USPM, short for United States Power Metal, is a subset of power metal that, true to its name, primarily hails from the United States. In contrast to the more famous European power metal sound, USPM tends to eschew keyboards in favor of a guitar-heavy sound that occupies a middle ground between traditional metal and thrash metal, usually faster than traditional but more melodic than thrash.
In general, USPM is split into two camps, White-Collar and Blue-Collar. White-Collar tends more towards… read more
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