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Top Ten Riffs Of Each Decade

While the order in each decade is purely personal preference, there are several rules for a song qualifying for the list. First off, the band has to be notable. I'm not going to define what that means, but I'm sure you'd agree all the bands in the list are notable. There are plenty of riffs from obscure bands I'd rather put, but I know my love for Tarby doesn't make him the greatest riff maker of the 21st century. Second, each artist can only appear once in a decade, this is to prevent the best riff makers from hogging the list and adding some variety, showing how metal has changed over time. Decades are measured by when the song was recorded, not released, and when it's unclear the beginning of recording is used. This is mainly because a lot of definitive early metal songs were released in 1970, but recorded in 1969. Third, the song itself has to be notable. Here are things that can qualify as being notable: the song was release as a single, has music video made for it, was released as a single, was the title track for an album (note that Crawl through Knives meets this criteria because it was the original title for Come Clarity, and there is no way in hell Come Clarity is getting best riff of the decade ), is included on a greatest hits compilation album, was nominated for a Grammy or musical award of similar caliber, was included as a track in a notable film or video game, was covered by a notable band, or has a Wikipedia page for some miscellaneous reason. Finally, the song needs to be metal. Misirlou gets the pass despite predating metal as it was probably the single most influential song on the development of metal, and while many of the other songs in the other songs are better classified as hard rock, I can find a source listing them as heavy metal.

1. 60s:
2. King Crimson - In the Court of the Crimson King
3. Black Sabbath - Black Sabbath
4. Iron Butterfly - In-A-Gadda-Da-Vida
5. Deep Purple - In Rock

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Created by Ganondox on 04.08.2017



Avenged Sevenfold Albums Ranked

1. Avenged Sevenfold - Avenged Sevenfold
2. Avenged Sevenfold - The Stage
3. Avenged Sevenfold - City Of Evil
4. Avenged Sevenfold - Nightmare
5. Avenged Sevenfold - Waking The Fallen

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Created by pablogl on 12.07.2017



Top 25 Albums Of 2013

My personal favorite studio albums of 2013

1. Shade Empire - Omega Arcane
2. Kauan - Pirut
3. Ghost - Infestissumam
4. Wolfheart - Winterborn
5. Amorphis - Circle

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Created by The Underdog on 09.03.2016



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My Top 25 Albums Of 2013

1. Orphaned Land - All Is One
2. Steven Wilson - The Raven That Refused To Sing (And Other Stories)
3. Ghost B.C. - Infestissumam
4. Trivium - Vengeance Falls
5. Avenged Sevenfold - Hail To The King

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Created by Turi_the_Dragon on 09.11.2013



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Top 10 Albums Of 2013

1. Pomegranate Tiger - Entities
2. Steven Wilson - The Raven That Refused To Sing (And Other Stories)
3. Orphaned Land - All Is One
4. Riverside - Shrine Of New Generation Slaves
5. Haken - The Mountain

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Created by Mehdi Taba on 21.09.2013



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Top Albums Of 2013

1. Soilwork - The Living Infinite
2. The Ocean - Pelagial
3. The Dillinger Escape Plan - One Of Us Is The Killer
4. Killswitch Engage - Disarm The Descent
5. In Vain - Ænigma

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Created by schlakt on 27.08.2013



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MY favorite Albums Of 2013

1. Finntroll - Blodsvept
2. Lunarsea - Hundred Light years
3. In Vain - Ænigma
4. Pessimist - Death from Above
5. Persefone - Spiritual Migration

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Created by DJ Cosimoto on 02.07.2013



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Best of 2013

Album Rating System
9-10 = A
8-9 = B
7-8 = C
6-7 = D
0-6 = F

1. Watain - The Wild Hunt
2. The Black Dahlia Murder - Everblack
3. Fleshgod Apocalypse - Labyrinth
4. Deafheaven - Sunbather

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Created by Tony Montana on 12.06.2013



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2013 List (continued)

Because I can't stop listening to music, but neither can I sacrifice my lovely descriptions, so same fare as before, but deleted descriptions for those covered in the first list.

1. Protest The Hero - Volition
2. Persefone - Spiritual Migration
3. Amorphis - Circle
4. Nero Di Marte - Nero Di Marte
5. Monolithe - Monolithe IV

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Created by musclassia on 09.06.2013



2013

1. Avenged Sevenfold - Hail To The King
2. Stone Sour - House Of Gold & Bones - Part 2
3. Amaranthe - The Nexus
4. Black Sabbath - 13
5. Dream Theater - Dream Theater

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Created by BynersA7X on 05.02.2013



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Coolingsrock's 2013 List For The Influenced Mind

These are all the albums that I listened to and know very well, from 2014. Order: best to worst. also contains albums that I still need to check out. I like most music, as you can see, and I don't come across many albums that I dislike. I guess it's a good thing :?

1. Protest The Hero - Volition
2. Revocation - Revocation
3. Omnium Gatherum - Beyond
4. Persefone - Spiritual Migration
5. August Burns Red - Rescue & Restore

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Created by Coolingsrock on 18.01.2013



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My Top 20 Albums From 2013

This is my list of favorite metal albums anno 2013. Make sure to give a comment or a thumb up, or both

1. Ayreon - The Theory Of Everything
2. Avantasia - The Mystery Of Time
3. Stratovarius - Nemesis
4. Carcass - Surgical Steel
5. Queens Of The Stone Age - ...Like Clockwork

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Created by Chris Steele on 09.12.2012