Best Rap Metal BandsGKW
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You wanna get pumped? listen to killing in the name of, and bulls on parade, I'm actually a conservative and hate their commie messages, but their music kicks ASS. btw what is ICP doing on any list that is positive? them along with limp, and linkin park should be put to sleep.
I think Linkin Park and Limp Bizkit are not good bands for representing rap metal, because their style is commercial; I don't hate them but I hate their style... RATM is the best rap metal bands because they have a great mix of the Tom guitar effects, the Tim bass great rhythm, the Brad drumming and the Zack great rapping (I really hate rap, but he really makes a good work in his songs) - rock2metal
RATM is one those bands whose songs will still be remembered and listened to 100 years from now. Zack is a hell of a vocalist and rapper, and tom morello's guitar sounds are totally unique, sometimes weird but awesome. They use really thoughtful social and political lyrics. Should be number 1, but I respect others' opinions too
Hope they're back soon!V57 Comments
Linkin park should be #1
Then rage against the machine
and I like slipknot but they don't even rap - immabe
I'm angry how everyone disses linkin park when really most of those haters listen to death metal hate rap and say eminem is the best rapper alive. Really shows people that just because you listen to real metal like classical music or have no knowledge of hip hop besides eminem your music is the best. Sorry for going off topic but linkin park is a great band coming from an old school rap fan.
Sure, the other ban s have only one vocalist, but Linkin Park is unique! The awesome balance between Mike's awesome rapping and Chester's ear-splitting screams nail it
Linkin Park started the Rap Game with Rock, they are the first rock band to actually do it right, they held the torch of Rap-Metal from Hybrid Theory to nowV83 Comments
Why is linkin park number even now? They've left their old style and should not be placed in the rap metal category any more? Limp bizkit is the best rap metal band because it never changed its style and remained true rap rockers! Limp bizkit is the best.
Limp Bizkit has the single fastest selling album ever (that is a fact). Limp Bizkit's singer Fred Durst is good at every type of singing, guitarist Wes Borland is the most under rated guitarist I've ever seen, bassist Sam is a boss, DJ lethal is crazy, drummer Jon Auto makes some PHAT beats. Linkin Park is over rated their not all that talented and rage against the machine really why are they even in the top 10.
Limp Bizkit is a example of simple and awesome. with a guitar, vocal and drums they create kickass music so they should be #1
Rap metal...Better that Linkin parkV29 Comments
I wouldn't of called them a rap metal band but these guys are absolutely incredible, they should be a genre of their own. as far as rap metal goes, I think that Limp Bizkit and Hollywood Undead would have to win that. I love Korn and Slipknot as well but they shouldn't be in this list
system of a down is just purely incredible, although people might listen to them at first and think what the f@! # is this, every single song they have gets you so pumped up, theyre f-ing amazing
System of A Down don't pretend to be weirdos like most bands, they are just general weirdos and that's why I love 'em.
I Love em but they are modern hard rock/metal not rap metalV4 Comments
Wait wait wait. Limp Bizkit is higher up than Slipknot? Corey Taylor isn't even a full on rapper and he still puts almost everybody on this list to shame. With the exceptions of HU, LP, and RATM. Fred Durst is nothing compared to Corey Taylor, Chris Fehn and Shawn Crahan. Lethal is nothing compared to Sid Wilson. Wes Borland is nothing to Mick Thomson and Jim Root. Sam is nothing to Paul Gray. Jon Auto, you guessed it, is nothing to Joey Jordison, and again, Chris Fehn and Shaun Crahan (Damn, those two know how to multitask.. And Craig Jones is a phenomenal keyboardist considering that it is often drowned out by amazing guitars, drums, and vocals.
Corey Taylor isn't even a full on rapper, he's a singer who raps in quite a few songs, and yet he still puts almost every modern rapper to shame. How? Because Slipknot is (SIC)! Mick and Jim are amazing guitarists, Chris, Shaun and Joey are phenominal drummers, Sid is a badass Disc Jockey, Craig is great keyboardist, Paul was a great bassist, and Chris, Shaun and Corey are amazing vocalists! To put it simply, there is no beating Slipknot!
This band is amazing Corey is an awesome singer/rapper/singer Sid Wilson is an awesome turntableist (he has videos on YouTube) Mick and Jim are awesome guitarists Joey, Shawn and Chris are awesome drummers Craig is an awesome keyboardist and Paul Grey is an awesome bassist overall an awesome band its a shame they aren't bigger than they are.
Spit it out is the best rap song by SlipknotV12 Comments
It should have been in at least top 5...
The undead are awesome. That's all there is to it. They should be #1
Awesome band. Better than Limp Bizkit!
Should be number 1V13 Comments
I'm not a big fan of rock but I still love korn
Well didn't beat LP but at least Rage is but there beating ICP that's good
Korn is way better than slipknot and Bizkit since Korn brought Bizkit outV4 Comments
Definitely my favorite Rap Metal/Nu-Metal band. Great bands on this list, but this is my favorite. Huge fan!V1 Comment
They don't rap in many songs but they are AMAZING I would reccomend them to anyone.
Listen to Engine No. 9, Back to School (Mini Maggit) or Headup. Those are some awesome rap metal songs from Deftones - MetalFoREVer1228V1 Comment
Why the HELL is P.O. D not in the top 5? Every song in the satellite album kicks ass.. testify album has a few good tracks too. undisputed best Christian metal band ever... linkin parks new slower style sucks... compared to hybrid theory and meteora... RATM is also good because all of the sounds are made from instruments... nothing is computerised...P.O. D still the best because sonny flows the lyrics naturally wit the music.. doesn't sound forced... and he only screams where its needed and sounds fitting n natural... he can sing, rap, and can even do screams nearly as good as chester from LP... Payable on Death Rules!V3 Comments
They are not high on the list because they are not well known. Half these bands don't even qualify for this list. Just popular metal bands with a handful of lyrical spit sections.
I love this band. They have a great sound and style.
Reggae, rap, alternative, metal, techno, rock. What don't these guys do?
Epic band, 19 feels a little low though and should be bit higher than this.
Holy Hell... Talking about rap metal who in the earth misses Papa Roach... On no. 24? I mean seriously?
Their first album was so awesome!V1 Comment
Who put these guys here they aren't rap metal they are horror core and shock rock with rap
Best %&$@ band Ever The mighty death pop is the best album they ever made
Whoop whoop. INSANE CLOWN POSSE is the BestV2 Comments
numba 9. omg this should be at least in the top 3
. rage against the machine
Listen to fly on the wall... A prefect combo of rich rock and meaning
I don't understand how they ain't higherV4 Comments
Slapshock the best filipino band
The best kick-ass rap metal band from the philippine islands!
Pride of the Philippines, second to Pacquiao
Pinoy classic rap metal!V5 Comments
Love these guys! Yeah some of their stuff wasn't so good and such. But, this is still an awesome band. Love this music. For sure. One of my favorite bands.
Why is Hed PE better than the rest of these bands? Because they aren't huge (yet) and haven't sold out or gotten pushed by record companies to do commercial songs. And Linkin Park is NOT metal or rap, so take them off the list.
Unique and versatile! Doesn't get better than thisV2 Comments
Seriously Stuck Mojo is much better than all of these and all together. All rap metal bands should be like these guys. Their style is very cool. They rap but much more they metal.
Obviously they deserve to be number 1. Come on, it's some pretty heavy stuff they got going on. And their rap is superior
These guys should be up near the top, very good stuff! Must listen for any nu-metal fanV1 Comment
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