Metal French Heavy Metal Bands List

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List of French heavy metal bands, listed by popularity with photos when available. This list includes more than just bands, as heavy 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 heavy 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 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 is made up of a variety of bands, including Gojira and Aes Dana.

If you want to answer the questions, "Who are popular heavy metal bands from France?" and "Which heavy 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 Heavy Metal Bands List
Thrash metal, Progressive metal, Groove metal

2
Aes Dana is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list French Heavy Metal Bands List
Black metal, Heavy metal, Folk metal

3
Frédéric Leclercq is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list French Heavy Metal Bands List
Thrash metal, Progressive metal, Black metal

4
Eths is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list French Heavy Metal Bands List
Nu metal, Deathcore, Groove metal

5
Fairyland is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list French Heavy Metal Bands List
Power metal, Heavy metal, Symphonic metal

6
Grip Inc. is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list French Heavy Metal Bands List
Thrash metal, Progressive metal, Groove metal

7
Spektr is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list French Heavy Metal Bands List
Dark ambient, Black ambient, Black metal

8
Belëf is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list French Heavy Metal Bands List
Black metal, Heavy metal

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

10
Heavenly is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list French Heavy Metal Bands List
Power metal, Heavy metal, Neo-classical metal

11
Era is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list French Heavy Metal Bands List
New Age, New Age music, Electronic music

12
Massacra is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list French Heavy Metal Bands List
Thrash metal, Groove metal, Heavy metal

13
Anorexia Nervosa is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list French Heavy Metal Bands List
Symphonic black metal, Industrial metal, Gothic metal

14
Dagoba is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list French Heavy Metal Bands List
Thrash metal, Progressive metal, Industrial metal

15
Fabienne Shine is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list French Heavy Metal Bands List
Fabienne Shine Rock music, Heavy metal

16
Misanthrope is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list French Heavy Metal Bands List
Melodic death metal, Technical death metal, Heavy metal

17
Scarve is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list French Heavy Metal Bands List
Thrash metal, Progressive metal, Industrial metal

18
Adagio is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list French Heavy Metal Bands List
Progressive metal, Power metal, Heavy metal

19
AqME is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list French Heavy Metal Bands List
AqME Nu metal, Heavy metal, Hard rock

20
Vorkreist is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list French Heavy Metal Bands List
Heavy metal, Death metal

21
Symbyosis is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list French Heavy Metal Bands List
Progressive metal, Heavy metal, Death metal

22
Penumbra is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list French Heavy Metal Bands List
Gothic metal, Heavy metal

23
TRUST is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list French Heavy Metal Bands List
TRUST Rock music, Heavy metal, Hard rock

24
Kerion is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list French Heavy Metal Bands List
Power metal, Heavy metal, Symphonic metal

25
Karelia is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list French Heavy Metal Bands List
Karelia Heavy metal, Symphonic metal

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Carnival in Coal is listed (or ranked) 26 on the list French Heavy Metal Bands List
Carnival in Coal Heavy metal, Extreme metal, Experimental metal

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Kronos is listed (or ranked) 27 on the list French Heavy Metal Bands List
Heavy metal, Brutal death metal, Death metal

28
Hypno5e is listed (or ranked) 28 on the list French Heavy Metal Bands List
Heavy metal, Experimental metal, Ambient music

29
Malmonde is listed (or ranked) 29 on the list French Heavy Metal Bands List
Industrial metal, Heavy metal, Death metal

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Remembrance is listed (or ranked) 30 on the list French Heavy Metal Bands List
Remembrance

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Seyminhol is listed (or ranked) 31 on the list French Heavy Metal Bands List
Seyminhol Power metal, Heavy metal, Symphonic metal

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Manigance is listed (or ranked) 32 on the list French Heavy Metal Bands List
Jean-marieGerard added Manigance

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Hacride is listed (or ranked) 33 on the list French Heavy Metal Bands List
tom-pegler added Hacride Thrash metal, Progressive metal, Technical death metal

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Trepalium is listed (or ranked) 34 on the list French Heavy Metal Bands List
tom-pegler added Trepalium

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MyPollux is listed (or ranked) 35 on the list French Heavy Metal Bands List
tom-pegler added MyPollux