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In the beginning God created heavy metal…

Discussion in 'Miscellaneous [BG]' started by bass40hz, Mar 13, 2019.

  1. bass40hz

    bass40hz Cigar smoker, scotch drinker, American Patriot Supporting Member

    Aug 13, 2014
    Sussex County, NJ
    no endorsements yet...Are you listening Spector, DR, GK, Line6?
    There are only 2 original heavy metal bands…Black Sabbath as the creators, and Judas Priest as the innovators. First coming, second coming…then the rest. Not minimizing any band or their contribution, I like all metal and most of its sub-genres as well as recognize the many icons that have appeared, disappeared, and stayed with us long after death, this is not a “this band is better than that band” statement…just saying…IMHO…heavy metal is Black Sabbath, then its Judas Priest, then its all the rest.

    What say you disciples of the watch?

    Rock on.
  2. I listen to both genres:
    Black Sabbath

    most of the Heavy Metal since then is derivative of one of those
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  3. kesslari

    kesslari Groovin' with the Big Dogs Staff Member

    Dec 21, 2007
    Santa Cruz Mtns, California
    Lark in the Morning Instructional Videos; Audix Microphones
    2 words:
    Deep Purple
  4. 2 more words
    Iron Maiden
  5. This has to be quoted with the above....

  6. Oddly

    Oddly Unofficial TalkBass Cartographer! Supporting Member

    Jan 17, 2014
    Dublin, Ireland.
    I'd always assumed Metal was Satan's music...:confused:
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  7. This is sure to end well.
  8. lokikallas

    lokikallas Supporting Member

    Aug 15, 2010
    los angeles
    You are correct.
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  9. Skybone


    Jun 20, 2016
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  10. Nashrakh


    Aug 16, 2008
    Hamburg, Germany
    Bach was the first Heavy Metal musician.

    Just listen to that Passacaglia in c minor.
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  11. redwingxix

    redwingxix Supporting Member

    Oct 21, 2015
    yeah, I beg to differ.
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  12. Coolhandjjl

    Coolhandjjl Supporting Member

    Oct 13, 2010
    In-A-Gadda-Da-Vida was pretty heavy.
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  13. Coolhandjjl

    Coolhandjjl Supporting Member

    Oct 13, 2010
    You would think that....
    But not even...
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  14. GBBSbassist

    GBBSbassist I actually play more guitar... Supporting Member

    Nov 23, 2010
    If there is a God and a counterpart, I'd say the counterpart created the good bands and God was the one responsible for these guys...

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  15. redwingxix

    redwingxix Supporting Member

    Oct 21, 2015
    Great point, but I wish there was an unlike button for the above post. :D
  16. Coolhandjjl

    Coolhandjjl Supporting Member

    Oct 13, 2010
    Q: What makes Black Sabbath & Judas Peiest Metal, and Led Zep & Deep Purple Hard Rock?
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  17. ThinCrappyTone

    ThinCrappyTone Mostly harmless Supporting Member

    Oct 1, 2011
    Massachusetts, USA
    Jethro Tull was first metal :)
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  18. mat666


    Apr 3, 2007
    I always felt « I want you » from The Beatles to be the first modern heavy metal song and heavier than any Black Sabbath song I heard though it doesn’t make The Beatles the first heavy metal band!! Haha
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  19. redwingxix

    redwingxix Supporting Member

    Oct 21, 2015
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  20. micguy


    May 17, 2011
    They were all known as Heavy Metal back in the day. If you have doubts, look at the cover art for Machine Head by Deep Purple. The slicing and dicing of sub genres came later.
    Last edited: Mar 14, 2019
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