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

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41 Nickelback - Heavy Metal Nickelback - Heavy Metal Nickelback is a Canadian rock band formed in 1995 in Hanna, Alberta, Canada. The band is composed of guitarist and lead vocalist Chad Kroeger, guitarist, keyboardist and backing vocalist Ryan Peake, bassist Mike Kroeger, and drummer Daniel Adair.
42 Nirvana - Heavy Metal Nirvana - Heavy Metal Nirvana was an American grunge band that was formed in Aberdeen, Washington in 1987. Nirvana disbanded after Kurt Cobain committed suicide in 1994. The drummer of the band, David Grohl, went on to start the Foo-Fighters, an alternative rock band. ...read more.

Their level of musicianship is far from the metal standards. Not only the vocals but also their lead guitar, and so on. Nirvana musicianship is functional, nothing special. - Metal_Treasure

Yeah no Kurt had like mediocre grunge screams but not Heavy Metal kind of screams. Plus this band is no longer together after his death so no. - BoredJeff02

43 Red Hot Chili Peppers - Heavy Metal Red Hot Chili Peppers - Heavy Metal The Red Hot Chili Peppers is an American funk-rock and alternative rock band, that was founded in 1983. ...read more.

Are ya kidding me? Besides, Anthony is out of tune way too often which is not accepted in metal. - Metal_Treasure

Why did I add this (facepalm) - christangrant

44 Mayhem - Thrash Metal Mayhem - Thrash Metal Mayhem is a Norwegian black metal band formed in 1984 in Oslo, regarded as one of the pioneers of the Norwegian black metal scene.

Not with Euronymous, Dead, and Varg, especialyl since Oystein Aarseth was a pagan satanist obsessed with his band being extreme. Dought thrash would have cut it for hi, but the later lineup. - Lucretia

45 Nile - Technical Thrash Metal Nile - Technical Thrash Metal Nile is an American technical death metal band from Greenville, South Carolina, United States, formed in 1993. Their music and lyrics are inspired by Ancient Egyptian/Near Eastern mysticism, history, religion, and ancient art, as well as the works of H.P. Lovecraft.

Yes, they can. - Metal_Treasure

46 Iron Maiden - Thrash Metal Iron Maiden - Thrash Metal Iron Maiden are an English heavy metal band formed in Leyton, East London, in 1975 by bassist and primary songwriter Steve Harris. The most critically acclaimed period for the band was from 1983-1989. With vocalist Bruce Dickinson, bassist Steve Harris, lead guitarist Dave Murray, rhythm guitarist Adrian ...read more.
47 KISS - Power Metal KISS - Power Metal 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.

Hair is not metal, and the singer is not good enough. - Lucretia

Well this defiantly won't work - christangrant

48 DragonForce - Thrash Metal DragonForce - Thrash Metal DragonForce are a British power metal band based in London, England. Formed in 1999, the group are known for their long and fast guitar solos, fantasy-themed lyrics, and electronic sounds in their music to add to their retro video game-influenced sound.

No, I don't think so - too poppy and soft. And the singer has no aggression and power in the voice. - Metal_Treasure

49 Van Halen - Power Metal Van Halen - Power Metal Van Halen is an American hard rock band formed in Pasadena, California, in 1972. From 1974 until 1985, the band consisted of guitarist Eddie Van Halen, vocalist David Lee Roth, drummer Alex Van Halen, and bassist Michael Anthony.

Not with Sammy Hager or David Lee Roth. - Lucretia

Uh... - christangrant

50 Black Sabbath - Groove Metal Black Sabbath - Groove Metal Black Sabbath are 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, ...read more.
51 Drowning Pool - Groove Metal Drowning Pool - Groove Metal Drowning Pool is an American Alternative Metal band formed in Dallas, Texas in 1996. The band was named after the film The Drowning Pool.
52 Black Label Society - Thrash Metal Black Label Society - Thrash Metal Black Label Society is an American heavy metal band from Los Angeles, California formed in 1998 by Zakk Wylde.
53 Evanescence - Power Metal Evanescence - Power Metal Evanescence is an American rock band founded in Little Rock, Arkansas in 1995 by singer/pianist Amy Lee and guitarist Ben Moody.

Hmm not really I think they could do Symphonic Metal - christangrant

54 Ozzy Osbourne - Groove Metal Ozzy Osbourne - Groove Metal John Michael "Ozzy" Osbourne was born on December 3, 1948. He is also known as ''The Prince of Darkness''. Ozzy is an English singer, songwriter, and television personality. He rose to prominence in the early 1970s as the lead vocalist of the band Black Sabbath. Osbourne was fired from Black Sabbath ...read more.

With Zakk Wylde Ozzy Could Do It - christangrant

55 Coldplay - Hard Rock Coldplay - Hard Rock Coldplay are a British rock band formed in 1996. The band consists of Chris Martin (lead vocalist and pianist), Jonny Buckland (lead guitarist), Guy Berryman (bassist) and Will Champion (drummer and backing vocalist). Manager Phil Harvey is often considered an unofficial fifth member. The band renamed ...read more.

Why did I add this? - christangrant

56 Green Day - Heavy Metal Green Day - Heavy Metal Green Day are an American pop punk and alternative rock band formed in East Bay, California in 1987. The members include Billie Joe Armstrong (vocals and guitar), Mike Dirnt (bass), Tré Cool (drums) and Jason White (guitar) . Green Day are associated with punk rock, pop punk and alternative rock. Some ...read more.

Billie's vocals won't be metal vocals. - zxm

Billie Joe couldn't do any metal scream so no. - BoredJeff02

They can't do it - christangrant

57 Led Zeppelin - Heavy Metal Led Zeppelin - Heavy Metal Led Zeppelin were an English rock band formed in London in 1968. The group consisted of Robert Plant (Vocal), Jimmy Page (Guitar), John Paul Jones (Bass, Keyboard) and John Bonham (Drums). The band's heavy, guitar-driven sound, rooted in blues and psychedelia on their early albums, has earned them recognition ...read more.

They could, especially the traditional heavy metal. Whole Lotta Love, Achilles Last Stand, Communication Breakdown, Babe I am gonna leave you etc. - zxm

58 Linkin Park - Power Metal Linkin Park - Power Metal Linkin Park is an American rock band formed in Agoura Hills, California, in 1996. The members include Chester Bennington (vocals), Mike Shinoda (rapping vocals, pianist), Brad Delson (guitar), Dave "Phoenix" Farrell (bass), Joe Hahn (DJ) and Rob Bourdon (drums). Linkin Park are associated with a mixture ...read more.

WHAT was I thinking when I added this LOL - christangrant

59 Slayer - Groove Metal Slayer - Groove Metal ...read more.

Depends honestly. I think they sound better as thrash. - Lucretia

60 Alice In Chains - Heavy Metal Alice In Chains - Heavy Metal Alice in Chains is an American rock band formed in Seattle, Washington, in 1987 by guitarist and songwriter Jerry Cantrell and original lead vocalist Layne Staley.

Do haveheavy songs... - Lucretia

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