I’m sure you’re all too familiar with the stereotype that all metal is dark and angry and that people who avidly listen to the metal are the same. Well, as you all know, that is not the case with most metal heads. Of course there are those who fit perfectly into that stereotype, but more often than not, that’s not the case. Like mostly everyone else in the world we like to laugh, smile, and be merry, we’re a happy people.
It’s true that a lot of metal albums are full of anger and sorrow, and that’s cool. A lot of music portrays anger and sorrow, even in pop and jazz music, but the extreme nature of metal intensifies it. It’s normal to enjoy songs about the stated feelings, just about everyone does. But like any good thing, moderation, moderation, moderation. And moderation does exist in metal. Not all metal has to do with anger and hate, the vast majority of the songs deal with various other subjects including love and happiness. So, if the extreme nature of metal can intensify the anger and hate emotions, inversely it can intensify happiness and joy. So today I bring you a nice little list of metal bands, albums, and songs that make me a Happy Metal Guy™. I hope that this list puts a smile on your face and makes you merry(and maybe even introduces you to some new music). This list is just the tip of the iceberg on metal songs that could make someone happy, what are your favorite Happy Metal bands, albums, and songs? Peace Love and Metal!!!!!