I really like Anathema but I watched some interviews of Vincent and Danny recently and they seem to thumb their nose at metal in that sort of hipster kind of way. I got the sense, especially with Vincent, that there is this notion that their doom metal beginning has made it difficult for them to attain significant mainstream notoriety. He seems almost borderline hostile towards the genre. Most of their fans are metal-heads and he's admitted as much so the attitude is somewhat baffling.
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