Punk metal

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Punk metal may refer to any genre rooted in both heavy metal and punk rock, such as:

  • New wave of British heavy metal, a metal movement influenced by punk rock, originating in the mid to late 1970s.
  • Speed metal, a subgenre of heavy metal influenced by hardcore punk, originating in the late 1970s and early 1980s.
  • Thrash metal, an extreme subgenre of heavy metal influenced by hardcore punk, originating in the early 1980s.
  • Crossover thrash, a fusion of thrash metal with hardcore punk, originating in the early 1980s.
  • Crust punk, a fusion of anarcho-punk and hardcore punk with extreme metal, originating in the mid-1980s.
  • Grindcore, a fusion of hardcore punk with thrash metal and other extreme metal genres, originating in the mid-1980s.
  • Grunge, a subgenre of alternative rock influenced by punk rock and heavy metal, originating in the mid-1980s.
  • Metalcore, a fusion genre of hardcore punk with extreme metal, originating in the late 1980s.
  • Sludge metal, a fusion genre of doom metal with hardcore punk, originating in the late 1980s and early 1990s.

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