This is a list of the worst extreme Metal and (Post-) Hardcore bands. Screaming/Shouting/Growling is a criteria for a band to be in this list.
These are just opinions and opinions vary, so don't take this too seriously!
The Top Ten
1Design the Skyline
Most of these bands aren't even extreme metal, just crappy metalcore/deathcore bands. Design The Skyline is definitely the worst band here though. Nobody likes them at all, I've heard BOTDF fans calling these guys crap, which is pretty damn sad.
Actually metalcore and deathcore are fusions of extreme metal and hardcore, so partly they are extreme metal - Lemoon
2Pierce the VeilPierce the Veil is an American post-hardcore band from San Diego, California. Formed in 2006, the band was founded by brothers Vic and Mike Fuentes after the disbandment of the group Before Today, which was formed out of the San Diego punk rock scene.
These guys aren't metal either - DarkBoi-X
Ugh, I hate this band. Sounds like nails on a chalkboard. - Bboymakinwitthefrekfreak
3Black Veil BridesBlack Veil Brides is an American rock band currently consisting of Andy Biersack (vocals), Jinxx (guitar), Jake Pitts (guitar), Christian Coma (drums) and Ashley Purdy (bass), that formed in 2006 in Ohio. ...read more.
These guys aren't even Metal - DarkBoi-X
4Bring Me the HorizonBring Me the Horizon is a British rock band from Sheffield, Yorkshire. Formed in 2004, the group currently consists of vocalist Oliver Sykes, guitarist Lee Malia, bassist Matt Kean, drummer Matt Nicholls, and keyboardist Jordan Fish. They are signed to RCA Records globally and Columbia Records exclusively ...read more.
They are the worst. posers making generic metalcore with terrible vocals and now their recent album sounds like new era Linkin Park - Juli
5Of Mice and MenOf Mice & Men is an American metalcore band from Orange County, California. The band's lineup currently consists of lead vocalist and bassist Aaron Pauley, guitarists Phil Manansala and Alan Ashby, and drummer Valentino Arteaga.
6Five Finger Death PunchFive Finger Death Punch, often shortened to Five Finger or Death Punch, also abbreviated as 5FDP or FFDP, is an American Heavy Metal band from Las Vegas, Nevada. Formed in 2005, the band's name comes from the kung fu movie The Five Fingers of Death.
Five Finger Death Punch are the worst. 'Under and Over It' is the worst metal song. Absolute JUNK.
8Asking AlexandriaAsking Alexandria are an English metalcore band from York, North Yorkshire formed initially in 2008 by lead guitarist Ben Bruce along with former lead singer Danny Worsnop, bassist Joe Lancaster, keyboardist and synth player Ryan Binns, and current members drummer James Cassells and rhythm guitarist ...read more.
One of the worst bands ever. - DarkBoi-X
9Six Feet UnderSix Feet Under is an American death metal band from Tampa, Florida, formed in 1993. The band consist of four members: founding vocalist Chris Barnes, longtime guitarist Steve Swanson, current bassist Jeff Hughell and recent drummer Marco Pitruzzella.
ITS OBVIOUS THEY SUCK AND CHRIS BARNES SOUNDS LIKE A GUY PUKING
For a while I thought I was the only one who didn't like six feet under. The recycled material and sub par vocals from Barnes. Bleh - ryanrimmel
10Waking the Cadaver
Horrible. All they do is pig squeal. - DarkBoi-X
11Infernal WarInfernal War is a Polish black metal band formed in Częstochowa in 1997. The band is known for their extreme anti-christian and WWII lyrics, leading them to be mislabeled as a NSBM band. Critics describe the band as "brutal black metal."
12MardukMarduk is a black metal band from Norrköping, Sweden. The band formed in 1990 and released their first album in 1992. Their name is derived from the Babylonian god Marduk, patron deity of Babylon.
13MorticianMortician is a two-piece brutal death metal band from Yonkers, New York founded in 1989. They have released most of their albums since the House by the Cemetery EP on Relapse Records but have released their latest album on their own label, Mortician Records.
14EmmureEmmure is an American metalcore band formed in 2003. Originally based in New Fairfield, Connecticut, but now residing in Queens, New York, the group has a total of seven releases, with their first public release being a 2006 EP entitled The Complete Guide to Needlework.
15Children of BodomChildren Of Bodom is a melodic death metal band from Espoo, Finland. Formed in 1993, the group currently consists of Alexi Laiho, Janne Wirman, Henkka Seppälä, Jaska Raatikainen and Daniel Freyberg.
16Sonic SyndicateSonic 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.
17AttilaAttila is an American metalcore band from Atlanta, Georgia, formed in 2005. Frontman Chris Fronzak started the band in high school and, not wanting to use typical death metal terms, adopted the name from Attila the Hun, which he came across in a book.
Terrible band... everything sounds generic and boring
Their vocalist is the biggest wigger on the planet
19Suicide SilenceSuicide Silence is an American deathcore band from Riverside, California. Formed in 2002, the band has released four full-length studio albums, one EP and eleven music videos.
Nah they good - DarkBoi-X
20Cradle of FilthCradle of Filth are a British extreme metal band that formed in Suffolk in 1991. The band's musical style evolved from black metal to a cleaner and more "produced" amalgam of gothic metal, symphonic black metal and other extreme metal styles.
21Miss May IMiss May I is an American metalcore band from Troy, Ohio. Formed in 2007, they signed to Rise Records in 2008 and released their debut album, Apologies Are for the Weak through the label while the members were still attending high school.
22Capture the Crown
24We Butter the Bread With ButterWe Butter the Bread with Butter is a German metalcore band from Lübben, noted for their heavy use of electronic music characteristics.
29GorgorothGorgoroth is a Norwegian black metal band based in Bergen. Formed in 1992 by Infernus, the band is named after the dead plateau of evil and darkness in the land of Mordor (a fictional location in J.R.R. Tolkien's The Lord of the Rings).
Satanists - DarkBoi-X
30Dark FuneralDark Funeral is a Swedish black metal band from Stockholm Sweden, founded by guitarists Blackmoon and Lord Ahriman in 1993. They emerged during the second wave of black metal.
31MayhemMayhem is a Norwegian black metal band formed in 1984 in Oslo, regarded as one of the pioneers of the Norwegian black metal scene. The band is also known for the infamous events surrounding them including the 1991 suicide of vocalist Dead (in which former guitarist Euronymous took pictures of Dead's ...read more.
32VenomVenom are an English extreme metal band formed in 1979 in Newcastle upon Tyne. Coming to prominence towards the end of the new wave of British heavy metal, Venom's first two albums—Welcome to Hell and Black Metal—are considered a major influence on thrash metal and extreme metal in general.
Great band - DarkBoi-X
33Ages of Atrophy
Ages of Atrophy is a middle Eastern deathcore band from Tel Aviv Israel. Formed in 2016.