I love it
    TrippingKitty TrippingKitty 26-30 2 days ago

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    Once I was mowing my yard (non southerners call it the lawn). It's not uncommon in rural Mississippi to find a yellow jacket's nest which is a small species of hornet that nests...
    SonOfTheDelta SonOfTheDelta 46-50, M 5 Responses 12 hrs ago

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    I'm a good listener too. Most of my friends and even juniors come to me whenever they have problems and share with me. well sometimes I feel bore listening to their personal...
    miru1 miru1 26-30, F 11 hrs ago

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    I listen to anything ranging from chillstep to electro house to nightcore and even rock and some country. I only appriciate classical music when it's live and don't really listen...
    ortwin ortwin 16-17, M 1 Response May 17

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    Not only metal though. I like bands that come from all sub genres of rock, metal and punk of all ages. Some of my overall favorites I would have to say are definitely Metallica...
    jakeyxedge jakeyxedge 18-21, M May 12

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    I can listen to the songs Fly by Meddie & tae Little red wagon by Miranda Lambert Friday night by Eric Paisley 1973 by James blunt Blank space, shake it off & style by taylor...
    lorrena19 lorrena19 18-21, F 19 hrs ago

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    People around me say that I'm a good listener. If anyone is bored or if they want to talk u can talk to me.
    notimpp notimpp 18-21, F 2 Responses 18 hrs ago

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    I obsess over the song and then get sick of it after a few weeks of listening to it over and over again Obsessing over "Where Are Ü Now (with Justin Bieber)" never thought I'd...
    lifeisweirdamiright lifeisweirdamiright 22-25, M 1 Response 17 hrs ago

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    I love to listen sometimes thats all thats needed.
    Tazz82 Tazz82 31-35, F 11 hrs ago

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    Sometimes I feel like my concerns and problems aren't as important as those of my friends because I'm quiet and bother to listen.
    tatteredhoodie tatteredhoodie 18-21, T 1 Response 3 hrs ago

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    I listen, but I only remember the important stuff. the type of stuff that meant something to me...
    constancemariefat constancemariefat 22-25, F 3 hrs ago

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    I grew up listening to Meatloaf and other rock bands.
    sroonaka616 sroonaka616 18-21 1 Response May 5

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    Listening Psychosocial- Slipknot
    nath2281 nath2281 13-15, F May 11

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    Dark Tranquillity - ...Of Melancholy Burning I love the metal and the rock opera voice combo. plus this song is just beautiful. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=pqSaL0Ow-YI
    squeezenbiteme squeezenbiteme 31-35, M May 16

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    Anyone else listen to hard rock to relax? (question shamelessly stolen from my friend SiLC)
    SubSided SubSided 46-50, F 3 Responses 1 day ago

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    I love symphonic, operatic and black metal music. I also like Goth metal music. I am finding it difficult to find friends in my home community who understand or appreciate this...
    socialskillstraining socialskillstraining 16-17, M May 5

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    I think black metal is a guy thing. However, it depends on who you ask. I like Nightwish. I am interested in talking about metal music.
    socialskillstraining socialskillstraining 16-17, M May 5

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    I want my own locked metal collar but it should not too heavy, where and which to get one?
    BiologicalWeird BiologicalWeird 18-21, T May 17

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    There are times active listening doesn't work. based on the research of John Gottman, active listening is great when you spouse is talking about her day or complaining about...
    tryingagainII tryingagainII 56-60, M 2 Responses 5 days ago

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    I like listening to people. Someone once said, 'Listen like people would love to talk to you.' Isn't it awesome? Listening to someone means taking time from your life and from...
    chocolateinmyblood chocolateinmyblood 18-21, F 3 Responses May 14

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    I always listen.I feel like a lot of people who listen are wallflowers we are always there.I believe the best way is to talk and just share.Although sometimes people take advantage...
    deleted deleted 26-30 1 Response May 24

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    I am talkative, but act as a good listener to oppa. I listen to him quietly. I love how he talks, I love his English accent. It touches me. I love to listen lullaby when oppa sings...
    femina femina 26-30, F 2 Responses 1 day ago

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    I don't know what I'm going to have to say to get the right people to listen and take what I have to say seriously. I can't ******* do this anymore. Only, I can, but I wish I...
    ambivalentFriability ambivalentFriability 18-21 May 2

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