The Definitions Of The Different Sub-genres Of Heavy Metal – An infographic on metal’s genres
A list of the different sub-genres of heavy metal: what they are and what they are not – 11.2021
Here is the metal genre classification and the metal sub-genre list. The 7 sub-genres of metal are explained here. Heavy metal has multiple sub-genres with their own respective definitions, characteristics, hallmarks and particular musical or lyrical stances. Here are the definitions for black metal, death metal, doom metal, power metal, speed metal, thrash metal and white metal in order to explain what they are, what they are not and whether each is dependent on music or lyrics to qualify. Many often misunderstand or ignore what each sub-genre of metal must have to qualify for its style, which this infographic will rectify.