Bands/Musicians The Best Mathcore Bands/Artists  

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

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

Everything from August Burns Red to The Dillinger Escape Plan is included on this list. Rank the best artists on the list to see them get to the top. Don't like Mudvayne or Meshuggah? Give them a thumbs down.

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

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

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

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The Dillinger Escape Plan is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list The Best Mathcore Bands/Artists
Progressive metal, Mathcore, Experimental rock

2
126 46
Converge is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list The Best Mathcore Bands/Artists
Progressive metal, Mathcore, Experimental rock

3
58 14
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Brandon Kellum added Chaotic Hardcore, Mathcore, Noise Punk

4
69 38
The Fall of Troy is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list The Best Mathcore Bands/Artists
Pop punk, Mathcore, Rock music

5
82 49
Protest the Hero is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list The Best Mathcore Bands/Artists
Progressive metal, Mathcore, Metalcore

6
72 43
Norma Jean is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list The Best Mathcore Bands/Artists
Post-metal, Christian hardcore, Mathcore

7
76 47
Meshuggah is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list The Best Mathcore Bands/Artists
Progressive metal, Mathcore, Technical death metal

8
48 24
The Chariot is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list The Best Mathcore Bands/Artists
Mathcore, Experimental rock, Grunge

9
60 36
The Number Twelve Looks Like Y... is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list The Best Mathcore Bands/Artists
Progressive metal, Mathcore, Experimental rock

10
57 36
Every Time I Die is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list The Best Mathcore Bands/Artists
Rock music, Mathcore, Metalcore

11
45 29
Rolo Tomassi is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list The Best Mathcore Bands/Artists
Mathcore, Experimental rock, Progressive rock

12
34 26
PsyOpus is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list The Best Mathcore Bands/Artists
Progressive metal, Mathcore, Technical death metal

13
35 28
The Locust is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list The Best Mathcore Bands/Artists
Noise rock, Mathcore, Avant-garde music

14
37 31
The Architects is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list The Best Mathcore Bands/Artists
Progressive metal, Rock music, Mathcore

15
32 26
Sikth is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list The Best Mathcore Bands/Artists
Progressive metal, Mathcore, Heavy metal

16
48 43
Born of Osiris is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list The Best Mathcore Bands/Artists
Progressive metal, Deathcore, Mathcore

17
38 34
Dance Gavin Dance is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list The Best Mathcore Bands/Artists
Mathcore, New Prog, Experimental rock

18
31 31
Veil of Maya is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list The Best Mathcore Bands/Artists
Progressive metal, Deathcore, Mathcore

19
26 26
The Human Abstract is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list The Best Mathcore Bands/Artists
Progressive metal, Mathcore, Metalcore

20
13 15
The Blood Brothers is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list The Best Mathcore Bands/Artists
Noise rock, Mathcore, Melodic hardcore

21
13 15
Behold... The Arctopus is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list The Best Mathcore Bands/Artists
Progressive metal, Mathcore, Heavy metal

22
17 20
HeavyHeavyLowLow is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list The Best Mathcore Bands/Artists
Nintendocore, Dance-punk, Mathcore

23
16 19
The Bled is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list The Best Mathcore Bands/Artists
Rock music, Mathcore, Metalcore

24
18 22
Arsonists Get All the Girls is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list The Best Mathcore Bands/Artists
Deathcore, Mathcore, Metalcore

25
10 13
Fear Before the March of Flame... is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list The Best Mathcore Bands/Artists
Mathcore, Experimental rock, Metalcore