Best Metal Bands
The Contenders: Page 10
Great band. Also to the other guy who commented here; they are not black metal! They are symphonic deathcore with strong black metal influence. Also I agree that they should be ahead of BVB, who suck, but Twisted Sister is actually decent unlike BVB, so they shouldn't be ahead of them because of their influence on metal.
Instrumentally they are black metal but with the vocals and ferocity of deathcore. These guys are way more talented than crappy bands above them like BVB and Twisted SisterV 1 Comment
If you love both classical music and metal (as I know many metallers do), you will find Apocalyptica absolutely great and original. How many metal bands are there that just use cellos and kick ass? I wouldn't dare putting them on the top ten places, as they are way too eccentric to common understanding of metal, ok. Yet they are brilliant in their kind. It's a shame that they stand at place 96, so grossly underrated.
How about Kronos Quartet? Their soundtrack to Requiem For A Dream is even more unnerving than the movie.
Um... Is this even a question? It's like taking rap, which is garbage, and adding heavy ass metal to it, making it not garbage. If you can fix garbage, you're pretty ' good!
Well, the worst band on the planet, Limp Bizkit, combined...wait...garbage with garbage. My bad.
Hardcore? Sick beats? I'll throw on my Vanilla Ice happy pants and techno the night away with ya' like it was 1990. Awesome!
These guys are hardcore, have sick beats, and overall are awesome!V 1 Comment
Dimmu makes Behemoth look like Hannah Montana. -
Want to break up the monotony of "metal" you hear all over today throw a track on Dimmu on and let the metal commence.
I'd give it to Hannah before Dimmu, provided it's legal.
Every single track they play gives me goosebumps 63 is nothing... They are the kings of death metalV 1 Comment
Punk? Metal? What's the difference? :-) - TinU
Cancer - Neonco31
Should be so much higher! The unique blend of power metal and Symphonic sets Kamelot so much farther above where they've been ranked on this list.
You have got to be kidding me?! This has got to be a joke! They have got to be in the top 25! - Raya
They need to beside sonata on the list it's a shame that they or so low at this time
Such a great band...V 10 Comments
You have got to be kidding me... I can't even see Deftones on this list as far as I know. This is an outrage. They deserve to at least be in the top 5. If I had to vote the top 5 alt-metal bands today, they would have to be:
2. System of a Down
3. Nine Inch Nails
4. Queens of the Stone Age
5. The Fall of Troy
Again, Deftones have better be in the top 10s, or else.
I just have one thing to say. How come one of the greatest metal bands nowadays is in the 193th place in this list. I mean, how is it possible that one of the few bands ever that hasn't one bad song can be in such a bad place.
They are way better than 187th place come on!
One of the best bands ever.V 3 Comments
Kai and crew need to be higher on the list!
A very underrated band that in my personal opinion are better than the metal giants such as Slayer, Megadeth and hell even Black Sabbath
Kai hansen is the good of power metal.
Gamma Ray is a very Creative band
No, they're just pretty.
Pretty bloody ugly.
There pretty good.
Not metal.V 2 Comments
One of the first bands to bring powerful riffs. - zxm
What! This was the band that inspired MetallicaV 2 Comments
This is a pure metal band. They play progressive metal, all along with other genres of rock. And it is also in the "Encyclopaedia Metallum". So no doubt that they are a metal band. They should be higher than 312. - zxm
I like them more than Metallica. - zxmV 4 Comments
What world do we live in today where dir en grey is number 42 Metallica I only like their stuff from the 90's the rest sucks vote for dir en grey its the best band ever. Oh and how is nirvana metal what that's just weird
A few of these positions come at shock. Dream Theater at 14th is one of them but Dir en grey at 42nd, now that isn't right.
WHY IS DIR EN GREY SO LOW ON THIS LIST? They deserve to be in the top15. Kyo is the best singer I ever heard. They are better than bullet for my valentine and Linkin Park. And by the way, Dream Theater is better than slipknot or Metallica.How can people put slipknot 10th place but put Dimmu Borgir or Opeth below the 20th place.Slipknot is one of my favorite bands but we need to be more realistic,they haven't as much as some other bands. And please, stop voting for your favorite bands just because you love them. Look further than this.I know people don't look so low on the list, but if you're reading this listen to Dir En Grey and dream theater and then vote. They are two of the most melodic bands I heard. (After listening to dir en grey songs, read the meaning of the lyrics if you don't understand Japanese)
Kyo's vocal range is legendary and their innovative, experimental style is the first of the entire metal genre.V 4 Comments
'Wisconsin Death Trip' was a winner for me, the rest? Take it or leave it.
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