Top Ten Bands Falsely Accused of Being Nu Metal/Rap Metal

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Many bands of the late 90s and early 2000 were labeled falsely, yes I know nu metal is a branch from alt metal, but its more

The Top Ten

1 Disturbed Disturbed Disturbed is an American nu metal/ alternative rock/ alternative metal band from Chicago, Illinois. The band comprises vocalist David Draiman, bassist John Moyer, guitarist Dan Donegan, and drummer Mike Wengren. They are known for songs like "Down With the Sickness" and "Stricken" .

Heavy metal, alt metal, hard rock with regee - RustyNail

2 Godsmack Godsmack Godsmack is an American rock band from Lawrence, Massachusetts, formed in 1995. The band is composed of founder, frontman and songwriter Sully Erna, guitarist Tony Rombola, bassist Robbie Merrill, and drummer Shannon Larkin.

Alt metal, hard rock. But the riffs and vocal delivery was labeled nu metal - RustyNail

3 Staind Staind Staind was a Nu Metal band formed in Springfield, Massachusetts in 1995. ...read more.

Their first few albums were alt metal, not nu/rap - RustyNail

4 Static X

The alt metal and industrial metal riffs and quick pace labeled many industrial bands nu metal - RustyNail

5 Coal Chamber Coal Chamber Coal Chamber was formed in Los Angeles, CA, in 1993. The current members of Coal Chamber are Dez Fafara (Vocals), Nadja Peulen (Bass), Meegs Rascón (Guitar), and Mike Cox (Drums). Former members of the band include Rayna Foss, Chela Rhea Harper, and John Thor. Coal Chamber is typically known being ...read more.

Groove metal and Goth metal - RustyNail

6 Evanescence

Goth rock, alt rock / metal. - RustyNail

7 Red Hot Chili Peppers Red Hot Chili Peppers The Red Hot Chili Peppers is an American funk-rock and alternative rock band, that was founded in 1983. ...read more.
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9 Chevelle Chevelle Chevelle is an American rock band that formed in 1995 in the Chicago suburb of Grayslake, Illinois. The band was originally composed of brothers: Pete Loeffler, Sam Loeffler and Joe Loeffler.
10 Dope

The Contenders

11 Linkin Park Linkin Park Linkin Park is an American rock band formed in Agoura Hills, California, in 1996. The members currently include Mike Shinoda (vocals, keyboards, rhythm guitar), Brad Delson (guitar), Dave "Phoenix" Farrell (bass), Joe Hahn (DJ) and Rob Bourdon (drums). Linkin Park are associated with a mixture of Alternative ...read more.
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