Worst Metal Bands of All Time

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101 Dimmu Borgir Dimmu Borgir Dimmu Borgir is a Norwegian symphonic black metal band from Oslo, Norway, formed in 1993. The name is derived from Dimmuborgir, a volcanic formation in Iceland, the name of which means "dark cities" or "dark castles/fortresses" in Icelandic, Faroese and Old Norse.

What is one of the best black metal bands doing here?

Are you kidding me? Dimmu Borgir is one of the best black metal bands ever. This is a disgrace..

Dimmu Borgir is worst than Cradle of Filth. This should be in top ten - awanshrestha

Dummy have 3 good albums:
For All Tid,
Their third album (the nake escapes me). They sold out after & now they do Gothic metal for mainstream kids.

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102 Judas Priest Judas Priest Judas Priest are a British heavy metal band formed in Birmingham, England, in 1969. The band has sold over 45 million albums to date. They received a lot of popularity due to their big hits Breaking The Law, You've Got Another Thing Comin', and Living after Midnight which were played on the radio a ...read more.

What? Whoever voted for this just die please

Only a MORON would put Judas Priest as a terrible metal band

No what WHO PUT THIS HERE? Judas Priest have tallent!

How about no? - AdamDestructorJr.

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103 Dream Theater Dream Theater Dream Theater is an American progressive metal band. The band was formed in 1985 under the name of "Majesty", but had to change its name to Dream Theater later. ...read more.

Why is this on here?

? Anyone who listens to Technical Death Metal ow this band. - GREYBOYY

Well, I'm done. Even prog is on this list now. Albeit very low but still. - AdamDestructorJr.

It's always angered me greatly that they are on Roadrunner!?!?! too many notes, instantly forgettable nonsense.

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104 Cryptopsy Cryptopsy Cryptopsy is a Canadian technical death metal band from Montreal, Quebec, formed in 1988. The band has sold over 300,000 records.

Cryptopsy is awesome. I think the person who added them might've accidentally mistaken this list for the BEST metal band list

One of the best brutal death metal bands behind Suffocation and Nile. - Caleb9000

Cryptopsy were added to this list by mistake or by a troll? - Metal_Treasure

105 Alesana

This is post-hardcore, not metal; I could slightly understand someone putting them on here if they were a metalcore band, but post-hardcore isn't metal. - roarktenjouin

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106 Fair to Midland

Fair to Midland are great. You guys are very conflicted.

107 Accept Accept Accept is a German heavy metal band from the town of Solingen, originally assembled by former vocalist Udo Dirkschneider, guitarist Wolf Hoffmann and bassist Peter Baltes.

Why is Accept on here?

Good speed metal band, dude. - Metalhead1997

108 T.I.T.S

Judging by the name, I don't even wanna know about this band.

Lol I can imagine before the opening act. The anxious crowd getting impatient and excited shouting "we wants TITS, we want TITS". "What the hell is this?! I came for a live titty show dammit"

'Don't judge a book by its cover'. I'm well past that stage. - AdamDestructorJr.


109 Pantera Pantera Pantera was a Heavy Metal band formed in 1981 by guitarist Dimebag Darrell and drummer Vinnie Paul. The group got into mainstream after changing from Glam Metal to Groove Metal. The band's most successful album is "Vulgar Display of Power". As the pioneers of the New Wave of American Heavy Metal, They ...read more.

Pantera is like one of the best bands ever, it doesn't belong to this list at all

Why is this band on here?

Pantera is the best band that has ever performed on this earth!

Worst band I've ever listened to. Phil's a Nai as well

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110 Nile Nile Nile is an American technical death metal band from Greenville, South Carolina, United States, formed in 1993. Their music and lyrics are inspired by Ancient Egyptian/Near Eastern mysticism, history, religion, and ancient art, as well as the works of H.P. Lovecraft.

Laugh out loud I thought since all the good bands are on this list why not add another?

So, "To Walk Forth From Flames Unscathed" is a bad song? - Metalhead1997

111 Napalm Death Napalm Death Napalm Death are a British grindcore/death metal band formed in Meriden, West Midlands, England, in 1981. While none of its original members remain in the group, the lineup of vocalist Mark "Barney" Greenway, bassist Shane Embury, guitarist Mitch Harris and drummer Danny Herrera has remained consistent ...read more.

The Fathers of Grindcore are on here? Are we sure this kid isn't someone who just made this list because he thinks all metal is bad or something? - Metalhead1997

I love metal, so maybe I just don't "get it" or something. I love death metal, meoldic death, technical death, groove metal, death thrash, and deathcore. I must not be cool enough to listen to grindcore

I love these guys

112 Impaled

These guys SUCK! For real. One of the worst bands of all time.

113 Overkill Overkill Overkill is an American thrash metal band, formed in 1980 in New Jersey. They have gone through many line-up changes, with singer Bobby "Blitz" Ellsworth and bassist D.D.

You people must clearly not enjoy quality music.

Over kill the name says it all.

That vocalist Ellsworth is the worst I've ever heard. He sounds like Nicki Minaj and the singer from ACDC combined.

114 Horse the Band

I hate this band they give me a headache and they pop my ears whenever I listen to em and there pretty nuts and there music is weird and annoying and loud

115 Death Death Death was an American Death Metal band formed in 1983 by Chuck Schuldiner. Death is considered to be one of the most influential bands in heavy metal and a pioneering force in death metal. Its debut album, Scream Bloody Gore, has been widely regarded as the first death metal record, while the band's ...read more.

Whoever put Death on this list is a complete idiot. One of the best death metal bands.

Probably THE best death metal band of all time.

The Fathers of Death Metal were posers? Dude, you have severe issues. - Metalhead1997

Piss off you stupid scene kid. Guitar solos >>>>>> Breakdowns

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116 RavenHeart

These guys suck so bad I can't even describe it... They are a bunch of old guys who are trying to rock out 1 more time and they suck on so many levels at what they do!

117 Spinal Tap

Um...this band is a fake one. Made for a film like the band from Rockstar and School of Rock. - Metalhead1997

I can't believe no one put them on the list! I love the movie, but they sucked. I almost lost control when I found out they're on Spotify.

118 Black Sabbath Black Sabbath Black Sabbath were a Heavy Metal band formed in Birmingham, England in 1968 by guitarist and songwriter Tony Iommi, Singer Ozzy Osbourne, Bassist and Main Lyricist Geezer Butler and Drummer Bill Ward. The band got into mainstream after improving after their debut album got negative feedback. In 1978, ...read more.

Every good metal band was there, so why not add another

There wouldn't even be a god damn worst bands list without Black Sabbath. They defined heavy metal.

If you don't like black sabbath then your no metal fan

Seriously, man? The Godfather of Metal was a poser band? I need a drink... - Metalhead1997

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119 Absurd Absurd Absurd is a German pagan black metal band, and has been classified as a "right-wing extremist" group by the Thuringian Landesbehörde für Verfassungsschutz.

The worst band ever

120 Acheron Acheron Acheron is an American death/black metal band from Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania that was formed by Vincent Crowley in 1988.
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