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Best One-and-done Album/bands


Some of the best metal albums ever released have been by bands that only had one full length release.
Currently, list is a work-in-progress.

Created by: sgtrobo | 25.08.2021



1. Caladan Brood - Echoes Of Battle
2013 --> Atmospheric Black Metal {10/10}
2. Lykathea Aflame - Elvenefris
2000 Prog/Tech/Brutal Death Metal --> {10/10}
3. Demilich - Nespithe
1993 --> Avant-garde/Progressive Death Metal {10/10}
4. Timeghoul - 1992-1994 Discography
2012 --> Tech/OSDM {9.8/10}
5. Weakling - Dead As Dreams
2000 --> Atmospheric DSBM {9.8/10}
6. Thorns - Thorns
2001 --> Ambient Industrial Black Metal {10/10}
7. Disembowelment - Transcendence Into The Peripheral
1993 --> Death/Doom {9.8/10}
8. Ved Buens Ende - Written In Waters
1995 --> Avant-garde/Progressive Black Metal {9.78/10}
9. Apotheosis - Farthest From The Sun
2002 --> Symphonic Black/Thrash Metal {9.75/10}
10. Silencer - Death, Pierce Me
2001 --> DSBM {9.66/10}
11. Zhrine - Unortheta
2016 --> Atmospheric Blackened Disso-Death {9.6/10}
12. Aspid - Кровоизлияние
1992 --> Technical Thrash {9.5/10}
13. Damned Spirits' Dance - Weird Constellations
2009 --> Avant Garde Metal {9.5/10}
14. Miasma - Changes
1992 --> Brutal OSDM {9.4/10}
15. Pyaemia - Cerebral Cereal
2001 --> Brutal DM {9.4/10}
16. Unhuman - Unhuman
2013 --> Technical Death Metal {9.4/10}
17. Gorement - The Ending Quest
1994 --> Swedeath/Death-Doom {9.4/10}
18. Chthe'ilist - Le Dernier Crépuscule
2016 --> Demilich worship {9.33/10}
19. Crystal Age - Far Beyond Divine Horizons
1995 --> Technical Death Metal {9.3/10}
20. Disincarnate - Dreams Of The Carrion Kind
1993 --> OSDM {9.3/10}
21. Kvist - For Kunsten Maa Vi Evig Vike
1996 --> Melodic Black Metal {9.2/10}
22. Tchornobog - Tchornobog
2017 --> Atmospheric Blackened Death-Doom {9.2/10}
23. Gallowbraid - Ashen Eidolon
2010 --> Atmospheric Black Metal {9.2/10}
24. Lurker Of Chalice - Lurker Of Chalice
2005 --> Atmospheric Blackened Sludge/Doom {9.1/10}
25. Deathevokation - The Chalice Of Ages
2007 --> Melodic Tech-Death {9.2/10}
26. Ripping Corpse - Dreaming With The Dead
1991 --> Tech Death/Thrash {9.1/10}
27. Rippikoulu - Musta Seremonia
1993 --> Death/Doom {9.0/10}
28. Repulsion - Horrified
1989 --> Grindcore {8.9/10}
29. Dusk - ...Majestic Thou In Ruin
1995 --> Death/Doom {8.9/10}
30. Children - Hard Times Hanging At The End Of The World
2009 --> Progressive Thrash Metal {8.83/10}
31. Carnage - Dark Recollections
1990 --> Swedeath {8.8/10}
32. Grotesque - In The Embrace Of Evil
1996 --> Blackened OSDM {8.8/10}
33. Cyaegha - Steps Of Descent
2008 --> Brutal Tech Death (8.7/10}
34. Woods Of Belial - Deimos XIII
2003 --> Industrial Blackened Doom {8.7/10}
35. Nazgul - De Expugnatione Elfmuth
2002 --> Symphonic Black Metal {8.7/10}
36. Babylon Sad - Kyrie
1992 --> Avant-Garde Death/Doom {8.6/10}
37. Control Denied - The Fragile Art Of Existence
1999 --> Progressive Power Metal {8.6/10}
38. Winter - Into Darkness
1990 --> Death/Doom {8.6/10}
39. Estuary Of Calamity - The Sentencing
2000 --> Blackened Melodeath {8.5/10}
40. Vinterland - Welcome My Last Chapter
1996 --> Melodic Black Metal {8.5/10}
41. Angtoria - God Has A Plan For Us All
2006 --> Symphonic Gothic Metal {8.4/10}
42. God Macabre - The Winterlong
1993 --> Swedeath/Death-Doom {8.4/10}
43. Virvum - Illuminance
2016 --> Tech Death {8.4/10}0
44. Funebre - Children Of The Scorn
1991 --> OSDM {8.3/10}
45. Fallen Christ - Abduction Ritual
