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Best Metal Albums Ever Made

1. Esoteric - The Maniacal Vale
2. Esoteric - The Pernicious Enigma
3. Dødheimsgard - A Umbra Omega
4. Esoteric - Paragon Of Dissonance
5. Empyrium - Weiland

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Created by Death_95 on 22.05.2015



Best Albums To Fall Asleep To

SPOILER ALERT: This is mostly just black metal.
****Alphabetical Order

1. Abigor - Nachthymnen (From The Twilight Kingdom)
2. Agalloch - The Mantle
3. Agalloch - Ashes Against The Grain
4. Arckanum - Fran Marder
5. Arckanum - Antikosmos

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Created by farckashkun on 18.03.2015



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An Eclectic Collection Containing Crazy Cool Albums

These are the albums that, according to Metal Storm standards, I would award a "10" rating. There are a lot of them, but whatever fuck off, I like music.

1. A Tribe Called Quest - The Low End Theory
2. Aesop Rock - Music For Earth Worms
3. Aesop Rock - Labor Days
4. Agalloch - Pale Folklore
5. Agalloch - The Mantle

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Created by Alex Fenger on 26.09.2014



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Bemused Dreamscapes And Ponderous Journeys - A List Of Albums For Adventure And Escapism

The following is a list of favorites that will steal your mind from this mortal realm; albums that will take you on an indelible journey.

1. Abyssal - Novit Enim Dominus Qui Sunt Eius
2. Agalloch - The Mantle
3. Ahab - The Call Of The Wretched Sea
4. Alcest - Écailles De Lune
5. Arkona - Гой, Роде, Гой!

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Created by V01d on 15.08.2014



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Neachy's Select: Black Metal Of The 21st Century

1. Blut Aus Nord - The Work Which Transforms God
2. Drudkh - Forgotten Legends
3. Deathspell Omega - Si Monumentum Requires, Circumspice
4. Enslaved - Isa
5. The Ruins of Beverast - Unlock The Shrine

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Created by Neachy on 03.06.2014



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My TOP 200 Black Metal Albums

- Ordered from my most favourite down.
- One album for every band.
- 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 the link to my personal favourite song of the particular album.

1. Darkspace - Dark Space III
2. Windir - Arntor
3. Paysage d'Hiver - Paysage d'Hiver
4. Negură Bunget - OM
5. Blut aus Nord - Ultima Thulée

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Created by Alien1988 on 14.05.2014



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Just Some Strange Yet Raw Oriented Black Metal Albums

This is a list composed by what I think that is raw oriented black metal, but still only albums with a difference are allowed. Basically Atmospheric, Melodic (Not Symphonic), Experimental stuff. I give some brief explanation of what is so different about those albums. Some bands would deserve the entire discography mentioned, so I opted by putting only one album per band.
Some people tend to think that noise black metal is a very different approach to bm, but it's a well consolidated subgenre. Nothing really experimental or different about it. Same goes for raw oriented dsbm. I'm not gonna spam those subgenres unless something really unique is going on.
Moreover, actually the whole purpose of me making this list is getting more ideas of bands, which should appear on the comments, so start recommending stuff.

1. Ekpyrosis - Mensch Aus Gold
2. The Meads Of Asphodel - Damascus Steel
3. Urfaust - Der Freiwillige Bettler
4. Arizmenda - Stillbirth In The Temple Of Venus
5. Antestor - The Return Of The Black Death

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Created by Karlabos on 19.02.2014



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Albums Of The Year (1969-Present)

1. King Crimson - In the Court of the Crimson King
2. Black Sabbath - Paranoid
3. Black Sabbath - Master of Reality
4. Deep Purple - Machine Head
5. Black Sabbath - Sabbath Bloody Sabbath

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Created by FullyOttoMatic on 09.02.2014



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Dark, Harrowing, And Ravaging Albums To Ruin Your Day

