This streak of absorbing as much 90s death metal as possible has not ceased nor waned. For your exploration, I offer another set of records that I think are undermentioned in this oft-praised genre and decade.
Member of Immortal Damnation
Holy fukk this is so damn good, how this isn’t on a pedestal in the annals of Finnish DM I have no idea. They just dropped a record THIS YEAR too that surprisingly still rips hard.
Youth Against Christ
Hardcore-infused death metal with fist-first sacrilegious themes?!!
The First 9
If you think Volbeat has sick grooves and think they’d be awesome applied to death metal, well here is my gift to you. Michael Poulsen’s band prior to Volbeat, actually named after one of this band’s albums.
THIS is how you do deathrash. I have a personal distaste for trad thrash vocals, so this is prime delicious matching those catchy speed riffs with decent gutturals.
Solstice of Oppression
Another one that I’m just plum-amazed isn’t more popular...this is an absolutely brilliant slab of proto-tech death and they’re even American, so no excuse in my mind to not know this.