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(Rolling Stone)   The most absotively, posilutely perfect list of the 100 most awesome metal albums of all time. Subby's sure every Farker will agree   (rollingstone.com) divider line
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2020-04-14 2:23:13 PM  
A few thoughts as I perused the list:

- Nightwish? Lol. Ok.
- Wow, Gojira, good job RollingStone
- Wait, Evanescence?!
- If La Sexorcisto is this low, surely AstroCreep:2000 will be much higher up the list
- High on Fire, nice
- Sleep, nice
- Good job selecting Blues For A Red Sun from Kyuss' work. That's a quality choice
- I don't think Louder than Love qualifies as a metal album
- I don't think Dirt qualifies as a metal album, but I'd accept that before Louder than Love
- Still no AstroCreep:2000
- I'd put Kill Em' All ahead of Ride The Lightning. Lightning really isn't that good
- As much as I like Countdown, Rust in Peace and Peace Sells are much better
- Master of Puppets will be #1
- Oh wait, it's not
- Forgot AstroCreep2000: this list is sh*t
 
2020-04-14 2:27:08 PM  
Oh look, it's this article again.

Korn's too high, Nightwish is way too low, and Evanescence, Five Finger Death Punch, and maybe a few others could be swapped out pretty easily by better bands.  I'd put a few In Flames albums on there instead.

The fact that not a single album on there is newer than 2013 makes me sad.  Not that I can think of anything to put there in the last 7 years, but that the quality of new metal has dropped off a cliff.
 
2020-04-14 2:28:13 PM  
What if you hate metal and think it's stupid though?
 
2020-04-14 2:29:46 PM  

Rev.K: A few thoughts as I perused the list:

- Nightwish? Lol. Ok.
- Wow, Gojira, good job RollingStone
- Wait, Evanescence?!
- If La Sexorcisto is this low, surely AstroCreep:2000 will be much higher up the list
- High on Fire, nice
- Sleep, nice
- Good job selecting Blues For A Red Sun from Kyuss' work. That's a quality choice
- I don't think Louder than Love qualifies as a metal album
- I don't think Dirt qualifies as a metal album, but I'd accept that before Louder than Love
- Still no AstroCreep:2000
- I'd put Kill Em' All ahead of Ride The Lightning. Lightning really isn't that good
- As much as I like Countdown, Rust in Peace and Peace Sells are much better
- Master of Puppets will be #1
- Oh wait, it's not
- Forgot AstroCreep2000: this list is sh*t


Not all of Nightwish's stuff is worthy of the list, but that album is.  It's made the list nearly every time Rolling Stone revamps it.
 
2020-04-14 2:31:14 PM  
Dude, we can't even agree which side of the toast has butter on it anymore.
 
2020-04-14 2:32:38 PM  

whidbey: What if you hate metal and think it's stupid though?


Then you really don't know what your missing out on.  Metal is an extremely diverse category, and even if you don't like most of everything that classifies, there's usually something for everyone.
 
2020-04-14 2:34:02 PM  

cretinbob: Dude, we can't even agree which side of the toast has butter on it anymore.


Butter Battle Book
Youtube yeoggnNIg64
 
2020-04-14 2:35:13 PM  
Only got to 88 before article directed me to an add
 
2020-04-14 2:37:48 PM  
In before you know who.
 
2020-04-14 2:38:05 PM  

Driedsponge: Oh look, it's this article again.



from June 21, 2017


Tag should say "Vintage"
Rather it should say "Garbage" since it's Rolling Stone.
 
2020-04-14 2:38:06 PM  
SOITTAKAA PARANOID!!!
 
2020-04-14 2:38:40 PM  

whidbey: What if you hate metal and think it's stupid though?


Go back to eating paint chips.
 
2020-04-14 3:02:03 PM  
Only 6 blackgaze albums?
 
2020-04-14 3:05:47 PM  
88
Pig Destroyer, 'Terrifyer' (2004)


RIP
 
2020-04-14 3:11:54 PM  

LewDux: Only 6 blackgaze albums?


None of which were Alcest. :(
 
2020-04-14 3:12:42 PM  
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2020-04-14 3:16:49 PM  
Well there is an argument for the actual ordering of the list, the list itself is pretty darn solid. I am not as familiar with the newer bands that are listed but based on the pedigree of what is their I'm willing to give them a shot.

Any list that ignores KISS is all right by me.
 
2020-04-14 3:18:13 PM  
 
2020-04-14 3:18:25 PM  
Sir Lord Baltimore - Kingdom Come
Youtube MOeOC16Jm9g
 
2020-04-14 3:19:16 PM  
Diamond Head - Am I Evil
Youtube TVid_fLzN5g
 
2020-04-14 3:23:38 PM  
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2020-04-14 3:23:41 PM  
List fails without Tull.
 
2020-04-14 3:25:06 PM  
Wheels of Steel (2009 Remastered Version)
Youtube 4Ev3G18Hr_A
 
2020-04-14 3:25:59 PM  
Very, very little power metal. So, meh.
 
