Best Metal Bands Not From U.K. or U.S.


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41 Moonspell (Portugal) Moonspell (Portugal) 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.
42 Angra (Brazil)
43 Tyr (Faroe Islands) Tyr (Faroe Islands) Týr is a Faroese heavy metal band. Their subject matter revolves almost entirely around Viking lore, mythology, and history, taking their name from the Norse god of law and justice.
44 Mayhem (Norway) Mayhem (Norway) Mayhem is a Norwegian black metal band formed in 1984 in Oslo, regarded as one of the pioneers of the Norwegian black metal scene.
45 Wintersun (Finland) Wintersun (Finland) Wintersun is a metal band from Helsinki, Finland and was originally created by guitarist, keyboardist, bassist, songwriter and vocalist Jari Mäenpää as a side project to folk metal band Ensiferum for whom he was lead singer and guitarist.
46 Darkthrone (Norway) Darkthrone (Norway) Darkthrone is a Norwegian black metal band formed in 1986 under the name Black Death. The band consists of 2 multi-instrumentalists, Fenriz and Nocturno Culto. Originally a death metal band, in 1991, the band switched to a black metal style influenced by Bathory and Celtic Frost and became one of the more.
47 Derdian (Italy)
48 Pathfinder (Poland)
49 Pain (Sweden)
50 KMFDM (Germany) KMFDM (Germany) KMFDM is an industrial band led by German multi-instrumentalist Sascha Konietzko, who founded the group in 1984 as a performance art project.
51 Equilibrium (Germany) Equilibrium (Germany) Equilibrium is a German folk metal band. The band's music combines elements of folk music, power metal, black metal and symphonic metal with various other influences.
52 Immortal (Norway)
53 Solution .45 (Sweden)
54 Subway to Sally (Germany) Subway to Sally (Germany) Subway to Sally is a Folk metal band that was founded in Potsdam, Germany, in the early 1990s. Their music has clear folk and medieval influences, later also with gothic and metal elements added to the mix.
55 Heaven Shall Burn (Germany) Heaven Shall Burn (Germany)
56 Pain of Salvation (Sweden) Pain of Salvation (Sweden) Pain of Salvation is a Swedish progressive rock band led by Daniel Gildenlöw, who is the band's main songwriter, lyricist, guitarist, and vocalist.
57 Epica (Netherlands) Epica (Netherlands) Epica is a Dutch symphonic metal band, founded by guitarist and vocalist Mark Jansen after his departure from After Forever.
58 Strapping Young Lad (Canada) Strapping Young Lad (Canada) Strapping Young Lad was a Canadian extreme metal band formed by Devin Townsend in Vancouver, British Columbia in 1994. The band started as a one-man studio project; Townsend played most of the instruments on the 1995 debut album, Heavy as a Really Heavy Thing.
59 Avantasia (Germany) Avantasia (Germany) Avantasia is a German supergroup rock opera project created by Tobias Sammet, vocalist of the band Edguy.
60 Within Temptation (Netherlands) Within Temptation (Netherlands) Within Temptation is a Dutch symphonic metal band founded in April 1996 by vocalist Sharon den Adel and guitarist Robert Westerholt.
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