Death Metal Band With Dog As Singer

Astute readers may have noted that vocalist/guitarist Todd Jones previously played in Not Metal band Terror; this does not invalidate NAILS’ Death Metal credentials, however.

Caninus, the New York grindcore band fronted by African Grey Parrot Waldo and two pitbull terriers Basil and Budgie, believes animals’ barks are more effective than human vocals in conveying emotion.


Caninus, a death metal band using dog vocalists as vocalists because their members believe their barking is more effective than anything a human could come up with. Their music combines grindcore and death metal genres; they have released several albums. Caninus are also widely known for their wholesome lyrics as well as spreading awareness for animal adoption – they have received endorsement from famous people like Susan Sarandon and Andrew WK as well as appearing on Howard Stern Show!

Caninus band members are all animal enthusiasts and have collaborated in several bands together before, such as hardcore outfit Indecision and metal act Most Precious Blood. Caninus has also taken part in splits with Hatebeak and Cattle Decapitation. However, one member, Basil, had to be put down due to a brain tumor; although this decision was difficult for all involved involved. Luckily the remaining band members carried on without him.

Caninus released their debut album Now the Animals Have a Voice in 2004 and also recorded two split albums with Hatebeak (deathgrind) and world-famous deathmetal act Cattle Decapitation (world-famous death metal band). Furthermore, Caninus have performed across Europe.

Some may consider the inclusion of animals in bands to be cruel, while others find it captivating. Caninus are animal rights activists and use their platform to spread adoption awareness and pet responsibility. Their story showcases how humans and animals can work together harmoniously to produce something truly remarkable and special.

Caninus band is not the only animal-inspired metal band. Death metal band Hatebeak, for instance, uses an African grey parrot as their lead vocalist and has even performed with various animals including elephants, snakes and pigs in performance shows. Although some have accused these acts of exploiting animals for entertainment purposes, their message should not be exploited; therefore it is crucial that supporters stand behind these acts rather than allow their message to become diminished by these claims of animal abuse.


Hatebeak, an unusual death metal band with an unforgettable parrot vocalist named Waldo, might be familiar to metal fans. Formed in 2003 and released a few demos and split releases with Longmont Potion Castle and Caninus before taking an extended hiatus in 2005 before recently reactivating with their debut full-length album Number of the Beak on Reptilian Records, Hatebeak have now returned and released Number of the Beak as their full length album!

This band has received positive responses from metalheads worldwide, thanks to the distinctive sound of a parrot with an aggressive screaming voice that adds a new element to metal music. Furthermore, they stand out from other bands by having such an unusual name; plus they’re the only metal band ever sponsored by an organic birdseed company!

During recording sessions, band members had to carefully consider many details. From making sure the bird received its nourishment on schedule and was in an upbeat state to keeping in mind other aspects of recording – one wrong move could ruin an entire song – every detail had to be carefully considered for success.

Hatebeak have enjoyed much success since releasing their debut album and have begun touring in support of it, touring internationally as well as performing at many renowned music festivals around the globe. Their music videos have amassed millions of views online while they’ve performed at world renowned music events worldwide.

The band is currently working to re-release earlier material and writing new songs for their upcoming album this year, though no exact details about its composition were disclosed by its members; just that it will contain both old and new material.


Pugtopsy may have an irreverent name, but this pug-fronted death metal band takes their cause seriously. Established in 2014, they raise money for animal adoption and rescue through merchandise sales such as T-shirts featuring vocalist Pupcake of Pugtopsy. Their first single was released on April Fools’ Day featuring Pupcake perched atop a pentagram while band members play; profits from this song go to Florida-based Pug Rescue groups.

Animal-fronted bands aren’t anything new; Caninus features two pit bull terriers named Bludgie and Basil as vocalists while Hatebeak uses an African Grey Parrot for vocals in death metal band Hatebeak. But pugs reign supreme when it comes to death metal vocals: Pugtopsy has some seriously menacing canines who create an intense growl from their vocal cords that truly lend themselves well for death metal vocals.

As most modern death metal tends toward OSDM, it’s comforting to know there is one group still hellbent on making you bleed to death. Sewercide’s relentless beatdown metal is hard not to agree with: their Wisconsin quartet’s thrashy grooves and abrasive, stomping riffs will leave your teeth hurting from headbanging!

Unfathomable Ruination stand out from the competition by playing death metal with more spirit. Their 2019 album Enraged and Unbound features old-school sounds reminiscent of Origin or Dying Fetus while adding melodic elements for an intriguing take on brutal death metal fans.

Undergang of Denmark stands out from the pack by taking an unusual approach to death metal music production: they prefer melting rather than smashing their instruments down on an album. Their atmospheric approach has won them fans of both doom metal and crust punk within just their short period on the scene.

Naegleria Fowleri

Naegleria fowleri is a single-celled amoeba commonly referred to as the “brain-eating amoeba.” It inhabits warm freshwater bodies like lakes and rivers and is capable of inflicting fatal primary amoebic meningoencephalitis (PAM), an infection of the central nervous system that often results in death. Naegleria fowleri only infects humans through water entering through their nose contaminated with the amoeba; this amoeba does not spread between people but rather when water contaminated with its amoeba enters through their nose into their bodies through nasal cavities or through contact between people contaminated water with its amoeba.

This commonly occurs while swimming, diving or washing one’s face in lakes and rivers. Additionally, infections have occurred when people use tap water contaminated with bacteria to cleanse their noses during religious practices or rinse sinuses; rarely infections have also been caused by drinking from hot water tanks or public water systems.

Amoeba thrives in warm waters of many states, from ponds and poorly maintained swimming pools to irrigation systems and municipal drinking water supplies. Due to warmer temperatures and an abundance of warm freshwater bodies where it can survive, Naegleria fowleri infections are more prevalent in the US than elsewhere.

Amoeba infections tend to increase during heat waves when both air and water temperatures rise rapidly, as well as due to climate change because this amoeba thrives best in warm waters. Climate change could make these infections even more prevalent as its growth requires warm conditions for optimal functioning.

Naegleria fowleri is not detectable using traditional laboratory methods, such as ELISA or culture. However, molecular approaches utilizing restriction fragment length polymorphism (RFLP) can identify this deadly amoeba by its unique restriction patterns and other distinguishing characteristics. These techniques have the potential to become useful diagnostic tools when traditional culture and microscopy techniques are unavailable or insufficient – these tests are currently taking place around the world in laboratories worldwide; molecular methods provide faster diagnosis with greater sensitivity; therefore Molecular methods may become useful where there are large numbers of cases or deaths associated with PAM.