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VIG's Top 100 Albums

my favorite metal albums of all time. not entirely in order. i would give all of these albums in between a 8 and a 10/10, which is why they are my favs. THIS LIST IS NOT IN ALPHABETICAL ORDER. it is in order of my favorites

1. Inquisition - Into The Infernal Regions Of The Ancient Cult
2. Ævangelist - De Masticatione Mortuorum In Tumulis
3. Samael - Ceremony of Opposites
4. Dying Fetus - Reign Supreme
5. Deströyer 666 - Cold Steel... For An Iron Age

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Created by VIG on 24.04.2016



Top 30 Albums Of 2005

2005 is my favorite year in terms of metal musical releases so why not make a list for it?

1. Sunn O))) - Black One
2. Lurker of Chalice - Lurker of Chalice
3. Gojira - From Mars to Sirius
4. Riverside - Second Life Syndrome
5. Draconian - Arcane Rain Fell

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Created by FullyOttoMatic on 15.03.2015



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What Sophomore Slump?

A list of quality sophomore releases.

1. Agalloch - The Mantle
2. Alice In Chains - Dirt
3. Anthrax - Spreading the Disease
4. Asphyx - Last One On Earth
5. Atheist - Unquestionable Presence

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Created by Nosurper on 09.05.2013



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Neachy's Select: Post-Sludge/Stoner Doom, Etc.

Beware of contact high and feelings of severe misanthropy.

1. Acid Witch - Stoned
2. Ancestors - In Dreams and Time
3. Black Sabbath - Master of Reality
4. Bongripper - Hippie Killer
5. CHRCH - Unanswered Hymns

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Created by Neachy on 10.01.2013



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My Top Albums Of The Decade: 2000's (On Going)

1. Opeth - Blackwater Park
2. Agalloch - Ashes Against The Grain
3. Green Carnation - Light Of Day, Day Of Darkness
4. Moonsorrow - Kivenkantaja
5. Porcupine Tree - Fear Of A Blank Planet

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Created by Red_Travis on 03.02.2012



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Top 15 Post-Metal Albums

This is a list of my favorite post-metal albums (in order).

1. Blindead - Affliction XXIX II MXMVI
2. Cult Of Luna - Salvation
3. Isis - Panopticon
4. Neurosis - Through Silver In Blood
5. Rosetta - Wake / Lift

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Created by Bad Taste on 20.10.2011



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Most Gripping Atmospheres

Here are the most captivating atmospheres I've ever heard. Including metal and non-metal albums. Grouped according to genre and one album per band.

1. Division By Zero - Independent Harmony
2. Beyond Twilight - The Devil's Hall Of Fame
3. Riverside - Out Of Myself
4. Suspyre - When Time Fades...
5. Redemption - The Fullness Of Time

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Created by R'Vannith on 13.08.2011



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Best Metal Albums Around!

These Are Albums that give metal a good name, and create metalheads who live for little else. Originality, Raw talent, Brilliant atmosphere, Brutality with a great technical aspect, and just plain ass kicking.

1. Lux Occulta - The Mother And The Enemy
2. Borknagar - The Archaic Course
3. Ancient - Mad Grandiose Bloodfiends
4. Arcturus - La Masquerade Infernale
5. Bloodbath - Resurrection Through Carnage

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Created by SymphonyImpaled on 23.06.2011



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Instrumental Metal: 25 Favourites

A list of my current top 25 instrumental metal albums

1. Tides From Nebula - Aura
2. God Is An Astronaut - All Is Violent, All Is Bright
3. Pelican - The Fire In Our Throats Will Beckon The Thaw
4. Joe Satriani - Surfing With The Alien
5. Planet X - Moonbabies

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Created by R'Vannith on 14.09.2010



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How To Like Post-Metal In 10 Albums

Here is another list for people to like some less popular genres of metal. Now, post metal...chargee!

PS.: There are many bands that are not really metal, but it's necessary to know them to enjoy the full potencial of post metal.

1. Cult Of Luna - Salvation
2. Dead Can Dance - Into The Labyrinth
3. Explosions In The Sky - The Earth Is Not A Cold Dead Place
4. From Oceans To Autumn - Calmed By The Tides
5. God Is An Astronaut - All Is Violent, All Is Bright

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Created by Nacur on 05.03.2010



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Urs' Top 10 Of 2005

Overall year rating:
4/5

1. Opeth - Ghost Reveries
2. Evoken - Antithesis Of Light
3. Ataraxie - Slow Transcending Agony
4. Riverside - Second Life Syndrome
5. Månegarm - Vredens Tid

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Created by Urs Blank on 05.03.2010



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Beginner's Guide To Building A Prog Collection (Standards, And A Few Unorthodox Choices)

Limited to only those albums featured on Metal Storm.


1. Jethro Tull - Thick As A Brick
2. King Crimson - In The Court Of The Crimson King
3. King Crimson - Red
4. Rush - Moving Pictures
5. Opeth - Still Life

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Created by Introspekrieg on 03.03.2010



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Top 25 Albums Of 2005

Favorite releases from 2005

1. Akercocke - Words That Go Unspoken, Deeds That Go Undone
2. Bolt Thrower - Those Once Loyal
3. Cryptopsy - Once Was Not
4. Acid King - III
5. Devourment - Butcher The Weak

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Created by Dangerboner on 02.03.2010