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The Elements of Music: Genres (Metal)

Updated: Feb 25, 2023

Metal music is a genre of popular music that originated in the 1960s and 1970s and is characterized by its use of distorted guitars, heavy drumming, and powerful vocals. Metal music often features complex guitar riffs, solos, and fast-paced rhythms, with themes that often focus on social and political issues, as well as personal struggles. Metal music has influenced various sub-genres, including heavy metal, thrash metal, and death metal, and has produced numerous iconic performers and songs. Metal music continues to evolve and remains a popular and influential genre in the music industry, with a dedicated fanbase and numerous performers and bands around the world.

Music Lesson Plans: Genres (Metal)


LP 'Genre-Metal' (NCCAS_PYP_MYP) PDF
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Presentation: Genres (Metal)

Musical Genres-Metal PDF
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