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14 Google Products That Are Also Metal Bands

Strangely, "Crisis Response" is not one of them.

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2. Earth

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Pioneers of both drone-doom and geospatial topography.

3. Droid

Technically it's Motorola, but close enough.

4. Zeitgeist

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Google's annual trend report has inspired at least four metal bands, including this one from Austria.

5. Nexus

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One of Google's least successful products is also one of its least satisfying metal bands.

6. Latitude

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A Foursquare-style mobile app and the sludge metal quintet behind 2009's Agonist.

7. Drive

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An early-90s hair metal band, of course.

9. Aardvark

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Google's defunct social search platform lives on in this German thrash metal outfit. Lyrical themes are listed as "personal" and "hate."

10. Moon

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Both the band and the application map the surface of the moon, but in very different ways.

11. Alert

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A straight-edge Belorussian band signed to the Extreme Brutal Sound label.

13. X

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Technically more punk than metal, but Google X was more of a labs project, so it evens out.

14. Glass

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We can only hope Project Glass turns out better than this.

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