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Top 100 Gothic metal albums


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    Top 100 Gothic metal albums

    1 Tiamat
    Wildhoney (1994)
    8.95
    720
    2 Green Carnation
    8.93
    522
    3 Paradise Lost
    8.89
    898
    4 The Gathering
    Mandylion (1995)
    8.88
    602
    5 Evereve
    Stormbirds (1998)
    8.84
    73
    6 Lake Of Tears
    8.81
    304
    7 Betray My Secrets
    8.76
    42
    8 Lacrimosa
    Elodia (1999)
    8.76
    255
    9 Tristania
    Widow's Weeds (1998)
    8.76
    426
    10 Tristania
    8.76
    509
    11 Theatre Of Tragedy
    Aégis (1998)
    8.76
    426
    12 SpiRitual
    Pulse (2006)
    8.75
    64
    13 Heavenwood
    Diva (1996)
    8.75
    100
    14 Theatre Of Tragedy
    8.74
    383
    15 Lacrimosa
    Stille (1997)
    8.73
    178
    16 Virgin Black
    8.72
    216
    17 Moonspell
    Irreligious (1996)
    8.71
    690
    18 The Gathering
    8.71
    400
    19 The Sins Of Thy Beloved
    8.71
    217
    20 Paradise Lost
    Icon (1993)
    8.70
    718
    21 Type O Negative
    Bloody Kisses (1993)
    8.68
    500
    22 Type O Negative
    October Rust (1996)
    8.67
    452
    23 The Foreshadowing
    8.66
    180
    24 Rotting Christ
    8.64
    334
    25 Lacrimosa
    Inferno (1995)
    8.63
    131
    26 Lacrimas Profundere
    Memorandum (1999)
    8.63
    142
    27 The Old Dead Tree
    8.62
    85
    28 Weeping Silence
    8.62
    24
    29 Penumbra
    Seclusion (2003)
    8.62
    104
    30 Saviour Machine
    8.61
    75
    31 Sirenia
    8.60
    370
    32 Cradle Of Filth
    8.60
    782
    33 Yearning
    Evershade (2003)
    8.60
    63
    34 Yearning
    8.59
    49
    35 Evereve
    Seasons (1996)
    8.58
    50
    36 Heavenwood
    Swallow (1998)
    8.57
    83
    37 Virgin Black
    8.57
    176
    38 Virgin Black
    8.56
    179
    39 Catafalque
    Unique (2005)
    8.55
    20
    40 Lacrimosa
    Lichtgestalt (2005)
    8.55
    141
    41 Lilitu
    8.55
    20
    42 Virgin Black
    8.55
    172
    43 After Forever
    Decipher (2001)
    8.54
    326
    44 Moonspell
    Night Eternal (2008)
    8.53
    756
    45 ShamRain
    8.53
    45
    46 Lacrimas Profundere
    8.53
    129
    47 Paradise Lost
    Obsidian (2020)
    8.52
    541
    48 Lake Of Tears
    Headstones (1995)
    8.52
    187
    49 Theatre Of Tragedy
    8.52
    263
    50 Green Carnation
    8.50
    278
    51 The Vision Bleak
    8.50
    108
    52 Triptykon
    8.50
    331
    53 Lacrimas Profundere
    8.50
    84
    54 On Thorns I Lay
    Orama (1997)
    8.49
    65
    55 Before The Dawn
    My Darkness (2003)
    8.47
    129
    56 Mortal Love
    8.47
    40
    57 Penumbra
    8.47
    79
    58 Artrosis
    Ukryty Wymiar (1997)
    8.46
    24
    59 Trail Of Tears
    8.46
    101
    60 Lake Of Tears
    8.46
    152
    61 Cradle Of Filth
    Midian (2000)
    8.46
    813
    62 The Wounded
    Atlantic (2004)
    8.45
    29
    63 The Foreshadowing
    Second World (2012)
    8.44
    204
    64 Weeping Silence
    End Of An Era (2008)
    8.43
    21
    65 ShamRain
    8.43
    35
    66 Paradise Lost
    8.43
    628
    67 The Foreshadowing
    Oionos (2010)
    8.42
    166
    68 Before The Dawn
    Deadlight (2007)
    8.42
    178
    69 The 69 Eyes
    Blessed Be (2000)
    8.42
    102
    70 Graveworm
    8.42
    193
    71 The Vision Bleak
    8.41
    111
    72 Enslavement Of Beauty
    8.40
    20
    73 Moi Dix Mois
    Dixanadu (2007)
    8.40
    20
    74 The Vision Bleak
    8.40
    99
    75 Warrel Dane
    8.39
    192
    76 Fields Of The Nephilim
    Mourning Sun (2005)
    8.39
    82
    77 Moonspell
    Extinct (2015)
    8.39
    556
    78 Darkseed
    8.39
    75
    79 Rotting Christ
    A Dead Poem (1997)
    8.39
    321
    80 Throes Of Dawn
    8.38
    63
    81 Saviour Machine
    8.38
    32
    82 Deathstars
    8.35
    176
    83 Weeping Silence
    8.35
    68
    84 Paradise Lost
    Gothic (1991)
    8.35
    519
    85 Tristania
    8.35
    351
    86 Trail Of Tears
    8.34
    112
    87 Cradle Of Filth
    8.34
    377
    88 Lacrimosa
    Fassade (2001)
    8.34
    128
    89 Paradise Lost
    8.33
    595
    90 Heavenwood
    Redemption (2008)
    8.33
    76
    91 Kowai
    Dissonance (2014)
    8.33
    36
    92 Lacrimosa
    Echos (2003)
    8.33
    129
    93 Beseech
    8.33
    52
    94 Flowing Tears
    Jade (2000)
    8.33
    52
    95 To Cast A Shadow
    In Memory Of (2011)
    8.32
    38
    96 On Thorns I Lay
    Threnos (2020)
    8.32
    232
    97 Triptykon
    8.32
    382
    98 Crematory
    Act Seven (1999)
    8.32
    120
    99 Dawn Of Solace
    The Darkness (2006)
    8.31
    83
    100 Moonspell
    The Antidote (2003)
    8.31
    472