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Andy's Top Ranked Folk/pagan Metal Albums (Working progress)

1. Primordial - To The Nameless Dead
2. Ensiferum - Ensiferum
3. Moonsorrow - Voimasta Ja Kunniasta
4. Bathory - Hammerheart
5. Skyclad - Prince Of The Poverty Line

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Created by AndyMetalFreak on 08.11.2022

My Top 50 Albums Of 1990-1999

1. Edge Of Sanity - Crimson
2. Empyrium - Songs Of Moors And Misty Fields
3. Saturnus - Paradise Belongs To You
4. Opeth - Still Life
5. Dream Theater - Metropolis Pt. 2: Scenes From A Memory

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Created by JHK on 10.10.2022

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Top Metal Albums Each Year I Have Been Alive 1999

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

1999 was surprisingly a really solid year for metal at least outside the mainstream, this year saw the release of the album that made me fell in love with progressive metal, the release of more classic black metal albums, more great Gothic and Symphonic albums and even some fun death and Trash metal. In my opinion if you actually look outside the mainstream of the time, the 1990's were a pretty great decade for metal all things considered.

1. Dream Theater - Metropolis Pt. 2: Scenes From A Memory
2. Estatic Fear - A Sombre Dance
3. Opeth - Still Life
4. Immortal - At The Heart Of Winter
5. Agalloch - Pale Folklore

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Created by Handala on 24.08.2022


Welcome to what I consider the "Metal Bible" or in other words, a list of records of various genres in the arrays of Metal and Hard Rock that I deem essential or at least very recommended to listeners of hard and heavy music. This may be a very overwhelming list but I essentially try to collect all albums in the History of Metal that strike me as worthwhile. May this be a guideline for people that seek for an entrance to a particular genre or certain bands. In no means I am saying, that this list is indisputable by any means. I consider these my personal picks for albums that should be listened to by die-hard metal fans at least once. Hopefully you can discover some new music or relate with my picks. If I missed something that you would include in such a list, please tell me in the form of a comment. Enjoy! \,,/

1. High Tide - Sea Shanties
2. Black Sabbath - Black Sabbath
3. Led Zeppelin - Led Zeppelin
4. Sir Lord Baltimore - Kingdom Come
5. Josefus - Dead Man

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Created by pandrstudios on 31.05.2022

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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

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My Favorite Instrumental Metal Songs

I love instrumentals (songs without vocals)!
One doesn't need words to convey a message and evoke emotions. Instrumentals also show how metal is very closely related to classical music!
These are my favorite instrumental songs. (There are some songs that contain a few spoken words. These I denote with *)
Suggestions are appreciated! Enjoy!

1. Dissection - Storm of the Light's Bane
2. Metallica - Ride the Lightning
3. Summoning - Minas Morgul
4. Metallica - ...And Justice for All
5. Judas Priest - Screaming for Vengeance

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Created by F3ynman2000 on 02.07.2021

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Andy's top 100+ Black metal albums

My favourite black metal albums listed and ranked, all varieties within the black metal genre.

1. Primordial - To The Nameless Dead
2. Summoning - Oath Bound
3. Immortal - At The Heart Of Winter
4. Mayhem - De Mysteriis Dom Sathanas
5. Mgła - Exercises In Futility

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Created by AndyMetalFreak on 26.04.2021

Top 25 Albums Of The 90's

1. Therion - Vovin
2. Nightwish - Oceanborn
3. Theatre Of Tragedy - Velvet Darkness They Fear
4. Theatre Of Tragedy - Theatre Of Tragedy
5. Paradise Lost - Icon

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Created by FELIX42 on 17.03.2021

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Albums Of My Life

No particular order

1. Graveworm - As the Angels Reach the Beauty
2. Graveworm - Scourge of Malice
3. Dimmu Borgir - For all tid
4. Dimmu Borgir - Stormblåst
5. Dimmu Borgir - Enthrone Darkness Triumphant

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Created by bundasmanu on 05.08.2019

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Top 400+ Albums of All Time

I've been listening to Metal since 2005 and it has become my biggest passion in life.

Rarely a day goes by where I don't listen to it in one form or another. The bands I listened to in my teens inspired me to pick up the guitar (and later drums) and start making music of my own.

So here are the albums that have stood out and made the largest impact on me.

1. Nine Inch Nails - The Downward Spiral
2. Metallica - Master Of Puppets
3. Opeth - Blackwater Park
4. Edge Of Sanity - Crimson
5. Opeth - Still Life

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Created by nonZero on 06.10.2018

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My Top 100 Metal Albums Of All Time

1. Linkin Park - Hybrid Theory
2. Slipknot - Iowa
3. Summoning - Stronghold
4. Septicflesh - Communion
5. Summoning - Old Mornings Dawn

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Created by Anghellic67 on 08.09.2017

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A List Of Albums I Need To Stop Procrastinating For And Finally Give Them A Decent Listen

"I'll listen to this after I come back home"
I'm so sick of doing this.There are many,many albums that I KNOW will enjoy if I finally make time to listen too. This is more of a personal list,so I can keep track of what I need to hear.

1. Leaves' Eyes - Njord
2. Exodus - Pleasures Of The Flesh
3. Darkthrone - Circle The Wagons
4. Kreator - Coma Of Souls
5. Kreator - Violent Revolution

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Created by me<3mertl on 19.08.2015

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Neachy's Select: Black Metal

1. Bathory - Under The Sign Of The Black Mark
2. Bathory - Blood Fire Death
3. Master's Hammer - Ritual
4. Darkthrone - A Blaze In The Northern Sky
5. Immortal - Diabolical Fullmoon Mysticism

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Created by Neachy on 03.06.2014

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My Favourite Black Metal Albums

- My TOP 75 from 90s (and 80s), 00s and 10s.
- Each TOP 75 ordered from my most favourite down.
- One album for every band in one TOP 75.
- Only full-lengths or EPs/demos with more than half an hour.

Description includes: Genre (traditional/true BM bands are labeled with their countries, etc. Norwegian Black), year and my personal favourite song of the particular album with link.

1. ********************TOP 90s (and 80s) ALBUMS********************
2. Windir - Arntor
3. Paysage d'Hiver - Paysage d'Hiver
4. Blut aus Nord - Ultima Thulée
5. Dissection - Storm of the Light's Bane

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Created by Alien1988 on 14.05.2014

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30+1 Best Albums Of The 90's

Every metalhead should have them in his collection!

1. Estatic Fear - Somnium Obmutum
2. Anathema - The Silent Enigma
3. Pantera - Cowboys From Hell
4. Amorphis - Tales From The Thousand Lakes
5. Opeth - Morningrise

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Created by cobrapel on 19.12.2013