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The band Obituary was founded in 1988. Before coming to fame, the band got it’s start in Tampa. Generally, music journalists would define Obituary’s style within the genre/s of death metal, and other rock music.
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Morbid Angel is an American death metal band based in Tampa, Florida formed in 1983 by guitarist, primary composer and sole remaining original member Trey Azagthoth, vocalist and bassist Dallas Ward, and drummer Mike Browning. Widely considered as one of the m... [wikipedia]
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Cannibal Corpse is an American death metal band from Buffalo, New York. Formed in December 1988, the band has released fourteen studio albums, two box sets, four video albums, and two live albums. The band has had little radio or television exposure throughout... [wikipedia]
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Deicide is an American death metal band formed in 1987 by drummer Steve Asheim and guitarist brothers Eric and Brian Hoffman as "Carnage", then hiring bassist/vocalist Glen Benton and becoming "Amon". They would later change the band name to Deicide in 1989. T... [wikipedia]
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Pestilence is a Dutch death metal band from Enschede, founded in 1986. After disbanding in order to pursue other musical directions in 1994, Pestilence reunited in 2008, and was put on a "permanent hold" in July 2014. However, the band reunited once again in O... [wikipedia]
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Malevolent Creation is an American death metal band formed in Buffalo, New York in 1987. The band's original members were vocalist Brett Hoffmann, guitarists Phil Fasciana (born January 1, 1967) and Jim Nickles, bassist Jason Blachowicz, and drummer Dennis Kub... [wikipedia]
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Bolt Thrower were an English death metal band from Coventry, England. They formed in 1986 and released their first album with Vinyl Solution in 1988. The band then shifted to a new record label, Earache Records, soon becoming one of the best selling bands on t... [wikipedia]
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Suffocation is an American death metal band formed in 1988 in Centereach, New York. The band consists of lead guitarist Terrance Hobbs, bassist Derek Boyer, rhythm guitarist Charlie Errigo, drummer Eric Morotti, and vocalist Ricky Myers. Suffocation rose to pr... [wikipedia]
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Grave is a Swedish death metal band that was formed in 1986 by vocalist and guitarist Ola Lindgren, who is their only constant member. The band had particular success in the early 1990s, and their first four albums, Into the Grave, You'll Never See..., Soulles... [wikipedia]
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Death was an American death metal band from Altamonte Springs, Florida, founded in 1983 by guitarist and vocalist Chuck Schuldiner. Death is considered to be among the most influential bands in heavy metal and a pioneering force in the extreme metal subgenre o... [wikipedia]
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Dismember is a Swedish death metal band formed in 1988. They split up in 2011, but reunited in 2019. Pioneers of Swedish death metal, Dismember is now considered one of the country's "big four", alongside Entombed, Grave, and Unleashed.... [wikipedia]
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Entombed is a Swedish death metal band formed in 1987 under the name of Nihilist. Entombed began their career as an early pioneer of Scandinavian death metal which initially differed from its American counterpart by its distinct "buzzsaw" guitar tone. However,... [wikipedia]
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Benediction are a British death metal band formed in 1989. Their first album, Subconscious Terror, was released in 1990. In October 2001, they released Organised Chaos through Nuclear Blast. This is the first album with the new vocalist Dave Hunt. Their latest... [wikipedia]
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Possessed is an American death metal band, originally formed in 1983. Noted for their fast style of playing and Jeff Becerra's growled vocals, they are often called the first band in the death metal genre. The band is also notable for featuring Larry LaLonde, ... [wikipedia]
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Obituary genre is not easily defined. Music magazines and journalists have different opinions on a clearly defined genre for Obituary. However, many describe the style within the genre/s of death metal, and other rock music.