Must Own Metal Albums (no order)

A Listmania! list by Thomas Wheeler (UK)
 
Ashes Against The Grain
1.  Ashes Against The Grain by Agalloch
The list author says:
  "A stunning album, combines the best aspects of their career into one incredible package"
£10.62   Used & New from: £5.77
4.4 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (7 customer reviews)

The Mantle
2.  The Mantle by Agalloch
The list author says:
  "More Agalloch, but well worth it, more folky, and not cheesey at all."
£11.99   Used & New from: £6.99
4.7 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (6 customer reviews)

Two Hunters
3.  Two Hunters by Wolves in the Throne Room
The list author says:
  "After the stunning 'Diadems..' album, another folk influenced black metal triumph."
£10.20   Used & New from: £5.92
4.7 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (7 customer reviews)

Souvenirs D'un Autre Monde
4.  Souvenirs D'un Autre Monde by Alcest
The list author says:
  "A change from the usual Black Metal, into more of a Shoegaze feel. Well worth it."
£10.47   Used & New from: £8.72
5.0 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (4 customer reviews)

Emissaries [Limited Digipak]
5.  Emissaries [Limited Digipak] by Melechesh
The list author says:
  "Tiugh choice between this and the previous Sphynx, but still the best Sumerian BM going!"
Used & New from: £10.78
4.8 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (4 customer reviews)

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Dance Of December Souls
6.  Dance Of December Souls by Katatonia
The list author says:
  "Katatonia's finest album, so encapsulating, you'll never want to stop."
£9.67   Used & New from: £5.14
5.0 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (2 customer reviews)

Nightfall in Middle Earth
7.  Nightfall in Middle Earth by Blind Guardian
The list author says:
  "A Stunning concpet album on Tolkeins 'Silmarillion', epic doesn't begin to describe it."
£31.47   Used & New from: £4.64
4.9 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (25 customer reviews)

Anthems to the Welkin at Dusk: Remastered
8.  Anthems to the Welkin at Dusk: Remastered by Emperor
The list author says:
  "Although most lists instruct you to buy In The Nightside Eclipse, I prefer Anthems for it's more grand compositions and scope."
Used & New from: £2.47
4.8 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (10 customer reviews)

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The Archaic Course
9.  The Archaic Course by Borknagar
The list author says:
  "Borknagar's finest album, and possibley vortex, a must for Dimmu Borgir and Experimental BM fans."
Used & New from: £30.60
4.5 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (2 customer reviews)

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Revelations
10.  Revelations by The Prophecy
The list author says:
  "Great Yorkshire Death/Doom, amazing vocals."
£12.88   Used & New from: £6.35
4.0 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (2 customer reviews)

Lost Paradise
11.  Lost Paradise by Paradise Lost
The list author says:
  "The First 'real' Death/Doom, and possibley one of the finest. Inspired bands such as Katatonia and My Dying Bride"
£9.01   Used & New from: £4.80
4.5 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (2 customer reviews)

Turn Loose The Swans
12.  Turn Loose The Swans by My Dying Bride
The list author says:
  "My Favourite My Dying Bride Album, full of their finer aspects, and lacking in tedium!"
£7.88   Used & New from: £4.99
4.4 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (5 customer reviews)

Silence
13.  Silence by Sonata Arctica
The list author says:
  "Cheery flowing power metal from one of Finland's finest!"
£24.95   Used & New from: £4.80
4.7 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (6 customer reviews)

Touched By The Crimson King (Ltd.)
14.  Touched By The Crimson King (Ltd.) by Demons & Wizards
The list author says:
  "more amazing Power Metal from Blind Guardian/Iced Earth members Hansi Kursch and Jon Schaffer"
£12.17   Used & New from: £4.73
4.9 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (7 customer reviews)

Century Child
15.  Century Child by Nightwish
The list author says:
  "Female fronted metal at it's best! also, a welcome first album for Marco"
£8.75   Used & New from: £4.71
4.7 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (36 customer reviews)

Filosofem
16.  Filosofem by Burzum
The list author says:
  "Great Atmospheric Black Metal, arg's greatest achievement"
£24.95   Used & New from: £19.94
4.1 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (8 customer reviews)

Dark Medieval Times
17.  Dark Medieval Times by Satyricon
The list author says:
  "Satyricon's debut, and one of the frontrunners of the norwegian Black Metal scene."
Used & New from: £20.00
3.5 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (2 customer reviews)

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Grimen
18.  Grimen by Hardingrock
The list author says:
  "Another fine project from Emperor's Ihsahn, folk metal at it's best"
£7.00   Used & New from: £2.17
4.5 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (2 customer reviews)

Battles in the North
19.  Battles in the North by Immortal
The list author says:
  "marginally topping 'Pure Holocaust', Abbath and co. return from more gr1m necro winter battles!"
Used & New from: £13.95
4.0 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (6 customer reviews) | 2 customer discussions

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Antithesis
20.  Antithesis by Secrets of the Moon
The list author says:
  "New-age atmospheric Black Metal, a truely haunting album."
£9.99   Used & New from: £5.13

Soulside Journey
21.  Soulside Journey by Darkthrone
The list author says:
  "Before Darkthrone went black metal, a fine fine death metal album!"
£9.72   Used & New from: £5.21
4.6 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (7 customer reviews)

Morningrise
22.  Morningrise by Opeth
The list author says:
  "An incredible piece from Opeth, the range of emotions covered is fantastic."
£11.05   Used & New from: £3.72
4.4 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (18 customer reviews)

Where At Night The Wood Grouse Plays
23.  Where At Night The Wood Grouse Plays by Empyrium
The list author says:
  "More fantastic Neo-Folk from Empyrium!"
£16.40   Used & New from: £13.95
5.0 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (3 customer reviews)

Rust In Peace
24.  Rust In Peace by Megadeth
The list author says:
  "Best Thrash album ever, don't go for the re-release, it doesn't have the same feel as the original"
Used & New from: £1.12
4.7 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (79 customer reviews)

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Pale Folklore
25.  Pale Folklore by Agalloch
The list author says:
  "Agalloch's first and only other album! more Ulver-influenced, a fine piece!"
£14.38
4.7 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (3 customer reviews)

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