Bands/Musicians The Best Gothabilly Bands  

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

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

These artists, like Hank Williams III and Rob Zombie include images when available. Upvote your favorite artists to see them rise to the top of the list. Downvote the ones you don't like for the opposite effect. Don't like The Cramps or Volbeat? Give them a thumbs down.

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

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

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

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The Cramps is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list The Best Gothabilly Bands
Horror punk, New Wave, Punk blues

2
49 11
The Creepshow is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list The Best Gothabilly Bands
CaitlynBanfield added Horror punk, Psychobilly, Rockabilly

3
48 15
Tiger Army is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list The Best Gothabilly Bands
Horror punk, New Wave, Psychobilly

4
39 14
Dave Vanian and the Phantom Ch... is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list The Best Gothabilly Bands
Gothic rock, Psychobilly, Rockabilly

5
30 8
Ghoultown is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list The Best Gothabilly Bands
GeorgiDinev added Punk rock

6
53 26
Volbeat is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list The Best Gothabilly Bands
Horror punk, Nu metal, Psychobilly

7
31 9
Salon Betty is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list The Best Gothabilly Bands
New Wave, Psychobilly, Rock music

8
40 17
Hank Williams III is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list The Best Gothabilly Bands
Outlaw country, Americana, Psychobilly

9
32 12
Michael Poulsen is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list The Best Gothabilly Bands
Horror punk, Groove metal, Psychobilly

10
17 14
Alien Sex Fiend is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list The Best Gothabilly Bands
Synthpunk, Gothic rock, Electronic music

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4 2
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Robert Gillham added Gothabilly, Psychobilly, Rockabilly

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10 10
Hank III and Assjack is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list The Best Gothabilly Bands
Psychobilly, Metalcore, Heavy metal

13
5 6
Slim Cessna's Auto Club is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list The Best Gothabilly Bands
Alternative country, Gothabilly

14
3 4
The Batfish Boys is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list The Best Gothabilly Bands
Gothic rock, Rockabilly, Garage rock

15
11 13
Elvis Hitler is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list The Best Gothabilly Bands
Psychobilly, Rockabilly, Gothabilly

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11 13
Fields of the Nephilim is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list The Best Gothabilly Bands
Doom metal, Gothic rock, Industrial metal

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6 8
The Eighties Matchbox B-Line D... is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list The Best Gothabilly Bands
Psychobilly, Rock music, Garage punk

18
2 6
E. J. Wells is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list The Best Gothabilly Bands
Gothic rock, Psychobilly, Rock music

19
7 12
The Lords of the New Church is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list The Best Gothabilly Bands
New Wave, Gothic rock, Psychobilly

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2 7
Jon Larsen is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list The Best Gothabilly Bands
Horror punk, Groove metal, Psychobilly

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2 7
Rebel Meets Rebel is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list The Best Gothabilly Bands
Heavy metal, Country, Southern rock