List of technical death metal bands

This is a list of technical death metal bands. Technical death metal (sometimes called tech-death or progressive death metal) is a musical subgenre of death metal music that focuses on complex rhythms, riffs and song structures.

Band Country Formed Notes
7 Horns 7 Eyes USA 2006 [1]
Abnormality USA 2005 [2]
Aborted Belgium 1995 [3]
Aeon Sweden 1999 [4]
Anata Sweden 1993 [5]
Arsis USA 2000 [6]
As They Sleep USA 2003 [7]
Atheist USA 1984–1992, 1993-1994, 2006–present
Augury Canada 2001 [8]
Becoming the Archetype USA 1999 [9]
Beneath the Massacre Canada 2004 [10][11]
Between the Buried and Me USA 2000–present [12][13][14][15]
Beyond Creation Canada 2005–present
Born of Osiris USA 2003 [16]
Brain Drill USA 2005 [8][17][18][19]
Cannibal Corpse USA 1988 [20][21]
Cephalic Carnage USA 1992 [22]
Circle of Contempt Finland 2006–present
The Contortionist USA 2007 [23]
Coprofago Chile 1993 [24]
Cryptopsy Canada 1992 [25][26][27]
Cynic USA 1987–1994, 2006–present
Death USA 1983 [28]
Decapitated Poland 1996 [29]
Decrepit Birth USA 2001 [30]
Dying Fetus USA 1991 [31]
Extol Norway 1994 [32]
Fallujah USA 2007 [33]
The Faceless USA 2004 [34]
Gojira France 2001 [citation needed]
Gorod France 1997–present
Gorguts Canada 1989 [35]
Grimaze Bulgaria 2013 [36]
In Battle Sweden 1996 [37]
Into the Moat USA 2001 [38]
Knights of the Abyss USA 2005 [39]
Meshuggah Sweden 1987 [40]
Monstrosity USA 1990 [35]
Necrophagist Germany 1992 [41]
Neuraxis Canada 1994 [42]
Ne Obliviscaris Australia 2003 [43]
Nile USA 1993 [44]
Nocturnus USA 1988 [45]
Obscura Germany 2002 [8]
Oceano USA 2006 [46]
Opeth Sweden 1990 [47]
Origin USA 1997 [48]
Pestilence Netherlands 1986 [49]
Psycroptic Australia 1999 [50][51][52]
Revocation USA 2000
Rings of Saturn USA 2009 [53]
Suffocation USA 1989 [54]
Trigger the Bloodshed United Kingdom 2006 [55]
The Red Chord USA 1999 [56]
Wormed Spain 1998 [57]

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