Musicians The Best Hardstyle Groups/DJs  

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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
Hardstyle, Hard dance

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Brennan Heart is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list The Best Hardstyle Groups/DJs
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Da Tweekaz is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list The Best Hardstyle Groups/DJs

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

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1,121 242
Wildstylez is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list The Best Hardstyle Groups/DJs

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Ran-D is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list The Best Hardstyle Groups/DJs
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D- Block & S- Te- Fan is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list The Best Hardstyle Groups/DJs
Hardstyle, Happy hardcore, Hard dance

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Noisecontrollers is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list The Best Hardstyle Groups/DJs
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Zatox is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list The Best Hardstyle Groups/DJs
SemyonIvanov added Hadrstyle - Italian Hardstyle artist and DJ. Born on 17 November 1975 in Tivoli.

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Gunz for Hire is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list The Best Hardstyle Groups/DJs
Hardstyle

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Frontliner is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list The Best Hardstyle Groups/DJs
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Psyko Punkz is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list The Best Hardstyle Groups/DJs

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547 147
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656 203
Wasted Penguinz is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list The Best Hardstyle Groups/DJs
Hardstyle, Hard dance

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689 227
Angerfist is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list The Best Hardstyle Groups/DJs
Hardstyle, Mainstream hardcore, Hardcore techno

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470 163
Technoboy is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list The Best Hardstyle Groups/DJs
Hardstyle, Hard dance

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270 65
Bass Modulators is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list The Best Hardstyle Groups/DJs
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453 170
The Prophet is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list The Best Hardstyle Groups/DJs
Hardstyle, Hard dance

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395 148
Radical Redemption is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list The Best Hardstyle Groups/DJs
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Audiotricz is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list The Best Hardstyle Groups/DJs
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Showtek is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list The Best Hardstyle Groups/DJs
Hardstyle, Electro house, Electronic dance music

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308 131
Audiofreq is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list The Best Hardstyle Groups/DJs
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Sub Zero Project is listed (or ranked) 27 on the list The Best Hardstyle Groups/DJs
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Max Enforcer is listed (or ranked) 29 on the list The Best Hardstyle Groups/DJs
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DJ Adoro is listed (or ranked) 30 on the list The Best Hardstyle Groups/DJs
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Phuture Noize is listed (or ranked) 31 on the list The Best Hardstyle Groups/DJs
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Minus Militia is listed (or ranked) 32 on the list The Best Hardstyle Groups/DJs
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Hard Driver is listed (or ranked) 33 on the list The Best Hardstyle Groups/DJs
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Miss K8 is listed (or ranked) 34 on the list The Best Hardstyle Groups/DJs
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Sephyx is listed (or ranked) 35 on the list The Best Hardstyle Groups/DJs
schoenmaekers rune added

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

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Deetox is listed (or ranked) 37 on the list The Best Hardstyle Groups/DJs
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DJ Zany is listed (or ranked) 39 on the list The Best Hardstyle Groups/DJs
Hardstyle, Hardcore techno

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

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60 14
Warface is listed (or ranked) 41 on the list The Best Hardstyle Groups/DJs
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DJ Cyber is listed (or ranked) 42 on the list The Best Hardstyle Groups/DJs
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142 104
DJ Paul Elstak is listed (or ranked) 43 on the list The Best Hardstyle Groups/DJs
Hardstyle, Happy hardcore, Eurodance

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68 30
Mark With a K is listed (or ranked) 44 on the list The Best Hardstyle Groups/DJs
Yentl Pyck added

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Korsakoff is listed (or ranked) 45 on the list The Best Hardstyle Groups/DJs
josephrovira added 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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Deepack is listed (or ranked) 46 on the list The Best Hardstyle Groups/DJs

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Crypsis is listed (or ranked) 47 on the list The Best Hardstyle Groups/DJs
AndréTesch added

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Refuzion is listed (or ranked) 48 on the list The Best Hardstyle Groups/DJs
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B-Freqz is listed (or ranked) 49 on the list The Best Hardstyle Groups/DJs
phạm-nhật-linh added 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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Crisis Era is listed (or ranked) 50 on the list The Best Hardstyle Groups/DJs
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