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I Listen to Folk Metal

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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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    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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    I just love the combination,

    especially if they used enough instruments that as associated with folk.
    Crazycoral84 Crazycoral84 31-35, M Feb 20, 2015

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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 1 Response Mar 9, 2014

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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 have my kendel out and it has pandora so I am listening to Hello its me by Todd Rundgren.
    geminigirl54 geminigirl54 36-40, F 1 hr ago

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    a.k.a. Intuition. What a life saver!! Recently got me out of a nightmarish situation waiting to happen. Beware of online love and be sure to listen to that inner voice....before...
    CriticalSpaces CriticalSpaces 41-45, F 2 Responses 11 hrs ago

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    Got so much to say, but dunno where to start, Please listen when I talk from the heart. When you say goodbye, I fall apart, I just keep thinking of the start. If you walk away...
    nivanvc nivanvc 36-40, M 17 hrs ago

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    Heres my story 1. 2 billion facebook fans 2. Im in a band 37 years 3. I am working since im 16 4. I have 7 successful family Websites 5. 3 are in the top 10 6. I am...
    fantasytalk123 fantasytalk123 51-55, F 18 hrs ago

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    A Song Dedicated To The Memory Of Stormy The Rabbit - Andrew Jackson Jihad (folk punk is great)
    frad7 frad7 18-21, F 23 hrs ago

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    which is sad songs... The only songs I listen to right now are sad songs I just put sad songs on a playmate and listen while I do things like draw or do homework
    aby2015 aby2015 13-15, F 1 day ago

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    I absolutely love Metallica, I have seen them live 3 times here in the UK and every gig was awesome. Their energy and set lists are always fantastic, I was present for two world...
    Macca8400 Macca8400 31-35, M 1 Response 2 days ago

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    right now, I am listening to, "The light"- Disturbed, "I am the fire"- Halestorm and " Try" - Colbie Callat. what's everyone listening to?
    myjason myjason 41-45, F 3 Responses 2 days ago

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    The biggest communication problem is we do not listen to understand. We listen to reply.
    XxmakaronxX XxmakaronxX 13-15, F 1 Response 2 days ago

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    What was called  "neo-folk" music seems to be stagnating in the last years. Fortunately, now and then some new band with a fresh sound appears, like these Jägerblut...
    Cierzo Cierzo 41-45, M 1 Response 3 days ago

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    My name is Anthony and I'm 23yrs old. I sit in my room and listen to the music on my cell phone. When I get I through reading a chapter in one of my books. I'm in my happy place...
    Anthony2400 Anthony2400 22-25, M 1 Response 5 days ago

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    Through out my life surrounded by punk rock/rock/metal music etc. i've never felt more welcomed and at home in my life :)
    sabrinabryn sabrinabryn 13-15, F 1 Response 6 days ago

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    This feels kind of weird to me, but part of me wants someone, even a stranger (but preferably a close friend), to listen to my heart beating, to hear my blood being pumped through...
    alphaomega95 alphaomega95 18-21 1 Response a week ago

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    "The Light"DisturbedLike an unsung melodyThe truth is waiting there for you to find itIt's not a blight, but a remedy,A clear reminder of how it beganDeep inside your memoryTurned...
    NewBeginnings77 NewBeginnings77 31-35, F Feb 1

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    Yep, that's me ! I don't drink alcohol I don't smoke I don't do any kind of drugs I never fight I respect women and people in general I am a decent guy with much respect for...
    AdBlue AdBlue 46-50, M 3 Responses Jan 31

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    Oh i used to say this a lot as a sophomore. I wanted either a metalhead bf with long hair, or emo-looking one. Now I really don't care but ive got one that doesnt classify himself...
    XXLovelyPoisonXX XXLovelyPoisonXX 18-21, F Jan 29

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    Does anybody else like Druid Lord?
    Truthangier Truthangier 22-25, M Jan 29

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    When I want to de-stress and relax my mood music would consist of death metal bands. I don't really care for the vocals but those are a plus when when the lyrics are good, but it...
    Deathgodsimple Deathgodsimple 16-17, F Jan 29

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    Anything can be poetic. My two favorite Death Metal bands, Amon Amarth and Cannibal Corpse have two completely different writing techniques. Amon Amarth uses Norse Mythology and...
    ValhallaAwaits ValhallaAwaits 22-25, M 3 Responses Jan 29

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    I need some motivational songs. I listen to most genres just no heavy metal unless the songs extremely positive, no country songs at all, No rap unless its less material. Examples...
    archon279 archon279 18-21, M 2 Responses Jan 29

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    It's actually kind of funny. When I'm sad you think that I would listen to sad music but instead I listen to screamo or metal core. It some how helps me cope. But then when I'm...
    Ddachelle16 Ddachelle16 16-17, F Jan 28

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    Any Amon Amarth fans? I swear I grow a beard every time I listen to them
    ghostflannel ghostflannel 16-17, F 2 Responses Jan 28

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    i love to listen ,i could be waiting for a bus or just out and about.yet i still find that i get talking to someone and they end up telling me something about themselves that they...
    thetideisturning000 thetideisturning000 36-40, F 2 Responses Jan 28

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    “Wedding Song (There Is Love)” is an achingly beautiful piece of music, composed and originally performed by Noel Paul Stookey, of the folk group Peter, Paul, and Mary...
    Rutterman Rutterman 36-40, M 3 Responses Jan 26

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    I'm picky about music. My favorite metal bands are Fear Factory, Tool, and Mastodon. I've been fortunate enough to see each of them live once.
    OrganicMachina OrganicMachina 31-35, M 3 Responses Jan 26

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    hell yeah!! long live metal m//
    deleted deleted 26-30 1 Response Jan 25

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    Savior Machine is my favorite metal band.
    theguywiththeredhair theguywiththeredhair 18-21, M 2 Responses Jan 25

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    Heavy Industrial Metal. LOUD :)
    Hypnotia Hypnotia 51-55, M Jan 24

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    This music makes me feel normal. Especially the deep scremo or heavy metal. Such as "Immaculate Misconception" by Motionless In White. I also like songs by Slipknot, Metallica, My...
    ParumDaemonium ParumDaemonium 13-15, F 2 Responses Jan 24

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    I am always listening to music . IT keeps me out of reality. Listening to music is like being in a whole different world.
    pandalover89 pandalover89 13-15, F 1 Response Jan 23

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    I've been listening to ???? (Hong Chen Ke Zhan) on repeat all day since yesterday The day I heard it played on the ?? (erhu) I fell in love and can't stop listening to it since
    deleted deleted 26-30 Jan 22

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    I went out and bought Megadeath's new CD! it's sooooooooooo good!
    JesseDoll JesseDoll 16-17, F 1 Response Jan 22

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    Heavy metal, thrash metal, speed metal, power metal, groove metal, glam metal...I love this damn music, and metal will never die!!
    lurkingscorpio lurkingscorpio 18-21, M Jan 22

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    This is what i call music xD don't listen to anything else.This is pure energy :p ha ha don't stay calm and love metal <3
    Saya024 Saya024 16-17, F 4 Responses Jan 21