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I Listen to Heavy Metal

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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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    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

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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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    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

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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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    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, 2014

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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 3 Responses Jun 11, 2014

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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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    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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    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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    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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    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 3 days ago

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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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    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 16-17, F 3 Responses Jul 14, 2014

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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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    Related Experiences

    So I just realized that I like heavy metal and death metal but the thing is my mom is a strict catholic so it's kinda complicated because I don't know if she will think I'm satanic...
    NoraCipriano NoraCipriano 13-15, F 7 Responses Mar 6

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    Like Emo, Screamo, Punk Rock and Heavy Metal Music
    goodnites25 goodnites25 22-25, M 1 Response 4 days ago

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    That music! So loud and powerful. So energetic. So lively. So invigorating. It's perfect music. It takes away my stress. It makes me feel alive. It gets inside and moves things...
    FruitSlice FruitSlice 41-45, M 1 Response 3 days ago

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    Honestly, people these days are so ignorant to metal. I honestly had this conversation with someone earlier; Person: Sup Me: Listening to Megadeth, you? Person: Oh ew, I'm...
    GoodbyeAgony GoodbyeAgony 18-21, F 4 Responses 2 days ago

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    I love Type O Negative and Gojira, where i live there isn't really a metal or music scene but I've always loved metal
    bloodandfire91 bloodandfire91 22-25, F Mar 18

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    I grew up on Metallica, Black Sabbath, Judas Priest, and so on... Especially Metallica.
    DPenrose28 DPenrose28 18-21, M 1 Response 2 days ago

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    Classic folk metal. Epic as ****.
    MrHansen MrHansen 36-40, M Mar 11

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    nothing like falling asleep to metal.
    imateenagewasteland imateenagewasteland 18-21, F Mar 14

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    metal relaxes me. it's my kind of music. it also makes me go to sleep at night.
    absinthe79 absinthe79 31-35 Mar 14

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    Anyone got suggestions? Somewhere around thrash metal meets my liking
    Crossfire14 Crossfire14 13-15, M 1 Response 5 days ago

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    Getting tattooed and listening to some bloodbath with your artist is a hell of a good time. I'll be at the Maryland Death festival this year.
    JustNickThanks JustNickThanks 26-30, M Mar 17

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    Just discovered Torche why has no one shown me them before!
    JackH19 JackH19 18-21, M Mar 7

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    Tchaikovsky - 1812 Overture (Full With Cannons)
    CoolMemories CoolMemories 26-30, F Mar 23

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    Checkout "The Aftermath" by Wage War
    TheLoneHowl96 TheLoneHowl96 18-21, M Mar 23

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    Marilyn Manson for president!
    flowahead flowahead 16-17, F 1 Response a week ago

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    I need some band recommendations that are similar to within the ruins. Thanks in advance.
    TheLoneHowl96 TheLoneHowl96 18-21, M 4 days ago

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    If anyone wants to talk music I'm bored at work for five hours. Message me. :)
    justthatxxxguy justthatxxxguy 18-21, M 3 days ago

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    It's gotten me through some ****. I don't know what I'd do without it.
    BeyondGreenEyes BeyondGreenEyes 31-35, F 1 Response 3 days ago

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    All time low's new song 'kids in the dark' is truly amazing. I love it
    KittyKatKaybear KittyKatKaybear 18-21, F 1 Response 2 days ago

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    Everytime I hear evanescence I get goosebumps. Amy Lee has such a beautiful voice.
    BobaVader2377 BobaVader2377 18-21, M 1 Response Mar 4

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    Nothing better that can cheer you up 😍
    shivvvy05 shivvvy05 13-15, F 2 Responses Mar 14

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    Amaranthe tonight :) roll on 7.30
    lozzenbee lozzenbee 22-25, F 1 Response Mar 20

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    God I love five finger death punch. I was never a fan of heavy metal but my friend introduced me to them and I connected with them so much. So if your thinking of giving up on the...
    dopehippo dopehippo 16-17, M 1 Response Mar 23

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    I was listening to Metallica on the radio today and realized I listened to the same song through my entire 30 minute commute...damn those songs are long
    jbm1984 jbm1984 31-35, F 3 Responses Mar 9

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    I can't believe I didn't truly discover the power of music until just this past fall! I discovered way back in 10th grade that country music just wasn't for me, and I was...
    Drag0nMaster Drag0nMaster 18-21, F 1 Response Mar 6

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