Worst Metal Bands of All Time

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81 Satanity
82 10 Years 10 Years 10 Years are an American rock band, formed in Knoxville, Tennessee in 1999. The band consists of Jesse Hasek, Ryan Johnson, Brian Vodinh, Chad Huff and Matt Wantland.
83 Darkthrone Darkthrone Darkthrone is a Norwegian black metal band. It formed in 1986 as a death metal band under the name Black Death. In 1991, the band embraced a black metal style influenced by Bathory and Celtic Frost and became one of the leading bands in the Norwegian black metal scene. Their first three black metal ...read more.

Darkthrone got me into Black Metal, they don't deserve to be in this list. - GREYBOYY

84 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 ...read more.

Whoever voted for Opeth probably judges metal bands by their looks

Opeth is great. Enough said. I have The Candlelight Years. - Metalhead1997

I honestly need to listen to more Opeth because I've heard great things about them. But the prog. snobs put me off of listening to them. - AdamDestructorJr.

85 Queensryche Queensryche Queensrÿche is an American heavy metal band formed in 1982 in Bellevue, Washington, out of the local band the Mob.

They don't belong here - SoldierOfFortune

86 Mastodon Mastodon Mastodon is an American heavy metal band from Atlanta, Georgia, formed in early 2000 and composed of bassist Troy Sanders, guitarists Brent Hinds and Bill Kelliher and drummer Brann Dailor.

Mastodon is a highly talented band that shouldn't be on this list.

Hello! Leviathan?! - Metalhead1997

Ok who the hell put Mastodon on here

87 King Diamond King Diamond Kim Bendix Petersen, better known by his stage name King Diamond, is a Danish heavy metal musician. He is known for his extensive vocal range, usually sung in falsetto. King Diamond was originally known as the vocalist for Mercyful Fate, but has become notorious for his horror themed Concept albums ...read more.

The King? On here? Nope nope nope nope

There is nothing "wimpy" about King Diamond's vocal approach. The purpouse is to add to the haunting atmosphere and to send shivers down the spine of the listener, as opposed to throttling them with power, as someone like Bruce Dickinson does. - Caleb9000

Great guitar riffs, but really wimpy, annoying high pitched voice.

88 Forget My Silence

This band sucks straight up ass man

Yup. Total doo doo

89 In Flames In Flames In Flames is a Swedish melodic death metal band from Gothenburg, Sweden, formed in 1990. ...read more.

Come on COB is on 40.but this piece of mainstream crap is not even on this list

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90 The Amity Affliction

God awful copy and paste sound that all these scene kid bands have nowadays that label themselves as "Metal" or "hard rock" or even "punk" ugh. What has modern day music come to?

91 Breaking Benjamin Breaking Benjamin Breaking Benjamin is a American post-grunge/alternative metal band formed in 1998. The bands members all changed in the time between 2010 to 2014, with the exception of Ben Burnley (Vocals). The Ex-Members included Chad Szeliga (Drums), Aaron Fink (Guitar) and Mark Klepaspi (Bass). ...read more.

This band is awesome. They are also not full metal. They are also one of the most famous bands in the world

There not bad but there nothing special

92 Killswitch Engage Killswitch Engage Killswitch Engage is an American metalcore band from Westfield, Massachusetts, formed in 1999 after the disbanding of Overcast and Aftershock.

They're nowhere near the worst. Which is good because they're a good band. - AdamDestructorJr.

93 Marduk Marduk Marduk 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.
94 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.

Can I ask you guys what this band is doing on this page? Just... what dudes... what...

Eat the wrath of Randy's voice poll suckers

These guys were the best next thing after PANTERA fell apart,definitely.

garbage

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95 Disturbed Disturbed Disturbed is an American heavy metal band from Chicago, Illinois . The band comprises vocalist David Draiman, bassist John Moyer, guitarist Dan Donegan, and drummer Mike Wengren . They are known for songs like "Down With the Sickness" and "Stricken" .

