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Continuing that list

 

Mortal Love - Existence (I Have Lost...)

 

Poisonblack - All Else Is Hollow (Escapexistance)

 

Xandria - Kill The Sun (Kill The Sun)

 

Flowing Tears - Cupid Of The Carrion Kind (Serpentine)

 

Sirenia - Sundown (Nine Destinies And A Downfall)

 

Theatre Of Tragedy - Ashes And Dreams (Storm)

 

I'm going to do this wherever there's a list of albums in a rec thread without video links. Saves people having to look up the albums themselves just to get an idea of what they sound like.

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I'm no expert but I believe they would be classified as symphonic death metal? I'll admit to knowing virtually nothing of their work so perhaps others are more qualified to categorise Septic Flesh.

One of Septic Flesh's most prominent influences has always been Paradise Lost, one of the pioneers of gothic metal. They tend to use a melodic palette similar to Gregor's from the Gothic era, but they've never really been doomy. They were death metal initially, but ended up performing a similar transformation to many of their contemporaries, Greek and otherwise, toward a more gothic sound. So yes, I do believe that their mid-period albums could definitely be a good fit here. Sent from my HTC One_M8 using Tapatalk

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31 minutes ago, BearGrylls21 said:

I think Type O Negative are the gods of Gothic!  Another band that have been in my opinion a success harnessing that kind of essence are Bloody Hammers, listen to the track 'Light Come Alive' from their latest album and see what you think.

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I totally agree! I love Type O Negative! Also listened to that track you suggested! NICE! :)

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On 3/1/2019 at 1:01 PM, Unborn said:

 

Image result for nemesea caught in the middle

These are some i remember, i think they haven't been mentioned here, there's Delain, Lacuna Coil, Therion, Sirenia but i suppose they have already been posted here

Nemesea have some great stuff, but personally I believe the best stuff came from their earlier album "Mana", which is vastly different from "The Quiet Resistance". The track "Angel In The Dark" especially stands out. This is more symphonic than gothic though.

 

A great gothic band imo is "The Birthday Massacre". Depending on the song they can be more on the rock than metal side though. Been one of my favourite bands the last couple years.

A song that regularly switches between heavy guitars and light and sweet sections.

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=GDxYFzxAkWg

A song that got glued to the root of my brain instantly. great lyrics, catchy (but meaty) chorus and enthralling keys.

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=aWLzh15QmXw

I challenge you not to get this song stuck in your head, One of their newer outings. It has the heaviness to satisfy and the dreaminess (with help from great visuals in the video) to make you lose yourself.

 

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11 hours ago, stonywings said:

Nemesea have some great stuff, but personally I believe the best stuff came from their earlier album "Mana", which is vastly different from "The Quiet Resistance". The track "Angel In The Dark" especially stands out. This is more symphonic than gothic though.

A great gothic band imo is "The Birthday Massacre". Depending on the song they can be more on the rock than metal side though. Been one of my favourite bands the last couple years.

A song that regularly switches between heavy guitars and light and sweet sections.

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=GDxYFzxAkWg

A song that got glued to the root of my brain instantly. great lyrics, catchy (but meaty) chorus and enthralling keys.

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=aWLzh15QmXw

I challenge you not to get this song stuck in your head, One of their newer outings. It has the heaviness to satisfy and the dreaminess (with help from great visuals in the video) to make you lose yourself.

 

Yeah TBM is great, i used to listen to them a lot back in middle school, i love the ''Walking with strangers'' album. Kill The Lights and Looking Glass are the songs i always play of them.

I hadn't listened to the old stuff from Nemesea since the only song i really know from them is ''Caught in the middle'', and ''Broken'' from the in control album which i don't really like, when ''The quiet resistance'' realeased i decided to give them another shot. Definetly ''Mana'' seems to be something that''ll be more for me, thanks for the suggestion!

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On 3/1/2019 at 11:01 PM, Unborn said:

 

These are some i remember, i think they haven't been mentioned here, there's Delain, Lacuna Coil, Therion, Sirenia but i suppose they have already been posted here

We have a whole thread dedicated to Morten Veland of Tristania/Sirenia. Jump on and tell us what you think. 

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