Decibel Magazine: Top 100 old-school metal albums of all time (2015)

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Decibel Magazine: Top 100 old-school metal albums of all time (2015)

Post by Pierre » Sun Feb 12, 2017 4:38 pm

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Continuing my crusade to annoy the average metal-allergic AMer (the twist in all this being that I don't particularly like metal myself), here's the list of the top 100 old-school metal albums according to Decibel Magazine. What's old school for Decibel? A quick search on the Internet brings the answer: it has to be released up until 1989. Here you go.

1 | Iron Maiden | The Number of the Beast | 1982
2 | Judas Priest | British Steel |1980
3 | Motörhead | Ace of Spades | 1980
4 | Mercyful Fate | Melissa | 1983
5 | Judas Priest | Screaming for Vengeance | 1982
6 | Dio | Holy Diver | 1983
7 | Iron Maiden | Powerslave | 1984
8 | Ozzy Osbourne | Blizzard of Ozz | 1980
9 | Def Leppard | Pyromania | 1983
10 | Accept | Restless and Wild | 1982
11 | Black Sabbath | Heaven and Hell | 1980
12 | Iron Maiden | Killers | 1981
13 | Judas Priest | Stained Class | 1978
14 | Rainbow | Long Live Rock 'n' Roll | 1978
15 | Mercyful Fate | Don't Break the Oath | 1984
16 | AC/DC | Back in Black | 1980
17 | Angel Witch | Angel Witch | 1980
18 | Guns N' Roses | Appetite for Destruction | 1987
19 | Rush | Moving Pictures | 1981
20 | Diamond Head | Lightning to the Nations | 1981
21 | W.A.S.P. | W.A.S.P. | 1984
22 | Scorpions | Taken by Force | 1978
23 | Iron Maiden | Iron Maiden | 1980
24 | Motörhead | Overkill | 1979
25 | Manilla Road | Crystal Logic | 1983
26 | Judas Priest | Sad Wings of Destiny | 1976
27 | Thin Lizzy | Thunder and Lightning | 1983
28 | Black Sabbath | Mob Rules | 1981
29 | Rainbow | Rising | 1976
30 | King Diamond | Abigail | 1987
31 | Mötley Crüe | Shout at the Devil | 1983
32 | Dio |The Last in Line | 1984
33 | Ozzy Osbourne | Diary of a Madman | 1981
34 | Iron Maiden | Somewhere in Time | 1986
35 | Witch Cross | Fit for Fight | 1984
36 | Budgie | Budgie | 1971
37 | Van Halen | Van Halen | 1978
38 | Danzig | Danzig | 1988
39 | Queensrÿche | Queensrÿche | 1983
40 | Judas Priest | Defenders of the Faith | 1984
41 | Rush | 2112 | 1976
42 | Manowar | Battle Hymns | 1982
43 | Helloween | Walls of Jericho | 1985
44 | Saxon | Wheels of Steel | 1980
45 | Deep Purple | Deep Purple in Rock | 1970
46 | Sortilège | Métamorphose | 1984
47 | Riot | Fire Down Under | 1981
48 | Tank | Filth Hounds of Hades | 1982
49 | Deep Purple | Machine Head | 1972
50 | Omen | Battle Cry | 1984
51 | Iron Maiden | Piece of a Mind | 1983
52 | Loudness | Thunder in the East | 1985
53 | Exciter | Heavy Metal Maniac | 1983
54 | Savatage | Hall of the Mountain King | 1987
55 | Motörhead | Orgasmatron | 1986
56 | Scorpions | Blackout | 1982
57 | Accept | Balls to the Wall | 1983
58 | Witchfynde | Give 'Em Hell | 1980
59 | King Diamond | "Them" | 1988
60 | Warlock | Triumph and Agony | 1987
61 | Satan | Court in the Act | 1983
62 | Twisted Sister | Under the Blade | 1982
63 | Yngwie J. Malmsteem's Rising Force | Rising Force | 1984
64 | Metal Church | Metal Church | 1984
65 | King Diamond | Fatal Portrait | 1986
66 | Raven | All for One | 1983
67 | Crimson Glory | Transcendence | 1988
68 | Girlschool | Hit and Run | 1981
69 | Anvil | Metal on Metal | 1982
70 | Judas Priest | Sin After Sin | 1977
71 | Manowar | Hail to England | 1984
72 | Def Leppard | High 'n' Dry | 1981
73 | UFO | Lights Out | 1977
74 | Armored Saint | March of the Saint | 1984
75 | Holocaust | The Nightcomers | 1981
76 | Saxon | Strong Arm of the Law | 1981
77 | Bitch | Be My Slave | 1983
78 | OZ | Fire in the Brain | 1983
79 | Witchkiller | Day of the Saxons | 1984
80 | Fates Warning | Awaken the Guardian | 1986
81 | Queensrÿche | Rage for Order | 1986
82 | The Michael Schenker Group | Assault Attack | 1982
83 | Voivod | War and Pain | 1984
84 | Cacophony | Speed Metal Symphony | 1987
85 | Raven | Wiped Out | 1982
86 | Tygers of Pan Tang | Spellbound | 1981
87 | Savage | Loose 'n Lethal | 1983
88 | Cirith Ungol | One Foot in Hell | 1986
89 | Warlord | Deliver Us | 1983
90 | Hanoi Rocks | Two Steps from the Move | 1984
91 | Mountain | Climbing! | 1970
92 | X Japan | Vanishing Vision | 1988
93 | Running Wild | Gates to Purgatory | 1984
94 | Lizzy Borden | Love You to Pieces | 1985
95 | Y & T | Earthshaker | 1981
96 | Grim Reaper | See You in Hell | 1984
97 | Jag Panzer | Ample Destruction | 1984
98 | Twisted Sister | You Can't Stop Rock 'n' Roll | 1983
99 | Picture | Diamond Dreamer | 1982
100 | Helloween | Keeper of the Seven Keys: Part I | 1987

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Re: Decibel Magazine: Top 100 old-school metal albums of all time (2015)

Post by StevieFan13 » Sun Feb 12, 2017 4:47 pm

Well, I don't like thrash, screamo, or anything too hardcore. But if AC/DC and Guns N Roses are counted as metal, there's a lot of it I like too.
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