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Nuclear Blast Complete Artist Roster

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List of Nuclear Blast artists, listed alphabetically with photos when available. This Nuclear Blast roster includes both past and present artists. Popular Nuclear Blast 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 Nuclear Blast 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 Nuclear Blast.

Artists include everything from Tarja Turunen to Mötley Crüe.

This page can help answer questions like, "Who are the best Nuclear Blast bands?" and "Which artists are signed by Nuclear Blast?"

If any musical artists are missing from this Nuclear Blast artists list, you can add them at the bottom of the list. (313 items)
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Accept is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list Nuclear Blast Complete Artist Roster

Albums: Balls to the Wall, Restless and Wild, Metal Heart, Objection Overruled, Breaker, + more

Accept is a German heavy metal band from the town of Solingen, originally assembled by former vocalist Udo Dirkschneider, guitarist Wolf Hoffmann and bassist Peter Baltes. Their beginnings can ...more

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Afflicted is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list Nuclear Blast Complete Artist Roster

Albums: Prodigal Sun

Afflicted was a technical death metal band from Sweden, active in the early 1990s. They were an important and influential part of the Swedish death metal scene, though overshadowed by ...more
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After Forever is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list Nuclear Blast Complete Artist Roster

Albums: Invisible Circles, After Forever, Prison of Desire, Decipher, Remagine, + more

After Forever was a Dutch symphonic metal band with strong progressive metal influences. The band relied on the use of both soprano vocals and death grunts. In February 2009, it was announced ...more
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Agathodaimon is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list Nuclear Blast Complete Artist Roster

Albums: Serpent’s Embrace, Blacken the Angel, Higher Art of Rebellion, Chapter III, Phoenix, + more

Agathodaimon was a gothic/symphonic black metal band from Mainz, Germany.

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#59 of 164 The Best Gothic Metal Bands #34 of 71 The Best Melodic Black Metal Bands

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Agnostic Front is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list Nuclear Blast Complete Artist Roster

Albums: Riot, Riot, Upstart, Dead Yuppies, One Voice, + more

Agnostic Front is an American hardcore punk band from New York City. Founded in 1980, the band is considered an important influence to the New York hardcore scene, as well as for pioneering the ...more

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Ailyn is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list Nuclear Blast Complete Artist Roster
Genre: Ballad, Pop music & J-pop; Nationality: Spain

Albums: The Story So Far..., Parte De Mí, Passion, Learning To Fly, Yin ~Dark Side~, + more

Pilar María Del Carmen Mónica Giménez García (May 29, 1982) known professionally as Ailyn Giménez or simply Ailyn, is a Spanish singer, songwriter, best known ...more

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Alex Skolnick is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list Nuclear Blast Complete Artist Roster
Genre: Thrash metal, World music & Heavy metal; Nationality: United States of America
Alexander Nathan Skolnick (born September 29, 1968) is an American musician who is best known as the lead guitarist in the thrash metal band Testament from 1983 to 1993, and again from 2005. He ...more

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Alexander Krull is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list Nuclear Blast Complete Artist Roster
Genre: Industrial metal, Gothic metal & Death metal; Nationality: Germany
Alexander Krull (born 31 July 1970) is the lead vocalist for the German metal band Atrocity, as well as backing vocalist in the band Leaves' Eyes.
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Alexander Kuoppala is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list Nuclear Blast Complete Artist Roster
Genre: Melodic death metal and Power metal; Nationality: Finland
Alexander Kuoppala (born 11 April 1974) is a Finnish musician. He was the rhythm guitarist for the Finnish heavy metal band Children of Bodom from 1995 to 2003. He played on their albums ...more
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Alexi Laiho is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list Nuclear Blast Complete Artist Roster
Alexi Laiho Genre: Heavy metal, Power metal & Thrash metal; Nationality: Finland
Alexi "Wildchild" Laiho (born Markku Uula Aleksi Laiho; 8 April 1979) is a Finnish guitarist, composer, and vocalist. He is best known as the lead guitarist, lead vocalist and founding ...more
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All Shall Perish is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list Nuclear Blast Complete Artist Roster

Albums: The Price of Existence, Hate . Malice . Revenge, Awaken the Dreamers, This Is Where It Ends

All Shall Perish is an American deathcore band from Oakland, California, United States, formed in 2002. Currently, the band is signed to Nuclear Blast and have released four full-length albums ...more

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Amorphis is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list Nuclear Blast Complete Artist Roster

Albums: Am Universum, Tales From the Thousand Lakes, Tuonela, Elegy, Eclipse, + more

