Top 10 Best Slam Death Metal Bands

This is about all the best Slamming and guttural Bands that have been slamming.

The Top Ten

1 Devourment Devourment Devourment is an American brutal/slam death metal band from Dallas, Texas. Formed in 1995, the band has split up and reformed three times and Brad Fincher is the only original member.

Devourment is no question the ones that really put death slam together in a nice groovy, very catchy, brutal way that was sick and still is today... Even though going through there own internal issues back during the early days but managed to keep the Devourment going and that's badass... What can I say that hasn't already been said positively about Devourment... There the Death Slam Masters and should be the undisputed #1 Death Metal Slam Band ever... - Vegashustler01

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The true creators of slam. They took the original brutal death metal style and tweaked it into the rhythm-focused, guttural sound that was their own back in their day, and today is heard on every other band on this list. Abominable Putridity, Ingested, Kraanium...all great bands who would NOT exist without Devourment. 'Molesting the Decapitated' and 'Butcher the Weak' are easily the two greatest slam albums ever made. And every band who followed them is doing exactly what Devourment started, but still not close to the extreme brutality and depravity of these slam-gods. Devourment are one of the few metal bands who truly created an entire subgenre single-handedly, and there's no denying that they are one of the most influential and important extreme metal bands of all time. - ThatStrangeKid42

Easily #1. They didn't actually create the genre (Vomit Remnants did), but Devourment perfected it. Molesting the Decapitated was an album ahead of its time, and both Ruben and Mike have some of the absolute filthiest, most brutal vocals. Every slam they do is original and catchy, and their blastbeats are miles above anyone else in speed and brutality. They also have possibly the goriest lyrics. Close 2nd place would be Abominable Putridity. - ThatStrangeKid42

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2 Katalepsy Katalepsy Katalepsy is a Russian slam death metal band from Moscow. They have released two split albums, one EP, two full length albums, and one demo. Katalepsy has established themselves as one of the most prominent acts in the Russian metal scene, and a popular band in the extreme metal underground.

With the songs like Carpet Wounding and Post Apocalyptic Segregation, this is one of the best bands not just in the slam category but also in the whole of metal, the co-ordination is just ORGASMIC!

Great band, love it.. And I hope someday I can make they are art for t-shirt design... Tani Art's

3 Abominable Putridity Abominable Putridity Abominable Putridity is a Russian slam death metal band formed originally from Moscow, formed in 2003. The band has released two albums; In the End of Human Existence and The Anomalies of Artificial Origin. They are one of the most popular brutal death metal bands to day. Abominable Putridity shares ...read more.

Wormhole Inversion has like... the BEST breakdown ever!

Such good vocals

These Russians know what real Slam Death Metal isM/. Much respect from Sweden.

This band is awesome! They get my vote for #1 - ryanrimmel

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4 Kraanium Kraanium Kraanium is a Norwegian slam death metal band formed in 2001. Kraanium was founded by twin brothers Martin and Mats Funderud. Having played previously in hardcore and black metal projects together, the brothers seeked out for a heavier project.

Kraanium were one of the best slam bands ever in my opinion. What a pity Martin died...

Seriously? Vulvodynia is on this list as SBDM?

5 Extermination Dismemberment Extermination Dismemberment

This band is insane! For me they are the best

Serial urbicide is a top 10 slam album.

The bass drops are very heavy. Definitely check them out if you haven't listened to them yet.

Some great bass drops. Pretty heavy stuff.

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6 Pathology Pathology Pathology is an American brutal/slam death metal band from San Diego, California, formed in 2006 by drummer Dave Astor (formerly of Cattle Decapitation and The Locust.) And vocalist Matti Way (also of Abominable Putridity.)

This is how to make sure nobody steps on your lawn

Gets the dishes cleaned and the floors done
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Listen to there Purification album, its one of the best out there.

Pathology is on here twice - ryanrimmel

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7 Ingested Ingested Ingested are a British slam death metal/deathcore band from Manchester. Since their formation in 2007, the group have built a reputation as one of the most savage death metal acts to come out of the UK for a long time and have built a large fanbase within their country as well as in the US, Australia, ...read more.

Filthy and brutally disgusting!

Great vocals and amazing performances from the instruments, it all flowa and fits together perfectly

Absolute destroying

My absolute favorite band!

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8 Malodorous

Find something heavier than Armathine Redolance


I need to make more slam metal, maybe with some jazz influence... If you want to see this check me out on YouTube as Lopyt *Sir_Guy*. If you don't, go listen to Malodorous, have a great day everyone!

9 Vomit Remnants Vomit Remnants Vomit Remnants is a Brutal Death Metal band from Tokyo, Japan, which was formed in 1997 and are currently signed to Unique Leader Records. They released besides 2 EPs and 2 split-albums only one full-length called "Supreme Entity" so far and are rather unknown among metal fans. ...read more.
10 Acranius Acranius Acranius is a German slam death metal band from Rostock, formed in 2009. The band shows elements of beatdown hardcore, crafting their own signature sound.

The better band

The Contenders

11 Cephalotripsy Cephalotripsy Cephalotripsy is an American death metal band from California. The group formed in 2003 and have released one full-length album, three demos and promos and have been included on a split with Membro Genitali Befurcator.
12 Disentomb Disentomb Disentomb are an Australian death metal band from Brisbane. They were founded soon after the disestablishment of Brisbane death metal act Cadaverine by three of its five members: Jordan Phillip, Henri Sison and Jake Wilkes formed Disentomb, together with bassist Tom Joice.
13 Walking the Cadaver

It's Waking not walking - Mikbiter15

WtC is a very talented slam band with very unique vocals that will leave you on edge throughout the whole song. Love throwin down to Cadaver.

