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I Listen to Heavy Metal

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    Born and Raised Headbanging Machine Hahaha

    since i was young i was blessed with an aunt who listen to Metallica, Iron Maiden and obv the gods.. Pantera woo haha (along with other genres)... and been ever since and not planning on changing :P but i found my fav band at the age of 11 and their are KoRn!! with meaningful...
    AutumnChild AutumnChild 18-21, F 3 Responses Sep 19, 2009

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    Recently, I came across the Swedish heavy metal

    band Sabaton. I first heard of them while looking around on YouTube. What got my attention was the fact that their songs are based on various events and/or individuals related to various wars, including World War I and World War II. Those songs that weren't related to war, were...
    BLACKTIGER75 BLACKTIGER75 36-40, M 2 Responses Jun 11

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    Dirty Deeds On A Friday Night Led Me Down The Allegedly Dark And Dangerous Path.

    I was 12 years old, living in the US, and had just seen a television show the previous weekend about Mafia informants on a news program. I was fascinated by the black lines placed over their faces to protect their identity. This began my fascination with Mob movies. That next...
    adrift4life adrift4life 41-45, M 1 Response Apr 17, 2012

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    Intro & Nod

    Hey All,      I've been listening to metal since a friend of mine from church loaned me a tape that was supposed to have a sermon on it.  It had maybe 5 minutes of the sermon, and then Metalica's And Justice for all for the rest.  I'm a total metal...
    phantomecho phantomecho 31-35, M 3 Responses May 3, 2008

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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 way. If that makes sense.
    YoungAndAwkward YoungAndAwkward 13-15, F 3 Responses Jul 14

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    Thanks to Thrasher...

    I started getting interested in metal music when I was around ten years old. But I really had no way to be exposed to it. I first heard about Lamb Of God out of my Thrasher magazine I got for Christmas. Along with that, I got a 20 dollar gift card for Target. I happened to be...
    BNIx3 BNIx3 16-17, F 2 Responses Sep 19, 2009

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    Passionate Lover of Heavy Metal!

    What got me started with heavy metal is that I was very angry with a lot of things.  It helped me express my anger.  I started out with several groups but my favorite is Korn.  In fact, I am listening to Right Now by Korn.  It expresses true anger in it...
    compulsion2 compulsion2 22-25, F 5 Responses Sep 20, 2009

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    Heavy Metal Is Life To Me.

    I could not imagine a day that goes by without listening to a single heavy metal song. The lyrics and messages that are expressed though heart pounding guitar riffs, double beats and screaming vocals could never be out done in my book. Heavy Metal made me smarter, indepedent, and...
    Talktome93 Talktome93 18-21, M 2 Responses Oct 7, 2012

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    Stoked

    well tomorrows the day,i will be going to the mayhem fest and cant wait to get there. this will be my 15th time seeing Slayer since 1984 and i cant wait. there will be tones of great bands there many i have seen in the past and others i have never seen. i need this show so bad...
    deleted deleted 26-30 3 Responses Aug 5, 2009

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    Metalica

    i started listening to metal when i was in 7th grade and that lead me to black metal and being in a band
    poisongirl poisongirl 16-18, F 1 Response Jan 3, 2008

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    Not Your Normal Type Of Metalhead

    I grew up listening to a lot of the music from the 80's and early 90's. As a result, I got hooked on heavy metal music. The first time I actually heard heavy metal music, I was hooked. If I remember this correctly, Judas Priest served as my introduction into heavy metal. Since...
    BLACKTIGER75 BLACKTIGER75 36-40, M 2 Responses Jul 14, 2012

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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: Ozzy Osbourne, Rob Zombie, Metallica, Avenged Sevenfold. And many more, they just look at me thinking I'm lying... It's rather funny.. :/
    TheOutcastedPurdyGirl TheOutcastedPurdyGirl 13-15, F 2 Responses Jul 29

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    Da Sound

    ive  like the sound it really gets me pumped and hype.I like to scream and its the perfect type to scream too.
    desertedangel desertedangel 18-21, F 2 Responses Jan 22, 2009

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    Metallica

    i started listening to heavy metal when i was in 7th grade which lead to me liking black metal too
    poisongirl poisongirl 16-18, F 2 Responses Jan 3, 2008

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    Progression

    I began listening to emo bands such as MCR, TBS, and Hawthorne Heights.  Then I started liking screamo bands such as Underoath and Drop Dead Gorgeous.  Soon enough it became a mix between metal and screamo, and then screaming was replaced with growling and my taste in...
    ihaveep ihaveep 18-21, F 2 Responses Aug 23, 2009

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    Young Headbanger

    I've been a Heavy Metal fan since I was very young, like 5 or 6. My only brother was a teenager back in the 80s, and he exposed me to all the great metal bands pf the day: Metallica, Megadeth, Iron Maiden, Judas Priest, Slayer etc. And as younger siblings do, I looked up to...
    loribeth78 loribeth78 31-35, F 2 Responses Oct 11, 2009

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    Metal Story

    i have been listening to metal since i was born. i am 13 and have already been to 9 heavy metal concerts. whenever i go to a concert it makes me feel welcome unlike school were everyone likes rap. the thing about metal is people dont care how you look they just care about how...
    gwarmachine666 gwarmachine666 13-15, M 3 Responses Aug 28, 2009

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    And I was fed up with everyone's bullshit yesterday. I was tired, irritated and pissed for most of the day. I didn't put up with anyone. I was looking for the heaviest music I...
    Inadine Inadine 16-17, F 1 Response Sep 3

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    Probably why I can't get along with people lol. I'm a metal nerd and everyone listens to rap and pop nowadays
    downer12 downer12 16-17, M 2 Responses Sep 12

