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ADD
02-15-2010, 10:21 PM
1. Iron Maiden - Killers
2. Black Flag - My War
3. Celtic Frost - Morbid Tales
4. Slayer - Show No Mercy
5. Dark Angel - Darkness Descends
6. Rush - Grace Under Pressure
7. Megadeth - Peace Sells But Who's Buying
8. Death - Scream Bloody Gore
9. Bathory - Blood Fire Death
10. Black Sabbath - Heaven and Hell
11. Exodus - Bonded By Blood
12. Mercyful Fate - Melissa
13. Venom - Welcome to Hell
14. Van Halen - Women and Children First
15. Danzig - Danzig
16. Angel Witch - Angel Witch
17. Discharge - Hear Nothing See Nothing Say Nothing
18. Suicidal Tendencies - How Will I Laugh Tomorrow
19. Swans - Children of God
20. Metallica - Master of Puppets

JRA
02-15-2010, 10:40 PM
Van Halen II was in 1979.

I also knew Maiden was gonna be #1. What I didn't know was that it was gonna be Killers.

Furthermore, Heaven & Hell can still suck my big black ass. :D

ADD
02-15-2010, 10:56 PM
Van Halen II was in 1979.

Furthermore, Heaven & Hell can still suck my big black ass. :D

:hecho:

JRA
02-15-2010, 10:58 PM
Edit: Let's try this again


1. Iron Maiden- The Number of The Beast
2. Metallica- Ride The Lightning
3. Bathory- Under The Sign of The Black Mark
4. Mercyful Fate- Melissa
5. Eric B. & Rakim- Follow The Leader
6. Dark Angel- Darkness Descends
7. Sepultura- Beneath The Remains
8. Helloween- Keeper of The Seven Keys Part 2
9. AC/DC- Back In Black
10. Slayer- Hell Awaits
11. Judas Priest- Screaming For Vengeance
12. Morbid Angel- Altars of Madness
13. Van Halen- Women & Children First
14. Minor Threat- Complete Discography
15. Public Enemy- It Takes A Nation of Millions
16. Megadeth- Peace Sells, But Who's Buying
16. Exodus- Bonded By Blood
17. Beastie Boys- Paul's Boutique
18. Dead Kennedys- Fresh Fruit For Rotting Vegetables
19. Rush- Moving Pictures
20. Death- Scream Bloody Gore


??? Morbid Angel- Altars of Madness

Maiden33
02-15-2010, 11:11 PM
I'm determined not to overthink this, at least for the time being. So, I just jotted down all the albums I thought, off the top of my head, would rightfully be considered for this list if I were to really make it. This is what I came up with, listed alphabetically:

Anthrax - Spreading the Disease (1985)
Black Sabbath - Heaven and Hell (1980)
Black Sabbath - The Headless Cross (1988)
Blue Murder - Blue Murder (1989)
Crimson Glory - Transcendence (1988)
Dio - Holy Diver (1983)
Dio - The last in line (1984)
Dio - Dream Evil (1987)
Dokken - Tooth and Nail (1984)
Dream Theater - When Dream and Day Unite (1989)
Fates Warning - Perfect Symmetry (1989)
Helloween - Keeper of the 7 Keys Part I (1987)
Helloween - Keeper of the 7 Keys Part II (1988)
Iron Maiden - Piece of Mind (1983)
Iron Maiden - Powerslave (1984)
Iron Maiden - Somewhere In Time (1986)
Iron Maiden - Seventh Son of a Seventh Son (1988)
Journey - Frontiers (1983)
King's X - Gretchen Goes to Nebraska (1988)
Metal Church - Blessing in Disguise (1988)
Moore, Gary - Wild Frontier (1987)
Overkill - The Years of Decay (1989)
Riot - Fire Down Under (1981)
Riot - Thundersteel (1988)
Savatage - Hall of the Mountain King (1987)
Savatage - Gutter Ballet (1989)
Saxon - Strong Arm of the law (1980)
Saxon - Denim and leather (1982)
Tesla - Mechanical Resonance (1986)
Tesla - The Great Radio Controversy (1989)
Thin lizzy - Thunder and lightning (1983)
WASP - WASP (1984)
Whitesnake - Whitesnake (1987)
Yngwie Malmsteen's Rising Force - Odyssey (1988)


... more or less.

ADD
02-15-2010, 11:14 PM
Edit: FUCK I FORGOT ABOUT RAP!!



