Genre: portland metalPlay genre
Portland metal is a subgenre of heavy metal that emerged in the Pacific Northwest region of the United States. It is characterized by a blend of sludge, doom, and stoner metal with elements of punk and hardcore. The sound is often characterized by heavy, distorted guitar riffs, pounding drums, and aggressive vocals. The lyrics often deal with themes of social and political commentary, as well as personal struggles and introspection. Portland metal bands are known for their DIY ethos and independent spirit, often eschewing mainstream trends in favor of a more underground, underground sound.