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Best Doom Metal Bands

Doom metal artists list, with photos, ranked best to worst by votes. List of good doom metal 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 doom metal bands in the world includes all musicians who have released recordings that have gotten distribution, and is an up-to-date list. Doom metal 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 doom metal bands on this list got started. These are truly the greatest doom metal bands of all time, since the most famous doom metal artists ever are listed, and the order is decided by actual fans of the best doom metal music.

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

Black Sabbath and Ozzy Osbourne are included on this list along with many more. Help out your favorites on this list by upvoting them to the top of the list. What belongs closer to the top of this list, Tony Iommi or Dave Grohl?

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

The list includes all new doom metal 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 doom metal, as well as a good place to start if you're asking yourself, or friends, exactly how to get into doom metal 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 doom metal bands with which to start out. No point in listening to them if they aren't actually good or even half-way decent doom metal bands.

This list answers the questions "who are the best doom metal bands of all time?" and "who is the greatest doom metal 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 doom metal bands that you might've heard of, but not really listened to closely enough to cast an informed vote.

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    added by Clark Benson Doom metal, Blues-rock, Power metal

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    Doom metal, Heavy metal, Stoner rock

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    Neoclassical Dark Wave, Doom metal, Death-doom

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    Doom metal, Heavy metal

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    Doom metal, Rock music, Heavy metal

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    Doom metal, Rock music, Heavy metal

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    Doom metal, Heavy metal, Stoner rock

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    Doom metal, Heavy metal, Stoner rock

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    Reverend Bizarre Doom metal, Heavy metal

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    Doom metal, Heavy metal, Death metal

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    Doom metal, Heavy metal, Stoner rock

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    Doom metal, Progressive metal, Heavy metal

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    Doom metal, Post-metal, Dark ambient

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    Doom metal, Death-doom, Synthpop

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    Doom metal, Heavy metal

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    Doom metal, Neo-psychedelia, Heavy metal

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    Doom metal, Death-doom, Progressive metal

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    Doom metal, Progressive metal, Power metal

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    Doom metal, Rock music, Heavy metal

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    Doom metal, Black metal, Heavy metal

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    Evoken Doom metal, Heavy metal, Death metal

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    Doom metal, Heavy metal

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    Doom metal, Death-doom, Heavy metal

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    Doom metal, Death-doom, Folk music

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    Valkyrie Doom metal, Rock music, Heavy metal

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    Doom metal, Heavy metal, Sludge metal

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    Goatlord Doom metal, Black metal, Death metal

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    Catacombs Doom metal, Death-doom

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    Upsidedown Cross Doom metal

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    Doom metal, Heavy metal, Sludge metal

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    Doom metal, Heavy metal, Stoner rock

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    Khlyst Doom metal

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    Doom metal

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    Faustcoven Doom metal, Black metal

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    Doom metal, Nu metal, Rock music

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    Doom metal, Heavy metal, Experimental music

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    Doom metal, Experimental rock, Heavy metal

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    Doom metal, Heavy metal, Sludge metal

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    Doom metal, Post-metal, Experimental metal

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    Doom metal, Black metal, Death metal

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    Doom metal, Post-metal, Industrial metal

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    Doom metal, Progressive metal, Stoner rock

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    Tears of Mankind Doom metal, Heavy metal, Death metal

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    Doom metal

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    DOOM:VS Doom metal

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    Doom metal, Blues-rock, Gothic metal

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    Doom metal, Gothic metal, Heavy metal

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    Doom metal, Heavy metal, Stoner rock

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    Doom metal, Heavy metal, Stoner rock

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    Remembrance Doom metal, Heavy metal

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