Originally Posted by jd091
I grew up on Metallica, branched off to metalcore, moved to Lamb of God and Chimaira, moved to death metal, branched to deathcore, branched off to progressive metal, branched off to mathcore/older metalcore, had a re-epiphany of melodic metalcore, moved to a bit of black metal... and recently I've grown to really love hardcore and "progressive black", or whatever the fuck you call Agalloch, in the last month or so.
I grew up on Metallica too, and other (better) bands. But I never branched off to any of the -core genres. I went from 80's metal to black metal, doom, folk, and the genres beyond. Then post-rock, which was the real revolution for me.