Tag Archives: death metal bands



MORBID ANGEL (1984–PRESENT). Dallas Ward (vocals/bass, replaced by David Vincent, Steve Tucker, Jared Anderson), Trey Azagthoth (guitar), Sterling Scarborough (guitar, replaced by Richard Brunelle, replaced by Erik Rutan, himself, Thor Ander Myhern), Mike Browning (drums, replaced by Wayne Hartsell, Pete Sandoval). Morbid Angel are one of the most innovative and longest-lasting death metal bands from the American scene, known for their dark lyrics and uncompromisingly aggressive music. The band Read more [...]


DEATH (1983–2001). Chuck Schuldiner (vocals/guitar), Shannon Hamm (guitar), Scott Clendenin (bass), Richard Christy (drums). Death were one of the earliest and most influential death metal bands. The band originally started as Mantas (named after the stage name of guitarist Jeff Dunn of Venom) led by guitarist and band mainstay Chuck Schuldiner. After hearing early death metal band Possessed, the band moved away from a black metal direction toward more of a straightforward death metal sound. Read more [...]
Dead Horse


DEAD HORSE (1987–96). Greg Martin (vocals/guitar), Michael Hagaa (guitar, replaced by Scott Sevall), Allen Price (bass), Ronny Guytoe (drums). Dead Horse were a Texas-based death metal band and one of the most underappreciated American death metal bands. The band started in 1987 and lasted more or less till the late nineties. Sadly, they only released two records in their career, but both records are well worth seeking out. Discography: Peaceful; Death and Pretty Flowers (Big Chief, 1991); Read more [...]


DARKTHRONE (1988–PRESENT). Nocturno Culto (vocals/guitar/bass), Anders Risberget (guitar), Ivar Enger (guitar), Dag Nilsen (bass), Fenriz, aka Glyve Nagel (drums). Darkthrone are a Norwegian black metal band (former death metal) with punk and crust influences, who have been one of the most consistently interesting black metal bands of the past two decades. The band was formed in 1988 by drummer and lyricist Fenriz as a five piece, but as members left eventually Darkthrone were reduced to Read more [...]