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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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The Best Of Dissonant Metal

Metal art of dissonance as I love it.
Rules:
- on album per band, unless the band has very different albums.
-I'm not picky for albums released before 2000.
-I'm not picky for genres that are to some degrees unusual for the dissonance, like sludge metal.

This list is open to suggestions.

1. Abyssal - Novit Enim Dominus Qui Sunt Eius
2. Alkerdeel - Morinde
3. Altars - Paramnesia
4. AMNIS NIHILI - Christological Escalation
5. Antediluvian - λόγος

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Created by mz on 07.11.2013



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The Best Of French Black Metal

You guessed it. The best black metals from the land of garlic and cheese. Generally regarded as the Unholy Promised Land of the most colourless genre of metal, and for good reason.

I've probably missed quite a few bands off this list so some helpful reminders would be nice. I've only included one band from the LLN, because quite frankly I could only think of one band from that silly scene even half worthy of being mentioned on such a list.

1. Aes Dana - Formors
2. Alcest - Le Secret
3. Alien Deviant Circus - Satanic Djihad
4. Anorexia Nervosa - Drudenhaus
5. Antaeus - Blood Libels

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Created by !J.O.O.E.! on 17.10.2013



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Mz's Favorite Black Metal Albums

Hey everyone.
I used to avoid Black Metal for long since I considered BM musicians as "a bunch of monkeys, wearing corpse paints in a dark frost and pretending to hate humanity". Fortunately, some of them have proven to be more than that. My interest in Black Metal is progressively increasing and now I consider it to be one of the most divers metal genres, among with doom metal. Black Metal albums with experimental elements are more likely to appease me. Admittedly, this list shares a lot with my previous lists.These albums are included to indicate my taste in this genre. One album per band, unless the band's album have very different sound .The main aim of this list is to gain recommendations.

1. Aderlating - Spear Of Gold and Seraphim Bone Pt.1
2. Agalloch - Ashes Against The Grain
3. Alkerdeel - Morinde
4. Arcturus - The Sham Mirrors
5. Arizmenda - Within The Vacuum Of Infinity...

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Created by mz on 04.09.2013



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esw1026's Exploration In The Metal World

There are the albums that have impressed me. Alphabetical orders. Hope you enjoy this list.

1. Acatalepsy - Acatalepsy (EP)
2. Across Tundras - Dark Songs of the Prairie
3. Aelter - Dusk Dawn/Follow You Beloved
4. A Forest Of Stars - The Corpse Of Rebirth
5. Ain Sof Aur - Atra Serpens

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Created by esw1026 on 27.08.2013



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mz's Favs

These are the albums which I like the most. Since I have not listened to a lot of albums( let's say, max 400 for me), it would be pretentious to make a list of my 100 favorite albums, so I keep this list short.

1. Tool - Lateralus
2. Esoteric - The Maniacal Vale
3. Lurker Of Chalice - Lurker Of Chalice
4. Godspeed You! Black Emperor - Lift Your Skinny Fists Like Antennas to Heaven
5. Blut Aus Nord - The Work Which Transforms God

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Created by mz on 09.05.2013



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A Nefarious List Of 2012's Best Albums

2012 has been such a great year for metal releases. So in honor of that, here is my personal favourite Albums of 2012.

1. Indesinence - Vessels Of Light And Decay
2. Faal - The Clouds Are Burning
3. In The Silence - A Fair Dream Gone Mad
4. Enochian Theory - Life... And All It Entails
5. Eternal Deformity - The Beauty Of Chaos

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Created by Nefarious on 19.12.2012



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2012: Favourite To Least (Continued)

Because I reached the word limit on the previous list, and don't want to lose my quite excellent in-depth descriptions. Those without descriptions are from my other list.

1. Sylosis - Monolith
2. Be'lakor - Of Breath And Bone
3. In The Silence - A Fair Dream Gone Mad
4. Abigail Williams - Becoming
5. Rodrigo Y Gabriela - Area 52

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Created by musclassia on 29.10.2012



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My Drug List Of Doom

Some of my favourite stuff I have scratched it up to one pile. One album per band, no order, just chaos.

