Metal Danish Heavy Metal Bands List

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

These bands, like Mercyful Fate and Volbeat include images when available.

If you want to answer the questions, "Who are popular heavy metal bands from Denmark?" and "Which heavy metal bands started in Denmark?" then this list will answer your questions.
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Mercyful Fate is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list Danish Heavy Metal Bands List
Doom metal, Thrash metal, Progressive metal

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Volbeat is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list Danish Heavy Metal Bands List
Horror punk, Nu metal, Psychobilly

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King Diamond is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list Danish Heavy Metal Bands List
Thrash metal, Progressive metal, Black metal

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Artillery is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list Danish Heavy Metal Bands List
Thrash metal, Heavy metal, Speed metal

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Hank Shermann is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list Danish Heavy Metal Bands List
Thrash metal, Black metal, Heavy metal

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Pretty Maids is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list Danish Heavy Metal Bands List
Glam metal, Power metal, Heavy metal

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Nortt is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list Danish Heavy Metal Bands List
Doom metal, Dark ambient, Black ambient

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Panzerchrist is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list Danish Heavy Metal Bands List
Black metal, Heavy metal, Blackened death metal

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Illdisposed is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list Danish Heavy Metal Bands List
Heavy metal, Death metal

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Pyramaze is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list Danish Heavy Metal Bands List
Progressive metal, Power metal, Heavy metal

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Saturnus is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list Danish Heavy Metal Bands List
Doom metal, Heavy metal, Death metal

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Mnemic is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list Danish Heavy Metal Bands List
Thrash metal, Progressive metal, Industrial metal

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Mercenary is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list Danish Heavy Metal Bands List
Thrash metal, Progressive metal, Melodic death metal

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Raunchy is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list Danish Heavy Metal Bands List
Nu metal, Thrash metal, Industrial metal

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Wuthering Heights is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list Danish Heavy Metal Bands List
Progressive metal, Power metal, Heavy metal

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Svartsot is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list Danish Heavy Metal Bands List
Melodic death metal, Viking metal, Heavy metal

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Iniquity is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list Danish Heavy Metal Bands List
Technical death metal, Heavy metal, Death metal

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Beyond Twilight is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list Danish Heavy Metal Bands List
Beyond Twilight Progressive metal, Heavy metal

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Vira is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list Danish Heavy Metal Bands List
Vira Thrash metal, Technical death metal, Metalcore

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Red Warszawa is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list Danish Heavy Metal Bands List
Red Warszawa Thrash metal, Heavy metal, Comedy rock

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Compos Mentis is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list Danish Heavy Metal Bands List
Melodic death metal, Heavy metal, Melodic black metal

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The Psyke Project is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list Danish Heavy Metal Bands List
Mathcore, Metalcore, Heavy metal

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Evil Masquerade is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list Danish Heavy Metal Bands List
Evil Masquerade Power metal, Heavy metal

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Autumn Leaves is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list Danish Heavy Metal Bands List
Autumn Leaves Melodic death metal, Heavy metal, Death metal

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Slow Death Factory is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list Danish Heavy Metal Bands List
Slow Death Factory Heavy metal, Death metal

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Force of Evil is listed (or ranked) 26 on the list Danish Heavy Metal Bands List
Force of Evil Heavy metal

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Djævles Skrig is listed (or ranked) 27 on the list Danish Heavy Metal Bands List
Dj√¶vlesSkrig added Djævles Skrig Black Necro Death Metal - A band created by the 2 Danish musicians, Atziluth & Sarah Lee Lamashtu. The genre Black Necro Death Metal.

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Zoltan is listed (or ranked) 28 on the list Danish Heavy Metal Bands List
NielsBonke added Zoltan Progressive Metal - Record label ATE - Album "Book of Kings" released 1996.

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Alexandra Sasha added Progressive metal, Power metal, Heavy metal - Danish progressive / power metal band. New album "Cast in Stone" out soon. 

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Prophecy is listed (or ranked) 30 on the list Danish Heavy Metal Bands List
Nikolay Atanasov added Prophecy Thrash Metal - Danish Thrash Metal band, formed in 2016.