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List of Houston heavy metal bands, listed by popularity with photos when available. This list includes more than just bands, as heavy metal solo artists from Houston are included as well. It's always interesting to see where famous bands got their starts, so use this list to discover some great Houston music that you've never heard before. The heavy metal bands and artists below have played their music all over the world, but they all were formed in Houston. If you think the best Houston heavy metal band is missing from the list, then feel free to add it at the bottom so it's included with these other great acts.

Examples of bands on this list include ZZ Top and D.R.I..

If you want to answer the questions, "Who are popular heavy metal bands from Houston?" and "Which heavy metal bands started in Houston?" then this list will answer your questions.

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ZZ Top is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list Houston Heavy Metal Bands List
ZZ Top Blues-rock, Boogie rock, Rock music

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D.R.I. is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list Houston Heavy Metal Bands List
D.R.I. Crossover thrash, Thrash metal, Heavy metal

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Galactic Cowboys is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list Houston Heavy Metal Bands List
Galactic Cowboys Progressive metal, Heavy metal

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Helstar is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list Houston Heavy Metal Bands List
Helstar Thrash metal, Progressive metal, Power metal

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Verbal Abuse is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list Houston Heavy Metal Bands List
Verbal Abuse Crossover thrash, Thrash metal, Heavy metal

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Stride is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list Houston Heavy Metal Bands List
Stride Progressive metal, Heavy metal, Progressive rock

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Outworld is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list Houston Heavy Metal Bands List
Outworld Progressive metal, Power metal, Heavy metal

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Atomic Opera is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list Houston Heavy Metal Bands List
Atomic Opera Heavy metal, Hard rock