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Headbanging is a type of dance which involves violently shaking your head in time with heavy metal music. It is most effective when the person headbanging has long hair, the longer the better as it increases the dramatic and visual effect.

There are various styles of headbanging including:

they can be mixed together and varied according to taste and the tempo and aggression of the music.

Health Warning: Headbanging could lead to brain damage, as the brain gets smashed against the skull when the head is violently moved about.

See also: moshing, stage diving, crowd surfing, air guitar, list of dances