What do metalheads listen to when they're not listening to metal?

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#1
Strange question I know, but I've found myself in sort of a musical rut recently. I've been lacking a lot of musical direction and been getting tired of my normal music, so I've been craving something that's different from what I normally listen to and will help inspire me to get some new ideas musically.

So what do all of you listen to when you're not listening to metal? What are your other personal favorites?
#2
A bit of everything really - some older punk rock (non of the emo crap), elctronica a bit of dance a bit of ska occasionally or even pop
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I would go with some classic rock normally after my cannibal corpse, korn and lamb of god lol. Led Zepplin, Vains of Jenna (Although the arent classic they have kind of a classic rock sound), Velvet Revolver, GNR, Motley Crue, etc.
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different?
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Alanis Morissette
Porcupine Tree
Beach Boys
Death Cab for Cutie
Muse
Red Hot Chili Peppers
Rage Against the Machine
Johhny Cash
the Carpenters
Boston
Led Zeppelin
Rush
Styx
other types of Classic Rock
A little hip-hop/rap like Busta Rhymes & Fergie...
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Electronica for me.
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#14
A lot of stuff. Some blues, old rock, hip hop, electronic, a bit of pop, alternative, a tiny bit of jazz, synth-rock/pop...Almost anything really.

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Allan Holdsworth
Alex Skolnick Trio
Chick Corea
Frank Gambale
Dave Brubeck
John Coltrane
Tegan and Sara
Utada Hikaru
Andy Mckee
Guthrie Govan
The Pillows
Final Fantasy (mainly XII and X) OST's
A bunch of other stuff that escapes me right now
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#17
When I'm not listening to metal or classic rock, I'll probably turn to some electronica. Stuff like Daft Punk, Chemical Brothers and The Prodigy.

But I'm not into the 4 hour long mixes some 12 year old threw together with the chipmunk voices and all that I try not to be closed minded, but some dance sucks real ass. I can't see how one can just beat match two records and call it new music.
#18
Classical... mostly Beethoven's Moonlight Sonata 1st and 3rd Movements... Vivaldi's Winter 1st Movement... Summer 1st and third movements... hm... I love Bach's Toccatta and Fugue... Mozart's Requiem (Lacrimosa) .... not much really haha... occasionally System of a Down
#19
They listen to EMO...especially when they got their earphones on. If it was really metal, they would already be blasting it.
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#20
Teh Blues, mostly.
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Stuff like Alice in Chains, STP, Pearl Jam, King Crimson...99% of the time I listen to metal though.
#24
ambient or video game type music e.g. Diablo& diablo 2 type music
hard to explain but i like it
also classical
Classical... mostly Beethoven's Moonlight Sonata 1st and 3rd Movements

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#26
Jazz/fusion (miles davis, frank gambale, django reinhart)
blues-rock (puppa chubby, jimi hendrix, ZZ top)
hard rock (van halen, led zep, deep purple, ac/dc)
prog rock (rush, king crimson, pink floyd)
classical (vivaldi, js bach, mozart, paganini...)
Rap (Eminem, NWA)

Mostly everything, except Pop, RnB, Techno, altern rock, grung and i can listen to just a few punk (sex pistols, minor threat, ramones) at very small doses ^^
#27
the sounds of children being brutally slaughtered, then more black metal.
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Red Hot Chili Peppers, some old-school hip-hop, some classical, Elliott Smith, and a little bit of punk.
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#30
Blues mostly. Good ole classic rock like Skynyrd, CCR, Nugent, Zeppelin, Lizzy. David Allan Coe, Hank Williams Jr. ive actually become fond of Down. I know they might be considered metal, but they have some very good slow southern stuff.
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#32
Nobuo Uematsu, Dire Straits, R.E.M., Tears for Fears, Blue Man Group, Feeling (Native American band, really epic compositions, often found playing town centres).

Tbh, I don't listen to that much outside of metal, i'm open to other musical experiences but i'm busy trying to get to know the genre i'm listening to mostly better.
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#34
Blues, classic rock, hard rock, intrumental guitar albums of various styles, some electronic music (lately), some classical, some indie, some alt. rock, some Irish folk music, and a few comedy/parody type songs that my brother has on the computer.


But the vast majority of what I listen to is metal of some sort.
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Funk, jazz and a little rock.
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#36
Classic rock, hard rock, grunge and britpop/madchester stuff. I like me alternative music too, Faith No More type stuff is nice.
For variety, I listen to Rush, Alice In Chains, Oasis, Thin Lizzy, The Yardbirds, The Stone Roses, Primus and Yes.
#39
Grunge/Modern Rock, but none of the NEW NEW Stuff. By Modern Rock I mean Red Hot Chili Peppers and Smashing Pumpkins.

Also I love Classic Rock and Blues.
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#40
Neo Classical/shred - Yngwie, Racer X, Cacophony, Symphony X etc.
Classic Rock - Jimi Hendrix, Tom Petty, Boston, Rush, Stones, Pink Floyd KISS, Zeppelin, Foreigner etc.(anything on y103)
good punk - the clash, new york dolls, ramones, sex pistols
Southern Rock - Skynyrd, CCR, Fogerty
A little bit of bluegrass here and there.
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