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#1
i was once a fashion-core douche then one of my friends told me to listen to cannibal corpse-kill. "make them suffer" was the first song that got me into metal. so which band or cd was it for you.
#2
the band that led me to it was System of a Down, the first true metal band i liked was Iron Maiden.
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the band that led me to it was System of a Down, the first true metal band i liked was Iron Maiden.


Same here, System got me into the whole 'metal' genre.
#4
hmm i don't know. I were 2 years old...Guns n' Roses (ok it isn't Metal) or Testament. My Sister listened to this Bands and i listened to it, too^^
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#5
I actually got into Korn first. I picked up there album issues (probably still my favorite one from them) and from there on it was history. Not too into em these days but i listen to em every so often.
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#7
Sum 41 got me into rock.
System of a Down got me into metal.
Metallica and Megadeth got me into real metal.
#9
metallica

yes, I started with one of the greatest
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#10
Probably System of a Down, but the first band really classified as "metal" that I like is Mastodon. Amazing stuff, Id love to see em live.
#11
Dimmu Borgir was my first true metal band, i was listening to them when i was 12 and still listening to pop-punk (only Blink-182 remains on my playlist today)
also, i'm pretty sure there's already a thread for this
#12
Ozzy, saw one video, was hooked.
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#13
When I first heard "Iron Man" on the first Guitar Hero it blew my mind, so I guess Sabbath was the first band that got me into metal.
#14
ac/dc then right after that into metallica
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#15
Apparently like a lot of other people, System then Maiden.
I bought Toxicity as a 12 year old and that really ****ed me up. Before that it was all cheesy 90's stuff. S club seven ftw!
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#16
Avenged Sevenfold kind of got me into the realm of "heavier" music, but then I discovered Opeth and it just grew from there.
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I started with slightly harder alternative stuff like Project 86 and Pillar, then got into Trivium. Then it was a small jump into Metallica and then Strapping Young Lad and Dream Theater.
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#18
I guess Sabbath was the first real metal band that caught my attention.
I think it was War Pigs... Oh yeah...
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Lamb of God - Laid to Rest, first real metal song i loved.

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#21
Number of the Beast by Iron Maiden, was included in THPS 4 (was about 11 or 12) and then my whole music thing started. Golden times mate
#23
AC/DC, then Ozzy (Black Sabbath), then Metallica. After that, I've been listening to a ton of different variations of metal.
#24
Mudvayne was the first band that got me into metal, especially the songs Silenced and Dig.
#25
Well, the first heavier song I found myself really liking, even though it wasn't exactly metal, was either "When Worlds Collide" by Powerman 5000 or "Dig" by Mudvayne.

Then I got into a lot more nu metal and whatnot.


The first metal band I really got into was either Metallica or Black Sabbath. They were around the same time.
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#26
Avenged Sevenfold's waking the fallen got me into like heavier music. Then I went to Bodom, then Opeth and I started learning about new bands from there.
#27
Black Sabbath then Metallica.

Greatest Hits for Sabbath, then Kill 'Em All for Metallica. Was very young, and don't remember how long ago - but it's been a long time.
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#29
Heard somebody play Metallica: Master of Puppets, and I was like ZOMG. Bought that album, loved it, then I got Dream Theater's "Awake", which is still my #1 favorite album by any band of all time. The final chapter into my metal discipleship was Cannibal Corpse: "The Bleeding".
#30
Ozzy/ Sabbath
first song was
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#31
kinda strange, but i was shitty indie kid, then went from franz ferdinand to metallica overnight

death magnetic is ace btw
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kinda strange, but i was shitty indie kid, then went from franz ferdinand to metallica overnight

death magnetic is ace btw
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You DO realise that Death Magnetic =/= metal, right...?
#33
zakk wylde on the cover of guitar world back in '03. i read the article and downloaded 2 songs and was like... i want to play this. Before when i was like 15 it was all pop rock and shit. i didnt know there was a metal scene until then. None of my friends at the time listened to metal. From BLS i got into every kind of true metal.

EDIT: its always seemed like anytime i searched for a new band i found like 10 better than what i was listening to at the time. I listen to everything from Chuck Berry to Severe Torture
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#37
Black Sabbath>Iron Maiden>Bathory>Everything else... that's pretty much how it went for me.
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#38
Apparently, I used to listen to the Black Album when I was like 4, so that. My tracks were My Friend Of Misery, Nothing Else Matters & The God That Failed... wow.
#39
there are loads of threads like this, but I aint gunna be a dick about it,
mine was something like:

S club 7->Gareth Gates->Sum 41->Green Day + Blink 182->Slipknot->Trivium->Metallica->Lamb Of God->'Core phase'->'back on track'->Machine head->Deicide->Necrophagist, Nile, Behemoth, Keep Of Kalessin, Gorgoroth, Agalloch and all the stuff I listen to now.
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