List of Houston heavy metal bands, listed by popularity with photos when available. This list includes more than just bands, as heavy metal solo artists from Houston are included as well. It's always interesting to see where famous bands got their starts, so use this list to discover some great Houston music that you've never heard before. The heavy metal bands and artists below have played their music all over the world, but they all were formed in Houston. If you think the best Houston heavy metal band is missing from the list, then feel free to add it at the bottom so it's included with these other great acts.
Examples of bands on this list include ZZ Top and D.R.I..If you want to answer the questions, "Who are popular heavy metal bands from Houston?" and "Which heavy metal bands started in Houston?" then this list will answer your questions.