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Old 03-04-2014, 11:09 PM   #1 (permalink)
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Default Classical music combined with metal

Genres like symphonic metal that use classic instruments and melodies are becoming popular- like Apocalyptica or Nightwish - how do you guys feel about these different genres combining?
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Old 03-04-2014, 11:38 PM   #2 (permalink)
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Those two genres go together surprisingly well. Actually, classical music has played a rather important role in the development of metal, so it shouldn't be so surprising, but some people see the genres, because of the instrumentation and volume levels, as complete opposites.
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Old 03-05-2014, 04:50 AM   #3 (permalink)
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Symphonic metal has been my favorite genre for many years now. I really love bands like After Forever, Within Temptation, Stream Of Passion, Epica and Delain.
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I was just thinking of Yngwie Malmsteen and his classical influence, and realized he's never actually done anything with an orchestra, right ?
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