Category Alternative Metal

Alternative Metal

ALTERNATIVE METAL (1985-present)

Alternative MetalAlternative Metal (also known as Alt-Metal or Hard Alternative) is a sub-genre of Rock music and Heavy Metal with influences from its parent-genre Alternative Rock and other genres not normally associated with Metal. Alt-Metal bands are often characterized by heavy guitar riffs, melodic vocals, sometimes harsh vocals, unconventional sounds within other Heavy Metal genres, unconventional song structures and sometimes experimental approaches to heavy music. The term has been in usage since the 1980s, although it came into prominence in the 1990s...

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