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Top 40 Albums That Blow My Poseur Mind

To walk the path of the metal poseur is to pick the plumpest of mainstream fruits and succour the sweet secretions contained within. It is the art of walking with giants of mainstream underground extremism whilst maintaining one foot firmly on the part of pop monumentalism.

The path is dangerous for the faux fur of metal consumerism is a tempting demon whore that claws at the inner self of underground triumphalism. These are the eagles that soar through the mind galleries of every metal poseur, no matter how compartmentalised their singularity may be.

1. Alice In Chains - Dirt
2. Anthrax - Volume 8 - The Threat Is Real
3. Artillery - By Inheritance
4. Blind Guardian - Imaginations From The Other Side
5. Blind Guardian - Nightfall In Middle-Earth

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Created by deadone on 15.08.2014



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SAY WHAAAAT? Apothecary's Favorites That May Surprise You

The idea for this list was given to me by mz when I expressed that I was more excited about Blut Aus Nord's upcoming Memoria Vetusta III than their Debemur MoRTi EP. As he said: "You are known as a person with intense love for experimental/avantgarde black metal and everyone by default expects you to love a MoRT-like album more that what is probably going to be a not-so-original-melodic black metal album." While I do prefer experimental metal, and tend to lean more towards black and doom, there are plenty of more orthodox and classic releases outside of these confines that I love as well, some of which are true guilty pleasure albums. I decided to throw in some non-MS albums as well, to show that my tastes definitely aren't limited to metal. In no particular order, we have...

1. Pantera - Vulgar Display Of Power
2. Marilyn Manson - Portrait Of An American Family
3. White Zombie - Astro Creep: 2000 - Songs Of Love, Destruction And Other Synthetic Delusions Of The Electric Head
4. Strapping Young Lad - Alien
5. Testament - The Ritual

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Created by Apothecary on 24.01.2014



My Top 100 Albums Of All Time (At The Moment)

We all have our favorite albums that speak to us all as individuals, these are the 100 albums at the moment that really speak to me.

1. Sunn O))) - Black One
2. Opeth - Still Life
3. Cormorant - Metazoa
4. Black Sabbath - Sabbath Bloody Sabbath
5. Pink Floyd - Animals

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Created by FullyOttoMatic on 14.11.2013



My Top Albums Of 1999

1. Opeth - Still Life
2. Arch Enemy - Burning Bridges
3. Nevermore - Dreaming Neon Black
4. Dream Theater - Metropolis Pt. 2: Scenes From A Memory
5. Demons And Wizards - Demons And Wizards

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Created by Chaosweaver on 20.05.2013



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Top Albums Of The 90's

1. Iron Maiden - Fear Of The Dark
2. Metallica - Metallica
3. Dream Theater - Metropolis Pt. 2: Scenes From A Memory
4. Judas Priest - Painkiller
5. Annihilator - Set The World On Fire

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Created by TiagoPoggere on 28.02.2013



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Top 70 Favorite Albums Of All Time

Well, the title says it all...

1. Vision Divine - Stream Of Consciousness
2. In Flames - The Jester Race
3. Dream Theater - Images And Words
4. Wintersun - Wintersun
5. In Flames - Whoracle

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Created by LordHypnos on 11.10.2012



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You Wouldn't Know What Good Art Is If It Hit You In The Face

Since we had the whole MS album art awards, I figured I would try and list out my favourites.
This is not in any order and has no relation to the music, there are bands in here that I don't like, but the artwork is still great.
I'm not quite sure of some of the illustrators and designers on some covers, so they have been left blank, if you do know who did them, let me know. If you think there are some artists that I would dig coz of similar work, just leave me a shout.
This list is not finished so I will keep adding covers that I like.
I don't like Derek Riggs work too much so don't ask me why an Iron Maiden cover is not on the list.

1. Baroness - Red Album
2. Baroness - Blue Record
3. Mastodon - Leviathan
4. Agoraphobic Nosebleed - Agorapocalypse
5. Kvelertak - Kvelertak

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Created by Spirit Molecule on 25.08.2012



MY TOP 20 ALBUMS OF 1999

1. Opeth - Still Life
2. Lacrimas Profundere - Memorandum
3. Control Denied - The Fragile Art Of Existence
4. Anathema - Judgement
5. My Dying Bride - The Light At The End Of The World

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Created by buber on 18.07.2012



Vonpire's 1999 Best

1. Tristania - Beyond The Veil
2. Estatic Fear - A Sombre Dance
3. Anathema - Judgement
4. Lake Of Tears - Forever Autumn
5. Agalloch - Pale Folklore

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Created by Vonpire on 02.03.2012



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My Top Albums Of The Decade: 1990's (On Going)

1. Death - Human
2. Opeth - Still Life
3. At The Gates - Slaughter Of The Soul
4. Dismember - Like An Ever Flowing Stream
5. Emperor - Anthems To The Welkin At Dusk

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Created by Red_Travis on 11.02.2012



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Top 100 Metal albums of the Decade 1990's

1. Megadeth - Rust In Peace
2. Judas Priest - Painkiller
3. Anacrusis - Screams And Whispers
4. Coroner - Grin
5. Pantera - Cowboys From Hell

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Created by Vasil de Shumen on 03.02.2012



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Grey, Rainy Day Play List

This is a playlist I've been building for years. It includes songs best for sleep and grey days.

1. My Dying Bride - The Cry Of Mankind
2. Novembers Doom - Dreams To Follow
3. Novembers Doom - Dark Fields For Brilliance
4. Akercocke - Epode
5. Opeth - Silhouette

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Created by Carrion Misery on 08.09.2011



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My TOP 100 Metal Albums - At 2011 May

1. Novembre - Wish I Could Dream It Again
2. Metallica - Ride The Lightning
3. Primordial - The Gathering Wilderness
4. Metallica - ...And Justice For All
5. Autumnal - Grey Universe

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Created by Thrasher Hungary on 01.06.2011



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Top 10 Favorite Albums

1. Dream Theater - Images And Words
2. Cynic - Traced In Air
3. Symphony X - The Divine Wings Of Tragedy
4. Opeth - Damnation
5. Ayreon - The Human Equation

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Created by robsta on 22.10.2010



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...under Making...

1. Novembre - Wish I Could Dream It Again
2. Primordial - The Gathering Wilderness
3. Metallica - ...And Justice For All
4. Novembre - Arte Novecento
5. Metallica - Ride The Lightning

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Created by Thrasher Hungary on 14.08.2010



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