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Love electronic music, but even techno seems a little soft for you? You will love Hardstyle - assuming you aren't already rocking out on your headphones while reading this. Originating in the Netherlands, Hardstyle music take elements of electronic dance music (EDM) and mixes it with hardtechno and hardcore. Think hard-sounding kick drums, intense fded or reverses basslines, dissonant synth melodies, and distorted sounds - the kind you can feel in your body while you listen. So who are the best hardstyle artists? This list of the top hardstyle bands in the world includes all musicians who have released recordings and attempts to rank them in order of the best to worst. 

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

Dutch DJ Headhunterz and British DJ Skream are a great entry point into the genre if you're looking for new hardstyle djs to listen to. Headhunterz is one of the most well known names hardstyle music and he continues to push the genre in new directions. If you like punchy kicks, you will probably like him. Other artists like Wasted Penguinz are taking the genre to the other extreme by employing highly emotional melodies and heavy kick drums. Names like Scooter and Hocico also make the top of the list. All important, significant and iconic names in hardstyle music history deserve your votes, so make sure to choose wisely. 

So who are the best hardstyle bands of all time? Who is the greatest hardstyle dj 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 hardstyle bands that you might've heard of, but not really listened to closely enough to cast an informed vote.

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Brennan Heart is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list The Best Hardstyle Groups/DJs
VeronikaKaširina added Brennan Heart

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Coone is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list The Best Hardstyle Groups/DJs
Coone Hardstyle, Jumpstyle

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Wildstylez is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list The Best Hardstyle Groups/DJs

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Headhunterz is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list The Best Hardstyle Groups/DJs
Headhunterz Hardstyle, Hard dance

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Da Tweekaz is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list The Best Hardstyle Groups/DJs

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Noisecontrollers is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list The Best Hardstyle Groups/DJs
NestorRebergenJGMancilla added Noisecontrollers

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AndréTesch added Atmozfears

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Zatox is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list The Best Hardstyle Groups/DJs
SemyonIvanov added Zatox Hadrstyle - Italian Hardstyle artist and DJ. Born on 17 November 1975 in Tivoli.

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Ran-D is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list The Best Hardstyle Groups/DJs
AndréTesch added Ran-D

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D- Block & S- Te- Fan is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list The Best Hardstyle Groups/DJs
D- Block & S- Te- Fan Hardstyle, Happy hardcore, Hard dance

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Frontliner is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list The Best Hardstyle Groups/DJs
SeanCruz-Salvadores added Frontliner

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Psyko Punkz is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list The Best Hardstyle Groups/DJs

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Gunz for Hire is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list The Best Hardstyle Groups/DJs
Gunz for Hire Hardstyle

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Wasted Penguinz is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list The Best Hardstyle Groups/DJs
Wasted Penguinz Hardstyle, Hard dance

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AndréTesch added Frequencerz

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Angerfist is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list The Best Hardstyle Groups/DJs
Angerfist Hardstyle, Mainstream hardcore, Hardcore techno

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Technoboy is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list The Best Hardstyle Groups/DJs
Technoboy Hardstyle, Hard dance

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The Prophet is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list The Best Hardstyle Groups/DJs
The Prophet Hardstyle, Hard dance

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Bass Modulators is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list The Best Hardstyle Groups/DJs
AndréTesch added Bass Modulators

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Radical Redemption is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list The Best Hardstyle Groups/DJs
MatthewvanLooy added Radical Redemption

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Audiofreq is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list The Best Hardstyle Groups/DJs
AndréTesch added Audiofreq

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Audiotricz is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list The Best Hardstyle Groups/DJs
AndréTesch added Audiotricz

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AndréTesch added DJ Isaac

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Showtek is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list The Best Hardstyle Groups/DJs
Showtek Hardstyle, Electro house, Electronic dance music

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AndréTesch added B-Front

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The Prophet is listed (or ranked) 27 on the list The Best Hardstyle Groups/DJs
AndréTesch added The Prophet

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Max Enforcer is listed (or ranked) 28 on the list The Best Hardstyle Groups/DJs
AndréTesch added Max Enforcer

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DJ Adoro is listed (or ranked) 29 on the list The Best Hardstyle Groups/DJs
AndréTesch added DJ Adoro

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Minus Militia is listed (or ranked) 31 on the list The Best Hardstyle Groups/DJs
AndréTesch added Minus Militia

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DJ Zany is listed (or ranked) 32 on the list The Best Hardstyle Groups/DJs
DJ Zany Hardstyle, Hardcore techno

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AndréTesch added Wild Motherfuckers

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Miss K8 is listed (or ranked) 34 on the list The Best Hardstyle Groups/DJs
josebigode2 added Miss K8

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Deetox is listed (or ranked) 35 on the list The Best Hardstyle Groups/DJs
josephrovira added Deetox

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Hard Driver is listed (or ranked) 36 on the list The Best Hardstyle Groups/DJs
AndréTesch added Hard Driver

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DJ Cyber is listed (or ranked) 37 on the list The Best Hardstyle Groups/DJs
AndréTesch added DJ Cyber

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Deepack is listed (or ranked) 38 on the list The Best Hardstyle Groups/DJs

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Digital Punk is listed (or ranked) 39 on the list The Best Hardstyle Groups/DJs
AndréTesch added Digital Punk

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Sephyx is listed (or ranked) 40 on the list The Best Hardstyle Groups/DJs
schoenmaekers rune added Sephyx

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Sub Sonik is listed (or ranked) 41 on the list The Best Hardstyle Groups/DJs
Olivier Zevenen added Sub Sonik Hardstyle

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B-Freqz is listed (or ranked) 42 on the list The Best Hardstyle Groups/DJs
phạm-nhật-linh added B-Freqz Hardstyle - In 2012, three individuals combined their musical forces in an aim to not only create a live-act, but an unforgettable, brutally vivid experience...Bob van der Palen, better known solo as B-Front is well renowned for his ...

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AndréTesch added Omegatypez

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Outbreak is listed (or ranked) 44 on the list The Best Hardstyle Groups/DJs
AndréTesch added Outbreak

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Delete is listed (or ranked) 45 on the list The Best Hardstyle Groups/DJs
AndréTesch added Delete

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DJ Paul Elstak is listed (or ranked) 46 on the list The Best Hardstyle Groups/DJs
DJ Paul Elstak Hardstyle, Happy hardcore, Eurodance

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Korsakoff is listed (or ranked) 47 on the list The Best Hardstyle Groups/DJs
josephrovira added Korsakoff Powerrave, Hardcore, Techno - Biography Korsakoff:In less than twelve months time Korsakoff managed to create a whole new subgenre within the dancescene. If we say Powerrave, you say Korsakoff. In the meantime, she recorded two top ten videos, produced a ...

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Crisis Era is listed (or ranked) 48 on the list The Best Hardstyle Groups/DJs
AndréTesch added Crisis Era

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Phuture Noize is listed (or ranked) 49 on the list The Best Hardstyle Groups/DJs
AndréTesch added Phuture Noize

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Crypsis is listed (or ranked) 50 on the list The Best Hardstyle Groups/DJs
AndréTesch added Crypsis