Most Unique Melodic Death Metal Bands

When it comes to Melodic Death Metal Bands, we want some variety, don't we? So here are my Top 10 most unique Melodic Death Metal Bands.

The Top Ten

1 Whispered Whispered

Why is this the most unique MDM Band?
- They mix MDM with extreme Power Metal and japanese Folk instruments.

You could say they're a finnish band who play japanese MDM.

Their lyrical themes are japanese Folk lores. - Fretto

2 In Flames In Flames In Flames is a Swedish melodic death metal band from Gothenburg, Sweden, formed in 1990. more.

They're not only one of the best MDM bands from Sweden they're also really unique. - Fretto

3 Arch Enemy Arch Enemy Arch Enemy is a Swedish melodic death metal band, originally a supergroup, from Halmstad, formed in 1996. Its members were in bands such as Carcass, Armageddon, Carnage, Mercyful Fate, Spiritual Beggars, and Eucharist.

They had two female and one male vocalists and for this genre this is very unique. - Fretto

4 Amon Amarth Amon Amarth Amon Amarth is a Swedish melodic death metal band from Tumba, formed in 1992. The band takes its name from the Sindarin name of Mount Doom.

They sing about vikings and aren't a Pagan or a Folk Metal band. - Fretto

5 Kataklysm Kataklysm Kataklysm is a Canadian death metal band. They call their musical style "northern hyperblast" after an advertisement in M.E.A.T. V 1 Comment
6 Burial Vault

An underground band from Germany and they are awesome.

You would think they'd be swedish but NO!
They're incredible and unique in Germany. - Fretto

7 Secret of Darkness

They're a mixture of MDM and Black Metal and this is such a great band. - Fretto

8 Dethklok Dethklok Dethklok is both a virtual band featured in the Adult Swim animated program Metalocalypse and a real band created to perform the band's melodic death metal music in live shows. Both bands were created by Brendon Small and Tommy Blacha. more.

They're from the most Metal show you've heared about: METALACOPALYPSE!

Songs like 'Awaken', 'Murmaider'.
Don't stay in Foot Locker, be a Dethkloker! - Fretto

9 Soilwork Soilwork Soilwork is a Swedish melodic death metal band from Helsingborg. They are signed to Nuclear Blast. Formed in late 1995 by Björn Strid and Peter Wichers, originally under the name Inferior Breed, the band changed their name in late 1996 to Soilwork.

Listen to their songs and you can sometimes hear the vocalist actually sing "normally". - Fretto

10 At the Gates At the Gates At the Gates is a Swedish melodic death metal band from Gothenburg, and a major progenitor of the Gothenburg sound V 1 Comment

The Contenders

11 Quo Vadis Quo Vadis Quo Vadis was a technical melodic death metal band from Montreal, Quebec, Canada, formed in 1992 by Bart Frydrychowicz, Yanic Bercier, and Arie Itman, named after the novel by Polish writer Henryk Sienkiewicz.

These Canadians combined Melodic Death Metal and Technical Death Metal, which is a rare combination. Their music was called Technical Melodic Death Metal. This blend sounds awesome to me because my favorite death metal subgenre is actually Technical Death Metal.
Songs - Point of No Return: Mute Requiem, Silence Calls the Storm, Break the Cycle, On The Shores Of Ithaka. - Metal_Treasure

12 Children of Bodom Children of Bodom Children Of Bodom is a melodic death metal band from Espoo, Finland. Formed in 1993, the group currently consists of Alexi Laiho, Janne Wirman, Henkka Seppälä, Jaska Raatikainen and Daniel Freyberg.
13 The Black Dahlia Murder The Black Dahlia Murder The Black Dahlia Murder is an American melodic death metal band from Waterford, Michigan, formed in 2001. Their name is derived from the 1947 unsolved murder of Elizabeth Short, often referred to as Black Dahlia.

They Mix Carcass with At The Gates and Cannibal Corpse - Mikbiter15

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