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101Cradle of FilthCradle of Filth are a British extreme metal band that formed in Suffolk in 1991. The band's musical style evolved from black metal to a cleaner and more "produced" amalgam of gothic metal, symphonic black metal and other extreme metal styles.

the best example of pure black metal

102Smashing PumpkinsThe Smashing Pumpkins is an American alternative rock band from Chicago, Illinois, formed in 1988. Formed by frontman Billy Corgan and James Iha, the band included D'arcy Wretzky and Jimmy Chamberlin in its original incarnation.

Cannot forget who these guys are! Actually just Billy!

103The Red Jumpsuit Apparatus

One of my favorite BANDS!!!
Top songs: Face down AND Your gardian angel

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104FoghatFoghat are an English rock band formed in London in 1971. The band is known for its prominent use of electric slide guitar in its music.
105From First To Last

THE MOST AWESOMEEST BAND EVER!! Sonny Moore and Matt Good are mine!!

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106AnthraxAnthrax is an American thrash metal band from New York City, formed in 1981 by guitarist Scott Ian and bassist Dan Lilker.
107DeftonesDeftones are an American alternative metal band from Sacramento, California. The band, which was founded in 1988, consists of Chino Moreno, Stephen Carpenter, Frank Delgado, Abe Cunningham and Sergio Vega.

i can't believe they aren't on here yet...i mean i can't believe people waste their breath to say some of these bands...terrible.. i think the deftones should be higher than MOST of the bands on here!




The Best Hungarian rock band ever! My favorite Band. One of their best song: Life is the best poison! This is really rock'n'roll!

110Black Veil BridesBlack Veil Brides is an American rock band currently consisting of Andy Biersack (vocals), Jinxx (guitar), Jake Pitts (guitar), Christian Coma (drums) and Ashley Purdy (bass), that formed in 2006 in Ohio. more.

Wow these guys are way better than Avenged Sevenfold! Although I love them too. Right now Black Veil Brides is my favorite band!

Black Veil brides is an amazing band. They should be in the top 10

Black veil brides is my favourite band ever they should so be in the top 5 and they are all really good looking ❤️

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111SepulturaSepultura is a Brazilian heavy metal band from Belo Horizonte. Their first album, Morbid Visions presented a proto-black metal sound with Wagner Lamounier of Sarcófago. Sepultura's sound varies by the album, from thrash metal, groove metal, and even death metal.

It is one from the best thrash metal musicians!

112DeathDeath was an American Death Metal band formed in 1983 by Chuck Schuldiner. Death is considered to be one of the most influential bands in heavy metal and a pioneering force in death metal. its debut album, Scream Bloody Gore, has been widely regarded as the first death metal record, while the band's more.

One of the best and most influential metal bands around. These guys were great ! RIP Chuck.



these guys....nothing you can put into words.!

114Ceremonial Snips

I can't even begin to tell you how under rated this band is.

115Lacuna CoilLacuna Coil is an Italian metal band from Milan. Since their formation in 1994, the group has had two name changes, being previously known as Sleep of Right and Ethereal.

Theres not much to say except REAL SICK

116Bad ReligionBad Religion is an American punk rock band that formed in Los Angeles, California in 1979. The band makes extensive use of soaring three-part vocal harmonies, guitar solos and lyrics that often contain religious and political commentary.

If bands like Linken Parkn or Red Jumpsuit Apparatus have been added, I can't see why this one should be forgotten... The Best of the best for the one who knows what real music is!

If bands like Linkin Park or Red Jumpsuit Apparatus have been added, I can't see why this one should be forgotten... The Best of the best for the one who knows what real music is!

117Drowning PoolDrowning Pool is an American Heavy Metal band formed in Dallas, Texas in 1996. The band was named after the film The Drowning Pool.


119ChevelleChevelle is an American rock band that formed in 1995 in the Chicago suburb of Grayslake, Illinois. The band was originally composed of brothers: Pete Loeffler, Sam Loeffler and Joe Loeffler.

Chevelle's music may not pull you in on a first listen, but after a few listens through you realise their music is actually fantastic and meaningful. They are one of the most inspiring bands of this age! They deserve to be higher. MUCH higher! Especially higher than Brokencyde, Black Veil Brides and Nickelback! Bands that shouldn't even be on this list!

They are awesome take out the gunman

Why is this on 153!?
Songs like The Red, Forfeit, Closure and Send The Pain Below come on they're awesome. Such a strong sound.


They have some sick pump up songs! Listen to Pride or Halo

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