I am very old school and have listened to way more punk and hardcore than metal, but I am looking for new bands to listen to and was hoping you all could recommend some.

A couple of bands that I like are Venom, Mantas, Motor Head, All out War and Slayer to give you an idea of what I like.

What I dislike is Growling, I want to hear what the person has to say

Any male singer who hits notes only a woman should be able to achieve

Any singer who goes to far at trying to sound evil and just sounds lame

Please do not recommend Dragon Force, I think they are totally lame

Other than that, go for it and thanks to all who reply.
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