Electronic Music The Best Hardcore Techno DJs  

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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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179 19
Angerfist is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list The Best Hardcore Techno DJs
Hardstyle, Mainstream hardcore, Hardcore techno

2
64 22
Neophyte is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list The Best Hardcore Techno DJs
Hardcore techno

3
58 29
DJ Paul Elstak is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list The Best Hardcore Techno DJs
Hardstyle, Happy hardcore, Eurodance

4
31 21
Tommyknocker is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list The Best Hardcore Techno DJs
Mainstream hardcore, Hardcore techno

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

6
18 13
Mistortion is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list The Best Hardcore Techno DJs
Janice Poon added Hardcore, Gabber

7
35 37
Scooter is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list The Best Hardcore Techno DJs
Euro-trance, Rock music, Rave music

8
24 28
The Prodigy is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list The Best Hardcore Techno DJs
Synthpunk, Alternative hip hop, Electronic dance music

9
15 18
Lady Dana is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list The Best Hardcore Techno DJs
Hardstyle, Hardcore techno

10
4 5
Dj Bezerker is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list The Best Hardcore Techno DJs
Ian Kozelsky added Happy Hardcore

11
11 15
DJ Luna is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list The Best Hardcore Techno DJs
Hardstyle, Hardcore techno, Techno

12
6 9
The Horrorist is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list The Best Hardcore Techno DJs
Hardstyle, Synthpunk, New Wave

13
5 8
Sascha Konietzko is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list The Best Hardcore Techno DJs
Electro-industrial, Electronic body music, Industrial metal

14
4 7
Mike Di Scala is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list The Best Hardcore Techno DJs

15
4 7
Ultraviolence is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list The Best Hardcore Techno DJs
Industrial music, Electronica, Hardcore techno

16
5 9
Altern 8 is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list The Best Hardcore Techno DJs
Acid house, Oldschool jungle, Rave music

17
1 4
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Sharondjblond added

Techno, Electro House Trance 

18
12 20
Carl Cox is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list The Best Hardcore Techno DJs
Acid house, Tech house, House music

19
7 13
DJ Hidden is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list The Best Hardcore Techno DJs
Downtempo, Electronic music, Drum and bass

20
9 16
Atari Teenage Riot is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list The Best Hardcore Techno DJs
Synthpunk, Electronic music, Noise music

21
2 6
Japanese Torture Comedy Hour is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list The Best Hardcore Techno DJs
Power electronics, Electronic music, Power noise

22
2 6
DJ Sharpnel is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list The Best Hardcore Techno DJs
Rave music, Freeform hardcore, Happy hardcore

23
3 8
L.A. Style is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list The Best Hardcore Techno DJs
Rave music, Electronic dance music, Eurodance

24
5 11
m1dy is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list The Best Hardcore Techno DJs

25
2 7
B-complex is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list The Best Hardcore Techno DJs
Downtempo, Hip Hop, Drum and bass