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The Best Bands Like Disturbed

April 4, 2020 74 votes 19 voters29 items

Looking for more metal bands like Disturbed? You've come to the right place. Thanks to classic hit songs like "Down with the Sickness," Disturbed are one of the best-known metal groups from the late '90s and 2000s, but there are many other great bands who share a similar sound and are just (or almost) as good. 

Godsmack, Slipknot, and Linkin Park are among the top bands that are often considered to be related artists to Disturbed, while metal groups like KoRn, Breaking Benjamin, System Of A Down, and Five Finger Death Punch also notably sound similar to the group.  

Undeniably, Disturbed has had a massive influence on the genre, inspiring both their contemporaries and new bands today. And, while there are a lot of awesome groups and artists that sound like the legends behind Ten Thousand Fists, it's up to you to decide which are the best of the best. Vote up the bands you'd be most likely to recommend to people who are fans of Disturbed, and be sure to add any that you feel we might have missed.

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    Godsmack is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list The Best Bands Like Disturbed
    Godsmack is an American rock band from Lawrence, Massachusetts, formed in 1995. The band is... more on Wikipediaamazon buy button
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    Dope is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list The Best Bands Like Disturbed
    Dope is an American industrial metal band from Villa Park, Illinois, formed in 1997 in... more on Wikipediaamazon buy button
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    Sevendust is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list The Best Bands Like Disturbed
    Sevendust is an American rock band from Atlanta, Georgia, formed in 1994 by bassist Vince... more on Wikipediaamazon buy button
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    Stone Sour is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list The Best Bands Like Disturbed
    Stone Sour is an American rock band formed in Des Moines, Iowa in 1992, performing for five... more on Wikipediaamazon buy button
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    Slipknot is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list The Best Bands Like Disturbed
    Slipknot is an American heavy metal band from Des Moines, Iowa. Formed in September 1995, the... more on Wikipediaamazon buy button

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    Soil is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list The Best Bands Like Disturbed
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    Breaking Benjamin is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list The Best Bands Like Disturbed
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    Drowning Pool is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list The Best Bands Like Disturbed
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    Five Finger Death Punch is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list The Best Bands Like Disturbed
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    Korn is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list The Best Bands Like Disturbed
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    Nonpoint is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list The Best Bands Like Disturbed
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    Shinedown is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list The Best Bands Like Disturbed
    Shinedown is an American rock band from Jacksonville, Florida, formed by singer Brent Smith in... more on Wikipediaamazon buy button
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    Avenged Sevenfold is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list The Best Bands Like Disturbed
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    Limp Bizkit is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list The Best Bands Like Disturbed
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    Linkin Park is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list The Best Bands Like Disturbed
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    Mudvayne is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list The Best Bands Like Disturbed
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    Papa Roach is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list The Best Bands Like Disturbed
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    Powerman 5000 is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list The Best Bands Like Disturbed
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    P.O.D. is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list The Best Bands Like Disturbed
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    Rob Zombie is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list The Best Bands Like Disturbed
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    Seether is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list The Best Bands Like Disturbed
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    Skindred is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list The Best Bands Like Disturbed
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    Staind is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list The Best Bands Like Disturbed
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    Static‐X is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list The Best Bands Like Disturbed
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    System of a Down is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list The Best Bands Like Disturbed
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