Top Ten Heaviest Metal Bands


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61 As I Lay Dying As I Lay Dying As I Lay Dying is an American metalcore band from San Diego, California. Founded in 2000 by vocalist Tim Lambesis, the establishment of the band's first full lineup, which included drummer Jordan Mancino, occurred in 2001. As I Lay Dying has released six albums, one split album, and two compilation more.

I personally love this band a lot

HOLY CRAP WHERE DO I START oh yeah... 94 hours

62 All Shall Perish

One of the heaviest bands on this list, and definitely one of the best.

63 Within Destruction Within Destruction
64 Exodus Exodus Exodus is an American thrash metal band formed in 1979 in Richmond, California. Spanning a career of 37 years, Exodus has gone through numerous lineup changes, two extended hiatuses, and the deaths of two former band members.

Metallica's the best, followed by Megadeth, but neither can compare to Exodus' new stuff when it comes to heavy! Lamb of God doesn't compare, Slayer compares, but doesn't win, and no offense to Maiden and Priest, but they aren't that heavy!

Kirk Hammet from Metallica used to be is exodus... That should tell us something... - metalmaster

Just listen to songs like no love and a lesson in violence

Ps why is linkin park on here

65 As Blood Runs Black

My Fears Have Become Phobias

66 Today is the Day
67 Rage Against The Machine Rage Against The Machine Rage Against the Machine is a Nu-Metal band formed in Los Angeles, California. The band consists of vocalist Zack de la Rocha, bassist Tim Commerford, guitarist Tom Morello and drummer Brad Wilk.

Yet again, another band that doesn't belong on the list in regards to heaviness

They are barely even metal.

Amazing band, but the highest I'd give them on this list would be MAYBE #500. And that'd be generous.

This great band should be in the 20's.

68 Strapping Young Lad Strapping Young Lad Strapping Young Lad was a Canadian extreme metal band formed by Devin Townsend in Vancouver, British Columbia in 1994. The band started as a one-man studio project; Townsend played most of the instruments on the 1995 debut album, Heavy as a Really Heavy Thing.

This appears to be a popularity contest, rather than what is really "heaviest". Love slayer, slipknot... Etc but nothing can compare to SYL (except maybe meshuggah) for heaviness. - andrewtuckey

Devin is a genius

Devin's STRAPPING YOUNG LAD a bloody heavy band when they were around, with LOVE being a contender for the heaviest song title

So heavy that they make Slayer jealous. - SYLFan1234

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69 Alice In Chains Alice In Chains Alice in Chains is an American rock band formed in Seattle, Washington, in 1987 by guitarist and songwriter Jerry Cantrell and original lead vocalist Layne Staley.

Again, just because they're an excellent band does not automatically make them one of the heaviest band. You could fill a list of 200+ heavier bands before putting Alice in Chains on the list

Their self-titled album is so heavy that it will crush the earth's core, Cantrell's Tony Iommi inspired earth-crushing doom-laden riffs are impeccable.

Dirt, the third cd release, second album is an epic soul crushing album from start to finish. It shows all the colors of the band in one album. Most of the lyrics of all Alice in chains songs go into depth about Layne Staleys drug addiction. The deeper it goes the heavier it seemed to get when Layne was alive. The self titled album is the deepest it goes. With songs like sludge factory and grind. The older albums are the real Alice in chains. The new albums don't prove anything about the band.

70 Abated Mass of Flesh

Why is Slayer number one?

71 Whitechapel Whitechapel Whitechapel is an American deathcore band from Knoxville, Tennessee. The band is named after the Whitechapel district in East London, England, referencing the series of murders committed by Jack the Ripper.

Metallica? Iron maiden? Avenged Sevenfold? They are not heavy at all! Whitechapel is real heavy music...

They are heaviest than all that bands at the top ten. Should be a lot higher.

Whitechapel sure is heavy as hell!

Whitechapel is as hell... Top ten at least...

72 Gorgoroth Gorgoroth Gorgoroth is a Norwegian black metal band based in Bergen. Formed in 1992 by Infernus, the band is named after the dead plateau of evil and darkness in the land of Mordor.

Death metal and black metal are the heaviest

73 Deftones Deftones Deftones are an American alternative metal band from Sacramento, California. The band, which was founded in 1988, consists of Chino Moreno, Stephen Carpenter, Frank Delgado, Abe Cunningham and Sergio Vega. V 1 Comment
74 Abominable Putridity Abominable Putridity Abominable Putridity is a Russian slam death metal band formed originally from Moscow, formed in 2003. The band has released two albums; In the End of Human Existence and The Anomalies of Artificial Origin. They are one of the most popular brutal death metal bands to day. Abominable Putridity shares more.
75 Vital Remains Vital Remains V 1 Comment
76 Cradle of Filth Cradle of Filth Cradle of Filth are a British extreme metal band that formed in Suffolk in 1991. The band's musical style evolved from black metal to a cleaner and more "produced" amalgam of gothic metal, symphonic black metal and other extreme metal styles.

Cradle definitely has the best vocal of all metal bands I've ever listened to. The music is also exciting compared to many other bands as their variety is big in between the albums and they've got so much going for them. And most importantly, all the elements they put into their music goes so wonderfully well together. Few bands has that.

77 Devourment Devourment Devourment is an American brutal/slam death metal band from Dallas, Texas. Formed in 1995, the band has split up and reformed three times and Brad Fincher is the only original member.

Singer guy is a douche, band is killer live

I think no one of you guys didn't listen to devourment
If you did
U must vote for this groupe

The heaviest band everrr

78 Trivium Trivium Trivium are an American heavy metal band from Orlando, Florida, formed in 1999. After getting signed to Roadrunner Records in 2004, the band has released seven studio albums and nineteen singles.

Trivium is definitely heavier then Metallica. Metallica lost their originality after load. I'm disappointed that trivium is so far down. Metal core beats thrash metal any day when it comes to heaviness.

Metallica is definitely one of my favorite bands but is no way heavyier than most these bands, trivium Cradle of filth, thy art is murder, cannibal corpse, behemoth, dying fetus and infant annihilator should be near the top but it just goes to show the literal "band"wagons are going heavy with there soft rock and mediocre metal

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79 Disturbed Disturbed Disturbed is an American heavy metal band from Chicago, Illinois . The band comprises vocalist David Draiman, bassist John Moyer, guitarist Dan Donegan, and drummer Mike Wengren . They are known for songs like "Down With the Sickness" and "Stricken" .

Yet another band who doesn't belong in the Top 60 in regards to heaviness

They are a great band, but not that heavy

How is alice in chains above them?

Thi is heavy too, but my list is
1. cannibal corpse
2. behemoth
3. torture killer ( swarm album)
4. six feet under
5. blasphemy

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80 Motionless In White Motionless In White
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