Metal Boston Heavy Metal Bands List

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List of Boston heavy metal bands, listed by popularity with photos when available. This list includes more than just bands, as heavy metal solo artists from Boston are included as well. It's always interesting to see where famous bands got their starts, so use this list to discover some great Boston music that you've never heard before. The heavy metal bands and artists below have played their music all over the world, but they all were formed in Boston. If you think the best Boston heavy metal band is missing from the list, then feel free to add it at the bottom so it's included with these other great acts.

List features bands like Aerosmith, Godsmack.

If you want to answer the questions, "Who are popular heavy metal bands from Boston?" and "Which heavy metal bands started in Boston?" then this list will answer your questions.
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Aerosmith is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list Boston Heavy Metal Bands List
Glam metal, Blues-rock, Rock music

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Godsmack is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list Boston Heavy Metal Bands List
Nu metal, Groove metal, Rock music

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Isis is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list Boston Heavy Metal Bands List
Doom metal, Post-metal, Progressive metal

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Powerman 5000 is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list Boston Heavy Metal Bands List
Nu metal, Rock music, Industrial rock

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Extreme is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list Boston Heavy Metal Bands List
Glam metal, Blues-rock, Progressive metal

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Meliah Rage is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list Boston Heavy Metal Bands List
Thrash metal, Power metal, Heavy metal

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Brian Fair is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list Boston Heavy Metal Bands List
Thrash metal, Melodic death metal, Space rock

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Kayo Dot is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list Boston Heavy Metal Bands List
Post-metal, Avant-progressive rock, Rock music

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Big Wreck is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list Boston Heavy Metal Bands List
Neo-progressive rock, Rock music, Heavy metal

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Grief is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list Boston Heavy Metal Bands List
Doom metal, Heavy metal, Sludge metal

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Anarchy Club is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list Boston Heavy Metal Bands List
Electronic music, Experimental rock, Industrial rock

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Overcast is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list Boston Heavy Metal Bands List
Thrash metal, Rock music, Metalcore

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Toxic Narcotic is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list Boston Heavy Metal Bands List
Thrash metal, Anarcho-punk, Crust punk

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The Bags is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list Boston Heavy Metal Bands List
Rock music, Heavy metal, Punk rock

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Bang Camaro is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list Boston Heavy Metal Bands List
Bang Camaro Glam metal, Heavy metal, Anthem rock

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Specimen-X is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list Boston Heavy Metal Bands List
Specimen-X Heavy metal, Hard rock

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Splint is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list Boston Heavy Metal Bands List
Splint Rock music, Heavy metal

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Nightmare Cinema is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list Boston Heavy Metal Bands List
Nightmare Cinema Progressive metal, Heavy metal, Hard rock

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Shadowlynx is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list Boston Heavy Metal Bands List
Shawn Boucher added Shadowlynx Heavy Metal/Power Metal/NWOBHM - INTERNATIONAL RECORDING ARTIST  8.5 WORLD WIDE  (ROCKHARD MAGAZINE) 2018