Bands/Musicians Megaforce Records Complete Artist Roster

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List of Megaforce Records artists, listed alphabetically with photos when available. This Megaforce Records roster includes both past and present artists. Popular Megaforce Records bands and artists are all listed here with information such as what genre the bands fall under and what albums they're known for. If you're looking for any of these Megaforce Records band's full discographies then click on their name and you can find them here on Ranker. The artists and bands on this list might be pop, rap, rock, electronic or any other genre, but what they all have in common is that they were signed by Megaforce Records.

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Ace Frehley is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list Megaforce Records Complete Artist Roster
Glam metal, Heavy metal, Glam rock Paul Daniel "Ace" Frehley is an American musician best known as the former lead guitarist and founding member of the rock band Kiss. He took on the persona of the "Spaceman" ...more

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Anthrax is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list Megaforce Records Complete Artist Roster
Crossover thrash, Thrash metal, Groove metal Anthrax is an American thrash metal band from New York City, formed in 1981 by guitarist Scott Ian and bassist Dan Lilker. The group was considered one of the leaders of the thrash metal scene ...more

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Bad Brains is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list Megaforce Records Complete Artist Roster
Crossover thrash, Thrash metal, Reggae Bad Brains is an American hardcore punk band formed in Washington DC in 1977. They are widely regarded as among the pioneers of hardcore punk, though the band's members objected to this term to ...more

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Blue Cheer is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list Megaforce Records Complete Artist Roster
Noise rock, Blues-rock, Rock music Blue Cheer was an American rock band that initially performed and recorded in the late 1960s and early 1970s and was sporadically active until 2009. Based in San Francisco, Blue Cheer played in ...more

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Bobby Gustafson is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list Megaforce Records Complete Artist Roster
Bobby Gustafson Thrash metal, Heavy metal Robert Wayne "Bobby" Gustafson is an American guitarist, best known as a member of the New York based thrash metal band Overkill.

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Cliff Burton is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list Megaforce Records Complete Artist Roster
Thrash metal, Progressive metal, Power metal Clifford Lee Burton was an American musician, best known as the bass guitarist for the American thrash metal band Metallica. Burton joined Metallica in 1982 and performed on the band's first ...more

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Clutch is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list Megaforce Records Complete Artist Roster
Blues-rock, Rock music, Rockabilly Clutch is an American rock band based out of Frederick, Maryland, originating in Germantown, Maryland. They met while in high school in Germantown and consider themselves a Frederick based band ...more

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Danzig is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list Megaforce Records Complete Artist Roster
Horror punk, Doom metal, Post-metal Danzig is an American heavy metal band, formed in 1987 in Lodi, New Jersey. The band is the musical outlet for singer and songwriter Glenn Danzig, preceded by the horror punk bands the Misfits ...more

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Das Racist is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list Megaforce Records Complete Artist Roster
Alternative hip hop Das Racist was an American alternative hip hop group based in Brooklyn, New York City, composed of MCs Himanshu Suri and Victor Vazquez and hype man Ashok Kondabolu. Known for their use of ...more

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Dave Felton is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list Megaforce Records Complete Artist Roster
Nu metal, Industrial metal, Alternative metal Gravy is an American guitarist who is best known as a former member in the Cleveland, Ohio-based industrial/alternative metal band Mushroomhead. He currently plays in another Cleveland-based ...more

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Exciter is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list Megaforce Records Complete Artist Roster
Thrash metal, Heavy metal, Speed metal Exciter is a Canadian speed metal band from Ottawa, Ontario. They are widely considered to be one of the first speed metal bands and a seminal influence of the thrash metal genre. Exciter have ...more

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Fastball is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list Megaforce Records Complete Artist Roster
Rock music, Pop rock, Power pop Fastball is an American rock band that formed in Austin, Texas in 1995. The band originally called themselves "Magneto U.S.A." but changed their name after signing with Hollywood ...more

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Fozzy is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list Megaforce Records Complete Artist Roster
Nu metal, Progressive metal, Heavy metal Fozzy is an American heavy metal band, formed in Atlanta, Georgia, in 1999 by lead singer Chris Jericho and guitarist Rich Ward. He resides in Tampa, Florida, while the rest of the band live in ...more

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Frehley's Comet is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list Megaforce Records Complete Artist Roster
Glam metal, Heavy metal, Hard rock Frehley's Comet was an American rock band formed and led by ex-KISS lead guitarist Ace Frehley. The group released two studio albums and one live EP before Frehley left the band to release his ...more

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Hank Williams III is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list Megaforce Records Complete Artist Roster
Outlaw country, Americana, Psychobilly Shelton Hank Williams, also known as Hank Williams III and Hank 3, is an American musician, singer and multi-instrumentalist. In addition to his honky tonk recordings, Williams' style alternates ...more

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Highstreet is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list Megaforce Records Complete Artist Roster
Thrash metal, Heavy metal, Jazz fusion

