Most Epic Metal Bands
The Top Ten
1 Blind Guardian
Blind Guardian is a German power metal band formed in the mid-1980s in West Germany. They are often credited as one of the seminal and most influential bands in the power metal and speed metal subgenres. Heavily influenced by Queen, they use the technique of overdubbing. They also incorporate large ...read more.
Blind Guardian 2015 album is a definition of epicness from start to finish. - Metal_Treasure
2 Iced Earth
Iced Earth is an American heavy metal band from Tampa, Florida. It was formed in 1985 under the name Purgatory by guitarist and main songwriter Jon Schaffer and original drummer Greg Seymour.
Iced Earth and Blind Guardian are dead even right now - 12%, and #1 and #2, respectively.
But they are really the Most Epic Metal Bands!
I personally think that Blind Guardian is a bit more epic than Iced Earth, so I'd go #1. Blind Guardian, #2. Iced Earth. - Metal_Treasure
3 Dream Theater
Dream Theater is an American progressive metal band. The band was formed in 1985 under the name of "Majesty", but had to change its name to Dream Theater later. ...read more.
Listen to illumination theory or octavarium and then come back to this list.
4 Iron Maiden
Iron Maiden are an English heavy metal band formed in Leyton, East London, in 1975 by bassist and primary songwriter Steve Harris. They were known for some big hits such as The Trooper, and The Number of the Beast, and have released 16 studio albums . The New Wave of British Heavy Metal Pioneers would ...read more.
Equilibrium is a German folk metal band. The band's music combines elements of folk music, power metal, black metal and symphonic metal with various other influences.
Theocracy is a Christian progressive power metal band founded in 2002 by Matt Smith of Athens, Georgia.
Theocracy are very very good. Great music and lyrics. Smart guys.
Epic prog power metal.
Mirror Of Souls (22:30), I Am (11:00), Laying The Demon To Rest (9:35), As the World Bleeds (7:55), Martyr (7:41) - Metal_Treasure
Manowar is an American heavy metal band from New York City, New York. Formed in 1980, the group is known for lyrics based on fantasy and mythology.
8 Rhapsody of Fire
Nightwish is a symphonic metal band from Kitee, Finland. The band was formed in 1996 by lead songwriter and keyboardist Tuomas Holopainen, guitarist Emppu Vuorinen, and lead singer Tarja Turunen.
They have been more versatile as a Metal band than others in the list... Be it Power, Gothic, Symphonic metal they have done it all and have been good at it.
Helloween is a German power metal band founded in 1984 in Hamburg, Northern Germany. The band is a pioneering force in the power metal genre, and their second and third studio albums, Keeper of the Seven Keys: Part I and Part II, are considered masterpieces of the genre.
Savatage is an American heavy metal band founded by the brothers Jon and Criss Oliva in 1978 at Astro Skate in Tarpon Springs, Florida.
Kamelot is an American power metal band from Tampa, Florida, formed by Thomas Youngblood and Richard Warner in 1991. The Norwegian vocalist Roy Khan joined for the album Siége Perilous, and shared songwriting credit with Youngblood until his departure in April 2011. On June 22, 2012, Youngblood announced ...read more.
Power,symohonic,prog with amazing vocals and orchestration.
14 Manilla Road
Megadeth is an American thrash metal band from Los Angeles, California. The group was formed in 1983 by guitarist Dave Mustaine and bassist David Ellefson, shortly after Mustaine's dismissal from Metallica. They have released 15 studio albums, and their biggest hits are Symphony of Destruction, Holy ...read more.
megadeth is the bomb. They are extremely versatile; they play fast songs, long songs, short songs, ballads and lyrics include; war, politics, love and even drug abuse
17 Judas Priest
Judas Priest are a British heavy metal band formed in Birmingham, England, in 1969. The band has sold over 45 million albums to date. They received a lot of popularity due to their big hits Breaking The Law, You've Got Another Thing Comin', and Living after Midnight which were played on the radio a ...read more.
Sabaton is a power metal band from Falun, Sweden formed in 1999. The band's main lyrical themes are based on war and historical battles.
Their War themes are epic and they tell history, classes often don't tell
HammerFall is a Swedish heavy metal band from Gothenburg, Sweden. The band was formed in 1993 by ex-Ceremonial Oath guitarist Oscar Dronjak.
Avantasia is a German supergroup rock opera project created by Tobias Sammet, vocalist of the band Edguy.
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