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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2,575 553
Misfits is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list The Best Horror Punk Bands
Horror punk, Heavy metal, Classic Punk

2
1,296 923
Samhain is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list The Best Horror Punk Bands
Horror punk, Gothic rock, Rock music

3
1,315 970
The Cramps is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list The Best Horror Punk Bands
Horror punk, New Wave, Punk blues

4
880 751
Grave Robber is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list The Best Horror Punk Bands
Michael L. Rickaby added

5
1,025 978
Blitzkid is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list The Best Horror Punk Bands
TimKidd added

6
861 768
45 Grave is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list The Best Horror Punk Bands
Horror punk, Gothic rock, Deathrock

7
957 912
Calabrese is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list The Best Horror Punk Bands
Horror punk, Gothabilly

8
776 762
Koffin Kats is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list The Best Horror Punk Bands
bloodmakesnoise added Punk / Psychobilly

9
966 907
Paul C. Doyle Caiafa is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list The Best Horror Punk Bands
Horror punk, Heavy metal, Punk rock

10
915 912
Michale Graves is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list The Best Horror Punk Bands
Horror punk, Heavy metal, Punk rock

11
663 641
Nekromantix is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list The Best Horror Punk Bands
bloodmakesnoise added Psychobilly, Rockabilly, Punkabilly

12
769 773
Tiger Army is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list The Best Horror Punk Bands
Horror punk, New Wave, Psychobilly

13
640 601
T.S.O.L. is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list The Best Horror Punk Bands
Horror punk, Glam metal, Gothic rock

14
530 537
The Undead is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list The Best Horror Punk Bands
Horror punk, Rock music, Classic Punk

15
709 728
Wednesday 13 is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list The Best Horror Punk Bands
Horror punk, Crossover thrash, Glam metal

16
452 475
Gorgeous Frankenstein is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list The Best Horror Punk Bands
irategenius added

17
561 621
Nim Vind is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list The Best Horror Punk Bands
TimKidd added

18
462 497
The Other is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list The Best Horror Punk Bands
Joey Draper added Punk rock

19
708 749
Murderdolls is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list The Best Horror Punk Bands
Horror punk, Glam metal, Thrash metal

20
528 595
The Crimson Ghosts is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list The Best Horror Punk Bands
TimKidd added

21
545 570
Son of Sam is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list The Best Horror Punk Bands
Horror punk, Heavy metal, Deathrock

22
562 626
Cancerslug is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list The Best Horror Punk Bands
TracyFord added

Horror Punk from Huntsville, AL. Lead by Alex Story

 

23
575 610
Balzac is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list The Best Horror Punk Bands
Horror punk, Deathrock, Punk rock

24
357 373
Argyle Goolsby is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list The Best Horror Punk Bands
Paul PJ Pukrebski added

25
323 331
Haunted Garage is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list The Best Horror Punk Bands
bloodmakesnoise added

26
518 589
HorrorPops is listed (or ranked) 26 on the list The Best Horror Punk Bands
slackMFr added Pop punk, Psychobilly, Rockabilly

27
464 522
Harley Poe is listed (or ranked) 27 on the list The Best Horror Punk Bands
EugeneVincent added

28
428 484
Stellar Corpses is listed (or ranked) 28 on the list The Best Horror Punk Bands
bloodmakesnoise added

29
491 574
The Creepshow is listed (or ranked) 29 on the list The Best Horror Punk Bands
Horror punk, Psychobilly, Rockabilly

30
516 627
The Casket Creatures is listed (or ranked) 30 on the list The Best Horror Punk Bands
bloodmakesnoise added Horror Punk

31
326 391
DieMonsterDie is listed (or ranked) 31 on the list The Best Horror Punk Bands
bloodmakesnoise added Horror Punk

32
349 425
The Jasons is listed (or ranked) 32 on the list The Best Horror Punk Bands
bloodmakesnoise added

33
433 513
Zombina and The Skeletones is listed (or ranked) 33 on the list The Best Horror Punk Bands
Horror punk, Pop punk, Gothic rock

34
385 454
The Independents is listed (or ranked) 34 on the list The Best Horror Punk Bands
Horror punk, Ska punk, Ska

35
448 550
Frankenstein Drag Queens from ... is listed (or ranked) 35 on the list The Best Horror Punk Bands
Horror punk, Scum punk, Rock music

36
407 495
The Rosedales is listed (or ranked) 36 on the list The Best Horror Punk Bands

37
545 693
AFI is listed (or ranked) 37 on the list The Best Horror Punk Bands
Horror punk, Neo-progressive rock, Gothic rock

38
336 427
Blood Sucking Zombies From Out... is listed (or ranked) 38 on the list The Best Horror Punk Bands
bloodmakesnoise added Horror Punk

39
278 342
Plan 9 is listed (or ranked) 39 on the list The Best Horror Punk Bands
bloodmakesnoise added

40
370 485
Mister Monster is listed (or ranked) 40 on the list The Best Horror Punk Bands
TimKidd added

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267 357
Penis Flytrap is listed (or ranked) 41 on the list The Best Horror Punk Bands
bloodmakesnoise added Horror Punk, Death Rock

42
214 279
Zombie Ghost Train is listed (or ranked) 42 on the list The Best Horror Punk Bands
Paul PJ Pukrebski added

43
218 286
Mad Sin is listed (or ranked) 43 on the list The Best Horror Punk Bands
Paul PJ Pukrebski added Psychobilly, Rockabilly, Punk rock

44
59 34
Type O Negative is listed (or ranked) 44 on the list The Best Horror Punk Bands
SteveWitt added Doom metal, Thrash metal, Gothic metal -

Horror Metal

 

45
279 392
​ Shadow Windhawk is listed (or ranked) 45 on the list The Best Horror Punk Bands
bloodmakesnoise added Horror Punk

46
335 460
The Meteors is listed (or ranked) 46 on the list The Best Horror Punk Bands
Horror punk, Psychobilly, Punk rock

47
269 383
Groovie Ghoulies is listed (or ranked) 47 on the list The Best Horror Punk Bands
Horror punk, Pop punk, Rock music

48
215 299
Mourning Noise is listed (or ranked) 48 on the list The Best Horror Punk Bands
bloodmakesnoise added Horror Punk, Punk rock -

Steve Zing

49
241 353
Rosemary's Babies is listed (or ranked) 49 on the list The Best Horror Punk Bands
Golden Boy added Hardcore punk

50
250 386
The Brains is listed (or ranked) 50 on the list The Best Horror Punk Bands
bloodmakesnoise added Horror Punk