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Jack Kilcoyne is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list Megaforce Records Complete Artist Roster
Nu metal, Industrial metal, Groove metal Pig Benis is an American musician, best known for his 17-year tenure with Cleveland, Ohio alternative metal band Mushroomhead. He joined the band in 1995, replacing his brother Joe Kilcoyne aka ...more

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James Hetfield is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list Megaforce Records Complete Artist Roster
Thrash metal, Heavy metal, Speed metal James Alan Hetfield is the co-founder, lead vocalist, rhythm guitarist, main songwriter, and lyricist for the American heavy metal band Metallica. Hetfield is mainly known for his rhythm ...more

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Jeffrey Hatrix is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list Megaforce Records Complete Artist Roster
Nu metal, Thrash metal, Industrial metal Jeffrey Nothing, also known as Jeff Hatrix is the vocalist for American alternative metal and industrial metal band Mushroomhead. His nickname comes from a scene in Blue Velvet. With a wide ...more

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King's X is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list Megaforce Records Complete Artist Roster
Progressive metal, Rock music, Heavy metal King's X is an American rock band that combines progressive metal, funk and soul with vocal arrangements influenced by gospel, blues, and British Invasion rock groups. The band's lyrics are ...more

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Kirk Hammett is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list Megaforce Records Complete Artist Roster
Thrash metal, Heavy metal, Speed metal Kirk Lee Hammett is the lead guitarist and a songwriter in the heavy metal band Metallica and has been a member of the band since 1983. Before joining Metallica he formed and named the band ...more

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Knorkator is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list Megaforce Records Complete Artist Roster
Industrial metal, Rock music, Heavy metal Knorkator is a German band from Berlin that combines heavy metal with comical elements. They proclaim themselves to be "Germany's most band of the world", as the title "The best ...more

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Lit is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list Megaforce Records Complete Artist Roster
Pop punk, Glam metal, Ska punk Lit is an American rock band, formed in 1988 in Fullerton, California. They released several singles in the late 1990s and early 2000s including their hits "My Own Worst Enemy, Miserable, ...more

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Living Colour is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list Megaforce Records Complete Artist Roster
Rock music, Experimental rock, Neo-psychedelia Living Colour is an American rock band from New York City, formed in 1984. Stylistically, the band's music is a creative fusion influenced by heavy metal, funk, jazz, hip hop and alternative ...more

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Lucy Brown is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list Megaforce Records Complete Artist Roster
Funk metal, Funk rock Lucy Brown was a 1990's Washington D.C. area funk-metal band.

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M.O.D. is listed (or ranked) 26 on the list Megaforce Records Complete Artist Roster
Crossover thrash, Thrash metal, Heavy metal M.O.D. is a crossover thrash band from New York City, fronted by Stormtroopers of Death vocalist Billy Milano. The band has been around for 29 years, and released eight studio albums. With ...more

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Matt Cameron is listed (or ranked) 27 on the list Megaforce Records Complete Artist Roster
Garage rock, Grunge, Neo-psychedelia Matthew David "Matt" Cameron is an American musician who serves as the drummer for the American rock bands Pearl Jam and Soundgarden. After getting his start with the Seattle, ...more

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Meat Puppets is listed (or ranked) 28 on the list Megaforce Records Complete Artist Roster
Grunge, Neo-psychedelia, Alternative rock Meat Puppets are an American rock band formed in January 1980, in Phoenix, Arizona. The group's original lineup was Curt Kirkwood, his brother Cris Kirkwood, and Derrick Bostrom. The Kirkwood ...more

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Metallica is listed (or ranked) 29 on the list Megaforce Records Complete Artist Roster
Thrash metal, Rock music, Heavy metal Metallica is an American heavy metal band formed in Los Angeles, California. Metallica was formed in 1981 when vocalist/guitarist James Hetfield responded to an advertisement posted by drummer ...more

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Mind Funk is listed (or ranked) 30 on the list Megaforce Records Complete Artist Roster
Rock music, Grunge, Funk metal Mind Funk were an American rock band containing members of Chemical Waste and several other bands. The band was originally known as "Mind Fuck" but were forced by Epic Records to ...more

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Ministry is listed (or ranked) 31 on the list Megaforce Records Complete Artist Roster
Doom metal, New Wave, Synthpop Ministry is an American industrial metal band founded by lead singer Al Jourgensen in 1981. Originally a new wave synthpop outfit, Ministry changed its style to industrial metal in the ...more

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Mushroomhead is listed (or ranked) 32 on the list Megaforce Records Complete Artist Roster
Doom metal, Nu metal, Electro-industrial Mushroomhead is an American heavy metal band from Cleveland, Ohio. Formed in 1993 in the Cleveland Warehouse District, the band is known for their avant-garde sound with includes influence from ...more

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Nile is listed (or ranked) 33 on the list Megaforce Records Complete Artist Roster
Technical death metal, Brutal death metal, Death metal Nile is an American technical death metal band from Greenville, South Carolina, formed in 1993. Their music and lyrics are inspired by Ancient Egyptian/Near Eastern mysticism, history, religion, ...more

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Nudeswirl is listed (or ranked) 34 on the list Megaforce Records Complete Artist Roster
Nudeswirl Grunge Nudeswirl was an alternative/ grunge band based in New Brunswick, New Jersey.

