Most Underrated Hard Rock and Metal Bands of the 90scjWriter1997 Any Hard Rock and Metal fan should listen to these bands. They were left unnoticed due to more popular bands of their era. The 90s gave birth to a lot of new music, so there is bound to be some left behind without the recognition they deserve.
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Why is there no one on this site giving this band it's credit it deserves. Very unique and atmospheric. No other bands have sounded like this band. Peter Steele is monstrous bass singer. Love You to Death is probably one of the best songs to come out the 90s. Like come on! Where's the love for this band? - cjWriter1997
Yes, they are underrated. And it's usually me who adds them, their songs and their members to different lists. Proud to say, I even added their logo to this site (the logo you see). And Peter Steele image, too. R.I.P. - Metal_Treasure
You want heavy? You want loud distorted guitars? You want lyrics that make no sense? Do you just want to listen to music that makes you want to mosh in your own living room? Well, this is the band for you. Melvins are the definition of HEAVY! - cjWriter1997
Where would grunge be without these guys?
Raise your hands if you remember Tad. If you did, you deserve a standing ovation. They were pretty much the birth of the Grunge sound. Any fan of 90s Alternative music needs to check this band out. - cjWriter1997
Tad is awesome - Kfox101
Glenn Danzig's got a great voice - he really reminds of Jim Morrison but sounds like a darker and heavier version. - Metal_Treasure
The lead singer of classic horror punk band, The Misfits, in his very own Metal band. Glenn Danzig sounds like a mix between Elvis Pressley and Jim Morrison and the music sounds similar to old school metal bands like Black Sabbth. This makes his music very appealing, especially for rock n roll fans. - cjWriter1997
A definition of underrated. Currently many people know and love the song 'Christmas Eve (Sarajevo 12/24)', a Xmas song performed by Trans-Siberian Orchestra. But people don't even know it's a Savatage cover. Savatage wrote it namely in the 90s and also released many other songs I would call masterpieces. - Metal_Treasure
An underrated Grunge band that has loads of awesome music in their discography. Often overlooked due to other big Grunge bands like Nirvana, Alice In Chains and Pearl Jam. - cjWriter1997
Formerly a hardcore punk band in the 80s, the band went with a more Rockabilly style in the 90s. They are superb and aren't really recognized especially those who don't know too much about Punk. - cjWriter1997
Ooh this is a good one. Thanks to whoever added this. - cjWriter1997
An often lesser known Death Metal band that really is one of the best out there. One of the pioneers of the genre. - cjWriter1997
A lesser known Thrash/Groove metal band but definitely one of the best to be releasing music in the 90s. Whether or not their new music is good or not is irrelevant to this because they kicked butt in the 90s. - cjWriter1997
Maybe they are underrated but not that much, at least they are well known in the metal community. I would keep them on the list but I personally would put them lower than top 10. - Metal_Treasure
Yeah, I can agree. There were some other bands I forgot to add as well that are more underrated than Sepultura too. - cjWriter1997
Often forgotten due to other bands of it's time becoming more popular, Sevendust have been consistent since their debut release in 1997. A very good band to come out of the Nu Metal era. - cjWriter1997
PS. After finishing my comment here I made a list about the album Omega White, where one can try at least the song samples: Best Songs on Moonspell's Omega White. - Metal_Treasure
Portuguese band - gothic and death metal, with some good lyrics as their singer also released 3 poetry books.
Their album Omega White was an homage to Type O Negative and The Sisters of Mercy - pure atmosphere and shadow. The song "New Tears Eve" has been dedicated to Peter Steele, the vocalist of Type O Negative, who died in 2010.
My favorite Moonspell line is from a favorite song on this album - "It's when life's so precious that every moment hurts" (White Omega). - Metal_Treasure
Another good one, I forgot to add. - cjWriter1997
They're lower on the list because they were more popular in the 2000s but some of their best works came from the mid to late 90s. - cjWriter1997
Stoner rock/metal, heavy metal from Sweden - a side project of Michael Amott from Arch Enemy.
For those who may be interested, I made 2 lists about Spiritual Beggars:
Top 10 Spiritual Beggars Songs, Best Songs On Spiritual Beggars' Earth Blues - Metal_Treasure
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2. The Melvins