Top 10 Death Metal Bands Most Similar to the Band Death in the 90sMetal_Treasure In the 90s the band Death included technical and progressive elements in their music and, logically, the bands on this list play mostly Technical Death Metal.
Note: this list isn't about ripoffs. It's rather a list about bands that you should check out if you like the late Death.
I ranked the bands by degree of similarity - the bands on top have more albums and songs that sound similar to late Death. Also, they have more elements that are similar to Death - guitar work, vocals, bass, overall sound, song structures.
Lower on this list are bands that have similarities only in some areas, or/and bands that have a limited number of albums/songs that sound similar to late Death.
The Top Ten
They are like an extension of the late Death but took the sound a bit further by adding more technical and progressive elements.
Similarities: audible bass (usually fretless), awesome guitar work, melodic yet technical sound, death growls aren't very brutal most of the time. - Metal_Treasure
A Swedish band that needs more attention.
Two weeks ago a made a list - Best Songs on Spawn of Possession's Incurso.
I think it was the 1st list about them on this site. - Metal_Treasure
Pavor are a German band that released a Technical Death Metal album in 1994 when this subgenre wasn't a thing (A Pale Debilitating Autumn).
I liked this album, I enjoyed listening to it.
The band have released only 2 albums (as of 2018). - Metal_Treasure
Similarities: strong inclusion of fretless bass (same bassist - Steve Di Giorgio), keeping some melodic elements yet going technical in some parts. - Metal_Treasure
Vocals are similar in that they aren't extremely guttural and brutal. On the whole, their sound isn't much similar to Death but some songs are. Also, similarly to Death, they experimented with more Tech/Prog elements in the same decade. - Metal_Treasure
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