Best Modern Metal Bands
The Contenders: Page 6
101 Arch Enemy
Arch Enemy is a Swedish melodic death metal band, originally a supergroup, from Halmstad, formed in 1996. Its members were in bands such as Carcass, Armageddon, Carnage, Mercyful Fate, Spiritual Beggars, and Eucharist.
What can't believe I had to add them haha, vote them up :)!
What is wrong with this list?! Arch Enemy should be at least in the top 10!
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 ...read more.
Have seen these guys twice in concert. Both great shows. Check out their videos.
Try this, its awesome :) same as slipknot, but they're exist before sliptknot.
Red is an American rock band from Nashville, Tennessee, formed in 2002. The band's lineup consists of singer Michael Barnes, guitarist Anthony Armstrong, and bassist Randy Armstrong. V 1 Comment
104 Sonata Arctica
Sonata Arctica is a Finnish power metal band from the town of Kemi, Finland. Created as a hard rock band named Tricky Beans, they later changed to Tricky Means and finally to Sonata Arctica, when they shifted to power metal.
Such great lyrics.
Made me cry.
105 Strapping Young Lad
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.
Theas guys kinda suck
106 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 .
108 Good Charlotte
Good Charlotte is an American rock band from Waldorf, Maryland that formed in 1996. Since 1998, the band's constant members have been lead vocalist Joel Madden, lead guitarist and vocalist Benji Madden, bassist Paul Thomas, rhythm guitarist and keyboardist Billy Martin and drummer Dean Butterworth, ...read more.
109 Swallow the Sun
Swallow the Sun is a Finnish melodic death/doom metal band. They have a melodic, atmospheric doom metal sound.
110 Living Sacrifice
111 Age of Atlas
This isn't metal, what are you talking about?
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Amaranthe is a Swedish heavy metal band notable for having three lead vocalists: Elize Ryd, Jake E. Lundberg, and Henrik Englund Wilhemsson, each presenting a different vocal style. Their second album, The Nexus, reached 6th on Swedish charts, 4th on Finnish charts, and reached a peak of 12th on the ...read more.
What I love about this band is the 3 vocalists. It bring a awesome mix to the music.
Very modern metal that blends many genres together to make fantastic music
All the vocalists (Elize Ryd: clean female vocals, Jake E: clean male vocals, Andreas Solveström: guttural vocals) are impeccable. Olof Mörck also really knows how to throw together a powerful mixture of guitar and keys the likes I've never heard. It's almost like power metal, yet they are truly modern metal and one of the best examples of it.
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Fozzy is an American heavy metal band, formed in Atlanta, Georgia, in 1999 by lead singer Chris Jericho and guitarist Rich Ward.
115 X Japan
X Japan is a Japanese heavy metal band from Chiba, formed in 1982 by drummer Yoshiki and lead vocalist Toshi.
The band sings various styles and can do better too. It longs more to work on metalism.
116 Municipal Waste
Municipal Waste is a crossover thrash band from Richmond, Virginia. They performed at the UK's Download Festival on June 15, 2008. They also joined At the Gates on their "Suicidal Final Tour" along with Darkest Hour, Toxic Holocaust and Repulsion.
Fast, wicked abominations of pure thrashing goodness
An instant classic
These guys remind me of when metal was good in the 80s and 90s, unlike the "metal" band Avenged Sevenfold
There music is awesome, and they are incredible live
117 Rise Against
Rise Against is an American hardcore punk band from Chicago, Illinois, formed in 1999. The band's current line-up comprises vocalist/rhythm guitarist Tim McIlrath, lead guitarist Zach Blair, bassist Joe Principe and drummer Brandon Barnes. They are known for popularizing punk.
Dope should be number one, I'm sorry, all of their songs are just SO LIVELEY and you just just wanna scream, shout and party to all of em I love this band. YOU SPIN ME RIGHT ROUND BABY RIGHT ROUND
Sevendust is an American heavy metal quintet from Atlanta, dating back to 1994. ...read more.
This is one of the best bands ever.
This entire list is such bs. We got girly pop (so-called) "bands" at the top, and the truly amazing bands further down. How disappointing!
Battlecross is an American extreme metal band from Canton, Michigan, United States. The band has describes their sound as "Blue Collar Thrash Metal".
They were my first metal show! They kick arse!