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Definition of the noun Death metal

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noun

  1. [music] A sub-genre of heavy metal typically employing moderate to fast tempos, heavily distorted guitars, deep growling vocals, blast beat drumming and complex song structures with multiple tempo changes, often having violent or dark lyrics.

Group

Death Metal a.k.a. The Seven Gates, is a French Death Metal band, founded in 2005 in Macon, France by Vincent. Vincent used to be the one creator of the Opuses Daemonium and Akhenaton, released under Adipocere Records in the late 80's. He, with Michel released Winds of Sirius and finally decided to come back with The Seven Gates dedicated to the Death Metal Scene and the concert stages.

Character

Death Metal is a character from the Marvel UK imprint of Marvel Comics. He first appeared in Death³ #1 and was created by Dan Abnett and Dell Barras.

Music

  1. Death Metal is a musical genre.
  2. Death metal is an extreme subgenre of heavy metal music. It typically employs heavily distorted and low tuned guitars, played with techniques such as palm muting and tremolo picking, deep growling vocals and screams, aggressive, powerful drumming featuring double kick or blast beat techniques, minor keys or atonality, abrupt tempo, key, and time signature changes and chromatic chord progressions. The lyrical themes of death metal may invoke slasher film-stylized violence, Satanism, religion, occultism, Lovecraftian horror, nature, mysticism, philosophy, science fiction, and politics, and they may describe extreme acts, including mutilation, dissection, torture, rape, cannibalism, and necrophilia.
  3. "Death Metal" is a musical album of Helloween.
  4. "Death Metal" is the fourth album by Dismember. Track 4, "Let The Napalm Rain", opens with a sample from the movie Apocalypse Now.
  5. "Death Metal" is a composition.
  6. "Death Metal" was a demo released by Possessed in 1984.
  7. "Death Metal" is a composition.

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Google previewFear, Truth, Writing (1995)

From Paper Village to Electronic Community by Alison Leigh Brown

Sometimes it is called death metal.

Google previewSubgenres of the Beast: A Heavy Metal Guide (2015)

by Yrjänä Kegan

Main article: Death metal Death metal is an extreme subgenre of heavy metal music. It typically employs heavily distorted guitars, tremolo picking, deep growling vocals, blast beat drumming, minor keys or atonality, andcomplexsong structures ...

Google previewEncyclopaedia of Australian Heavy Metal (2015)

by Brian Giffin

Death Wish was a teenage death metal/metalcore band from Darwin. In late 2008, Jarrod Hrotek left ...

Google previewMusic in American Life: An Encyclopedia of the Songs, Styles, Stars, and Stories that Shaped our Culture [4 volumes] (2013)

An Encyclopedia of the Songs, Styles, Stars, and Stories That Shaped Our Culture by Jacqueline Edmondson Ph.D.

Death metal zeroed in on thrash's most extreme elements while tending to leave out its overt social or political criticisms. It is both faster and slower than thrash and tends to avoid thrash's musical contrasts. The extremely distorted guitar sound ...

Google previewContinuum Encyclopedia of Popular Music of the World (2003)

Performance and production. Volume II

During the 1970s, certain styles of hard rock, most significantly heavy metal, death metal and goth, were directly dependent on the iconography of death - voodoo (via Screamin' Jay Hawkins) and horror (particularly the figure of the undead ...

Google previewAmerican Dictionary and Cyclopedia (1896)

A death metal beneath. When cooled and solid the deadchorus, -cian, -tian = shan. -tion, -sion = shün; -tion, -śion 81 sin, as; expect, Xenophon, exist. ph Shakesp.: Hamlet, iv. 7. 2. Fig.: Deceptive, illusory. Sloane.) fâte,. dead "(2) Causing or ...

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Small photo of Tolmin, Slovenia - July 28th: German tehnical death metal band Obscura performing at Metaldays Festival on July 28th, 2016 in Tolmin, SloveniaSmall photo of Death Metal concept guitar effect pedal isolated on whiteSmall photo of Paris, France - November 21, 2015: Flowers in front of Le Bataclan with sign Eagle Of Death Metal, in memory of Paris victims after terrosists attacks of November 13th.Small photo of Izmir, Turkey - Feb 12, 2017: Inhuman Depravity of Turkish Death Metal band performs live on stage at IZMIR Attack festival.Small photo of Izmir, Turkey - Feb 12, 2017: Sapik Inek is Turkish Death Metal band performing live on stage at IZMIR Attack festival.Small photo of Izmir, Turkey - Feb 12, 2017: Sapik Inek is Turkish Death Metal band performing live on stage at IZMIR Attack festival.Small photo of Izmir, Turkey - Feb 12, 2017: Sapik Inek is Turkish Death Metal band performing live on stage at IZMIR Attack festival. More...

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