Sweden has always been a breeding ground for metal bands. From straightforward doom metal to melodic death metal, the country has churned out a ridiculous number of the top acts in the genre and we've compiled them into this list of the very best Swedish metal bands. Starting in the 1990s, bands like Entombed, Dismember, and At the Gates propelled the Scandinavian country to the forefront of the genre.
On this list you'll find a mix of metal bands including extreme metal band Meshuggah, who were dubbed one of the ten most important hard rock and heavy metal bands by Rolling Stone, as well as prog metal band Opeth, who are still going strong after 30 years.
Vote up your favorite Swedish metal bands and be sure to check out our complete list of famous Swedish musicians.