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Old 08-09-2011, 01:45 PM
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10 Songs that Define Each Metal Genre

So I'm pretty bored and so I was wondering, if you guys had to make a list to define each genre in Metal(Death, Thrash, Black, Etc.) and were limited to 10 songs per genre, what songs would it be for each genre?

I'm slightly buzzed and I hope this makes sense...
But yeah, I'm interested as to what you guys will choose.
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Old 08-09-2011, 03:00 PM
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Black metal:

5 that laid the foundations:

Bathory - Sacrifice
Venom - Witching Hour
Hellhammer - Messiah
Celtic Frost - Into The Crypts Of Rays
Sarcofago - INRI

5 that refined it to what it is:

Mayhem - De Mysteriis Dom Sathanas
Darkthrone - Under A Funeral Moon
Burzum - Jesus' Tod
Immortal - Call Of The Wintermoon
Enslaved - Lifandi Liv Undir Hamri

Just my opinion. Also a pretty standard list/great beginning bands for people looking to get into black metal.
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Old 08-09-2011, 03:23 PM
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Death metal (a more general list):

Death - Zombie Ritual
Obituary - Slowly We Rot
Massacre - Dawn Of Eternity
Possessed - The Exorcist
Deicide - Lunatic of God's Creation
Morbid Angel - Immortal Rites
Autopsy - Severed Survival
Entombed - Left Hand Path
Bolt Thrower - Eternal War
Master - Master
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Old 08-09-2011, 04:05 PM
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Was going to do a doom one but a) didn't think that without Witchfinder General and Trouble albums in my collection I could legitmately claim a top 10 tracks having not considered those two, and b) couldn't be fucked.
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Old 08-09-2011, 06:53 PM
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Black metal:

5 that laid the foundations:

Bathory - Sacrifice
Venom - Witching Hour
Hellhammer - Messiah
Celtic Frost - Into The Crypts Of Rays
Sarcofago - INRI

5 that refined it to what it is:

Mayhem - De Mysteriis Dom Sathanas
Darkthrone - Under A Funeral Moon
Burzum - Jesus' Tod
Immortal - Call Of The Wintermoon
Enslaved - Lifandi Liv Undir Hamri

Just my opinion. Also a pretty standard list/great beginning bands for people looking to get into black metal.
Not a bad list but no Emperor?
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Old 08-09-2011, 08:28 PM
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Cannibal Corpse?
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Old 08-09-2011, 08:38 PM
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I knew there was one I was forgetting.
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I knew there was one I was forgetting.
The most obvious freakin' one.
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I'm gonna go waaaaaay back. I hate the Beatles w/ a passion but the argument can be made that Helter Skelter might have had first metal-ish riff even w/ my dislike for them.

If not that the song Black Sabbath IMO is the definitive song for metal. Blue Cheer should get some credit too.
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Old 08-09-2011, 10:58 PM
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I knew there was one I was forgetting.
Well you get mad props for including the best of them all, Master
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