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[[Image:Limozeen photo.PNG|thumb|Because it's midnite!]]
[[Image:Limozeen photo.PNG|thumb|Because it's midnite!]]
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'''[[Wikipedia:Heavy metal music|Heavy metal]]''', especially [[Wikipedia:Glam metal|glam metal]] and [[Wikipedia:Death Metal|death metal]], plays a big part in the culture of the [[Homestar Runner universe]], particularly in the life of [[Strong Bad]]. There are characters and events in the world that use heavy metal, from the existence of [[Limozeen]] to Strong Bad's personal endeavors into the genre with songs such as [[TROGDOR (song)|Trogdor]], and there are also many minor references, on the level of both the characters and the viewers.
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'''[[Wikipedia:Heavy metal music|Heavy metal]]''', especially [[Wikipedia:Glam metal|glam metal]] and [[Wikipedia:Death Metal|death metal]], plays a big part in the culture of the [[Homestar Runner universe]], particularly in the life of [[Strong Bad]]. There are characters and events in the world that use heavy metal, from the existence of [[Limozeen]] to Strong Bad's personal endeavors into the genre with songs such as [[Trogdor (song)|Trogdor]], and there are also many minor references, on the level of both the characters and the viewers.
==Limozeen==
==Limozeen==
Limozeen themselves are the source of multiple references to heavy metal, as well as being a reference in themselves.  
Limozeen themselves are the source of multiple references to heavy metal, as well as being a reference in themselves.  
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*The original picture of the band, as seen in [[monster truck]], is composed of four photos of [[The Brothers Chaps]]' older brother [[Donnie Chapman|Donnie]], dressed as Vince Neil for Halloween [[1987]]. Neil is best known as the lead vocalist and frontman for iconic glam metal band [[Wikipedia:Mötley Crüe|Mötley Crüe]].
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*The original picture of the band, as seen in [[monster truck]], is composed of four photos of [[The Brothers Chaps]]' older brother [[Donnie Chapman|Donnie]], dressed as Vince Neil for Halloween [[1987]]. Vince Neil is best known as the frontman for [[Wikipedia:Mötley Crüe|Mötley Crüe]], a notorious hair-metal band.
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*Limozeen would shortly become more developed in style and characterization, moving away from the heavier Mötley Crüe inspiration more towards [[Wikipedia:Poison (American band)|Poison]] and their lead singer Bret Michaels.
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*Limozeen would shortly be developed in character, and would move away from the Motley Crüe inspiration, becoming a parody of less heavy hair bands, chiefly [[Wikipedia:Poison (band)|Poison]] and their lead singer, Bret Michaels.
==Taranchula==
==Taranchula==
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==In [[Strong Bad Email]]s==
==In [[Strong Bad Email]]s==
*[[band names]] — Strong Bad gives possible names for metal bands.
*[[band names]] — Strong Bad gives possible names for metal bands.
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*[[3 Wishes]] — Strong Bad states that he would be the mascot for a heavy metal band if he had horns.
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*[[personal favorites]] — the theme song includes some hot metal guitar lixx
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*[[personal favorites]] — The theme song includes some hot metal guitar lixx.
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*[[colonization]] — Strong Bad's final song parody of Shana-Ma, "Shana-Ma! Shana-Ma ha-ho-ha-HA-ha!", is a parody of the song [[Wikipedia: Panama (song)|Panama]] by [[Wikipedia: Van Halen|Van Halen]], from the album [[Wikipedia: 1984 (Van Halen album)|1984]].
*[[colonization]] — Strong Bad's final song parody of Shana-Ma, "Shana-Ma! Shana-Ma ha-ho-ha-HA-ha!", is a parody of the song [[Wikipedia: Panama (song)|Panama]] by [[Wikipedia: Van Halen|Van Halen]], from the album [[Wikipedia: 1984 (Van Halen album)|1984]].
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*[[different town]] — Strong Bad says that "Marzipan would rock". Marzipan then appears playing one of George Lynch's (of Dokken fame) signature guitars.
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*[[different town]] — Strong Bad says that "Marzipan would rock"
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*[[flashback]] — The [[Strong Bad Email Intros|email intro]] is a rock song.
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*[[flashback]] — Opening is a rock song.
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*[[haircut]] — One of [[Strong Mad]]'s haircuts includes a guitar over his mouth, which Strong Mad "doesn't want to eat".
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*[[pom pom]] — [[Strong Bad]] calls [[Pom Pom]] [[Wikipedia:Led Zeppelin|Led Zeppelin]] when he tries to poke him with a pin.
