Worst Metal Bands of All Time

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61 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.

62 Trivium Trivium Trivium are an American heavy metal band from Orlando, Florida, formed in 1999. After getting signed to Roadrunner Records in 2004, the band has released seven studio albums and nineteen singles.

Trivium is really good. That's all I can say. - ThatoneMetalhead

63 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.

How dare anyone put Dio on this list...

Maybe it's because they were painfully average, their rainbow shtick got old very quickly as did the formulaic approach of start-with-a-fast-song-then-the-title-track with every album.

You're not a metal fan if you voted Dio. He is legendary, along with Iron Maiden, Black Sabbath, thrash metal's Big 4 (most of the time), Judas Priest, Pantera, and for me personally, Tool. Get off this list; you don't belong here. - MKBeast

Did is great get them off the list

Dio, seriously? I'm sure if he was still alive he would disapprove of this. - Metalhead1997

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64 Tool Tool Tool is an American progressive metal/alternative metal band, that was formed in 1990. ...read more.

This is just ridiculous to consider tool as an option for this list. there are a lot of other great bands on this list as well. I guess everyone is entitled to their opinion, but good lord.

Tool is one of the best bands of all time, let alone one of the best metal bands. If you don't believe me, I'm sorry. Too bad you missed out, but hey; to each their own. - MKBeast

I find them kinda boring and not as amazing as everyone else claims they are, but they are far from a bad band. The originality of some of their songs are unmatched, and Lateralus is a mind blowing song. - kempokid

Aenima:Number 19th Best metal album of all time.

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65 As I Lay Dying As I Lay Dying As I Lay Dying is an American metalcore band from San Diego, California. Founded in 2000 by vocalist Tim Lambesis, the establishment of the band's first full lineup, which included drummer Jordan Mancino, occurred in 2001. As I Lay Dying has released six albums, one split album, and two compilation ...read more.

Definitely do not belong on this list. Clean vocals are decent, and everything else about them is nothing short of amazing.

Yeah, listen to a band where the singer paid to have his wife killed. What a great band (! )

66 Mayhem Mayhem Mayhem 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.

Why is one of the earliest black metal bands on here? Mayhem is a great band, and this list is very biased. - Metalhead1997

They're satanic, they burned down churches, you overrate them, etc. - DCfnaf

67 I Set My Friends On Fire I Set My Friends On Fire I Set My Friends on Fire is a post-hardcore group from Miami, Florida. The band was formed in 2007 by Matt Mehana and former member Nabil Moo.

Why? that's mean, they probably care about you.


68 Hammerfall Hammerfall HammerFall is a Swedish heavy metal band from Gothenburg, Sweden. The band was formed in 1993 by ex-Ceremonial Oath guitarist Oscar Dronjak.

What are they doing on here? They're an awesome band. They shouldn't be on here at all.

I agree with the first guy, the second guy's comment is wrong.

Okay, I am a huge Power Metal fan but Hammerfall really sucks.

69 Burzum Burzum Burzum is an influential black metal solo project of Norwegian musician and writer Varg Vikernes. Burzum came to prominence at the beginning of the Norwegian Black Metal scene in the early 1990s. Vikernes was imprisoned for 21 years for the murder of Mayhem guitarist Euronymous, and charges of church ...read more.

The music is fantastic, but the guy is NOT a cool dude. He killed a person you know.

The music is not bad but I don't want to support varg

Dude, he makes good music, except that Days of Yore album. - Metalhead1997

This is War Uh Wow!

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70 Disciple Disciple

Love disciple one of the best bands I listen to!

71 Vhumi

It have really awesome vocal and singing style and music too stone hunter is like hell amazing music

72 Cactus

Cactus are blues rock giants from the early 70's,this is the sort of stuff SLASH exposed himself to.

73 The Devil Wears Prada The Devil Wears Prada The Devil Wears Prada is an American metalcore band from Dayton, Ohio, formed in 2005. It consists of members Mike Hranica, Jeremy DePoyster, Andy Trick, and Daniel Williams. V 1 Comment
74 Gorgoroth Gorgoroth Gorgoroth 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).

Probably the most blatantly brutal insane band I've ever heard of. I mean hell the live shows have pools of blood, goat heads, and actual naked people tied to crosses. black metal as a whole is probably the most legitimately brutal sub genre there is

These guy are awesome black metal rules

An actual satanic band.

These guys, its just unexplainable

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75 Anthrax Anthrax Anthrax is an American thrash metal band from New York City, formed in 1981 by guitarist Scott Ian and bassist Dan Lilker.

This is THE most underrated band of the Big Four. They're the nicest, way more talented than Metallica, and they never get the respect that they deserve. Listen to them, they kick your ass when you do, they're that good!

Actually, they are the most overrated Thrash band because they are in the big 4, and they could be easily toppled by Testament, Overkill, Exodus, or Kreator - SoldierOfFortune

Metallica, slayer, megadeth and anthrax... All the big four are on the list... come on PEOPLE! THESE GUYS ARE THE BEST OF METAL!

See, this is why society sucks as a whole. Listen to Madhouse, I am the Law, or their cover of Antisocial, come back here, and say they're bad. I challenge you.

Get out. - AdamDestructorJr.

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76 Primus Primus Primus is an American rock band based in San Francisco, California, currently composed of bassist Les Claypool, guitarist Larry LaLonde and drummer Tim Alexander. Les Claypool is regarded as one of the best bassists of all time for his slap-bass ability in notable songs like "My Name Is Mud", "The Toys ...read more.

Primus is good and isn't even metal

Primus sucks

Thanks to Les Claypool for the Robot Chicken theme song! - Metalhead1997

Primus,Faith No More and other similar bands were important to HM because...because nothing stays the same and everthing is subject to change,even HM music.

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77 Saliva Saliva Saliva is an American rock band formed in Memphis, Tennessee in 1996. Saliva released their self-titled debut album on August 26, 1997, through Rockingchair Records, a record label owned and operated by Mark Yoshida, who recorded and produced the release at his studio, Rockingchair Studios.

Saliva comes out of your mouth. - Metalhead1997

78 Finntroll Finntroll Finntroll is a folk metal band from Helsinki, Finland. They combine elements of black metal and folk metal.
79 Ingested Ingested Ingested are a British slam death metal/deathcore band from Manchester. Since their formation in 2007, the group have built a reputation as one of the most savage death metal acts to come out of the UK for a long time and have built a large fanbase within their country as well as in the US, Australia, ...read more.
80 Biological Monstrosity

This bands logo is a perfect representation of their music: sloppy, incoherent, disgusting... and just a complete mess. - ThatoneMetalhead

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