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A Brief History Of Taste

My musical journey seems to be radically different to most that I've seen, so here are some defining albums (one per band) for my taste in list form. There are, of course, quite a few here that I don't listen to anymore.

Generally chronological.

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3. Muse - Absolution
4. Frank Zappa - Apostrophe (')
5. Maxïmo Park - Our Earthly Pleasures

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Created by Joodicator on 24.11.2014



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My Personal Favourite Power Metal Albums

Just a list of my favourite Power Metal albums I've heard. No order of preference to them.

1. Blind Guardian - Tales From The Twilight World
2. Children Of Bodom - Hate Crew Deathroll
3. Falconer - Falconer
4. Firewind - The Premonition
5. Gamma Ray - No World Order

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Created by breathingmurder on 19.05.2014



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Rock & Metal Ballads Collection

Compilation of many Hard Rock or Metal Ballads I've heard. Bands and Albums are ordered by name alphabetically.

1. Accept - Balls To The Wall
2. Accept - Blood Of The Nations
3. Accept - Eat The Heat
4. Adagio - Underworld
5. Aerosmith - Aerosmith

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Created by Alpha on 27.09.2013



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The Five Points of the Pentagram, Point 5: Heavy/Power/Prog/Avant-Garde Metal

Last Updated: September 17 2014

A collection of my favorite NWOBHM, Prog/Avant-Garde, Power and good ol' traditional heavy metal. As a result, this list has a wide variety of sounds but hey, pentagrams only have 5 points so whatevs. One album per band and in no particular order other than alphabetical. List will be updated semi-regularly with new shit so remember to stop by every so often!

1. The Short List
2. Angel Witch - Angel Witch
3. Angra - Temple Of Shadows
4. Blind Guardian - Nightfall In Middle-Earth
5. Diamond Head - Lightning To The Nations

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Created by Fearmeister on 24.08.2013



My Top 50 Power Metal Albums 2008

1. Leverage - Blind Fire
2. DragonForce - Ultra Beatdown
3. Balflare - Sleeping Hollow
4. Dreamtale - Phoenix
5. Stormwarrior - Heading Northe

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Created by feather_light on 16.08.2013



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My favourite Power Metal Albums

Since many of you felt annoyed by my previous list title I changed it and hopefully you will be ok with it.Power up everybody!!!

1. Helloween - Keeper of the Seven Keys Part II
2. Blind Guardian - Imaginations From the Other Side
3. Helloween - Keeper of the Seven Keys Part I
4. Riot - ThunderSteel
5. Gamma Ray - Land of the Free

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Created by stormlord77 on 29.04.2013



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My Favorite Power Metal Albums

These are my favorite power metal albums. Not only are they liked for their musical quality, but also for their sheer genius.

1. Dragonland - Astronomy
2. Sabaton - The Art Of War
3. Iced Earth - The Glorious Burden
4. Kamelot - Ghost Opera
5. Dream Evil - Dragonslayer

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Created by Philosopher King on 08.04.2013



Metal Essentials: Albums You Should Have In Your Collection

I will try to be as subjective as I can and it won't include only my favorite genres as I will try to include albums from all Metal sub-genres because I think it's important to get exposed to all kinds of metal so that a person may create a good taste in Metal music. (Might include more than 1 album per band).

1. Deep Purple - Machine Head
2. Judas Priest - Stained Class
3. Scorpions - Taken By Force
4. Black Sabbath - Heaven And Hell
5. Iron Maiden - The Number Of The Beast

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Created by Mountain King on 10.02.2013



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My Favourite Albums, One Per Band.

I tried to put one album per band, so it was a fucking hard choice in many cases.
Anyway, all of them are great albums in it' genre.
No order followed.

1. Almah - Fragile Equality
2. Andre Matos - Mentalize
3. Arryan Path - Ira Imperium
4. Avantasia - The Metal Opera Part 1
5. Astral Doors - New Revelation

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Created by kahn84 on 13.09.2012



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Unnatural Selection - Top 10 Of 2008

Another yearly top 10 list.

1. Ayreon - 01011001
2. Eluveitie - Slania
3. Sabaton - The Art of War
4. Evergrey - Torn
5. Firewind - The Premonition

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Created by RhaegarTargaryen on 02.01.2012



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Best Albums Of 2008

1. Firewind - The Premonition
2. Ayreon - 01011001
3. Mourning Beloveth - A Disease for the Ages
4. Grand Magus - Iron Will
5. Becoming the Archetype - Dichotomy

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Created by Enemy of Reality on 28.03.2011



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Top 10 of 2008

1. Biomechanical - Cannibalised
2. Scar Symmetry - Holographic Universe
3. Firewind - The Premonition
4. Almah - Fragile Equality
5. Zimmers Hole - When You Were Shouting At The Devil... We Were In League With Satan

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Created by Kamil on 23.11.2010



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My Favourite Albums From 2000 to 2010

Here are my favourite albums between 2000 and 2010.
Some might be missed.

1. Motörhead - Motörizer
2. Equilibrium - Sagas
3. Empyrium - Weiland
4. Opeth - Ghost Reveries
5. Immortal - All Shall Fall

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Created by In Bone Factory on 08.10.2010



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The Greatest Power Metal Albums Of All Time

The best Power Metal albums by the best bands in the genre. The albums are not in any specific order, at least after the first 10. I placed more than 1 album per band cause they really deserve to be here. Feedback is appreciated.

Note: I edited the list and changed the title because there are albums that deserve to be here and I felt 20 albums are not enough

1. Helloween - Keeper Of The Seven Keys Part I
2. Helloween - Keeper Of The Seven Keys Part II
3. Angra - Temple Of Shadows
4. Angra - Rebirth
5. Stratovarius - Visions

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Created by Mountain King on 09.04.2010



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Ivan's Top 10 Of 2008

In no particular order.

1. Communic - Payment Of Existence
2. Evergrey - Torn
3. Poisonblack - A Dead Heavy Day
4. Avantasia - The Scarecrow
5. Serenity - Fallen Sanctuary

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Created by Ivan on 01.03.2010