Top 10 Best Alternatives to Linkin Park

Bands that sound similar to Linkin Park. Either in their new experimental style or their old school nu metal style. Like always if I missed one feel free to add it.

The Top Ten

1 Adema Adema Adema is a nu metal band from Bakersfield, California. The band formed in 2000 with members lead vocalist Mark Chavez, vocalist/guitarist Tim Fluckey, guitarist Mike Ransom, bassist Dave DeRoo, and drummer Kris Kohls.

A bit of a one hit wonder band but they're somewhat similar in Linkin Park in terms of style. - SomePersonYouHate

2 Resorte

This is a mexican Nu Metal band and their songs have a very Linkin Park-esque vibe to them. - SomePersonYouHate

3 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.

Somewhat heavier than oldschool Linkin Park but worth checking out. - SomePersonYouHate

4 Static-X Static-X Static-X formed in Los Angeles in 1994. The band had many lineup changes, but the main vocalist and guitarist throughout has been frontman Wayne Static. Other well-known members of Static-X include Tony Campos (bassist), Ken Jay (drummer), and Koichi Fukuda (guitarist). The final lineup of Static-X more.

Mainly for the heavyness. - SomePersonYouHate

5 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 is one of Mike Shinoda's favorite albums. It inspired a lot of their early sound. I highly recommend - cjWriter1997

For people that liked LP's oldschool nu metal aggression they might like Deftones. - SomePersonYouHate

6 P.O.D P.O.D Payable on Death is an American Christian metal band formed in 1992. The band's line-up consists of vocalist Sonny Sandoval, drummer Wuv Bernardo, guitarist Marcos Curiel, and bassist Traa Daniels.

Obviously, listen to Satellite and The Fundamental Elements of Southtown.
They got a rougher sound than Linkin Park, yet it is still relatable. And they have a lot of influences like Linkin Park does- Reggae,Hip Hop, Metal, Spanish guitar...

Great Band with a lot of output!

7 Dead By Sunrise Dead By Sunrise

Has the same vocalist of Linkin Park but in a different style worth checking out. - SomePersonYouHate

8 Dry Cell Dry Cell Dry Cell was an American alternative metal band formed in 1998 in California known in earlier stages of the band as ImpĂșr.
9 System Of A Down System Of A Down System of a Down formed in 1994 as an Armenian-American Nu Metal group from Glendale, California . The band name is sometimes shortened to System or SOAD. more.

I'd recommend their first album and maybe Toxicity. - SomePersonYouHate

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

The Contenders

11 Slipknot Slipknot Slipknot is an American Heavy Metal band formed in 1995 from Iowa. The band is best known as one of the pioneers of the New Wave of American Heavy Metal during the late 1990s - 2000s and are distinguishable by the band's clothing choices, consisting of black/red jumpsuits and horror inspired masks. more.

A more aggressive alternative but still a alternative to LP regardless. - SomePersonYouHate

12 Crazy Town Crazy Town Crazy Town is an American rap rock band, formed in 1995 by Bret Mazur and Seth Binzer. Crazy Town is best known for their 2000 hit single, "Butterfly", which reached number one on the US Billboard Hot 100 chart and helped their debut album, The Gift of Game sell over 1.5 million units.

I kind of hate this band... but their Dark Horse album sounds a lot like Hybrid Theory. - SomePersonYouHate

13 Primer 55 Primer 55 Primer 55 is an American nu metal band from Louisville, Kentucky, United States. The name originates from the combination of Primer, meaning "something that's unfinished," and 55, which refers to Interstate 55, "the road that drugs run on to get to Chicago through Memphis".
14 Insolence
15 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 more.

Nu Metal wise they're pretty similar but Korn's heavier. - SomePersonYouHate

16 Mushroomhead Mushroomhead Mushroomhead is an American nu 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 as more.
17 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.
18 Nickelback Nickelback Nickelback is a Canadian rock band formed in 1995 in Hanna, Alberta, Canada. The band is composed of guitarist and lead vocalist Chad Kroeger, guitarist, keyboardist and backing vocalist Ryan Peake, bassist Mike Kroeger, and drummer Daniel Adair.

Eh I don't really see any similarities between LP and Nickelback they sound completely different. - SomePersonYouHate

19 Methods of Mayhem
20 Fort Minor
21 Theory Of A Deadman Theory Of A Deadman Theory of a Deadman is a Canadian post-grunge band. Formed in 2001, the band is currently signed to Roadrunner Records as well as 604 Records. They were discovered by Nickelback lead singer Chad Kroeger.

Decent band but they don't share a lot of similarities with Linkin Park. - SomePersonYouHate

22 Drowning Pool Drowning Pool Drowning Pool is an American Alternative Metal band formed in Dallas, Texas in 1996. The band was named after the film The Drowning Pool.
23 Hed PE Hed PE Hed PE, also known as Planet Earth and stylized as p.e., is an American rock band from Huntington Beach, California.
24 Tool Tool Tool is an American progressive/alternative metal band, that was formed in 1990. more.
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