List of Canadian heavy metal bands, listed by popularity with photos when available. This list includes more than just bands, as heavy metal solo artists from Canada are included as well. It's always interesting to see where famous bands got their starts, so use this list to discover some great Canadian 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 Canada. If you think the best Canadian 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.
The list you're viewing contains bands like Rush and Nickelback.If you want to answer the questions, "Who are popular heavy metal bands from Canada?" and "Which heavy metal bands started in Canada?" then this list will answer your questions.