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Encyclopedia > Rap metal
Heavy metal music
Stylistic origins: Psychedelic rock, European classical music and British blues
Cultural origins: Late 1960s United Kingdom
Typical instruments: Guitar - Bass - Drums
Mainstream popularity: Extensively followed by dedicated fans throughout the world.
Derivative forms:
Avant garde metal - Black metal - Celtic metal - Christian metal - Classic metal - Death metal - Doom metal - Folk metal - Funk metal - Gothic metal - Groove metal - Hair metal - Melodic death metal - Neo-classical metal - NSBM - Oriental metal - Power metal - Progressive metal - Speed metal - Tech metal - Thrash metal - Vedic metal - Viking metal
Fusion genres
Alternative metal - Blackened death metal - Grindcore - Grunge - Industrial metal - Melodic death metal - Metalcore - Nu metal - Rap metal - Sludge metal - Stoner metal - Thrashcore
Regional scenes
Gothenburg metal - New Wave of American Heavy Metal - New Wave of British Heavy Metal - Bay Area thrash metal - Norwegian black metal
Other topics
Fashion - History - Bands - Musicians - Umlaut

Rap metal is a musical genre influenced by both rap music and heavy metal music. Heavy metal (also referred to simply as metal) is a form of music characterised by aggressive, driving rhythms and highly amplified distorted guitars. ... Psychedelic music draws its inspiration from the experience of mind-altering drugs such as cannabis, psilocybin, mescaline, ecstasy and especially LSD. Characteristic features of the style include modal melodies, lengthy instrumental solos, esoteric lyrics and trippy special effects such as reversed, distorted, delayed and/or phased sounds. ... Classical musicis a broad, somewhat imprecise term, referring to musicproduced in, or rooted in the traditions of, Europeanart, ecclesiastical and concert music, encompassing a broad period from roughly 1000 to the present day. ... The British blues is a type of blues music that originated in the late 1950s. ... The 1960s in its most obvious sense refers to the decade between 1960 and 1969, but the expression has taken on a wider meaning over the past twenty years. ... A musical instrument is a device that has been constructed or modified with the purpose of making music. ... The acoustic archtop guitar, used in Jazz music, features steel strings The guitar is a stringed musical instrument. ... A Fender Jazz Bass Bass Guitar refers to an electric or acoustic stringed instrument with a similar appearance to the guitar, but with a larger body, commonly 4 strings, longer scale neck and tuned an octave lower in pitch than a guitar. ... For other kinds of drums, see drum (disambiguation). ... A number of overlapping heavy metal genres have developed since the emergence of heavy metal music in the late 1960s. ... Avant garde metal, sometimes called experimental, is a subgenre of heavy metal characterized by large amounts of experimentation and by non-standard sounds, instruments, and song structures. ... Black metal is a musical genre which emerged in the early 1980s predating the great expansion of heavy metal extreme genres. ... Celtic metal is a sub-genre of black metal. ... Christian metal is a form of heavy metal music with explicitly Christian lyrics and themes. ... Classic metal is a genre of heavy metal music which is characterized by thumping fast basslines, fast, but less heavy riffs, extended lead guitar solos, high pitched vocals and anthemic choruses. ... Death metal is a type of heavy metal music (with prominent thrash metal influences) that emerged in the United States (especially Florida and California), Europe (especially the United Kingdom and Sweden) and Canada in the late 1980s and early 1990s. ... Doom metal is a form of heavy metal that emerged as a recognised subgenre in the mid-1980s. ... Folk metal is a sub-genre of heavy metal that incorporates elements of folk music. ... Funk metal is a type of music that incorporates hard-driving heavy metal guitar riffs and the pounding bass rhythms characteristic of funk. ... Gothic metal (also called Goth metal much to the bereavement of its fans) is a genre of music that is often mistaken for a crossover between heavy metal music and gothic music itself. ... Groove metal, half-thrash, or post-thrash is a subgenre of thrash metal which took its current form during the early 1990s. ... Hair metal is a term used to describe a type of heavy metal music, and its associated fashion, that arose in the late 1970s in the United States. ... Melodic death metal is generally considered an offshoot of death metal. ... Neo-classical metal is a subgenre of the heavy metal music heavily influenced by classical music. ... National Socialist black metal, commonly known as Nazi black metal or NSBM, is a subgenre of black metal music concerned with ideas of racial separatism and the Aryan race. ... Oriental metal is a crossover between death metal and doom metal, influenced by ancient Jewish traditions and the oriental culture. ... Power metal is a style of heavy metal music. ... Progressive metal (shortened to prog, or prog metal when differentiating from progressive rock) is a heavy brand of progressive rock which is characterized by the use of complex compositional structures, odd time signatures, and intricate and virtuosic instrumental playing. ... Speed metal is a genre of heavy metal music that is similar to thrash metal, but tends to be more melodic and show less influence of punk music. ... Tech metal is a subgenre of heavy metal / Death metal. ... Thrash metal is a subgenre of heavy metal music. ... Vedic metal is a form of Heavy metal music popularized in South Asia and South East Asia. ... Viking metal is a sub-genre of heavy metal. ... Alternative metal is a branch of heavy metal music, characterized by some heavy metal trappings, but usually a pronounced experimental edge, including unconventional lyrics, odd tempo, unusual musical instruments or extended techniques. ... Blackened death metal (also called death/black metal) is a fusion genre of extreme metal utilizing elements of death metal and black metal with bands usually hailing from Europe. ... Grindcore is an extreme form of hardcore punk and heavy metal, related to death metal, but historically formed by combining elements of Hardcore Punk and early thrash metal (which predated the advent of death metal). ... Grunge music (sometimes also referred to as the Seattle Sound) is a genre of indie rock inspired by hardcore punk, thrash metal, and alternative rock. ... Industrial metal is a musical genre which draws elements from industrial music and heavy metal music. ... Melodic death metal is generally considered an offshoot of death metal. ... Metalcore is a musical genre consisting of a mix between heavy metal and hardcore. ... Nu metal (or aggro metal) is a subgenre of heavy metal music. ... Sludge metal is an extemely noisy form of doom metal, combining the thick riffing of stoner metal with grindcore and hardcore punk influences, particularly in the vocals, which tend to be abrasive. ... Stoner Metal and Sludge Metal are often used interchangeably, but some fans make distinctions: Sludge metal has more similarities with grindcore and hardcore punk. ... Thrashcore, or thrash, is a combination of thrash metal and hardcore punk music. ... Scandinavian death metal concerns the death metal bands of Scandinavian origin. ... The New Wave of American Heavy Metal is a subgenre of heavy metal music whose name comes from the late 70s New Wave of British Heavy Metal. ... // NWOBHM Beginnings The New Wave of British Heavy Metal (NWOBHM) emerged in the late 1970s, in part a reaction to the decline of traditional heavy metal bands such as Led Zeppelin, Deep Purple and Black Sabbath. ... Possessed press photo, circa 1987 Bay Area thrash metal, or Bay Area Thrash, referred to a steady following of heavy metal bands in the 1980s who formed and gained international status in the San Francisco Bay Area, California. ... Black metal is a musical genre, related to styles of heavy metal, such as death metal. ... Heavy metal fashion is the style of dress, body modification, make-up, hairstyle, and so on, affected by many fans of heavy metal, or, as they are often called, metalheads. ... This is a timeline of heavy metal or hard rock, from its beginnings in the late 60s to the present time. ... // Alternative metal Alice in Chains Alien Ant Farm Biohazard (band) Deftones Disturbed Helmet (band) Kittie Korn Incubus Limp Bizkit Machine Head (band) Marilyn Manson Rammstein Papa Roach Rage Against The Machine Rob Zombie Sevendust Slipknot (band) Soundgarden Spineshank Staind Static-x Stone Sour System of a Down Tool White Zombie... Avant-Garde metal Arcturus Corrosion Of Conformity Crotchduster Darth Vegas Dog Fashion Disco Fantômas Headkase Kayo Dot Maudlin of the Well Mr. ... The graphic designer added the umlaut to the cover of Motörheads first album for æsthetic reasons. ... Hip hop music is a style of popular music. ... Heavy metal (also referred to simply as metal) is a form of music characterised by aggressive, driving rhythms and highly amplified distorted guitars. ...