Amorphis is a Finnish heavy metal band founded by Jan Rechberger, Tomi Koivusaari, and Esa Holopainen in 1990. Initially, the band was a death metal act, but on later albums they evolved into ...more
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Anders Fridén is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list Nuclear Blast Complete Artist Roster
Genre: Nu metal, Melodic death metal & Alternative metal; Nationality: Sweden
Anders Fridén (born 25 March 1973) is the vocalist/lyricist of the Swedish metal band In Flames. Fridén was also the vocalist of Passenger, a side project.
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Andi Deris is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list Nuclear Blast Complete Artist Roster
Genre: Rock music, Power metal & Heavy metal; Nationality: Germany

Albums: Done by Mirrors, Come in From the Rain, Million Dollar Haircuts On Ten Cent Heads

Andreas "Andi" Deris (born 18 August 1964) is a German singer and songwriter, best known as the lead vocalist of power metal band Helloween, and co-founder and former lead singer of ...more
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Andreas Kisser is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list Nuclear Blast Complete Artist Roster
Genre: Thrash metal, Goregrind & Groove metal; Nationality: Brazil

Albums: Hubris I & II, No Coração Dos Deuses, Hvbris I & I

Andreas Rudolf Kisser (Portuguese pronunciation: [ˈɐ̃dɾjɐs ˈʁudowf ˈkiseɾ]; born August 24, 1968) is a Brazilian musician, songwriter and producer. He is most known for being the lead guitarist ...more
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Claudia Uhle is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list Nuclear Blast Complete Artist Roster
Claudia Uhle Genre: Traditional music and Electronic music; Nationality: Germany

Albums: Angelzoom, Back in the Moment, Fairyland, Nothing Is Infinite, The Things You Said, + more

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Anthrax is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list Nuclear Blast Complete Artist Roster

Albums: Among the Living, Fistful of Metal, Spreading the Disease, Sound of White Noise, Persistence of Time, + more

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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Arsis is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list Nuclear Blast Complete Artist Roster

Albums: We Are the Nightmare, United in Regret, Starve for the Devil, Unwelcome, As Regret Becomes Guilt, + more

Arsis is an American technical melodic death metal band from Virginia Beach, Virginia, formed in 2000. The band is currently signed to Nuclear Blast.
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Atrocity is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list Nuclear Blast Complete Artist Roster

Albums: Werk 80, Hallucinations, Werk 80 II, Todessehnsucht, Okkult, + more

Atrocity is a German heavy metal band from Ludwigsburg that formed in 1985.

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Augury is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list Nuclear Blast Complete Artist Roster

Albums: Concealed, Fragmentary Evidence

Augury is a progressive death metal band from Montreal, Canada who released their debut album, Concealed in September 2004 on Galy Records, and a follow-up, Fragmentary Evidence, in July 2009 on ...more
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Avantasia is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list Nuclear Blast Complete Artist Roster

Albums: The Metal Opera, The Scarecrow, The Metal Opera, Part II, The Metal Opera: Pt 1 & 2 – Gold Edition, + more

Avantasia is a German symphonic/progressive metal supergroup project created by Tobias Sammet, vocalist of the band Edguy. It has been characterised as a rock opera, featuring the participation ...more

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#16 of 254 The Best Symphonic Metal Bands #13 of 256 The Best Power Metal Bands #85 of 91 The Best Symphonic Rock Bands

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Bal-Sagoth is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list Nuclear Blast Complete Artist Roster

Albums: Atlantis Ascendant, The Chthonic Chronicles, Starfire Burning Upon the Ice-Veiled Throne of Ultima Thule, The Power Cosmic, A Black Moon Broods Over Lemuria, + more

Bal-Sagoth is a symphonic black metal band from Sheffield, Yorkshire, England, formed in 1989. Originally formed as an epic/symphonic black metal band with strong death metal elements, ...more
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Before the Dawn is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list Nuclear Blast Complete Artist Roster

Albums: The Ghost, 4:17 am, Deadlight, Rise of the Phoenix, Faithless, + more

Before The Dawn was a metal band from Finland, started in 1999 by Tuomas Saukkonen.
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Behemoth is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list Nuclear Blast Complete Artist Roster

Albums: The Apostasy, Demigod, Pandemonic Incantations, And the Forests Dream Eternally, Thelema.6, + more

Behemoth is a Polish extreme metal band from Gdańsk, formed in 1991. They are considered to have played an important role in establishing the Polish extreme metal underground.Until the late ...more

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Belphegor is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list Nuclear Blast Complete Artist Roster

Albums: Blutsabbath, Lucifer Incestus, Bondage Goat Zombie, Necrodaemon Terrorsathan, Pestapokalypse VI, + more

Belphegor is an Austrian extreme metal band from Salzburg. They originally formed in 1991 under the name Betrayer before changing their name in 1993. They are named after the demon Belphegor.