The Best Dark Ambient Groups/Artists Bands/Musicians

The Best Dark Ambient Groups/Artists

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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 artists, 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 artists. 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.

You can change the order of the list by posting the list to your Tumblr so that they can vote too. (131 items)


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    Lost Fragments, Reflections From the Time of Opening, Within the Depths of ...

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    The Process, Remission, Bites

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