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A real definition of " fake metal?"

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CreatureOfDarkness
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There is this never ending battle in the metal community about the classification of " real" metal and "fake" metal. What do you guys think?

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A real definition of " fake metal?"

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TheAverageJC
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There's no such thing as "real" or "fake" Metal. The terms are usually just used by dumb Metal elitists that won't accept a particular scene or artist usually because of their appearance or musical style.
I think it's just their way of saying "This band really really really sucks". 

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A real definition of " fake metal?"

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CreatureOfDarkness
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haha I like that ;D

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A real definition of " fake metal?"

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TheAverageJC
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I think 'false metal' might also be used to describe Metal that includes non-Metal influence. Usually isn't exactly Metal at it's core like uhhh... Sunbather by Deafheaven since they're Black Metal but also add in some Post-Rock and Shoegaze influence into the mix.
The mentality is basically "If it isn't purely Metal, then it's not trve Metal!!! \m/". 
ALSO used by Metal elitists. :P

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