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: Rage

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Saxon
Armored Saint, Evil UnitedConcert
Gas Monkey Live
Dallas, TX, United States
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SaxonConcert Speaking Rock Entertainment Center
El Paso, TX, Ciudad Juárez, United States
31.690125 -106.326365

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Thursday 28 May 2015
Hell
Akatharsia, NoctooaConcert
The Night Light
Oakland, CA, United States
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Girls, Girls, Girls Tour
Kobra And The Lotus, Kaleido, Romantic RebelConcert
The Do Bar
Great Falls, MT, United States
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Steel PantherConcert Eagles Club/The Rave/Eagles Ballroom
Milwaukee, United States
43.038074 -87.943308
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Friday 29 May 2015
ValkyrieConcert Kung Fu Necktie
Philadelphia, United States
39.970222 -75.136028
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  • ANGELMARTYRBAND

    TO ALL HEAVY METAL LOVERS: IF YOU WOULD LIKE TO DOWNLOAD OUR FREE DEMO YOU CAN GET IT HERE!!! https://angelmartyr.bandcamp.com/releases

    last month
  • spineshank155

    Black Sabbath kept the blues and created traditional doom while Judas Priest discarded much of the bluesy sound and created the 'metallic' (metal) sound. Both bands are great imo.

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  • L57NT

    You cannot compare Black Sabbath with Judas Priest. Completely different aesthetics. In fact, BS created traditional doom metal sound back in the early 70s, along with a few other bands.

    March 2015
  • starrrr28

    Take a peak at this upcoming Metal band Band: Violence http://warped.battleofthebands.com/u/OVFV/player?play=62494

    March 2015
  • CriticalSwitch

    70s Black Sabbath was heavier than any other heavy metal band. That's why they are the only good heavy metal band.

    March 2015
  • TheOnlyMAD

    But 70s Sabbath was heavier than 70s Priest.

    March 2015
  • Mii85

    Sabbath made metal but Judas made it heavy [3] I'll go with this one!

    March 2015
  • TheOnlyMAD

    Only people who have heard very few metal bands can hate the genre.

    March 2015
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