Gore Grind


Hemdale spawned in 1993 out of Cleveland, Ohio. In fitting with the Midwest tradition, Hemdale are a goregrind/death metal band. Much like food poisoning you can’t wait to be rid of, the original Hemdale only was short lived, breaking up in 1997 and reuniting in 2013. Hemdale are best known for their larger than life, bizarre, and rowdy live shows, their former drummer Craig Rowe’s label, Visceral Productions (after folding, many of Visceral’s bands signed to bigger labels), and never releasing a full-length album.

Cock and Ball Torture

Cock and Ball Torture (also known as CBT) are a goregrind/grindcore formed in 1997 in Germany.  Their current lineup consists of all three of the founding members.  They are considered to be one of the forefathers of the goregrind genre, and their music is also often referred to as pornogrind due to heavily sexual lyrical themes.  While drawing influence from other acts such as Hemdale and GUT, Cock and Ball Torture play their own unique style of goregrind that is accentuated with groove-laden riffs.  


Contrastic is a grindcore band formed in 1993 from the Czech Republic.  They have an experimental sound that includes elements of electronic and industrial music with an experimental flare.

Amoebic Dysentery

Amoebid Dysentery is a goregrind band formed in 2000 from Atlanta, GA.

Ahumado Granujo

Ahumado Granujo is a gridcore/goregrind band from the Czech Republic.


Repulsion is an early grindcore / death metal band from Flint, Michigan. They have been called the "most influential grindcore band of all time".


Carcass are a British extreme metal band from Liverpool, who formed in 1985 and disbanded in 1995. Although widely regarded as pioneers of the grindcore genre, their early work was also tagged as splatter death metal, hardgore, and goregrind on account of their morbid lyrics and gruesome album covers. However, they also became one of the pioneers in the subgenre known as melodic death metal with their 1993 album Heartwork.

Last Days of Humanity

Last Days of Humanity is a goregrind band from Netherlands, which was active from 1989 until 2006, and reformed in 2010. Their music is known for its technicality. They also show notable elements of noisegrind in later records.


Exhumed is an American death metal band from San Jose, California, most recently signed to Relapse Records.

Die Pigeon Die

Die Pigeon Die is a brutal death metal/goregrind band from Melbourne, Austrialia.


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