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Genre: doom metal

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Parent Genre: metal

Doom metal is a subgenre of heavy metal that is characterized by its slow and heavy sound, often featuring downtuned guitars and a focus on creating a dark and melancholic atmosphere. It typically incorporates elements of both traditional heavy metal and more extreme subgenres like death metal and black metal. The lyrics often deal with themes of despair, depression, and the occult. Bands in this genre often use a variety of vocal styles, including clean singing, growls, and screams.


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

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Dopesmoker
2022
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Legend
2012
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Sky Void of Stars
2023
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A Mortal Binding
2024
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Dopethrone
2006
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Advaitic Songs
2012
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Woods 5: Grey Skies & Electric Light
2012
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The Mantle
2002
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Icon 30
2023
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Hour of the Nightingale
2016
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The Night Creeper
2015
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Under a Godless Veil
2020
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Mirror Reaper
2017
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Epicus Doomicus Metallicus
1986
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God Luck and Good Speed
2007
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The Assassination of Julius Caesar (Five-Year Anniversary Edition)
2017

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List of doom metal artists

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

#namepopularityfollowers
1 28 62480
2 24 53804
3 20 43556
4 32 94404
5 33 93810
6 24 42341
7 25 68857
8 30 70091
9 29 82401
10 32 99015
11 21 20391
12 23 60757
13 38 136862
14 16 13397
15 42 318487
16 26 95234
17 32 128395
18 23 47349
19 30 73524
20 38 279170
21 36 147530
22 34 95502
23 31 93137
24 41 187264
25 24 41098
26 30 138626
27 25 74187
28 40 231017
29 31 46687
30 20 36375
31 26 36572
32 24 22850
33 11 14125
34 19 15570
35 37 130240
36 28 109902
37 37 167843
38 26 40598
39 32 86498
40 11 13145
41 22 41174
42 16 21984
43 27 47790
44 18 29227
45 29 160396
46 47 379671
47 20 19540
48 36 168891
49 44 317395
50 4 6620
51 39 164258
52 20 31985
53 9 13157
54 36 145752
55 39 172184
56 29 53082
57 23 34749
58 38 86529
59 35 140691
60 25 15423
61 30 79154
62 21 30204
63 19 33180
64 19 35995
65 21 37654
66 28 60319
67 27 49432
68 15 17389
69 22 23671
70 25 58419
71 11 15838
72 15 18196
73 18 11119
74 29 63238
75 17 17507
76 18 12810
77 24 42233
78 14 21399
79 20 19100
80 22 29930
81 11 14825
82 22 53244
83 9 12417
84 14 15864
85 14 16868
86 19 34027
87 15 25409
88 10 10311
89 23 14873
90 9 11264
91 12 12474
92 13 8557
93 11 9233
94 7 10611
95 6 7865
96 12 7288
97 6 8070
98 1 5159

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