Depressive black metal bands

The Key Depressive Black Metal bands in the definition of this genre of Black Metal were: I Shalt Become, Leviathan, Shining, Nyktalgia, Xasthur, Strid, Trist, Kill Yourself.

Depressive Black Metal is actually a sub-genre of Black Metal that features an general monotonic sound, repeated and often droning electric guitars, apathetic percussion, rare simple key-boards and atmospheric background pathways. The songs is usually created with a objective to produce a hypnotic and also depressive ambiance and plunge the crowd straight into the sensation of disheartenment and hopelessness. The majority of musicians generally utilize slower or mid-tempo sound, usually devoid of any kind of sudden changes, with a couple of exceptions being more common Black Metal focused, and consequently faster sounding bands, like Abyssic Hate, Malvery and Silencer. The vocals utilised are generally significant shrieking and inhaling. The subject matter issues a variety of depressed subjects, which includes suicide, nihilism, hate, self-mutilation. The genre is usually combined along with some other styles such as Atmospheric Black Metal, Ambient, Doom Metal and most recently Post-Punk and Shoegaze.

Depressive Black Metal bands – list of Depressive Black Metal bands bands a-z

This list of Depressive Black Metal bands includes bands that have at some stage in their career played within the style of Depressive Black Metal bands or one of its sub or fusion genres.

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A Cloud in Circle (Argentina)
Apathetical Syndrome (Russia)
Ars Diavoli (Portugal)
A Tree (Italy)
Anti (Germany)
An Autumn For Crippled Children (Netherlands)

B

Be Persecuted (China)
Begotten in Pain (Brazil)
Bleeding Solitude (France)
Buer (United States)

C

Cantenebra (Mexico)
Cantus Soturnus (Brazil)
Cold Cry (Iran)
Coldworld (Germany)
Count Shannäth (United States)
Cry (India)
Cryfemal (Spain)

D

DeathDiaries (Jordan)
Defuntos (Portugal)
Dhampyr (United States)

E

Exiled from Light (New Zealand)

F

Force Fed Life (United States)
Forgive Me (Jordan)
Förtvivlan (Netherlands)
Fullmoon Dweller (Mexico)

G

Geflimmernacht (United States)
Gestorben (Germany)
Grisâtre (France)

H

Herbstregen (Germany)
Hibernus (Italy)
Horizont (Brazil)

I

Incubo (Italy)

J

Je (France)

K

Kaashnak (Germany)
Klär (United States)

L

Lost Inside (United States)

M

Macabrum (Bosnia and Herzegovina)
Make A Change…Kill Yourself (Denmark)
Means to an End (Belgium)
Morkt Hedensk (Argentina)
Mortal Self-Inflicted Substance (Italy)
Mourning Soul (Chile)

N

Noctis (United Kingdom)
Nocturnal Degrade (Italy)
Nostalgia (Peru)

O

Obscure (France)
Ordo Templi Orientis (Belarus)
Ossadogva (Ukraine)

P

P.H.T.O (France)
Perseverance (Australia)
Photophobia (Finland)
Prizrak (El Salvador)

S

Schweigen (Honduras)
Skog (France)
Shroud of Distress (Germany)
Sterbend (Germany)
Suicidal Nihilism (Italy)
Suicide In Horca (Chile)
Suicidies (Brazil)
Suicidium (Poland)
Svedhous (Korea)

T

Tales of Emptyness (Germany)
The True Nihilist (Russia)
Thy Light (Brazil)
Totalselfhatred (Finland)
Trauerquell (Germany)
Tribe of Neptune (Greece)

V

Valefor (Turkey)
Veintears (Greece)

W

Wake to the Mourning (Germany)
Windbruch (Russia)
When Mine Eyes Blacken (New Zealand)

Z

Zakhm (Iran)
Zenith Maudlin (Turkey)