Groove metal

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Groove metal
Stylistic origins Heavy metal, thrash metal, death metal
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. http://www.allmusic.com/artist/pantera-mn0000005441. 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". last.fm. http://www.last.fm/tag/groove%20metal. Retrieved 11 October 2015.