(also known as alt-metal)
As the knowledge of the materials increases, so does their use, but also the combinations between them.
How it sounds
Like Heavy Metal, but a little different, less pompous, with fewer swords and dragons.
It is basically Heavy Metal which incorporates other types of music in a discreet way.
Able to give a completely different form to music.
Why listen to it
Because it is catchy, different and constantly updated.
It managed to make Metal even more famous through the integration of other musical motifs.
And because, perhaps, it is, the most successful type of Metal.
Without dragons to fight? These beings were a solution.
And where is the mullet?
Because it is not orthodox, it is ready for war and it gathers many women!
Where we meet it
In the United States of America.
When did it start
In the ’80s
Who are the pioneers
The term has been in use since the 1980s, although it appeared (officially) in the 1990s.
The pioneers include Faith No More, Living Color, Soundgarden, and Jane’s Addiction.
The genre became successful in the 1990s with the rise of Helmet, and Alice in Chains.
You have to listen
Twelve Foot Ninja, Chevelle, Love And Death, God Damn, Quicksand, Limp Bizkit, Tomahawk, Sleep Token.
Days of glory
It has been firmly on the charts since the early 1990s and it is not uncommon for it to occupy very high positions.
In general, the bands of the genre fill stages and the genre is a womb that gave birth to many more expressions of Metal.
The commerciality of the genre, many times has led to the loss of authenticity.
The media loves it a lot, which shows a compromise for the … glory!
What is it confused with
With Funk Metal, Nu Metal, Rap Metal.
How do you describe it to an irrelevant
Imagine Metal, but with much less hair and less pomp.
What do you mean you do not know what the word pompous means?