Melodic death metal

Melodic death metal (also referred to as melodeath) is a subgenre of metal which combines the melodicness with the intensity of death metal. The genre is also known as Gothenburg metal, a reference to the city in Sweden where it originated. Originally the genre combined the harmony style and groove melodies of heavy metal with the harsh thrashing sound and vocals of death metal. Early melodic metal bands seem to have taken lots of influence from American bands Read more…|Edit this Artist photo: Dark Tranquillity

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Wednesday 29 October 2014
Machine Head
Children of Bodom, Epica, BattlecrossConcert
Showbox SoDo
Seattle, United States
47.587954 -122.33369

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Friday 23 January 2015
Dark Tranquillity
Insomnium, Hallows DescentConcert
El Corazón
Seattle WA, United States
47.618802 -122.329261

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  • Raptorg

    I listened to a few Crimson Shadows songs, and all I heard was power metal with harsh vocals. It wasn't even extreme power metal(aka melodeath/power like Whispered or Kalmah) just straight up power metal. I'm for including extreme power metal under the melodeath genre tag, as well as its own tag, but this doesn't seem like it fits.

    15 days ago
  • Raptorg

    I blame Anders Fridén for everything.

    15 days ago
  • rok2slayr

    Crimson Shadows is a band you all should check out.

    last month
  • Raptorg

    I wonder when Zero Degree will finally release their second album. So people can just ignore them completely and continue to wonder where all the good melodeath went.

    last month
  • spineshank155

    DtD might be ok if it wasn't for those clean vocals, the spacey synths i thought were fairly interesting but again clean vocals ruined that for me, no melodeath band should sound like the Backstreet Boys. No wonder people consider melodeath gay. At least bands like Insomnium, Omnium Gatherum and Scar Symmetry are still doing melodeath somewhat right, it's not the same as the early stuff but MUCH better than what bands like DtD are doing.

    last month
  • Raptorg

    I don't really get this hostility toward "more-of-the-same" and "generic", as long as your music isn't bad, it's fine. I mean, DtD's music is fucking garbage, sure. But "more-of-the-same" isn't really an argument. "Talentless slop" is, though.

    last month
  • dark_wisdom Holy shit man, why are people still making this crap? This is the epitome of uninteresting, shitty and more-of-the-same melodeathcore: the same fucking riffs stolen from *insert generic melodeathcore band here*, this time with gay skate punk-like vocals and some OMG-So-Spacey synths. Really fucking tired of this shit. @LADY-IN-DARK do you really want to listen to some real melodic DEATH metal? try some Quo vadis, Garden of shadows, early At the gates or anything similar.

    last month
  • qwertyuiasdfg

    Худшее, что случалось с музыкой

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