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Describe a genre in one sentence.

Just what the title says. Describe a genre of your choice in just one, short sentence. I will add the description to this list with a popular album of that genre.
1The Velvet Underground
White Light/White Heat


Noise Rock: Rock music with extreme distortion, that spun off from the punk scene.
~ArsMoriendi
2Black Sabbath
Paranoid


Heavy Metal: Angry dudes make angry sounds.
~ArsMoriendi
3Metallica
Master of Puppets


Thrash Metal: Torn jeans, white high-tops, and cheap beer.
~budgie
4Green Day
Dookie


Pop Punk: Depressed kids pretend to be fun.
~someone
5Brand New
The Devil and God Are Raging Inside Me


Emo: Normal kids pretend to be depressed.
~someone
6Joy Division
Unknown Pleasures


Post-Punk: Depressed kids, all grown up.
~someone
7Animal Collective
Merriweather Post Pavilion


Pyschedelic Pop: A catchy aural rainbow.
~ArsMoriendi
8Kyuss
Welcome to Sky Valley


Stoner Rock: It's psychedelic but, dude, like, what if like it's all heavy and shit like dude.
~someone
9Freddie Gibbs and Madlib
Pinata


Gangsta Rap: Money, cash, hoes; money, cash, hoes cmon!
~DaHound
10Kendrick Lamar
To Pimp a Butterfly


Conscious Hip-Hop: Money, cash, and hoes, but it's all bad for you.
~someone
11At the Drive-In
Relationship of Command


Post-Hardcore: No, we don’t know what classifies as this genre either!
~Joeman82
12Coil
Horse Rotorvator


Industrial: Machine sounds and often super creepy lyrical content that is often fused with rock and/or dancey electronic.
~ArsMoriendi
13American Football
American Football


Midwest Emo: Shit singers with twinkly guitars and weird tunings
14At the Drive-In
Relationship of Command


Post-Hardcore: Pierce the Veil, but somehow also Fugazi.
15Sex Pistols
Never Mind the Bollocks, Here's the Sex Pistols


Punk Rock: Safety pins and mohawks, reggae covers and politics, but not Green Day.
~Slugboiiii
16Converge
Jane Doe


Metalcore: A quick way to spot an elitist (both in general music and in metal)
~DavezillaMP3 (the next 10 entries will also be by this person, who decided to leave a massive comment.)
17Luna Sea
Mother


Visual Kei: From the POV of a boomer or a Dir En Grey fanboy - "Every band after the 90s sucked."
18Pink Floyd
Wish You Were Here


Egoro Kei (I actually couldn't even find this genre, which is supposedly a subgenre of the aforementioned Visual Kei, so here's PF for ya.): If they were in America, they would be on a watchlist.
19Foo Fighters
The Colour and the Shape


Post-Grunge: Terrible pop music, but with distorted guitars.
20Pink Floyd
Wish You Were Here


Electrocore (Couldn't find this one either): Showing the metalcore kid dubstep or trance once.
21Dc Talk
Jesus Freak


Christian Rock (Excluding Metalcore): Using trends from 5 years ago that were already beaten do death.
22Charles Mingus
The Black Saint and the Sinner Lady


Avant-Garde: An excuse most music snobs will use to justify having a guilty pleasure.
23Boris
Boris At Last -Feedbacker-


Drone: Giving a 5/5 to Lou Reed's 'Metal Machine Music".
24Thy Art Is Murder
Hate


Deathcore: Yo dawg, I heard you like breakdowns, so we made some breakdowns in the breakdowns while you have a mental breakdown.
25brokeNCYDE
I'm Not a Fan, but the Kids Like It!


Crunkcore: A grim reminder of how cursed humanity is.
26Pink Floyd
Wish You Were Here


Scream Rap (Again, couldn't find anything.): When you wanna be metal but no one wants to be in a band with you
27Black Sabbath
Paranoid


Metal: Distorted guitar music four manchild-ass degenerate shrimpdick garbage-lords to cross their arms about.
~Lord(e)Po)))ts
28Dream Theater
Images and Words


Progressive Metal: Wank.
~Cygnatti
29Sweet Trip
Velocity : Design : Comfort


Glitch Pop: Not a genre and also a top 15 genre.
~JohnnyoftheWell (Again, this guy made 8 entries, so here we go.)
30Dead Can Dance
Within the Realm of a Dying Sun


Neoclassical Darkwave: Post-punk wasn't enough.
31Neutral Milk Hotel
In the Aeroplane Over the Sea


Indie Folk: Folksongs no longer about love, now about being ghosted.
32Toshimaru Nakamura
No Input Mixing Board


Onkyo:
33Metallica
Master of Puppets


Thrash Metal: Lol, as if anyone who understands thrash could write a coherent sentence on it.
34Brand New
The Devil and God Are Raging Inside Me


Emo: A worthwhile diploma.
35Pig Destroyer
Prowler in the Yard


Grindcore: Attention spa.
36Metallica
Master of Puppets


Thrash Metal: Trash lol amirite.
~dedex
37Gospel
The Moon Is a Dead World


Screamo: Adolescents screaming because their crush didn't wanna go to prom with them.
~dedex
38IAM
L' Ecole du Micro D'Argent


French Hip-Hop: Best genre and also not the best genre.
~dedex
39Kyuss
Welcome to Sky Valley


Stoner: Pass the boof.
~dedex
40Freddie Gibbs and Madlib
Pinata


Gangsta Rap: They supposed to be street, but really they actors.
~dedex
41Green Day
Dookie


Pop Punk (1990s era): ADHD skater-boi stoners + loud guitars
~ReturnToRock (The following 13 entries are gonna be by him too.)
42My Chemical Romance
The Black Parade


Pop Punk (2000s era): Sadbois + loud guitars
43Nightwish
Oceanborn


Epic Metal (Just gonna assume he/she's referring to Symphonic Metal): Closeted fantasy geeks + cosplay + loud guitars
44Blind Guardian
Nightfall in Middle-Earth


Power Metal: Someone's balls getting squeezed + fast drumming + keyboards
45Boris
Boris At Last -Feedbacker-


Drone/Noise: Sound of someone's dad using his buzzsaw for an hour
46Burzum
Filosofem


Black Metal (TRVE KVLT): Someone with a sore throat and a steel drum shouting up from the bottom of a well
47Pig Destroyer
Prowler in the Yard


Grindcore: 30 second snippets of someone grunting
48Cryptopsy
None So Vile


Brutal Death Metal: 3 minute snippets of someone grunting
49Godspeed You! Black Emperor
Lift Your Skinny Fists Like Antennas to Heaven


Noise-Rock: Open E chord every 2 minutes
50Slipknot
Slipknot


Nu Metal: 30-something year olds pretending to be 16 year olds + loud guitars + samples
51Pink Floyd
The Dark Side of the Moon


Progressive Rock: 20-minute guitar and keyboard noodling
52Dream Theater
Images and Words


Progressive Metal: 45-minute guitar and keyboard noodling
53Mastodon
Leviathan


Sludge Metal: Incoherent shouting + really slow riffing
54Magnolia Electric Co
Magnolia Electric Co


Alt-Country: Southern fratbois + guitars + beer
55Burzum
Filosofem


Black Metal: If it sounds like shit then it’s an instant classic
~butt.
56The Magnetic Fields
69 Love Songs


Indie Pop: Regular pop music with a fancy coat of paint to appeal to a snobbier demographic.
~bloodshy
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