Top Ten Death Metal Subgenres

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This list includes all the metal genres derived from death metal, even if they are fusion genres.

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1Melodic Death Metal

Children of Bodom, Amon Amarth, Dark Tranquillity, In Flames, Kalmah, Ensiferum, Edge of Sanity, Arch Enemy, Insomnium, At The Gates - ryanrimmel

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2Technical Death Metal

Nile, Necrophagist, Death, Dying Fetus, Suffocation, Atheist, Brain Drill, Decrepit Birth, Decapitated, Origin, Benighted, Cryptopsy, The Faceless, Pestilence, Revocation, Psycroptic, Obscura - ryanrimmel

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3Brutal Death Metal

Reason why death metal is still alive.

Dying Fetus, Nile, Suffocation, Abominable Putridity, Devourment, Brain Drill, Origin, Benighted, Pathology, Kraaniun, Putrid Pile - ryanrimmel

4Old School Death Metal

Death, Morbid Angel, Possessed, Deicide, Cannibal Corpse, Obituary, Jungle Rot, Six Feet Under, Gorguts, Hate Eternal, Massacre, Vital Remains - ryanrimmel

The best death metal is the oldschool as every metal, oldschool is the best

5Deathcore

I voted for deathcore. Now I'm just gonna wait for all the elitists to start rolling in, giving my comment a thumbs down because I'm so "emo and ruined metal." - ThatStrangeKid42

Suicide Silence, Whitechapel, Carnifex, Rings of Saturn, Thy Art is Murder, Ingested, The Faceless - ryanrimmel

6Death/Doom

Autopsy, Incantation, Disembowelment, Katatonia, Saturn's, My Dying Bride, Paradise Lost - ryanrimmel

7Blackened Death MetalV1 Comment
8Death 'n' Roll

Entombed, Six Feet Under (Graveyard Classics) - ryanrimmel

9Progressive Death Metal

Opeth, Edge of Sanity, Gorod, Akercocke, Atheist, Pestilence, The Faceless, Obscura, Martyr, Sadist - ryanrimmel

10Deathgrind

Cattle Decapitation, Aborted, Cephalic Carnage, Exhumed, Benighted, Brujeria, Terrorizer - ryanrimmel

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The Contenders

11Death/Thrash

Vader, Legion Of The Damned, Torture Squad!

Ghoul, Revocation, Repugnant, Possessed, Legion of the Damned, Pestilence, Battlecross - ryanrimmel

12Slam Death Metal

Abominable Putridity, Pathology, Putrid Pile, Cephalotripsy, Katalepsy, Kraaniun, Vomit Remnants, Vulvectomy, Acranius, Ingested - ryanrimmel

13Pornogrind
14Christian Death Metal
15Symphonic Death MetalV1 Comment
16Thrash Metal

Best subgenre in my humble opinion. Vader rules!

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