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Best Industrial Bands

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Industrial music artists list, with photos, ranked best to worst by votes. List of good industrial music 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 industrial music bands in the world includes all musicians who have released recordings that have gotten distribution, and is an up-to-date list. Industrial music 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 industrial music bands on this list got started. These are truly the greatest industrial music bands of all time, since the most famous industrial music artists ever are listed, and the order is decided by actual fans of the best industrial music music.

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

This list features Nine Inch Nails, Ministry and more. Make sure to downvote the worst teams/people, because they have it coming. If you're a fan of Portishead or John Frusciante, make sure you give them some love.

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

The list includes all new industrial music 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 industrial music, as well as a good place to start if you're asking yourself, or friends, exactly how to get into industrial music 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 industrial music bands with which to start out. No point in listening to them if they aren't actually good or even half-way decent industrial music bands.

This list answers the questions "who are the best industrial music bands of all time?" and "who is the greatest industrial music 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 industrial music bands that you might've heard of, but not really listened to closely enough to cast an informed vote.

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    Dark ambient, Industrial metal, Electronic music More
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    Electro-industrial, Gothic rock, Electronic body music More
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    Doom metal, New Wave, Synthpop More
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    Electronic music, Electro, Electronic dance music More
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    Dubstep, Dark ambient, New Wave More
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    Industrial metal, Gothic metal, Industrial music More
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    Industrial music, Noise music More
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    Indie pop, Synthpop, New Wave More
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    Neoclassical Dark Wave, Trip hop, Steampunk More
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    Hip hop music, Minimal techno, Electro More
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    Dark ambient, Post-industrial music, Industrial rock More
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    Electronic music, Post-industrial music, Industrial music More
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    Electro-industrial, Industrial music More
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    Birmingham 6

    Industrial music More
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    Gothic rock, Experimental rock, Industrial rock More
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    Gothic rock, Industrial metal, Industrial rock More
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    Electronic music, Industrial music, Noise music More
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    Arkam Asylum

    Electronic music, Industrial music More
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    Industrial music, Noise music, Sludge metal More
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    Contemporary Christian music, Industrial music, Heavy metal More
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    Synthpunk, Synthpop, Electro-industrial More
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    Think Tree

    Industrial music More
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    Electro-industrial, Electronic body music, Industrial metal More
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    Industrial music, Breakcore More
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    Industrial music, Martial music More
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    Synthpop, Gothic rock, Electronic music More
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    Nu metal, Industrial metal, Groove metal More
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    Synthpop, New Wave, Electronic body music More
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    Think About Mutation

    Electronic music, Industrial music More
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    Things outside the skin

    Industrial music More
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    Electronic music, Industrial music More
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    Electro-industrial, Electronic body music, Post-industrial music More
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    W.A.S.T.E.

    Industrial music More
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    Brainclaw

    Electronic music, Industrial music More
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    The Clay People

    Industrial rock, Industrial music More
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    Beef Box

    Rock music, Industrial music More
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    Eugenics Council

    Industrial music More
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    Breakbeat, Industrial music More
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    Dark ambient, Electronic music, Noise music More
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    Industrial metal, Gothic metal, Black metal More
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    Test Dept

    Industrial music More
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    Ethyl Meatplow

    Industrial music More
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    Industrial metal, Rock music, Electronic music More
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    Dark ambient, Space rock, Electronic music More
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    Battery 9

    Industrial music More
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    Industrial metal, Industrial rock, Industrial music More
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    Post-metal, Electronic body music, Industrial metal More
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    Industrial metal, Industrial music, Punk rock More
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    Pailhead

    Industrial music More
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    Dark ambient, Gothic rock, Folk music More
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