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Godflesh was an industrial metal band from Birmingham, England, formed in 1988 by Justin K. Broadrick (guitar, vocals, and programming) and G. C. Green (bass). The band is highly regarded as one of the pioneers of industrial metal. The group disbanded in 2002.
Inspired by Big Black, Killing Joke, Swans, and Throbbing Gristle, as well as fellow Brummies Black Sabbath, Godflesh were among the pioneers of industrial metal, influencing well-known bands such as Danzig, Faith No More, Fear Factory, Helmet, Korn, Metallica, Ministry, Nine Inch Nails, and even the Beastie Boys. 1 2 (It is rumoured that Broadrick declined offers to join Danzig and Faith No More. 3) Their influence can be heard even more distinctly in bands such as Pitchshifter and Isis.
Godflesh is known for their unique mixture of industri...
|years active||1988 – 2002|
|country||Birmingham, United Kingdom|
|music genre|| Industrial metal|
|current members|| Justin K. Broadrick|
G. C. Green
Paul Neville (musician)