Name Country Genre Score
Paradise Lost United Kingdom Doom/Death Metal (early), Gothic Rock/Metal (later) 85
Barren Earth Finland Progressive Melodic Death/Doom Metal 82
Katatonia Sweden Doom/Death Metal (early), Depressive Rock/Metal (later) 57
Insomnium Finland Melodic Death Metal 53
Sentenced Finland Death Metal (early), Melodic Death Metal (mid), Gothic Metal (later) 47
Tiamat Sweden Death/Doom Metal (early), Gothic Metal/Rock (later) 46
Opeth Sweden Progressive Death Metal, Progressive Rock 35
Eternal Tears of Sorrow Finland Thrash Metal (early), Melodic/Symphonic Death Metal (later) 29
Anathema United Kingdom Doom/Death Metal (early), Progressive/Alternative Rock (later) 22
Borknagar Norway Progressive Viking/Folk/Black Metal 20
Lake of Tears Sweden Progressive/Doom/Gothic Metal 20
Dark Tranquillity Sweden Melodic Death Metal 16
Before the Dawn Finland Melodic Death/Gothic Metal 16
Abhorrence Finland Death Metal 15
Gorement Sweden Death Metal 14
Therion Sweden Death Metal (early), Symphonic/Operatic Metal (later) 12
In Mourning Sweden Gothic Metal (early), Progressive Melodic Death Metal (later) 10
My Dying Bride United Kingdom Doom/Death Metal (early), Gothic/Doom Metal (later) 9
Silent Stream of Godless Elegy Czech Republic Doom/Folk Metal 9
Deathevokation United States Death Metal 8
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