A phrase used in the heavy metal community to describe something that falls into the following categories:
-Excessive blood and gore
-Other human or animal mutilation
-Usually horror movies/games
"Hey did you hear the story about Jeffery Dahmer?! That guys is pretty death metal!"
Not Death Metal: Emperor, Cradle Of Filth, Dimmu Borgir, Hypocrisy, Avenged Sevenfold, Stratovarius, Rhapsody, Korn, Linkin Park, Breaking Benjamin, Mudvayne, etc.
Slipknot has there own genre, because by most standards, they're a little bit of everything...World Music?
Good death metal/grindcore bands include Vintersorg, Deicide, Cannibal Corpse, Napalm Death, Carcass, Opeth, Meshuggah, Athiest, Death, Bathory, Marduk, Burzum.
Death metal sucks, I'm gonna go listen to "Barbie Girl"
I listen to Napalm Death and Charles Mingus, because I love well-written and composed music.
Lick your wounds and bleed again!!!!!