:eek:

Straight Outta Compton's the new #2 everything else gets bumped down a spot :cool:

Natrlhi
02-16-2010, 09:20 AM
:eek:

Straight Outta Compton's the new #2 everything else gets bumped down a spot :cool:

:party: ATTABOY! :party:

DethMaiden
02-16-2010, 11:01 AM
Damn, I'll do this later when I have some spare time. Literally hundreds of albums deserve to be top 20.

Maiden33
02-16-2010, 11:05 AM
Damn, I'll do this later when I have some spare time. Literally hundreds of albums deserve to be top 20.

Hundreds? Not likely. Considering I'm going to guess you've only really heard about 1,000 albums total, I highly doubt several hundred of them deserve to be top 20 in the 80s alone.

DethMaiden
02-16-2010, 11:06 AM
Hundreds? Not likely. Considering I'm going to guess you've only really heard about 1,000 albums total, I highly doubt several hundred of them deserve to be top 20 in the 80s alone.

Alright, alright, I exaggerated. :lol: But I bet I could make a top 100 from the 80s and think every record on it was at least good.

DethMaiden
02-16-2010, 02:46 PM
1. Queensr˙che - Operation: Mindcrime
2. Iron Maiden - Powerslave
3. The Pogues - Rum, Sodomy & the Lash
4. Iron Maiden - Seventh Son of a Seventh Son
5. Sepultura - Beneath the Remains
6. Metallica - ...And Justice for All
7. Dead Kennedys - Fresh Fruit for Rotting Vegetables
8. Megadeth - So Far, So Good...So What!
9. Rush - Moving Pictures
10. Metallica - Master of Puppets
11. Iron Maiden - Piece of Mind
12. Helloween - Keeper of the Seven Keys - Part I
13. Mercyful Fate - Melissa
14. King Diamond - Abigail
15. Slayer - South of Heaven
16. Guns n' Roses - Appetite for Destruction
17. Black Sabbath - Heaven and Hell
18. Savatage - Hall of the Mountain King
19. Metal Church - Metal Church
20. Anthrax - Among the Living

Sweet Jesus. That was not easy.

Maiden33
02-16-2010, 05:12 PM
1. Queensr˙che - Operation: Mindcrime
2. Iron Maiden - Powerslave
4. Iron Maiden - Seventh Son of a Seventh Son
11. Iron Maiden - Piece of Mind
12. Helloween - Keeper of the Seven Keys - Part I
17. Black Sabbath - Heaven and Hell
18. Savatage - Hall of the Mountain King

Would all make my list. Probably the most overlap we'd ever have. I quite like a couple others you listed too.

DethMaiden
02-16-2010, 05:44 PM
Would all make my list. Probably the most overlap we'd ever have. I quite like a couple others you listed too.

:party: The 80s were a good time, man.

Maiden33
02-16-2010, 05:48 PM
:party: The 80s were a good time, man.

I honestly prefer the music of more recent years in terms of a lot of aspects. It's just that the 80s are so much easier to just agree upon because the majority of us all love a lot of the same records from that decade.

DethMaiden
02-16-2010, 05:51 PM
I honestly prefer the music of more recent years in terms of a lot of aspects. It's just that the 80s are so much easier to just agree upon because the majority of us all love a lot of the same records from that decade.

Yeah, I probably prefer the 2000s as well, but that's kind of a natural result of getting into metal in the 2000s. There's easily dozens of bands of little-known status from the 80s who I'll never hear because their reputations haven't survived to the present or I don't know where to look. I don't know that the 2000s are necessarily the best decade, but I've certainly heard more stuff from them than any other.

Maiden33
02-16-2010, 05:56 PM
Yeah, I probably prefer the 2000s as well, but that's kind of a natural result of getting into metal in the 2000s. There's easily dozens of bands of little-known status from the 80s who I'll never hear because their reputations haven't survived to the present or I don't know where to look. I don't know that the 2000s are necessarily the best decade, but I've certainly heard more stuff from them than any other.

You need what I have - A friend who lived through 80s with music taste nearly identical to your own.

It's great. My friend Chris is 39 and knows about a ton of the lesser known/forgotten metal acts of the mid-to-late 80s since he was basically on my level of musical fanaticism back then. Also great because he never lost that interest and he and I can talk for seriously hours about all different facets of music.

However, as a result of his age and constant love of music, his CD collection is over 5,000-strong. :eyes:

Natrlhi
02-16-2010, 06:21 PM
You need what I have - A friend who lived through 80s with music taste nearly identical to your own.

