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Mental Home

The progressive doom metal outfit Mental House was formed in Russia in November 1993 by brothers Sergey (vocals/guitars) and Igor Dmitriev (drums); the rest of the original lineup was finished by guitarist Roman Povarov and bassist Denis Samusev. The band’s 1994 demonstration Funeral Support quickly resulted in the official debut, …

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Nightwish

Pursuing in the footsteps from the Gathering and Lacuna Coil (goth-influenced “symphonic” metallic bands with woman vocalists), Nightwish had been created in Kitee, Finland, in 1997 by keyboardist Tuomas Holopainen. In the beginning attempting to generate acoustic music, he recruited qualified opera vocalist Tarja Turunen, but quickly added full metallic …

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Rotting Christ

Rotting Christ are probably one of the most influential, long-running metallic rings to hail from Greece. Their audio has shifted over time from grindcore to dark metallic to dark/gothic metallic, blurring designs and incorporating folk and early music affects. The music group has been the main topic of controversy because …

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Epica

Originally calling themselves Sahara Dust, Holland’s Epica formed in early 2003 when After Permanently guitarist Mark Jansen made a decision to break from the group he previously helped within order to start out an operatic metal project most his own. After drafting teenaged mezzo-soprano Simone Simons, guitarist Advertisement Sluijter, keyboardist …

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Anneke van Giersbergen

Given birth to in 1973 within the southern Netherlands city of Sint-Michielsgestel, Dutch vocalist/musician Anneke vehicle Giersbergen is most beneficial referred to as the business lead vocalist for influential progressive metallic clothing the Gathering, with whom she recorded six studio room albums. After departing the group in 2007 she created …

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Tarja

Best known because the feminine vocalist for Finnish gothic/symphonic steel action Nightwish, Tarja (name Tarja Soile Susanna Turunen) was created in August 17, 1977, in Kitee, Finland. Her prowess being a soprano arrived her a location studying classical tone of voice on the Sibelius Academy in Kuopio, where fellow pupil …

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Enemy of the Sun

In the wonderful world of progressive, gothic and symphonic steel, Waldemar Sorychta was a fairly big name. He created work with bands like the Gathering, Lacuna Coil, Tiamat, Moonspell, and Sentenced. His very own bands, such as for example Grasp, Inc. and Eye of Eden acquired sizable followings, and was …

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Leaves’ Eyes

Gothic metallic band Leaves’ Eyes was created from the partnership between singer Liv Kristine Espenæs and guitarist Alexander Krull, who met whilst she was fronting Norway’s Theatre of Tragedy and he Germany’s Atrocity. The set eventually wedded and announced their musical union in 2003, with Espenæs stopping Theater of Tragedy …

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Arjen Anthony Lucassen

Dutch multi-instrumentalist Arjen Anthony Lucassen continues to be involved in a variety of tasks in his two-decade-plus profession. Perhaps most obviously among these was rock band Vengeance within the 1980s, and in the ’90s, the steadily experimental Ayreon, whose every record featured visitor vocalists like Kingdom Come’s Lenny Wolfe, Marillion’s …

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Moonspell

Hailing from the country of Portugal, the doomy goth metallic quintet Moonspell includes vocalist Fernando Ribeiro, guitarist Ricardo Amorim, keyboardist/programmer Pedro Paixão, bassist Sérgio Crestana, and drummer Mike Gaspar. Following a badly distributed 1994 recording for the People from france Adipocere label, Moonspell debuted on Hundred years Press in 1995 …

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