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The Best Power Violence Bands  

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Power violence artists list, with photos, ranked best to worst by votes. List includes any good power violence band label, album and biographical information when available if you click on the names. This list of the top power violence bands in the world includes all musicians who have released recordings that have gotten distribution, and is an up-to-date list. Power violence 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 power violence bands on this list got started. These are truly the greatest power violence bands of all time, since the most famous power violence artists ever are listed, and the order is decided by actual fans of the best power violence music.

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

Everything from Glassjaw to Daryl Palumbo is included on this list. Any time you vote for your favorite artists, they get a better chance of becoming the number one item. What's the best item on this list? Dave Witte? The Color of Violence?

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

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

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

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Infest is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list The Best Power Violence Bands
Thrash metal, Straight edge, Powerviolence
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Spazz is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list The Best Power Violence Bands
Sludge metal, Grindcore, Powerviolence
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Charles Bronson is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list The Best Power Violence Bands
Thrashcore, Powerviolence
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Man Is the Bastard is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list The Best Power Violence Bands
Noise rock, Crust punk, Industrial music
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No Comment is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list The Best Power Violence Bands
POWERVIOLENCEOG added Powerviolence, hardcore, thrash

Downsided  No Comment Seminal record has been described as the most influential group in the future of the movement. Chris Dodge of slap a ham records cites this record as his favorite from his entire catalog

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Crossed Out is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list The Best Power Violence Bands
Powerviolence
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Dropdead is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list The Best Power Violence Bands
Mincecore, Anarcho-punk, Crust punk
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Iron Lung is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list The Best Power Violence Bands
Grindcore, Powerviolence, Hardcore punk
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Magrudergrind is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list The Best Power Violence Bands
Grindcore, Powerviolence
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Capitalist Casualties is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list The Best Power Violence Bands
Anarcho-punk, Crust punk, Grindcore
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Siege is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list The Best Power Violence Bands
Crust punk, Heavy metal, Punk rock
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Fuck on the Beach is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list The Best Power Violence Bands
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Agoraphobic Nosebleed is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list The Best Power Violence Bands
Grindcore, Powerviolence
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Combatwoundedveteran is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list The Best Power Violence Bands
Screamo, Grindcore, Math rock
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Black Army Jacket is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list The Best Power Violence Bands
Grindcore, Powerviolence
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The Locust is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list The Best Power Violence Bands
Noise rock, Mathcore, Avant-garde music
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Rorschach is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list The Best Power Violence Bands
Metalcore, Heavy metal, Powerviolence
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Pissed Happy Children is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list The Best Power Violence Bands
Thrashcore, Powerviolence, Hardcore punk
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Lärm is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list The Best Power Violence Bands
Thrashcore, Grindcore, Powerviolence
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In/Humanity is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list The Best Power Violence Bands
Emo, Screamo, Powerviolence
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Hatred Surge is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list The Best Power Violence Bands
Zack Barrera added

RIP

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Swallowing Shit is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list The Best Power Violence Bands
Anarcho-punk, Punk rock, Grindcore
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Code 13 is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list The Best Power Violence Bands
Crust punk, Thrashcore, Powerviolence
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Orchid is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list The Best Power Violence Bands
Emo, Screamo, Grindcore
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Ceremony is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list The Best Power Violence Bands
Punk rock, Powerviolence, Hardcore punk