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Genre: southern metal

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Southern metal is a subgenre of heavy metal that originated in the southern United States. It combines elements of traditional heavy metal with southern rock, blues, and country music. The music is characterized by heavy, distorted guitar riffs, aggressive vocals, and a strong emphasis on groove and rhythm. The lyrics often focus on themes of rebellion, violence, and the struggles of everyday life.


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List of southern metal artists

Here is a list of southern metal artists on Spotify, ranked based on popularity, who exemplifies the southern metal genre. You can find out what southern metal genre sounds like where you can preview artists or sort them the way you want, just click the headers to sort.

#namepopularityfollowers
1 45 391903
2 51 687332
3 41 165583
4 56 548730
5 40 113620
6 36 232471
7 40 157996
8 37 84435
9 52 545398
10 36 83715
11 33 60718
12 41 209372
13 44 228642
14 32 25943
15 29 70101
16 35 37317
17 34 8677
18 26 86617
19 29 38505
20 17 27298
21 18 9661
22 22 57466
23 31 77642
24 20 4460
25 25 23830
26 19 7299
27 9 2262
28 24 7578
29 24 13294
30 21 8017
31 18 13607
32 15 20874
33 19 13463
34 18 26367
35 17 14576
36 17 4266
37 15 4459
38 8 2003
39 15 3605
40 14 14401
41 2 1513
42 12 7044
43 13 7530
44 9 5011
45 12 6326
46 11 2710
47 11 9399
48 10 3715
49 1 640
50 2 601
51 9 3012
52 4 1260
53 3 4224
54 3 1082
55 7 3198
56 6 3914
57 6 1895
58 5 2089
59 5 1235
60 4 726
61 4 1961
62 3 885
63 3 658
64 2 1053
65 3 921
66 3 954
67 3 1469
68 2 646
69 2 1188
70 2 1082
71 2 1364
72 1 1187
73 1 169
74 1 732
75 1 1347
76 1 235
77 1 279
78 1 608

southern metal playlist created by Chosic

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