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221 Frantic Amber
222 Shadows Fall Shadows Fall Shadows Fall is an American heavy metal band from Springfield, Massachusetts, formed in 1995. Although the band has experienced several line-up changes, for most of its recording career, Shadows Fall has been composed of Jonathan Donais, Matt Bachand, Paul Romanko, Brian Fair, and Jason Bittner.

One of the best bands ever!

223 Sealed Our Fate

These guys are awesome! In fact, they are even playing with Chelsea Grin this year! They are technically post-hardcore, but their sound is very unique, definitely give them a listen

224 Stam1na

I love their music, even though I can't understand anything they say

225 Ingested Ingested Ingested are a British slam death metal/deathcore band from Manchester. Since their formation in 2007, the group have built a reputation as one of the most savage death metal acts to come out of the UK for a long time and have built a large fanbase within their country as well as in the US, Australia, ...read more.
226 Great White
227 Head Phones President
228 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 ...read more.
229 Alter Bridge Alter Bridge Alter Bridge is an American rock band from Orlando, Florida, formed in 2004. The band consists of lead vocalist and guitarist Myles Kennedy, lead guitarist and backing vocalist Mark Tremonti, bassist Brian Marshall, and drummer Scott Phillips.

Alter bridge is one if those bands some people will always say isn't metal, but with the release of fortress, along with some of their older songs, such as metalingus and ties that bind, alter bridge has released numerous amazing metal songs. Between the legendary voice of myles kennedy and the godlike guitar skill of Mark Tremonti, this band merits a good look through. I'm not one to say that the higher ranking bands are trash, or that I'm outraged that my favorite band is so low, but what I will say is that anyone who is a fan of metal ought to give Alter Bridge a try!

They're not exclusive to metal, but have some of that as well. All of their songs are amazing!

Yeah, they're a great alternative rock band that can verge on heavy. Quality band.

230 Anathema

I'll dance with the angels to celebrate the holocaust

Wow how can people ignore all thede emotion all tgese feelings, these cavanagh brothers are just awesome...I don't know what to say anathema belings to top ten

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231 Aerosmith Aerosmith Aerosmith is an American rock band, sometimes referred to as "the Bad Boys from Boston" and "America's Greatest Rock and Roll Band".

No, they're just pretty.

Pretty bloody ugly.

There pretty good.

Not metal.

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232 Annihilator Annihilator Annihilator is a Canadian thrash metal band founded in 1984 by vocalist, guitarist, bassist, songwriter, engineer, producer, mixer and mastering engineer Jeff Waters and former vocalist John Bates.

These guys belong in the top 20 for sure. What the Hell! Jeff Waters is a remarkable guitarist.

In my opinion the best live performances in the world and they are 287 people you have no idea what metal means...

I can't believe my eyes - this awesome band at #243? - Metal_Treasure

Not actually my favourite but I'm giving them the vote because my favurites are already in top 10. - Kinaivan

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233 Deathstars

I am completely pissed that Deathstars is this low on the list. I think they have earned to be higher on this list. They are honestly the best metal band I have heard. Everything that they put into their songs is perfection. The way the singer sings the songs and the sound of guitars is complete perfection. I have only started to listen to this band for a few months now and I have listened to all of their songs for a total of probably 24 hours. Cyanide is the best song ever made.

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234 Mushroomhead Mushroomhead Mushroomhead is an American Nu Metal band from Cleveland, Ohio. Formed in 1993 in the Cleveland Warehouse District, the band is known for their avant-garde sound which includes influence from heavy metal, art rock and electro-industrial and their imagery which features masks and costumes as well as ...read more.

They're better than slipknot.

Why isn't mushroomhead on the list

This is an outrage!

Still in love

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235 Def Leppard Def Leppard Def Leppard are an English rock band formed in 1977 in Sheffield as part of the new wave of British heavy metal movement.

Really you think The Best should be down here. Terrible. You do not know and for goodness sake Van Halen is not a metal band

Van Halen aren't metal, but definitely Leppard are? I choose not to entertain that splitting of hairs. All Hail Cock Rock!

Love their music but with the exception of their first. Album, which was awesome, I wouldn't consider them to be metal

Definitely Leppard is far from metal. Their first album, sure, but they turned to hard rock/pop rock ever since

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236 Of Mice & Men Of Mice & Men

Please vote for this band if you love metal... N this band should be at least top 10

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237 Dir en grey Dir en grey DIR EN GREY is a Japanese metal band formed in 1997 and currently signed to Firewall Div., a sub-division of Free-Will.

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.

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238 Down Down Down is an American heavy metal supergroup that formed in 1991 in New Orleans, Louisiana. The band's current lineup consists of vocalist Phil Anselmo, guitarist Pepper Keenan, guitarist Bobby Landgraf, bassist Pat Bruders, and drummer Jimmy Bower.

Holy crap slipknot and linkin park on the list but no Down.
Nola is amazing.

Yes, weed smokers unite. Nola is excellent. A veritable, literal stoner rock supergroup.

239 Lordi Lordi

Maybe is heavy metal but metal is always metal

Most underrated band ever!

This band should at least be in top 20! They are the only metalband who wone one of music's greatest prizes, Eurovision!

240 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.

Worst band of all time. Horrible people, horrible lyrics, horrible look. You can't sink lower than this in music.

True Norwegian Black Metal!

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