Top 200 Underrated Albums


This list aims to be the counterpart to the Metal Storm Top 200 Albums.

If you discover a new band or already like any of ones here, please give this list a thumbs up so we can get these underrated gems in front of more people.

Criteria:
* Fewer than 200 votes
* High quality musicianship
* 1 album per band

Alphabetical order.

Created by: nonZero | 15.07.2020



1. Acherontas - Vamachara
Black Metal
2. Aeveron - The Ancient Realm
Melodic Death Metal
3. Amber Tears - Revelations Of Renounced
Folk/Doom Metal
4. Anacrusis - Screams And Whispers
Progressive Thrash Metal
5. An Abstract Illusion - Illuminate The Path
Progressive Melodic Death Metal
6. Ancient Bards - The Alliance Of The Kings - The Black Crystal Sword Saga Part 1
Symphonic Power Metal
7. Antichrist - Forbidden World
Thrash Metal
8. Appalachian Winter - I Become The Frozen Land
Atmospheric Symphonic Black Metal
9. Arcana - Inner Pale Sun
Dark Ambient
10. Aria - Герой Асфальта
Heavy Metal
11. Atavistia - One Within The Sun
Melodic Death Metal
12. Augury - Concealed
Technical Death Metal
13. Avulsed - Stabwound Orgasm
Brutal Death Metal
14. Ayahuasca - Beneath The Mind
Progressive Death Metal
15. Azarath - Blasphemers' Maledictions
Blackened Death Metal
16. Bakos Attila - Aranyhajnal
Progressive Metal
17. Believer - Sanity Obscure
Technical Thrash Metal
18. Bewitched (SWE) - At The Gates Of Hell
Heavy Metal
19. Bilocate - Sudden Death Syndrome
Death Doom Metal
20. Black Crown Initiate - Song Of The Crippled Bull
Progressive Death Metal
21. Blotted Science - The Machinations Of Dementia
Instrumental Progressive/Technical Death Metal
22. Blut Aus Nord - 777 - Cosmosophy
Industrial Metal
23. Chimaira - Pass Out Of Existence
Groove Thrash Metal
24. Clutch - Blast Tyrant
Hard Rock
25. Cryptomnesia - Primordial Oddity
Instrumental Progressive/Technical Death Metal
26. Dødheimsgard - 666 International
Avantgarde Industrial Black Metal
27. Darkspace - Dark Space III
Ambient Black Metal
28. Dawn - Slaughtersun (Crown Of The Triarchy)
Melodic Death Metal
29. Deathrow - Deception Ignored
Thrash Metal
30. Deathspell Omega - Kénôse
Black Metal
31. Deliverance - Weapons Of Our Warfare
Thrash Metal
32. Demolition Hammer - Epidemic Of Violence
Thrash Metal
33. Depresy - A Grand Magnificence
Melodic Death Metal
34. Devastation - Idolatry
Thrash Metal
35. Diabolical Masquerade - Death's Design
Avantgarde Black Metal
36. Disembowelment - Transcendence Into The Peripheral
Death Doom Metal
37. Disincarnate - Dreams Of The Carrion Kind
Death Metal
38. Dog Fashion Disco - Adultery
Avantgarde Metal
39. Dominia - Divine Revolution
Melodic Death Metal
40. Doom:VS - Aeternum Vale
Funeral Doom Metal
41. Dordeduh - Valea Omului
Atmospheric Black Metal
42. Duskmourn - Legends
Melodic Death Metal
43. Element (USA) - The Energy
Progressive Death Metal
44. End Of The Dream - All I Am
Symphonic Metal
45. Enisum - Arpitanian Lands
Atmospheric Black Metal
46. Ergodic - Ergodic
Technical Death Metal
47. Eternal Champion - The Armor Of Ire
Power Metal
48. Eumeria - Rebel Mind
Progressive Metal
49. Evoken - Antithesis Of Light
Funeral Doom Metal
50. Forefather - Steadfast
Folk Metal
51. Forest Of Shadows - Where Dreams Turn To Dust
Death Doom Metal
52. Furia - Grudzień Za Grudniem
Black Metal
53. Gallowbraid - Ashen Eidolon
Folk Black Metal
54. Galneryus - Angel Of Salvation
Power Metal
55. Gammacide - Victims Of Science
Thrash Metal
56. Garden Of Shadows - Oracle Moon
Melodic Death Metal
57. Gates Of Ishtar - At Dusk And Forever
Melodic Death Metal
