Best Metal Bands of the 90s
The Contenders: Page 3
41 Stone Temple Pilots
Stone Temple Pilots was formed in San Diego, CA in 1989. ...read more.
Alt metal? STP is very under appreciated, but probably more alternative hard rock than metal.
42 Avenged Sevenfold
Avenged Sevenfold is an American alternative metal/metalcore (early) band, that was formed 1999 in California. Their longest lineup of members was M. Shadows (Vocals), Synyster Gates (Lead Guitar), Zacky Vengeance (Rhythm Guitar), Johnny Christ (Bass Guitar), and The Rev (Drums). ...read more.
Not a 90's band.
The group's first work didn't release until 2001. - BloodyThunderX
44 Six Feet Under
Six Feet Under is an American death metal band from Tampa, Florida, formed in 1993. The band consist of four members: founding vocalist Chris Barnes, longtime guitarist Steve Swanson, current bassist Jeff Hughell and recent drummer Marco Pitruzzella.
45 Mr. Bungle
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.
47 In Flames
In Flames is a Swedish melodic death metal band from Gothenburg, Sweden, formed in 1990. ...read more.
If anything, these guys had to be one of the top ten bands. Back in the day, their style was something that no band after could imitate. Just something that only they knew how to do best. Alongside At The Gates and Dark Tranquillity, these guys helped put Gothenburg on the map. Nowadays, they're one of the most notable metal bands in the world because just like in the 90's, In Flames continues to move forward, mature and create something new with each album, not caring about what hecklers and closed-minded metal elitists have to say. They're definitely a band worth checking out. New or old, they continue to grow and develop into something new.
48 Fudge Tunnel
Nevermore is an American progressive metal band from Seattle, Washington. Formed in 1991, they are known to incorporate elements from various styles such as power metal, modern hard rock, classic heavy metal and technical thrash metal. The band has been on hiatus since 2011, due to personal issues between ...read more.
Jeff's guitar playing is just pure ridiculousness, Warrel's baritone vocals kick ass, Van's drumming is godly and Jim is a Bass player (but a damn good one). In terms of composition and creativity, I think they became one of the best in the late 90's.
Nightwish is a symphonic metal band from Kitee, Finland. The band was formed in 1996 by lead songwriter and keyboardist Tuomas Holopainen, guitarist Emppu Vuorinen, and lead singer Tarja Turunen.
51 Judas Priest
Judas Priest are a British heavy metal band formed in Birmingham, England, in 1969. The band has sold over 45 million albums to date. They received a lot of popularity due to their big hits Breaking The Law, You've Got Another Thing Comin', and Living after Midnight which were played on the radio a ...read more.
52 Iron Maiden
Iron Maiden are an English heavy metal band formed in Leyton, East London, in 1975 by bassist and primary songwriter Steve Harris. They were known for some big hits such as The Trooper, and The Number of the Beast, and have released 16 studio albums . The New Wave of British Heavy Metal Pioneers would ...read more.
55 Dead Horse
Gwar, often styled as GWAR, is an American heavy metal band formed in Richmond, Virginia, United States, in 1984, composed of and operated by a frequently rotating line-up of musicians, artists and filmmakers collectively known as Slave Pit Inc.
Motörhead were an English heavy metal/Hard Rock band formed in June 1975 by bassist, singer, and songwriter Ian Fraser "Lemmy" Kilmister, who was the sole constant member; guitarist and songwriter Larry Wallis; and drummer Lucas Fox. The band's harsh vocals and fast paced tempos helped inspire speed ...read more.
This list sucks. The fact that the only band in the World (also the greatest) founded by god proves it.
Helloween is a German power metal band founded in 1984 in Hamburg, Northern Germany. The band is a pioneering force in the power metal genre, and their second and third studio albums, Keeper of the Seven Keys: Part I and Part II, are considered masterpieces of the genre.