What are some good metal bands?

I don't care what kind of metal it is as long as it's not "core" music i.e. deathcore, metalcore, etc. I've tried listening that stuff before and it does nothing for me. And also no Nu metal or alternative crap either. Metal I do like and would like people to share Black metal Symphonic... show more I don't care what kind of metal it is as long as it's not "core" music i.e. deathcore, metalcore, etc.
I've tried listening that stuff before and it does nothing for me. And also no Nu metal or alternative crap either.

Metal I do like and would like people to share

Black metal
Symphonic Black Metal
Death Metal
Brutal Death metal
Blackened Death Metal
Blackened Thrash metal
Doom metal
Pagan Metal
Viking Metal
Symphonic Metal
Gothic Metal
Modern Metal
Update: @swag

If you show me some core bands that aren't all breakdowns and sh*t then I'll give them a try. So far I only know of one band that some people claim is Black "core" and that is Abigail Williams
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