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341 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

342 Helmet Helmet Helmet is an American alternative metal band from New York City formed in 1989. Founded by vocalist and lead guitarist Page Hamilton, Helmet has had numerous lineup changes, and Hamilton has been the only constant member. V 1 Comment
343 Decapitated Decapitated Decapitated is a Polish technical death metal band formed in Krosno in 1996. The group comprises guitarist, founder and composer Wacław "Vogg" Kiełtyka, vocalist Rafał Piotrowski, bassist Paweł Pasek, and drummer Michał Łysejko.
344 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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345 Avatar

Not all of their music is perfect, and there are legit criticisms to some of their songs, but songs like Bloody Angel are just haunting to the core, and it may be my favorite song of the decade so far.

346 Lich King
347 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" Wróblewski. Starting as a heavy metal group, Vader eventually went to thrash, speed, and then in the late 1980s became a death metal band. The ...read 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

348 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.
349 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!

350 Life of Agony

great band

351 Hevisaurus Hevisaurus

Way better than Kidz Bop! - SYLFan1234

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

352 Exhorder Exhorder Exhorder is an American metal band from New Orleans, Louisiana. They are credited as the purveyors of the groove-oriented thrash sound later made famous by bands such as Pantera, Lamb of God, White Zombie, and Machine Head.

Very underrated they were one of the first groove metal bands

Yes, it is rumoured Pantera stole their sound, but Pantera made mince meat out of these guys. Quality thrash though.

These guys are pretty much the reason Pantera became popular

353 Atheist Atheist Atheist is a progressive/technical death metal band from Florida, founded in 1984 by drummer Steve Flynn and singer/guitarist Kelly Shaefer.
354 Earthshaker
355 Loudness

one of the greatest metal bands in japan like DEAD END, GASTUNK, 44MAGNUM, THE STALIN, etc - ronluna

Japanese metallers? If so, they had a great guitar sound way back when.

356 Gastunk
357 Heavenly
358 Ratt Ratt Ratt is an American heavy metal band that had significant commercial success in the 1980s, with their albums having been certified as gold, platinum, and multi-platinum by the RIAA.

I can listen to Ratt for hours straight because I like every single song they've done. They're another crossover into my hard rock list. Saw them with Stryper, and they were amazing.

You saw Ratt with Stryper? My goodness! Was the crowd all holding hands during this bill of bills? Did you get a missionary position afterwards?

One of the kings of glam. Even I own 'Out of the Cellar'.

359 Dokken Dokken

George Lynch was a perfect metal guitarist, and Don's vocals matched perfectly. Lynch Mob's 2 albums were great too.

Don's vocals and Jeff's chorus were perfect.

360 Hawkwind

Hey, Lemmy was there for a while, though I doubt I'd classify them as metal.

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