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Gothic Metal


There are seven different bands that go by the name "Ethereal":
1) A Metal band from Portugal
2) A psychadelic duo from Sweden.
3) A black metal band from Colombia.
4) A Melodic Death Metal band from the Netherlands.
5) A decent powerpop/rock band from Central Coast, Australia.
6) A black metal band from Colorado, USA.
7) A black metal band from Liverpool, UK. 1)
In the year of 1997, Ethereal is assembled in Setubal (Portugal), by the vocalist/lyricist Hugo Soares.

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Originating from Bruneck, Italy, Graveworm are a melodic/symphonic black metal band with influence of gothic metal. They were formed in 1997, and are themed towards sadness, death, love and occult. Even before Graveworm released any demo they got signed by Serenades Records, who saw an incredible show of the band close to their hometown Brunico. A demo was produced straight after, featuring classic hymns like "Eternal Winds" or "When The Sky Turns Black", which were featured on their debut album "When Daylight’s Gone".

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Arcturus is an band from Oslo, Norway featuring many prominent members of the Norwegian black metal scene from bands such as Ulver, Dimmu Borgir, Mayhem, Borknagar, The Kovenant, Emperor, and Winds. Arcturus have experimented throughout their career, extracting influences and incorporating elements from all over the musical spectrum including black metal and classical music, but the core of their sound has always been metal.

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The Marionettes

This is a Gothic band from the 80's consisting of three members. They have not been in the public eye for about 11 years or so. Their most popular song was "Ave Dementia", released in 1990. There is a fanpage on Myspace, with the URL "thescreamingmarionettes". The Marionettes:A Biography February 1986:"The Marionettes" start life as the "Screaming Marionettes" when 20 year old singer/songwriter,Sean Cronin,gathers together novice drummer John Downey,bassist Boo Levard and singer/keyboard player David Izen.

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In 1999 the common passion of creating music lead the carinthian (south Austria) members Andreas Mataln, Martin Mataln, Peter Lengfeldner, Waltl Helmut, and Daniel Huber of "MELY" together. The name which derives from melancholy has been program form the beginning which doesn't mean that Mely don't know how to rock. It rather means that the five Austrians don't spent much time on scratching the surface but engage with Dark Metal out of deeper regions with high recognize worth.

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There are multiple artists which use this name:
1. A melodic death metal band from Russia
2. A rapper from the United States
3. A stoner metal band from France
4. A hardcore techno producer
5. An experimental/ambient side project from Scotland
1) Fiend is a Melodic Death Metal band formed in Moscow, Russia, in December of 2007, which also touches other metal genres such as Gothic. Fiend are inevitably one of their own kind in Russia.

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