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Genre: depressive black metal

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Parent Genre: metal

Depressive black metal is a subgenre of black metal that focuses on themes of depression, despair, and nihilism. The music often features slow, melancholic melodies and raw, emotional vocals. The lyrics typically explore the darker aspects of the human experience, such as loneliness, isolation, and self-hatred. Bands in this genre often incorporate elements of post-punk, shoegaze, and other non-metal genres to create a unique sound.


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Dekadens
2009
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Dehumanizing Loneliness
2023
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Suici.De.Pression (2012 Remastered Version)
2007
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I Want to Be There
2019
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Dipsomania
2015
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Morgondagen Inställd I Brist På Intresse
2010
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Happiness Stops Here...
2019
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Damp Chill of Life
2019
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The Tenth Sub Level Of Suicide
2003
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My Useless Life
2017
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Svartkonst
2015
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Totalselfhatred
2008
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Bethlehem
2016
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After the Storm
2022
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Spiritual Catharsis
2008

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List of depressive black metal artists

Here is a list of depressive black metal artists on Spotify, ranked based on popularity, who exemplifies the depressive black metal genre. You can find out what depressive 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 29 46575
2 29 45972
3 32 90775
4 19 14875
5 45 115467
6 37 103725
7 23 23615
8 35 66616
9 20 14472
10 21 12192
11 29 45287
12 28 37764
13 35 85318
14 33 57347
15 30 32304
16 26 27058
17 21 18339
18 42 95117
19 22 9469
20 46 39097
21 29 17860
22 19 17576
23 19 18385
24 19 13894
25 21 32685
26 21 8084
27 32 26190
28 18 8138
29 33 40680
30 17 9985
31 28 21424
32 32 55603
33 15 10792
34 35 41024
35 23 8573
36 23 16270
37 30 23451
38 25 16572
39 26 8175
40 19 9050
41 27 15748
42 21 11798
43 26 17072
44 24 6327
45 21 9486
46 29 12182
47 29 14146
48 28 9689
49 26 12102
50 16 8224
51 27 39220
52 18 4676
53 17 12676
54 27 9843
55 16 5923
56 18 15654
57 22 7536
58 26 14805
59 14 4765
60 24 4321
61 24 8847
62 26 11218
63 12 7836
64 14 4542
65 14 8548
66 19 7170
67 19 10105
68 16 6348
69 16 8104
70 14 7746
71 21 7742
72 22 7430
73 20 7041
74 15 4049
75 21 4081
76 18 8190
77 20 4523
78 20 7280
79 20 11069
80 18 8556
81 18 13155
82 19 2946
83 19 1465
84 17 3051
85 15 1812
86 19 3754
87 18 4405
88 18 6181
89 18 9177
90 18 4665
91 18 8043
92 17 7970
93 16 1791
94 12 6613
95 14 1215
96 14 3614
97 13 5622
98 13 1817
99 12 2261
100 12 5235

depressive black metal playlist created by Chosic

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