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What is you your favorite american genre?

American Thrash Metal35
American Death Metal20
Other13
American Heavy Metal7
American Power Metal6
American Progressive Metal5
American Alternative Metal1
American Metalcore0

Total votes: 89


Metal_4Ever

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  13.09.2011 at 05:46
What's your favorite american genre? I mean what's the genre that your favorite American metal band play it?
Well I picked up the most-known American genres.
My favorite is American Power, I really like Kamelot and Iced Earth!
so how 'bout you?
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Guib

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Age: 23
From: Canada

  13.09.2011 at 23:47
Mine's clearly Thrash Metal, I mean just look at the scene, what else do you want ? Theres a hundred of American Thrash Metal bands... and some are among my favorites

Just to name a few
- Slayer
- Toxic Holocaust
- Exodus
- Skeletonwitch
- Vektor
- Overkill
- Death Angel
- Forbidden
- Lääz Rockit
- Testament
- Anacrusis
(...)

Its a kickass scene IMO. One of the best worldwide. and BTW Metal_4ever, I don't think that the most-known American Genre is Power lol its really Thrash dude... I mean just the big four is known since the 80's and that world wide, Im not quite sure Kamelot is known by everyone even if they're hella mainstream.
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Mattybu
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  13.09.2011 at 23:51
American thrash bands are just great... Megadeth, Metallica, Testament, Exodus, and of course the mighty Slayer are among my favourites. Obviously they're all well known but they do their shit right!... Well, *did their shit right for most... All of them. Well maybe except Exodus, their newest album was surprisingly tight.
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Guib

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Age: 23
From: Canada

  13.09.2011 at 23:52
Written by Mattybu on 13.09.2011 at 23:51

American thrash bands are just great... Megadeth, Metallica, Testament, Exodus, and of course the mighty Slayer are among my favourites. Obviously they're all well known but they do their shit right!... Well, *did their shit right for most... All of them. Well maybe except Exodus, their newest album was surprisingly tight.


Fuck yeah it was tight ! OMG, I loved it... also the new Overkill was tight man, you gotta love Ironbound.
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Mattybu
crusty juggler

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From: Canada

  13.09.2011 at 23:56
Written by Guib on 13.09.2011 at 23:52

Written by Mattybu on 13.09.2011 at 23:51

American thrash bands are just great... Megadeth, Metallica, Testament, Exodus, and of course the mighty Slayer are among my favourites. Obviously they're all well known but they do their shit right!... Well, *did their shit right for most... All of them. Well maybe except Exodus, their newest album was surprisingly tight.


Fuck yeah it was tight ! OMG, I loved it... also the new Overkill was tight man, you gotta love Ironbound.


Agreed 100%! I think it might have actually been their best, I just didn't post them as a favourite cause I haven't really gotten into their older material but Ironbound was awesome.
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Guib

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Age: 23
From: Canada

  14.09.2011 at 00:00
Written by Mattybu on 13.09.2011 at 23:56

Written by Guib on 13.09.2011 at 23:52

Written by Mattybu on 13.09.2011 at 23:51

American thrash bands are just great... Megadeth, Metallica, Testament, Exodus, and of course the mighty Slayer are among my favourites. Obviously they're all well known but they do their shit right!... Well, *did their shit right for most... All of them. Well maybe except Exodus, their newest album was surprisingly tight.


Fuck yeah it was tight ! OMG, I loved it... also the new Overkill was tight man, you gotta love Ironbound.


Agreed 100%! I think it might have actually been their best, I just didn't post them as a favourite cause I haven't really gotten into their older material but Ironbound was awesome.


Well if you're interested in older material by the band, You should check out ''The Years Of Decay'' and ''Horrorscope''... simply awesome
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Mattybu
crusty juggler

Posts: 1694
From: Canada

  14.09.2011 at 00:03
Written by Guib on 14.09.2011 at 00:00

Written by Mattybu on 13.09.2011 at 23:56

Written by Guib on 13.09.2011 at 23:52

Written by Mattybu on 13.09.2011 at 23:51

American thrash bands are just great... Megadeth, Metallica, Testament, Exodus, and of course the mighty Slayer are among my favourites. Obviously they're all well known but they do their shit right!... Well, *did their shit right for most... All of them. Well maybe except Exodus, their newest album was surprisingly tight.


