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After spending some time in this musical subculture you get to know a lot of people, and a lot of tastes and inclinations regarding Metal and all of its children. You'd think that there might be a consensus between the followers but I get surprised/amused by how a fan of certain metal sub-genre can despise another sub-genre as much as he/she'd despise Justin Bieber.

Which amuses me.

Also this is just for fun, and of course, not everyone is like this, and yeah I know I didn't feature Atmospheric, Dark, Fusion, Industrial, Melodic, Sludge, Stoner, etc, etc, etc here. The graphic is already crowded enough as it is ^_^
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kaikauspasha Featured By Owner May 30, 2014  Hobbyist General Artist
ok i use to listen to linkin park and think they brutal.i was 9 when i heard them and had never heard any thing like them.chester screaming and shit.after that a bit heavy on the guitars bon jovi's album have a nice day.the whole album i use to listen every day for a whole year.mixture of alt metal,country and glam metal.easy easy happy happy lyrics,but more guitars than linkin park and then system of a down chaotic on the guitars as compared to b.j and l.p.lyrically more heavy,beautiful and varying styles of vocals
and then finally this year in 2014 i became  a proper metalhead listening to stuff traditional metal,thrash,melodic death,doom,funeral doom,melodic thrash,power metal,speed metal,alternative meta.grindcore,groove metal,hard rock,psychedelic rock,symphonic metal,metalcore,deathcore,black metal and just really constantly exploring metal sub genres.yup this evolution has some credibility in terms of where i stand with metal,but not seeing myself becoming a metal elitist.lot more shut to explore.awesome fun evolution.nice stuff 
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fimoman Featured By Owner Apr 29, 2014  Hobbyist General Artist
Yep, just about sums it up. I personally probably sit comfortably around 7, though I'll readily swing as high as an 8 or as low as a 3 (In other words, I pretty much find anything from power metal and hard rock, up to melodeath and symphonic black metal).
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aldris247 Featured By Owner Apr 21, 2014  Hobbyist Writer
Number 3 is Tarja. I dont know who you are, but I love you.
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regidar Featured By Owner Mar 15, 2014  Student Writer
straight from /mu/
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MGS96 Featured By Owner Feb 27, 2014
I went from first to second and jumped straight to 4th where I currently am
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FriendshipIsMetal777 Featured By Owner Jan 20, 2014  Hobbyist Digital Artist
I see Jari Maenpaa, third from the right.  \m/
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teambrownie1 Featured By Owner Jan 8, 2014  Hobbyist General Artist
is part of the joke that they're flashing the ASL sign for 'i love you?'
just wanted to point that out
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M-EX Featured By Owner Jan 9, 2014  Professional Interface Designer
At the beginning it was an accident, but then I thought it was funny so I left it like that ;)
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kingjazzad12 Featured By Owner Nov 19, 2013
Seems pretty accurate for most people I've met.
However, I love some death metal as much as i like some alternative metal or hard rock, or even some psychedelic (imi hendrix, buckethead, beatles, etc)
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M-EX Featured By Owner Jan 9, 2014  Professional Interface Designer
Awesome to have a varied taste! :D
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