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61 Obscura Obscura Obscura is a German technical death metal band from Landshut, Germany, founded in 2002. The band became prominent when members of Necrophagist and Pestilence joined Steffen Kummerer to release the critically acclaimed second full-length album, Cosmogenesis. The band was named after the Gorguts album more.

What the hell they should be at least top20

Great band, they are brilliant - Metal_Treasure

62 Revocation Revocation Revocation is an American technical death metal band from Boston, Massachusetts founded by guitarist and vocalist David Davidson, bassist and vocalist Anthony Buda and drummer Phil Dubois-Coyne in 2000. Originally known as Cryptic Warning, the band changed its name to Revocation in 2006. Revocation more.

So far, every single release from Revocation has been pure, epic metal madness! So... 109? I cannot accept that. They're not the greatest in Death Metal, but still worthy of a much higher placement.

63 Edge of Sanity Edge of Sanity Edge of Sanity was a Swedish progressive death metal band that, alongside Opeth, is commonly regarded as being the first to fuse extreme metal styles like death and black metal with progressive rock. Their sound is often described as "Progressive Melodic Death Metal".

One of the best prog death metal bands, very underrated!

64 Enfold Darkness
65 Job For a Cowboy Job For a Cowboy Job for a Cowboy is an American death metal band from Glendale, Arizona. Formed in 2003, the band's debut album Genesis was released in 2007, peaking at No.

For those of you who assume that they are still a scene kid band: Listen to Their album Sun Eater. Once you hear the first song, it is clear the band has changed. They now are true death metal, but in a slower, more beautiful model. They focus on quality instead of brutality, like some other bands. Most bands just try to be as brutal as possible, but that doesn't always work. These guys are very underrated!

Job for a Cowboy should be joining the top ten death metal bands above. Try listening to Knee Deep, Ruination, Genesis, Unfurling a Darkened Gospel, and Nourishment Through Bloodshed. Jonny Davy's vocals are extremely epic.

Best Death Metal band ever since Sun Eater

These guys are certainly up there when it comes to the best deathmetal bands! They are very progressive and their lead singer is very under rated!

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66 Vital Remains Vital Remains

They are the strongest and honest for people who really understand satanist and loyalty for lucifer they are the fastest and not jerk people around and for realthey should be the model of satanic music and knowing the truth

Such an underrated band.

Dechristianize is the single greatest death metal song of all time

#57... what!

67 Abysmal Dawn Abysmal Dawn Abysmal Dawn is an American death metal band from Los Angeles, California. Their latest album, Obsolescence, was released in October 2014.

Definitely one of the best Death Metal bands of the last 10 years. Very strong songwriting ability and deep lyrics. Just listen to "In Service of Time".

68 Asphyx Asphyx

One of the first Death-Doom bands. - GREYBOYY

This band has awesome riffs and great songs I love this band

One of the best death metal bands I've ever heard

69 Defeated Sanity Defeated Sanity Defeated Sanity is a German technical death metal band from Dachsbach, Bavaria, that was formed in 1994, originally as a side project of guitarist Wolfgang Teske and his son, drummer Lille Gruber.
70 Pestilence Pestilence Pestilence were a death metal band from the Netherlands founded in 1986. They are known for incorporating jazz and fusion elements into their music.

I just don't belive, this guys where shocking death metal band

Spheres, consuming impulse does one have to say more

Are you for real? Pestilence at 63, COB in top 5?!

Pestilence have my favorite vocal

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71 Hypocrisy Hypocrisy Hypocrisy is a death metal band from Sweden. It was formed in 1990 in Ludvika, Sweden by Peter Tägtgren.

What how are they this far down? Their early work is amazing. Oh and I know they're melodic death now but still sound great.

My personal favorite Death band.
Peter Tägtgren is great, not only in Hypocrisy but also in "Pain", in his newest project with the singer of Rammstein "Lindemann" and previously in "The Abyss", "Lockup", "WAR" and a couple of other bands

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73 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.

Ex-Cannibal Corpse vocalist Chris Barnes is awesome with his new band. Six Feet Under is an excellent band which can beat most of the bands over it. (excluding Death, Morbid Angel, Obituary, Opeth, Autopsy, Deicide, Napalm Death, Carcass and Cannibal Corpse) - Nord666

Six Feet Under should at top 10 death metal

Six Feet Under is No1!

The hunted album got some catchy tunes on it

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74 Sacrificium

Great death metal band from germany, but practically unknown - which is how I like my bands

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75 Grave Grave Grave is a Swedish death metal band that formed in 1986 by vocalist and guitarist Ola Lindgren, who is their only constant member.

One of the greatest death metal bands of all time.

76 Intestine Baalism Intestine Baalism Intestine 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.

This is a real treasure of Death Metal. Their sound is an awesome mix of old-school Death Metal and some kind of Melodic Death Metal.
They got fast, heavy blasting riffs and deep growls right from hell extremely well merged with some passages of euphonious melodies.
Some people call their very unique style "Brutal Melodic Death". In all this years I never heard a band playing like them, so definitely check them out! You'll miss something!
Listen to the song "Banquet in the Darkness", if you like more melody. Listen to "Agony in the stone chamber" for a heavier experience! - Juli

Insane band! Brutal and still melodic, not like the Gothenburg metal. - Flav

77 Extol Extol Extol are a progressive extreme Christian metal band from Bekkestua, Norway that was formed in 1993. The band is known for playing a variety of different styles of metal which include progressive metal, death metal, black metal and thrash metal.

The best band there is. And I'm not just saying that.

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78 Spawn of Possession Spawn of Possession

The most underrated Death Metal band. Makes truly unique songs. Technical, uses orchestra elements without sounding stupid (it actually complements the songs) and amazing musicians. Should be A LOT higher on this list. If you don't know them, give 'The Evangelist' a chance if you're into really Technical songs or 'Apparition' for an all rounded fantastic experience.

79 Deeds of Flesh Deeds of Flesh Deeds of Flesh is a four-piece death metal band from Los Osos, California, U.S. They were formed in 1993 by Jacoby Kingston, Erik Lindmark and Joey Heaslet and are still active.
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