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Best Debut Metal Albums-I

25 Best Debut Metal Albums-I

A debut album usually acts as a foundation for an act to build upon, but sometimes a band’s first attempt is innovative enough to launch them into the stratosphere of legends. Musicians will often say that you’ve got your whole life to write your first album, and acts such as Megadeth, Motorhead, Emperor, Deicide and more took that sentiment to its highest level. There are few impacts more exciting than when a metal band gets it right on their first try, becoming overnight sensations who stick around for decades as their introductory work doesn’t age a day. This is a tribute to the 25 metal bands who made the most significant impacts with their debut full-length album. Check out our picks for the 25 Best Debut Metal Albums 1 (from No.25 to No.16) :


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Nu Metal

NU METAL (1994-present)

Nu Metal (also known as Nü-Metal and Aggro-Metal) is a form of Alternative Metal that combines elements of Heavy Metal music with elements of other music genres such as Hip Hop, Alternative Rock, Funk and Grunge. Bands in Nu Metal have drawn elements and influences from a variety of musical styles, including multiple genres of Heavy Metal. This form of Metal rarely features guitar solos; it is heavily syncopated and based on guitar riffs. Many Nu Metal guitarists use seven-string guitars that are down-tuned to play a heavier sound. DJs are occasionally featured in Nu Metal to provide instrumentation such as sampling, turntable scratching and electronic backgrounds. Vocal styles in Nu Metal include singing, rapping, screaming and growling.

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Study : Listening to Metal …

Study : Listening to Metal can increase Positive Emotions

Listening to Metal is more commonly associated with headbanging, satanism, moshpits and the decapitation of small mammals. According to a new study conducted by the University of Queensland’s School of Psychology has found that listening to Extreme music like Heavy Metal can positively influence the listener, inspiring calmness rather than anger.

Listening to MetalThirty-nine people aged 18 through 34 took part in the study. They were angered (by being asked to recall situations that made them angry in the past) and were then tasked with either listening to Metal music of their own choosing or to sit in silence...

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