Symphonic Death Metal

Symphonic Death Metal

Symphonic death metal is a term used to describe death metal music that has symphonic elements; that is, elements that sound similar to a classical symphony. Symphonic metal is both a genre of metal and a name given to several subgenres of other metal genres, and as such, both forms of usage have slightly varying definitions. The genre refers to bands that combine aspects of varying metal genres, with signature female-lead vocals and operatic/classical themes to give the music a feeling of being a symphony.

Symphonic Death Metal
Technical Brutal Death Metal

Technical Brutal Death Metal

Technical Brutal Death Metal is a subgenre of Brutal Death Metal which is itself a sub-genre of Death Metal. It is Brutal Death Metal played with influences from the technical aspect of Death Metal. Pioneering bands include Deeds of Flesh, (Mid-era) Suffocation, Nile, Insidious Decrepancy.

Technical Brutal Death Metal
Technical Death Metal

Technical Death Metal

Technical death metal (sometimes called tech-death or misstated as progressive death metal) is a musical subgenre of death metal that focuses on complex rhythms, riffs and song structures.Technical experimentation in death metal began in the late '80s and early '90s by bands such as Death, Atheist and Cynic. In 1990, Nocturnus released their debut album, The Key, which was followed by Sarcófago's third album, The Laws of Scourge, featuring a change in their musical style from black metal/thrash metal to technical death metal. Atheist's second album, Unquestionable Presence, Pestilence's third

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Technical Deathcore

Technical Deathcore

Technical Deathcore uses complex, technical guitar riffs and experimental, rapid changing tempos. It also focuses heavily on breakdowns, usually more technical chugging to create fast paced rythmic breakdowns that are usually faster and more dynamic than the traditional slowdown style breakdown. Technical Deathcore can also at times incorporate the chaotic elements of mathcore.

Technical Deathcore
Technical Deathgrind

Technical Deathgrind

Technical Deathgrind is a subgenre that combines technical death metal and grindcore.

Technical Deathgrind
Technical Metal

Technical Metal

Technical metal is a sub-genre of metal that takes the compositional structures of progressive metal to its furthest extremes, resulting in extremely complex and often experimental music. Songs also sometimes exhibit a fast, shred-like playing style. The earliest bands to develop this sound were Meshuggah and Cynic, while some current bands include Spiral Architect and Aghora.

Technical Metal
Thrash Metal

Thrash Metal

Thrash metal (sometimes referred to simply as thrash) is a subgenre of heavy metal music, one of the extreme metal subgenres that is characterised by high speed riffing and aggression. Thrash metal songs typically use fast, percussive and low-register guitar riffs, overlaid with shredding-style lead work. Thrash metal lyrics also often deal with social issues using visceral and blunt language, an approach which partially overlaps with the hardcore genre. A lot of times the vocals are clean cut. The "Big Four" of American thrash metal are Slayer, Megadeth, Metallica, and Anthrax, who

Thrash Metal
Thrash-Death Metal

Thrash-Death Metal

Either death metal with thrash influences or thrash with death metal leanings. Most early death metal from the mid-late 80s falls into the death/thrash moniker rather than full fledged death metal.

Thrash-Death Metal
True Black Metal

True Black Metal

Black metal that is real, as opposed to non-real.

True Black Metal
Viking Metal

Viking Metal

Viking metal is a subgenre of black metal characterized by its chaotic and noisy sound, slow pace, use of keyboards, dark and violent imagery, and, primarily, lyrical themes of Norse mythology, Norse paganism, and the Viking Age. A lot of people mistake Viking metal for any metal with lyrical themes about Viking or Finno-Ugric mythology, heathenism etc. However, this is a completely different musical style. The most important bands to the Viking metal genre are Enslaved and Bathory. Arrangements are usually more complex than the somewhat simple early black metal that originated in Norway in

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