Metal Albums You Need To Own

A Listmania! list by Steven R. Bischoff "drummer guy"
The list author says: "I enjoy a wide range of music, but this list consists of my favorite metal albums, from death metal to thrash metal, black metal, and etc. In my opinion, all of these bands are fantastic in their genres, so hopefully this list will help out the variety of metal heads out there.
This list is in no particular order. I have plenty more albums to recommend if you're interested. Drop me a message or comment for more. Rock on guys."
Iconoclast: Part One - The Final Resistance
1.  Iconoclast: Part One - The Final Resistance by Heaven Shall Burn
The list author says:
  "Easily my favorite album of all time. They reign from Germany, bringing the best deathcore you can find to date."
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Price of Existence
2.  Price of Existence by All Shall Perish
The list author says:
  "All Shall Perish's album "Price of Existence" is relentless, powerful, and will leave you wanting more when the album is finished. Best work by these guys to date."
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Holographic Universe
3.  Holographic Universe by Scar Symmetry
The list author says:
  "The last album that featured Christian Alvestam. The guitar work, and the wide range of vocals used here will blow you away. If you don't believe me, listen to their 9:05 minute epic song "Holographic Universe". I promise it will blow you away"
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Heirs to Thievery
4.  Heirs to Thievery by Misery Index
The list author says:
  "Misery Index's best work to date, and their heaviest. It will blow you away. The lyrics, and the drumming in particular will dominate every inch of your soul. In my opinion, the most extreme album on this list. Not for the faint hearted."
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Alive Or Just Breathing
5.  Alive Or Just Breathing by Killswitch Engage
The list author says:
  "If you're not a fan of any of the more recent KsE music, then check their older album, "Alive or Just Breathing". Its fast, heavy, and plenty of screaming. I decided to give this album a listen to not to long ago, and it's my favorite KsE album at the moment."
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There Will Be Violence
6.  There Will Be Violence by Impending Doom
The list author says:
  "Their most recent release, and in my opinion, their heaviest and best. All I tell you to do is to listen to the opening track and the follow up song "There Will Be Violence". It has to easily be one of the best metal songs released thus far in 2010. And if you liked that, then you will enjoy the rest of their album. I promise you nothing short of amazing."
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7.  Antigone by Heaven Shall Burn
The list author says:
  "As you can tell, I really like HSB, being this the second album by them on this list.
It's an older release, but it is fantastic. Just like Iconoclast, it's fast, brutal, and the lyrics are so very well written."
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Gone Forever
8.  Gone Forever by God Forbid
The list author says:
  "One of the bands to get me into all this rediculous crazy music. God Forbid's "Gone Forever" made an impact on me. Their incredible guitar work and vocal style made this album. Listen to the song "Judge The Blood", or any of the song from this album."
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Through The Eyes [Enhanced CD]
9.  Through The Eyes [Enhanced CD] by Flaw
The list author says:
  "In the early part of this decade, Flaw released this album, and boy was it a treat. One of the best pump up albums that I own. The one song in particular that will get you ready for whatever is "Payback". Give it a listen."
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Fury of Our Maker's Hand
10.  Fury of Our Maker's Hand by DevilDriver
The list author says:
  "One of the very few albums out their, where you can never get tired of listening through the whole album without skipping to the next song. This album will without a doubt, crush you. It's an absolute necessity to own this album. If you like metal, any metal at all, you will love this album."
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With Roots Above And Branches Below
11.  With Roots Above And Branches Below by The Devil Wears Prada
The list author says:
  "This album is an absolute blast to listen to. On top the crazy songs titles, they are heavy, and they get better and better as the cd goes on. It may even cause you to start moshing around in your room. It will rile you up, and it will bring pleasure to your ears."
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Day of Mourning
12.  Day of Mourning by Despised Icon
The list author says:
  "DI's last and final release, considering they just disbanded this year :[
But it is nothing short of brutal and dominant. The drums are even faster, and will crush you and knock you around. It was the bands last album, but they sure did go out with a bang."
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An Ocean Between Us
13.  An Ocean Between Us by As I Lay Dying
The list author says:
  "AOBU is their best album thus far in their career. It is faster, and much more melodic then their two previous albums. The guitar work is flawless, and the vocals are expanded a tad more as well. You cannot go wrong with this release by As I Lay Dying."
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With Oden on Our Side
14.  With Oden on Our Side by Amon Amarth
The list author says:
  "My favorite AA album of all time. It a ferocious album, but at the same time, so beautifully done. They transition from song to song in such a fashion that you get a breather, but only to quickly be short lived once the next song begins, and sends you on another journey with this viking metal band. Listen to the song "Cry of the Black Birds"."
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