List of Italian heavy metal bands, listed by popularity with photos when available. This list includes more than just bands, as heavy metal solo artists from Italy are included as well. It's always interesting to see where famous bands got their starts, so use this list to discover some great Italian 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 Italy. If you think the best Italian 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.
List is made up of many different bands, including Rhapsody of Fire and Lacuna Coil.If you want to answer the questions, "Who are popular heavy metal bands from Italy?" and "Which heavy metal bands started in Italy?" then this list will answer your questions.