music The Best Industrial Rock Bands  

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

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

These artists, like Nine Inch Nails and Korn include images when available. Upvote your favorite artists because you love them. And they deserve it. And so do you. Also, you should vote on artists like Ministry and Portishead, if you like them.

All important, significant and iconic names in industrial rock 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 rock 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 rock, as well as a good place to start if you're asking yourself, or friends, exactly how to get into industrial rock 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 rock bands with which to start out. No point in listening to them if they aren't actually good or even half-way decent industrial rock bands.

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

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Nine Inch Nails is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list The Best Industrial Rock Bands
Nine Inch Nails Dark ambient, Industrial metal, Electronic music

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2
157 64
Marilyn Manson is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list The Best Industrial Rock Bands
Marilyn Manson Glam metal, Industrial metal, Rock music

3
96 39
Ministry is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list The Best Industrial Rock Bands
Ministry Doom metal, New Wave, Synthpop

4
81 31
Skinny Puppy is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list The Best Industrial Rock Bands
Skinny Puppy Dark ambient, Synthpop, Industrial rock

5
92 39
KMFDM is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list The Best Industrial Rock Bands
KMFDM Electro-industrial, Electronic body music, Industrial metal

6
49 18
Rammstein is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list The Best Industrial Rock Bands
Luìs Cesário added Rammstein Industrial metal, Gothic metal, Industrial music

7
92 50
Dope Stars Inc. is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list The Best Industrial Rock Bands
Dope Stars Inc. Gothic rock, Electronic body music, Industrial metal

8
86 50
Rob Zombie is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list The Best Industrial Rock Bands
Rob Zombie Horror punk, Noise rock, Nu metal

9
32 9
Front 242 is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list The Best Industrial Rock Bands
typo added Front 242 Electronic body music, Electronic music, Post-industrial music

10
47 21
Killing Joke is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list The Best Industrial Rock Bands
Killing Joke Synthpop, New Wave, Industrial rock

11
50 26
Front Line Assembly is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list The Best Industrial Rock Bands
dan808 added Front Line Assembly Electro-industrial, Electronic body music, Industrial metal

12
43 21
Static‐X is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list The Best Industrial Rock Bands
dan808 added Static‐X Nu metal, Thrash metal, Industrial metal

13
42 21
Einstürzende Neubauten is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list The Best Industrial Rock Bands
Einstürzende Neubauten Dark ambient, Noise rock, Industrial rock

14
26 8
London After Midnight is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list The Best Industrial Rock Bands
London After Midnight Gothic rock, Rock music, Industrial rock

15
50 28
The Prodigy is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list The Best Industrial Rock Bands
The Prodigy Synthpunk, Alternative hip hop, Electronic dance music

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53 32
White Zombie is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list The Best Industrial Rock Bands
White Zombie Horror punk, Noise rock, Industrial metal

17
56 36
Trent Reznor is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list The Best Industrial Rock Bands
Trent Reznor Alternative hip hop, Dark ambient, Synthpop

18
37 20
The Birthday Massacre is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list The Best Industrial Rock Bands
The Birthday Massacre Synthpop, New Wave, Industrial rock

19
30 15
Apoptygma Berzerk is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list The Best Industrial Rock Bands
Apoptygma Berzerk Synthpop, Electro-industrial, Electronic body music

20
36 21
Revolting Cocks is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list The Best Industrial Rock Bands
Revolting Cocks Electronic body music, Industrial metal, Rock music

21
42 27
Dope is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list The Best Industrial Rock Bands
Dope Nu metal, Industrial metal, Rock music

22
38 25
Mindless Self Indulgence is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list The Best Industrial Rock Bands
Mindless Self Indulgence Synthpunk, Hip hop music, Dance-punk

23
32 20
Laibach is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list The Best Industrial Rock Bands
Laibach Neoclassical Dark Wave, Industrial metal, Rock music

24
23 12
OOMPH! is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list The Best Industrial Rock Bands
CarcharodonCarcharias added OOMPH! Post-metal, Electronic body music, Industrial metal

25
27 16
Pigface is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list The Best Industrial Rock Bands
Pigface Rock music, Industrial rock, Industrial music

