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Best Headphones for Metal?

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I'm looking for some new cans that can handle Metal very well.


Bands like

Whitechapel
Cannibal Corpse
Necrophagist
The Faceless
Job For a Cowboy
Children of Bodom
Parkway Drive
Impending Doom

Any advice? I'd like to keep this under $100.
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Grado SR60s or if you can find them SR80s
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post #3 of 27
Quote:
Originally Posted by BlankThis View Post
Grado SR60s or if you can find them SR80s
I was going to say those too.

Preference of open or closed?
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post #4 of 27
Quote:
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Grado SR60s or if you can find them SR80s
Exactly.

Grado headphones are amazing for metal because of their raw, harsh midrange - just what you need for guitars.
    
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post #5 of 27
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No preference.
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post #6 of 27
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Originally Posted by Metal425 View Post
No preference.
Well the Grado are open.

Get the SR80s.

http://www.amazon.com/Grado-Prestige...5&sr=8-1-spell
    
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post #7 of 27
Quote:
Originally Posted by meticadpa View Post
Well the Grado are open.

Get the SR80s.

http://www.amazon.com/Grado-Prestige...5&sr=8-1-spell
He speaketh the truth[eth]!
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post #8 of 27
This is probably the most to the point phone recommendation thread lol
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post #9 of 27
You know there is scientific proof that metal is one of the worse types of music for you. It has been shown to actually make people weaker during excercises. Don't get me wrong. Melodic Metalcore is my favorite type of music.
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post #10 of 27
the grados are great
Dont really have a suggestion
but rock on fellow metal head \\m/,
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