Finally i have some time to write about my fav music
so here you are types of metal..
Power Metal (1990's - 2000's)
- Originally power metal was an European creation with a number of death metal bands who wanted to play the melodic music, as counteraction to lack of melody in death and black metal.
Power metal became very influential during '90s thanks to its classical style performance.
Bands: Helloween, Blind Guardian, Hammerfall, Iced Earth
Progressive Metal (1980's - 1990's)
- Progressive metal emerged in the late '80s and was underground throughout the '90s.
This form of heavy metal combined aggression of metal with ambitions of progressive rock.
Bands: Dream Theater, Symphony X, Stratovarius, Dragon Force
New Wave Of British Heavy Metal (NWOBHM) (1970's - 1980's)
- The New Wave of British Heavy Metal threw away all of the blues, leaving just a tough, fast, hard metallic core. The NWOBHM gave new impulse to the metal music. It was pure metal, made for metal fans. This is why New Wave Of British Heavy Metal is at the foundation of all modern metal.
Bands: Iron Maiden, Judas Priest, Motorhead
Goth Metal (1980's - 1990's)
- Goth metal originated in the early '80s and many bands have since emerged in America and Europe. Goth metal combined goth rock style with heavy metal agression. During the late '90 goth metal exerted great influence on black metal bands.
Bands: Theatre of Tragedy, Paradise Lost, My Dying Bride
Glam Metal (1980's - 1990's)
- Glam metal is pop-oriented heavy metal of the late '80s. The glam metal bands had distinctive music and appearance, wearing showy clothing and long hair. Their sound and look became a mark in the '90s, with derisive term - Hair Metal.
Bands: Motley Crue, Skid Row, Poison, Greg Howe, Vixen,Cinderella
Thrash Metal (1980's -1990's)
- Thrash metal was, like speed metal, the sound of underground heavy metal, the product of American bands during the '80s. Thrash metal provided a heavier, more metallic alternative to the metal bands in the late '80s, so Metallica and Megadeth became superstars in the early '90s.
Bands: Metallica, Megadeth, Slayer, Overkill
Stoner Metal (1990's - 2000's)
- Stoner metal is '90s phenomenon. Stoner metal bands updated the long, mind-bending jams and ultra-heavy riffs of bands like Black Sabbath, Blue Cheer, Blue Oyster Cult, and Hawkwind by filtering their psychedelia-tinged metal and acid rock through the buzzing sound of early Sub Pop-style grunge.
Bands: Cathedral, Kyuss, Queens of the Stone Age, Monster Magnet
Industrial Metal (1990's)
- Industrial Metal makes the noise of electric guitars a crucial part of the music. Its lyrics reflects the darkness and aggression of standard heavy metal. Industrial metal bands use noise as expressions of hopelessness and alienation.
Bands: Nine Inch Nails, Fear Factory, Rammstein
Black Metal (1980's - 2000's)
- Black metal used fast playing, drumming, very loud vocals and frequent repetitions - with Satanic lyrics and other occult themes. For purposes of demonic appearance, black metal bands used a special kind of black and white make-up.
Bands: Celtic Frost, Mercyful Fate, Bathory, Venom, Slayer
Speed Metal (1980's - 2000's)
- Speed metal became the most popular form of heavy metal in the early '80s. The speed metal bands played fast, but precise and clean. Metal roots, fast tempos and defiant performance of speed metal bands attracted many young fans.
Bands: Judas Priest, Motorhead
Doom Metal (1980's - 1990's)
- The doom metal movement began in the mid-'80s as underground bands, inspired by Black Sabbath.
Doom metal style - creepy and slow - expressed feelings of the doom inevitability.
Doom metal influenced the stoner metal movement of the '90s.
Bands: Anathema, Candlemass, Cathedral
Death Metal (1980's - 2000's)
- Death metal expressed feelings of suffering, death and was product of the thrash metal in the late '80s.
Death metal attracted some heavy metal fans, and was an alternative to Metallica during '90s.
Bands: Cannibal Corpse, Death, Morbid Angel, Mortification
Neo-Classical Metal (1980's - 1990's)
- Fresh style and technical abilities of guitarist Eddie Van Halen inspired many fans and imitators. During the early '80s arised a new kind of metal style with guitar virtuosos, impressed by Van Halen and classical music.
More and more neo-metal guitarists began to play in a strictly instrumental manner.
In the early '90s neo-classical metal was replaced by the alternative rock.
Bands: Symphony X, Rhapsody, Stratovarius, Children Of Bodom
Alternative Metal (1990's - 2000's)
- Heavy metal was at the core of the alternative metal's early days.
In the '90s, when metal bands began standardizing its sound, alternative metal style became the most popular.
Around 1993-94 emerged: Rage Against the Machine, Korn, White Zombie, Nine Inch Nails.
These bands became the most influential in shaping the sound and style of alternative metal for the rest of the '90s.
Bands: Fear Factory, Nine Inch Nails, White Zombie