It's great. My friend Chris is 39 and knows about a ton of the lesser known/forgotten metal acts of the mid-to-late 80s since he was basically on my level of musical fanaticism back then. Also great because he never lost that interest and he and I can talk for seriously hours about all different facets of music.

However, as a result of his age and constant love of music, his CD collection is over 5,000-strong. :eyes:Brad, my name is Chris and I'll be 39 in a couple of weeks (plus, I live in Ohio). Close enough? :lol:

I'll be your huckleberry.

PowerMaiden
02-16-2010, 06:29 PM
:lol:


you guys just love listing things :lol: but that one is pretty easy as the 80's were dominated by Maiden and Metallica, I know I lived those metal years as a teenager


here's my 2 cents on it...


20 Ozzy Osbourne Blizzard Of Ozz
19 Iron Maiden Killers
18 W.A.S.P. W.A.S.P.
17 Judas Priest Defenders Of The Faith
16 Dio Holy Diver
15 Accept Balls To The Wall
14 Sepultura Beneath The Remains
13 Slayer Show No Mercy
12 Metallica Kill 'Em All
11 Metal Church Metal Church
10 Slayer Hell Awaits
9 Iron Maiden Iron Maiden
8 Iron Maiden Somewhere In Time
7 Metallica …And Justice For All
6 Iron Maiden Powerslave
5 Iron Maiden Seventh Son Of A Seventh Son
4 Metallica Master Of Puppets
3 Metallica Ride The Lightning
2 Iron Maiden Piece Of Mind
1 Iron Maiden The Number Of The Beast





on a side note, Venom was one of my top bands back then but I cannot find them any place on my list with any of their classic first 3 records



Cheers !
PowerMaiden

mankvill
02-16-2010, 06:31 PM
on a side note, Venom was one of my top bands back then but I cannot find them any place on my list with any of their classic first 3 records



Cheers !
PowerMaiden


NEW LIST: TOP 20 RECORDS THAT HELPED INSPIRE BLACK METAL BUT WEREN'T ENTIRELY BLACK METAL THEMSELVES

JRA
02-16-2010, 06:32 PM
on a side note, Venom was one of my top bands back then but I cannot find them any place on my list with any of their classic first 3 records



Cheers !
PowerMaiden

I'd sub out Shout at the Devil with Black Metal.

PowerMaiden
02-16-2010, 06:35 PM
to Mankvill and JRA :lol:




although Motley Crue are now complete shit and I have no respect whatsoever for them, back then, that album really rocked and still does imho.



Cheers !
PowerMaiden

Fe Maiden
02-17-2010, 09:47 AM
Alright, alright, I exaggerated. :lol: But I bet I could make a top 100 from the 80s and think every record on it was at least good.Wow! I know I would have a damn hard time narrowing it down to only 20 (since most of what I like most is from the 80's) so I wont even attempt this:D

Indestructible
02-17-2010, 11:05 AM
Master Of Puppets-Metallica
...And Justice For All-Metallica
Headless Cross-Black Sabbath
Grace Under Pressure-Rush
Somewhere In Time-Iron Maiden
Ride The Lightning-Metallica
Heaven And Hell-Black Sabbath
Moving Pictures-Rush
Power Windows-Rush
Seventh Son Of a Seventh Son-Iron Maiden
Permanent Waves-Rush
Kill Em All-metallica
Number of The Beast-Iron Maiden
Dont Break The Oath-Mercyful Fate
Abigal-King Diamond
Them-King Diamond
Among The Living-Anthrax
The Mob Rules-Black Sabbath
Melissa-Mercyful Fate
South of Heaven-Slayer

Sanitarium78
02-17-2010, 11:41 AM
Since this is my favorite decade of music and metals best decade my list is gonna have over 20 albums. It's not possible to cut it down to just 20. So i'm just gonna list my favorites from each band.

