The Body (1): Sludge metal band 1999-. (2): Finnish hard rock band 1996-. (3): Christian hip-hop group. (4): 70s progressive rock group. (1) The best-known The Body is a two-piece sludge metal band based in Providence, Rhode Island, United States (formed in 1999), with heavy, low riffs, high-pitched screaming vocals, and occasional samples. They have released two full length records, a collaborative album with Braveyoung, an EP, splits with Get Killed and Whitehorse, a demo, and an anthology of their EPs, 7 inches, demos, ect.