Their style differs from many of the gothic metal bands out there for the unique theatrical edge to Lacrimosa's music.
Their dark cabaret and sombre piano melodies in their music make them a powerful force in Darkwave as well as Gothic Metal circles.
Gothic rock band "Bauhaus" The Godfathers of Goth don't necessarily always come across as their title suggests with funky songs like Kick In The Eye and dub numbers like She's In Parties, but this has kept them popular in all sorts of clubs.
Gothic rock band "The Sisters of Mercy" From their start with their drum machine Doktor Avalanche straight through to their hard rock anthems of Vision Thing era, they have proven to be a rock band that can adapt and survive.
They're reminiscent of The Cure, Love and Rockets, Depeche Mode, Joy Division and early The Sisters of Mercy.
They make synth pop, indie rock songs straight through to gothic rock, electro and darkwave, sometimes all in one song!
Andrew Eldritch vocals remain some of the best vocals Gothic rock has seen.
Darkwave/Avant-garde/Electronica band "Deine Lakaien" Ambient sound scapes surround a lot of their music to great effect, but don't be fooled.Post-punk/New Wave/Gothic rock band "The Cure" Robert Smith knows has a distinctive style that is all his own in vocals and the music he creates.Although originally inspired by the likes of Siouxsie and The Banshees and And Also the Trees, he has had a more popular and successful career than both!Darkwave/Gothic band "The Crüxshadows" A distinct sounding band in darkwave where the music tends to be melancholic male vocals, beating synth lines, but with beautiful live violins - all set to a club beat.Rogue is a beautiful singer but he may sound whiney to first-time listeners. Darkwave/Gothic band "The Crüxshadows" A distinct sounding band in darkwave where the music tends to be melancholic male vocals, beating synth lines, but with beautiful live violins - all set to a club beat.Electro-Industrial/Darkwave band ":wumpscut:" Gaining popularity in german goth-clubs in the 90s, most notably hits like Soylent Grün, :wumpscut: have indeed come a long way since then.