Best Lesser Known Nu-Metal bands

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The Top Ten

1 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.

This band is way better than all the others on the list. Apart from Mudvayne, Taproot, Adema, Soulfly, Korn and Linea 77, all of the others are posers

Deftones are an amazing band. Engine No. 9 and My Own Summer (Shove It) are some of the bet Nu metal songs to ever be created. - MetalFoREVer1228

This band is so underrated you should hear Passenger, Rocket Skates, Change (into house of flies), Elite
And you will know the greatness of this band - nooreldeen

Really only their first 2 albums fall into this genre..

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2 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.

Seriously I loved them from the 1st moment I have hear'd them they got awesome songs you must listen to
Dig, Death Blooms, Forgot To Remember, Happy, Nothing To Gein, Determind, Not Falling - nooreldeen

3 Soulfly Soulfly Soulfly is an American heavy metal band formed in 1997 and based in Phoenix, Arizona. The original lyrical content revolved around spirituality, political and religious themes, with later albums encompassing other themes including war, violence, aggression, slavery, hatred and anger. Soulfly is led ...read more.

This band is so underrated and less known hear their early stuff nu-metal stuff they are currently groove metal and death metal - nooreldeen

This band is left behind! Hear jumpdaf***up featuring corey taylor or any amazing song they have done and you will know that this band is one of the most underrated nu-metal band but they are currently Groove Metal&Death Metal - noore

4 Dope Dope

I was introduced to them when I heard Debonaire when I heard it on Fast and Furious and instantly fell in love with it. Since when are Slipknot, Korn and Godsmacked considered lesser known nu-metal bands? They are some of my favorite bands - Danielsun182

Hear die Mf die or my funeral or Debonaire - nooreldeen

Dope are better than 90% of nu metal out there honestly.

5 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.

Their first album sinner was one of the best nu-metal albums!
This album by vocals of dave williams made this band one of the best band in nu-metal history I feel sad that Dave Williams has died : ( - nooreldeen

They aren't really Nu-Metal

These guys are the best - NUMETALFAN

6 Taproot

Just listen to there debut album - NUMETALFAN

7 Crossbreed
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 Impúr.
9 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.
10 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 ...read more.

Hear cold, The Only, Skinnyman... And you will know that Wayne static is a genius vocalist and static-X are very underrated - less known band.. - nooreldeen

The Newcomers

? 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 Motograter
12 Ill Nino Ill Nino

Hear liar, How can I live - nooreldeen

13 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 ...read more.

Hear Soiltare Unraveling, Sun Doesn, t Rise and you will know that this band is one of the most underrated nu-metal bands - nooreldeen

14 Linea 77

Deftones aren't even a nu metal band and why is stupid Slipknot and korn on this list?

So underrated, listen to Headtide, Meat, Charron, Ketchup Suicide, Fantasma and Touch - metaldude8

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16 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.

Don't understand why nobody likes this band.

17 Staind Staind Staind was a rock band formed in Springfield, Massachusetts in 1995. Staind's lineup is Aaron Lewis (vocalist and guitarist), Jon Wysocki (drummer, left in 2011), Johnny April (bassist), and Mike Mushok (guitarist). After Jon's departure Sal Giancarelli filled in as drummer until the band's hiatus in ...read more.
18 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. ...read more.

Why are Slipknot and KoRn her? , They're well known. - Gruunge

19 Saliva Saliva Saliva is an American rock band formed in Memphis, Tennessee in 1996. Saliva released their self-titled debut album on August 26, 1997, through Rockingchair Records, a record label owned and operated by Mark Yoshida, who recorded and produced the release at his studio, Rockingchair Studios.

Amazing band. Better than a lot of the ones here

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22 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.
23 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 ...read more.

There are a few bands here that aren't lesser known like korn, slipknot, and godsmack but they still are amazing

24 Nonpoint
25 Spiritfall
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1. Dry Cell
2. Motograter
3. Soulfly
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1. Mudvayne
2. Deftones
3. Drowning Pool
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1. Deftones
2. Soulfly
3. Taproot
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