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241 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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242 Saxon Saxon Saxon are an English heavy metal band formed in 1976, in South Yorkshire. As one of the leaders of the new wave of British heavy metal, they had eight UK Top 40 albums in the 1980s including four UK Top 10 albums and two Top 5 albums.

Saxon are an original rock band that should be up there with iron maiden?
Saxon deserve more respect

Iron Maiden, Judas Priest, Saxon... Should be the first 3 everyone is is a wanna-be.

At least number 3!

Wheels of Steel.

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243 DragonForce DragonForce 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.

One of the best guitarists out there and I'm loving the contrast of metal with the singers clean vocals. The number 1 reason I am loving them right now is that their drummer (Dave Mackintosh) delivers such an passionate and skilled drum beat and style. That is dedication and passion at its best. Rock On!

Very multi-talented band, filled with raw energy and power.

They should be in the top ten no questions about it

DragonForce is actually Power Metal, Extreme Power Metal, and Speed Metal. But still some of their songs are heavy metal and are epic such as, Cry Thunder, which is one of their top tracks and one of the most famous song in the world. :0------------0:

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244 Pink Floyd Pink Floyd Pink Floyd were an English progressive rock band formed in London. They achieved international acclaim with their progressive and psychedelic music. The band consisted of 5 members - David Gilmour (Vocals and Guitar), Syd Barrett (Vocals and Guitarist), Nick Mason (Drums), Roger Waters (Vocals and Bass), more.

The reason why this deserves to be low, or not on this list at all, is because it's not heavy metal. Why not add Nicky Minaj to this list?

Are you having a giggle mate?

They are not heacy metal they have a good sweet sound to there music

40 years birthsday in 2013, good and professional concert facility for pink floyd in future, could be horsens musicart city in denmark.

245 Linkin Park Linkin Park 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 more.

God! They are great band you could ever hear during your entire life. They are not that heavy metal band, though. But they have great songs in nu-metal and rap-rock genres. I wonder If you heard "In the end" "Numb" or the other song, like, "One Step Closer'. If you didn't, open the YouTube on your browser and write "the greatest metal/rock ever"right on the blank and you will figure it out that I am right.

This band is amazing it should be at least the tenth spot. Their music is amazing. Especially their first two albums, Meteora and Hybrid Theory.

I voted for LP but we all know that they re not a heavy metal band! They used to be a nu metal and now they are alt rock, electronic rock.

Oh but no. up it goes

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246 Anal C*** Anal C*** Anal C*** was an American grindcore band founded by vocalist Seth Putnam in 1988. The band is known for their highly offensive lyrics which included themes of misogyny, homophobia, racism, Nazism, antisemitism, and schadenfreude (ridicule of the unfortunate). Their music has been received negatively more.

Pathetic piece of trash - SoldierOfFortune

"Pour some sugar on me, in the name of love" Love it

247 Quiet Riot Quiet Riot Quiet Riot is an American heavy metal band. The band was founded in 1973, by guitarist Randy Rhoads and bassist Kelly Garni under the name Mach 1. They then changed the name to Little Women, before settling on Quiet Riot in May 1975. The band's name was inspired by a conversation with Rick Parfitt of more.

I mean come on it's Randy Rhoads

This is below bands like Led Zeppelin? What the poop?!?!?!

Rhoads? He was with Cavazzo? My goodness!

248 Oomph!

This is the best band in the world if you haven't listened to their song you don't have ears

249 Machine Head Machine Head Machine Head is an American heavy metal band from Oakland, California. Formed on October 12, 1991, the group was founded by vocalist and guitarist Robb Flynn and bassist Adam Duce. They have received great critical success especially for their album "The Blackening" which is considered a modern metal more.

Awesome band and unto the locust is the best album released in a long anyone.

Best band in the world. But this list still sucks.

GOD DAMN IT! How could Machine Head not be Top 15!


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250 Behemoth Behemoth Behemoth is a Polish blackened death metal band from Gdańsk, formed in 1991. They are considered to have played an important role in establishing the Polish extreme metal underground.

Great band, good and professional concert facility for behemoth in future, could be the maritime horsens music art city in denmark.

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251 Twisted Sister Twisted Sister Twisted Sister is an American heavy metal band originally from Ho-Ho-Kus, New Jersey, and later based in Long Island, New York.

What?! I hope America remembers those big hits like I wanna rock and we're not gonna take it! Those were classics! Dee snider is a legend as well! Come on people!

Glam metal, not heavy metal. Still rocks!

