Graveyard Shift The Best Horror Punk Bands  

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

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

List is made up of a variety of artists, including horror rock bands like Misfits and Joey Jordison. Make sure to vote on your favorite artists on this list. Not a fan of White Zombie or Gwar? Then give them a thumbs down so that the list counts your vote.

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

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

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

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2,579 553
Misfits is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list The Best Horror Punk Bands
Horror punk, Heavy metal, Classic Punk

2
1,299 925
Samhain is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list The Best Horror Punk Bands
Horror punk, Gothic rock, Rock music

3
1,319 971
The Cramps is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list The Best Horror Punk Bands
Horror punk, New Wave, Punk blues

4
881 754
Grave Robber is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list The Best Horror Punk Bands
Michael L. Rickaby added

5
1,026 980
Blitzkid is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list The Best Horror Punk Bands
TimKidd added

6
862 769
45 Grave is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list The Best Horror Punk Bands
Horror punk, Gothic rock, Deathrock

7
958 913
Calabrese is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list The Best Horror Punk Bands
Horror punk, Gothabilly

8
777 765
Koffin Kats is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list The Best Horror Punk Bands
bloodmakesnoise added Punk / Psychobilly

9
968 907
Paul C. Doyle Caiafa is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list The Best Horror Punk Bands
Horror punk, Heavy metal, Punk rock

10
915 914
Michale Graves is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list The Best Horror Punk Bands
Horror punk, Heavy metal, Punk rock

11
663 643
Nekromantix is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list The Best Horror Punk Bands
bloodmakesnoise added Psychobilly, Rockabilly, Punkabilly

12
773 773
Tiger Army is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list The Best Horror Punk Bands
Horror punk, New Wave, Psychobilly

13
641 602
T.S.O.L. is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list The Best Horror Punk Bands
Horror punk, Glam metal, Gothic rock

14
531 538
The Undead is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list The Best Horror Punk Bands
Horror punk, Rock music, Classic Punk

15
454 475
Gorgeous Frankenstein is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list The Best Horror Punk Bands
irategenius added

16
709 730
Wednesday 13 is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list The Best Horror Punk Bands
Horror punk, Crossover thrash, Glam metal

17
562 622
Nim Vind is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list The Best Horror Punk Bands
TimKidd added

18
463 498
The Other is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list The Best Horror Punk Bands
Joey Draper added Punk rock

19
708 751
Murderdolls is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list The Best Horror Punk Bands
Horror punk, Glam metal, Thrash metal

20
529 596
The Crimson Ghosts is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list The Best Horror Punk Bands
TimKidd added

21
546 571
Son of Sam is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list The Best Horror Punk Bands
Horror punk, Heavy metal, Deathrock

22
578 610
Balzac is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list The Best Horror Punk Bands
Horror punk, Deathrock, Punk rock

23
562 628
Cancerslug is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list The Best Horror Punk Bands
TracyFord added

Horror Punk from Huntsville, AL. Lead by Alex Story

 

24
325 332
Haunted Garage is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list The Best Horror Punk Bands
bloodmakesnoise added

25
357 375
Argyle Goolsby is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list The Best Horror Punk Bands
Paul PJ Pukrebski added

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519 590
HorrorPops is listed (or ranked) 26 on the list The Best Horror Punk Bands
slackMFr added Pop punk, Psychobilly, Rockabilly

27
466 522
Harley Poe is listed (or ranked) 27 on the list The Best Horror Punk Bands
EugeneVincent added

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428 486
Stellar Corpses is listed (or ranked) 28 on the list The Best Horror Punk Bands
bloodmakesnoise added

29
494 575
The Creepshow is listed (or ranked) 29 on the list The Best Horror Punk Bands
Horror punk, Psychobilly, Rockabilly

30
516 628
The Casket Creatures is listed (or ranked) 30 on the list The Best Horror Punk Bands
bloodmakesnoise added Horror Punk

31
327 391
DieMonsterDie is listed (or ranked) 31 on the list The Best Horror Punk Bands
bloodmakesnoise added Horror Punk

32
349 426
The Jasons is listed (or ranked) 32 on the list The Best Horror Punk Bands
bloodmakesnoise added

33
436 513
Zombina and The Skeletones is listed (or ranked) 33 on the list The Best Horror Punk Bands
Horror punk, Pop punk, Gothic rock

34
385 455
The Independents is listed (or ranked) 34 on the list The Best Horror Punk Bands
Horror punk, Ska punk, Ska

35
448 551
Frankenstein Drag Queens from ... is listed (or ranked) 35 on the list The Best Horror Punk Bands
Horror punk, Scum punk, Rock music

36
407 496
The Rosedales is listed (or ranked) 36 on the list The Best Horror Punk Bands

37
545 695
AFI is listed (or ranked) 37 on the list The Best Horror Punk Bands
Horror punk, Neo-progressive rock, Gothic rock

38
337 429
Blood Sucking Zombies From Out... is listed (or ranked) 38 on the list The Best Horror Punk Bands
bloodmakesnoise added Horror Punk

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279 344
Plan 9 is listed (or ranked) 39 on the list The Best Horror Punk Bands
bloodmakesnoise added

40
370 487
Mister Monster is listed (or ranked) 40 on the list The Best Horror Punk Bands
TimKidd added

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268 358
Penis Flytrap is listed (or ranked) 41 on the list The Best Horror Punk Bands
bloodmakesnoise added Horror Punk, Death Rock

42
216 280
Zombie Ghost Train is listed (or ranked) 42 on the list The Best Horror Punk Bands
Paul PJ Pukrebski added

43
219 288
Mad Sin is listed (or ranked) 43 on the list The Best Horror Punk Bands
Paul PJ Pukrebski added Psychobilly, Rockabilly, Punk rock

44
280 393
​ Shadow Windhawk is listed (or ranked) 44 on the list The Best Horror Punk Bands
bloodmakesnoise added Horror Punk

45
60 36
Type O Negative is listed (or ranked) 45 on the list The Best Horror Punk Bands
SteveWitt added Doom metal, Thrash metal, Gothic metal -

Horror Metal

 

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271 384
Groovie Ghoulies is listed (or ranked) 46 on the list The Best Horror Punk Bands
Horror punk, Pop punk, Rock music

47
336 461
The Meteors is listed (or ranked) 47 on the list The Best Horror Punk Bands
Horror punk, Psychobilly, Punk rock

48
216 300
Mourning Noise is listed (or ranked) 48 on the list The Best Horror Punk Bands
bloodmakesnoise added Horror Punk, Punk rock -

Steve Zing

49
243 354
Rosemary's Babies is listed (or ranked) 49 on the list The Best Horror Punk Bands
Golden Boy added Hardcore punk

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250 388
The Brains is listed (or ranked) 50 on the list The Best Horror Punk Bands
bloodmakesnoise added Horror Punk