bands/musicians The Best Christian Metal Bands  

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If you're a fan of Christian metal, you know that what separates Christian metal bands from traditional heavy metal is that they appreciate the good book and the Lord's word. More upbeat and positive than their metal counterparts, Christian metal bands still play heavy metal, but their take on it is what makes them unique. There are separate subgenres of Christian metal, just like secular metal, and the only link between these Christian metal bands are their words. Emerging in the 1970s as a form of evangelism to counteract doom metal, Christian metal has grown over the years and is one of the more popular genres of Christian music.

So, what are the best Christian metal bands? Any list of Christian metal bands has to have the likes of P.O.D., Resurrection Band, Petra, Demon Hunter, Jerusalem, Mortification and Underoath. These are widely regarded as some of the top Christian metal bands and with good reason. Their songs resonate with a large number of fans and these Christian metal bands frequently sell out shows across the world.

That said, it's up to you to determine what are the best Christian metal bands. If you notice that a band is missing from this list, feel free to add them. This list answers the questions "who are the best christian metal bands of all time?" and "who is the greatest christian 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 christian metal bands that you might've heard of. (104 items)
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The Chariot is listed (or ranked) 51 on the list The Best Christian Metal Bands
The Chariot Mathcore, Experimental rock, Grunge

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Phinehas is listed (or ranked) 52 on the list The Best Christian Metal Bands

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Inhale Exhale is listed (or ranked) 53 on the list The Best Christian Metal Bands
Inhale Exhale Christian hardcore, Rock music, Mathcore

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Shout is listed (or ranked) 54 on the list The Best Christian Metal Bands
Shout Glam metal

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Saving Grace is listed (or ranked) 55 on the list The Best Christian Metal Bands

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One Bad Pig is listed (or ranked) 56 on the list The Best Christian Metal Bands
One Bad Pig Crossover thrash, Christian music, Thrash metal

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Place of Skulls is listed (or ranked) 57 on the list The Best Christian Metal Bands
Place of Skulls Doom metal

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Gideon is listed (or ranked) 58 on the list The Best Christian Metal Bands

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Scandinavian Metal Praise is listed (or ranked) 59 on the list The Best Christian Metal Bands

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HB is listed (or ranked) 60 on the list The Best Christian Metal Bands
HB Power metal, Symphonic metal, Christian metal

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Deuteronomium is listed (or ranked) 61 on the list The Best Christian Metal Bands
Deuteronomium Melodic death metal, Death 'n' roll, Heavy metal

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Saviour Machine is listed (or ranked) 62 on the list The Best Christian Metal Bands
Saviour Machine Rock music, Gothic metal, Heavy metal

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Crimson Thorn is listed (or ranked) 63 on the list The Best Christian Metal Bands
Crimson Thorn Thrash metal, Black metal, Blackened death metal

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Seventh Avenue is listed (or ranked) 64 on the list The Best Christian Metal Bands
Seventh Avenue Progressive metal, Power metal, Heavy metal

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Betraying The Martyrs is listed (or ranked) 65 on the list The Best Christian Metal Bands
Betraying the Martyrs Christian metal, Deathcore, Symphonic metal - BETRAYING THE MARTYRS is a 6 piece Metal/Hardcore band from Paris, France with a new and refreshing attitude to modern metal that is certain to take the music scene by storm. The original line up, established in December 2008 ...

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Trouble is listed (or ranked) 66 on the list The Best Christian Metal Bands
Trouble Doom metal, Heavy metal, Stoner rock

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Maylene and the Sons of Disast... is listed (or ranked) 67 on the list The Best Christian Metal Bands
Maylene and the Sons of Disaster Nu metal, Christian hardcore, Rock music

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A Plea For Purging is listed (or ranked) 68 on the list The Best Christian Metal Bands
A Plea For Purging Deathcore, Metalcore, Christian metal

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Immortal Souls is listed (or ranked) 69 on the list The Best Christian Metal Bands
Immortal Souls Doom metal, Melodic death metal, Heavy metal

