Best Metal Bands Most Have Never Heard Of

A list that contains heavy metal bands (any genre) that are very underrated and that most people (even metalheads) have never heard of. Maybe this can help get some recognized and give some metalheads some new material to listen to.

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41 Kobra And The Lotus Kobra And The Lotus Kobra and the Lotus is a Canadian heavy metal band formed in 2009 by lead vocalist and songwriter Kobra Paige.
42 Sylosis

Most underrated band of all time.

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43 Lost Society Lost Society Lost Society is a thrash metal band from Finland, formed in 2010. Lost Society released their debut album in 2013 when band members were teens aged 17, 18, 19, 19 .

Songs: Kill (Those Who Oppose Me); Thrash All Over You, Braindead Metalhead. - Metal_Treasure

These guys are teens, aged 17-19 but their debut album (2013) was awesome.
Try the song "Kill (Those Who Oppose Me)' - one of the fastest thrash metal song I've ever heard and also the video is very funny while making a point.
Other songs: Thrash all over you, Braindead metalhead. - Metal_Treasure

44 The Absence

Another band that deserves more recogniton. Some of the best guitar work in metal. - byzantine

45 Mendeed
46 Skeletonwitch Skeletonwitch Skeletonwitch is an American blackened thrash metal band from Athens, Ohio, formed in 2003. The band currently consists of drummer Dustin Boltjes, bassist Evan Linger, and guitarists Nate Garnette and Scott Hedrick and vocalist Adam Clemans.
47 Method of Destruction
48 Revocation Revocation Revocation is an American technical death metal band from Boston, Massachusetts founded by guitarist and vocalist David Davidson, bassist and vocalist Anthony Buda and drummer Phil Dubois-Coyne in 2000. Originally known as Cryptic Warning, the band changed its name to Revocation in 2006. Revocation more.
49 Spiritual Beggars

Michael Amott's side project - he's been keeping it for 20 yrs by regularly putting out albums and touring in support. Totally different genre from Arch Enemy - this is stoner, traditional and some doom metal. - Metal_Treasure

50 Isis
51 Akem Manah

These guys are great. Their singer / guitarist writes both great heavy riffs and awesome horror lyrics. Mixture of death metal, doom metal and psychedelic rock. Working with former members of the death metal band Nile and Grammy Nominated industrial metal band White Zombie.

Great mix of doom metal and death metal. Newer material features former Nile & White Zombie members.

52 Wormed
53 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 more.

Brilliant band who are well known by so many people

54 Norther

Norther should be on top ten list of this article. Especially their first three albums were epic.

55 Thorns
56 Anal C*** Anal C*** Anal C*** was an American grindcore band founded by vocalist Seth Putnam in 1988. The band is known for their highly offensive lyrics which included themes of misogyny, homophobia, racism, Nazism, antisemitism, and schadenfreude (ridicule of the unfortunate). Their music has been received negatively more.

I've heard of this band before, but I heard that it's just a joke

57 Moonspell Moonspell Moonspell is a Portuguese gothic metal band. Formed in 1992, the group released their first EP Under the Moonspell in 1994, a year before the release of their first album Wolfheart.

Gothic metal, black metal, doom metal, melodic death metal (later).

The singer can certainly growl and his clean voice is hypnotizing - low, bassy.

Songs: Everything Invaded, Opium, Lickanthrope, White Omega. - Metal_Treasure

58 Sybreed

Not a lot have heard of this awesome band from Switzerland. Great albums too. - NuMetalManiak

59 Savatage Savatage Savatage is an American heavy metal band founded by the brothers Jon and Criss Oliva in 1978 at Astro Skate in Tarpon Springs, Florida.

A great progressive metal band with power and thrash influences one of my favorites

60 Suicidal Angels
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