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I need a recommendation on what headphones to get at around $100.

Some bands I listen to are:
Nirvana
Smashing pumpkins
The pixies
Faith no more

I have a set of Creative Gigaworks T-20s, that I got second hand; they are dying now, so I need something new.

I care about:
audio quality
heavy bass

I don't care about:
noise cancellation
built in microphone (I have a desk mic that works fine)
leakage


I'm going to use them on my PC for gaming, music and movies. They will just be used at my desk.

I'd prefer to buy from Amazon or Canada computers.

My motherboard can drive a 150 ohm load.

I've been looking at the Sony MDR-V6 and the Steelseries 7H so far, but I have no idea what I am doing, so I need some recommendations on what to get.
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i have the steelseries siberia V2's and absolutely love them for music. they have excellent bass reproduction (better than beats by dre) and are also amazingly comfortable for long periods of time. they have excellent game sound production as well. i would highly recommend them.
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Project Arch
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BigByte
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Macbook Pro
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CPUMotherboardGraphicsRAM
Intel i7 5960x @ 4.8ghz Asus X99-E WS 2 x Nvidia Quadro K6000 Corsair Dominator Platinum 64gb 2666 
Hard DriveCoolingOSMonitor
2 x Samsung 850 Pro 512gb {RAID 0} Swiftech H320 w/ Noctua NF-F12 iPPC Arch Linux w/ OpenBox 2 x LG 31MU97 Cinema 4K 
KeyboardPowerCaseMouse
Vortex KBC Poker II PBT EVGA SuperNOVA 1000 G2 Corsair Obsidian 450D Zowie FK1 
Mouse PadAudioAudioOther
Steelseries QCK+ Beyerdynamic DT 770 Pro 80Ω Audioengine D1 Intel X540-T2 NIC 
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