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201 Artcell Artcell Artcell is a Bangladeshi progressive metal band formed in October 1999. According to The Daily Star, a leading English national daily, Artcell is "one of the leading bands of the country".

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. - zxm

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202 Uriah Heep Uriah Heep Uriah Heep are an English rock band formed in London in 1969 that was one of the top rock bands in the early 1970s. Twelve of the band's albums have made it to the UK Albums Chart (Return to Fantasy reached No. 7 in 1975). Uriah Heep's distinctive features include a massive keyboard sound, strong vocal ...read more.

One of the first bands to bring powerful riffs. - zxm

What! This was the band that inspired Metallica

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203 Queensrÿche

Talk about typos. I couldn't be bothered correcting them. You get the drift.

Normally I'd vote for the criminally underrated Dream Theater but they're much higher on the list and Queensryche deserves a bump up.
Operation:Mindcrime is a amazing prog-metal rock oper,how is this band so low on the list!?

The great Quuensryche. From the progressive NWOBHM of their debut ep and album to the electronic progressive metal on Rage For Ordrr to their recognised guitar driven masterpiece Operstion Minfcrime, to commercial success on Empite to their final album with the excellent Chris DeGarmo on Promised Land, these guys meant business.

204 Katatonia Katatonia Katatonia is a Swedish metal band formed in Stockholm in 1991 by Jonas Renkse and Anders Nyström. The band has released nine studio albums spanning the course of three decades, and their tenth studio album, The Fall of Hearts was released on May 20, 2016.

It's hard to keep re-iterating this, but apart from the generation-spanning greats like Metallica, Megadeth, Slayer, Maiden, Sabbath etc. You'll notice how the list gets better and better as you go. It's a generational issue, and this is not a Miss Universe pageant, and this thread is also a great tool for educating the younger generation on bands they aren't aware of. If 20 kids dig Katatonia after reading this then I say good.

What in the world? If you people don't think that Katatonia is good then you obviously don't know great music. Honestly? I am very appalled at this. It makes absolutely no sense for them to be this low.

Yes! My word these depressing giants are good. 'The Great Cold Distance' is fantastic - 'July' particularly.

205 W.A.S.P. W.A.S.P. W.A.S.P. is an American heavy metal band formed in 1982 by Blackie Lawless, who is the only remaining original member of the band. V 2 Comments
206 Drowning Pool Drowning Pool Drowning Pool is an American Alternative Metal band formed in Dallas, Texas in 1996. The band was named after the film The Drowning Pool.

What is wrong with you guys, this is a great metal band, dave was a great singer, they have a lot of great songs ( bodies, pity, all over me, sinner, tear away, etc. ) this band must be in top 50

Let the bodies hit the floor.

Bodies
Sinner
Tear Away
Step Up - htoutlaws2012

Welp, they're so low - Neonco31

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207 Mago de Oz

Understanding that these guys will never get as much attention as bigger bands and will often be categorized as "posers" but still whoever that has paid attention to their songs will agree most of the serious ones at least (Atlantia, La Cantata del Diablo, Finisterra) have a Dream Theater-esque appeal mixing Folk and Metal in such a talented way...

208 Edguy Edguy V 3 Comments
209 Static X

'Wisconsin Death Trip' was a winner for me, the rest? Take it or leave it.

Take it

210 Be'lakor Be'lakor Be'lakor is an Australian melodic death metal band from Melbourne, Victoria. The band's name originates from the character Be'lakor the Dark Master, in the Warhammer Fantasy game setting.

Be'lakor should be at least top 50, they are technical very good and one of the few bands that have 0 songs that I dislike, they make such beautiful and breathtaking music, which they perfectly combine with death metal.

Try Aspect & Countless sky.. I hope you all will understand what I wanna say..

Sun's delusion and Outlive the hand are 2 of my favourite be'lakor songs - Amarth666

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211 Intestine Baalism Intestine Baalism Intestine Baalism is a death metal band hailing from Tokio/Kanto, Japan. The band was formed in 1991 as "Euthanasia" and changed 1992 their name to "Intestine Baalism", which is a term for the Sumerian god of the harvest. ...read more.

Finest Old-School Death Metal with a melodic twist in it. Their sound is very unique and incredibly awesome! If you like Death Metal you will love "An Anatomy Of The Beast" and if you are more into Melodic Death Metal listen to "Banquet In The Darkness"! - Flav

212 Carcass Carcass Carcass are a British extreme metal band from Liverpool, who formed in 1985 and disbanded in 1995. A reformation was enacted in 2007 without one of its original members, drummer Ken Owen, due to health reasons.

My favorite Grind Core band.

Ahhh oookay carcass is 147 while linking park is top 20 :D

213 Amaranthe Amaranthe Amaranthe is a Swedish heavy metal band notable for having three lead vocalists: Elize Ryd, Jake E. Lundberg, and Henrik Englund Wilhemsson, each presenting a different vocal style. Their second album, The Nexus, reached 6th on Swedish charts, 4th on Finnish charts, and reached a peak of 12th on the ...read more.

Who was the stupid who put this here... A yes, they a have a lobotomy! In My Live I Ever Heard So Crappy Bored Commercial Stupidity Joke Of Music And Greedy Losers, this is not fusion of music Amaranthe is an excretion of sounds for making money...

Have you peole even seen the light. This is the best metal band and the best band overall. I had to add this to the list it's a shame how underrated they are! Go listen to the Nexus and Afterlife and your perspective on metal will be changed forever!

Modern Metal Sound

214 Fozzy Fozzy Fozzy is an American heavy metal band, formed in Atlanta, Georgia, in 1999 by lead singer Chris Jericho and guitarist Rich Ward.

Really Great Band All that remains and Sins and Bones were there best albums

Fozzy is best and DO YOU WANNA START A WAR is their great album

A really great band of all time and its due to Chris Jericho

Amazing band its been my favorite band for years

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215 Halestorm Halestorm Halestorm is an American rock band from Red Lion, Pennsylvania, consisting of lead vocalist and guitarist Lzzy Hale, her brother drummer and percussionist Arejay Hale, guitarist Joe Hottinger, and bassist Josh Smith .
216 Electric Wizard Electric Wizard Electric Wizard are an English doom metal band from Dorset, England. The band formed in 1993 and have recorded eight full length albums, two of which are now considered to be genre landmarks.
217 Resist the Thought
218 Obituary Obituary Obituary is an American death metal band formed in October 1984 in Tampa, Florida, United States, under the name Executioner, then changed the name's spelling to Xecutioner before eventually changing their name to Obituary in 1988. The band comprises vocalist John Tardy, drummer Donald Tardy, guitarist ...read more.

The mighty James Murphy. His presence on Testament albums was more than welcome.

What? One of the best death metal bands and not among top 10?

219 Six Feet Under Six Feet Under Six Feet Under is an American death metal band from Tampa, Florida, formed in 1993. The band consist of four members: founding vocalist Chris Barnes, longtime guitarist Steve Swanson, current bassist Jeff Hughell and recent drummer Marco Pitruzzella.

Chris barnes is an amazing vocalist and their sound is so damn brutal

220 Frantic Amber
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