58. Genghis Tron - Board Up The House
Other (Cyber Grindcore)
59. Gloria Morti - Eryx
Melodic Death Metal
60. Godflesh - Streetcleaner
Industrial Metal
61. Godkiller - The End Of The World
Industrial Black Metal
62. Gris - Il Était Une Forêt...
Depressive Black Metal
63. Gru - Cosmogenesis
Instrumental Progressive Metal
64. Haunted Shores - Viscera
Instrumental Progressive Metal
65. Heavenly - Virus
Power Metal
66. Heavens Gate - In Control
Heavy Metal
67. Heavy Load - Death Or Glory
Heavy Metal
68. Helstar - Nosferatu
Power Metal
69. Highland Glory - From The Cradle To The Brave
Power Metal
70. Hibria - Defying The Rules
Heavy Metal
71. Holy Terror - Mind Wars
Thrash Metal
72. Instanzia - Ghosts
Power Metal
73. Intruder - Live To Die
Technical Thrash Metal
74. IQ - Dark Matter
Progressive Rock
75. Jason Becker - Perpetual Burn
Instrumental Progressive Metal
76. Joe Satriani - The Extremist
Instrumental Hard Rock
77. John Petrucci - Suspended Animation
Instrumental Progressive Metal
78. Kauan - Aava Tuulen Maa
Folk Doom Metal
79. Kenn Nardi - Dancing With The Past
Progressive Thrash Metal
80. Ketzer - Satan's Boundaries Unchained
Blackened Thrash Metal
81. KMFDM - Nihil
Industrial Metal
82. Koyaanisqatsy - From The Yearning To Burst The Perpetual Circle
Instrumental Symphonic Progressive Metal
83. Labyrinth - Return To Heaven Denied
Progressive Power Metal
84. Liege Lord - Master Control
Power Metal
85. Limbonic Art - In Abhorrence Dementia
Symphonic Black Metal
86. Liquid Tension Experiment - Liquid Tension Experiment
Instrumental Progressive Metal
87. Long Distance Calling - Avoid The Light
Other (Post-Rock)
88. Lord Belial - Enter The Moonlight Gate
Symphonic Black Metal
89. Lost In Thought - Opus Arise
Progressive Metal
90. Lost Soul - Immerse In Infinity
Technical Death Metal
91. Lovebites - Clockwork Immortality
Power Metal
92. Lykathea Aflame - Elvenefris
Progressive Death Metal
93. Mörk Gryning - Maelstrom Chaos
Black Metal
94. Manowar - The Dawn Of Battle
Power Metal
95. Marty Friedman - Dragon's Kiss
Instrumental Progressive Metal
96. Martyr - Feeding The Abscess
Technical Death Metal
97. Mechina - Conqueror
Industrial Death Metal
98. Merrow - Retrospecial
Instrumental Progressive Metal
99. Miseration - Tragedy Has Spoken
100. Mokoma - Kurimus
Thrash Metal
101. Moonloop - Deeply From The Earth
Progressive Death Metal
102. Morbid Saint - Spectrum Of Death
Thrash Metal
103. Morgion - Solinari
Death Doom Metal
104. Mr. Big - Lean Into It
Hard Rock
105. Mr. Bungle - California
Avantgarde Metal
106. MyGrain - MyGrain
Melodic Death Metal
107. Nasum - Shift
Grindcore
108. Neal Morse - Sola Scriptura
Progressive Rock
109. Necromantia - Ancient Pride
Black Metal
110. Necrophobic - The Nocturnal Silence
Melodic Death Metal
111. Neuraxis - Asylon
Technical Death Metal
112. Neurotech - Antagonist
Symphonic Industrial Metal
113. Nocturnus - Thresholds
Atmospheric Death Metal
114. Num Skull - Ritually Abused
Death Metal
115. October Tide - Rain Without End
Death Doom Metal
116. Officium Triste - Reason
Death Doom Metal
117. Om - Pilgrimage
Drone Doom Metal
118. Omen - Battle Cry
Heavy Metal
119. Ossian - Titkos Ünnep
Heavy Metal
120. Ostura - The Room
Symphonic Progressive Metal
121. Ouroboros - Glorification Of A Myth
Technical Death Metal
122. Pelican - What We All Come To Need
Other (Instrumental Post-Rock)
123. Penumbra - Seclusion
Symphonic Gothic Metal
124. Pig Destroyer - Terrifyer
Grindcore
125. Plini - Sunhead
Instrumental Progressive Metal
126. Potentiam - Bálsýn
Avantgarde Black Metal
127. Power Trip - Nightmare Logic
Thrash Metal
