Heavy metal music isn’t of just one variety. “Symphonic Metal” is a sub-genre that’s been huge in Europe for decades. Here’s a taste (no blood involved).
Horror (“Trick or Treat”), documentary (“Anvil”), and mockumentary (“This Is Spinal Tap”) each capture the spirit of metal in its own unique way. So what’s consistent here? Well, get ready to bang your head.
They are all great artists, but they’re not in the Rock Hall yet. Why The Monkees, The Spinners, Todd Rundgren, and three others need to be inducted already!