The standard of most commonly used instruments in the history of creating metal music usually consist of three basic instruments: the guitar, bass, and drums. I will leave out vocals for now and save it for a different topic on a another day.
I believed using those three is enough to create sounding material. Every time I'm introduced a new metal band that has other instruments embedded into their songs, for instance, a electronic keyboard or some foreign flute, my interest usually fades away after awhile. I just love the pure sounds of those combinations maybe that is because I'm old school.

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Comment by InebriatedLlama on October 21, 2016 at 11:13am
Adding more instrumens can always be tricky, it can add to a song or just seem like a gimmick. To many chefs as they say
Comment by Kymera on October 24, 2016 at 6:15am

Too many chefs with too many ingredients. I like simplicity.

Comment by warspirit on May 31, 2017 at 10:17am
I like some keyboards if it goes for a dark sound say like argar and adversam and a blend of blasts or a slow tempo with double or triplets, it can give it the unique sound of obscurity. Chances are the sound chances up everytime.
Comment by Kymera on May 31, 2017 at 4:54pm

I"ll like it if it doesn't take precedent over the other instruments or overbearing throughout the music.I guess it works for any dark music that's slow in a way.

Comment by InebriatedLlama on May 31, 2017 at 5:53pm
Pallbearer has a few extra bits and pieces, that just adds to the mood of each song tho, shit like that is great, when korn (who i dont care much for anyway) put dubstep in an album that felt forced and "hip"
Comment by warspirit on May 31, 2017 at 6:27pm
Music is obscure and a challenge
Comment by Navy Pearl on November 27, 2017 at 12:53pm

Keyboards can be very annoying at times to me...I do love just the bass, guitar and drums that were mentioned in this blog..keeping it simple is a lot more awesome...


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