Best Symphonic Black Metal Bands

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21 Shade Empire

Should be much higher. Omega Arcane is a masterpiece!

Omega Arcane is incredible!

This band is just too awesome. My top 1

22 Morgul

Underrated to say the least, they create aura that entrances. Check out "The Horror Grandeur"

They have a unique style of symphonic black metal

23 Septicflesh Septicflesh
24 Dissection Dissection Dissection was a Swedish extreme metal band. They formed in 1989 by Jon Nödtveidt and later disbanded in 2006, followed by Nödtveidt's suicide. Their sound is usually described as "melodic blackened death metal". V 1 Comment
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26 Abigail Williams Abigail Williams
27 Equilibrium Equilibrium Equilibrium is a German folk metal band. The band's music combines elements of folk music, power metal, black metal and symphonic metal with various other influences.
28 Mystic Circle
29 Cosmic Infusion
30 Bal-Sagoth

This list is wrong along with many others. The Best symphonic black metal band of all time is Bal-Sagoth!

I agree bal-sagoth is very underrated and very unique in their sound my list would be bal-sagoth,dimmu borgir, cradle of filth, dark tranquility.

31 Sinphonicon
32 Children of Bodom Children of Bodom Children Of Bodom is a melodic death metal band from Espoo, Finland. Formed in 1993, the group currently consists of Alexi Laiho, Janne Wirman, Henkka Seppälä, Jaska Raatikainen and Daniel Freyberg.

CoB is not Black metal, but Power/Death Metal

33 Ceremonial Castings

They should be a must listen to for every black metal, doom metal, etc. Fan. Not only talented, but cool guys, GREAT live. They live, eat, breathe music. Do their own mixing/mastering. Immortal Black Art, so many great songs, that in my humble opinion best cd. But many like Salem 1692.

34 Vaakevandring
35 Within Temptation Within Temptation Within Temptation is a Dutch symphonic metal band founded in April 1996 by vocalist Sharon den Adel and guitarist Robert Westerholt.

Like about Nightwish, Within is not black...

36 Troll
37 Advent Sorrow

That's the band you're searching! Deep and dark growls!

Best Growls ever. Look up "Like A Moth To The Flame"

38 Crematory

This is not a black metal at all! - Narsilion

They are simply great, tears of time, the fallen, fly...

39 Mysteriarch

Symphonic black metal from North Carolina, USA. Solid stuff man

40 Diabolus Arcanium

An emerging symphonic metal act from India!

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