Funniest Metal Bands

They are just too funny. I'm including real bands and youtube comedy bands!

The Top Ten

1 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.

Doesn't get better than Alestorm

It's perfect.

2 Abbath Doom Occulta Abbath Doom Occulta Olve Eikemo, better known by his stage name Abbath Doom Occulta, is a Norwegian musician who best known as the former frontman of black metal band Immortal and the current frontman of the band Abbath.

Even if he plays the most serious genre of all, he still makes everyone laugh

He's so ridiculous! I love him! Funniest live performer of the modern day! In and out of Immortal! Who else would call themselves Donal Duck when introducing themselves in an interview?!?!? - Mikbiter15

3 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.

Trevor is absolutely hilarious in interviews - FromScytheToSceptre

When sober, they're funny. When stoned they're funny! Just watch Majesty and Fool Em' All and every interview, they are hilarious. Music may be serious, but those guys never are! - Mikbiter15

4 Dethklok Dethklok Dethklok is both a virtual band featured in the Adult Swim animated program Metalocalypse and a real band created to perform the band's melodic death metal music in live shows. Both bands were created by Brendon Small and Tommy Blacha. more.


Just watch metalocalypse, you'll know what I'm talking about! - Mikbiter15

5 Infant Annihilator Infant Annihilator

I like this funny band, also I like Ninja Sex Party

Who else would dry hump eachother in the woods? - Mikbiter15

6 Trollfest

Folk metal from Norway - almost all songs are funny. Check out my list: Top 10 TrollfesT Songs - Metal_Treasure

7 GWAR GWAR Gwar, often styled as GWAR, is an American heavy metal band formed in Richmond, Virginia, United States, in 1984, composed of and operated by a frequently rotating line-up of musicians, artists and filmmakers collectively known as Slave Pit Inc.

Their costumes are very strange!

8 Cannabis Corpse Cannabis Corpse Cannabis Corpse is a marijuana-themed death metal band, formed in Virginia in 2006. Their band name is a parody of Cannibal Corpse. Cannabis Corpse songs are fully original but their album and song titles are parodies of many death metal bands' album and song titles (e.g. "Tube of the Resinated" vs more.

They play true death metal but here are some of their (parody) song titles:
I C** Bud, Reefer Stashed Place, Mummified in Bong Water, Addicted to Hash in a Tin, Skull Full of Bong Hits, I Will Smoke You, Gallery of Stupid High, Blaze of Torment, Dead by Bong - Metal_Treasure

9 Avenged Sevenfold Avenged Sevenfold Avenged Sevenfold is an American heavy metal band, that was formed 1999 in California. Their longest lineup of members was M. Shadows (Vocals), Synyster Gates (Lead Guitar), Zacky Vengeance (Rhythm Guitar), Johnny Christ (Bass Guitar), and The Rev (Drums). more.

Especially Syn and The Rev when they were at a bar! - Mikbiter15


10 Tenacious D Tenacious D Tenacious D is an American comedy rock duo that was formed in Los Angeles, California in 1994. Composed of lead vocalist and guitarist Jack Black and lead guitarist and vocalist Kyle Gass, the band has released three albums – Tenacious D, The Pick of Destiny and Rize of the Fenix.

The Contenders

11 Steel Panther Steel Panther Steel Panther is an American comedy glam metal band from Los Angeles, California, mostly known for their profane and humorous lyrics, as well as their exaggerated on-stage personae that parody the stereotypical 1980s "glam metal" lifestyle.
12 Unearth Unearth Unearth is an American heavy metal band from Boston, Massachusetts. Formed in 1998, the group has released six studio albums.

Although all of unearth is funny, Buz, BUZ! OH MY GOODNESS! - Mikbiter15

13 Tankard Tankard Tankard is a thrash metal band from Frankfurt am Main, Germany, founded in 1982. Along with the bands Kreator, Destruction and Sodom, Tankard is often considered one of the "The Big Teutonic Four" of Teutonic thrash metal.

me gust

Love this band so much! When other bands are too serious, tankard is just casual and do it for fun, it's awesome! - MoeinTPS

German thrash metal band but almost all lyrics are about drinking, especially beer.
Songs: Rules For Fools, Die With A Beer in Your Hand, Need money for beer, Medley (Alcohol, Puke, Mon Cheri, Wonderful Life), R.I.B. (Rest In Beer), The Morning After,... - Metal_Treasure

14 Pantera Pantera Pantera was an American Heavy Metal band formed in 1981 by guitarist Dimebag Darrell and drummer Vinnie Paul. The band started out as a Glam Metal act in the 1980s with little success. After discarding their original lead vocalist and enlisting Phil Anselmo, the band signed a major record deal with more.

