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Ask me anything, details about specific bands, albums, artwork, members(past or present), tours, songs, differences between sub genres, history of metal. You can also ask me questions about metal guitarists or guitars in general. I can help you discover more bands with ease!

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I have been a big fan of this style of music for years, have learned about many bands and styles as I am guitarist in a metal band.

What do you like about this subject?

Everything, it is a genre with many sub genres all of which have something different to offer.

What do you still hope to achieve/learn in this field?

I hope to gain experience with the band I am in, gaining concert and tour experience that you can only get by actually doing it.

Something interesting about this subject that others may not know:

American heavy metal band MANOWAR hold the record for "loudest band" after playing at 129.5db, they also were voted the act russian youths most wanted to see live back in 1993, finishing ahead of acts such as The Beatles and Michael Jackson.

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Recent Answers from Steven Gibb

2014-07-25 Is Metal bad for me?:

Hi    This is a common misconception about metal music.  Not only are none of those bands satanic, but most of them in fact contain Christian members.  There are actually few "satanic" metal bands and

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You may have answered your own question here.  No one else is using this technique for a style you want to use it with?  Then all I can say is go and do that.  Find out everything you can about the technique

2011-09-17 Heavy Metal vocals:

Hi    I know the technique you are talking about.  This technique, as you said, is mostly used in genres which I have very little knowledge of.  I would be able to discuss techniques for other types of

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Hi again    Post Metal is a music genre, a mixture between the genres of post-rock and heavy metal. It is broadly characterized by downtuned, distorted guitar(s), heavy atmospherics, gradual evolution

2011-08-08 Avant garde metal:

Hi    Now genres are tough enough to explain without trying to describe avant-garde!  avant-garde(ag) is also known bby the name experimental metal.  It features large scale experimentation, often more


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