Most Technical Metal Bands
The Top Ten
1 Dream Theater
Dream Theater is an American progressive metal band from Boston, Massachusetts. The band was formed in 1985 under the name of "Majesty", only to change its name to Dream Theater later. ...read more.
Great band. The complex song structures are a key factor in their music. They have some long songs too. I mean Octavarium is nearly a half hour long! Ha ^_^ - MetalFoREVer1228
Necrophagist is a German technical death metal band, founded and fronted by guitarist and vocalist Muhammed Suiçmez.
These guys have some really complex song structures. Fast drums, intricate guitar riffs, varied time signatures, etc. They're a great death metal band. - MetalFoREVer1228
Death was an American Death Metal band formed in 1983 by Chuck Schuldiner. Death is considered to be one of the most influential bands in heavy metal and a pioneering force in death metal. Its debut album, Scream Bloody Gore, has been widely regarded as the first death metal record, while the band's ...read more.
They have technical drum work on Symbolic and Sound of Perseverance. Rest in peace Chuck Schuldiner. - MetalFoREVer1228
Opeth is a Swedish progressive death metal band from Stockholm, formed in 1990 by David Isberg, who invited Mikael Akerfeldt into the band as a bassist. Isberg ended up leaving the band, which lead to Mikael becoming the band's vocalist, guitarist, principal songwriter, and driving force. Along with ...read more.
Suffocation is an American technical death metal band that was formed in 1988 in Centereach, Long Island, New York, United States.
6 The Black Dahlia Murder
The Black Dahlia Murder is an American melodic death metal band from Waterford, Michigan, formed in 2001. Their name is derived from the 1947 unsolved murder of Elizabeth Short, often referred to as Black Dahlia.
Tool is an American progressive metal/alternative metal band, that was formed in 1990. ...read more.
8 Divine Heresy
Behemoth is a Polish blackened death metal band from Gdańsk, formed in 1991. They are considered to have played an important role in establishing the Polish extreme metal underground.
I think it goes for behemoth :)..I mean they have got awesome structure for their songs..catchy guitar riffs, fast drumming beats and kick-ass solos..hear the guitar work in songs like Sculpting the throne of seth, Conquer all, slaves shall serve, Transmigrating Beyond Realms ov Amenti and Lucifer and their drummer is really awesome..and nergal has got awesome unique vocal style, but I can't deny that they use so much backing vocals from Orion in their songs... - nooreldeen
I doubt that many have heard of this band. Really good band but only two albums. Fractured is very technical and cool. Check em out if you haven't. - MetalFoREVer1228
11 The Faceless
The Faceless is an American technical death metal band from the Encino neighborhood of Los Angeles, California.
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