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

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Dead Can Dance is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list The Best Neoclassical Dark Wave Bands/Artists
Dead Can Dance Neoclassical Dark Wave, Gothic rock, New Age music

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Nox Arcana is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list The Best Neoclassical Dark Wave Bands/Artists
Nox Arcana Neoclassical Dark Wave, Dark ambient, Gothic rock

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Dark Sanctuary is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list The Best Neoclassical Dark Wave Bands/Artists
Dark Sanctuary Neoclassical Dark Wave, Ethereal wave

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Lisa Gerrard is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list The Best Neoclassical Dark Wave Bands/Artists
Lisa Gerrard Neoclassical Dark Wave, Gothic rock, New Age

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Elizabeth Fawn is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list The Best Neoclassical Dark Wave Bands/Artists
minamoonstar added Elizabeth Fawn

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Natasha Nightingale is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list The Best Neoclassical Dark Wave Bands/Artists
minamoonstar added Natasha Nightingale

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Abandoned Toys is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list The Best Neoclassical Dark Wave Bands/Artists
nancygraisonn added Abandoned Toys

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Sopor Aeternus & The Ensemble ... is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list The Best Neoclassical Dark Wave Bands/Artists
Sopor Aeternus & The Ensemble of Shadows Neoclassical Dark Wave, Gothic rock, Gothic metal

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The Synthetic Dream Foundation is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list The Best Neoclassical Dark Wave Bands/Artists
The Synthetic Dream Foundation Neoclassical Dark Wave, Trip hop, Steampunk

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Die verbannten Kinder Evas is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list The Best Neoclassical Dark Wave Bands/Artists
Die verbannten Kinder Evas Neoclassical Dark Wave, Dark ambient, Dark wave

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Melisande Mourning is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list The Best Neoclassical Dark Wave Bands/Artists
minamoonstar added Melisande Mourning

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Elend is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list The Best Neoclassical Dark Wave Bands/Artists
Elend Neoclassical Dark Wave, Dark ambient, Gothic rock

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Midnight Syndicate is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list The Best Neoclassical Dark Wave Bands/Artists
Midnight Syndicate Neoclassical Dark Wave, Halloween music, Dark ambient

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Dargaard is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list The Best Neoclassical Dark Wave Bands/Artists
Dargaard Neoclassical Dark Wave, Dark ambient, Dark wave

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Malice Mizer is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list The Best Neoclassical Dark Wave Bands/Artists
Malice Mizer Neoclassical Dark Wave, Synthpop, Gothic rock

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Arcana is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list The Best Neoclassical Dark Wave Bands/Artists
Arcana Neoclassical Dark Wave, Dark ambient, Ethereal wave

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Daemonia Nymphe is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list The Best Neoclassical Dark Wave Bands/Artists
Daemonia Nymphe Neoclassical Dark Wave, Neoclassical New Age music, Neofolk

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Love Is Colder Than Death is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list The Best Neoclassical Dark Wave Bands/Artists
Love Is Colder Than Death Neoclassical Dark Wave, Neofolk, Ethereal wave

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Narsilion is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list The Best Neoclassical Dark Wave Bands/Artists
Narsilion Neoclassical Dark Wave, Neofolk

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Amethystium is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list The Best Neoclassical Dark Wave Bands/Artists
Amethystium Neoclassical Dark Wave, Dark ambient, Pop music

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Rising Shadows is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list The Best Neoclassical Dark Wave Bands/Artists
Rising Shadows Neoclassical Dark Wave, Neofolk

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Les Joyaux De La Princesse is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list The Best Neoclassical Dark Wave Bands/Artists
Les Joyaux De La Princesse Neoclassical Dark Wave, Industrial music, Ambient music

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ALI PROJECT is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list The Best Neoclassical Dark Wave Bands/Artists
ALI PROJECT Neoclassical Dark Wave, Pop music, J-pop

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Akiko Shikata is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list The Best Neoclassical Dark Wave Bands/Artists
Akiko Shikata Neoclassical Dark Wave, Folk music, J-pop

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Laibach is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list The Best Neoclassical Dark Wave Bands/Artists
Laibach Neoclassical Dark Wave, Industrial metal, Rock music

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Kanon Wakeshima is listed (or ranked) 26 on the list The Best Neoclassical Dark Wave Bands/Artists
Kanon Wakeshima Neoclassical Dark Wave, Dark ambient, Baroque pop