2020-04-14 3:26:12 PM  
This tasteless cover is a good indication of the lack of musical invention within. The musical growth of this band cannot even be charted. They are treading water in a sea of re***ded sexuality and bad poetry.'
 
2020-04-14 3:27:12 PM  

LewDux: I "own"
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All quality. I love Mastodon, even a lot of the new stuff.

Miss ISIS, despite the poorly aging band name.
 
2020-04-14 3:28:57 PM  
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Outstanding juxtaposition of band name and record title
 
2020-04-14 3:30:23 PM  
Your list sucks without AC/DC.

AC/DCs Highway to Hell is ranked by Rolling Stone as the 200th greatest album of all time, but not in the top 100 Metal?
 
2020-04-14 3:31:20 PM  
And the Red Album is only in Baroness' top 5 because that's how many albums they've released..
 
2020-04-14 3:32:27 PM  
Angel Witch - Angel Witch (1980) - Full Album
Youtube J5o-8FVXom8
 
2020-04-14 3:32:41 PM  

fark account name: Your list sucks without AC/DC.

AC/DCs Highway to Hell is ranked by Rolling Stone as the 200th greatest album of all time, but not in the top 100 Metal?


I don't even care about metal, but I don't think AC/DC is metal.
 
2020-04-14 3:36:57 PM  

fark account name: Your list sucks without AC/DC.

AC/DCs Highway to Hell is ranked by Rolling Stone as the 200th greatest album of all time, but not in the top 100 Metal?


It looks to me like they took a very broad interpretation of "metal" on this list.

So I would agree with you, AC/DC should be on this list based on their pretty wide net.
 
2020-04-14 3:37:39 PM  
Deep Purple is (sometimes) heavy metal. Black Sabbath is heavy metal. AC/DC is heavy metal.

Death Metal is masturbating with guitars and doing your best Cookie Monster impression.
 
2020-04-14 3:39:15 PM  
#100: Avenged Sevenfold, 'City of Evil' (2005)

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2020-04-14 3:40:05 PM  

WilderKWight: Death Metal is masturbating with guitars and doing your best Cookie Monster impression.


That's why it rules.
 
2020-04-14 3:42:29 PM  

Billy Liar: Tull


Came here for this; left satisfied (and hopping up and down on one leg...)
 
2020-04-14 3:43:32 PM  

whidbey: What if you hate metal and think it's stupid though?


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2020-04-14 3:45:09 PM  
Not a bad list, expected to see Brittany Spears and more pop crap.

Most of those are decent ROCK bands, not exactly Metal.
 
2020-04-14 3:54:11 PM  
is  Anvil on the list?
 
2020-04-14 3:54:18 PM  
Black Sabbath is #1, that is all that matters.
 
2020-04-14 3:55:20 PM  
Some notable exclusions (some mentioned here already) IMO:

- Sepultura
- In Flames
- Electric Wizard
- The Sword
- Machinehead
- Deicide
- Amon Amarth
- Corrosion of Conformity
- Sevendust
 
2020-04-14 3:56:03 PM  
Too much Metallica. Metallica is a bunch of pansy ass posers. Even their name sounds like a poser trying too hard. Metallica have been the whiniest biatches on the music scene for years. If they were truly hard or heavy they wouldn't be crying for legal action every five minutes to protect the rights to their mediocre nonsense that they haven't come up with anything new to replace it with in forever. Metallica is the true Winger.

Black Sabbath number 1. Yeah that works.
 
2020-04-14 3:56:04 PM  
Decent enough list. Would've gone with "Crack the Skye" for Mastodon and "Lateralus" for TOOL instead, and probably replaced some of the options (not getting either "Jester Race" or "Clayman" on there from In Flames seems a glaring omission when that many Sabbath records appear) but overall it's a respectable enough effort.

Oh, but that Evanescence entry is just embarrassing, GTFOH with that.
 
2020-04-14 3:56:25 PM  
Whatever. 🥺

Stick to Dad Rock, Rolling Stone. Can't believe you didn't try to shoehorn The Eagles or the Rolling Stones into this list.
 
2020-04-14 3:57:02 PM  

Rev.K: Some notable exclusions (some mentioned here already) IMO:

- Sepultura
- In Flames
- Electric Wizard
- The Sword
- Machinehead
- Deicide
- Amon Amarth
- Corrosion of Conformity
- Sevendust


All good choices.
 
2020-04-14 3:58:31 PM  

Trail of BABYMETAL DEATH: Whatever. 🥺

Stick to Dad Rock, Rolling Stone. Can't believe you didn't try to shoehorn The Eagles or the Rolling Stones into this list.


I'm more surprised that they didn't insist that "Nevermind" was so genre transcendent that it ended up in the top 10 of this list, just like it does with most of their others.
 
2020-04-14 4:01:16 PM  

alaric3: Metallica is the true Winger.


Smarted for this. Lol.
 
2020-04-14 4:03:00 PM  
illiterate metal heads
 
2020-04-14 4:04:36 PM  
Black Flag should probably be on that list.
 
2020-04-14 4:07:15 PM  

Rev.K: Black Flag should probably be on that list.


Agreed:

Annihilate This Week - Black Flag
Youtube 1Jc55vNTovQ
 
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