Bands/Musicians The Best Darkstep Groups/Artists  

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

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

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

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

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

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Darkstep / Experimental / Progressive
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Noisia is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list The Best Darkstep Groups/Artists
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Noisia, stylized as NOISIΛ, is an Dutch electronic music trio consisting of members Nik Roos, Martijn van Sonderen and Thijs de Vlieger from Groningen, Netherlands. They produce a wide variety of music including drum and bass, dubstep, breakbeat and house music. They own three record labels: Vision, Division and Invisible Recordings, and have released on several labels including Skrillex's OWSLA, deadmau5's mau5trap and Jay-Z's Roc Nation. Foreign Beggars have combined with Noisia to make the side project and supergroup I Am Legion. They released their collaborative album I Am Legion on 2 September 2013. Noisia also go by the name Nightwatch for some of their production credits, such as for ...more on Wikipedia

Genres (Music): Dubstep, Techstep, Neurofunk, Electro, Electronic music, + more

Albums: FabricLive.40, Bells Of / Last Look, DmC: Devil May Cry: Original Game Soundtrack, Therapy Session 3, Creep Out / The Bends, + more

Labels: maustrap, Roc Nation

Career Began: Groningen, Netherlands

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Black Sun Empire is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list The Best Darkstep Groups/Artists
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Genres (Music): Dubstep, Oldschool jungle, Techstep, Neurofunk, Darkstep, + more

Albums: Cruel & Unusual, Endangered Species, From the Shadows, Variations on Black, Spill Your Guts, + more

Labels: Black Sun Empire Recordings, Obsessions, Piruh Recordings, Renegade Hardware, DSCI4

Career Began: Utrecht, Netherlands

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Donny is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list The Best Darkstep Groups/Artists
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Genres (Music): Hardstep, Darkstep, Drum and bass

Albums: Revolt & Riot, Way of the Future, Crossbreed Definition Series, Part 2, Drill / Dark Thoughts, + more

Labels: Barcode Recordings, Freak Recordings

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