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69.
TRUE Metal is the most under appreciated style of music today. There are many good, TRUE, metal bands that exist. However, shit like Slipknot, Korn, System of a Down, and (recent) Cradle of Filth have given this genre a bad name in the mainstream. Thus, all the good bands were forced to remain obscure. This is one thing that seperates the TRUE metalheads, from the posers. The posers are the stupid kids who claim to be metalheads, yet listen to nothing but slipknot while claiming to be "Hardcore". The TRUE metal fans are the ones who appreciate bands that are not well known to the media whores that MTV controls. TRUE metal fans and TRUE metal bands are the 2 last remaining hopes of the genre.
Poser "Hey, man slipknot is the most fuckin' Brutal metal ever!"

Set "GTFO!!!" *plays Iced Earth CD.*
by Set Abominae March 15, 2007
 
57.
1. the best genre of music ever.
2. the term used by posers to describe bands such as limp bizkit, korn, slipknot etc.
Poser: Yo! Did y'all hear that new slipknot album? That shit is pure metal.
Metal Head: Um nope... Did you hear that new arch enemy album? That is quality metal.
Poser: Arch Enemy?
by stupid May 30, 2004
 
58.
A word that had a similar meaning to rad. Since many people are fans of metal music, "metal" is the new word forcool. This word started in Issaquahmpton as far as i know.
person A:What's the most metal animal?
person B: dolphin!
A: no.
person C: manticore!
A: UHm, /what/? ehr, no. definately not metal.
Cows are the metal-est of all.
by rosentone December 30, 2007
 
59.
Genre of music with many different sub-genre's. Metal first probally started during the Mid 60's with Psychadelic rock bands such as Iron Butterfly, etc..and then evolved into Black Sabbath, ACDC, etc. Today, there are many different sub-genre's of metal, including, but not limited to: Death Metal, Progressive Metal, Black Metal, Doom metal, Melodic Metal, Power Metal, "nu-metal", Thrash metal, Speed metal, and many more..
Some good metal bands: Dream Theater, Odin's Court, Helloween, Burzum, Symphony X, Liquid Tension Experiment, Dark Tranquility, Opeth, Sacrilige, and thousands more!
Jimmy: Hey that Opeth concert owned!
Bob: Yeah, It was really metal!
by antipopular December 02, 2003
 
60.
its not metal till the balls touch
Limp Bizkit thinks they're metal cause the balls touched
by Fred Durstie June 13, 2008
 
61.
Music in its most perfect form. A metal song usually has fast and hard guitar riffs, Lightning speed drums, dark lyrics, and a kick ass guitar solo. Black Sabbath was the first real metal band, although some bands you wouldnt expect to be metal bands, such as AC/DC and Led Zeppelin have also been an influence. After Black Sabbath came Judas Priest, Accept, etc. After those came Motley Crue, Van Halen, Motorhead Ozzy Osbourne(solo artist), then came Metallica, Megadeth, Pantera, Slayer, and Anthrax, then came the worst time with bands such as Slipknot, Limp Bizkit, Linkin Park, and Nickelback. But there is some good nu metal bands out there such as Saliva, At the Gates, and KoRn. But overall, Metal has had a great history with some of the most talented bands ever.

Some of the best metal artists/musicians in my opinion are..
Randy Rhoads-Guitar/Quiet Riot/Ozzy Osbourne
Udo Dirkschnider-Vocalist/Accept
Ozzy Osbourne-Vocals/Black Sabbath/Solo
Cliff Burton-Bass/Metallica
Eddie Van Halen-Guitar/Van Halen
Tony Iommi-Guitar/Black Sabbath
Jimmy Page-Guitar/Led Zeppelin
Kerry King-Guitar/Slayer
Vinnie Paul-Drums/Pantera
Wolf Hoffman-Guitar/Accept
Zakk Wylde-Guitar/Black Label Society/Ozzy
Dee Snider-Vocals/Twisted Sister
Dimebag Darell-Guitar/Pantera
Slash-Guitar/Guns N Roses
Glenn Tipton-Guitar/Judas Priest
KK Downing-Guitar/Judas Priest

..And many others
Metal is indescribable
by Eric! November 15, 2006
 
62.
Metal is quite obviously enough either an element of the earth or a very wonderful genre originating from rock. Rock is also wonderful. "Metal Heads" are people who listen to Metal. These people are the best people the great Dieties unknown to us created. Those formentioned Dieties who reign above us love Metal Heads. In fact, they most likely despise anti-Metal-ers, that's what pop and most Emo is for. The great degredation set upon us by the whorey teens and tweens who think that Metal sucks and that faux music with a singer who may or may not be a good artist is a horrible thing. Do not judge someone by their taste in music, unless they adore whores, men and women alike, who sing to "bop bop bop", as mentioned by a previous definition. By saying that Metal sucks or that Metal Heads are unintelligent, you are most likely saying that you are either Old, a whore worshiping shit, very biased and ignorant to the "kick-ass-i-ness" of the Rock world, OR just need to stop sucking your boyfriend's dick long enough to listen to real music.
Poppy Bitch : Metal sucks, lYke, Oh, My God...I worship Paris Hilton...

Poppy Bitch's should die and *hypocritically enough of me to say it, I know...* broaden their dumb-ass perspectives
by Metal*should*be*Worshiped. February 20, 2005
 
63.
A cool derivative word, mostly used by metalheads to describe a wide range of moments the involves metal or a cool vibe.
"Aww! Man! Ozzy just bit the head of a bat! Thats Metal!"
by Chris Angeles November 07, 2007