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The Best Dark Ambient Groups/Artists

Dark ambient artists list, with photos, ranked best to worst by votes. List of good dark ambient bands includes a filter so you can sort by the groups’s label and what albums they've put out. This list of the top dark ambient bands in the world includes all musicians who have released recordings that have gotten distribution, and is an up-to-date list. Dark ambient groups and artists are shown below along with any additional genres in which their music belongs. If available, you can also see information about where all dark ambient bands on this list got started. These are truly the greatest dark ambient bands of all time, since the most famous dark ambient artists ever are listed, and the order is decided by actual fans of the best dark ambient music.

You can click on the dark ambient band names to see more information about that particular notable dark ambient group. If they're near the top of the best dark ambient artist list, though, then they should have at least some information available. All the top dark ambient bands named on the list also have discographies on their pages if you click on the dark ambient band names themselves.

You can rank all of these items, from Nine Inch Nails to Trent Reznor. The order of this list changes dyanimcally based on who likes what -- so make your voice heard by voting for your favorite items. If you like Red or Aphex Twin, then make your voice heard.

All important, significant and iconic names in dark ambient music history deserve your votes, so make sure to choose wisely. You can only vote once on this list.

The list includes all new dark ambient bands, and if there are any missing on the list, you can always add them yourself. Just make sure they aren't already on the list and check your spelling, because this is already an accurate compilation of the best examples of dark ambient, as well as a good place to start if you're asking yourself, or friends, exactly how to get into dark ambient music. Especially since the bands at the top of the list will at the very least be the best choices if you're looking for a list of good dark ambient bands with which to start out. No point in listening to them if they aren't actually good or even half-way decent dark ambient bands.

This list answers the questions "who are the best dark ambient bands of all time?" and "who is the greatest dark ambient musician ever?"

If you know enough about the genre, please vote based on the quality of the band's music instead of just voting for the most popular dark ambient bands that you might've heard of, but not really listened to closely enough to cast an informed vote.

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    raison d'être

    Dark ambient, Industrial music More
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    Neoclassical Dark Wave, Dark ambient, Gothic rock More
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    Lustmord

    Dark ambient More
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    Desiderii Marginis

    Dark ambient, Electronic music More
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    Dark ambient, Black ambient, Black metal More
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    Doom metal, Post-metal, Dark ambient More
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    Kammarheit

    Dark ambient More
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    Neoclassical Dark Wave, Dark ambient, Ethereal wave More
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    Neoclassical Dark Wave, Dark ambient, Dark wave More
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    False Mirror

    Dark ambient, Drone music More
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    Neoclassical Dark Wave, Dark ambient, Dark wave More
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    Neoclassical Dark Wave, Dark ambient, Gothic rock More
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    Dark ambient, Synthpop, Industrial rock More
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    Doom metal, Dark ambient, Black ambient More
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    Dark ambient, Pop music, Worldbeat More
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    Dark ambient, Noise rock, Industrial rock More
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    Dark ambient, Drone music, Noise music More
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    Dark ambient, Ambient music More
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    Doom metal, Dark ambient, Electro-industrial More
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    Neoclassical Dark Wave, Halloween music, Dark ambient More
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    Dark ambient, Sound collage, Noise music More
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    Dark ambient, Gothic rock, Black metal More
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    Post-metal, Dark ambient, Black metal More
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    Doom metal, Dark ambient, Black metal More
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    Neoclassical Dark Wave, Dark ambient, Experimental music More
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    Dark ambient, Neofolk, Martial music More
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    Dark ambient, Industrial music, Experimental music More
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    Dark ambient, Noise, Industrial music More
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    Dark ambient, Symphonic black metal, Industrial metal More
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    Dark ambient, Black metal, Heavy metal More
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    Dark ambient, Industrial music, Power noise More
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    Neoclassical Dark Wave, Dark ambient, Gothic rock More
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    Za Frûmi

    Dark ambient, Neofolk More
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    Doom metal, Dark ambient More
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    Minimal techno, Dark ambient, Electronic music More
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    Dark ambient, Experimental music, Alternative rock More
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    The Kilimanjaro Darkjazz Ensemble

    Dark ambient, Dark jazz, Future jazz More
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    Dark ambient, Drone music, Industrial music More
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    Dark ambient, Neofolk, Folk metal More
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    Neoclassical Dark Wave, Trip hop, Steampunk More
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    Dark ambient, Gothic rock, Folk music More
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    Roto Visage

    Dark ambient, Experimental music More
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    Dark ambient, Electronic music, Visual kei More
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    Dark ambient, Black metal, Heavy metal More
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    Abandoned Toys

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    Dark ambient, Rock music, Folk music More
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    Doom metal, Dark ambient, Power metal More
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    Dark ambient, Electronic music, Industrial music More
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    Dark ambient More
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    Sheen

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