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Genre: groove metal

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Groove metal is a subgenre of heavy metal that incorporates elements of thrash metal and hardcore punk. It is characterized by its heavy, chugging riffs and a strong emphasis on rhythm and groove. The genre often features aggressive vocals and lyrics that touch on themes of anger, frustration, and social commentary. Groove metal bands often incorporate elements of blues and Southern rock into their sound, creating a unique blend of heavy, aggressive music with a strong sense of groove and melody.


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

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List of groove metal artists

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

#namepopularityfollowers
1 60 1881775
2 56 1634397
3 58 1288319
4 69 4897180
5 67 3844728
6 64 2006960
7 61 1542946
8 53 658508
9 49 688178
10 58 912385
11 63 1314384
12 59 1652615
13 55 688586
14 45 397212
15 53 698076
16 37 298562
17 42 168555
18 46 295136
19 52 311808
20 58 1057608
21 47 489900
22 41 297325
23 50 304471
24 74 6275729
25 37 235658
26 40 132583
27 41 115688
28 52 283159
29 41 187525
30 56 843617
31 60 1103806
32 31 76165
33 31 129112
34 44 229274
35 57 556403
36 37 85937
37 45 235731
38 34 55508
39 56 701504
40 37 105948
41 47 171947
42 41 175791
43 50 614116
44 22 28264
45 45 279890
46 46 351522
47 37 85050
48 47 478136
49 34 95771
50 38 128085
51 35 110302
52 39 161090
53 48 314742
54 17 19787
55 42 161632
56 46 135414
57 37 73571
58 34 62589
59 43 212444
60 28 54707
61 30 78270
62 39 140921
63 41 71380
64 23 36320
65 32 26522
66 33 108859
67 44 185086
68 26 90399
69 27 48002
70 33 28461
71 24 36019
72 18 27710
73 22 36430
74 35 73609
75 30 45797
76 27 38755
77 19 23051
78 19 9995
79 35 110611
80 30 37935
81 30 42194
82 30 26685
83 27 23584
84 25 68242
85 24 16421
86 23 30086
87 16 13098
88 12 9985
89 14 11611
90 11 3176
91 8 3652
92 1 298

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