American rock band, good and professional concert facility for the band in future, could be horsens musicart city in denmark.

252 Bon Jovi Bon Jovi Bon Jovi is a hard rock band formed in 1983, which had a streak of successful albums in the late 1980s. The band originally consisted of lead vocalist Jon Bon Jovi, guitarist Ritchie Sambora (left in 2013), bassist Alec John Such (left in 1994), keyboard David Bryan, and drummer Tico Torres. The band's more.

The best place for Bon Jovi to record their next record would be Pluto.

Good place to record album in future for bon jovi, could be puk studio, city Gjerlev near randers in denmark

Good and professional concert facility for bon jovi in future, could be horsens musicart city in denmark.

253 Cradle of Filth Cradle of Filth Cradle of Filth are a British extreme metal band that formed in Suffolk in 1991. The band's musical style evolved from black metal to a cleaner and more "produced" amalgam of gothic metal, symphonic black metal and other extreme metal styles.

You have got cool vocal

The widest vocal range I have ever anticipated for a heavy metal band. Should be in the top 30.

Next short-lived fart in the wind fad please!

There still awesome... five that much... Best ever..

254 W.A.S.P. W.A.S.P. W.A.S.P. is an American heavy metal band formed in 1982 by Blackie Lawless, who is the only remaining original member of the band.

A great metal band - better than Metallica or any of today's garbage, including the overrated Opeth and Dream Theater.

Wasp helped create metal you bunch for them to be this low on the list is a polling and doesn't say much for today's so-called metal fans.

W.A.S.P. are one of the main bands that came out in the 80's. They should be in the top ten

Must be in top15 at least...they are awesome.

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257 Amoral

Wow! What can I say about this band, that hasn't already been written on here. Yep! -AMORAL truly is the Classic Rock Of The 21st Century! I've been spreading the word, about them, to my friends, to try to get the band more exposure, in the U.S. we've really needed a fresh sound, for a long, long time... And AMORAL has done it! HANDS DOWN!... Best band ever! I absolutely agree... Ari Koivunen has got to be THE.. BEST.. SINGER.. IN.. THE.. WORLD!... These guys also seem to be down to earth, enjoy what they do, and fame hasn't gone to their heads -that's what makes them all the more awesome. -plus they have such great stage presence and can put on one amazing live performance!... So, if you haven't heard or seen them yet, don't miss out any longer! Go check em' out, on Facebook AMORAL and also Ari Koivunen... I promise you, they will not disappoint!

This band is awesome! Classic Rock Of The 21st Century - yeah baby! Guitar riffs, versatile sound and off course vocals! It's smthn amaizing I think, cause I've never heard something like Ari's voice. It's absolutely new wave in rock-music, check it out and you won't be disappointed!

You are right, its absolute necessary to vote for Amoral, they need to get heard allover. Just saw them a month ago playing in Helsinki.. Awesome, versatile, strong metal with rocky spirit.

Wish you all the best guys. Wish to see your soon playing live.. And your upcoming album as well. You have unique music full of various atmospheres and catchy moments.

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258 Skillet Skillet Skillet is an American Christian rock band formed in Memphis, Tennessee in 1996 and based in the United States.

Skillet is one of my favorite bands of all time, but they're not metal. People need to know the difference between Metal and Hard Rock.

Skillet Rocks and is one of the best bans ever. They should be at least 4th

Its an epic band love the rise album

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259 Marilyn Manson Marilyn Manson Marilyn Manson is an American rock band from Fort Lauderdale, Florida. Formed in 1989 by frontman Marilyn Manson and Daisy Berkowitz, the group was originally named Marilyn Manson & the Spooky Kids with their theatrical performances gathering a local cult following in the early 1990s. more.

He is a shock rocker and the anti-christ superstar. He got churches mad at him and was featured on talk shows because of the things he does live. His art is dark but has a lot of meaning to it. His lyrics mean something and most of society won't understand what that is

One of the best band! Sold more than 50 millions of albums, create his own art and most of the newest bands are inspired by Marilyn Manson! The band are awesome, think about John 5, Twiggy Ramirez, Madonna Wayne Pogo, Tim Skold, Ginger Fish and Brian Warner :) This band should be on the top 10

Marilyn Manson, no doubt is an amazing band, which has gone through so many different genre's throughout the years. However the only heavy metal album they ever released was Antichrist Superstar, everything after that never even touched heavy metal outside of a few singular songs Manson made (Eg No Reflection, Burning Flag)

The sound of the time.

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