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Overkill is listed (or ranked) 35 on the list Megaforce Records Complete Artist Roster
Thrash metal, Groove metal, Heavy metal Overkill is an American thrash metal band, formed in 1980 in New Jersey. They have gone through many line-up changes, with singer Bobby "Blitz" Ellsworth and bassist D.D. Verni ...more

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Picture Me Broken is listed (or ranked) 36 on the list Megaforce Records Complete Artist Roster
Rock music, Emo, Metalcore Picture Me Broken is an American rock band from Redwood City, California. They have released two EP's and one album. They were named in 2009 as one of the top unsigned bands by PureVolume, and ...more

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Rachael Yamagata is listed (or ranked) 37 on the list Megaforce Records Complete Artist Roster
Adult album alternative, Blues-rock, Indie Rachael Yamagata is an American singer-songwriter and pianist from Arlington, Virginia. She began her musical career with the band Bumpus before becoming a solo artist and releasing four EP's ...more

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Raven is listed (or ranked) 38 on the list Megaforce Records Complete Artist Roster
New Wave of British Heavy Metal, Heavy metal, Speed metal Raven are an English heavy metal band associated with the New Wave of British Heavy Metal movement. They had a hit with the single "On and On", and refer to their music as

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Rich Ward is listed (or ranked) 39 on the list Megaforce Records Complete Artist Roster
Rapcore, Heavy metal, Alternative metal Richard Park "Rich" Ward is an American guitarist, also known by his stage name, "The Duke". Ward is best known as a founding member of Stuck Mojo, but he is also known as ...more

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Rick Thomas is listed (or ranked) 40 on the list Megaforce Records Complete Artist Roster
Nu metal, Industrial metal, Alternative metal

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Robert Trujillo is listed (or ranked) 41 on the list Megaforce Records Complete Artist Roster
Thrash metal, Grunge, Funk metal Robert Agustin Trujillo is an American musician known for his role as the current bassist of American heavy metal band Metallica. He also was a member of crossover thrash metal band Suicidal ...more

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Skid Row is listed (or ranked) 42 on the list Megaforce Records Complete Artist Roster
Glam metal, Thrash metal, Rock music Skid Row is an American heavy metal band, formed in 1986 in Toms River, New Jersey. They were very successful in the late 1980s and early 1990s, with their first two albums certified ...more

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Slank is listed (or ranked) 43 on the list Megaforce Records Complete Artist Roster
Slank Pop music, Rock music, Alternative rock Slank is an Indonesian rock band. It was founded in 1983 by some teenagers in a small street in Jakarta called Gang Potlot. They had played rock music everywhere until they got an opportunity to ...more

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Steve Felton is listed (or ranked) 44 on the list Megaforce Records Complete Artist Roster
Hip hop music, Nu metal, Industrial metal Steve "Skinny" Felton is an American drummer, most notable for being one of the founding members of Mushroomhead. He is also the drummer of the bands Tenafly Viper and. Felton has two ...more

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Stormtroopers of Death is listed (or ranked) 45 on the list Megaforce Records Complete Artist Roster
Crossover thrash, Thrash metal, Heavy metal Stormtroopers of Death, known as S.O.D., was an American crossover thrash band formed in New York in 1985. They are credited as being among the first bands to fuse hardcore punk with thrash ...more

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Testament is listed (or ranked) 46 on the list Megaforce Records Complete Artist Roster
Thrash metal, Groove metal, Heavy metal Testament is an American thrash metal band from Berkeley, California. Formed in 1983 under the name Legacy, they are often credited as one of the most popular bands of the 1980s thrash metal ...more

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The Hellraiser is listed (or ranked) 47 on the list Megaforce Records Complete Artist Roster
The Hellraiser The Hellraiser is a Welsh heavy metal band.

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The Hooters is listed (or ranked) 48 on the list Megaforce Records Complete Artist Roster
New Wave, Rock music, Roots rock The Hooters are an American rock band from Philadelphia. By combining a mix of rock and roll, reggae, ska and folk music, The Hooters first gained major commercial success in the United States ...more

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Tod Howarth is listed (or ranked) 49 on the list Megaforce Records Complete Artist Roster
Tod Howarth Heavy metal, Hard rock Tod Howarth is an American rock and roll musician from San Diego, California. He is best known as the vocalist/keyboardist/guitarist for the short-lived band Frehley's Comet, led by former KISS ...more

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Truth & Salvage Co. is listed (or ranked) 50 on the list Megaforce Records Complete Artist Roster
Truth & Salvage Co. Americana, Rock music, Indie folk Truth & Salvage Co. are a six-piece roots rock/Americana band from Los Angeles, California, and currently headquartered in Nashville, Tennessee. The band formed in late 2005 when members ...more