I'm just listing my all time most favorite ALBUMS, and the Bands linked with them. This list is NOT exhaustive, but I will try my best to update this journal entry if needed.
Mostly you will find BLACK METAL (BM) bands, and their albums, but this list may also include other genres of METAL/Music e.g. Thrash, Melodic Death, Heavy Metal, Hard Rock, Glam Metal etc.
1. In the Nightside Eclipse, by EMPEROR.http://www.last.fm/music/Emperor/In+the+Nightside+Eclipse A true Masterpiece of an album. Black Metal at it's best. MUST have in your BM collection.
2. Sventevith (Storming Near The Baltic), by BEHEMOTH.http://www.last.fm/music/Behemoth/Sventevith+%28Storming+Near+the+Baltic%29Apart from this album, and GROM, I don't like any other album from this band, and their new style of music and play.
3. Welcome My Last Chapter, by VINTERLAND.http://www.last.fm/music/Vinterland/Welcome+My+Last+Chapter
4. Rituale Satanum, by BEHEXEN.http://www.last.fm/music/Behexen/Rituale+SatanumPure Blasphemy !!!
5. Ad Majorem Sathanas Gloriam, by GORGOROTH.http://www.last.fm/music/Gorgoroth/Ad+Majorem+Sathanas+Gloriam
6. Kill for Satan, by TSJUDER.http://www.last.fm/music/Tsjuder/Kill+for+Satan
7. Engram, by BEHERIT.http://www.last.fm/music/Beherit/Engram
8. Pure Satanic Blasphemy, by Funeris Nocturnum.http://www.last.fm/music/Funeris+Nocturnum/Pure+Satanic+Blasphemy
9. Inquisitors of Satan, by Deathspell Omega.http://www.last.fm/music/Deathspell+Omega/Inquisitors+of+Satan
10. Ominous Doctrines of The Perpetual Mystical Macrocosm, by INQUISITION.http://www.last.fm/music/Inquisition/Ominous+Doctrines+of+The+Perpetual+Mystical+MacrocosmTotal Killer band. Killer riffs and blast beat elements can be found on this album, and INQUISITION has got a lot of talent. Simply AWESOME Musicianship ! Love this band.
11. Black Mass, by BESATT.http://metal-archives.com/release.php?id=111065http://www.metal-observer.com/articles.php?lid=1&sid=1&id=11401
12. The Heart Of Everything, by Within Temptation.http://www.last.fm/music/Within+Temptation/The+Heart+Of+Everything
13. Through Thick Fog Till Death, by URGEHAL.http://www.last.fm/music/Urgehal/Through+Thick+Fog+Till+Death
14. Let the Devil In, by SARGEIST.http://www.metal-archives.com/release.php?id=281314Awesome Black Metal Album !
15. Of Entropy And Life Denial, by MERRIMACK.http://www.last.fm/music/Merrimack/Of+Entropy+And+Life+Denial
16. Requiem Tenebrae, by NEHEMAH (France).http://www.last.fm/music/Neh%C3%ABmah/Requiem+TenebraeHigh Quality BM album/band!