*[[pom pom]] — [[Strong Bad]] calls [[Pom Pom]] [[Wikipedia:Led Zeppelin|Led Zeppelin]] when he tries to poke him with a pin.
*[[rock opera]] — Strong Bad performs a rock opera. One of the lyrics is "I totally always look awesome singing backwards metal."
*[[rock opera]] — Strong Bad performs a rock opera. One of the lyrics is "I totally always look awesome singing backwards metal."
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**Also in space program, Strong Bad makes a reference to a "space mutant from Satriani 5". Satriani 5 is a reference to [[Wikipedia:Joe Satriani|Joe Satriani]], a multi Grammy nominee and pioneer of instrumental guitar rock. He is also known to have taught many other famous guitar players, such as [[Wikipedia:Kirk Hammett|Kirk Hammett]] and [[Wikipedia:Steve Vai|Steve Vai]].
**Also in space program, Strong Bad makes a reference to a "space mutant from Satriani 5". Satriani 5 is a reference to [[Wikipedia:Joe Satriani|Joe Satriani]], a multi Grammy nominee and pioneer of instrumental guitar rock. He is also known to have taught many other famous guitar players, such as [[Wikipedia:Kirk Hammett|Kirk Hammett]] and [[Wikipedia:Steve Vai|Steve Vai]].
*[[portrait]] — Strong Bad's muscular cutout features a "[[keyswordtar]]".
*[[portrait]] — Strong Bad's muscular cutout features a "[[keyswordtar]]".
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*[[death metal]] — Strong Bad gives his description of the elements of the genre. Metal bands mentioned in this email include [[Wikipedia:Winger (band)|Winger]], [[Wikipedia:Slaughter (band)|Slaughter]], and the [[Wikipedia:Vinnie Vincent Invasion|Vinnie Vincent Invasion]].
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*[[death metal]] — Strong Bad gives his description of the elements of the genre.
*[[cliffhangers]] — Glam rocker [[Wikipedia: Lita Ford|Lita Ford]] is mentioned, and Malmsteen's Comet is a reference to a member of the neo-classical metal guitarist [[Wikipedia: Yngwie Malmsteen|Yngwie Malmsteen]].
*[[cliffhangers]] — Glam rocker [[Wikipedia: Lita Ford|Lita Ford]] is mentioned, and Malmsteen's Comet is a reference to a member of the neo-classical metal guitarist [[Wikipedia: Yngwie Malmsteen|Yngwie Malmsteen]].
*[[the chair]] — Bubs offers a [[Wikipedia: Winger|Winger]] album to replace Strong Bad's [[Stooly|stool]].
*[[the chair]] — Bubs offers a [[Wikipedia: Winger|Winger]] album to replace Strong Bad's [[Stooly|stool]].
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**There is also a reference to thrash metal band [[Wikipedia:Anthrax (band)|Anthrax]] in this email.
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*[[haircut]] — One of [[Strong Mad]]'s haircuts includes a guitar over his mouth, which Strong Mad "doesn't want to eat".
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*[[concert]] — [[sloshy]] is one of Strong Bad's favorite bands until he realizes they're "not metal".
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*[[buried]] — Strong Bad uses the "[[Taranchula Black Metal Detector]]" to find items buried in Strong Badia.
*[[buried]] — Strong Bad uses the "[[Taranchula Black Metal Detector]]" to find items buried in Strong Badia.
==Other==
==Other==
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*[[Main Page 4]] — A red bowling ball with black and white stripes can be seen by hovering over the Toons button. This is an obvious reference to [[Wikipedia:Van Halen|Van Halen]] and, more specifically, the band's guitarist and namesake Eddie Van Halen, who famously plays guitars and wears attire that sports this motif. The pattern was also used on the cover of their recent compilation, [[Wikipedia:The Best of Both Worlds (Van Halen album)|The Best of Both Worlds]].
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*[[Main Page 4]] — a red bowling ball with black and white stripes can be seen by hovering over the Toons button. This is an obvious reference to [[Wikipedia:Van Halen|Van Halen]] and, more specifically, the band's guitarist and namesake Eddie Van Halen, who famously plays guitars and wears attire that sports this motif. The pattern was also used on the cover of their recent compilation, [[Wikipedia:The Best of Both Worlds (Van Halen album)|The Best of Both Worlds]].
*[[Main Page 9]] — Logos of rock bands [[Wikipedia:Van Halen|Van Halen]], [[Wikipedia:KISS (band)|KISS]] and [[Wikipedia:Led Zeppelin|Led Zeppelin]] appear.
