can anyone here define each and give an example of bands that use either. im trying to explain to a friend that there are differences. thanx
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Breakdowns are very popular in the hardcore metal/deathcore genre, Stick to your Guns, BMTH etc use them far too much. They are slow, downtempo riffs generally played in a drop tuning and using bass string barre powerchords in predictable keys/progressions
Beatdowns are more often used in the modern grindcore/deathgrind genre and is basically a breakdown just even slower
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Last edited by Demonikk at Feb 3, 2008,