|Stylistic origins||Gothic rock, hivy metal,
doom metal, daith/doom
|Cultural origins||Early 1990s, Europe|
|Typical instruments||Vocals, electric guitar,
acoustic guitar, bass guitar,
The Netherlands, Norawa,
|Leet o gothic metal baunds|
Gothic metal or goth metal is a subgenre o hivy metal. Gothic metal combines the aggression o hivy metal wi the daurk melancholy o gothic rock. The muisic o gothic metal is diverse wi baunds kent tae adopt the gothic approach tae different styles o hivy metal muisic. Leerics are generally melodramatic an mournful wi inspiration fr gothic fiction as well as personal experiences.