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Top Album's Form 2010-2019

Top album's form 2010-2019

1.Enslaved - Axioma Ethica Odini
2.Esoteric - Paragon Of Dissonance
3.Corrupted - Garten Der Unbewusstheit
4.Ihsahn - After
5.Mar De Grises - Streams Inwards

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Created by Amo del Merol on 22.04.2024

Doom 2024

1.Blazing Eternity - A Certain End Of Everything
2.Ixion - Extinction

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Created by Guberskiy on 22.04.2024

My Top 10 Albums Of 1996

1.Edge Of Sanity - Crimson
2.In Flames - The Jester Race
3.Moonspell - Irreligious
4.Katatonia - Brave Murder Day
5.Cradle Of Filth - Dusk... And Her Embrace

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Created by JHK on 20.04.2024

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The Worst Lamb Of God Ranking

Just read the title

Groove metal/Metalcore

1.Lamb Of God - As The Palaces Burn
2.Lamb Of God - Ashes Of The Wake
3.Lamb Of God - VII: Sturm Und Drang
4.Lamb Of God - New American Gospel
5.Lamb Of God - Wrath

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Created by Jeis on 19.04.2024

Albums Of The Year 2024 (in Progress)

1.Judas Priest - Invincible Shield
2.Spectral Voice - Sparagmos
3.Hauntologist - Hollow
4.Motherwood - A Fading Elegy
5.Khold - Du D​ø​mmes Til D​ø​d

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Created by nephilim80 on 18.04.2024

Ivory Tower Albums Ranked

1.Ivory Tower - Subjective Enemy
2.Ivory Tower - Beyond The Stars
3.Ivory Tower - Ivory Tower
4.Ivory Tower - Stronger
5.Ivory Tower - Heavy Rain

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Created by majormalfunction on 16.04.2024

A Symphony Of Atmospheric And Technical Mastery

After seeing Guib's great list (go check it out) , I wanted to create my own lineup of albums that really hit the spot for me. I'm all about heavy guitars mixed with symphonic elements/melodies. While I'll mostly lean towards technical death metal & deathcore, I'm open to throwing in other stuff that fits the vibe.

I'll list them in order of date. Feel free to post recommendations. One album each band.

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Personal favorite 2024:
Job For A Cowboy - Moon Healer

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TAGS: Technical Death Metal, Melodic Tech-Death, Brutal, Atmospheric, Progressive, Blackened Tech-Death, Deathcore, Symphonic, Dissonant Tech-Death, Metalcore

1.The Faceless - Akeldama
2.Born Of Osiris - The Discovery
3.Northlane - Singularity
4.Aversions Crown - Tyrant
5.Rings Of Saturn - Lugal Ki En

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Created by Iamzumie on 16.04.2024

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My Top 10 Albums Of 1997

1.Empyrium - Songs Of Moors And Misty Fields
2.Saturnus - Paradise Belongs To You
3.Radiohead - OK Computer
4.Emperor - Anthems To The Welkin At Dusk
5.Arcturus - La Masquerade Infernale

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Created by JHK on 13.04.2024

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Black Metal

My favorite black metal album’s

1.Agalloch - Ashes Against The Grain
2.Akhlys - Melinoë
3.Amesoeurs - Amesoeurs
4.Arcturus - The Sham Mirrors
5.Blut Aus Nord - Hallucinogen

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Created by Amo del Merol on 09.04.2024

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The Deadliest Of Harmonies (A Journey Into Melodic Death Metal)

Hey Folks! It’s me… Again!

I’m coming back once more to explore the depths of a genre that arguably did not begin where you all thought it did! Yeah yeah… Alright, maybe Left Hand Path, Necroticism: Descanting The Insalubrious, Like An Ever Flowing Stream & The Red In The Sky Is Ours aren’t exactly the sound you would expect, but they were certainly a sign of something incredible that was about to happen. The birth of Melodic Death Metal!

