Top Definition
Dark metal is a genre of metal that has elements of death, black, doom and gothic metal. These elements are: synthesizers, acoustic guitars, clean vocals/distorted/operatic female vocals.
It could be described as a more sophisticated and medolic addition to the genre. The lyrics are often introspective and poetic.
Some Dark metal bands:
Agathodaimon, Graveworm, Bethlehem, Daylight Dies, Samael, Rotting Christ, Tiamat.
by Euphoric Nightmare August 31, 2006

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