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* ANaziByAnyOtherName: Commandant Dobrunkum.



** "Numbskull" contains a potshot at Unique Leader Records, a technical death metal/djent record label.

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** "Numbskull" contains a potshot at mentions the band destroying merch for Unique Leader Records, a technical death metal/djent record tech death/djent label.

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* BadassBoast:
** Combined with AlbumTitleDrop; "We came here to conquer, we came here to rule, we came here to ''splatterthrash!''"
** Every single line in "Kreeg".
--> "I bleed gasoline and I piss alcohol\\
I got a cobra for a cock and some wrought iron balls\\
I got your name tattooed and you better believe\\
I'm gonna cross that sucker or my name ain't Kreeg"


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* DroppedABridgeOnHim: According to "Roadkill", the Mutant Mutilator was killed and eaten by the band after his presence on the tour bus got annoying.


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* EvilIsHammy: Dobrunkum, who's essentially a Saturday morning cartoon villain.


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* FailOSuckyname: The Mutant Mutilator's human name is Billy ''Spungbein''.


* XMeetsY: Music/StormtroopersOfDeath meets Music/{{GWAR}}.


* Fermentor - Vocals, drums

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* Fermentor (Peijman Kouretchian) - Vocals, drums

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* GenreBusting: They mix death metal, thrash metal, goregrind, surf rock, and punk rock into a package that is very accessible yet defies easy classification.

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* ProtestSong: "Life of the Living Dead" and "Wall of Death".


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* XMeetsY: Music/StormtroopersOfDeath meets Music/{{GWAR}}.

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--> ''"Flee from my legions, pitiful fools!''
-->''There is nowhere to hide now! This is the end of Ghoul!"''

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* FrenchJerk: Digestor (the character, not the actual band member) is from France, and is sung with a somewhat exaggerated French accent.

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* DarkAndTroubledPast: "The Mark of Voodoo" is this for Baron Samedi.


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* DeathSeeker: Cursed with immortality in his undeath, Baron Samedi only wants to die.


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* NumberOfTheBeast: Baron Samedi was born in the year 1666.


* {{Instrumentals}}: "The End?", "Into the Catacombs", "Psychoplasm", "The Lunatic Hour", all of ''Hang Ten'' except for "Kreeg", and "Guitarmageddon" (unless you count movie samples as vocals).



* SelfDeprecation: The band portray themselves as being incredibly stupid in their lyrics.
* SpokenWordInMusic: Typically done with movie samples, though they sometimes include dialogue from the characters in the song as well. "Ghoul Hunter" in particular makes heavy use of this, being an extended monologue from the title character.

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* SelfDeprecation: The band portray themselves as being incredibly stupid in their lyrics.RoboticPsychopath: Killbot, of course.
* SelfDeprecation: The band portray themselves as being incredibly stupid in their lyrics.
* SomethingBlues: "Gutbucket Blues".
* SpokenWordInMusic: Typically done with movie samples, though they sometimes include dialogue from voice acting for the characters in the song as well. "Ghoul Hunter" in particular makes heavy use of this, being an extended monologue from the title character.


* BackFromTheDead: After being destroyed at the end of ''Maniaxe'', Killbot is resurrected by a cult... [[spoiler: using the brain of Creator/WaltDisney]].



* CoverVersion: They've covered "Skull Beneath the Skin" by Music/{{Megadeth}} and "What a Wonderful World" by Louis Armstrong.

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* CoverVersion: They've covered "Skull Beneath the Skin" by Music/{{Megadeth}} and Music/{{Megadeth}}, "What a Wonderful World" by Louis Armstrong.Armstrong, and numerous hardcore punk songs on the ''Intermediate Level Hardcore'' EP.



* MohsScaleOfRockAndMetalHardness: Consistently in the 8-9 range.

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* MohsScaleOfRockAndMetalHardness: Consistently in the 8-9 range.8-10 range, though their surf rock songs drop to about a 5.



* RedShirtArmy: "Ghoulunatics" is about this.
--> ''"WE ARE GHOULUNATICS!''
--> ''An army of losers, the worst of the worst''
--> ''WE ARE GHOULUNATICS!''
--> ''They'll march to our orders, and buy all our merch"''



* SpokenWordInMusic: Typically done with movie samples, though they sometimes include dialogue from the characters in the song as well. "Ghoul Hunter" in particular makes heavy use of this.
* TakeThat: "Pleasant Screams/Forbidden Crypts" is about the band slaughtering a stereotypical Norwegian black metal band.

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* SpokenWordInMusic: Typically done with movie samples, though they sometimes include dialogue from the characters in the song as well. "Ghoul Hunter" in particular makes heavy use of this.
this, being an extended monologue from the title character.
* TakeThat: "Pleasant Screams/Forbidden Crypts" is about the band Ghoul slaughtering a stereotypical Norwegian black metal band.



** "Numbskull" contains a potshot at Unique Leader Records, a technical death metal/djent record label.
* ThrashMetal: Their primary genre.



** Kreeg apparently gets beheaded by Dobrunkum in ''Dungeon Bastards.''

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** Kreeg apparently gets beheaded by Dobrunkum in ''Dungeon Bastards.''Bastards'', but is kept alive to order the Cannibals around. Ghoul then kill him and use the remaining Cannibals as RedShirts.


* BigBad: The Grand Basilisk for ''Transmission Zero'', Commandant Dobrunkum for ''Splatterthrash.''

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* BigBad: The Grand Basilisk for ''Transmission Zero'', Commandant Dobrunkum for ''Splatterthrash.''Dungeon Bastards.''


See also Music/{{GWAR}}, who they have toured with in the past.



* AllBikersAreHellsAngels: The Cannibals MC, led by the monstrous Kreeg.



* BadassBiker: The Cannibals MC, led by the monstrous Kreeg.


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* GenreShift: "The End?" and "Psychoplasm" are instrumental surf rock.


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* KayfabeMusic: Along with Music/{{GWAR}} (who they have toured with), one of the leading examples in metal today.

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* EpicRocking: "Morning of the Mezmetron" is 8 minutes long.


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* OurGhoulsAreCreepier: They appear to be of the Mutant Ghoul type.


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* TheUnintelligible: Fermentor's vocals are a barely intelligible gurgle.


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* VocalTagTeam: Digestor and Cremator handle most of the vocals, with occasional vocals from Fermentor or gang shouts thrown in.


* AlbumIntroTrack: All their albums from ''Splatterthrash'' onwards have an instrumental opening track.

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* AfterTheEnd: Their cover of "What a Wonderful World" is about this.
* AlbumIntroTrack: All their albums from ''Splatterthrash'' onwards have an instrumental opening track. "Into the Catacombs" on ''Splatterthrash'', "The Lunatic Hour" on ''Transmission Zero'', "The Midnight Ride of the Cannibals MC" on ''Hang Ten'', and "Ghetto Blasters" on ''Dungeon Bastards.''


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* CoverVersion: They've covered "Skull Beneath the Skin" by Music/{{Megadeth}} and "What a Wonderful World" by Louis Armstrong.
* TheCoverChangesTheMeaning: Their version of "What a Wonderful World" is about a nuclear holocaust.

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