Heavy Metal Fashion

Heavy metal fashion is the style of dress, body modification, make-up, hairstyle, and so on, taken on by fans of heavy metal, or, as they are often called, metalheads or headbangers.

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Codpiece - In Contemporary Culture - Heavy Metal Fashion
... subculture to become an established part of heavy metal fashion performance costume when Rob Halford, of the band Judas Priest, began wearing clothing adopted from the gay biker and leather subculture ... Heavy metal singer King Diamond has been known to wear a codpiece as part of his performance outfits ... Metal singer Till Lindemann of Rammstein occasionally wears codpieces on stage ...
Heavy Metal Fashion - Other Influences
... The style and clothing of metal has absorbed elements from influences as diverse as the musical influences from which the genre has borrowed ... modern military clothing and the Vietnam War can be seen by the fans and bands of thrash metal, with the members of thrash metal bands of the 1980s like Metallica, Destruction, and Megadeth wearing bullet belts ... This style is often connected to punk-metal and anti-fashion, as akin to the hardcore punk scene, as the formentioned style reflects similar attitudes ...

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