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381 Dark Angel Dark Angel Dark Angel is an American thrash metal band from Los Angeles, California formed in 1981. Their over-the-top style (extremely fast, heavy and lengthy songs with lots of tempo changes, lyrics and extended instrumental parts) earned them the nickname "the L.A. Caffeine Machine". Although Dark Angel had ...read more.

Production issues aside, 'Darkness Descends', 'Leave Scars', and.'Time does not Heal' were immense. I have their debut somewhere, but forgot what it was called. Gene Hoglan was ferocious on the kit then, and he still is now. Good choice.

382 Cariosus
383 Cryptopsy Cryptopsy Cryptopsy is a Canadian technical death metal band from Montreal, Quebec, formed in 1988. The band has sold over 300,000 records.
384 The Crimson Armada

Just listen to their first album 'Guardians' it will change how you see and feel music. The guys disbanded because according to them it was "too much metal" and honestly it captures everything I love about metal past and present.

A metal band that disbands because they're "too much metal" is not a metal band worth wasting your time on.

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385 Steel Panther Steel Panther Steel Panther is an American comedy glam metal band from Los Angeles, California, mostly known for their profane and humorous lyrics, as well as their exaggerated on-stage personae that parody the stereotypical 1980s "glam metal" lifestyle.

Come on, they own Spinal Tap for comedy and talent. A mock glam band that has sold-out shows wherever they go? Please.

386 Issues

This band has an interesting style and although they are like the emo stuff everyone hates they are better than most of the emo stuff everyone hates and more original

Former Woe Is Me frontman's relatively new metal band are part metalcore, R&B, and Top 40. Make of that what you will, but they have an audience and are on the march.

387 Quiet Riot Quiet Riot Quiet Riot is an American heavy metal band. The band was founded in 1973, by guitarist Randy Rhoads and bassist Kelly Garni under the name Mach 1. They then changed the name to Little Women, before settling on Quiet Riot in May 1975. The band's name was inspired by a conversation with Rick Parfitt of ...read more.
388 Coheed and Cambria Coheed and Cambria Coheed and Cambria is an American progressive rock band from Nyack, New York, formed in 1995. The band consists of Claudio Sanchez, Travis Stever, Josh Eppard, and Zach Cooper.

Genre-defying, despite all their defining genres.

389 Obscura Obscura Obscura is a German technical death metal band from Landshut, Germany, founded in 2002. The band became prominent when members of Necrophagist and Pestilence joined Steffen Kummerer to release the critically acclaimed second full-length album, Cosmogenesis. The band was named after the Gorguts album ...read more.
390 Persefone Persefone Persefone is an Andorran progressive death metal band formed in October 2001. The band's name is derived from Persephone, a figure in Greek Mythology.
391 Pathology Pathology Pathology is an American brutal/slam death metal band from San Diego, California, formed in 2006 by drummer Dave Astor (formerly of Cattle Decapitation and The Locust.) And vocalist Matti Way (also of Abominable Putridity.)
392 Brujeria Brujeria Brujeria is a Mexican-American extreme metal band formed in Los Angeles, California in 1989. Their name comes from the Spanish word for "witchcraft".
393 Fleshgod Apocalypse Fleshgod Apocalypse Fleshgod Apocalypse is an Italian Death metal band. Formed in 2007, the group resides in Perugia and are currently signed to Willowtip Records and Nuclear Blast. The band is known for their fusion of metal with technical death metal.

I prefer bands such as Opeth, Dream Theater, Gojira, Meshuggah, and Mastodon, but I had to vote for this.

HOW THE HELL IS THIS 648?!?!?

394 Municipal Waste Municipal Waste Municipal Waste is a crossover thrash band from Richmond, Virginia. They performed at the UK's Download Festival on June 15, 2008. They also joined At the Gates on their "Suicidal Final Tour" along with Darkest Hour, Toxic Holocaust and Repulsion.
395 Sleep
396 Power Quest

They're back and still underrated - Prawnstar

397 Warbringer Warbringer Warbringer is an American thrash metal band formed in 2004. Century Media Records signed Warbringer after seeing them at a local show in LA.

Amazing new thrash metal band, all of their songs are good

398 Reverend Bizarre
399 Exumer Exumer Exumer is a thrash metal band from Frankfurt, Germany. It consisted of Mem Von Stein, Ray Mensh, Matthias Kassner, Anthony Schiavo, Bernie Siedler, Paul Arakaki, Syke Bornetto, Holger Kolb, J P Rapp, and more, and was founded in 1985.

Exumer is a German thrash metal band formed in Wiesbaden in 1985 by singer/bassist Mem V. Stein and guitarist Ray Mensh. The band broke up in 1991 after two demos and two albums. Exumer appeared for a one-off show at Wacken Open Air in 2001 and were re-activated by V. Stein and Mensh in 2008.

400 Dekapitator
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