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X is depicted as an extremely popular and successful death metal band, described by their adversaries, the Tribunal, which monitors X's every activity as the "world's greatest cultural force", all of X's members bear strong resemblances to real life metal icons like George Fisher of Cannibal Corpse and Yngwie Malmsteen. The band is sometimes cited as an example of "comedy rock" on par with bands such as GWAR and Spinal Tap. X=Dethklok, a fictional death metal featured in the animated series Metalocalypse 2. Which poineering British Heavy metal band takes its name from a a 1963 Italian horror film directed by Mario Bava starring Boris Karloff. incidentally the film's three part nonlinear story line according to Quentin Tarantino also served as an inspiration for Pulp Fiction. X= Black Sabbath 3. X was formed in Stockholm in 1983 by a seventeen-year-old guitarist Tomas Forsberg, better known as, "Quorthon" and was named after the infamous Hungarian countess, Elizabeth X. The bands early work featured satanic lyrics and low-fi production, it was with the release of Hammerheart that Bathory surprised many of its fans, the style had now drastically changed towards less aggressive, more epic and atmospheric music gving birth to a new genre of extreme metal-Vking metal. X have been cited as an influence by musicians as diverse as Metallica, Marilyn Manson, and Billy Corgan of The Smashing Pumpkins. X=Bathory 4. English metal band Venom was formed in 1979 after Jeff "Mantas" Dunn and Clive "Jesus Christ" Archer met at a Judas Priest concert . The title of their second studio album X in 1982 would become influential and definitive enough to describe an entire subgenre called X. The nature of Venom's high-pitch guitars, harsh vocals, use of pseudonyms, and unrelenting emphasis on Satanic lyrics and imagery is considered the template for the subgenre's later successes, and arguably for the broader extreme metal movement in general.which extreme metal subgenre is X? X= Black metal also the name of Venom's studio album released in 1982 5. X was the singer, songwriter, and rhythm and lead guitarist of the band Y, which he founded in 1983, initially under a different name. He is often referred to as "The Father of Death Metal", UK's Kerrang! magazine stated that "X was one of the most significant figures in the history of metal". Tragically in 1999 X was diagnosed with,a type of brain cancer, this saw many fundraisers and benefit concerts, many mainstream artists including Korn, RHCP and Kid rock got together to auction of personal items to fund X's medical expenses which was covered live on MTV. X= Chuck Schuldiner Y= The band Death 6 .X was an American guitarist best known as a founding member of the heavy metal bands Y along with his brother Vinnie Paul, many critics have often hailed him as one of the most influential stylists of modern metal and a key formulator of postthrash subgenre of "groove" metal. On December 8, 2004, while performing with Damageplan (one of X's many side projects) he was fatally shot onstage 3 times in the back of the head by mentally ill former US Marine named Nathan Gale who was obsessed with Y who he claimed were "trying to steal his identity" and "laughing at him".

