There are multiple artists who go by the name "Crimson Tears" The bands are listed in the order of claimed/known dates of formation. Descriptions for both bands are below in said order. 1. Crimson Tears - Gothic Metal from Finland: http://www.crimsontears.net 2. Crimson Tears - Operatic Symphonic Power Metal fromo the United Kingdom: http://www.crimson-tears.co.uk - see Crimson Tears UK 1. Crimson Tears - Gothic Metal from Finland: The band was originally put together by Matti Rahkonen and Jussi Peltonen in 1997.