Best Nu-Metal Bands


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21 40 Below Summer

Can't believe now one knows! Easily Numero uno...! Follow Max Illidge's Tracks to a band called Black Market Hero and Now With daggers Drawn... Long story look it up!

That band have to be in top 15, just listen to their last album Fire at Zero Gravity!

Great Band, Amazing lyrics and the vocals get you hooked!

Yes I'm very imspired by them and I like the song self medicate its like a mix of nu metal and punk and hard rock and that is my style in Kellett nu matic

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22 Fear Factory Fear Factory Fear Factory is an American heavy metal band that was formed in 1989. During the band's career, it has released nine full-length albums and has evolved through a succession of styles, including industrial metal, death metal, groove metal, and thrash metal.

Obsolete came out during that time period. Definitely fit in nu metal, I'd say. They should get bumped up.

Really! Fear Factory is rated 67. Give me a break. No offense to the other bands.

This is industrial death metal.

Not nu metal.

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23 Trapt Trapt Trapt is an American rock band that formed in Los Gatos, California in 1995, best known for their 2002 single "Headstrong".

Headstrong is not their only good song, there is also Still Frame, Echo, Etc.

Better than a lot of the bands over here

Trapt is great! Headstrong is awesome.

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24 Nonpoint

I see most people voting here do not understand what genre music acts fall under, and worse many people are just a bunch of posers voting for bands like Linkin Park. Nonpoint, though not a pioneer has consistently put out the best music for the longest time.
Korn hasn't put out a good song in a decade.
Deftones have jumped back and forth from making great music to making mediocre and back again.
Coal Chamber and Static x the best nu metal had to offer for the intense moshing sound.
Then there are many bands that came and went such as Darwins Waiting Room and Downthesun.

Nonpoint may not be the best but they are on the that list frontlines is an epic song!

25 Adema Adema Adema is a nu metal band from Bakersfield, California. The band formed in 2000 with members lead vocalist Mark Chavez, vocalist/guitarist Tim Fluckey, guitarist Mike Ransom, bassist Dave DeRoo, and drummer Kris Kohls.

I honestly think they should be higher on the list. But they aren't as good as they used to be when they changed the singer.

One of the best bands ever formed sad lyrics moving guitars awesome bass and hard hitting DRUMMING

My favorite, until they changed the singer.

26 Rage Against The Machine Rage Against The Machine Rage Against the Machine is a Funk Metal band formed in Los Angeles, California. The band consists of vocalist Zack de la Rocha, bassist Tim Commerford, guitarist Tom Morello and drummer Brad Wilk.

They are number 4 to me

I don't understand why this is 36? Everyone knows who RATM are.

What...they are one of the best dude...

Number One

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

Evanescence isn't a nu metal band but they are still great. - 05yusuf09

29 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.

These guys are the kings off nu metal they made a song called I stand alone

Godsmack is very good. Way to low on this list.

Needs to be way higher on list

30 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 more.

Really like this band's style. Not putting down other bands but this band's lyrics just speak to me on a personal level and I like that they have songs for all occasions

They're lyrics are inspiring and have a true meaning alongside their rhythm and beat

Honestly this band should be higher up on the list. They have quite a bit of diversity in their music. From rap-rock to party bumping as well. Charlie does most of the party music while j3t does the inspirational or deep feeling parts. Granted they have change their style on their last album. They still have great music such as: we are,hear me now, undead, and a whole lot more. Swan songs it their best album to date in my opinion.

Best band after linkin park

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32 Nothingface

One of the best bands that never got any credit. Max Holt is an amazing vocalist on par with Phil of All that Remains. The depth of his range is unmatched. His rage is a drug that comes through the speakers and leaves you wanting more and more.

Amazing band all there albums were very good matt's voice is amazing I can't put it in words that are in my head!

I have 3 of their 4 cd's. I love this band. I wish they would have made more. I never seem to get tired of them.

33 Love and Death

Brain welch is to me one of the best stage performers I have ever seen

The inventor of the nu metal guitar sound = HEAD.

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34 Switched

Super Underrated. This band was so Good...

35 Maximum the Hormone

Unbelievably creative band, Daisuke(SInger)can scream and rap, Ryo(Guitarist)can rap and sing in a melodic voice, Nawo(Drummer)she can play drums really fast and also sing, Uehara(Bassist)HE IS AMAZING, one of the best bassists of all time, and also does backing vocals, shouts.

One of the most creative bands, as it seems to me! Every album is a gift to their fans!

They're great, I found them through deathnote

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36 Crazy Town

Not the the greatest but I felt they needed a vote

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37 Red Red 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.

Red is a Christian rock/metal band not nu metal..

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39 Pulse Ultra

Maybe too complex for your average Nu-metal fan, but damn they were awesome; especially life. Check out Slip in Sin first, then the rest of the album, then on repeat for a month, tattoo the band-name on your face, regret that last part, forget by listening to the album again + drinking, wake up in a haze, have bacon & eggs, feed your pets and then listen to the album while maintaining an -face through-out, then visit friends and tickle their balls every time you mention the band-name.

Nobody can Reach to Pulse Ultra ; they was different ((REALLY DIFFERENT)).. anyway rip that awesome metal band..

Their songs still make me crying, I feel their musics not only hearing them...

40 Snot

Lynn Strait the previous lead singer of Snot is probably one of the best nu-metal/hardcore singers of all time if not the best. The power in his voice is at Corey Taylors level and their songs also have clean messages with a lot of power and rage. An example is Deadfall which is one of their most popular songs that shows us how talented these boys are and how much more attention they deserve/deserved. The drummer in Snot is also probably the best nu-metal drummer of all time right after David Silveria.


Snot is a lot better than most bands above.


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