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

Gojira wins by itself in my opinion. - GREATEST

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3Old School Death Metal

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

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

4Brutal 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

5Death/Doom

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

6Deathcore

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

Some deathcore is not bad. My favorite deathcore band is Make Me A Donut. They do a good job without all the gore. - GREATEST

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

7Blackened Death MetalV1 Comment
8Progressive Death Metal

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

9Death 'n' Roll

Entombed, Six Feet Under (Graveyard Classics) - 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

12Pornogrind
13Slam Death Metal

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

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

Best subgenre in my humble opinion. Vader rules!

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