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10.09.19 Best Italian Metal Albums

Best Italian Metal Albums

A brief list of underrated Italian metal albums
1Vanexa
Vanexa


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
3Adramelch
Irae Melanox


Another great Epic Metal band. This Is Their only LP until 2006. 8.5/10
4Labyrinth
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
Nebularium


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
Vltra


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
15Necromass
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
17StormLord
The Gorgon Cult


Symphonic Black Metal. 8/10
18StormLord
Mare Nostrum


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


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
22Eldritch
Seeds Of Rage


Power/Prog with the great pianist Oleg Smirnoff. 9/10
23Raintime
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
24Inchiuvatu
Piccatu


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
Comalies


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
31Edenshade
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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