Best Deathcore Bands


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The Top Ten

Suicide Silence
Bulle For My Valentine isn't even Deathcore! Suicide Silence is the greatest of all this bands, the sound great, they lyrics are excelent.
If we're talking deathcore then suicide silence all the way. But half of these aren't deathcore.
Suicide silence is amazing, Mitch is the best screamer out there
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They are the top deathcore.. Listen to their music..
I swear you will like 'em..
Whitechapel, suicide silence, lamb of god..
They are the greatest band of my world..

They're the best Deathcore band to walk the earth. Suicide Silence are great too, but I feel like their fan base just skyrocketed after Mitch died and it was all a bunch of scene girls who thought he looked hot, felt sorry for him because he had a wife and a 5 yr old girl and didn't give a damn about the music he made. They just liked Mitch for his looks ad not his prowess as a deathcore vocalist. No disrespect intended for SS whatsoever, and I'm in fact looking forward to their new album with Eddie Hermida (on Nuclear Bast! ), but Whitechapel are just a far better band. Phil has an amazingly powerful and brutal voice and knows how to pump up a crowd at a show, and whitechapel's fans aren't a bunch of chicks that think Phil looks hot. They're the undisputed best deathcore band.


I do like Suicide Silence and BMTH but I've been listening to Whitechapel for a few months now and gotta say I love them. Great band Great lyrics Great instrumental Great sound. What's not to like? I strongly recomend. By the way way what is Alesana doing here?!? They're neither deathcore nor are they even good!
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3Chelsea Grin
Chelsea Grin is the best Deathcore band. Their songs are brutal and some are meaningful. When I listen to them my anger and all of my hate are disappearing. I feel very bad that I discovered them two months ago. I should've been with them since they started to play. To everyone who doesn't know CG Go to youtube and just listen and you'll know why I and other people like them.
One word - Amazing
Great Band, Ridiculously Heavy Breakdowns, Brutal Screaming, Great Riffs
This is a real death core band. The majority of the other bands are labeled as metal core, death metal, hard core or soft core and many other types of bands. Don't you people look on the actual band web pages for details. These bands are being miss labeled.
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Carnifex are an awesome band. Just listen to Lie to My Face, In Coalesce With Filth and Faith (this song has some brutal breakdowns) or Until I Feel Nothing. Scott Lewis is an awesome vocalist and Shawn Cameron is an awesome drummer. As previously stated, Carnifex are an awesome band.


How is Carnifex so low down, its below Bullet For My Valentine for gods sake (they are nothing like deathcore)

5Despised Icon
How is this band only one above alesana? This band helped create deathcore you people are dumb
They invented deathcore, they should be at number 1.
Pioneers of deathcore guys? They should get back together. Defiantly my favourite deathcore band up with suicide silence and job for a cowboy.
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6All Shall Perish
All Shall Perish is absolutely amazing! Every album is a piece of art! Screw the guy that said their last album isn't good. It is great!
Incredible guitar work with meaningful lyrics.
How are ASP not on here? Every album (before their most recent) is a work of art! Go check em out kids
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7Thy Art Is Murder
This is the band that go me into Deathcore back in 2008 with their Infinite Death E.P. I didn't really understand it but what I kept was absolutely amazing to me. They made me feel like smashing stuff up and still, even today, I maintain to have that feeling every time I hear these guys. Top 3 at least.
These are actually amazing, "Hate" is such a brutal album. They deserve so much more recognition. Look up Reign of Darkness on Youtube, and you'll see what I mean.
This band is one of the most intense deathcore bands of all time
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8As Blood Runs Black
The best breakdowns ever (EVER) I dare anyone to get breakdowns as half as good as those guys just listen to, strife (chug chug), My Fears Have Become Phobias
To the moron beneath me that said there are no original members from "Allegiance" to "Instict" - Have you heard of this magical new website called Google? If you had, you would've known that your statement is completely wrong. Don't disrespect Lech like that, man..
THE BEST DEATHCORE BAND EVERR even though what makes me sad is they have one album only (allegiance) the new album doesn't have any members of (allegiance)
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9Impending Doom
Very amazing and underrated band!
Maybe people won, t like it because it has got christian messages but you should admit that this band is very underrated deathcore band
Hear "Murderer" "For The Wicked"(my favourite song for them) "Deceiver"


Heavy. Dark. No fluff. Straight to the point. They're "Christian" but one the best touring and live bands out there.
They are the best out there. Especially there newest album. Hellhole and my blood are badass songs
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10Job for a Cowboy
IS this even a question? Deathcore is a mix between death metal and hardcore. This band is the only one on this damn list that is more death metal then hardcore. And seriously? Bring me the horizon? Bullet for my valentine?
Totally awesome! My favorite deathcore band so far!
Sofaking heavy. Way better than most of the bands above it.
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The Contenders

