Best Technical Heavy Metal / Post-hardcore Bands

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1Avenged SevenfoldAvenged Sevenfold is an American heavy metal/metalcore (early) band, that was formed 1999 in California . Their longest lineup of members was M . Shadows (Vocals), Synyster Gates (Lead Guitar), Zacky Vengeance (Rhythm Guitar), Johnny Christ (Bass Guitar), and The Rev (Drums) . ...read more.

They are the best to me because all there music is solid, and very consistent. They have good lyrics with an amazing vocalist. Amazing guitar riffs and solos. Epic drum beats and beautiful double bass solos. A good bass sound that's a very intense beat. Avenged sevenfold is at the top of the charts for me! - foREVer28

Just listen to afterlife that has to be one of the best songs I have ever heard.

I had a friend who told me Avenged Sevenfold symbolised the death of rock and roll. He couldn't be mre wrong. Shadows voice is amazing, Syn and Zacky are some of the best guitar duos in the world, The Rev was one of the best drummers ever and Johnnys bass is epic in Critical Acclaim and their new stuff is as good as their old stuff - Danielsun182

2Falling In ReverseFalling in Reverse is an American post hardcore band from Las Vegas, Nevada, formed in 2008, signed to Epitaph Records.

The lyrics are fun. Guitars are smooth. Drums are a very nice distinct sound. Bass is amazing nice solos from them. - foREVer28

3Five Finger Death PunchFive Finger Death Punch is an American heavy metal band from Las Vegas, Nevada. Formed in 2005, the band's name is derived from a fictional martial arts maneuver in the 2003 film Kill Bill.

If their guitarist was better they would be second, but I feel like they rely on the drums to much. - foREVer28

4Bullet for My ValentineBullet for My Valentine are a Welsh heavy metal band from Bridgend, formed in 1998. The band is composed of Matthew Tuck (lead vocals, rhythm guitar), Michael Paget (lead guitar, backing vocals), Michael Thomas (drums) and Jamie Mathias (bass guitar). Former members include Nick Crandle and Jason James; ...read more.

I am not a big fan for their lyrics, but I like their screams. Very beautiful guitar solos and riffs. The drums are definitely a very important price to bullets sound and style. - foREVer28

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5KornKorn 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.

The stuff korn foes amazes me! Korn I'd good, but I don't like how the guitar solos are not full they are very dull. The drums are very average. I don't like how they rely on the bass player and lyrics to make them who they are. - foREVer28

6In This Moment

Very amazing live shows. The singer has a sexy voice and writes good lyrics. The guitarist could do more with it. Kind of just an average drummer. And the bass is barely heard so they kind of rely on lyrics and vocals. - foREVer28

7Papa RoachPapa Roach is an American rock band from Vacaville, California. Formed in 1993, their first major-label release was the triple-platinum album Infest.

Very amazing vocals and lyrics. The guitar is very weak but still fits the style. The drums are not amazing but he gets the job done. And an average bassist. - foREVer28

This is not heavy metal this is more-so aroun three days grace than any of these bands

8Hollywood UndeadHollywood Undead is an American rap rock band from Los Angeles, California, United States. They released their debut album, Swan Songs, on September 2, 2008, and their live CD/DVD Desperate Measures, on November 10, 2009. Their second studio album, American Tragedy, was released April 5, 2011. All of ...read more.

I am a huge fan of these guys. They are a favorite of mine, but they have horrible guitar riffs, average drum beats, and no solos! - foREVer28

9Black 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. ...read more.

I love this band other than the vocals, when he screams it sounds like he is whispering. The guitars are there, drums ate there, lyrics are strong. But not enough to move them up my charts. - foREVer28

This band is awesome and his scream is just really raspy and hoarse I love it and love everyone in the band especially C.C's crazy self

10Children of BodomChildren Of Bodom is a melodic death metal band from Espoo, Finland. Formed in 1993, the group currently consists of Alexi Laiho, Janne Wirman, Henkka Seppälä, Jaska Raatikainen and Daniel Freyberg.

I do like the lyrics but not a big fan of the vocals. Guitar wise amazing riffs, crazy good solos, and a drummer to keep the beat fast! - foREVer28

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