Most of you, them, us… Would agree that Melodic Death metal really appeared in the form of Carcass’s 1993 album Heartwork. Even though some shades of what would become staples of the genre were heard before, this one would truly be the first album to be called as such. Mixing OSDM with more classic heavy metal styled riffs & melodies, our beloved genre (along with Thrash) would become for a lot of our teenage selves, a gateway into the more extreme bowels of metal’s subgenres. I would argue that it’s an almost obligatory step in the grand metalhead’s journey. Ah, how amazing it was to first taste the somewhat delicate sound of melodeath before rattling our ears with the obscenities & nonsensical wankery of grindcore, brutal tech-death, dissonant death and post metal… Rrrrright.

As you have become accustomed to by now, I will attempt to honour the genre by listing the absolute best Melodic Death metal albums to be ever released throughout the years. And I will do so starting with a few albums that are arguably not Melodic Death metal… Because I can and I did, hah! F*ck you! Along the way, you might stumble upon some strange & unorthodox choices mixing a plethora of other genres as well and that’s ok. Truly. Take it easy, don’t hyperventilate over it and just go with the flow. The main goal here is to help people who don’t know much about melodeath discover it and where it came from. I also want to push forward some less known jewels amongst highly praised landmarks of the style and sprinkle a bit of my personality along the way because that’s always fun. The albums will be ordered in years of release and there will be no other restriction or specific rules.

I hope you have a blast going through my list and that it brings you joy and a slight tingle on your nostalgia strings. Though, if it pisses you off, if I forgot your absolute favourite album of all goddamn time or if you think I’m an idiot, well… Just remember that I’m right, always and forever, thank you. Regardless It will be a pleasure for me to hear your recommendations or discuss anything related to melodeath below. Cheers & have fun!


Note: Albums with a 🇨🇦 are from my country (Canada) and albums with a ★ are my personal favourites.

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Last Updated: April 19th, 2024

1.Entombed - Left Hand Path
2.Carcass - Necroticism: Descanting The Insalubrious
3.Dismember - Like An Ever Flowing Stream
4.At The Gates - The Red In The Sky Is Ours
5.Carcass - Heartwork

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Created by Guib on 08.04.2024

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Kreator Ranked

The greatest Thrash metal band from Germany 🇩🇪

1.Kreator - Pleasure To Kill
2.Kreator - Extreme Aggression
3.Kreator - Terrible Certainty
4.Kreator - Coma Of Souls
5.Kreator - Hordes Of Chaos

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Created by Blackcrowe on 07.04.2024

My Favorite Album Covers

Listed in alphabetical order

1.Acid Witch - Witchtanic Hellucinations
2.Amorphis - Silent Waters
3.Atheist - Piece Of Time
4.Bathory - Blood On Ice
5.Be'lakor - Coherence

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Created by Ryanm123 on 07.04.2024

My Top 10 Albums Of 1998

1.Opeth - My Arms, Your Hearse
2.Death - The Sound Of Perseverance
3.Saturnus - For The Loveless Lonely Nights
4.Katatonia - Discouraged Ones
5.Cradle Of Filth - Cruelty And The Beast

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Created by JHK on 06.04.2024

Top 24

1.Judas Priest - Invincible Shield
2.In Vain - Solemn
3.Saxon - Hell, Fire And Damnation
4.South of Salem - Death of the Party
5.Borknagar - Fall

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Created by stevo747 on 06.04.2024

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Currently Listening... (April 2024 Edition)

These are albums that I'm currently enjoying. They may be classics that I'm revisiting or new gems I've recently discovered. (Ordered alphabetically)

- A star (⭐️) denotes a new discovery that I find exceptionally special!
- A flame (🔥) denotes an album that I've heard before, enjoyed, and am revisiting this month!

1.Acid Row - Poisoned Mind
2.Acid Mammoth - Supersonic Megafauna Collision
3.Anti - The Insignificance Of Life
4.Benighted - Ekbom
5.Burzum - Aske

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Created by F3ynman2000 on 05.04.2024