Top 5 metal bands of all time


Metal bands have become famous around the ‘60s and the ‘70s. This genre started out in England but later moved to the America and all parts of the world. The music beat, tempo, vocals, and lyrics are usually loud and harsh. There are many kinds of heavy metal music; you have the funk metal which is a mixture of funk music and metal. Then you have rap metal, bands like Anthrax, Rage Against the Machine, Skindred, Crazy town, etc. are popular in performing the rap metal. You also have the black metal which is quite famous for its shrieked vocals and dark music.

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Some of the top metal bands are:

  • Metallica.
  • Iron Maiden.
  • Black Sabbath.
  • Megadeath.
  • Slayer.


Metallica is an all time favorite band for people all around the world. The band is from America and consists of a vocalist – James Hetfield, lead guitarist- Kirk Hammett, drummer – Lars Ulrich and the base guitarist – Robert Trujillo. The members who were part of this band in the beginning stages were Dave Mustaine, Cliff Burton, Ron McGovney and Jason Newsted.

The band has some of the best albums; their debut album is Metal up your ass. Some of their best songs are “kill em All,” Ride the Lightning, Master of Puppets, Burton’s death, Fuel, The Memory remains, Saint Anger, No Leaf cover, etc.  Their lead guitarist Dave Mustaine got out of the band because of his drug and alcohol abuse. Metallica has won many Grammy awards for Best Metal Performance, Best Recording Package, and Best Rock Instrumental Performance.

Iron Maiden:

Iron Maiden is an English band formed in the year 1975 is brilliant. Some of their best albums include The Number of the Beast, Piece of Mind, Powerslave, Live after death, Somewhere in the Time, “Seventh Son of a Seventh Son” etc. Iron Maiden has sold over 90 million copies of their album and is said to be one of the most successful bands of all times.

Black Sabbath:

Black Sabbath is an English band formed in the year 1968. The singer of the band is very famous, popularly known as Ozzy Osborne. Black Sabbath was one of the oldest metal bands, and some of their best albums are Paranoid, Master of Reality, Sabbath Bloody Sabbath, reunion, etc. Ozzy Osborne was asked to leave the group because of his drug and alcohol abuse. The band has also gone on several tours.


The band Megadeath was founded by Dave Mustaine who was a lead guitarist at Metallica previously. He got sent out of the band because of his abusive drug and alcohol behaviors. Megadeath is a group which exposed Illuminati through its songs. Megadeath has a technical style of playing its rhythm in a fast manner. Their first album, “Peace sells. But who’s buying?” became an instant hit and popular among the people.


Slayer is an American based band formed in the year 1981 is very famous. The band has about 5 Grammy nominations and has won 2 times for the songs, “Eyes of the Insane” and “Final Six.”  Slayer became famous for its incredible music and the double bass drumming.