Top Ten Best Goth Rock Bands

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61 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

62 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

63 London After Midnight

This is amazing band with beautiful dark music and fantastic vocal.also they have vice texts in their songs. Why the hell they are not in top 10? Just listen to them and have an eargasm! )

64 Lebanon Hanover
65 Virgin Prunes

One of my absolute favourites! Rarely do bands combine amazing, idealistic and unique music with theatrical elements. Truly unique! Not necessarily "goth" goth though.

66 The Gathering
67 Public Image Ltd.

Want to know what's the closest thing to Gothic Rock? No, it's not Gothic Metal, it's Post-Punk. All the essential Goth albums (The Cure's "Pornography", Siouxsie & the Banshee's "Juju", Bauhaus' "In the Flat Field") have strong ties to Post-Punk. And Public Image Ltd were very essential to Post-Punk. Plus, as the comment below (or above) says, they're more Gothic than some the bands getting into the Top 10 (Nightwish, HIM, Evanescence)

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68 Carillon Del Dolore
69 Rosegarden Funeral
70 Sense of Destiny

Look at YouTube; some excellent sounds

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71 The 69 Eyes

At least number 5, there song dead girls are easy is one of the best songs ever, back in blood agen another great gothic song. Come on you can not miss them out of the top 10

Quite easy one of the best bands period. They can sound one way one song and totally different on another.

A mix of Type-O Negative, Sisters of Mercy and HIM all wrapped into one tragically beautiful package, great work guys.

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72 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.

I guess no one knows pure gothic rock huh?.. Cradle of filth is the greatest and nothing can take their place. They are more important than the food ya eat and the air ya breath.

Seriously, clearly no one has listened to any of their songs they are pure gold. they deserve more then a pathetic place at 60 they are the kings of metal!

After listening "Bathory Aria" I became a fan.

CoF is legend

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73 Reflexion
74 Apocalyptica Apocalyptica Apocalyptica is a Finnish metal band from Helsinki, Finland formed in 1993. The band is composed of classically trained cellists Eicca Toppinen, Paavo Lötjönen, and Perttu Kivilaakso and drummer Mikko Sirén.

Excellent sound, 4 cellists that know how to create atmosphere

75 Lacrimosa

Lacrimosa is the best gothic rock band EVER. No question.

My absolute favorite band - has got to be no. 1

Schakal piano version is one the best gothic song ever

76 Theatre of Tragedy

Each of their albums/songs have such an amazing, beautiful touch. Even their demo tape is so eerily peaceful to listen.

Easily the most underrated goth rock band of all time.

The gratest gothic metal band in the world, pioneers of the "beauty and the beast", pioneer of Gothic/Industrial metal, pioneers on female fronted, 20 years of legend. They had the most beautiful lyrics written in old english and german, two beautiful voices (Liv and Nell), the beast keyboards in metal (Lorentz Aspen) and the greatest songwritter in the world, Raymond Rohonyi!

77 Draconian Draconian

Great vocals, the dual singers add a real depth to it. I'd say they are really underrated.

78 Marilyn Manson Marilyn Manson Marilyn Manson is an American rock band from Fort Lauderdale, Florida. Formed in 1989 by frontman Marilyn Manson and Daisy Berkowitz, the group was originally named Marilyn Manson & the Spooky Kids with their theatrical performances gathering a local cult following in the early 1990s. ...read more.

172?! There is no better band in this genre than Marilyn Manson, the group fronted by the King of Darkness himself, the band's namesake. Should be first on the list - Shake_n_Bake13

I love Marilyn Manson he's so awesome I love all his songs

Marilyn is my favorite singer other than evanescence I think he should be higher in this list!

Should be higher on the list just saying...mayby even number 1!

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79 End of You
80 Lullacry

Lullacry is the best gothic band on the planet. Especially their album: crucify my heart, track: heart of darkness! GENIUS.

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