26
32 22
Orgy is listed (or ranked) 26 on the list The Best Industrial Rock Bands
Orgy Synthpunk, Nu metal, Synthpop

27
18 9
Kidneythieves is listed (or ranked) 27 on the list The Best Industrial Rock Bands
Kidneythieves Trip hop, Industrial metal, Industrial rock

28
26 17
Pain is listed (or ranked) 28 on the list The Best Industrial Rock Bands
Pain Electronic body music, Industrial metal, Rock music

29
19 11
Emigrate is listed (or ranked) 29 on the list The Best Industrial Rock Bands
Emigrate Industrial metal, Industrial rock, Heavy metal

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20 12
Machines of Loving Grace is listed (or ranked) 30 on the list The Best Industrial Rock Bands
Machines of Loving Grace Industrial rock, Grunge, Industrial music

31
11 4
Nitzer Ebb is listed (or ranked) 31 on the list The Best Industrial Rock Bands
Earl Strange added Nitzer Ebb Electro-industrial, Electronic body music, Rock music

32
8 2
Lords of Acid is listed (or ranked) 32 on the list The Best Industrial Rock Bands
Earl Strange added Lords of Acid Acid house, Electronic body music, Rave music

33
22 16
1000 Homo DJs is listed (or ranked) 33 on the list The Best Industrial Rock Bands
1000 Homo DJs Industrial rock, Industrial music

34
24 18
MDFMK is listed (or ranked) 34 on the list The Best Industrial Rock Bands
MDFMK Industrial rock, Industrial music

35
9 4
Garbage is listed (or ranked) 35 on the list The Best Industrial Rock Bands
Earl Strange added Garbage

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25 20
Hanzel und Gretyl is listed (or ranked) 36 on the list The Best Industrial Rock Bands
Hanzel und Gretyl Electro-industrial, Industrial metal, Electro

37
20 16
Pitchshifter is listed (or ranked) 37 on the list The Best Industrial Rock Bands
Pitchshifter Nu metal, Industrial metal, Electronic music

38
20 16
16 Volt is listed (or ranked) 38 on the list The Best Industrial Rock Bands
16 Volt Industrial metal, Industrial rock, Industrial music

39
19 15
Powerman 5000 is listed (or ranked) 39 on the list The Best Industrial Rock Bands
Powerman 5000 Nu metal, Rock music, Industrial rock

40
22 19
Deadstar Assembly is listed (or ranked) 40 on the list The Best Industrial Rock Bands
Deadstar Assembly Industrial metal, Industrial rock, Synth rock

41
21 18
Gravity Kills is listed (or ranked) 41 on the list The Best Industrial Rock Bands
Gravity Kills Nu metal, Industrial metal, Industrial rock

42
14 11
Bile is listed (or ranked) 42 on the list The Best Industrial Rock Bands
Bile Industrial metal, Industrial rock, Industrial music

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5 2
Grendel is listed (or ranked) 43 on the list The Best Industrial Rock Bands
Earl Strange added Grendel Electro-industrial, Electronic body music, Post-industrial music

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60 60
DreDDup is listed (or ranked) 44 on the list The Best Industrial Rock Bands
DreDDup Rock music, Industrial rock, Industrial music

45
15 13
Sister Machine Gun is listed (or ranked) 45 on the list The Best Industrial Rock Bands
Sister Machine Gun Post-industrial music, Industrial rock, Industrial music

46
12 10
Circle of Dust is listed (or ranked) 46 on the list The Best Industrial Rock Bands
Circle of Dust Thrash metal, Gothic rock, Industrial metal

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5 3
Joy Division is listed (or ranked) 47 on the list The Best Industrial Rock Bands
Earl Strange added Joy Division Punk rock, Post-punk

48
4 2
New Order is listed (or ranked) 48 on the list The Best Industrial Rock Bands
Earl Strange added New Order Synthpop, New Wave, Electronic music

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17 16
Genitorturers is listed (or ranked) 49 on the list The Best Industrial Rock Bands
Genitorturers Nu metal, Industrial rock, Industrial music

50
15 14
Terminal Choice is listed (or ranked) 50 on the list The Best Industrial Rock Bands
Terminal Choice Electro-industrial, Electronic body music, Industrial metal