Bands/Musicians The Best Industrial Rock Bands  

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Industrial rock artists list, with photos, ranked best to worst by votes. List of good industrial rock 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 industrial rock bands in the world includes all musicians who have released recordings that have gotten distribution, and is an up-to-date list. Industrial rock 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 industrial rock bands on this list got started. These are truly the greatest industrial rock bands of all time, since the most famous industrial rock artists ever are listed, and the order is decided by actual fans of the best industrial rock music.

You can click on the industrial rock band names to see more information about that particular notable industrial rock group. If they're near the top of the best industrial rock artist list, though, then they should have at least some information available. All the top industrial rock bands named on the list also have discographies on their pages if you click on the industrial rock band names themselves.

These artists, like Nine Inch Nails and Korn include images when available. Upvote your favorite artists because you love them. And they deserve it. And so do you. Also, you should vote on artists like Ministry and Portishead, if you like them.

All important, significant and iconic names in industrial rock music history deserve your votes, so make sure to choose wisely. You can only vote once on this list.

The list includes all new industrial rock 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 industrial rock, as well as a good place to start if you're asking yourself, or friends, exactly how to get into industrial rock 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 industrial rock bands with which to start out. No point in listening to them if they aren't actually good or even half-way decent industrial rock bands.

This list answers the questions "who are the best industrial rock bands of all time?" and "who is the greatest industrial rock 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 industrial rock bands that you might've heard of, but not really listened to closely enough to cast an informed vote.

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200 65
Nine Inch Nails is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list The Best Industrial Rock Bands
Dark ambient, Industrial metal, Electronic music

2
79 24
Rammstein is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list The Best Industrial Rock Bands
Luìs Cesário added Industrial metal, Gothic metal, Industrial music

3
116 47
Ministry is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list The Best Industrial Rock Bands
Doom metal, New Wave, Synthpop

4
98 37
Skinny Puppy is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list The Best Industrial Rock Bands
Dark ambient, Synthpop, Industrial rock

5
111 46
KMFDM is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list The Best Industrial Rock Bands
Electro-industrial, Electronic body music, Industrial metal

6
106 53
Rob Zombie is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list The Best Industrial Rock Bands
Horror punk, Noise rock, Nu metal

7
59 22
Killing Joke is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list The Best Industrial Rock Bands
Synthpop, New Wave, Industrial rock

8
98 55
Dope Stars Inc. is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list The Best Industrial Rock Bands
Gothic rock, Electronic body music, Industrial metal

9
60 29
Front Line Assembly is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list The Best Industrial Rock Bands
dan808 added Electro-industrial, Electronic body music, Industrial metal

10
65 33
The Prodigy is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list The Best Industrial Rock Bands
Synthpunk, Alternative hip hop, Electronic dance music

11
66 34
White Zombie is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list The Best Industrial Rock Bands
Horror punk, Noise rock, Industrial metal

12
39 14
Front 242 is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list The Best Industrial Rock Bands
typo added Electronic body music, Electronic music, Post-industrial music

13
52 24
Static‐X is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list The Best Industrial Rock Bands
dan808 added Nu metal, Thrash metal, Industrial metal

14
70 38
Trent Reznor is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list The Best Industrial Rock Bands
Alternative hip hop, Dark ambient, Synthpop

15
49 23
Einstürzende Neubauten is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list The Best Industrial Rock Bands
Dark ambient, Noise rock, Industrial rock

16
51 29
Dope is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list The Best Industrial Rock Bands
Nu metal, Industrial metal, Rock music

17
43 24
Revolting Cocks is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list The Best Industrial Rock Bands
Electronic body music, Industrial metal, Rock music

18
29 13
London After Midnight is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list The Best Industrial Rock Bands
Gothic rock, Rock music, Industrial rock

19
36 19
Pigface is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list The Best Industrial Rock Bands
Rock music, Industrial rock, Industrial music

20
40 24
The Birthday Massacre is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list The Best Industrial Rock Bands
Synthpop, New Wave, Industrial rock

21
34 19
Apoptygma Berzerk is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list The Best Industrial Rock Bands
Synthpop, Electro-industrial, Electronic body music

22
29 16
OOMPH! is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list The Best Industrial Rock Bands
CarcharodonCarcharias added Post-metal, Electronic body music, Industrial metal

