Originally Posted by velvetgrass
I don't like country, but I can't say it's not a valid genre of music. Just because you and many others don't like something, doesn't mean it's not valid. It's a sub-genre of metal, like it or not, it's just one you don't enjoy and isn't as traditionally based as most sub-genres of metal.
I do agree with the guy, nu-metal is not a sub-genre of metal. It has a lot more in common with alternative or modern hard rock -- heavy guitars =/= metal. Anyway, the original post said 90's methhead, not metalhead so maybe this has been taken all out of context anyway!