What was the first metal breakdown?

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  1. OOZMAN

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    The middle section in Slayer's Raining blood? (1986)

    I can't think of any earlier than that.

    Wish they still sounded as awesome as they did back then now...
  2. Supa Scoopa

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    sabbath man
  3. JetBlackJazz

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    :ninja:Blue Cheer...for me the most memorable in Peace of Mind where they blast out some solid bass chords while the guitarist(s) does some minisolos... pretty sweetish
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    Intro to Iron Man?
  5. Nolifer

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    I'm thinking Warning by Sabbath
  6. EdHunter

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    Black Sabbath - Black Sabbath. The "Is this the end my friend?" section
  7. joroched

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    I used to think Led Zep was metal, That was my first metal breakdown,
  8. ronster91

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    I think Electric Funeral was the first breakdown
  9. MuzikMan

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    Many of Black Sabbath's songs are actually reverse breakdowns. The main song IS the breakdown and the middle is a frenzy of awesomeness. I think Children of the Grave has to be one of the earlier real "breakdown" songs. 1971 !!!

    YouTube - black sabbath-children of the grave
  10. OOZMAN

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    I Don't have time to check out those songs right now, but what I mean by breakdown is the 'modern' type. The ones in mostly metalcore that are purely rythmic sections of strumming the 2 or 3 lowest open strings (guitar), with little to no melody, like from 1:06 to the end of this song YouTube - Attack Attack! - AC-130

    peace.
  11. OOZMAN

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    Actually that whole song is pretty much a giant breakdown. :D
  12. MuzikMan

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    What you're asking for isn't the first metal breakdown, but the first metal breakdown that you happen to like. Oh well, I bow to Black Sabbath, and you should too !!!
  13. recreate.me

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    I dont even know what the first 'metal' song was, genres keep changing... we'll never know... Just pick one you like haha
  14. Supa Scoopa

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    well thats about 500 votes for sabbath, discussion over :)
  15. nukes_da_bass

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  16. OOZMAN

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    Well that's what a breakdown is dude.
  17. MuzikMan

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    You're young, you will understand some day.
  18. MuzikMan

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    Hmmmmmmmmmm............maybe you're right! Maybe a band as influential and signifigant as Sabbath never played a breakdown. This is a definition I found for breakdown.


    Breakdown
    very popular in most styles of music which involve men wearing thier sisters pants screaming about thier ex girlfriends and period pains. a chugging action performed on guitar which only one arm is needed to perform, one armed retards, aswell as, normal retards, love this because, it's an excuse not to have a riff which takes time to write and practice to perfect, people who enjoy this usally start having fits and waving thier arms and legs around trying to be as gay as they can in the biggest amount of space possible.


    :bawl:
  19. bolophonic

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    Dude, if you have access to Reign in Blood, why would you even be listening to Attack Attack?
  20. JdoubleH

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    I thought a breakdown was what happens before a midlife

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