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A subgenre of death metal, which originated in the city of Gothenburg, Sweden. Prominent characteristics include heavy, melodic riffs; growled vocals; fast tempos; and usually high quality production.

Some of the most well-known bands in the genre include At The Gates, In Flames and The Haunted.
Listen to "Blinded By Fear" by At The Gates for a prime example of the Gotheburg sound.
by PoopyPoo December 21, 2004
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