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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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Cannibal Corpse is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list The Best Brutal Death Metal Bands
Cannibal Corpse Brutal death metal, Death metal

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340 103
Suffocation is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list The Best Brutal Death Metal Bands
Suffocation Deathcore, Brutal death metal, Death metal

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352 110
Dying Fetus is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list The Best Brutal Death Metal Bands
Dying Fetus Goregrind, Technical death metal, Heavy metal

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271 103
Nile is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list The Best Brutal Death Metal Bands
Nile Technical death metal, Brutal death metal, Death metal

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208 87
Devourment is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list The Best Brutal Death Metal Bands
Devourment Goregrind, Heavy metal, Deathgrind

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188 79
Aborted is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list The Best Brutal Death Metal Bands
Aborted Goregrind, Technical death metal, Deathgrind

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182 81
Cryptopsy is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list The Best Brutal Death Metal Bands
Cryptopsy Deathcore, Technical death metal, Heavy metal

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136 64
Disgorge is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list The Best Brutal Death Metal Bands
Disgorge Heavy metal, Brutal death metal, Death metal

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86 44
Mortician is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list The Best Brutal Death Metal Bands
Mortician Goregrind, Heavy metal, Deathgrind

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146 98
Napalm Death is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list The Best Brutal Death Metal Bands
ohmygoth added Napalm Death Groove metal, Rock music, Crust punk

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111 70
Skinless is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list The Best Brutal Death Metal Bands
Skinless Deathcore, Brutal death metal, Grindcore

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96 58
Deeds of Flesh is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list The Best Brutal Death Metal Bands
Deeds of Flesh Heavy metal, Brutal death metal, Death metal

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93 59
Necrophagist is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list The Best Brutal Death Metal Bands
marcoanjos1982 added Necrophagist Progressive metal, Technical death metal, Heavy metal

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113 80
Origin is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list The Best Brutal Death Metal Bands
Origin Technical death metal, Deathgrind, Brutal death metal

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92 62
Defeated Sanity is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list The Best Brutal Death Metal Bands
ValðrAvŁunaZorya added Defeated Sanity Death metal

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106 76
Krisiun is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list The Best Brutal Death Metal Bands
Krisiun Technical death metal, Brutal death metal, Death metal

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83 58
Vomitory is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list The Best Brutal Death Metal Bands
Vomitory Heavy metal, Brutal death metal, Death metal

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97 71
Vital Remains is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list The Best Brutal Death Metal Bands
Vital Remains Black metal, Blackened death metal, Brutal death metal

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70 47
Fleshgod Apocalypse is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list The Best Brutal Death Metal Bands
marcoanjos1982 added Fleshgod Apocalypse Melodic death metal, Technical death metal, Symphonic metal

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63 43
Severe Torture is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list The Best Brutal Death Metal Bands
Severe Torture Heavy metal, Brutal death metal, Death metal

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58 39
Brodequin is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list The Best Brutal Death Metal Bands
Brodequin Goregrind, Deathgrind, Brutal death metal

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69 51
Hate Eternal is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list The Best Brutal Death Metal Bands
Hate Eternal Technical death metal, Heavy metal, Brutal death metal

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75 61
Decrepit Birth is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list The Best Brutal Death Metal Bands
Decrepit Birth Progressive metal, Technical death metal, Heavy metal

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64 50
Benighted is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list The Best Brutal Death Metal Bands
Benighted Deathcore, Goregrind, Technical death metal

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47 34
Abysmal Torment is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list The Best Brutal Death Metal Bands
Abysmal Torment Goregrind, Technical death metal, Deathgrind

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46 34
Torsofuck is listed (or ranked) 26 on the list The Best Brutal Death Metal Bands

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35 23
Cephalotripsy is listed (or ranked) 27 on the list The Best Brutal Death Metal Bands
wroommy added Cephalotripsy

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62 52
Spawn of Possession is listed (or ranked) 28 on the list The Best Brutal Death Metal Bands
Spawn of Possession Technical death metal, Heavy metal, Brutal death metal

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47 37
Condemned is listed (or ranked) 29 on the list The Best Brutal Death Metal Bands
Condemned Goregrind, Heavy metal, Deathgrind

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Beheaded is listed (or ranked) 30 on the list The Best Brutal Death Metal Bands
Beheaded Brutal death metal, Grindcore, Death metal

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39 29
Visceral Disgorge is listed (or ranked) 31 on the list The Best Brutal Death Metal Bands
hateXedge added Visceral Disgorge

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19 9
Arnold Schwarzenegger is listed (or ranked) 32 on the list The Best Brutal Death Metal Bands
korrgf added Arnold Schwarzenegger

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27 18
Guttural Secrete is listed (or ranked) 33 on the list The Best Brutal Death Metal Bands
halpme added Guttural Secrete

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26 18
Katalepsy is listed (or ranked) 34 on the list The Best Brutal Death Metal Bands
Josh Davis added Katalepsy Death metan/ brutal metall

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36 30
Inveracity is listed (or ranked) 35 on the list The Best Brutal Death Metal Bands
Inveracity Brutal death metal, Death metal

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34 30
Vomit remnants is listed (or ranked) 36 on the list The Best Brutal Death Metal Bands
Vomit remnants Heavy metal, Brutal death metal, Death metal

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48 46
Aeon is listed (or ranked) 37 on the list The Best Brutal Death Metal Bands
Aeon Technical death metal, Heavy metal, Brutal death metal

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32 29
Gorerotted is listed (or ranked) 38 on the list The Best Brutal Death Metal Bands
Gorerotted Goregrind, Heavy metal, Deathgrind

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31 28
Infant Annihilator is listed (or ranked) 39 on the list The Best Brutal Death Metal Bands
Rudin187 added Infant Annihilator

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32 35
Kronos is listed (or ranked) 40 on the list The Best Brutal Death Metal Bands
Kronos Heavy metal, Brutal death metal, Death metal

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28 31
Visceral Bleeding is listed (or ranked) 41 on the list The Best Brutal Death Metal Bands
Visceral Bleeding Technical death metal, Heavy metal, Brutal death metal

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34 40
Vile is listed (or ranked) 42 on the list The Best Brutal Death Metal Bands
Vile Heavy metal, Brutal death metal, Death metal

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Gutslit is listed (or ranked) 43 on the list The Best Brutal Death Metal Bands
Snowmetalhead added Gutslit Brutal Death Metal

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41 57
Impending Doom is listed (or ranked) 44 on the list The Best Brutal Death Metal Bands
Impending Doom Deathcore, Goregrind, Brutal death metal

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36 52
Beneath the Massacre is listed (or ranked) 45 on the list The Best Brutal Death Metal Bands
Beneath the Massacre Deathcore, Technical death metal, Heavy metal

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7 15
Dawn of Demise is listed (or ranked) 46 on the list The Best Brutal Death Metal Bands
Steven Matthews Jr. added Dawn of Demise Death metal

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5 14
Ovarian Despoilment is listed (or ranked) 47 on the list The Best Brutal Death Metal Bands
ValðrAvŁunaZorya added Ovarian Despoilment

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4 13
Homicide is listed (or ranked) 48 on the list The Best Brutal Death Metal Bands
E Andrés Gutiérrez added Homicide

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16 31
Soils of Fate is listed (or ranked) 49 on the list The Best Brutal Death Metal Bands
Soils of Fate Heavy metal, Brutal death metal, Death metal

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14 29
Fleshgore is listed (or ranked) 50 on the list The Best Brutal Death Metal Bands
igorlystopad added Fleshgore Groove metal, Grindcore, Death metal