23
45 31
Mindless Self Indulgence is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list The Best Industrial Rock Bands
Synthpunk, Hip hop music, Dance-punk

24
17 6
Nitzer Ebb is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list The Best Industrial Rock Bands
Earl Strange added Electro-industrial, Electronic body music, Rock music

25
31 20
Pain is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list The Best Industrial Rock Bands
Electronic body music, Industrial metal, Rock music

26
23 13
Kidneythieves is listed (or ranked) 26 on the list The Best Industrial Rock Bands
Trip hop, Industrial metal, Industrial rock

27
16 7
Joy Division is listed (or ranked) 27 on the list The Best Industrial Rock Bands
Earl Strange added Punk rock, Post-punk

28
34 24
Laibach is listed (or ranked) 28 on the list The Best Industrial Rock Bands
Neoclassical Dark Wave, Industrial metal, Rock music

29
24 15
Machines of Loving Grace is listed (or ranked) 29 on the list The Best Industrial Rock Bands
Industrial rock, Grunge, Industrial music

30
37 28
Orgy is listed (or ranked) 30 on the list The Best Industrial Rock Bands
Synthpunk, Nu metal, Synthpop

31
23 15
Emigrate is listed (or ranked) 31 on the list The Best Industrial Rock Bands
Industrial metal, Industrial rock, Heavy metal

32
25 17
16 Volt is listed (or ranked) 32 on the list The Best Industrial Rock Bands
Industrial metal, Industrial rock, Industrial music

33
26 18
1000 Homo DJs is listed (or ranked) 33 on the list The Best Industrial Rock Bands
Industrial rock, Industrial music

34
27 19
Gravity Kills is listed (or ranked) 34 on the list The Best Industrial Rock Bands
Nu metal, Industrial metal, Industrial rock

35
12 5
Lords of Acid is listed (or ranked) 35 on the list The Best Industrial Rock Bands
Earl Strange added Acid house, Electronic body music, Rave music

36
14 8
Garbage is listed (or ranked) 36 on the list The Best Industrial Rock Bands
Earl Strange added

37
17 11
Circle of Dust is listed (or ranked) 37 on the list The Best Industrial Rock Bands
Thrash metal, Gothic rock, Industrial metal

38
19 13
Bile is listed (or ranked) 38 on the list The Best Industrial Rock Bands
Industrial metal, Industrial rock, Industrial music

39
25 19
Powerman 5000 is listed (or ranked) 39 on the list The Best Industrial Rock Bands
Nu metal, Rock music, Industrial rock

40
9 4
Marilyn Manson is listed (or ranked) 40 on the list The Best Industrial Rock Bands
Glam metal, Industrial metal, Rock music

41
23 18
Pitchshifter is listed (or ranked) 41 on the list The Best Industrial Rock Bands
Nu metal, Industrial metal, Electronic music

42
19 14
Sister Machine Gun is listed (or ranked) 42 on the list The Best Industrial Rock Bands
Post-industrial music, Industrial rock, Industrial music

43
27 22
MDFMK is listed (or ranked) 43 on the list The Best Industrial Rock Bands
Industrial rock, Industrial music

44
28 23
Hanzel und Gretyl is listed (or ranked) 44 on the list The Best Industrial Rock Bands
Electro-industrial, Industrial metal, Electro

45
24 21
Deadstar Assembly is listed (or ranked) 45 on the list The Best Industrial Rock Bands
Industrial metal, Industrial rock, Synth rock

46
20 17
The Young Gods is listed (or ranked) 46 on the list The Best Industrial Rock Bands
Dark ambient, Post-industrial music, Industrial rock

47
20 17
Skold is listed (or ranked) 47 on the list The Best Industrial Rock Bands
Electro-industrial, Industrial metal, Industrial rock

48
12 9
Hide is listed (or ranked) 48 on the list The Best Industrial Rock Bands
Glam metal, Progressive metal, Rock music

49
62 62
DreDDup is listed (or ranked) 49 on the list The Best Industrial Rock Bands
Rock music, Industrial rock, Industrial music

50
18 16
Terminal Choice is listed (or ranked) 50 on the list The Best Industrial Rock Bands
Electro-industrial, Electronic body music, Industrial metal