Extreme metal for bespectacled people

A Listmania! list by C. Quinn "totality denier" (County Louth, Eire)
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Khanate
1.  Khanate by Khanate
The list author says:
  "Insanely slow avant-garde doom. Terrifying and highly original."
Used & New from: £63.73
4.8 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (5 customer reviews)

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Crippled Lucifer
2.  Crippled Lucifer by Burning Witch
The list author says:
  "3/4 same personnel as Khanate; earlier, more obviously metal, but still ghastly."
£82.95   Used & New from: £21.00
4.7 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (3 customer reviews)

White 2
3.  White 2 by Sunn 0)))
The list author says:
  "More from Stephen O'Malley (see 1 & 2): Earth-inspired chthonic dronemetal."
£13.55   Used & New from: £6.25
4.0 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (6 customer reviews)

Our Problem
4.  Our Problem by Iron Monkey
The list author says:
  "Horrific stoner sludge with deranged vocals and art-rock overtones."
Used & New from: £4.94
4.8 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (5 customer reviews)

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Exploiting Dysfunction
5.  Exploiting Dysfunction by Cephalic Carnage
The list author says:
  "Obscenely accomplished progressive grindcore. Their later records are more death-metal, but just as inventive."
£9.74   Used & New from: £5.45
5.0 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (4 customer reviews)

Prowler In The Yard
6.  Prowler In The Yard by Pig Destroyer
The list author says:
  "Furious two-piece grindcore act with noise-rock leanings and offputtingly clever lyrics."
£13.91   Used & New from: £6.00
4.7 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (10 customer reviews)

Altered States Of America
7.  Altered States Of America by Agoraphobic Nosebleed
The list author says:
  "More from Pig Destroyer's Scott Hull; 100 smart and scabrous assaults in under 20 minutes."
£16.95   Used & New from: £4.18
4.4 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (9 customer reviews)

None So Vile
8.  None So Vile by Cryptopsy
The list author says:
  "Classic technical death metal, virtuosic and breathtaking."
£14.60
4.7 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (11 customer reviews)

Dopethrone
9.  Dopethrone by Electric Wizard
The list author says:
  "The definitive stoner doom document, as groovy as Black Sabbath Vol.4 and twice as heavy."
£32.95   Used & New from: £29.94
4.7 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (14 customer reviews)

Nothing
10.  Nothing by Meshuggah
The list author says:
  "Complex, near-mathematical, yet still crushingly heavy; the band Tool wish they were."
£19.11   Used & New from: £5.72
4.4 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (14 customer reviews)

Sperm Whale
11.  Sperm Whale by Thrones
The list author says:
  "Awesome semi-electronic experimental metal, magnum opus of Joe (Earth, Melvins) Preston."
Used & New from: £22.21
5.0 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (1 customer review)

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Blessed Black Wings
12.  Blessed Black Wings by High On Fire
The list author says:
  "Steve Albini-produced, er … just METAL metal. How it should always have been but never was. From Matt Pike (ex-Sleep)."
£11.56   Used & New from: £4.34
4.8 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (5 customer reviews)

Destroyer
13.  Destroyer by Gorgoroth
The list author says:
  "Vile, spindly, hate-filled black metal with unexpected guitar noises. The My Bloody Valentine of black metal?!"
£30.22   Used & New from: £7.50
4.5 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (2 customer reviews)

Dissimulate
14.  Dissimulate by Berzerker
The list author says:
  "Mental electrogrindcore shading into gabba techno. An unbelievable racket."
£13.27   Used & New from: £0.01
4.8 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (10 customer reviews)

Phantomsmasher
15.  Phantomsmasher by Phantomsmasher
The list author says:
  "Wild farrago of prog metal and drill'n'bass, like Squarepusher playing Mars Volta covers."
£13.85   Used & New from: £3.49
5.0 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (1 customer review)

Musical Dimension of Sleakstak
16.  Musical Dimension of Sleakstak by Old
The list author says:
  "Unsung prog metal classic from James Plotkin (Phantomsmasher, Khanate etc.)"
£11.91   Used & New from: £10.46

Killing on Adrenaline
17.  Killing on Adrenaline by Dying Fetus
The list author says:
  "Brutal death metal (that's a sub-subgenre, folks) with unusual political leanings."
£13.65   Used & New from: £9.37
4.5 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (2 customer reviews)

Amplifier Worship
18.  Amplifier Worship by Boris
The list author says:
  "Crushing, near-subsonic Japanese doom. Named after a Melvins song. (That's good.)"
£11.56
4.7 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (7 customer reviews)

Caution Appears
19.  Caution Appears by Fushitsusha
The list author says:
  "So extreme it's not metal! But anyone with an interest in loud guitars should hear Fush*tsusha. [Amazon thinks it's profanity without the *!]"
Used & New from: £54.00

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The Complete Studio Recordings
20.  The Complete Studio Recordings by John Zorn
The list author says:
  "Grindcore-inspired jazz, or vice versa? Who cares? John Zorn's finest work, I reckon…"
£90.15   Used & New from: £58.28
4.0 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (2 customer reviews)

Painkiller: The Complete Studio Recordings 1991-1994
21.  Painkiller: The Complete Studio Recordings 1991-1994 by Pain Killer
The list author says:
  "…but this isn't far behind. And Bill Laswell plays bass on it! Result!"
£44.79   Used & New from: £24.32
5.0 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (2 customer reviews)

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