MINCE GRINDCORE & DEATH-METAL band from Annapolis, Maryland (USA). The group formed in 1991 and have, ever since, has had frontman John Gallagher as the driving force for every release the group has done and performed on. Dying Fetus is known for their consistently hook-laden song structures, characterized by blast beats, complex riffing and heavy breakdowns. Additionally, their reality-based lyrics characterized by political/modern themes are notable in death metal. The band are one of the forerunner bands to popularize the slam movement in death metal.