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Mana is listed (or ranked) 27 on the list The Best Neoclassical Dark Wave Bands/Artists
Mana Neoclassical Dark Wave, Synthpop, Gothic rock

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In The Nursery is listed (or ranked) 28 on the list The Best Neoclassical Dark Wave Bands/Artists
In The Nursery Neoclassical Dark Wave, Electronic music, Industrial music

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Klaha is listed (or ranked) 29 on the list The Best Neoclassical Dark Wave Bands/Artists
Klaha Neoclassical Dark Wave, Ballad, New Wave

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Deine Lakaien is listed (or ranked) 30 on the list The Best Neoclassical Dark Wave Bands/Artists
Deine Lakaien Neoclassical Dark Wave, Gothic rock, Electronic music

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Camerata Mediolanense is listed (or ranked) 31 on the list The Best Neoclassical Dark Wave Bands/Artists
Camerata Mediolanense Neoclassical Dark Wave, Neofolk, Dark wave

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Die Form is listed (or ranked) 32 on the list The Best Neoclassical Dark Wave Bands/Artists
Die Form Neoclassical Dark Wave, Industrial metal, Electronic music

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Ernst Horn is listed (or ranked) 34 on the list The Best Neoclassical Dark Wave Bands/Artists
Ernst Horn Neoclassical Dark Wave, Avant-garde music, Dark wave

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Illuminate is listed (or ranked) 35 on the list The Best Neoclassical Dark Wave Bands/Artists
Illuminate Neoclassical Dark Wave, Synthpop, Gothic rock

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Westwind is listed (or ranked) 36 on the list The Best Neoclassical Dark Wave Bands/Artists
Westwind Neoclassical Dark Wave, Post-industrial music, Industrial music

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Közi is listed (or ranked) 37 on the list The Best Neoclassical Dark Wave Bands/Artists
Közi Neoclassical Dark Wave, Synthpop, Gothic rock

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Amber Asylum is listed (or ranked) 38 on the list The Best Neoclassical Dark Wave Bands/Artists
Amber Asylum Neoclassical Dark Wave, Dark ambient, Progressive metal

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Deleyaman is listed (or ranked) 39 on the list The Best Neoclassical Dark Wave Bands/Artists
Deleyaman Neoclassical Dark Wave, Dark ambient, Gothic rock

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Soap&Skin is listed (or ranked) 40 on the list The Best Neoclassical Dark Wave Bands/Artists
Soap&Skin Neoclassical Dark Wave, Dark ambient, Experimental music

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My Dying Bride is listed (or ranked) 41 on the list The Best Neoclassical Dark Wave Bands/Artists
My Dying Bride Neoclassical Dark Wave, Doom metal, Death-doom

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Corde Oblique is listed (or ranked) 42 on the list The Best Neoclassical Dark Wave Bands/Artists
Corde Oblique Neoclassical Dark Wave, Folk music, Ethereal wave

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Fredrik Klingwall is listed (or ranked) 43 on the list The Best Neoclassical Dark Wave Bands/Artists
Fredrik Klingwall Neoclassical Dark Wave, Progressive metal, Progressive rock

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Bacio di Tosca is listed (or ranked) 44 on the list The Best Neoclassical Dark Wave Bands/Artists
Bacio di Tosca Neoclassical Dark Wave, Classical music, Dark wave

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Gavin Goszka is listed (or ranked) 45 on the list The Best Neoclassical Dark Wave Bands/Artists
Gavin Goszka Neoclassical Dark Wave, Halloween music, Dark ambient

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Joseph Vargo is listed (or ranked) 46 on the list The Best Neoclassical Dark Wave Bands/Artists
Joseph Vargo Neoclassical Dark Wave, Gothic rock, New Age

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Samantha Bouquin is listed (or ranked) 47 on the list The Best Neoclassical Dark Wave Bands/Artists
minamoonstar added Samantha Bouquin

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Heidi Solberg Tveitan is listed (or ranked) 48 on the list The Best Neoclassical Dark Wave Bands/Artists
Heidi Solberg Tveitan Neoclassical Dark Wave, Experimental metal

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Rab Townsend is listed (or ranked) 49 on the list The Best Neoclassical Dark Wave Bands/Artists
Rab Townsend Dark ambient, Synthpop, Electronic dance music

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WeltenBrand is listed (or ranked) 50 on the list The Best Neoclassical Dark Wave Bands/Artists
WeltenBrand Neoclassical Dark Wave, Dark wave