Best British Death Metal Bands


The Top Ten

1 Carcass Carcass 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 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 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 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

4 Benediction Benediction 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 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.
6 Akercocke Akercocke 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

7 My Dying Bride 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.
8 Gorerotted Gorerotted Gorerotted was a British death metal band formed in 1997 which split up in January 2008 and reformed with new members as The Rotted.

Think napalm death or Carcass, but funner and more catchy. A brutal mix of death grind and punk

9 Cancer

Una de las mejores bandas del Death! Cancer, Cancer!

Thrashy Death Metal - ryanrimmel

10 Bullet for My Valentine 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 more.

Metalcore. No death metal elements.

Best every in my opinion

Death metal? - ryanrimmel

The Contenders

11 Paradox

Their discography is a mix of Christian Death & Black Metal - ryanrimmel

12 Abyssal

Awesome British atmospheric blackened death

13 Desecration

Top brootal death metal

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