The Best Brutal Death Metal Bands Bands/Musicians

The Best Brutal Death Metal Bands

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Brutal death metal artists list, with photos, ranked best to worst by votes. List of good brutal death metal bands includes a filter so you can sort by the groups’s label and what albums they've put out. This list of the top brutal death metal bands in the world includes all musicians who have released recordings that have gotten distribution, and is an up-to-date list. Brutal death metal groups and artists are shown below along with any additional genres in which their music belongs. If available, you can also see information about where all brutal death metal bands on this list got started. These are truly the greatest brutal death metal bands of all time, since the most famous brutal death metal artists ever are listed, and the order is decided by actual fans of the best brutal death metal music.

You can click on the brutal death metal band names to see more information about that particular notable brutal death metal group. If they're near the top of the best brutal death metal artist list, though, then they should have at least some information available. All the top brutal death metal bands named on the list also have discographies on their pages if you click on the brutal death metal band names themselves.

These artists, like Beneath the Massacre and Erik Rutan include images when available. Any time you vote for your favorite artists, they get a better chance of becoming the number one item. Thumbs up artists you like -- Suffocation and Derek Roddy for example.

All important, significant and iconic names in brutal death metal music history deserve your votes, so make sure to choose wisely. You can only vote once on this list.

The list includes all new brutal death metal bands, and if there are any missing on the list, you can always add them yourself. Just make sure they aren't already on the list and check your spelling, because this is already an accurate compilation of the best examples of brutal death metal, as well as a good place to start if you're asking yourself, or friends, exactly how to get into brutal death metal music. Especially since the bands at the top of the list will at the very least be the best choices if you're looking for a list of good brutal death metal bands with which to start out. No point in listening to them if they aren't actually good or even half-way decent brutal death metal bands.

This list answers the questions "who are the best brutal death metal bands of all time?" and "who is the greatest brutal death metal musician ever?"

If you know enough about the genre, please vote based on the quality of the band's music instead of just voting for the most popular brutal death metal bands that you might've heard of, but not really listened to closely enough to cast an informed vote.

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    Goregrind, Technical death metal, Heavy metal

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    Deathcore, Brutal death metal, Death metal

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  3. 3
    + 256
    - 94

    Brutal death metal, Death metal

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  4. 4
    + 139
    - 43

    Goregrind, Heavy metal, Deathgrind

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  5. 5
    + 124
    - 38

    Goregrind, Technical death metal, Deathgrind

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  6. 6
    + 155
    - 65

    Technical death metal, Brutal death metal, Death metal

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  7. 7
    + 95
    - 30

    Heavy metal, Brutal death metal, Death metal

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  8. 8
    + 105
    - 50

    Deathcore, Technical death metal, Heavy metal

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  9. 9
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    - 32

    Deathcore, Brutal death metal, Grindcore

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  10. 10
    + 42
    - 22

    added by marcoanjos1982
    Progressive metal, Technical death metal, Heavy metal

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  11. 11
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    - 60

    added by ohmygoth
    Groove metal, Rock music, Crust punk

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  12. 12
    + 72
    - 49

    Technical death metal, Brutal death metal, Death metal

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  13. 13
    + 62
    - 41
    No image

    Heavy metal, Brutal death metal, Death metal

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  14. 14
    + 66
    - 45

    Black metal, Blackened death metal, Brutal death metal

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  15. 15
    + 40
    - 22
    No image

    Heavy metal, Brutal death metal, Death metal

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  16. 16
    + 51
    - 33

    Progressive metal, Technical death metal, Heavy metal

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  17. 17
    + 55
    - 37

    Heavy metal, Brutal death metal, Death metal

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  18. 18
    + 69
    - 50

    Technical death metal, Deathgrind, Brutal death metal

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  19. 19
    + 57
    - 40

    added by ValðrAvŁunaZorya
    Death metal

  20. 20
    + 29
    - 15

    added by marcoanjos1982
    Melodic death metal, Technical death metal, Symphonic metal

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  21. 21
    + 43
    - 28

    Technical death metal, Heavy metal, Brutal death metal

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  22. 22
    + 43
    - 28

    Deathcore, Goregrind, Technical death metal

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  23. 23
    + 36
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    Goregrind, Deathgrind, Brutal death metal

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  24. 24
    + 35
    - 23

    Goregrind, Heavy metal, Deathgrind

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  25. 25
    + 39
    - 27

    Technical death metal, Heavy metal, Brutal death metal

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  26. 26
    + 17
    - 8

    added by hateXedge

  27. 27
    + 29
    - 20

    Goregrind, Technical death metal, Deathgrind

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  28. 28
    + 34
    - 29

    Technical death metal, Heavy metal, Brutal death metal

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  29. 29
    + 11
    - 5
    No image

    added by wroommy

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    - 22

    Goregrind, Heavy metal, Deathgrind

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    - 16

    Brutal death metal, Death metal

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  32. 32
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    - 22

    Heavy metal, Brutal death metal, Death metal

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  33. 33
    + 22
    - 18

    Brutal death metal, Grindcore, Death metal

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  34. 34
    + 22
    - 18

    Heavy metal, Brutal death metal, Death metal

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  35. 35
    + 22
    - 20
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    - 1

    added by Rudin187

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  37. 37
    + 2
    - 0

    added by halpme

  38. 38
    + 16
    - 16

    Goregrind, Heavy metal, Deathgrind

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  39. 39
    + 30
    - 33

    Deathcore, Technical death metal, Heavy metal

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  40. 40
    + 16
    - 18

    Technical death metal, Heavy metal, Brutal death metal

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  41. 41
    + 28
    - 33

    Deathcore, Goregrind, Brutal death metal

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    No image

    added by ValðrAvŁunaZorya

  43. 43
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    Heavy metal, Brutal death metal, Death metal

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  44. 44
    + 11
    - 18

    Heavy metal, Brutal death metal, Death metal

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    + 8
    - 15

    added by igorlystopad
    Groove metal, Grindcore, Death metal

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    - 19
    No image

    Heavy metal, Brutal death metal, Death metal

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    - 18

    Heavy metal, Brutal death metal, Death metal

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  48. 48
    + 9
    - 17

    Black metal, Blackened death metal, Brutal death metal

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  49. 49
    + 9
    - 17

    added by RodaSautCemerlangSibarani
    groove metal, metalcore

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    + 10
    - 20

    Brutal death metal

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