Success in the world of rock and metal often comes from being hated just as much as it does from garnering adoration.

Oftentimes, the negativity bands receive is unwelcome, but there have been several heavy acts over the years who have reveled in sticking a middle finger up to those who want to see them silenced. From modern metalcore bros to the original punk anarchists, these 10 bands actively wanted to be hated by those who disliked their music.

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