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n. Slang
A fan of heavy metal music: "an arena full of headbangers holding their lighters aloft" (Christopher John Farley).


(ˈmɛt lˌhɛd)
Slang. a fan of heavy metal music.
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It takes a village to raise a headbanger, and the festival's renowned Village Of The Damned - replete with tattoo artists, piercing booths, state-of-the-art video games, all manner of vendors and much more - will once again be in force.
The actor will spin partner Brianne Delcourt by her ankles for The Headbanger, a skill that has never been tried by any male celebrity on the live show.
ON Sunday's episode of Dancing On Ice, they had the headbanger.
Heather, you headbanger [it's an ice-staking move and an observation] it's time for you to step away.
THIS is the moment Olympic gold medal winner Jayne Torvill did a headbanger - for the very first time.
And why is it that the man who says he's a "cured" homosexual and a "cured" right-wing headbanger and talks about his Party Reaching Out (retching out more like) and "being inclusive" doesn't have a single black or Asian person in his little band of supporters (which Tory Central Office have renamed, The Wacos).
It was amazing she carried on with the headbanger even after falling on the ice, she's so brave.
SKATING legend Jayne Torvill did the dreaded headbanger for the first time this week after Dancing On Ice favourite Hayley Tamaddon cried like a baby when she was told she had to do it.
It was amazing shecarried on with the headbanger even afterfalling on the ice, she's so brave.
BRITAIN'S oldest headbanger spends hours each day listening to heavy metal - in his shed.
What: Second-season premiere of the reality sitcom starring heavy-metal headbanger Ozzy Osbourne as a loving dad.
FORMER West Brom boss Gary Megson is a headbanger compared to chilled out crooner Tony Mowbray - according to Baggies star Paul Robinson.