The Most Death Metal Saxophone: 8 Songs Featuring a Sax

Musicngear presents you 8 of our favorite death metal songs significantly incorporating a sax in them. The list is in no particular order. Enjoy!

By Eugenia RoditisMusicngear Editor

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(You can find a Youtube and Spotify playlist of the tracks included in this article at the bottom of the page)

1. Cephalic Carnage - "Repangaea"

Cephalic Carnage is an American extreme metal band formed in Denver, Colorado in 1992. The band consists of Lenzig Leal (vocals), John Merryman (drums), Steve Goldberg (guitar), Nick Schendzielos (bass), Brian Hopp (guitar). 

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2. Rivers of Nihil - "The Silent Life"

Rivers of Nihil is an American technical death metal band from Reading, Pennsylvania formed in 2009. Band members are: Jake Dieffenbach (vocals), Brody Uttley (guitar), Jon Topore (guitar), Jared Klein (drums).

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3. Napalm Death - "Everyday Pox"

Napalm Death are a British grindcore band formed in Meriden, West Midlands, England, in 1981. The band consists of Mark "Barney" Greenway (Vocals), Shane Embury (Bass), Mitch Harris (Guitar / Vocals), Danny Herrera (Drums).

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4. In Vain - "Floating On The Murmuring Tide"

In Vain is a progressive death metal band formed in 2003 in Kristiansand, Norway. Current band members are Johnar Håland (guitars and backing vocals), Andreas Frigstad (Main vocals), Sindre Nedland (Vocals), Alexander Bøe (Bass), Kjetil Pedersen (Guitars), Tobias Solbakk (drums).

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5. The Faceless - "Deconsecrate"

The Faceless are an American death metal band formed in Encino, Los Angeles in 2004. The band consists of Michael Keene (Guitars, Vocals, Vocoder, Keyboards, Programming, Sequencing , Bass)

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6. Deadlock - "Fire at Will"

Deadlock is a German melodic death metal band from Schwarzenfeld, Bavaria, Germany, formed in 1997. Band members are: Margie Gerlitz (Vocals), John Gahlert (Vocals), Werner Riedl (Drums), Ferdinand Rewicki (Guitar), Sebastian Reichl (Guitar).

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7. Einvera - "Let in Without a Name (Sea of Trees)"

Einvera is a Black/Death Metal band based in Los Angeles, California, and consists of Mike (Bass, Keyboards), Zac (Drums) and Grant (Vocals, Guitars, Banjo, Vibraphone, Accordion, Mandolin, Glockenspiel, Toy Piano).

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8. Ihsahn - "A Grave Inversed"

Ihsahn (Vegard Sverre Tveitan) is a Norwegian composer, multi-instrumentalist, and vocalist best known for his work with the Norwegian black metal band Emperor.

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Do you know of any other death metal bands featuring a saxophone in their songs? Tell us in the comments below and we'll make sure to add them!

About Eugenia Roditis

Eugenia isn’t a musician herself but grew up in a family composed of musicians. She loves going to concerts and festivals when she actually has the time to as she is a mother of two. Eugenia joined the MusicnGear team in 2012.

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