Death Metal

Death metal is a subgenre of heavy metal. It usually employs varying tempos, heavily distorted guitars, "blast-beat" drumming, and deep growling vocals. Hasn't been taken seriously since around 1993.&&

Death metal: serious business.

In case you were wondering.

Just The Facts

  1. Death metal is the bastard child of Black Sabbath and several heavy doses of PCP.
  2. Death metal will scare the living shit out of your parents, priest, and pets. Everybody else - not so much.
  3. Ready for the party to be over, and for everyone to go home? Put on a slab of the most brutal, punishing, unlistenable death metal you have. We suggest something by Impetigo.


Death metal is an extreme form of heavy metal, and is essentially an off-shoot of the '80's "thrash metal" trend made popular by Metallica and Slayer. Taking their cue instead from second-teir thrash bands like Venom, Hellhammer, and Kreator, death metal pioneers Death, Morbid Angel, and Possessed set out to create a brand of heavy metal guaranteed to make you and three of your buddies the scariest dudes in your junior high school.

It's not all bad