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Best Avant Garde Metal Bands

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Avant garde metal artists list, with photos, ranked best to worst by votes. List of good avant garde metal bands includes a filter so you can sort by the groups’s label and what albums they've put out. This list of the top avant garde metal bands in the world includes all musicians who have released recordings that have gotten distribution, and is an up-to-date list. Avant garde metal groups and artists are shown below along with any additional genres in which their music belongs. If available, you can also see information about where all avant garde metal bands on this list got started. These are truly the greatest avant garde metal bands of all time, since the most famous avant garde metal artists ever are listed, and the order is decided by actual fans of the best avant garde metal music.

You can click on the avant garde metal band names to see more information about that particular notable avant garde metal group. If they're near the top of the best avant garde metal artist list, though, then they should have at least some information available. All the top avant garde metal bands named on the list also have discographies on their pages if you click on the avant garde metal band names themselves.

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All important, significant and iconic names in avant garde metal music history deserve your votes, so make sure to choose wisely. You can only vote once on this list.

The list includes all new avant garde metal bands, and if there are any missing on the list, you can always add them yourself. Just make sure they aren't already on the list and check your spelling, because this is already an accurate compilation of the best examples of avant garde metal, as well as a good place to start if you're asking yourself, or friends, exactly how to get into avant garde metal music. Especially since the bands at the top of the list will at the very least be the best choices if you're looking for a list of good avant garde metal bands with which to start out. No point in listening to them if they aren't actually good or even half-way decent avant garde metal bands.

This list answers the questions "who are the best avant garde metal bands of all time?" and "who is the greatest avant garde metal musician ever?"

If you know enough about the genre, please vote based on the quality of the band's music instead of just voting for the most popular avant garde metal bands that you might've heard of, but not really listened to closely enough to cast an informed vote.

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    Death-doom, Progressive metal, Melodic death metal More
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    Noise rock, Experimental rock, Funk metal More
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    Hip hop music, Noise rock, Rock music More
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    Horror punk, Crossover thrash, Thrash metal More
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    Technical death metal, Heavy metal, Experimental metal More
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    Groove metal, Rock music, Crust punk More
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    Doom metal, Glam metal, Thrash metal More
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    Thrash metal, Groove metal, Heavy metal More
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    Thrash metal, Gothic rock, Industrial metal More
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    Nu metal, Groove metal, Spoken word More
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    Thrash metal, Progressive metal, Industrial metal More
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    Progressive metal, Symphonic black metal, Technical death metal More
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    Nu metal, Thrash metal, Industrial metal More
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    Nu metal, Rock music, Heavy metal More
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    Nu metal, Progressive metal, Groove metal More
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    Smohalla

    Avantgarde, Post Black Metal More
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    Progressive metal, Rock music, Experimental rock More
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    Christian hardcore, Rock music, Mathcore More
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    new! Hypno5e

    Heavy metal, Experimental metal, Ambient music More
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    Progressive metal, Industrial metal, Black metal More
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    Jens Kidman

    Thrash metal, Progressive metal, Heavy metal More
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    Noise rock, Experimental metal, Alternative metal More
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    Horror punk, Doom metal, Glam metal More
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    Progressive metal, Heavy metal, Progressive rock More
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    Heavy metal, Alternative rock, Punk jazz More
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    Heidi Solberg Tveitan

    Neoclassical Dark Wave, Experimental metal More
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    Technical death metal, Heavy metal, Experimental metal More
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    Dark ambient, Progressive metal, Folk music More
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    Progressive metal, Mathcore, Technical death metal More
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    Progressive metal, Crust punk, Heavy metal More
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    Pop music, Trip hop, Electronic music More
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    new! Kayo Dot

    Post-metal, Avant-progressive rock, Rock music More
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    Experimental metal More
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    Extreme metal, Experimental metal More
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    Doom metal, Black metal, Acoustic music More
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    Thrash metal, Progressive metal, Heavy metal More
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    Heavy metal, Extreme metal, Experimental metal More
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    Thrash metal, Progressive metal, Groove metal More
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    Progressive metal, Black metal, Heavy metal More
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    Doom metal, Progressive metal, Symphonic black metal More
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