Best Pure Death Metal Albums

No Technical/Progressive, Melodic stuff, just Pure Death Metal Albums.

The Top Ten

1 Altars of Madness - Morbid Angel
2 Scream Bloody Gore - Death

Started it all (Seven Churches was mixed with Thrash and that's obvious), best "death growls" in any metal albums, listen to zombie ritual, denial of life and evil dead and enjoy the darkness. - GREYBOYY

3 Tomb of the Mutilated - Cannibal Corpse
4 Slowly We Rot - Obituary

Obituary proved that Death Metal is not always about speed and it can be slow but with dark and terrifying death growls but still awesome. - GREYBOYY

5 Cause of Death - Obituary

I'm beginning to get annoyed at the fact that people up top think death is the only death metal contribution to such a perfect genre. However... If you play this album out loud, you can hear the would of a thousand she metalheads simultaneously wetting themselves.

One of the best death metal albums, this should be in the top ten.

6 All Guts, No Glory - Exhumed

Kickass drms, high pitched screaming and breaknecking speed, interesting lyrics (gore lyrics that contain social issues, politics, relationships). - GREYBOYY

7 Spiritual Healing - Death

This is the most pure death metal album from Death, also their best album.
This should be one.

It s more pure death than any other beasides Leprosy, it s my least favourite but still one of the best albums in death metal, only Spiritual Healing Leprosy and SBG are pure death - Deako

8 Human - Death
9 Leprosy - Death

Love this is one, but it's very difficult to pick one favorite.

10 Severed Survival - Autopsy

The Contenders

11 Deicide - Deicide
12 Left Hand Path - Entombed

One of the best extreme metal albums ever. - Caleb9000

top 5

13 Symbolic - Death
14 Necroticism: Descanting the Insalubrious - Carcass

Some people call this album Grindcore but that's not true, it's Death Metal. - GREYBOYY

Defines the soundsoundeath metalf death

15 Death the Brutal Way - Asphyx

One of my favorites death metal albums.

16 Scrolls of the Megilloth - Mortification
17 Incoming Death - Asphyx

My favorite Asphyx album.

18 Iniquitous - Rottrevore
19 Slumber of Sullen Eyes - Demigod
20 An Anatomy of the Beast - Intestine Baalism
21 Haunted - Six Feet Under
22 Nightmares Made Flesh - Bloodbath


23 To Mega Therion - Celtic Frost
24 Sound of Perseverance - Death

I don't know exactly which genre this belongs to, but its definitely not pure death metal.

This album is epic - Sabbath

It is epic but this is a list of "Pure Death Metal albums", it means no Technical Death Metal or Melodic Death Metal albums. - GREYBOYY

25 Like an Ever Flowing Stream - Dismember
26 Psychostasia - Adramelech
27 Forced Into Atrocities - Deadly Spawn
28 Dechristianize - Vital Remains
29 Resurrection Through Carnage - Bloodbath
30 Deathhammer - Asphyx
31 Testimony of the Ancients - Pestilence
32 Mental Funeral - Autopsy
33 The Bleeding - Cannibal Corpse
34 Awakening the Liar - Hate
35 Close to a World Below - Immolation
36 Seven Churches - Possessed
37 The Rack - Asphyx
38 Last One on Earth - Asphyx
39 Covenant - Morbid Angel

I'm shocked how far down the list this orgasmic piece of perfection is. This album is so flawless it should be a crime!.

40 Those Once Loyal - Bolt Thrower
41 Clandestine - Entombed

Why the hell is this so low on the list. I prefer this over left hand path!.

42 Deicide - Legion
43 Once Upon the Cross - Deicide
44 Dark Recollections - Carnage
45 Transcend the Rubicon - Benediction
46 Screams of Anguish - Brutality
47 World Without God - Convulse
48 Considered Dead - Gorguts
49 The Erosion of Sanity - Gorguts
50 Dawn of Possession - Immolation
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Top Remixes (5)

1. Spiritual Healing - Death
2. Haunted - Six Feet Under
3. Cause of Death - Obituary
1. Cause of Death - Obituary
2. Spiritual Healing - Death
3. Testimony of the Ancients - Pestilence
1. Human - Death
2. Deicide - Deicide
3. Symbolic - Death

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