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ELECTRICAL ELUCIDATION OF THE THRICE-CURSED SEPULCHRAL IDIOM

Like other forms of English, Death Metal English is a tool kit.
posted by nicolas léonard sadi carnot on Nov 23, 2013 - 24 comments

Reggie Watts on death metal, specifically Exhumed's album Necrocracy

"I talk about death in my comedy because it is something real, but also something that we don't necessarily like to talk about. That's why death metal talks about it too. Death metal is about when death is occurring, or has occurred, and all the mythology that exists beyond that: demons and zombies and hell. And lots of decomposition. And the music is fascinated with that because it's a fascinating topic: we all think about this stuff. Then the sound of the music matches what the content is: It just wouldn't sound right to have that kind of music paired with lyrics about, say, going to your favorite coffee shop and seeing a cute girl. That just wouldn't work. Although, come to think of it, that would be funny to hear." Reggie Watts is an internationally renowned vocalist/ beatboxer/ musician/ comedian, and an aficionado of death metal, as seen in his review of Exhumed's album, Necrocracy (streaming on Bandcamp)
posted by filthy light thief on Nov 1, 2013 - 13 comments

Tiffany sold me the car....y'know, I scared her on the test drive

This is Chris Barnes performing Hammer Smashed Face in Moscow. This is Chris Barnes shilling for his local auto mall in Tampa. [more inside]
posted by Existential Dread on Mar 11, 2012 - 20 comments

Squeal like a pig!

Ev'ry truly cultured music student knows: you must learn your scales and your arpeggios. Even if you're the lead singer of a death metal band (SLYT).
posted by SomeTrickPony on Apr 29, 2011 - 46 comments

And you thought Pat Boone's version was good...

Andy Rehfeldt dubs videos with different musical styles: What a Wonderful World (death metal version), Enter Sandman (smooth jazz version), Hammer Smashed Face (radio Disney version), I Gotta Feeling (Psycho version), and more.
posted by starman on Mar 26, 2010 - 15 comments

"Cookie Monster singing"

Betcha didn't know: "While the extreme branch of heavy-metal music known as death metal is defined in part by often-vile lyrics about violence, catastrophic destruction, nihilism, anarchy and paranoia, its singing style is associated with a beloved goggle-eyed, fuzzy blue puppet." The Wall Street Journal considers death metal and Sesame Street in an article I'm sure Lester Bangs would have enjoyed.
posted by scratch on Mar 3, 2006 - 27 comments

ZOMBIEGRINDER

ZOMBIEGRINDER! Only a fat man with a shotgun survives the zombie apocalypse in this Abuse-like game with a death metal soundtrack.
posted by boo_radley on Dec 9, 2005 - 22 comments

the best ever death metal band out of denton

"Face-crushing guitars, head-pounding drums, bass so low you'll vacate your bowels, and vocals so scorching, so extreme they simply can't be human! They're not." You cannot dodge the talons of hate.
posted by scrim on Dec 17, 2004 - 33 comments

Because people can't growl well enough

Hey, you got your animals in my death metal!
posted by qDot on Jun 24, 2004 - 2 comments

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