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Top 200 Overlooked 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 overlooked gems in front of more people.

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

Alphabetical order.

My other lists:
My Favourite Albums (ordered & rated)
My Favourite EPs (also ordered & rated)
So I Heard You Like Wintersun... (Time II find new bands)
The Most Overrated Albums on MS (trigger warning)

Created by: nonZero | 15.07.2020



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



Disclaimer: All top lists are unofficial and do not represent the point of view of the MS Staff.
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27.08.2021 - 16:24
Tasos M

Great list, thanks a for sharing all these albums!!
Stoned Jesus appears twice currently
cheers!
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27.08.2021 - 17:44
nonZero

Written by Tasos M on 27.08.2021 at 16:24

Great list, thanks a for sharing all these albums!!
Stoned Jesus appears twice currently
cheers!

Good spot! I've fixed that now. Thanks
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24.09.2021 - 05:36
F3ynman2000

Nice to see Day into Night and Nocturnal Silence
I recommend Misleading Evil (2017)
by Hazzerd - it's new Canadian thrash metal
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24.09.2021 - 11:20
nonZero

Written by F3ynman2000 on 24.09.2021 at 05:36

Nice to see Day into Night and Nocturnal Silence
I recommend Misleading Evil (2017)
by Hazzerd - it's new Canadian thrash metal

They are both great overlooked albums! Thanks for the suggestion, I'll check it out today.
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24.09.2021 - 12:57
nonZero

Written by F3ynman2000 on 24.09.2021 at 05:36

Nice to see Day into Night and Nocturnal Silence
I recommend Misleading Evil (2017)
by Hazzerd - it's new Canadian thrash metal

Added! Some solid modern thrash here
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24.09.2021 - 15:20
F3ynman2000

Written by nonZero on 24.09.2021 at 12:57

Written by F3ynman2000 on 24.09.2021 at 05:36

Nice to see Day into Night and Nocturnal Silence
I recommend Misleading Evil (2017)
by Hazzerd - it's new Canadian thrash metal

Added! Some solid modern thrash here

Awesome!
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15.10.2021 - 18:37
F3ynman2000

I recommend Wraith. For example their debut Heed the Warning
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18.10.2021 - 11:21
nonZero

Written by F3ynman2000 on 15.10.2021 at 18:37

I recommend Wraith. For example their debut Heed the Warning

Great recommendation! Although I don't think I can class HTW as an album given its 20min runtime (anything under 30min is an EP in my books).

I've added it to my Top EPs list.
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18.10.2021 - 11:25
F3ynman2000

Written by nonZero on 18.10.2021 at 11:21

Great recommendation! Although I don't think I can class HTW as an album given its 20min runtime (anything under 30min is an EP in my books).

I've added it to my Top EPs list.

Nice!
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