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You have to be kidding! AC/DC is one of the best metal bands ever. It has one of the greatest guitar rest ever: Angus Young. Best classic songs: whole lota Rosie, high way to hell, back in black, the razors edge... At least should be In the top five after iron maiden, Judas Priest and Metallica... If you like metal you like AC/DC!
A lot of people find AC/DC's vocals annoying, and the guitarists are nothing special. They are no better than your average metal band.
Lol! How can you even contemplate AC/DC - one of the greatest hard rock acts in history - are metal? Even worse, no metal band worth their salt are even influenced by them in any way, shape or form? Are you the individual who said 'Metallica aren't heavy, they're thrash? '
I agree. Heard the other day that the highest selling hard rock album of all time is Back in Black. 23. I don't think so. They are like The Rolling Stones of Heavy Metal. Along with AeroSmith
Simple the BEST!V 11 Comments
HELL YEAH! Love they're songs, Fake It and Broken, Seether is consistently putting out great content.
Not to heavy but definitely good enough to be on your top 10
To the top with this one! I love bad company, the bleeding and generation dead the most!V 1 Comment
Best guitar. Best bass. Best drums. Best throat.
Best death metal should be at no.3
KISS is my favourite band ever! Rock on and long live the gods of shock rock-KISS!
Parasite, almost human, she, Going' blind, war machine, exciter, danger, god of thunder, strange ways, not for the innocent, hate, unholy if you think these guys ain't Metal you ain't heard them properly
These guys make me smile, and there songs are so fun and enjoyable. Great band.
I prefer my women in make-up and the sex, drugs, and rock 'n' roll lifestyle, not my male heroes.V 9 Comments
I'm surprised Annihilator is so low on the list, They've made 12 records, none of them were bad, even if some of them were just decent at best, there is no way to say any of their albums are bad. Plus, Jeff Waters is one of the best, if not the best guitar player still alive
Voting for them because Maiden is already first - Kinaivan
Nobody has voted for annihilator? Just listen to Alison Hell from the "Alice In Helll" album
...and 'Feast', and 'Annihilator', and their latest. Jeff Waters makes Eddie Van Halen look tame.
Sorry I know my english isn't the best but Sabaton behind bands who never played one metal riff in their life, this can't be real. They've got epic lyrics and riffs. This must be said.
This band is the best their music is just awesome and the singer: Joakim Broden is really really good
Epic music epic lyrics best band hands down
Best band everV 5 Comments
Because they don't move people emotionally, that's why they're not the best. Yes, they are technical as hell, but apart from that what? Bullet For My Valentine's Matt Tuck can have a crowd eating out the palm of his hand while singing a song about fighting with his partner, but what's Meshuggah's answer to that? The same thing plagues many metal bands, because it takes talent not to be corny whilst doing it. TesseracT took the best of Meshuggah's algorithms and created passionate, progressive albums of their own.
It really saddens me to see all these alternative and nu metal bands that are higher on this list than meshuggah. Meshuggah has honed there craft over the years and they blow me away every time I listen to them. I'm just glad Tool got a reasonable place
How is this band ranked so low. They are a difficult band to grasp at first ( if your close minded) This band screams talent extremly complex poly rythms, amazing catchy groovy riffs, very deep meaning behind all their songs. And fredrik thordendal can pull off some of the most complex solos in the industry. They don't showcase their individual talents excessively within the band. I dare anyone to listen to the Obzen or Nothing album start to finish you will be hooked. And if not you're probably not very open minded. Meshuggah for the win!
It really makes me lose hope for humanity knowing that Meshuggah, one of the best Heavy metal bands of all time, is currently #50 on this list. Such a shame, especially because not only is their music very technical and experimental; it's heavy too! So for those nerds who say "Nu metal is the best", take a look at Meshuggah, and then say that. I guarantee that you'll change your mind. If not, you suck.
UFO is a classic metal band that should be in the to ten without a doubt. Schenker is awesome listen to Rock bottom Live and your hooked forever
Best Hard rock band. Magical, elegant, powerful, hard rocking. It's just great, the pure thing
King Diamond singing in a crazy heavy band with awesome riffs. After breaking up in the early 80's with two amazing albums to their credit, came back in the 90's to continue with 5 more awesome albums.
Yes, I love their early eps and first two albums. There's never been a more theatrical satanist metaller than King Diamond.
Volbeat is the number one band on the planet right now July 2013
This is one of the best bands there is ever made - Schulm3
Number one metal band of 2001 to so far...
How is this ranked way down here? Give it a listen, I my opinion they are much better than disturbed or slipknot! Up there with A7X!V 1 Comment
Lol. Everyone I know rates them highly. As do I. Across infernal wastelands, many miles of sunburnt hell...
This band is underrated
They created black metal
Where is Type O Negative!
One of the best Heavy Metal bands of all time... They are really under rated.. But man are they awesome! And some bands here are not even Heavy Metal bands but are way ahead in the list.. Are you kidding me? Led Zeppelin? Zeppelin's a rock band.. And the last time I checked Megadeth and Metallica are still playing METAL not Heavy Metal...
Best Heavy Metal Bands are JUDAS PRIEST, IRON MAIDEN & SKID ROW
Nobody.. And I mean nobody, is better than these 3 in Heavy Metal.
My favorite is SKID ROW though!
This band is incredible, I think they're under rated.. Sebastian Bach has got to have on of the best metal/rock voices of all time.
Top ten band!
Subhuman Race and Slave to the Grind still last today.
Old formation is respectable as top 20V 4 Comments
See Bolt-Thrower live and you will understand. Bolt-Thrower is the heaviest band in existence. Once you see them you will be changed.
These guys are still going? My goodness. They were crushing back in the day.
Amon Amarth is so epic they should be in the top ten
71?! Edguy, bullet for my valentine etc over Amon amarth?
I think Amon Amarth has to become first or second place because it's the best death-metal-band!V 3 Comments
Along with Faith No More/Mr Bungle, 'The Big Four', Mordred, Jane's Addiction and a few others they helped set the template for modern metal!
These guys rock. Had to vote for them, just because of how underrated they are. Just listen to tracks such as "Dead Winter Dead" and "Hall of the Mountain King", both title tracks to even greater albums. You won't be disappointed.
Most underrated band I'm history. No point of trying to explain in a few words what as building on for years. Does Trans-Siberian Orchestra even ring a bell?
I cannot believe nobody voted for savatage
You guys know nothing
Savatage at #151 you people don't know sh*t. Savatage at least be in the top 15 they are far better than 90% of the so-called metal bands on this pathetic list. People get some music knowledge and stop basing your opinion on popularity and hype, poser's.
Not heavy metal, but the best and most under-rated trash metal band ever. Unlike Metallica, they have great vocals
Really, Overkill not mentioned until #123?
Not heavy metal? Who on Earth would say that? You do realise that crossover, metalcore, deathcore, thrash, NWOBHM, death, black, post-hardcore etc. Are all metal movements, retard?
Oh, I get the prank. Lol. Yes, Blitz is a unique talent, no question, but I find his thrash rhythm guitaring to be trash.V 2 Comments
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