WOAH WOAH WOAH, whoever put Disturbed here has not listened to ANY of their songs. - ScottTheAstronaut

Seriously... Disturbed? They are the first band that actually made me want to listen to all their songs! They are amazing

No NO this is bull the band that got me as metal as I am today should not be here I'm even starting a band to keep the cause real you should do the same my friends honor you hero's join me it's the right thing to do

Well...I like this band, I won't lie, but they're certainly not a "poser" band. They have a lot of good songs. - Metalhead1997

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96 Metallica Metallica Metallica is an American Thrash Metal band formed in 1981 . The original lineup was James Hetfield (Vocalist and Rhythm guitarist), Dave Mustaine (Lead Guitar), Lars Ulrich (Drums), Ron McGovney (Bassist). The group came into mainstream from their Self-Titled album and the hit single "Enter Sandman". ...read more.

Dude who ever put this on here can go to HELL AND BURN FIR THE REST OF TIME!

Justice is being done slowly... Metallica will reach the first place for steal Dave's material, clone the songs of Judas Priest and sell the riff of Enter Sandman as original... Why Danzig not sue them? I don't know, then they think can do music and there is Load, Reload, St Anger and Death Magnetic, the people that really know music will be with me... sad but true

To the person who put this on the list, I have guards and I shall hunt you down and when I find you I will sue you and then kill you and feed you to wolves IN THE NAME OF Metallica!

Jesus, last time I was here, Metallica was at the very bottom. - AdamDestructorJr.

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97 Slayer Slayer ...read more.

I hate the guy who put slayer ANYWHERE on this list!

Why are megadeth and slayer on this list?

This list is garbage, slayer is the best band, not the worst

This band is absolute garbage.
I don't understand why everyone dislikes linkin park.
At least linkin park has variety and a fair share of music genres.
This band is incredibly repetitive.
Do me a favour and get this in the top 5 AT LEAST.

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98 Megadeth Megadeth Megadeth is an American thrash metal band from Los Angeles, California. The group was formed in 1983 by guitarist Dave Mustaine and bassist David Ellefson, shortly after Mustaine's dismissal from Metallica. They have released 15 studio albums, and their biggest hits are Symphony of Destruction, Holy ...read more.

What. Peace Sells is one of the best metal albums of all times. Killing is my business is awesome as well.

Why on earth are amazing bands like slayer, Judas Priest, and megadeth on this list. Megadeth is perhaps the best thrash metal band, (Either Megadeth or Slayer in my opinion) and extremely influential. It pains me to see them on this list, and I suggest that anyone who voted for them should just stop listening to metal

Who put Megadeth on this list?! Dave Mustaine may be an ass and a crappy singer, but he's a great guitarist and songwriter and their lead guitarists have all been amazing. Not to mention how great a bass player Dave Ellefson is.

Dave is a douche. Metallica is better - GreenDayFan21

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99 Winger

These guys were in the "glam rock" group. Along with Poison and the like.

100 Iron Maiden Iron Maiden Iron Maiden are an English heavy metal band formed in Leyton, East London, in 1975 by bassist and primary songwriter Steve Harris. The most critically acclaimed period for the band was from 1983-1989. With vocalist Bruce Dickinson, bassist Steve Harris, lead guitarist Dave Murray, rhythm guitarist Adrian ...read more.

They are considered either the greatest metal band of all time, in the top 3 metal bands of all time. There is no denying their success. They have probably the largest fanbase of any metal band ever. Even today, after over 30 years of Iron Maiden, they carry the flag for the Heavy Metal Nation. Whoever put them on this list can go to HELL!

Iron Maiden is on top 5 best Heavy Metal bands ever. If you have ever seen them perform live, you would agree.

It's Logic to be here in the best metal bands list the worst is last and in the worst metal bands list THE BEST IS LAST

Nice, you've ran out of ideas. So, the entire Big Four, Sabbath, Priest and now Maiden are on a 'worst bands' list? My god... - AdamDestructorJr.

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