Traditional heavy metal

Traditional heavy metal, also known as classic metal, trad. metal or often simply heavy metal, is the seminal subgenre of heavy metal music before the genre evolved and splintered into many different styles and subgenres. Read more…|Edit this Artist photo: Crucifixion

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  • Myroan

    Thrash metal, power metal, and basically all metal genres are "heavy metal", if you're implying that this term is redundant. Traditional heavy metal is exactly what it sounds like it is: Heavy metal that is not overly "tainted" by other genres.

    March 2012
  • IronMaiden38

    Traditional Metal=Heavy Metal

    September 2011
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