Top 10 Traditional Goth Rock Bands

A list of bands from the original Goth genre, bands like Bauhaus, Sisters of Mercy, The Bolshoi, The Cure, Plastique Noir etc.

Please don't add bands like Evanescence, Nightwish, Lacuna Coil etc. since these bands aren't Goth rock.

The Top Ten

1 Bauhaus Bauhaus
2 Joy Division Joy Division Joy Division were an English rock band formed in 1976 in Salford, Greater Manchester. Originally named Warsaw, the band consisted of singer Ian Curtis, guitarist and keyboardist Bernard Sumner, bassist Peter Hook, and drummer Stephen Morris.
3 The Sisters of Mercy
4 She Past Away
5 Siouxsie and the Banshees Siouxsie and the Banshees
6 The Cure The Cure The Cure are an English rock band formed in Crawley, West Sussex, in 1976. The band has experienced several line-up changes, with vocalist, guitarist and principal songwriter Robert Smith being the only constant member.
7 The Birthday Party
8 Plastique Noir
9 Fields of the Nephilim
10 The Damned

The Contenders

11 Alien Sex Fiend
12 Cocteau Twins

Well, Elisabeth Fraser is a goddess, so...

13 Specimen
14 The Angels of Liberty
15 Virgin Prunes
16 The Bolshoi
17 Gene Loves Jezebel
18 Love and Rockets
19 Tones on Tail
20 The Mission UK
21 Christian Death
22 Dalis Car
23 Suspiria
24 Rosetta Stone
25 Clan of Xymox
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