Top Extreme Metal Genres

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21 Djent

In most cases djent is extereme but not always - Meshuggah are extreme but TesseracT aren't. It's because djent music/style/subgenre is defined by a guitar sound that can be used in heavier or softer songs. Djent sound is a distinctive high-gain, distorted, palm-muted, low-pitch guitar sound.
For more details about djent check out my list - Top 10 Facts About Djent Music - Metal_Treasure

22 Power Metal

Power metal?!?!?!? Are you kidding me? Power metal is great but it's too melodic to be extreme - countnightdark13

Power Metal? Extreme Metal? Ha? - GREYBOYY

You'll simply fall in love if you ever hear it. - Nord666

Ok I love power metal, but in no way is it extreme metal. Not even hardcore or heavy metal

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23 Slamming Brutal Death Metal

This is the most hardcore, fast and heavy genre of music ever. The vocals are so brutal that you can't even understand them. The drums are like thunders and the guitars are so distorted that you can't even distinguish notes. Just listen to Devourment and you'll understand what I'm talking about.

This is extreme metal, and heavy metal!

This is definitely the most brutal genre. Way more brutal than Thrash (I am a huge fan of Thrash Metal m/). Slamming Brutal Death Metal and Death Metal are basically 2 different genres because SBDM is way more brutal than normal DM.

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24 Nu Metal

Don't confuse it with hip-hop, electronic rock or electronica. This is technically Metal with Hip-Hop

Nah. I'm gonna pretend I didn't see this. - IronSabbathPriest

Um, what? Nu-"metal" isn't even metal at all, and not even CLOSE to extreme metal. Its influenced by hip-hop more than anything.

Its not extreme metal. In fact some people claim its not even metal. More likely heavy punk. - zxm

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25 Depressive Black Metal

Amazing, bands like Silencer are the creepiest thing I've ever heard. It should get more votes.

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26 Death/doom

My favorite genre. The old Katatonia, My Dying Bride. It fuses the beauty and emotion of doom with death's raw anger which complement each other perfectly.

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27 Porno Grindcore

The most disgusting genre of music EVER!

This is the heaviest thing Iv'e ever, the drummer sound like he is absulutly on drugs, the frontman sounds like he is farting and vomiting, the guitars are heavier than the guitarist of Bowling for soup and you absulutly can't hear the bass

28 Crossover Thrash
29 Symphonic Metal

? What the hell? Symphonic metal is not an extreme genre. - GREYBOYY

Except Fleshgod Apocalypse. Those guys are both symphonic and extreme

Not extreme metal. Not even close. - zxm

Not extreme but in my opinion very heavy
Just not as heavy as thrash

30 Pornogrind

It is not a good for listening but in terms of heavy, it is epic.

Huh... disgrace to the point of having goregrind and extreme metal.

I know this genre is worthless but we are talking extreme genre not the best. So this deserves the no.10 spot. Grindcore, Blackmetal, Deathmetal,e.T. C might be in the greatest chance of being number 1 but it deserves top 10 spot.

31 Avant-Garde Metal

Such a variety of different genres in the mix, worth a listen!

32 Gorenoise

Very heavy if you think lyrics and down tunings are important. not technical at all though
bands: Omphalectoicxanthopsia, Vomitoma, WormBirth, Epithelial Meatpool.

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33 Unblack Metal

Bands like Horde, Frost Like Ashes, Anteater, Horror definitely deserve to be ranked with Behemoth and other bands and their Christian. THE BEST

c'mon, this should be in top 5. Such a good genre of metal.

Drottnar,Technical Black Metal,amazing, - GREYBOYY

34 Post-Metal
35 Folk Metal Folk Metal Folk metal is a fusion genre of heavy metal music and traditional folk music that developed in Europe during the 1990s.

Folk metal isn't extreme metal. Only time it becomes extreme when there are some riffs of black and death metal. - zxm

36 Melodic Metalcore
37 Pirate Metal

Yahar! Vote pirate metal me hearties! Arr...
Alestorm and the best and only pirate metal band out their get this to number one. Go onto youtube and put in Alestorm Keelhauld/Blacksails at midnight.
Arr

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38 Industrial Metal

This isn't an extreme metal genre.

39 Mathcore

Even brutaller than technical death metal because of the lack of melody and more noise, and grindcore because it's technical.

And why the hell is power metal in the top ten? Idiots.

40 Heavy Power Metal

I've heard of symphonic power. But what is this? - zxm

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