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Genre: atmospheric sludge

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Parent Genre: metal

Atmospheric sludge is a subgenre of heavy metal that combines elements of sludge metal, post-metal, and atmospheric music. It is characterized by slow, heavy riffs, distorted guitars, and a focus on creating a dense, atmospheric sound. The genre often incorporates elements of post-rock, shoegaze, and ambient music, creating a sense of space and texture. The vocals are typically harsh and guttural, adding to the overall intensity of the music. Atmospheric sludge bands often explore themes of existentialism, spirituality, and the human condition, creating a deeply emotional and introspective sound.


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Electric Guitar, Bass Guitar, Drum Kit, Vocals, Keyboard/Synthesizer, Double Bass, Keyboard/Piano, Synthesizer

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List of atmospheric sludge artists

Here is a list of atmospheric sludge artists on Spotify, ranked based on popularity, who exemplifies the atmospheric sludge genre. You can find out what atmospheric sludge genre sounds like where you can preview artists or sort them the way you want, just click the headers to sort.

#namepopularityfollowers
1 33 132440
2 31 139419
3 33 142731
4 37 106095
5 29 112270
6 39 134568
7 26 24591
8 18 37295
9 13 10442
10 17 24465
11 5 8694
12 5 10384
13 11 13052
14 24 20690
15 4 3095
16 3 2203
17 4 7418
18 6 3258
19 1 679
20 1 1720
21 1 1115
22 1 2954
23 8 9405
24 1 874
25 2 248
26 3 501
27 8 3421
28 6 3654
29 1 307
30 3 1856
31 7 3152
32 4 363
33 6 845
34 4 1984
35 5 514
36 3 2041
37 3 1088
38 1 1173
39 1 489
40 3 87
41 2 397
42 1 336
43 2 226
44 1 1216
45 2 236
46 2 429
47 1 390
48 1 867
49 1 372
50 1 343
51 1 742
52 1 809

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