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Melodic death metal (also referred to as melodeath) is a subgenre of metal which combines the melodicness with the intensity of . The genre is also known as , 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

Melodic death metal contains more melodic guitar riffs, melodic solos, and acoustic guitar work than death metal. It also contains more comprehensible lyrics with traditional death growl and screaming vocals. The pioneers of melodic death metal include Ceremonial Oath, Carcass, Dark Tranquillity, At the Gates and In Flames. Sentenced is also sometimes credited as one of the first melodic death metal bands with their release of North From Here. Some melodic death metal bands combine the genre with other metal genres such as (e.g. Into Eternity), (e.g. Children of Bodom), (e.g. Eternal Tears of Sorrow), (e.g. Arch Enemy), (e.g. Swallow the Sun) and (e.g. Eluveitie).

In the late 1990s, many melodic death metal bands changed their style of playing by adding more melodic elements; more melodic choruses and riffs and making more prominent use of keyboards. Also many melodic death metal bands moved away from the lyrical themes of death, gore, and murder common in other death metal groups.

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Saturday 11 April 2015
Sworn Enemy
Wretched, Dark Sermon, Hammer FightConcert
Metropolis
McAllen, United States
26.242246 -98.235343
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Allegaeon
Product Of HateConcert
Warehouse Live
Houston, United States
29.752198 -95.354324

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Friday 17 April 2015
Anthology Of Evil USA Tour 2015
Vital Remains, Vale Of PnathConcert
Lucky 13 Saloon
Brooklyn, NY, United States
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The Agonist
Allegaeon, Product Of HateConcert
Trickshots
Clifton Park, NY, United States

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Sunday 19 April 2015
AllegaeonConcert The Paper Box
Brooklyn, New York, United States
40.710764 -73.936524

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Monday 20 April 2015
Allegaeon
Prosper or Perish, Product Of HateConcert
Championship Bar & Grill
Trenton, United States
40.211555 -74.739166
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  • spineshank155

    Fans of Dissection might like Unanimated, a very good but forgotten melodeath band.

    Sunday morning
  • Syndicaidramon

    Dreamshade just released their new single and it is amazing! Must-listen for every fan of Modern Melodic Metal. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=4jO_qHXzejI

    last month
  • AnaalForsage

    Death metal for neckbeards

    February 2015
  • mehmetozgun

    Have you heard ‘An Adage to Silent Recitals of Inveiglement ’ by In Revel of Seduce on #Youtube? http://youtu.be/j2EaDXswWPk

    January 2015
  • SXR85G

    When you don't like FHTTS check out Symbolic from Germany. Awesome Melodic Death.

    December 2014
  • PrimevalScum

    this genre is mostly mediocre to decent bands that each have a handful of great standout songs amongst their mostly generic catalogs

    December 2014
  • Raptorg

    It's funny he asked that question, when the answer is in the description of the video he linked.

    December 2014
  • spineshank155

    FHTTS isn't melodeath though. Also Excretion is a weird band name but they are awesome :).

    November 2014
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