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Genre: oriental metal

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Parent Genre: metal

Oriental metal is a genre that blends traditional Asian instruments and melodies with heavy metal elements such as distorted guitars and powerful vocals. The result is a unique sound that combines the ancient and modern, creating a fusion of cultures and styles. The music often features epic and cinematic arrangements, with lyrics that draw inspiration from mythology and folklore.


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

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List of oriental metal artists

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

#namepopularityfollowers
1 57 850011
2 42 101444
3 43 130014
4 33 47227
5 46 310202
6 42 232998
7 34 80065
8 31 65487
9 30 38288
10 31 51774
11 27 35860
12 25 6790
13 27 33707
14 28 48511
15 21 16813
16 24 11016
17 22 7837
18 26 19632
19 16 5221
20 14 4121
21 15 6679
22 23 286
23 15 4055
24 12 6440
25 17 23990
26 15 5774
27 21 8500
28 9 7431
29 12 6667
30 12 5685
31 19 10910
32 11 2135
33 10 2635
34 13 4889
35 13 26676
36 10 1892
37 11 2312
38 14 6251
39 14 11921
40 16 8112
41 12 4192
42 9 12150
43 3 1464
44 5 1189
45 12 5216
46 10 6059
47 10 3610
48 4 1741
49 2 425
50 9 2936
51 8 3607
52 4 2051
53 9 2711
54 6 1455
55 8 1150
56 8 2149
57 4 1226
58 3 621
59 2 1073
60 1 510
61 1 466
62 1 131
63 2 5931
64 3 1595
65 2 683
66 2 919
67 1 464
68 2 1242

oriental metal playlist created by Chosic

Enjoy this playlist of popular oriental metal music. We made this playlist using an algorithm created by our team.