Best Modern Metal Bands

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81 Def Leppard Def Leppard Def Leppard are an English rock band formed in 1977 in Sheffield as part of the new wave of British heavy metal movement.
82 Cradle of Filth Cradle of Filth Cradle of Filth are a British extreme metal band that formed in Suffolk in 1991. The band's musical style evolved from black metal to a cleaner and more "produced" amalgam of gothic metal, symphonic black metal and other extreme metal styles.
83 Baroness Baroness Baroness is an American heavy metal band from Savannah, Georgia whose original members grew up together in Lexington, Virginia.

One of the only true metal bands left

One of the best Sludge metal bands

84 Ram
85 Marilyn Manson Marilyn Manson Marilyn Manson is an American rock band from Fort Lauderdale, Florida. Formed in 1989 by frontman Marilyn Manson and Daisy Berkowitz, the group was originally named Marilyn Manson & the Spooky Kids with their theatrical performances gathering a local cult following in the early 1990s. ...read more.

There is nothing original about this overrated band. They're not even metal. They're not that talented.

The most original & unique artist ever

The guy's a total legend!

86 Wintersun Wintersun 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.

Why is this band all they way down here? They're better than all the bands in the top ten. Even though only, unfortunately, two albums have been released, they are one of my absolute favourite bands of all time. If those of you who don't know who Wintersun are or just have never bothered to listen, I suggest "Battle Against Time."

Wintersun song writing is out of this world, they should be way higher than those band up there.

87 Three Days Grace Three Days Grace Three Days Grace is a Canadian rock band formed in Norwood, Ontario in 1997 with a line-up consisting of guitarist and lead vocalist Adam Gontier, drummer and backing vocalist Neil Sanderson, and bassist Brad Walst.

Three Days Grace is one of my favorite bands, sure they don't do metal exclusively but the metal songs they do are amazing, they should definitely be in the top 15

Three days grace consists of Brad Walst, Neil Sanderson, and Barry Stock. They produced many head banging songs such as "Pain" and "Chalk Outline". They truly show what a metal band is. They have produced 4 studio albums, and they are mainly alternative/ hard rock but are also alternative metal and post-grunge.

I like some of their songs, but they're not really metal.

88 Shadows Fall Shadows Fall Shadows Fall is an American heavy metal band from Springfield, Massachusetts, formed in 1995. Although the band has experienced several line-up changes, for most of its recording career, Shadows Fall has been composed of Jonathan Donais, Matt Bachand, Paul Romanko, Brian Fair, and Jason Bittner.
89 The Dillinger Escape Plan The Dillinger Escape Plan The Dillinger Escape Plan is an American mathcore band from Morris Plains, New Jersey. The group originated in 1997 after the disbanding of Arcane, a hardcore punk trio consisting of Ben Weinman, Dimitri Minakakis, and Chris Pennie.

One of the most interesting metal acts today

NOT EVEN ON THE LIST?! Shame on you people, when Breaking Benjamin and Disturbed make it anywhere near the top of this list and this band is not even in it? Ben Weinman's electric speed on the guitar, Billy Rymer's intense drumming, complete disregard for time signatures, Greg's powerful vocals in everything he does, such an under rated band.

90 Deafheaven Deafheaven Deafheaven is an American black metal band that formed in 2010. Deafheaven has a unique avant-garde sound that incorporates elements of post metal and shoegazing . Their style is usually called 'blackgaze' . The San Francisco-based group began as a two-piece with George Clarke and Kerry McCoy, who recorded ...read more.
91 Children of Bodom Children of Bodom Children Of Bodom is a melodic death metal band from Espoo, Finland. Formed in 1993, the group currently consists of Alexi Laiho, Janne Wirman, Henkka Seppälä, Jaska Raatikainen and Daniel Freyberg.

Deserves to be at least 10.

Cob is better den all these stupid list

Children of bodom should be top 10

Very underrated

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92 Wolf

Under rated band, beats a lot of American bull metal bands.

93 At The Gates At The Gates At the Gates is a Swedish melodic death metal band from Gothenburg, and a major progenitor of the Gothenburg sound
94 Hollywood Undead Hollywood Undead Hollywood Undead is an American rap rock band from Los Angeles, California, United States. They released their debut album, Swan Songs, on September 2, 2008, and their live CD/DVD Desperate Measures, on November 10, 2009. Their second studio album, American Tragedy, was released April 5, 2011. All of ...read more.

They are not metal

You might as well put one direction on here if this is considered metal.

This is not metal why is this even here

I'm actually an HU fan myself but I don't think they should be on this list, just some of their songs are nu metal but they are overall a rap rock band, they're like Linkin Park, which also shouldn't​ be on this list

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95 Memphis May Fire
96 Evanescence Evanescence Evanescence is an American rock band founded in Little Rock, Arkansas in 1995 by singer/pianist Amy Lee and guitarist Ben Moody.

Haha, best band ever, should be in top ten. Amy and Ben rocks!

I don't have to explain this, it's a no brainer. " bring me to life". That's it. Not many other good songs, but My Immortal, Swimming Home was good.

You're crazy if you think bring me to life is their only good song... there are so many more and Amy Lee speaks for herself.

97 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.

They are all original and too underrated

Mudvayne is underrated it has amazing skill and great songs this band sould be at a much higher rating

69th place on the list with avenged sevenfold as #1? Mudvayne is far better. Mixing of melodics and screams is amazingly good. Bassist is just as good with his unique style that takes a master to perfect. Evanscence, Trapt, Drowing Pool, Black availed Brides have no place to be higher on the list than Mudvayne.

98 Static X

They deserve a higher spot than Asking Alexandria, Mariliyn Manson(they're not even metal, why? ), or Bullet For My Valentine

99 Rammstein Rammstein Rammstein is a German Neue Deutsche Härte and Industrial Metal band consisting of Till Lindemann (vocals), Richard Kruspe (guitar), Paul Landers (guitar), Oliver Riedel (electric bass), Christoph Schneider (drums) and Christian Lorenz (keyboard), that formed in 1994 in Berlin . ...read more.

Possibly the best live show in metal. Besides their pyrotechnic performances, their sound quality is flawless live. Songs like Sonne, Ich Will, and Kien Lust really makes you feel that you are part of the while headbanging. Not only all their songs are awesome and creative, their lyrics ( if you translate them ) are a work of art. The true pioneers of Industrial Metal.

They are the best live show, there music just gets stuck in your head, one of the best for sure.

Greatest live rock let alone metal show.

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100 Sabaton Sabaton Sabaton is a power metal band from Falun, Sweden formed in 1999. The band's main lyrical themes are based on war and historical battles.

The only band that has lyrics which actually mean something.

They are really good, I really don't understand why they are not on the list
They are good in live and in studio, they make good songs, good riffs, good lyrics and good solos
Definitely worth being in this top

Great power metal and great texts

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