One who dances by violently shaking the head in time to the music.
(by extension) One who enjoys heavy metal rock music, to which this sort of dance is usually performed.
A fan of heavy metal music.
Other Word Forms
Origin of headbanger
From head + bang + -er, referring to the dance move of shaking the head in time with the music.
Headbanger Sentence Examples
So go along and take it like a true headbanger.
This is a real headbanger, yet the instrumentation is complex and there are some really interesting vocal interchanges here too.
Other band credits include WOW Christmas 2005, video game Dance Praise tracks, a 2006 episode on NBC's Scrubs included "All Of The Words" from the band's Sea of Faces release, and Kutless videos were featured on MTV2's Headbanger's Ball.