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I Listen to Folk Metal

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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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    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

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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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    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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    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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    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 didn't like metal/ rock before but this year I listen to it to keep me awake every day at work. I rely on the powerful beat of the music to give me energy. I think I m sick.
    Ssslm Ssslm 26-30, F 1 Response Jul 15

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    Lately I have been listening to Metallica and I have came to realise I quite like heavy metal, I have always been a rock kind of girl but I guess I have a heavy metal side to me. I...
    BeautifulDestruction11 BeautifulDestruction11 13-15, F 2 Responses 6 days ago

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    Been a rock and metal head since a young kid. Started playing guitar at 12 and haven't looked back since :)
    flyboy84 flyboy84 26-30, M 5 hrs ago

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    When I was a kid, I never really cared for them. But, one day I was really bored and was listening to one of their songs and decided to make up a dance routine out of it. And it...
    texaschic35 texaschic35 31-35, F 1 Response Jul 1

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    Ok... I'm 14 and I have grown up listening to heavy metal, I find it funny when my teachers ask me what music I grew up listening to and they are shocked when I list bands like...
    TheOutcastedPurdyGirl TheOutcastedPurdyGirl 13-15, F 2 Responses 3 days ago

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    A lot of people see me as that "girly girl." Nowadays, yes I have changed. But deep down I'm still that band shirt kid that nobody ever talked to. I love old rock, heavy metal...
    trippyprincess trippyprincess 13-15, F 2 Responses Jul 2

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    No, my music choice isn't a phase, lol. Everyone's always so surprised when I tell them my favorite bands/songs. Honestly, I find metal and all its categories to be beautiful, in a...
    YoungAndAwkward YoungAndAwkward 13-15, F 3 Responses Jul 14

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    Hi guys!! Help me get my band to the number 1 spot for metal/hard rock on reverb nation. Will love you forever!!!! :P http://www.reverbnation.com/shutupchokeme
    SeptembersAshes SeptembersAshes 22-25, F Jul 17

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    Lamb of God, Slayer, Nine Inch Nails, Iron Maiden, Metallica, Gwar, Judas Priest, Testament........ just to name a few I listen to.
    blackenedmind blackenedmind 41-45 Jul 18

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    No particular subgenre. Like all other genres I'll only listen to it if it hits my ear the right way. I might agree that the quality is poor, but if it sounds good I'll stand by it...
    Varof Varof 18-21, M 1 Response 6 days ago

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    It's time too skate and listen to some iron maiden
    dirtyrottenindian dirtyrottenindian 16-17, M 2 Responses Jul 9

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    I can't listen to a song just once right now my most played are 1. TBH by PartyNextDoor 2. Haters by Lyfe Jennings 3. Initiation by The Weeknd
    Alylovespuppies Alylovespuppies 16-17, F 14 hrs ago

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    I really dont know wht to say/post in here lol .. So im here just to read or listening and looking for friends :)) ... Zzz
    Medinaprathama Medinaprathama 13-15, F 11 hrs ago

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    Like Michael Jackson, he is one of the greatest music artist. My parents love him. The only song I heard on the radio was Bennie and the jets and Crocodile rock. I was a kid when...
    twilighteen twilighteen 18-21, F 7 hrs ago

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    Radiohead, 311, Alice in Chains, Bjork, St. Vincent, Tame Impala, and The Roots are examples of different things I listen to!
    ancorab ancorab 16-17, F 1 Response 3 hrs ago

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    I saw the Guess Who (or what's left of 'em) play live in Detroit tonight. 'Course Cummings and Bachman are long gone, they got some young guys to replace 'em. They did a credible...
    UFOsR4real UFOsR4real 41-45, M Jul 11

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    Korn Wayne Static Pantera Oh my heads fuzzy this morning! There are so many bands I listen to, but I have a headache and can't think just now!
    Paca24 Paca24 18-21, F 1 Response Jul 15

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    I'm looking for new stuff to listen to. Any suggestions? :)
    kath12321 kath12321 13-15, F 4 Responses Jul 19

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    Kingdom Come - Symphonic Metal
    darkangellights darkangellights 18-21, F 1 Response Jul 23

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    I'm listening to slayer what fantastic music 😄
    theluckyduck theluckyduck 26-30, M 1 Response 6 days ago

