Carcass are a British extreme metal band from Liverpool, who formed in 1985 and disbanded in 1995. A reformation was enacted in 2007 without one of its original members, drummer Ken Owen, due to health reasons.
#1 is a tie for me between Carcass & Napalm Death. I put Carcass at #1 because they have been more diverse and influential over the years. - ryanrimmel
2 Bolt Thrower
Bolt Thrower are a British death metal band from Coventry, England. They formed in 1986 and released their first album with Vinyl Solution in 1988. The band then shifted to a new record label, Earache Records, soon becoming one of the best selling bands on that label.
An old school dm band with some low growls and great riffs. Awesome band, they played with the British grind scene in the 80s. - ryanrimmel
3 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.
The original Grindcore band! They've been extremely consistent since they started, and Barney Greenway has one of the best death growls on the planet. - ryanrimmel
I listened to their songs, saw some live videos from their peformances & WOW!
Barney is a beast while singing.
NP are amazing. - CannibalCorpse
Benediction is a British death metal band from Birmingham, England. They were formed in February 1989.
Barney Greenway was their vocalist before he joined Napalm Death. - ryanrimmel
Killer yet underrated...
I love their opus "Transcend the Rubicon"
5 Paradise Lost
Paradise Lost are a gothic metal band that formed in 1988 in Halifax, England and are considered by some to be one of the pioneers of the death/doom genre and of the gothic metal genre.
Akercocke are an English progressive blackened death metal band from London, England, formed in 1997 by Jason Mendonca and David Gray.
Progressive Blackened Death Metal - ryanrimmel
Thrashy Death Metal - ryanrimmel
8 My Dying Bride
My Dying Bride are an English doom metal band formed in Bradford, England in 1990. To date, My Dying Bride have released twelve full-length studio albums, three EPs, one demo, one box set, four compilation albums, one live album, and one live CD/DVD release.
Gorerotted was a British death metal band formed in 1997 which split up in January 2008 and reformed with new members as The Rotted.
Their discography is a mix of Christian Death & Black Metal - ryanrimmel
11 Bullet for My Valentine
Bullet for My Valentine are a Welsh metalcore/emo band from Bridgend, formed in 1998. The band is composed of Matthew Tuck (lead vocals, rhythm guitar), Michael Paget (lead guitar, backing vocals), Michael Thomas (drums) and Jamie Mathias (bass guitar). Former members include Nick Crandle and Jason ...read more.
Metalcore. No death metal elements.
Best every in my opinion
Death metal? - ryanrimmel
Awesome British atmospheric blackened death