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Best Doom Metal Bands

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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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    Doom metal, Post-metal, Dark ambient More
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    Doom metal, Heavy metal More
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    Neoclassical Dark Wave, Doom metal, Death-doom More
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    Doom metal, Progressive metal, Heavy metal More
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    Doom metal, Heavy metal, Stoner rock More
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    Reverend Bizarre

    Doom metal, Heavy metal More
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    Doom metal, Rock music, Heavy metal More
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    Doom metal, Heavy metal, Stoner rock More
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    Doom metal, Rock music, Heavy metal More
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    Doom metal, Heavy metal, Death metal More
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    Doom metal, Death-doom, Progressive metal More
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    Doom metal, Heavy metal, Stoner rock More
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    Doom metal, Death-doom, Heavy metal More
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    Doom metal, Heavy metal, Stoner rock More
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    Doom metal, Blues-rock, Power metal More
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    Doom metal, Neo-psychedelia, Heavy metal More
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    Doom metal, Heavy metal More
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    Doom metal More
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    Doom metal, Heavy metal More
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    Evoken

    Doom metal, Heavy metal, Death metal More
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    Doom metal, Black metal, Heavy metal More
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    Doom metal, Heavy metal, Stoner rock More
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    Doom metal, Heavy metal, Sludge metal More
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    Doom metal, Progressive metal, Power metal More
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    Doom metal, Rock music, Heavy metal More
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    Doom metal, Post-metal, Industrial metal More
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    Doom metal, Death-doom, Synthpop More
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    new! Esoteric

    Doom metal, Heavy metal, Experimental music More
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    Upsidedown Cross

    Doom metal More
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    Doom metal, Progressive metal, Stoner rock More
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    Tears of Mankind

    Doom metal, Heavy metal, Death metal More
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    Brainoil

    Doom metal, Sludge metal More
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    Asunder

    Doom metal, Death metal More
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    Goatlord

    Doom metal, Black metal, Death metal More
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    Catacombs

    Doom metal, Death-doom More
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    Doom metal, Heavy metal, Stoner rock More
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    Doom metal, Heavy metal, Sludge metal More
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    Remembrance

    Doom metal, Heavy metal More
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    Doom metal, Black metal, Heavy metal More
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    Doom metal, Heavy metal, Folk metal More
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    Alkonost

    Doom metal, Heavy metal, Folk metal More
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    Doom metal, Post-metal, Experimental metal More
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    Doom metal, Post-metal, Progressive metal More
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    Planet Gemini

    Doom metal More
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    Doom metal More
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    Doom metal, Blues-rock, Gothic metal More
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    Pist*On

    Doom metal, Gothic metal, Heavy metal More
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    Doom metal, Heavy metal, Sludge metal More
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    Doom metal, Heavy metal, Stoner rock More
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    Doom metal, Gothic metal, Black metal More
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