Top 10 Metal Scenes and Waves

A metal scene/wave is either:
-A time where a number of bands pop up and change metal forever
-A number of bands from the same region pop up to revolutionize metal

The Top Ten

1 New Wave of British Heavy Metal

Iron Maiden, Judas Priest, Motörhead, Venom, Saxon, definitely Leppard (early), Diamond Head, Satan, Tygers of Pan Tang, Angel Witch, Ravsn, - ryanrimmel

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2 Bay Area Thrash Metal Scene V 1 Comment
3 New Wave of American Heavy Metal

Pantera, Lamb of God, Black Label Society, Mastodon, Trivium, As I Lay Dying, Suicide Silence, Slipknot, Disturbed, Avenged Sevenfold, Korn, Deftones, Down, The Black Dahlia Murder, Machine Head, Unearth, Superjoint Ritual - ryanrimmel

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4 First Wave of Black Metal V 2 Comments
5 East Coast Thrash Scene

Anthrax, Overkill, Nuclear Assault, Stormtroopers of Death, Crumbsuckers, Toxik - ryanrimmel

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6 Swedish Death Metal Scene

Opeth, Bloodbath, Arch Enemy, In Flames, At The Gates, Dark Tranquillity, Amon Amarth, Avatar, Scar Symmetry, Edge of Sanity, Repugnant - ryanrimmel

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7 New Wave of Thrash Metal

Havok, Evile, Ghoul, Skeletonwitch, Municipal Waste, Iron Reagan, Gama Bomb, Vektor - ryanrimmel

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8 Norwegian Black Metal Scene

Mayhem, Satyricon, Darkthrone, Immortal, Burzum, Emperor, Dimmu Borgir, Old Man's Child, 1349, Enslaved, Gorgoroth - ryanrimmel

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9 Teutonic Thrash Metal Scene

Kreator, Sodom, Tankard, Destruction, Assassin, Angel Dust - ryanrimmel

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10 New Wave of Traditional Metal

The Contenders

11 British Grindcore scene

Napalm Death, Carcass, Agoraphobic Nosebleed, Extreme Noise Terror, Nasum - ryanrimmel

12 Florida Death Metal

Death, Deicide, Atheist, Morbid Angel, Obituary, Massacre - ryanrimmel

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List Stats

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1. New Wave of British Heavy Metal
2. Bay Area Thrash Metal Scene
3. Florida Death Metal



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