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Genre: funk metal

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Funk metal is a subgenre of heavy metal that combines elements of funk, punk, and alternative rock. It is characterized by heavy, distorted guitar riffs, funky basslines, and aggressive vocals. The genre emerged in the late 1980s and gained popularity in the 1990s. Funk metal bands often incorporate elements of hip-hop and rap into their music, creating a unique sound that is both heavy and danceable. The genre is known for its energetic live performances and has produced several influential bands.


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Bass Guitar, Vocals, Electric Guitar, Drum Kit, Synthesizer, Keyboard/Piano, Double Bass, Keyboard/Synthesizer, Horn Section, Drum Machine, Sampler, Turntables

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Most popular funk metal albums

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Proud Like a God
1997
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Chocolate Starfish And The Hot Dog Flavored Water
2000
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Californication (Deluxe Edition)
1999
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Follow The Leader
1998
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Morning View
2001
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Veritas
2024
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Hooray For Boobies
1999
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The Real Thing
1989
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Ritual De Lo Habitual
1990
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Suicidal Tendencies
1983
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Enter The Chicken
2005
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Anthology
2001
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Sailing The Seas Of Cheese
1991

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List of funk metal artists

Here is a list of funk metal artists on Spotify, ranked based on popularity, who exemplifies the funk metal genre. You can find out what funk metal genre sounds like where you can preview artists or sort them the way you want, just click the headers to sort.

#namepopularityfollowers
1 69 5982246
2 59 1812523
3 68 3247922
4 74 7538686
5 62 1043450
6 74 6004695
7 53 1415142
8 59 965040
9 55 1163935
10 60 1932563
11 80 20740547
12 64 2494510
13 56 526624
14 59 735447
15 53 723002
16 44 181604
17 58 845924
18 40 192482
19 51 696738
20 51 338003
21 61 965551
22 45 285878
23 49 275607
24 51 392488
25 39 97857
26 59 602738
27 42 332548
28 38 215734
29 35 117481
30 39 292899
31 27 19183
32 30 38550
33 34 151964
34 33 110596
35 32 42782
36 52 556490
37 20 15978
38 54 484737
39 40 350243
40 49 333310
41 47 401121
42 32 59878
43 36 36677
44 19 9288
45 15 7842
46 26 40465
47 17 18455
48 40 123923
49 32 137936
50 32 56242
51 12 6762
52 32 74324
53 35 72108
54 34 61643
55 31 64244
56 30 37192
57 20 49780
58 24 30847
59 23 58570
60 29 78630
61 22 30879
62 13 5426
63 27 83868
64 27 22803
65 25 32030
66 2 924
67 25 41220
68 20 32243
69 22 11847
70 16 8833
71 23 23843
72 21 9280
73 17 0
74 16 12338
75 15 1093
76 15 6276
77 15 1018
78 13 10906
79 11 1447
80 9 1184
81 8 9412
82 8 3903
83 7 2713
84 6 1831
85 5 1616
86 4 1154
87 3 1207
88 3 665
89 3 977
90 2 576
91 2 538
92 2 994
93 1 753

funk metal playlist created by Chosic

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