Fuck all the prejudicies, who wants to 'fit in ' these days? . If you like the music thats all that matters. You dont have to dress or act in a manor that apparently relates to a specific genre. And age , gender, colour is not directly linked to music as such.
(http://www.edinburghmetalscene.co.uk/showthread.php?t=12193)Before moving further into the subject matter, it is necessary to describe the music itself. 'Heavymetal' as a term is used to refer to bands such as Led Zeppelin and Deep Purple, as well as ageneral musical style. This style mixes a distorted guitar sound and often dire lyrics. Dating back to the late 1960's and the early 1970's, 'heavy metal' was established as a result of the wish of certain blues-influenced musicians to create a style of their own, adding Rock 'n Roll into thecompositions. The simplest line-up for a heavy metal band features a bassist, a drummer, aguitarist and a singer, even though modern groups experiment with keyboards and other instruments such as the flute or the violin.In general, the characteristic sound which governs most heavy metal bands revolves around thecompositions created with drums and guitars. It is common to hear distorted guitars and intensevocals, at times accompanied by guitar solos. It was during the 1980's that metal began to divideinto subgenres, such as speed metal, thrash metal, death metal, black metal, doom metal, gothicmetal, and power metal. Glam metal, or "hair metal", is another sub-division of heavy metal,which is a style attributed to bands such as Twisted Sister and KISS, having been born in the1970's and developing throughout the 1980's. The extreme metal scene, which takes heavy metala step further into the category of "outsiders" and "incomprehensible noise", has created certain