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I Love Gothic Metal

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    From Death To Symphonic

    The first 'gothic' metal I heard was Tristania's "Beyond the Veil".  It's a bit harder than much of what is classified as Gothic Metal today.  It still remains one of my favorites and exceeds anything they did after Morten Veland left the band IMHO.  I also don't think Veland...
    rpg456 rpg456 51-55, M 1 Response Dec 24, 2011

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    Favorite Bands

    It's my favorite type of music ^^ here is a list of the bands I like: Within Temptation Paradise Lost Nightwish Theatre of tragedy Lacuna coil H.I.M Mandragora Scream Dope Stars Inc. recommend any others?
    AngelsReflection AngelsReflection 16-17, F 6 Responses Apr 2, 2010

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    Epica's 10th anniversary live album,

    Retrospect, is just ******* amazing. I told my mom that I Need the limited edition box set which includes the show and the CDs! For an amazing car ride ;)
    UnderworldNymph UnderworldNymph 16-17, F May 20

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    Metal

    hey ppl.................i love metal itzz awsme mi fav band is lamb of god and bring me the horison hehe mi name is odet i am a metal head
    joneldab joneldab 13-15, F Jun 10, 2010

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    The Beginning...

    We are the band Embracing Soul, just waiting to be discovered by more of the metal community. We love music, playing it, writing it, listening to it. It fuels our soul and drives our minds. We are always interested in others sharing how they feel about our music, as we are still...
    EmbracingSoul EmbracingSoul 18-21 Nov 23, 2010

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    Curious

    I like the genre and the idea of gothic metal but I honestly don't know of any artists or bands >.< Any suggestions? ^^
    ToxicRyu ToxicRyu 18-21, F 3 Responses Aug 2, 2012

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    I Like Gothic Metal

    I LIKE GOTHIC METAL IT SPEAKS TO ME IN HIGH PITCH I ,M BORN HARDCORE I CAN STAND NEAR THE SPEAKERS AT A CONCERT OR LISTEN TO MY CD,S/DVD HISTORY I FOLLOWED THE PASSAGEWAY TO DARKNESS WHEN I,M UNDERNEATH I WORN MY DARK CLOTHING AND GRASP THE LYRICS I LIKE TO MELLOWED OUT IN OPEN...
    heavymetalfanantic heavymetalfanantic 36-40, M 1 Response Apr 24, 2012

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    Corrupting Minds

    I've been told I corrupt people and for some I can say I definitely influenced changes and music is no exception. I have had friends who weren't like me in many ways and most don't listen to the same music as I do but upon introducing some of it to them, surprise surprise they...
    lustforpain lustforpain 26-30, F May 11, 2012

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    Related Experiences

    Exodus, Toxic Holocaust, Slayer, and (early) Megadeth have always done it for me.
    METALHEADXFA METALHEADXFA 13-15, M 1 Response Jun 23

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    I like when Kellin Quinn screams in sleeping with sirens :P
    PanicAtTheDiscount PanicAtTheDiscount 13-15, F 1 Response Jun 24

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    I used to be normal, than I snapped one day and slit my wrist, and its a decision ive regretted ever since. it threw my whole life into a tail spin, i had become anti-social and...
    Emoteen16 Emoteen16 13-15, M 2 Responses Jun 29

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    Dude.. Ugh. Can scream/growl myself. Best thing I've ever learnt. I want a band ffs.
    YouFilthyCuntt YouFilthyCuntt 13-15, M 1 Response Jun 30

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    these are the screams, these are the screams of an outcast nation.💚 -Sworn In.💋
    ahoyitsbailey ahoyitsbailey 16-17, F 1 Response 2 days ago

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    although i love my metal, punk, and alternative music. i have such a broad range of music i love. mainly due to listening to my parents music as i grew up. This song just shows...
    TheFlamingLips TheFlamingLips 18-21, M Jun 27

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    The Obsession ContinuesI remember Sunday mornings as a child. Without fail my father would play music. Old music. Nat King Cole, Dean Martin, Elvis, Patti Page - those singers...
    DarkestTrance DarkestTrance 36-40, F 2 Responses a week ago

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    I think I have a gorgeous head of hair. I just turned 13, and I'm bi overall, but I'm totally on a gay phase right now. I love boys hair, long hair, short hair, medium hair...
    1badboy4u 1badboy4u 13-15, M 10 hrs ago