11Born Of Osiris
One of my favorite deathcore bands insane vocals I wish I had the vocals Ronnie Canizaro has and guitar is amazing and bass Danny de roach is a mad bassist these guys should be number one
How is this band only on 18? This band is much better than Suicide Silence. Born of Osiris have awesome Guitarists and the Keyboardist is awesome too. They deserve to be on Number 1!
I love these guys they need to be up higher at lest 2 or 3 please people try to listen to them.
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12Infant Annihilator
Almost overwhelmingly brutal. Great vocals, inhuman drumming, awesome sweeps and monstrously, skull-crushingly heavy breakdowns. Seriously, listen to just one of their songs and you'll be ready to smash a chair over somebodies face.
Fast, intense, brutal lyrics. They deserve to be in the top ten
Quite simply, the most ball-crushingly brutal Deathcore it is humanly possible to create. Your brain will explode.
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13Bring Me the Horizon
First deathcore band that I heard and make me absolutely want to playing deathcore, they make deathcore full of art and grand
I can't even believe there are nerds who think that alesana, bullet for my valentine and asking alexandria are deathcore bands! Laugh out loud
Alesana is hardcore-punk
Asking Alexandria is Hardcore-screamo
Bullet for My Valentine is Metalcore-emo
1.Don't go
2.Chasing Rainbows
3.Crucify me
4.The house of wolves
5.Shadow Mosses
6.Blessed with Curse

There is many more of they song I'm tired to type it feel free to search it on google or whatever Browser do you used Trust me They are way Cooler! Than any band...
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14Heaven Shall Burn
Believe what you will, Suicide Silence isn't the best of 'em.

I prefer Heaven Shall Burn's live performances over other deathcore bands'. Marcus' vocals are much more chaotic, and the guitars don't frequent around open strings because the riffs make them heavy.
Iconoclast and Antigone are awesome Albums. They have the lyrics, the sound and the voice to make them one of the greatest bands out there.
I LOVE Endzeit, anyone reading this should listen to it.
Underrated band is underrated.

Oceano and winds of plague are the last in this list? I can't bear to see it. Vote for them people! They're too awesome to be so low in rankings.


Brutal like chuck norris with diarrea

16Here Comes The Kraken
Most technically advanced, complex, and talented deathcore band out there. Their guitar work is top notch. Listen to "Confessions of what I've done", "Don't Fail Me Darko", and "From the Deepest Darkness" and you'll see what I mean.
This is top band

17The Devil Wears Prada
Awesome band, deserves to be in top 10

This is awesome :3
Most negative upfront and real band

Their bass rattled my bones at mayhem. Enough' said! M/

I'd think this band was better if they wrote some good lyrics and if Fronz would cease his rapping. He does death growls that are pretty good only to have them ruined by that garbage rapping.
Best band to party too!
Attila is my favorite deathcore band.
Also for future reference. Bring Me The Horizon and Asking Alexandria are both metaphors
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21The Faceless
The faceless is better than more than half of these bands! Just listen to Leica and the ghost of a stranger! Akeldama was a masterpiece

22The Acacia Strain
How the hell is one of the best deathcore bands ever outside the top 25?!
The acacia strain it fkg epic damn what 25

23A Skylit Drive

24Bleed From Within
One of the best of the list, absolutely better than Chelsea Grin or Suicide Silence.
Band fae larkyy.

Scots can still prove we still got balls and brutality!


26Veil of Maya
Easily one of the best bands I have ever listened too the vocals are second only too those of Mitch Lucker of Suicide Silence but the guitar is by far the best guitar I have ever heard and tge song Punisher is easily my favorite song.
Ok I'm a suicide silence fan and I thought these were they were the best death-core band but after listening to these they just blew me away and I was like WOAH ain't nobody got time for that! XDD

27War From a Harlots Mouth
Just the hardest sound, best breakdowns, unique shouter!

28I Set My Friends on Fire
ISMFOF has one of the amazing screamos I've ever heard.
There songs are hilarious in a good way and awesome.

Try listening there songs like Ravenous Ravenous Rhino and Things that Rhymes in Orange and also that Crank that Soulja Boy screamo cover.
Man their awesome!

29Asking Alexandria
Someone should remind the scene kids that these guys are no where near deathcore

30Bullet For My Valentine
I Like them A lot but they are in no way death metal.. They are a great metalcore band though
Best best best. What the heck is this band doing here at 8?
The best deathcore death metal band ever...