17.Pilgrimage amidst the Catacombs of Negativism, by GROMM.http://metal-archives.com/release.php?id=240839
18. Wreath of Thevetat, by ALGHAZANTH.http://metal-archives.com/release.php?id=183377
19. De Principii Evangelikum, by ANTAEUS.http://www.last.fm/music/Antaeus/De+Principii+Evangelikum
20. Anno Aspera, by BARATHRUM.http://www.last.fm/music/Barathrum/Anno+Aspera+2003+Years+After+Bastard%27s+Birth
21. Desecration Of The Holy Kingdom, by BLACK WITCHERY.http://www.last.fm/music/Black+Witchery/Desecration+Of+The+Holy+Kingdom
22. Towards the Blaze of Perdition, by Blaze of Perdition.http://www.metal-archives.com/release.php?id=241368
23. Into the Black Forest of Witchery, by Ceremonial Castings.http://www.metal-archives.com/release.php?id=18088
24. The Slaughter of Innocence, a Requiem for the Mighty, by HECATE ENTHRONED.http://www.last.fm/music/Hecate+Enthroned/The+Slaughter+of+Innocence%2C+a+Requiem+for+the+Mighty
25. Circular Supremacy, by TIDFALL.http://www.last.fm/music/Tidfall/Circular+Supremacy
26. Opprobrium, by MORS VINCIT OMNIA.http://www.last.fm/music/Mors+Vincit+Omnia/Opprobrium
27. Dark Medieval Times, by SATYRICON.http://www.last.fm/music/Satyricon/Dark+Medieval+Times
28. Vobiscum Satanas, by DARK FUNERAL.http://www.metal-archives.com/release.php?id=4048
29. Amorous Anathema, by EMBRACED.http://www.last.fm/music/Embraced/Amorous+Anathema
30.Revelation, by LORD BELIAL.http://www.last.fm/music/Lord+Belial/Revelation
31. Chimera, by MAYHEM.http://www.last.fm/music/Mayhem/ChimeraI personally prefer this ablum, over all other releases. Excellent BM stuff/Musicianship.
32. Atlantis Ascendant, by BAL-SAGOTH.http://www.last.fm/music/Bal-Sagoth/Atlantis+Ascendant
33. The Gathering, by TESTAMENT.http://www.last.fm/music/Testament/The+GatheringJust simply amazing effort by this talented Thrash metal band. This album is a lot different from the trend. Chuck Billy's Vocals set this album apart, and gives it a Death/Thrash sound and feel to it. I love this album, but it won't appeal to all other old-school thrashers.
34. Swansong, by CARCASS.http://www.last.fm/music/Carcass/Swansong
35. Architect of Lies, by MERCENARY (Denmark).http://www.last.fm/music/Mercenary/Architect+of+LiesMy favorite band of all ! Best danish band, IMO. I just can't stop listening to this band, let alone this album. I can't live another day, if I haven't listened to few Tracks from this band. I just simply LOVE them ! They have the Power, MELODY and emotion in each song they make and sing. MERCENARY FTW !!!! http://www.last.fm/music/Mercenary/Architect+of+Lies
36. Haven, by DARK TRANQUILLITY.http://www.last.fm/music/Dark+Tranquillity/Haven%2B%2528re-issue%2B%252B%2BBonus%2BTracks%2529
37. Hellfire, by 1349.http://www.last.fm/music/1349/Hellfire
38. The Forsaken, by ANTESTOR.http://www.last.fm/music/Antestor/The+Forsaken
39. Possessed 13, by THE CROWN.http://www.last.fm/music/The+Crown/Possessed+13
40. Phantasmagoria, by LIMBONIC ART.http://www.last.fm/music/Limbonic+Art/Phantasmagoria
41. Coma Of Souls, by KREATOR.http://www.last.fm/music/Kreator/Coma+Of+Souls
42. Power of Inner Strength, by GRIP INC.http://www.last.fm/music/Grip+Inc./Power+of+Inner+StrengthAwesome Thrash album, with Killer Vocals !!
43. The Jester Race, by IN FLAMES.http://www.last.fm/music/In+Flames/The+Jester+Race
44. Louder Than Hell, by MANOWAR.http://www.last.fm/music/Manowar/Louder+Than+Hell
45. Diabolical, by NAGLFAR.http://www.last.fm/music/Naglfar/Diabolical
46. Magnum Opus, by YNGWIE MALMSTEEN.http://www.last.fm/music/Yngwie+Malmsteen/MAGNUM+OPUSMy MOST favorite artist of all ! I just can't stop listening to him, let alone this album. I can't live another day, if I haven't listened to few Tracks from Yngwie. I just simply LOVE him !
