Rock/Metal Bands that Should Try a Different Genre of Rock/Metal


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21 Evanescence - Symphonic Metal Evanescence - Symphonic Metal Evanescence is an American rock band founded in Little Rock, Arkansas in 1995 by singer/pianist Amy Lee and guitarist Ben Moody.

Evanescence is alternative rock... - Lucretia

They could do this - christangrant

22 Avenged Sevenfold - Groove Metal

If You Listen To The Cover Of Walk They Could Be A Great Band If They Did Groove Metal Rather Than The Stuff They Do - christangrant

Wow why did I ever think Walk by A7X was a good cover I was an idiot then again I Used To Capitalize Every Word so yeah - christangrant

23 Dio - Thrash Metal Dio - Thrash Metal Dio was an American heavy metal band formed in 1982 and led by vocalist Ronnie James Dio, after he left Black Sabbath with intentions to form a new band with fellow former Black Sabbath member, drummer Vinny Appice.

No. 1) Dio voice isn't enough abrasive and aggressive for thrash. 2) Why make him sing songs that require less vocal skills than his own songs? - Metal_Treasure

Ronnie can't do it... - Lucretia

24 Guns N' Roses - Power Metal Guns N' Roses - Power Metal Guns N' Roses is an American hard rock band from Los Angeles formed in 1985. The classic lineup, as signed to Geffen Records in 1986, consisted of vocalist Axl Rose, lead guitarist Slash, rhythm guitarist Izzy Stradlin, bassist Duff McKagan, and drummer Steven Adler. Apart from hard rock they are also more.

I don't know Axl Rose doesn't have a Power Metal kind of voice.

Agree with BoredJeff about the vocals. Also, Slash plays bluesy stuff that isn't very fast compared to the neoclassical guitars in power metal. - Metal_Treasure

25 Metallica - Hard Rock Metallica - Hard Rock 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". more.

The House That Jack Built Proves This Could Work - christangrant

26 Soundgarden - Thrash Metal Soundgarden - Thrash Metal Soundgarden is an American rock band formed in Seattle, Washington, in 1984 by singer and rhythm guitarist Chris Cornell, lead guitarist Kim Thayil, and bassist Hiro Yamamoto.

Ok I have no clue why I added this - christangrant

27 Mercyful Fate - Power Metal Mercyful Fate - Power Metal Mercyful Fate was a Danish heavy metal band from Copenhagen, formed in 1981 by vocalist King Diamond and guitarist Hank Shermann.
28 Heart - Traditional Heavy Metal Heart - Traditional Heavy Metal Heart is an American rock band that first found success in Canada and later in the United States and worldwide.

Actually they can play Heavy Metal the song Barracuda is pretty much a Metal song. - christangrant

No Nancy and Ann Wilson don't have the vocals for it. Plus they're more likely to be a glam metal or hard rock band then a heavy metal band. They haven't made one song that comes close to heavy metal. If Baracuda was slightly faster and altered then maybe that would be thrash metal except there would be no aggression either way. Her voice isn't strong enuogh for heavy metal.

29 Scorpions - Power Metal Scorpions - Power Metal Scorpions are a German rock band formed in 1965 in Hanover by Rudolf Schenker. Since the band's inception, its musical style has ranged from hard rock to heavy metal.

They are mostly known for their Hard Rock songs but they do have some Trad Heavy Metal songs and they most likely could play Power Metal, Their singer has enough vocal talent to do Power Metal Vocals. - christangrant

30 AC/DC - Heavy Metal AC/DC - Heavy Metal AC/DC are a Australian hard rock band, formed in November 1973 by brothers Malcolm and Angus Young, who continued as members until Malcolm's illness and departure in 2014. They were fronted by Bon Scott until his untimely death due to alcohol poisoning in 1980, after which they hired Brian Johnson to more.
31 Aerosmith - Progressive Rock Aerosmith - Progressive Rock Aerosmith is an American rock band, sometimes referred to as "the Bad Boys from Boston" and "America's Greatest Rock and Roll Band".

They can't do this - christangrant

32 Motley Crue - Heavy Metal Motley Crue - Heavy Metal Mötley Crüe was an American metal band formed in Los Angeles, California on January 17, 1981. The group was founded by bassist Nikki Sixx and drummer Tommy Lee, lead vocalist Vince Neil and lead guitarist Mick Mars.
33 Black Sabbath - Thrash Metal Black Sabbath - Thrash Metal Black Sabbath were a Heavy Metal band formed in Birmingham, England in 1968 by guitarist and songwriter Tony Iommi, Singer Ozzy Osbourne, Bassist and Main Lyricist Geezer Butler and Drummer Bill Ward. The band got into mainstream after improving after their debut album got negative feedback. In 1978, more.

Haha, I guess this was a joke or a troll item - Metal_Treasure

34 Judas Priest - Groove Metal Judas Priest - Groove Metal 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 more.

If You Listen To light Comes Out Of Black - Pantera and Rob Halford Then Halford Could Be A Great Groove Metal Vocalist - christangrant

35 Overkill - Power Metal Overkill - Power Metal Overkill is an American thrash metal band, formed in 1980 in New Jersey. They have gone through many line-up changes, with singer Bobby "Blitz" Ellsworth and bassist D.D.

Bobby Blitz Ellsworth Would Have A Great Voice For Power Metal - christangrant

I am very sceptical. My opinion is different from christangrant's - I think that Bobby vocal range and vocal skills are not sufficient for power metal. Power metal is vocal-oriented and power metal vocals are the most demanding in metal. Bobby is too far from Hansi, Michael Kiske, Tobias Sammet, Ralf Scheepers... - Metal_Treasure

36 Pantera - Death Metal Pantera - Death Metal 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 more.

If You Listen To The Title Track Of The Great Southern Trendkill And Sucide Note Pt 2 Proves That Pantera Could Do Death Metal - christangrant

37 Motorhead - Thrash Metal Motorhead - Thrash Metal Motörhead were an English heavy metal/Hard Rock band formed in June 1975 by bassist, singer, and songwriter Ian Fraser "Lemmy" Kilmister, who was the sole constant member; guitarist and songwriter Larry Wallis; and drummer Lucas Fox. The band's harsh vocals and fast paced tempos helped inspire speed more.

Ace Of Spades Need I Say More That Was One Song That Made Thrash Metal - christangrant

No, Lemmy hated metal. - Lucretia

38 Overkill - Doom Metal Overkill - Doom Metal Overkill is an American thrash metal band, formed in 1980 in New Jersey. They have gone through many line-up changes, with singer Bobby "Blitz" Ellsworth and bassist D.D.

Playing With Spiders/Skullkrusher Proves That This Could Work - christangrant

39 Overkill - Progressive Metal Overkill - Progressive Metal Overkill is an American thrash metal band, formed in 1980 in New Jersey. They have gone through many line-up changes, with singer Bobby "Blitz" Ellsworth and bassist D.D.

Not possible at all. - Metal_Treasure

40 Aerosmith - Heavy Metal
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