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The best metal albums everyone should know of and have!

Sean Thomas "Boot Scraper"
 
From Mars to Sirius
From Mars to Sirius
"this is one seriously good album, their riffs will make your ears turn into metal"
Nightmares Made Flesh
Nightmares Made Flesh
"Ok, death metal at its finest. Peter Tagtgren does an excellent job replacing Mikael Akerfeldt at vocals. it has some of the catchiest riffs in death metal ive ever heard. superb!"
Blackwater Park
Blackwater Park
"Opeths best album i think. Also it was the first i brought and so it was probably the best introductory album to opeth. But those who have yet heard opeths music buy this one! it is the best!"
Watershed
Watershed
"Its on here because it is everyone's metal album of this year, ive yet heard anything from this year that could compete."
The Human Equation (Special 2CD & DVD)
The Human Equation (Special 2CD & DVD)
"My favourite Ayreon album, features the best vocalists ive seen compiled into one brilliant album from the dutch mastermind Arjen Anthony Lucassen."
Alien (+Bonus)
Alien (+Bonus)
"Right to be clear, i am a Devin Townsend nut. Even if he decided to make an album full of him screaming into a shoe whilst stamping on cheese, i'll still listen."
Ocean Machine: Biomech
Ocean Machine: Biomech
"Another Devin album. this is pure class. An absolute must-buy!"
Ziltoid the Omniscient CD+CDE
Ziltoid the Omniscient CD+CDE
"And another Devin album. Some fools have said that this album is just devin dicking about in the studio. But everyone i ve spoken to says it is pure genius, with catchy riffs and the devy scream/roar!"
Lateralus
Lateralus
"Pure Progressive Perfection"
Angel Dust (Gold)
Angel Dust (Gold)
"Funnily enough i was firstly into Mr.Bungle then Faith No More and this album got me into them. they are simply excellent. Though they arent properly metal but anyone with taste really should buy this"
My Uncle the Wolf
My Uncle the Wolf
"Quality album, Having taken inspiration from sludge lords DOWN these guys can aspire to a fantastic future."
Metropolis Part 2: Scenes From a Memory
Metropolis Part 2: Scenes From a Memory
"Im a massive DT fan, having nine of their albums i think this'un is the best progressive album to date. this has been has favourite album for a very long time. Buy it!"
When You Were Shouting At The Devil We Were In League With Satan
When You Were Shouting At The Devil We Were In League With Satan
"I brought this album due to having 3/4 of SYL, and i wasnt let down one of my favourites of 2008 and should not be missed!"
Ashes Of The Wake
Ashes Of The Wake
"This album makes one speechless repetitively."
We Couldn't Think Of A Title
We Couldn't Think Of A Title
"Very kooky, excellent lyrics which get stuck in your head for hours on end untill they're the soundtrack of your dreams about itchy scrotums and why people are dumb."
Framing Armageddon (Something Wicked Part 1)
Framing Armageddon (Something Wicked Part 1)
"Okay this may not be Iced Earths best album to some diehard fans BUT i think it is bloody good and with the Ripper leaving it could be the last collabaration between IE and Owens, so enjoy!"
Dead Heart In A Dead World
Dead Heart In A Dead World
"Nevermore are good, most definately my favourite album by them, if you dont get the album download "the river dragon has come" - quality!"
Nola
Nola
"The defining band of the genre without doubt, they are so good, the riffs, the anselmo vocals, just perfect blends that can be played for years on end without getting bored."
Battle Metal
Battle Metal
"Love them. saw them in september and they owned dragonforce, completely different from other bands coming out of scandinavia like korpiklaani, finntroll, equilibrium, ensiferum"
Come Clarity
Come Clarity
"My favourite from the melodic death metal masters. and just look at the brilliant album art."
Blood Mountain [U.S. Version]
Blood Mountain [U.S. Version]
"a brilliant follow up to the crushing leviathon, and quite accessible for an interested listener"