There are five artists under the name "The Path": 1.) The Path is a grindcore/sludge band from Southern Indiana heavily influenced by death and doom metal. The band has been labeled Grindcore, Mincecore, Sludgecore, Death Metal, & Powerviolence, but prefer the title/label Southern Indiana Death Grind Sludge Terrorists. Their lyrics themes range from social political to occult topics. Formed in early 1990 the band started off as a fastcore crossover band influenced by The Accused, DRI, Septic Death, & Larm as much as Death, Voi Vod, Hellhammer, Black Sabbath, & Repulsion.