Banging Heads -portraits of headbangers
Headbanging is violently shaking the head in time with the music, most commonly in the rock and heavy metal music genres.There are various styles of headbanging. Various styles are often mixed according to taste and to the tempo and heaviness of the music. They can also be performed with eyes closed and/or in combination with hand gestures such as thesign of horns, singing, yelling, and lip syncing. Headbangers' bodies usually bang with the head, reducing the strain on the neck and making the body move in a serpentine, up-and-down fashion to the music.