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death metal

Syllabification: death met·al

Definition of death metal in English:

noun

A form of heavy metal music using lyrics preoccupied with death, suffering, and destruction.
Example sentences
  • I was vastly amused to see the plants grown to a soundtrack of death metal outperforming the plants that listened to classical music.
  • She listens to heavy metal, death metal, punk, and classic rock.
  • Tristania combines rock, Goth, death metal, black metal, classical music and symphonic rock on February 18 at Manchester Academy.

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