List of Chicago death metal bands, listed by popularity with photos when available. This list includes more than just bands, as death metal solo artists from Chicago are included as well. It's always interesting to see where famous bands got their starts, so use this list to discover some great Chicago music that you've never heard before. The death metal bands and artists below have played their music all over the world, but they all were formed in Chicago. If you think the best Chicago death metal band is missing from the list, then feel free to add it at the bottom so it's included with these other great acts.
Born of Osiris and Zog are only the beginning of the bands on this list.If you want to answer the questions, "Who are popular death metal bands from Chicago?" and "Which death metal bands started in Chicago?" then this list will answer your questions.