In no particular order

Black Sabbath- Heaven & Hell, The Mob Rules, Headless Cross
Metallica- KEA, RTL, MOP, AJFA
Anthrax- Spreading The Disease, Among The Living
Megadeth- Peace Sells...But Who's Buying?
Iron Maiden- TNOTB, POM, PS, SIT, SSOASS
Rush- Permenant Waves, Moving Pictures, Power Windows, Presto
Mercyful Fate- Melissa, Don't Break The Oath
King Diamond- Abigail, Them
Dio- Holy Diver, The Last In Line
Guns N Roses- Appetite For Destruction
Judas Priest- British Steel
Ozzy Osbourne- Blizzard Of Ozz, Diary Of A Mad Man, No Rest For The Wicked
Queensryche- The Warning, Rage For Order, Operation: Mindcrime
Savatage- Gutter Ballet, Hall Of The Mountian King
AC/DC- Back In Black
Faith No More- The Real Thing
Danzig- Danzig 1

Crionics
02-17-2010, 12:27 PM
Just after a quick flip through my library

1. Slayer- Show No Mercy
2. Megadeth- Killing is My Business...And Business is Good!
3. AC/DC- Back in Black
4. Celtic Frost- Morbid Tales
5. Mercyful Fate- Melissa
6. Slayer- Reign in Blood
7. Metallica- Kill 'Em All
8. Megadeth- Peace Sells...But Who's Buying?
9. Exodus- Bonded By Blood
10. Antrax- Spreading the Disease
11. Black Sabbath- Heaven and Hell
12. Morbid Angel-Altars of Madness
13. Death- Leprosy
14. Sodom- Agent Orange
15. Bathory- Bathory
16. Queensr˙che- Operation: Mindcrime
17. Sepultura- Beneath the Remains
18. Annihilator- Alice in Hell
19. Iron Maiden- Iron Maiden
20. Mayhem- Deathcrush

PowerMaiden
02-17-2010, 03:38 PM
I'd sub out Shout at the Devil with Black Metal.



I totally forgot Beneath The Remains so Motley Crue are out of my list :D


Cheers !
PowerMaiden

JRA
02-17-2010, 04:43 PM
I totally forgot Beneath The Remains so Motley Crue are out of my list :D

:lol:

Kinda surprised you like that album considering you seem to me more of a Chaos AD on type of guy.

PowerMaiden
02-17-2010, 07:00 PM
:lol:

Kinda surprised you like that album considering you seem to me more of a Chaos AD on type of guy.



naaahhh great album also but Beneath is probably my favourite Sep album



Cheers !
PowerMaiden

The Ancient Mariner
02-18-2010, 02:56 PM
In no particular order ... apart from Maiden being at the top of course!!! ;)

Iron Maiden – The Number Of The Beast
Iron Maiden – Piece Of Mind
Iron Maiden – Powerslave
Iron Maiden – Somewhere In Time
Iron Maiden – Seventh Son Of A Seventh Son
Anthrax – Among The Living
Celtic Frost – Morbid Tales/Emperor’s Return
Guns ‘n Roses – Appetite For Destruction
Helloween – Keeper Of The Seven Keys Parts 1 & 2
Kiss – Crazy Nights
Megadeth – So Far, So Good, So What
Metallica – Ride The Lightning
Metallica – Master Of Puppets
Metallica - … And Justice For All
Ozzy Osbourne – The Ultimate Sin
Sabbat – History Of A Time To Come
Sabbat - Dreamweaver
Slayer – Reigning Blood
Slayer – South Of Heaven
Warlock – Triumph & Agony
W.A.S.P – Live … In The Raw

How I love the 80's!!! :rocker:

TonyD
02-27-2010, 12:24 AM
Ozzy Osbourne – The Ultimate Sin


Above Blizzard and Diary? You've gotta be shitting me.

jerry1013
03-08-2010, 05:51 PM
Shit....


20. KISS - Lick It Up
19. Queensryche - Operation Mindcrime
18. Motorhead - Ace Of Spades
17. Megadeth - So Far, So Good.....so what?
16. Dokken - Tooth And Nail
15. Thin Lizzy - Thunder And Lightning
14. Pantera - Cowbells From Hell
13. Skid Row - Skid Row
12. Motley Crue - Shout At The Devil
11. Metallica - Kill Em All
10. KISS - Creatures Of The Night
9. Def Leppard - High N Dry
8. Anthrax - Among The Living
7. Rush - Moving Pictures
6. Ozzy - Diary Of A Madman
5. Judas Priest - Screaming For Vengance
4. Iron Maiden - Somewhere In Time
3. Guns N Roses - Appetite For Destruction
2. Metallica - Ride The Lightning
1B. Iron Maiden - Piece Of Mind
1A. Black Sabbath - Heaven And Hell




I probably left something out....I could've done 50 easily.

JRA
03-13-2010, 09:33 PM
14. Pantera - Cowbells From Hell


1990.

jerry1013
03-15-2010, 04:30 PM
1990.

FUCK!