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Genre: gothic black metal

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Gothic black metal is a subgenre of black metal that incorporates elements of gothic rock and darkwave music. It is characterized by its use of atmospheric keyboards, symphonic arrangements, and operatic vocals. The lyrics often deal with themes of darkness, death, and the occult. The music is known for its intense and aggressive sound, with fast-paced drumming and distorted guitars. It is often associated with a dark and theatrical aesthetic, with bands incorporating elaborate costumes and stage shows into their performances.


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

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List of gothic black metal artists

Here is a list of gothic black metal artists on Spotify, ranked based on popularity, who exemplifies the gothic black metal genre. You can find out what gothic 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 48 533586
2 44 240607
3 28 46078
4 39 239757
5 24 45040
6 16 18770
7 15 23974
8 31 28972
9 31 34794
10 16 15879
11 14 6367
12 12 7087
13 9 4031
14 15 1660
15 4 2717
16 10 2552
17 2 2996
18 3 964
19 5 3427
20 3 1777
21 2 890
22 1 359
23 4 578
24 1 412
25 2 1404
26 3 1561
27 2 692
28 2 569
29 3 1628
30 1 668
31 1 434
32 1 317
33 1 179
34 2 1311
35 1 404
36 2 427
37 1 286
38 1 526
39 1 580
40 1 647
41 1 263
42 1 761

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