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262 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.
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264 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.

265 Vektor Vektor

Great prog thrash metal band. One of my favourite

266 Edge Of Sanity Edge Of Sanity Edge of Sanity was a Swedish progressive death metal band that, alongside Opeth, is commonly regarded as being the first to fuse extreme metal styles like death and black metal with progressive rock. Their sound is often described as "Progressive Melodic Death Metal".
267 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

268 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!

269 D'erlanger

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

270 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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271 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

272 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.

273 Armored Saint Armored Saint
274 Seo Taiji
275 Maximum The Hormone

I can't believe they're this far off. ) But really, they're a nice metal band. Every note they make produces a nice melody.

Maximum the Hormone is my favorite. espescially when 2 of their songs were used in the anime Death noth which I agree is onw of the reason on why they are poppular today. who doesn't like an anime with a metal theme song

276 Therion Therion Therion is a Swedish symphonic metal band founded by Christofer Johnsson in 1987. Its name was inspired by the Celtic Frost album To Mega Therion.

Pretty awesome, if I do say so. For any melodic/symphonic metal fan who find inspiration in the old Norse myths and can't be appeased with one singer, this is yours. They are German, and draw from satanic influences. Otherwise, great band.

Outstanding! Simply the beast;) Especially at the beggining of career. (From Sweden of course not Germany).

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277 Godsmack Godsmack Godsmack is an American rock band from Lawrence, Massachusetts, formed in 1995. The band is composed of founder, frontman and songwriter Sully Erna, guitarist Tony Rombola, bassist Robbie Merrill, and drummer Shannon Larkin.

People are you crazy? Why is Godsmack so low on this list! They are one of the best Heavy Metal Bands. They should be in top 20 at least (because there are some legendary bands and some overrated bands such as Metallica, sure Metallica is great but they are not the Best...) This list is full of bull because half of the bands are not Metal but Rock... (I love Rock but this list is about METAL if I want to know Top Rock Bands I would check List of Rock bands) So why are bands like Godsmack, Amon Amarth etc. So low? BECAUSE people just see their favourite Rock band and click on the Vote button and they don't care if this is about METAL just BECAUSE it's their favourite band so why not support... It's not bad to support your favorite band but you should vote for them in their categories so Three Days Grace (Love this band but it is definitely not Metal), Linkin Park etc. Will not waste places for Bands that belongs to Metal Genre... THANK YOU! (and sorry for my bad English but I am from ...more

What! Godsmack should be in top 20! Who decided to put them this low? You don't know you're metal bands for sure!

Why is Godsmack so low on the list, they are AMAZING.

It's like AC/DC you own one album, you own them all and the singer is a damn Wiccan.

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

Glad no one voted for this garbage - emilk

279 Blue Oyster Cult Blue Oyster Cult Blue Öyster Cult is an American rock band from Long Island, New York, whose most successful work includes the hard rock and heavy metal songs "(Don't Fear) The Reaper", "Godzilla" and "Burnin' for You".

Can't believe they haven't even made it onto the list yet!

Anyone who saw them in concert in the 70s with the five-guitar finale would vote them up

Damn right they were metal, in their early days.

Thinking mans meta, few guitarists better than Buck.

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