Megaslaughter was an old school death metal band from Gothenburg, Sweden. They formed in 1986 and was known as Disloyd until changing their name just before their first demo. The band plays traditional death metal mixing in thrash, hardcore and other elements into their sound. Often called the 'Gothenburg' sound the Swedish hardliners used melodic riffs, fast drumming and rough vocals within their experimental solos and song structures. The band is often associated with Hetsheads and Darkified for similar sounds.