|Best ''Sophisticated'' Extreme Metal Albums For 2010 |
Mainly avant-garde/melodic stuff. I think that these albums stood out because of their rsongwriting. These rrrrbands have proven they are capable of sophisticated and advanced rcompositions.
|10|| ||Dark Lunacy|
Weaver of Forgotten
Melodic death that seems similar to lots of bands but after multiple listens reveals its exceptional
beauty. Clever songwriting, choruses, couples, bridges.
Scenes from hell
Avant-garde symphonic BM that is reminiscent of cult Japanese movies soundtracks. Brilliant and
clever use of horns enhance the atmosphere.
Curse of the Red River
This band includes ex- members of Amorphis. These guys created one of the best doom/death
albums ever. For fans of Paradise Lost, Amorphis, In mourning.
The Malefactors Bloody Register
Avant-garde extreme metal at its best. The vocalist has one of the best male voices out there.
Axioma Ethica Odini
Words are useless, everyone knows this album.
|4||Throes of Dawn|
The Great Fleet of Echoes
Awesome dark/doom metal that reminded me of Tiamat and Pink Floyd.
Progressive black in the vein of Klabautamann, Enslaved, Alcest. The psychedelic elements work
miracles for this one.
Death came through a Phantom Ship
symphonic BM from Holland with a haunting pirate atmosphere. The main advantage of this one is
the unusual chord progressions, the tight performance and the vocalist that succeeds as a
|1|| ||Transcending Bizarre?|
The Misanthrope's Fable
Avant-garde/symphonic BM , fellow patriots of Septicflesh. While complex and strange at first listen,
this album contains some of the best melodies I have ever heard from a metal album. The bizarre
vocals are also outstanding.