Best Djent Bands

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1MeshuggahMeshuggah is a Swedish extreme metal band from Umeå, formed in 1987. 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 Hagström, who joined in 1992 and bassist Dick Lövgren 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


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

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5Chimp Spanner
6Glass Cloud
7Haunted Shores

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

8Veil 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

9The Contortionist
10I, the Breather

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The Contenders

11Born of Osiris
12GojiraGojira is a Technical death 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
19Sworn In

Very underrated and extremely talented band.

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1. Meshuggah
2. Animals As Leaders
3. Tesseract
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