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As @xhienne noted, Ballad is the correct generic term for a slow, sentimental song with vocals, regardless of the genre. You then modify it with whatever genre it would otherwise be in, thus: Classical ballad, hard-rock ballad, heavy-metal ballad, folk ballad, soul ballad, R&B ballad, etc. Those terms are all well-understood, searchable, and in general ...


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The proper term seems to be "power ballad". I'm not sure if these apply to heavier genres of music as well, since as far as I've heard at least, a rock/metal ballad sounds different to a pop or classical ballad. This surely applies to heavier genre IMO. Here are some examples (though I'm not sure they look heavy enough for you): Scorpions - ...


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