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Metal 101- The Thrasher

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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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GameBoyDM05's avatar

Looks like Kirk Hammet.

RedAngelina's avatar
I thrash till 1987...

in the 1980th normally we wear white high sport shoes Adidas
DROP-THERAPY's avatar
i am a young thrasher.
turning 13.
viking632's avatar
no facial hair?
tell that to tom araya (as of now)
Bearded-Jon's avatar
Kerry king. Seen his goatee!!
Mosh-K's avatar
Excellent!! very funny and very clever, a great way to plot each character, kudos!
Linkdude23's avatar
I always wondered why thrash was really popular with South Americans.
fknbrsrkr's avatar
I didn't like the female stereotypes you did, as I am a female and fit none of them. But I like this cause this is me. Minus the unclear ethnicity. But I love how thrash is a haven for minorities and I'm definitely leftist. And love beer. Ratty sneakers, check. I want a 100 dollar bullet belt but, saving for recordings instead. Hate the fake bullet belts at hot topic. Maybe one day I'll have the real thing...
Kai-J's avatar
he looks a little like charlie parra
LusoSkav's avatar
haha kinda sorta
Vulcade's avatar
What kind are you?
LusoSkav's avatar
Well i have elements of almost all of them, but if i had to choose I'd say i'm a mix between the folk and the black metaller :)
Vulcade's avatar
Cool, I love those two.
Alwic's avatar
This is me. The only difference is my goatee (styled after Scott Ian) and straight edge life-style (which is pretty punk in its own right).
NinjaRed400's avatar
lol i was at a metal show in a bar late friday night, and saw two Guatemalans just like this guy. I could tell, because I'm Guatemalan myself (i dont drink though, personal reasons). 
heavydevyt's avatar
this is me to the T
the vest
the drunkyness
some what of a minority kinda

only two things
no bullet belt
and kind of up the middle with politics 
Hunter-the-hedgie's avatar
Did you design him after Tom Araya?
LusoSkav's avatar
no, not really
NeedForCaffeine's avatar
a male version of me... \m/ like
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mariana-a's avatar
Omg that's so me except that I'm not wasted lol you forgot messy hair :)
A-n-t-e-n-o-r-A's avatar
:D
We all; know this guy :)
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jasonvorhees34's avatar
This is me but I'm not wasted all the time lol.
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