Top 10 Death Metal Songs of the 21st Century

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The Top Ten

1 Blackwater Park - Opeth

I agree with cjWriter1997 - I also think that progressive and technical death metal bands are more interesting and show better musicianship/music skills. They might be harder to get into though (increased complexity). - Metal_Treasure

I used to not like death metal/extreme metal that much, but after listening to bands like Opeth and Meshuggah, I’m starting to like the genre a lot more.

The more progressive and technical death metal bands are usually the best. Another one to check out is Gojira. - cjWriter1997

2 Kafir - Nile
3 Twilight of the Thunder God - Amon Amarth
4 Death the Brutal Way - Asphyx
5 Everytime I Die - Children of Bodom
6 Annihilation of the Wicked - Nile
7 The Violation - Fleshgod Apocalypse
8 Shadowfear - Vader
9 Seed of Filth - Six Feet Under
10 Diluvium - Obscura

Released in 2018. - Metal_Treasure

The Contenders

11 Epitaph - Necrophagist

Christian Muenzner solo rules - Metal_Treasure

12 Weltseele - Obscura
13 Omnipresent Perception - Beyond Creation
14 Your Treachery Will Die with You - Dying Fetus
15 Universe Momentum - Obscura
16 Point of No Return: Mute Requiem - Quo Vadis
17 L’enfant Sauvage - Gojira
18 Brave - Obituary
19 Outnumbering the Day - Bloodbath
20 Make Them Suffer - Cannibal Corpse
21 Bleak - Opeth
22 The Parasites - Brain Drill
23 Candiru - Asphyx
24 Forerunners of the Apocalypse - Asphyx
25 Dante's Inferno - Septicflesh

Released in 2017. - Metal_Treasure

26 Death to Jesus - Deicide
27 Silence Calls the Storm - Quo Vadis

With fretless bass from Steve DiG - Metal_Treasure

28 The Pursuit of Vikings - Amon Amarth
29 Nemesis - Arch Enemy
30 The World is Yours - Arch Enemy
31 Master's Apprentices - Deliverance
32 Porcelain Heart - Opeth
33 Black Widow - Children of Bodom
34 War Eternal - Arch Enemy
35 Return to the Morbid Reich - Vader
36 Cast Down the Heretic - Nile

Guitar solo is about 2 minutes long and drumming is simply insane - Metal_Treasure

37 Lashed to the Slave Stick - Nile
38 Only Ash Remains - Necrophagist
39 Velocity - Obscura
40 Apocalyptic Feasting - Brain Drill
41 Liber Stellae Rubeae - Nile
42 Stabwound - Necrophagist

The guitar solo by Christian Muenzner is awesome - Metal_Treasure

43 Deliverance - Opeth
44 The Pestilence that Walketh in Darkness - Cryptopsy
45 Tattered Banners and Bloody Flags - Amon Amarth
46 Centric Flow - Obscura
47 Carrionshine - Cryptopsy

One of the heaviest songs of the century - Metal_Treasure

48 Ghost of Perdition - Opeth
49 The Drapery Falls - Opeth
50 Code of the Slashers - Cannibal Corpse
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Top Remixes (4)

1. Blackwater Park - Opeth
2. Kafir - Nile
3. Twilight of the Thunder God - Amon Amarth
Metal_Treasure
1. Blackwater Park - Opeth
2. Kafir - Nile
3. Shadowfear - Vader
christangrant
1. Annihilation of the Wicked - Nile
2. Blackwater Park - Opeth
3. Weltseele - Obscura
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