Best Modern Metal Bands

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121 Device Device Device is an industrial metal band started by David Draiman, frontman of the heavy metal group Disturbed. Draiman was approached by Geno Lenardo, former guitarist of Filter, and together they started to work on new material.

This band is just the greatest out! It combines a mixture of all different types of metal to create music that is perfection! This band has the vocals of Disturbed and the sound of Avenged Sevenfold!
It's a perfect mic if I must say!

122 The Black Dahlia Murder The Black Dahlia Murder The Black Dahlia Murder is an American melodic death metal band from Waterford, Michigan, formed in 2001. Their name is derived from the 1947 unsolved murder of Elizabeth Short, often referred to as Black Dahlia.

Extremely solid melodic death metal. Ryan Knight is a great guitarist, Shannon Lucas is an absolute monster drummer, and Trevor Strnad has some awesome highs and lows.

Ryan very good guitarist and in my humble opinion trevor is and will always be one of death metals best vocalist he can execute his highs and lows I can't even decide which I like more tbdm is better than almost all of the top 20 on this last in fact the top 20 should be the last 20 they have skill there just not that good look up ritual and the everblack and nocturnal

AHHH! SO GREAT! AMAZING!

123 Amorphis Amorphis Amorphis is a Finnish heavy metal band founded by Jan Rechberger, Tomi Koivusaari, and Esa Holopainen in 1990. Initially, the band was a death metal act, but on later albums they evolved into playing other genres, including heavy metal, progressive metal, and folk metal.

It's a crime for Amorphis to be at 145.
Listen to Eclipse, Skyforger, Under The Red Cloud, Circle, Silent Waters, The Beginning of Times, Am Universum, Elegy, Tales From A Thousand Lakes and Tuolena. You see, They never made a bad album at all.

Get A7X, BvB, KoRn, Saliva, Metallica, System of a Down and Drowning Pool off the list.

This band is criminally underrated. This Finnish metal band deserves way more recognition than those posers!

Listen to Eclipse, Skyforger, Silent Waters, Under The Red Cloud, Circle, Tales From A Thousand Lakes Elegy, The Beginning of Times, Am Universum and Tuolena. Those are not bad albums bitches!

124 BABYMETAL BABYMETAL Babymetal is a Japanese metal idol band. Their line-up consists of Suzuka Nakamoto as "Su-metal", Yui Mizuno as "Yuimetal", and Moa Kikuchi as "Moametal".

Their pop metal - Th3Zm0nst3r

This is real metal

125 Dead by April

The greatest Modern Metal band ever! These guys are simply the best. Heavy bass and guitar, hard drumming and screaming with synthesizers and melodic clean vocals give this band the perfect sound. Songs like "Painting Shadows" are not always found, it's like once in a lifetime. The bands screamer, Christoffer Andersson, sounds like a chainsaw cutting metal and the clean singer, Zandro Santiago, sounds like an angel. Both vocalists make the perfect combination of clean vocals with screaming leading other bands to shame, just listen to their album "Let the World Know" and you will see why this band's a million times better and deserving the no. 1 spot on this list. Just sad to see DbA so low... very underrated. But anyways, this band rocks the hell out! Go Dead by April!

How stupid the people didn't mention this awesome band on this list. Dead by April is all about Modern Metal. Bands like Nickelback should not even be on this list, instead they should learn something if this band. Oke, straight to the point, do you prople know what MODERN Metal is? I guess no, because I see the old 80's bands like Metallica out here (I like them). Dead by April is the defenition of Modern Metal, they are so modern with their awesome synthesizer blend with poppish vocals and of course Metal. They are the one who are worthy being called Modern Metal because they add the modern taste to their music, and they're not even comparable to the other bands out here on this list that aren't even Metal. People wake up!...

126 Nightwish Nightwish Nightwish is a symphonic metal band from Kitee, Finland. The band was formed in 1996 by lead songwriter and keyboardist Tuomas Holopainen, guitarist Emppu Vuorinen, and lead singer Tarja Turunen.

How the Hell is Nightwish not higher on this list? Seriously, the Big 4 should not even be on this list. They are good bands but they are NOT modern Metal. The fact that they are beating Nightwish is a travesty. I also believe that while Disturbed and Killswitch Engage are good bands. They are not as Good as Nightwish. Also, what the hell are Black Veil Brides doing ahead of this band? Nightwish produces some of the most complex and emotional music out there and Black Veil Brides are ahead of them. Also if Sonata Arctica aren't in this list then I have lost all faith in humanity.

I cannot comprehend why this band is so low on the list. Nightwish are incredible, I remember when I first heard them, evan as a metalhead myself they completely blew my mind about everything metal could be.

127 Psychostick
128 Maximum the Hormone

Their songs motivated me into picking up an electric guitar just to keep up with feeling those lyrics. Their bassist rocks too. And did I mention their drummer is a female? Gotta love this band

129 Suicide Silence Suicide Silence Suicide Silence is an American deathcore band from Riverside, California. Formed in 2002, the band has released four full-length studio albums, one EP and eleven music videos. V 2 Comments
130 Theory of a Deadman Theory of a Deadman Theory of a Deadman is a rock band from Delta, British Columbia, Canada. Formed in 2001, the band is currently signed to Roadrunner Records as well as 604 Records.
131 Exhorder Exhorder Exhorder is an American metal band from New Orleans, Louisiana. They are credited as the purveyors of the groove-oriented thrash sound later made famous by bands such as Pantera, Lamb of God, White Zombie, and Machine Head.
132 Extol Extol Extol are a progressive extreme Christian metal band from Bekkestua, Norway that was formed in 1993. The band is known for playing a variety of different styles of metal which include progressive metal, death metal, black metal and thrash metal.

Their new album came out this year, and is brilliant. This band is the best, period.

133 Halestorm Halestorm Halestorm is an American rock band from Red Lion, Pennsylvania, consisting of lead vocalist and guitarist Lzzy Hale, her brother drummer and percussionist Arejay Hale, guitarist Joe Hottinger, and bassist Josh Smith .

Really good vocals, quite unexpected as the front leader/singer of the group is a woman ; even if some songs in my opinion have "boring lyrics", they are truly amazing!

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134 Dark Tranquility
135 Demon Hunter Demon Hunter

One of the most talented vocalist in metal or in all music for that matter, very underrated band

Best band ever! Very underrated!

136 Eluveitie Eluveitie
137 Živo Blato
138 Oceans Ate Alaska

Without a doubt some of the most talented musicians I've ever heard on album, seen live, and had the honor of meeting. With the creative and difficult rhythm of the guitars playing in great synchronicity, and a drummer who has some of the best technique and speed of any modern or classic metal drummer, this group from Birmingham UK will definitely be on your radar soon if they already aren't.

139 Whitechapel Whitechapel Whitechapel is an American deathcore band from Knoxville, Tennessee. The band is named after the Whitechapel district in East London, England, referencing the series of murders committed by Jack the Ripper.
140 Alestorm Alestorm Alestorm is a heavy metal band originally from Perth, Scotland. Their music is characterized by a pirate theme, and as a result they have been dubbed a "pirate metal" band by many critics and their fanbase. V 1 Comment
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