Top Ten Heaviest Metal Bands
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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
82 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
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
85 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.
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)
87 Celtic Frost
Celtic Frost was a Swiss extreme metal band from Zürich. They are known for their heavy influence on extreme metal genres.
88 Today is the Day
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. ...read more.
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
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1. cannibal corpse
3. torture killer ( swarm album)
4. six feet under
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
93 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
94 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 ...read more.
I personally love this band a lot
HOLY CRAP WHERE DO I START oh yeah... 94 hours
95 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. V 1 Comment
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.
Bloodbath is a Swedish death metal supergroup from Stockholm, formed in 1998. The band has released four full-length albums, two EPs and two DVDs depicting their performances at Wacken Open Air and Bloodstock Open Air.
So You Die. so much better than slayer
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Testament is an American thrash metal band from Berkeley, California. Formed in 1983 under the name Legacy, the band consists of vocalist Chuck Billy, guitarists Eric Peterson and Alex Skolnick, bassist Steve DiGiorgio and drummer Gene Hoglan.
You can't deny that Testament got heavier over the years. Most bands get mellow over time. Testament should win for raising the bar. Plus, musically their song writing is superior to most. Just listen to Dark Roots Of Earth.
Really heavy and fast. Should be higher up
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Listen to the new order.
This list is pretty bad. Slipknot is apparently heavier than a brutal death metal band.
100 Deeds of Flesh
Deeds of Flesh is a four-piece death metal band from Los Osos, California, U.S. They were formed in 1993 by Jacoby Kingston, Erik Lindmark and Joey Heaslet and are still active.