Worst Metal Bands of All Time

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41 Winds of Plague

Tuff guy tattoo metal for the bonehead crowd. Terrible band.

They're an okay symphonic deathcore band. - Metalhead1997

Bad name for a band

42 Slipknot Slipknot Slipknot is a Heavy Metal band formed in 1995 from Iowa. The band released their first album in 1999 and was well received by critics and fans. The group gained success after the release of their second studio album, "Iowa". ...read more.

How the hell is slipknot on this list like come on they rock!

Laugh out loud, I love how many bands on this list are also on the list "Best Metal Bands of All Time". :D

Excuse me but how come this is exactly in the same place as it is on the best metal bands ever. Also get it off this list now!

We can't win, the majority on this website hate Slipknot. - AdamDestructorJr.

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44 Six Feet Under Six Feet Under Six 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.
45 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.

Def Leppard isn't metal. But a great band, - SoldierOfFortune

Great band!

46 DragonForce DragonForce DragonForce are a British power metal band based in London, England. Formed in 1999, the group are known for their long and fast guitar solos, fantasy-themed lyrics, and electronic sounds in their music to add to their retro video game-influenced sound.

Metal for people who don't like metal...

Everyone who says that they cannot play live has clearly never heard them live in recent years. Yes, they sucked on the Inhuman Rampage tour. Booze and laziness was the cause of this. Marc is much better live than ZP was at the end of his stay and they actually sound good musically live now. Look at any live performance since 2012 and you will understand. I recommend the In The Line Of Fire DVD. - Caleb9000

One of the worst live performances I've ever seen. They started about an hour late and smelt like straight piss & beer.

Uh.. Why are they on this list? - GreenDayFan21

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47 Cattle Decapitation Cattle Decapitation Cattle Decapitation is an American Deathgrind band from San Diego, California formed in 1996. Cattle Decapitation's songs protest the mistreatment and consumption of animals, the abuse of the environment and touch subjects such as misanthropy and genocide of the human race. Much of their music is based ...read more.

I cannot believe the person who put Cattle Decapitation on this list. They are the best death metal band in the world.

I kind of understand why they're on here but they're a pretty good band, especially The Harvest Floor. - Metalhead1997

Death metal isn't my cup of tea but they are good for the genre and are absolutely brutal

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49 Necrophagist Necrophagist Necrophagist is a German technical death metal band, founded and fronted by guitarist and vocalist Muhammed Suiçmez.

Who? - AdamDestructorJr.

50 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.

If you've EVER seen Rammstein live, there is no way that you could place them on this list in good conscience. They may not be the best, but they know how to carry a crowd. One of the few industrial metal bands that does it right...

"Not complex enough, can't understand lyrics, COLUMBINE WAS RAMMSTEIN'S FAULT" - People who don't research. - AdamDestructorJr.

They're nothing special really. I know people in real life who say they're such a great band and how many people they can shock because they like to push boundaries. SO WHAT! It should be about the music and their music sucks.

Rammstein is epic shut the f@ck up!

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51 Arch Enemy Arch Enemy Arch Enemy is a Swedish melodic death metal band, originally a supergroup, from Halmstad, formed in 1996. Its members were in bands such as Carcass, Armageddon, Carnage, Mercyful Fate, Spiritual Beggars, and Eucharist.

Don't know how they're on this list, but each to their own I guess... - Porcupine

Nord666 is a sexist douchebag

Or maybe scientific. The feminine voice can't produce a death metal growl as strong as a male's. Science my friend. - SoldierOfFortune

Another half metalcore half death metal project with a chick as a lead singer!

SERIOUSLY? A girl and a death metal vocalist? Oh please... - Nord666

52 Sabaton Sabaton Sabaton is a power metal band from Falun, Sweden formed in 1999. The band's main lyrical themes are based on war and historical battles.

Shut your mouth Sabaton is a great band not the best but an amazing band

Worst band with worst lyrics? Are you serious kiddo, you've probably only heard 3 bands in your life then

Sabaton shouldn't be on here. And they're one of the best modern power metal bands. - Metalhead1997

One of the best lyrical writers! - SoldierOfFortune

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53 Children of Bodom Children of Bodom Children 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.

Children of bodom, disturbed, and slipknot should not be on this list. Espeaciallychildren of bodom. They are so epic. If you voted them as bad you should listen to angels don't kill or triple corpse hammerblow. They are way too good to be on this list. >:-(

Who kept them here I think those who think cob are worst they have no taste of music.

