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221 Korpiklaani Korpiklaani

They put allot of music in their songs. I never knew metal could be played with such virtuosity.

Godlike, the music that animates every concert. Lets drink and enjoy

Power, Sympho, Gothic, and Folk metal people, know which top should they be. Talking about Folk... Where is Moonsorrow?

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222 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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223 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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224 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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225 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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226 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.

227 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 more.

They're better than slipknot.

Why isn't mushroomhead on the list

This is an outrage!

Still in love

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228 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!

229 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!

230 Dying Out Flame

It is the death metal band from Nepal... It is the very best band among Nepali people now a days

This is the death metal band from Nepal newly formed band but has gained high reputation after it won First runner up in Nepfest I that was held on august 26.

This band is the First epic/hindu/vedic Technical band from Asia. They are from Nepal.

Technical Death Metal Epic band from Nepal

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231 Turisas Turisas Turisas is a Finnish metal band from Hämeenlinna. They were founded in 1997 by Mathias Nygård and Jussi Wickström, and named after an ancient Finnish God of war.

Absolutely the greatest metal band with their own sub genre! And all their albums are different so lot's of great songs, an brilliant song writing! Turisas deserves the first place!

Turisas are unique, down to earth, intelligent musicians with a great atitude off and on stage. The music is beautiful, epic and inovative. A lot of bands tend to do what already exists, but they always do something different and try to surprise us.

232 Emigrate

Good songs... (keep in mind that this is a solo project for Richard Z. Kruspe the main guitarist of Rammstien. )

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233 Thousand Foot Krutch Thousand Foot Krutch

222? How are they higher than Skillet? I mean, I like them better than Skillet, but I thought Skillet was huge! They've headed Winter Jam before! TWICE!

Thousand foot krutch is one of the best metal bands after (the art of breaking) they were more into rock but the first three albums were just masterpieces.listen to them

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234 Cynic Cynic Cynic is an American progressive rock band - incorporating experimental music, alternative, metal and jazz fusion elements - founded in Miami, Florida, and currently based in Los Angeles, California.

Well Focus was the best prog/death album going round, but those young upstarts Between the Buried and Me laid waste to that claim

Focus is the best prog/death album going round.

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235 Alestorm Alestorm Alestorm is a heavy metal band originally from Perth, Scotland. Their music is characterized by a pirate theme, and as a result they have been dubbed a "pirate metal" band by many critics and their fanbase.

Keelhauled, Sunset on the Golden Age, Leviathan, Captain Morgan's Revenge, Chronicles of Vengeance... I could list every song by them. They're all fantastic.

Three words: Scottish pirate metal.

I agree, these guys are awesome!

Very good!

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236 Soil
237 Vektor Vektor

Great prog thrash metal band. One of my favourite

238 The Agonist The Agonist The Agonist is a Canadian extreme metal band from Montreal, Quebec, formed in 2004. The current line up consists of guitarists Danny Marino and Pascal Jobin, bassist Chris Kells, drummer Simon Mckay, and vocalist Vicky Psarakis, who joined in March 2014 following the departure of vocalist and founding more.

Best Metalcore band I have ever heard - TommyKarevikFan

239 Tyr Tyr Týr is a Faroese heavy metal band. Their subject matter revolves almost entirely around Viking lore, mythology, and history, taking their name from the Norse god of law and justice.

Amazing band, deserves top 25 at the very least.

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240 Pain

I pain really deserve higher place in list, I don't know where, exactly, but 198th. is absolutely unfair

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