Metal French Death Metal Bands List

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List of French death metal bands, listed by popularity with photos when available. This list includes more than just bands, as death metal solo artists from France are included as well. It's always interesting to see where famous bands got their starts, so use this list to discover some great French music that you've never heard before. The death metal bands and artists below have played their music all over the world, but they all were formed in France. If you think the best French death 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.

Examples of bands on this list include Gojira and Frédéric Leclercq.

If you want to answer the questions, "Who are popular death metal bands from France?" and "Which death metal bands started in France?" then this list will answer your questions.
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Gojira is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list French Death Metal Bands List
Thrash metal, Progressive metal, Groove metal

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Frédéric Leclercq is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list French Death Metal Bands List
Thrash metal, Progressive metal, Black metal

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Eths is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list French Death Metal Bands List
Nu metal, Deathcore, Groove metal

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Arkhon Infaustus is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list French Death Metal Bands List
Black metal, Blackened death metal, Death metal

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Massacra is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list French Death Metal Bands List
Thrash metal, Groove metal, Heavy metal

6
Dagoba is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list French Death Metal Bands List
Thrash metal, Progressive metal, Industrial metal

7
Misanthrope is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list French Death Metal Bands List
Melodic death metal, Technical death metal, Heavy metal

8
Scarve is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list French Death Metal Bands List
Thrash metal, Progressive metal, Industrial metal

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

10
Symbyosis is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list French Death Metal Bands List
Progressive metal, Heavy metal, Death metal

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Kronos is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list French Death Metal Bands List
Heavy metal, Brutal death metal, Death metal

12
Malmonde is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list French Death Metal Bands List
Industrial metal, Heavy metal, Death metal

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Manimal is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list French Death Metal Bands List
Thrash metal, Death metal

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Loudblast is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list French Death Metal Bands List
Martin Escavan added Loudblast Heavy metal

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Gorod is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list French Death Metal Bands List
em17ah added Technical death metal

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Benighted is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list French Death Metal Bands List
em17ah added Deathcore, Goregrind, Technical death metal

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Dylath-Leen is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list French Death Metal Bands List
em17ah added Dylath-Leen Heavy metal, Death metal

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Yyrkoon is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list French Death Metal Bands List
em17ah added Thrash metal, Heavy metal, Death metal

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Kalisia is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list French Death Metal Bands List
em17ah added Kalisia