1996 --> Blackened Death/Deathgrind {8.3/10}
46. Regurgitation (USA - OH) - Tales Of Necrophilia
1999 - Brutal Death Metal {8.3/10}
47. Burial (NED) - Relinquished Souls
1993 --> OSDM {8.2/10}
48. Gammacide - Victims Of Science
1989 --> Thrash Metal {7.7/10}
49. Nexus Clandestine - Church Of The Poison Mind
2014 --> Doom/Sludge {7.5/10}
50. Rottrevore - Iniquitous
1993 --> Brutal Death Metal 7.1{/10}
51. Inverloch - Distance Collapsed
2016 --> Death/Doom {6.9/10}
52. Infester - To The Depths, In Degradation
1994 --> Brutal OSDM {6.8/10} (I'll never understand why this album gets positive attention)
53. Litham - Dhal Ennar
1999 --> Death Metal - Blackened DM {6.6/10}
54. Thergothon - Stream From The Heavens
1994 --> Funeral Doom {6.4/10}
55. Beautiful Sin - The Unexpected
2006 --> Heavy Metal {6.3/10}
56. Forest Silence - Philosophy Of Winter
2006 --> Ambient Black Metal {6.2/10}
57. Amesoeurs - Amesoeurs
2009 --> Black Metal/Blackgaze {6.1/10}
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60. Abydos - The Little Boy's Heavy Mental Shadow Opera About The Inhabitants Of His Diary
2004 --> Progressive Heavy Metal {/10}
61. Abyssmal Sorrow - Lament
2008 --> Funeral Doom {/10} ***** Bandcamp ****
62. Aeternum Vale - Inter Arma Enim Silent Leges
2013 --> Melodic Black Metal {/10}
63. Betray My Secrets - Betray My Secrets
1999 --> Gothic Folk {/10} ***** Bandcamp *****
64. Broken Torso - The Ultimate Abhorrence
2000 --> Brutal Death Metal {/10}
65. Chapel - Satan's Rock 'n' Roll
2012 --> Speed Metal {/10}
66. Dark Heresy - Abstract Principles Taken To Their Logical Extremes
1995 --> Avant Garde Tech Death {/10}
67. Death Power - The Bogeyman
1990 --> Thrash Metal {/10}
68. Disciples Of Mockery - Prelude To Apocalypse
1999 --> Death/Doom {/10}
69. Dol Theeta - The Universe Expands
2008 --> Symphonic Metal {/10}
70. Fimbulwinter - Servants Of Sorcery
1994 --> Black Metal {/10}
71. Kalisia - Cybion
2009 --> Progressive Extreme Metal {/10}
72. Koyaanisqatsy - From The Yearning To Burst The Perpetual Circle
2000 --> Progressive Symphonic Metal {/10}
73. Mastery - Valis
2015 --> Avant Garde Black Metal {/10}
74. Molested - Blod-Draum
1995 --> Blackened OSDM {/10}
75. Morpheus Descends - Ritual Of Infinity
1992 --> Brutal OSDM {/10}
76. Murmuüre - Murmuüre
2010 --> Atmospheric Black Metal {/10} ***** Bandcamp ****
77. Overthrow - Within Suffering
1990 --> Death/Thrash {/10}
78. S.V.E.S.T. - Urfaust
2003 --> Experimental Black Metal {/10} *****https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=TvalS4bRp7A
79. Sempiternal Deathreign - The Spooky Gloom
1989 --> Death Doom {/10} *****https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=c9PgbMb4LPk
80. Slumber - Fallout
2004 --> Extreme Gothic Doom {/10}
81. Vörnagar - The Bleeding Holocaust
2005 --> Technical Melodeath {/10}
82. Walknut - Graveforests And Their Shadows
2007 --> Atmospheric Black Metal {/10}
83. Thantifaxath - Sacred White Noise
2014 --> Black Metal {/10}
84. Triumphator - Wings Of Antichrist
1999 --> Black Metal {/10}
85. Violent Force - Malevolent Assault Of Tomorrow
1987 --> Thrash Metal {/10}
86. Swallowed - Lunarterial
2014 --> Death/Doom {/10}
87. After Oblivion - Stamina
2012 --> Technical Thrash {/10}
88. Bull Of Apis Bull Of Bronze - Offerings Of Flesh And Gold
2019
89. Horde - Hellig Usvart
1994 --> Black Metal {/10}
90. Decomposed - Hope Finally Died...
1993
91. Visceral Evisceration - Incessant Desire For Palatable Flesh
1994



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