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Hello,

I need your help, I'm in metal gerne a noob. I'm looking for dark, sad and depressive songs like Doom metal but hate the growling from the male singers so sadly 95% of doom metal songs I heard are with growling. With growling I mean this demonic voice alteration and not normal voice of the male singers.

I look for bands like "Avrigus", I love with female voice but male voices are ok too, if they don't growl. I have heard many metal songs with female singer but they aren't sad/depressive enough like Doom metal or are to fast or aggressive with I don't like. If there is a song with organ and female singing like an angel is big plus. About any suggestion I will be happy.

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You might like 3rd And The Mortal. Their singer has an unearthly voice and the atmosphere on "Sorrow" is perfect for a winter morning.

 

For clean male vocals in this kind of doom, the first thing that I think of is My Dying Bride's classic "The Angel And The Dark River". Most of their stuff features harsh vocals but this album and the one after it are (almost) all clean singing.

 

Another band that comes to mind is Isole. Their album "Bliss Of Solitude" is my favorite. It has a little bit of growling here and there but the focus is always on the clean vocals, and this guy's voice is phenomenal:

 

I'm moving this to the doom section, there are some threads here that might have more of interest to you. Most of what I like the best has harsh vocals, but if I think of anything else, I'll share it. I'm sure Requiem and True Belief would have some thoughts here.

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On 10/25/2018 at 9:28 PM, DasOhr said:

Hello,

I need your help, I'm in metal gerne a noob. I'm looking for dark, sad and depressive songs like Doom metal but hate the growling from the male singers so sadly 95% of doom metal songs I heard are with growling. With growling I mean this demonic voice alteration and not normal voice of the male singers.

I look for bands like "Avrigus", I love with female voice but male voices are ok too, if they don't growl. I have heard many metal songs with female singer but they aren't sad/depressive enough like Doom metal or are to fast or aggressive with I don't like. If there is a song with organ and female singing like an angel is big plus. About any suggestion I will be happy.

Check out While Heaven Wept. The Sorrow of the Angels I recommend alot. There may be some short growl parts here and there but i think its worth checking out for you. 
 

 

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Check out Funeral ‘From these Wounds’. Amazing doom with clean vocals. 

Also try some Novembre and of course the mighty Katatonia post 1998. 

Anathema - ‘Alternative 4’ also needs to be in your life. 

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