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a musician who performs hard rock; a fan of hard rock music


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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Winning the show last year, he is the only male celebrity to have performed the terrifying headbanger.
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Put this one down next to "Metallica: Some Kind of Monster" and "Metal: A Headbanger's Journey" as a rock doc with appeal way beyond its notional audience.
PERFECTED the headbanger and performed with real flair.
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I was watching Headbanger's Ball last night, and all the music pretty much sounds the same.
He's an absolute headbanger' he smashed his head on the stall and needed 14 stitches last year.