The Best Nu Metal Bands

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

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

List artists include Rage Against the Machine, Linkin Park and many more. Click the thumbs up button to see your favorite artists rise to the top. What's the best item on this list? Korn? Kelly Osbourne?

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

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

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

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    Dubstep, Nu metal, Industrial metal

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    Nu metal, Groove metal, Rapcore

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    Nu metal, Rock music, Heavy metal

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    Nu metal, Progressive metal, Rock music

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    Nu metal, Rock music, Metalcore

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    Nu metal, Thrash metal, Industrial metal

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    Nu metal, Latin metal, Groove metal

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  8. 8
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    Nu metal, Thrash metal, Rock music

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    Hip hop music, Nu metal, Rock music

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    Nu metal, Rock music, Heavy metal

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    Nu metal, Heavy metal, Modern rock

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  12. 12
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    Nu metal, Progressive metal, Groove metal

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    Nu metal, Industrial metal, Heavy metal

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    Nu metal, Rap rock, Rapcore

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    Nu metal, Industrial metal, Rock music

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    Nu metal, Rock music, Emo

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    Nu metal, Thrash metal, Groove metal

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    Nu metal, Thrash metal, Groove metal

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    Nu metal, Rock music, Experimental rock

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    Nu metal, Rock music, Grunge

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    Nu metal, Thrash metal, Groove metal

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    Nu metal, Groove metal, Rock music

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    Nu metal, Progressive metal, Rock music

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    Nu metal, Heavy metal, Post-grunge

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    Nu metal, Rock music, Heavy metal

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    Nu metal, Latin metal, Groove metal

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    Nu metal, Heavy metal, Extreme metal

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    Nu metal, Melodic death metal, Metalcore

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    added by ethanzajkowski
    Thrash metal, Groove metal, Melodic death metal

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    Horror punk, Noise rock, Nu metal

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    Nu metal, Industrial metal, Rock music

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    Nu metal, Rock music, Grunge

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    Nu metal, Rapcore, Rap metal

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    Nu metal, Rock music, Heavy metal

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    Doom metal, Nu metal, Electro-industrial

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    Nu metal, Rock music, Industrial rock

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    added by Nikki DiNardo
    Nu metal, Post-grunge, Alternative rock

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    Nu metal, Rock music, Heavy metal

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    Nu metal, Thrash metal, Groove metal

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    Nu metal, Rock music, Post-grunge

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    Nu metal, Groove metal, Heavy metal

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    Nu metal, Industrial metal, Rock music

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    Nu metal, Thrash metal, Groove metal

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    Nu metal, Thrash metal, Groove metal

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    Nu metal, Groove metal, Emo

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    Ragga, Nu metal, Dancehall

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    Nu metal, Rock music, Rapcore

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    Nu metal, Rock music, Grunge

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    Nu metal, Rock music, Post-grunge

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    Nu metal, Dance-punk, Grunge

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