Greatest Gothic Metal Bands


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41 Lake of Tears
42 Lacrimas Profundere

My release in pain. enough said. I don't even really listen to Gothic metal but this song I still found extremely intriguing. Edgar Allen Poe

Their style has gone from doom roots to a more mainstream gothic style but it's great all the way through. - dragonzrmetal

Maybe Gothic in a general sense but many cross-over fans I'm sure

43 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 Ã…kerfeldt has remained Opeth's only founding member and primary driving force throughout the years. Along with Edge of more.

Why aren't they on here? Please vote for the most talented band of all time guys! Opeth's vocals and lyrics have a defined gothic vibe still they have much better song composer than most of the bands on here

44 The Sisters of Mercy

To the person who just called The Sisters of Mercy emo... I hope you're deliberately trying piss people off, otherwise you're one of the most idiotic poseurs I've ever came across.

The sisters of mercy is THE gothic band. The real gothfathers. Listen to lucretia my reflection and you'll know what I'm talking about...

Sisters of Mercy classic legends of goth metal, awesome long dark gothiness sped along by fast metallic guitars

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45 Vampires Everywhere!

This band is awesome, really love their cover of "rape me"

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46 Elis

Are you kidding me, #49? This band hasn't received the recognition or appreciation they deserve

47 Dark the Suns
48 Beseech
49 Mandragora Scream

I like a lot of the bands here:evanescence, him, cradle of filth, dimmu borgir, Marilyn manson, also nightwish, darkseed, with temptation, lacuna coil but the first half aren't actually Gothic, while the second half is more symphonic or alternative. Love them all but I feel (excluding darkseed above) that Mandragora scream is gothic and metal and nothing else.

50 Autumn
51 For My Pain...
52 Elysion

All metal seems disgraceful compared to them. The songs are purely self-opinions that affect the music in very emotional ways. You can never get enough, their music is of little amounts but magnificent in all ways that I can understand. Great vocals, back round music blasts with proper non-pop standards. No rap, slow beat, EMOTIONAL AS HELL!

53 Symphony X Symphony X Symphony X is an American progressive metal band from Middletown, New Jersey. Founded in 1994, the band consists of guitarist Michael Romeo, keyboardist Michael Pinnella, drummer Jason Rullo, lead vocalist Russell Allen and bassist Michael Lepond.
54 The Vision Bleak

Some of he best German gothic metal out there.

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55 Tears of Magdalena
56 Sentenced

Real finish goth metal sound and lyrics

57 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.
58 Dreams of Sanity
59 Samsas Traum
60 Aeternitas
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