Fuck yeah it was tight ! OMG, I loved it... also the new Overkill was tight man, you gotta love Ironbound.


Agreed 100%! I think it might have actually been their best, I just didn't post them as a favourite cause I haven't really gotten into their older material but Ironbound was awesome.


Well if you're interested in older material by the band, You should check out ''The Years Of Decay'' and ''Horrorscope''... simply awesome


I have dude... I never really got the amount of spine tingling goodness Ironbound gave me.
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Guib

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Age: 23
From: Canada

  14.09.2011 at 00:05
Written by Mattybu on 14.09.2011 at 00:03

Written by Guib on 14.09.2011 at 00:00

Written by Mattybu on 13.09.2011 at 23:56

Written by Guib on 13.09.2011 at 23:52

Written by Mattybu on 13.09.2011 at 23:51

American thrash bands are just great... Megadeth, Metallica, Testament, Exodus, and of course the mighty Slayer are among my favourites. Obviously they're all well known but they do their shit right!... Well, *did their shit right for most... All of them. Well maybe except Exodus, their newest album was surprisingly tight.


Fuck yeah it was tight ! OMG, I loved it... also the new Overkill was tight man, you gotta love Ironbound.


Agreed 100%! I think it might have actually been their best, I just didn't post them as a favourite cause I haven't really gotten into their older material but Ironbound was awesome.


Well if you're interested in older material by the band, You should check out ''The Years Of Decay'' and ''Horrorscope''... simply awesome


I have dude... I never really got the amount of spine tingling goodness Ironbound gave me.


Aww ! Though I must admit Ironbound is sick shit ! its surprising to see that even after that many albums, a band that old can come up with such a crazy album.
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Mattybu
crusty juggler

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From: Canada

  14.09.2011 at 00:08
Written by Guib on 14.09.2011 at 00:05

Aww ! Though I must admit Ironbound is sick shit ! its surprising to see that even after that many albums, a band that old can come up with such a crazy album.


Especially considering Overkill never released much similar to Ironbound it was a very pleasant surprise. Some of these bands are still going strong, so that's nice to see for sure!
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BitterCOld
King of Arizona

Posts: 12294

Age: 41
From: USA

  14.09.2011 at 00:21
Thanks for putting an end to the nested quotes.

as for me, other.

at present, i'm still fired up about the Sludge/Stoner movement here. Some great stuff in an area that has a little more room for experimentation or development.
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Guib

Posts: 1914

Age: 23
From: Canada

  14.09.2011 at 00:41
Written by BitterCOld on 14.09.2011 at 00:21

Thanks for putting an end to the nested quotes.

as for me, other.

at present, i'm still fired up about the Sludge/Stoner movement here. Some great stuff in an area that has a little more room for experimentation or development.


So I guess that means your vote goes for Alternative ?? or you're just mentioning
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BitterCOld
King of Arizona

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From: USA

  14.09.2011 at 00:43
Written by Guib on 14.09.2011 at 00:41

Written by BitterCOld on 14.09.2011 at 00:21

Thanks for putting an end to the nested quotes.

as for me, other.

at present, i'm still fired up about the Sludge/Stoner movement here. Some great stuff in an area that has a little more room for experimentation or development.


So I guess that means your vote goes for Alternative ?? or you're just mentioning


my vote is, as stated, "other"... due to a snafu with the vote system (hit "vote" without picking an option shows that i have voted even though there is no +1 tallied)
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Guib

Posts: 1914

Age: 23
From: Canada

  14.09.2011 at 00:45
Written by BitterCOld on 14.09.2011 at 00:43

Written by Guib on 14.09.2011 at 00:41

Written by BitterCOld on 14.09.2011 at 00:21

Thanks for putting an end to the nested quotes.

as for me, other.

at present, i'm still fired up about the Sludge/Stoner movement here. Some great stuff in an area that has a little more room for experimentation or development.


