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Top Metal Albums Each Year I Have Been Alive, 2004


A little list series where I list my top 20 favorite metal albums every year starting from the year I was born in.

2004 was a another good year, especially for my favorite genres Symphonic metal and power metal, even if it wasn't the strongest overall year for metal the 2000's started pretty slowly for metal, but 2004 was a fantastic year for other music genres


My favorite non metal albums from 2004


1. Madvillainy
By Madvillain (Abstract Hip Hop, Jazz Rap, Experimental Hip Hop)



2. Franz Ferdinand
By Franz Ferdinand (Indie Rock, Post-Punk Revival)



3. American Idiot
By Green Day (Pop Punk, Pop Rock, Rock Opera)



4. Three Cheers for Sweet Revenge
By My Chemical Romance (Emo rock, Pop Punk)



5. MM..FOOD
By MF DOOM (East Coast Hip Hop, Abstract Hip Hop, Experimental Hip Hop)




My favorite movie from 2004



Created by: Handala | 29.09.2022



1. Haggard - Eppur Si Muove
Symphonic metal
2. Ayreon - The Human Equation
Progressive metal
3. Orphaned Land - Mabool: The Story Of The Three Sons Of Seven
Progressive folk metal
4. Nightwish - Once
Symphonic metal
5. Wintersun - Wintersun
Power metal, Melodic death metal
6. Ensiferum - Iron
Extreme folk metal
7. Isis - Panopticon
Post metal
8. Therion - Lemuria
Symphonic metal
9. Mercenary - 11 Dreams
Melodic death metal
10. Angra - Temple Of Shadows
Progressive power metal
11. Insomnium - Since The Day It All Came Down
Melodic death metal
12. Thy Catafalque - Tűnő Idő Tárlat
Avantgarde black metal
13. Heavenly - Dust To Dust
Power metal
14. The Ruins Of Beverast - Unlock The Shrine
Black metal
15. Threshold - Subsurface
Progressive metal
16. My Dying Bride - Songs Of Darkness, Words Of Light
Doom metal, Gothic metal
17. Within Temptation - The Silent Force
Symphonic metal
18. Cult Of Luna - Salvation
Post-metal, Sludge metal
19. Wuthering Heights - Far From The Madding Crowd
Power metal, Folk metal
20. Motörhead - Inferno
Havey metal



Disclaimer: All top lists are unofficial and do not represent the point of view of the MS Staff.
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29.09.2022 - 20:16
F3ynman2000
Nocturnal Bro
My favorites from 2004 are (not in any specific order):
Thy Catafalque | Tűnő Idő Tárlat
Deathspell Omega | Si Monumentum Requires, Circumspice
Mastodon | Leviathan
Isis | Panopticon
Wintersun | Wintersun
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29.09.2022 - 20:32
Redel

Thumbs up for Haggard on top.

A decent year for metal, not more I would say.
My favourite albums:

1. Haggard - Eppur Si Muove
2. Wintersun - Wintersun
3. My Dying Bride - Songs Of Darkness, Words Of Light
4. Morgion - Cloaked By Ages, Crowned In Earth
5. Officium Triste - Reason
6. Slumber - Fallout
7. Ensiferum - Iron
8. Forest Of Shadows - Departure
9. Jag Panzer - Chain Of Command
10. Therion - Lemuria
11. Necrophagist - Epitaph
12. Thurisaz - Scent Of A Dream
13. Drudkh - Autumn Aurora
14. Isis - Panopticon
15. Bloodbath - Nightmares Made Flesh
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29.09.2022 - 20:41
Handala

Written by F3ynman2000 on 29.09.2022 at 20:16

My favorites from 2004 are (not in any specific order):
Thy Catafalque | Tűnő Idő Tárlat
Deathspell Omega | Si Monumentum Requires, Circumspice
Mastodon | Leviathan
Isis | Panopticon
Wintersun | Wintersun


Nice little list, I had tough time choosing between Deathspell Omega and The Ruins Of Beverast decided to go with The Ruins Of Beverast and save Deathspell for 07
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29.09.2022 - 20:50
Handala

Written by Redel on 29.09.2022 at 20:32

Thumbs up for Haggard on top.

A decent year for metal, not more I would say.
My favourite albums:

1. Haggard - Eppur Si Muove
2. Wintersun - Wintersun
3. My Dying Bride - Songs Of Darkness, Words Of Light
4. Morgion - Cloaked By Ages, Crowned In Earth
5. Officium Triste - Reason
6. Slumber - Fallout
7. Ensiferum - Iron
8. Forest Of Shadows - Departure
9. Jag Panzer - Chain Of Command
10. Therion - Lemuria
11. Necrophagist - Epitaph
12. Thurisaz - Scent Of A Dream
13. Drudkh - Autumn Aurora
14. Isis - Panopticon
15. Bloodbath - Nightmares Made Flesh


Thanks , Eppur Si Muove is my favorite Symphonic metal album, I miss those guys
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29.09.2022 - 21:02
Redel

Written by Handala on 29.09.2022 at 20:50

Eppur Si Muove is my favorite Symphonic metal album, I miss those guys

Same here.
But dont worry, they'll be back soon -- working on new material...
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29.09.2022 - 22:32
nepalski

Nice list.
You seem to really like power metal, so I'll leave some mandatory pm albums from 2004.

Jag Panzer - Casting the Stones
Hibria - Defying the Rules
Manticora - 8 Deadly Sins
Persuader - Evolution Purgatory
Iron Savior - Battering Ram
Domine - Emperor of the Black Runes
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30.09.2022 - 09:37
AndyMetalFreak
A Nice Guy
This is a great year imo, there's some underrated/overlooked classics

I'm still yet to hear Eppur Si Muove so that sadly doesn't make my list here's my ranking:

1. Quo Vadis - Defiant Imagination
2. Drudkh - Autumn Aurora
3. Ensiferum - Iron
4. Mastodon - Leviathan
5. Bloodbath - Nightmares Made Flesh
6. Wintersun - Wintersun
7. Edguy - Hellfire Club
8. Clutch - Blast Tyrant
9. Pig Destroyer - Terrifyer
10. Motörhead - Inferno
11. Thurisaz - Scent Of A Dream
12. Forefather - Ours Is The Kingdom
13. Finntroll - Nattfödd
14. Mercenary - 11 Dreams
15. Insomnium - Since The Day It All Came Down
16. Augury - Concealed
17. The Ruins Of Beverast - Unlock The Shrine
18. Nasum - Shift
19. Necrophagist - Epitaph
20. Exodus - Tempo Of The Damned
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30.09.2022 - 12:48
Handala

Written by Redel on 29.09.2022 at 21:02

Written by Handala on 29.09.2022 at 20:50

Eppur Si Muove is my favorite Symphonic metal album, I miss those guys

Same here.
But dont worry, they'll be back soon -- working on new material...


Yah I remember this 4 years to a new album...13 years ago 🤦‍♂️, Will if even tool did come back hopefully those guys will too one day 🤷‍♂️
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30.09.2022 - 13:06
Handala

Written by nepalski on 29.09.2022 at 22:32

Nice list.
You seem to really like power metal, so I'll leave some mandatory pm albums from 2004.

Jag Panzer - Casting the Stones
Hibria - Defying the Rules
Manticora - 8 Deadly Sins
Persuader - Evolution Purgatory
Iron Savior - Battering Ram
Domine - Emperor of the Black Runes


Nice list, yah power metal is my favorite genera maybe next to Symphonic metal, I think I cloud have done a top 20 power metal albums of 2004 if I wanted, for me the 00's ware the golden age of Power metal.
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