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
The Dillinger Escape Plan Progressive metal, Mathcore, Experimental rock

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

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Brandon Kellum added American Standards Chaotic Hardcore, Mathcore, Noise Punk

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Protest the Hero is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list The Best Mathcore Bands/Artists
Protest the Hero Progressive metal, Mathcore, Metalcore

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The Fall of Troy is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list The Best Mathcore Bands/Artists
The Fall of Troy Pop punk, Mathcore, Rock music

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Meshuggah is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list The Best Mathcore Bands/Artists
Meshuggah Progressive metal, Mathcore, Technical death metal

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Norma Jean is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list The Best Mathcore Bands/Artists
Norma Jean Post-metal, Christian hardcore, Mathcore

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

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

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

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

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

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

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Sikth is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list The Best Mathcore Bands/Artists
Sikth Progressive metal, Mathcore, Heavy metal

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The Architects is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list The Best Mathcore Bands/Artists
The Architects Progressive metal, Rock music, Mathcore

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

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

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The Human Abstract is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list The Best Mathcore Bands/Artists
The Human Abstract Progressive metal, Mathcore, Metalcore

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Veil of Maya is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list The Best Mathcore Bands/Artists
Veil of Maya Progressive metal, Deathcore, Mathcore

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

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HeavyHeavyLowLow is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list The Best Mathcore Bands/Artists
HeavyHeavyLowLow Nintendocore, Dance-punk, Mathcore

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The Bled is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list The Best Mathcore Bands/Artists
The Bled Rock music, Mathcore, Metalcore

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Behold... The Arctopus is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list The Best Mathcore Bands/Artists
Behold... The Arctopus Progressive metal, Mathcore, Heavy metal

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Fear Before the March of Flame... is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list The Best Mathcore Bands/Artists
Fear Before the March of Flames Mathcore, Experimental rock, Metalcore

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Letlive is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list The Best Mathcore Bands/Artists
Letlive Mathcore, Emo, Experimental rock

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Arsonists Get All the Girls is listed (or ranked) 26 on the list The Best Mathcore Bands/Artists
Arsonists Get All the Girls Deathcore, Mathcore, Metalcore

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Cave In is listed (or ranked) 27 on the list The Best Mathcore Bands/Artists
Cave In Progressive metal, Rock music, Mathcore

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Walls of Jericho is listed (or ranked) 28 on the list The Best Mathcore Bands/Artists
Walls of Jericho Thrash metal, Mathcore, Metalcore

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The Faceless is listed (or ranked) 29 on the list The Best Mathcore Bands/Artists
The Faceless Progressive metal, Deathcore, Melodic death metal

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Misery Signals is listed (or ranked) 30 on the list The Best Mathcore Bands/Artists
Misery Signals Progressive metal, Mathcore, Metalcore

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Curl Up and Die is listed (or ranked) 31 on the list The Best Mathcore Bands/Artists
Curl Up and Die Mathcore, Metalcore, Punk rock

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Lye By Mistake is listed (or ranked) 32 on the list The Best Mathcore Bands/Artists
Lye By Mistake Progressive metal, Mathcore, Jazz fusion

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Thomas Erak is listed (or ranked) 33 on the list The Best Mathcore Bands/Artists
Thomas Erak Neo-progressive rock, Mathcore, Experimental rock

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Look What I Did is listed (or ranked) 34 on the list The Best Mathcore Bands/Artists
Look What I Did Pop punk, Mathcore, Heavy metal

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As the sun sets is listed (or ranked) 35 on the list The Best Mathcore Bands/Artists
As the sun sets Mathcore, Grindcore

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Creation Is Crucifixion is listed (or ranked) 36 on the list The Best Mathcore Bands/Artists
Creation Is Crucifixion Mathcore, Metalcore, Heavy metal

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Seizures is listed (or ranked) 37 on the list The Best Mathcore Bands/Artists
Cameron Miller added Seizures It's entirely appropriate that the cover art of Seizures' The Sanity Universal features an image of a densely populated galaxy. An infinite system of stars, bound by interstellar gases, held in place by gravity - that most ...

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+\- is listed (or ranked) 38 on the list The Best Mathcore Bands/Artists
+\- Experimental, Math-n-roll, Rock music

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The Sawtooth Grin is listed (or ranked) 39 on the list The Best Mathcore Bands/Artists
The Sawtooth Grin Progressive metal, Deathcore, Mathcore

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Found Dead Hanging is listed (or ranked) 40 on the list The Best Mathcore Bands/Artists
Found Dead Hanging Progressive metal, Mathcore, Metalcore

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Dance Club Massacre is listed (or ranked) 41 on the list The Best Mathcore Bands/Artists
Dance Club Massacre Symphonic black metal, Deathcore, Mathcore

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Drowningman is listed (or ranked) 42 on the list The Best Mathcore Bands/Artists
Drowningman Mathcore, Emo, Screamo

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Embrace the End is listed (or ranked) 43 on the list The Best Mathcore Bands/Artists
Embrace the End Deathcore, Mathcore, Metalcore

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Haste The Day is listed (or ranked) 44 on the list The Best Mathcore Bands/Artists
Haste The Day Christian hardcore, Mathcore, Metalcore

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Emmure is listed (or ranked) 45 on the list The Best Mathcore Bands/Artists
Emmure Nu metal, Deathcore, Mathcore

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Cutting Pink with Knives is listed (or ranked) 46 on the list The Best Mathcore Bands/Artists
Cutting Pink with Knives Synthpop, Mathcore, Electronic music

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Ilua Pugovkin added New Day New Math Problem mathcore, chaotic hardcore - Math based hardcore project from Belarus. Links  https://vk.com/newdaynewmathproblemhttps://www.facebook.com/newdaynewmathproblem/ https://newdaynewmathproblem.bandcamp.com/

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Eighteen Visions is listed (or ranked) 48 on the list The Best Mathcore Bands/Artists
Eighteen Visions Deathcore, Rock music, Straight edge

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Nerv is listed (or ranked) 49 on the list The Best Mathcore Bands/Artists
Nerv Progressive metal, Mathcore

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Divorcee is listed (or ranked) 50 on the list The Best Mathcore Bands/Artists
tim-holloway added Divorcee Mathcore, Widdle