First list of extreme metal bands...gonna take a few...
DEATH..everything they did was awesome.
MORBID ANGEL...love their early stuff ..like the rest other then their last release.
OBITUARY...one of the best bands ever to crawl out of the swamp land.
POSSESSED....awesome innovators of brutal thrash that led to death metal...
SADUS....KILLER tech thrash w/ extreme chops and tude.
CORONER...one of the most criminally underrated thrash bands EVER.
BRUTALITY ....AWESOME old school death metal
BENEDICTION...the UK's mightiest death metal outfit.
DISMEMBER...an Swedish all time great
KRISUIN....BAD ASS South American death metal brothers on lead and drums..both SLAY..half brother on vocs and bass. GREAT band!!!!
MELECHESH...started out as a black metal band that morphed into great black/death/folk.
middle eastern folk tinged black death w/ Sumerian deity mythology as a lyrical theme.
LOVE THIS STUFF.
ENSLAVED...progressive black metal greats.
ENTOMBED...if you are a death metal fan and you don't know who they are you suck
SPAWN OF POSSESSION...tech Death at it's finest
IMMORTAL ...o ye of the corny but killer video fame.
EMPEROR....bow down to the ruler of the realm.
MARDUK....BRUTAL black metal..the Swiss are full of black hate :?)
DEICIDE...for the first 2 albums.
ENTHRONED...LOVE this brutal outfit from Belgium
VADER...Truly one of Poland's all timers
BEHEMOTH...another Polish outfit I can't get enough of
NILE ...Egyptian gods and war abound early stuff is best ..first 4..but like it all.
LAIR OF THE MINOTAUR....extreme doom thrash that is blood soaked Greek Mythology set to musical flame
HYPOCRISY...THE best so called melodic death metal band ..bar none.