The Best New Heavy Metal Bands Of 2020

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Vote up the best metal bands who will break through in 2020

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Here are the best new metal bands of 2020. This list of good new metal bands features upcoming groups in a variety of sub-genres. From the top new heavy metal bands, to the best new death metal bands and melancholic doom groups, these rising metal artists to watch in 2020 are entering the the decade with fresh energy, and aggressively dark metal songs. Additionally, this list of modern metal bands features the best new hardcore bands and best metalcore bands that are on their way up in 2020. 

Who do you think best new alternative metal bands are today? Which recent metal groups have released the best new metal albums of 2020 so far?

Vote up the best new heavy metal bands of 2020 below, and be sure to add any that you feel we may have missed. 

  • South Haven

    South Haven

  • The Last Element

    The Last Element

  • Leeched
  • RedHook
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  • Ivy Crown
  • Bonesteel