Why do so many ppl love a7x and think they are metal?
amazingly i have friends who listen to a7x but hates iron maiden and metallica becos they "sing about wars" wtf?! don't they know a7x were inspired by these bands?
They have the media mass appeal, somehow. But I still think they suck. Yes they do have Heavy Metal influances and they have heavy riffs BUT they do not have the soul that a Heavy Metal band possesses. That feeling that makes you raise your fist without a thought, the feeling that makes you strike your chest and yell how great the band is.
How techincially savy their guitarist may be, they still lack that soul to be a proper Heavy Metal outfit.