Pantera Home Videos, Hell Yeah! - Mikbiter15

15 Korpiklaani Korpiklaani
16 Pinkly Smooth Pinkly Smooth

Syn and The Rev From A7X formed this band with such great and to be honest cheesy music, just look at their photos! - Mikbiter15

17 Hevisaurus Hevisaurus

The best band of 21st century for all children of the world.

An actual heavy metal band for children!

18 Devin Townsend Project Devin Townsend Project Devin Townsend Project was a Canadian progressive metal band founded in 2008 and another venture of Devin Townsend, considered separate from the material released as Devin Townsend.

Lucky Animals! - Mikbiter15

Someone needs to move him wayyy higher! - Mikbiter15

Thank You - Mikbiter15

19 Terasbetoni Terasbetoni Teräsbetoni is a Finnish power metal band formed in 2002. They got their first recording contract thanks to a petition, started by excited fans who wanted a recording contract for the band and sent it to several record companies. In 2008 Teräsbetoni represented Finland at the Eurovision Song Contest more.

Power/heavy metal from Finland. Not a parody band but some videos are funny - Missä Miehet Ratsastaa, Metalliolut - Metal_Treasure

20 Avatar Avatar Avatar is a Swedish heavy metal band, formed in Gothenburg, in 2001. The band has released seven studio albums, the most recent being Avatar Country in 2018. The band has had some success on US rock radio as well, notably with their song "New Land", which peaked at number 20 on the Billboard Mainstream more.
21 Okilly Dokilly Okilly Dokilly
22 Anal C*** Anal C*** Anal C*** was an American grindcore band founded by vocalist Seth Putnam in 1988 in Newton, Massachusetts. The band is known for their highly offensive lyrics which included themes of misogyny, homophobia, racism, Nazism, antisemitism, and schadenfreude (ridicule of the unfortunate). Their music has more.

Seth was pretty much a pre-internet troll (it's best to not feed them either).

Think it like the metal Pink Guy or Filthy Frank! - Mikbiter15

23 XavlegbmaofffassssitimiwoamndutroabcwapwaeiippohfffX

This is my second favorite band.
They make me laugh a lot and make my ears melt with their slamming brutal sound

Their name is just crazy, but aside from that, not that funny. - RogerMcBaloney

24 Anthrax Anthrax Anthrax is an American thrash metal band from New York City, formed in 1981 by guitarist Scott Ian and bassist Dan Lilker.

I'm the Man. Gung-Ho. N.F.B. Looking Down the Barrel of a Gun. Bud E. love Bomb and Satan's Lounge Band.

25 Slayer Slayer Slayer is an American thrash metal band from Huntington Park, California, formed in 1981 by guitarists Jeff Hanneman and Kerry King. They rose to fame with their 1986 album Reign in Blood, and is credited as one of the big four of thrash metal bands, the others being Metallica, Megadeth, and Anthrax. more.

Slayer isn't funny *-*

Living proof - Mikbiter15

Kerry: Goodnight tom.

Tom: Goodnight Dave.

Dave: Goodnight Tom, Goodnight Jeff, Goodnight Kerry, Goodni...


Dave: GOODNIGHT! - Mikbiter15

26 The Black Satans The Black Satans
27 Purplefrost Purplefrost

Inventors of the cowbell blast beat - Mikbiter15

Check them out on soundcloud - Mikbiter15

I misspelled inventer - Mikbiter15

28 Woods of Trees Woods of Trees
29 Trivium Trivium Trivium is an American Heavy Metal band from Orlando, Florida, formed in 1999. Their frontman, Matt Heafy, lead guitarist Corey Beaulieu and Bassist Paulo Gregoletto are the band's most consistent members and have appeared in every album since. more.

I'm voting for Trivium to say two things... first of all, Trivium is NOT FUNNY. They are very serious, and the only other band probably more serious than them is Nightwish. Also... where is Psychostick? They are the definition of comedy metal! They can relate to all sorts of everyday problems (see The Root of All Evil if you need proof), their lyrics are good, and music as well! I'm tempted to say this list is a joke but I'm not going to be one of those people.

30 Lamb of God Lamb of God Lamb of God is an American heavy metal band from Richmond, Virginia. Formed in 1994, the group consists of vocalist Randy Blythe, guitarists Mark Morton and Willie Adler, bassist John Campbell, and drummer Chris Adler.

When Randy was Roger Brilliant, and when he yelled in LONG ISLAND! - Mikbiter15

Especially Randy - Mikbiter15

31 Anal Trump

Formed by Cattle Decapitation's Travis Ryan which pokes fun at Donald Trump.

