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5.0 classic
Deftones White Pony
White Pony. A seriously scary record. Expect riff's that could come straight out of your worst nightmare's but yet carry a strong dose of hope with it. Moving basslines and soulfull drumming. The best thing has yet to come. Chino Moreno, a man loved and hated by many. A poet whose soul lies in making the most controversial and confusing lyrics, that he can spew out with anger and emotion. This was the first release with the addition of the DJ "Frank Delgrado". Songs such as Digital Bath and "Pink Maggit" were occupied with serene sound effects, as well as gloomy background noises. As scary this album is, it is one of the best one.
dredg El Cielo
In Flames Colony
Bottom line why I like Melodic Death Metal: The balance between beauty and roughness. The beauty that comes from the lead guitar riff's occupied with harsh vocals, with sometimes a clean vocal throughout. Solo's are fantastically done in this record, the first time Bjorn Gelotte moved to the guitars and Daniel Svennson did the drums. The great build-ups with the cliché but terrific "heavy couplet, melodic chorus". Songs such as Zombie Inc. and Ordinary Story prove that In Flames deserve to be the leading act of the Gothenburg scene.
Insomnium Since the Day It All Came Down
If a metal band would get a price for being the most melodic, it would be Insomnium. To be more specific, Sinc the Day It All Came Down, their second album. Heavy riffage and melodies last for almost an hour long, but never dissapoint. From the intro track, Nocturne, it's easy to hear the gloomy and sad atmosphere in it, and all the way untill the final track "Song of a forlorn son", it never disappears. Although the vocals could indeed variate sometimes, and the constantly melodies can grow tiresome, this album is still one of the best albums around.
ISIS Panopticon
King Crimson In the Court of the Crimson King
Every genre has to start somewhere. Progressive rock started with King Crimson's debut, In the Court of the Crimson King. Although there are only 5 songs on it, the album is rather long. All 5 songs are outstanding which all produce their own sound. The album opener is a angry jazzy grudge-song, while the song I Talk To The Wind is a sweet ballad-like masterpiece. Next comes Epitaph with the endless layers creating a thick dark song. Moonchild starts out as one of the most sad melodies before developing into a jam song. The last song is the title track, and stands on is own with the medieval traits. A classic right here.
Machine Head Through the Ashes of Empires
Muse Origin of Symmetry
Opeth Blackwater Park
Tool Lateralus
Tool Ænima

4.5 superb
Children of Bodom Follow the Reaper
Children of Bodom Hate Crew Deathroll
Children of Bodom Something Wild
Children of Bodom Hatebreeder
Children of Bodom Tokyo Warhearts
Children of Bodom Trashed, Lost & Strungout
Children of Bodom Are You Dead Yet?
Deftones Deftones
Deftones (the album) is like the counterpart of White Pony. White Pony had the more mellow songs, like Knife Party but still contained dark things like Rx Queen and Change. Deftones (again the album) is build out of dark songs with only a few mellow sounding songs, like Minerva. The lack of real classics (save for Battleaxe) make this album a 4.5 and not a 5.
dredg Catch Without Arms
Godspeed You! Black Emperor F♯ A♯ ∞
Hypocrisy Virus
Hypocrisy The Final Chapter
In Flames Clayman
In Flames Whoracle
Incubus (USA-CA) Morning View
Insomnium Above the Weeping World
King Crimson Red
Linkin Park Hybrid Theory EP
Machine Head Burn My Eyes
Machine Head Elegies
Mudvayne L.D. 50
Sigur Ros Takk...
Sigur Ros is one of those bands that just express emotion in their songs. The emotional status on this album drives more towards the happy side, with gems such as Hoppipolla, a childish yet terrific single; Glosoli, a sweet song with one of the best climax that a song ever reached; Saeglopur, a song build out of sadness that expresses a hopeful side on it. The only reason why I wouldn't give this a 5 is because of Gong, a song that gets rather annoying over time.
Slipknot Vol.3: The Subliminal Verses [Reissue]
Thirty Seconds to Mars 30 Seconds To Mars
Tool Salival
Unexpect _We, Invaders

