Best Melodic Death Metal Bands

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101 Diablo

It's a shame Diablo (FIN) is so little known abroad! Their newest album Silver Horizon kicks so much ass!

102 Within The Ruins

This needs to be a little more mindful of your bands. Just listen to "Enigma" or "Ataxia" parts 1, 2 & 3. Your tiny little metal minds may not even be able to take it. p

103 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. ...read more.

This is "Brutal Melodic Death Metal". You think that style is not possible? Listen to Intestine Baalism!
It merges the pure death metal sound (raw and brutal) with euphonious melodies perfectly. I didn't hear of any other band playing like them. Definitely unique! - Lemoon

They Need to be way higher, seriously! They are one of the best and most outstanding bands here!

Very brutal and yet harmonious melodeath from Japan! I really dig this unique band.

If you don't know them, listen to the song "Banquet In The Darkness"! - Flav

104 Ne Obliviscaris Ne Obliviscaris Ne Obliviscaris (Latin for "forget not") are an extreme progressive metal band from Melbourne, Australia, formed in 2003.

These guys are my favorite band right now. Listen to their albums from start to finish. True masterpieces.

These guys have really amazing violin parts.

105 Thousand Eyes Thousand Eyes

Members of Thousand Leaves made a new band, which sounds very good

106 Feared V 1 Comment
107 Demon Hunter Demon Hunter
108 Zonaria
109 Apostasy

Sulphurinjection is a great song by them and I think they are the best because the piano and the opera sounding music from Karazan in World of Warcraft

110 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.

Everything from Human forward counts as melodic death metal to me. And with how absolutely amazing those albums are, Death definitely needs to be in the top 5 at least. Plus, it's to Chuck Schuldiner's credit that this list even exists, so... - AngryByrd

This is very awesome and one of my favorites but this doesn't belong to melodic death.

How could anyone forget Death? What about the legendary Chuck Schuldiner. I mean seriously, they are really good.

Rip Chuck Schuldiner Godfather of death metal

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111 Miseria

They are the one of the best death metal ban

112 In Dread Response

Awesome kiwi metal band - give "Cannons at Dawn" a listen!

113 Opeth Opeth Opeth is a Swedish progressive death metal band from Stockholm, formed in 1990 by David Isberg, who invited Mikael Akerfeldt into the band as a bassist. Isberg ended up leaving the band, which lead to Mikael becoming the band's vocalist, guitarist, principal songwriter, and driving force. Along with ...read more.

No. There's a ton of melody in Opeth's progressive death albums.

Good band, but they are more progressive death metal than they are melodic death metal.

Melodic, symphonic, progressive. How many sub genres do we need - sextysex

They are extremely melodic, why are they downvoted so much? - Lemoon

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114 Beyond the Embrace

Master of puppets Matallica meets Colony era In Flames. GREAT music. It's a shame they aren't well known, they would have gone far if they were.

Check out the songs "Mourning in Magenta" and "Bastard Screams" off of their debut album Against the Elements. m/ Good stuff!

115 Final Breath
116 Lahmia
117 Across the Rain

I just love their song "Fallen". Maybe they're not the top 10, but if you like melodeath, just check them out :).

118 Unanimated Unanimated Unanimated are a Swedish Melodic Death Metal band. They were founded in 1989 in Stockholm and dissolved in 1996. They have 7 current complete members.

Very cool mix of melodic death and black metal - Lemoon

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119 Blind Stare
120 Dawn of Tears
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