A male or female, typically in their teen ages, 14-18, who usually listens to metalcore, post-hardcore, deathcore bands es pecially chelsea grin and suicide silence, and nu metal. Genres like these symbolize a typical teenage boy or girl who call themselves "metalheads". These genres are considered to be poser metal to real metal fans. These teenage boys and girls usually bash people for their personal opinion on the music they like and won't be friends with someone unless they have their music taste.

Bands like Of Mice & Men, Asking Alexandria, Motionless in White, Bring Me the Horizon, are examples of fake metal and poser metal.
Metal-Poser: *talking to someone who doesn't have their music taste*, "omg what the fuck, you're such an asshole, your music sucks!"

^ This is typically said by a metal poser to someone who doesn't like their music.

Metal-Poser: "I hate rap and country, it's so fucking gay. Mac Miller and Nicki Minaj and Justin Bieber and all mainstream music sucks!"

Real Metalhead who doesn't bash people for their music taste: "Gosh, leave people's music alone. What are you, a metal poser?"
by volumesftw96 June 28, 2013
A young person (typically female or feminine/emo male) who listens to metalcore, deathcore or nu-metal. These genres represent the extremely commercial form of metal music and are designed for teenage girls/boys. These genres are widely considered as fake metal or poser metal among the true metal-fans.

Bands like Bullet For My Valentine, Bring Me The Horizon, As I Lay Dying and Slipknot are typical examples about fake metal, poser metal and mallcore.

Metal-poser is basically a fan of nu-metal, metalcore or deathcore.
True Metalhead: "I enjoy many different metal sub-genres like heavy metal, power metal, NWOBHM, thrash metal, speed metal, black metal, viking metal, progressive metal, death metal and doom metal. Some of my favourite bands include Black Sabbath, Pentagram, Death, Saxon, Mercyful Fate, Led Zeppelin, Satyricon, Kreator, Slayer, Behemoth and Amon Amarth. I have a lot of respect for the fore-fathers of metal music and I buy real albums."

Metal-Poser: "I just downloaded some songs by Bullet For My Valentine and I Killed the prom Queen. Man, they are sooo br00tal."

True Metalhead: "What are you? A Metal-Poser?"
by True-Metal-Rules September 29, 2010

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