Best Heavy Metal Bands

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101 Yngwie Malmsteen Yngwie Malmsteen Yngwie Johan Malmsteen is a Swedish guitarist, songwriter and bandleader who was born on June 30th, 1963, in Stockholm, Sweden. He was known for his neoclassical metal playing style back in the 1980s.

Best guitar player ever! No match for him!

There are two types guitarist in the World. Malmsteen and others. He is best...

The duo from Dragonforce eat guys like him for breakfast.

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102 Immortal Immortal Immortal is a black metal band from Bergen, Norway, founded in 1990 by frontman and guitarist Abbath Doom Occulta and former guitarist Demonaz Doom Occulta.

A black metal band with good riffs and atmosphere that doesn't rely on controversy to get attention.

The best black metal band!

103 Symbolic
104 Rammstein Rammstein Rammstein is a German Neue Deutsche Härte and Industrial Metal band consisting of Till Lindemann (vocals), Richard Kruspe (guitar), Paul Landers (guitar), Oliver Riedel (electric bass), Christoph Schneider (drums) and Christian Lorenz (keyboard), that formed in 1994 in Berlin . ...read more.

Rammstein is simply the best! I saw them live and it was by-far the best live act ever. Their music meshes with different aspects of different cultures and brings it back to face with a great heavy metal sound. Always entertaining and artful. LONG LIVE RAMMSTEIN!

Rammstein have the best songs ever. I am crazy to find perfection into songs, and so far only Rammstein could offer to me all this perfection. They should be number one. Yes, Iron Maiden is one of the first metal bands, Slipknot and Korn are the parents of heavy metal, but GOD, Rammsten gave a totally new format to the metal. Their poems transformed into art pieces are just amazing. I never can get enough of Rammstein. They are just genius. I wish soon they to make another concert to can be there and see them for the first time live. They inspired me in my life. For sure Rammstein is a religion, just that for me is only the best band ever. Also what I like at them, they don�'t make songs against a religion or against atheism, they only create amazing melodies for everybody!

Rammstein are metal gods! Maybe not the expected heavy metal or death metal, but they reintroduced a little used sub-genre of metal - industrial metal.

the best

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105 Accept Accept Accept is a German heavy metal band from the town of Solingen, originally assembled by former vocalist Udo Dirkschneider, guitarist Wolf Hoffmann and bassist Peter Baltes.

Come on, Accept is one of the greatest bands of all times, started in the early 80's and still rocking. Listen to their greatest classical songs: ball to the wall, metal heart, princess of the dawn, head over heels, breaker... And some of their newest: Teutonic terror, blood of nations... They are true musicians, one of the greatest guitarist, just listen to them... True metal band! They should be between the top ten.

Speed metal born from this band with the song: "Fast as a shark". This is not a single band, this is a school of heavy metal. Blood of the Nation is an amazing album.

These guys have been rocking' since the 80's. Blood of the Nation, released in 2010.. Check it out. Awesome songs through out the whole album.

The greatest ever!

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106 Warfaze Warfaze Warfaze is a Bangladeshi hard rock band. The group consists of Palash Noor (vocals), Ibrahim Ahmed Kamal (lead guitar), Sheikh Monirul Alam Tipu (drums and percussion), Samir Hafiz (Guitar), Shams Mansoor Ghani (keyboards and vocals), and Naim Haque Roger (bass) . Multiple changes have taken place in ...read more.

I just love warfaze.It's a great band...

107 Breaking Benjamin Breaking Benjamin Breaking Benjamin is a American post-grunge/alternative metal band formed in 1998. The bands members all changed in the time between 2010 to 2014, with the exception of Ben Burnley (Vocals). The Ex-Members included Chad Szeliga (Drums), Aaron Fink (Guitar) and Mark Klepaspi (Bass). ...read more.

They should At least be 10 on the list, each song they have sets an entirely different mood to the Last!

Breaking Benjamin is one of the best bands ever. Can't believe they are placed such down the list. Their lyrics is simply awesome & kinda rejuvenates your soul. Deserves to be in Top 10.

