Heavy metal

Heavy metal (often referred to simply as metal) is a genre of rock music that developed in the late 1960s and early 1970s, largely in the United Kingdom and the United States. With roots in blues-rock and psychedelic rock, the bands that created heavy metal developed a thick, massive sound, characterized by highly amplified distortion, extended guitar solos, emphatic beats, and overall loudness. Heavy metal lyrics and performance styles are generally associated with masculinity and machismo. Read more…|Edit this Artist photo: Pantera

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Monday 27 July 2015
ValkyrieConcert Hi Tone
Memphis TN, United States
35.14232 -89.996553

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ValkyrieConcert The End
Nashville TN, United States
36.143765 -86.815572
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ValkyrieConcert The Hideaway
Johnson City TN, United States
36.317079 -82.351427
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The Final Tour at Energy Solutions Arena
Mötley Crüe, Alice CooperConcert
EnergySolutions Arena
Salt Lake City UT, United States
40.767798 -111.901096
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THE LAST METAL SHOW EVER TO PLAY THE HOUSE OF BLUES SUNSET STRIP
AnthraxConcert
House of Blues (Sunset Strip)
West Hollywood, Los Angeles CA, United States
34.095001 -118.373663

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Thursday 30 July 2015
ValkyrieConcert The Odditorium
Asheville NC, United States
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  • ThrashGangsters

    Check out ThrashGangsters new video clip "Terror Has Begun" http://www.youtube.com/watch?feature=player_embedded&v=ASElY8nkIxw

    12 days ago
  • allistercrowley

    Heavy Metal songs, Queensryche approved: https://www.reverbnation.com/allistercrowley/songs

    14 days ago
  • brutalluis

    LA NUMERO UNO.. +++++ DEL 110% = MANOWAR

    24 days ago
  • carli666

    ZİGGURAT - Kudretim Var (2015) New song https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=K8FH911O1ss

    26 days ago
  • Toxic_Griever

    "(or am I forgetting a few Heavy Metal bands of the 80s that are NOT 80s Glam Metal)?" - To name a few; Mercyful Fate, King Diamond, Motorhead, Raven (minus Stay Hard & the Pack is Back), Black Sabbath, Dio, Judas Priest (minus Turbo), Danzig, Satan, Iron Maiden, (early) Running Wild, Manowar, Anvil, Manilla Road, Accept, Armored Saint, Savatage (minus Fight for the Rock), Saxon (minus Innocence is No Excuse, Rock the Nations & Destiny), Riot, Venom, Exciter and Warlock. There were glam bands who played metal (early Motley Crue, later W.A.S.P., Twisted Sister, Lizzy Borden and Dokken), but on average the majority of glam bands were pop-y hard rock.

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  • Moonlight__Dawn

    Isn't 1980's Glam Metal the exact same as 1980's Heavy Metal (or am I forgetting a few Heavy Metal bands of the 80s that are NOT 80s Glam Metal)? --> Re-freshen my memory please. 1980's Glam Metal = 1980's Hair Metal = 1980's Heavy Metal - or so it seems.

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  • Achraf7

    That's why they are the only good heavy metal band. http://www.g1313g.com/category/car-games/

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  • dark_wisdom

    "70s Black Sabbath was heavier than any other heavy metal band. That's why they are the only good heavy metal band." >2015 >still using false dichotomies to argument against an entire musical genre. Gotta love stupid people thinking everything has only two extremes and you always have to choose just one.

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