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The Best Drone Bands/Artists

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

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

The list you're viewing has a variety of artists in it, like The Velvet Underground and Lou Reed. Vote up your favorite artists to see them get closer to the top of the list. Are you one of those people that doesn't like Spacemen 3 or Bardo Pond? Then vote those things down to have your voice heard.

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

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

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

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    Drone music, Minimal music, Ambient music

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    Drone music, Contemporary classical music, Ambient music

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    Electronic music, Drone music, Noise music

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    Drone music, Glitch, Intelligent dance music

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    Acid house, Electronic music, Drone music

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    Doom metal, Noise rock, Rock music

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    Rock music, Space rock, Drone music

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    Drone music, Post-rock, Ambient music

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    Musique concrète, New Age, Anti-folk

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    Drone music, Experimental music, Electroacoustic music

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    Dark ambient, New Age music, Electronic music

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    American Primitivism, Fingerstyle guitar, Ragtime

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    Experimental rock, Instrumental rock, Drone music

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    Dark ambient, Space rock, Electronic music

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    Folk music, Drone music, Electronic dance music

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    Indie rock, Slowcore

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    Electronic music, Drone music, Noise music

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    Electronic music, Drone music, Noise music

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    Drone music, Contemporary classical music, Minimal music

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    Electronic music, Drone music, Hauntology

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    Dark ambient, Drone music, Industrial music

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    Psychedelic folk, Drone music, Experimental music

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    Psychedelic folk, Rock music, Folk music

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    Peter Kember is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list The Best Drone Bands/Artists

    Electronic music, Drone music, Experimental music

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    Drone music, Experimental classical music, Experimental music

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    Noise rock, Shoegazing, Rock music

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    Rock music, Space rock, Experimental rock

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    Experimental rock, Drone music, Alternative rock

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    Dark ambient, Drone music

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    Noise rock, Psychedelic folk, Rock music

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    Drone music, Trance music, Ambient music

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    No image

    Folk music, Drone music, Experimental music

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    Electronic music, Drone music, Experimental music

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    Space rock, Experimental rock, Drone music

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    Drone music, Experimental music, Ambient music

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    Krautrock, Dark ambient, Drone music

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    Psychedelia, Folk music, Drone music

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    Psychedelia, Drone music, Stoner rock

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    Drone music, Stoner rock, Experimental music

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    Chord is listed (or ranked) 41 on the list The Best Drone Bands/Artists

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    power ambient

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    Electronic music, Drone music, Noise music

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    Richard Skelton is listed (or ranked) 43 on the list The Best Drone Bands/Artists

    Drone music, Experimental music, Minimal music

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    Neo-psychedelia, Post-rock

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    Shoegazing, Experimental rock, Drone music

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    Noise rock, Progressive metal, Electronic music

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    Dark ambient, Electronic music, Noise music

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    Drone music, Noise music, Experimental music

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    Electronic music, Experimental rock, Drone music

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