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Womanizing, Mysogyny and Libertinism.

Discussion in 'The Philosopher' started by Denrich, Apr 13, 2017.

  1. Denrich

    Denrich New Metal Member

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    It would seem that in the world of heavy metal a solid mysogynistic womanizing force is somewhat non-existent. In the 1980's there were plenty of pop oriented metal bands who drove a strong female audience crazy but these days all you see is anything but. Women like a tune they can dance to and this was why other genres of music have taken over metal's once fanatical female crowd. Do you think metal has a chance at attracting women on the scale that pop oriented metal bands of the 1980's once did, or do you think metal is on an irreversible crash course with extinction?
     
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    Kruycium RAMEN LORD

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    Interesting question. I like to think that metal doesn't need to attract female listeners, instead they should come looking for it themselves. Since most of female population likes lifeless melodic music with no meaning it should come as no surprise that metal is disregarded as "just a noise". However, I personally believe that metal can make a comeback, but it would be a slow process. Slow, but possible.
     
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    CASSETTEISGOD Harold of the Rocks

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    It's a good thing that all of that plastic drivel and pop-style crowd drawing has died off (though Ghost seem to have tapped into that phenomenon somewhat) and now instead you get mostly genuine metal fans of all sorts.
     
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    latrodectusmactans New Metal Member

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    In my opinion this doesn't only have to do with attracting women. If metal were to attract more women these days, it would consequently attract more men as well and create a wider audience, thus making it more popular. But the real question is: Would metal still be the same if made mainstream?
     
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    CASSETTEISGOD Harold of the Rocks

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    Not necessarily true.
     
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    latrodectusmactans New Metal Member

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    Care to elaborate?
     
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    CASSETTEISGOD Harold of the Rocks

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    I've seen no evidence to suggest that more female fans generates more male fans, any examples you could give me where this has been the case?
     
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    latrodectusmactans New Metal Member

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    How about Steel Panther? They encourage women to go on stage during their shows, who enjoy the attention, and men also go because they enjoy the sight of tits and their increased likelihood of getting pussy.
     
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    CASSETTEISGOD Harold of the Rocks

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    Yes but those men were probably already metalheads. You seemed to imply that more woman fans would bring more men into metal.
     
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    elohimeth marțolea

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    where i live the metal scene doubled since five years ago. i don't think it's on its way to extinction. also, there are many new promising bands that have emerged in the last years. in my opinon metal will never die, it's a very popular genre among young people
     

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