Where all the heart, soul and any level of intellectualism is gutted from the genre for poseur bands with their fake emotion, all neatly packaged in a three minute MTV video that does absolutly nothing except patronise fans of genuine metal. Usually comes added with a crossover at some point with an overrated rapper that appears on everyone's albums - apart from other rappers, who despise them for being commercialised crap with no worth whatsoever.
Linkin Park - with or whithout Jay-Z.
by OD Smith March 10, 2005
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metal you can dance to, that kinda sounds pop-ish. (Dance implies more then moshing or head bopping)
pop metal bands include HIM, Bon Jovi, Foreigner, Steppenwolf, Poison, and oher band such as these.
by Metal Queen March 04, 2006