Metal Genres

The pages below briefly describe many of the genres and classifications of metal and related forms of extreme music, as well as provide specific band listings for these genres. This is really only a guideline, and one man's guideline at that -- a lot of this is subject to opinion and is the source of endless debate among fans.

70's Metal Death Metal Grindcore Nu-Metal Stoner Rock
80's Metal Doom Metal Grunge Metal NWOBHM Thrash Metal
Alternative Metal Doomdeath Hard Rock Power Metal Traditional Metal
Atmospheric Hardcore Eclectic Metal Industrial Progressive Metal Viking Metal
Black Metal Folk Metal Instrumental Rap Metal
Christian Metal Goth Rock/Metal Melodic Death Metal Sludge Metal
Crossover Gothic Metal Metalcore Space Rock
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