1. Eibon - Entering Darkness
2. Ghost Brigade - Isolation Songs
3. Mar De Grises - Draining The Waterheart
4. Ankhagram - Where Are You Now
5. Anorexia Nervosa - New Obscurantis Order

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Created by Abattoir on 27.09.2012



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Top 30 of 2012 (+5)

Voila.

1. Saturnus - Saturn In Ascension
2. Blut Aus Nord - 777 - Cosmosophy
3. Dordeduh - Dar De Duh
4. Indesinence - Vessels Of Light And Decay
5. Enslaved - RIITIIR

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Created by InnerSelf on 21.09.2012



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2012

Includes every full-length and EP from 2012 I listened to. Ordered alphabetically. More albums will be added, and the ratings are subject to change.

1. A Forest Of Stars - A Shadowplay For Yesterdays
2. Addaura - Burning For The Ancient
3. Agalloch - Faustian Echoes
4. Agruss - Morok
5. Alkerdeel - Morinde

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Created by Oaken on 13.08.2012



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MMXII: Ranking The "Final" Year's Albums

While I'm slightly disappointed the world didn't end this year, I thought I'd share my musical tastes from throughout the year by arbitrarily ranking other people's art. When the year began I was really into sludge and stoner but as the year has worn on, it's been the black metal releases which by and large have won my attention and appreciation.

1. Royal Thunder - CVI
2. Ancestors - In Dreams and Time
3. Hail Spirit Noir - Pneuma
4. Hidden Orchestra - Archipelago
5. Reverence - The Asthenic Ascension

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Created by Neachy on 28.05.2012



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My Favorite Atmospheric Black Metal Albums (WIP)

This is a favorites list, not a guide or anything of that sort. It just highlights the albums that I've enjoyed listening to and spinned extensively since last November (When I got into this monolithic genre.) One entry for each band. The descriptions aren't necessarily descriptions of the music. I just wrote what came to my mind. I will update with new albums frequently.
EDIT: Got to 50 entries, so I guess I'll stop for now. I want more time to revisit these 50, get into the other albums of the bands listed below and delve into other genres of metal. I guess that taking a break from black metal (at least new stuff) will ensure that I won't get bored of it. It is likely that I'll continue this list by the half of July.

1. A Forest Of Stars - Opportunistic Thieves Of Spring
2. Addaura - Burning For The Ancient
3. Agalloch - Pale Folklore
4. Alcest - Écailles De Lune
5. Alda - : Tahoma :

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Created by Oaken on 24.05.2012



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2012's SILVERfox-compatible METAL WIP

Another year, another favourites of the year list... But hopefully this will be more complete than the previous years ones. Rather than making a massive list of everything I have listened to, I'll be as selective as possible. I've only started listening to 2012 releases since February, so I'll be playing catch up throughout the year as my time is limited. I've only gone through 556 releases this year properly as of 07/01/2013, so the list can only expand! If you feel strongly about certain albums released this year and it's not here, be sure to leave a comment! Feel free to make a list that's exactly the same =P

1. CSSABA - Underground Lo-Fi Songs
2. Indesinence - Vessels Of Light And Decay
3. Monolithe - Interlude Second
4. Nadja - The Primitive World
5. In The Silence - A Fair Dream Gone Mad

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Created by Ag Fox on 07.05.2012



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tea[m]ster's 2012 Must Listens And Recs

Well, it's been a terrific 2012 for metal fans. I listened to hundreds of albums and I'd like to share my favs with you. Although it was very difficult I have narrowed down my top 20.

1. Sunpocrisy - Samaroid Dioramas
2. Downfall Of Gaia - Suffocating In The Swarm Of Cranes
3. Rush - Clockwork Angels
4. Adrift - Black Heart Bleeds Black
5. Constants - Pasiflora

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Created by tea[m]ster on 26.04.2012



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