::Heavy metal subculture


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A man wearing clothing typically associated with heavy metal and displaying the "metal horns" gesture

Fans of heavy metal music have created their own subculture which encompasses more than just appreciation of the style of music. Fans affirm their membership in the subculture or scene by attending metal concerts, buying albums, in some cases growing their hair, and most recently, by contributing to metal websites.<ref>Heavy Metal: The Music And Its Culture, Revised Edition by Deena Weinstein Da Capo Press; Revised edition (April 4, 2000) ISBN 0-306-80970-2 ISBN 978-0-306-80970-5. Page 294</ref> Some critics and musicians have suggested that the subculture is largely intolerant to other musical genres.

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