Progressive Death Metal
Progressive death metal, is a subgenre of death metal that incorporates characteristics such as time signatures and mood changes from progressive metal. The overlapping of genres is quite common. The genre typically showcases death metal's growls, blastbeats, chaotic alternating rhythms of progressive metal, acoustic parts and the use of instruments not common to traditional heavy metal such as the saxophone. Opeth, Death, Pestilence, and Atheist are seen as Progressive death metal.