X=Dimebag Darrell Y=Pantera 7. X a New York City-based heavy metal band are widely regarded as one of the "big four" of thrash metal alongside Metallica, Megadeth, and Slayer, they are also noted for being one of the first metal bands to combine heavy metal with rap.The band suddenly found itself in the media glare during the months of september and october 2001 because of a series of Biological attacks that took place in America following which X were under pressure to change their name and even jokingly mentioned that they were going to change the name of the band to "something more friendly, like 'Basket Full of Puppies'." X= Anthrax, also the December 2001 anthrax attacks 8. X one of the founding fathers of Teutonic thrash metal whose musical would later greatly influence many black metal bands, among others, that would form in the late 1980s and early 1990s was formed by Tom angelripper in 1982. They take their name from a Bibilical city whcih along with Gomorrah were said to be destroyed by god for the sins of their inhabitants, whcih also gave rise to an english word used today predominantly to describe anal sex. X=Sodom, the twin cities of Sodom and Gomorrah, Sodomy 9. X a Norwegian black metal band from Bergen, Norway. The band was founded in 1992 by Infernus, and the name was inspired from J. R. R. Tolkien's fantasy novel The Lord of the Rings in which X is a dead plateau of evil and darkness in the land of Mordor, they have been the subject of much controversy in recent years after being arrested several times on charges of drunken assault, alleged animal cruelty and racist comments by their present frontman Gaahl. X=Gorgoroth 10. X a popular melodic death metal and power metal band derieves its name from the grusome murders that took place in Finland in 1960 where three out of the four teenagers who had gone camping on the shores of a certain lake were brutally stabbed and bludgeoned to death by an unknown person The sole survivor, Nils Wilhelm Gustafsson, had led a normal life until 2004 when he became a suspect before eventually being cleared. X=Children of Bodom, Lake Bodom murders in Finland 11. X is an american guitarist best known as a founding member of the progressive metal band Y along with his bandmate Mike Portnoy. X was named as the third player on the G3 (the other two being Steve Vai and Joe satriani) tour six times, more than any other invited guitarist and is widely considered by many as a virtuoso because of his classical leanings time is respected for his variety of guitar styles and skills. X=John Petrucci Y=Dream Theater 12.X is a Norwegian black metal musician, convicted murderer,arsonist and far right activist In 1991 X conceived the one-man music project Burzum, which quickly became prominent within the early Norwegian black metal scene.X gained immense notoriety in 1993 when he was imprisoned for the murder of fellow Black metal "inner circle" musician Øystein Aarseth a.k.a Euronymous, he was also suspected of carrying out several church burnings along with other 'inner circle" members.

X=Varg Vikernes 13. X is a heavy metal movement that started in the late 1970s, in Britain, and achieved some international attention by the early 1980s. The era developed as a reaction to the decline of early heavy metal bands such as Deep Purple, Led Zeppelin. X bands toned down the blues influence and adopted a more tougher sound with increased the tempo. The era is considered to be a major foundation stone for the extreme metal genres,with acts such as Metallica citing X bands like Saxon, Diamond Head,and Iron Maiden as a major influence on their musical style. X= New Wave of British Heavy Metal, more commonly used in its abbreviated form NWOBHM 14. X a British rock band formed in 1975 by bassist, singer and songwriter Lemmy , who has remained the sole constant member and are typically classified as heavy metal, speed metal or thrash metal, X are easliy recognized by their distinctive fanged-face logo, Snaggletooth, with its oversized boars' horns, chains, and spikes. X are are also popular in the wrestling circuit for having performed Triple H's enterance music "The game". X= Motorhead 15. X is the second largest city in Sweden after Stockholm. The city is also noted for being the centre of the heavy metal subgenre melodic death metal and thus also reffered to as The X sound, incorporating clean vocals and Keyboards into traditional death metal and elements of classical music that the city is famous for, bands from this city such as At the Gates, In Flames and Dark Tranquillity are credited with popularising this melodic style, also X happens to be the last location Metallica played with Cliff Burton, who died that night from a bus accident. X=Gothenburg city and Gothenburg style 16. X are an extreme metal band from England, the band's musical style evolved from black metal to an amalgam of gothic metal, symphonic black metal, their lyrical themes and imagery are heavily influenced by Gothic literature, poetry, mythology,erotica and Lovecraft-ian themes.They have headlined many major metal fests and are known for their onstage theatrics and are said to be the most successful British metal band since Iron Maiden . X= Cradle of filth 17. X a Swedish progressive death metal band gets its name from a fictional city in Wilbur Smith's best-selling novel The Sunbird, the founder added the letter 'h' to complete the bands name, they are renowned for experimenting with other forms of music including jazz, blues rock and folk,many of their compositions include acoustic guitar interludes and alternate clean vocals along with the traditional death growls.They reently performed in India to the delight of many fans of this genre. X=Opeth 18. X. is an American heavy metal band formed in 1982. They emerged from the same L.A. glam metal scene that spawned Mötley Crüe, and Quiet Riot.Since the bands name is an acronym there has been much speculation over what it stands for, the bands frontman claimed that he and a friend were walking in the backyard and saw a X nest on the ground under a tree and decided to call the band X. The band has often been censured for its raunchy live acts involving naked strippers as well as its

first single titled- "f**k like an animal". X=W.A.S.P ________________________ ************_________________________________