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Best Symphonic Black Metal Bands

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

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

List is made up of items like Dimmu Borgir and Emperor. Click thumbs up to see your favorite items rise to the top of the list. Which is better for an overall top ranking of this topic, Nightwish or Alexi Laiho?

All important, significant and iconic names in symphonic black 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 symphonic black 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 symphonic black metal, as well as a good place to start if you're asking yourself, or friends, exactly how to get into symphonic black 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 symphonic black metal bands with which to start out. No point in listening to them if they aren't actually good or even half-way decent symphonic black metal bands.

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

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    Carach Angren Symphonic black metal

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    Symphonic black metal, Gothic metal, Black metal

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    Progressive metal, Symphonic black metal, Black metal

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    Symphonic black metal, Black metal, Heavy metal

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    Progressive metal, Symphonic black metal, Viking metal

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    Symphonic black metal, Gothic metal, Power metal

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    Symphonic black metal, Black metal, Experimental metal

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    Symphonic black metal, Black metal, Heavy metal

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    Progressive metal, Symphonic black metal, Black metal

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    Symphonic black metal, Power metal, Melodic black metal

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    Doom metal, Gothic rock, Symphonic black metal

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    Doom metal, Progressive metal, Gothic rock

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    Symphonic black metal, Melodic death metal, Gothic metal

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    Progressive metal, Symphonic black metal, Black metal

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    added by KevinBell Gothic metal, Heavy metal, Extreme metal

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    Progressive metal, Gothic rock, Symphonic black metal

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    new! Cruentus

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    Symphonic black metal, Black metal, Heavy metal

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    Doom metal, Progressive metal, Symphonic black metal

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    Thrash metal, Symphonic black metal, Black metal

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    Tvangeste Symphonic black metal, Heavy metal

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    Symphonic black metal, Viking metal, Heavy metal

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    Doom metal, Symphonic black metal, Gothic metal

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    Symphonic black metal, Gothic metal, Black metal

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    Thrash metal, Symphonic black metal, Viking metal

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    Mustis Symphonic black metal, Black metal, Heavy metal

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    Doom metal, Gothic rock, Symphonic black metal

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    Symphonic black metal, Viking metal, Black metal

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    Symphonic black metal, Melodic death metal, Heavy metal

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    Post-metal, Death-doom, Symphonic black metal

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    Symphonic black metal, Melodic death metal, Black metal

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    Symphonic black metal, Gothic metal, Black metal

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    Symphonic black metal, Industrial metal, Gothic metal

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    Thrash metal, Symphonic black metal, Black metal

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    Symphonic black metal, Gothic metal, Black metal

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    Symphonic black metal, Heavy metal

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    Symphonic black metal, Black metal, Heavy metal

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    Thrash metal, Symphonic black metal, Black metal

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    Progressive metal, Symphonic black metal, Technical death metal

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    Symphonic black metal, Black metal, Heavy metal

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    Symphonic black metal, Black metal, Power metal

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    Symphonic black metal, Deathcore, Mathcore

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    Dark ambient, Symphonic black metal, Industrial metal

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    Nu metal, Symphonic black metal, Deathcore

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    Doom metal, Thrash metal, Symphonic black metal

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    Symphonic black metal, Melodic death metal, Metalcore

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    Ceremonial Castings Symphonic black metal, Black metal

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    Symphonic black metal, Black metal

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    Symphonic black metal, Industrial metal, Melodic death metal

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    Post-metal, Symphonic black metal, Industrial metal

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