Best Djent Bands

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1MeshuggahMeshuggah is a Swedish progressive metal band from Umeå, formed in 1987. They are credited with crafting the Djent subgenre. Meshuggah's line-up consists of founding members vocalist Jens Kidman and lead guitarist Fredrik Thordendal, drummer Tomas Haake, who joined in 1990, rhythm guitarist Mårten ...read more.V3 Comments
2PeripheryPeriphery is an American progressive metal band based in Washington, D.C., formed in 2005. They are known for their heavy, progressive sound which employs poly-rhythmic patterns and soaring melodies.
3Animals As LeadersAnimals as Leaders is an American progressive metal band from Washington, D.C. It is composed of guitarists Tosin Abasi and Javier Reyes along with drummer Matt Garstka, having been formed by Abasi in 2007. Their musical style has also been described as djent.

The most musically diverse of any djent band with enormous talent involved.

Ambient parts, interesting and bewildering technical guitar parts and some good heavy sections too. And T0s0n Ab0si

4Tesseract

I love this band, of course my favourite one is Meshuggah, but I love this band

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5Chimp Spanner
6Glass Cloud
7Veil of Maya

One of the best band I've ever heard... Dammi and the new martriarch album is awesome.. This band should be rated at top 2 in this list

8Haunted Shores

Really more to them than just Djent. Like Black Metal meets Death Metal meets Djent. Still amazing though

9The Contortionist
10I, the Breather

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11Fear FactoryFear Factory is an American heavy metal band that was formed in 1989. During the band's career, it has released nine full-length albums and has evolved through a succession of styles, including industrial metal, death metal, groove metal, and thrash metal.
12Vildhjarta
13GojiraGojira is a progressive metal band from Bayonne, France. The band was known as Godzilla until 2001. Gojira is composed of Joe Duplantier on vocals and rhythm guitar, his brother Mario Duplantier on drums, Christian Andreu on lead guitar, and Jean-Michel Labadie on bass.
14A Life Once Lost
15Sybreed
16After the Burial

Their newest record is their best work since rareform, deserve to be higher up

17Xerath
18Reflections
19Skyharbor
20Born of Osiris
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