Heaviest Nu-Metal Bands

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The Top Ten

1 Slipknot Slipknot Slipknot is a Nu Metal band formed in 1995 from Iowa . The band released their first album in 1999 and was well received by critics and fans. The group gained success after the release of their second studio album, "Iowa". ...read more.

Considering they have nine members, I would assume they have a high collective weight. - ThatoneMetalhead

Their first album was really heavy. - metaldude8

They're like the Nu Metal version of Slayer.

Deez heavy as a truck. With an elephant on it. Not even close though. Heavying man. At least in the early daze fam.

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2 Deftones Deftones Deftones 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.

Around the Fur and Adrenaline, enough' said. - metaldude8

3 Static-X Static-X
4 Korn Korn Korn is an American nu metal band from Bakersfield, California, formed in 1993. The band's current lineup includes founding members Jonathan Davis, James "Munky" Shaffer, Brian "Head" Welch, and Reginald "Fieldy" Arvizu, with the addition of Ray Luzier, who replaced the band's original member, David ...read more.
5 Soulfly
6 Coal Chamber

These guys are Korn, but much heavier. Also, arguably heavier than most songs by Slipknot. For an example, listen to Friend (Fiend is also good, but don't confuse them.), because that is their heaviest. - ThatoneMetalhead

7 Mudvayne Mudvayne Mudvayne was an American heavy metal band from Peoria, Illinois formed in 1996. Originally from Bloomington, Illinois, they are known for their sonic experimentation, innovative album art, face and body paint, masks and uniforms.
8 System of a Down System of a Down System of a Down formed in 1994 as an Armenian-American rock group from Glendale, California. The band name is sometimes shortened to System or SOAD. ...read more.

System of a Down is heavier than Korn... Don't believe me? Listen to: Sugar, Prison Song, and Suite Pee

9 Mushroomhead Mushroomhead Mushroomhead is an American heavy metal band from Cleveland, Ohio. Formed in 1993 in the Cleveland Warehouse District, the band is known for their avant-garde sound which includes influence from heavy metal, art rock and electro-industrial and their imagery which features masks and costumes as well ...read more.

Sure, MushroomHead came before Slipknot, but that does not mean anything. This band is nowhere near Slipknot level. - GREATEST

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The Contenders

11 Linkin Park Linkin Park Linkin Park is an American rock band formed in Agoura Hills, California, in 1996. The members include Chester Bennington (vocals), Mike Shinoda (rapping vocals, pianist), Brad Delson (guitar), Dave "Phoenix" Farrell (bass), Joe Hahn (DJ) and Rob Bourdon (drums). Linkin Park are associated with a mixture ...read more.
12 Limp Bizkit Limp Bizkit Limp Bizkit is an American nu metal band from Jacksonville, Florida, formed in 1994. Their lineup consists of Fred Durst, Sam Rivers, John Otto, and Wes Borland.
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14 Disturbed Disturbed Disturbed is an American heavy metal band from Chicago, Illinois. The band comprises vocalist David Draiman, bassist John Moyer, guitarist Dan Donegan, and drummer Mike Wengren.
15 Emmure

They're not a nu-metal band! - metaldude8

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

They are fairly heavy, but they are not very good. - ThatoneMetalhead

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17 American Head Charge
18 Evanescence Evanescence Evanescence is an American rock band founded in Little Rock, Arkansas in 1995 by singer/pianist Amy Lee and guitarist Ben Moody.
19 Rage Against the Machine Rage Against the Machine Rage Against the Machine is a Nu-Metal band formed in Los Angeles, California. The band consists of vocalist Zack de la Rocha, bassist Tim Commerford, guitarist Tom Morello and drummer Brad Wilk. V 1 Comment
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