Deathcore Bands that are Stylistically Similar to Melodic Death Metal Bands

Some of these bands sound very similar to their Melo-death predecessors like The Black Dahlia Murder, At The Gates, In Flames, Children of Bodom, and Darkest Hour. TBDM is probably the most influential Melo-Death band to these Deathcore bands partially because in their early day they toured with hardcore bands (only because there wasn't a death metal scene in Michigan yet, according to Trevor), which is another reason why people mistake TBDM as a Deathcore band.

The Top Ten

1 All Shall Perish All Shall Perish

Before Eddie went TEE HEE in Suicide Silence, you could almost parallel his early stage presence to that of maybe Trevor Strnad from TBDM. Also, the riffs are very melodic, I almost thought it was a mix of deathcore and melodic death metal. - Mikbiter15

2 Bring Me the Horizon Bring Me the Horizon Bring Me the Horizon is a British rock band from Sheffield, Yorkshire. Formed in 2004, the group currently consists of vocalist Oliver Sykes, guitarist Lee Malia, bassist Matt Kean, drummer Matt Nicholls, and keyboardist Jordan Fish. They are signed to RCA Records globally and Columbia Records exclusively more.

I remember showing my friend their song "Braille", and asked him to guess the band. He asked "Black Dahlia? ", I said nope, BMTH! The sound of this band's earliest material so closely resembles TBDM (at least Miasma era TBDM), the only difference is that BMTH had more breakdowns. And I also remember looking at their promo photos during the "Count Your Blessings" era, and seeing one of the members constantly wearing a TBDM tee shirt. So the Influence shows. - Mikbiter15

3 As Blood Runs Black As Blood Runs Black

This band is on the border between melo-death and deathcore, making the key factor to them being deathcore is similar to BMTH, the amount of Breakdowns. They have even admitted that TBDM is a main influence to their music as well, which proves their stylistic origin. - Mikbiter15

4 The Red Chord The Red Chord

Although They do switch between Tech-Death, Deathcore, and Deathgrind Pretty often. - Mikbiter15

5 Born of Osiris Born of Osiris Born of Osiris is an American deathcore band, formed in 2003 in Palatine, a suburb of Chicago. The group underwent several name changes, including Diminished, Your Heart Engraved, and Rosecrance, before finally settling on Born of Osiris in 2007, basing the name on the Egyptian deity Osiris, and the more.
6 Thy Art Is Murder Thy Art Is Murder
7 Heaven Shall Burn Heaven Shall Burn Heaven Shall Burn are a German metalcore band from Saalfeld, formed in 1996. The band consists of vocalist Marcus Bischoff, guitarists Maik Weichert and Alexander Dietz, bassist Eric Bischoff and drummer Christian Bass.

Although considered by many to actually be a Melo-Death Band as well, they tend to switch between the genres - Mikbiter15

8 Fallujah

Although More prog than core. - Mikbiter15

9 Whitechapel Whitechapel Whitechapel is an American deathcore band from Knoxville, Tennessee. The band is named after the Whitechapel district in East London, England, referencing the series of murders committed by Jack the Ripper.
10 Job for a Cowboy Job for a Cowboy Job for a Cowboy is an American death metal band from Glendale, Arizona. Formed in 2003, the band's debut album Genesis was released in 2007, peaking at No.

Later became a Regular Death Metal Band though - Mikbiter15

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