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Genre: avant-garde black metal

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Avant-garde black metal is a subgenre of black metal that incorporates elements of experimental, industrial, and progressive music. It is characterized by its unconventional song structures, dissonant harmonies, and use of unconventional instruments and sound effects. The genre often features complex and abstract lyrics that explore philosophical and occult themes. The music is known for its intense and aggressive sound, with fast-paced blast beats and harsh vocals.


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Drum Kit, Double Bass, Electric Guitar, Bass Guitar, Vocals, Keyboard/Synthesizer, Saxophone, Trumpet, Piano, Trombone, Clarinet

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Heir To Despair
2018
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Black Medium Current
2023
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Paracletus
2010
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Hallucinogen
2019
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The Sham Mirrors
2002
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Try Not to Destroy Everything you Love
2013
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Spirit Of Ecstasy
2022
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Cease the Day
2018
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Karwoche - Die Sonne der Toten pulsiert
2023
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Years Past Matter
2012
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Hearts of No Light
2019
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Written in Waters
2018
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Norrønasongen. Kosmopolis Nord
2014
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Min Tid Skal Komme (Remastered)
1995

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List of avant-garde black metal artists

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

#namepopularityfollowers
1 25 31178
2 26 68716
3 29 73599
4 30 71286
5 24 29492
6 17 36202
7 24 49419
8 13 16976
9 23 47461
10 23 34357
11 18 25609
12 19 23479
13 17 19934
14 4 4354
15 8 9141
16 12 11404
17 10 11100
18 5 3815
19 9 9151
20 9 8610
21 13 12327
22 3 4234
23 5 7874
24 8 4812
25 9 9714
26 2 1490
27 1 909
28 1 1260
29 9 4752
30 2 848
31 3 3175
32 1 834
33 1 572
34 5 2221
35 7 2359
36 2 3545
37 1 2680
38 1 402
39 5 1336
40 1 440
41 3 5252
42 5 1060
43 4 1458
44 4 279
45 4 231
46 1 618
47 1 977
48 1 303
49 2 2256
50 1 313
51 2 1309
52 1 923
53 1 140
54 1 231
55 1 782
56 1 507
57 1 364
58 1 1483

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