By Jake Rivett
Here is an ultimate guide to every death metal album you will ever need to call yourself a true [death] metalhead. Enjoy & play LOUD.
This is the definitive album from the dual vocalist Brits, it is also their most tongue in cheek and definitely their best!
Killer tune: To Catch A Killer
The movie obsessed death metallers surpassed themselves with their first incredible collection of songs. Brutality at its best; short and brutal!
Killer tune: Cannibal feast
Bringing a touch of modern metal to proceedings, this is Whitechapel at their most brutal and heavy as we explore Jack the Ripper’s crimes in first person!
Killer tune: Vicer Exciser
This killer album is by the band that are widely credited for inventing the whole death metal sound. Many fans will tell you Leprosy but this is the killer album, with jazz influences!
Killer tune: The Philosopher
The seventh album from the melodeath Swedes. Easily their most accessible and a roaring shout along with some flagons of ale!
Killer tune: Guardians of Asgaard
This is the album where Mikael Akerfeldt was replaced with Peter Tagtgren, and it worked. Having some of the best songs Bloodbath have ever produced on this record.
Killer tune: Year of the Cadaver Race
The album that influenced them all, and a cover so brutal it had to be changed,. Autopsy put out their finest work on their first album
Killer tune: Charred Remains
Though technically a grind/gore album, this second offering from the British group is awesome, improving greatly on the first, classic!
Killer tune: Exhume to Consume
An incredible album from the god-hating legends, where not a single foot is put wrong! A true death metal classic
Killer tune – Blame it on God
There is so much choice from the ultimate death metal band! It can depend on whether you like former Chris Barne’s vocals or George ‘Corpsegrinder’ Fisher.
Killer tune – I will kill you