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View Poll Results: Which has the most ridiculous subgenres?
Metal 30 73.17%
Electronica 4 9.76%
Other 1 2.44%
Don't have a cow man 2 4.88%
Cool story bro 4 9.76%
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Old 12-30-2009, 12:08 AM   #31 (permalink)
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Electronica has the most, but since I see more arguing about it when I watch metal videos on YouTube I voted for Metal. I recall something along the lines of "IT'S not deathcore, it's blackened death metal you idiot".
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Old 12-30-2009, 12:09 AM   #32 (permalink)
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every genre of music has a crazy amount of subgenres...the reason i think metal is so interesting is because of how die hard its fans are about supporting such a specific subgenre. this thread proves this point.

if i saw an electronic fan and made fun of the fact that he only listens to a certain subgenre i don't think he would really make such a fuss out of it. if you ask a black metal fan wtf the difference between black and death metal is they are going to get really pissy and probably not be friends with you. now...in metal's defence i CAN see a difference between black and death metal...i'm just making a point.

the other big thing that sets metal apart is how STRICT they are with the labeling. i'll give any music a chance and if a band is trying to grow by changing a little, i'm all for it. metal fans will totally leave a band in the dust for introducing a line of clean vocals or using a thrash riff when it should be black.

not that any of this is bad...just very interesting. watch metal: a headbanger's journey...its like a culture all its own...
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Old 12-30-2009, 12:19 AM   #33 (permalink)
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after looking at this list above me (and i knew on ly half what was on that list), it's metal. i was  going to put other since subgenres are not limited  and music keeps evolving, but it's hard to say wh en looking at vegan edgecore, viking metal, stoner  metal, and 2-step. 
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Old 12-31-2009, 08:33 AM   #34 (permalink)
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Haha I think you've made a good point kayleigh. That is insane! Wonky techno? Ghettotech?
Haha, the list is beyond a joke. Like miles beyond it. :|
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Old 12-31-2009, 11:39 PM   #35 (permalink)
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I'm going to have to argue that it's electronica. I mean what the **** is this?
My god, they included on that list a sub-genre of a sub-genre of a sub-genre of a sub-genre of electronica!
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