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

2
1,224 899
Samhain is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list The Best Horror Punk Bands
Samhain Horror punk, Gothic rock, Rock music

3
1,243 936
The Cramps is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list The Best Horror Punk Bands
The Cramps Horror punk, New Wave, Punk blues

4
865 704
Grave Robber is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list The Best Horror Punk Bands
Michael L. Rickaby added Grave Robber

5
988 948
Blitzkid is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list The Best Horror Punk Bands
TimKidd added Blitzkid

6
813 750
45 Grave is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list The Best Horror Punk Bands
45 Grave Horror punk, Gothic rock, Deathrock

7
927 884
Calabrese is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list The Best Horror Punk Bands
Calabrese Horror punk, Gothabilly

8
748 733
Koffin Kats is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list The Best Horror Punk Bands
bloodmakesnoise added Koffin Kats Punk / Psychobilly

9
939 883
Doyle Wolfgang von Frankenstei... is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list The Best Horror Punk Bands
Doyle Wolfgang von Frankenstein Horror punk, Heavy metal, Punk rock

10
875 882
Michale Graves is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list The Best Horror Punk Bands
Michale Graves Horror punk, Heavy metal, Punk rock

11
630 615
Nekromantix is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list The Best Horror Punk Bands
bloodmakesnoise added Nekromantix Psychobilly, Rockabilly, Punkabilly

12
734 747
Tiger Army is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list The Best Horror Punk Bands
Tiger Army Horror punk, New Wave, Psychobilly

13
603 577
T.S.O.L. is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list The Best Horror Punk Bands
T.S.O.L. Horror punk, Glam metal, Gothic rock

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496 523
The Undead is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list The Best Horror Punk Bands
The Undead Horror punk, Rock music, Classic Punk

The Best Punk Bands Of All Time

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429 456
Gorgeous Frankenstein is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list The Best Horror Punk Bands
irategenius added Gorgeous Frankenstein

16
670 701
Wednesday 13 is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list The Best Horror Punk Bands
Wednesday 13 Horror punk, Crossover thrash, Glam metal

17
542 600
Nim Vind is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list The Best Horror Punk Bands
TimKidd added Nim Vind

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438 478
The Other is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list The Best Horror Punk Bands
Joey Draper added The Other Punk rock

19
673 721
Murderdolls is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list The Best Horror Punk Bands
Murderdolls Horror punk, Glam metal, Thrash metal

20
546 602
Cancerslug is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list The Best Horror Punk Bands
TracyFord added Cancerslug Horror Punk from Huntsville, AL. Lead by Alex Story 

21
508 578
The Crimson Ghosts is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list The Best Horror Punk Bands
TimKidd added The Crimson Ghosts

The Rappers with the Dirtiest Rhymes

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502 564
HorrorPops is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list The Best Horror Punk Bands
slackMFr added HorrorPops Pop punk, Psychobilly, Rockabilly

23
451 499
Harley Poe is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list The Best Horror Punk Bands
EugeneVincent added Harley Poe

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549 598
Balzac is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list The Best Horror Punk Bands
Balzac Horror punk, Deathrock, Punk rock

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333 352
Argyle Goolsby is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list The Best Horror Punk Bands
Paul PJ Pukrebski added Argyle Goolsby

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307 318
Haunted Garage is listed (or ranked) 26 on the list The Best Horror Punk Bands
bloodmakesnoise added Haunted Garage

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416 464
Stellar Corpses is listed (or ranked) 27 on the list The Best Horror Punk Bands
bloodmakesnoise added Stellar Corpses

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518 565
Son of Sam is listed (or ranked) 28 on the list The Best Horror Punk Bands
Son of Sam Horror punk, Heavy metal, Deathrock

Punk Bands with the Best Lyrics

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477 554
The Creepshow is listed (or ranked) 29 on the list The Best Horror Punk Bands
The Creepshow Horror punk, Psychobilly, Rockabilly

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506 606
The Casket Creatures is listed (or ranked) 30 on the list The Best Horror Punk Bands
bloodmakesnoise added The Casket Creatures Horror Punk

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338 404
The Jasons is listed (or ranked) 31 on the list The Best Horror Punk Bands
bloodmakesnoise added The Jasons

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371 439
The Independents is listed (or ranked) 32 on the list The Best Horror Punk Bands
The Independents Horror punk, Ska punk, Ska

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435 532
Frankenstein Drag Queens from ... is listed (or ranked) 33 on the list The Best Horror Punk Bands
Frankenstein Drag Queens from Planet 13 Horror punk, Scum punk, Rock music

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395 478
The Rosedales is listed (or ranked) 34 on the list The Best Horror Punk Bands

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268 324
Plan 9 is listed (or ranked) 35 on the list The Best Horror Punk Bands
bloodmakesnoise added Plan 9

Catchiest Viral Internet Songs of All Time

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411 504
Zombina and The Skeletones is listed (or ranked) 36 on the list The Best Horror Punk Bands
Zombina and The Skeletones Horror punk, Pop punk, Gothic rock

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298 384
DieMonsterDie is listed (or ranked) 37 on the list The Best Horror Punk Bands
bloodmakesnoise added DieMonsterDie Horror Punk

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324 410
Blood Sucking Zombies From Out... is listed (or ranked) 38 on the list The Best Horror Punk Bands
bloodmakesnoise added Blood Sucking Zombies From Outer Space Horror Punk

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362 470
Mister Monster is listed (or ranked) 39 on the list The Best Horror Punk Bands
TimKidd added Mister Monster

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514 665
AFI is listed (or ranked) 40 on the list The Best Horror Punk Bands
AFI Horror punk, Neo-progressive rock, Gothic rock

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208 258
Zombie Ghost Train is listed (or ranked) 41 on the list The Best Horror Punk Bands
Paul PJ Pukrebski added Zombie Ghost Train

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209 266
Mad Sin is listed (or ranked) 42 on the list The Best Horror Punk Bands
Paul PJ Pukrebski added Mad Sin Psychobilly, Rockabilly, Punk rock

Punk Songs About Suicide, Ranked

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258 360
Groovie Ghoulies is listed (or ranked) 43 on the list The Best Horror Punk Bands
Groovie Ghoulies Horror punk, Pop punk, Rock music

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325 440
The Meteors is listed (or ranked) 44 on the list The Best Horror Punk Bands
The Meteors Horror punk, Psychobilly, Punk rock

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250 349
Penis Flytrap is listed (or ranked) 45 on the list The Best Horror Punk Bands
bloodmakesnoise added Penis Flytrap Horror Punk, Death Rock

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266 381
​ Shadow Windhawk is listed (or ranked) 46 on the list The Best Horror Punk Bands
bloodmakesnoise added ​ Shadow Windhawk Horror Punk

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199 290
Mourning Noise is listed (or ranked) 47 on the list The Best Horror Punk Bands
bloodmakesnoise added Mourning Noise Horror Punk, Punk rock - Steve Zing

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243 368
The Brains is listed (or ranked) 48 on the list The Best Horror Punk Bands
bloodmakesnoise added The Brains Horror Punk

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240 366
The Order of the Fly is listed (or ranked) 49 on the list The Best Horror Punk Bands
bloodmakesnoise added The Order of the Fly

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225 345
Rosemary's Babies is listed (or ranked) 50 on the list The Best Horror Punk Bands
Golden Boy added Rosemary's Babies Hardcore punk