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Six Feet Under

Six Feet UnderSix Feet Under is an American death metal band from Tampa, Florida, formed in 1993. The band was originally a side project formed by Cannibal Corpse vocalist Chris Barnes with guitarist Allen West of Obituary. Six Feet Under have released eleven albums, and are listed by Nielsen Soundscan as the fourth best-selling death metal act in the U.S., with album sales over 370,000 (sales numbers are taken from 2003).

disc_six-feet-underAfter Chris Barnes and Allen West joined forces, they recruited Terry Butler, who knew West from his involvement with Massacre, and Greg Gall, Terry Butler’s brother-in-law. Six Feet Under first played in 1993 at clubs, performing mostly cover songs...

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Obituary

ObituaryObituary is an American death metal band formed in October 1984 in Tampa, Florida, United States, under the name Executioner, then changed the name’s spelling to Xecutioner before finally changing their name to Obituary in 1988. The band comprises vocalist John Tardy, drummer Donald Tardy, guitarist Trevor Peres and bassist Terry Butler. The band was a fundamental act in the development of death metal music, and is one of the most successful death metal bands of all time. Obituary are listed by Nielsen Soundscan as the fifth best-selling death metal band of all time.

obituary-the end completeThe band’s first lineup was composed of John Tardy (vocals), Jerry Tidwell (lead guitar), Trevor Peres (guitar), Jerome Grable (bass) & Donald Tardy (drums)...

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Death

DeathDeath was an American death metal band from Orlando, Florida, founded in 1983 by guitarist and vocalist Chuck Schuldiner. They are considered to be one of the most influential bands in heavy metal and a pioneering force in death metal. Its debut album, Scream Bloody Gore, has been widely regarded as the first  death metal record, while the band’s driving force, Chuck Schuldiner, is acknowledged as the originator of extreme metal. The band ceased to exist after Schuldiner died of brain cancer in December 2001, but remains an enduring metal brand.

Founded in 1983 by Chuck Schuldiner under the original name of Mantas in Orlando, Florida, Death was among the more widely known, early pioneers of the death metal sound along with California’s Possessed...

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