Country Vs Metal

author: lithium17z date: 09/25/2012 category: genres' battles

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Country Vs Metal


The term country music gained popularity in the 1940s. In 2009 country music was the most listened to rush hour radio genre. Blues mode has been used extensively throughout its recorded history. The term country music is used today to describe many styles and sub-genres. Country music often consists of ballads and dance tunes with generally simple forms and harmonies accompanied by mostly string instruments such as banjo's, electric and acoustic guitars, fiddles, and harmonicas. Country music is genre of American popular music that originated in the rural regions of the Southern United States in the 1920s.


Heavy metal is traditionally characterized by loud distorted guitars, vigorous vocals, dense bass-and-drum sound and emphatic rhythms. Metal is a sub-genre of rock music that developed in the early 1970s in the United Kingdom and in the United States. The bands that created heavy metal developed a thick, massive sound, characterized by extended guitar solos, highly amplified distortion, emphatic beats, and overall loudness. Glam metal became a commercial force with groups like MTley Cre and Poison. The first heavy metal bands such as Black Sabbath and Deep Purple attracted large crowds. Heavy metal lyrics and performance styles are generally associated with masculinity and machismo. The essence of metal drumming is creating a loud, constant beat for the band using the "trifecta of speed, power, and precision". Underground scenes produced an array of more extreme, aggressive styles. Metal like death metal and black metal remain subcultural phenomena. CONCLUSION IS UP TO YOU
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