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    Metal is all I listen to everyday all day.
    sempiternalFlood sempiternalFlood 13-15, F Sep 22

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    My favorite all time band hands down is METALLICA
    Swaycd Swaycd 36-40, M Sep 4

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    I'm playing all my songs instead of a playlist tonight. Got it on shuffle. Could be the next song is Molly Hatchett. Could be Marvin Gaye. Instead it was I Am The Law by Anthrax...
    RockingTheCarhartts RockingTheCarhartts 46-50, M 3 Responses Sep 20

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    Yep, but I like most, female fronted metal.
    SweetKimber5 SweetKimber5 46-50, T 2 Responses Sep 21

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    Fvck Everything :) https://m.youtube.com/watch?v=QScDSAoXlNs
    musicvideographer musicvideographer 31-35, M Sep 1

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    SaintMaj SaintMaj 36-40, M Sep 18

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    Testament needs more credit for their greatness... Just sayin
    Adub1189 Adub1189 22-25, M a week ago

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    My friends and I recorded something last week, it would be cool if you guys could give me some feedback c: I'm vocalist, there's a drummer, guitarist and bassist. Going for a punk...
    CityOfCaterpillar CityOfCaterpillar 18-21, F 5 days ago

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    yes i learned to speak german with english when i was born so i love the culture too. dont judge me yes i listen to deutsch heavy metal. i love the song mein land and also the song...
    Matthew224 Matthew224 13-15, M 2 Responses Sep 6

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    Call me what you like but I strongly believe that I like screamo and heavy metal because a lot of the songs are about love, not sex and how a girl can do this and that, or what I...
    charlieedwards charlieedwards 18-21, M Sep 5

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    I love metal music because it has been helping me through my bad times. But my parents hate it. They think it is uncivilized for a smart indian girl to listen to metal, so they...
    Ashbarg Ashbarg 13-15, F Sep 21

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    It gives me a reason why I should keep living. Favourite genres are alternate, rock, pop rock, pop punk, heavy metal and a few classical pieces as well. As long as it sounds nice...
    DarkLoser DarkLoser 13-15, F a week ago

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    Metallica – Enter Sandman Say your prayers little one Don't forget, my son To include everyone Tuck you in, warm within Keep you free from sin Till the sandman he comes...
    expressomarkie expressomarkie 46-50, M 10 hrs ago

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    Music allows me to connect to something. It feels so real. The melody, harmonies, rhythm of the song. It's soothing. It calms me down. Helps me when I'm down. Of course, there are...
    maiomeN maiomeN 16-17, F 46 mins ago

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    Being the sole caregiver to my son means that he shares everything with me. Nowadays he tells me that the highlight of his day is playing Ice and Water (catching) with the girls at...
    novembermountain novembermountain 41-45, F 2 Responses 16 hrs ago

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    I love it. I have listened since I was a teenager to Christian rock and I am 37. Many radical Christians feel like that stuff is bad. I can see their point. They feel like since...
    blossomingbeauti blossomingbeauti 36-40, F 1 day ago

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    Though what i say may not be important and when im ****** up it may be slurred and when im sad it may be broken by sobsand wheni want to die it may be cold but if you can hear what...
    tylerkleewilliams tylerkleewilliams 18-21, M 15 hrs ago

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    Right now this is my jam!! i love this song. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=FFy--HL-XTM Slash- The Dissident Listen to it! NOW! Hurry!.. R u listening to it yet?! Come on...
    HojaCaida HojaCaida 22-25, F 14 hrs ago

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    I love what critics call drone-metal. Bands like Nadja, Locrian, or the kings of the genre, Sunn O))) and Earth. Repetitive riffs that at least for me have a totally relaxing...
    Danceofhours Danceofhours 36-40, M 2 Responses Sep 4

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    I am not listening to Sam smith "stay with me"
    Regretiam Regretiam 18-21, F 10 hrs ago

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    I've forgotten to whine about how I spend more time finding an experience group I know is there than posting experiences... Oh well.This song's little different from most of the...
    Faust76 Faust76 36-40, M 8 hrs ago

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    What's your favorite metal? I prefer power metal, death metal, black metal, and Neo classical metal.
    ThyEvilCrow333 ThyEvilCrow333 18-21, M 1 Response Sep 7

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    Has anyone else heard of the band Avatar? They're from Gothenburg, Sweden and are pretty much a melodeath Marilyn Manson. They put on an unforgettable live show. I saw them opening...
    brettrocks96 brettrocks96 18-21, M Sep 2

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    I got hired at this new place called Vector as a marketing sales rep Immediately the 2nd day into training I became very disinterested reason being is They said that i had to use...
    Incubusbunny Incubusbunny 22-25, F 4 Responses Sep 6

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    I have been hearing a lot of people lately say that a positive mindset is all one needs in order to turn their life around. While that may sound good, and make a great Facebook...
    cmill357 cmill357 16-17, F Sep 11

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    Whiplash - Metallica
    NotQuiteRite NotQuiteRite 51-55, M 1 Response Sep 7

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    Astronomy - Metallica
    NotQuiteRite NotQuiteRite 51-55, M 1 Response Sep 7

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    Rap,hip hop, country, pop, dubstep , glitch hop, metal, rock , punk , classical, house :D pretty "musically" open minded :p
    AlexAzura AlexAzura 18-21, M Sep 8

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    Whiskey in a jar ,Seek & Destroy,Enter Sandman, The Four Horseman ,The Day That Never Comes, Kill Em All . I can listen all day
    sexyleximx sexyleximx 31-35, T Sep 15

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    While music's effect on the brain's dopamine, cortisol, serotonin and oxytocin have been discussed and studied much, I'm not sure how much people have considered the effects of...
    Faust76 Faust76 36-40, M a week ago

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