Top 200 Underrated Albums


This list aims to be the counterpart to the Metal Storm Top 200 Albums.

If you discover a new band or already like any of ones here, please give this list a thumbs up so we can get these underrated gems in front of more people.

Criteria:
* Fewer than 200 votes
* High quality musicianship
* 1 album per band

Alphabetical order.

Created by: Paulh | 15.07.2020



1. Acherontas - Vamachara
Black Metal
2. Aeveron - The Ancient Realm
Melodic Death Metal
3. Amber Tears - Revelations Of Renounced
Folk/Doom Metal
4. Anacrusis - Screams And Whispers
Progressive Thrash Metal
5. An Abstract Illusion - Illuminate The Path
Progressive Melodic Death Metal
6. Ancient Bards - The Alliance Of The Kings - The Black Crystal Sword Saga Part 1
Symphonic Power Metal
7. Antichrist - Forbidden World
Thrash Metal
8. Arcana - Inner Pale Sun
Dark Ambient
9. Aria - Герой Асфальта
Heavy Metal
10. Arsis - A Celebration Of Guilt
Technical Melodic Death Metal
11. Atavistia - One Within The Sun
Melodic Death Metal
12. Augury - Concealed
Technical Death Metal
13. Avulsed - Stabwound Orgasm
Brutal Death Metal
14. Ayahuasca - Beneath The Mind
Progressive Death Metal
15. Azarath - Blasphemers' Maledictions
Blackened Death Metal
16. Bakos Attila - Aranyhajnal
Progressive Metal
17. Believer - Sanity Obscure
Technical Thrash Metal
18. Bewitched (SWE) - At The Gates Of Hell
Heavy Metal
19. Bilocate - Sudden Death Syndrome
Death Doom Metal
20. Black Crown Initiate - Song Of The Crippled Bull
Progressive Death Metal
21. Blotted Science - The Machinations Of Dementia
Instrumental Progressive/Technical Death Metal
22. Blut Aus Nord - 777 - Cosmosophy
Industrial Metal
23. Chimaira - Pass Out Of Existence
Groove Thrash Metal
24. Clutch - Blast Tyrant
Hard Rock
25. Cryptomnesia - Primordial Oddity
Instrumental Progressive/Technical Death Metal
26. Dødheimsgard - 666 International
Avantgarde Industrial Black Metal
27. Dan Swanö - Moontower
Progressive Melodic Death Metal
28. Darkspace - Dark Space III
Ambient Black Metal
29. Dawn - Slaughtersun (Crown Of The Triarchy)
Melodic Death Metal
30. Deathrow - Deception Ignored
Thrash Metal
31. Deathspell Omega - Kénôse
Black Metal
32. Deliverance - Weapons Of Our Warfare
Thrash Metal
33. Demolition Hammer - Epidemic Of Violence
Thrash Metal
34. Devastation - Idolatry
Thrash Metal
35. Diabolical Masquerade - Death's Design
Avantgarde Black Metal
36. Disembowelment - Transcendence Into The Peripheral
Death Doom Metal
37. Dog Fashion Disco - Adultery
Avantgarde Metal
38. Dominia - Divine Revolution
Melodic Death Metal
39. Doom:VS - Aeternum Vale
Funeral Doom Metal
40. Dordeduh - Valea Omului
Atmospheric Black Metal
41. Duskmourn - Legends
Melodic Death Metal
42. Element (USA) - The Energy
Progressive Death Metal
43. End Of The Dream - All I Am
Symphonic Metal
44. Enisum - Arpitanian Lands
Atmospheric Black Metal
45. Ergodic - Ergodic
Technical Death Metal
46. Eternal Champion - The Armor Of Ire
Power Metal
47. Eumeria - Rebel Mind
Progressive Metal
48. Evoken - Antithesis Of Light
Funeral Doom Metal
49. Falkenbach - Ok Nefna Tysvar Ty
Folk Metal
50. Forefather - Steadfast
Folk Metal
51. Forest Of Shadows - Where Dreams Turn To Dust
Death Doom Metal
52. Furia - Grudzień Za Grudniem
Black Metal
53. Gallowbraid - Ashen Eidolon
Folk Black Metal
54. Galneryus - Angel Of Salvation
Power Metal
55. Gammacide - Victims Of Science
Thrash Metal
56. Garden Of Shadows - Oracle Moon
Melodic Death Metal
57. Gates Of Ishtar - At Dusk And Forever
