Most Underrated Death Metal Bands

Most underrated death metal bands... Vote for the band that you think that they are underrated... The list won't feature bands like Cannibal Corpse, Death, Deicide, Morbid Angel

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1BehemothBehemoth is a Polish blackened death metal band from Gdańsk, formed in 1991. They are considered to have played an important role in establishing the Polish extreme metal underground.

They are very underrated and amazing band really! I'm just shocked not to see them in the top tens at the best death metal bands... In every album they did a different playing style... Which proves that they are amazing and not sellers out! - nooreldeen

They get so much recognition, Why are they on this list? - ryanrimmel

Their more blackened death metal than regular death metal

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2BloodbathBloodbath is a Swedish death metal supergroup from Stockholm, formed in 1998. The band has released four full-length albums, two EPs and two DVDs depicting their performances at Wacken Open Air and Bloodstock Open Air.

Very underrated band really! Hear Eaten,Hades Rising,So You Die,Cancer Of The Soul,Ways To The Grave and Weak Aside. - nooreldeen

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What an awesome band from Greece! Hear Vampire Of Nazareth, Oceans Of Gray, Pyramid God and Anubis and you wil know that greek death metal rocks! - nooreldeen

4VaderVader is a Polish death metal band from Olsztyn. Formed in 1983, the group was founded by then-bassist Piotr "Peter" Wiwczarek and guitarist Zbigniew "Vika" Wróblewski.

Poland has got the best death metal bands I think... Vesania, Behemoth, Hate, Vader, Decapitated... - nooreldeen

5Intestine BaalismIntestine Baalism is a death metal band hailing from Tokio/Kanto, Japan. The band was formed in 1991 as "Euthanasia" and changed 1992 their name to "Intestine Baalism", which is a term for the Sumerian god of the harvest. more.

Very unique Death Metal band, implementing some euphonious melodies into their Old-School Death Metal sound, while not sounding like a Melodic Death Metal band in the Gothenburg style. - Flav

Some excellent death metal from Japan.

6HateHate is a Polish death metal band from Warsaw, Poland, formed in 1990. Their most recent album, Crusade:Zero, was released in January 2015, under Napalm Records.

They are legends... They are very underrated... Hear Timeless Kingdom, Lux Aeterna, Alchemy Ov Blood and you will know why they are the 3rd on this list - nooreldeen

7Abominable PutridityAbominable Putridity is a Russian slam death metal band originally from Moscow. The band has released two albums; In the End of Human Existence and The Anomalies of Artificial Origin. They are one of the most popular brutal death metal bands to day. Abominable Putridity shares the same vocalist as fellow more.

Only has two albums so far, but this band can slam really hard and very well, and the vocals are impressive.

8DemigodDEMIGOD is a four piece Metalcore band from Jaipur . more.
10AtheistAtheist is a progressive/technical death metal band from Florida, founded in 1984 by drummer Steve Flynn and singer/guitarist Kelly Shaefer.

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11AutopsyAutopsy is a death metal band, founded in 1987 in the United States by Chris Reifert and Eric Cutler. They disbanded in 1995, but reunited in 2009.V1 Comment
12ObituaryObituary is an American death metal band formed in October 1984 in Tampa, Florida, United States, under the name Executioner, then changed the name's spelling to Xecutioner before eventually changing their name to Obituary in 1988. The band comprises vocalist John Tardy, drummer Donald Tardy, guitarist more.V1 Comment
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14Demented Ted

They are very underrated band from Greece... Hear Evol Morena and you will love this band! - nooreldeen

18CryptopsyCryptopsy is a Canadian technical death metal band from Montreal, Quebec, formed in 1988. The band has sold over 300,000 records.

One of the most brutal and technical death metal bands ever! Lord Worm is an amazing vocalist... - nooreldeen

19KatalepsyKatalepsy is a Russian slam death metal band from Moscow. They have released two split albums, one EP, two full length albums, and one demo. Katalepsy has established themselves as one of the most prominent acts in the Russian metal scene, and a popular band in the extreme metal underground.
20DecapitatedDecapitated is a Polish technical death metal band formed in Krosno in 1996. The group comprises guitarist, founder and composer Wacław "Vogg" Kiełtyka, vocalist Rafał Piotrowski, bassist Paweł Pasek, and drummer Michał Łysejko.
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Top Remixes (4)

1. Intestine Baalism
2. Demigod
3. Slugathor
1. Edge of Sanity
2. Living Sacrifice
3. Solution.45
1. Vader
2. Abominable Putridity
3. Atheist

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