I ranked my top 15 and then included some honorable mentions. Honorable mentions are either bands with potential but I can't say due to not listening enough, or bands that would be in the top 25 or so.
I'm listening to Protest the Hero now for the first time in almost a decade and I actually really like it, man. I used to not like this, but damn. Also, this list needs like 30 more spaces for Meshuggah.