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r/Metal
661k  subs
r/Deathmetal
21k  subs
Death metal is a subgenre of heavy metal music. Descended originally from thrash, it often employs heavily distorted guitars, tremolo picking, deep growling vocals, blast beat drumming, minor keys or atonality, and complex song structures with multiple tempo changes.
https://reddit.com/r/Deathmetal/
r/MetalPorn
12k  subs
r/MetalPorn, a place to post and view metal related wallpapers, album art, musical equipment and other various pictures of metal paraphernalia!
https://reddit.com/r/MetalPorn/
Post the latest TechDeath tunes, albums, play-throughs, music videos, and have discussions about the state of the genre.
https://reddit.com/r/TechnicalDeathMetal/
r/progmetal
69k  subs
A place to discuss music and anything else related to progressive metal.
https://reddit.com/r/progmetal/
Melodic death metal is a subgenre of metal that combines elements from the new wave of British heavy metal with components of death metal. Melodic death metal began in the early 1990s through the rise of bands such as In Flames, Dark Tranquillity and At The Gates. /r/melodicdeathmetal is is a place for news, song sharing, and discussions on all things related to melodic death metal.
https://reddit.com/r/melodicdeathmetal/
r/thrashmetal
10k  subs
Thrash metal is heavy metal that is usually at a higher tempo with influences from punk, speed metal, and hard rock. It's been one of the most successful metal genres, with many platinum albums by the famous bands called the Big Four of Thrash metal which include Megadeth, Metallica, Anthrax, Slayer.
https://reddit.com/r/thrashmetal/
r/folkmetal
11k  subs
Folk metal is a sub-genre of heavy metal that developed in Europe during the 1990s. As the name suggests, the genre is a fusion of heavy metal with traditional folk music. This includes the widespread use of folk instruments and, to a lesser extent, traditional singing styles.
https://reddit.com/r/folkmetal/
r/crustpunk
7k  subs
Short, fast, loud, brutal, heavy, obnoxious. Not just crust, but also neo-crust, d-beat, and dark hardcore. Too punk for metal, too metal for punk. Completely D.I.Y. Total disgust with society combined with a drive to make it better. Radical politics, radical music. Talk about the music, the lifestyle, your scene, whatever. Post links to live videos, music, blogs, zines. Write thought-provoking self posts. Tear down the establishment!
https://reddit.com/r/crustpunk/
r/sludge
6k  subs
Sludge is abrasive doom metal music, often with hardcore punk and/or noise rock influence. | /r/Sludge is a place for fans of sludge metal music to congregate, discuss, and post relevant music, video, and news.
https://reddit.com/r/sludge/
r/Deathcore
22k  subs
Deathcore is an extreme metal subgenre/subgenre of metalcore. It is an amalgamation of death metal with metalcore or hardcore punk, or both. It is defined by an "excessive" use of death metal riffs, blast beats and use of hardcore punk breakdowns.
https://reddit.com/r/Deathcore/
r/metalguitar
7k  subs
r/MetalGuitar is a community exclusively for sharing and discussing techniques, resources, news, pictures, videos, and information regarding Metal guitar.
https://reddit.com/r/metalguitar/
r/Metalcore
82k  subs
Metalcore is a subgenre of hardcore punk combining various elements of extreme metal and hardcore punk. The name is a portmanteau of the two genres. Metalcore is distinguished from other punk metal fusions by its emphasis on breakdowns: slower, intense passages conducive to moshing. This is a place for news, reviews, videos and discussion of your [favorite metalcore bands](http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Category:Metalcore_musical_groups).
https://reddit.com/r/Metalcore/
r/PowerMetal
21k  subs
For the appreciation, discussion, and sharing of power metal.
https://reddit.com/r/PowerMetal/
r/Hardcore
34k  subs
A place for hardcore punk music and fans.
https://reddit.com/r/Hardcore/
r/Metal101
4k  subs
This subreddit was created for the inquiry of newly-made Metalheads looking for a place to start or veterans of the metallic variety searching for that new band to stalk across the country. This will be a place of friendly, community-led discovery into the vast world that is Metal. Everyone is welcome.
https://reddit.com/r/Metal101/
r/grindcore
6k  subs
**Grindcore:** the potent hybrid of death metal and hardcore punk that emerged in the 1980s with bands like Repulsion, Napalm Death, Bolt Thrower, Carcass, Blood and Carbonized.
https://reddit.com/r/grindcore/
r/metaljerk
5k  subs
................................................................. Satan.
https://reddit.com/r/metaljerk/
r/TrueMetal
3k  subs
A place for deeper discussion of Heavy Metal and some of its finest music, both old and new. The idea of True Metal is best expressed by Manowar: True metal it is, or no metal at all / wimps and poseurs leave the hall.
https://reddit.com/r/TrueMetal/
r/postrock
42k  subs
Post-rock: an umbrella term to describe the mostly instrumental music genre that uses rock instrumentation but disregards typical “rock” song structure. For post-rock music discussion, discovery, news, reviews, and your favorite tracks and videos.
https://reddit.com/r/postrock/
r/drums
85k  subs
r/Drums - The subreddit where drummers of all skill levels can discuss the world of percussion and share their grooves with the friendliest community on Earth.
https://reddit.com/r/drums/
r/Bass
102k  subs
Reddit's Loudest and Most In-Tune Community of Bassists Electric, acoustic, upright, and otherwise. Community resources, and extensive FAQ for players new and old.
https://reddit.com/r/Bass/