So I guess that means your vote goes for Alternative ?? or you're just mentioning


my vote is, as stated, "other"... due to a snafu with the vote system (hit "vote" without picking an option shows that i have voted even though there is no +1 tallied)


Oh ok, but I was wondering if you're fired up about the sludge/stoner shouldn't that fall into Alternative ?? Or maybe Im wrong IDK, I always thought it was alternative metal, and don't get me wrong, I love sludge
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BitterCOld
King of Arizona

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Age: 41
From: USA

  14.09.2011 at 00:54
Written by Guib on 14.09.2011 at 00:45

Oh ok, but I was wondering if you're fired up about the sludge/stoner shouldn't that fall into Alternative ?? Or maybe Im wrong IDK, I always thought it was alternative metal, and don't get me wrong, I love sludge


it is its own separate category.

Alternative Metal, to me, is two things. Round these parts it is a blanket term for a forum, just like "Extreme" or "Melodic" . A general categorization. Alternative Metal is also, to me, stuff like Jane's Addiction.

Sludge and Stoner are essentially different subgenres, just with a chunk of crossbreeding going on. we lump 'em together for convenience for the awards, so i did likewise here.

my guess is M4E was just not particularly familiar with those genres/subgenres and just lumped that entire Forum section under one heading.
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Guib

Posts: 1914

Age: 23
From: Canada

  14.09.2011 at 00:56
Written by BitterCOld on 14.09.2011 at 00:54

Written by Guib on 14.09.2011 at 00:45

Oh ok, but I was wondering if you're fired up about the sludge/stoner shouldn't that fall into Alternative ?? Or maybe Im wrong IDK, I always thought it was alternative metal, and don't get me wrong, I love sludge


it is its own separate category.

Alternative Metal, to me, is two things. Round these parts it is a blanket term for a forum, just like "Extreme" or "Melodic" . A general categorization. Alternative Metal is also, to me, stuff like Jane's Addiction.

Sludge and Stoner are essentially different subgenres, just with a chunk of crossbreeding going on. we lump 'em together for convenience for the awards, so i did likewise here.

my guess is M4E was just not particularly familiar with those genres/subgenres and just lumped that entire Forum section under one heading.


Oh ok, well anyways, Sludge/Stoner is awesome
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IronAngel

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Age: 25
From: Finland

  14.09.2011 at 01:08
The first thing I thought of was gothic/alt-country. That's something distinctly American and quite great. But I guess within the confines of the Metal Arena, I will vote Other and aim it at sludge. Eyehategod, Down, Acid Bath etcetera. I don't mind the modern, more atmospheric stuff either. But especially blunt and honest redneck sludge sounds so very American to me.
Milena
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Age: 21
From: Serbia

  14.09.2011 at 01:14
I voted progressive, I mostly listen to European stuff but there's a nice chunk of American prog I'm interested in, besides the European ofc. Two leading bands from the genre are not from my continent anyway (DT and SyX).
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Cocaine

Posts: 153

Age: 19
From: Canada

  14.09.2011 at 02:18
I mainly listen to European Metal, but, I do love Dream Theater, Megadeth, Manowar, etc.. Tough, but i'll go with Prog.
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Guib

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Age: 23
From: Canada

  14.09.2011 at 02:36
Go For thrash you weirdos !!! Its an American Thread WAKE UP !! lol
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JD
gangsta shit yao

Posts: 3930

Age: 24
From: Germany

  14.09.2011 at 02:49
Written by Guib on 14.09.2011 at 02:36

Go For thrash you weirdos !!! Its an American Thread WAKE UP !! lol

lol, but don't forget the death metal scene like in Florida, NY, and Chicago...
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Guib

Posts: 1914

Age: 23
From: Canada

  14.09.2011 at 02:50
Written by JD on 14.09.2011 at 02:49

Written by Guib on 14.09.2011 at 02:36

Go For thrash you weirdos !!! Its an American Thread WAKE UP !! lol

lol, but don't forget the death metal scene like in Florida, NY, and Chicago...


Ya its good but comon, the states deliver such a good thrash scene O.o ! Thrash was born there
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JD
gangsta shit yao

Posts: 3930

Age: 24
From: Germany

  14.09.2011 at 02:54
Written by Guib on 14.09.2011 at 02:50

Written by JD on 14.09.2011 at 02:49

Written by Guib on 14.09.2011 at 02:36

Go For thrash you weirdos !!! Its an American Thread WAKE UP !! lol

lol, but don't forget the death metal scene like in Florida, NY, and Chicago...