31Rings of Saturn
Seized and devoured listen to it!
One of the most technical bands ever...
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These guys should be one of the top ten

33Dance Gavin Dance

34Lost Soul

35Motionless in White
These guys aren't deathcore, they're gothic metal, but they are probably one of the best modern metal bands I've heard and everyone looking for amazing metal should check them out.

36We Butter the Bread With Butter
Best weirdest German Pop Deathcore band ever, their new stuff is going to be amazing.
Didn't think I would like them.. But they are pretty awesome
Ok I know that their name is off the wall, but I love these guys. A band from Germany and even if they just sing things that don't make sense half of the time, they still rock. Listen to songs Feueralarm, or Wir Gehen An Land, and lot of there others are great too. ~, ^

37I Declare War
I don't know as far as musical talent, but they really know how to make brutal, honest, and amazing songs and albums. They're vocalist Jamie is so good and powerful it's crazy
Great band. As they burn alive is one of my favorite songs ever!

This is an awesome band, not deathcore though. But still everyone should check this band out!

39The Gun Show

40In Dying Arms
The most talented screamer in deathcore thus far.
Let's get them to the number one spot asap.
I like their screaming..

41Eat A Helicopter
Brutal and interesting band, I'm a huge fan of these guys.

42Make Them Suffer
This is one of the most brutal and most awesome deathcore bands ever! Widower, Weeping Wastelands, epic songs, check them out!

43The Agony Scene

disbanded band made into Hollywood Burning and The Valhalla War Machine


44Betraying the Martyrs
This band should at least me in the top 5!
These fat french mofos deserve my vote, cause this was the band that got me into this kind of music!

45Upon a Burning Body
Best deathcore band ever! One of my favorites. Amazing breakdowns, kick ass guitar solos, better pig squealing than any other deathcore bands, meaningful lyrics. They should be #1 on this list.


46Sky Eats Airplane

47Waking The Cadaver

48Disfigure The Goddess

49Depths of Mariana
This band has played in the Mayhem Festival in Virginia for Sumerian Records they are a young and very heavy Deathcore Band. I am a true fan I believe they are the band to watch in 2013.
A must watch band they are so heavy taking it to the next level!
A great heavy slam band!
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50King Conquer
King conquer should be way up the list. This is super outdated Mitch lucker is dead suicide silence isn't a band anymore along with quite a few more of these bands. Also many are not even close to deathcore bands.

51Impurity of Mriya

52Of Mice and Men
The best band Austin scream is out of this world I love these I mean listen to the storm second and serbing and Ohioisonfire
No comment needed... Om&m all the way

53Dir En Grey

54Beneath the Veil

55Worm Too Wee

Wormholes is their best songs

57Salt the Wound
So brutal, I go so hard in the pits for this band.

58Point Below Zero
Fairly unknown band, only have an EP out, but still are excellent.
These guys are extremely amazing and talented. These need to get known!

59After The Burial

60Within the Ruins
Love all there albums

61The Red Shore

62Through the Eyes of the Dead

63Molotov Solution
This band is incredible and terribly underrated. Politically charged lyrics, heavy breakdowns and technical riffing. To bad they broke up.
Hey, what is this Molotov solution is one of deathcore all stars and only on 92?

64A Different Breed of Killer

65Rose Funeral

66Between the Buried and Me
HOW IS THIS BAND AT NUMBER 175 AHH! This is the greatest addition to music in the past 20 years and the best progressive deathcore band I've listened to in a long time.

67Earth From Above

unknown band that is completely epic




70Knights of the Abyss
Completely hardcore and so epic screams good.. Better than mitches

71The Contortionist


73The Paramedic

74Arsonists Get All the Girls


76Enemy Ac-130 Above

77The Holy Guile

78Blind Witness

79Sydney Shaw

80Sentenced to Dissection

81I Killed Everyone

82Dr. Acula

83The Agonist
One of the best deathcore bands, I just don't know why are they so low here. Excellent music, excellent ghrowls and cleans. I reccomend listening to Panaphobia and Thank You Pain. This band deserves higher position, at least in top 10.

84Hopes Die last

85Horsemen of the Apocalypse


Very little people know them but this technical brutal death metal band is one of the best. For starters try the song slave of my art

87A Plea for Purging

88See You Next Tuesday

89The Red Chord


91Thick As Blood

92Forget My Silence


94Cephalic Carnage

95My Bitter End

96From the Shallows

97Beyond the Aftermath

98Louder Than Quiet

99Abyss of Bleeding Souls

100All Out Chaos

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