Top Ten Darkest Music Artists

Martin_Canine
Music artists whose music and/or appearance set a dark tone - may it be spooky, creepy, disturbing, deeply depressing - whatever is dark for you.

The Top Ten

1 Type O Negative Type O Negative
2 Marilyn Manson Marilyn Manson Brian Hugh Warner, better known by his stage name Marilyn Manson, is an American musician, songwriter, actor, painter, multimedia artist, author, and former music journalist.

Actually, he's far from being the darkest. You ever listened to his music? - Alpha101

Yes I did. In fact I have several albums by him and to me it sounds twisted and disturbing with all that distorted effects and creepy singing style. But however, not all of them. - Martin_Canine

3 Candlemass Candlemass Candlemass is an influential Swedish doom metal band established in Stockholm 1984 by bassist, songwriter and bandleader Leif Edling and drummer Matz Ekström.
4 Mayhem Mayhem Mayhem is a Norwegian black metal band formed in 1984 in Oslo, regarded as one of the pioneers of the Norwegian black metal scene.
5 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). ...read more.
6 Behemoth Behemoth
7 Pink Floyd Pink Floyd Pink Floyd were an English progressive rock band formed in London. They achieved international acclaim with their progressive and psychedelic music. The band consisted of 5 members - David Gilmour (Vocals and Guitar), Syd Barrett (Vocals and Guitarist), Nick Mason (Drums), Roger Waters (Vocals and Bass), ...read more.
8 Cryptopsy Cryptopsy Cryptopsy is a Canadian technical death metal band from Montreal, Quebec, formed in 1988. The band has sold over 300,000 records.
9 Angelspit Angelspit Angelspit is an Australian Industrial music project in the cybergoth subculture that formed in 2003. Current members are Zoog von Rock (vocals, production) and George Bikos (guitar), former members include Amelia Arsenic (vocals, production, 2004-2013), Valerie Gentile (guitar, 2011-2012) and Chris ...read more.
10 Sinners are Winners Sinners are Winners Sinners are Winners is an American industrial music project run by singer-songwriter Dahvie Vanity, that was formed in 2016. Currently, Vanity is the only official member of the music project, however, he did not state it to be necessarily planned a solo project (his previous group Blood on the Dance ...read more.

The Contenders

11 Bathory Bathory
12 Rammstein Rammstein Rammstein is a German Neue Deutsche Härte and Industrial Metal band consisting of Till Lindemann (vocals), Richard Kruspe (guitar), Paul Landers (guitar), Oliver Riedel (electric bass), Christoph Schneider (drums) and Christian Lorenz (keyboard), that formed in 1994 in Berlin . ...read more.
13 Mysterious Art Mysterious Art
14 Nick Cave and the Bad Seeds Nick Cave and the Bad Seeds Nick Cave and the Bad Seeds are an Australian rock band formed in Melbourne in 1983 by vocalist Nick Cave, multi-instrumentalist Mick Harvey and guitarist Blixa Bargeld. The band has featured international personnel throughout its career and presently consists of Cave, violinist and multi-instrumentalist ...read more.
15 Demons & Wizards Demons & Wizards
16 Twiztid Twiztid
17 Moonspell Moonspell
18 Black Sabbath Black Sabbath Black Sabbath are a Heavy Metal band formed in Birmingham, England in 1968 by guitarist and songwriter Tony Iommi, Singer Ozzy Osbourne, Bassist and Main Lyricist Geezer Butler and Drummer Bill Ward . The band got into mainstream after improving after their debut album got negative feedback . In 1978, ...read more.
19 King Diamond King Diamond Kim Bendix Petersen, better known by his stage name King Diamond, is a Danish heavy metal musician. He is known for his extensive vocal range, usually sung in falsetto. King Diamond was originally known as the vocalist for Mercyful Fate, but has become notorious for his horror themed Concept albums ...read more.
20 Cannibal Corpse Cannibal Corpse Cannibal Corpse is a American death metal band from Buffalo, New York, formed in 1988 . The band is known for their graphic album covers, explicitly violent lyrics and song titles like "I C** Blood" The group got into mainstream after performing the song "Hammer Smashed Face" in the 1994 film Ace Ventura: ...read more.
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