Best Nu-Metal Bands


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21 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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22 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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23 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.

24 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

25 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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27 Saliva Saliva Saliva is an American rock band formed in Memphis, Tennessee in 1996. Saliva released their self-titled debut album on August 26, 1997, through Rockingchair Records, a record label owned and operated by Mark Yoshida, who recorded and produced the release at his studio, Rockingchair Studios.

These guys are awesome! They should be number one easily

These guys are really good. Many of their songs has been chosen as ppb for WWE main events. Let me name some. ALWAYS, LADIES AND GENTLEMEN, HUNT you DIWN, TIME TO SHINE, KING OF THE STEREO, CLICK CLICK BOOM

Very great band, Click Click Bomm is their the best. It's sad, their lead vocalist Josey Scott was leave the band. - 05yusuf09

28 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.

29 Switched

Super Underrated. This band was so Good...

30 Crazy Town

Not the the greatest but I felt they needed a vote

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31 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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32 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

33 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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34 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!

35 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...

36 Celldweller
37 Orgy

Hell yeah still jam the orgy.

Amazing vocals, catchy hooks, and awesome use of syth and metal guitar. Stitches, Blue Monday, Fiction (dreams in digital) all amazing songs

Definitely helped make Nu Metal what it was. Bump'em up!

38 Oblivion Dust

Phpbphhhpaaert! - that's a fart noise. There are some cool Asian bands out there. This ain't one of them. Their not nu metal but they are pu metal. Get it? Yea, u get it.

39 Stereomud

Underrated and great numetal band. Not a top ten but very worthy of a listen.

40 Islander Islander Islander is an American nu metal band from Greenville, South Carolina, founded in 2011. The group signed with Victory Records and have released an EP, Pains.
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