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Old 02-22-2012, 10:28 PM
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Default Re: Is Death Metal...dead?

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Originally Posted by DrumEatDrum View Post
Total US total album sales by hard rock/metal bands
http://www.theaceblackblog.com/2010/...avy-metal.html
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As someone who is not into what I would consider Death Metal scene at all, I have to wonder about some of the bands in this list. I mean can bands like Bon Jovi, Def Leppard and Van Halen really even be considered Hard Rock or Metal? Dont' get me wrong, I like each of them but I would never put any of those bands, and several of the others on the list, into either of those categories.

I'm not trying to be contrary here Drum, but seriously am asking the question, where does pop music end and Hard rock or metal begin? I guess, like everything else, there is no black and white but there is just no way, in my mind at least, that these bands represent Metal in any form or fashion.

Just my own observation...
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