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The Best Neofolk Bands/Artists

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

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

Ben Harper and Florence and the Machine are only the beginning of the items on this list. Rock the vote (not the boat) by clicking thumbs up on your favorite items. What will come out on top in the end? Acid Mothers Gong? Mike Oldfield?

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

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

This list answers the questions "who are the best neofolk bands of all time?" and "who is the greatest neofolk 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 neofolk 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 this list by having your friends vote too. (87 items)
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    Dark ambient, Post-industrial music, Neofolk

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    Dark ambient, Folk music, Post-industrial music

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    Spoken word, Folk music, Post-industrial music

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    Dark ambient, Gothic rock, Folk music

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    Dark ambient, Folk music, Post-industrial music

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    Neoclassical Dark Wave, Gothic rock, Gothic metal

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    Folk music, Post-industrial music, Neofolk

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    Dark ambient, Folk music, Neofolk

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    Folk music, Electronic music, Gothic metal

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    Gothic rock, Neofolk, Neoclassicism

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    Psychedelic folk, Folk music, Folk rock

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    Dark ambient, Neofolk, Martial music

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    Daemonia Nymphe Neoclassical Dark Wave, Neoclassical New Age music, Neofolk

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    Doom metal, Synthpop, Industrial metal

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    Rising Shadows Neoclassical Dark Wave, Neofolk

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    Nuevo tango, Italian progressive rock, Dark cabaret

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    Dark ambient, Gothic rock, Neofolk

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    Medieval music, Soundtrack, Dark ambient

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    Gothic rock, New Age music, Folk music

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    Nucleus Torn Neofolk, Experimental music, Experimental metal

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    Doom metal, Neofolk, Progressive folk music

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    Learning Music Synthpop, Spoken word, Neofolk

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    Medieval music, Thrash metal, Dark ambient

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    Medieval metal, Gothic rock, Neofolk

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    Neofolk, Nordic folk music, Folk metal

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    Doom metal, Black metal, Neofolk

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    A Challenge of Honour Neofolk

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    Post-industrial music, Neofolk, Experimental music

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    Experimental rock, Neofolk, Industrial music

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    Psychedelia, Neofolk, Industrial music

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    Allerseelen Neofolk, Martial music, Experimental music

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    Folk music, Folk music of Ireland, Neofolk

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    Traditional music, Rock music, Folk music

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    Psychedelic folk, Traditional music, Folk music

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    David Tibet Neofolk

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    Electronic music, Post-industrial music, Industrial rock

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    Neofolk, Experimental music, Alternative rock

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    Doom metal, Death-doom, Folk music

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    Changes Folk music, Neofolk

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    added by bebob2000 Olam Ein Sof Neofolk, Acoustic music

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    Black metal, Neofolk, Heavy metal

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    Gothic rock, Rock music, Neofolk

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    Tadhg Cooke Neofolk, Alternative rock

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    Medieval music, Folk music, Neofolk

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    Neofolk, Drum and bass, Experimental music

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    Skylė Rock music, Neofolk, Art rock

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    MurZik Neofolk

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    Dark ambient, Neofolk, Folk metal

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    Folk music, Post-industrial music, Neofolk

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    added by minamoonstar Abandoned Toys

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