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Old 11-08-2012, 02:58 AM   #1
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Who thinks that Black Sabbath was not the first metal band?

Or can argue that they were not? I have encountered this discussion many times (unfortunately) and I genuinely want to hear your feedback.
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Old 11-08-2012, 03:08 AM   #2
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Old 11-09-2012, 08:10 AM   #3
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The template for metal didn't just drop out of the sky in 1969, they were part of a long and winding development into what it is today.
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Old 11-13-2012, 08:58 PM   #4
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"Metal" bands probably took more influence from Sabbath than anyone else, though. Cream and Deep Purple had heavy guitars, but Sabbath cemented the style and really made it a new playing style.
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Old 11-16-2012, 06:24 AM   #5
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i doubt that it's the first metal band because it really depends on how you define the word.
a genre has so many different influences that you can't pick a band and say they were the first one. black sabbath had also influences. and the influenced other bands as well. many of these bands are metal bands, correct.

but i think it's impossible to answer this question correctly.
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Old 11-16-2012, 02:50 PM   #6
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its like going back 10 years and witnessing the same inane discussions
guys 5-10 years down the line this shit wont matter
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Old 11-23-2012, 07:35 PM   #7
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"who thinks black sabbath was not the first metal band"
Retards and gypsies.
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Old 12-02-2012, 06:51 AM   #8
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Sabbath were one one of the first bands to carry the term 'heavy metal'. Led Zeppelin were one of the first bands to be branded heavy metal, but did not want to be labelled as such.
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Old 12-02-2012, 07:18 PM   #9
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guys 5-10 years down the line this shit wont matter
implying it matters now
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