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Sub-genres of Metal

Based on the example bands provided, try to guess the different genres of metal.
Quiz by kenpo17
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Last updated: February 20, 2019
First submittedFebruary 20, 2019
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Examples
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Slayer, Metallica, Megadeth, Kreator
Thrash metal
Death, Morbid Angel, Deicide, Obituary
Death metal
Mayhem, Burzum, Emperor, Dimmu Borgir
Black metal
Helloween, HammerFall, Gamma Ray, Blind Guardian
Power metal
Ministry, KMFDM, Static-X, Rammstein
Industrial metal
Limp Bizkit, Linkin Park, Coal Chamber, Korn
Nu metal
My Dying Bride, Candlemass, Trouble, Pagan Altar
Doom metal
Examples
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Judas Priest, Iron Maiden, Diamond Head, Saxon
New wave of British heavy metal
Exciter, Motörhead
Speed metal
Epica, Kamelot, Nightwish, Within Temptation
Symphonic metal
As I Lay Dying, Bullet for My Valentine, Killswitch Engage, Parkway Drive
Metalcore
Finntroll, Ensiferum, Korpiklaani, Moonsorrow.
Folk metal
Alestorm, Running Wild, Swashbuckle
Pirate metal
Babymetal, Band-Maid, Ladybaby, Necronomidol
Kawaii metal
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level 47
Feb 20, 2019
But where is [insert very specific metal subgenre]? Good quiz though
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level 67
Feb 23, 2019
I sat on this quiz for like 6 months because I was wasn't sure how far down that rabbit hole I wanted to go. I finally decided to just stick to the broad strokes as much as possible. I even felt a little funny about including pirate metal and kawaii metal.