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10.09.19 Best Italian Metal Albums

Best Italian Metal Albums

A brief list of underrated Italian metal albums

One of the earliest Italian metal bands. It sounds very similar to NWOBHM. 8/10
2Dark Quarterer
Dark Quarterer

A beautiful Epic Metal album, it's been totally remastered in 2013. 9/10
Irae Melanox

Another great Epic Metal band. This Is Their only LP until 2006. 8.5/10
Return to Heaven Denied

Power/Prog wiy the great guitarist Olaf Thorsen. 8.5/10
5White Skull
Tales from the North

Power metal in the style of Grave Digger, but with more guitars and a (wonderful) female voice. 9/10
6Vision Divine
Stream of Consiousness

A masterpiece, like the two following albums of the band. 10/10
7Vision Divine
The Perfect Machine

Another masterpiece from Olaf Thorsen. 10/10
8Thy Majestie
The Lasting Power

Epic/symphonic Power metal with a medievale flavour. 8/10
9Spite Extreme Wing
Non dvcor, dvco

Black metal with italian lyrics. 9/10
10Disarmonia Mundi

A great mix of melodic death, thrash and progressive. 9/10
11Dark Lunacy
The Diarist

Melodic Death Metal with Russian choruses. 8/10
12Vision Divine
The 25th Hour

The second chapter of the concept begun with Stream of Consciousness. 8/10
13Spite Extreme Wing

After the raw black metal of the previous album, Spite Extreme Wing turn to an incredibile avantgarde metal. The best Is the cover of Helter Skelter. 9.5/10
14Absentia Lunae
In Umbrarum Imperii Gloria

Black metal with industrial elements. "Memneso on" is a wonderful song. 8/10
Mysteria Mystica Zofiriana

A mediterranean black metal album. 9/10
16Opera IX
The Call Of The Wood

Pagan Black Metal with female singer. 9/10
The Gorgon Cult

Symphonic Black Metal. 8/10
Mare Nostrum

The masterpiece of the band: death, melodic black and mediterranean folk. 9/10
19Gory Blister

Technical death metal in the style of Death. 8/10
20Forgotten Tomb
Negative Megalomania

Depressive black metal mixed with depressive rock. It could be remind Shining's "V - Halmstad" or Lifelover's "Konkurs". But it's even better. 10/10
21Forgotten Tomb
Songs to Leave

Pure depressive BM. 8.5/10
Seeds Of Rage

Power/Prog with the great pianist Oleg Smirnoff. 9/10
Flies and Lies

Power and death metal mixed together, with a modern Mood wich reminds "Come Clarity" by In Flames and "Deathcrew Hateroll" by Children of Bodom. 8.5/10

Black/Death with flutes and lyrics in Sicilian language. 9/10
25Dark Quarterer
The Etruscan Prophecy

Another masterpiece by Italian best Epic Metal band. It's more refined than the debut, but less gloomy. 8.5/10
26Devil Doll
Dies Irae

An unique album. Industrial experimentalism, classical partitures, progressive, odd gothic metal mixed together in a true and total masterpiece by the most mysterious band in the world. 10/10
27 Cultus Sanguine
Shadows' Blood

Katatonia's "Brave Murder Day", Cradle of Filth's "The Principale of Evil Made of Flesh", Emperor's "Anthems of the Welkin at Dusk", Ancient Rites' "Fatherland".... This and much more in a kaleidoscopic album wich fuse together Black, Gothic and Doom. 9/10
28Lacuna Coil

In spite of every prejudice, this is a very good Gothic Metal album, full of odd and beautiful songs. 8.5/10
29Hortus Animae
Waltzing Mephisto

Progressive rock and black metal. 8.5/10
305 Star Grave
Corpose Breed Syndrome

What of Children of Bodom meets Murderdolls? An horror porn death Power metal album. 9/10
Ceramic Placebo for a Faint Heart

Progressive and death metal, with clean vocals and poetical lyrics. 8/10
32Black Hole
Land of Mystery

Psychedelic Horror Doom Metal with downtuned organ for a very underground work of art. 8.5/10
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