Not slam. They're deathcore. They just have slams instead of single-note breakdowns. Same goes for Acrania and Whoretopsy (although they're all great bands). - ThatStrangeKid42

14 Operation C*** Destroyer

They broke up, but they are by far my favorite slam band!

15 Vulvodynia

Vulvodynia isn't even slamming brutal death metal! why this band in this list though?

Epic

As a South African the music here is terrible for mostly because of our main language Afrikaans and Afrikaans pop to me is more terrible than regular pop but this band is probably some of the best music to come out of South Africa

They're so brutal, just insanely brutal. the best slam band is either vulvodynia, guttural slug, or extermination dismemberment

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16 Disgorge Disgorge

What, disgorge is 3rd place, no lowest

Seriously, why are they so low?

Why is disgorge so low

17 Acrania
18 Infant Annihilator Infant Annihilator

Even though they can't play their own music live, still one of the best bands I have ever heard

19 Internal Bleeding

Internal Bleeding is without a doubt a major part of NY DeathSlam scene which along with Suffocation, Skinless, and Repudilation used to destroy venues in the 90's and still kill it today... This band has been through just about every adversity known to man and there so badass there still putting out new records.. So if I have anything to say since I've been in this scene for damn near 30 yrs and there would be no Devourment if it weren't for Internal Bleeding... That's a FACT... (R.I.P Bill Tolley)

Basically the Inventors of Slam - Mikbiter15

The Inventors of Slam! Come On! - Mikbiter15

20 Putrid Pile Putrid Pile Putrid Pile is an American brutal death metal band from Racine, Wisconsin, formed in 2000. Putrid Pile is a one man band.

Putrid pile isn't slam, just regular brutal death metal

21 Visceral Disgorge

My friend knows these guys personally, such a great band!

Brutal death from the murder capital of the east coast, Baltimore Maryland.

Dankest riffs bra

22 Vulvectomy Vulvectomy

Brutal and wonderful

Brutal, filthy, slamming wonderful sons of various bitches

23 Veiyadra Veiyadra
24 Defeated Sanity Defeated Sanity Defeated Sanity is a German technical death metal band from Dachsbach, Bavaria, that was formed in 1994, originally as a side project of guitarist Wolfgang Teske and his son, drummer Lille Gruber.
25 Analepsy Analepsy

Check out their songs Genetic Mutations and Eons In Vacuum if you've never heard them. They're a good band! - KoTaJfAc

26 Gore Obsessed
27 Within Destruction Within Destruction

"You guys ain't slam! " - Slam Police

But no, these guys slam and they're awesome!

Top 5 material, without a doubt

The heavier version of Within Temptation lol. - Userguy44

This band should be way up the list

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28 Party Cannon
29 Carnal Disfigurement
30 Soils of Fate Soils of Fate Soils of Fate is a Swedish slam death metal band from Stockholm, formed in 1995. Mostly known for their unique "Ultra Groovy Slam Death Metal-style". Soils of Fate is sometimes credited with crafting slam death metal and the brutal death metal underground.
31 Gorevent
32 Glossectomy
33 Intestinal Alien Reflux

Kill all humans must kill all humans - KoTaJfAc

34 No One Gets Out Alive

I'm sure they have a spot. NxOxGxOxAx is the first slam death metal, death metal in general, band to feature bluegrass elements, which is extremely rare. Andreas's country/bluegrass influences grab him at adding a BANJO, which extreme metal has never noticed before.

35 Inherit Disease
36 Epicardiectomy

Putreseminal Morphodysplastic Virulency - Best album ever made.

I LIKE WIGGA SLAM MAN DEFEND WIGGER SLAM

37 Coprocephalic
38 Degrade
39 Guttural Engorgement
40 The Last Ten Seconds Of Life

They're unique, they have influences from progressive and doom. They are NOT deathcore! People call them that, but they're not. - ThatStrangeKid42

41 Waking the Cadaver

Definitely Slam. Listen to the The Real Death album if you need proof

This is deathcore, not slam

Deathcore can be Slammin', elitist.

42 Cadaverous Contingency

I love Cadaverous Contingency, they are two guys that broke out of Abated Mass of Flesh. Christian metal at its best!

43 Infernal Revulsion Infernal Revulsion
44 Defiled Defiled Defiled is a brutal death metal band from Tokyo, Japan, which was formed in 1992 and is currently signed to Season of Mist. They released 4 full-length albums and 1 EP until now, but no breakthrough so far. ...read more.
45 Jenovavirus
46 Flesh Consumed
47 Torture Goregrinder

Truly unique and awesome but underrated Slam band from Bangladesh!

Most underrated slam band.

They are awesome

Rapist gopal and Mogoje Gorvopat is a masterpiece.

48 Amputated

This band is amazing. The signer sounds like a frog, crickets and a hungry persons stomach all in one. The music is varied and brutal

Hell yea frog metal //m//

49 Signs of the Swarm

Though their guilty of the same sterile instrumentals a lot of modern death metal bands have the vocals are insane

The vocals, just so powerful and how fast he can change them. Its absolutely mental to think about

Amazing, Vocals, Sound Quality. Hands down best band

50 The Dialectic
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