Most Underrated Metal Bands of the 21st Century


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21 Havok Havok Havok is an American thrash metal band from Denver, Colorado. Formed in 2004, their members currently consist of David Sanchez, Nick Schendzielos, Pete Webber, and Reece Scruggs.
22 Amon Amarth Amon Amarth Amon Amarth is a Swedish melodic death metal band from Tumba, formed in 1992. The band takes its name from the Sindarin name of Mount Doom.

War of Gods is Really cool. Cool Viking Metal. Lk them as well as Children of Bodom

listen to CRY OF THE BLACKBIRDS (recomanded)
great melodic death metal.. - misho961

Also take a listen to Across the Rainbow Bridge from 3.00 onwards

23 Opeth Opeth Opeth is a Swedish progressive death metal band from Stockholm, formed in 1990 by David Isberg, who invited Mikael Akerfeldt into the band as a bassist. Isberg ended up leaving the band, which lead to Mikael becoming the band's vocalist, guitarist, principal songwriter, and driving force. Along with more.

this band os really gd.. they made masterpeices like black water park (12 mins) deliverance (13 mins) windowpane (check itt! ) pure metal great band - misho961

24 Moonspell Moonspell Moonspell is a Portuguese gothic metal band. Formed in 1992, the group released their first EP Under the Moonspell in 1994, a year before the release of their first album Wolfheart.
25 Kalmah Kalmah Kalmah is a melodic death metal band from Oulu, Finland that formed in 1998. In less than a year after its formation, Kalmah was signed by Spinefarm Records.

Breaking Benjamin? Seether? Amon Amarth? Why they underrated? They have a very high popularity. Kalmah is not so underrated too really.. But more than BB

Breaking benjamin is not metal... Post-hardcore. Three days grace is not underrated. Other than that, pretty good.

VERY UNDERRATED! these guys are one of the best musicians ever. and besides Seether?! like really? is this a joke?!
- FahadOrfali

Great musicians It a shame that they don't get the exposure which they deserve - MIFZAL

26 Lamb of God Lamb of God Lamb of God is an American heavy metal band from Richmond, Virginia. Formed in 1994, the group consists of vocalist Randy Blythe, guitarists Mark Morton and Willie Adler, bassist John Campbell, and drummer Chris Adler.

Actually most of bands above ain, t underrated.. But this band is really underrated chris adler's drumming and Randy Blythe's Strong Screamo Vocals and mark Morton Heavy Guitar work and john campbell's mind blowing bass..
I didn, t thought that a band all it's Musicians would be pure talent.. Until I found Lamb Of God and dream theater (they aren, t groove metal band but they got very talented musicians like portony one of the most successful drummers ever and petrucci one of the best guitarists and very amazing soloist and john myung very amazing bassist and very talent and jordan rudess very amazing keyboardist) - nooreldeen

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28 Job for a Cowboy Job for a Cowboy Job for a Cowboy is an American death metal band from Glendale, Arizona. Formed in 2003, the band's debut album Genesis was released in 2007, peaking at No.
29 Kataklysm Kataklysm Kataklysm is a Canadian death metal band. They call their musical style "northern hyperblast" after an advertisement in M.E.A.T.
30 Lacuna Coil Lacuna Coil Lacuna Coil is an Italian metal band from Milan. Since their formation in 1994, the group has had two name changes, being previously known as Sleep of Right and Ethereal.

one of the finest gothic rock bands.. listen to within me.. stars.. closer - misho961

31 Amorphis Amorphis Amorphis is a Finnish metal band formed in 1990. Initially, the band was a death metal act, but on later albums they have evolved into playing other genres, such as folk metal and progressive metal.

gothic/heavy metal band.. how you check it.. its really gd
- misho961

This band is criminally underrated. This Finnish metal band used to be a death-doom metal band with albums mainly The Karelian Isthmus and Tales From A Thousand Lakes. Then they made an album called Elegy featuring their first lead vocalist Pasi Koskinen playing elements of heavy metal, prog metal and melodic death metal. Their second album with Pasi is called Tuolena which has a mixture of prog rock/metal and doom metal elements. The album after that is Am Universum which is prog rock/metal. Their last album with Pasi which is Far From The Sun and it entails of a mixture of prog metal, prog rock, hard rock and alternative metal. Then Pasi left but then a legendary Finnish singer called Tomi Joutsem joined the band and changed them as a whole. The album Eclipse is a mixture of prog metal, melodic heavy metal and folk metal also featuring death growls (just a masterpiece and must listen to before you die).The lyrics on this album is based on a poem from Kalevala. They made another ...more

32 Fozzy Fozzy Fozzy is an American heavy metal band, formed in Atlanta, Georgia, in 1999 by lead singer Chris Jericho and guitarist Rich Ward.

I think Fozzy is the most underrated band of all time... Give me a break

33 Crematory

one of the best german bands and 1 of the best doom metal bands ever - misho961

34 Machine Head Machine Head Machine Head is an American heavy metal band from Oakland, California. Formed on October 12, 1991, the group was founded by vocalist and guitarist Robb Flynn and bassist Adam Duce. They have received great critical success especially for their album "The Blackening" which is considered a modern metal more.

In my opinion, they are criminally underrated.

35 I'll Stay In Memphis

Great Post Hardcore/Melodic Hardcore band. Look at their facebook page, they could do with more fans. - lukew95

36 Sonic Syndicate Sonic Syndicate Sonic Syndicate is a heavy metal band from Falkenberg, Sweden. They are influenced by Swedish melodic death metal bands such as In Flames and Soilwork and American metalcore bands like Killswitch Engage and All That Remains.

great metalcore band check itt - misho961

Really really underrated these guys... Lots of talent and lots of excelent songs

37 Kamelot Kamelot Kamelot is an American power metal band from Tampa, Florida, formed by Thomas Youngblood and Richard Warner in 1991. The Norwegian vocalist Roy Khan joined for the album SiƩge Perilous, and shared songwriting credit with Youngblood until his departure in April 2011. On June 22, 2012, Youngblood announced more.

They've received far more attention in Europe than they ever did in their home country. They are one of the best power metal acts out there.

IMO the best modern power metal band. Their songs are very catchy and memorable! - petrucci75hammet

38 Dream Theater Dream Theater Dream Theater is an American progressive metal band from Boston, Massachusetts. The band was formed in 1985 under the name of "Majesty", only to change its name to Dream Theater later. more.
39 Testament Testament Testament is an American thrash metal band from Berkeley, California. Formed in 1983 under the name Legacy, the band consists of vocalist Chuck Billy, guitarists Eric Peterson and Alex Skolnick, bassist Steve DiGiorgio and drummer Gene Hoglan.

Should get way more credit than they get - sextysex

40 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; more.

Get this band off the list, they're quite famous an popular

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