What is death metal?

Death Metal

Death metal is an extreme subgenre of heavy metal music. It typically employs heavily distorted guitars, tremolo picking, deep growling vocals, blast beat drumming, minor keys or atonality, and complex song structures with multiple tempo changes.

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Swedish Popular Music - Swedish Heavy Metal Scene
... and early 1990s Sweden became one of the major pioneering countries behind death metal ... From Swedish death metal emerged the subgenre melodic death metal which sometimes referred to as Gothenburg metal because of the city in Sweden where it became popular ... (band) is regarded as a pioneer of both black metal and Viking metal and had a huge influence on the Norwegian Black Metal scene ...
Death Metal - Subgenres - Other Fusions and Subgenres
... There are other heavy metal music subgenres that have come from fusions between death metal and other non-metal genres, such as the fusion of death metal and jazz ... and symphonic elements, creating a fusion of symphonic metal and death metal, sometimes referred to as symphonic death metal ...
Sepolcrum
... Sepolcrum is a death metal band from Rome, Italy ... The proposals are clear Sepolcrum wants to play death metal as it is meant to be in the early 90's (what is actually known as "old school" death metal) ... The band's background moves from Massacre to Obituary, from Death to Bolt Thrower, from Entombed to Napalm Death, and is one of the first death metal acts from Rome, Italy ...
Teutonic Thrash Metal - History
... influential to early Teutonic thrash metal were Destruction, from Lörrach, and the female-fronted Holy Moses, from Aachen ... band Sodom released their first demo, Witching Metal ... original sounds and themes they became a thrash metal band for good ...
List Of People From Santa Cruz, California - Santa Cruz-based Bands
... A Band of Orcs (Death Metal) Arsonists Get All The Girls (Experimental Deathcore) Bassnectar (Electronic/Dubstep) Bl'ast (Punk) Brain Drill (Technical death metal) The Call (Rock) Camper Van Beethoven (Alternative ...

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