It's an awful band? NO! I think the Jonas Brother took too much ecstasy and don't even listen to their songs. By the way, Today the modern kids world is almost only techno, pop and dubstep! But dubstep is good but not good like Children Of Bodom, Metallica, Iron Maiden and etc metal bands.

They're like some pansy emo band like Callejon trying very hard to be Metal...there's certainly nothing even remotely to close to Melodeath in their sound (if you want Melodeath and also Melodeath at it's best,check out Quo Vadis),plus they completely sissyfied and butchered Sepultura's Mass Hypnosis...they're nothing but commercial Hot Topic teeny bopper bullcrap and they need to die in a very slow and painful way.

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54 Nightwish Nightwish Nightwish is a symphonic metal band from Kitee, Finland. The band was formed in 1996 by lead songwriter and keyboardist Tuomas Holopainen, guitarist Emppu Vuorinen, and lead singer Tarja Turunen.

You seem to know a lot for hating this group so much.

Nightwish have lost their creativity over the years and is really now just just an extension of Tuomas' ego. Floor Jansen was better in ReVamp and After Forever, honestly.

You must hate them cause the girl singer is just as good as matt barlow

How nobody nominated Nightwish?

The worst of the worst! Disney metal for retarded!

Awful arrangements, singer who forgot the lyrics, has the worst technics ever, never graduated on academy, but still calling her self "opera singer", frustrated keybordist and his chauvinist friend, the singers jealous manager husband, and all the drama in the end like the world is going to collapse without this circus!

Everything but the metal!

Metal is not wearing black and showing horns every minute (like Mr. Turunen) thinking that you are dangerous if you do that!

Metal is way of life, the attitude, the guts, the strength to be different not cloned! And above everything-listening to death, thresh and black as basics of metal, not drooling to the ridiculous woman called "goddess"! Goddess my a**!

55 Skid Row Skid Row Skid Row is an American heavy metal band, formed in 1986 in Toms River, New Jersey. They were very successful in the late 1980s and early 1990s, with their first two albums certified multi-platinum.

They're good for glam metal. But that's hard rock, so they shouldn't be here at all! - SoldierOfFortune

Why is this on here

56 August Burns Red August Burns Red August Burns Red is an American metalcore band from Manheim, Pennsylvania. Formed in 2003, the group began their first performances while a majority of the members were attending their senior year of high school, and soon began playing shows around Lancaster, before being signed to CI Records. Afterwards, ...read more.

Saw the comment "I thought this is the #1 metal Christian band? Who posting these? It's completely false. This band is awesome. Probably a hater posted it" and decided to put my vote here.

I thought this is the #1 metal Christian band? Who posting these? It's completely false. This band is awesome. Probably a hater posted it

Its all the same. The singer can't sing or scream, the guitarist can't play to save his life and the bassist and drummer are boring. Terrible band.

Drummer with technical skills that could blow most metal drummers out of the water. It's not about mindless double-bass with these guys, but rather overall superior songwriting.

57 Diamond Head Diamond Head Diamond Head are an English heavy metal band formed in 1976 in Stourbridge, England. The band is recognised as one of the leading members of the new wave of British heavy metal and is acknowledged by thrash metal bands such as Metallica and Megadeth as an important early influence.

Um... this band was one of the biggest heavy metal names for awhile before Metallica and the whole slew of thrash. - Metalhead1997

What idiot put Diamond Head on this list? A stupid Metallica fanboy who likes their cover of Am I Evil better than the original?

58 System Of A Down System Of A Down System of a Down formed in 1994 as an Armenian-American Nu Metal group from Glendale, California . The band name is sometimes shortened to System or SOAD. ...read more.

Whoever put System Of A Down on this list honestly needs to learn good music. They probably heard 2 seconds of Chop Suey and decided to put it on here. Listen to Prison Song, Aerials, Soil, Lost In Hollywood and Shimmy then tell me they are bad

Whoever put this on the list is hilariously autistic

Who put them on this list? Someone clearly hasn't heard the Self-Titled debut. - spiderskull98

System of a down is one the most creative and influential metal bands of the 2000s and are my favorite band I love the vocals and melding of genres with metal

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59 Steel Panther Steel Panther Steel Panther is an American comedy glam metal band from Los Angeles, California, mostly known for their profane and humorous lyrics, as well as their exaggerated on-stage personae that parody the stereotypical 1980s "glam metal" lifestyle.

Judas Priest is not a joke ass

Manlier version of BVB. That says it all

By far the worst. Joke band. and it's jokes for 11 year olds. sucks.

At least this joke is funny, whereas the joke called Judas Priest is just sad.

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