Most Underrated Metal Bands

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61 Napalm Death Napalm Death Napalm Death are a British grindcore/death metal band formed in Meriden, West Midlands, England, in 1981. While none of its original members remain in the group, the lineup of vocalist Mark "Barney" Greenway, bassist Shane Embury, guitarist Mitch Harris and drummer Danny Herrera has remained consistent ...read more.

Napalm Death are one of the most insane and quickest bands in music. Scum and From Enslavement to Obliteration were their golden records.

62 Pantera Pantera Pantera was a Heavy Metal band formed in 1981 by guitarist Dimebag Darrell and drummer Vinnie Paul. The group got into mainstream after changing from Glam Metal to Groove Metal. The band's most successful album is "Vulgar Display of Power". As the pioneers of the New Wave of American Heavy Metal, They ...read more.

How the hell are these guys underrated? I mean they aren't that overrated but they are far from underrated, especially now that they're disbanded. - MetalFoREVer1228

Pantera took thrash metal to a new level. Without them, we wouldn't have Rammstein, Stone Sour, Mastodon and more. Amazing riffs, furious tempo in some songs, face melting guitar solos and gut busting vocals. Although I like Staind, since when have they ever been a metal band?

Pantera was an amazing band that did not receive nearly as much credit as they deserved. Their edgy take lead the world of thrash metal to new heights of which the world had never seen before.

I love Pantera, but they're not underrated
They're recognized as "the guys who saved metal in the 90s"...
They're one of the few bands that gets the credit they deserve - Rocker00

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63 Draconian Draconian
64 Jag Panzer
65 Anaal Nathrakh
66 Hellhammer Hellhammer Hellhammer was a Swiss extreme metal band from Nurensdorf, active during 1981–1984. They are regarded as a key influence on black metal, and one of the founders of death metal.
67 Job for a Cowboy Job for a Cowboy Job for a Cowboy is an American death metal band from Glendale, Arizona. Formed in 2003, the band's debut album Genesis was released in 2007, peaking at No.
68 Stone Sour Stone Sour Stone Sour is an American rock band formed in Des Moines, Iowa in 1992, performing for five years, before disbanding in 1997. They reunited in 2000 and since 2006, the group has consisted of Corey Taylor, Josh Rand and Roy Mayorga.

Listen to their latest album and you'll vote for this, amazingly underrated!

Their newest albums are incredible

69 Sodom Sodom Sodom is a German thrash metal band from Gelsenkirchen, formed in 1981. They have gone through many line-up changes, leaving bassist vocalist Tom Angelripper as the only constant member.
70 Crimson Glory Crimson Glory Crimson Glory is an American progressive metal band that formed in 1979 under the name Pierced Arrow.

Crimson Glory is the most underrated metal band ever. Not to mention the fact that they had a huge influence on progressive metal, they had one of the greatest metal vocalists of all time. They have released a couple of priceless albums.

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71 Mushroomhead Mushroomhead Mushroomhead is an American Nu Metal band from Cleveland, Ohio. Formed in 1993 in the Cleveland Warehouse District, the band is known for their avant-garde sound which includes influence from heavy metal, art rock and electro-industrial and their imagery which features masks and costumes as well as ...read more.

These guys are extremely underrated now, ever sine the fighting between them as Slipknot, they are unknown. Also X Japan is not underrated it's overrated to the max on this site!

Very good & underrated band, great songs (kill tomorrow,sun doesn't rise, qwerty, out of my mind, 43, solitaire unraveling,) should be in top 30

72 Staind Staind Staind was a heavy metal band formed in Springfield, Massachusetts in 1995. ...read more.

The best lyrics ever

73 Mastodon Mastodon Mastodon is an American heavy metal band from Atlanta, Georgia, formed in early 2000 and composed of bassist Troy Sanders, guitarists Brent Hinds and Bill Kelliher and drummer Brann Dailor.

Best band in the 21st century hands down made some of the best metal albums of all time and deserve more respect then any other band

74 Trouble
75 Heaven & Hell
76 Obituary Obituary Obituary is an American death metal band formed in October 1984 in Tampa, Florida, United States, under the name Executioner, then changed the name's spelling to Xecutioner before eventually changing their name to Obituary in 1988. The band comprises vocalist John Tardy, drummer Donald Tardy, guitarist ...read more.

I heard this band along with Testanent on Spotify a couple of months ago, and they were amazing! - ThatoneMetalhead

77 Coroner Coroner Coroner is a Swiss thrash metal band from Zürich, formed in the early 80s. They have been called "the Rush of thrash metal" for their increasingly complex style of progressive rock-infused thrash. They garnered relatively little attention outside Europe .

They are considered as one of the most technical and proficient thrash bands - high level of complexity and musicianship.

Coroner is not among the most popular European bands but is among the best.

They are a thrash/technical thrash band from Switzerland, active from 1983-1996, 2010-present. - Metal_Treasure

78 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.
79 Tristania Tristania

An amazing norwegian Metal band that proves that norwegians can do more than paint their faces black and white and sing about satan.

80 Riot

These guys should have been huge. Some of the best heavy metal albums ever recorded.

The Best metal band ever walked this earth

Now, they are really underrated. They were one of the pioneers of metal. - Metal_Treasure

Making great albums in 5 different decades and still just a cult following in the US. Thundersteel was the first great speed metal album.

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