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Gothic Metal

Gothic metal is a subgenre of heavy metal music. It is characterised as a combination of the dark and often haunting atmospheres of with the power and heaviness of the subgenres and placing heavy emphasis on a deeply focused vocal style. The genre originated during the early 1990s in Europe originally as an outgrowth of . The music of gothic metal is considered diverse by those often unfamiliar with the primary scene, citing bands adopting a gothic approach to varying styles of heavy metal music.