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    A small list of my favorites, some are heavy metal or alternative/symphonic rock ~My Chemical Romance ~Within Temptation ~Evanescence ~Metallica ~Judas Priest ~Motor Head ~Marilyn...
    MikjallFimbultyr MikjallFimbultyr 36-40, M 6 days ago

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    Should there be a pantera reunion ? On the one hand you gotta say it's not the same without the greatest metal guitarist ever he wasn't just a band member he was vince's brother...
    Smigger1970 Smigger1970 41-45, M 1 Response 5 days ago

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    All i really do is listen to good music all day.
    patches1999 patches1999 13-15, F 3 Responses 3 days ago

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    In the mood for a little Metallica today....... 
    greeneyedlady72 greeneyedlady72 41-45, F 2 days ago

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    I need some new songs. Any suggestions? I listen to: falling in reverse, of mice and men, issues, few by killswitch engage. Ermmm. Just suggest I'll check them out. I'll need em...
    SelfBattle SelfBattle 13-15, F 2 days ago

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    Heavy metal and reflective - Azealia Banks
    LikeAPrayer LikeAPrayer 18-21, F 1 day ago

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    This music is almost the only music that has a message about life most of the time, so it makes me love it. The hate song, the subliminal songs, the f*** off songs, the screw life...
    brownzugar brownzugar 16-17, M Jul 15

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    Hi guys!! Help me get my band to the number 1 spot for metal/hard rock on reverb nation. Will love you forever!!!! :P http://www.reverbnation.com/shutupchokeme
    SeptembersAshes SeptembersAshes 22-25, F Jul 17

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    If a random person sits next to me and I don't like them I put on loud heavy metal, Emo, ect. Kind of music then the person that sits next to me leaves. On one side I am like YES...
    cristina44 cristina44 22-25, F Jul 19

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    Hi! Help me get my band to the #1 spot on reverbnation for metal/hard rock in Melbourne. We are so close!!! Check us out, play or like some tunes I will love you forever if you...
    SeptembersAshes SeptembersAshes 22-25, F Jul 21

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    "Pride you took Pride you feel Pride that you felt when you'd kneel Not the word Not the love Not what you thought from above It feeds It grows It clouds all that you will know...
    HowLongWillWeBeWaiting HowLongWillWeBeWaiting 22-25, M 1 day ago

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    Anyone else fascinated by Baba Yaga; or any other Russian folk tales for that matter??
    Smoray100 Smoray100 22-25, F 3 Responses Jul 3

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    Everyone deserves to have someone listen to them. I didn't always think like that though, I used to be one of those annoying people who would try to give you unsolicited advice...
    thejc thejc 16-17, F 1 Response Jul 9

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    I'm a great listener. I've always done it with everyone else, so why not utilize this skill and just listen to people who just want to rant or something? So I leave this open. I...
    shadowsrain13 shadowsrain13 13-15, F 4 Responses Jul 11

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    I always thought that I was a good listener, especially since I was, and still am, the go to person for my friends when they have problems. However i really learned the value of...
    lostlittlefirefly lostlittlefirefly 36-40, F 5 Responses Jul 4

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    I believe that I'm an excellent listener. I'm approached on many occasions by friends and family who seek me out to listen to their tales. I'm perfectly fine with it. Even if all I...
    Liv4Life Liv4Life 18-21, F 2 Responses Jul 4

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    The more I talk, the more I say, the less people listen. I can sit perfectly still all day and never make a peep and everyone wants to know what is wrong, (or at least the best...
    Momma1985 Momma1985 26-30, F Jul 21

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    Knowing someone is a gift. The rich vision of our thoughts, their present day concerns and joys. If you listened, what would you hear? I am guilty of not listening. Because...
    sunny3875 sunny3875 36-40, F Jul 4

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    I'm a great listener. I have been through HELL and I'm willing to listen. You can talk to me for 7 hours. And I'll listen
    Littleshyemo123 Littleshyemo123 13-15, F 5 Responses Jul 6

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    I always been one to listen to my friends when they needed advice a shoulder to cry on in School they called me Ann Landers I was always giving advice. Anyone I am here to Listen...
    sunnyday55 sunnyday55 46-50, F Jul 11

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    I think a lifetime experience is worth listening,specially with the perspective you only gain over time.To listen is to play with advantage this game called life...specially when...
    4biandu 4biandu 26-30, F Jul 24

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