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Re: melodic death metal Check out Eternal Tears of Sorrow (lol emo name), some In Flames (though a lot of their later stuff tended to lean more towards the 'core side of stuff), or Nile (Yes, I'm aware that they're more accurately described as TechDeath, and don't completely fit into the Melodeath genre description, but they're still fairly melodic so yeah.) :3

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whats the difference between melodic death metal and normal death metal cause normal death metal is still melodic
there very alike, melodic death metal tends to have a slight mix of power metal in it

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Re: melodic death metal At The Gates are wihout doubt one of my fav when it comes to Melodic death Metal!! Slaughter of the soul...well all I can say is any metalhead who hasnt listened to it, you dont know what your missing!!!!

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Re: melodic death metal this thread should be a subforum... anyway I, obviously, like In Flames, I absolutely love The Black Dahlia Murder Nocturnal is one of my favourite records, the polish band Made of Hate are great in my ears. Sort of like Children of Bodom without Alexi Laiho's not so good vocals :P

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Check out my band! Visio Mortis, melodeath band from Sweden. http://www.facebook.com/visiomortis We recently recorded three demo songs that you can find on our "Band Page"-thing on our Facebook! Don't forget to like us if you enjoy our music. \M/
Vocals don't do much for me, but you guys are fairly solid instrument-wise. You have obtained +1 likes. :)

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Re: melodic death metal Fall of the Leafe (their first 2-3 albums before they went goth) Beyond the Embrace (if you like mid-period In Flames worship) Callenish Circle (fairly generic but alright) Gates Of Ishtar (pretty good but repetitive) Carcass - Heartwork (is pretty much melo-death) Sentenced - North From Here (great example of tech melo death)

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That's like asking what the difference between Children of Bodom and Cannibal Corpse is.
Agreed, though we should give beef a break. Death metal *originally* was very melodic. But the genre evolved into more "brutal" sounding music, rather than melodic, like Death and even Dethklok. Normal death metal is now, because of how the genre evolved, more fast paced, exciting, brutal shit. Misery Index, Cannibal Corpse, Napalm Death, Commit Suicide, etc. Rather than what used to be Death metal, but is now known as melodic (albeit the first death metal being melodic) like Death themself.

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Re: melodic death metal Death metal did have melody, but it was not the central focus, just a consequence of the songwriting. Melodeath shifts the focus towards melody, at least it did initially, before it became groove/power metal with harsh vocals. I like the earlier, heavier stuff best, old stuff from Dark Tranquillity, In Flames, Sacrilege, Arch Enemy (Johan Liiva period), Hypocrisy, etc...

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Check out Kalmah for the Finnish Melodic Death Metal' date=' these guys epitomise the Genre.[/quote'] Kalmah is sort of melodeath, but their riffing, songs, and solos all seem more rooted in power metal, just done in a harsher way, similar to Children of Bodom and Norther. I do like them though, I'm only missing a couple of their albums.

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