Best Modern Heavy Metal / Metalcore Bands


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41 Sepultura Sepultura Sepultura is a Brazilian heavy metal band from Belo Horizonte. Their first album, Morbid Visions presented a proto-black metal sound with Wagner Lamounier of Sarcófago. Sepultura's sound varies by the album, from thrash metal, groove metal, and even death metal.

This band is a old school metal band there first album came out in the late 80's.there were a great band with max but now there suck.

42 Demon Hunter Demon Hunter

One of my favorite metal bands. You should really listen to some of their songs, they're amazing. - BillyBobJoe

Very talented and amazing band. Deserve their recognition, deserve to be on this list.

43 Dir En Grey Dir En Grey DIR EN GREY is a Japanese metal band formed in 1997 and currently signed to Firewall Div., a sub-division of Free-Will.
44 Darkest Hour Darkest Hour Darkest Hour is an American melodic death metal band from Washington, D.C., formed in 1995. Though failing to break early in their career, the band has received acclaim for their albums Undoing Ruin, Deliver Us, and The Eternal Return.
45 Chunk! No, Captain Chunk!
46 Capture the Crown
47 Dream Theater Dream Theater Dream Theater is an American progressive metal band. The band was formed in 1985 under the name of "Majesty", but had to change its name to Dream Theater later. more.

They are actually a prog metal band, so they don't really fit on the list. - zxm

This band should be way higher come people.

48 Overkill Overkill Overkill is an American thrash metal band, formed in 1980 in New Jersey. They have gone through many line-up changes, with singer Bobby "Blitz" Ellsworth and bassist D.D.

This band is a old school metal band. Still great but there not modern metal.

This band is so good!

49 Havok Havok Havok is an American thrash metal band from Denver, Colorado. Formed in 2004, their members currently consist of David Sanchez, Nick Schendzielos, Pete Webber, and Reece Scruggs.

This band is really cool! They should be way higher!

50 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.

116? What a joke godsmack is the best band of the 2000s if you ask me they should not be this low on the list

51 Purified In Blood
52 Hatebreed Hatebreed Hatebreed is an American metalcore band from Connecticut, formed in 1994. They have released 7 studio albums to date, most recently The Concrete Confessional on May 13, 2016. Their musical style blends influences from hardcore punk and heavy metal; a prominent band within the hardcore scene, they have more.
53 Escape the Fate

These guys are best

I love this band so much. They should be at least top 10

yea these guys are great

54 Woe, Is Me

Great lyrics, best song: Keep Your Enemies Close

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55 Issues

Extremely talented overall, great singers, guitar, unique sound for metalcore. They bring something new to the table.

56 System Divide

They new but know how modern heavy metal must sound like - Inlovewthmetal

57 Tasters
58 Our Last Night

Excellent drummer, excellent singer, excellent guitar player, excellent bass player. Mixing all this, it gives us an awesome band! GO OUR LAST NIGHT!

59 The Word Alive

Instrumentally way more creative than crappy bands like BOTDF and Brokencyde they shouldn't even be near the top 100

60 Annihilator Annihilator Annihilator is a Canadian thrash metal band founded in 1984 by vocalist, guitarist, bassist, songwriter, engineer, producer, mixer and mastering engineer Jeff Waters and former vocalist John Bates. V 1 Comment
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