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View Poll Results: Melvins - metal or not?
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Old 10-13-2018, 01:18 PM   #1 (permalink)
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Default Melvins - metal or not?

Would you call this band metal or not?

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Old 10-13-2018, 01:20 PM   #2 (permalink)
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I mean no but they got enough metal influence and influenced metal enough so that calling them metal or not is academic.
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Old 10-13-2018, 01:23 PM   #3 (permalink)
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Disagree

Unequivocally yes

****ing Sabbath tribute band so yeah
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I don't think they ever bothered to think of themselves as anything but an experimental rock band tbh. What a band think of themselves as genre wise is kind of important.
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Whatever they thought they were what they really were was a reincarnated Black Sabbath
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Their approach to their music is rather important to categorization since whatever they think of themselves will inform their direction and I don't think the Melvins ever thought of themselves as metal and likewise their music never did anything but touch on metal. They're just a rock band.
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They’re pioneers of the Black Sabbath Revival Movement
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Like Faith No More, they're tangentially related to metal, but it depends a lot on the specific song.
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They’re pioneers of the Black Sabbath Revival Movement
I don't think that's a thing. They were just down with My War.
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It becomes a thing when I ****ing say it bitch
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