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Stockholm, Sweden (1987 – present)

Entombed is a band from Stockholm, Sweden which formed in 1987 under the name of Nihilist. In 1989 they changed their name to Entombed. Though Entombed began their career as an early pioneer of Scandinavian death metal, by the early 1990s their sound had broadened to include and other influences. This new style would eventually be described as Death ‘n’ Roll, of which Entombed remains arguably the best-known example.

Entombed’s debut album was Left Hand Path, a cult favorite that established the band as a popular death metal band. The follow-up, Clandestine, was just as popular. These first two albums were unique in that they featured what was sometimes referred to as an “chain saw” guitar sound. It was created using the Boss Heavy Metal distortion pedal and a Peavey amplifier.

After the Gods of Grind tour, Entombed began changing their sound into a mix of hard rock and death metal frequently called Death and Roll. Although this may have turned off many fans, it established their mainstream and critical reputation. Wolverine Blues and Hollowman are widely considered classics of early 1990s death metal, but were followed by problems with various record companies.

In 1999, Entombed released Uprising, which was an anti-commercial return to the band’s roots. The follow-up, Morning Star returned to Hollowman and Wolverine Blues style metal. They have since released 2003’s album Inferno, a continuation of the ‘death n roll’ style that has become their trademark sound.


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  • zirkore

    Grande Entombed!!! Saludos desde México.

    9 Dec 7:35pm Reply
  • StrangledLife

    metal elitists seem to hate every music genre or band that has started after 2000

    30 Nov 12:47am Reply
  • Ivartist

    V I know right? what the hell

    29 Nov 1:12pm Reply
  • wegotdome

    The Internet seems to hate everything now.

    28 Nov 4:24am Reply
  • SerenadeinLead

    Death 'N' Roll can die in hell.

    20 Nov 11:51pm Reply
  • SerenadeinLead

    it would be great if Alex Hellid now could come up with Lars Rosenberg, Orvar Safstrom, Nicke Andersson and Uffe Cederlund and revive the band...

    20 Nov 11:50pm Reply
  • StrangledLife

    I knew this band before I started to listen to the so called entombedcore bands. Idk why are people hating on this "trend" the music is pretty good, better than most shit that's realesed today...

    16 Nov 8:21pm Reply
  • versionfiv

    V like this one here with the nervous laugh. a perfect example.

    18 Oct 1:58pm Reply
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  • bloody72

    pozdrowienia ze Śląska dla fanów Entombed

    9 Sep 3:28pm Reply
  • versionfiv

    it was turned into a trend by the bad kids who we dont like.

    5 Sep 4:41am Reply
  • WasNotWhyNot

    trendy hardcore kids, as if swedeath wasn't the same tier of 'trendy'. like hardcore is even trendy anymore to begin with. dorks

    4 Sep 4:05pm Reply
  • patisawesome121

    Left Hand Path and Clandestine are all I care about. All these trendy hardcore kids jumping on this band because of the guitar tone and crust riffs can eat my dick [2]

    3 Sep 11:39pm Reply
  • ROH_AustinAries

    I started to listen to left hand path again, but this time with the lyrics and i can't find them .... do you know where i could find them ?

    27 Aug 9:47am Reply
  • treeweavermetal

    Left Hand Path and Clandestine are all I care about. All these trendy hardcore kids jumping on this band because of the guitar tone and crust riffs can eat my dick.

    24 Aug 12:39pm Reply
  • versionfiv

    wolverine blues is pretty cool

    10 Aug 10:57am Reply
  • JoeyThrasher

    as much as I'd love to I just can't get into death 'n' roll Entombed, so Left Hand Path, Crawl EP and Clandestine for me only!

    30 Jul 9:42am Reply
  • vitorsilighini

    This bands ends in Wolverine Blues, sorry

    22 Jul 7:19pm Reply
  • Maquina_Muerte

    I tagged it as Entombed too... fuck that bullcrap lawyer drama.. even if it's only one original Entombed member, it's still Entombed

    22 Jul 4:19pm Reply
  • ludowy

    I'm going to tag "Back To The Front" as Entombed album

    21 Jul 5:52am Reply
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