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Hardcore techno artists list, with photos, ranked best to worst by votes. List of good hardcore techno 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 hardcore techno bands in the world includes all musicians who have released recordings that have gotten distribution, and is an up-to-date list. Hardcore techno 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 hardcore techno bands on this list got started. These are truly the greatest hardcore techno bands of all time, since the most famous hardcore techno artists ever are listed, and the order is decided by actual fans of the best hardcore techno music.

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

These artists, like Tiësto and Carl Cox include images when available. Downvote your least favorite artists because they deserve it. If you're a fan of Europe hard techno group Aphex Twin or The Prodigy, make sure you give them some love.

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

The list includes all new hardcore techno 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 hardcore techno, as well as a good place to start if you're asking yourself, or friends, exactly how to get into hardcore techno 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 hardcore techno bands with which to start out. No point in listening to them if they aren't actually good or even half-way decent hardcore techno bands.

This list answers the questions "who are the best hardcore techno bands of all time?" and "who is the greatest hardcore techno 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 hardcore techno bands that you might've heard of, but not really listened to closely enough to cast an informed vote.

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Angerfist is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list The Best Hardcore Techno DJs
Angerfist Hardstyle, Mainstream hardcore, Hardcore techno

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63 17
Neophyte is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list The Best Hardcore Techno DJs
Neophyte Hardcore techno

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58 25
DJ Paul Elstak is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list The Best Hardcore Techno DJs
DJ Paul Elstak Hardstyle, Happy hardcore, Eurodance

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30 20
Tommyknocker is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list The Best Hardcore Techno DJs
Tommyknocker Mainstream hardcore, Hardcore techno

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28 23
DJ Zany is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list The Best Hardcore Techno DJs
DJ Zany Hardstyle, Hardcore techno

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15 12
Mistortion is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list The Best Hardcore Techno DJs
Janice Poon added Mistortion Hardcore, Gabber

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33 35
Scooter is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list The Best Hardcore Techno DJs
Scooter Euro-trance, Rock music, Rave music

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24 27
The Prodigy is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list The Best Hardcore Techno DJs
The Prodigy Synthpunk, Alternative hip hop, Electronic dance music

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4 4
Dj Bezerker is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list The Best Hardcore Techno DJs
Ian Kozelsky added Dj Bezerker Happy Hardcore

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14 18
Lady Dana is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list The Best Hardcore Techno DJs
Lady Dana Hardstyle, Hardcore techno

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6 8
The Horrorist is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list The Best Hardcore Techno DJs
The Horrorist Hardstyle, Synthpunk, New Wave

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5 7
Sascha Konietzko is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list The Best Hardcore Techno DJs
Sascha Konietzko Electro-industrial, Electronic body music, Industrial metal

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4 6
Mike Di Scala is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list The Best Hardcore Techno DJs

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4 6
Ultraviolence is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list The Best Hardcore Techno DJs
Ultraviolence Industrial music, Electronica, Hardcore techno

The Real Names of 100 DJs

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DJ Luna is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list The Best Hardcore Techno DJs
DJ Luna Hardstyle, Hardcore techno, Techno

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1 3
Ranker Video
Sharondjblond added Asi Vidal Techno, Electro House Trance 

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7 12
DJ Hidden is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list The Best Hardcore Techno DJs
DJ Hidden Downtempo, Electronic music, Drum and bass

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2 5
DJ Sharpnel is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list The Best Hardcore Techno DJs
DJ Sharpnel Rave music, Freeform hardcore, Happy hardcore

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2 5
Japanese Torture Comedy Hour is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list The Best Hardcore Techno DJs
Japanese Torture Comedy Hour Power electronics, Electronic music, Power noise

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9 15
Atari Teenage Riot is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list The Best Hardcore Techno DJs
Atari Teenage Riot Synthpunk, Electronic music, Noise music

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4 8
Altern 8 is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list The Best Hardcore Techno DJs
Altern 8 Acid house, Oldschool jungle, Rave music

The Greatest Rappers of All Time

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2 6
Jason Forrest is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list The Best Hardcore Techno DJs
Jason Forrest Breakcore, Hardcore techno

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2 6
Michael Simon is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list The Best Hardcore Techno DJs
Michael Simon Hardstyle, Rave music, Trance music

