Most Underrated Heavy Metal Bands

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81 Rev Theory

Agreed totally. But they aren't heavy metal.

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83 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.
84 Kiss Kiss Kiss is an American hard rock band formed in New York City in January 1973 by Paul Stanley, Gene Simmons and the band's original manager, Lew Linet.

Their not underrated in overall fame, they have plenty of that. The fact that they were one of the early bands that had a harder edge to their music an a lot of people don't consider them metal, to me, that makes them underrated. KISS, along with Black Sabbath, Led Zeppelin, Deep Purple and a few others were the forefather's of the genre, even though their music isn't considered as hard as today's metal. It had to start somewhere.

This Is Metal Not Rock. Why Are They Here? Anyway, These Guys Are Like Over Sixtyfive Years Old Already.

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85 Love and Death

A heavier version of korn

86 Blue Öyster Cult Blue Öyster Cult Blue Öyster Cult is an American rock band from Long Island, New York, whose most successful work includes the hard rock and heavy metal songs "(Don't Fear) The Reaper", "Godzilla" and "Burnin' for You".

They are kinda their own genre but they are pretty underrated at least they're good albums

I don't think that they are Heavy Metal, but they're defintely extremely underrated. Their debut is out of this world, it's tremendous! - MetalGurja

87 Hammerfall Hammerfall HammerFall is a Swedish heavy metal band from Gothenburg, Sweden. The band was formed in 1993 by ex-Ceremonial Oath guitarist Oscar Dronjak.
88 Symphony X Symphony X Symphony X is an American progressive metal band from Middletown, New Jersey. Founded in 1994, the band consists of guitarist Michael Romeo, keyboardist Michael Pinnella, drummer Jason Rullo, lead vocalist Russell Allen and bassist Michael Lepond.

Russell Allen has an incredible vocal range, just listen to "The Sacrifice" and you'll get me.

Great band! And I only heard about them a few months ago... I'm ashamed

89 Sevendust Sevendust
90 Budgie

Never Turn Your Back on a Friend it's probably better than your favorite album. I'm serious.

91 Rammstein Rammstein Rammstein is a German Neue Deutsche Härte and Industrial Metal band consisting of Till Lindemann (vocals), Richard Kruspe (guitar), Paul Landers (guitar), Oliver Riedel (electric bass), Christoph Schneider (drums) and Christian Lorenz (keyboard), that formed in 1994 in Berlin . ...read more. V 1 Comment
92 Voivod Voivod Voivod is a Canadian heavy metal band from Jonquière, Québec. Their musical style has changed several times since the band's origin in the early 1980s.

Voivod's importance and influence in bands such as Meshuggah, Dillinger, Mastodon, Annihilator, Vektor, Nocturnus, among many others. Voivod's legacy is atonishing mainly when it comes to guitar dissonance and creativity. The late Dennis "Piggy" D'amour is my favourite metal guitar player. And Langevin is such a crafty songwriter... Dimension Hatross, Killing Technology, Nothingface, Outer Limits, even the chaotic Phobos... Man... This guys are as underrated as it can get.

93 Iced Earth 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.

One of my favorite band together with Savatage and Metallica,
I just can't get how their ratings are so low

94 Dream Theater 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.

Umm Dream Theater is Prog Metal... But still metal ( they do have some heavy metal influences)... - MusicalPony

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95 Avatar

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

96 Jungle Rot Jungle Rot

This is a Death Metal Band...But Still too Underrated.They sound incredible, At Least as Good as Cannibal Corpse or Morbid Angel...

97 Death Death 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.

People see the name and expect stuff like Cannibal Corpse. Death is not even close to Corpse. They have excellent music, too.

98 Goodmorning, Gorgeous

Regional Texas Band Plays Great and deserves to go National. They are moving to San Antonio And deserve A listen

99 Falling In Reverse Falling In Reverse Falling in Reverse is an American post hardcore band from Las Vegas, Nevada, formed in 2008, signed to Epitaph Records.
100 Heavenly

For Further detail.. Listen on YouTube "Heavenly - Destiny"...

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