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Old 11-10-2009, 04:28 PM   #1
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Heavy Metal gets own genre section on iTunes!

I just opened up the iTunes store, and I found that the kind proprietors at Apple Inc. had seen fit to give us our own section! I might be reading into this too much, but if this isn't a sign of heavy metal's commercial resurgence, I don't know what is. That, or it's a sign of the apocalypse.

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Old 11-10-2009, 04:35 PM   #2
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Man the signs keep comin! Metal is rising
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Old 11-10-2009, 06:04 PM   #3
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Suh-WEET! I understand that metal can technically be called a subgenre of rock, but that's like saying that jazz is a subgenre of blues, and the majority of jazz definitely does not resemble the blues, just as the majority of metal does not resemble the rock.

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Old 11-10-2009, 06:08 PM   #4
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*Bleak awaits the inevitable elitists deeming X number of bands too unkvlt and untr00 for the Heavy Metal section*
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Old 11-10-2009, 11:38 PM   #5
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I didn't know this was something new
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Old 11-11-2009, 09:39 AM   #6
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It certainly seems that metal is on the rise, but then again, being extended range players and so deeply consumed by the music, we kinda live in a bubble. Kinda like how bands are starting to employ 8 strings, we automatically assume they're gaining popularity, when in actuality, they make up like 2% of all guitar sales. Regardless, having a heavy metal section on itunes is a great, great thing
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Old 11-11-2009, 02:24 PM   #7
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Did they put Nickelback in that section?
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