Top Ten Best Goth Rock Bands

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41 The Fallacy

The fallacy deserves to be here, they keep the original gothic sound with new refreshing ideas.

This is real gothic rock, this band is nort metal, The Fallacy is one of the traditional goth rock bands...

The fallacy must be the most refreshing voices of gotic music i�'d ever listen.
The combination of clasic gotic sound, voice and beats are a pleasure to listen at any time.

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42 Poisonblack

Poisonblack is awesome period. Doesn't matter who the singer is. JP or Ville. I have to mention Him The 69 Eyes & Lacrimas Profundere all should be in the top 5 other bands I really like are Paradise Lost The Rasmus 45 Grave The Damned. Everyone is entitled to there own opinion. This is just mine. Goth Rock Punk Metal Period it's all good. I can't believe my ears with hip hop it's just down right terrible.

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43 Dreadful Shadows

Although not part of the original goth scene, these guys have the essence of proper gothic music, sadly no longer a band, but up there with clan of xymox cruxshadows and spawned bands like tenebre, terminal choice & lucyfire dreadful ARE goth, unlike the symphonic rock bands that claim to be goth

44 Swans

I wish I was at home listening to Swans :(

45 Red Lorry Yellow Lorry

They never achieved much success, but they definitely had the gothic sound down, it's disgusting to see them so low on this list.

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46 45 Grave

Need to be higher.

One of the most darkly rockgoth I have heard...Christian death is my absolute favorite and these guys belong right next to Rozz

47 Divided Lives

Now this was a band! Pure energy live and the goth tones coming through via the recorded material. Just listen to Give Me Tomorrow and Infected to see what I mean. FYI.. The band were around in the 80's and 90's playing with the likes of Salvation, Every New Dead Ghost etc.

A great band with a driving bass similar to early New Model Army but then with Gothic tones over the top. Twilight years would be my favourite track.

So amazing! The singer Gavin is so talented!

Agree with the comments made, seen these in a quite a few gigs, both as a support group & headlining - always a good night. Would be great if they did release a best of album, save me a ticket for the come back tour!

Will have to dig out the old photo albums, I'm sure I have photos somewhere - hehehe had a crush on Gavin for ages... "blush"

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48 The Faces of Sarah

I had the opportunity to support Nick and the boys of The Faces of Sarah on a few occasions and it was always a delight and a pleasure to watch them play and hear Nick sing... The Faces of Sarah should be higher up the list...

Nicks voice takes Goth to a new level. Fatalistic warning is purely sublime

This band is phenomenal, so different from the rest and the vocalist is just mind blowing

Best rock for me singer is fantastic Nick Schultz.

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49 Nico

The Marble Index (1969), it may not be 100% gothic, but songes like "Evening of Light" and "Roses in the Snow" are gothic in my opinion, so I think she deserves some if of the credit...

50 Black Widow Black Widow

Seriously? that pic? LOL

51 The Last Dance

Top stuff! The Last Dance are amazing and deserve to be much higher on this list. Then again I'm sure this list is merely the sum of its parts and whatever the people who fell across this page felt the urge to write about, nominate or upvote.

52 Charon

One of the best with their smashing guitars, epic solos, and vocals that are just really addictive, this band is a true discovery in goth music
Their albums the dying day lights and downhearted are just amazing

'Deep Water' is an awesome and haunting song. 'Rain', 'Gray', 'Ride on Tears, ' and basically most of the album 'Songs For Sinners. '

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53 Icon & the Black Roses
54 The Birthday Massacre The Birthday Massacre The Birthday Massacre is a Canadian dark wave and synth rock band currently consisting of Chibi (vocals), Rainbow (guitar), Falcore (guitar), Owen (keyboard), Rhim (drums) and Nate Manor (bass), that formed in 1999 (even though the 2016 demo collection "Imagica" dates some tracks back at 1998). more.

Awesome band. If you haven't heard them yet you are missing out! They are Goth Electronica. The lead singer Chiba's voice will haunt you deep into your soul! If you like them also try Bella Lune

Being Canadian, music wise I have been rather disappointed, and wondering what our country has come down to (Justin Bieber, Nickelback) but when I discovered them my faith had been restored.

They are WAY more goth than Evanescence!


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55 To/Die/For
56 For My Pain
57 Sense of Destiny

Look at YouTube; some excellent sounds

Listen to Closer

58 Sirenia

Just listen to "The Mind Maelstrom"

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59 Sentenced

Sentenced is a true black rose of black roses, Sentenced is a band that you'll never find again, it showed you true lifes fears nd the pain of living nd staying alive with out the 1 you care 4, whats the point of living if you don't have the 1 thing you love most, to bad this band broke up

60 The Rasmus The Rasmus The Rasmus are a Finnish rock band that formed in 1994 in Helsinki while the band members were still in upper comprehensive school.

I wont call them Goth but immortal, dead promised, dancer in the dark and the whole hide from the sun album does show hints of it..

they are really good with Immortal
- OblivianRuler

I absolutely love The Rasmus and Hide from the Sun is a dark and mysterious album plus Lauri Ylönen is so cute

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