The music that only a frustrated nerd can listen to.It's all about demonic screams,nightmares,something that any normal man wouldn't like to think about,all on a deafening electronic guitar background.There are many heavy metal bands that some people think that it's worth to listen to it,like Metallica,Deftones,Chop Suey and many more.That's what heavy metal fans think it is real music,because as I said before,they're frustrated that the most of the people listen to pop music and they obviously can't accept the situation and calls them 'losers'.
It is said that if heavy metal is not too much for your ears,you have a devil inside you.
by gabriel327 September 27, 2011
Fast, heavy guitar riffs, relatively easy bass riffs, double-pedal drumming, insane guitar solos (the good ones are in the right key), usually non-talented vocalists that put on a show to make up for it. Started with Sabbath, which was close to classic rock, then brought to life by Metallica. Since then it has broken into many types, such as thrash (speed), nu-metal, death-metal, black metal, and it pretty much gets worse as the list goes on. Overall not a bad type of music, but lets face it thrash metal died at the end of the 80s.
Steve: Heavy metal kicks ass because of insanely loud guitar riffs and headache inducing drum beats!!

Jimbo: That's why it sucks too.
by STP fuckin rules November 11, 2004
The coolest music ever! I mean, it is right on and kicks ass! No other music comes close, and if you can't understand it, then you are a preppy twat! HEAVY METAL RUULES!!
The guitar in that heavy metal song is AWESOME! YeaH!!!
by Horvis November 06, 2003
The music that everyone secretly loves, but most are too afraid to admit it.

Crazy, kickass guitars, insane drumming, and very diverse vocals, from clear singing to hellish growling.
Pure anger turned into pure extasy.
by Broody May 26, 2004
total fail at music

made by tone-deaf,teeny-bopper, pre-pubers who like to suck the farts and maggots from a dead dog's asshole
that sonic equivalent of shit that you are hearing, that my friends is heavy-metal
by i give you a poop moustache March 17, 2008
The best type a musik ever.Nuthing else is evan ne god at all.

Judas Priest,Iron Maiden,Poison,Motley Crue,Cinderella,Winger,Limp Bizkit,Mercyful Fate,Britny Fox,Pink Steel,Anal Cunt,Manowar,Gwar,Kiss,WASP,
Rob Halford.
Heavy metal is hairy butt sexy.
by 80's muizc fan August 10, 2005
A type of powerful rock music that is split into three types:

The bad. The US screaming crap that everyone judges it on. Idiot posers shouting and attacking their guitars. Sadly this rubbish is popular and gives eveyone a bad opinion of the genre. It sells itself on retarded image. eg Slipknot and System of a Down

The good stuff. Characterised by the best and most original lyrics in music, amazing guitar playing, some incredibly beautiful singing Tarja Turunen from Nightwish and some fo the most emotional songs ever Maiden's Paschendale. It is sold by the talent of all the members of the band most music is all about the singing.

The ugly. Weird stuff that isn't for everybody. Often with strange growling vocals not shouting. Eg Finntroll and the better songs of Cradle Of Filth
Person: Metal si all screaming and bad guitar playing
Me: *Plays Nightwish's Ghost Love Score*
Person: OMG that was so beautiful, my media brainwashed mind is now cleansed
by BW February 15, 2005

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