Most Underrated Heavy Metal Bands

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61 Meshuggah Meshuggah Meshuggah is a Swedish progressive metal band from Umeå, formed in 1987. They are credited with crafting the Djent subgenre. Meshuggah's line-up consists of founding members vocalist Jens Kidman and lead guitarist Fredrik Thordendal, drummer Tomas Haake, who joined in 1990, rhythm guitarist Mårten ...read more.

The only band on here that is a true metal band. Get out the way ax7, they can't keep up with the onslaught of Meshuggah's power. Shinedown? Not even a metal band!

I love jamming out to lithargica

62 Korn Korn Korn is an American Nu-Metal band from Bakersfield, California, formed in 1993. The band's current lineup includes founding members Jonathan Davis, James "Munky" Shaffer, Brian "Head" Welch, and Reginald "Fieldy" Arvizu, with the addition of Ray Luzier, who replaced the band's original member, David ...read more.
63 Uriah Heep Uriah Heep Uriah Heep are an English rock band formed in London in 1969 that was one of the top rock bands in the early 1970s. Twelve of the band's albums have made it to the UK Albums Chart (Return to Fantasy reached No. 7 in 1975). Uriah Heep's distinctive features include a massive keyboard sound, strong vocal ...read more.
64 Staind Staind Staind was a heavy metal band formed in Springfield, Massachusetts in 1995. ...read more.
65 Helloween Helloween 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.

Michael kiske has one of the greatest voices ever! I would go as far as to compare to Ronnie James dio - ryanrimmel

66 Testament Testament Testament is an American thrash metal band from Berkeley, California. Formed in 1983 under the name Legacy, the band consists of vocalist Chuck Billy, guitarists Eric Peterson and Alex Skolnick, bassist Steve DiGiorgio and drummer Gene Hoglan.

They just keep getting better! Seventy is under-rated on an under-rated list. Easily Top Ten.

I don't even know what to say. I was expecting Testament in the top 5. That's absurd! - MetalGurja

I knew it. Should be much higher on the list!

67 Manowar Manowar 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.

Their Kings of Metal album is phenomenal. Way under-rated...

68 Candlemass Candlemass Candlemass is an influential Swedish doom metal band established in Stockholm 1984 by bassist, songwriter and bandleader Leif Edling and drummer Matz Ekström. V 1 Comment
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Awesome French metal band, just listen this and tell me after!

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71 Thousand Foot Krutch Thousand Foot Krutch

By the way I'm so surprised when I found out that they're underrated and not many people know them - BlueFrostOfThunderClan

I saw them at Winter Jam and they are pretty underrated.

This band is great but its too underrated. Not a single person I've met knew who TFK is - BlueFrostOfThunderClan

72 Machine Head Machine Head Machine Head is an American heavy metal band from Oakland, California. Formed on October 12, 1991, the group was founded by vocalist and guitarist Robb Flynn and bassist Adam Duce. They have received great critical success especially for their album "The Blackening" which is considered a modern metal ...read more.

How is this not in the top ten. Also slayer and anthrax are not underrated and Metallica is way overrated.

Unlike much of this liat, Machine Head is a metal band. I'm typing this in November 2014 and they've just released their 3rd absolute masterpiece in a row. They're at the top of the metal heap right now.

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They are an awesome metal band that is definitely underrated. Plus they are Swedish!

74 Bring Me The Horizon Bring Me The Horizon Bring Me the Horizon is a British rock band from Sheffield, Yorkshire. Formed in 2004, the group currently consists of vocalist Oliver Sykes, guitarist Lee Malia, bassist Matt Kean, drummer Matt Nicholls, and keyboardist Jordan Fish. They are signed to RCA Records globally and Columbia Records exclusively ...read more.

What's up with them

75 Sadus Sadus Sadus is an American thrash metal trio from Antioch, California known for the unique, borderline death/black metal growling of vocalist Darren Travis, and speeding up thrash metal to levels previously unheard of with the help of bassist Steve DiGiorgio whose bass lines truly pushed the limits of the ...read more.

Incredible thrash band, they cannot be described in any other way than fantastic

With the king of bass, Steve DiGiorgio, I'm really unsure how they didn't make it to the levels of Exodus and Testament

Here Is A Underrated Band. The Bass Lord Steve Digiorgio. Must Be Poser If Hadn't ListenTo Chemical Exposure, Swallowed In Black.

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77 Evile Evile Evile are an English thrash metal band from Huddersfield, formed in 2004. The band's debut album, Enter the Grave, was produced by Flemming Rasmussen at Sweet Silence Studios in Copenhagen, Denmark and was released worldwide in 2007 by Earache Records to critical acclaim by fans and critics alike.
78 Deftones Deftones Deftones are an American alternative metal band from Sacramento, California. The band, which was founded in 1988, consists of Chino Moreno, Stephen Carpenter, Frank Delgado, Abe Cunningham and Sergio Vega.

The Sacramento quintet constantly teeter between malicious and the surreal with several outstanding records but always appear as an afterthought in the metal community. For a taste of singer Chino Moreno's blood curdling screams one only has to listen to the song 'hexagram'. For crushing riffs go no further than 'Diamond Eyes'. The entire album, White Pony, is a showcase of not only intricate and well executed drumming, but a display of pure art. Deftones may have never been the flashiest of metal bands, but definitely one of the raddest in the last 20 years.

79 Flotsam and Jetsam Flotsam and Jetsam Flotsam and Jetsam is a thrash metal band that formed in Phoenix, Arizona in 1981. The band currently consists of vocalist Eric A.

"Doomsday of the Decievers" is just a master Piece! - I have nothing more to say

80 Metallica Metallica Metallica is an American Thrash Metal band formed in 1981 . The original lineup was James Hetfield (Vocalist and Rhythm guitarist), Dave Mustaine (Lead Guitar), Lars Ulrich (Drums), Ron McGovney (Bassist). The group came into mainstream from their Self-Titled album and the hit single "Enter Sandman". ...read more.

Nor Underrated, Or Overrated. They Actually Got Better Without Cliff. Lars Is the Worst Metal Drummer. The Other Big Four Blows. What Will Metallica Do Without Hammett?

In my opinion Metallica is way to overrated not underrated

A band from the Big-4 can't be regarded as underrated! - Metal_Treasure

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