Best Heavy Metal Bands

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222 Witchfinder General Witchfinder General Witchfinder General were a heavy metal band from Stourbridge, England. They were part of the new wave of British heavy metal scene and have been cited as a major influence on the doom metal genre.

This should be high

223 YVES La Defense France

1 MESHUGGAH
2 FEAR FACTORY
3 DEVIN TOWNSEND
4 DREAM THEATER
5 GOJIRA

MESHUGGAH must be listen a lot of time to understand their complexity

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224 Bloodsnot
225 Stiff Little Fingers

Punk band! Nice try.

226 Muse Muse Muse are an English alternative rock band from Teignmouth, Devon, formed in 1994. The members are Matt Bellamy (lead vocal, lead guitar, piano, keyboard), Dom Howard (drums, percussion) and Chris Wolstenholme (bass, backing vocals). They've won several awards including five MTV Awards, 8 NME Awards, ...read more.

Lol! Someone throws a bit of bait in the bloody piranha metal-filled waters and they take it hook, line and sinker.

They are sporadically heavy, but they're alternative rock.

Muse?!?! Heavy Metal?!?!?!

Yes, they are. But some songs sound like Slayer.

227 The Answer
228 American Head Charge
229 Giant Squid

This band is so underrated.

230 God Forbid
231 Revocation Revocation Revocation is an American technical death metal band from Boston, Massachusetts founded by guitarist and vocalist David Davidson, bassist and vocalist Anthony Buda and drummer Phil Dubois-Coyne in 2000. Originally known as Cryptic Warning, the band changed its name to Revocation in 2006. Revocation ...read more.
232 Mayhem Mayhem Mayhem is a Norwegian black metal band formed in 1984 in Oslo, regarded as one of the pioneers of the Norwegian black metal scene.

UPTO TOP 50 BITCH

233 Agalloch Agalloch

My favourite band and of course will become favourite of anyone that is interested in atmospheric and doom stuff cause it all depends on the taste if you listen atmospheric metal try it you will love it

Brilliant band. Like nothing else you will here. Plays a blend of folk, doom, prog, atmospheric, and black metal.

234 Bathory Bathory Bathory was a Swedish Black/Viking Metal band formed in 1983 by Quorthon and Jonas Ã…kerlund. Bathory's first 4 albums layed the blueprint for Scandinavian Black Metal. Quorthon is often credited with creating the "shrieking" vocal style of Black Metal. Their 5th album, Hammerheart (1990) displayed ...read more.

Why is a black metal band on this list - Souleater318

235 Power Trip Power Trip
236 Queen Queen Queen are an English rock band formed in 1970. Members were Freddie Mercury (Vocals and Piano), Brian May (Guitar, Vocals), Roger Taylor (Drums, Vocals), and John Deacon (Bass Guitar, Vocals). Before forming into Queen, Brian May and Roger Taylor had played together in a band named Smile. Freddie Mercury ...read more.

Although primarily a hard rock band, they did incorporate heavy metal into the classic Queen sound, along with hard rock, prog rock, and opera. They also invented some of the first real heavy metal songs, including the first thrash metal song, "Stone Cold Crazy". Also listen to songs like "Ogre Battle", "Death on Two Legs", "The Hitman", and even "Flick of the Wrist".

Their earlier stuff is a lot more metal than their most recent stuff and the metal songs aren't was popular as Bohemian Rhapsody or We Are The Champions. - HardRockSam

Queen could mix it with the best off them, but covered all genre of music. The first two albums are as near to metal as you are going to get.

Queen sounds like pop rock in my humble opinion not metal but they're good

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237 Damned Nation
238 Grave Digger Grave Digger
239 Labrinth
240 Manowar Manowar Manowar is an American heavy metal band from New York City, New York. Formed in 1980, the group is known for lyrics based on fantasy and mythology.

ManOWar is not very popular in the US. I think it is due to a lack of familiarity with European mythology and history. It's not like you will get a history lesson from these guys, but you will definitely get the idea behind heavy metal. It's the concept that is heavy, not the sound. Good stuff. I can see why people don't like it, though. It's like fine dining versus McDonald's. Most people flock to McDonald's. Works for me. I would rather attend the concert with people who have passion for the music.

Man, if this isn't the truest and the best metal band ever, there is no metal at all. What have in your heads when you say that Slipknot, A7X and Disturbed are better than Manowar or Dio? If you say that, sorry but you aren't a banger.

Should be on top these are the real defenders of metal I mean there's a lot of awesome bands but for a heavy metal band manowar are the best of allm/

Manowar, Dio, Deep Purple, Motörhead, Rainbow, Alice Cooper, Led Zeppelin etc., all of them ranked lower than bands like Slipknot, Ax7, KoRn, Disturbed. It's a shame

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