Top Ten Heaviest Metal Bands


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101 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.

I don't know why gojira is Number 108 in this list. Their songs are so heavy. Heaviest Matter in the Universe!

This band makes me want to kill people.

Heavy as balls, man. How is this so low?

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102 Melvins Melvins The Melvins are an American band that formed in 1983. They usually perform as a trio, but in recent years have performed as a four piece with two drummers.

Melvins aren't blast beat, Cookie Monster heavy. They're slow and chunky heavy and I like that. This is just a popularity contest.

I'm not sure how they're this low, but the list is clearly a popularity contest. - thjrmitchell

Listen to see how pretty see how smart. That's about as heavy as it gets.

103 Crowbar Crowbar Crowbar is an American sludge metal band from New Orleans, Louisiana, characterized by their extremely slow, low-keyed, heavy and brooding songs that also contain fast hardcore punk passages. V 1 Comment
104 D'erlanger
105 Chelsea Grin

Chelsea grin should be higher in this list. They are a lot heavier than five finger death punch.

Their much heavier compared to these other bands... Listen to their first EP and their first album... Fkcing amazing... Their newer stuff is okay too... Like the foolish ones and my damnation

This is what I call heavy. Not Metallica or Iron Maiden. No offense, but this destroys them. This is HEAVY

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106 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.

By far the heaviest band here. The problem is: They are really underrated

Heaviest industrial metal band

Pansexual teutonic cement rave.

Listen to Sonne, Mein Teil, Waidmanns Heil, Bück dich and Ich tu dir Weh and you'll know that Rammstein is heavier than Slayer/Slipknot/Cannibal Corpse etc... And metallica, iron maiden and motörhead, kiss etc aren't heavy at all

107 Parkway Drive Parkway Drive Parkway Drive is an Australian metalcore band from Byron Bay, New South Wales, formed in 2003. As of 2015, Parkway Drive has released five full-length albums, one EP, two DVDs, a split album and one book, titled Ten Years of Parkway Drive.

There goal is to make the heaviest music possible,they have succeeded

108 Dead End

morrie, crazy cool joe, minato, you. one of the most infuential japanese bands - ronluna

109 Boris Boris

Though their sound may encompass a wider range of genres, Boris personified heavy music in more ways than one. With aural techniques such as feedback, drone, atmosphere, etc, they've created their own awe-inducing musical pit of death. Gongs, e-bows, fuzz pedals, and other esoteric instruments are constantly at their disposal. This band has collaborated with several of the other big names in heavy music, like SunnO))), Ian Astbury, and Merzbow just to name a few. Over seventeen full album releases since their debut in 1996, not including various mash-ups, remixes, singles, and so forth. Their intensity is encapsulated in their refusal to subscribe to any particular credo, as they consistently defy all expectations of what heaviness means to their fans, and to their music. They are truly one-of-a-kind.

What that commenter said. boris are so heavy all the different boris.

110 Pig Destroyer Pig Destroyer

Their screams on Prowler in the Yard sound like a demented pig being tortured. When I listen to them, I picture a guy behind bars wearing a pig mask with blood pouring out of his mouth going crazy trying to get out. They are by far the most brutal band out there.

All of you that have made it this far on the list. This is #1, it must've been misplaced.

Top ten heavy pig destroyer shred your soul into shrapnel with their depraved murderous grind.



111 Demon Hunter Demon Hunter

You must not be listening to these guys people. This band is the epitome of heavy metal, and their melodic, deep, unapologetic lyrics, combined with the most talented musicians make them hands down NUMBER
1, your all crazy. Now, GO LISTEN TO DEMON HUNTER and be easy on yourself for failing to recognize before now!

This band needs to be MUCH higher up on this list, honestly listen to songs like world is a thorn, or someone to hate. These guys are really talented

112 Mudvayne Mudvayne Mudvayne was an American heavy metal band from Peoria, Illinois formed in 1996. Originally from Bloomington, Illinois, they are known for their sonic experimentation, innovative album art, face and body paint, masks and uniforms.

These guys have a lot more of a punk mixture with their music. But they are definitely heavier then most bands. Dig is the perfect example. It's their heaviest. And it's their best song. So much power through out that song. This is pathetic how great bands are put down to such a low level.

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113 Led Zeppelin Led Zeppelin Led Zeppelin were an English rock band formed in London in 1968. The group consisted of Robert Plant (Vocal), Jimmy Page (Guitar), John Paul Jones (Bass, Keyboard) and John Bonham (Drums). The band's heavy, guitar-driven sound, rooted in blues and psychedelia on their early albums, has earned them recognition more.

Led zeppelin isn't even metal, they didn't call themselves metal and hated it when other people did. They shouldn't even be here, because on average they didn't even play that heavy. As far as metal goes, they just laid the foundations for bands like sabbath, iron maiden, and eventually Metallica itself, but Led Zeppelin was not metal. They're my favorite band of all time, but they don't belong on this list.

Led Zeppelin is a hard rock band, not a heavy metal band! They don't even belong in the top 200 in regards to heaviness!

Led Zeppelin might have been one of the heaviest bands in 70s, but they don't belong in the top 1000 now.

Doesn't get much heavier then dazed and confused, immigrant song, communication breakdown! Live zeppelin is a whole nother beast in itself (how the west was won) pure power!

114 Carnivore

Peter Steele is a genius and knows how to make a great band

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115 Marilyn Manson Marilyn Manson Marilyn Manson is an American rock band from Fort Lauderdale, Florida. Formed in 1989 by frontman Marilyn Manson and Daisy Berkowitz, the group was originally named Marilyn Manson & the Spooky Kids with their theatrical performances gathering a local cult following in the early 1990s. more.

Antichrist Superstar

Why isn't Marilyn in the top 10

Marilyn has got to be in the top 10 come on

116 Oceano

This band needs to be higher! Awesome band and the most excellent brutal vocals I've heard in a long time! These guys are so brutal, it puts Cannibal Corpse and Behemoth to shame! Make this band #1 or else!

Oceano NEEDS to be a lot higher, there is absolutely no way in hell that A7X is heavier than Oceano, or any deathcore, death metal, grindcore, thrash metal, black metal or doom metal band for that matter.

117 Origin Origin Origin is an American death metal band from Topeka, Kansas, founded in 1998. They have been recognized by music critics and metal fans alike for combining a harsh sound with a high level of technical skill.
118 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.

Good band, but not really that heavy compared to Nile or some of the other death metal bands.

Their new stuff no, but their old stuff (specifically Remission) is absolutely brutal. The Jazz influences in Brann's drumming is surprisingly pretty heavy, and the heavy use of pinch harmonics helps as well. And the vocals... So awesome. - AngryByrd

119 Nevermore Nevermore Nevermore is an American progressive metal band from Seattle, Washington. Formed in 1991, they are known to incorporate elements from various styles such as power metal, modern hard rock, classic heavy metal and technical thrash metal. The band has been on hiatus since 2011, due to personal issues between more.

These guys are extremely talented, high energy and HEAVY (rememember, people, this is a ranking of HEAVIEST bands! ).

120 Mortician Mortician Mortician is a two-piece brutal death metal band from Yonkers, New York founded in 1989. They have released most of their albums since the House by the Cemetery EP on Relapse Records but have released their latest album on their own label, Mortician Records.

So sad seeing such a heavy band doesn't get noticed.

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