Groove metal

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Groove metal
Stylistic origins Heavy metal, southern rock, thrash metal, hardcore punk, death metal,funk,dance music, hip hop
Typical instruments Electric guitar, drums, bass, vocals
Other topics
List of groove metal bands

Groove metal is a post-thrash subgenre of heavy metal. It is often used to describe Pantera[1] and Exhorder[2]. Groove metal is basically thrash metal. but at a slower tempo[3]. It also has aggressive and strong vocals, heavy sounding bass riffs and heavy guitar riffs with typical heavy metal solos[3].

References[change | change source]

  1. Birchmeier, Jason. "Pantera biography". Allmusic. Retrieved 11 February 2009.
  2. Simmonds, Jeremy (2008). The Encyclopedia of Dead Rock Stars: Heroin, Handguns, and Ham Sandwiches. Chicago Review Press. p. 535. ISBN 978-1-55652-754-8.
  3. 3.0 3.1 "Groove metal music". Retrieved 11 October 2015.