thrash metal

Thrash metal (sometimes referred to simply as thrash) is a subgenre of heavy metal music, one of the extreme metal subgenres that is characterised by high speed riffing and aggression. Thrash metal so

speed metal

Speed metal is a sub-genre of heavy metal music originating in the late 1970’s to mid 1980’s that was the direct musical progenitor of power metal and thrash metal. Speed metal is characterized by sta

metal

“Heavy metal” (often referred to simply as metal) is a subgenre of rock music that developed in the late 1960s and early 1970s. With roots in blues-rock and psychedelic rock, the bands that created he

viking metal

Viking metal is a subgenre of black metal characterized by its chaotic and noisy sound, slow pace, use of keyboards, dark and violent imagery, and, primarily, lyrical themes of Norse mythology, Norse

nu-metal

Nu metal is a subgenre of heavy metal. It is a fusion genre which combines sounds and characteristics of heavy metal and its subgenres such as groove metal and alternative metal with other genres, inc

power metal

Power Metal is a generally up-beat metal genre consisting of fast guitar hooks and catchy tunes, often associated with neo-classical metal and progressive metal, and occasionally glam metal.
The

pagan metal

Pagan metal is a term referred to metal bands with emphasis on Paganism. It is closely related with terms of viking metal and epic black metal. Pagan metal bands are usually sort of black metal and/or

metalcore

Metalcore (or metallic hardcore) is a fusion genre blending extreme metal and hardcore punk. The name is a portmanteau of the names of the two genres, which is known as metallic hardcore distin

minimal techno

Minimal techno is a form of electronic dance music (EDM) that is considered a minimalist sub-genre of techno. It is characterized by a stripped-down aesthetic that exploits the use of repetition, and

mpb

Música Popular Brasileira, or MPB, literally “Brazilian Popular Music”, designates a trend in post-Bossa Nova urban popular music. It is not a discrete genre but rather a constellation that combines o

world music

The term “World Music” has been credited to ethnomusicologist Robert E. Brown who coined it in the 1960s. The term became current in the 1980s as a marketing/classificatory device in the media and the

neofolk

Neofolk is a form of folk music-inspired experimental music that emerged from post-industrial music circles. Neofolk can either be solely acoustic folk music or a blend of acoustic folk instrumentatio

new wave

New Wave is an umbrella term used to describe late 1970s to mid-1980s rock and pop music that had ties to the original wave of punk rock. The term at first generally was synonymous with punk rock befo

piano

Music with predominant use (or influence) of the piano, a musical instrument played by means of a keyboard. Although not portable and often expensive, the piano’s versatility and ubiquity have made it

polish

This tag incorporates bands or artists who are Polish, regardless of the genre.
Artists from Poland, whether famous composers like Chopin or Penderecki, or traditional, regional folk musicians,

political

There is a long history of the connection between music and politics, particularly political expression in music. This expression can use anti-establishment or protest themes, including anti-war songs