The Very Best Metalcore Bands

List Rules
Metalcore bands only.

Making some of the best metal songs to date, the best metalcore bands listed here are ranked best to worst by fans. This list of the top metalcore bands in the world includes all musicians who have released recordings that have gotten distribution, containing artists such as Mike Portnoy, Disturbed, Joey Jordison, and As I Lay Dying.

This includes both newer and older metalcore bands, serving as an accurate compilation of the best examples of metalcore, as well as a good place to start if you're asking yourself, or friends, exactly how to get into modern or classic metalcore music. 

Who are the best and biggest metalcore bands of all time? And who is the greatest metalcore musician ever? If you know enough about the genre, please vote based on the quality of the artists' music (albums and songs) instead of just voting for the most popular metalcore groups that you might've heard of, but not really listened to closely enough to cast an informed vote.