Ya its good but comon, the states deliver such a good thrash scene O.o ! Thrash was born there

I know man, I know! but I like both movements, death and thrash, btw did you had the chance to watch Get Thrashed?
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Void Eater
Crunkcore Fan

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Age: 19
From: USA

  14.09.2011 at 02:57
Written by Guib on 13.09.2011 at 23:52

Written by Mattybu on 13.09.2011 at 23:51

American thrash bands are just great... Megadeth, Metallica, Testament, Exodus, and of course the mighty Slayer are among my favourites. Obviously they're all well known but they do their shit right!... Well, *did their shit right for most... All of them. Well maybe except Exodus, their newest album was surprisingly tight.


Fuck yeah it was tight ! OMG, I loved it... also the new Overkill was tight man, you gotta love Ironbound.

It's a little known fact that Ironbound is among my favorite metal albums. The first two songs easily rival the title track to MoP, which is no small feat.
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Fredd
Witch Doctor

Posts: 1259

Age: 22
From: Egypt

  14.09.2011 at 06:08
"Nu Post-Progressive Extreme Depressive Thrashcore," pioneered by such great bands as "The Chicken Dies At The End" and "A Piece Of Toilet Paper Went Up My Ass."
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JCJen7

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  14.09.2011 at 09:12
Written by Fredd on 14.09.2011 at 06:08

"Nu Post-Progressive Extreme Depressive Thrashcore," pioneered by such great bands as "The Chicken Dies At The End" and "A Piece Of Toilet Paper Went Up My Ass."


are you a little bitter (hehe) about being banned from the SB?

anyways, I can't decide between american death or thrash metal. I think I am leaning towards thrash, but i will hold off my vote for awhile.
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Guib

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  14.09.2011 at 15:26
Written by JCJen7 on 14.09.2011 at 09:12

Written by Fredd on 14.09.2011 at 06:08

"Nu Post-Progressive Extreme Depressive Thrashcore," pioneered by such great bands as "The Chicken Dies At The End" and "A Piece Of Toilet Paper Went Up My Ass."


are you a little bitter (hehe) about being banned from the SB?

anyways, I can't decide between american death or thrash metal. I think I am leaning towards thrash, but i will hold off my vote for awhile.


Go for Thrash man !
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Fredd
Witch Doctor

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Age: 22
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  14.09.2011 at 19:10
Written by JCJen7 on 14.09.2011 at 09:12

Written by Fredd on 14.09.2011 at 06:08

"Nu Post-Progressive Extreme Depressive Thrashcore," pioneered by such great bands as "The Chicken Dies At The End" and "A Piece Of Toilet Paper Went Up My Ass."


are you a little bitter (hehe) about being banned from the SB?

anyways, I can't decide between american death or thrash metal. I think I am leaning towards thrash, but i will hold off my vote for awhile.

It's a legitimate genre, man. And I'm a big fan.
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Iron Nostarion
Maiden Whore

Posts: 289

Age: 18
From: Jordan

  14.09.2011 at 19:36
Bay Area Thrash metal scene was probably the most successful, creative and awe-bringing metal scene to ever emerge in America, if not in the whole world.
So definitely going with thrash.

Btw are there really, really any good US black metal?
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gangsta shit yao

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Age: 24
From: Germany

  14.09.2011 at 19:37
Written by Fredd on 14.09.2011 at 19:10

Written by JCJen7 on 14.09.2011 at 09:12

Written by Fredd on 14.09.2011 at 06:08

"Nu Post-Progressive Extreme Depressive Thrashcore," pioneered by such great bands as "The Chicken Dies At The End" and "A Piece Of Toilet Paper Went Up My Ass."


are you a little bitter (hehe) about being banned from the SB?

anyways, I can't decide between american death or thrash metal. I think I am leaning towards thrash, but i will hold off my vote for awhile.

It's a legitimate genre, man. And I'm a big fan.


Hahaha

Good one!
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JD
gangsta shit yao

Posts: 3930

Age: 24
From: Germany

  14.09.2011 at 19:43
Written by Iron Nostarion on 14.09.2011 at 19:36

Btw are there really, really any good US black metal?

Yes, try Wolves In The Throne Room, and Absu.
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