Breaking Benjamin is one of the best bands. They should be one of the top ten.

In the top ten

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108 Def Leppard Def Leppard Def Leppard are an English rock band formed in 1977 in Sheffield as part of the new wave of British heavy metal movement.

Anti-Christ bands make metal great, but I agree that nu-metal is a pile of crap. definitely Leppard are hard rock by the way, and their bassist only has one lung.

Putting definitely leppard below all of the crappy new metal and anti-christ bands that ruin metal music

Oh come on people! Definitely leppard should be #1...! There is no other band that has only one arm & is still the best! You got joe elliot who is just perfection!

WHAT DO YOU WANT
WHAT DO YOU WANT?

I WANT ROCK N ROLL! M/

Lmao! definitely Leppardly a Hard Rock band.

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109 Aerosmith Aerosmith Aerosmith is an American rock band, sometimes referred to as "the Bad Boys from Boston" and "America's Greatest Rock and Roll Band".

I would call them hard rock and blues rock and maybe heavy metal or glam metal depending on the song but mostly blues hard rock great band but not really fitting the type of heavy metal list

Even though they aren't metal they are certainly better than all of the death metal and new metal bands you put before them

Great hard rock band... But still not metal.

Hard rock, not heavy metal - zxm

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110 Falling In Reverse Falling In Reverse Falling in Reverse is an American post hardcore band from Las Vegas, Nevada, formed in 2008, signed to Epitaph Records.

How are they better than The Black dahlia!? POSERS! - Mikbiter15

My favorite, and the first heavy metal band I listened to

Not a bad band

111 Metal Church Metal Church Metal Church is an American heavy metal band. They originally formed in San Francisco, California in 1980 before relocating to Aberdeen, Washington the following year and briefly using the name Shrapnel.

Their first two are epic, but once the great man Wayne left, my interest waned (king of puns) and I left.

Metal Church is one of the greatest bands of all time they should be in the top ten Gods Of Wrath!

Nobody mentioned Metal Church and you call yourselves metal heads? Please!

112 Antim Grahan

Hallowed be thy name performed by Antim Grahan is way better than that performed by other metal bands.

Popular Nepali band heavy met
Al and this is the best band in the south Asia it is listed in top 5 in the whole Asia

Neplese band are best we love them

Great band
Go check this out,in love with suicide by antim grahan

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113 Static x

Rest In Peace Wayne Static, you will be missed, I just wish your band was in the top 10 like it should be, Static-X was so underrated

114 Tesla

Metallica were big fans of Tesla enough said.

115 Nevermore Nevermore Nevermore is an American progressive metal band from Seattle, Washington. Formed in 1991, they are known to incorporate elements from various styles such as power metal, modern hard rock, classic heavy metal and technical thrash metal. The band has been on hiatus since 2011, due to personal issues between ...read more.

Just listen to them. Just one song.

116 Sentenced
117 Exodus Exodus Exodus is an American thrash metal band formed in 1979 in Richmond, California. Spanning a career of 37 years, Exodus has gone through numerous lineup changes, two extended hiatuses, and the deaths of two former band members.

What? Even though it's not my favorite band, it should be much, much higher than this

Exodus everyone forgot Exodus!?!?!

Everyone knows Exodus rule. This is just a beauty pageant, and there's more saccharine stuff than these Bay Area beasts.

I tell you what, I was late to the party with 'Tempo of the Damned' but that album is one pissed-off album. Great to see Zetro back, because he was the business back in the day.

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118 Riot
119 Black Dahlia Murder

The only things that hold this band together are their amazing guitar player, and their drummer. Everything else about this band is terrible.

What?!? why are they at 120? They should be at # 5 at the least! They are more than epic!

120 Emperor Emperor Emperor was a Norwegian black metal band formed in 1991, regarded as highly influential by critics and emerging black metal bands.

Thought to be among the best bands in all of black metal. I am the Black Wizards is a definite classic.

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