1991 – present (28 years)
Upper Marlboro, Prince George's County, Maryland, United States
- Bruce Greig (2001 – 2002)
- Derek Boyer (2001 – 2001)
- Jason Netherton (1991 – 2001)
- John Gallagher (1991 – present)
- Kevin Talley (1997 – 2001)
Dying Fetus are a death metal band from Annapolis, Maryland (USA). The group formed in 1991 and have, ever since, had frontman John Gallagher as the driving force for every release the group has done and performed on. Dying Fetus is known for their consistently hook-laden song structures, characterized by blast beats, complex riffing and heavy breakdowns. Additionally, their reality-based lyrics characterized by political / social themes are notable in grindcore. The band are one of the forerunner bands to popularize the slam movement in grindcore. Even the band's earliest material on their first demo tapes contain slams.Former members went on to form Misery Index and separately Criminal Element. Frontman Gallagher stated that the band name was chosen when the members were still teens and was "intended to be offensive."
Complete Discography :
Bathe in Entrails Demo 1993
Infatuation with Malevolence Demo 1994
Infatuation with Malevolence Compilation 1995
Purification Through Violence Full-length 1996
Killing on Adrenaline Full-length 1998 8 (87%)
Grotesque Impalement EP 2000 5 (70%)
Destroy the Opposition Full-length 2000 7 (91%)
Killing on Live DVD 2002
Deep Red / Dying Fetus Split 2002
Stop at Nothing Full-length 2003 3 (81%)
War of Attrition Full-length 2007 6 (56%)
Descend into Depravity Full-length 2009 4 (76%)
History Repeats… EP 2011
Reign Supreme 2012
Wrong One to Fuck With 2017
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