Top 10 Technical Death Metal Songs with Over 1 Million Views On YouTube (as of August 2018)

I finished my research and I am ready to report.
Why Technical Death Metal?
1) because I like it
2) because I was really surprised when noticed that some songs got over 1 M views

Why is this surprising?

Because, if you think that death metal is heavy, you are right. If you think that progressive metal is complex, you are right again.

Now imagine a genre that is heavy and complex at the same time - sounds like the perfect recipe for inaccessible songs. Which they are.
But as you can see, several enthusiasts actually listened to them.

Videos that were published earlier had more chances to get views and to some extent I took into account the date they were published and my order isn't always by number of views. But you can vote for any song.

Generally speaking, there are 2 types of Technical Death Metal: Brutal Technical Death Metal and (standard) Technical Death Metal. Brutal Technical Death Metal is heavier.

If you want to add a song don't forget that not all songs by Technical Death Metal bands are Technical Death Metal songs - most of them are but not all.

The Top Ten

1 The Violation - Fleshgod Apocalypse

The fact that a Brutal Death Metal song actually has more than 5 million views proves that the Metal genre is strong and is still growing in reputation and popularity. - CrimsonShark

6,416,185 views, Published on Jul 18, 2011
Brutal Technical Death Metal... with symphonic arrangement. Ha! - Metal_Treasure

2 Omnipresent Perception - Beyond Creation

4,082,269 views, Published on Nov 15, 2012
My favorite component: the bass parts by Dominic "Forest" Lapointe, who plays fretless bass and even plays a bass solo on fretless. - Metal_Treasure

3 Stabwound - Necrophagist

2,540,604 views, Published on Dec 9, 2008
My favorite component: the lead guitar parts (Christian Muenzner) - Metal_Treasure

4 Enduring the Eternal Molestation of Flame - Nile

2,194,520 views, Published on Nov 27, 2012

Brutal Technical Death Metal
This isn't their most liked and most popular song. The song Annihilation of the Wicked was Published in 2009 and got less than 1M views. Same for their song Kafir!

My guess for the attention:
there's a video clip and fans wanna see how this sick stuff is played. And how the hell these guys look like. Well, I also wanted to see these things and I can't blame anyone for doing it. - Metal_Treasure

5 Anticosmic Overload - Obscura

2,013,240 views, Published on Mar 3, 2009
My favorite components:
- the bass parts by Jeroen Paul Thesseling, who plays fretless bass: as many stated, he made the fretless bass in death metal cool again
- the guitar solo by Christian Muenzner - Metal_Treasure

6 Akroasis - Obscura

1,187,023 views, Published on Nov 19, 2015
My favorite component:
err...all (play the sample - you can hear clearly the bass, lead G, rhythm G and drumming).
But perhaps the lead guitar parts by Tom 'Fountainhead' Geldschl├Ąger - Metal_Treasure

7 Fundamental Process - Beyond Creation

1,346,386 views, Published on Jul 18, 2015 - Metal_Treasure

8 Finite - Origin

1,793,081 views, Published on May 23, 2008

Brutal Technical Death Metal - Metal_Treasure

9 Sacrifice Unto Sebek - Nile

1,598,304 views, Published on Sep 10, 2009.
Brutal Technical Death Metal
My favorite component: that insane drumming by George Kollias (is he human? ) - Metal_Treasure

10 Execration Text - Nile

1,010,317 views, Published on Apr 17, 2007
Brutal Technical Death Metal - Metal_Treasure

The Contenders

11 Du Hast - Rammstein
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