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Genre: gothic metal

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Gothic metal is a subgenre of heavy metal that combines elements of gothic rock and classical music. It is characterized by its dark and melancholic sound, often featuring haunting vocals, symphonic orchestration, and heavy guitar riffs. The lyrics often explore themes of love, loss, and the supernatural. Gothic metal bands often incorporate elements of other genres such as folk, electronic, and industrial music.


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List of gothic metal artists

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

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1 64 2096770
2 50 308869
3 54 850896
4 52 674812
5 40 31065
6 54 544776
7 34 44833
8 30 36492
9 40 148752
10 24 23690
11 29 20886
12 37 175242
13 21 18637
14 45 341382
15 46 267908
16 41 193054
17 62 1232156
18 25 22278
19 43 216587
20 23 15345
21 23 23885
22 42 121351
23 34 172287
24 32 38341
25 26 18065
26 31 83234
27 51 494014
28 40 186837
29 26 22254
30 39 134106
31 17 25153
32 41 74330
33 19 35701
34 36 65317
35 32 23959
36 27 62816
37 48 52772
38 39 14272
39 27 43409
40 47 308304
41 24 50382
42 29 52841
43 25 20811
44 24 10405
45 35 70268
46 25 20065
47 22 28231
48 26 52772
49 31 39119
50 26 58530
51 21 29459
52 28 59952
53 51 515512
54 42 158859
55 27 29070
56 38 75922
57 39 141500
58 28 40316
59 22 17109
60 44 232236
61 42 234020
62 17 7301
63 28 59775
64 62 1039645
65 51 368827
66 57 678098
67 48 310470
68 41 101551
69 39 166193
70 45 181247
71 38 136257
72 43 60152
73 31 42379
74 27 57046
75 33 39294
76 40 83629
77 26 14757
78 47 353115
79 22 35496
80 31 51478
81 36 58927
82 45 173143
83 25 29685
84 41 160330
85 18 18173
86 31 58824
87 28 10084
88 28 29060
89 26 25813
90 25 20535
91 24 16518
92 37 41736
93 19 6676
94 22 21992
95 26 20539
96 30 39905
97 25 18949
98 28 38343
99 24 15539
100 16 7077

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