The Official Metalsetlists.com 100 greatest metal albums of the 80s list!
Might as well do this in chronological order
1) I am allowing bands that aren't metal in the strict sense like AC/DC, Van Halen, Guns N Roses, Cro-Mags etc. But don't go too far off of right field or I won't count that particular entry. Nothing wrong with Minor Threat, Black Flag, The Clash and Eric B. & Rakim, but that's pushing it.
2) You must have no less than 20 and no more than 100.
3) We're strictly doing LPs, but the following EPs/demos are ok because of special circumstances:
4) Entries can be posted here or sent to me by PM.
5) due date is 9/27.
So are the album votes weighted by their order or does every album on a list get 1 vote?
[QUOTE=IrritatedTrout;489001]So are the album votes weighted by their order or does every album on a list get 1 vote?[/QUOTE]
weighted by order
I need to do some brainstorming and make out my list.
This is going to be incredibly hard and time consuming, I can tell.
1. Carcass - Symphonies of Sickness
2. Death - Leprosy
3. Saint Vitus - Born Too Late
4. Morbid Angel - Altars of Madness
5. Slayer - Hell Awaits
6. Candlemass - Epicus Doomicus Metallicus
7. Megadeth - Killing Is My Business.... And Business Is Good
8. Celtic Frost - Morbid Visions
9. Napalm Death - From Enslavement To Obliteration
10. Sepultura - Schizophrenia
11. Pentagram - Relentless
12. Venom - Welcome To Hell
13. Mayhem - Deathcrush
14. Sodom - Agent Orange
15. Metallica - Kill 'Em All
16. Witchfinder General - Death Penalty
17. Morbid Saint - Spectrum of Death
18. Testament - The New Order
19. Dark Angel - Darkness Descends
20. Pagan Alter - Volume One
Okay, taking less time than I should have...
1. Metallica - Ride the Lightening
2. Queensryche - Operation: Mindcrime
3. Iron Maiden - Seventh Son of a Seventh Son
4. Iron Maiden - The Number of the Beast
5. Pink Floyd - A Momentary Lapse of Reason
6. Blind Illusion - The Sane Asylum
7. Metallica - Master of Puppets
8. Death - Scream Bloody Gore
9. Sepultura - Beneath the Remains
10. Metallica - …And Justice for All
11. Guns 'N Roses - Appetite for Destruction
12. Scorpions - Animal Magnetism
13. Slayer - Reign In Blood
14. Sepultura - Schizophrenia
15. Judas Priest - Screaming For Vengeance
16. Black Sabbath - Heaven and Hell
17. Iron Maiden - Somewhere In Time
18. Exodus - Bonded By Blood
19. Possessed - Seven Churches
20. Mercyful Fate - Don't Break the Oath
21. Death - Leprosy
22. Mercyful Fate - Melissa
23. Testament - The New Order
24. Annihilator - Alice In Hell
25. Dark Angel - Leave Scars
26. Morbid Angel - Altars of Madness
27. Black Sabbath - Headless Cross
28. Morbid Saint - Spectrum of Death
29. Dio - Holy Diver
30. Destruction - Eternal Devastation
31. Black Sabbath - Headless Cross
32. Megadeth - Peace Sells… but Who's Buying
33. Motley Crue - Dr. Feelgood
34. Celtic Frost - To Mega Therion
35. Vio-Lence - Eternal Nightmare
For about three years when I was in high school, I listened to nothing but 80's metal. That's literally all I would touch, so this is more a reflection of that than of what my tastes might reflect nowadays if I revisited the 80's. I still threw in some albums that I discovered and came to love later on.
Seeing as less than 5% of my music collection is from the '80s, this wasn't very difficult.
1. Slayer – Show No Mercy
2. Slayer – South of Heaven
3. Death – Leprosy
4. Sepultura – Beneath the Remains
5. Kreator – Pleasure to Kill
6. Sodom – Agent Orange
7. Morbid Angel – Altars of Madness
8. Metallica – Ride the Lightning
9. Slayer – Hell Awaits
10. Slayer – Reign in Blood
11. Morbid Saint – Spectrum of Death
12. Bolt Thrower – Realms of Chaos
13. Death Angel – The Ultra-Violence
14. Metallica – Master of Puppets
15. S.O.D. - Speak English or Die
16. Sodom – Persecution Mania
17. Testament – The New Order
18. Sarcofago – INRI
19. Repulsion – Horrified
20. Metallica - ...And Justice For All
21. Death – Scream Bloody Gore
22. Dark Angel – Darkness Descends
23. Sadus – Chemical Exposure
24. Metallica – Kill 'Em All
25. Terrorizer – World Downfall
26. Pestilence – Consuming Impulse
27. Infernal Majesty – None Shall Defy
28. MDC – Smoke Signals
29. Bolt Thrower – In Battle There is No Law
30. Evildead – Annihilation of Civilization
Double posting will not give you double points. ;)
and larv, thank you for clarifying, and no, neither of those you marked count. If you want you can switch them out for more appropriate albums so your points (and your over all list) doesn't lose their weight.
Edit: Pink Floyd doesn't count either.
[QUOTE=JRA;489030]Double posting will not give you double points. ;)
Edit: Pink Floyd doesn't count either.[/QUOTE]
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