Top 10 Power Metal Bands

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181 Dio Dio Dio was an American heavy metal band formed in 1982 and led by vocalist Ronnie James Dio, after he left Black Sabbath with intentions to form a new band with fellow former Black Sabbath member, drummer Vinny Appice.

I don't care about this top 10 list.. How can we don't have Dio in the top 3. Without Dio, the power metal genre is itself incomplete. Dio is the legend who has stories to say about slaying dragons and battles in hell. He is metal in all sense

What. The. Freak. Dio at #26? Ronnie James Dio is the godfather of Power Metal. Dio should at least be in the top ten, if not first. Who can forget Holy Diver, The Last in Line, All the Fools Sailed Away, Evil Eyes, Rock 'n' Roll Children, Rainbow in the Dark, Killing the Dragon, and Egypt?

Who sings of devils and wizards more often than Dio? Right, no one. And this is the main point of power metal. No love at all. Dio should be in the top 10.

DIO IS NOT A POWER METAL BAND! - cwoodkiter

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182 Gloryhammer

I can't put into words how much I love this band. Many people claim they are mocking the power metal genre, which they are, but I disagree with people who say they don't take themselves seriously. such life and enthusiasm in every song, epic lyrics about an alternative medieval Scotland where dragons and medieval wizards rule. a nerds perfect escape from modern society.

A great band, every song a battle hymn or epic tale enveloping the listener into a world of space knights and ridiculously awesome lore. Every beat is a call to arms, your heart pumping in rhythm to albums of adventure and a knowing parody of the futuristic late 20th century settings imposed in many older sci-fi RPGs. I have busted no less than 10 pairs of pants whilst enjoying and losing myself in a euphoric sense of pure and unrivaled, power fueled bliss, and do not intend to stop at that number. The lyrics are so ridiculously humorous and inspiring, I cannot help but both laugh and be frozen in awe. Truly, power metal in its most awe rendering distilled, if somewhat hyperbolic, form.

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183 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.

Alestorm is hands down the best power metal I've ever listened to. Nobody makes pirate themed music like this. It's beautiful in every way

Pirates and power metal. Can't get much better than that!

One of the best bands I have ever heard. Such good.

Awesome band. so unique. best at what they do

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184 Pantera Pantera Pantera was a Heavy Metal band formed in 1981 by guitarist Dimebag Darrell and drummer Vinnie Paul. The group got into mainstream after changing from Glam Metal to Groove Metal. The band's most successful album is "Vulgar Display of Power". As the pioneers of the New Wave of American Heavy Metal, They ...read more.

For me pantera should be in top 10.great vocals as well as great guitarist love it

Southern rock not power metal

185 Bullet for My Valentine Bullet for My Valentine Bullet for My Valentine are a Welsh metalcore band from Bridgend, formed in 1998 . The band is composed of Matthew Tuck (lead vocals, rhythm guitar), Michael Paget (lead guitar, backing vocals), Michael Thomas (drums) and Jamie Mathias (bass guitar). Former members include Nick Crandle and Jason James; ...read more.

This is not even a power metal band.

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