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My Favorite Concept Albums

List of my favorite concept albums. Feel free to drop any suggestions if you think something great is missing here!

1. Dream Theater - Metropolis Pt. 2: Scenes From A Memory
2. Queensrÿche - Operation: Mindcrime
3. Iced Earth - The Dark Saga
4. Opeth - Still Life
5. Seventh Wonder - Mercy Falls

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Created by robpal on 28.04.2014



My Favorite Progressive Metal Albums

My favorite progressive metal albums (derived/mixed genres included). Lot of stuff still missing here since I have a terrible memory I think everything here is at least 8,5/10.

Please, feel free to drop suggestions. I'd love to make it more or less complete one day.

I will eventually rate these albums too...

1. Dream Theater - Awake
2. Dream Theater - Images And Words
3. Dream Theater - Metropolis Pt. 2: Scenes From A Memory
4. Redemption - Snowfall On Judgment Day
5. Sieges Even - The Art Of Navigating By The Stars

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Created by robpal on 23.03.2014



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From 1967 On: R Lewis' Picks Per Year

My favourite album per year.
Finally filled every shameful hole.

1. Ayreon - The Theory Of Everything
2. Luca Turilli's Rhapsody - Ascending To Infinity
3. Fair To Midland - Arrows & Anchors
4. Seventh Wonder - The Great Escape
5. Transatlantic - The Whirlwind

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Created by R Lewis on 02.11.2013



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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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My Favorite 100 Metal Albums Of All Time

1. Warning - Watching From A Distance
2. Aquilus - Griseus
3. King Diamond - Abigail
4. Metallica - Master Of Puppets
5. Candlemass - Nightfall

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Created by NecroGabo on 25.08.2013



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



Best Progressive/Power Metal Albums! (in No Specific Order)

These are my favorite progressive/power metal albums that I have listened to. Some of them are for musical technique and others are simply because they blew my mind with the crazy story lines or whatever!

1. Symphony X - Paradise Lost
2. Symphony X - The Odyssey
3. Masterplan - Aeronautics
4. Nightwish - Dark Passion Play
5. Theocracy - As the World Bleeds

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Created by bkrootz on 15.07.2013



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Glorious Concept Albums

Alphabetically sorted list of concept albums I know and love them so much to feature them here. Just one album per band in case they have more.

1. Agalloch - Faustian Echoes
2. Aina - The Metal Opera - Days Of Rising Doom
3. Avantasia - The Metal Opera Part I
4. Ayreon - The Human Equation
5. Crystallion - Hundred Days

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Created by Ellrohir on 13.02.2013



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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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The Top Albums From Each Year Of My Life (1993 onwards)

Here are all of the top albums that have come out since I was born in 1993!

1. Katatonia - Dance of December Souls
2. Amorphis - Tales From The Thousand Lakes
3. Dissection - Storm of the Light's Bane
4. Edge of Sanity - Crimson
5. Emperor - Anthems to the Welkin at Dusk

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Created by Dentura on 11.06.2012



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A Half-Assed List of Frodd's Favouritest Bunch of Albuns

Restricted to albums featured on MetalStorm. One album per band (exceptions are made by means of bribery).

1. !T.O.O.H.! - Order And Punishment (Řád A Trest)
2. A Forest Of Stars - The Corpse Of Rebirth
3. Acid Bath - When The Kite String Pops
4. Aerosmith - Aerosmith
5. Aeternus - ...And The Seventh His Soul Detesteth

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Created by Frodd on 17.11.2011



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My Favourite Albums Of All Time

1. Devin Townsend - Ocean Machine: Biomech
2. Lost Horizon - A Flame To The Ground Beneath
3. Wintersun - Wintersun
4. Empyrium - Songs Of Moors And Misty Fields
5. Mors Principium Est - The Unborn

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Created by Starchild on 25.08.2010



Top 20 Albums Of 2008

1. Moonlyght - Shining
2. Ayreon - 01011001
3. Keldian - Journey Of Souls
4. Seventh Wonder - Mercy Falls
5. Scar Symmetry - Holographic Universe

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Created by Starchild on 22.07.2010



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Top 20 Albums Of 2008

1. Suspyre - When Time Fades…
2. Falconer - Among Beggars And Thieves
3. Scar Symmetry - Holographic Universe
4. Mirrorthrone - Gangrene
5. Abigail Williams - In The Shadow Of A Thousand Suns

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Created by Valaskjalf on 03.04.2010



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Beginner's Guide To Building A Prog Collection (Standards, And A Few Unorthodox Choices)

Limited to one album per band and only those featured on Metal Storm.
I feel these albums demonstrate certain qualities that can be of enjoyment to someone who is interested in avantgarde, experimental, extreme, fusion, jazz, post rock, and technical forms of metal.


1. Jethro Tull - Thick As A Brick
2. King Crimson - In The Court Of The Crimson King
3. Rush - Moving Pictures
4. IQ - The Road Of Bones
5. Opeth - Still Life

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Created by Introspekrieg on 03.03.2010