*[[Main Page 9]] — Logos of rock bands [[Wikipedia:Van Halen|Van Halen]], [[Wikipedia:KISS (band)|KISS]] and [[Wikipedia:Led Zeppelin|Led Zeppelin]] appear.
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*[[Strong Sad's Lament]] — Many of Strong Sad's "current tunes" are metal or rock songs.
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*[[Strong Sad's Lament]] — many of his tunes are metal or rock songs
*[[The Cheatar]] — The Cheat "has turned into a giant guitar". Pictures can also be seen of heavy metal artists holding the guitar. The guitar was also reportably featured at the [[Wikipedia: Rock and Roll Hall of Fame|Rock and Roll Hall of Fame]].
*[[The Cheatar]] — The Cheat "has turned into a giant guitar". Pictures can also be seen of heavy metal artists holding the guitar. The guitar was also reportably featured at the [[Wikipedia: Rock and Roll Hall of Fame|Rock and Roll Hall of Fame]].
*[[Teen Girl Squad Issue 8]] — The TGS creates a rock band called [[Kissyboots]]. [[Cheerleader]] is seen with a heart-shaped, triple-necked guitar, identical to that which space-age guitar hero [[Wikipedia:Steve Vai|Steve Vai]] had [http://www.vai.com/Machines/guitarpages/guitar041.html custom built].
*[[Teen Girl Squad Issue 8]] — The TGS creates a rock band called [[Kissyboots]]. [[Cheerleader]] is seen with a heart-shaped, triple-necked guitar, identical to that which space-age guitar hero [[Wikipedia:Steve Vai|Steve Vai]] had [http://www.vai.com/Machines/guitarpages/guitar041.html custom built].
*[[One Two, One Two]] — [[Marzipan]] accompanies the sound effects by playing a [[Wikipedia: bass guitar|bass guitar]] riff on [[Carol]]
*[[One Two, One Two]] — [[Marzipan]] accompanies the sound effects by playing a [[Wikipedia: bass guitar|bass guitar]] riff on [[Carol]]
*[[Marshie vs. Little Girl]] — [[Marshie]] comments that Poison the Dragons sounds like a heavy metal album. It is shown as a [[Taranchula]] album in an easter egg.
*[[Marshie vs. Little Girl]] — [[Marshie]] comments that Poison the Dragons sounds like a heavy metal album. It is shown as a [[Taranchula]] album in an easter egg.
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*[[Homestar Ruiner]] — While moving a hurdle on the [[Race Track]], Strong Bad says "Must be made out of osmium or manganese... or [[Wikipedia:Black Sabbath|Black Sabbath]]."
 
*[[Baddest of the Bands]] — Strong Bad forms a death metal band named DÖI.
*[[Baddest of the Bands]] — Strong Bad forms a death metal band named DÖI.
== Heavy Metal Songs ==
== Heavy Metal Songs ==
* '''Limozeen:''' "[[Because, It's Midnite]]"; "[[Nite Mamas]]"; "[[haircut#Easter Eggs|Livin' It Up (It's Tough Bein' A Box)]]"; "[[bottom 10#Feed The Childrens|Feed The Childrens]]"; "[[Summer Short Shorts#Brain Sister|Brain Sister]]"
* '''Limozeen:''' "[[Because, It's Midnite]]"; "[[Nite Mamas]]"; "[[haircut#Easter Eggs|Livin' It Up (It's Tough Bein' A Box)]]"; "[[bottom 10#Feed The Childrens|Feed The Childrens]]"; "[[Summer Short Shorts#Brain Sister|Brain Sister]]"
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* '''Strong Bad:''' "[[Trogdor (song)|Trogdor]]" "[[It's Like It Was Meant to Be]]"
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* '''Strong Bad:''' "[[Trogdor (song)|Trogdor]]"
* '''Taranchula:''' "[[Moving Very Slowly]]"; "[[death metal|The Decoupage]]"; "[[your funeral|Brother in a Jar]]", "[[Trudgemank]]" (rap collaboration)
* '''Taranchula:''' "[[Moving Very Slowly]]"; "[[death metal|The Decoupage]]"; "[[your funeral|Brother in a Jar]]", "[[Trudgemank]]" (rap collaboration)
* '''[[Minor Teen Girl Squad Characters#Brainkrieg|Brainkrieg]]''': [[Hooked on Decemberween#If I Don't Get Video Games...|If I Don't Get Video Games...]], [[Decomposing Pumpkins]]
* '''[[Minor Teen Girl Squad Characters#Brainkrieg|Brainkrieg]]''': [[Hooked on Decemberween#If I Don't Get Video Games...|If I Don't Get Video Games...]], [[Decomposing Pumpkins]]

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