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: Judas Priest

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SlanderConcert The Marc
San Marcos, TX, United States
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Saturday 7 March 2015
Y&TConcert The Coach House
San Juan Capistrano, Los Angeles CA, United States
33.482176 -117.671455
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Tuesday 10 March 2015
Machine HeadConcert Domino Room
Bend OR, United States
44.059929 -121.307157
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Wednesday 11 March 2015
Machine HeadConcert Hawthorne Theatre
Portland OR, United States
45.51195 -122.623126

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Friday 13 March 2015
Defenders of the Old Festival III
Exciter, Riot, Brocas Helm, Liege Lord, Aggression, Destructor, The Rods, High SpiritsFestival
The Bell House
Brooklyn, New York, United States
40.67351 -73.991632

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Wednesday 18 March 2015
Behold! the Monolith
SavioursConcert
Los Globos
Los Angeles, United States
34.083984 -118.274178

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  • TheOnlyMAD

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

    14 hours ago
  • wert100500

    Однако иногда под хеви-металом понимают метал вообще (это особенно распространено на Западе). А вот это бесит. Как и называть весь рок рок-н-роллом. Неправильно епт.

    Tuesday evening
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    Sunday afternoon
  • HxClpmaskmanHxC

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

    January 2015
  • 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

    accept

    September 2014
  • putzharold

    o que slipknot faz nessa tag

    August 2014
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