Yes, I forgot to add them. I love anal trump - Mikbiter15

32 DragonForce DragonForce DragonForce are a British power metal band based in London, England. Formed in 1999, the group are known for their long and fast guitar solos, fantasy-themed lyrics, and electronic sounds in their music to add to their retro video game-influenced sound.
33 Metal Duck
34 Mastodon Mastodon Mastodon is an American heavy metal band from Atlanta, Georgia, formed in early 2000 and composed of bassist Troy Sanders, guitarists Brent Hinds and Bill Kelliher and drummer Brann Dailor.

"Many people tend to confuse mastodons with wooly mammoths, which we deem quite racist! " - Troy Sanders - Mikbiter15

35 System Of A Down System Of A Down System of a Down formed in 1994 as an Armenian-American Alternative Metal group from Glendale, California. The band name is sometimes shortened to System or SOAD. more.

Pull the Tapeworm out of your A** - Mikbiter15

36 Opeth Opeth Opeth is a Swedish progressive death metal band from Stockholm, formed in 1990 by David Isberg, who invited Mikael Akerfeldt into the band as a bassist. Isberg ended up leaving the band, which lead to Mikael becoming the band's vocalist, guitarist, principal songwriter, and driving force. Along with more.

Mikael is the king of dry humor - FromScytheToSceptre

37 Rammstein Rammstein Rammstein is a German Neue Deutsche Härte and Industrial Metal band consisting of Till Lindemann (vocals), Richard Kruspe (guitar), Paul Landers (guitar), Oliver Riedel (electric bass), Christoph Schneider (drums) and Christian Lorenz (keyboard), that formed in 1994 in Berlin . more.
38 Metallica Metallica Metallica is an American Thrash Metal band formed in 1981 . The original lineup was James Hetfield (Vocalist and Rhythm guitarist), Dave Mustaine (Lead Guitar), Lars Ulrich (Drums), Ron McGovney (Bassist). The group came into mainstream from their Self-Titled album and the hit single "Enter Sandman". more.
39 Children of Bodom Children of Bodom Children Of Bodom is a melodic death metal band from Espoo, Finland. Formed in 1993, the group currently consists of Alexi Laiho, Janne Wirman, Henkka Seppälä, Jaska Raatikainen and Daniel Freyberg.
40 Slipknot Slipknot Slipknot is an American Heavy Metal band formed in 1995 from Iowa. The band is best known as one of the pioneers of the New Wave of American Heavy Metal during the late 1990s - 2000s and are distinguishable by the band's clothing choices, consisting of black/red jumpsuits and horror inspired masks. more.
41 Within Destruction Within Destruction

Plague of Immortality music video is a must watch - Mikbiter15

42 Nekrogoblikon Nekrogoblikon Nekrogoblikon is an American melodic death metal band based in Los Angeles, California. The group was formed in 2006, by Tim Lyakhovetskiy and Nicky Calonne.
43 Ghost Ghost Ghost is a Swedish heavy metal band that was formed in Linköping in 2008. Ghost consists of 5 masked instrumentalists, known as The Nameless Ghouls, and a demonic anti-pope known as Papa Emeritus. They have released 4 studio albums, 1 live album and 2 EPs. Each album brings in a new version of Papa more.

Especially Omega's giggles! - Mikbiter15

44 Radioactive Chicken Heads

Although mostly Punk Based, still funny - Mikbiter15

45 Sabaton Sabaton Sabaton is a power metal band from Falun, Sweden formed in 1999. The band's main lyrical themes are based on war and historical battles.

Put this in the top 10 for their hilarious self-parody, Gay Division! - Mikbiter15

46 Gojira Gojira Gojira is a progressive metal band from Bayonne, France. The band was known as Godzilla until 2001. Gojira is composed of Joe Duplantier on vocals and rhythm guitar, his brother Mario Duplantier on drums, Christian Andreu on lead guitar, and Jean-Michel Labadie on bass.

Evil Mario - Mikbiter15

47 Mac Sabbath

A band that plays Black Sabbath songs while dressed as McDonalds characters.

48 Skeletonwitch Skeletonwitch Skeletonwitch is an American blackened thrash metal band from Athens, Ohio, formed in 2003. The band currently consists of drummer Dustin Boltjes, bassist Evan Linger, and guitarists Nate Garnette and Scott Hedrick and vocalist Adam Clemans.

Bummer! - Mikbiter15

49 Suxmar Suxmar
50 Cannibal Corpse Cannibal Corpse Cannibal Corpse is a American death metal band from Buffalo, New York, formed in 1988. The band is known for their graphic album covers, explicitly violent lyrics and song titles like "I C** Blood" The group got into mainstream after performing the song "Hammer Smashed Face" in the 1994 film Ace Ventura: more.

George Farts - Mikbiter15

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Top Remixes

1. Alestorm
2. Trollfest
3. Cannabis Corpse
1. The Black Dahlia Murder
2. Abbath Doom Occulta
3. Dethklok


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