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The Best Rapcore Bands 

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Updated May 1, 2020 5.8k votes 1.4k voters 106.7k views 31 items

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Mixing elements of punk rock and rap, rapcore rose to popularity and prominence during the 1990s. During these salad years, rapcore dominated the airwaves, sold extremely well and its bands sold out concerts across the world. The heavy nature of the music - which has hardcore punk, heavy metal and hip hop - was unlike anything people heard at the time of its inception. Rapcore bands ruled the charts and dominated headlines. sometimes in bad ways (reference Woodstock '99).

So, what are the best rapcore bands? Any list of rapcore bands has to include the likes of Limp Bizkit, Slipknot, Linkin Park, Papa Roach, Lil Jon and Rage Against the Machine. While most of the dominant and popular rapcore bands were around in the 1990s, the genre is still thriving today and many of the best rapcore bands still play live and are attractive draws on the touring circut.

That said, it's up to you to determine who are the best rapcore bands. If you think that a rapcore band isn't on here and should be, feel free to add them. This list answers the questions "who are the best rapcore bands of all time?" and "who is the greatest rapcore 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 rapcore bands that you might've heard of. (31 items)

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Linkin Park is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list The Best Rapcore Bands
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Hollywood Undead is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list The Best Rapcore Bands
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Rage Against the Machine... is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list The Best Rapcore Bands
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Limp Bizkit is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list The Best Rapcore Bands
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Slipknot is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list The Best Rapcore Bands
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Papa Roach is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list The Best Rapcore Bands
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Body Count is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list The Best Rapcore Bands
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Falling in Reverse is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list The Best Rapcore Bands
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Biohazard is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list The Best Rapcore Bands
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Deez Nuts is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list The Best Rapcore Bands
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Deuce is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list The Best Rapcore Bands
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Downset is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list The Best Rapcore Bands
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Fever 333 is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list The Best Rapcore Bands
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Zebrahead is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list The Best Rapcore Bands
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The Bloodhound Gang is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list The Best Rapcore Bands
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P.O.D. is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list The Best Rapcore Bands
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311 is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list The Best Rapcore Bands
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Attila is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list The Best Rapcore Bands
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From Ashes to New is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list The Best Rapcore Bands
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Transplants is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list The Best Rapcore Bands
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Stuck Mojo is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list The Best Rapcore Bands
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Clawfinger is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list The Best Rapcore Bands
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E-Town Concrete is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list The Best Rapcore Bands
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Hyro da Hero is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list The Best Rapcore Bands

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