These obviously won't ruin your day. Chances are if you are into these styles you'll love this selection. No stylistic borders, but I'm limiting myself to one album per band. These aren't necessarily my favorite albums by these bands, but they are the one's I think fit the best. I am slowly finishing the mini reviews. It's difficult to think of 100 ways to say "yeah this album is dark"

1. Ævangelist - De Masticatione Mortuorum In Tumulis
2. Abruptum - Potestates Apocalypsis
3. Abyssal - Novit Enim Dominus Qui Sunt Eius
4. Aderlating - Spear Of Gold And Seraphim Bone Pt. 1
5. Agruss - Morok

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Created by Alex Fenger on 11.09.2013



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Awesome Space Atmospheres

Music with a spacey touch...
Recommendations are welcome (only one album per band)

1. Aeons Confer - Symphonies Of Saturnus
2. Alrakis - Alpha Eri
3. Amestigon - Sun Of All Suns
4. Arcturus - Sideshow Symphonies
5. Astral Silence - Astral Journey

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Created by Curumir on 01.08.2013



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Choice Albums Of Atmospheric Metal

My choices of albums with strong forms of atmospheric sound in metal. Recommendations are welcome, though I won't add all as this will be towards personal taste.

1. A Forest Of Stars - A Shadowplay For Yesterdays
2. Agalloch - Ashes Against The Grain
3. Ahab - The Call Of The Wretched Sea
4. Akelei - De Zwaarte Van Het Doorstane
5. Alcest - Souvenirs D'un Autre Monde

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Created by CyberSymphony on 15.07.2013



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My Top 30 Black Metal Albums

1. Sun Of The Sleepless - I [Split]
2. Gallowbraid - Ashen Eidolon
3. Coldworld - Melancholie²
4. Darkspace - Dark Space II
5. Paysage d'Hiver - Paysage D'Hiver

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Created by Death_95 on 04.07.2013



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The Five Points of the Pentagram, Point 1: Black Metal

Last Updated May 23 2015

A collection of all of my personal favorite black, black/thrash, black/death and black/doom metal. One album per band and in no particular order other than alphabetical. List will be updated semi-regularly so remember to stop by every so often!

The ★ signifies an album that is borderline perfect. Can you find them all?

1. 1349 - Beyond The Apocalypse
2. Abigor - Fractal Possession
3. Abgott - Artefact Of Madness
4. Aborym - Kali Yuga Bizarre
5. Absu - Tara

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Created by Fearmeister on 13.06.2013



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A PBR 12 Pack Of Popular Hipster Black Metal.

Orthodoxy is for morons who cannot compose or create themselves and need to copy the blueprint of someone else. Daring to be different might make your music stand apart. Daring to be different and standing apart might draw more people to your music. Daring to be different might make you more popular - and thus more hipster. So grow some facial hair, put on an ironic shirt, grab a PBR, and listen up.

1. Agalloch - Marrow Of The Spirit
2. Alcest - Écailles de lune
3. Blut Aus Nord - 777 - Sect(s)
4. Darkspace - III
5. Darkthrone - Circle The Wagons

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Created by BitterCOld on 21.02.2012



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2008: The Amphibian Halo (as In 'my Blurry View Of 2008')

Updated version of the list previously published here. You'll notice that the comments are a bit different for sure, as is the order:
1 to 3: best of the year (in preference order)
4 to 25: other great stuff (alphabetical order)

And then there were some average (sometimes bad, sometimes good) albums that didn't make it in this list, but they featured some of the most awesome songs of the year. Like Voices Of The Fallen by Battlelore, Dylath-Leen's Frozen Reflect On A Broken Mirror, and particularly Iced Earth's Come What May...

1. Textures - Silhouettes
2. Esoteric - The Maniacal Vale
3. Burst - Lazarus Bird
4. ADX - Division Blindée
5. Cynic - Traced In Air

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Created by Darkside Momo on 16.01.2012



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