I Listen to Heavy Metal

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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

    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

    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
    16-17, F
    1 Response Jan 3, 2008

    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
    3 Responses Oct 7, 2012

    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

    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

    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.
    deleted deleted
    26-30
    2 Responses Jan 22, 2009

    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
    16-17, F
    2 Responses Jul 14, 2014

    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

    Is it stupid that, after what happened in Paris

    last night, I am nervous to go to Wembley Arena tonight?
    Christuner666 Christuner666
    26-30, M
    Nov 14, 2015

    Metallica

    i started listening to heavy metal when i was in 7th grade which lead to me liking black metal too
    poisongirl poisongirl
    16-17, F
    2 Responses Jan 3, 2008

    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

    It is my vicarious scream

    for all I refuse to feel. With my Disney smile and church dress, you'd never know.
    syntheticrhyme syntheticrhyme
    46-50, F
    1 Response Mar 28, 2015

    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
    16-17, F
    2 Responses Jul 29, 2014

    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

    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

    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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