Top Ten Metal Bands of the 20th Century Still Playing Shows In 2016

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Hey you must be a Metalhead/fan/listener!

These bands are from the 70s, 80s & 90s and STILL rock! So bang your head, enjoy your day and keep it cool :)

The Top Ten

1 Black Sabbath Black Sabbath Black Sabbath are a Heavy Metal band formed in Birmingham, England in 1968 by guitarist and songwriter Tony Iommi, Singer Ozzy Osbourne, Bassist and Main Lyricist Geezer Butler and Drummer Bill Ward . The band got into mainstream after improving after their debut album got negative feedback . In 1978, ...read more.

The coolest Heavy Metal Band of the World. - CannibalCorpse

2 Iron Maiden Iron Maiden Iron Maiden are an English heavy metal band formed in Leyton, East London, in 1975 by bassist and primary songwriter Steve Harris. They were known for some big hits such as The Trooper, and The Number of the Beast, and have released 16 studio albums . The New Wave of British Heavy Metal Pioneers would ...read more.

Bruce is the man of great vocals. - CannibalCorpse

3 Cannibal Corpse Cannibal Corpse Cannibal Corpse is a American death metal band from Buffalo, New York, formed in 1988 . The band is known for their graphic album covers, explicitly violent lyrics and song titles like "I C** Blood" The group got into mainstream after performing the song "Hammer Smashed Face" in the 1994 film Ace Ventura: ...read more. V 1 Comment
4 Slayer Slayer ...read more.

There is always Slayer when there's a list
about Metal.

BUT THEY'RE NOT THE BEST THRASH BAND...
in my opinion.
Maybe you think that and it's fine.

Enjoy Reign in Blood - CannibalCorpse

5 Metallica Metallica Metallica is an American Thrash Metal band formed in 1981 . The original lineup was James Hetfield (Vocalist and Rhythm guitarist), Dave Mustaine (Lead Guitar), Lars Ulrich (Drums), Ron McGovney (Bassist). The group came into mainstream from their Self-Titled album and the hit single "Enter Sandman". ...read more.

I AM THE TABLE!...YES,I DID WRITE THIS
INFAMOUS LINE.
And yeah,Lars is as drummer "good enough".
Not more and not less. - CannibalCorpse

6 Judas Priest Judas Priest Judas Priest are a British heavy metal band formed in Birmingham, England, in 1969. The band has sold over 45 million albums to date. They received a lot of popularity due to their big hits Breaking The Law, You've Got Another Thing Comin', and Living after Midnight which were played on the radio a ...read more.

Rob Halford brought us Metal vests.
His voice is great and always remember:"DON'T
BREAK THE LAW! " - CannibalCorpse

7 Megadeth Megadeth Megadeth is an American thrash metal band from Los Angeles, California. The group was formed in 1983 by guitarist Dave Mustaine and bassist David Ellefson, shortly after Mustaine's dismissal from Metallica. They have released 15 studio albums, and their biggest hits are Symphony of Destruction, Holy ...read more. V 1 Comment
8 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. V 1 Comment
9 Slipknot Slipknot Slipknot is a Nu Metal band formed in 1995 from Iowa. The band released their first album in 1999 and was well received by critics and fans. The group gained success after the release of their second studio album, "Iowa". ...read more.

This Halloweenmasks...yeah, they look

"not metal" but they are the reason I love METAL
today! - CannibalCorpse

10 Behemoth Behemoth Behemoth is a Polish blackened death metal band from GdaƄsk, formed in 1991. They are considered to have played an important role in establishing the Polish extreme metal underground.

First a Black Metal Band, than turning into
a Death Metal Band & now they're a great
symbiosis of both subgenres.

I'm alway inflamed with rage when listening to
this great band from Poland! - CannibalCorpse

The Contenders

11 Dream Theater Dream Theater Dream Theater is an American progressive metal band. The band was formed in 1985 under the name of "Majesty", but had to change its name to Dream Theater later. ...read more.
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