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Nevermore Best To Worst

1. Nevermore - Dreaming Neon Black
2. Nevermore - Dead Heart In A Dead World
3. Nevermore - This Godless Endeavor
4. Nevermore - The Obsidian Conspiracy
5. Nevermore - Enemies Of Reality

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Created by Alex Avagianos on 08.06.2022

My Top 30 Albums Of 2005

1. Opeth - Ghost Reveries
2. Riverside - Second Life Syndrome
3. Moonsorrow - Verisäkeet
4. The Mars Volta - Frances the Mute
5. Porcupine Tree - Deadwing

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Created by JoneHK on 03.06.2022

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Qualeen's Albums-to-Listen-to Checklist

Fairly self-explanatory. I don't think I will approach these in any particular order, I'll treat it whimsically. I'm not sure what I'll do once I have familiarized myself with these sufficiently. I might go and leave a comment on the album's page.

Last updated on 31 May 2022.

1. Esoctrilihum - Eternity of Shaog
2. Ulver - Bergtatt - Et Eeventyr I 5 Capitler
3. Ulcerate - The Destroyers of All
4. Finntroll - Nifelvind
5. Einherjer - Blot

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Created by Qualeen on 30.04.2022

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Top 11 Favourite Metal Albums Of 2005

Plus my top three favourite tracks from each release. \m/

Honourable mentions:
Shining - IV - The Eerie Cold (Black)
System Of A Down - Hypnotize (Nu/Alternative)
System Of A Down - Mezmerize (Nu/Alternative)
Immolation - Harnessing Ruin (Death)
Epica - Consign To Oblivion (Symphonic)
Sabaton - Primo Victoria (Power)

1. Nile - Annihilation Of The Wicked
2. Opeth - Ghost Reveries
3. Primordial - The Gathering Wilderness
4. Draconian - Arcane Rain Fell
5. Kamelot - The Black Halo

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Created by blackwreath13 on 06.02.2022

Metal Storm Awards 2005 - My Definitive Edition

1. System Of A Down - Mezmerize
2. Arcturus - Sideshow Symphonies
3. Deathspell Omega - Kénôse
4. Bolt Thrower - Those Once Loyal
5. Draconian - Arcane Rain Fell

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Created by Immortus on 27.12.2021

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A journey through the limits of Metal music into Amazing Records🔥

When Metal Fusion with Avant-garde, Psychedelic , Prog, Pop, Jazz. Bands outside of regular metal rules. Bands that make something new and different.
An exploration of the metal limits🔥

1. Watchtower - Energetic Disassembly
2. Mr. Bungle - Mr. Bungle
3. Tool - Lateralus
4. Death - Symbolic
5. Dream Theater - Awake

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Created by Blackcrowe on 14.10.2021

Top 20 Of 2005

Must Listen: The First 11

1. System Of A Down - Mezmerize
2. Nevermore - This Godless Endeavor
3. System Of A Down - Hypnotize
4. Sentenced - The Funeral Album
5. Primal Fear - Seven Seals

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Created by Alex Avagianos on 08.05.2021

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1001 Metal Albums to Hear Before You Die

An ongoing list for personal use as well as for reference for beginners (& veterans alike). This is solely my personal opinion and taste (Death & Prog mostly but do give every genre a try). Basically will include albums I've rated 8 & above. Sorted by year since I'll need a Venn diagram to sort by genre (seriously MS please make it happen if possible). Will feature multiple releases per year (obviously) and per band (since if a band is putting out better albums it deserves more recognition). Keeping the metal faith alive from India

1. Led Zeppelin - Led Zeppelin
2. King Crimson - In The Court Of The Crimson King
3. Led Zeppelin - Led Zeppelin III
4. Black Sabbath - Paranoid
5. Uriah Heep - Look At Yourself

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Created by metalriff on 05.02.2021

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Top 30 Progressive Metal Albums Of The 00's

1. Devin Townsend - Ziltoid The Omniscient
2. In Mourning - Shrouded Divine
3. Circus Maximus - The 1st Chapter
4. Threshold - Dead Reckoning
5. Seventh Wonder - Mercy Falls

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Created by Mrtvozornik on 20.09.2020

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Top 100 (+2) Of 2005-2009

2000-2004 list:
2010-2014 list:
2015-2019 list:

I sure do love this site and it's rating system, it makes finding great music so easy and, even more importantly, when an album is overlooked for a while but starts getting a buzz a few months later, boom, there it appears in the top 20.

1. Agalloch - Ashes Against The Grain
2. Opeth - Ghost Reveries
3. Be'lakor - Stone's Reach
4. Nevermore - This Godless Endeavor
5. Septicflesh - Communion

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Created by Crys1s on 19.09.2019

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My Favourite 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.

Metal means everything to me and I would be lost without it. 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 Favourite Albums Of 2000s

1. Afgrund - Vid Helvetets Grindar
2. After Forever - After Forever
3. Agalloch - The Mantle
4. Agalloch - Ashes Against The Grain
5. Alcest - Souvenirs D'un Autre Monde

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Created by In Bone Factory on 01.09.2018

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Best Metal Albums Ever (IMO)

Metal albums that blow me away every time I hear them. Loosely ordered... list gets less organized as it goes on. My favorite song from each album is included.

1. Dream Theater - Metropolis Pt. 2: Scenes from a Memory
2. Faith No More - Angel Dust
3. Dream Theater - Six Degrees of Inner Turbulence
4. Tool - Ænima
5. Metallica - ...And Justice for All

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Created by matthewdurham on 09.05.2017

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Current Top 100, 5 Years On

Back when I joined the site in 2011, I did a customary top 100 album list. Every year since then, when I've looked back at it it's become increasingly unrecognisable from my own tastes. Seeing bands I once listened to daily vanish from my playlists, new bands emerge as favourites, and bands even come and go in my reckonings during that time period (Iced Earth, Alcest, even Pain Of Salvation and more certainly peaked in my listening habits around 2011-12 to slowly vanish into obscurity). Now that it's just gone 5 years since I did that list, I thought I might do an updated list just to see how much my tastes have shifted. Whilst compiling the list, I pretty much worked on gut instinct, which was weird as I found myself almost disregarding albums I know I like whilst promoting albums I'm honestly undecided on - it almost seemed to veer away from album quality at times to embracing a subconscious effect the albums have had. Anyway, here it is, plus some honorable mentions that I was surprised missed out.

1. Dream Theater - Images And Words
2. Sylosis - Monolith
3. Sylosis - Edge Of The Earth
4. Agalloch - The Mantle
5. Protest The Hero - Kezia

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Created by musclassia on 23.03.2016

Metal Records Up!

1. Death - Symbolic
2. Slayer - Reign In Blood
3. Pantera - Vulgar Display Of Power
4. Carcass - Heartwork
5. Overkill - The Years Of Decay

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Created by Hugo Munoz on 23.02.2016