If anyone cares I compiled a list of bands I personally love that I think could use some more recognition. I'm gonna have links to some songs by them (if you care to take a listen) and a bit about why I like each as well as a picture of the band, if you wish to base on appearance alone and the genre(s) they fall under.
Genre: Symphonic Metal (some also consider it to be Gothic Metal)
Okay so these guys are pretty well-known on this site, but I put it on them on anyways because I love them so much and think everyone should know about them. Within
Temptation is a Dutch band formed in 1996. They have taken up various styles (their last album was more popish but they usually have a more Gothic and Celtic/folk influence to their songs) Sharon Den Adel (the lead vocalist) is super talented and very friendly with her fanbase. She is really good with high notes (heck, she has one of the best vocal ranges I’ve heard she can go super high and low), and her live performances are top notch; her stage presence is amazing she always seems like she enjoys herself and...