Melodic Death Metal
58. Genghis Tron - Board Up The House
Other (Cyber Grindcore)
59. Gloria Morti - Eryx
Melodic Death Metal
60. Godflesh - Streetcleaner
Industrial Metal
61. Godkiller - The End Of The World
Industrial Black Metal
62. Gris - Il Était Une Forêt...
Depressive Black Metal
63. Gru - Cosmogenesis
Instrumental Progressive Metal
64. Haunted Shores - Viscera
Instrumental Progressive Metal
65. Heavenly - Virus
Power Metal
66. Heavens Gate - In Control
Heavy Metal
67. Heavy Load - Death Or Glory
Heavy Metal
68. Helstar - Nosferatu
Power Metal
69. Hibria - Defying The Rules
Heavy Metal
70. Holy Terror - Mind Wars
Thrash Metal
71. Instanzia - Ghosts
Power Metal
72. Intruder - Live To Die
Technical Thrash Metal
73. IQ - Dark Matter
Progressive Rock
74. Jason Becker - Perpetual Burn
Instrumental Progressive Metal
75. Joe Satriani - The Extremist
Instrumental Hard Rock
76. John Petrucci - Suspended Animation
Instrumental Progressive Metal
77. Kauan - Aava Tuulen Maa
Folk Doom Metal
78. Kenn Nardi - Dancing With The Past
Progressive Thrash Metal
79. Ketzer - Satan's Boundaries Unchained
Blackened Thrash Metal
80. KMFDM - Nihil
Industrial Metal
81. Koyaanisqatsy - From The Yearning To Burst The Perpetual Circle
Instrumental Symphonic Progressive Metal
82. Labyrinth - Return To Heaven Denied
Progressive Power Metal
83. Liege Lord - Master Control
Power Metal
84. Limbonic Art - In Abhorrence Dementia
Symphonic Black Metal
85. Liquid Tension Experiment - Liquid Tension Experiment
Instrumental Progressive Metal
86. Long Distance Calling - Avoid The Light
Other (Post-Rock)
87. Lord Belial - Enter The Moonlight Gate
Symphonic Black Metal
88. Lost In Thought - Opus Arise
Progressive Metal
89. Lost Soul - Immerse In Infinity
Technical Death Metal
90. Lykathea Aflame - Elvenefris
Progressive Death Metal
91. Mörk Gryning - Maelstrom Chaos
Black Metal
92. Manowar - The Dawn Of Battle
Power Metal
93. Marty Friedman - Dragon's Kiss
Instrumental Progressive Metal
94. Martyr - Feeding The Abscess
Technical Death Metal
95. Mechina - Conqueror
Industrial Death Metal
96. Merrow - Retrospecial
Instrumental Progressive Metal
97. Mokoma - Kurimus
Thrash Metal
98. Moonloop - Deeply From The Earth
Progressive Death Metal
99. Morbid Saint - Spectrum Of Death
Thrash Metal
100. Morgion - Solinari
Death Doom Metal
101. Mr. Big - Lean Into It
Hard Rock
102. Mr. Bungle - California
Avantgarde Metal
103. MyGrain - MyGrain
Melodic Death Metal
104. Nasum - Shift
Grindcore
105. Neal Morse - Sola Scriptura
Progressive Rock
106. Necromantia - Ancient Pride
Black Metal
107. Necrophobic - The Nocturnal Silence
Melodic Death Metal
108. Neuraxis - Asylon
Technical Death Metal
109. Neurotech - Antagonist
Symphonic Industrial Metal
110. Nocturnus - Thresholds
Atmospheric Death Metal
111. Num Skull - Ritually Abused
Death Metal
112. October Tide - Rain Without End
Death Doom Metal
113. Officium Triste - Reason
Death Doom Metal
114. Om - Pilgrimage
Drone Doom Metal
115. Omen - Battle Cry
Heavy Metal
116. Ossian - Titkos Ünnep
Heavy Metal
117. Ostura - The Room
Symphonic Progressive Metal
118. Ouroboros - Glorification Of A Myth
Technical Death Metal
119. Pelican - What We All Come To Need
Other (Instrumental Post-Rock)
120. Penumbra - Seclusion
Symphonic Gothic Metal
121. Pig Destroyer - Terrifyer
Grindcore
122. Plini - Sunhead
Instrumental Progressive Metal
123. Potentiam - Bálsýn
Avantgarde Black Metal
124. Power Trip - Nightmare Logic
Thrash Metal
125. Pretty Maids - Future World
Heavy Metal
