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Metal 101- The Young Metalhead by LusoSkav Metal 101- The Young Metalhead by LusoSkav
Of course shying away from the genres themselves ridiculously now and just getting into splitting hairs



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So, after a few years passing, and many, many metal shows attended, i couldn't help but to notice the diferent archetypes and demographics in the metalhead culture that i kept coming across.
And since i never saw any kind of descriptive charts that accurately portrayed the metal subculture i so dearly know and love, i decided to do it myself!

So, based on people that i know, people that i merely saw, often or not that often, and on blunt personal experience, i began scribbling out a few, and constructed many more in my mind, which is to say, that there will be quite a few before i'm done.

Also remember this is not meant to offend. It's all harmless satire, more often than not

So yes. Hope you enjoy Luso's Handy Guide to Metalheads
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:iconscipio54:
nearly a perfect picture of how i was when i was younger. my attitude was similar to the Nu-Metal kid, though; i put the blame on teenage angst and bullying... oh yeah, and the fact that i was 1 of only 4 true metalheads in the whole fucking school!

today, i say i'm more of a rocker than a metalhead. i listen to more classic rock now, but i still love metal of all kinds.
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:iconninjared400:
These guys give me hope that the next generation will never forget the classics.
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LusoSkav Jan 16, 2014  Student General Artist
:) true that
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:iconjbgigas:
Hahah! These guys are awesome! I love seeing them at fests, that pure energy and enthusiasm is infectious:D
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Ivartist Dec 12, 2013  Hobbyist General Artist
> Huge T-shirt (smallest he could find) Hahahaha spot on! 
These things are so accurate !  Keep em' coming ! 
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LusoSkav Dec 12, 2013  Student General Artist
thank you :):beer:
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:iconjpadawan:
I propose a new metalhead stereotype: The soul metalhead. Doesn't talk, act, or dress like a metalhead, but enjoys the music all the same. Goes to mainstream concerts and underground shows (like the young metalhead). Usually very calm and peaceful at concerts. Doesn't drink or smoke because "It's bad for your health." Sometimes confuses metal with hard rock, but apologizes and corrects himself. (This is me, and I've seen this kinda guy before as well.)
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LusoSkav Dec 3, 2013  Student General Artist
ha i've actually had something similar to that one in the works, really!
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gothica29 Oct 30, 2013  Hobbyist Writer
Me a year ago before a went more goth-y lol. These are totally awesome :D
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LusoSkav Oct 31, 2013  Student General Artist
thank you :)
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