Bands/Musicians The Best Moshcore Bands  

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

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

Artists on this list include Hatebreed and Bury Your Dead. Vote for your favorite artists by clicking the thumbs up button. Do Born From Pain or 100 Demons belong on this list? If so, vote for them.

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

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

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

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Hatebreed is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list The Best Moshcore Bands
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Hatebreed is an American metalcore band from Connecticut, formed in 1994. They are considered to have contributed to the development of the genre in the mid to late 1990s, having emerged as part of the 1990s metallic hardcore scene along with other bands such as Earth Crisis, Converge, All Out War and Shai Hulud. Their musical style blends influences from hardcore punk and extreme metal while also drawing inspiration from crossover thrash. ...more on Wikipedia

Genres (Music): Crossover thrash, Thrash metal, Groove metal, Metalcore, Moshcore, + more

Albums: Satisfaction Is the Death of Desire, Perseverance, Supremacy, Under the Knife, For the Lions, + more

Labels: Stillborn Records, Universal Records, Roadrunner Records, Victory Records, Nuclear Blast, + more

Career Began: New Haven, Connecticut, United States of America

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Bury Your Dead is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list The Best Moshcore Bands
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Bury Your Dead

Bury Your Dead is an American metalcore band from Boston, Massachusetts, United States, formed in 2001. To date they have had eight releases; one EP: Bury Your Dead, one live DVD: Alive, and six studio albums: You Had Me at Hello, Cover Your Tracks, Beauty and the Breakdown, Bury Your Dead, It's Nothing Personal and Mosh N' Roll. ...more on Wikipedia

Genres (Music): Metalcore, Moshcore, Hardcore punk

Albums: Cover Your Tracks, Beauty and the Breakdown, It's Nothing Personal, Bury Your Dead, You Had Me at Hello, + more

Labels: Eulogy Recordings, Victory Records, Mediaskare Records

Career Began: Boston, Massachusetts, United States of America

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Earth Crisis is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list The Best Moshcore Bands
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Metalheadgamer added Earth Crisis

Earth Crisis is an American new school hardcore band from Syracuse, New York, active from 1989 until 2001, reuniting in 2007. Since 1993 the band's longest serving members are vocalist Karl Buechner, guitarist Scott Crouse, bassist Ian Edwards and drummer Dennis Merrick. Their third guitarist Erick Edwards joined the band in 1998. The band has released 8 studio albums, 3 compilations, 2 live albums and 6 music videos. The band is known for supporting animal rights, promoting a straight edge and vegan lifestyle, and addressing further social and political issues. ...more on Wikipedia

Genres (Music): Metalcore, Heavy metal, Hardcore punk

Albums: Forever True, Neutralize the Threat, To the Death, Firestorm, The California Takeover... Live, + more

Labels: Roadrunner Records, Victory Records, Century Media Records

Career Began: Syracuse, New York, United States of America

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Parkway Drive is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list The Best Moshcore Bands
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Metalheadgamer added Parkway Drive

Parkway Drive is an Australian metalcore band from Byron Bay, New South Wales, formed in 2002. As of 2013, Parkway Drive has released four full-length albums, Killing with a Smile, Horizons, Deep Blue, and Atlas, one EP, two DVDs, a split album and one book; "Ten Years of Parkway Drive". Their latest three albums peaked in the top 10 of the Australian ARIA chart. ...more on Wikipedia

Genres (Music): Melodic death metal, Metalcore, Heavy metal, Hardcore punk

Albums: Killing With a Smile, Horizons, I Killed the Prom Queen / Parkway Drive: Split CD, Don't Close Your Eyes, Atlas, + more

Labels: Burning Heart Records, Epitaph Records, Resist Records

Career Began: Byron Bay, Australia

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