126. Psycroptic - The Scepter Of The Ancients
Technical Death Metal
127. Quo Vadis - Day Into Night
Technical Death Metal
128. Rage - Black In Mind
Heavy Metal
129. Rapture - Futile
Melodic Death Metal
130. Rata Blanca - Magos Espadas Y Rosas
Heavy Metal
131. Realm - Endless War
Progressive Thrash Metal
132. Riot - Fire Down Under
Heavy Metal
133. Runemagick - Enter The Realm Of Death
Death Metal
134. Ruoska - Radium
Industrial Metal
135. Sacramentum - Far Away From The Sun
Melodic Black Metal
136. Scale The Summit - The Migration
Instrumental Progressive Metal
137. Scanner - Hypertrace
Power Metal
138. Shaolin Death Squad - Intelligent Design
Avantgarde Metal
139. Shape Of Despair - Illusion's Play
Funeral Doom Metal
140. Shylmagoghnar - Emergence
Melodic Death Metal
141. Skeletonwitch - Beyond The Permafrost
Blackened Thrash Metal
142. Skinny Puppy - Too Dark Park
Industrial Metal
143. Sleep - The Sciences
Stoner Metal
144. Solitude Aeturnus - Alone
Doom Metal
145. Spock's Beard - V
Progressive Rock
146. StarSystems - StarSystems III
Instrumental Progressive Metal
147. Stoned Jesus - Seven Thunders Roar
Stoner Doom Metal
148. Suidakra - Emprise To Avalon
Melodic Death Metal
149. Sunn O))) - Black One
Drone Doom Metal
150. Swans - The Seer
Other (Post-Rock)
151. Sylosis - Conclusion Of An Age
Progressive Thrash Metal
152. Tantara - Based On Evil
Thrash Metal
153. Target - Master Project Genesis
Progressive Thrash Metal
154. Telepathy - 12 Areas
Post-Metal
155. Temple Of Baal - Mysterium
Black Metal
156. Terrorizer - World Downfall
Grindcore
157. The Angelic Process - Weighing Souls With Sand
Drone Metal
158. The Birthday Massacre - Walking With Strangers
Other (Synth Rock)
159. The Dillinger Escape Plan - Ire Works
Metalcore
160. The Elysian Fields - We...The Enlightened
Melodic Death Metal
161. The Lord Weird Slough Feg - Down Among The Deadmen
162. The Mars Volta - De-Loused In The Comatorium
Progressive Rock
163. The Monolith Deathcult - Trivmvirate
Death Metal
164. The Morningside - The Wind, The Trees And The Shadows Of The Past
Doom Metal
165. Therapy? - Troublegum
Alternative Metal
166. Thin Lizzy - Jailbreak
Hard Rock
167. Thorns - Thorns
Industrial Black Metal
168. Tony MacAlpine - Edge Of Insanity
Instrumental Progressive Metal
169. Toxik - World Circus
Technical Thrash Metal
170. Transatlantic - Bridge Across Forever
Progressive Rock
171. Turbo - Kawaleria Szatana
Thrash Metal
172. Uriah Heep - Demons And Wizards
Hard Rock
173. Velvet Revolver - Contraband
Hard Rock
174. Vendetta (GER) - Brain Damage
Thrash Metal
175. Verdunkeln - Einblick In Den Qualenfall
Psychedelic Black Metal
176. Vindland - Hanter Savet
Viking Black Metal
177. Vinnie Moore - The Maze
Instrumental Hard Rock
178. Vinterland - Welcome My Last Chapter
Melodic Black Metal
179. Vintersorg - Cosmic Genesis
Melodic Black Metal
180. Vomitory - Blood Rapture
Death Metal
181. Warlord - ...And The Cannons Of Destruction Have Begun
Heavy Metal
182. White Skull - Tales From The North
Power Metal
183. Wine From Tears - Through The Eyes Of A Mad
Death Doom Metal
184. Wrathchild America - 3-D
Technical Thrash Metal
185. Wuthering Heights - Far From The Madding Crowd
Progressive Power Metal
186. X Japan - Art Of Life
Progressive Power Metal
187. Xanthochroid - Of Erthe And Axen: Act I
Progressive Folk Metal
188. More to come soon! (Check out my master list for more great listens: http://metalstorm.net/users/list.php?list_id=5487)



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