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321 Alice Cooper Alice Cooper Alice Cooper was an American rock band formed in Phoenix, Arizona in 1964. The band consisted of lead singer Vince Furnier, Glen Buxton, Michael Bruce, Dennis Dunaway, and Neal Smith.

Alice Cooper is great, he definitely shouldn't be so far behind. - HardRockSam

Alice Cooper should be number 1! HOW IS HE EVEN 506!?!? Makes no sence, the man created shock rock. A lot of the people on this list wouldn't be here with out him!

510? Somethings wrong here...

322 Primus Primus Primus is an American rock band based in San Francisco, California, currently composed of bassist Les Claypool, guitarist Larry LaLonde and drummer Tim Alexander. Les Claypool is regarded as one of the best bassists of all time for his slap-bass ability in notable songs like "My Name Is Mud", "The Toys ...read more.

Great band, I love Primus, but it's not metal.

Primus needs to be the top of every list.

Some of the best bass playing ever

How is Primus not at the Top 30? They pioneered alternative-expirimental metal!

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323 Xandria Xandria Xandria is a German symphonic metal band, founded by Marco Heubaum in 1997. The band's music combines elements of symphonic metal with light electronic elements.
324 Dalriada Dalriada is a folk metal band from Sopron, Hungary that was formed in 1998 as Echo of Dalriada, but shortened their name to Dalriada in late 2006. Their third studio album Kikelet and all subsequent albums were successful in the top ten of the official Mahasz music charts.

Epic folk metal, good live performances, great sound

325 Prototype

Prototype is one of the few great bands, that were never really known. The most they got was a few video games' soundtrack. I heard Prototype first in True Crime: LA. Instant Fan. Then I got to hear their greatest song, The Way It Ends. The speedy riffs, the half-screaming half-yelling vocals, and then came the epic solo by Kragen and one other guitarist. It was just fantastic. They shouldve got more push, though. Really Great, Really Underrated.

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326 Rings Of Saturn Rings Of Saturn Rings of Saturn is an American extreme metal band from the Bay Area, California. The band was formed in 2009 and was originally just a studio project.
327 Life of Agony

great band

328 Heaven & Hell
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330 Karnivool

Classy Australian heavy progressive/rock/metal. Their songwriting skills, musicianship, and vocalist are world class.

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332 Sirenia

We Power, Sympho, Gothic, and Folk metal people, know which top should they be.

333 Moonspell Moonspell Moonspell is a Portuguese gothic metal band. Formed in 1992, the group released their first EP Under the Moonspell in 1994, a year before the release of their first album Wolfheart.
334 In This Moment

Can't believe nobody put it om this list

335 Nuclear Assault Nuclear Assault Nuclear Assault is an American thrash metal band from New York City, formed after bassist Dan Lilker left Anthrax in 1984. After releasing five full-length albums and touring relentlessly throughout the 1980s and early 1990s, Nuclear Assault split up in 1995. They briefly reunited in 1997 and again ...read more.

Yes, Dan Lilker and co. Were an interesting and vital band back in the day. I'm not a big fan, but like VoiVod, they have my respect.

336 Lake of Tears

It should be there in top 10 for sure. The best gothic metal band ever.

Best Doom Metal ever! Listen their So Fell Autumn Rain and Raistlin and the Rose songs! You are going to understand what I mean!

337 Amberian Dawn
338 Galneryus

Simply one of the best power metal bands. Listen to them first and then you will understand how great they R. I think that they are better than a lot the bands on this list.

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339 Danzig Danzig Danzig is an American heavy metal band, formed in 1987 in Lodi, New Jersey, United States. The band is the musical outlet for singer and songwriter Glenn Danzig, preceded by the horror punk bands the Misfits and Samhain.

Danzig deserves to be at least in the top 50 not all those nu metal bands!

How did Danzig not even reach top 100?

340 Samael
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