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: Motörhead

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Tuesday 3 February 2015
Arvest Bank Theatre at the Midland
Kansas City, MO, United States
39.098928 -94.58335
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Thursday 5 February 2015
Port Harbour + Skyward
Port Harbour, SkywardConcert
Tree House Lounge
Washington DC, United States
38.903913 -76.992616
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Friday 6 February 2015
Riff RaffConcert Eagles Club/The Rave/Eagles Ballroom
Milwaukee, United States
43.038074 -87.943308

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Saturday 7 February 2015
Catatonic Society
Megaton, Slab CityConcert
Rooster’s Roadhouse
Alameda, California, San Francisco, United States
37.828002 -122.250162

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Sunday 8 February 2015
Riff RaffConcert The Ready Room
St. Louis, MO, United States

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Monday 9 February 2015
Machine HeadConcert The Crofoot
Pontiac, MI, Detroit, United States
42.636695 -83.291922

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  • HxClpmaskmanHxC

    >mfw still many people think "heavy metal" is a subgenre of "metal" :'(

    last month
  • CriticalSwitch

    Because the rest of "heavy" metal totally smells like cheese. Prove me wrong.

    last month
  • Grycho

    @CriticalSwitch That's a pretty bold generalization, friend.

    November 2014
  • ReNio316

    Sabbath made metal but Judas made it heavy :D[2]

    October 2014
  • CriticalSwitch

    Early Black Sabbath is the only heavy metal worth listening to.

    September 2014
  • Arashsolati789


    September 2014
  • putzharold

    o que slipknot faz nessa tag

    August 2014
  • D1MA16

    Один из моих самых любимых жанров

    June 2014
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