List of death metal bands - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia

Death metal is an extreme subgenre of heavy metal music. It typically employs heavily distorted and low-tuned guitars, played with techniques such as palm muting and tremolo picking, deep growling vocals and screams, aggressive, powerful drumming featuring double kick or blast beat techniques, minor keys or atonality, abrupt tempo, key, and time signature changes and chromatic chord progressions.

Death - Spirit Crusher

Album: The Sound of Perseverance Year: 1998 (2011 reissue/digital remaster)

Cassie Muniz
Death was a pioneer of the death metal genre.

10 Death Metal Albums to Listen to Before You Die | OC Weekly

Death metal is such a vague term, even though it is in itself a sub genre of the greater umbrella of heavy metal music. But, when it comes to extreme metal, if a death metal band can write good songs is important. But more impressive is if a band can write a collection of good songs, thrown together cohesively in the form of an album. We now present our list of the10 Death Metal Albums to Listen to Before You Die.

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