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The New Wave of American Heavy Metal (abbreviated as NWOAHM or NWoAHM) is a movement in heavy metal music that originated in the United States during the mid to late 1990s. The term NWOAHM is a reference to the New Wave of British Heavy Metal movement of the 1980s. Although the term is used by the Rock media with increasing frequency, the definition has not been finished completely. NWOAHM is credited by some with…

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  • and in addition, almost all of the bands suck.
  • This is one of the dumbest genre names I've ever seen. It's just a random combination of genres that already existed.
  • Haven't these bands been around for like 10 years? And yet I just heard of this tag 2 seconds ago.
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  • Metalcore is one of the genre included under the new wave of american heavy metal. See:http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/New_Wave_of_American_Heavy_Metal
  • It's funny, these bands get their own "wave", but majority of them suck.
  • Not sure how KSE, Avenged Sevenfold, and All That Remains fit in this category...but Chimaira, LoG, and DevilDriver definitely do. In my opinion, KSE and All That Remains are much closer to metalcore...Avenged Sevenfold is too, but they have a few more elements than just metalcore I think.

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