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Space Metal!

***Currently working through suggestions and adding some spacey non-metal things when they cross my mind***
As a lover of all things sci-fi I find metal to be the most accommodating of genres when it comes to themes of space/aliens. This is a list of those albums which use this theme and/or evoke an overall 'spacey' atmosphere and which I find particularly intriguing and enjoyable. No order for now and a work in progress (recommendations most welcome) Last Updated: 9th April 2014

1. Atoma - Skylight
2. Ayreon - The Universal Migrator Part I: The Dream Sequencer
3. Dol Ammad - Star Tales
4. Star One - Space Metal
5. Pagan's Mind - Enigmatic : Calling

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Created by R'Vannith on 25.06.2011



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A List Of Great Debut Albums

A lot of bands have great debut albums. Obviously this list is just a fraction of all the great debut albums out there, but it's a start. I'll keep expanding this list continuously, so all suggestions are welcome (granted they are featured on MS). All the albums here are ranked according to genre and then alphabetically. If a certain album belongs to the (in your opinion) wrong genre, then definitely let me know.

1. [Avantgarde]
2. Aarni - Bathos
3. Arcturus - Aspera Hiems Symfonia
4. Diablo Swing Orchestra - The Butcher's Ballroom
5. Sadness - Ames De Marbre

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Created by Erik M. on 30.11.2012



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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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XIII

Best (the rest, and the worst) of 2013 (thus far).
Partially ordered (the ones with descriptions).
Subject to change, as I see fit.

The curtain call to another fascinating year for metal beckons. Far from disappointing, 2013 is marked by some outstanding releases from various genres, many of whom excelled well beyond expectations. A pretty diverse and intense outing has yielded a very large number of albums to this list, a fact that I take heart from, especially from the more unknown ones from both MS and outside, as many of the obscure findings have truly caught me by surprise. All in all, it has been good fun finding and listening to awesome and diverse music, from both inside and outside of my comfort zone. Lastly, a special thank you to everyone who helped making the list better, with corrections and recommendations and whatever else, and those who made their appreciation felt in one way or the other, as well as other list makers, from whom I siphoned stuff up from time to time.

1. Ulcerate - Vermis
2. The Monolith Deathcult - Tetragrammaton
3. Persefone - Spiritual Migration
4. Witherscape - The Inheritance
5. Eye Of Solitude - Canto III

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Created by MechanisT on 20.03.2013



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2013

These are the albums I've listened to the whole way through at least twice from 2013. I don't tend to listen to a bunch of shit I don't want to listen to so this list is generally confined to bands/albums that pique my interest somehow. Feel free to toss recommendations my way.

1. Carpe Noctem - In Terra Profugus
2. Grave Miasma - Odori Sepulcrorum
3. Progenie Terrestre Pura - U​.​M​.​A.
4. Cult of Fire - मृत्यु का तापसी अनुध्यान
5. Wormlust - The Feral Wisdom

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Created by Neachy on 22.02.2013



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2013 List

1. Persefone - Spiritual Migration
2. Amorphis - Circle
3. Nero Di Marte - Nero Di Marte
4. Riverside - Shrine Of New Generation Slaves
5. The Ocean - Pelagial

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Created by musclassia on 05.01.2013



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२०१३ - Ex Mea Sententia

All Studio releases including Full lengths, EPs, Collaborations and Splits.

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TOP ALBUM ARTWORKS OF 2013

1. Inquisition - Obscure Verses For The Multiverse - Paolo Gidardi
2. Prosanctus Inferi - Noctambulous Jaws Within Sempiternal Night - Paolo Gidardi

1. Intronaut - Habitual Levitations (Instilling Words With Tones)
2. Gris - À L'Âme Enflammée, L'Äme Constellée...
3. Shade Empire - Omega Arcane
4. Dream Death - Somnium Excessum
5. Feared - Furor Incarnatus

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Created by 3rdWorld on 08.09.2013



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2013: A Culling

Compiled for personal recollection as much as it is for public scrutiny, I hope this list leads you somewhere you want to go. No Order whatsoever. I'm using ♦ to rate the albums, there's really no scale, the more ♦ there is, the better I like the album.

1. The Ruins of Beverast - Blood Vaults (The Blazing Gospel of Heinrich Kramer)
2. Gris - À L'Âme Enflammée, L'Äme Constellée...
3. Witherscape - The Inheritance
4. Wormlust - The Feral Wisdom
5. Ulcerate - Vermis

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Created by Mikyz on 20.05.2013



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Euronymous List For 2013

muahahahaha my name is euronymous and here is my list if you feel scared you can fall on knees and obey me, make me king and i will show some pity to your suffered souls

FROM 1-7 (FOR NOW) ARE THE MASTERPIECE OF YEAR AND THEY ARE NOT NECESSARY THE RIGHT POSITION.

1. In Vain - Ænigma
2. Steven Wilson - The Raven That Refused To Sing (And Other Stories)
3. The Devil's Blood - III: Tabula Rasa Or Death And The Seven Pillars
4. Chaos Invocation - Black Mirror Hours
5. Shade Empire - Omega Arcane

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Created by euronymous on 24.01.2013



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A Nefarious List Of 2013's Best Albums (updated)

My personal favourite Albums of 2013 so far. I'll try my best to keep this as updated as possible as the year goes on.

1. Tribulation - The Formulas Of Death
2. Carpe Noctem - In Terra Profugus
3. Bölzer - Aura (EP)
4. Eye Of Solitude - Canto III
5. Riverside - Shrine Of New Generation Slaves

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Created by Nefarious on 20.04.2013



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My Top Albums Ov 2013

Last Update 20-6-2014

1. Progenie Terrestre Pura - U​.​M​.​A.
2. Battle Dagorath - Cursed Storm of Ages
3. Abyssal - Novit Enim Dominus Qui Sunt Eius
4. Lychgate - Lychgate
5. Deafheaven - Sunbather

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Created by Ab.Victor on 13.01.2013



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My Favorite Black Metal Albums Of 2013!!

In alphabetical order by album title!

1. Gris - À L'Âme Enflammée, L'Äme Constellée...
2. Obsidian Tongue - A Nest Of Ravens In The Throat Of Time
3. Finnr's Cane - A Portrait Painted By The Sun
4. Sun Devoured Earth - A Static Life
5. Agrypnie - Aetas Cineris

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Created by A Misanthropist on 31.12.2013



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2013 List (continued)

Because I can't stop listening to music, but neither can I sacrifice my lovely descriptions, so same fare as before, but deleted descriptions for those covered in the first list.

1. Protest The Hero - Volition
2. Persefone - Spiritual Migration
3. Amorphis - Circle
4. Nero Di Marte - Nero Di Marte
5. Monolithe - Monolithe IV

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Created by musclassia on 09.06.2013



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>>2013<<

1. Witherscape - The Inheritance
2. Ayreon - The Theory of Everything
3. Týr - Valkyrja
4. Thrawsunblat - Thrawsunblat II: Wanderer On The Continent Of Saplings
5. Summoning - Old Mornings Dawn

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Created by ICONofSIN on 15.03.2013