Best Metal Bands

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281 The Dillinger Escape Plan The Dillinger Escape Plan The Dillinger Escape Plan is an American mathcore band from Morris Plains, New Jersey. The group originated in 1997 after the disbanding of Arcane, a hardcore punk trio consisting of Ben Weinman, Dimitri Minakakis, and Chris Pennie.

Converge and Dillinger should be way higher up on this list. Best live bands ever and infinitely talented. Calculating infinity and Jane Doe are masterpieces

Congratulations. You finally made it to TDEP. Now you know this list means nothing due to their placing.

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282 A Static Lullaby V 1 Comment
283 Running Wild Running Wild

I can see that all of you do not know anything about music. I was Iron Maiden's fan for a lot of years and I could see that there isn't another band which can be so awesome. Until the time which found Running Wild. This moment I realise that there is another one perfect band like Iron Maiden. Now Running Wild and Iron Maiden is at the same place in my heart. And do you know why? Very simple you can recognise that if you hear this band. If you want Power-Pirate Metal you will find it on Running Wild. With very fast and awesome melodies. Running Wild's Song are so perfect like Iron Maiden's. Just hear them, and you will remember me!

Power Pirate Metal? Damn, I'm there!

Running wild is second on my personal top 10 metal bands right after Iron Maiden. I recommend Running Wild old and best albums like port royal, death or glory, black hand in, Pile of skulls and fast style Masquerade album to all lowers of melodic power or heavy metal.
I can't believe this band is so unknown that it ends on the end of list

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284 Ensiferum Ensiferum

Ensiferum is at 292 this makes me want to cry they should be right up there with Amon Amarth if not higher songs like token of time, victory songs, lai la lai la hai, unsung heroes, warrior without a war, little dreamer, and guardians of fate are just some of their best songs. Easily one of the greatest Viking metal bands of all time.

Hell yes they shake the heavens

297? Ensiferum? Best Vikingmetal Ever!
Hear songs like: lai lai hei, hero in a dream and Guardians of fate

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285 Versailles
286 High On Fire High On Fire High on Fire is an American heavy metal band from Oakland, California, that was formed in 1998. Matt Pike, the band's frontman and founder, also plays guitar for the influential stoner doom band Sleep.

Do you people even know what Metal is? This band personifies Metal!

They sit high on the mountain of metal. AND THEY'RE ON FIRE.

Should be in the top ten along with Mastodon. Pure rampaging power.

First three albums are the greatest metal albums ever made.

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287 Beartooth Beartooth Beartooth is an American metalcore band formed by Caleb Shomo in Columbus, Ohio in 2012. They are signed to Red Bull Records since 2013 along with Shomo's electronic act Class.

What are you people on? Beartooth are epic!

They're a toothless tiger.

I've listened to a lot of music over the years and beartooths debut album is one of the greatest debuts I have ever heard.

288 Dead End

the 80s legendary japanese influential metal band dead end has returned - ronluna

289 Protest The Hero

one of the best metal band their age I've seen evaa! 3 albums while beeing teenagers amazes me most! P. S. Luke, your the best!

Better than Bullet for sure. In every way. Pick one.

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290 Myrath

this the best metal band in tunisia and africa - sadok

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291 Empyrium Empyrium
292 Red Red Red is an American rock band from Nashville, Tennessee, formed in 2002. The band's lineup consists of singer Michael Barnes, guitarist Anthony Armstrong, and bassist Randy Armstrong.

For sure, if everyone knew about Red, it would not only be in the top 100 but the top 10, or at least a close runner-up. If you haven't heard Red, go listen to them now before you waste any more of your life. There's too much to be said about Red for me to say here, so go find out for yourself.

They are my favorite Metal band ever!

RED is amazing look them up

293 Stone Sour Stone Sour Stone Sour is an American rock band formed in Des Moines, Iowa in 1992, performing for five years, before disbanding in 1997. They reunited in 2000 and since 2006, the group has consisted of Corey Taylor, Josh Rand and Roy Mayorga.

Well slipknot is on the list why isn't stone sour

Damn straight. No masks, just stand and deliver metal. Personally, these guys mop the floor with Slipknot.

294 Queensr├┐che

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

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.

295 Vader Vader Vader is a Polish death metal band from Olsztyn. Formed in 1983, the group was founded by then-bassist Piotr "Peter" Wiwczarek and guitarist Zbigniew "Vika" Wr├│blewski. Starting as a heavy metal group, Vader eventually went to thrash, speed, and then in the late 1980s became a death metal band. The more.

Wait they wern't on the list before wow people don't know whats good if bands like A7X and System of a Down are on this list they aren't even Metal - christangrant

296 Al-Namrood

I think they deserve to be known. If these dudes get caught by the Saudi Arabian government they could face severe punishment. They risk being in prison for the rest of there lives or even DEATH for there music. There are many bands like Metallica, disturbed and Avenged sevenfold that make better music then them. But there bravery is really amazing!

297 Hevisaurus Hevisaurus

Way better than Kidz Bop!

From the picture, you can tell its stupid. Just cause they dress as "devil dinosaurs" doesn't mean they're great. - KingofSnails42

298 Bridgefallen Prophecy
299 Jane's Addiction Jane's Addiction Jane's Addiction is an American rock band from Los Angeles, formed in 1985. The band consists of Perry Farrell, Dave Navarro, Stephen Perkins and Chris Chaney.

I liked them, but are they metal? Sheesh! I'll have to drag out Ned's Atomic Dustbin as well.

300 Paradise Lost Paradise Lost Paradise Lost are a gothic metal band that formed in 1988 in Halifax, England and are considered by some to be one of the pioneers of the death/doom genre and of the gothic metal genre.

Because they helped to pioneer the beauty and the beast vocals and gothic metal and I think they should be in the top 30 or higher

ONE OF THE BEST METAL BANDS - period. Do yourself a favour and listen to these guys. Just AWESOME!

Yes. I recently purchased their live dvd, and it's good. Long overdue.

What the hell happened to this band popularity wise? I remember they were huge in the 90s and early 00s. They even played their stuff on MTV. I can't believe that crap band Katatonia, who said themselves that they were influenced by this band, and that soulless wank rubbish band Opeth are rated higher. Icon and Draconion Times are essential albims.

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