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201 Obsidian Tongue
202 Thy Light
203 Bulldozer
204 Mutilation
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206 Vader Vader Vader is a Polish death metal band from Olsztyn. Formed in 1983, the group was founded by then-bassist Piotr "Peter" Wiwczarek and guitarist Zbigniew "Vika" Wróblewski. Starting as a heavy metal group, Vader eventually went to thrash, speed, and then in the late 1980s became a death metal band. The ...read more.
207 Cradle of Filth Cradle of Filth Cradle of Filth are a British extreme metal band that formed in Suffolk in 1991. The band's musical style evolved from black metal to a cleaner and more "produced" amalgam of gothic metal, symphonic black metal and other extreme metal styles.

One of the best Black Metal bands and easily the top symphonic/gothic Black Metal band. The first 4-5 albums were masterpieces! The lyrics and sound were incredible. Once they made it to the mainstream and realized they could make more money by making easier, slower, and more shallow music, they did. I can't blame them. $$$ but Nymphetamine and Thornography were pretty bad and not very black. The last 2 albums were somewhere in the middle

I don't believe they are so down in the list... Maybe it's because they aren't black metal, but gothic

The first 4-5 albums were basically a gothic black metal. They were great then but the last 5 albums have been more commercial.

Greatest metal band in the uk

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208 Slipknot Slipknot Slipknot is a Nu Metal band formed in 1995 from Iowa . The band released their first album in 1999 and was well received by critics and fans. The group gained success after the release of their second studio album, "Iowa". ...read more.

These nu-metal clowns don't belong to be in this list..

Good band, but nowhere near Black Metal - SirSkeletorThe3rd

This is a top tier bait - maverick88

They're too good for black metal, why are they here?

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209 Carcass Carcass Carcass are a British extreme metal band from Liverpool, who formed in 1985 and disbanded in 1995. A reformation was enacted in 2007 without one of its original members, drummer Ken Owen, due to health reasons.

Fantastic band. Just no where close to BM. They are Goregrind/melodic death metal not BM

210 Ghost Ghost Ghost is a Swedish heavy metal band that was formed in Linköping in 2008. Ghost consists of 5 masked instrumentalists, known as The Nameless Ghouls, and a demonic anti-pope known as Papa Emeritus. They have released 3 studio albums and 2 EPs . Each album brings in a new version of Papa Emeritus. Ghost ...read more.

They're an amazing band, but they seem more Doom Metal or Heavy Metal than Black Metal. I mean, they do have properties of Black Metal, but they aren't though - SirSkeletorThe3rd

They're awesome, but how in God's name are they black metal?

They look black metal as &%@! but they are nowhere near it musically - ryanrimmel

There good, but how are they black metal?

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211 Nachtmystium
212 Opeth Opeth Opeth is a Swedish progressive death metal band from Stockholm, formed in 1990. Though the group has been through several personnel changes, singer, guitarist, and songwriter Mikael Åkerfeldt has remained Opeth's only founding member and primary driving force throughout the years. Along with Edge of ...read more.
213 Black Veil Brides Black Veil Brides Black Veil Brides is an American rock band currently consisting of Andy Biersack (vocals), Jinxx (guitar), Jake Pitts (guitar), Christian Coma (drums) and Ashley Purdy (bass), that formed in 2006 in Ohio. ...read more.

I'm certain this is a joke.

Best band ever

True Norwegian blackmetal!

Most true black metal

Who put black veil brides on they're not even close to black metal same with Linkin Park

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