Top 10 Metal Bands that Have Enough Attention

christangrant
These are bands that have enough attantion and don't need anymore also note that some of these bands are debatble whether they are metal or not so takes this with granted

The Top Ten

1 Avenged Sevenfold Avenged Sevenfold Avenged Sevenfold is an American alternative metal/metalcore (early) band, that was formed 1999 in California. Their longest lineup of members was M. Shadows (Vocals), Synyster Gates (Lead Guitar), Zacky Vengeance (Rhythm Guitar), Johnny Christ (Bass Guitar), and The Rev (Drums). ...read more.

I agree with this list and the original items submitted by the author. We need to discover some more underground bands - old and new. There are many great bands out there. - Metal_Treasure

Yes, they have more than enough attention, Try to check out some underrated bands who got so much overshadowed because of these bands. - Ananya

Yes, A7X get more attention than they should. Metallica, Iron Maiden, Judas Priest, Slayer, A7X, Black Sabbath, Megadeth, Dream Treater etc. We are bound to it. How about checking some metal bands like Gwyllion, Fairyland, Leaves' Eyes, Artcell, De-Illumination, Skinflint, Ensiferum, Stratovarius, Executer or Beastwars. I know a lot of people haven't heard about these bands. But they play metal. Don't they? - zxm

I agree on everything on this list, A7X is my favorite band but I don't want them to get overrate. the stage personally disappointed me. still, they are pretty good and one of several others who brought me into metal in the first place. SUPRISE ATTACK #BringBackModernSpongebobSucks - EliHbk

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2 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" .

To be honest, their songs are so similar to each other, I don't see much talent in them. - Ananya

It's not about who can go out and be the most technically talented its who can write the best songs. Disturbed consistently turn out great simple songs - maverick88

RE Nonpointed comment: they are NOT metal because their music isn't metal and not because it isn't heavy or loud. It's a very common misconception to think that if a song/band sounds heavy and loud, it's automatically metal. It's completely wrong. Experts of Encyclopedia Metallum did a detailed analysis of their music and concluded: NOT metal. - Metal_Treasure

Again debatble whether they are metal or not but they certainly have enough attention - christangrant

It is NOT debatable actually since more than 50% of their material is heavy enough to qualify as metal. That's the objective threshold. Only people who would say Disturbed isn't metal only listened to The Sound of Silence and that's it. In fact, that's where all their attention is centered, a stupid cover song. - Nonpointed

3 System Of A Down System Of A Down System of a Down formed in 1994 as an Armenian-American Nu Metal group from Glendale, California . The band name is sometimes shortened to System or SOAD. ...read more.

I like these guys a lot. They're literally the only nu metal band I can tolerate besides Deftones. - jack2244

Another one that's debatble whither they are metal or not but id say they have enough attention - christangrant

I like them but I am sure they are NOT metal. Encyclopedia Metallum also concluded they aren't metal. - Metal_Treasure

Bull****, the only reason they get attention anyways is cause everyone is currently expecting their most recent album. But then when it comes out and all everyone will forget. Am I the only one who never hears any songs of theirs on the radio? - NuMetalManiak

4 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.

They just recently completed The End Tour and they have gotten enough attention they needed for - christangrant

5 Slipknot Slipknot Slipknot is a Heavy 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.

Debatable again if they are metal or not but they have enough attention - christangrant

6 Ozzy Osbourne Ozzy Osbourne John Michael "Ozzy" Osbourne was born on December 3, 1948. He is also known as ''The Prince of Darkness''. Ozzy is an English singer, songwriter, and television personality. He rose to prominence in the early 1970s as the lead vocalist of the band Black Sabbath. Osbourne was fired from Black Sabbath ...read more.

His solo carrer already has enough attention he doesn't need anymore - christangrant

7 Ghost Ghost Ghost is a Swedish heavy metal band that was formed in Linköping in 2008. Ghost consists of 5 masked instrumentalists, known as The Nameless Ghouls, and a demonic anti-pope known as Papa Emeritus. They have released 3 studio albums and 2 EPs . Each album brings in a new version of Papa Emeritus. Ghost ...read more.

They have enough attention they really don't need anymore - christangrant

8 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.

They are a bit overrated but still a good band and has enough attention - christangrant

Sometimes I get sick of metallica. Metallica here, metallica there. - zxm

9 Linkin Park Linkin Park Linkin Park is an American rock band formed in Agoura Hills, California, in 1996. The members include Chester Bennington (vocals), Mike Shinoda (rapping vocals, pianist), Brad Delson (guitar), Dave "Phoenix" Farrell (bass), Joe Hahn (DJ) and Rob Bourdon (drums). Linkin Park are associated with a mixture ...read more.
10 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.

This band has enough attention and is not underrated in the slightest - christangrant

As much as I love megadeth, the fans ruin it - jack2244

The Contenders

11 Korn Korn Korn is an American Nu-Metal band from Bakersfield, California, formed in 1993. The band's current lineup includes founding members Jonathan Davis, James "Munky" Shaffer, Brian "Head" Welch, and Reginald "Fieldy" Arvizu, with the addition of Ray Luzier, who replaced the band's original member, David ...read more.
12 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. The most critically acclaimed period for the band was from 1983-1989. With vocalist Bruce Dickinson, bassist Steve Harris, lead guitarist Dave Murray, rhythm guitarist Adrian ...read more.

Everyone usally likes this band so they have enough attention and they deserves it for being one of the best bands of all time - christangrant

13 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.
14 Mastodon Mastodon
15 Anthrax Anthrax
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1. Avenged Sevenfold
2. Disturbed
3. Black Sabbath
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1. Metallica
2. Avenged Sevenfold
3. Black Sabbath
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1. System Of A Down
2. Slipknot
3. Avenged Sevenfold
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