Worst Metal Bands of All Time

The Contenders: Page 6

101 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

100 to 104 on this list are absolute lies! - GreenDayFan21

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102 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.

I've already seen 3 bands out of thrash metal's Big Four on this list, and I'm gonna ask: Who is that dumb to put Megadeth on here? - AdamDestructorJr.

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103 Winger

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

104 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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105 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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106 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.

They're awesome

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107 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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108 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

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

They have to be the worst metal band in the world there music sucks and there gay ass dickheads

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109 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

110 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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111 Fair to Midland

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

112 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

113 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

114 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"


115 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!

OK,let's all be honest for a moment.Pantera invented Groove Metal and made awesome music.HOWEVER,some song really suck(everything from the first 3 albums,"Good Friends and a Bottle of Pills") - DejanKalinic

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116 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

117 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

118 Impaled

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

119 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.

120 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

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