Top 10 Stoner-Metal Bands


The Top Ten

1 Black Sabbath Black Sabbath Black Sabbath were a Heavy Metal band formed in Birmingham, England in 1968 by guitarist and songwriter Tony Iommi, singer John "Ozzy" Osbourne, bassist and main lyricist Geezer Butler and drummer Bill Ward. more.

Black Sabbath is god... - svarthamar

2 Electric Wizard Electric Wizard Electric Wizard are an English doom metal band from Dorset, England. The band formed in 1993 and have recorded eight full length albums, two of which are now considered to be genre landmarks.

This is a frenetic, morbid, tripper and hypnotic, there magik in this songs, this is the black sabbath of my age..

3 Sleep

"Dopesmoker". Enough said. - Metalhead1997

4 Melvins Melvins The Melvins are an American band that formed in 1983 in Montesano, Washington. They usually perform as a trio, but in recent years have performed as a four piece with two drummers.
5 Acid Bath Acid Bath Acid Bath was a seminal American sludge metal band from Houma, Louisiana that was active from 1991 to 1997. Acid Bath combined doom metal roots with influences from black metal, death metal, gothic rock, blues, folk, and country.
6 High on Fire High on Fire High on Fire is an American heavy metal band from Oakland, California, that was formed in 1998. Matt Pike, the band's frontman and founder, also plays guitar for the influential stoner doom band Sleep.
7 Acid King Acid King Acid King is a stoner metal band from San Francisco, California. It was formed in 1993 by frontwoman Lori S., drummer Joey Osbourne and bassist Peter Lucas.
8 Monster Magnet Monster Magnet Monster Magnet is an American rock band. Hailing from Red Bank, New Jersey, the group was founded by Dave Wyndorf, John McBain and Tim Cronin.
9 Kyuss Kyuss Kyuss was an American rock band, formed in Palm Desert, California, in 1987 by Josh Homme, John Garcia, Brant Bjork and Chris Cockrell.
10 Weedeater Weedeater Weedeater are a stoner metal band formed in Wilmington, North Carolina in 1998. The group's most recent album, Goliathan, was released on May 19th, 2015.

The Contenders

11 Bongripper Bongripper

There guitars at are literally tuned half step above bass tuning! Seriously! - GreenDayFan21

12 Stoned Jesus
13 Queens Of The Stone Age Queens Of The Stone Age Queens of the Stone Age is an American rock band from Palm Desert, California, United States, formed in 1996. The band's line-up includes founder Josh Homme, alongside longtime members Troy Van Leeuwen, Michael Shuman, Dean Fertita, and recent addition Jon Theodore.

Stoner rock and not metal! - Userguy44

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15 Spiritual Beggars

If you insist on good vocals, this is the band with the best vocals on this list - 3 powerhouse singers. Also Grand Magus, because it was formed by one of the ex-singers. - Metal_Treasure

Michael Amott's side project - he started it 20 yrs ago and he's been regularly putting out albums and touring in support. Michael Amott surprised me because this was a totally different genre from Arch Enemy (death metal).
Another Way to Shine, No One Heard, Salt in Your Wounds, Let the Magic Talk, Euphoria, Turn The Tide, Mantra, Send Me A Smile.
Since 2010 their singer has been Apollo, Firewind's ex-singer. - Metal_Treasure

16 The Sword

These guys are incredible! They get my vote - ryanrimmel

17 Uncle Acid and the Deadbeats

Death's door

18 Belzebong
19 Orange Goblin Orange Goblin Orange Goblin, previously Our Haunted Kingdom, are a heavy metal band from the United Kingdom that formed in 1995. The band's lineup currently consists of singer Ben Ward, guitarist Joe Hoare, bassist Martyn Millard, and drummer Chris Turner.
20 Blunt Blunt
21 Mastodon
22 Saint Vitus
23 Grand Magus

formed by one of the ex-Spiritual Beggars singers.

Songs: Wheel of Time, Mountain of Power. - Metal_Treasure

24 Acid Witch
25 Brothers of the Sonic Cloth
26 Truckfighters
27 Fu Manchu
28 Lord Mantis
29 Pentagram
30 Goatess
31 Spirit Caravan
32 Om
33 Dopethrone

Listen to Darkfoil, Thank me later 😉 - Ananya

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34 Bongzilla Bongzilla Bongzilla is a stoner metal band from Madison, Wisconsin. As of 2015 the band had reunited after a 6-year hiatus and embarked upon a North American tour.
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Top Remixes

1. Black Sabbath
2. Electric Wizard
3. Melvins
1. Black Sabbath
2. Sleep
3. Electric Wizard


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