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Best Power Metal Bands

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

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

Everything from Black Sabbath to Judas Priest is included on this list. What's your favorite item on this list? Upvote it and a few more you like to see your opinions impact the order. List includes choices like Queensrÿche and Dio so that if you care about this subject, you can vote on at least one thing.

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

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

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    Progressive metal, Melodic music, Power metal More
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    Progressive metal, Power metal, Heavy metal More
  3. 3
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    Progressive metal, Power metal, Heavy metal More
  4. 4
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    Symphonic black metal, Gothic metal, Power metal More
  5. 5
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    Thrash metal, Progressive metal, Power metal More
  6. 6
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    Progressive metal, Power metal, Heavy metal More
  7. 7
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    Power metal, Heavy metal, Speed metal More
  8. 8
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    Progressive metal, Rock music, Power metal More
  9. 9
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    Thrash metal, Progressive metal, Groove metal More
  10. 10
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    Doom metal, Gothic rock, Rock music More
    added by: Lucky87
  11. 11
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    Progressive metal, Power metal, Heavy metal More
  12. 12
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    Progressive metal, Power metal, Heavy metal More
  13. 13
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    Blues-rock, Progressive metal, Power metal More
  14. 14
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    Instrumental rock, Power metal, Heavy metal More
  15. 15
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    Progressive metal, Gothic metal, Power metal More
  16. 16
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    Thrash metal, Power metal, Heavy metal More
  17. 17
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    Progressive metal, Rock music, Power metal More
  18. 18
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    Power metal, Heavy metal, Symphonic metal More
  19. 19
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    Labyrinth

    Progressive metal, Power metal, Heavy metal More
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    Power metal, Heavy metal More
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    Progressive metal, Power metal, Heavy metal More
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    Progressive metal, Power metal, Heavy metal More
  23. 23
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    Melodic death metal, Power metal, Heavy metal More
  24. 24
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    No image
    Progressive metal, Power metal, Christian metal More
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    No image
    Folk rock, Power metal, Heavy metal More
  26. 26
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    No image
    Progressive metal, Power metal, Heavy metal More
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    No image

    Keldian

    Power metal, Heavy metal, Symphonic metal More
  28. 28
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    Thrash metal, Power metal, Heavy metal More
  29. 29
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    Progressive metal, Power metal, Heavy metal More
  30. 30
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    new! Xandria

    Gothic metal, Heavy metal, Alternative rock More
    added by: Lucky87
  31. 31
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    Thrash metal, Power metal, Heavy metal More
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    Thrash metal, Anatolian rock, Power metal More
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    Industrial metal, Power metal, Heavy metal More
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    Power metal, Heavy metal More
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    Progressive metal, Power metal, Heavy metal More
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    Doom metal, Power metal, Heavy metal More
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    Thrash metal, Deathcore, Melodic death metal More
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    Thrash metal, Power metal, Heavy metal More
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    Thrash metal, Power metal, Heavy metal More
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    Thrash metal, Groove metal, Power metal More
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    Mercury Tide

    Power metal, Heavy metal More
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    Morifade

    Power metal More
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    Lord

    Thrash metal, Power metal, Heavy metal More
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    Thrash metal, Melodic death metal, Power metal More
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    Kaledon

    Power metal, Heavy metal More
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    Power metal, Neo-classical metal More
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    Rock music, Metalcore, Power metal More
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    Progressive rock More
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    Progressive metal, Power metal, Heavy metal More
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    Progressive metal, Power metal, Heavy metal More
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