metal 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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Slipknot is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list The Best Nu Metal Bands
Slipknot Nu metal, Groove metal Rapcore

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Korn is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list The Best Nu Metal Bands
Korn Dubstep, Nu metal Industrial metal

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Deftones is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list The Best Nu Metal Bands
Deftones Nu metal, Rock music Heavy metal

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System of a Down is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list The Best Nu Metal Bands
System of a Down Nu metal, Progressive metal Rock music

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Disturbed is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list The Best Nu Metal Bands
Disturbed Nu metal, Rock music Metalcore

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Static‐X is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list The Best Nu Metal Bands
Static‐X Nu metal, Thrash metal Industrial metal

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Ill Niño is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list The Best Nu Metal Bands
Ill Niño Nu metal, Latin metal Groove metal

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Linkin Park is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list The Best Nu Metal Bands
Linkin Park Hip hop music, Nu metal Rock music

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P.O.D. is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list The Best Nu Metal Bands
P.O.D. Nu metal, Thrash metal Rock music

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Mudvayne is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list The Best Nu Metal Bands
Mudvayne Nu metal, Progressive metal Groove metal

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Stone Sour is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list The Best Nu Metal Bands
Stone Sour Nu metal, Rock music Heavy metal

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Staind is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list The Best Nu Metal Bands
Staind Nu metal, Heavy metal Modern rock

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Sevendust is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list The Best Nu Metal Bands
Sevendust Nu metal, Industrial metal Heavy metal

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Limp Bizkit is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list The Best Nu Metal Bands
Limp Bizkit Nu metal, Rap rock Rapcore

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Machine Head is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list The Best Nu Metal Bands
Machine Head Nu metal, Thrash metal Groove metal

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Coal Chamber is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list The Best Nu Metal Bands
Coal Chamber Nu metal, Industrial metal Rock music

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Soulfly is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list The Best Nu Metal Bands
Soulfly Nu metal, Thrash metal Groove metal

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Papa Roach is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list The Best Nu Metal Bands
Papa Roach Nu metal, Rock music Emo

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Incubus is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list The Best Nu Metal Bands
Incubus Nu metal, Rock music Experimental rock

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Drowning Pool is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list The Best Nu Metal Bands
Drowning Pool Nu metal, Rock music Grunge

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Five Finger Death Punch is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list The Best Nu Metal Bands
Five Finger Death Punch Nu metal, Thrash metal Groove metal

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Godsmack is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list The Best Nu Metal Bands
Godsmack Nu metal, Groove metal Rock music

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Chevelle is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list The Best Nu Metal Bands
Chevelle Nu metal, Progressive metal Rock music

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Breaking Benjamin is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list The Best Nu Metal Bands
Breaking Benjamin Nu metal, Heavy metal Post-grunge

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Nonpoint is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list The Best Nu Metal Bands
Nonpoint Nu metal, Latin metal Groove metal

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Three Days Grace is listed (or ranked) 26 on the list The Best Nu Metal Bands
Three Days Grace Nu metal, Rock music Heavy metal

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Sepultura is listed (or ranked) 27 on the list The Best Nu Metal Bands
Sepultura Nu metal, Heavy metal Extreme metal

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In Flames is listed (or ranked) 28 on the list The Best Nu Metal Bands
In Flames Nu metal, Melodic death metal Metalcore

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Rob Zombie is listed (or ranked) 29 on the list The Best Nu Metal Bands
Rob Zombie Horror punk, Noise rock Nu metal

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Lamb of God is listed (or ranked) 30 on the list The Best Nu Metal Bands
Lamb of God Thrash metal, Groove metal Melodic death metal

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Spineshank is listed (or ranked) 31 on the list The Best Nu Metal Bands
Spineshank Nu metal, Industrial metal Rock music

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Taproot is listed (or ranked) 32 on the list The Best Nu Metal Bands
Taproot Nu metal, Rapcore Rap metal

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Seether is listed (or ranked) 33 on the list The Best Nu Metal Bands
Seether Nu metal, Rock music Grunge

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Mushroomhead is listed (or ranked) 34 on the list The Best Nu Metal Bands
Mushroomhead Doom metal, Nu metal Electro-industrial

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Flyleaf is listed (or ranked) 35 on the list The Best Nu Metal Bands
Flyleaf Nu metal, Rock music Heavy metal

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Powerman 5000 is listed (or ranked) 36 on the list The Best Nu Metal Bands
Powerman 5000 Nu metal, Rock music Industrial rock

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Cold is listed (or ranked) 37 on the list The Best Nu Metal Bands
Cold Nu metal, Post-grunge Alternative rock

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Shinedown is listed (or ranked) 38 on the list The Best Nu Metal Bands
Shinedown Nu metal, Rock music Heavy metal

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DevilDriver is listed (or ranked) 39 on the list The Best Nu Metal Bands
DevilDriver Nu metal, Thrash metal Groove metal

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Dope is listed (or ranked) 40 on the list The Best Nu Metal Bands
Dope Nu metal, Industrial metal Rock music

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Adema is listed (or ranked) 41 on the list The Best Nu Metal Bands
Adema Nu metal, Rock music Post-grunge

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Hellyeah is listed (or ranked) 42 on the list The Best Nu Metal Bands
Hellyeah Nu metal, Groove metal Heavy metal

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Kittie is listed (or ranked) 43 on the list The Best Nu Metal Bands
Kittie Nu metal, Thrash metal Groove metal

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Chimaira is listed (or ranked) 44 on the list The Best Nu Metal Bands
Chimaira Nu metal, Thrash metal Groove metal

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Skindred is listed (or ranked) 45 on the list The Best Nu Metal Bands
Skindred Ragga, Nu metal Dancehall

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Alien Ant Farm is listed (or ranked) 46 on the list The Best Nu Metal Bands
Alien Ant Farm Nu metal, Rock music Rapcore

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36 Crazyfists is listed (or ranked) 47 on the list The Best Nu Metal Bands
36 Crazyfists Nu metal, Groove metal Emo

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Skillet is listed (or ranked) 48 on the list The Best Nu Metal Bands
Skillet Nu metal, Rock music Grunge

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Trapt is listed (or ranked) 49 on the list The Best Nu Metal Bands
Trapt Nu metal, Rock music Post-grunge

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Finger Eleven is listed (or ranked) 50 on the list The Best Nu Metal Bands
Finger Eleven Nu metal, Dance-punk Grunge