Top 10 Most Favorite Extreme Metal Subgenres


The Top Ten

1 Thrash Metal Thrash Metal Thrash Metal is a Heavy Metal subgenre developed during the early 1980s and an early precursor of Extreme Metal. Thrash Metal features a faster and more aggressive guitar work than Traditional Metal with shredding and double-bass drums and can range from melodic singing to loud shouts. more.

It's not the most extreme subgenre but officially it is from the group of the extreme metal subgenres. - Metal_Treasure

2 Technical Death Metal

Nile, Cryptopsy, Suffocation, Dying Fetus, Brain Drill, and many more, are also Technical Death Metal bands but I listed them in the item Brutal Technical Death Metal. - Metal_Treasure

This isn't the most popular/favorite subgenre but it's one of my favorites and this is my remix. You should put your favorire subgenres on your remix.
Bands - Obscura, Beyond Creation, Necrophagist, Gorguts, Spawn of Possession, Fleshgod Apocalypse. These bands are technical death metal but not brutal technical death metal. - Metal_Treasure

3 Death Metal
4 Technical Thrash Metal

Similarly to thrash metal, it isn't very extreme but it's officially in the group of the extreme metal subgenres.
Bands - Annihilator, Coroner, Vektor. - Metal_Treasure

5 Brutal Technical Death Metal

It's not the most popular subgenre among the metalheads but I put it high because it's one of my favorite subgenres and this is actually my remix.
Bands - Nile, Cryptopsy, Brain Drill, Suffocation, Dying Fetus - Metal_Treasure

6 Melodic Death Metal

Bands like Amon Amarth, Children of Bodom, Arch Enemy. - Metal_Treasure

7 Progressive Death Metal
8 Brutal Black Metal

You mean bestial black metal?
Brutal black metal doesn't exist

*bestial black metal/war metal - Anonymous1234

9 Black Metal
10 Extreme Progressive Metal

Example - Ne Obliviscaris. - Metal_Treasure

The Contenders

11 Blackened Death Metal

Behemoth are probably the best example. - Metal_Treasure

12 Brutal Death Metal
13 Extreme Metal

There is also a subgenre called Extreme Metal. - Metal_Treasure

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Top Remixes

1. Thrash Metal
2. Technical Thrash Metal
3. Death Metal
1. Technical Death Metal
2. Thrash Metal
3. Brutal Technical Death Metal


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