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  1. nu metal(Noun)

    A genre of music characterized by negative lyrics, aggressive vocals, and rock or metal instrumentals with influences from grunge and hip-hop.

  2. Origin: new (playfully) + metal


  1. Nu metal

    Nu metal is a subgenre of heavy metal music. It is a fusion genre which combines sounds, influences and characteristics of heavy metal and its subgenres such as groove metal, thrash metal and alternative metal with other genres, including hip hop, grunge, hardcore punk, funk and industrial. It is classed as part of alternative metal.


  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of nu metal in Chaldean Numerology is: 1

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of nu metal in Pythagorean Numerology is: 5

Sample Sentences & Example Usage

  1. Brian Vance:

    We can't force people to use metal roofing.

  2. Bob McNally:

    Balances show we are oversupplied and OPEC is in pedal-to-the-metal mode.

  3. Sanjay Correa:

    We pretty much got to the point where you run out of the capability of metal.

  4. Lai Jinrong:

    I think that rock and roll and metal in China began to die before they reached maturity.

  5. Simon Kay:

    The question is always going to be: How do we get the message from the mind to the metal?

Images & Illustrations of nu metal

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