Originally Posted by redbreegull
most heavy metal music is derivative/heavily influenced by sabbath though and I think that would be pretty difficult to argue with.
no one is arguing against this.
but you can't use the recordings of a precursor band to simply say "THIS IS THE HEAVIEST SHIT EVER" simply because it came first, or whatever.
using this argument - is Glenn Branca the most "experimental" guitarist ever? were Throbbing Gristle more "industrial" than Wolf Eyes ever were?