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Funk metal artists list, with photos, ranked best to worst by votes. List of good funk metal bands includes a filter so you can sort by the groups’s label and what albums they've put out. This list of the top funk metal bands in the world includes all musicians who have released recordings that have gotten distribution, and is an up-to-date list. Funk metal groups and artists are shown below along with any additional genres in which their music belongs. If available, you can also see information about where all funk metal bands on this list got started. These are truly the greatest funk metal bands of all time, since the most famous funk metal artists ever are listed, and the order is decided by actual fans of the best funk metal music.

You can click on the funk metal band names to see more information about that particular notable funk metal group. If they're near the top of the best funk metal artist list, though, then they should have at least some information available. All the top funk metal bands named on the list also have discographies on their pages if you click on the funk metal band names themselves.

The list you're viewing is made up of different artists like Red Hot Chili Peppers and Rage Against the Machine. Click the thumbs up button to make sure your favorite artists get to the top of the list. Not a fan of Hoobastank or Primus? Then give them a thumbs down so that the list counts your vote.

All important, significant and iconic names in funk metal music history deserve your votes, so make sure to choose wisely. You can only vote once on this list.

The list includes all new funk metal bands, and if there are any missing on the list, you can always add them yourself. Just make sure they aren't already on the list and check your spelling, because this is already an accurate compilation of the best examples of funk metal, as well as a good place to start if you're asking yourself, or friends, exactly how to get into funk metal music. Especially since the bands at the top of the list will at the very least be the best choices if you're looking for a list of good funk metal bands with which to start out. No point in listening to them if they aren't actually good or even half-way decent funk metal bands.

This list answers the questions "who are the best funk metal bands of all time?" and "who is the greatest funk metal musician ever?"

If you know enough about the genre, please vote based on the quality of the band's music instead of just voting for the most popular funk metal bands that you might've heard of, but not really listened to closely enough to cast an informed vote.

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Living Colour is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list The Best Funk Metal Bands
Rock music, Experimental rock, Neo-psychedelia

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68 27
Infectious Grooves is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list The Best Funk Metal Bands
Funkcore, Funk metal, Heavy metal

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68 27
Mr. Bungle is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list The Best Funk Metal Bands
Noise rock, Experimental rock, Funk metal

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17 14
24-7 Spyz is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list The Best Funk Metal Bands
Rock music, Heavy metal, Rap metal

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35 35
Extreme is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list The Best Funk Metal Bands
Glam metal, Blues-rock, Progressive metal

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16 15
Mind Funk is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list The Best Funk Metal Bands
Rock music, Grunge, Funk metal

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17 18
Peeping Tom is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list The Best Funk Metal Bands
Hip hop music, Pop music, Trip hop

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11 12
The Organization is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list The Best Funk Metal Bands
Funk metal, Heavy metal, Funk rock

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9 10
L.A.P.D. is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list The Best Funk Metal Bands
Nu metal, Thrash metal, Rock music

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5 11
Follow for Now is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list The Best Funk Metal Bands
Ska, Rock music, Experimental rock

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5 11
Nuclear Rabbit is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list The Best Funk Metal Bands
Funk metal, Heavy metal, Experimental metal

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4 10
Gargamel! is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list The Best Funk Metal Bands
Experimental rock, Funk metal, Progressive rock

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3 9
Funktoche is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list The Best Funk Metal Bands
DavidDelemont added Funk-metal

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6 13
Skin Yard is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list The Best Funk Metal Bands
Grunge, Funk metal, Heavy metal

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5 12
Zebrahead is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list The Best Funk Metal Bands
Pop punk, Ska punk, Rock music

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4 11
The Alter Boys is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list The Best Funk Metal Bands
Experimental rock, Funk metal, Experimental metal

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2 9
Ultrachronic is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list The Best Funk Metal Bands
Rock music, Rapcore, Funk metal

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5 13
Finger Eleven is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list The Best Funk Metal Bands
Nu metal, Dance-punk, Grunge

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3 11
Planet Hemp is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list The Best Funk Metal Bands
Hip hop music, Ragga, Hip Hop

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2 10
Uruha is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list The Best Funk Metal Bands
Nu metal, Heavy metal, Glam rock

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2 10
Divididos is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list The Best Funk Metal Bands
New Wave, Rock music, Folk rock

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2 11
Smokin Suckaz Wit Logic is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list The Best Funk Metal Bands
Hip hop music, Alternative hip hop, Gangsta rap

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1 8
Funktoche is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list The Best Funk Metal Bands
DavidDelemont added

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1 8
Science Faxtion is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list The Best Funk Metal Bands
Funk metal, Heavy metal, Soul music

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1 9
Riddles Are Abound Tonight is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list The Best Funk Metal Bands
dan808 added Alternative rock, Funk rock

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1 9
Boots Riley is listed (or ranked) 26 on the list The Best Funk Metal Bands
Hip hop music, Alternative hip hop, Political hip hop

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1 10
Electric Love Hogs is listed (or ranked) 27 on the list The Best Funk Metal Bands
Funk metal, Heavy metal, Hard rock

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1 10
the GazettE is listed (or ranked) 28 on the list The Best Funk Metal Bands
Nu metal, Rock music, Heavy metal

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0 8
Sack Trick is listed (or ranked) 29 on the list The Best Funk Metal Bands
Funk metal

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0 8
Revolber is listed (or ranked) 30 on the list The Best Funk Metal Bands
Rapcore, Funk metal, Rap metal

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0 8
Cinema Prague is listed (or ranked) 31 on the list The Best Funk Metal Bands
Funk metal

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0 8
Bionic Jive is listed (or ranked) 32 on the list The Best Funk Metal Bands
Nu metal, Rapcore, Funk metal

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0 9
Linea 77 is listed (or ranked) 33 on the list The Best Funk Metal Bands
Nu metal, Rapcore, Funk metal

34
0 10
Banda Calypso is listed (or ranked) 34 on the list The Best Funk Metal Bands
Glam metal, Power metal, Heavy metal

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0 12
Headplate is listed (or ranked) 35 on the list The Best Funk Metal Bands
Nu metal, Melodic death metal, Metalcore