Log In
Register

Best Melodic Death Metal Bands

Share on Facebook
Share on Twitter
129 bands
Rank Image Band / Formed / Genres Albums
1
Arch Enemy
1995, Sweden
Melodic Death Metal
Burning Bridges (1999)  #30
Rise of the Tyrant (2007)  #83
Wages of Sin (2001)  #235
2
Dark Tranquillity
1991, Sweden
Melodic Death Metal
Damage Done (2002)  #18
Fiction (2007)  #45
Where Death Is Most Alive (2009)  [Video]
3
In Flames
1990, Sweden
Melodic Death Metal, Alternative Metal
Colony (1999)  #172
The Jester Race (1996)  #213
Whoracle (1997)  #271
4
Children of Bodom
1997, Finland
Melodic Death Metal, Power Metal
Hate Crew Deathroll (2003)  #114
Follow the Reaper (2000)  #173
Hatebreeder (1999)  #207
5
Omnium Gatherum
1996, Finland
Melodic Death Metal
New World Shadows (2011)  #21
Beyond (2013)  #140
Grey Heavens (2016)  #903
6
Kalmah
1998, Finland
Melodic Death Metal
12 Gauge (2010)  #74
The Black Waltz (2006)  #405
They Will Return (2002)  #437
7
Insomnium
1997, Finland
Melodic Death Metal
Winter's Gate (2016)  #41
Heart Like a Grave (2019)  #230
One for Sorrow (2011)  #315
8
Soilwork
1996, Sweden
Melodic Death Metal, Alternative Metal, Metalcore
The Living Infinite (2013)  #833
Verkligheten (2019)  #925
The Panic Broadcast (2010)  #1027
9
Eternal Tears of Sorrow
1994, Finland
Melodic Death Metal, Symphonic Metal
A Virgin and a Whore (2001)  #153
Chaotic Beauty (2000)  #309
10
Scar Symmetry
2004, Sweden
Melodic Death Metal, Groove Metal
Holographic Universe (2008)  #657
Morphogenesis (2008)  [Single]
The Unseen Empire (2011)  #1319
11
Amon Amarth
1992, Sweden
Melodic Death Metal, Heavy Metal
12
Heaven Shall Burn
1997, Germany
Melodic Death Metal, Metalcore
Invictus (2010)  #373
Iconoclast (2008)  #1307
Veto (2013)  #1449
13
Mors Principium Est
1999, Finland
Melodic Death Metal
The Unborn (2005)  #924
Dawn of the 5th Era (2014)  #1039
14
Disarmonia Mundi
1999, Italy
Melodic Death Metal
Mind Tricks (2006)  #472
15
Mercenary
1991, Denmark
Melodic Death Metal
Architect of Lies (2008)  #576
The Hours That Remain (2006)  #635
16
At the Gates
1990, Sweden
Melodic Death Metal
17
Norther
1996, Finland
Melodic Death Metal
Death Unlimited (2004)  #950
Mirror of Madness (2003)  #1201
Dreams of Endless War (2002)  #1242
18
Wintersun
2003, Finland
Melodic Death Metal, Symphonic Metal
Time I (2012)  #193
The Forest Seasons (2017)  #1251
Wintersun (2004)  #1636
19
Shade Empire
1999, Finland
Melodic Death Metal, Industrial Death Metal, Symphonic Death Metal, Black Metal
Anti-Life Saviour (2017)  [Single]
Omega Arcane (2013)  #348
20
In Mourning
2000, Sweden
Melodic Death Metal, Progressive Metal
The Weight of Oceans (2012)  #376
Monolith (2010)  #508
Shrouded Divine (2008)  #552
21
Method
2002, Korea
Melodic Death Metal, Thrash Metal
Abstract (2015)  #1070
Warrior's Way (2013)  [EP]  #1554
22
Blood Stain Child
2000, Japan
Melodic Death Metal, Trance Metal
Mozaiq (2007)  #1148
ε psilon (2011)  #2215
Idolator (2005)  #2282
23
Dark Lunacy
1997, Italy
Melodic Death Metal, Symphonic Metal, Gothic Metal, Doom Metal
The Diarist (2006)  #548
Devoid (2000)  #845
24
Remnants of the Fallen
2009, Korea
Melodic Death Metal, Metalcore
Shadow Walk (2016)  #612
Hate and Carrion (2020)  [Single]
25
MyGrain
2004, Finland
Melodic Death Metal
MyGrain (2011)  #574
Orbit Dance (2006)  #2034
Signs of Existence (2008)  #2951
26
The Black Dahlia Murder
2001, United States
Melodic Death Metal, Technical Metalcore, Blackened Metalcore, Thrash Metal
Nocturnal (2007)  #1194
Everblack (2013)  #1303
Ritual (2011)  #2108
27
Be'lakor
2004, Australia
Melodic Death Metal, Progressive Metal, Gothic Metal
Vessels (2016)  #631
Stone's Reach (2009)  #665
Of Breath and Bone (2012)  #730
28
Eluveitie
2002, Switzerland
Melodic Death Metal, Folk Metal
Slania (2008)  #1375
Origins (2014)  #2035
Helvetios (2012)  #2689
29
Darkest Hour
1995, United States
Melodic Death Metal, Metalcore, Hardcore Punk
Deliver Us (2007)  #1149
Undoing Ruin (2005)  #2342
30
Nightrage
2000, Greece
Melodic Death Metal
A New Disease Is Born (2007)  #1838
Descent Into Chaos (2005)  #2086
Insidious (2011)  #2646
31
Edge of Sanity
1989, Sweden
Melodic Death Metal, Progressive Metal
Crimson (1996)  #167
Unorthodox (1992)  #2211
Crimson II (2003)  #3083
32
Hypocrisy
1990, Sweden
Melodic Death Metal
Virus (2005)  #956
Osculum Obscenum (1993)  #1713
33
The Agonist
2004, Canada
Melodic Death Metal, Metalcore
Prisoners (2012)  #1873
Eye of Providence (2015)  #1923
Orphans (2019)
34
Dimension Zero
1995, Sweden
Melodic Death Metal, Thrash Metal
Silent Night Fever (2002)  #1411
This Is Hell (2003)  #1681
He Who Shall Not Bleed (2007)  #3084
35
The Haunted
1996, Sweden
Melodic Death Metal, Groove Metal
One Kill Wonder (2003)  #1504
rEVOLVEr (2004)  #1648
Unseen (2011)
36
Gyze
2011, Japan
Melodic Death Metal
Northern Hell Song (2017)  #1170
Fascinating Violence (2013)  #1721
Black Bride (2015)  #2275
37
Forest of Shadows
1997, Sweden
Melodic Death Metal, Doom Metal
38
Allegaeon
2008, United States
Melodic Death Metal, Technical Death Metal
39
Skyfire
1995, Sweden
Melodic Death Metal, Progressive Metal, Power Metal
Spectral (2004)  #3239
Liberation in Death (2017)  [EP]
Esoteric (2009)  #3531
40
The Unguided
2010, Sweden
Melodic Death Metal, Melodic Metalcore, Alternative Metal
Phoenix Down (2012)  [Single]
Hell Frost (2011)  #2312
Inception (2013)  [Single]
1 2 3 4
Info / Statistics
Artists : 35,874
Reviews : 8,591
Albums : 128,871
Lyrics : 165,884