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Top 50 Of 2015-2020

1. Avantasia - Ghostlights
2. Iced Earth - Incorruptible
3. Kamelot - The Shadow Theory
4. Soilwork - The Ride Majestic
5. Jorn Lande & Trond Holter - Dracula: Swing Of Death

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Created by Alex Avagianos on 21.07.2022

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Death Is Only The Beginning (Of This List)

This is a list of all the death metal albums I have listened to that I thought were at all worth remembering. Like my other genre lists, this is just a record of my own listening experience that I use for personal organization, not a definitive account of the best or all of the death metal out there; there will probably be albums or bands that are not death metal in the strictest sense. You'll find some OSDM, melodeath, tech death, death-doom, maybe a bit of deathcore, I don't know. Maybe some non-death metal albums by death metal bands that I put in here just because.

1. Death - The Sound Of Perseverance
2. Death - Symbolic
3. At The Gates - With Fear I Kiss The Burning Darkness
4. At The Gates - Slaughter Of The Soul
5. Amon Amarth - With Oden On Our Side

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Created by ScreamingSteelUS on 15.04.2022

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Metal Albums Ranked From WORSHIP To DISLIKE

Ratings go from:

WORSHIP ❤️❤️❤️: Absolute greatness, a mindblowing album.
LOVE ❤️❤️🖤: Amazing release with very few flaws.
LIKE ❤️🖤🖤: Enjoyable but far from perfect.
DISLIKE 💔: Not very good or maybe not fitting my tastes.

I've decided to stop rating albums with a numerical value as I tend to feel uncomfortable with that. This list has a minimalistic, subjective and visceral approach, based purely on sensations and personal tastes. Mainly for personal use and doesn't pretend to be a serious ranking, but emerges from the need to remember which bands and albums I enjoyed and the ones I disliked. I constantly revisit new releases so first impressions may change over time. It usually takes 8-10 spins for me to get completely sure of a rating.

1. Æther Realm - Tarot
2. Abhoria - Abhoria
3. Acid Bath - When The Kite String Pops
4. Agrypnie - Metamorphosis
5. Allegaeon - Fragments Of Form And Function

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Created by Rinbel on 14.03.2022

AJ's Ranking Of 2020

My ranking of 2020 from my collection.

Only abulms I own.

1. Myrkur - Folkesange
2. Oranssi Pazuzu - Mestarin Kynsi
3. Dark Buddha Rising - Mathreyata
4. Ihsahn - Telemark
5. Napalm Death - Throes Of Joy In The Jaws Of Defeatism

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Created by AJ The Great on 22.02.2022

My Top 30 Albums Of 2020

1. Draconian - Under A Godless Veil
2. Katla. - Allt Þetta Helvítis Myrkur
3. The Ocean - Phanerozoic II: Mesozoic / Cenozoic
4. Oranssi Pazuzu - Mestarin Kynsi
5. Lunatic Soul - Through Shaded Woods

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Created by JoneHK on 17.01.2022

Dark Tranquillity Best To Worst

1. Dark Tranquillity - Haven
2. Dark Tranquillity - Damage Done
3. Dark Tranquillity - Fiction
4. Dark Tranquillity - Projector
5. Dark Tranquillity - Atoma

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Created by Alex Avagianos on 13.01.2022

Album Of The Year 2020

Subjective list | Top 20 albums of 2020

1. Mare Cognitum - Wanderers: Astrology Of The Nine [Collaboration]
2. Countless Skies - Glow
3. Paradise Lost - Obsidian
4. The Ocean - Phanerozoic II: Mesozoic / Cenozoic
5. Caligula's Horse - Rise Radiant

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Created by Ruisdier on 01.11.2021

Top 20 Of 2020

1. Protest The Hero - Palimpsest
2. Dark Tranquillity - Moment
3. Primal Fear - Metal Commando
4. Pyramaze - Epitaph
5. Amaranthe - Manifest

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Created by Alex Avagianos on 30.08.2021

Top 20 Albums Of 2020

Very hard to sort this one. A different year with albums from all sorts of genres. Not the best year but also far from the worst. Mörk Gryning was the pleasant surprise of the year with their best album since "Tusen år har gått..."

Turmion Kätilöt released the catchiest song of all time, "Revi Minut Auki".

1. Anaal Nathrakh - Endarkenment
2. Mörk Gryning - Hinsides Vrede
3. Dark Tranquillity - Moment
4. Haken - Virus
5. Lustre - The Ashes Of Light

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Created by Warman on 23.08.2021


1. Necrophobic - Dawn of the Damned
2. Temple of Void - The World That Was
3. Dark Tranquillity - Moment
4. Paradise Lost - Obsidian
5. Ulcerate - Stare Into Death And Be Still

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Created by Angoracat on 22.03.2021

Top 30 Death Metal Albums Of The 10's

1. Mors Principium Est - Embers Of A Dying World
2. Allegaeon - Elements Of The Infinite
3. In Vain - Ænigma
4. Obscura - Omnivium
5. Wolfheart - Shadow World

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Created by Mrtvozornik on 21.03.2021

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MSA 2020 All Write-ins

All write-in votes from Metal Storm Awards 2020

1. ~~~~~~~~ The Best Alternative Metal Album ~~~~~~~~
2. Amaranthe - Manifest
3. Avatar - Hunter Gatherer
4. El Lobo En Tu Puerta - Santana Bendita

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Created by Maxder on 01.03.2021

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Best Of 2020!

First 18 in a order as I think its best. Yes in order so my best 18 albums what I can say were best. Really best from all!
Rest in order, just because I am selfish I wanna know what I have listen.

I dont know how to put suxer albums A-Z or Z-A what sucks more, I chose A-Z system so from 369 all was bad, biggest led down is 369 then what I thought was let down but not so bad as that band.

1. Katavasia - Magnus Venator
2. Marko Hietala - Pyre Of The Black Heart
3. Yoth Iria - Under His Sway
4. Trident - Nord
5. Ivanhoe - Blood and Gold

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Created by Bad English on 22.02.2021

Top Albums 2020

1. Auðn - Vökudraumsins Fangi
2. Ulcerate - Stare Into Death And Be Still
3. Vader - Solitude In Madness
4. Aeternam - Al Qassam
5. Necrophobic - Dawn Of The Damned

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Created by Magic Rock! on 14.02.2021

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Recap 2020

Using MSA's to organize my listening from 2020.

1. Anaal Nathrakh - Endarkenment
2. The Ocean - Phanerozoic II: Mesozoic / Cenozoic
3. Envy - The Fallen Crimson
4. Igorrr - Spirituality And Distortion
5. Paradise Lost - Obsidian

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Created by LifelikeAdvisor on 13.02.2021