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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2,511 551
Misfits is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list The Best Horror Punk Bands
Horror punk, Heavy metal, Classic Punk

2
1,260 913
Samhain is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list The Best Horror Punk Bands
Horror punk, Gothic rock, Rock music

3
1,282 956
The Cramps is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list The Best Horror Punk Bands
Horror punk, New Wave, Punk blues

4
870 732
Grave Robber is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list The Best Horror Punk Bands
Michael L. Rickaby added

5
1,011 964
Blitzkid is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list The Best Horror Punk Bands
TimKidd added

6
835 760
45 Grave is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list The Best Horror Punk Bands
Horror punk, Gothic rock, Deathrock

7
943 900
Calabrese is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list The Best Horror Punk Bands
Horror punk, Gothabilly

8
763 750
Koffin Kats is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list The Best Horror Punk Bands
bloodmakesnoise added Punk / Psychobilly

9
953 897
Paul C. Doyle Caiafa is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list The Best Horror Punk Bands
Horror punk, Heavy metal, Punk rock

10
898 900
Michale Graves is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list The Best Horror Punk Bands
Horror punk, Heavy metal, Punk rock

11
648 630
Nekromantix is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list The Best Horror Punk Bands
bloodmakesnoise added Psychobilly, Rockabilly, Punkabilly

12
756 761
Tiger Army is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list The Best Horror Punk Bands
Horror punk, New Wave, Psychobilly

13
623 587
T.S.O.L. is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list The Best Horror Punk Bands
Horror punk, Glam metal, Gothic rock

14
695 717
Wednesday 13 is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list The Best Horror Punk Bands
Horror punk, Crossover thrash, Glam metal

15
509 533
The Undead is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list The Best Horror Punk Bands
Horror punk, Rock music, Classic Punk

16
555 609
Nim Vind is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list The Best Horror Punk Bands
TimKidd added

17
440 467
Gorgeous Frankenstein is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list The Best Horror Punk Bands
irategenius added

18
455 488
The Other is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list The Best Horror Punk Bands
Joey Draper added Punk rock

19
693 737
Murderdolls is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list The Best Horror Punk Bands
Horror punk, Glam metal, Thrash metal

20
557 614
Cancerslug is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list The Best Horror Punk Bands
TracyFord added

Horror Punk from Huntsville, AL. Lead by Alex Story

 

21
520 587
The Crimson Ghosts is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list The Best Horror Punk Bands
TimKidd added

22
351 364
Argyle Goolsby is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list The Best Horror Punk Bands
Paul PJ Pukrebski added

23
563 604
Balzac is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list The Best Horror Punk Bands
Horror punk, Deathrock, Punk rock

24
532 568
Son of Sam is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list The Best Horror Punk Bands
Horror punk, Heavy metal, Deathrock

25
461 513
Harley Poe is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list The Best Horror Punk Bands
EugeneVincent added

26
512 579
HorrorPops is listed (or ranked) 26 on the list The Best Horror Punk Bands
slackMFr added Pop punk, Psychobilly, Rockabilly

27
314 326
Haunted Garage is listed (or ranked) 27 on the list The Best Horror Punk Bands
bloodmakesnoise added

28
423 476
Stellar Corpses is listed (or ranked) 28 on the list The Best Horror Punk Bands
bloodmakesnoise added

29
486 567
The Creepshow is listed (or ranked) 29 on the list The Best Horror Punk Bands
Horror punk, Psychobilly, Rockabilly

30
511 619
The Casket Creatures is listed (or ranked) 30 on the list The Best Horror Punk Bands
bloodmakesnoise added Horror Punk

31
346 415
The Jasons is listed (or ranked) 31 on the list The Best Horror Punk Bands
bloodmakesnoise added

32
314 388
DieMonsterDie is listed (or ranked) 32 on the list The Best Horror Punk Bands
bloodmakesnoise added Horror Punk

33
382 445
The Independents is listed (or ranked) 33 on the list The Best Horror Punk Bands
Horror punk, Ska punk, Ska

34
423 510
Zombina and The Skeletones is listed (or ranked) 34 on the list The Best Horror Punk Bands
Horror punk, Pop punk, Gothic rock

35
405 488
The Rosedales is listed (or ranked) 35 on the list The Best Horror Punk Bands

36
443 544
Frankenstein Drag Queens from ... is listed (or ranked) 36 on the list The Best Horror Punk Bands
Horror punk, Scum punk, Rock music

37
276 333
Plan 9 is listed (or ranked) 37 on the list The Best Horror Punk Bands
bloodmakesnoise added

38
534 681
AFI is listed (or ranked) 38 on the list The Best Horror Punk Bands
Horror punk, Neo-progressive rock, Gothic rock

39
330 420
Blood Sucking Zombies From Out... is listed (or ranked) 39 on the list The Best Horror Punk Bands
bloodmakesnoise added Horror Punk

40
367 478
Mister Monster is listed (or ranked) 40 on the list The Best Horror Punk Bands
TimKidd added

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217 276
Mad Sin is listed (or ranked) 41 on the list The Best Horror Punk Bands
Paul PJ Pukrebski added Psychobilly, Rockabilly, Punk rock

42
213 271
Zombie Ghost Train is listed (or ranked) 42 on the list The Best Horror Punk Bands
Paul PJ Pukrebski added

43
259 353
Penis Flytrap is listed (or ranked) 43 on the list The Best Horror Punk Bands
bloodmakesnoise added Horror Punk, Death Rock

44
276 387
​ Shadow Windhawk is listed (or ranked) 44 on the list The Best Horror Punk Bands
bloodmakesnoise added Horror Punk

45
331 452
The Meteors is listed (or ranked) 45 on the list The Best Horror Punk Bands
Horror punk, Psychobilly, Punk rock

46
264 375
Groovie Ghoulies is listed (or ranked) 46 on the list The Best Horror Punk Bands
Horror punk, Pop punk, Rock music

47
209 295
Mourning Noise is listed (or ranked) 47 on the list The Best Horror Punk Bands
bloodmakesnoise added Horror Punk, Punk rock -

Steve Zing

48
234 350
Rosemary's Babies is listed (or ranked) 48 on the list The Best Horror Punk Bands
Golden Boy added Hardcore punk

49
246 380
The Brains is listed (or ranked) 49 on the list The Best Horror Punk Bands
bloodmakesnoise added Horror Punk

50
244 379
The Order of the Fly is listed (or ranked) 50 on the list The Best Horror Punk Bands
bloodmakesnoise added