metal Chicago Heavy Metal Bands List

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List of Chicago heavy metal bands, listed by popularity with photos when available. This list includes more than just bands, as heavy metal solo artists from Chicago are included as well. It's always interesting to see where famous bands got their starts, so use this list to discover some great Chicago 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 Chicago. If you think the best Chicago 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.

This list features Disturbed, Ministry and more.

If you want to answer the questions, "Who are popular heavy metal bands from Chicago?" and "Which heavy metal bands started in Chicago?" then this list will answer your questions.

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Disturbed is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list Chicago Heavy Metal Bands List
Disturbed Nu metal, Rock music, Metalcore

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Ministry is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list Chicago Heavy Metal Bands List
Ministry Doom metal, New Wave, Synthpop

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Resurrection Band is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list Chicago Heavy Metal Bands List
Resurrection Band Blues-rock, New Wave, Rock music

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Trouble is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list Chicago Heavy Metal Bands List
Trouble Doom metal, Heavy metal, Stoner rock

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Born of Osiris is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list Chicago Heavy Metal Bands List
Born of Osiris Progressive metal, Deathcore, Mathcore

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John Myung is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list Chicago Heavy Metal Bands List
John Myung Progressive metal, Heavy metal, Jazz fusion

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Pelican is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list Chicago Heavy Metal Bands List
Pelican Post-metal, Heavy metal, Stoner rock

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James Hart is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list Chicago Heavy Metal Bands List
James Hart Rock music, Metalcore, Heavy metal

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Russian Circles is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list Chicago Heavy Metal Bands List
Russian Circles Post-metal, Rock music, Instrumental rock

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Soil is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list Chicago Heavy Metal Bands List
Soil Nu metal, Groove metal, Rock music

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Dance Club Massacre is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list Chicago Heavy Metal Bands List
Dance Club Massacre Symphonic black metal, Deathcore, Mathcore

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Sacred Warrior is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list Chicago Heavy Metal Bands List
Sacred Warrior Heavy metal, Traditional heavy metal, Christian metal

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The Amboy Dukes is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list Chicago Heavy Metal Bands List
The Amboy Dukes Rock music, Heavy metal, Acid rock

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The Last Vegas is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list Chicago Heavy Metal Bands List
The Last Vegas Glam metal, Blues-rock, Rock music

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Yakuza is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list Chicago Heavy Metal Bands List
Yakuza Doom metal, Post-metal, Progressive metal

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Novembers Doom is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list Chicago Heavy Metal Bands List
Novembers Doom Doom metal, Death-doom, Gothic metal

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Lair of the Minotaur is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list Chicago Heavy Metal Bands List
Lair of the Minotaur Thrash metal, Heavy metal, Sludge metal

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Dead to Fall is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list Chicago Heavy Metal Bands List
Dead to Fall Thrash metal, Deathcore, Melodic death metal

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Broken Hope is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list Chicago Heavy Metal Bands List
Broken Hope Heavy metal, Death metal

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David Shankle Group is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list Chicago Heavy Metal Bands List
David Shankle Group Power metal, Heavy metal, Neo-classical metal

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Debris Inc. is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list Chicago Heavy Metal Bands List
Debris Inc. Doom metal, Heavy metal, Punk rock

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Slauter Xstroyes is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list Chicago Heavy Metal Bands List
Slauter Xstroyes

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URN is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list Chicago Heavy Metal Bands List
URN

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Sylencer is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list Chicago Heavy Metal Bands List
Sylencer Thrash metal, Heavy metal

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Macabre is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list Chicago Heavy Metal Bands List
Rodney Pawlak added Macabre Heavy metal

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Eminence is listed (or ranked) 26 on the list Chicago Heavy Metal Bands List
Alex Malas added Eminence Death , speed, Black Metal - Eminence is a ferocious metal band from Chicago. Memebers from Chicago's golden past, come together and colaborate to conquer all in there path. A mixture of brutal metal styles, there ferocious attack live is captured ...

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Malas is listed (or ranked) 27 on the list Chicago Heavy Metal Bands List
Alex Malas added Malas Thrash metal, Death metal, Speed metal - Forged in 2000, MALAS have been conjuring their brand of skull thrashing METAL. Members from the 1990's bands MALDICION & LORD BLASPHEMER have maintained the bone crushing Chicago sound influenced by CELTIC FROST, SLAYER, ...

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Mudvayne is listed (or ranked) 28 on the list Chicago Heavy Metal Bands List
Evan Lazer added Mudvayne Nu metal, Progressive metal, Groove metal