It generally contains fairly "traditional" heavy metal instrumentation (guitar, bass, and drums) with rap vocals. Though often closely related, Rap Metal is generally seen as different from nu metal and rapcore, which both tend to include more hip hop elements such as sampling and scratching. Nu metal (or aggro metal) is a subgenre of heavy metal music. ... Rapcore today is a fusion of hardcore punk and heavy metal music aesthetics with hip hop music. ... Hip hop is a cultural movement that began amongst urban African American youth in New York and has since spread around the world. ... In music, sampling is the act of taking a portion of one sound recording and reusing it as an instrument or element of a new recording. ... Scratching is a DJ or turntablist technique originated by Grand Wizard Theodore, an early hip hop DJ from New York (AMG). ...

Rap metal artists and bands

See also: rapcore Fat is one of the three main classes of food and, at approximately 38 kJ (9 kilocalories) per gram, as compared to sugar with 17 kJ (4 kcal) per gram or ethanol with 29 kJ (7 kcal) per gram, the most concentrated form of metabolic energy available to humans. ... Kid Rock Kid Rock (real name Robert James Ritchie, born January 17, 1971 in Romeo, Michigan) is a performer who combines many genres of music together ranging from hard rock to rap and even country. ... Limp Bizkit is an influental American Rapcore band and with KoЯn, are often credited with the popularization of the genre sometimes dubbed nu metal. ... Linkin Park is a six-piece Nu/Alternative Metal band from California, USA. // Band history Linkin Park began in the surroundings of Mike Shinodas bedroom studio, where he and friend Brad Delson recorded the bands first material in 1996. ... Payable On Death is P.O.D.s eponymous effort. ... Pillar is a Christian rock band. ... Project Wyze is a rap-metal band from the USA. They have two albums (Only If I Knew; Misfits. ... A photo of Thích Quảng Ðức, a Buddhist monk who burnt himself to death as a protest against Vietnamese Prime Minister Ngo Dinh Diems administrations practices against the Buddhist religion, features on the cover of the first Rage Against the Machine album. ... Thousand Foot Krutch is a Canadian Christian rap-metal band composed of Trevor McNevan (vocals), Steve Augustine (drums), and Joel Bruyere (bass). ... Hot Action Cop is an American rock band. ... Slipknot can refer to several things: Slip knot, a kind of knot. ... Rapcore today is a fusion of hardcore punk and heavy metal music aesthetics with hip hop music. ...

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E dopo aver iniziato a muovere i primi passi verso quella musica che avevano in mente e che non poteva mischiarsi ne col rock più puro ne col metal più pesante, ha inventato questo cd meraviglioso, e chiamato il loro genere di musica Nu Metal.
Si, Nu Metal, perché non è vero metal, ma un suono comunque pesante, giostrato dal dj Mr Hahn, appesantito dalle chitarre e bassi di Phoenix e Brad, e dalla batteria...
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