A heavy sounding and agressive subgenre of Rock music.
Emerged from the 1970s with the bands like UFO, Black Sabbath, Thin Lizzy, Rainbow, Cheap Trick and Motörhead.
and evolved from 1980s from bands like Venom, Judas Priest, Iron Maiden, Dio and Metallica.
- Black Sabbath
- Cannibal Corpse
- Iron Maiden
- Judas Priest
- Type O Negative
- X Japan