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Gothic Metal Request 
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I guess most of the people would like to see STILLBORN's debut "Necrospirituals" as a doom metal album. However to me it is one of the most pure and also first gothic metal albums ever. Why? They started as a gothic rock group and added Black Sabbath influences to their sound. I can't see much more pure formula that what I would label as gothic metal.

Paradise Lost, Type O Negative, Moonspell. I guess that is where you will find some of the classics.

I totally despise on the idea that people would label these female fronted symphonic & atmospheric metal bands as gothic metal. They had nothing to do with it in the first place. It's the record labels who manipulated people into thinking that they had. Some of the early gothic metal bands started to sell and the labels needed a "tag" to sell their female fronted bands as well. It's a fucking sacrilege.

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Doom metal? It doesn't even sound metal to me - batcave/deathrock with metal influences perhaps.

swallowthesun wrote:
'Century Child' from Nightwish is perhaps the most gothic album ever made.

Thoughts?

Well, only one thought - absolutely not :D

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swallowthesun wrote:
'Century Child' from Nightwish is perhaps the most gothic album ever made.

Thoughts?


Never has Nightwish ever been the slightest bit gothic, and never will they be gothic.

THIS is gothic.





I'll have to pop into this thread later and share my two cents on some good, listenable gothic metal.

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And now a rarity - gothic metal for adults! Aeternitas "Danse Macabre".


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