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    Music is great, music is beautiful, music is life. Nah, but music just takes you through these euphoric loops and trances throughout each day that you slowly immerse yourself with...
    SUPERCHARGER2001 SUPERCHARGER2001 22-25 2 Responses Jul 8

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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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    In high school many years ago I was gothic. When i was 20 I got a real job. Now I look like a boring librarian or teacher. But on the inside... well that never changed.
    Recklessdesires Recklessdesires 31-35, F 5 Responses Jul 4

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    7.12.14 - I am wearing turquoise blue and black today. It is warm out and I had a doctor's appointment. I dressed for the warm weather and for eating a big meal. I am from Hawaii...
    blossomingbeauti blossomingbeauti 36-40, F Jul 12

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    You know how there are sayings about kids in candy or toy stores? I am worse than that when I see brooches, leather cuffs, bangle bracelets, upper arm bracelets, and headbands and...
    blossomingbeauti blossomingbeauti 36-40, F Jul 13

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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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    Lindsay wanted to get her bellybutton pierced before 4th of July. So she went into the parlor on the 2nd. She told them the wanted it pierced and the main owner walked her to the...
    Bellybuttonfun1234 Bellybuttonfun1234 18-21, F 2 Responses 6 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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    My music, like most everything in my life has both yin and yang to it. My mainstay is alt rock, specifically earlier alt rock. I listen to some rap/hip-hop, a little country...
    lmtnmn lmtnmn 31-35, M 1 Response Jul 6

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    Gothic, civil war era, etc.. I especially love vintage photos and clothing.
    minicupcakes minicupcakes 18-21, F Jul 4

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    Hey , for those of you who love dark art and poetry , it would be great if you could checkout my work and tell me what you think. http://laila12345.deviantart.com/gallery/
    Theworldismyhell Theworldismyhell 18-21, F 21 hrs ago

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    Never leave me alone in a book store. Or in a clothes store for Gothic fashion. Or in a store that has organic skin care products and make up.
    Sorfarina Sorfarina 26-30, F 1 Response Jun 24

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    I am so in happy with life and myself that I've actually started to turn gothic and I'm listening to a lot if rock mainly black veil brides but I'm so upset and annoyed
    fallenangel1996 fallenangel1996 18-21, F 3 Responses Jul 5

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    Right now, I am wearing an outfit that is pink and black. I have a light pink thin blouse with palm-length sleeves, black and thin tight pants, a flesh-colored mini skirt with a...
    blossomingbeauti blossomingbeauti 36-40, F Jul 6

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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 Jul 15

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    It was an accident, really. Nobody plans to fall in love with their physics teacher. I met my second year physics teacher (we'll call him Mr. K) last year, before he taught me...
    MaiChan MaiChan 18-21, F 1 Response 5 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 5 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 1 day ago

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    Feeling the hot metal walls, I begin to search for the light switch. He growling grew louder the faster my hands moved. My heart pounding, my head spinning, my eyes try to adjust...
    bebe805 bebe805 18-21, F 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 5 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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    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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    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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    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 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 3 days ago

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    I don't listen to the raps that have profanity, vulgarity, hate, condescension, etc. I am sensitive to that type of talk, but I don't hate it or those rappers. There are words...
    blossomingbeauti blossomingbeauti 36-40, F Jun 27

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    I'm definitely not a weaboo nor do I think japan is the best country lead by a master race with superior taste in entertainment, but Ive always loved a select few anime/ manga...
    onisama onisama 18-21 Jun 23

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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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    Yo-yos everywhere. Or marbles. Dirt from granny's garden. Everywhere. The little old, very very old hand built metal swing by the garden. Ooooo o O O o oooooooo I knowniknow...
    iamnoor iamnoor 13-15, F Jun 28

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    I have favourite Bands, and favourite artists. NOT JUST ONE. It depends on my mood and what I feel like. Same goes for songs or albums. I have favourites but not a favourite. And I...
    frankiegee frankiegee 46-50, M Jun 28

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    You got scared. I know you. I know you're scared. When you get scared you run because you don't want to get hurt again. I'm the same way. Sorry back to my story. Our story. Maybe...
    justderek justderek 22-25, M 10 Responses Jun 29

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