4.0 excellent
A Perfect Circle Thirteenth Step
A Perfect Circle Mer de Noms
Cradle of Filth Midian
Cryptopsy None So Vile
Deftones Adrenaline
Deftones Around the Fur
Deftones Saturday Night Wrist
Dimmu Borgir Puritanical Euphoric Misanthropia
Dimmu Borgir Enthrone Darkness Triumphant
Dimmu Borgir Stormblåst
DJ Shadow The Private Press
Eminem Curtain Call: The Hits
Godspeed You! Black Emperor Lift Your Skinny Fists Like Antennas to Heaven
Gorillaz Demon Days
Green Day Dookie
Green Day 1039/Smoothed Out Slappy Hours
Hypocrisy The Arrival
Ill Nino One Nation Underground
In Flames The Jester Race
In Flames Reroute to Remain
In Flames Soundtrack to Your Escape
In Flames Come Clarity
Insomnium In the Halls of Awaiting
Iron Maiden Brave New World
ISIS Oceanic
ISIS The Red Sea
Jethro Tull Thick as a Brick
Kamelot Epica
Korn See You on the Other Side
Linkin Park Hybrid Theory
Linkin Park Meteora
Linkin Park Reanimation
Machine Head Hellalive
Memento Beginnings
Mogwai Happy Songs for Happy People
Muse Black Holes & Revelations
Opeth Damnation
Pink Floyd The Dark Side of the Moon
Rage Against The Machine Rage Against the Machine
Rush Gold
Sigur Ros ( )
Slayer Seasons in the Abyss
Slipknot Vol. 3: The Subliminal Verses
Slipknot 9.0: Live
Slipknot Disasterpieces
System of a Down Toxicity
System of a Down Hypnotize
Tenacious D Tenacious D
The Who Who's Next
Tool Undertow
Tool Opiate
Tool 10,000 Days
X Japan Best

3.5 great
Blink-182 blink-182
Fort Minor The Rising Tied
Green Day International Superhits
Ill Nino Confession
In Flames Lunar Strain
ISIS Celestial
ISIS Mosquito Control
ISIS In the Absence of Truth
Kamelot The Black Halo
Korn Untouchables
Machine Head The Burning Red
Machine Head The More Things Change...
Mastodon Blood Mountain
Rage Against The Machine Renegades
Red Hot Chili Peppers Greatest Hits
Slayer Reign in Blood
Slipknot Slipknot
System of a Down Mezmerize
The Rasmus Hide from the Sun
Thirty Seconds to Mars A Beautiful Lie
Tool 72826

3.0 good
Avenged Sevenfold City of Evil
Chevelle Point #1
Dark Angel Darkness Descends
DJ Shadow Preemptive Strike
Dream Theater Metropolis Pt. 2: Scenes from a Memory
Dream Theater A Change of Seasons
Eminem Encore
Flogging Molly Drunken Lullabies
Green Day Warning
Green Day American Idiot
Joe Satriani Super Colossal
John Mayall Blues Breakers with Eric Clapton
Korn Korn
Korn Issues
Kraftwerk Autobahn
Meshuggah I
Ministry Animositisomina
Mudvayne Lost and Found
Nirvana Nevermind
Papa Roach Getting Away With Murder
Sex Pistols Anarchy in the U.K: Live at the 76 Club
Slipknot Iowa
System of a Down Steal This Album!
Team Sleep Team Sleep
Within Temptation Mother Earth

