Top Extreme Metal Genres

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41 Gothic Metal

How this isn't top ten? - GREYBOYY

42 Rap Metal

This extreme? LOL. Extreme rapping... - Metal_Treasure

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43 Drone Doom
44 Thrashcore

Thrashcore is punk, not metal

45 Technical Deathcore

Some may not believe in it's existance, but in my opinion some bands, even if few, deserve to be called technical deathcore.
It is often a fusion between technical death metal and deathcore (only core related things: breakdowns/tuning).
Fast
Complex
BIG vocal range
Best riffs
(try Thy Art is Murder, Fit For An Autopsy, Aversions Crown, Fallujah, Signal The Firing Squad, Humanity's Last Breath)

46 Progressive Metal

Listen to 80's WATCHTOWER & MEKONG DELTA, and understand
Technicality & brutality happened before Suffocation and the Death's 'Human' album.

47 Funeral Doom Metal

Easily the most crushingly brutal genre

A real underground genre, emerged in the early 90's in Finland. Similar to Death/doom.
Painfully slow, heavily distorted guitars, majestic keyboatrds and extreme deep growls.
Check out bands like Skepticism, Esoteric and Worship.

From a fan of everything extreme from powerviolence to grindcore to slam to blackened death, I can honestly say this is the heaviest genre. Slower than hell, but in a way such as a steam roller would destroy a body. Dark, resonating and extreme to the core. Try rigor sardonicous, mournful congregation, thergothon and evoken.

48 Sludgecore
49 Cyber Metal
50 Drone Metal
51 Glam Metal

This list says motley crue is more brutal than carcass

Glam Metal Rocks! The best bands are from the 80's!

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52 Speed Power Metal

First, there's no such subgenre. Second, neither speed nor power metal are extreme. - Metal_Treasure

The first Helloween album 'Walls Of Jericho' is exactly this.

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