headbanger

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head·bang·er

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

met•al•head

(ˈmɛt lˌhɛd)
n.
Slang. a fan of heavy metal music.
[1980–85]
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In 2013 the veteran headbangers lent their name to the kit of Rhiwbina RFC's Under-10s - nicknamed The Squirrels - courtesy of the mini squad's coach Richard Proctor, who's previously worked on the band's artwork.
Brexit's headbangers have started to turn on each other now, with denouncements, and calls for deselection and an end of parliamentary democracy.
A host of heavy metal bands will be performing at the Headbangers Balls at Rainbow Venues to raise money for Teenage Cancer Trust (TCT).
PREVIEW Headbangers Balls DIGBETH, BIRMINGHAM ROCKERS are invited to join the metal madness of an all-day music event in Birmingham on Saturday.
Lostprophets @ Motorpoint Arena, Cardiff (Saturday) * IT'S enough that the standard of education in our schools is suffering so much, without the likes of this bunch of guitar-toting headbangers sticking their grammatically incorrect oar in.
Pool players, beer drinkers and headbangers were all in attendance.
Disarming docu "Heavy Metal Village" takes a bemused look at sleepy German farm town Wacken, which once a year wakes up to the din of a music festival attracting 40,000 headbangers.
We doubt headbangers base their decision to purchase Dean's Razorback guitars because they believe it bears the UA marketing seal of approval.
SAM Dunn is a 30-year-old Canadian anthropologist and lifelong heavy-metal fan, who turns his academic eye to his fellow headbangers in this documentary.
Teens with a higher socioeconomic status are more likely to identity with jocks, and less likely to identify with headbangers or averages.