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My Top 150 Albums (And 8 EPs)

Still working on it.

1. Moonsorrow - V: Hävitetty
2. Moonsorrow - Verisäkeet
3. Equilibrium - Sagas
4. Týr - Ragnarok
5. Finsterforst - Rastlos

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Created by Zykloncrawaxx on 05.12.2017



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Black Metal For Beginners

Here is a list of bands I've been listening since I started listening more black metal this year. I've never been much into black metal but I've found a good number of more melodic and atmospheric bands. Some of the bands are more black metal and some less but the element is there. I've also listed my favorite album of the bands. Bands aren't in any particular order. My favorites are at the top but new bands will be added to the bottom of the list.

1. Summoning - Stronghold
2. Moonsorrow - Jumalten Aika
3. Windir - 1184
4. Zornheym - Where Hatred Dwells and Darkness Reigns
5. Melechesh - Emissaries

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Created by Anghellic67 on 03.10.2017



My Favorite Albums

Just a list of my favorite albums, mostly Black or Death Metal !

There are some albums/bands I would love to put in this list, but they are not on MS.

1. 1349 - Liberation
2. Agalloch - The Mantle
3. Amon Amarth - Versus The World
4. Amon Amarth - Twilight Of the Thunder God
5. Amon Amarth - Surtur Rising

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Created by Kevin F. on 20.07.2017



Dietrich's Top 50 From The 90's

1. Paradise Lost - Gothic
2. Tiamat - Wildhoney
3. Dissection - The Somberlain
4. Bolt Thrower - ...For Victory
5. Deicide - Deicide

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Created by Dietrich on 12.02.2017



Dietrich's Top 50 From The 90's

1. Paradise Lost - Gothic
2. Tiamat - Wildhoney
3. Dissection - The Somberlain
4. Bolt Thrower - ...For Victory
5. Deicide - Deicide

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Created by Lord Abortion on 04.02.2017



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Most Inspiring Albums Of All Time

A list with mini-reviews. The albums are in no particular order. Lists are fun, eh?

I will be adding more albums to this as time goes by.

1. Opeth - Morningrise
2. Immortal - At The Heart Of Winter
3. Spock's Beard - V
4. Enslaved - Isa
5. Aquilus - Griseus

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Created by Metren on 18.08.2016



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All Time Favourite Albums

List of my favourite, 10/10 rated albums. One album per band.

Will be updated.

1. Edge Of Sanity - Crimson
2. Megadeth - Rust In Peace
3. Judas Priest - Painkiller
4. Death - The Sound Of Perseverance
5. Iron Maiden - Brave New World

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Created by berba_ on 30.03.2016



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The Mightiest Albums Annually

Mightiest = albums I can listen to almost anytime/anywhere - no matter how many times they never wear out - and always give me pleasure, power, euphoria, goosebumps, inspiration and many other nasty things.
One album per year obviously, with some years missing in case i have not yet found an album mighty enough from that year.
Recommendations appreciated.

1. Amorphis - Under The Red Cloud
2. Anaal Nathrakh - Desideratum
3. Battle Beast - Battle Beast
4. Be'lakor - Of Breath And Bone
5. Skeletonwitch - Forever Abomination

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Created by Tomas Piller on 14.01.2016



Top 30 Albums Of 1999

1. Opeth - Still Life
2. Dream Theater - Metropolis Pt. 2: Scenes From a Memory
3. Nevermore - Dreaming Neon Black
4. Estatic Fear - A Sombre Dance
5. Anathema - Judgement

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Created by FullyOttoMatic on 01.09.2015



Albums Of The Years

My top 3 albums per year starting in 1999.

1. 1999:
2. Finntroll - Midnattens Widunder
3. Immortal - At The Heart Of Winter
4. Summoning - Stronghold

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Created by Zykloncrawaxx on 18.06.2015



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100 Greatest Metal Bands

Pretty self-explanatory, with a couple caveats: first, this is mostly just a list of my favorite metal bands in approximate order (after the top 10 or so the order matters far less), with extra weight given to influence and timelessness of sound; and second, the albums selected are not necessarily the band's "best" album, or even my personal favorite -- they are the albums that I feel best represent the band's classic sound and/or well-represent the span of their career. List includes all sub-genres of metal and some post-metal metal. Feel free to spew your hatred below. \m/ (xx) \m/

1. Black Sabbath - Paranoid
2. Iron Maiden - Powerslave
3. Metallica - Master Of Puppets
4. Judas Priest - Screaming For Vengeance
5. Slayer - Reign In Blood

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Created by saw_you_drown on 03.06.2015



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R.I.P. Immortal: Best To Worst

With Immortal finished for the foreseeable future, it seems relevant to look back on their stellar catalog and reflect on one of the best black thrash acts to ever grace the genre.

1. Immortal - Sons Of Northern Darkness
2. Immortal - Pure Holocaust
3. Immortal - At the Heart of Winter
4. Immortal - Battles in the North
5. Immortal - Damned in Black

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Created by flightoficarus on 06.04.2015



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That Cold Black Magic, By Glenn Killer And His Thorchestra

Same deal as my doom list: this is for my own organizational purposes and is designed purely to help me keep track of all the many black metal bands and albums that I enjoy, since I can't keep all of this information in my head. It has no other benefit whatsoever and will likely result in tantrums should anyone else see it. I'm aware that I haven't listened to every black metal album that I should have. I only went down to the 7s on this list, so it's possible that I have listened to your favorite album that you desperately need to suggest and I thought it was terrible. There are a lot of heinously incompetent black metal bands out there.

1. Forefather - Ours Is The Kingdom
2. Sigh - Graveward
3. Forefather - Steadfast
4. Dissection - Storm Of The Light's Bane
5. Mayhem - De Mysteriis Dom Sathanas

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Created by ScreamingSteelUS on 31.03.2015



The Book of Heavy Metal

8.5, 25, 9

1. Led Zeppelin - Led Zeppelin
2. Led Zeppelin - Led Zeppelin II
3. Black Sabbath - Black Sabbath
4. Black Sabbath - Paranoid

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Created by nemesisrex88 on 25.02.2015



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Systematic Desensitization: Black Metal Edition

For many, some of the more extreme types of metal can be challenging to penetrate. I'll admit that my first time listening to Burzum was nearly the equivalent of listening to a buzz-saw. But over time, I found my ears became acclimated, so to speak. All of the beauty and subtlety within became more and more apparent. Now I find listening to Darkthrone to be little different from listening to Vivaldi. Okay, maybe that is an overstatement, but you get the idea. The point of this list to help those looking for a more gradual path from unkvlt to kvlt, if you will. IHopefully it provides some assistance. The top represents some of the more mainstream, well-produced (but still solid) releases, while working your way down results in a stripping away of sound quality, melody, and radio-friendly content. The list ends with a mixture of gritty second wave and mentally challenging avant guarde stuff. This is far from comprehensive, so feel free to hit the forums for some deeper cuts. I also welcome thoughts on reordering as this was no easy task for one set of ears.

1. Dimmu Borgir - Death Cult Armageddon
2. Melechesh - Enki
3. Enslaved - Axioma Ethica Odini
4. Immortal - All Shall Fall
5. Dimmu Borgir - Enthrone Darkness Triumphant

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Created by flightoficarus on 19.02.2015