Best Heavy Metal Bands

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281 U.D.O.
282 Avatar

Awesome band, very unique and amazing songs, definitely deserves a way higher spot, at least in the top 20.

283 Alestorm Alestorm Alestorm is a heavy metal band originally from Perth, Scotland. Their music is characterized by a pirate theme, and as a result they have been dubbed a "pirate metal" band by many critics and their fanbase.

Great groggy vocals mixed wh shredding guitar solos and pirate themed

284 Slapshock

Slapshock is a Filipino heavy metal band. They were formed in 1997, originally as a rap metal act, with their early musical style being compared to Korn. They have since shifted towards a metalcore style.

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285 Satyricon Satyricon Satyricon is a Norwegian black metal band formed in Oslo, Norway in 1991 by vocalist Satyr and drummer Frost. The band's first three albums typify the Norwegian black metal style. Since their fourth album in 1999, the band has moved towards a more traditional heavy metal style.
286 Vio-Lence Vio-Lence Vio-lence was an American thrash metal band formed in 1985 in the San Francisco Bay Area. They released demo tapes, one EP and 3 LPs between 1985 and 1993. Their most stable line-up was Phil Demmel and Robb Flynn on guitars, Deen Dell on bass, Perry Strickland on drums and Sean Killian on vocals.

Now we're getting somewhere. Back in the 80's there was this little heavy metal movement called thrash metal, and one of these thrash metal bands were these guys, and Machind Head's Rob Flynn once used to shred his guitar like Hetfield himself. It was frenetic thrash METAL.

287 Scar the Martyr

Drummer left slipknot and come in this band "SCAR THE MARTYR" drummer is joey jordison
And that's heavy metal and there's very cool solos :D SCAR THE MARTYR RULES!

288 Arrayan Path
289 Fit For A King
290 Disneyland After Dark (Dad)

Great national and international band from Denmark

291 Molotov
292 Blue Cheer Blue Cheer Blue Cheer was an American rock band that initially performed and recorded in the late 1960s and early 1970s and was sporadically active until 2009. Based in San Francisco, Blue Cheer played in a psychedelic blues rock style, and are also credited as being some of the earliest pioneers of heavy metal, ...read more.

Way back!

I AM A ROCK DRUMMER, AND YOU FORGOT BLUE CHEER, VINCEBUS EREPTUM? COME ON!

293 Spinal Tap
294 Babymetal Babymetal Babymetal is a Japanese metal idol band. Their line-up consists of Suzuka Nakamoto as "Su-metal", Yui Mizuno as "Yuimetal", and Moa Kikuchi as "Moametal".

This day and age, metal music has almost lost it's integrity. A lot of new bands that are coming out are trying too hard to be "brutal." There's almost no music. Just rampant noise and breakdowns. Then the original metal bands that are still going are spending most of their time touring and hardly put out any new material. Then there's bands like Avenged Sevenfold and Trivium who are trying hard to keep metal as a form of music, and not pure noise. Then at the same time, people might start looking for something that sounds different. Something that doesn't sound like what you'd expect from a typical metal band. Well, ladies and gents, look no further. Japan is home to just that. Babymetal are undoubtedly one of the best things to happen to metal in a long time. Their music is great, and touches a variety of the heavy metal subgenres that have surfaced since the inception of the genre, and it just puts a smile on your face to see three adorable Japanese teenage girls singing ...more - MetalFoREVer1228

The new era of Metal.. If you want to find something new, try BABYMETAL..

Metal has became a pretty tired genre. Time to pass the baton.
Babymetal is refreshingly good. The current top 10 (except AX7 & Disturbed what) have already attained legendary status.

Crappy posers

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295 Wings of Darkness
296 Machinae Supremacy

Just listen Player One or Republic of gamers then you will understand.

297 Powerman 5000
298 Stryper

Excellent musicians. I think I saw them with Megadeth, believe it or not.

Stryper isn't higher because Nobody knows about this band.

299 Battlecross Battlecross Battlecross is an American extreme metal band from Canton, Michigan, United States. The band has describes their sound as "Blue Collar Thrash Metal".
300 Grand Magus
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