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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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Headhunterz is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list The Best Hardstyle Groups/DJs
Headhunterz Hardstyle, Hard dance

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1,049 222
Wildstylez is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list The Best Hardstyle Groups/DJs

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1,411 339
Brennan Heart is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list The Best Hardstyle Groups/DJs
VeronikaKaširina added Brennan Heart

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1,455 356
Coone is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list The Best Hardstyle Groups/DJs
Coone Hardstyle, Jumpstyle

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1,194 273
Da Tweekaz is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list The Best Hardstyle Groups/DJs

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603 112
Ran-D is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list The Best Hardstyle Groups/DJs
AndréTesch added Ran-D

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913 223
Noisecontrollers is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list The Best Hardstyle Groups/DJs
NestorRebergenJGMancilla added Noisecontrollers

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688 152
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AndréTesch added Atmozfears

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744 174
D- Block & S- Te- Fan is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list The Best Hardstyle Groups/DJs
D- Block & S- Te- Fan Hardstyle, Happy hardcore, Hard dance

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962 259
Zatox is listed (or ranked) 10 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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624 157
Gunz for Hire is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list The Best Hardstyle Groups/DJs
Gunz for Hire Hardstyle

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890 282
Frontliner is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list The Best Hardstyle Groups/DJs
SeanCruz-Salvadores added Frontliner

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378 71
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AndréTesch added Frequencerz

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605 172
Psyko Punkz is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list The Best Hardstyle Groups/DJs

The Best DJs To Listen To If You Like Illenium

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518 135
Ranker Video
AndréTesch added Code Black

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631 190
Wasted Penguinz is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list The Best Hardstyle Groups/DJs
Wasted Penguinz Hardstyle, Hard dance

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644 211
Angerfist is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list The Best Hardstyle Groups/DJs
Angerfist Hardstyle, Mainstream hardcore, Hardcore techno

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447 155
Technoboy is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list The Best Hardstyle Groups/DJs
Technoboy Hardstyle, Hard dance

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435 165
The Prophet is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list The Best Hardstyle Groups/DJs
The Prophet Hardstyle, Hard dance

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245 61
Bass Modulators is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list The Best Hardstyle Groups/DJs
AndréTesch added Bass Modulators

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374 138
Radical Redemption is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list The Best Hardstyle Groups/DJs
MatthewvanLooy added Radical Redemption

The Druggiest Rock Stars of All Time

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269 90
Ranker Video
AndréTesch added DJ Isaac

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278 96
Audiotricz is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list The Best Hardstyle Groups/DJs
AndréTesch added Audiotricz

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484 244
Showtek is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list The Best Hardstyle Groups/DJs
Showtek Hardstyle, Electro house, Electronic dance music

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297 125
Audiofreq is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list The Best Hardstyle Groups/DJs
AndréTesch added Audiofreq

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209 75
Ranker Video
AndréTesch added B-Front

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207 92
DJ Adoro is listed (or ranked) 27 on the list The Best Hardstyle Groups/DJs
AndréTesch added DJ Adoro

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168 64
Ranker Video
AndréTesch added Adrenalize

The Best Taylor Swift Songs

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203 92
Max Enforcer is listed (or ranked) 29 on the list The Best Hardstyle Groups/DJs
AndréTesch added Max Enforcer

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179 86
Minus Militia is listed (or ranked) 30 on the list The Best Hardstyle Groups/DJs
AndréTesch added Minus Militia

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45 3
Sub Zero Project is listed (or ranked) 31 on the list The Best Hardstyle Groups/DJs
Luca Albrecht added Sub Zero Project

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119 44
Miss K8 is listed (or ranked) 32 on the list The Best Hardstyle Groups/DJs
josebigode2 added Miss K8

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104 36
Hard Driver is listed (or ranked) 33 on the list The Best Hardstyle Groups/DJs
AndréTesch added Hard Driver

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93 28
Sephyx is listed (or ranked) 34 on the list The Best Hardstyle Groups/DJs
schoenmaekers rune added Sephyx

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87 28
Phuture Noize is listed (or ranked) 35 on the list The Best Hardstyle Groups/DJs
AndréTesch added Phuture Noize

The Top 500 Musical Groups/Artists of All Time

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77 22
Sub Sonik is listed (or ranked) 36 on the list The Best Hardstyle Groups/DJs
Olivier Zevenen added Sub Sonik Hardstyle

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90 35
Deetox is listed (or ranked) 37 on the list The Best Hardstyle Groups/DJs
josephrovira added Deetox

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142 88
Ranker Video
AndréTesch added Wild Motherfuckers

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191 135
DJ Zany is listed (or ranked) 39 on the list The Best Hardstyle Groups/DJs
DJ Zany Hardstyle, Hardcore techno

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68 21
Digital Punk is listed (or ranked) 40 on the list The Best Hardstyle Groups/DJs
AndréTesch added Digital Punk

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48 8
Warface is listed (or ranked) 41 on the list The Best Hardstyle Groups/DJs
Duy Khánh Đào added Warface

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83 45
DJ Cyber is listed (or ranked) 42 on the list The Best Hardstyle Groups/DJs
AndréTesch added DJ Cyber

Rock Stars Who Died at Age 29

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Korsakoff is listed (or ranked) 43 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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135 101
DJ Paul Elstak is listed (or ranked) 44 on the list The Best Hardstyle Groups/DJs
DJ Paul Elstak Hardstyle, Happy hardcore, Eurodance

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62 27
Mark With a K is listed (or ranked) 45 on the list The Best Hardstyle Groups/DJs
Yentl Pyck added Mark With a K

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68 34
B-Freqz is listed (or ranked) 46 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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127 96
Deepack is listed (or ranked) 47 on the list The Best Hardstyle Groups/DJs

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61 28
Crypsis is listed (or ranked) 48 on the list The Best Hardstyle Groups/DJs
AndréTesch added Crypsis

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102 78
Crisis Era is listed (or ranked) 49 on the list The Best Hardstyle Groups/DJs
AndréTesch added Crisis Era

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98 74
Outbreak is listed (or ranked) 50 on the list The Best Hardstyle Groups/DJs
AndréTesch added Outbreak