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2 6
Shinji Hosoe is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list The Best Hardcore Techno DJs
Shinji Hosoe Synthpop, Rave music, Electro

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11 19
Carl Cox is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list The Best Hardcore Techno DJs
Carl Cox Acid house, Tech house, House music

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4 9
2 Bad Mice is listed (or ranked) 26 on the list The Best Hardcore Techno DJs
2 Bad Mice Electronic music, Breakbeat hardcore, Hardcore techno

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4 9
EC8OR is listed (or ranked) 27 on the list The Best Hardcore Techno DJs
EC8OR Industrial music, Mainstream hardcore, Digital hardcore

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4 9
Rick J. Jordan is listed (or ranked) 28 on the list The Best Hardcore Techno DJs
Rick J. Jordan Hardstyle, Rave music, Trance music

The Best Taylor Swift Songs

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1 5
Dillon Francis is listed (or ranked) 29 on the list The Best Hardcore Techno DJs
stewart.c.randall added Dillon Francis

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3 8
Grant Nelson is listed (or ranked) 30 on the list The Best Hardcore Techno DJs
Grant Nelson UK Garage, House music, Happy hardcore

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3 8
Keith Flint is listed (or ranked) 31 on the list The Best Hardcore Techno DJs
Keith Flint Synthpunk, Electronic music, Industrial rock

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3 8
L.A. Style is listed (or ranked) 32 on the list The Best Hardcore Techno DJs
L.A. Style Rave music, Electronic dance music, Eurodance

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5 11
m1dy is listed (or ranked) 33 on the list The Best Hardcore Techno DJs

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2 7
Vibes is listed (or ranked) 34 on the list The Best Hardcore Techno DJs
Vibes Rave music, Happy hardcore, Electronica

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2 7
JDX is listed (or ranked) 35 on the list The Best Hardcore Techno DJs
JDX Hardstyle, Dubstep, Hardcore techno

The Best Techno Artists

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2 7
B-complex is listed (or ranked) 36 on the list The Best Hardcore Techno DJs
B-complex Downtempo, Hip Hop, Drum and bass

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2 7
Marc Osmate is listed (or ranked) 37 on the list The Best Hardcore Techno DJs
Marc Osmate Aleatoric music, Hardcore techno

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4 10
DJ Yves is listed (or ranked) 38 on the list The Best Hardcore Techno DJs

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1 6
Rob Swire is listed (or ranked) 39 on the list The Best Hardcore Techno DJs
Rob Swire Dubstep, House music, Heavy metal

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1 6
Crow's Nest is listed (or ranked) 40 on the list The Best Hardcore Techno DJs
Crow's Nest Experimental music, Mainstream hardcore, Hardcore techno

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1 6
Keaten Menstarn is listed (or ranked) 41 on the list The Best Hardcore Techno DJs
Keaten Menstarn Trance music, Eurodance, Hardcore techno

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1 6
Greater Than One is listed (or ranked) 42 on the list The Best Hardcore Techno DJs
Greater Than One Electronic music, House music, Industrial music

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1 6
Hecate is listed (or ranked) 43 on the list The Best Hardcore Techno DJs
Hecate Industrial metal, Doomcore, Black metal

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2 8
LTJ Bukem is listed (or ranked) 44 on the list The Best Hardcore Techno DJs
LTJ Bukem Downtempo, Breakbeat, Drum and bass

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6 14
H. P. Baxxter is listed (or ranked) 45 on the list The Best Hardcore Techno DJs
H. P. Baxxter Hardstyle, Dubstep, Synthpop

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3 10
JAKAZiD is listed (or ranked) 46 on the list The Best Hardcore Techno DJs
JAKAZiD UK hardcore, Hardcore techno

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4 12
N-Trance is listed (or ranked) 47 on the list The Best Hardcore Techno DJs
N-Trance Hip hop music, Disco, Pop music

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1 7
Lower Than Atlantis is listed (or ranked) 48 on the list The Best Hardcore Techno DJs
Lower Than Atlantis Emo, Melodic hardcore, Alternative rock

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1 9
Punish Yourself is listed (or ranked) 49 on the list The Best Hardcore Techno DJs
Punish Yourself Synthpop, Dance-punk, Industrial music

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5 26
LMFAO is listed (or ranked) 50 on the list The Best Hardcore Techno DJs
LMFAO Hip hop music, Synthpop, Electro