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Audiovision is listed (or ranked) 70 on the list The Best Christian Metal Bands
Audiovision Power metal, Heavy metal, Christian metal

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Those Who Fear is listed (or ranked) 71 on the list The Best Christian Metal Bands

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For All Eternity is listed (or ranked) 72 on the list The Best Christian Metal Bands

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Destroy the Runner is listed (or ranked) 73 on the list The Best Christian Metal Bands
Destroy the Runner Progressive metal, Christian hardcore, Experimental rock

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Balance of Power is listed (or ranked) 74 on the list The Best Christian Metal Bands
Balance of Power Progressive metal, Power metal, Christian metal

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Day of Fire is listed (or ranked) 75 on the list The Best Christian Metal Bands
Day of Fire Rock music, Post-grunge, Christian rock

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The Hounds Of Heaven is listed (or ranked) 76 on the list The Best Christian Metal Bands

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Forevermore is listed (or ranked) 77 on the list The Best Christian Metal Bands

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To Speak of Wolves is listed (or ranked) 78 on the list The Best Christian Metal Bands
To Speak of Wolves Metalcore, Post-hardcore

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Love and Death is listed (or ranked) 79 on the list The Best Christian Metal Bands
Love and Death Nu metal, Alternative metal, Christian metal

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Par~a~digm is listed (or ranked) 80 on the list The Best Christian Metal Bands

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Sinai Beach is listed (or ranked) 81 on the list The Best Christian Metal Bands
Sinai Beach Thrash metal, Groove metal, Metalcore

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Manic Drive is listed (or ranked) 82 on the list The Best Christian Metal Bands

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Jonah33 is listed (or ranked) 83 on the list The Best Christian Metal Bands
Jonah33 Rock music, Christian rock, Alternative metal

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Mouth of the South is listed (or ranked) 84 on the list The Best Christian Metal Bands

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The Ascendicate is listed (or ranked) 85 on the list The Best Christian Metal Bands

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Alove for Enemies is listed (or ranked) 86 on the list The Best Christian Metal Bands
Alove for Enemies Christian hardcore, Metalcore, Hardcore punk

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Iahweh is listed (or ranked) 87 on the list The Best Christian Metal Bands

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Temple of Blood is listed (or ranked) 88 on the list The Best Christian Metal Bands
Temple of Blood Thrash metal, Heavy metal, Speed metal

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Gwen Stacy is listed (or ranked) 89 on the list The Best Christian Metal Bands
Gwen Stacy Christian hardcore, Metalcore, Heavy metal

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Since October is listed (or ranked) 90 on the list The Best Christian Metal Bands
Since October Nu metal, Post-grunge, Alternative rock

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Mortal Treason is listed (or ranked) 91 on the list The Best Christian Metal Bands
Mortal Treason Deathcore, Christian hardcore, Metalcore

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Argyle Park is listed (or ranked) 92 on the list The Best Christian Metal Bands
Argyle Park Industrial metal, Worldbeat, Industrial rock

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Oficina G3 is listed (or ranked) 93 on the list The Best Christian Metal Bands
Oficina G3 Nu metal, Progressive metal, Metalcore

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Fountain of Tears is listed (or ranked) 94 on the list The Best Christian Metal Bands
Fountain of Tears Progressive metal, Heavy metal, Christian metal

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Virgin Black is listed (or ranked) 95 on the list The Best Christian Metal Bands
Virgin Black Doom metal, Gothic metal, Classical music

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Faceless Souls is listed (or ranked) 96 on the list The Best Christian Metal Bands

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Shining Force Band is listed (or ranked) 97 on the list The Best Christian Metal Bands
Shining Force Band Christian Metal

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Beloved is listed (or ranked) 98 on the list The Best Christian Metal Bands
Beloved Christian hardcore, Emo, Metalcore

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Dog Wood Band is listed (or ranked) 99 on the list The Best Christian Metal Bands

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Helloween is listed (or ranked) 100 on the list The Best Christian Metal Bands
Helloween Progressive metal, Melodic music, Power metal