Top Ten Christian Death Metal Bands

Christian Death Metal is becoming more popular now a days. Here is a list of Christian Death Metal bands.

The Top Ten

1 Mortification Mortification Mortification is an Australian Christian extreme metal band which was formed in 1987 as a heavy metal group, Lightforce, by mainstay Steve Rowe on bass guitar and vocals.

This band is the pioneer of Christian Death metal Genre.... and the most successful too

Listen to mortification every day!

They are shining in the dark.. They are lambs in the middle of the wolves

Best Christian death metal band of all time

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2 Impending Doom Impending Doom Impending Doom is an American Christian deathcore band from Riverside, California. The group has released five full-length studio albums and are currently a five piece with vocalist Brook Reeves as one of the two original remaining members along with Manny Contreras who left the band in 2010 but returned more.

Very powerful, and progressive sound. And very deep messages that stay true to the word, yet allowing them to speak their own personal conviction. Baptized in Filth is my personal favorite album. While I love each and every song within it, and being hard to pick a favorite, I would choose My Light Unseen or Death. Ascension. Resurrection.

Top Christian death metal band with a powerful message seen in every song

You guys are one of my absolute favorites! No. 2 on my list behind For Today! I love how you guys glorify God through your brutal music! Keep it up! Keep on worshipping Him with your lives!

I do prefer Impending Doom, but its more deathcore than Death Metal - JordanFireStar

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3 As They Sleep

As They Sleep has amazed me since the first time I listened to them. If you are looking for a good death metal band than check out As They Sleep. I personally like the song a thousands deaths. Look it up if you have never heard of it.

It's a shame this band is relatively unknown. They are one of the most talented Christian bands out there, almost better than bands like the black dahlia murder

Maybe leaning more toward melodic death metal but still amazing metal which blows me away whenever I listen.

I have an interview with this band they are not Christians they are just on a Christian record label great band anyway

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4 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.

Their entire discography is stellar, but "Burial" and "Undeceived" are masterpieces.

Just one word describes extol... AWESOMENESS

Top quality Christian death metal!

The best album is Extol from Extol.

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5 Becoming The Archetype

While I am a huge fan of Mortification and Extol, they are unfortunately older bands who aren't exactly still playing Death Metal. Becoming the Archetype is falling out of the genre to, but so far, they have not be topped in technicality, brutality and melody.

These guys were awesome up until they put out "I am" which basically has all new members. They used to have killer piano breakdowns. It was melodic metal with feeling. I love that stuff. Another good band that isn't in here is Haste the day. Their early stuff was great...Burning Bridges.

in my opinion, this is the best; they have great songs like "Ex Nihilo", "Endure" or "Dichotonomy"... and their sound is great! - rock2metal

Love these guys, awesome music!

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6 Crimson Thorn

Best Christian brutal death metal band!

True Christian death metal

Most brutal, hands down. Sounds are fat as Luke Renno

aww yeah

7 A Thousand Times Repent

This is the Most unknown Christian metal band out there. They have the beautiful instrumental sections and also the brutal death metal sound to boot. - thedying12

Brutality at its finest, thanks lord for outlets such as this

Very brutal they put in the midst of lions to shame

8 Shadows Of Paragon

Absolutely amazing unblack metal. I first heard them in 2009 and have been listening ever since. Beyond the music, the lyrics are very deep. Amazing group!

True European blackened death metal with a message of Christ, great drummer, great band!

9 With Blood Comes Cleansing

On of the best death metal bands I've heard.

Great under rated death metal band! - Grundapants

Definitely one of the best deathcore bands ever!

10 Living Sacrifice

A great band and one of the pioneers of the Christian metal genre! They are still putting out music and The Hammering Process and The Infinite Order are phenomenal albums!

These guys should be at the top! They are the best death metal band ever

These guys Rock! They should start the list not end it.

Simply the best and one of the originals

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The Contenders

11 Deuteronomium

This band should be much closer to the top


12 Underoath Underoath

This isn't death metal. Great band, but it doesn't belong on this list

Act of depression and cries of the past are both fantastic examples of brutal death metal with thought provoking lyrics

Not really Death Metal. More post-hardcore in there early days to metalcore later on.

Based on their first two albums.

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13 For Today For Today For Today is an American Christian metalcore band from Sioux City, Iowa, formed in 2005. They are currently signed to Nuclear Blast Records.

Have deep, clear lyrics with the awesome metal sound that we all love. Every song is filled with meaningful lyrics that everyone should enjoy!

Great band especially their new album crown of thorns I love their rich and powerful lyrics about the one true God.

Awesome band, great sound, great lyrics. They're constantly improving their sound to be more complex and powerful.

Keep going back to For Today

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14 Sacrificium

So much awesomeness! Now this band can play death metal!

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15 Crimson Moonlight

All I can say is not for those with sensitive ears, this swedish band is dripping in blackness. The Christian philosophy never sounded so brutal. My personal favourite is 'Painful Mind Contradiction' from the album 'veil of remembrance'.

A black/death metal band with a really brutal sound. Though they are more on the black metal side their album 'Veil of Remembrance' does have death metal influences, and sounds really awesome!

This is Unblack metal not Death metal

16 Betraying the Martyrs

On of the best live bands ever, they always put on a good show, have amazing vocals, clean and screaming, and instrumentally very talented. Betraying the Martyrs is one of the best bands of this generation without a doubt!

Just because they cuss in their songs doesn't mean they're a christian band. BTM is the best christian band ALIVE!

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17 Hilastherion
18 7 Horns 7 Eyes

Amazing atmosphere, crushing riffs, and great meaning. Check out Monotheist too it's the vocalists other band.

My favorite death metal band, including both Christian and secular. They're so talented, I can't believe they're not higher!

People need to listen to shines more of the unnone. They are better then the top ten. These guys are awesome. own unique sound.

19 Miseration

A very brutal band, great guitars, great vocals, a very all-around band

20 Antidemon

In my opinion, Antidemon is the closest Christian-alternative you'll get to the secular Death Metal band Deicide. So if you're a fan of Deicide, but looking for a Christian alternative, DEFINITELY check out Antidemon!

Th artwork looks very Satanic but if you look closely the demon is always being tortured and the pentagram has a cross over it.

Pure christian... Pure death metal... That's what this list is about, right?

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