Best Bands that Recorded at Morrisound Studios

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Best bands that have recorded their albums at the legendary death metal studio in Tampa: Morrisound

The Top Ten

1 Death Death Death was an American death metal band formed in 1983 by Chuck Schuldiner. Death is considered to be one of the most influential bands in heavy metal and a pioneering force in death metal. Its debut album, Scream Bloody Gore, has been widely regarded as the first death metal record, while the band's ...read more.

As soon as leprosy came out, every death metal band in the region (Morbid Angel, Obituary, Deicide, etc) began releasing their legendary debut albums. Bands from around the country like Cannibal Corpse, Malevolent Creation, and Acheron traveled to Tampa to record here.
Albums recorded:
Leprosy, Human, Spiritual Healing, The Sound of Preserverance, Symbolic - ryanrimmel

2 Sepultura Sepultura Sepultura is a Brazilian heavy metal band from Belo Horizonte. Their first album, Morbid Visions presented a proto-black metal sound with Wagner Lamounier of Sarcófago. Sepultura's sound varies by the album, from thrash metal, groove metal, and even death metal.

Brazilian band that traveled up to the States to record. Beneath the Remains, Arise - ryanrimmel

3 Cannibal Corpse Cannibal Corpse Cannibal Corpse is a American death metal band from Buffalo, New York, formed in 1988. The band is known for their graphic album covers, explicitly violent lyrics and song titles like "I C** Blood" The group got into mainstream after performing the song "Hammer Smashed Face" in the 1994 film Ace Ventura: ...read more.

Traveled from Buffalo, NY.
Eaten Back to Life, The Bleeding, Tomb of the Mutilated, Butchered at Birth, Vile - ryanrimmel

4 Morbid Angel Morbid Angel Morbid Angel is an American death metal band based in Tampa, Florida. UK music magazine Terrorizer ranked Morbid Angel's 1989 debut Altars of Madness first in its list "Top 40 greatest death metal albums".

Altars of Madness, Blessed are the Sick, Covenant, Formulars Fatal To The Flesh, Gateways to Annihilation - ryanrimmel

5 Deicide Deicide Deicide is an American death metal band formed in 1987 by bassist and vocalist Glen Benton and drummer Steve Asheim. They are known for their blasphemous and satanic lyrics which have resulted in bans, lawsuits and criticisms from religious groups and the public. Frontman Glen Benton is also known for ...read more.

Deicide, Once Upon the Cross, Scars of the Crucifix, In Torment of Hell, Legion, Insinerathehymn - ryanrimmel

6 Iced Earth Iced Earth Iced Earth is an American heavy metal band from Tampa, Florida. It was formed in 1985 under the name Purgatory by guitarist and main songwriter Jon Schaffer and original drummer Greg Seymour.
7 Obituary Obituary Obituary 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 ...read more.
8 Napalm Death Napalm Death Napalm Death are a British grindcore/death metal band formed in Meriden, West Midlands, England, in 1981. While none of its original members remain in the group, the lineup of vocalist Mark "Barney" Greenway, bassist Shane Embury, guitarist Mitch Harris and drummer Danny Herrera has remained consistent ...read more.
9 Atheist Atheist Atheist is a progressive/technical death metal band from Florida, founded in 1984 by drummer Steve Flynn and singer/guitarist Kelly Shaefer.
10 Cynic Cynic Cynic is an American band which incorporates elements of progressive, experimental, alternative, and heavy metal. Founded in Miami, Florida. Founding members Paul Masvidal and Sean Reinert publicly revealed their homosexuality in May 2014, a move that was broadly supported by the heavy metal community. ...read more.

The Contenders

11 Trans-Siberian Orchestra Trans-Siberian Orchestra Trans-Siberian Orchestra is an American progressive rock band founded in 1996 by producer, composer, and lyricist Paul O'Neill, who brought together Jon Oliva and Al Pitrelli and keyboardist and co-producer Robert Kinkel to form the core of the creative team.
12 Gorguts Gorguts
13 Solstice
14 Loudblast

French power

15 Terrorizer Terrorizer Terrorizer is an American grindcore band formed in 1986 in Los Angeles, California. After disbanding, its members gained recognition by playing in influential extreme metal bands.
16 Steve Morse Steve Morse
17 Savatage Savatage
18 Malevolent Creation Malevolent Creation
19 Suffocation Suffocation
20 Exhorder Exhorder
21 Massacre Massacre
22 Pestilence Pestilence
23 Control Denied Control Denied Control Denied was a progressive power metal band formed by death metal musician and Death founder Chuck Schuldiner
24 Demons & Wizards Demons & Wizards Demons and Wizards is a power metal band conceived as a side-project by vocalist for Blind Guardian, Hansi Kürsch, and the guitarist for Iced Earth, Jon Schaffer.
25 Acheron Acheron Acheron is an American death/black metal band from Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania that was formed by Vincent Crowley in 1988.
26 Angelcorpse Angelcorpse Angelcorpse is a blackened death metal band born on the ashes of Pete Helmkamp's previous band, Order from Chaos, originally from Kansas City, Missouri, and relocated to Tampa, Florida.
27 Monstrosity Monstrosity Monstrosity is an American death metal band originating from Fort Lauderdale, Florida, in the death metal scene of the early 1990s.
28 Six Feet Under Six Feet Under Six Feet Under is an American death metal band from Tampa, Florida, formed in 1993. The band consist of four members: founding vocalist Chris Barnes, longtime guitarist Steve Swanson, current bassist Jeff Hughell and recent drummer Marco Pitruzzella.
29 Nocturnus
30 Brutality
31 Nasty Savage
32 Master
33 Devastation
34 Cancer
35 Resurrection
36 Hellwitch
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