Top Ten Avant-Garde Metal Bands

This is a list for Avant-garde, or art Metal Artists.

The Top Ten

1 Buckethead Buckethead Brian Patrick Carroll, known professionally as Buckethead, is an American guitarist and multi-instrumentalist who has worked within many genres of music.
2 Meshuggah Meshuggah Meshuggah is a Swedish progressive metal band from Umeå, formed in 1987. They are credited with crafting the Djent subgenre. Meshuggah's line-up consists of founding members vocalist Jens Kidman and lead guitarist Fredrik Thordendal, drummer Tomas Haake, who joined in 1990, rhythm guitarist Mårten more.
3 Voivod Voivod Voivod is a Canadian heavy metal band from Jonquière, Québec. Their musical style has changed several times since the band's origin in the early 1980s.
4 Celtic Frost Celtic Frost Celtic Frost was a Swiss extreme metal band from Zürich. They are known for their heavy influence on extreme metal genres.
5 Unexpect
6 Master's Hammer
7 In The Woods...
8 Mr. Bungle Mr. Bungle
9 Maudlin of the Well
10 AqME

The Contenders

11 Kayo Dot
12 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.

These guys are like picassos of music.

why number 35
it should be at least number 5! - Amirjdog

13 ...And Oceans
14 Solefald
15 Diablo Swing Orchestra

Awesome metal!

16 Sleepytime Gorilla Museum
17 Arcturus
18 Green Carnation
19 Sigh
20 Devin Townsend Project Devin Townsend Project
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