Top Ten Heaviest Metal Bands


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81 Sepultura Sepultura Sepultura is a Brazilian heavy metal band from Belo Horizonte. Their first album, Morbid Visions presented a proto-black metal sound with Wagner Lamounier of Sarcófago. Sepultura's sound varies by the album, from thrash metal, groove metal, and even death metal.

How can anyone listen to Arise or Chaos AD and think Slayer or Metallica are better Heavy Metal bands than Sepultura? Metallica are a bunch of whiny millionaires and Slayer are Nazi glorifying mascara wearing poseurs.

"Roots" is one of the heaviest albums ever... These guys should be in the top ten!

People that compare Metallica to sepultura they just don't know what thrash metal is and are totally brainwashed from commercial propaganda

Sepultura is like top 5 heavy the heaviest thrash bar slayer

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82 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...

I'm pretty sure most people on this list don't even know what heavy is. Metallica and Iron Maiden are great but there are so many bands heavier than Whitechapel.

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

Whitechapel sure is heavy as hell!

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83 Abated Mass of Flesh

Why is Slayer number one?

84 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.

85 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

86 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
87 Vital Remains Vital Remains V 1 Comment
88 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.

89 Down Down Down is an American heavy metal supergroup that formed in 1991 in New Orleans, Louisiana. The band's current lineup consists of vocalist Phil Anselmo, guitarist Pepper Keenan, guitarist Bobby Landgraf, bassist Pat Bruders, and drummer Jimmy Bower.

#118? GTFO! There's a hundred bands on here these guys could eat for breakfast!

90 Skinless Skinless Skinless is an American death metal band. The band formed in 1992 and disbanded in 2011, but reformed in 2013.

This band definitely is not heavier than slayer or iron maiden (sarcasm)

91 Celtic Frost Celtic Frost Celtic Frost was a Swiss extreme metal band from Zürich. They are known for their heavy influence on extreme metal genres.
92 Desecravity Desecravity Desecravity is a technical brutal death metal band from Tokio/Kanto, Japan, which was formed in 2007 and is currently signed to Willowtip Records. They released 2 full-length albums so far, which are both very little known among metal fans. more.
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94 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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95 Gorgasm Gorgasm
96 Immortal Immortal Immortal is a black metal band from Bergen, Norway, founded in 1990 by frontman and guitarist Abbath Doom Occulta and former guitarist Demonaz Doom Occulta. V 1 Comment
97 Dir en Grey Dir en Grey DIR EN GREY is a Japanese metal band formed in 1997 and currently signed to Firewall Div., a sub-division of Free-Will. V 1 Comment
98 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

99 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.

This is a list of HEAVIEST bands and for some reason Deep Purple, with all due respect, is listed 11 spots higher than BDM at the time I am typing this. *smh*

100 Dio Dio Dio was an American heavy metal band formed in 1982 and led by vocalist Ronnie James Dio, after he left Black Sabbath with intentions to form a new band with fellow former Black Sabbath member, drummer Vinny Appice.

In regards to heaviness, Dio are nowhere near the top 100

How good they are should have nothing to do with their place on the list.

A metal god like this guy deserve a much higher rank then this.

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