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The Best Dark Electro Groups/Artists

Updated June 14, 2019 115 votes 47 voters 15.8k views9 items

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

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

Artists include everything from Das Ich to Mentallo & The Fixer. Make sure to upvote your favorite artists to see them get to the top of the list. The list includes Dunkelwerk and Croc Shop so that you have plenty of choices on what to vote for.

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

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

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

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  • Mentallo and the Fixer is the project name used by Texan electro-industrial musicians Gary Dassing and Dwayne Dassing from 1988 to 1999, and by Gary Dassing alone from 1999 to the present day. The band has several releases on the American record label, Metropolis Records. They are named after two Marvel Comics characters....  more
    • Scar Tissue is a music group that emerged from California's electro-industrial scene in 1990. The band released three CDs on 21st Circuitry Records and appeared on numerous industrial music compilations throughout the 1990s. Scar Tissue's music has been described as "dark electro" and is generally characterised by dense layers of percussion, ambience, and found sounds. Their live performances were notable for the use of live percussion, and a DJ & Guitarist who played samples & noises live. Most of Scar Tissue's live performances were in California, although they toured the United States three times: once as a headliner with opening band Luxt, and twice as the opening band for 16...  more
      • Tyske Ludder is a German EBM band. Their members include Claus Albers, Olaf A. Reimers and Ralf Homann. In 2008 they appeared at the Infest in Bradford. And in May 2009 they appeared at the Wave-Gotik-Treffen in Leipzig and the M'era Luna Festival in Hildesheim Germany. The phrase Tyske Ludder directly translated means "German whore" in Danish and Norwegian and was used in those countries to describe a native woman that was romantically involved with a German soldier during World War II....  more
        • Das Ich is a German electronic music group formed in 1989. The group, fronted by Stefan Ackermann and Bruno Kramm, were one of the prominent founders of and contributors to "Neue Deutsche Todeskunst" a musical movement in the early 1990s. The German term das Ich makes reference to the Freudian concept James Strachey translated as "ego"....  more