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Best Metalcore Bands

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

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

List contains items like Mike Portnoy and Disturbed. Any items you vote for graduate closer to the top of the list. Is Joey Jordison a better choice for the top of the list than As I Lay Dying? Vote accordingly.

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

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

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

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  1. 90
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    Christian hardcore, Emo, Metalcore More
  2. 54
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    Noise rock, Mathcore, Metalcore More
  3. 46
    Up 22
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    Pop punk, Glam metal, Progressive metal More
  4. 16
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    Pop punk, Rock music, Emo More
  5. 110
    Up 5
    Down 2
    Experimental rock, Metalcore, Melodic hardcore More
  6. 42
    Up 9
    Down 0
    Thrash metal, Groove metal, Metalcore More
  7. 80
    Up 6
    Down 1
    Mathcore, Metalcore, Hardcore punk More
  8. 112
    Up 6
    Down 3
    Thrash metal, Deathcore, Melodic death metal More
  9. 61
    Up 16
    Down 8
    Mathcore, Experimental rock, Metalcore More
  10. 83
    Up 7
    Down 2
    Synthpop, Nintendocore, Mathcore More
  11. 56
    Up 13
    Down 5
    Metalcore, Melodic hardcore, Hardcore punk More
  12. 116
    Up 6
    Down 3
    Nu metal, Rapcore, Metalcore More
  13. 107
    Up 17
    Down 13
    Glam metal, Rock music, Shock rock More
  14. 66
    Up 12
    Down 5
    Metalcore, Moshcore, Hardcore punk More
  15. 6
    Up 84
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    Groove metal, Melodic death metal, Metalcore More
  16. 45
    Up 22
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    Progressive metal, Deathcore, Mathcore More
  17. 39
    Up 17
    Down 6
    Crossover thrash, Groove metal, Metalcore More
  18. 93
    Up 11
    Down 6
    Emo, Experimental rock, Metalcore More
  19. 37
    Up 26
    Down 13
    Emo, Metalcore, Melodic hardcore More
  20. 131
    Up 6
    Down 4
    Metalcore, Heavy metal, Sludge metal More
  21. 40
    Up 18
    Down 7
    Mathcore, Metalcore, Post-hardcore More
  22. 140
    Up 6
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    Thrash metal, Deathcore, Melodic death metal More
  23. 135
    Up 2
    Down 1
    Thrash metal, Rock music, Metalcore More
    added by: robbyisinfamous17
    Metalcore
  24. 139
    Up 1
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    Thrash metal, Heavy metal, Speed metal More
    added by: eddiedbc
  25. 129
    Up 4
    Down 2
    Nu metal, Latin metal, Groove metal More
  26. 74
    Up 10
    Down 4
    Pop punk, Rock music, Emo More
  27. 17
    Up 28
    Down 8
    Deathcore, Christian hardcore, Black metal More
  28. 7
    Up 87
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    Progressive metal, Mathcore, Metalcore More
  29. 26
    Up 23
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    Nu metal, Groove metal, Emo More
  30. 128
    Up 4
    Down 2
    Progressive metal, Mathcore, Metalcore More
  31. 53
    Up 18
    Down 9
    Emo, Metalcore, Screamo More
  32. 62
    Up 9
    Down 2
    Crossover thrash, Thrash metal, Metalcore More
  33. 134
    Up 8
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    Crossover thrash, Thrash metal, Metalcore More
  34. 24
    Up 43
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    Emo, Metalcore, Heavy metal More
  35. 130
    Up 4
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    Metalcore, Post-hardcore More
  36. 27
    Up 23
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    Deathcore, Metalcore, Christian metal More
  37. 119
    Up 7
    Down 4
    Experimental rock, Metalcore, Contemporary R&B More
  38. 109
    Up 4
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    Thrash metal, Melodic death metal, Metalcore More
  39. 48
    Up 11
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    Deathcore, Melodic death metal, Metalcore More
  40. 57
    Up 13
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    Mathcore, Metalcore, Heavy metal More
  41. 94
    Up 12
    Down 7
    Metalcore, Moshcore, Hardcore punk More
  42. 81
    Up 15
    Down 9
    Doom metal, Nu metal, Rock music More
  43. 104
    Up 8
    Down 4
    Synthpop, Emo, Electro More
  44. 49
    Up 19
    Down 9
    Thrash metal, Deathcore, Melodic death metal More
  45. 69
    Up 14
    Down 7
    Rock music, J-pop, Metalcore More
  46. 96
    Up 6
    Down 2
    Deathcore, Melodic death metal, Metalcore More
  47. 30
    Up 26
    Down 11
    Progressive metal, Mathcore, Experimental rock More
  48. 124
    Up 3
    Down 1

    This or the Apocalypse

    Metalcore More
    added by: ShuyangLi
  49. 118
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    Christian hardcore, Metalcore, Christian rock More
  50. 15
    Up 39
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    Melodic death metal, Metalcore, Heavy metal More
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