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.
Melodic death metal is a heavy metal music style that combines elements from the new wave of British heavy metal with elements of death metal. The term Gothenburg metal is often used to describe bands associated with or stylistically similar to the melodic death metal scene that originated around Gothenburg, Sweden.
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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.
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