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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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    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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    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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    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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    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 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 6 days ago

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    Not that it's a problem, it's just, sometimes I think what it'd be like if I didn't have such a wide range of likes for music, like, I was more particular of what I listened to. I...
    TheAudio TheAudio 22-25, M 3 Responses Jun 29

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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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    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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    Support Your Rock/Metal Music It's a shame how the record industry can take bands that have what it takes and just use the hell out them and then when done throw them under the bus...
    hughgoishere hughgoishere 46-50 1 Response Jun 23

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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 a week ago

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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 4 days ago

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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 3 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 love to listen to Jethro Tull and Deep Purple! They have class in Rock! Pink Floyd is the next in! It is directly followed by country and classical! Do not laugh! LOL...
    sashtavtar sashtavtar 41-45, M 1 Response Jun 24

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    Mad- Heavy Metal Sad- Country Happy- Pop Romantic- Any love song <3
    BeautifulBianca666 BeautifulBianca666 13-15, F Jun 24

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    It's a lifestyle. Been listening to Wayne Static a lot lately. And HIM.
    Silfverberg Silfverberg 26-30, F 4 Responses Jun 30

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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 6 days ago

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    I'm looking for new stuff to listen to. Any suggestions? :)
    kath12321 kath12321 13-15, F 4 Responses 2 days ago

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    Metallica at Glastonbury. Freaking awesomeeeeeeeeeee. Probably the only reason I tuned into it
    forgottenluna forgottenluna 16-17, M 1 Response Jun 28

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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...
    420blaze69 420blaze69 16-17, M 6 days ago

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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 4 days ago

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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 2 days ago

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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 13 hrs ago

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    today...sunday...going to a local street folk festival in leigh-on-sea, in Essex www.leighfolkfestival.com there will be.hundreds of live musicians ....and people dressing up...
    marklovescoffee marklovescoffee 46-50, M 1 Response Jun 29

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    Anyone else fascinated by Baba Yaga; or any other Russian folk tales for that matter??
    Smoray100 Smoray100 22-25, F 4 Responses Jul 3

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    Last Flowers - Radiohead This is the first Radiohead song I remember hearing. I believe it was in late 2011 or early 2012 I was going to watch "Requiem For a Dream" (which is one...
    Ridiculousity Ridiculousity 18-21 1 Response Jun 28

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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 17 hrs ago

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    I haven't listened to them in ages but today I got bored doing my maths homework so I just decided to listen to their music again, I have no idea why I stopped listening to them, I...
    Melonfriends Melonfriends 13-15, F Jun 24

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    I love listening to music from the 1950s to the 1980s. I listen to Little Richard, Chuck Berry, Jerry Lee Lewis, Fats Domino, AC/DC, Queen, KISS. Just to name a few, this was the...
    Dreamprojector Dreamprojector 18-21, F 1 Response Jun 27

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    I've listened and watched, most of my life. That's how I know I'm a good listener, all I do is listen.
    WeWereNeverAlive WeWereNeverAlive 16-17, F 2 Responses Jun 29

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    Listening to A.K.A. Jennifer Lopez new album. Has some really good songs on it. Take a listen if you get a chance. Spotify will let you listen to the whole album.
    Iyaha Iyaha 56-60, F Jun 30

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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 1 Response 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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    the song i liked in the moment ,i listen it again and again for a long time so that i start founding it boring lol...it just make me contented by listening it so many times :P
    happyhuman1 happyhuman1 22-25, F 1 Response Jun 22

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    I listen to Japanese video game music all of the time. It is often repetitive, but it usually gets better over time and although the music is short, the time is used well. I have...
    FunnyLookingCorpse FunnyLookingCorpse 18-21 1 Response Jun 23

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    I have always been an observer and a bit of an introvert. I love to listen and learn more about the people I come in contact with. If you need a listening ear, I'm your guy :)
    myguitarisbusted myguitarisbusted 41-45, M Jun 24

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    Step In The name of love. Is what I'm listening to. What are you listening too?
    ILYmykakis ILYmykakis 31-35, F 1 Response Jun 25

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    I sit in front of people watching them speak, trying to hold eye contact, wondering if they are thinking how odd I am, pondering what they are saying and why, for the life of me, I...
    Teab Teab 41-45, M Jun 26

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    I can listen to The Diary of Jane on repeat for days without getting tired of it.It's just such an amazing song.In fact I'm listening to it while writing this.
    forgiveyouforgetyoutheend forgiveyouforgetyoutheend 13-15, F Jun 27

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