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German Speed Metal Bands List

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

If you want to answer the questions, "Who are popular Speed metal bands from Germany?" and "Which Speed metal bands started in Germany?" then this list will answer your questions.
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Helloween is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list German Speed Metal Bands List
Progressive metal, Melodic music, Power metal
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Accept is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list German Speed Metal Bands List
Glam metal, Thrash metal, Power metal
3
Kreator is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list German Speed Metal Bands List
Thrash metal, Gothic rock, Industrial metal
4
KMFDM is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list German Speed Metal Bands List
Electro-industrial, Electronic body music, Industrial metal
5
Blind Guardian is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list German Speed Metal Bands List
Thrash metal, Progressive metal, Power metal
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Destruction is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list German Speed Metal Bands List
Nu metal, Thrash metal, Groove metal
7
Sodom is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list German Speed Metal Bands List
Crossover thrash, Thrash metal, Black metal
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Hansi Kürsch is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list German Speed Metal Bands List
Progressive metal, Power metal, Heavy metal
9
Udo Dirkschneider is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list German Speed Metal Bands List
Thrash metal, Heavy metal, Speed metal
10
Marcus Siepen is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list German Speed Metal Bands List
Progressive metal, Power metal, Heavy metal
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Grave Digger is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list German Speed Metal Bands List
Thrash metal, Groove metal, Power metal
12
Running Wild is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list German Speed Metal Bands List
Power metal, Heavy metal, Folk metal
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Seventh Avenue is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list German Speed Metal Bands List
Progressive metal, Power metal, Heavy metal
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Tom Angelripper is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list German Speed Metal Bands List
Thrash metal, Black metal, Folk metal
15
Gamma Ray is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list German Speed Metal Bands List
Satire, Power metal, Heavy metal
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Rage is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list German Speed Metal Bands List
Thrash metal, Progressive metal, Power metal
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Holy Moses is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list German Speed Metal Bands List
Thrash metal, Heavy metal, Speed metal
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Mystic Prophecy is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list German Speed Metal Bands List
Thrash metal, Power metal, Heavy metal
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Stormwarrior is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list German Speed Metal Bands List
Thrash metal, Viking metal, Power metal
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Wizard is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list German Speed Metal Bands List
Viking metal, Power metal, Heavy metal
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Tsatthoggua is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list German Speed Metal Bands List
Black metal, Speed metal
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Markus Grosskopf is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list German Speed Metal Bands List
Power metal, Heavy metal, Speed metal
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Primal Fear is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list German Speed Metal Bands List
Power metal, Heavy metal, Speed metal
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Paragon is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list German Speed Metal Bands List
Power metal, Heavy metal, Speed metal
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Jörg Michael is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list German Speed Metal Bands List
Progressive metal, Power metal, Heavy metal