Best Symphonic Metal Bands


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81 Elis

I found out about this band years after Sabine died. Still feel very sad about her death. Elis (Erben der Schopfung) should be much higher on this list.

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82 The Murder of My Sweet

Most underrated band I've ever known... This is the band that got me into Symphonic Metal and I must say they have their own style that distinguishes them from other symphonic bands out there.

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83 Kerion
84 Ne Obliviscaris Ne Obliviscaris Ne Obliviscaris (Latin for "forget not") are an extreme progressive metal band from Melbourne, Australia, formed in 2003.
85 Ode to LaLuna
86 Tvangeste

Canadian symphonic black metal band known for their epic classical influenced masterpiece "Firestorm".

87 Ecthirion
88 Obsidian Gate

Check this band's first album.
People need to know this majesty exists.

89 Van Canto

This band sing (nearly) a cappella! Do you realize? It's the greatest progressive effort I've never heard! - Killew

90 Elysion

This band should have been already added... Their last album (Someplace better) is awesome. Probably my new favourite gothic/symphonic metal bands.

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91 Eternal Tears of Sorrow
92 UnSun

Another band that should've been high on this list.

93 Advent Sorrow
94 Nostra Morte
95 Mutum
96 X Japan X Japan X Japan is a Japanese heavy metal band from Chiba, formed in 1982 by drummer Yoshiki and lead vocalist Toshi.
97 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.

Cradle Of Filth are Gothic/Symphonic Black Metal, not a pure Symphonic Metal. - GREYBOYY

Early Cradle is devilish poetry beyond compare. A must listen-to band.

Some of listed bands isn't Black Metal. So COF is best in this list

There's no equal to Cradle of Filth in composition and lyrics as well!

98 Antim Grahan

Awesome Black Metal Band from Nepal. Forever Winter, Lords of misery and sorrow, 300, Infected, Infected II etc. Are some of the great songs by this group.

99 Atrocity
100 Moi dix Mois
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