Heavy Metal, Progressive Metal, Symphonic Black Metal, Goth Metal, Power Metal
Angst-Ridden, Melancholy, Manic, Gloomy, Angry, Brooding, Cathartic, Theatrical, Tense/Anxious, Fiery, Intense, Aggressive, Provocative, Rousing, Complex, Ominous, Confrontational, Menacing, Elaborate, Dramatic, Ambitious
Lacuna Coil is an Italian metal band from Milan. Since their formation in 1994, the group has had two name changes, being previously known as Sleep of Right and Ethereal. Inspired by the combination of gothic imagery and music, the members have been known, musically, for composing mid-tempo songs consisting of prominent guitar lines and contrasting dual female/male vocal harmonies to help create a melodic, detached sound. Much of the band's recent material, however, sees a heavier and more down-tuned style, featuring a more distinct bass line and a higher mixing of the guitars within the songs. The band's 2012 release, Dark Adrenaline, peaked at number 15 on the Billboard 200. As of March 2012, Lacuna Coil has sold over 2 million records.
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Lacuna Coil is a gothic metal band from Milan, Italy formed in 1994.Formerly known as Sleep of Right and Ethereal, the band was inspired by the combination of gothic imagery and music, and the members have been known, musically, for composing midtempo songs consisting of guitar lines overlaid with prominent keyboard work, and contrasting dual female/male vocal harmonies to help create a melodic detached sound, heavily emphasized on their 2002 breakthrough album Comalies.
Much of the band`s recent material, however, sees a more down-tuned style, featuring a more distinct bass line and a higher mixing of the guitars within the songs. According to the band, they are and have been influenced by Paradise Lost, Tiamat, Anathema, Septic Flesh, Black Sabbath, Type O Negative, Imago Mortis, Depeche Mode, In Flames and Amorphis amongst others. The band`s 2006 release, Karmacode peaked at number 28 on the Billboard 200. They have played among the world`s biggest heavy metal festivals on the main stage including Ozzfest, Bloodstock Open Air, Wacken Open Air, and played with Megadeth on their Gigantour tour in November 2007.
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Gothic metal, alternative metal
1994 (1994)–present
Cristina Scabbia, Andrea Ferro, Cristiano Migliore, Marco Biazzi, Marco Coti Zelati, Cristiano Mozzati
Past Group Members
Raffaele Zagaria, Claudio Leo, Leonardo Forti
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Ryan Blake Folden
Past Group Members
Michaelangelo Algardi, Claudio Leo (deceased), Cristiano Migliore, Cristiano Mozzati
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what a hot band. love all their music
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Would love to meet you before I die,
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