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Women Of Metal

Thanks to digital media, I have been exposed to a large number of great metal albums from female vocalists, especially over the last 5 years. 2020 saw a number of these super releases, and lead me to make this list to celebrate my favourite women of metal.

1. Royal Thunder - CVI
2. In This Moment - Blood
3. Konvent - Puritan Masochism
4. Julie Christmas - Mariner [Collaboration]
5. L7 - Smell The Magic

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Created by forgottenlor on 13.07.2021

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The Best Metal Albums* From A to # (A)

This list is meant to be an extensive, but by no means exhaustive, collection of the greatest (modern) metal albums and eps. Running the gamut from avant-garde to trve norweigan black metal. *As someone who is young in age, my tastes tend to revolve around the period of the 80s to the present.* Although certain metal albums from before will certainly be featured, the period of the 60s-70s will be under-represented. I refer you to this excellent list to gain a better appreciation for some of the best metal from that period:

1. Aara - En Ergô Einai
2. Aarni - Bathos
3. Aaskereia - Dort, Wo Das Alte Böse Ruht
4. Aastraal - Tuba mirum spargens sonum per sepulcra regionum, coget omnes ante thronum
5. AATHMA - Avesta

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Created by Uxküll on 06.10.2020

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MSA 2019 All Write-in Albums

Here is a list of all the bands who received at least one write-in vote during MSA 2019.

Following the annoucement of the results, this information is lost, I post it here so you can continue to explore your favorite genres !

I'm still working on fixing links, if you find errors, feel free to notify in the comments !

1. Babymetal - Metal Galaxy
2. Cave In - Final Transmission
3. Mother Of Millions - Artifacts
4. Slipknot - We Are Not Your Kind
5. Soen - Lotus

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Created by Maxder on 01.03.2020

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2019 Favorites

These are the albums I paid attention to or that stayed with me this year, got repeated listens. I did not mean to make a list here on MS but as I was doing lists elsewhere, I thought I'd combine them,add some more albums and make it more thorough here.

1. Klone - Le Grand Voyage
2. Arch/Matheos - Winter Ethereal
3. Ray Alder - What The Water Wants
4. Retrospective - Latent Avidity
5. Goblin - The Devil Is Back

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Created by JoHn DoE on 06.01.2020

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Best Of 2019!

Another year, year of the pipe?
New record from new albums, many were old bands I knew before, some I found by my self, some thanks to Radu and Old Nick.
1 to 17 is in some how in order as I think was best ! Rest is alphabetically because those are albums I like are equally good and I have listen all more as 3 times.
223 to 232 are disapoinmets and last one is biggest in whole poser and TrOO metal history.
In middle like I told are decent and heavy , good albums.
What next year will bring? I hope more good music not new album number to brake.
This is trOO metal baby!

1. Grand Magus - Wolf God
2. Idle Hands - Mana
3. Amon Amarth - Berserker
4. Sun Of The Sleepless - Sun Of The Sleepless & Cavernous Gate
5. Running Wild - Crossing The Blades

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Created by Bad English on 06.01.2020

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Old Nick's Top-30 Of 2019

This is the list of albums I had on heavy rotation during 2019. If an album was very good but way too long or demanding to listen to it more than twice, you won't see it here (e.g. Esoteric). I have limited attention span and favourite albums are called "favourite" because we keep listening to them non-stop. The order below is more or less accurate.

1. Atlantean Kodex - The Course Of Empire
2. Idle Hands - Mana
3. Diamond Head - The Coffin Train
4. Flotsam And Jetsam - The End Of Chaos
5. Numenorean - Adore

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Created by nikarg on 05.01.2020

My Top 10 Albums Of 2019

1. Swallow The Sun - When A Shadow Is Forced Into The Light
2. Cult Of Luna - A Dawn To Fear
3. Candlemass - The Door To Doom
4. Idle Hands - Mana
5. Avatarium - The Fire I Long For

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Created by Angaroth on 03.01.2020

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Top 20 Metal Albums 2019

1. Atlantean Kodex - The Course Of Empire
2. Avatarium - The Fire I Long For
3. Belzebubs - Pantheon Of The Nightside Gods
4. Blazon Stone - Hymns Of Triumph And Death
5. Borknagar - True North

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Created by MENDES on 29.12.2019

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1. Isole - Dystopia
2. Avatarium - The Fire I Long For
3. Borknagar - True North
4. Eluveitie - Ategnatos
5. Cathubodua - Continuum

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Created by rivendel on 22.12.2019


1. Avatarium - The Fire I Long For
2. Abigail Williams - Walk Beyond The Dark
3. King Hiss - Earthquaker
4. Meshiaak - Mask Of All Misery
5. Lindemann - Frau Und Mann

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Created by rivendel on 04.12.2019

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The Age Of Men Is Over 2019

1. Cellar Darling - The Spell
2. Lacuna Coil - Black Anima
3. Avatarium - The Fire I Long For
4. Ex Libris - ANN - Chapter 3: Anne Frank
5. Cathubodua - Continuum

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Created by Blue Valkyrja on 01.12.2019

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My Best Of 2019

1. Aephanemer - Prokopton
2. Avandra - Descender
3. Avatarium - The Fire I Long For
4. Big Brave - A Gaze Among Them
5. Blindead - Niewiosna

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Created by Dustspell on 19.11.2019


My Favorite Albums Of The Year \m/

1. Dream Theater - Distance Over Time
2. Eluveitie - Ategnatos
3. Cellar Darling - The Spell
4. Opeth - In Cauda Venenum
5. Elvenking - Reader Of The Runes - Divination

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Created by TheNordicGamer on 06.04.2019

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2019 - The Good, the Bad and the Ugly

2019. Oh shit, time flies... yada yada. Here is my top list!

1. Nasheim - Jord Och Aska
2. Elizabeth Colour Wheel - Nocebo
3. Flesh Of The Stars - Mercy
4. Façade - The Eternal Dance
5. The River - Vessels Into White Tides

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Created by Draugen on 24.03.2019

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Sloefke's 2019 Album Ranking

No stars - Don't know yet
✮✮✮✮✮ - Incredible, possibly Album Of The Year
✮✮✮✮½ - Awesome
✮✮✮✮ - Solid release
✮✮✮½ - Good release
✮✮✮ - Not bad
✮✮½ - Shuffle material (probably boring as an album)
✮✮ - Disappointing

1. Cattle Decapitation - Death Atlas
2. Wachenfeldt - The Interpreter
3. Hath - Of Rot and Ruin
4. In Mourning - Garden of Storms
5. Ethereal Darkness - Smoke and Shadows

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Created by Sloefke on 15.01.2019