Punk 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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2,447 547
Misfits is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list The Best Horror Punk Bands
Horror punk, Heavy metal, Classic Punk

2
1,237 904
Samhain is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list The Best Horror Punk Bands
Horror punk, Gothic rock, Rock music

3
1,257 945
The Cramps is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list The Best Horror Punk Bands
Horror punk, New Wave, Punk blues

4
868 714
Grave Robber is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list The Best Horror Punk Bands
Michael L. Rickaby added

5
1,002 952
Blitzkid is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list The Best Horror Punk Bands
TimKidd added

6
819 754
45 Grave is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list The Best Horror Punk Bands
Horror punk, Gothic rock, Deathrock

7
936 891
Calabrese is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list The Best Horror Punk Bands
Horror punk, Gothabilly

8
754 740
Koffin Kats is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list The Best Horror Punk Bands
bloodmakesnoise added Punk / Psychobilly

9
944 889
Paul C. Doyle Caiafa is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list The Best Horror Punk Bands
Horror punk, Heavy metal, Punk rock

10
888 888
Michale Graves is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list The Best Horror Punk Bands
Horror punk, Heavy metal, Punk rock

11
637 622
Nekromantix is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list The Best Horror Punk Bands
bloodmakesnoise added Psychobilly, Rockabilly, Punkabilly

12
743 755
Tiger Army is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list The Best Horror Punk Bands
Horror punk, New Wave, Psychobilly

13
610 582
T.S.O.L. is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list The Best Horror Punk Bands
Horror punk, Glam metal, Gothic rock

14
551 601
Nim Vind is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list The Best Horror Punk Bands
TimKidd added

15
502 527
The Undead is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list The Best Horror Punk Bands
Horror punk, Rock music, Classic Punk

16
434 460
Gorgeous Frankenstein is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list The Best Horror Punk Bands
irategenius added

17
449 479
The Other is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list The Best Horror Punk Bands
Joey Draper added Punk rock

18
679 709
Wednesday 13 is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list The Best Horror Punk Bands
Horror punk, Crossover thrash, Glam metal

19
553 607
Cancerslug is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list The Best Horror Punk Bands
TracyFord added Horror Punk from Huntsville, AL. Lead by Alex Story 

20
679 729
Murderdolls is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list The Best Horror Punk Bands
Horror punk, Glam metal, Thrash metal

21
512 582
The Crimson Ghosts is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list The Best Horror Punk Bands
TimKidd added

22
346 357
Argyle Goolsby is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list The Best Horror Punk Bands
Paul PJ Pukrebski added

23
558 601
Balzac is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list The Best Horror Punk Bands
Horror punk, Deathrock, Punk rock

24
506 573
HorrorPops is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list The Best Horror Punk Bands
slackMFr added Pop punk, Psychobilly, Rockabilly

25
455 508
Harley Poe is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list The Best Horror Punk Bands
EugeneVincent added

26
311 322
Haunted Garage is listed (or ranked) 26 on the list The Best Horror Punk Bands
bloodmakesnoise added

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524 567
Son of Sam is listed (or ranked) 27 on the list The Best Horror Punk Bands
Horror punk, Heavy metal, Deathrock

28
421 469
Stellar Corpses is listed (or ranked) 28 on the list The Best Horror Punk Bands
bloodmakesnoise added

29
482 561
The Creepshow is listed (or ranked) 29 on the list The Best Horror Punk Bands
Horror punk, Psychobilly, Rockabilly

30
510 613
The Casket Creatures is listed (or ranked) 30 on the list The Best Horror Punk Bands
bloodmakesnoise added Horror Punk

31
343 409
The Jasons is listed (or ranked) 31 on the list The Best Horror Punk Bands
bloodmakesnoise added

32
378 440
The Independents is listed (or ranked) 32 on the list The Best Horror Punk Bands
Horror punk, Ska punk, Ska

33
307 385
DieMonsterDie is listed (or ranked) 33 on the list The Best Horror Punk Bands
bloodmakesnoise added Horror Punk

34
402 482
The Rosedales is listed (or ranked) 34 on the list The Best Horror Punk Bands

35
416 507
Zombina and The Skeletones is listed (or ranked) 35 on the list The Best Horror Punk Bands
Horror punk, Pop punk, Gothic rock

36
438 538
Frankenstein Drag Queens from ... is listed (or ranked) 36 on the list The Best Horror Punk Bands
Horror punk, Scum punk, Rock music

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272 329
Plan 9 is listed (or ranked) 37 on the list The Best Horror Punk Bands
bloodmakesnoise added

38
366 473
Mister Monster is listed (or ranked) 38 on the list The Best Horror Punk Bands
TimKidd added

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325 416
Blood Sucking Zombies From Out... is listed (or ranked) 39 on the list The Best Horror Punk Bands
bloodmakesnoise added Horror Punk

40
522 673
AFI is listed (or ranked) 40 on the list The Best Horror Punk Bands
Horror punk, Neo-progressive rock, Gothic rock

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209 265
Zombie Ghost Train is listed (or ranked) 41 on the list The Best Horror Punk Bands
Paul PJ Pukrebski added

42
212 271
Mad Sin is listed (or ranked) 42 on the list The Best Horror Punk Bands
Paul PJ Pukrebski added Psychobilly, Rockabilly, Punk rock

43
254 350
Penis Flytrap is listed (or ranked) 43 on the list The Best Horror Punk Bands
bloodmakesnoise added Horror Punk, Death Rock

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271 383
​ Shadow Windhawk is listed (or ranked) 44 on the list The Best Horror Punk Bands
bloodmakesnoise added Horror Punk

45
327 447
The Meteors is listed (or ranked) 45 on the list The Best Horror Punk Bands
Horror punk, Psychobilly, Punk rock

46
259 367
Groovie Ghoulies is listed (or ranked) 46 on the list The Best Horror Punk Bands
Horror punk, Pop punk, Rock music

47
204 292
Mourning Noise is listed (or ranked) 47 on the list The Best Horror Punk Bands
bloodmakesnoise added Horror Punk, Punk rock - Steve Zing

48
229 347
Rosemary's Babies is listed (or ranked) 48 on the list The Best Horror Punk Bands
Golden Boy added Hardcore punk

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243 372
The Order of the Fly is listed (or ranked) 49 on the list The Best Horror Punk Bands
bloodmakesnoise added

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243 374
The Brains is listed (or ranked) 50 on the list The Best Horror Punk Bands
bloodmakesnoise added Horror Punk