47. Diary Of A Madman, by OZZY Osbourne.http://www.last.fm/music/Ozzy+Osbourne/Diary+Of+A+Madman
48. At Sixes And Sevens, by SIRENIA.http://www.last.fm/music/Sirenia/At+Sixes+And+Sevens
49. Ram It Down, by JUDAS PRIEST.http://www.last.fm/music/Judas+Priest/Ram+It+Down
50. Buried In Oblivion, by INTO ETERNITY.http://www.last.fm/music/Into%2520Eternity/Buried%2520In%2520Oblivion?ac=into%20ete
51. Those Once Loyal, by BOLT THROWER.http://www.last.fm/music/Bolt+Thrower/Those+Once+Loyal
52. Night on Earth, by DAWN OF RELIC.http://www.last.fm/music/Dawn+of+Relic/Night+on+Earth
53. Refresh The Demon, by ANNIHILATOR.http://www.last.fm/music/Annihilator/Refresh+The+Demon
54. I have ALL the albums from this band i.e. WHITESNAKE !! Love them, but this album i.e. 'TROUBLE' is my favorite.http://www.last.fm/music/Whitesnake/Trouble
55. ALL the albums from this band i.e. Cinderella.http://www.last.fm/music/Cinderella
56. ALL the albums from this band i.e. ANGEL DUST.http://www.last.fm/music/Angel+Dust
57. Nothing's Shocking, by JANE'S ADDICTION.http://www.last.fm/music/Jane%27s+Addiction/Nothing%27s+Shocking
58. At the Heart of Winter, by IMMORTAL.http://www.last.fm/music/Immortal/At+the+Heart+of+Winter
59. Of Art & Suffering, by NOCTURNAL WINDS.http://www.last.fm/music/Nocturnal+Winds/Of%2BArt%2B%2526%2BSufferingGreat MELODIC death Metal album. Highly overlooked band. Simply Amazing riffs, and melody. HIGHLY recommended. I Love this album.
60. Passage, by SAMAEL.http://www.metal-archives.com/release.php?id=103
61. Revolve, by DANGER DANGER.http://www.last.fm/music/Danger+Danger/Revolve
62. In the Heart of the Young, by WINGER.http://www.last.fm/music/Winger/In+the+Heart+of+the+Young
63. The Best of Warrant, by WARRANT.http://www.last.fm/music/Warrant/The+Best+of+Warrant
64. Reach for the Sky, by RATT.http://www.last.fm/music/Ratt/Reach+for+the+Sky
65. Big Game, by WHITE LION.http://www.last.fm/music/White+Lion/Big+Game
66. Nachthymnen (From the Twilight Kingdom), by ABIGOR.http://www.last.fm/music/Abigor/Nachthymnen+%28From+the+Twilight+Kingdom%29Very Good Black Metal album !
67. Ravishing Grimness, by DARKTHRONE.http://www.last.fm/music/Darkthrone/Ravishing+Grimness
68. Soldier of Fortune, by LOUDNESS.http://www.last.fm/music/Loudness/Soldier+of+FortuneHIGHLY recommended ! Great Heavy Metal album, awesome solos ! Mike Vescera on Vocals.
69. The Best of Both Worlds, by VAN HALEN.http://www.last.fm/music/Van+Halen/The+Best+of+Both+Worlds
70. Burzum, by BURZUM.http://www.last.fm/music/Burzum/Burzum
71. Images and Words, by Dream Theater.http://www.last.fm/music/Dream+Theater/Images+and+Words
72. Under the Sign of the Black Mark, by BATHORY.http://www.last.fm/music/Bathory/Under+the+Sign+of+the+Black+Mark
73. Gold: Greatest Hits, by ABBA.http://www.last.fm/music/ABBA/Gold%3A+Greatest+Hits
74. The Very Best of Beethoven, by Ludwig van Beethoven.http://www.last.fm/music/Ludwig+van+Beethoven
75. The Division Bell, by PINK FLOYD.http://www.last.fm/music/Pink+Floyd/The+Division+Bell
76. Under The Influence, by WILDSIDE.http://www.last.fm/music/Wildside/Under+The+Influence
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