Top Ten Heaviest Metal Bands


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41 Iced Earth Iced Earth Iced Earth is an American heavy metal band from Tampa, Florida. It was formed in 1985 under the name Purgatory by guitarist and main songwriter Jon Schaffer and original drummer Greg Seymour.

Listen to Dante's Inferno. You will understand.

Defiantly the heaviest power metal band how are they not highee

42 Brain Drill Brain Drill Brain Drill is an American technical death metal band formed in 2005 from Ben Lomond, California. They are signed to Metal Blade Records and released their full-length debut album entitled Apocalyptic Feasting on February 5, 2008. In support of their debut, disagreements were engaged and members began more.

Brain drill is the Heaviest followed closely by meshuggah putrid pile cannibal corpse Nile visceral disgorge guttural secrete Marduk and others. THIS LIST IS GARBAGE

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45 Kreator Kreator Kreator is a German thrash metal band from Essen. Their style of music is similar to that of their compatriots Destruction, Sodom and Tankard; along with those three bands, Kreator has been referred to as one of the "big four" of Teutonic thrash metal, and they are often credited with helping pioneer more.

Jesus Christ, I don't think people realize that three bands out of the big 4 are honestly the least heavy thrash metal bands you'll find. German thrash metal bands like kreator, sodom, and destruction are the bands that influenced death metal and are some of the heaviest bands you'll ever hear. I can definitely say that kreator is heavier than slayer

Really kreator should be 2. Listen to violent revolution

Celtic Frost should be on this list!

My god you put kreator on 3rd page? Along with sodom, sepultura, slayer, annihilator, megadeth, anthrax they are the best thrash ever made... and what is heavier than thrash?!

46 Obituary Obituary Obituary is an American death metal band formed in October 1984 in Tampa, Florida, United States, under the name Executioner, then changed the name's spelling to Xecutioner before eventually changing their name to Obituary in 1988. The band comprises vocalist John Tardy, drummer Donald Tardy, guitarist more.

These guys were/are heavy. It's different from any other band, there's no band like Obituary. Chopped in half is one heaviest songs ever.

This band are definitive heavy band. Stop posting you're faces & listen to heavy music.

47 Suffocation Suffocation Suffocation is an American technical death metal band that was formed in 1988 in Centereach, Long Island, New York, United States.
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50 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.

Operation Ground and Pound is pretty heavy, but most of their songs are epic, not heavy.

Because high pitched guitar wankery is apparently heavy smh

Dragonforce a one of the best and they mix speed metal and power metal so there doing powder meatl :D

51 Impending Doom Impending Doom Impending Doom is an American Christian deathcore band from Riverside, California. The group has released five full-length studio albums and are currently a five piece with vocalist Brook Reeves as one of the two original remaining members along with Manny Contreras who left the band in 2010 but returned more.

The only reason they aren't higher is because of how underrated they are. Trust me if they were more popular they would be much higher. Listen to songs like "Deceiver", "Death Will Reign", or "Murderer" All of these are very heavy songs

Just listen to their older stuff like Nailed. Dead. Risen. Or My Nemesis they are pretty insane if you ask me. Plus most of the bands on here aren't even heavy...

These guys knock slipknot out of the park when it comes down to heaviness!

Best Christian metal band ever awesome band

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52 Korn Korn Korn is an American Nu-Metal band from Bakersfield, California, formed in 1993. The band's current lineup includes founding members Jonathan Davis, James "Munky" Shaffer, Brian "Head" Welch, and Reginald "Fieldy" Arvizu, with the addition of Ray Luzier, who replaced the band's original member, David more.

I'm a child of the korn

Best band from the 90's. First album is still insane to listen to. Everything before the greatest hits vol. 1 is their heaviest work! Love KoRn!

Bakersfield best

I hate these. they created the nu metal. But the nu metal they created was very poor. there came our slipknotlp an lb . those are the pioneers of nu metal

53 Thy Art Is Murder Thy Art Is Murder

Led Zeppelin is higher on the list then TAIM

54 Venom Venom Venom are an English extreme metal band formed in 1979 in Newcastle upon Tyne. Coming to prominence towards the end of the new wave of British heavy metal, Venom's first two albums—Welcome to Hell and Black Metal—are considered a major influence on thrash metal and extreme metal in general. V 1 Comment
55 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.

Exactly I mean I'm a big fan of A7X but I still and will always think dethklok is heavier and should be in the top 10 preferably at 5

Nothing is heavier than Dethklok. They're the strongest cultural force in the world. If you defy the heavieness of Dethklok. You will simply die.

Those riffs somehow are melodic... Yet are very heavy.

Dethklok is a melodic metal band and they are not heavy.

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

Again, another band that does not belong on the Top 50 in regards to heaviness

They should be in a much higher rate since they're part of the big 4

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57 Arch Enemy Arch Enemy Arch Enemy is a Swedish melodic death metal band, originally a supergroup, from Halmstad, formed in 1996. Its members were in bands such as Carcass, Armageddon, Carnage, Mercyful Fate, Spiritual Beggars, and Eucharist.

Why are they so low? They are the heaviest melodic death metal band and they are just awesome :D

Avoid this band if you have a headache, embrace this band because they're amazing(ly heavy).

58 Deep Purple Deep Purple Deep Purple are an English rock band formed in Hertford in 1968. They are considered to be among the pioneers of heavy metal and modern hard rock, although their musical approach changed over the years. Originally formed as a progressive rock band, the band shifted to a heavier sound in 1970. Deep Purple, more.

Lets look at Deep Purple in Rock, Scandinavian Nights or Made in Japan. This is very raw! You have to see also the context if their area.. Beatles, Bee Gees time... And than comes Purple with that fast dynamic riffing of Ritchie Blackmore and the drums of Ian Paice and the shouting of Ian Gillan. They are the first Metal band by today's standard. Loudest band in the world 1972...

They're hard rock! There's a difference and therefore Deep Purple don't even belong in the Top 100 heaviest bands

Deep Purple where a very loud, aggressive, dynamic and freaky live band around the early seventies. All bands of the New Wave of British Heavy Metal wants to play as them. They influed all of them... Iron Maiden, Priest, Saxon, Venom, Metallica and so on...

Deep Purple was heavy of that time. Now they don't fall in this category. - zxm

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59 DevilDriver DevilDriver DevilDriver are an American heavy metal band from Santa Barbara, California, formed in 2002, consisting of vocalist Dez Fafara, guitarists Mike Spreitzer and Neal Tiemann, bassist Diego "Ashes" Ibarra and drummer Austin D'Amond.

This band is one of the heaviest band I've ever heard.

True death metal at it's finest, definentely deserves to be at number one

60 Morbid Angel Morbid Angel Morbid Angel is an American death metal band based in Tampa, Florida. UK music magazine Terrorizer ranked Morbid Angel's 1989 debut Altars of Madness first in its list "Top 40 greatest death metal albums".

The person who started this list is a poser!

Morbid angel at 11? Listen to god of emtiness

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