128. Pretty Maids - Future World
Heavy Metal
129. Psycroptic - The Scepter Of The Ancients
Technical Death Metal
130. Quo Vadis - Day Into Night
Technical Death Metal
131. Rage - Black In Mind
Heavy Metal
132. Rapture - Futile
Melodic Death Metal
133. Rata Blanca - Magos Espadas Y Rosas
Heavy Metal
134. Realm - Endless War
Progressive Thrash Metal
135. Riot - Fire Down Under
Heavy Metal
136. Runemagick - Enter The Realm Of Death
Death Metal
137. Ruoska - Radium
Industrial Metal
138. Sacramentum - Far Away From The Sun
Melodic Black Metal
139. Scale The Summit - The Migration
Instrumental Progressive Metal
140. Scanner - Hypertrace
Power Metal
141. Shaolin Death Squad - Intelligent Design
Avantgarde Metal
142. Shape Of Despair - Illusion's Play
Funeral Doom Metal
143. Shylmagoghnar - Emergence
Melodic Death Metal
144. Skeletonwitch - Beyond The Permafrost
Blackened Thrash Metal
145. Skinny Puppy - Too Dark Park
Industrial Metal
146. Sleep - The Sciences
Stoner Metal
147. Solitude Aeturnus - Alone
Doom Metal
148. Spock's Beard - V
Progressive Rock
149. StarSystems - StarSystems III
Instrumental Progressive Metal
150. Stoned Jesus - Seven Thunders Roar
Stoner Doom Metal
151. Suidakra - Emprise To Avalon
Melodic Death Metal
152. Sunn O))) - Black One
Drone Doom Metal
153. Swans - The Seer
Other (Post-Rock)
154. Sylosis - Conclusion Of An Age
Progressive Thrash Metal
155. Tantara - Based On Evil
Thrash Metal
156. Target - Master Project Genesis
Progressive Thrash Metal
157. Telepathy - 12 Areas
Post-Metal
158. Temple Of Baal - Mysterium
Black Metal
159. Terrorizer - World Downfall
Grindcore
160. The Angelic Process - Weighing Souls With Sand
Drone Metal
161. The Birthday Massacre - Walking With Strangers
Other (Synth Rock)
162. The Dillinger Escape Plan - Ire Works
Metalcore
163. The Elysian Fields - We...The Enlightened
Melodic Death Metal
164. The Lord Weird Slough Feg - Down Among The Deadmen
165. The Mars Volta - De-Loused In The Comatorium
Progressive Rock
166. The Monolith Deathcult - Trivmvirate
Death Metal
167. The Morningside - The Wind, The Trees And The Shadows Of The Past
Doom Metal
168. Therapy? - Troublegum
Alternative Metal
169. Thin Lizzy - Jailbreak
Hard Rock
170. Thorns - Thorns
Industrial Black Metal
171. Tony MacAlpine - Edge Of Insanity
Instrumental Progressive Metal
172. Toxik - World Circus
Technical Thrash Metal
173. Transatlantic - Bridge Across Forever
Progressive Rock
174. Turbo - Kawaleria Szatana
Thrash Metal
175. Velvet Revolver - Contraband
Hard Rock
176. Vendetta (GER) - Brain Damage
Thrash Metal
177. Verdunkeln - Einblick In Den Qualenfall
Psychedelic Black Metal
178. Villagers Of Ioannina City - Age Of Aquarius
Psychedelic Rock
179. Vindland - Hanter Savet
Viking Black Metal
180. Vinnie Moore - The Maze
Instrumental Hard Rock
181. Vinterland - Welcome My Last Chapter
Melodic Black Metal
182. Vintersorg - Cosmic Genesis
Melodic Black Metal
183. Vomitory - Blood Rapture
Death Metal
184. Warlord - ...And The Cannons Of Destruction Have Begun
Heavy Metal
185. White Skull - Tales From The North
Power Metal
186. Wine From Tears - Through The Eyes Of A Mad
Death Doom Metal
187. Wrathchild America - 3-D
Technical Thrash Metal
188. Wuthering Heights - Far From The Madding Crowd
Progressive Power Metal
189. X Japan - Art Of Life
Progressive Power Metal
190. Xanthochroid - Of Erthe And Axen: Act I
Progressive Folk Metal
191. More to come soon! (Check out my master list for more great listens: http://metalstorm.net/users/list.php?list_id=5487)



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