Best Industrial Bands

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41 Einstürzende Neubauten

The only actual industrial band on this entire list. Keyboards don't make it industrial.

They are possibly the most original band on this list. They were literally industrial in their choice of instruments. They were even an inspiration to Martin Gore.

Can't believe they are not in the top ten! And Manson and rammstein are up there? This is the most true to form for industrial music of all! This and throbbing gristle are the most accurate to the term "industrial"

God's favourite band. For good reason.

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42 Zeromancer

Excuse me... But Bullet for my Valentine is higher than ZMR on an INDUSTRIAL list? This cannot stand.

This band was unique! Check songs like "Dr. Online", Need you like a drug or Send me an Angel.

43 Die Krupps

They are the next in timeline (after LAIBACH). They are a great inspiration. In electro with the first years and in Industrial metal with all the other songs after 1990. Quiz Question: Just listen to the fourth song of DK. I (1992) "The dawning of doom" and tell me for which song Rammstein took the same riff (a bit heavier). - derekart

44 Kraftwerk ? Kraftwerk ? Kraftwerk is a German electronic music band formed by Ralf Hütter and Florian Schneider in 1970 in Düsseldorf. The band was fronted by both Hütter and Schneider until Schneider's departure in 2008.

For 1970's its pretty sweet. Watch some of Kraftwerk's live performances on YouTube and they are really good.

45 Spineshank

The height of callousness was an amazing album, too bad it's not true industrial. I consider spineshank a hardcore-industrial band, the vocals are more hardcore in my humble opinion.

46 Megaherz

One of the most consistent and accomplished groups I've listened to. Their dance metal early on is very comparable to rammstein's and their later material, frankly, is better! They create fantastic atmosphere in their songs and know how to write killer hooks. Flawless.

Megaherz rocks and should definitely be above RAMMSTEIN!

Great... I mean AMAZING! Underrated band.

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47 Deathstars

Their lead vocalist has really deep, harsh sound that fits the genre perfectly. Tough the first album is forgottable but the second one called Termination Bliss is EPIC. Many compare it with Rammstein and M. Manson. Doing so has to be mentioned that it's sounding is much more complex and mind blowing.
I recommend their music to those who don't understand english well because their lyrics are bad, death-loving, lowering and sardonic.

Love every song, to me not only the best industrial band but also the best band ever...

Just... Real Industrial real illustrated flavor... Just, will hit the ear...

These guys are amazing!

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49 Laibach

Because THEY started ALL. Back in 1980. Have in mind that the style of RAMMSTEIN (the cross badge) and also the music (even the voice) are just a copy of LAIBACH's metal years. All other bands doing Industrial music. LAIBACH doing Industrial ART.

The bridge between Kraftwerk and NIN. The spiritual ancestors of Rammstein. Only the Legendary Pink Dots and New Model Army have maintained this sort of uncompromising consistency of attitude and vision over 30 years without becoming stale. Great art is subversive and Laibach are one of the few truly great, radical art collectives in existence.

Laibach started it all! Without them, there would be no Rammstein, no Marilyn Manson, and I can even say, no metal as we know it nowadays!

I can imagine that in US few people heard about Laibach but placing them so low as 47th place is really big ignorance.

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50 VNV Nation

The only band in the world to whom I can honestly say, "I love every single song on every album, every remix, every concert, etc... You guys are incredible! "

One of my absolute FAVORITE bands of all time! Their lyrics are great, and thought-provoking and they've made some of the best electronic albums I've ever heard! - enderderp

I adore VNV Nation! They are incredible at what they do as well as their lyrics!

The best band to have amazing music

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51 Psyclon Nine

This should be in the top 10s, their lead singer has a very unique voice that is almost impossible to replicate.
Their music is astounding and the lyrics are deep and meaningful.

52 Eisbrecher

Icebreaker... er Eisbrecher has some great songs. They can vary between industrial metal and industrial electronic.

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53 Mindless Self Indugence

MSI has always been my favourite industrial rock band, with their clever way of integrating hard rock and techno/industrial!

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54 DUALPROFORM
55 16Volt

omg no body put them on here! whats the matter with people - pandalover95

56 Cabaret Voltaire

More innovative than ANY of the bands on this list! Take a genre, crush it, and give it a crushing sinister sound! This is what made Skinny Puppy, Front line assembly and Front 242 famous. It was the formula of CABARET Voltaire! THEY did what THROBBING GRISTLE could not do (since TG broke in 1981). I am going to bring them BACK!

57 Dope Dope

Why is this band so underrated. That's ridiculous. Top five for me.

57? You've gotta be kidding me. They should be in the top 10.

I don, t know why they aren, t on this list just listen to them they are VERY UNDERRATED

DOPE is one of the best metal bands on this planet! They should at least be in the top 20's damnit! Why so underrated?!?!? Just don't getit...

58 Turmion Kätilöt

I believe TK are the best industrial metal band in terms of their music and lyrical undertones which suits the genre superbly.

TK is way much better than Rammstein, Rammstein isn't 100% industrial anyway.

59 Motionless In White Motionless In White Motionless in White, often abbreviated MIW, is an American metalcore band from Scranton, Pennsylvania.

Awesome band

60 Ayria

One of the few female artist out there that really has made a name for herself. As well she has been doing way before Ayria when she was a part of Epsilon Minus

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