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261 Fairyland Fairyland Fairyland is a symphonic power metal band from France created in 1998 by songwriters Philippe Giordana and Willdric Lievin in 1998.

Awesome band. And very underrated. They are a french band. But they sing in English. I recommend their songs. Especially those who love symphonic/power metal. - zxm

Aren't these guys the band that claim they're superior to early Metallica?

It'really sad see them so low in this list, they're last album is amazing.

262 Straight Line Stitch
263 Manilla Road
264 Girugamesh
265 Five Bolt Main
266 Novembre
267 Memphis May Fire
268 Emmure Emmure Emmure is an American metalcore band formed in 2003. Originally based in New Fairfield, Connecticut, but now residing in Queens, New York, the group has a total of seven releases, with their first public release being a 2006 EP entitled The Complete Guide to Needlework.

Sorry, but Emmure are absolute garbage and shouldn't even be here at all. They only play two strings, their lyrics are even worse than 5FDP and their frontman Frankie is just a disgusting human being. Easily one of the worst "metal" bands of all time.

269 Cacophony
270 Xasthur Xasthur Xasthur is a black metal and acoustic project of American musician Scott Conner, formed in 1995. Xasthur was perhaps the most notable black metal group from America. In 2010, Conner announced the end of Xasthur, after 8 black metal albums. However, in 2015, Conner revived Xasthur as an acoustic project. more.
271 Nocturnus
272 Anal C*** Anal C*** Anal C*** was an American grindcore band founded by vocalist Seth Putnam in 1988. The band is known for their highly offensive lyrics which included themes of misogyny, homophobia, racism, Nazism, antisemitism, and schadenfreude. Their music has received negatively by critics, which the band stated more.

Cancer - Neonco31

273 After Forever

The best Dutch metal band. Powerful, but beautiful female vocals Floor Jansen, combined with a very diverse and beautiful emotional music. The group sounds great live!

274 Slapshock

Ya this band I consider metal although they sounds the same with the other contemporary american bands, still proud to be included in this category along with those monsters of rock.

Make that the first ever asian band to berform in Desert Rock festival in Dubai. - aeromaxx777

They are the only Philippine band who performed with Korn. Let's see if "Bamboo" band can do that. - aeromaxx777

One of the best on my opinion...
- ahzkhal

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275 D'erlanger

they are not truly metal unlike metallica but their sound is like metal and heavy - ronluna

276 Chevelle Chevelle Chevelle is an American rock band that formed in 1995 in the Chicago suburb of Grayslake, Illinois. The band was originally composed of brothers: Pete Loeffler, Sam Loeffler and Joe Loeffler.

Best alternative metal band :D
Just listen to "The Red" and you'll see what alternative metal really is...

I can't believe Chevelle is this low on the list, that's shocking to me. Is Chevelle really not that well known. Chevelle desires better than this - PinataonSugar

Chevelle should be in the top 50's! This really rocks everything. Their music is like a kept controlled chaos ready to burst.

277 Wintersun Wintersun Wintersun is a metal band from Helsinki, Finland and was originally created by guitarist, keyboardist, bassist, songwriter and vocalist Jari Mäenpää as a side project to folk metal band Ensiferum for whom he was lead singer and guitarist.

The Wintersun crew make excellent melodic death. I really don't see how these guys are so low down. Their lyrics are so strong with emotion, and I've never seen any vocalist put as much emotion into their songs aa Jari does with his growling and singing. Everything about them is so perfect, it's just so sad to see them this down.

They only released one album so far but it's one of the best album I've listened to. Melodic metal fans give them a hearing you'll be hooked.

This band touches my soul

They are the best!

278 Cromok

Best Ever Nusantara band.. There are still the best ever Trash metal in Malaysia. Love the riffing, The Screaming!

Thrash Metal with nusantara element in their music... what a great talent - sblues

This number 1 metal band in Asian best of the best.. No doubt.. Respect Malaysia..

The BRILLIANT band from TINY country Malaysia! Their vocalist is better than COB

279 Evanescence Evanescence Evanescence is an American rock band founded in Little Rock, Arkansas in 1995 by singer/pianist Amy Lee and guitarist Ben Moody.

Love them, sad that they scored this low.

Glad no one voted for this garbage - emilk

280 Soulfly

Max Cavalera is the President of Metal. Soulfly, Sepultura, and Cavalera Conspiracy are on heavy rotation on my iPod and my car stereo.

Max hedges his bets too much. If you're a pioneer of thrash - which he is - then you can't dance to the beat of derivative nu-metal. Yes, Soulfly have created both top thrash albums and, in my opinion, crap nu-metal albums. He's human, like the rest if us, but I find the distance between tremendous thrash and nu-metal to be hypocritical.

What, why are they not in the top twenty at least, Machine Head should be a lot higher two. Both bands are great and deserve to be in the top twenty, no doubt about it.

Cavalera screaming 'Jump the' F($k Up!? ' That sounds like someone else I know. All hail Durst!

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