Can someone explain to me what the difference is between Black and Death Metal? I listen to both but I guess I don't I have a musically inclined enough ear to tell the difference. Hell, I use Black and Death Metal interchangeably (yeah, I know I'm wrong for that). More often than not I just use Death Metal instead of referring to a band as Black Metal. So someone, please enlighten me on the difference between the two (in layman's terms).