2.5 average
A Perfect Circle eMOTIVe
Avenged Sevenfold Waking the Fallen
Britney Spears In the Zone
Cannibal Corpse Kill
Chevelle Live From The Road
Disturbed The Sickness
DragonForce Valley of the Damned
DragonForce Sonic Firestorm
DragonForce Inhuman Rampage
Green Day Bullet In A Bible
GWAR Ragnarok
Hoobastank The Reason
Korn Follow the Leader
Lamb of God As the Palaces Burn
Lamb of God Terror and Hubris
Linkin Park Live In Texas
Love Forever Changes
Machine Head Supercharger
Metallica ...And Justice for All
Mudvayne The End of All Things to Come
Queen Sheer Heart Attack
System of a Down System of a Down
Within Temptation The Silent Force

2.0 poor
Adema Adema
Adema Unstable
Alestorm Captain Morgan's Revenge
Alestorm Black Sails at Midnight
Atreyu The Curse
Avenged Sevenfold Warmness on the Soul
Beastie Boys Paul's Boutique
Chevelle This Type Of Thinking (Could Do Us In)
Chevelle Wonder What's Next
Dimmu Borgir Death Cult Armageddon
Disturbed Believe
Disturbed Ten Thousand Fists
Grateful Dead Workingman's Dead
Green Day Shenanigans
Ill Nino Revolution/Revolucion
Korn Life Is Peachy
Lamb of God Killadelphia
Limp Bizkit The Unquestionable Truth - Part I
Somehow, Limp Bizkit doesn't realize they are the most crappy band on earth. Why do they continue??? After such horrible albums like "Results May Vary" (no, all the results are the same, everyone hates you Fred Durst) or "Hotdog CD" (I'm tired of writing that supid long name). They still think they can suprise the mass, but no, this album is the same. This time they tried something news. They probably thought, hey, lets put "the" in front of all the names. That's cool huh? Uhm, no...
Metallica Master of Puppets
Metallica Ride the Lightning
Mudvayne The Beginning of All Things to End
Panic! at the Disco A Fever You Can't Sweat Out
Slayer Show No Mercy
Slayer Undisputed Attitude
Slipknot Mate. Feed. Kill. Repeat.
I liked Slipknot for a very long time. Pretty much the whole time I listened to Nu-metal, you may say that they were my favourite nu-metal band after Deftones. Although I was a big fan of them, I never liked MFKR too much. Actually "only one" was the song I really liked, and maybe that slow ballad-like song, I forgot the name... But now, after I've ignored Slipknot for over a year, I listened to MFKR, and I cringed. I never realised how bad Anders voice was, how bland the songwriting was, how cliché the guitar riffs were. It's an inrcedible bad album.
Soilwork Stabbing the Drama
The Mars Volta Frances the Mute
Trivium Ascendancy

1.5 very poor
Avenged Sevenfold Sounding the Seventh Trumpet
Bowling for Soup Drunk Enough To Dance
Britney Spears ...Baby One More Time
Jay-Z and Linkin Park Collision Course
Korn Take a Look in the Mirror
Lamb of God Ashes of the Wake
Lamb of God New American Gospel
Lamb of God Sacrament
Limp Bizkit Chocolate Starfish and the Hot Dog Flavored Water
Psyopus Ideas of Reference
Queens of the Stone Age Songs for the Deaf
Queens of the Stone Age Lullabies to Paralyze
Trivium The Crusade

1.0 awful
50 Cent Get Rich or Die Tryin'
50 Cent The Massacre
Adema Planets
Atreyu Suicide Notes and Butterfly Kisses
Bowling for Soup A Hangover You Don't Deserve
Britney Spears Oops!...I Did It Again
Deicide Scars of the Crucifix
Hawthorne Heights The Silence in Black and White
Hawthorne Heights If Only You Were Lonely
James Blunt Back To Bedlam
Limp Bizkit Results May Vary
Meat Loaf Bat Out of Hell
Meat Loaf Bat Out of Hell II: Back Into Hell
Metallica St. Anger
Metallica Kill 'Em All
Paris Hilton Paris
Queens of the Stone Age Rated R
Queens of the Stone Age Queens of the Stone Age
Sex Pistols Never Mind the Bollocks, Here's the Sex Pistols
Spice Girls Spice
Trivium Ember to Inferno
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