Top 10 Bands that Aren't Metal According to Encyclopaedia Metallum
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Skillet is an American Christian rock band formed in Memphis, Tennessee in 1996 and based in the United States.
42 Imagine Dragons
Imagine Dragons is an American pop band from Las Vegas, Nevada. Imagine Dragons' lineup consists of lead vocalist Dan Reynolds, guitarist Wayne Sermon, bassist Ben McKee, and drummer Daniel Platzman.
Who the hell thinks they are metal? They are barley a rock band - christangrant
All the list title says is "Bands that aren't metal." Doesn't say it has to be a hard rock band in any form. - LarkwingFlight
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.
Sevendust is an American heavy metal quintet from Atlanta, dating back to 1994. ...read more.
Halestorm is an American rock band from Red Lion, Pennsylvania, consisting of lead vocalist and guitarist Lzzy Hale, her brother drummer and percussionist Arejay Hale, guitarist Joe Hottinger, and bassist Josh Smith .
Agree, they never sounded metal to me. - Metal_Treasure
46 The Devil Wears Prada
The Devil Wears Prada is an American metalcore band from Dayton, Ohio, formed in 2005. It consists of members Mike Hranica, Jeremy DePoyster, Andy Trick, and Daniel Williams.
Metalcore is not metal so - Lucretia
Hatebreed is an American metalcore band from Connecticut, formed in 1994. They have released 7 studio albums to date, most recently The Concrete Confessional on May 13, 2016. Their musical style blends influences from hardcore punk and heavy metal; a prominent band within the hardcore scene, they have ...read more.
Ratt is an American heavy metal band that had significant commercial success in the 1980s, with their albums having been certified as gold, platinum, and multi-platinum by the RIAA.
49 Animals As Leaders
Animals as Leaders is an American progressive metal band from Washington, D.C. It is composed of guitarists Tosin Abasi and Javier Reyes along with drummer Matt Garstka, having been formed by Abasi in 2007. Their musical style has also been described as djent.
50 Stone Sour
Stone Sour is an American rock band formed in Des Moines, Iowa in 1992, performing for five years, before disbanding in 1997. They reunited in 2000 and since 2006, the group has consisted of Corey Taylor, Josh Rand and Roy Mayorga.
Yep, not on the archives. - Metal_Treasure
Poison is an American hair/glam metal band that achieved great commercial success in the mid-1980s to the mid-1990s.
Hair metal isn't metal it is rock so I see why - Lucretia
Search results for "Poison" ("Not to be confused with the glam rock/pop Poison from Mechanicsburg, Pennsylvania"):
Poison - Melodic Speed Metal, Germany
Poison - Death/Thrash Metal, Germany
Poison - Heavy/Speed Metal, United States
My note: The first band released only a demo in 1985 but Encyclopaedia Metallum have an article about them. They just don't think the glam rock/pop Poison is metal and they have no article about this "pop Poison". - Metal_Treasure
53 Parkway Drive
Parkway Drive is an Australian metalcore band from Byron Bay, New South Wales, formed in 2003. As of 2015, Parkway Drive has released five full-length albums, one EP, two DVDs, a split album and one book, titled Ten Years of Parkway Drive.
Evanescence is an American rock band founded in Little Rock, Arkansas in 1995 by singer/pianist Amy Lee and guitarist Ben Moody. V 1 Comment
Babymetal is a Japanese metal idol band. Their line-up consists of Suzuka Nakamoto as "Su-metal", Yui Mizuno as "Yuimetal", and Moa Kikuchi as "Moametal".
58 Alien Ant Farm
59 Steel Panther
Steel Panther is an American comedy glam metal band from Los Angeles, California, mostly known for their profane and humorous lyrics, as well as their exaggerated on-stage personae that parody the stereotypical 1980s "glam metal" lifestyle.
Creed is an American rock band, formed in 1993 in Tallahassee, Florida. The band's best-known line-up consists of lead vocalist Scott Stapp, guitarist and vocalist Mark Tremonti, bassist Brian Marshall, and drummer Scott Phillips.