This list of German heavy metal bands (ordered by popularity) also includes heavy metal solo artists from Germany. It's always interesting to see where famous bands and singers got their starts, so use this list to discover some great German music that you've never heard before. The top heavy metal artists and groups formed in Germany (and featured below) have played their music worldwide, with musicians ranging from Scorpions to Rammstein.
If you want to answer the questions, "Who are popular heavy metal bands from Germany?" and "Which heavy metal bands started in Germany?" then look no further! Check out over 100 of the best hard core Deutsche rockers below.