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Best Avant Garde Metal Bands

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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    Nu metal, Rock music, Heavy metal

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    Horror punk, Crossover thrash, Thrash metal

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    added by dan808 Progressive metal, Rock music, Experimental rock

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    added by dan808 Funkcore, Funk metal, Heavy metal

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    Hip hop music, Noise rock, Rock music

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    Noise rock, Experimental rock, Funk metal

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    Death-doom, Progressive metal, Melodic death metal

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    Noise rock, Rock music, Grunge

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    Thrash metal, Progressive metal, Industrial metal

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    Thrash metal, Progressive metal, Heavy metal

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    Doom metal, Glam metal, Thrash metal

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    Progressive metal, Symphonic black metal, Technical death metal

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    added by dan808 Nu metal, Rock music, Heavy metal

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    Thrash metal, Groove metal, Heavy metal

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    Technical death metal, Heavy metal, Experimental metal

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    Groove metal, Rock music, Crust punk

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    Nu metal, Groove metal, Spoken word

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    Thrash metal, Gothic rock, Industrial metal

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    Nu metal, Progressive metal, Groove metal

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    Nu metal, Thrash metal, Industrial metal

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    added by Vikkron Smohalla Avantgarde, Post Black Metal

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    Hypno5e Heavy metal, Experimental metal, Ambient music

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    Progressive metal, Crust punk, Heavy metal

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    Thrash metal, Progressive metal, Groove metal

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    Christian hardcore, Rock music, Mathcore

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    Jens Kidman Thrash metal, Progressive metal, Heavy metal

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    Progressive metal, Mathcore, Technical death metal

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    Progressive metal, Industrial metal, Black metal

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    Noise rock, Experimental metal, Alternative metal

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    Horror punk, Doom metal, Glam metal

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    Doom metal, Progressive metal, Symphonic black metal

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    Post-metal, Progressive metal, Electronic music

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    Progressive metal, Heavy metal, Progressive rock

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    Experimental metal

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    Nu metal, Electronic music, Electronic dance music

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    Progressive metal, Black metal, Heavy metal

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    Doom metal, Noise rock, Experimental rock

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    Doom metal, Black metal, Acoustic music

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    Heavy metal, Alternative rock, Punk jazz

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    Dark ambient, Progressive metal, Folk music

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    Technical death metal, Heavy metal, Experimental metal

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    Heidi Solberg Tveitan Neoclassical Dark Wave, Experimental metal

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    Doom metal, Noise rock, Rock music

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    Post-metal, Metal, Progressive metal

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    Progressive metal, Experimental rock, Experimental music

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    Post-metal, Electronic body music, Industrial metal

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    Pop music, Trip hop, Electronic music

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    Black metal, Symphonic metal, Extreme metal

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    Thrash metal, Deathcore, Christian hardcore

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    Horror punk, Noise rock, Industrial metal

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