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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2,555 552
Misfits is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list The Best Horror Punk Bands
Horror punk, Heavy metal, Classic Punk

2
1,290 918
Samhain is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list The Best Horror Punk Bands
Horror punk, Gothic rock, Rock music

3
1,302 966
The Cramps is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list The Best Horror Punk Bands
Horror punk, New Wave, Punk blues

4
879 744
Grave Robber is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list The Best Horror Punk Bands
Michael L. Rickaby added

5
1,021 974
Blitzkid is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list The Best Horror Punk Bands
TimKidd added

6
856 764
45 Grave is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list The Best Horror Punk Bands
Horror punk, Gothic rock, Deathrock

7
951 910
Calabrese is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list The Best Horror Punk Bands
Horror punk, Gothabilly

8
772 759
Koffin Kats is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list The Best Horror Punk Bands
bloodmakesnoise added Punk / Psychobilly

9
962 905
Paul C. Doyle Caiafa is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list The Best Horror Punk Bands
Horror punk, Heavy metal, Punk rock

10
908 910
Michale Graves is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list The Best Horror Punk Bands
Horror punk, Heavy metal, Punk rock

11
660 638
Nekromantix is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list The Best Horror Punk Bands
bloodmakesnoise added Psychobilly, Rockabilly, Punkabilly

12
764 771
Tiger Army is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list The Best Horror Punk Bands
Horror punk, New Wave, Psychobilly

13
637 598
T.S.O.L. is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list The Best Horror Punk Bands
Horror punk, Glam metal, Gothic rock

14
526 537
The Undead is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list The Best Horror Punk Bands
Horror punk, Rock music, Classic Punk

15
451 474
Gorgeous Frankenstein is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list The Best Horror Punk Bands
irategenius added

16
703 727
Wednesday 13 is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list The Best Horror Punk Bands
Horror punk, Crossover thrash, Glam metal

17
559 621
Nim Vind is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list The Best Horror Punk Bands
TimKidd added

18
460 496
The Other is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list The Best Horror Punk Bands
Joey Draper added Punk rock

19
699 748
Murderdolls is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list The Best Horror Punk Bands
Horror punk, Glam metal, Thrash metal

20
524 595
The Crimson Ghosts is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list The Best Horror Punk Bands
TimKidd added

21
560 625
Cancerslug is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list The Best Horror Punk Bands
TracyFord added

Horror Punk from Huntsville, AL. Lead by Alex Story

 

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543 570
Son of Sam is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list The Best Horror Punk Bands
Horror punk, Heavy metal, Deathrock

23
573 608
Balzac is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list The Best Horror Punk Bands
Horror punk, Deathrock, Punk rock

24
323 330
Haunted Garage is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list The Best Horror Punk Bands
bloodmakesnoise added

25
355 373
Argyle Goolsby is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list The Best Horror Punk Bands
Paul PJ Pukrebski added

26
518 588
HorrorPops is listed (or ranked) 26 on the list The Best Horror Punk Bands
slackMFr added Pop punk, Psychobilly, Rockabilly

27
464 520
Harley Poe is listed (or ranked) 27 on the list The Best Horror Punk Bands
EugeneVincent added

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427 483
Stellar Corpses is listed (or ranked) 28 on the list The Best Horror Punk Bands
bloodmakesnoise added

29
491 573
The Creepshow is listed (or ranked) 29 on the list The Best Horror Punk Bands
Horror punk, Psychobilly, Rockabilly

30
515 626
The Casket Creatures is listed (or ranked) 30 on the list The Best Horror Punk Bands
bloodmakesnoise added Horror Punk

31
324 391
DieMonsterDie is listed (or ranked) 31 on the list The Best Horror Punk Bands
bloodmakesnoise added Horror Punk

32
347 425
The Jasons is listed (or ranked) 32 on the list The Best Horror Punk Bands
bloodmakesnoise added

33
433 512
Zombina and The Skeletones is listed (or ranked) 33 on the list The Best Horror Punk Bands
Horror punk, Pop punk, Gothic rock

34
385 453
The Independents is listed (or ranked) 34 on the list The Best Horror Punk Bands
Horror punk, Ska punk, Ska

35
447 549
Frankenstein Drag Queens from ... is listed (or ranked) 35 on the list The Best Horror Punk Bands
Horror punk, Scum punk, Rock music

36
406 495
The Rosedales is listed (or ranked) 36 on the list The Best Horror Punk Bands

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278 342
Plan 9 is listed (or ranked) 37 on the list The Best Horror Punk Bands
bloodmakesnoise added

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334 427
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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539 693
AFI is listed (or ranked) 39 on the list The Best Horror Punk Bands
Horror punk, Neo-progressive rock, Gothic rock

40
369 485
Mister Monster is listed (or ranked) 40 on the list The Best Horror Punk Bands
TimKidd added

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267 356
Penis Flytrap is listed (or ranked) 41 on the list The Best Horror Punk Bands
bloodmakesnoise added Horror Punk, Death Rock

42
218 285
Mad Sin is listed (or ranked) 42 on the list The Best Horror Punk Bands
Paul PJ Pukrebski added Psychobilly, Rockabilly, Punk rock

43
214 279
Zombie Ghost Train is listed (or ranked) 43 on the list The Best Horror Punk Bands
Paul PJ Pukrebski added

44
279 392
​ Shadow Windhawk is listed (or ranked) 44 on the list The Best Horror Punk Bands
bloodmakesnoise added Horror Punk

45
335 459
The Meteors is listed (or ranked) 45 on the list The Best Horror Punk Bands
Horror punk, Psychobilly, Punk rock

46
269 383
Groovie Ghoulies is listed (or ranked) 46 on the list The Best Horror Punk Bands
Horror punk, Pop punk, Rock music

47
215 299
Mourning Noise is listed (or ranked) 47 on the list The Best Horror Punk Bands
bloodmakesnoise added Horror Punk, Punk rock -

Steve Zing

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55 34
Type O Negative is listed (or ranked) 48 on the list The Best Horror Punk Bands
SteveWitt added Doom metal, Thrash metal, Gothic metal -

Horror Metal

 

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

50
249 386
The Brains is listed (or ranked) 50 on the list The Best Horror Punk Bands
bloodmakesnoise added Horror Punk