Worst Death Metal Bands


The Top Ten

1 Cannibal Corpse Cannibal Corpse Cannibal Corpse is a American death metal band from Buffalo, New York, formed in 1988. The band is known for their graphic album covers, explicitly violent lyrics and song titles like "I C** Blood" The group got into mainstream after performing the song "Hammer Smashed Face" in the 1994 film Ace Ventura: ...read more.

Hugely overrated band. There are so many more death metal bands that I've heard that are a lot better than Cannibal Corpse. Morbid Angel, Obituary, Bloodbath, Dismember and Entombed just to name a few. At least with these bands when I read the lyrics I can get what they're saying. This stops people getting into death metal by making people think that all death metal is just inaudible burping. - Uner1996

The reason I hate death metal. Not saying anyone can growl, but growls are not unique. THis is your generic death metal bands, a bad band in general, with boring riffs, and the worst vocals known to man - SoldierOfFortune

They remind me of that one kid in high school. Who just talks about death and how he has seen all the human centipede movies. They gained attention for being "brutal" and just use gore/graphic imagery. To get people to look their way.

Disgrace to a great genre. Not only was this responsible for ruining death core, but it's responsible for the alienation of death metal fans.

Disgrace to the metal community, they need to break up soon.

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2 Abomination Putridity

Abominable Putridity**

These guys are awesome. I understand some people can't get past the vocals, but listen to the the grooves and slams. These guys are the best at their genre. I love em! - ryanrimmel

3 Abnormality

Oops, I accedently voted for this band.

4 Dethklok Dethklok
5 Dark Tranquility

Dark Tranquillity* - ryanrimmel

What kind of joke is this?

What? No - ryanrimmel

6 I Set My Friends On Fire I Set My Friends On Fire I Set My Friends on Fire is a post-hardcore group from Miami, Florida. The band was formed in 2007 by Matt Mehana and former member Nabil Moo.

They aren't even death metal. But they do suck - ryanrimmel

7 Six Feet Under Six Feet Under Six Feet Under is an American death metal band from Tampa, Florida, formed in 1993. The band consist of four members: founding vocalist Chris Barnes, longtime guitarist Steve Swanson, current bassist Jeff Hughell and recent drummer Marco Pitruzzella.

Chris Barnes is one of the worst vocalists in his genre - Caleb9000

Such a shame that this is what Chris Barnes has become. - IronSabbathPriest

How is this not number one? - CostcoHotDogs

Chris Barnes sucks in SFU he's only good in Cannibal Corpse

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8 Cattle Decapitation Cattle Decapitation Cattle Decapitation is an American Deathgrind band from San Diego, California formed in 1996. Cattle Decapitation's songs protest the mistreatment and consumption of animals, the abuse of the environment and touch subjects such as misanthropy and genocide of the human race. Much of their music is based ...read more.

Who the hell put them here. - Caleb9000

Travis Ryan is so versatile with his vocals. They have the best lyrics of any dm band I've heard. They have chaotic blast beat drums yet great technicality. They're awesome! n - ryanrimmel

9 Job For A Cowboy Job For A Cowboy Job for a Cowboy is an American death metal band from Glendale, Arizona. Formed in 2003, the band's debut album Genesis was released in 2007, peaking at No.
10 Suicide Silence Suicide Silence Suicide Silence is an American deathcore band from Riverside, California. Formed in 2002, the band has released four full-length studio albums, one EP and eleven music videos.

The Newcomers

? Dying Fetus Dying Fetus Dying Fetus is an American death metal band originally from Upper Marlboro, Maryland. Formed in 1991, the group is known for their consistently hook-laden song structures, characterized by blast beats, complex riffing, slam riffs and heavy breakdowns.

I blasted them in class once. - CostcoHotDogs

The Contenders

11 Necrotorture
12 Anal C*nt Anal C*nt Anal C*** was an American grindcore band founded by vocalist Seth Putnam in 1988. The band is known for their highly offensive lyrics which included themes of misogyny, homophobia, racism, Nazism, antisemitism, and schadenfreude (ridicule of the unfortunate). Their music has been received negatively ...read more.

Technically not Death Metal. But yeah, their music is unbearable and their song titles are funny - ryanrimmel

13 Deicide Deicide Deicide is an American death metal band formed in 1987 by bassist and vocalist Glen Benton and drummer Steve Asheim. They are known for their blasphemous and satanic lyrics which have resulted in bans, lawsuits and criticisms from religious groups and the public. Frontman Glen Benton is also known for ...read more.

Deicide is the band that got me into death metal. They do not belong here - ryanrimmel

Their early stuff was top notch but in my opinion they aren't that great anymore. Kind of the same story as Metallica.

14 Necrophagist Necrophagist Necrophagist is a German technical death metal band, founded and fronted by guitarist and vocalist Muhammed Suiçmez.

Sorry. But these guy are just tech for the sake of being tech. They've never written a song. - IronSabbathPriest

Why is this here lmao. Amazing band.

15 Carcass Carcass Carcass are a British extreme metal band from Liverpool, who formed in 1985 and disbanded in 1995. A reformation was enacted in 2007 without one of its original members, drummer Ken Owen, due to health reasons. V 1 Comment
16 Behemoth Behemoth Behemoth is a Polish blackened death metal band from Gdańsk, formed in 1991. They are considered to have played an important role in establishing the Polish extreme metal underground.

What? Behemoth is one of the most powerful and catchy Death Metal bands. - ryanrimmel

17 Torsof*ck
18 Waco Jesus
19 Thy Art Is Murder Thy Art Is Murder
20 Psycroptic Psycroptic Psycroptic is an Australian technical death metal band formed in Hobart in 1999. Mainstay members are Dave Haley on drums, his brother Joe Haley on guitar, and Cameron Grant on bass guitar.
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